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Arif Zeba Z RCN forensic nursing - - 2014
'You have two sons and yet you live alone!' My sister in law stared at me with a mixture of incredulity and pity.
Mani Shaila K SK Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, - - 2014
This special issue of Journal of Neuroendocrinology comprises of 5 review articles, centered on the theme of neuroendocrine regulation of homeostasis, and provides a snapshot of the sessions at the 2013 International Workshop in Neuroendocrinology (IWNE). The workshop was held in Santa Clara Resort, in the town of Dourado, São ...
Rees Lesley L Renal Office, Department of Nephrology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, - - 2014
In this issue of Kidney International, van Stralen et al. have analyzed four registries to look at outcomes over up to 5 years of neonates who commenced chronic dialysis. The work provides valuable data that will help pediatric teams to counsel families with such newborns. This Commentary addresses the dilemmas ...
Strong Vivian E VE Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, H-1217, New York, NY, 10065, USA, - - 2014
Ethical considerations relevant to the implementation of new surgical technologies and techniques are explored and discussed in practical terms in this statement, including (1) How is the safety of a new technology or technique ensured?; (2) What are the timing and process by which a new technology or technique is ...
Walshaw Martin M Adult CF Clinic Director, The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Drive, Liverpool, L14 3PE. Electronic address: - - 2014
This is a personal selection of papers that were presented at the 27th North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference held in Salt Lake City in October 2013. The papers discussed in this review are thought to be of particular interest to CF caregivers in the UK.
Lahey Joanna N JN Bush School, Texas A&M University, Mailstop 4220, College Station, TX, 77845, USA, - - 2014
Using nineteenth century legal information combined with census information, I examine the effect of state laws that restricted American women's access to abortion on the ratio of children to women. I estimate an increase in the birthrate of 4 % to 12 % when abortion is restricted. In the absence ...
Aebersold Ruedi R University of Michigan - Center for Computational, Medicine and Bioinformatics, 100 Washtenaw Avenue, Room 2065B, Palmer Commons, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109-2218, - - 2014
At the 12(th) Annual HUPO World Congress of Proteomics in Japan, the Human Proteome Project presented 16 scientific workshop sessions. Here we summarize highlights of 9 workshops from the Biology and Disease-driven HPP (B/D-HPP) teams and 3 from the HPP Resource Pillars. Highlights of the 3 Chromosome-centric HPP sessions appeared ...
Oren Aharon A Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, - - 2014
A proposal is submitted to the ICSP to change the wording of General Consideration 5 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes (ICNP), deleting the words Schizophycetes, Cyanophyceae and Cyanobacteria from the groups of organisms whose nomenclature is covered by the Code. It is further proposed to change the ...
Harada Kouji K Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, 1-1 Hibarigaoka, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi, Aichi 441-8580, Japan. - - 2014
Since the previous special issue: State-of-the-Art Sensor Technology in Japan in 2008, which collected papers on sensing technology for monitoring of humans and the environment, we have experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami on 11 March 2011. This special issue, while aiming in the same direction, focuses on technologies ...
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Presents brief reports of the annual meetings of APA's regional associations. The following associations are covered: (1) Eastern Psychological Association (84th annual meeting), (2) Midwestern Psychological Association (85th annual meeting), (3) New England Psychological Association (53rd annual meeting), (4) Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (83rd annual meeting), (5) Southeastern Psychological Association ...
MacKenzie C Ronald CR Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New - - 2013
Despite the frequency of ethical issues arising in patient care, ethical discourse in the rheumatology literature is negligible. To better understand the scope of ethical problems occurring in our specialty, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest surveyed ACR members. Specific objectives of the ...
Wada Hideo - - 2013
We are happy to respond to the important comments from Dr. Iba [1] and have an opportunity to explain further how to apply our guidance for the management of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)/ Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) guidance [2] has been ...
Suvarna Viraj - - 2013
The articles describes some highlights of the Pharmacovigilance Symposium held during Annual conference.
Hinz Boris - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society, Athens, Greece, October 4 to 5, 2012 informed about pathophysiological mechanisms in tissue repair and on the development of clinical treatments of chronic wounds, fibrosis, and cancer, considering recent advances in molecular biology and biotechnology.
