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- - 2014
A complaint and subsequent explanation may 'redress the power mismatch that exists between the professional and patient'.
Serefoglu Ege Can EC Department of Urology, Bagcilar Training & Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
The International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Ad Hoc Committee for the Definition of Premature Ejaculation developed the first evidence-based definition for lifelong premature ejaculation (PE) in 2007 and concluded that there were insufficient published objective data at that time to develop a definition for acquired PE. The aim of ...
Jin Pingyue - - 2014
How health care providers are paid affects how medicine is practiced. It is thus important to assess provider payment models not only from the economic perspective but also from the ethical perspective. China recently started to reform the provider payment model in the health care system from fee-for-service to case-based ...
Farah Martha J - - 2014
Functional MRI (fMRI)-based lie detection has been marketed as a tool for enhancing personnel selection, strengthening national security and protecting personal reputations, and at least three US courts have been asked to admit the results of lie detection scans as evidence during trials. How well does fMRI-based lie detection perform, ...
Shindo Maisie L ML Oregon Health & Science - - 2014
Background: Invasive differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is relatively frequent, yet there is a paucity of specific guidelines devoted to its management. The Endocrine Committee of the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) convened a panel to provide clinical consensus statements based on review of the literature, synthesized with the expert ...
Esposito Alfonso A Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, piazza università 1, 39100, Bolzano - - 2014
How many 16S based studies should be included in a metagenomic conference or symposium? This question raised by Timothy Vogel during the final open discussion session of the Thünen symposium on soil metagenomics in December 2013 triggered an interesting debate. The question arose from the fact that most metagenomic studies ...
Mellor Joe Scott JS Leicester Medical School (Medical Student), University of Leicester, , Leicester, - - 2014
Minors have difficulty adhering to the strict management regimen required whilst on renal dialysis for chronic renal failure. This leads to ethical tensions as healthcare professionals (HCPs) and parents try, in the minor's best interests, to ensure s/he adheres. All 11 dialysis nurses working in a large, regional paediatric dialysis ...
Enns James T JT University of British - - 2013
This article is loosely based on an address given to the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science at their annual meeting on June 7, 2013, in honor of being named the 2013 Donald O. Hebb Distinguished Contribution Award Winner. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved).
Mergny Jean-Louis - - 2013
The fourth international meeting on G-quadruplex Nucleic Acids was held in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore. Over 150 participants gathered from more than 25 countries. Over 40 talks and 100 posters summarized our current knowledge of these unusual DNA and RNA structures.
Catlin Anita - - 2013
Classic ethical decision-making models are discussed, and two recommendations are provided. The author proposes applying evidence-based position statements to ethical deliberation and suggests acknowledging the differing philosophical underpinnings and goals of various stakeholders, including nurses, physicians, families, institutions, and the nation. Examples are provided throughout. When combined with evidence-based information ...
Ayub Qasim - - 2013
A report on the 'Genomic Disorders 2013: from 60 years of DNA to human genomes in the clinic' meeting, held at Homerton College, Cambridge, UK, April 10-12, 2013.
Görman Ulf - - 2013
This article discusses the prospects and limitations of the scientific basis for offering personalized nutrition advice based upon individual genetic information. Two divergent scientific positions are presented, with an ethical comment. The crucial question is whether the current knowledge base is sufficiently strong for taking an ethically responsible decision to ...
Keefer Matthew W - - 2013
Recent research in ethics education shows a potentially problematic variation in content, curricular materials, and instruction. While ethics instruction is now widespread, studies have identified significant variation in both the goals and methods of ethics education, leaving researchers to conclude that many approaches may be inappropriately paired with goals that ...
Kowalski Charles Joseph - - 2013
Randomized, controlled clinical trials (RCTs) may be possible, permissible, and practical in certain circumstances, but ethical or practical considerations often preclude their utilization. In many such cases, ethical objections will not apply to a similarly oriented, prospective, matched-pair observational study. Additionally, if the methodological rigor associated with the RCT is ...
Rothenberger Aribert - - 2012
Within the last 2 years the bulk of information on evidence based treatments in ADHD was reviewed quite intensively and new empirical studies could be added. This update reports comprehensively about actual and essential facts in the field related to brain development and sensitive periods, predictors of treatment, safety of medication, ...
Giani I - - 2012
The Italian society of colo-rectal surgery (SICCR) is dedicated to improving the study, prevention and management of the diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. One of the aims of the society is to establish guidelines to the treatment of these diseases. These guidelines are based on the international literature ...
Post Stephen G - - 2012
The increased prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), with associated societal and clinical impacts, calls for a broad community-based dialogue on treatment related ethical and social issues. The Stony Brook Guidelines, based on a community dialogue process with affected individuals, families and professionals, identify and discuss the following topics: treatment ...
