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Hessini Leila L a Ipas, Inc . PO Box 9990, Chapel Hill , NC , 27515 - - 2014
Abstract Stigma discredits individuals, communities and institutions and marks them as inferior. The stigma surrounding abortion plays a critical role in its social, medical and legal marginalization around the world. Based on the existing field of knowledge, in June 2012, 19 researchers, practitioners and advocates from 11 countries participated in ...
Trestman Robert L RL Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Nursing, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, 06030, USA, - - 2014
Restricting a person's liberty presents society with many inherent ethical challenges. The historical purposes of confinement have included punishment, penitence, containment, rehabilitation, and habilitation. While the purposes are indeed complex, multifaceted, and at times ambiguous or contradictory, the fact of incarceration intrinsically creates many ethical challenges for psychiatrists working in ...
Crozier G K D GK Canada Research Chair in Environment, Culture and Values, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada, - - 2014
We argue that the ecological research community should develop a plan for improving the ethical consistency and moral robustness of the field. We propose a particular ethics strategy-specifically, an ongoing process of collective ethical reflection that the community of ecological researchers, with the cooperation of applied ethicists and philosophers of ...
Hawksworth David L DL Departamento de Biología Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Plaza Ramón y Cajal, Madrid 28040, Spain; Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK; and Mycology Section, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey TW9 3DS, - - 2014
The 10th International Mycological Congress (IMC10), to be held in August 2014, will be the last before the 19th International Botanical Congress (IBC) scheduled for July 2017 at which changes in the ICN will be adopted. IMC10 will therefore be the last opportunity for mycologists as a whole to debate ...
Freckelton Ian - - 2014
Coronial law and practice inevitably impact upon the human rights of those affected by deaths. It is important that such rights be incorporated in how death investigations, up to and including coronial inquests, take place. This article explores the significant impact of the jurisprudence emanating from the European Court of ...
Reeves Matthew F MF National Abortion Federation, Washington, DC 20036, - - 2014
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Chu Philip P Neuropsychology PhD Program (Psychology), The Graduate Center , CUNY, New York, NY , USA - - 2014
Abstract The 26th annual Barrels meeting was convened on the campus of the University of California San Diego, not far from the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The meeting focused on three main themes: the structure and function of the thalamic reticular nucleus, the neurovasculature system and its role in ...
Rossi Ignacio I Centro de Diagnóstico Dr. Enrique Rossi, Buenos Aires, Argentina, - - 2014
From June 28th to 29th, 2013, the Argentinian ISS Outreach Program took place in collaboration with the Centro de Diagnóstico Dr. Enrique Rossi in the city of Buenos Aires. A total of 690 participants attended. In the following report, we analyze the actual radiologic situation in this South American country. ...
Farroni Jeffrey S - - 2014
This case study details a request from a patient family member who calls our service without an articulated ethical dilemma. The issue that arose involved the conflict between continuing further medical interventions versus transitioning to supportive or palliative care and transferring the patient home. Beyond the resolution of the ethical ...
Jones Anne Hudson - - 2014
By 1999, when Atul Gawande's essay "Whose Body Is It, Anyway?" appeared in The New Yorker, patient autonomy had largely trumped physician paternalism in American medical practice. Gawande uses the stories of actual patients to attempt his counter case for physicians' "talking patients through their decisions." Toward the end of ...
- - 2014
: Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution that is an alternative to 'taking a case to court.' Weighing the potential advantages and disadvantages, predispute arbitration may represent a valid alternative dispute resolution strategy for physicians and patients. When correctly prepared, contractual agreements between patients and physicians for predispute, voluntary, ...
Awoyemi Bosede O BO Department of Economics, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, - - 2014
While induced abortion is considered to be illegal and socially unacceptable in Nigeria, it is still practiced by many women in the country. Poor family planning and unsafe abortion practices have daunting effects on maternal health. For instance, Nigeria is on the verge of not meeting the Millennium development goals ...
Zhang Yu-Bo YB Institute of Entomology, The Special Key Laboratory for Development and Utilization of Insect Resources, Guizhou University, Guiyang, Guizhou PR China, 550025 ; Special and Key Laboratory of Functional Materials and Resource chemistry of Guizhou Provincial Education Department, Anshun University, Anshun, Guizhou PR China, - - 2014
A replacement name is proposed for genus Dayus Gerken, 2001 (Crustacea: Peracarida: Cumacea), preoccupied by Dayus Mahmood, 1967 (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). The following changes are proposed: Jennidayus new replacement name = Dayus Gerken, 2001 (nec Mahmood 1967); Jennidayus pharocheradus (Gerken, 2001), comb. n. = Dayus pharocheradus Gerken, 2001; Jennidayus acanthus ...
