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May Douglas R - - 2014
This research meaningfully connects the literatures on identification and business ethics by proposing the new construct of moral identification. Moral identification is defined here as the perception of oneness or belongingness associated with an organization that exhibits ethical traits (e.g., care, kindness, and compassion), which also involves a deliberate concern ...
Smith Wally R WR Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Principal Investigator for the VCU Basic and Translational Research Program in Sickle Cell Disease at the VCU Sickle Cell Disease Outcomes Research Center, SCD Clinical Research - - 2014
This article explores the ethical principles of prescribing in Sickle Cell Disease. The first two sections of the article provide detailed scientific justification for the last section of the manuscript, which explores and discusses the ethical principles.
Mazzarella Luca L European Institute of Oncology, Milan 20141, - - 2014
The 55th annual ASH meeting was held in pleasant New Orleans and was the largest in its history, with 22,495 participants coming from 113 nations. A 'bench-to-bedside and back' attitude characterises haematology probably more than any other discipline in medicine and, as usual, this was reflected in the extremely wide ...
Ellis Shawn Dp SD Department of Medicine, University College London, London, - - 2013
Milano Congressi, Milan, Italy 22-27 August 2013 The International Congress of Immunology is the largest congregation of immunologists and meets every three years. This year, the congress was held in Milan and included talks on both basic and translational aspects of immunology. Talks on the field of regulatory T cell ...
Brown W Virgil WV Emory University School of Medicine, 3208 Habersham Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
During the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in November 2014, this Editor had the opportunity to interview Dr. Scott Grundy regarding the new recommendations for guideline development that was issued by the International Atherosclerosis Society. (The full document is published in this issue of the journal). In developing this report, ...
Burdine Rebecca D RD Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544, - - 2013
The satellite symposium on 'Making and breaking the left-right axis: implications of laterality in development and disease' was held in June 2013 in conjunction with the 17th International Society for Developmental Biology meeting in Cancún, Mexico. As we summarize here, leaders in the field gathered at the symposium to discuss ...
Kromberg Jennifer G R JG Division of Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa. - - 2013
The practice of genetic counselling gives rise to many ethical dilemmas, and counsellors need to be familiar with the principles of biomedical ethics. The primary principles include respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice. A case of identical twins at 50% risk for Huntington's disease, in which only one twin ...
Lowe Robert - - 2013
The Illumina's Infinium HumanMethylation450 platform for DNA methylome analysis has become a popular choice for large-scale studies as an extension of the previous hugely popular HumanMethylation27 BeadChip. After the success of last year's meeting ( 1) discussing the initial analysis of this then new platform, this year's meeting (held at ...
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In this Journal in 1972, 100 leaders in obstetrics and gynecology published a compelling statement that recognized the legalization of abortion in several states and anticipated the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v Wade. They projected the numbers of legal abortions that likely would be required by women in ...
Karlsrud John - - 2013
This paper looks at the three-way relationship between the Government of Chad, humanitarians, and the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) from 2004 until June 2011. Chad was never comfortable with the international presence of either humanitarians or peacekeepers and asserted its sovereignty increasingly during ...
Palmer Biff F - - 2013
Presentation of the Nephrology Quiz and Questionnaire has become an annual tradition at the meetings of the American Society of Nephrology. It is a very popular session judged by consistently large attendance. Members of the audience test their knowledge and judgment on a series of case-oriented questions prepared and discussed ...
Mehrotra Rajnish R Kidney Research Institute and Harborview Medical Center, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA. - - 2013
Presentation of the Nephrology Quiz and Questionnaire has become an annual tradition at the meetings of the American Society of Nephrology. It is a very popular session judged by consistently large attendance. Members of the audience test their knowledge and judgment on a series of case-oriented questions prepared and discussed ...
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New governance arrangements, including an operational board Chief executive's update on recent progress Requirement on vets to disclose convictions These were among matters discussed by the RCVS Council at its meeting on March 7. The RCVS President, Jacqui Molyneux, chaired the meeting, which was held at Belgravia House, London SW1P.
Nezafati Kaveh A - - 2013
The American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) is the principal organization representing the subspecialty of contact dermatitis in the United States. The aim of this study was to characterize ACDS members with respect to demographic characteristics, patch-test practices, and sentiments regarding the Society and its journal Dermatitis. We conducted cross-sectional postal ...
Roth Kevin A - - 2013
This article closes out the AJP Centennial Project, which highlighted the contributions of The American Journal of Pathology in the 100 years since formation of the American Society for Investigative Pathology.
Shabana Ayman - - 2013
Islamic religious norms are important for Islamic bioethical deliberations. In Muslim societies religious and cultural norms are sometimes confused but only the former are considered inviolable. I argue that respect for Islamic religious norms is essential for the legitimacy of bioethical standards in the Muslim context. I attribute the legitimating ...
