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Bates Jane J - - 2014
A notice about a multidisciplinary foot clinic meeting was recently brought to our attention. Sounds like a barrel of laughs, we thought. Feet are not the most charismatic parts of our anatomy.
Wentz Margaret R - - 2014
In recognition of the important part that art has had in the Mayo Clinic environment since the original Mayo Building was finished in 1914, Mayo Clinic Proceedings will feature some of the numerous works of art displayed throughout the buildings and grounds on the Mayo Clinic campuses.
Slater Deborah Yarett DY AOTA, Ethics Program Manager, Bethesda, Maryland, - - 2014
ABSTRACT As part of an expert panel convened to examine evidence and practice related to diverse aspects of driving evaluation and rehabilitation, consensus statements were developed on ethics. This paper provides context for the ethical obligation of practitioners to assess and make recommendations about the ability of clients to safely ...
Welie Jos Vm - - 2014
Withholding or withdrawing a life-sustaining treatment tends to be very challenging for health care providers, patients, and their family members alike. When a patient's life seems to be nearing its end, it is generally felt that the morally best approach is to try a new intervention, continue all treatments, attempt ...
Summers R J RJ Drug Discovery Biology, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Parkville, Vic, Australia; Department of Pharmacology, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, - - 2014
This themed issue of the British Journal of Pharmacology stems from the 7th in the series of meetings on the Molecular Pharmacology of G Protein-Coupled Receptors (MPGPCR) held at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Melbourne Australia from the 6th-8th December 2012. This article is part of a themed ...
Hofmann Bjørn B University College of Gjøvik and University of - - 2014
Background: Ethics has been part of health technology assessment (HTA) from its beginning in the 1970s, and is currently part of HTA definitions. Several methods in ethics have been used in HTA. Some approaches have been developed especially for HTA, such as the Socratic approach, which has been used for ...
Masaki Sakiko - - 2014
Since Japan adopted the concept of informed consent from the West, its inappropriate acquisition from patients in the Japanese clinical setting has continued, due in part to cultural aspects. Here, we discuss the current status of and contemporary issues surrounding informed consent in Japan, and how these are influenced by ...
Dahnke Michael D MD Division of Graduate Nursing, Department of Health Services Administration, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, 1501 Cherry Street, Room 111, Friends Center, Philadelphia, PA, 19102, USA, - - 2014
Codes of ethics abound in health care, the aims and purposes of which are multiple and varied, from operating as a decision making tool to acting as a standard of practice that can be operational in a legal context to providing a sense of elevated seriousness and professionalism within a ...
Elia Nadia N Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, and Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland ; Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty, Geneva, - - 2014
To study journals' responses to a request from the State Medical Association of Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, to retract 88 articles due to ethical concerns, and to check whether the resulting retractions followed published guidelines. Descriptive cross-sectional study. 88 articles (18 journals) by the anaesthesiologist Dr. Boldt, that warranted retraction. According to ...
White S M SM Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, East Sussex, - - 2014
The elderly have the ethical and legal equivalence of younger adults, yet are treated differently by society. Numerous recent reports have exposed poor inpatient care resulting in part from institutional ageism, which has moral and legal implications for healthcare providers. Morally, there is an argument for positive 'exceptionalism' in elderly ...
Watine Joseph J Hôpital de la Chartreuse, Villefranche-de-Rouergue, - - 2014
It is quite universally acknowledged by bioethicists, at least in the western world, that respect for the patients' autonomy, non-malevolence, beneficence, and justice (also called equity) are four core ethical values in medicine. The Ethics Guidelines of key journals in laboratory medicine are not explicit about the first three of ...
Aurenque Diana - - 2013
The article aims to illuminate the recent debate in Germany about the legitimacy of circumcision for religious reasons. The aim is both to evaluate the new German law allowing religious circumcision, and to outline the resulting conflict between the surrounding ethical and legal issues. We first elucidate the diversity of ...
Prasad Vinay V Medical Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr. 10/12N226, Bethesda, MD 20892. Electronic address: - - 2013
Crossover is increasingly favored in trials of cancer therapies; even those that seek to establish the basic efficacy of novel drugs. Crossover is done in part for trial recruitment, but also out of a sense of doing the right thing-offering the investigational agent to more patients. In this paper, we ...
Khan Sana N - - 2013
Therapeutic guidelines of osteoporosis are reviewed from North American Menopause Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The various guidelines are compared and discussed.
Keeble Julie - - 2013
A meeting of the British Pharmacological Society in association with the European Neuropeptide Club and Americal Summer Neuropeptide Conference in June 2012 led to this themed issue on neuropetides. A wide range of neuropeptides are discussed, in various physiological and pathophysiological conditions, with respect to their upstream and downstream pathways. ...
