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- - 2014
The Berlin Congress Centre filled up from 18-20 June 2014 with IV professionals from around the world for the 3rd World Congress on Vascular Access. The theme of the Congress this year was about how to achieve safe and cost-effective venous access in every patient. Julie Smith, Editor of BJN, ...
Fine Alan A Boston - - 2014
A commentary on a special report, titled Narrative Ethics: The Role of Stories in Bioethics, that appeared with the January-February 2014 issue.
Stark Meredith - - 2013
A response to a commentary by Howard Brody and Luana Colloca about "What's Not Being Shared in Shared Decision-Making?" from the July-August 2013.
Qureshi Shakeel A - - 2012
In order to optimise care of the adult patients with complex congenital heart disease, there is a need to develop recommendations for interventions. This document is the work of representatives of the three relevant societies and provides recommendations for institutions and operators performing cardiac interventions in these patients.
Li G - - 2012
A Reply to the Comment by S. Perri and V. Carbone.
Kavarana Minoo N - - 2012
While ethical behavior has always been part of cardiac surgical practice, ethical deliberation has only recently become an important component of cardiac surgical practice. Issues such as informed consent, conflict of interest and professional self-regulation, among many others, have increasingly attracted the attention of cardiac surgeons. This article covers several ...
di Cesare E - - 2012
Cardiac computed tomography (CCT) has grown as a useful means in different clinical contexts. Technological development has progressively extended the indications for CCT while reducing the required radiation dose. Even today there is little documentation from the main international scientific societies describing the proper use and clinical indications of CCT; ...
Busquets Ester - - 2011
This article presents a view of bioethics in the Spanish context. We may identify several features common to Mediterranean countries because of their relatively similar social organisation. Each country has its own distinguishing features but we would point two aspects which are of particular interest¨: the Mediterranean view of autonomy ...
Wyatt H V - - 2011
Dr Zammit's experiments showed that brucellosis was transmitted by the milk of goats that did not show signs of infection or ill health. The British forces in Malta banned the use of goats' milk and brucellosis was eliminated in those forces. This research was published in the Proceedings of the ...
Louhiala Pekka - - 2011
To meet all physicians' needs for ethics consultation in Finland, a novel form of service, the Physicians' Ethics Forum, was founded in 2003. The Forum is a cost-efficient service based on electronic communication. In this paper, experiences throughout its first 6 years are described.
Zhu Shu-Hong - - 2011
To compare the utilization rate of a statewide tobacco quitline by African-American smokers to that of white smokers. Observational study of 18 years of state quitline operation in California. Subjects were 61,096 African-American and 279,042 white smokers who called the quitline from August 1992 to December 2009. Data from six ...
Carlsson Jenny Rubensdotter - - 2012
The Swedish pharmacy market is presently being reregulated. The state-owned pharmacy monopoly company was divided and sold during 2009, and certain nonprescription medicines are now allowed in nonpharmacy settings. The changes will likely affect the pharmacist's role and the image of the community pharmacist in society. This change may affect ...
Hanke C William - - 2011
The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, with the support of other sister societies, conducted the Facial Soft-Tissue Fillers: Assessing the State of the Science conference in December of 2009. The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons established a panel ...
Hanke C William - - 2011
The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, with the support of other sister societies, conducted the Facial Soft-Tissue Fillers: Assessing the State of the Science conference in December of 2009. The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons established a panel ...
Rohrich Rod J - - 2011
SUMMARY:: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Academy of Dermatology, with the support of other sister societies, conducted the Facial Soft-Tissue Fillers: Assessing the State of the Science conference in December of 2009. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Academy of Dermatology established a ...
Tonti-Filippini Nicholas - - 2011
Trade in human tissue in Australia is prohibited by state law, and in ethical guidelines by the National Health and Medical Research Council: National statement on ethical conduct in human research; Organ and tissue donation by living donors: guidelines for ethical practice for health professionals. However, trade in human tissue ...