Makowska Katarzyna Anna KA School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, - - 2013
The 7th Abercrombie Meeting took place in Oxford this past summer. It was organized by The Royal Microscopical Society with the support of The British Society for Cell Biology. Michael Abercrombie was a pioneer in the field of investigating cell behavior using time-lapse microscopy. The meeting was focused on "multi-dimensional ...
Gersons Berthold P R - - 2013
The development of traumatic stress studies during the past decades has much profited from professionals from the United States and from Europe. However, these professional societies, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS) still struggle to find an equal common pathway. ...
Mittelstadt Brent - - 2013
The chapter undertakes a comparison of different approaches to the ethical assessment of novel technologies by looking at two recent research projects. ETICA was a FP7 sister project to PHM-Ethics, responsible for identification and ethical evaluation of information and communication technologies emerging in the next 10-15 years. The aims, methods, ...
Cochrane Thomas I - - 2013
The ethics of decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining therapies are reviewed. Special attention is paid to the ethical and moral distinctions - or lack thereof - between withholding and withdrawing. The ethical principles informing decisions to forgo life-sustaining therapy are covered, along with the difficulty of making such decisions ...
Rogers Jamison E JE Alpert Medical School, The Coro Center, Suite 2.030, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903. - - 2013
Juveniles, like adults, should be afforded the right to raise an insanity defense. In this commentary on the article by Morse and Bonnie on the abolition of the insanity defense, we explain why so few juveniles across the United States are granted access to the insanity defense and the reasons ...
Cameron L C - - 2013
I was invited to write this essay on the occasion of my selection as the recipient of the 2012 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). Receiving this award is an enormous honor. When I read the email announcement for the ...
Kaufert Joseph - - 2012
Objective: The objectives of this article are, first, to document a unique process of research knowledge translation (KT), which the authors describe as the creation of "ethical safe space," and, second, to document the narratives of forum participants and describe their interaction in a dialogue about vulnerability, the authority of ...
Kato Kazuto - - 2012
Alongside the scientific barriers to the clinical translation of stem cell research are ethical and regulatory hurdles. Some of these challenges described by the Ethics and Public Policy Committee at the ISSCR Tenth Annual Meeting are presented here.
Helliwell Philip S - - 2012
The Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) established the GRAPPA Composite Exercise (GRACE) to compare existing and emerging composite disease activity and responder measures. At the GRAPPA 2010 annual meeting, initial results from this project were presented, and voting on available measures took place. At ...
Segal Nancy L - - 2012
Selected highlights from the 14th International Congress on Twin Studies, set in Florence, Italy in April 2012, are presented. This meeting, which traditionally occurred every three years, is now being held every two years. Reviews of research on the topics of stress and aging (telomere erosion), the genetics of MZ ...
Bridgewater Ben - - 2012
Loudspeakers are not only heard but often seen. A sound system's loudspeakers must be designed to meet the visual expectations of the architect, performers, and owners. A good designer can meet the audio requirements while not offending the architecture of the space. A case study of hidden, obvious, and ugly ...
Robinson John D - - 2012
Circumcision is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on males in the United States. Ethical considerations of the procedure have been considered for many years and, recently, research on the topic has shed more light on the debate. The purpose of this study was to review the history ...
Ngwena Charles G - - 2012
Women in the African region are overburdened with unsafe abortion. Abortion regimes that fail to translate any given abortion rights into tangible access are partly to blame. Historically, African abortion laws have been highly restrictive. However, the post-independence era has witnessed a change toward liberalizing abortion law, even if incremental ...
Poller L - - 2012
Dr AMHP van den Besselaar has been an active member of the European Concerted Action on Anticoagulation and European Action on Anticoagulation since its inception and made important contributions. Present minor disagreements should not therefore be regarded as fundamental differences. He slightly misquotes one report in which he was a ...
Aitken Michael J - - 2012
Only a very few American opticians (optometrists) wrote textbooks or manuals before the end of the 19th century. The important hand-book by William Bohne has already been excellently covered by David Goss but three others appear to have been largely unnoticed. These are manuals by Walter Alden, August Morck and ...
Reichert William M - - 2012
This article provides the transcript for the Panel on Developing a Biomaterials Curriculum held at the 2011 annual meeting of the Society for Biomaterials in Orlando, FL. The panelists were Thomas R. Harris of Vanderbilt University, Jack Lemons of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, Antonios G. Mikos of Rice University, ...
Relyea-Chew Annemarie - - 2011
This paper reviews the CMS coverage with evidence development policy, its manner of implementation, and key ethical issues raised by the policy. The author describes ethical considerations and issues associated with the process of coverage with evidence development for generating evidence for novel or emerging technologies.
