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Mokwunye Nneka O - - 2012
In May 2011, the clinical ethics group of the Center for Ethics at Washington Hospital Center launched a 40-hour, three and one-half day Clinical Ethics Immersion Course. Created to address gaps in training in the practice of clinical ethics, the course is for those who now practice clinical ethics and ...
Esteve Albert A Center for Demographic Studies (CED), Universitat Autònoma de - - 2012
The article describes the rise of unmarried cohabitation in Latin American countries during the last 30 years of the twentieth century, both at the national and regional levels. It documents that this major increase occurred in regions with and without traditional forms of cohabitation alike. In addition, the striking degree ...
Barcenilla Javier - - 2012
User Experience Theory (UXT) provides us with criteria for designing products and technical systems for everyday activities (playing, learning, working,…) so as to satisfy users. Living Labs (LL), are plateforms used for the design and evaluation of technical systems. As such, they constitute tools that bring to this process some ...
McMahon Thomas J - - 2012
In this issue of The Journal, Dr. Peter Ash offers the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law some ideas on developmentally informed assessment of criminal culpability during adolescence. After highlighting issues that complicate the definition and assessment of criminal culpability, Ash lists 10 constructs that he believes should be ...
Manson Helen M - - 2012
Background: Ethical analysis frameworks can help to identify the ethical dimensions to clinical care and provide a method for justifying clinical decisions. Published frameworks, however, have some limitations to easy, practical use. Aims: The aim was to identify a comprehensive yet easy-to-use framework that clarifies ethical decision-making, suitable for use ...
Mizusawa Hidehiro - - 2012
Because neurology is a profession and neurologists are professionals, it is important to understand "professionalism" in general. Moreover, we should keep in mind the unique aspects of our discipline including 1) The wideness and complexity of the nervous and muscular systems, 2) The wide varieties of signs and symptoms, 3) ...
Anfray Caroline - - 2012
The Berne Convention and the national laws on intellectual property fully apply to PRO instruments. The identification of and access to an original PRO instrument is often associated with copyright ownership. This is the copyright holder of the instrument who will control its access (distribution and reproduction), its adaptation or ...
Larrieu S - - 2012
Since January 2012, 20 autochthonous cases of dengue virus (DENV) infection have been identified in Réunion. The first cases were detected on the western coast, but the two co-circulating viruses (DENV-1 and DENV-3) seemed to have spread later to different cities of the island. There is a non-negligible risk of ...
Schiedermayer David - - 2012
In response to an article by Acres and colleagues, "Credentialing the Clinical Ethics Consultant: An Academic Medical Center Affirms Professionalism and Practice:" the authors urge continued action for the credentialing and certification of clinical ethics consultants. They also promote a vigorous and engaged model for ethics consultation.
Jacobs Karen - - 2012
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Asssessment & Rehabilitation is honored to publish as a supplement, the Proceedings for the 18th Triennial International Ergonomics Association's (IEA) Congress. The theme of the Congress was Designing a Sustainable Future. We must all make a commitment to help design a sustainable future. As described ...
Waterson Patrick - - 2012
In this paper we review historical material relating to the growth and coverage of past IEA meetings and congresses. In particular, we report on presentations at IEA Congresses dating back to the first one in Stockholm in 1961. A content analysis of Congress proceedings was carried out and we present ...
Sayres Lauren C LC Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University, 1215 Welch Road Modular A, Stanford, California, 94301, - - 2012
The translation of novel genomic technologies from bench to bedside enjoins the comprehensive consideration of the perspectives of all stakeholders who stand to influence, or be influenced by, the translational course. Non-invasive prenatal aneuploidy testing that utilizes cell-free fetal DNA (cffDNA) circulating in maternal blood is one example of an ...
Riis Povl - - 2012
Ethics in biomedical research cannot be defined by etymology, and need a semantic definition based on national and contemporary values. In a Nordic cultural and historic context, key values are solidarity with one's fellow man, equality, truth, justice, responsibility, freedom, and professionalism. In contemporary medical research, such ethics are further ...
Bonavita Vincenzo - - 2012
Proceedings of the VII Congresso SindemItalian Association for the study of Dementia linked to the Italian Neurological Society (SIN)Naples, Palazzo Pacanowsky - Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope" March 22-24, 2012Comitato Scientifico: Vincenzo Bonavita, Carlo Caltagirone, Claudio Mariani, Alessandro Padovani, Elio Scarpini, Sandro Sorbi.