List Tricia - - 2013
During the final week of my community placement, I accompanied my mentor to see an elderly lady who was reaching the end of her life. I will call her Ann.
Cotler Miriam Piven - - 2013
Most clinical ethical dilemmas are resolved when the facts are clear, communicated to all involved, and the stakeholders agree on goals consistent with the patient's best interests and values. However, in some instances, participants continue to remember and observe the same situation differently, and resolution remains elusive. This article refers ...
Wilkinson T M - - 2013
Dead bodies are not persons but nor are they just things. What, ethically speaking, do the living owe the dead when it comes to using their bodies in anatomy? The article begins with the general question of respect for the dead. It distinguishes between why we should respect the dead, ...
Neuss Michael N - - 2013
In 2009, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) published standards for the safe use of parenteral chemotherapy in the outpatient setting, including issues of practitioner orders, preparation, and administration of medication. In 2011, these were updated to include inpatient facilities. In December 2011, ...
Jacobs Jeffrey P - - 2013
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database has been linked to the Social Security Death Master File to verify "life status" and evaluate long-term surgical outcomes. The objective of this study is explore practical applications of the linkage of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database ...
- - 2013
Risk-sharing fee structures in assisted reproduction programs charge patients a higher initial fee but provide a partial refund if treatment fails. This opinion of the ASRM Ethics Committee analyzes the ethical issues raised by these fee structures, including patient selection criteria, conflicts of interest, and patient-informed consent. This document replaces ...
- - 2013
Building families through adoption of children has been supported by human society throughout history. The ethical appropriateness of patients donating embryos to other patients for family building, or for research, is well established and is affirmed by this body. The use of the term "adoption" to embryos is inaccurate and ...
McCrory Paul - - 2013
The publisher regrets that this article has been temporarily removed. A replacement will appear as soon as possible in which the reason for the removal of the article will be specified, or the article will be reinstated. The full Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal can be found at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy.
- - 2013
This edition of the Society for the History of Psychology News provides the 2012 APA Summer Council of Representatives Meeting Report. The APA Council of Representatives (COR) met in August for a day and a half at the annual APA Convention in Orlando, Florida. APA's Good Governance Team led Council ...
Petrini Carlo - - 2013
This article examines some of the ethical issues associated with the use of physical restraint in psychiatry and neurology. It offers no specific answers to individual operational problems, but a methodological matrix is proposed as an aid to experts in the various settings in which decisions are taken. The subject ...
Darragh Teresa M - - 2013
The terminology for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated squamous lesions of the lower anogenital tract has a long history marked by disparate diagnostic terms derived from multiple specialties. It often does not reflect current knowledge of HPV biology and pathogenesis. A consensus process was convened to recommend terminology unified across lower anogenital ...
Macauley Robert C - - 2013
Perhaps no other field of medicine illustrates the ethical dilemmas occasioned by the explosion of technology more than neurology. Many dilemmas which at first appear to be ethical, however, are actually biotechnical, informational, or interpersonal in nature. For those which are, indeed, ethical, a review of existing information and acquisition ...
Weinstock Robert - - 2013
Ethics-related dilemmas arise in forensic psychiatry as in all psychiatric practice. Although most can be resolved by following the AAPL Ethics Guidelines and the AAPL Ethics Questions and Answers, the more complex ones inevitably have no easy solutions. Ethics-based duties can conflict without clear guidance on prioritization. Weighing competing factors ...
Elmore Susan A SA National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA. - - 2013
The 2012 annual National Toxicology Program (NTP) Satellite Symposium, entitled "Pathology Potpourri," was held in Boston in advance of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology's 31st annual meeting. The goal of the NTP Symposium is to present current diagnostic pathology or nomenclature issues to the toxicologic pathology community. This article presents ...
Boucher Philip - - 2012
This article describes a method of scoping for potential ethical contentions within a resource constrained research environment where actor participation and bottom-up analysis is precluded. Instead of reverting to a top-down analytical structure, a data-led process is devised. This imitates a bottom-up analytic structure in the absence of the direct ...