Bilali Rezarta - - 2012
The current study considered the downsides of national identification for minority groups in intergroup conflicts in assimilationist societies. This study examined how, in the Turkish national context, the national and ethnic identifications of ethnic Turks (N = 103) and ethnic Kurds (N = 58) predict construals (i.e., conflict frames, attributions of responsibility, and severity ...
Chervenak Frank A - - 2012
In this chapter, we provide an account of the professional responsibility model of obstetric ethics, and identify its implications for two major topics: patient-choice caesarean delivery and trial of labour after caesarean delivery. The professional responsibility model of obstetric ethics is based on the ethical concept of medicine as a ...
de Almeida John R - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Several quality of life (QOL) instruments exist for skull base pathology, however, there have been no attempts to appraise and systematically review these instruments. METHODS: We systematically reviewed MEDLINE, EMBASE, Central, AMED, Health and Psychosocial Instruments, and PsychoInfo for anterior or central skull base QOL instruments to January 2010. ...
Werren Julia - - 2012
The legalisation of voluntary physician-based euthanasia is currently the subject of much political, social and ethical debate and there is evidence in Australia of growing support for its implementation. In addressing many of the issues that surround legalisation, the article looks at some overseas jurisdictions that have legalised euthanasia to ...
Summers William C - - 2012
Since the enlightenment, scientists have enjoyed a self-image as rational actors, guided only by reason, evidence and logic. When the Royal Society of London was founded in 1660 it chose as its motto "nullius in verba" (often translated as "on the word of no one") a reference to Horace's Epistles ...
Stojiljkovic Maja - - 2012
The Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Days are international scientific meetings aiming to educate healthcare professionals and biomedical scientists about pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. In this meeting report, we provide an overview of the scientific lectures and the topics discussed during the 6th Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day that was held in Belgrade, ...
Obayan Busayo - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Passing tanning bed legislation restricting underage use has remained challenging. OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the resources required to pass tanning bed legislation restricting use to children and identify key barriers to its passage. METHODS: A total of 15 states sought to pass tanning bed legislation in 2006; in-depth ...
Johnson Tammy - - 2010
Surrogacy has existed since Biblical times when Hagar, the maidservant of the infertile Sarah, acted as a surrogate to bear Sarah and her husband, Abraham, a son. Despite the longevity of the practice of surrogacy, modern society has been reluctant to embrace surrogacy arrangements due to the ethical and sometimes ...
Mallia Pierre - - 2010
Malta traditionally enjoys a Roman Catholic Society, with the official religion of the country being cited in the second article of the constitution. Recently the government proposed to legislate to regulate human reproductive technology, in particular In Vitro Fertilization, which has been practiced for over two decades without controlling legislation. ...
Hwang Julie Chernov - - 2010
The Chinese minority plays a dominant role in the economies of Indonesia and Malaysia, a fact that evokes indigenous resentment. However, Indonesia and Malaysia dealt differently with the issue. Malaysia legislated the Malays into the economy and protected Chinese citizenship, making them an integral part of a multicultural state. By ...
Pattynama Peter M T - - 2010
The growth of cross-border teleradiology has created legal challenges that are insufficiently addressed by nation health laws. New legislation is currently under development at the European level. This article will look at the details of the existing and proposed legislation and the still unsettled issues and will discuss the implications ...
Fennell Reginald - - 2009
Crimes on college campuses can "strike fear" into the lives of those in higher education and a shooting is one of the crimes that ranks at the top of the most feared acts of violence. Maybe more direct counseling for clients who have weapons with regard to anticipatory guidance on ...
Fuhr Joseph P - - 2009
This was the Center for Business Intelligence's 2nd Annual Summit on Biosimilars. The participants included industry, government, academics and private professionals involved in the myriad issues of biosimilars. Its purpose was to present a dialogue to evaluate the legal, regulatory and economic landscape in the USA and abroad and prepare ...
Loubeau Patricia R - - 2009
This paper seeks to outline the challenges of tobacco consumption control in the transitional economy of Croatia. It focuses on issues of taxation, high unemployment, and smuggling while attempting to meet European Union (EU) accession requirements for tobacco control legislation that reduces smoking consumption. The issue of tobacco control is ...
Billington Holly E HE Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, SY23 3AL, Wales, - - 2009
Although various combinations of parental coat colours can produce a Palomino foal, examination of records of the British Palomino Society suggest that many animals registered with the society resulted from matings which maximise the likelihood or even guarantee a Palomino foal. When show records were examined, it was clear that ...
Sutton Holly - - 2006
NHS organisation will have to be on their toes to keep abreast of a raft of recent and forthcoming changes to employment law and discrimination legislation. The legislation most affecting NHS middle managers will be implementation of the Age Discrimination Act and amendments to the Disability Discrimination Act. The CIPD ...
