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Fox Michael G MG Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Virginia, 1218 Lee Street, Box 800170, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA, - - 2014
Peer-reviewed abstracts presented at the 2014 Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) annual meeting were reviewed following oral presentation. Topics felt to be of potential interest to musculoskeletal (MSK) investigators and practicing clinicians are highlighted in this compilation and analysis of the meeting. New concepts regarding MSK imaging and intervention, MSK ...
- - 2014
This document discusses the evaluation and management of varicoceles in the male partners of infertile couples, and presents the controversies and recommendations regarding this condition. This document replaces the ASRM Practice Committee document titled "Report on Varicocele and Infertility," last published in 2008, and was developed in conjunction with the ...
Hawkins C Matthew CM Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Every year, multiple open-microphone sessions are hosted at the ACR AMCLC. These sessions allow members of the College to offer opinions, experiences, and questions regarding challenges facing radiologists and the future of the profession. At the 2014 AMCLC, 3 such sessions focused, respectively, on radiology's workforce, the obstacles slowing the ...
Reddy K Vikram V Postgraduate Student, Department of Pharmacology, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences , Bangalore, India - - 2014
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS) is a condition where the patients will be mentally unstable initially and where later, with therapy, they gradually return to normalcy. As AWS comprises two stages; a mentally unstable state and a normal state of mind, the ethical and legal issues behind recruitment of these subjects ...
van Zyl Willem Heber Emile WH Department of Microbiology, University of Stellenbosch, JC Smuts Building, De Beer Street, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa. - - 2013
This Editorial introduces a special issue from the 20th International Symposium on Alcohol Fuels (ISAF 2013) on alcohol fuels enabling sustainable future development.
Canadian Expertise Research Association Fetal Alcohol - - 2013
Meeting held on September 7, 2013St. John's, Newfoundland and LabradorOrganized by the Motherisk Program of The Hospital for Sick Children and sponsored by the Brewers Association of Canada.
Lee Hae Kook - - 2012
BACKGROUND: This study (1) estimated the prevalence of alcohol and binge alcohol use among adult Asian Americans by sub-ethnicity; (2) examined alcohol drinking patterns among these subpopulations; and (3) investigated sub-ethnic differences in characteristics associated with alcohol and binge alcohol use. METHOD: Data from 8900 Asian Americans aged 18 or ...
- - 2012
Feedback on this year's BVA Congress was excellent, providing a good starting point for developing more CPD.
Eber E - - 2012
The aim of this update is to describe the paediatric highlights from the 2011 European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Abstracts from all seven groups of the Paediatric Assembly (Respiratory Physiology; Asthma and Allergy; Cystic Fibrosis; Respiratory Infection and Immunology; Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care; Respiratory Epidemiology; ...
Hackler Chris - - 2011
Alcohol use during pregnancy may have severe and lasting effects on the developing fetus. Unfortunately it is often difficult to detect and address maternal drinking, as previous articles in this series have demonstrated. The difficulty is only compounded by a number of ethical quandaries and legal concerns. Underlying most of ...
Barbosa António - - 2012
The main ethical perspective in the clinical relationship takes into consideration the vulnerability of the clinical condition before threats and risks that can undermine the integrity and dignity of the person. Psychosomatic medicine faces complex cases whose ethical problems cannot only be solved by applying top-down deontological or utilitarian approaches, ...
Chiappella Annalisa - - 2011
The 11th International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML), the main international forum devoted to basic and clinical research in lymphoid neoplasms, took place in Lugano, Switzerland, from 15 to 18 June 2011. In 2011, 3200 experts in lymphoma from 76 countries attended the meeting. ICML represents the most important forum ...
Ahluwalia Manmeet S - - 2011
A number of important studies were presented at the CNS tumors section of the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. There was particular interest in RTOG 0525, a Phase III study of newly diagnosed glioblastoma treated with different schedules of temozolomide. Prognostic factors for response, survival and chemotherapy-related ...
Cady Rebecca F - - 2011
: This column provides executive summaries of developments in legal and regulatory issues related to healthcare, lists a bibliography of pertinent healthcare law-related articles, and discusses interesting health law court decisions.
Redfern William S - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: The inaugural meeting of the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) was in 2001, soon after ICH S7A had been adopted. The 10th anniversary is an appropriate opportunity to analyse trends in the science and themes of safety pharmacology, as reflected in posters presented at the annual meetings. METHODS: The source ...
Tomoki Kihira - - 2011
It seems that the relation between human and nature is not direct, but mediated by the technology. Therefore, it seems that characteristics of the technology defines the relation. If this is true, the problem is whether new technology always makes new relation or not. In this paper I take a ...
Strech Daniel - - 2011
Background While there are many guidelines on how to make ethical decisions at the end of life, there is little evidence regarding the quality of this sort of ethical guidelines. Objectives First, this study aims to demonstrate the conceptual transferability of the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE) ...
Melmed Shlomo - - 2011
The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hyperprolactinemia. The Task Force consisted of Endocrine Society-appointed experts, a methodologist, and a medical writer. This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system to describe both the strength of ...
Gjenero-Margan I - - 2011
After information about a dengue case in Germany acquired in Croatia, health professionals and the public in Croatia were alerted to assess the situation and to enhance mosquito control, resulting in the diagnosis of a second case of autochthonous dengue fever in the same area and the detection of 15 ...
- - 2011
The following article is a summary of the American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons (2010). This article provides additional discussion of the guideline process and the differences between the current guideline and the 2001 version and includes the guidelines' recommendations, algorithm, ...