Harshman Daniel D - - 2011
The growth of tissue banking from local non-profit organizations to national and multi-national corporations has increased the likelihood of litigation against tissue banks. The acquisition of tissue banks by corporate entities, many of whom are based in the US, means that tissue banks need to be prepared for the challenge ...
Abbott Mandy - - 2011
It is apparent that the practice of medicine in today's society can often raise difficult legal and ethical dilemmas. With this in mind, senior figures from the medical, legal and theological professions have met on a biennial basis in order to discuss anonymised case material of such a nature. This ...
Morales Pedraza Jorge - - 2010
A tissue bank is accountable before the community in fulfilling the expectations of tissue donors, their families and recipients. The expected output from the altruistic donation is that safe and high quality human tissue grafts will be provided for the medical treatment of patients. Thus, undertakings of tissue banks have ...
Cain Jeff J University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington, KY 40536-0596, USA. - - 2010
Widespread use of social media applications like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter has introduced new complexities to the legal and ethical environment of higher education. Social communications have traditionally been considered private; however, now that much of this information is published online to the public, more insight is available to students' ...
Bikond Nkoma G - - 2010
Chromatin remodelling steps in mammalian spermatids include posttranslational modifications of histones and DNA fragmentation. Histone H4 hyperacetylation (AcH4) establishes a chromatin state that facilitates DNA repair in somatic cells. So we sought to determine whether a similar link exists in spermatids by combining immunogold labelling with detection of DNA strand ...
Arikan Deniz Cemgil - - 2011
(1) To investigate the cesarean rate among actively practicing obstetricians in Turkey and reasons why they choose this mode of delivery for themselves/partners. (2) To investigate the attitudes, practices, and beliefs with respect to cesarean delivery on maternal request (CDMR) among actively practicing obstetricians in Turkey. This is a descriptive ...
Hornnes Peter - - 2010
The 21st European Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology took place in Antwerp 5-8 May 2010. The congress provided the participants with an overview of recent scientific and clinical developments throughout the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, and these are summarized in this article.
Bengtsson Bengt O - - 2010
The International Congresses have played an important role in the history of genetics. The Eighth International Congress, which in 1948 was held in Sweden, celebrated the conclusion of the war against Nazism and many new decisive scientific advances. It also signaled a hardening of the fight against Lysenkoism, which was ...
Louis Elan D - - 2010
The first International Neurological Congress (Berne, Switzerland, 1931), attended by individuals from 42 countries, signified a global presence of world neurology; a coming of age. The aim of this study was to trace the history of that Congress, an important episode in the emergence of our discipline. The historical literature ...
Magné Nicolas - - 2010
The 21st International Congress on Anticancer Treatment, endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, was held in Paris (France) 1-5 February 2010. It was led and jointly sponsored by Gabriel Hortobagyi and David Khayat and by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (TX, USA) and the Hôpital ...
Rabasseda Xavier - - 2010
The 3rd World Congress on Controversies in Urology held in Athens earlier this year offered a renewed opportunity to discuss many divisive issues in urology, most notably urinary incontinence and prostate cancer, which were the two main topics of discussion. The following is a review of major topics directly related ...
Fong Kwun M - - 2010
The Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) held its 14th Congress and 3rd Joint Congress of the APSR/American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) in Seoul, Korea, between 14 and 18 November 2009. It was attended by 1906 delegates from around the world and was particularly well represented by people from ...
- - 2010
Climate change, cost and responsibility sharing, vectorborne disease, dairy cow welfare and bovine TB were all discussed at the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) congress, held in Southport from November 26 to 28, 2009. Suzanne Jarvis reports.
Szarek Józef - - 2010
This paper presents the main trends in the activity of veterinary pathologists in the context of their oral presentations, short speeches and posters during annual congresses of the European Society of Veterinary Pathology (ESVP) in the years 1997-2009. During the thirteen analyzed congresses, 2668 presentations were prepared, including 72 plenary ...
- - 2010
No Abstract available.
Pavlík Vladimír - - 2010
This article describes the 11th International Congress on Obesity which took place in Stockholm in July 2010. The delegates discussed recommended diagnostics and treatments in obesitology. A large number of presentations focused on nutrition and dietary management. The 11th International Congress on Obesity had a high professional standard. Active participants ...
