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Lucchini Roberto G RG Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA and University of Brescia, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The 12(th) International symposium of the Scientific Committee on Neurotoxicology and Psychophysiology, International Commission on Occupational Health was held in Cape Town, South Africa on March 24-27, 2013. Reflecting the meeting aiming to build greater focus on challenges facing working populations and communities in developing countries, the Symposium theme was ...
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BVA's head of policy, Amelia Findon, summarises the issues being discussed by the BVA's standing committees.
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Speaking directly to politicians about the issues that matter to vets is essential work for the BVA, even if it does mean travelling 200 miles to do it, writes Sally Burnell, the BVA's head of media.
McMann Conor L CL Vanderbilt University, Nashville, - - 2014
Fetal diagnosis has raised ethical issues since it was first developed in the 1940s and 1950s. Two controversial issues have predominated. First, when the techniques for prenatal diagnosis were invasive techniques, they created risks to the pregnant women. Second, prenatal diagnosis led to either prenatal treatment, which also generally had ...
Weber Klaus K 1AnaPath GmbH, Oberbuchsiten, - - 2014
This continuing education course presented at the Society of Toxicologic Pathology's 31st Annual Symposium explored and defined the many roles that toxicologic pathologists serve Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)-conducted toxicology and carcinogenicity studies.
Bliss T V P - - 2014
We summarize the reviews and research papers submitted by speakers at a discussion meeting on Synaptic Plasticity in Health and Disease held at the Royal Society, London on 2-3 December 2013, and a subsequent satellite meeting convened at the Royal Society/Kavli Centre at Chicheley Hall on 4-5 December 2013. Together, ...
Alexander Walter - - 2013
Topics include drug therapies for venous thromboembolism, hypertension, plaque regression, and the prevention of stent thrombosis.
Katanuma Akio - - 2013
Biliary stenting for unresectable malignant biliary strictures is widely accepted and is routinely done as an effective palliation therapy. However, a consensus among experts is still far from being reached on the selection of stents, placement procedures etc. In 2012, the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy reported guidelines for biliary ...
Günther Klaus-Peter - - 2013
The following recommendations are based on expert opinions of an international multidisciplinary panel endorsed by the "European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology" (EFORT), the "European Hip Society" (EHS), the German "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endoprothetik" (AE) and the "Deutsche Arthrosehilfe" (DAH).
Robson J S - - 2013
On the special occasion of the society's Golden Jubilee Conference in Cardiff, as a historical institution a short review of its own history was apposite.
Niebroj Leslaw - - 2013
Despite reluctance of a part of medical society to accept the moral and/or legal permission to euthanasia, there is seemingly a common agreement on the need to resolve the problem of excessive therapy. Several ethical concepts are used to justify decisions to withhold/withdraw such treatment. Three of them are of ...
Nicholson John - - 2013
The subject of biomaterials science concerns artificial materials used in medical devices to repair or reconstruct natural human tissue damaged by disease or trauma. It embraces the emerging field of tissue engineering, where artificial materials are used as scaffolds to provide the architecture for replacement organs. As such, the field ...
Santoro Frank A - - 2012
There are no formal publications describing and discussing the various ethical dilemmas encountered when treating dermatologic disease with biologic therapy. Multiple issues such as safety, efficacy, drug accessibility, and cost need to be considered when prescribing biologics. This contribution uses a case-based approach to evaluate the ethical principles involved with ...
Eugene Claude - - 2012
The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) guidelines for biliary stenting published in 2012 are summarised and discussed.
Savulescu Julian - - 2012
I argue that Brierley et al are wrong to claim that parents who request futile treatment are acting against the interests of their child. A better ethical ground for withholding or withdrawing life-prolonging treatment is not that it is in the interests of the patient to die, but rather on ...
Yellowlees Peter M - - 2012
Abstract Background: As virtual reality and computer-assisted therapy strategies are increasingly implemented for the treatment of psychological disorders, ethical standards and guidelines must be considered. This study determined a set of ethical and legal guidelines for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)/traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a virtual environment incorporating ...
