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- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
Munoz Bridget B School of Social Work, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, USA Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, - - 2014
A major barrier to African American hospice utilization is the lack of African American hospice professionals. This qualitative study with 10 female African American social work students in a Midwestern university explored whether the participants were interested in hospice employment. Results provided information about reasons for the overall lack of ...
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
Challand Rodeina R a Rodeina Challand, Executive Director, Biosimilars Development - Scientific Affairs, PRA Health Sciences , 500 South Oak Way, Green Park Reading, Berkshire RG2 6AD - - 2014
Abstract Recent progress in biosimilars development is overviewed, with attention to the history of issues and processes leading to current regulations, and to scientific considerations, including progress on design and operational implementation issues that arise and are peculiar to biosimilars trial design and implementation.
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
Rettig Richard R Einstein Medical - - 2014
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Bartholdson Cecilia C Author Affiliation: Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, - - 2014
The treatment for pediatric cancer is often physically, socially, and psychologically demanding and often gives rise to ethical issues. The purpose of this study was to describe healthcare professionals' experiences of ethical issues and ways to deal with these when caring for children with cancer. A study-specific questionnaire was given ...
Theman Todd A TA Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Research abstracts presented during the proceedings of an annual meeting are often cited and can influence clinical practice. Prior studies show that roughly 50% of abstracts at American Society for Surgery of the Hand meetings are eventually published. Yet, it is unknown how often the results or conclusions of published ...
Narayanaswami Pushpa P Department of Neurology (PN), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Center for Health Policy (DS, BL, MS), American Academy of Neurology, Minneapolis, MN; Southern New England Neurology (ECJ), Bristol, RI; UPP Department of Neurology-Shadyside (NAB), Pittsburgh, PA; Rush University Medical Center (CLC), Chicago, IL; University of Utah (SMP), Salt Lake City; Geisinger Medical Center (JPH), Danville, PA; and Department of Neurology (RCG), University of Rochester, - - 2014
This report considers the recommendations of the State Society Task Force (SSTF), which evaluated how the relationship between the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and neurologic societies of individual states can foster the care of patients with neurologic diseases. The task force also evaluated the role of state neurosociety and ...
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
Richard Reg R From the U. S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center, Fort Sam Houston, - - 2014
2013 marks the 45th anniversary of American Burn Association (ABA) annual meetings. At this significant juncture, a review of contributions of its members is appropriate to celebrate this milestone. Since the first ABA annual meeting and the initiation of the Journal of Burn Care and Research (JBCR), burn therapists, including ...
- - 2014
The abstracts below were presented as podium presentations at the 71(st) Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association from March 24(th) to 29(th), 2014. They are printed directly as they appeared in the program book.
- - 2014
Abstracts or summaries of online content are printed in every issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology in this section. The complete documents can be found on our web site, www.greenjournal.org. The specific URL for the content in this section is printed at the end of the abstract or summary.
Oduro Georgina Yaa GY a Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social Science , University of Cape Coast , Central Region , Cape Coast , - - 2014
Globally, abortion has emerged as a critical determinant of maternal morbidity and mortality. The Ghana government amended the country's abortion law in 1985 to promote safe abortion. This article discusses the findings of a qualitative study that explored the decision making experiences of 28 female abortion seekers aged between 15 ...
Kotecha Sailesh S Department of Child Health, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, - - 2014
This article has been withdrawn at the request of the author and editor. The Publisher apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The full Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal can be found at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy.
Beaudoin-Ryan Leanne L Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, - - 2014
Stem-cell research. Euthanasia. Personhood. Marriage equality. School shootings. Gun control. Death penalty. Ethical dilemmas regularly spark fierce debate about the underlying moral fabric of societies. How do we prepare today's children to be fully informed and thoughtful citizens, capable of moral and ethical decisions? Current approaches to moral education are ...
Lench Heather C HC Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, - - 2014
Belief in moral luck is represented in judgements that offenders should be held accountable for intent to cause harm as well as whether or not harm occurred. Scores on a measure of moral luck beliefs predicted judgements of offenders who varied in intent and the outcomes of their actions, although ...
Shaw Dorothy D British Columbia Women's Hospital and Health Centre, Vancouver, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
The origins of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Initiative for the Prevention of Unsafe Abortion and its Consequences began in 1969 when a young British medical student encountered a young woman in Canada with complications of unsafe abortion. Through evolving understanding of the context of women's lives, ...
Blair Daniel A DA dblair@samford.edu , Drug Information Specialty Resident, McWhorter School of Pharmacy; (corresponding author), pjhughes@samford.edu , Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, McWhorter School of Pharmacy; twwoole@samford.edu , Professor of Statistics, Brock School of Business; Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL - - 2014
The purpose of this research was to determine the proportion of abstracts in pharmacy journals that are prepared according to the CONsolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) criteria for abstracts. Certain abstracts for randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) indexed in PubMed were eligible for inclusion, with the primary endpoint being ...
