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Allami Abbas A Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, - - 2014
We conducted this study to assess the seroprevalence of Varicella zoster virus (VZV) antibodies in a group of Iranian medical sciences students that were at risk of Varicella and the value of self-reported history as a predictor of immunity. 255 medical, nursing and obstetrics students who had not entered as ...
Milone Anna S - - 2014
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the incidence of medication discrepancies in electronic health record (EHR) medication lists in an outpatient family medicine clinic where clinical pharmacists perform medication reconciliation, to classify and resolve the discrepancies, to identify the most common medication classes involved, and to assess the clinical importance of the discrepancies. ...
Breathnach Caoimhghín S CS UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4, - - 2014
Born in San Francisco in 1874 into the family of German immigrants in which he was the only one to proceed beyond elementary education, Joseph Erlanger graduated from the University of California (Berkeley) in 1894. He was about to enter the local Cooper Medical School when he was told that ...
Chatterjee Pranab P Department of Community Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi, - - 2014
Daniel Carrion, a sixth-year medical student, died while investigating the effects of self-inoculation of the causative organism of Oroya Fever and Bartonellosis and thereby contributed to understanding of the disease before the organisms had been identified.
Mihalas George G Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, - - 2014
The panel intended to collect data, opinions and views for a systematic and multiaxial approach for a comprehensive presentation of "History of Medical Informatics", treating both general (global) characteristics, but emphasizing the particular features for Europe. The topic was not only a subject of large interest but also of great ...
Kitzinger Celia C Chronic Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, Department of Sociology, University of York, , York, - - 2014
In W v M, family members made an application to the Court of Protection for withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration from a minimally conscious patient. Subsequent scholarly discussion has centred around the ethical adequacy of the judge's decision not to authorise withdrawal. This article brings a different perspective by ...
Vigo Giulia G Department of Paediatrics, University of Padua, Italy. - - 2014
Tonsillectomy has recently been suggested as an effective treatment for PFAPA syndrome but little is known about its long-term efficacy. We compared the clinical features and the long-term outcome of a large cohort of patients with PFAPA syndrome treated with tonsillectomy or with standard medical treatment. We conducted a retrospective ...
Sandella Jeanne M JM Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing, 101 W Elm St, Suite 150, Conshohocken, PA 19428-2004. - - 2014
A health care team depends on the accurate documentation of the patient-physician encounter, be it written or electronic. If documentation is inaccurate or incomplete, patient care may be adversely affected. Previous studies have identified factors that influence documentation errors, such as fatigue, carelessness, and being overworked. More research, however, is ...
Cohen Robin A - - 2014
Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2012. In 2012, more than one in four families experienced financial burdens of medical care. Families with incomes at or below 250% of the federal poverty level (FPL) were more likely to experience financial burdens of medical care than families with incomes above ...
Sharma Chandramohan C Department of Neurology, Sawai Mansingh Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, - - 2014
A young girl presented with a 1-month history of constitutional symptoms, headache and vomiting and 7-day history of left hemiparesis. Neuroimaging showed the 'trapped temporal horn' sign, suggestive of focal obstructive hydrocephalus at the foramen of Monro. Analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid and other investigations revealed a tubercular aetiology. The ...
Dehghani Rouhullah R Department of Environmental Health, School of Health, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, - - 2014
Information on the epidemiology of venomous snake species responsible for envenomation to humans in Iran has not been well documented. In the Kashan city, venomous snakebite remains a recurring medical problem. Information providing the correct identification of snake species responsible for envenomation in this geographic region would be useful to ...
Gabb Genevieve - - 2013
Case study Jack, aged 66 years, presented to his general practitioner with a foreign body sensation in his throat and altered voice, which developed over 30 minutes. He was otherwise well, having no other new symptoms or recent alterations to medication. He had not eaten anything unusual. He had hypertension, ...
Unaka Ndidi I - - 2013
Resident duty hour restrictions may expose families to more trainees during hospitalization and hinder recognition of medical team members. This may negatively impact family satisfaction. Our study sought to determine the effects of a face sheet tool on families' identification and satisfaction rating of the medical team. One of 2 ...
Metcalfe N H - - 2013
This article aims to discuss the history of medical history in the British medical undergraduate curriculum and it reviews the main characters and organisations that have attempted to earn it a place in the curriculum. It also reviews the arguments for and against the study of the subject that have ...
Holman A - - 2013
Romania ranks near the bottom of the European hierarchy of posthumous organ donation rates. Objectives of this study were as follows: (1) to assess the willingness to donate (WTD) a family member's organs in the inhabitants of a large Romanian city (Iasi) and to analyze its factors; and (2) to ...
Hocar Ouafa O Department of Dermatology, Mohammed the VIth University Hospital, Cadi Ayyad University, School of Medicine, Marrakesh, Morocco. - - 2013
A 19-month-old boy presented to our department with ulcerated plaque on the right lumbar region. The lesion was known to have been growing for about 5 months. At another center 9 months prior to presenting to our department, the patient's parents reported a history of cutaneous nodules from the same ...