Schiff Elad - - 2011
Recently, ethical guidelines regarding safe touch in CAM were developed in Israel. Publishing ethical codes does not imply that they will actually help practitioners to meet ethical care standards. The effectiveness of ethical rules depends on familiarity with the code and its content. In addition, critical self-examination of the code ...
Guimaraes Hercilia - - 2011
The Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies, worried for the lack of unanimous guidelines in the ethical domain, propose a 10-point charter about the ethical rights of the newborns. It is complementary to other charters, such as the United Nations charter of children's rights, but it adds some specific ...
van Thiel Eric - - 2010
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is nearly invariably lethal tumor of the pleura. Significant therapeutic nihilism exists among health professionals. Recent progress has reshaped the clinical landscape in the treatment of MPM. Two European guidelines have been published, one from the task force of the European Respiratory Society and the European ...
Moysés Rosa Maria Affonso - - 2010
On November 14th, 2009, the Brazilian Society of Nephrology coordinated the Brazilian Discussion Meeting on the new KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes) guidelines. The purpose of this meeting, which was attended by 64 nephrologists, was to discuss these new guidelines from the Brazilian perspective. This meeting was supported by ...
Perevoscikovs J - - 2010
An outbreak of aseptic meningitis has been ongoing in several areas of Latgale region, in the south-eastern part of Latvia since the end of June 2010. By 9 August 2010, 114 cases had been notified. Most of the cases were registered in the city and amalgamated municipality of Daugavpils and ...
Bahadur G - - 2010
The article addresses the issue of the ethics of patenting in human embryonic stem (hES) cells. The current stance of the European Patent Office in citing moral objections to patents on hES cells and the monopolistic scope of the Wisconsin Research Alumni Fund/Geron patents granted by the United States Patent ...
Kumar Sapna - - 2009
The United States International Trade Commission has recently experienced a dramatic increase in patent infringement investigations under section sign 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. In fact, the number of patent enforcement actions submitted to the ITC has nearly doubled in the last five years. Patent holders are selecting ...
Sammer Douglas M - - 2009
Congenital hand differences affect approximately 1 in 500 persons and present unique diagnostic and classification challenges. The embryology of the hand and upper extremity is discussed, including the molecular basis for patterning of the upper limb. The Swanson/International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand classification system is described, ...
- - 2006
Is it possible that ImClone didn't do its homework on Erbitux's patents?
Young J M - - 1994
The utility of 36 presumptive determinative tests for 32 pathovars of Pseudomonas syringae was investigated. A total of 395 strains was examined. Most strains of 12 of these pathovars (Ps. syringae pv. cannabina, Ps. syr. delphinii, Ps. syr. glycinea, Ps. syr. helianthi, Ps. syr. lachrymans, Ps. syr. mori, Ps. syr. ...
Agarwal A K - - 1992
A questionnaire on ECT, tapping altitudes, opinions and usage, was mailed to all medical members of the Indian Psychiatric Society whose addresses were known; 263 (28.8%) responded. This paper, the first in a series that presents the results of the survey, provides demographic data on the respondents and covers issues ...
Varnam M A - - 1981
A descriptive survey of five weeks' psychotropic prescribing by one general practitioner is presented. Out of 1,543 total contacts, 330 had, by defined criteria, a significant psychological problem. A total of 25 different psychotropic drugs were given to 231 different patients. A number of recommendations for change are suggested to ...
Wolkove N - - 1974
This report documents a case of systemic lupus erythematosus in which the major presenting feature was pericarditis and in which the diagnosis was made after pericardiocentesis by the demonstration of typical LE cells in pericardial fluid stained with Wright's stain. Review of the literature indicates that pericarditis in lupus is ...
Buchan K A - - 1974
A retrospective study of 258 children admitted to Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow, with croup between 1966 and 1972 indicated that the viruses most frequently associated with the syndrome were parainfluenza types 1 and 3 and influenza A. Most cases were admitted in the late autumn and winter months, with a small ...
Iles P B - - 1974
A total of 43 episodes of tuberculosis lymphadenitis were treated in 32 adult patients. In 12 instances the affected lymph node was excised without any chemotherapy; there were 10 relapses. The treatment was local excision of the affected lymph nodes together with antituberculosis chemotherapy with at least two drugs in ...
Agovic, Amina
<sec><st>Legal context</st> Hundreds of millions of dollars are poured into human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research worldwide making stem-cell technology heavily reliant on patent protection. This article examines challenges posed by the (non)existence of ‘morality’ or <it>ordre public</it> clauses to patenting of human embryonic stem cells in Australia, the European ...
This patient information leaflet on osteoarthritis of the hand is produced by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). It describes clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options (both surgical and non-surgical). Also available in PDF requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Waksman S A - - 1965
About 50 polyenic antifungal antibiotics produced by actinomycetes have been isolated and described. Among these are the most effective antimonilial agents so far known. These polyenes can be classified into four broad groups depending on the number of conjugated carbon-to-carbon double bonds that are present in their chromophores. Only some ...
HAWKINS D - - 1963
Meningeal carcinomatosis without gross tumour in the substance of the brain or spinal cord has been reported rarely. Two cases observed at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, presented a bizarre clinical picture consisting of signs of meningeal irritation without fever, and psychotic behaviour. Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid revealed low ...
MILES J A - - 1960
Since the recognition that louping-ill, known for well over 100 years as an epizootic disease of sheep in Scotland, was caused by a virus transmitted by arthropods, many other arthropod-borne viruses capable of causing encephalitis in domestic animals or man have been discovered. The author reviews here the knowledge at ...
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