Shah Keyur B KB aDivision of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University bDepartment of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia cBrigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) devices are 'life-sustaining devices' placed as a bridge to decision, either recovery, transplantation or a lifetime tether with the device. Cardiogenic shock may compromise patient autonomy, or the right for an individual patient to determine his own care. This review addresses an ethical dilemma in the ...
Myers Lee A LA University of Southern California LAC + USC Medical Center, 1200 N. State Street, Room D&T 3D321, Los Angeles, CA, 90033-1029, USA, - - 2014
The American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course offered dedicated learning sessions, oral presentations, and digital exhibits on a broad spectrum of topics in emergency radiology, including traumatic and nontraumatic emergencies, quality, communication, education, and technology. This article highlights the scientific and educational abstracts ...
George R T RT Magill Department of Anaesthesia, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Studies of the optimal treatment of accidental dural puncture occurring during epidural insertion in labour are difficult for practical reasons and because of the ethical issues around seeking consent. In a recent study of accidental dural puncture, participants were assigned to one of two treatment groups and only informed about ...
Faull Christina C LOROS Hospice care for Leicester, Leicestershire and - - 2014
Little is known about the withdrawal of NIV at the request of a patient. The NICE guidance on the use of NIV in MND (2010) identifies the lack of any clarity in how this process should be managed. NICE specifically suggests interviewing the professionals involved as a focus of research. ...
Engel Lee S LS Chair, Louisiana Associates Liaison - - 2014
Each year medical students in Louisiana and residents from the eight Internal Medicine training programs in Louisiana are invited to submit abstracts for the annual Louisiana American College of Physicians (ACP) Associates Meeting. The content of these abstracts includes clinical case vignettes or research activities. The abstracts have all identifying ...
- - 2014
Defra minister, George Eustice, assured the BVA that he understands the importance of getting the tendering process for OV work right, when he met with the Officer team in January to discuss a number of current issues.
Rabinovici Reuven R From the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (R.R.), Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (S.G.), Chicago, Illinois; and Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns (R.C.), UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, - - 2014
Major trauma-related clinical and basic science innovations have been presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) annual meetings since its establishment in 1938. Thus, an analysis of all podium presentations was performed to identify historical and current trends in trauma surgery. All abstract books of the annual ...
Bruce Courtenay R - - 2014
The use of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) devices has increased sixfold since 2006. Although there is an established legal and ethical consensus that patients have the right to withdraw and withhold life-sustaining interventions when burdens exceed benefits, this consensus arose prior to the widespread use of MCS technology and is ...
van der Dam Sandra S Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Caphri, Maastricht University, The - - 2014
Clinical ethics support mechanisms in healthcare are increasing but little is known about the specific developments in elderly care. The aim of this paper is to present a systematic literature review on the characteristics of existing ethics support mechanisms in institutional elderly care. A review was performed in three electronic ...
Cochran Amalia A Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Electronic address: - - 2014
Social media is a cornerstone of modern society and its use in health care has rapidly expanded in recent years. "Live Tweeting" of professional meetings is a growing way for participants to communicate with peers. The goal of this study was to analyze the initial experience with implementation of a ...
Rabe Barry G - - 2014
Intergovernmental responsibility for policy development for shale gas is concentrated primarily at the state level, given a series of statutory and political constraints on potential federal engagement. This opens the question of how a large subset of American states might craft shale policies, amid competing views on the commitment of ...
Abbasi Mahmoud M Department of Medical Ethics, School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. - - 2014
Abortion traditionally means, "to miscarry" and is still known as a problem which societies has been trying to reduce its rate by using legal means. Despite the pregnant women and fetuses have being historically supported; abortion was firstly criminalized in 1926 in Iran, 20 years after establishment of modern legal ...
McCormack Wayne T - - 2014
Common practices for responsible conduct of research (RCR) instruction have recently been shown to have no positive impact on and possibly to undermine ethical decision-making (EDM). We show that a team-based learning (TBL) RCR curriculum results in some gains in decision ethicality, the use of more helpful metacognitive reasoning strategies ...
Medeiros Kelsey E KE a Department of Psychology , The University of Oklahoma , Norman , Oklahoma , - - 2014
Over the years, cognitive biases have been examined throughout the decision-making literature, but little work has investigated the cognitive biases operating in ethical decision making. The present effort explores a taxonomy of biases through interviews with university faculty members. Additionally, this study identifies the psychological processes giving rise to these ...