Dunbar Sandra B SB Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Electronic address: - - 2013
Lowering dietary sodium and adhering to medication regimens are difficult for persons with heart failure (HF). Because these behaviors often occur within the family context, this study evaluated the effects of family education and partnership interventions on dietary sodium (Na) intake and medication adherence (MA). HF patient and family member ...
Biggs Wendy S - - 2013
Analyzing the US medical school origin of family medicine residents highlights schools, states, or regions that have higher entrance rates into family medicine. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2013 Residency Census has a 100% response rate and lists information for family medicine residents who entered training July 2012. ...
Gowin Ewelina - - 2013
Background: In many developed countries tuning supply and demand of medical doctors is a continuous challenge to meet the ever changing needs of community and individual patients. The long study period for medical doctors creates the opportunity to observe the current career preferences of medical students and evolution in time. ...
Lerman Jerrold - - 2013
Preoperative assessment and premedication represent important preparatory steps to ensuring a smooth and effective induction of anaesthesia. A thorough review of the child's medical history, previous anaesthetics, medications, allergies and family history is essential to design the optimal anaesthetic for the child and his/her surgery. Risks must be addressed with ...
Barbour Virginia - - 2013
PLOS Medicine's Chief Editor looks back at some highlights in the way the journal has sought to constructively disrupt medical publishing over its history. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.
Golden Janet - - 2013
Drawing on a large cache of letters to John and Frances Gunther after the death of their son as well as memoirs and fiction by bereaved parents, this essay challenges the assumptions of secularization that infuse histories of twentieth-century American medicine. Many parents who experienced the death of children during ...
Ahmed Furqaan - - 2013
In our society and culture where family is of utmost importance, sometimes I wonder how much of a doctor's duty is to the patient and how much is to the whole family. As a medical student, I remember being told by my professors that we should treat the patient as ...
Ollague Sierra J E - - 2013
An 83-year-old woman presented with a 4-month history of asymptomatic annular lesions,with disseminated distribuition except for the face and distal part of the extremities. They were characterized by erythemato-violaceus and somewhat hyperpigmented, annular plaques with central clearing and radial telangectasias (Fig. 1). These were sharply demarcated, slightly raised with a ...
Psihogios Alexandra M - - 2013
This study investigated mother-child discrepancies over perceptions of who is responsible for spina bifida (SB) medical tasks in relation to family conflict and medical adherence. 140 youth with SB and their mothers completed questionnaires regarding who is responsible for specific SB medical tasks, family conflict, and medical adherence. An observational ...
Lippman Helen H - - 2013
Medical applications for smartphones and tablets are so ubiquitous that it's easy to become a victim of app overload. Here's a look at FDA-approved apps, reference apps, and apps that FPs are "prescribing."
Beswal Gaurav G Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre, Gopalapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2013
Career in medicine is challenging. Medical education system is a ever evolving entity. Due to certain bottle necks in the medical education system, young medical graduates in India are facing difficulties in career progression. Author draws from the experience of Britain and explores how family medicine could be answer to ...
Ratha Kshirod Kumar KK Research Officer (Ayurveda), National Research Institute of Ayurvedic Drug Development, CCRAS, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of H and FW, Govt of India, 4 CN Block, Sector V, Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2013
Haritaki (Terminalia chebula Retz., Family: Combretaceae) possesses a great therapeutic value and is widely distributed in India, up to an altitude of 1500 m. Though Terminalia chebula Retz is the only botanical source of Haritaki, the uses of its varieties along with their sources, identifying features and therapeutic uses are ...
Wu Yelena P - - 2013
To examine the issue of accurate adherence assessment and illustrate methodologies for correcting parent-reported medication adherence. 40 children with inflammatory bowel disease provided medication adherence data using electronic monitoring. Parents provided subjective reports of medication adherence. Receiver operating characteristic analyses were used to examine the detection of non-adherence at several ...
Gillespie Robyn J RJ University of Wollongong, - - 2013
This qualitative study explored the medication management experiences of Australian ethnic minority family caregivers of people living with dementia. From the perspective of this group of caregivers, medication management was a source of stress resulting from the progressive loss of ability of care recipients to manage their own medications; the ...
Guner Sukriye Ilkay - - 2013
The aim of the study was to evaluate the "perceived social support levels" of the medical staff after the earthquake. The sample of this study is made up of 300 of the 490 medical staff of the Medical Faculty Hospital of Van. The data were collected using a survey that ...
Biddinger Paul D - - 2013
On April 15, two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were detonated in short succession near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, in the middle of a densely packed crowd of thousands of runners, families, friends, and spectators. Three people were killed and 264 were injured,(1) with more than 20 sustaining ...
Leong Elaine - - 2013
When Mary Cholmeley married Henry Fairfax in 1627, she carried to her new home in Yorkshire a leather-bound notebook filled with medical recipes. Over the next few decades, Mary and Henry, their children and various members of the Fairfax and Cholmeley families continually entered new medical and culinary information into ...