Clark Shirley E - - 2012
Stormwater treatment is entering a new phase with stormwater management systems being required to meet specific numeric objectives, as opposed to the historic approach of meeting guidance-document-provided percent removal rates. Meeting numeric discharge requirements will require designers to better understand and apply the physical, chemical, and biological processes underpinning these ...
Stefanazzi Mary - - 2012
The debate about ECT in Ireland in recent times has been vibrant and often polarised. The uniqueness of the Irish situation is that the psychiatric profession is protected by legislation whereby ECT treatment can be authorized by two consultant psychiatrists without the consent of the patient. This paper will consider ...
Flour Mieke - - 2012
The International Compression Club (ICC) is a partnership between academics, clinicians and industry focused upon understanding the role of compression in the management of different clinical conditions. The ICC meet regularly and from these meetings have produced a series of eight consensus publications upon topics ranging from evidence-based compression to ...
Marinović Branka - - 2012
3rd World Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Conference 2012, Stockholm, Sweden, June 27 - July 1, 2012. Contact: www.ifpa-pso.org 9th EADV Spring Symposium, Verona, Italy, June 6-10, 2012. Contact: www.eadv.org 67th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology; 100 years celebration of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ...
Goel Vijay K - - 2012
Hussain M, Nassr A, Natarajan RN, et al. Corpectomy versus discectomy for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine pathology: a finite element model analysis. Spine J 2012;12:401-8 (in this issue).
Rabasseda X - - 2012
Hydrating the skin to maintain its healthy appearance and prevent diseases is a basic concern of all dermatologists, although all the rain persistently falling over San Diego during this year's American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting seemed to point towards prevention of moisture-associated diseases rather than a need for skin ...
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The Ethics Committee recommends development of evidence-based policies that are patient-centered for each in vitro fertilization (IVF) center. In most cases, the provision of futile therapies is not ethically justifiable. For those treatments with very poor success rates, clinicians must be vigilant in their presentation of risks, benefits, and alternatives. ...
Barr Andrew - - 2012
Osteoarthritis represents a massive and rapidly increasing burden on our society and the NHS. Current treatments are limited in efficacy and have significant toxicities. A conference was organised in conjunction with the British Society of Rheumatology with the aim of updating frontline clinicians and researchers on the size and causes ...
Abeysena Chrishantha - - 2012
This was a descriptive cross-sectional study which analysed the consent forms submitted to the ethics review committee at the faculty of medicine of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, between January 2007 and December 2008. Of the 145 consent forms reviewed, 94.5% (137) explained the purpose of the study, 77% ...
Xi Haitao - - 2012
The International Association of Neurorestoratology (IANR) and 8th The Global College of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration (GCNN) was successfully held in Amman, Jordan on April 27 to 30, 2011 hosted by IANR, GCNC and The American Society for Neural Therapy and for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR). More than 400 experts ...
Fleck Leonard M - - 2012
In the age of genomic medicine we can often now do the genetic testing that will permit more accurate personal tailoring of medications to obtain the best therapeutic results. This is certainly a medically and morally desirable result. However, in other areas of medicine pharmacogenomics is generating consequences that are ...
Shantsila Alena - - 2012
Several key reports from the American Heart Association meeting, held in Orlando (FL, USA) in November 2011, are presented related to anti-thrombotic therapy in acute coronary syndrome and the use of dronedarone in permanent atrial fibrillation is discussed in this brief (and selective) overview of this meeting. A summary of ...
Bayes Hannah Kelly - - 2012
This is the second annual review of the British Thoracic Society Winter Scientific Meeting held from 7-9 December 2011, which was attended by over 2000 delegates. Although a wide spectrum of respiratory research was presented at the meeting, the content of the review focuses specifically on three key themes: cystic ...
Robak Tadeusz - - 2012
Rituximab is a high-affinity chimeric mouse anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, currently used for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and autoimmune disorders. This article summarizes recent achievements in the clinical activity and toxicity of rituximab in the treatment of patients with CLL. A literature search was conducted ...
Sullivan David A - - 2012
In September 2010, a Symposium in Florence, Italy, was held to address the unmet need for global treatments for dry eye disease (DED). It was sponsored by The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS; www.TearFilm.org) and co-sponsored by the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology (www.arvo.org). The Symposium ...