Lenzi Gian Luigi - - 2009
The 13th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Sciences (EFNS) was held in Florence and was open to neurologists and healthcare professionals interested in neurological disorders. The congress offered teaching courses and main topics. This article summarizes the highlights of some sessions of the 13th Congress of EFNS congress ...
Arat Mutlu - - 2009
The 2nd International Congress on Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma (ICLLM) is a novel initiative of the Turkish Society of Hematology. The first congress was organized in Fethiye in May, 2007. After the success and positive impressions of the participants, the THD decided to organize the ICLLM every other year. The ...
Bodowitz Steven - - 2009
The Select Biosciences' Molecular Diagnostics Second World Congress held in South San Francisco, CA, USA included topics covering new developments and technologies in the field of molecular diagnostics. This conference report highlights selected presentations on market analyses, DNA microarray diagnostics, multiplexed diagnostics and biomarker discovery.
Stucki Gerold G Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF), Nottwil, - - 2009
This paper outlines approaches to developing the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) and addresses many current challenges. Most importantly, these approaches provide the basis for ISPRM to develop its leadership role within the field of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) and in relation to the World Health ...
Erlich H Shmuel - - 2009
In July 2007, the International Psychoanalytic Congress convened for the first time since the war in the former Nazi capital, Berlin. An open large group forum was held at this meeting, where attendees (Jewish, German and others) had the opportunity to explore the emotional aspects stirred up by being in ...
Newman Steve - - 2009
The 17th biennial congress of the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) was held in Monterey, California, between 10 and 14 May 2009. The congress was attended by approximately 300 delegates from 18 countries. Podium presentations were focused on advances in pulmonary drug delivery, but clearance of materials from ...
Goodin D - - 2009
The 2nd World Congress in Controversies in Neurology (CONy) attracted over 1200 delegates worldwide. The congress covered a wide range of neurological issues in dementia, epilepsy, neurodegeneration, Parkinsons disease, stroke and multiple sclerosis (MS). The part of the programme on MS included sessions on clinical aspects, epidemiology, therapy and clinical ...
Fong Kwun M - - 2009
The Asian Pacific Society of Respirology held its 13th Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, between 19 and 22 November 2008. It was attended by over 1500 delegates from around the world, particularly well represented by delegates from the Asia Pacific Rim. The congress was highlighted by an excellent scientific program, preceded ...
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Shepard Roger N - - 2008
Examples from Archimedes, Galileo, Newton, Einstein, and others suggest that fundamental laws of physics were-or, at least, could have been-discovered by experiments performed not in the physical world but only in the mind. Although problematic for a strict empiricist, the evolutionary emergence in humans of deeply internalized implicit knowledge of ...
Fischinger Ales - - 2008
The authors of the text have been particularly interested into the organization, the procedure,the accompanying activities as well as the themes covered at 4th International Congress of Thalassotherapy in Opatija in 1908. The Congress was organised by the then head of the thermal spa resort Professor Dr.Julius Glax. The official ...
McClusky, Leon M.
Abstract of the EUROTOX 2006/6 CTDC Congress - 43rd Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology & 6th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries
Rosenberg, Rolf
9th REHVA World Congress Clima 2007, proceedings, ISBN 972-952-99898-3-6, BO5C1666
Biggs P M - - 2006
The World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) was formed in 1959, the honour of being the first President of the Association going to Professor de Blieck and that of Secretary to Dr R.F. Gordon, who had both championed its formation. The First WVPA Conference (the name "Congress" was not applied until ...
Deberg, Michelle
11th World Congress of the OsteoArthritis Research Society International (OARSI)
Awojobi, Oluyombo A; Consultant ...
The Second President's Lecture, 28th Annual Congress of the Ophthalmology Society of Nigeria, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria 10 September 2003
Astola, Heikki
Proceedings of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing XXth Congress (Volume XXXV part B, DVD), 335 - 341
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