Dehkordi Leila Mardanian - - 2013
Coronary artery diseases are one of the most important issues in health and social problems. One of the amendable risk factors in development of these diseases is high cholesterol which can be modified through correction of lifestyle (diet change, playing sports, and usage of lipid-lowering drugs). Patients' compliance to therapeutic ...
Chubinsky Peter - - 2013
Recent trends in pediatric psychopharmacology have resulted in advances in treatment but also an overly optimistic and, at times, simplistic extension of pediatric psychopharmacology practice. Concerns about these changes in the field are discussed. The authors outline how understanding the meaning of medications to all those involved in the prescribing ...
Weisz George M - - 2013
Medicine in the Middle Ages was, and ever since remained, one of the main preoccupations of the professionally restricted Jews. One of the medical dynasties on the Iberian Peninsula was the Bueno (Bonus) family. Following the expulsion of the Jews from Spain and their spread in Europe, these Iberian physicians ...
Aggarwal Brooke - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Medication non-adherence is a significant contributor to suboptimal control of blood pressure and lipids. PURPOSE: This study determined if having a paid and/or family caregiver was associated with medication adherence in patients hospitalized for cardiovascular disease. METHODS: Consecutive patients admitted to the cardiovascular service at a university medical center ...
Carpenter Shannon L - - 2013
Child abuse might be suspected when children present with cutaneous bruising, intracranial hemorrhage, or other manifestations of bleeding. In these cases, it is necessary to consider medical conditions that predispose to easy bleeding/bruising. When evaluating for the possibility of bleeding disorders and other conditions that predispose to hemorrhage, the pediatrician ...
Block Cady - - 2013
OBJECTIVE:: To examine the accuracy of knowledge about mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) of veterans and their friends/family members. SETTING:: VA Medical Center. PARTICIPANTS:: One hundred veterans and 50 of their friends/family members. DESIGN:: Cross-sectional survey. MAIN MEASURES:: A 60-item questionnaire was created by drawing both from the Neurobehavioral Symptom ...
Landy Uta - - 2013
Well-trained medical professionals are key to improving global reproductive health and reducing rates of unsafe abortion, but medical training often fails to prepare practitioners to provide essential family planning services. The field of medical education is currently undergoing reformation to better meet the needs of a global population, and comprehensive, ...
French Kris F - - 2013
A 12-year-old boy presented with 3 weeks of calf pain, tripping, and progressive inability to walk. The onset was preceded by a sore throat 4 weeks prior, but no recent immunizations and no sick contacts. He began having problems "catching his toes" for 2 weeks. He had no visual complaints ...
Ovallath Sujith - - 2013
The clinical syndrome of parkinsonism was identified in ancient India even before the period of Christ and was treated methodically. The earliest reference to bradykinesia dates to 600 bc. Evidences prove that as early as 300 bc, Charaka proposed a coherent picture of parkinsonism by describing tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, and ...
Goldacre Michael - - 2013
To investigate the geographical mobility of UK-trained doctors. Cohort studies conducted by postal questionnaires. UK. A total 31,353 UK-trained doctors in 11 cohorts defined by year of qualification, from 1974 to 2008. Location of family home prior to medical school, location of medical school, region of first training post, region ...
Turner M M Lancaster - - 2013
Current UK health policy aims to increase the numbers of people dying at home, but it relies on family members being available to take responsibility for caring. The 'Unpacking the home' study elicited the views and experiences of family carers who have cared for a dying family member at home. ...
Manias Elizabeth - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Many patients with complex health-care needs are prescribed several medications on a daily basis. With admission to hospital, patients are often placed in a vulnerable position. Family members can therefore play an important role in supporting patients in decision making about managing medications and negotiating communication exchange with health ...
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This Final Rule amends certain regulations of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (the FMLA or the Act) to implement amendments to the military leave provisions of the Act made by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, which extends the availability of FMLA leave to ...
Natarajan Nandini - - 2013
To measure adherence and to identify factors associated with adherence to antihypertensive medications in family practice patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension. A cross-sectional study using a mailed patient self-report survey and clinical data. Twenty-seven family physician and nurse practitioner clinics from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward ...
Kendler K S - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Drug abuse (DA) is a clinically heterogeneous syndrome. Using medical, legal, death and pharmacy records covering the entire population of Sweden, could we uncover meaningful subtypes of DA? Method We performed a latent class analysis (LCA) on all individuals in Sweden born 1950-1993 who were registered with DA or ...
Jarius Sven - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The discovery of a novel serum autoantibody (termed NMO-IgG or AQP4-Ab) in a subset of patients in 2004 has revived interest in neuromyelitis optica (NMO). While the history of classical multiple sclerosis has been extensively studied, only little is known about the history of NMO. In the present article, ...
Chitnis Abhishek Rajeev - - 2013
Patient X is a 48-year-old retired potteries worker who presented to his general practitioner (GP) with a non-productive cough, which had lasted over 1 month, and it was a television advert that he had seen that prompted him to visit his doctor. A cough is the most common presenting complaint ...
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