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Stacey-Knight Carrie L CL Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of North Carolina at Greensboro , Greensboro, NC , - - 2014
Purpose: The Agreement for the Mutual Recognition of Professional Association Credentials (MRA) between six national associations provides a mutually negotiated expedited process for applying for certification in speech-language pathology by any of the signatory associations. Although the MRA recognizes common standards in academic and clinical practice and eases the process ...
Bartlett D F DF Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0390, USA - - 2014
Before this Theo Murphy Meeting, my working hypothesis was that human activity during the measurement of G significantly affects the measurement itself. Noise caused by the gravity gradient of humans was indeed the reason why in one experiment the apparatus was raised 3 m above the floor. The meeting convinced me ...
Pannier F F Department of Dermatology, University of Cologne, Cologne & Private Practice Dermatology and Phlebology Bonn, Germany - - 2014
Sclerotherapy is the targeted chemical ablation of varicose veins by intravenous injection of a liquid or foamed sclerosing drug. The treated veins may be intradermal, subcutaneous, and/or transfascial as well as superficial and deep in venous malformations. The aim of this guideline is to give evidence-based recommendations for liquid and ...
van Dongen William D WD TNO Triskelion BV, Utrechtseweg 48, 3704 AV Zeist, The - - 2014
The 6th European Bioanalysis Forum Open Meeting 20-22 November 2013, Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona, Spain At the 6th European Bioanalysis Forum Open Meeting, held from 20-22 November 2013 in Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona, Spain, bioanalytical experts from pharmaceutical industry, academia, contract laboratories and regulatory bodies discussed current topics of interest ...
Parsons Richard D - - 2014
In the past 10 years, under pressure from shareholders, stock exchanges, and state and federal governments, corporate boards have changed dramatically. For example, regulations require that a majority of directors be independent; independent directors regularly meet in executive sessions without the CEO; shareholders can review decisions by the compensation committee; ...
Cifuentes Alejandro A Laboratory of Foodomics, Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL), National Research Council of Spain (CSIC), Madrid, - - 2013
The 20th edition of the International Symposium on Electro- and Liquid-Phase Separation Techniques (ITP2013) took place on October 6-9, 2013, at Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain). This article reviews the highlights of this new edition of the symposia, also including the different activities that took place ...
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This special issue contains some of the papers presented at the joint ISAF-ECAPD-PFM 2012 meeting, combining the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF 2012), the 11th European Conference on Polar Dielectrics (ECAPD 2012), and the 4th Conference on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials ...
Palese Emma - - 2013
Starting from the postmodern, the philosophical and sociological speculation by Zygmunt Bauman, opens - through the analysis of the phenomenon of globalization - to the meta-level of life, and then circumscribes the most recent thinking on political life, until reaching the liquid modernity: overcoming postmodernity itself. As a result individual, ...
Tewari Krishnansu S - - 2012
ABSTRACT: The Advanced Course in Cytoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer and Gynecologic Peritoneal Surface Malignancies was held at the University of California Irvine Medical Center on November 4-5, 2011. The course director was Dr Robert E. Bristow, the Philip J. DiSaia Chair and Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology. Meeting information ...
Broome Matthew - - 2012
In this paper we try to examine some of the philosophical issues that arise from the clinical and scientific study of the prodromal phase of psychotic illness. These issues can be broadly grouped into ethical concerns and those relating to the philosophy of psychology and science. Specifically, we discuss the ...
Vignot Stéphane - - 2011
Many data are presented each year during the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, redrawing the state of knowledge in oncology and hematology. This article proposed by the editorial board of the Bulletin du Cancer proposes to discuss new information with a drop of a few months with the aim ...
Slowther Anne Marie - - 2011
BackgroundIn 2001 a report on the provision of clinical ethics support in UK healthcare institutions identified 20 clinical ethics committees. Since then there has been no systematic evaluation or documentation of their work at a national level. Recent national surveys of clinical ethics services in other countries have identified wide ...
Rasmussen Lisa M - - 2011
The legitimacy of clinical ethics consultation is often implied to rest on the legitimacy of moral expertise. In turn, moral expertise seems subject to many serious critiques, the success of which implies that clinical ethics consultation is illegitimate. I explore a number of these critiques, and forward "ethics expertise," as ...
Hammond M Elizabeth Hale - - 2011
This brief report compares and contrasts the American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists guidelines for breast cancer predictive factor testing including the American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists human epidermal growth factor receptor, type 2, erbB2 Guideline published in 2007 and the recently published Guideline for ...
Ingerslev Marie Diness - - 2011
This study aimed to provide knowledge about attitudes towards abortion among Danish physicians in training in the specialties of obstetrics/gynecology and clinical genetics. The study was a questionnaire survey among trainees in these specialties. Ninety-six responded. Trainees in clinical genetics were more pro-abortion than those in obstetrics/gynecology (p = 0.04). ...
Devries J Hans - - 2011
In a recent issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline on Continuous Glucose Monitoring is published, co-sponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology. Such a guideline is a necessary step in the maturation of any new technology. This commentary tries to delineate ...