Alfonsi V - - 2012
In Italy, the 21 regional health authorities are in charge of organising and implementing their own vaccination strategy, based on the national vaccine plan. Immunisation coverage varies greatly among the regions for certain vaccines. Efforts to increase childhood immunisation coverage have included initiatives to develop and implement computerised immunisation registers ...
Gloviczki P - - 2012
Recently published evidence-based guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the American Venous Forum (AVF) include recommendations for evaluation, classification, outcome assessment and therapy of patients with varicose veins and more advanced chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). The need for such guidelines has been evident since imaging techniques and ...
Zimmern Philippe E - - 2012
The International Continence Society (ICS) is the largest international body of nurses, physical therapists, drug researchers, clinicians, gynecologists, urologists and other specialists united yearly to discuss the topic of incontinence. This year, over 2500 attendees from all over the world participated in the annual meeting held in Glasgow, Scotland. Several ...
Association For Population Therapeutics-2012 The Canadian - - 2012
2012 Annual Meeting of "The Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics / Association Canadienne pour la Thérapeutique des Populations" Presented on: May 6th- May 8th, 2012 - The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Montreal Quebec  
Kiss Robert - - 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).
McQuoid-Mason David D Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban. - - 2011
Whether it is ethically acceptable for doctors to require payment of fees before treatment depends on interpretation of the ethical rules of the profession, the circumstances of the doctor-patient relationship, the urgency of the patient's need for treatment, and whether refusal to treat before payment represents abandonment of a patient.
Scheman Andrew - - 2011
To provide updated data on the usage of ingredients that are common potential contact allergens in several categories of topical products. To identify useful alternative products with few or no common contact allergens. In November 2009, the full ingredient lists of 5,416 skin, hair, and cosmetic products marketed by the ...
Scheman Andrew - - 2011
To provide updated data on the use of ingredients that are common potential contact allergens in several categories of lip and oral products. To identify useful alternative products with few or no common contact allergens. In November 2009, the full ingredient lists of 5,416 skin, hair, and cosmetic products marketed ...
Scheman Andrew - - 2011
To provide updated data on usage of ingredients that are common potential contact allergens in several categories of hair products. To identify useful alternative products with few or no common contact allergens. In November 2009, the full ingredient lists of 5,416 skin, hair, and cosmetic products marketed by the CVS ...
Wasserman Daniel I - - 2011
The authors have indicated no significant interest with commercial supporters.
Shidham Vinod B - - 2011
CytoJournal, with its continued contribution of scientific cytopathology literature to the public domain under open access (OA) charter, thanks its dedicated peer reviewers for devoting significant efforts, time, and resources during 2011. The abstracts of poster-platform submissions to the 59(th) Annual Scientific Meeting (November 2011) of the American Society of ...
Büning Hildegard - - 2011
The 17th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Gene Therapy was held at the Chemistry and Pharmacy Campus of the University of Munich in conjunction with and supported by the British Society for Gene Therapy, the Viral Vectors Study Group of the German Society for Virology, the Research Priority ...
Williams Roger - - 2010
New knowledge on the treatment of Hepatitis C is accruing at an extraordinarily rapid rate and my aim in this editorial based on a talk I gave at the Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology Annual International Congress this year, is to outline how patients may be treated both currently and over ...
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Australian Wound Management Association Canadian Association of Wound Care Danish Wound Healing Society European Tissue Repair Society European Wound Management Association German Society for Wound Healing Japanese Society of Pressure Ulcers National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel New Zealand Wound Care Society Spanish Advisory Panel on Pressure Ulcers and Chronic Wounds ...
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S. M. Stigler       317 The Pedigree of the International Biometric Society Pour le 60(ème) anniversaire de la Société Internationale de Biométrie, nous proposons un regard en arrière sur la vision de la Biométrie posée par son premier Président, R. A. Fisher, à partir de notes prises dans un cours qu'il ...
Maunders C - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Dohnalkova A - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Ominami Y - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Misra A - - 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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