Fukusaki Ei'ichiro - - 2004
Feeding experiments were independently performed with [1-13C]deoxy-D-xylulose triacetate and (RS)-[2-13C]mevalonolactone in the tobacco plant. The labeling pattern for solanesol was elucidated to reveal that the isoprene moiety of solanesol would be derived from deoxy-xylulose. The result strongly suggests that tobacco solanesol is biosynthesized via the 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway.
Woodrow Graham - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Several formulae exist for estimating total body water (TBW). We aimed to assess their validity in peritoneal dialysis patients by comparison with TBW estimated by deuterium oxide dilution (TBW(D)). METHODS: We compared the equations of Chertow (TBW(Cher)), Chumlea (TBW(Chum)), Hume and Weyers (TBW(HW)), Johansson (TBW(J)), Lee (TBW(L)), Watson (TBW(W)) ...
Schmithüsen, Franz Josef Forstwissenschafter ...
Published in: Forging a new framework for sustainable forestry - recent developments in European forest law
Sten Nilsson
This paper is about legislation and the forest sector in Russia. The author examines several fields of law identifying what are the most serious shortcomings in legislation hindering a sustainable recovery of the Russian forest sector. The study begins by discussing problems of legislative power and federalism. The division of ...
Meyer C - - 1999
Ophthalmologist Maximilian Linde (1862-1940) had a passion for contemporary art and owned one of the most important private collections in Europe. He first met little known Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch in 1903, recognized special talent, and welcomed him into his family. With Linde's encouragement, patronage, and friendship, Munich became one ...
Bomer E - - 1998
Then-Governor-elect George W. Bush hadn't even taken office on January 4, 1995, when he reached across the aisle to tap a conservative Democratic state legislator from rural East Texas to serve as his first commissioner of insurance. A former banker, realtor,and salesman, Elton Bomer, of Montalba, had earned the reputation ...
Weiss H P - - 1998
If the Kohl bill is not passed in the 105th Congress, look for the legislative proposal to be reintroduced next year, Lynn Becker, a spokesperson for Sen. Kohl tells Balance. "Hopefully," she adds, "the administration will include the National Background Check Registry as part of its next Budget Proposal, which ...
Sharfstein J - - 1998
OBJECTIVES: This study sought to determine whether the political action committee of the American Medical Association (AMA) contributed more to pro- or anti-tobacco members of Congress in the 1995/96 campaign and whether representatives' voting records on malpractice reform could explain the AMA's contribution patterns. METHODS: Campaign contributions to House members ...
Thompson D J - - 1996
Tort reform remains top priority in the Society's legislative efforts. While the May 7 Rally for Change played a large part in the passage of liability reform language, only continued pressure by physicians will ensure victory in the Senate as well. Take a look in the Legislative Crystal Ball at ...
Bromham D R - - 1995
In considering the interrelated ethical, legal and social aspects of surrogacy we acknowledge that society has long accepted the delegation of various parenteral functions and explore the role of a surrogate in relationship to this as well as alluding to commoner comparisons with prostitution and adultery. In particular, the "birth ...
Herb A - - 1995
In 1992, the standby guardianship law, a significant piece of legislation, was enacted in New York State. Amended in 1994, this law enables parents who have progressively chronic or irreversibly fatal illnesses to petition the court to appoint a standby guardian or to sign a designation naming a standby guardian. ...
Millenson D - - 1995
The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 specify prohibitions concerning discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The ADA is now expanded to cover all employers of 15 or more persons. In addition, the modified ADA provides the right for a person who believes that ...
Brown K - - 1995
As the need for school-based therapy increases, so too do costs, and a growing public reluctance to pay for these services. This article examines the ethical complexities facing school-based therapists who must make hard choices about how best to allocate their time and skills to meet the needs of children ...
- - 1994
Rep. Patricia Schroeder vowed yesterday (Sep. 5, 1994) to introduce legislation to ensure that the program adopted at the UN's population conference is carried out in US government policy. Mrs. Schroeder, a Colorado Democrat, told a news conference that legislators meeting on the side of the UN conference were concerned ...
Hawrylycz M - - 1994
An expression in the exterior algebra of a Peano space yielding Pappus' theorem was originally given by Doubilet, Rota, and Stein [Doubilet, P., Rota, G.-C. & Stein, J. (1974) Stud. Appl. Math. 8, 185-216]. Motivated by an identity of Rota, I give an identity in a Grassmann-Cayley algebra of step ...
Kendall I G - - 1994
A study of 206 injured rear seat passengers was undertaken over two 4-month periods before and after the introduction of legislation enforcing use of rear seat-belts on 1 July 1991. The proportion of both adults and children using rear seat-belts increased after the law. Those wearing belts were less likely ...
Laughlin M L - - 1992
A diverse group of users, vendors, employers, insurers and government officials met in Washington in July for the Computer-Based Patient Record Institute's First Annual Meeting. Deemed "the focal point" of legislation demanding automated patient records, their task was to overcome a myriad of differences and form a true coalition that ...
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