Pope Thaddeus Mason - - 2013
This issue's "legal briefing" column covers recent legal developments involving the Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA). Enacted in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's Cruzan decision in 1990, the PSDA remains a seminal event in the development of U.S. bioethics public policy, but the PSDA has long been criticized as ...
Tomizawa Yasuko - - 2012
Japan lags behind other industrialized nations in terms of gender equality. To improve the work environment for surgeons, the opinions of female surgeons must be respected. The Committee on Women Surgeons of the Japan Surgical Society (JSS) conducted two surveys 3 years apart of the numbers of female councilors and directors ...
Taylor Jen - - 2011
The Cardiology Society of Serbia is at the centre of the country's progress in cardiovascular disease.
Jones D Gareth DG Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. - - 2012
The use of unclaimed bodies has been one of the distinguishing features of the anatomy profession since the passing of nineteenth century legislation aimed at solving the problem of grave robbing. Only in more recent years has the use of bequeathed bodies supplanted dependence upon unclaimed bodies in many (but ...
Bolt Sophie - - 2011
Anatomical professionals know better than anyone else that donated bodies are a valuable asset to anatomical science and medical education. They highly value voluntary donations, since a dearth of bodies negatively affects their profession. With this in mind, we conducted a survey (n = 54) at the 171st scientific meeting ...
Reed Joan R - - 2011
Radiologic technology students learn ethical theory, ethical principles and the Code of Ethics. However, over time, the concepts may fade from the radiologic technologist's memory. Periodic review of the ethical concepts and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Standards of Ethics are important to maintain a clear understanding of ethical ...
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Presents a list of the officers, boards, committees, and representatives of the American Psychological Association for 2011, including: 2011 Council of Representatives; Boards and Committees Reporting Directly to the Council of Representatives; Standing Boards and Committees; Continuing Committees; Ad Hoc Committees and Task Forces; Other Organizations of Interest to APA ...
Eber E - - 2011
The aim of this update is to describe the paediatric highlights from the 2010 European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Abstracts from the seven groups of the Paediatric Assembly (Respiratory physiology, Asthma and allergy, Cystic fibrosis, Respiratory infection and immunology, Neonatology and paediatric intensive care, Respiratory epidemiology and ...
Gupta Kalpana - - 2011
A Panel of International Experts was convened by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in collaboration with the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) to update the 1999 Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines by the IDSA. Co-sponsoring organizations include the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American ...
Gupta Kalpana - - 2011
A Panel of International Experts was convened by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in collaboration with the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) to update the 1999 Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines by the IDSA. Co-sponsoring organizations include the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American ...
Bennett Betsy D - - 2011
The American Board of Pathology continues to update the certification process to ensure that all candidates have appropriate training and credentials and meet the competency requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The maintenance of certification process, instituted in 2006, has gone through 2 reporting cycles; and the ...
Oliva-Hemker Maria - - 2011
The 24th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition provided a comprehensive overview of pediatric digestive diseases. The meeting and its adjunct events, including a postgraduate course and 1-day symposium, enabled a diverse group of physicians, trainees and nurses to have the opportunity to ...
Thomas Roger K - - 2011
In 1939, a psychologist could become a member of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SSPP) automatically with the endorsement of two members, payment of dues, and membership in the American Psychological Association (APA). Non-APA members with endorsements and payment of dues had to be voted in by the ...
Schlechte Janet A - - 2011
This manuscript is based on an invited lecture entitled "The Year in Pituitary," presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society in San Diego, California, on June 21, 2010. The purpose of the lecture was to highlight new or evolving issues in the management of pituitary disease. Papers ...
Zagra Luigi - - 2010
Dear Member of EHS, dear Colleague, I would like to thank you for the confidence placed in me appointing me as the new President of our Society. It is a great honour for me and I hope to help our Society grow during the next two years. I have already ...
Rizzo J Douglas - - 2010
This guideline update addresses two clinical questions: (1) What are the defining features of patients with a malignancy who are appropriate candidates for ESA treatment? (2) For patients who are appropriate candidates for treatment with ESAs, what are the optimal approaches to ESA therapy?
Hackmyer Steven P - - 2010
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry sponsored the Pediatric Restorative Dentistry Consensus Conference in 2002. This paper will review the consensus statements that were issued as a result of the conference. Since the conference there have been advances in procedures, materials, and techniques that need to be considered in terms ...