Ellis Mark M University of - - 2014
In the 1990s, the immigrant population in the United States dispersed to non-traditional settlement locations (what have become known as "new immigrant destinations"). This paper examines whether the allure of new destinations persisted in the 2000s with a particular focus on the internal migration of the foreign born during the ...
Casadevall Arturo - - 2014
ABSTRACT We investigated the hypothesis that the gender of conveners at scientific meetings influenced the gender distribution of invited speakers. Analysis of 460 symposia involving 1,845 speakers in two large meetings sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology revealed that having at least one woman member of the convening team ...
Kuyare S S - - 2014
Background: Some investigators on receiving queries from Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC), either leave the queries unanswered or withdraw their studies. The present study was conducted to assess the queries raised by two IECs after reviewing studies that were not initiated and to identify reasons for the same. Clinical Trials Registry-India ...
- - 2014
These abstracts are presented here as prepared by the authors. The accuracy and content of each abstract remain the responsibility of the authors. In the identification number above each abstract, OPL designates an Orthopaedic Section platform presentation. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014;44(1):A20-A46. doi:10.2519/jospt.2014.44.1.A20.
Bordeianu Constantin-Dan CD Emergency Hospital Ploiesti, Prahova, - - 2014
To critically analyze the 2008 European Glaucoma Society classification of glaucomas, in order to reveal its advantages and shortcomings. The paper tries to determine the extent to which this classification is clear (being based on a coherent and consistently followed set of criteria), is comprehensive (framing all forms of glaucoma), ...
- - 2014
These abstracts are presented here as prepared by the authors. The accuracy and content of each abstract remain the responsibility of the authors. In the identification number above each abstract, SPO designates a Sports Physical Therapy Section poster presentation. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014;44(1):A159-A191. doi:10.2519/jospt.2014.44.1.A159.
Pierce Anne R AR Care of Department of Sociology (Attn: Jonathan Imber), Wellesley College, Pendleton East, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 - - 2014
Looking at Egypt before, during and after the Arab Spring, this paper examines the intersection of Christian Copts, the Muslim Brotherhood, the Egyptian army, moderate Muslims and secular groups. In turn, it examines the Obama administration's policies toward Egypt. It discloses the surprising finding that the only consistent aspect of ...
Márquez Juan J Laboratorio de Sistemática Animal, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, ICBI-UAEH, Carretera Pachuca-Tulancingo, km 4.5, Ciudad del Conocimiento, Col. Carboneras, Mineral de la Reforma, 42184 Hidalgo, Mexico.; Email: - - 2014
Márquez & Asiain (2010) described three new species of the Philonthus furvus species group: P. navarretei and P. pollens from Mexico, and P. rufotibialis from Mexico and Guatemala. They also provided new state and locality records for P. hoegei, P. testaceipennis and P. yaqui, as well as a key for ...
Kim Hyun Soo - - 2013
This erratum is being published to correct a date error in the abstract of the paper by Kim et al. The Date of 'December 2013' should read 'December 2012' in the abstract (line 4) at Page 1641. The corrected version of this article is available in the Archive (http://jmb.or.kr).
- - 2013
While some in the profession are concerned about a possible 'overproduction' of vets, others argue that more might be needed to help meet current and future challenges. A debate at this year's BVA Congress tackled the question of how many vets are required, while considering how their unique skills might ...
Sandler Ronald R Department of Philosophy, Northeastern University, 371 Holmes Hall, Boston, MA, 02115-5000, U.S.A.. - - 2013
There now appears to be a plausible pathway for reviving species that have been extinct for several decades, centuries, or even millennia. I conducted an ethical analysis of de-extinction of long extinct species. I assessed several possible ethical considerations in favor of pursuing de-extinction: that it is a matter of ...
Johnson Shara M SM a Department of Psychology , Sam Houston State University , Huntsville , Texas , - - 2013
Physician assisted suicide (PAS) poses complex legal and ethical dilemmas for practicing psychologists. Since the passage of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act in 1997, Montana and Washington have passed similar legislation. Despite the law requiring competence evaluations by medical and psychological professionals, existing psycholegal literature inadequately addresses the role ...
Hackett Patrick J PJ Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, - - 2013
Only 20.5% to 61.6% of abstracts presented at biomedical meetings are subsequently published as full-length articles. The aim of this study was to analyze the abstract-to-publication rate of International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) meeting abstracts. Abstracts presented at 5 consecutive annual ILTS meetings (2004-2008) were included to ensure a minimum ...
Card Robert F RF State University of New York, Department of Philosophy, Oswego, NY, USA; University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Rochester, NY, - - 2013
"Emergency contraception" case law from the state of Washington is reviewed and analyzed. Important legal, social policy, and professional ethical questions are considered with focus on professional and institutional conscientious objection to participating in this therapy.
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