Fogarty Colleen T CT Department of Family - - 2013
The fifteenth annual Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) meeting truly "disrupted the status quo." Perhaps part of the disruption came from a "less is more" approach. The combination of brief, focused presentations on either side of a cross national policy discussion pushed us all to reflect and react about what ...
Owusu-Dapaa Ernest E Faculty of Law, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. - - 2013
There is unanimity among states to protect the continuation of life of the individual as a safeguard against their collective extinction. The right to life is accordingly guaranteed but its antithesis, the right to die is the subject of an unending debate. The controversy over the right to die is ...
Herring Jonathan J Exeter College, Oxford University. - - 2013
This article argues that debates over the legal status of bodies reveal a much deeper dispute over the nature of the self. In these discussions lawyers and ethicists have much to learn from a more profound understanding of the biological nature of the body. Far from being a static entity, ...
Pezzilli Raffaele - - 2013
This is a medical position statement developed by the Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency collaborative group which is a part of the Italian Association for the Study of the Pancreas (AISP). We covered the main diseases associated with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) which are of common interest to internists/gastroenterologists, oncologists and surgeons, ...
Abumaree M H - - 2013
Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting as they allow for discussion of specialised topics. At IFPA meeting 2013 there were twelve themed workshops, three of which are summarized in this report. These workshops related to various aspects of placental biology but collectively covered areas of placental ...
Hébert-Blouin Marie-Noëlle - - 2013
Hilton's Law, put forth 150 years ago, is well known and frequently taught in anatomy courses. We critically analyzed the complex description of associated muscular, cutaneous, and articular innervations in order to assess the general applicability of Hilton's Law. We applied rules for interpretation of the Law extrapolated upon but ...
Davenport Mark M Department of Paediatric Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
This is a summary of the 60th British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Congress held in Bournemouth, UK, on July 17th-19th, 2013.
Woolfall Kerry - - 2013
In 2008 UK legislation was amended to enable the use of deferred consent for paediatric emergency care (EC) trials in recognition of the practical and ethical difficulties of obtaining prospective consent in an emergency situation. However, ambiguity about how to make deferred consent acceptable to parents, children and practitioners remains. ...
Geerts Robert - - 2013
Society invests in the education of engineers because it is expected that the works of engineers will bring good results for society. Because the work of engineers is not value free or neutral, it is important that engineers are educated in the important principles of the social sciences and humanities. ...
Meredith F - - 2013
The Evidence Based Update (EBU) meetings are annual one day meetings held by the Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology (CEBD) at the University of Nottingham. The aim of the meeting is to discuss high quality evidence, mainly in the form of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs), on a different ...
Bavbek Sevim - - 2013
Turkish Thoracic Society Meeting Antalya, Turkey, 3-7 April 2013 This year, the 16th Annual Congress of Turkish Thoracic Society took place in Antalya, Turkey, on 3-7 April 2013. The Turkish Thoracic Society has successfully organized 15 congresses starting in 1996, but it has been held annually since 2000. Considerable effort, ...
Picavet Eline - - 2013
Ethical, legal and social implications of rare diseases and orphan drugs in Europe (Brocher symposium) Geneva, Switzerland 18-19 April 2013 As part of the Scientific Program of the Fondation Brocher, a two-day symposium on orphan drugs and rare diseases was held on the shores of Lac Léman in Geneva. Specific ...
Dorsey E Ray - - 2013
Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation in partnership with Consumer Reports and other consumer-oriented organizations to encourage "physicians, patients and other health care stakeholders to think and talk about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary, and in some instances cause harm."(1) ...
Lo Simon S - - 2013
The 11th biennial International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress represented another historical gathering of professionals in the field of stereotactic radiosurgery. This congress was held on 16-20 June 2013 in Toronto (ON, Canada), and the chairman was Arjun Sahgal, the co-chair was Michael Schwartz and president of the society was Jean ...
Lo Simon S - - 2013
The 11th biennial International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress represented another historical gathering of professionals in the field of stereotactic radiosurgery. This congress was held on 16-20 June 2013 in Toronto (ON, Canada), and the chairman was Arjun Sahgal, co-chair was Michael Schwartz and president of the society was Jean Regis. ...
Maertens Johan - - 2013
The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), the annual meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, is now the world's largest conference on infectious diseases. This year, the meeting attracted a global attendance of more than 10,000 scientists and clinicians to share state-of-the-art ...
Clark Gary G - - 2013
The 23rd Annual Latin American Symposium presented by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) was held as part of the 79th Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ, in February 2013. The principal objective, as for the previous 22 symposia, was to promote participation in the AMCA by vector control specialists, ...
Hodges Kevin E - - 2013
The theory of principlism elaborated by Beauchamp and Childress in Principles of Biomedical Ethics has become extremely influential in bioethics. The theory employs the idea of the common morality as a foundation for the principles of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice. According to this account, the content of the common ...
