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Suhonen Riitta R University of Turku, Finland suhonen.riitta@kolumbus.fi - - 2014
The exploration of the ethical climate in the care settings for older people is highlighted in the literature, and it has been associated with various aspects of clinical practice and nurses' jobs. However, ethical climate is seldom studied in the older people care context. Valid, reliable, feasible measures are needed ...
Verkerk M A MA Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The - - 2014
Recent developments in professional healthcare pose moral problems that standard bioethics cannot even identify as problems, but that are fully visible when redefined as problems in the ethics of families. Here, we add to the growing body of work that began in the 1990s by demonstrating the need for a ...
Scharff Heijo H NV Afvalzorg Holding, Nauerna 1, Assendelft 1566 PB, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Modern waste legislation aims at resource efficiency and landfill reduction. This paper analyses more than 20years of landfill reduction in the Netherlands. The combination of landfill regulations, landfill tax and landfill bans resulted in the desired landfill reduction, but also had negative effects. A fierce competition developed over the remaining ...
Thomas Bryan P - - 2013
There are complex legal and ethical tradeoffs involved in using intensified regulation to bring smoking prevalence to near-zero levels. The authors explore these tradeoffs through a lens of health justice, paying particular attention to the potential impact on vulnerable populations. The ethical tradeoffs explored include the charge that heavy regulation ...
Turnipseed Sherri B - - 2013
The articles in this special issue of JAFC were originally presented at the 49th annual Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop (FPRW). The FPRW is an annual meeting for scientists specializing in trace level analysis of pesticides, veterinary drug residues, and other chemicals contaminants in food, animal feed, and environmental samples.
Orner Roderick J - - 2013
Roderick J. Ørner, who was President between 1997 and 1999, traces the phoenix-like origins of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS) from an informal business meeting called during the 1st European Conference on Traumatic Stress (ECOTS) in 1987 to its emergence into a formally constituted society. He dwells ...
Browne Kath - - 2013
This introduction gives the background to this special issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies that has its origin in the 18th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference of 2011. It traces the theme of Revolting Bodies: Desiring Lesbians across the ten articles of this collection and gives a brief summary of ...
McIntyre Lorraine - - 2013
Evidence for shellfish toxin illness in British Columbia (BC) on the west coast of Canada can be traced back to 1793. For over two hundred years, domestically acquired bivalve shellfish toxin illnesses in BC were solely ascribed to paralytic shellfish poisonings caused by algal blooms of Alexandrium. This changed in ...
Phua Kai-Lit KL Associate Professor, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Sunway Campus, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Selangor, - - 2013
Scientists and policy makers issuing predictions and warnings of impending natural disaster are faced with two major challenges, that is, failure to warn and issuing a false alarm. The consequences of failure to warn can be serious for society overall, for example, significant economic losses, heavy infrastructure and environmental damage, ...
Toledo P - - 2012
The Gerard W. Ostheimer lecture is delivered at the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting. The lecture provides a comprehensive review of the previous year's literature in obstetric anesthesia, obstetrics, perinatology, and health services research relevant for obstetric anesthesiologists. This article covers several of the major themes that ...
Rajčević S - - 2012
From 16 January to 30 April 2012, a total of 119 cases of mumps were notified in Novi Sad, Serbia. Of these cases, 89 (75%), were among students. The average age of cases was 22 years-old (range 3-37). The outbreak is still ongoing in Novi Sad and is spreading to ...
Mulroy Michael F - - 2011
While much attention is paid to the early days of organized regional anesthesia in North America under the leadership of Gaston Labat in New York, there was a period of decline in energy and activity in those techniques after the demise of his original American Society of Regional Anesthesia in ...
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The 2011 Annual General Meeting of the British Veterinary Association will be held at the Royal College of Physicians, London, on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at 16.00.
Ohnsorge Kathrin - - 2011
In this article, we argue that a critical examination of epistemological and anthropological presuppositions might lead to a more fruitful use of theory in clinical-ethical practice. We differentiate between two views of conceptualizing ethics, referring to Charles Taylors' two epistemological models: 'monological' versus 'dialogical consciousness'. We show that the conception ...
Porz Rouven - - 2011
In this paper we introduce narrative and hermeneutical perspectives to clinical ethics support services (CESS). We propose a threefold consideration of 'theory' and show how it is interwoven with 'practice' as we go along. First, we look at theory in its foundational role: in our case 'narrative ethics' and 'philosophical ...
