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Fayemi Ademola Kazeem AK Department of Philosophy, Lagos State University, Ojo Lagos State - - 2014
This paper examines the ethics of childcare in Yoruba culture in the contexts of autism and abortion. The traditional Yoruba moral principles of ibikojuibi (equality of humans at birth) and ajowapo (solidarity) have been theoretically developed to establish the personhood of autistic children and provide a justification for not aborting ...
Oh Whachul W Department of Theology, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, - - 2014
Han is a destructive feeling in Korea. Although Korea accomplished significant exterior growth, Korean society is still experiencing the dark aspects of transforming han as evidenced by having the highest suicide rate in Asia. Some reasons for this may be the fragmentation between North and South Korea. If we can ...
Thomas Janet T JT Independent - - 2014
Clinical supervision is considered an integral component of the training of psychologists, and most of the professional literature is focused on this type of supervision. But psychologists also may supervise fully credentialed colleagues in other circumstances. One such context occurs when licensing boards mandate supervision as part of a disciplinary ...
Ha Nathan Q NQ Institute for Society and Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, - - 2014
Between 1968 and 1999, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) required all female athletes to undergo genetic testing as part of its sex verification policy, under the assumption that it needed to prevent men from impersonating women and competing in female-only events. After critics convinced officials that genetic testing was scientifically ...
Hart Curtis W CW Medicine and Psychiatry, Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10065, USA, - - 2014
Harvey Cushing, M.D. (1869-1939), is the acknowledged father of the discipline of neurosurgery who inspired others to join him in this new field. He was a prolific researcher in the area of human growth disturbances. And he was among the most literary of doctors having won the Pulitzer Prize for ...
Matthes Jessica J Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, - - 2014
To explore ethical issues in using deception to improve participation in a patient with severe traumatic brain injury who had not responded to traditional behavioral and pharmacologic approaches. Case study. A male in inpatient neurorehabilitation with history of severe traumatic brain injury and significant behavioral disruption that limited his therapy ...
Ansmann Lena L Institute of Medical Sociology, Health Services Research and Rehabilitation Science (IMVR), Faculty of Human Science and Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Whilst effective networking is vitally important for early career academics, understanding and establishing useful networks is challenging. This paper provides an overview of the benefits and challenges of networking in the academic field, particularly for early career academics, and reflects on the role of professional societies in facilitating networking.
Griffith Richard R Lecturer in Health Law, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, - - 2014
In the second article on the impact of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster on healthcare law, Richard Griffith discusses the case of Tony Bland, who suffered prolonged hypoxia due to the crushing crowd surge, leaving him in a persistent vegetative state. Some 3 years after the incident, the judicial committee ...
Hirsch Joshua A JA Neuroendovascular Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 was signed into law on April Fool's Day. Indeed, 2014 saw unprecedented enthusiasm for the possibility of a permanent solution to the sustainable growth rate formula. Congress failed to come together on methods to pay for that fix. Instead, Congress provided another ...
Pecujlija M M Faculty of Technical Sciences, Trg Dositeja Obradovica 6, Novi Sad, Serbia, - - 2014
This study was conducted in Serbian companies on licensed engineers and in its first part included a total of 336 licensed engineers who voluntarily completed the questionnaires about their ethical orientation and attitudes toward corruption and in the second part 214 engineers who participated in the first survey, who voluntarily ...
Buniak Liana - - 2014
Neuroethics entails investigations of neurocognitive mechanisms of morality and ethics; and studies and address of the ethical issues spawned by the use of neuroscience and its technologies to investigate cognition, emotion and actions. These two principal emphases, or what have been called "traditions" of neuroethics both mirror traditional bioethical discussions ...
Wall Anji E AE Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Ave S, CCC-4312 MCN, Nashville, TN, 37232-2730, USA, - - 2014
Global surgery, while historically a small niche, is becoming a larger part of the global health enterprise. This article discusses the burden of global surgery, emphasizing the importance of addressing surgical needs in low- and middle-income countries. It describes the barriers to surgical care in the developing world, the ethical ...
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.
Edwards Sue - - 2014
INCREASED PARTICIPATION of members is vital to the success of the Royal College of Nursing, which is why congress is such a pivotal event in the organisation's calendar. Two major changes at this month's congress aim to highlight the importance of member participation: the annual general meeting will be held ...
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.
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 ...
Siest Gérard G University of Lorraine, UMR INSERM U.1122 "IGE-PCV", Nancy, - - 2014
The second international European Society of Pharmacogenomics and Theranostics (ESPT) conference was organized in Lisbon, Portugal, and attracted 250 participants from 37 different countries. The participants could listen to 50 oral presentations, participate in five lunch symposia and were able to view 83 posters and an exhibition. The first part ...
Siest Gérard G University of Lorraine, UMR INSERM U. 1122 "IGE-PCV", Nancy, - - 2014
Second International ESPT Meeting Lisbon, Portugal, 26-28 September 2013 The second European Society of Pharmacogenomics and Theranostics (ESPT) conference was organized in Lisbon, Portugal, and attracted 250 participants from 37 different countries. The participants could listen to 50 oral presentations, participate in five lunch symposia and were able to view ...
Collier Andrew - - 2014
Valid consent is an absolute requirement of ethically correct treatment. This second article, in a series covering the management of risk, defines consent but also describes the role that appropriate consent, through good communication, plays in clinical and ethical risk management and the reduction of complaints. Valid consent is fundamental ...
Schlesselman Lauren S LS School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut. Storrs , CT ( United States - - 2014
To compare ethical principles most often utilized by pharmacy students and preceptors to determine plan of action for an ethical dilemma and to determine if ethical principles utilized are the same for individuals in the postconventional range. A two part survey was administered to a convenience sample of pharmacy students ...
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 ...
Chamberlain Marc C MC Department of Neurology/Division of Neuro-Oncology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, POB 19023, MS G4940, Seattle, WA 98109-1023, - - 2014
The 4th Quadrennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology (WFNO), San Francisco, CA, USA, 21-24 November 2013 The 4th Quadrennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology (WFNO) was the largest neuro-oncology meeting that meets once every 4 years and brings together clinicians and scientists from all parts of ...
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 ...
Welie Jos Vm JV Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha NE 68178, USA. - - 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 ...
Bergman Stanley M - - 2014
Corporations as well as individual professionals have an ethical obligation to help those in need. There is a sound tradition in American business for companies including social outreach as part of business strategy. This approach works best when corporations and community and professional experts work in partnership. Henry Schein's Corporate ...
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, ...
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 ...
Pezzilli Raffaele R Raffaele Pezzilli, Angelo Andriulli, Claudio Bassi, Gianpaolo Balzano, Maurizio Cantore, Gianfranco Delle Fave, Massimo Falconi, Luca Frulloni; the Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency collaborative (EPIc) Group, Department of Digestive Diseases, Internal Medicine Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, 40138 Bologna, - - 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, ...
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.
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 ...
Panda S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, - - 2013
Mother requesting of caesarean reflects a belief among society that elective caesarean safer than vaginal delivery in term of fetus and mother. Although the study data neglecting the facts other skewed part in this issue is consideration of resources, as in developing countries, where maternal mortality is still high due ...
Dorsey E Ray ER From the Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, - - 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 ...
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