Quist Norman - - 2012
In response to the article by Scofield, I consider the that, how, and why of ethics consultation, moral expertise, and the rules of the game. The question still to be engaged is, how does all of this work out for patients and families?
Parsi Kayhan - - 2012
A growing number of discharges at acute-care hospitals involve patients who are undocumented and lack legal status. Because such patients are ineligible for public assistance, long-term care facilities will routinely deny them admission. These discharges become complex discharges because of such financial barriers. If local family support is unavailable, discharging ...
Boltze Johannes - - 2012
The 7th International Symposium on Neuroprotection and Neurorepair was held from May 2nd to May 5th, 2012 in Potsdam, Germany. The symposium, which directly continues the successful Magdeburg meeting series, attracted over 330 colleagues from 29 countries to discuss recent findings and advances in the field. The focus of the ...
Azofra María Jorqui - - 2012
Xenotransplantation has changed its focus from solid organs to cells and tissues, and it is now mainly conceived of and regulated as a pharmaceutical product. Animal cell therapies are showing promising results and may involve fewer risks than organs. However, countries should be cautious about allowing xenotransplantation clinical trials to ...
Nordby Halvor - - 2012
Introduction: Research on prehospital emergency work traditionally has focused on medical issues, but paramedics often have to make ethical choices. The goal of this exploratory study was to understand how paramedics experience difficult ethical dilemmas regarding resuscitation of cancer patients.Methods: Paramedics from ambulance services in Norway were interviewed about resuscitation ...
Kolman Jacob M - - 2012
Utilizing a sorted compendium of international clinical trial standards, investigators identified 15 conflicts among ethical and methodological guidance. Analysis distinguishes interpretational issues, lack of clarity, and contradiction as factors to be addressed if international trial guidance is to be improved.
Alfonso Fernando - - 2012
Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest (COI) is used by biomedical journals to guarantee credibility and transparency of the scientific process. COI disclosure, however, is not systematically nor consistently dealt with by journals. Recent joint editorial efforts paved the way towards the implementation of uniform vehicles for COI disclosure. This ...
Hopewell Sally S Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD, - - 2012
To investigate the effect of the CONSORT for Abstracts guidelines, and different editorial policies used by five leading general medical journals to implement the guidelines, on the reporting quality of abstracts of randomised trials. Interrupted time series analysis. We randomly selected up to 60 primary reports of randomised trials per ...
Hegde Deepak - - 2012
Despite recent patent law reforms, the US Patent and Trademark Office's ability to deal with inefficiencies in patent examination will continue to rely on the annual Congressional appropriations process.
Noel-Weiss Joy - - 2012
Professional health care practice should be based on ethical decisions and actions. When there are competing ethical standards or principles, one must choose between two or more competing options. This study explores ethical dilemmas experienced by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. The investigator interviewed seven International Board Certified Lactation Consultants ...
Britton Celia - - 2012
This article considers two kinds of connection between Leiris and the French Caribbean that between his ideas on ethnography and Martinican Édouard Glissant’s concept of Relation; and the impact that his encounter with the French Caribbean had on those ideas. In 1950 Leiris develops a conception of ethnography as a ...
Samy Luke - - 2012
Formed in the mid-nineteenth century, the building societies grew rapidly from their humble beginnings as localized ‘self-help’ institutions to become the dominant players in the house mortgage market by the interwar period. Throughout their early history, the societies presented themselves as champions of home ownership among the working classes, but ...
Steinman Erich - - 2012
The article extends the multi-institutional model of power and change through an analysis of the American Indian Sovereignty Movement. Drawing upon cultural models of the state, and articulating institutionalist conceptions of political opportunities and resources, the analysis demonstrates that this framework can be applied to challenges addressing the state as ...
Romano Paolo - - 2012
The BITS2011 meeting, held in Pisa on June 20-22, 2011, brought together more than 120 Italian researchers working in the field of Bioinformatics, as well as students in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biology, Computer Sciences, and Engineering, representing a landscape of Italian bioinformatics research.This preface provides a brief overview of the ...