Schoenl William - - 2010
Over the last several decades historians have shown that the eugenics movement appealed to an extraordinarily wide constituency. Far from being the brainchild of the members of any one particular political ideology, eugenics made sense to a diverse range of Americans and was promoted by professionals ranging from geneticists and ...
He Peisen - - 2009
During the past year, an economic crisis has affected economies and life styles throughout the world. However, the three largest transnational tobacco companies - Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco - showed excellent returns during this period, reflecting more widespread indirect exposure to smoking.
Desalle Rob - - 2007
In order to address this subject further and to assess progress in the examination of animal origins and transitions, an international group of scientists was convened at the Society for Comparative Biology meeting in January 2007.
Gold Steven N - - 2006
Reviews the book, The Theater of Trauma: American Modernist Drama and the Psychological Struggle for the American Mind, 1900-1930 by Michael Cotsell (2005). For most of the 20th century, psychoanalytic theory and its myriad offshoots so pervasively influenced literary criticism in the United States that for many it is difficult ...
Silverman Ed - - 2004
Biotech healthcare is going through what every other emerging scientific discipline experiences - the challenge of defining its ethical boundaries. Research, costs, and privacy issues spawn concerns that third-party payers, employers, providers, and policy makers will face for years to come.
Rubinstein R L RL Behavioral Research Department, Philadelphia Geriatric Center, 5301 Old York Road, 19141, Philadelphia, PA, - - 1986
Social integration of the elderly is a key analytical concept in both Western social and cross-cultural gerontology. While generally understood to describe the fit between the elderly and society in industrial nations, this construct should have utility for Third World societies as well. I argue that the concept is useful ...
Varshney J L - - 1981
Aspergillus fumigatus Fries, acolumnaris Rai et al. (1) has been raised to a distinct epithet and four different varieties of A. fumigatus (1--2 & 6) viz. A. fumigatus Fries. var. albus Rai et al., A. fumigatus Fries. var. grisei-brunneus Rai and Singh, A. fumigatus Fries. mut. helvola Yuill and A. ...
Daynes G - - 1974
The abdominal skin and underlying fatty tissues of babies developing severe gastroenteritis occasionally feel somewhat like a piece of perished rubber. Evidence for this being an important sign indicating a seriously ill baby is given; attention is drawn to the possible value of corticosteroids in the treatment of cases where ...
Davies D - - 1974
The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council has reaffirmed the view that simple pneumoconiosis does not produce disability or shorten life. This is often true but, without overlooking the importance of chronic bronchitis, such conclusions are wrong in many instances.Chronic bronchitis is probably commoner in miners without pneumoconiosis than in those with ...
Beard T C - - 1973
A century ago Iceland had the highest prevalence of human hydatid disease ever recorded anywhere. Since 1864 the disease has been gradually controlled, and today there is less than one new case per decade. The sheep population of about one million, over 95% of which is subject to inspection at ...
Rosenthall L - - 1971
Radiopertechnetate renography merits consideration as another intravenous screening procedure for renovascular hypertension. Thus far in our experience it has yielded fewer falsely negative results than the radiohippurate renogram, and it takes less than one minute to complete. Applications of this method to the assessment of renal perfusion in other renal ...
This fact sheet, issued in July 2005 and one of a series from the Alzheimer's Society intended for patients and carers, explains briefly the causes of vascular dementia (one of the commonest forms of which is stroke), its types, symptoms and development, diagnosis and treatment.
This fact sheet issued in August 2003 is one of a series from the Alzheimer's Society intended for patients and carers. It explains what Lewy bodies are, and describes briefly the symptoms, causes and treatment of dementia with Lewy bodies.
BARRON L R - - 1964
The results of x-ray pelvimetry performed on 66 pregnant women, with a view to predicting the outcome of pregnancy, were reviewed. It was concluded that such pelvimetry was most valuable in cases in which it indicated a normal pelvis or gross bony disproportion. It was least effective in those with ...
DAVIS D H - - 1953
The history of plague in Africa during the period 1935-49 is reviewed. Much of the information derives from a questionnaire sent to all African territories in 1950. The annual incidence of plague in Africa declined, particularly from 1946 onwards. In 1949, under 400 cases were reported, as compared with over ...
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