Israelsson Magnus - - 2011
Aims: The study explores the existence and types of law on compulsory commitment to care (CCC) of adult substance misusers in Europe and how such laws are related to variations in demographics, alcohol consumption and epidemiology in misuse of opiates, cocaine, amphetamines, temperance culture heritage, health and welfare expenditure, and ...
Farshid Mahmood - - 2011
CONFERENCE PROCEEDING Proceedings of the PDA/FDA Adventitious Viruses in Biologics: Detection and Mitigation Strategies Workshop in Bethesda, MD, USA; December 1-3, 2010 Guest Editors: Arifa Khan (Bethesda, MD), Patricia Hughes (Bethesda, MD) and Michael Wiebe (San Francisco, CA).
Hadden O Bruce - - 2011
Links between Australian and New Zealand ophthalmology began with peripatetic surgeons who worked in both countries. Links continued with the Inter-colonial Medical Congresses which began in 1887. Ophthalmologists from both countries were involved in the founding of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1927. There were combined meetings of ...
Sedgh Gilda - - 2011
Periodic assessments of abortion incidence are essential for monitoring trends in unintended pregnancy and gaps in contraceptive services and use. Statistics and estimates of legal induced abortions in 2008 were compiled for 64 of the 77 countries in which legal abortion is generally available; the 64 are home to 98% ...
Auer Jörg A - - 2011
The first meeting leading to the formation of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) was held August 30/31, 1990 in Lenzburg, Switzerland. Specialists in small animal and large animal surgery from practice and academicians from many European countries were invited. The constitution was developed based on that of the ...
Merkely Béla - - 2011
The authors discuss cardiology and their Society in this small central European country.
Staines Henry M HM Centre for Infection and Immunology, Division of Clinical Sciences, St George's, University of London, London, SW170RE, UK. - - 2011
The 49th Annual Spring Meeting of the British Society of Parasitology was held at Nottingham University, UK, on 11-14 April 2011. Although a meeting of a national parasitological society, the meeting attracted approximately 375 delegates from 30 countries worldwide. Of the various themes at this meeting, two were focused on ...
Sedgh Gilda - - 2011
Periodic assessments of abortion incidence are essential for monitoring trends in unintended pregnancy and gaps in contraceptive services and use. Statistics and estimates of legal induced abortions in 2008 were compiled for 64 of the 77 countries in which legal abortion is generally available; these 64 are home to 98% ...
Aita Kaoruko - - 2011
The revised Organ Transplant Law in Japan that took effect in July 2010 allows organ procurement from brain-dead individuals, including children, only with family consent. The amended law also allows individuals to prioritize family members to receive their donated organs after death. This policy differs from the prioritization policy in ...
Josso N - - 2011
Disorders of sex development arise in parts of the world with different socio-economic and cultural characteristics. We wished to determine the regional variations in the management of these conditions. A questionnaire was e-mailed to the 650 members of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE), an international society with a ...
Tamaki Emi - - 2011
Is immigrant groups' assimilation to host society at odds with their engagement with the country of ancestral origin? This study divides the concept of assimilation into socioeconomic resources and attachment to host society, and argues that assimilation and transnational perspectives are coexisting paradigms. Analyses using the nationally representative samples of ...
Harland Malte M - - 2011
IA comprehensive purchase examination is expected by American clients intent on importing a horse from a foreign country. American veterinarians may be involved in performing purchase examinations in foreign countries or, more often, interpreting findings from foreign veterinarians for their American clients. Exportation and importation requirements for horses and semen ...
Were Martin C - - 2011
Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs) are increasingly being used in many developing countries, several of which have moved beyond isolated pilot projects to active large-scale implementation as part of their national health strategies. Despite growing enthusiasm for adopting EHRs in resource poor settings, almost no attention has been paid to ...
Poppendieck Wigand W Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Department Medical Engineering & Neuroprosthetics, 66386 St Ingbert, Germany. - - 2011
During the development of a neural prosthesis, various ethical aspects have to be considered. These range from the basic design of the prosthesis and manufacturing of the various components and the system using biocompatible materials to extensive in vitro and in vivo testing and investigations in the animal model, before ...
Omo-Aghoja L O - - 2010
Abortion continues to be a major public health issue that evokes social, political, legal, cultural and religious sentiments and debates in all societies. This is particularly so in countries with restrictive abortion laws. It is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality and morbidity. Despite variations in the legal ...
Omonzejele Peter F - - 2010
This essay is an intercultural dialogue in reproductive ethics. The paper, which argues from both developed and developing world perspectives, addresses the question of what should be done when confronted with the possibility of giving birth to a severely disabled child. The author argues that such a life should not ...
McCarty Ellen F - - 2008
The elderly are growing rapidly today as life expectancy increases. As this longevity has increased, so has the need for filial caregivers. While much has been written about caregiving stress, little has been written regarding the ethical dimensions of filial responsibility and daughter and son caregivers' perceptions of responsibility and ...
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