Hill T Patrick - - 2012
In efforts to modernise the entire drug-development process, making it more efficient, less costly, and ultimately of real benefit to patients, The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) authorised the use of exploratory IND or early Phase I (Phase 0) studies. Quite different in structure from Phase I, II, and III studies, ...
Barylski Marcin - - 2011
The year 2011 was very interesting regarding new studies, trials and guidelines in the field of lipidology, hypertensiology and nephrology. Suffice it to mention the new European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) guidelines on the management of dyslipidaemias, American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)/American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines ...
Seidelman William E - - 2011
This paper is a personal narrative of involvement with the revelations of the use of anatomical and pathological specimens of victims of Nazi terror. The narrative documents responses to the question of the retention and use of anatomical and pathological specimens from victims of Nazi terror by leading academic and ...
Stockman Mark I - - 2011
A Reply to the Comment by J. B. Pendry and S. A. Maier.
Harder Christoph S - - 2011
The "First European Conference on Optical Fibre Communication" was held in 1975 in London, organized by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and European Physical Society (EPS). A proceeding with 209 pages was printed by the IEE. In 1988, ECOC was held again in the UK (Brighton) and the IEE ...
Kermisch Céline - - 2012
The literature concerning ethical issues associated with nanotechnologies has become prolific. However, it has been claimed that ethical problems are only at stake with rather sophisticated nanotechnologies such as active nanostructures, integrated nanosystems and heterogeneous molecular nanosystems, whereas more basic nanotechnologies such as passive nanostructures mainly pose technical difficulties. In ...
Giomi L - - 2011
A Reply to the Comment by E.L. Starostin and G.H.M. van der Heijden.
Greathouse Sarah M - - 2011
An analysis of transcripts from cases in which a juvenile is adjudicated in adult criminal court showed that potential jurors may be questioned about their attitudes toward juvenile waiver during voir dire. If jurors express concerns about trying juveniles in adult criminal court, they are excused from the jury for ...
Allan Sonia - - 2011
In the February 2011 report on its inquiry into the past and present practices of donor conception in Australia, the Australian Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee called for the introduction of legislation to regulate donor conception in all jurisdictions that do not have it in place "as a ...
O'Reilly D J - - 2011
This article presents the proceedings of a symposium on medical ethics held at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine in October 2010. The nature of current operations continually generates challenging ethical problems, many of which are unique to the military environment. This article is intended to generate a debate on ...
Rincon Fred - - 2011
When hospitalized patients with acute ischemic stroke are unable to make their own medical decisions, clinicians usually turn to advance directives and the patient's close family members and friends to define the patient's wishes and expectations regarding treatment and prognosis. In many jurisdictions, if there is no surrogate for an ...
Healey David L - - 2011
The biennial symposium of the Education, Research and Development Group (ERDG) of the New Zealand Association of Orthodontists (NZAO) was held in Wellington on 2 and 3 October 2009. The challenging topic was the application of Quality of Life research to the practice of orthodontics. The well-established format of pre-symposium ...
Allegra Michele - - 2011
A Reply to the Comment by Jaehak Lee, M. S. Kim, and Hyunchul Nha.
Ranganathan Shoba - - 2011
The 2011 International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) conference, which is the annual scientific conference of the Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet), is hosted by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is co-organized with the first ISCB-Asia conference of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). InCoB and the sequencing of the human genome are ...
Schönbach Christian - - 2011
In 2009 the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) started to roll out regional bioinformatics conferences in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The open and competitive bid for the first meeting in Asia (ISCB-Asia) was awarded to Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) which has been running the International Conference on Bioinformatics ...
Giovannetti Gianluca - - 2011
A Reply to the Comment by Xavier Rocquefelte, Karlheinz Schwarz, and Peter Blaha.
Filippov Aleksander E - - 2011
A Reply to the Comment by K. McLaughlin, D. Rabson, and P. Thiel.
Haufe Chris - - 2012
There is widespread agreement among contemporary philosophers of biology and philosophically-minded biologists that Darwin's insights about the intrusion of chance processes into biological regularities undermines the possibility of there being biological laws. Darwin made references to "designed laws." He also freely described some laws as having exceptions. This paper provides ...
Brorson Kurt - - 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).
Eltermann John - - 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) There are potential risks for adventitious agent contamination at every stage in ...
Onions David - - 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).
Norwood Laurie P - - 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).
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