Stulberg Debra B - - 2011
To estimate prevalence and correlates of abortion provision among practicing obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns) in the United States. We conducted a national probability sample mail survey of 1,800 practicing ob-gyns. Key variables included whether respondents ever encountered patients seeking abortions in their practice and whether they provided abortion services. Correlates of providing ...
Perel Azriel - - 2011
Propofol, which is the most commonly used drug for induction of general anaesthesia, has also become a popular drug for procedural sedation. Because its use may be associated with serious and potentially fatal side-effects, the manufacturers of propofol restrict its use solely to personnel trained in general anaesthesia. In spite ...
Alfred Michael - - 2011
This paper describes a second generation Simulator for Engineering Ethics Education. Details describing the first generation activities of this overall effort are published in Chung and Alfred (Sci Eng Ethics 15:189-199, 2009). The second generation research effort represents a major development in the interactive simulator educational approach. As with the ...
Praestegaard Jeanette - - 2011
In the course of the last four decades, the profession of physiotherapy has progressively expanded its scope of responsibility and its focus on professional autonomy and evidence-based clinical practice. To preserve professional autonomy, it is crucial for the physiotherapy profession to meet society's expectations and demands of professional competence as ...
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In the September/October issue of IEEE Pulse, the Conference Calendar listed incorrect dates for the ISBI'11 conference. The full page ad on page 7 lists the correct dates of 30 March???2 April 2011. We apologize for this oversight and any inconvenience it has caused.
Bucher Doris - - 2010
In May 2009, as the H1N1 swine flu outbreak was in the early stages, a conference was held at the New York Academy of Sciences to discuss what was known about the virus and what was being done to stop the outbreak. In May 2010, a follow-up conference was again ...
Egevad Lars - - 2011
The 2009 International Society of Urological Pathology consensus conference in Boston, made recommendations regarding the standardization of pathology reporting of radical prostatectomy specimens. The activities of the conference were coordinated through five workgroups. The results are presented in five separate reports covering (1) specimen handling, (2) T2 substaging and prostate ...
Stefanutti C - - 2010
The '2009 2nd Italian Consensus Conference on LDL-apheresis' was held in Rome, Italy, 15 May 2009. The latest scientific evidence and the information processed in more than two decades of LDL-apheresis application require new guidelines. Experts were invited by the Consensus Panel to give a scientific specific contribution in their ...
Brace Samantha - - 2010
Conference proceedings, although an importance source to learn about new interventions, are brief and not subject to external evaluation prior to publication. Studies in human medicine suggest that trial results from conference proceedings may be poorly reported. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate characteristics of veterinary vaccine ...
Bennett Irving - - 2010
This paper discusses the organization of the Bradford Woods Conference in Indiana that began optometry think tank meetings in 1954, the Allenberry Conference held annually for many years starting in 1967, and the Blue Sky Conference in Michigan that started concurrently with Allenberry. These were freewheeling meetings with enthusiastic exchange ...
Brott Shirley J - - 2010
Congratulations to ANN's loyal conference attendees who have earned free conference tuition. We salute you!
Ramanathan Ragu - - 2010
The inaugural Applied Pharmaceutical Analysis-India (APA-India) conference was held between 21 and 24 February 2010 in Hyderabad, India. The theme of the 2010 APA-India meeting was "The best of bioanalytical science in India: the role of bioanalysis and absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion in translational medicine". The conference brought together ...
Brace Samantha - - 2010
Conference proceedings, although an importance source to learn about new interventions, are brief and not subject to external evaluation prior to publication. Studies in human medicine suggest that trial results from conference proceedings may be poorly reported. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate characteristics of veterinary vaccine ...
Oni Adekemi - - 2010
The 12th Annual Superbugs and Superdrugs conference, held in London, included topics covering new therapeutic developments in the field of antimicrobial research. This conference report highlights selected presentations on antimicrobial peptides, addressing bacterial resistance, and new treatments for bacterial infections. Investigational drugs discussed include DPK-060 (DermaGen AB), DAV-132 (Da Volterra), ...
Cowan Tracy - - 2010
In March, the third annual JWC conference was held. Its theme was twofold: how to fulfil the requirements of the quality agenda and, in so doing, show that tissue viability is worthy of further investment, placing it firmly on the map.
Park Michael Yong - - 2010
The purpose of this article is to describe a stack mode viewer that is fully embeddable in PowerPoint and does not require external files. We developed a Web-based service named "RadViewer" that creates a Flash-based stack mode viewer and that is automatically embedded into PowerPoint. Features include mouse wheel and ...