Wheaton Michael G - - 2012
Clinical research has increasingly considered ethnic group differences in the expression of anxiety disorders, but to date few investigations have focused specifically on the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We examined group differences in OC symptoms, related cognitions ("obsessive beliefs"), and their associations. The sample included European American (N = 1199), African ...
- - 2012
Based on American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology data available for 2010, ASRM's guidelines for the number of embryos to be transferred in in vitro fertilization cycles have been further refined in continuing efforts to reduce the number of higher-order multiple pregnancies. This version replaces ...
Naidich David P DP Department of Radiology, New York University Medical Center, 560 First Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA. - - 2013
This report is to complement the original Fleischner Society recommendations for incidentally detected solid nodules by proposing a set of recommendations specifically aimed at subsolid nodules. The development of a standardized approach to the interpretation and management of subsolid nodules remains critically important given that peripheral adenocarcinomas represent the most ...
Bakota B - - 2012
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Kaplan Lewis J - - 2012
Tactical emergency medical services (TEMS) bring immediate medical support to the inner perimeter of special weapons and tactics team activations. While initially envisioned as a role for an individual dually trained as a police officer and paramedic, TEMS is increasingly undertaken by physicians and paramedics who are not police officers. ...
Wahlert Lance - - 2012
In this commentary on a clinical ethics case pertaining to a same-sex couple that does not have explicit surrogate decision-making or hospital-visitation rights (in the face of objections from the family-of-origin of one of the queer partners), the authors invoke contemporary legal and policy standards on LGBTQ health care in ...
Graham Jesse - - 2012
We investigated the moral stereotypes political liberals and conservatives have of themselves and each other. In reality, liberals endorse the individual-focused moral concerns of compassion and fairness more than conservatives do, and conservatives endorse the group-focused moral concerns of ingroup loyalty, respect for authorities and traditions, and physical/spiritual purity more ...
- - 2011
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) due to atherosclerosis of the arterial vessel wall and to thrombosis is the foremost cause of premature mortality and of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in Europe, and is also increasingly common in developing countries.1 In the European Union, the economic cost of CVD represents annually E192 billion1 ...
Furlanetto Sandra - - 2011
The successful International Symposium series on Drug Analysis started in Brussels in 1983. So far it has been followed by a further eight editions. Presently, this meeting series is organized on a once every 4-years basis. The 9th edition was held in Antwerp (Belgium) from 21 to 24 September 2010.
Erai Michelle - - 2011
In 1862 His Honor, Justice Johnston, issued his instructions to the jury of the New Zealand Supreme Court for two simultaneous rape trials – the alleged rape of a European woman by two Māori men, and an alleged “assault with intent to commit a rape” of a Māori woman by ...
Hersey P - - 2011
The 2010 7th International Melanoma Congress sponsored by the Society for Melanoma Research and held in Sydney, Australia, was held together with the International Melanoma and Skin Cancer Centers group and the International Melanoma Pathology Study Group. As a consequence, there were over 900 registrants that included a wide range ...
Rautmann G - - 2010
Due to the depletion in stocks of the World Health Organization (WHO) 2nd International Standard (IS) for nystatin, an international collaborative study was organised by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) to establish a replacement batch. Seventeen laboratories participated in the collaborative study, performing the ...
Rautmann G - - 2010
An international collaborative study was organised by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) to establish the WHO second International Standard (IS) for gramicidin as the stocks of the 1st IS, established in 1964, were close to depletion. The candidate material did not show any sign ...
Rodotà Stefano - - 2010
The 9th International Congress of the European Society EurSafe (European Society of Agricultural and Food Ethics) was held on September 15-18, 2010, in Bilbao, Spain, gathering 150 experts from more than 20 countries, with the purpose of reflecting on ethical-social and legal issues posed by bio-scientific advances and the challenges ...
Stanley Melissa - - 2010
Date written: November 2008 Final submission: March 2009.
Weber Bryce - - 2009
Postmortem sperm retrieval has been used worldwide. Following retrieval, sperm can then be used (usually by the surviving partner) to produce a child related to the now-deceased male. This paper describes a request for postmortem sperm retrieval made by the family of a man who had suffered trauma leading to ...
Singh M - - 2007
Objective: To see whether advocacy for abortion law and comprehensive abortion care (CAC) sites after legalization of abortion in Nepal is adequate among educated people (above school leaving certificate). Method: 150 participants were assigned randomly who agreed to be in the survey and were given structured questionnaires to find out ...
Klaus A - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Duncan W D - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Field D P - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Peng Y - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Hue F - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
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