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Presents the 2011 award winners. In accordance with established custom, the American Psychological Association (APA) bestows annual awards in recognition of outstanding contributions by psychologists across an array of domains. The awards laud distinguished contributions to the advancement of science, to applications of psychological knowledge to clinical and social issues, ...
Gröttrup Bernd - - 2011
The HUPO Brain Proteome Project (HUPO BPP) held its 15th workshop in Bochum, Germany, from April 8th to 9th, 2011 directly after the Proteomic Forum 2011 in Berlin. Like on every spring workshop, the focus was more on clinical aspects, so that especially clinicians participated in this workshop.
Pierelli Luca - - 2011
BACKGROUND: A large heterogeneity in current mobilization and collection practices is perceived. Moreover, recent evidence introduced novel issues into some specific topics. Optimization of the clinical practice, through the adoption of clinical practice guidelines, previously proved to reduce health care resource use. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: Two Italian scientific societies, ...
Chamberlain Marc C - - 2011
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the largest clinical oncology meeting in the USA, meets annually and consistently provides an exciting forum to present new cancer clinical trials and research data. The ASCO 2011 neuro-oncology session, comprising of 3 days of presentations and over 100 abstracts, provided an overview of ...
Walenta K - - 2011
This article provides information and commentaries on trials which were presented at the Hotline and Clinical Trial Update Sessions during the Late Breaking Clinical Trial Sessions European Society of Cardiology Congress, held in Paris, France, from 27th to 31st August 2011. This article gives an overview on a number of ...
Kaldjian Lauris C - - 2011
BackroundEducation in ethics and professionalism should reflect the realities medical students encounter in the hospital and clinic.MethodWe performed content analyses on Case Observation and Assessments (COAs) written by third-year medical students about ethical and professional issues encountered during their internal medicine and paediatrics clinical clerkships.ResultsA cohort of 141 third-year medical ...
Bruns Florian - - 2011
There is no doubt that emotions have an important effect on practices of moral reasoning such as clinical ethics consultation. Empathy is not only a basic human emotion but also an important and learnable skill for health care professionals. A basic amount of empathy is essential both in patient care ...
Gerlinger Christoph - - 2011
International regulatory guidelines require that a 'qualified statistician' takes responsibility for the statistical aspects of a clinical trial used for drug licensing. No consensus on what constitutes a 'qualified statistician' appears to have been developed so far. The International Society for Clinical Biostatistics is issuing this reflection paper in order ...
Cairoli Ester - - 2011
This paper reports a European Forum for Good Clinical Practice workshop held in 2011 to consider a research ethics committee training syllabus, subsequent training needs and resources. The syllabus that was developed was divided into four competencies: committee working; scientific method; ethical analysis and the regulatory framework. Appropriate training needs ...
Clausen Jens - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Progress in neurosciences, increasing computational power, and ongoing miniaturization of micro-technological components enable both a better understanding of human brain functions and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools. Research and development as well as clinical application of devices designed for recording neural signals from the brain ...
Newsom Jeremiah - - 2012
The performance of scoring tools to select clinical vignettes for presentation at academic meetings has never been assessed. To measure the psychometric properties of two scoring tools used to select clinical vignettes and to determine which elements are most helpful. Prospective observational study. Participants submitting clinical vignette abstracts, Society of ...
Finder Stuart G - - 2011
Clinical ethics literature typically presents ethics consultations as having clear beginnings and clear ends. Experience in actual clinical ethics practice, however, reflects a different characterization, particularly when the moral experiences of ethics consultants are included in the discussion. In response, this article emphasizes listening and learning about moral experience as ...
Gold Hugo - - 2011
This article explores and analyses the role and functions of a clinical ethics service in paediatrics. It is based on the experiences of developing ethics capacity at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, which has evolved since 2002 from a multidisciplinary advisory panel into Australia's first dedicated paediatric Children's Bioethics Centre, ...
Baerøe Kristine - - 2011
Clinical ethical support services (CESS) represent a multifaceted field of aims, consultancy models, and methodologies. Nevertheless, the overall aim of CESS can be summed up as contributing to healthcare of high ethical standards by improving ethically competent decision-making in clinical healthcare. In order to support clinical care adequately, CESS must ...
Romanelli Frank - - 2011
To create and implement a required module that addresses both the clinical and ethical issues surrounding the use of lethal injection as a means of capital punishment. As a component of a pharmacotherapeutics module in toxicology, pharmacy students were introduced to ethical and clinical considerations and controversies with the use ...
Vieth Andreas - - 2011
The problem of ethical consultations in the clinical setting should be reasonable, but it cannot be reduced to reason and philosophical theory alone. I will argue that emotions are constitutively and discursively relevant features of the evaluative experience of persons. Ethical consultations should include emotions. Emotions like shame and guilt ...
Campbell Amy T - - 2011
Varied stakeholders are involved in adolescent health care, with many looking to law to provide clear-cut answers on who can control decisions and when. However, law allows for much clinician discretion, carving out space for contextual sensitivity and clinical determination of maturity. A triad model of decision-making is very often ...