Mack Tamar Salmon TS Adam U'Refua Track, The Hadassah-Hebrew University, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, - - 2013
Real-life ethical issues that concern those engaged in medical practice existed and were discussed in earlier ages. It seems that many of the same dilemmas that we face today occupied our ancestors as well. An investigation of historical sources may be useful in showing earlier methods of coping with the ...
Esch Gerald W - - 2013
Abstract ABSTRACT: The present issue is Number 1 of Volume 100, The Journal of Parasitology. All 6 numbers of this, our Centennial Volume, are dedicated to those in the past who have contributed in any manner to the Journal's success as a national and international broker for parasitology. Our essay ...
Bandeira Francisco - - 2013
To conduct a literature review on the diagnosis and management of primary hyperparathyroidism including the classical hipercalcemic form as well as the normocalcemic variant. This scientific statement was generated by a request from the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) to the Brazilian Society for Endocrinology as part of its Clinical Practice ...
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This guideline contains the recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents in Korea by the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the Korean Pediatric Society, updated in March 2013. It also includes a catch-up immunization schedule for children and adolescents who are behind the recommended schedule. These schedules are a minor ...
Patel S - - 2013
Introduction: The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertising and Regulations of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act 2003 (COTPA) set out a number of stringent regulations to address tobacco promotion, some of which were revised in 2004. The aim of the study was to monitor the ...
Umuhoza Chantal - - 2013
In June 2012, a new abortion law came into effect in Rwanda as part of a larger review of Rwanda's penal code. This was a significant step in a country where it was previously taboo even to discuss abortion. This article describes some of the crucial elements in how this ...
Topolcan Ondrej - - 2013
The 40th annual Congress of the International Society of Oncology and Biomarkers took place in Jerusalem, Israel. The subtitle of this year's conference was: 'Innovations in oncological treatments and tumor markers'. Many issues on the potential use of markers were discussed, such as the potential use of markers for therapy ...
Topolcan Ondrej - - 2013
This is the second article dedicated to The Annual 40th Congress of the International Society of Oncology and Biomarkers, which took place in Jerusalem, Israel. This second part of this article will be dedicated to the special presentations from individual sessions. Sessions were organised according to the cancer type or ...
Japiassú Andre Miguel - - 2013
The presentation of study results is a key step in scientific research, and submitting an abstract to a meeting is often the first form of public communication. Meeting abstracts have a defined structure that is similar to abstracts for scientific articles, with an introduction, the objective, methods, results and conclusions. ...
O'Sullivan Maillet Julie J University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, Newark, NJ, - - 2013
It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that individuals have the right to request or refuse nutrition and hydration as medical treatment. Registered dietitians (RDs) should work collaboratively as part of the interprofessional team to make recommendations on providing, withdrawing, or withholding nutrition and hydration in ...
Jansky Maximiliane - - 2013
The study aimed to explore the subjective need of healthcare professionals for ethics consultation, their experience with ethical conflicts, and expectations and objections toward a Clinical Ethics Committee. Staff at a university hospital took part in a survey (January to June 2010) using a questionnaire with open and closed questions. ...
Montossi F - - 2013
There are increasing concerns of society towards the consumption of animal products which have been produced and transformed in a sustainable manner. This trend influences consumer purchasing decision making, particularly in developed countries. On the other hand, in the next years, the pressure to increase the volume and efficiency of ...
Harolds Jay A - - 2013
There are many retirement and preretirement issues facing individual radiology groups and practices. The discussion of the numerous options available for radiologists contemplating retirement sometimes becomes contentious within a practice and may pit younger radiologists against the more senior members of the group. The potential exists for the process to ...
Kwon Kwang An - - 2013
This special May issue of Clinical Endoscopy discusses the tutorial contents dealing with either the diagnostic or therapeutic gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy that contain very fundamental and essential points in this filed. The seminar of Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE) had positioned as one of prime educational seminars covering the ...
Atkinson Jonathan Dm - - 2013
This article examines strategies used by innovators in the pharmaceutical industry in order to extend the legal monopolies available to them in order to prevent generic sales of their products for as long as possible. We examine patent procurement strategies in which secondary patents are filed for developments relating to ...
De Broe Luc - - 2013
Belgian surgeon Charles Willems (1859-1930) played a prominent role in the founding of the Société Internationale de Chirurgie (International Society of Surgery), of which he became the first president in 1902. He kept the office until 1929, when illness obliged him to discontinue. He had an important military career in ...
Patel Dilip R - - 2013
Cardiovascular screening of athletes to prevent sudden death has been a subject of ongoing debate. In the United States, such screening is currently based on history and physical examination. The International Olympic Committee and the European Sports Council require an electrocardiogram (ECG) as part of screening athletes. The 2010 European ...
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