Gale Sophie - - 2010
The JPMorgan Healthcare conference, held in San Francisco, included presentations by various pharmaceutical companies summarizing their achievements in 2009 and expectations for 2010. This conference report highlights presentations from Forest Laboratories Inc and Icagen Inc. Investigational drugs from Forest Laboratories, including roflumilast (in collaboration with Nycomed Inc/Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corp), ...
Gadher Suresh Jivan - - 2010
The third Central and Eastern European Proteomic Conference was held at Hotel Benzcur, Budapest, Hungary, from the 6-9 October 2009. The meeting was the third in a series of proteomic conferences to be held in this region of Europe, with the key aim of strengthening the links with scientists from ...
Turner Ben - - 2009
The Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy held in San Francisco included topics covering new therapeutic developments for the treatment of infectious diseases. This conference report highlights selected presentations on several antibiotics in development including a broad-spectrum penem beta-lactam antibiotic, a novel siderophore monobactam, as well as other novel ...
DeMuth James E - - 2009
This conference was arranged by the Extension Services in Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. The purpose of this annual 4-day conference is to provide an educational forum to discuss issues and applications associated with the analysis of xenobiotics and metabolites in biological matrices. The conference is ...
Wharton Kristi - - 2009
Advances in our understanding of the many levels of regulation of TGFbeta and BMP signaling were reported at the recent FASEB Summer Conference entitled ;The TGFbeta Superfamily: Development and Disease', which was held in Carefree, Arizona, USA, on the northern edge of the Sonoran Desert. This conference was the fifth ...
Kolligs Frank Thomas - - 2009
The 3rd annual DGVS Spring Conference of the German Society for Gastroenterology (Deutsche Gesellschaft f?r Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten) was held at the Seminaris Campus Hotel in Berlin, Germany, on 8-9 May, 2009. The conference was organized by Roland Schmid and Matthias Ebert from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. The ...
Sharma Hari Shanker - - 2009
The 6th Global College of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration (GCNN) and 5th Society for Study on Neuroplasticity and Neuroregeneration (SSNN) conference was held jointly in the Hilton Hotel, Vienna, Austria, 1-4 March 2009. This was the second annual joint conference of the two societies and it was highly successful from a ...
Modibedi, M
Catalysis Society of South Africa (CATSA) Conference. Richards Bay, South Africa, 11-14 November 2007
Dunnick N Reed - - 2009
The Intersociety Conference was established in 1979 to promote collegiality, encourage communication among the national radiology societies, and make recommendations on areas of concern identified by the 53 member societies invited to participate in the Summer Conference. The 2008 meeting was held July 18 to 20 at the Resort at ...
Masombuka, T
Catalysis Society of South Africa (CATSA) Conference. Richards Bay, South Africa, 11-14 November 2007
Shatalov, M
Buffelspoort TIME2008 Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings, 22 – 26 September
Karsten, AE
51st Annual Conference of the SAIP. University of the Western Cape, 3-7 July 2006
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The following announcements for a conference or a course might be of interest to the readers of this journal.
Vogt Joachim - - 2009
The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) established an office in Europe in 2004. The ICISF European Office (EO) held its first ICISF European Conference on Critical Incident Stress Management on September 27th 2008. The conference was formally evaluated and the results are reported in this article. 140 participants from ...
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The following announcements for a conference or a course might be of interest to the readers of this journal.
Laurie Alison J - - 2009
Elsie Andrews, a feminist activist from New Zealand, met Dr. Hildegarde Kneeland, a progressive economist from the United States, at the 1934 Pan-Pacific Women's Association conference in Honolulu. Andrews wrote diaries of her attendance at conferences, and in these writes openly of her attraction and romantic feelings for Kneeland, despite ...
Wakida Shin-Ichi SI Health Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Ikeda, Osaka 563-8577, - - 2009
Before the introduction of advanced sensing technology in environmental fields, environmental issues were discussed as several categories, such as local environmental issues in the 1970s, global environmental issues in the 1980s, living environmental issues in the 2000s and environmental stress issues in near future, which are of increasing interest in ...
Dhaliwal Mandeep - - 2008
There were more sessions than ever on human rights and policy at this conference--86 abstracts, 46 poster discussions, 702 posters, and numerous crosscutting, bridging and satellite sessions. In this article, based on her summary of Track E (Policy and Politics) at the rapporteur session on the final day of the ...
Vieira Marcela Fogaça - - 2008
The flexibilities in the TRIPS Agreement (Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property) have been very useful in lowering the prices of antiretrovirals (ARVs) in Brazil. In this article, based on several presentations made at the conference, Marcela Fogaça Vieira et al describe recent developments in Brazil, including the granting of ...
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