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Concise, easy to read abstracts of key papers from the following journals are included: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Archives of Disease in Childhood British Medical Journal Clinical Nutrition European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal of the American Dietetic Association Abstracts are provided by the following dietitians Hazel Billson Peter ...
Butler C E - - 2011
Introduction. Following on from 2009's successful meeting 'Transfusion Today', the Royal College of Pathologists presented another fascinating 2-day symposium 'Transfusion Tomorrow' to consider the future impact of recent advances in transfusion medicine. Topics ranged from blood safety issues and regulation, through clinical and laboratory practice, to molecular advances in transfusion ...
Eth Spencer - - 2011
As with the basic and clinical sciences, the field of medical ethics, in particular, that of psychiatric ethics, has grown and developed during the last four decades, the time when Dr. Eugene Brody edited the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. In this paper, the authors will consider a series ...
Tam Vincent C - - 2011
PURPOSE Many phase III trials presented at annual meetings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) remain unpublished. The results of these unpublished trials, if more generally known, might have an impact on clinical practice. METHODS Abstracts of large phase III trials evaluating systemic cancer treatment were identified from ...
Hans Didier B DB Department of Bone & Joint, Center of Bone Diseases, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland. - - 2011
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) convened the FRAX(®) Position Development Conference (PDC) in Bucharest, Romania, on November 14, 2010, following a two-day joint meeting of the ISCD and IOF on the "Interpretation and Use of FRAX(®) in Clinical Practice." These three days ...
Sinning J M - - 2011
This article provides information and commentaries on trials, which were presented during the Hotline Sessions at the 77th annual spring meeting of the German Society of Cardiology in Mannheim, Germany, from April 27 to 30, 2011. This article summarizes a number of important, novel clinical trials in the field of ...
Ishihara Osamu - - 2011
The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake of 2011 and consequent tsunami affected many IVF clinics in northeastern Japan. Twelve clinics lost at least one embryo, but all the frozen embryos stored in liquid nitrogen tanks were safe. Emergency power supply is the first priority issue in an unpredictable natural disaster.
DeBruin Debra A - - 2011
Despite prevalent concerns about the ethical conduct of clinical trials, little is known about the day-to-day work of trials and the ethical challenges arising in them. This paper reports on a study designed to fill this gap and demonstrates a need to refine the oversight system for trials to reflect ...
Holland Stephen - - 2011
This paper discusses the viability of a virtue-based approach to bioethics. Virtue ethics is clearly appropriate to addressing issues of professional character and conduct. But another major remit of bioethics is to evaluate the ethics of biomedical procedures in order to recommend regulatory policy. How appropriate is the virtue ethics ...
Murad Mohammad Hassan - - 2011
In 2006, the Society for Vascular Surgery began development of clinical practice guidelines to assist clinicians in the process of decision making. The Society selects clinical questions of high impact and evaluates the totality of evidence by identifying and conducting rigorous systematic reviews. Multidisciplinary committees follow the Grading of Recommendations, ...
Malmqvist Erik - - 2011
The decision to terminate a clinical trial earlier than planned is often described as ethically problematic, but it is rarely systematically analyzed as an ethical issue in its own right. This paper provides an overview of the main ethical considerations at stake in such decisions and of the main tensions ...
Kunhibava Sherin - - 2011
Gambling and speculation which leads to zero-sum outcomes are prohibited in Islamic finance and condemned in conventional finance. This article explores the reasons for the similarity of objections towards gambling and speculation. Three probable reasons are explored namely the concept of stewardship in conventional thought and the concept of khalifa ...
Tännsjö Torbjörn - - 2011
Why should we respect the privacy of donors of biological material? The question is answered in the present article in general philosophical terms from the point of view of an ethics of honour, a libertarian theory of rights, a view of respect for privacy based on the idea that autonomy ...
Burda Marianne - - 2011
The movement advocating the formal certification of clinical ethics consultants may result in major changes to the field of clinical ethics consultation by creating a new standard of care. The actual certification process is still in the development phase, but unanswered questions include: What will certification cost, and, Who will ...
Ogilvie Richard Ian - - 2011
At the Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting in Montreal on May 27, 2011 Richard Ian Ogilvie, Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Toronto was invited to present a lecture regarding his 45 year career in clinical pharmacology in Canada. In the lecture he ...
Bruce Courtenay R - - 2011
We describe the ethics consultation service (ECS) at the Cleveland Clinic and report on its activities over a 24-month period in which 478 consultations were performed.To our knowledge, this is the largest case series of ethics consultations reported to date. Established more than 25 years ago, the ECS at the ...
Chervenak Frank A - - 2010
Obstetrics and gynecology continues to experience fiscal pressures that challenge its core missions. In such an increasingly economically unforgiving environment, philanthropy will become a major source of revenue. This article provides ethical guidance for seeking philanthropic gifts by translating ethical theory into practice. The basis for this guidance is an ...
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