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Cepeda M Soledad MS Janssen Research & Development, LLC, 1125 Trenton Harbourton Rd, Titusville, NJ, 08560, USA, - - 2014
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications are subject to abuse, misuse, and diversion. Obtaining ADHD prescriptions from multiple prescribers or filled across multiple pharmacies, known as 'doctor shopping', may reflect such unsanctioned use. We sought to create a definition of shopping behavior that differentiated ADHD medications from medications with low risk ...
Shaw Lily Bzl - - 2014
Two famous medical scientists are described whose major advances were made largely from laboratory-based research. Karl Landsteiner, who received the Nobel Prize in 1930, was the discoverer or co-discoverer of the blood groups and the Rhesus factor. He contributed to the understanding of poliomyelitis, syphilis and typhus. He made major ...
Sanghera Ranveer S RS Hull York Medical School, - - 2014
This paper explores the life and works of a man who defied the limitations of his humble beginnings to become recognised as one of the most notable physicians in the UK to date. Sir George Frederic Still was a pioneer in the field of paediatrics and has earned a reputation ...
Drain Susan S Department of English, Mount Saint Vincent University, - - 2014
Thomas King Chambers clearly intended to be a physician of note and at times indeed he was mentioned in the same breath as Sir James Paget (1814-1899), Sir Henry Acland (1815-1900) and Francis Anstie (1833-1874). At the time of his death his career was pronounced 'less than brilliant though far ...
Mullaney S S Department of Ophthalmology, Suite 4: OPD, St James Hospital, James Street, Dublin 8, Ireland, - - 2014
2013 is the tercentenary of the death of Sir Patrick Dun. When Dun died in 1713, he left the proceeds of his estate to enhance medical education in Dublin by funding chairs in medicine. He showed remarkable innovation, but it took 95 years, five Acts of Parliament, two House of Commons ...
Gupta Aditya Kumar AK Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Pediatric Hemato-Oncology and BMT, Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, - - 2014
Acute Myeloid Leukemias (AML) may present rarely as anatomical distortions at extramedullary sites, termed as Myeloid Sarcomas (MS). Though MS can involve different sites, concomitant involvement of multiple sites is very rare. Here, we describe an adolescent girl who presented with disseminated MS at multiple sites. Such a presentation of ...
Pandya Sunil K SK Department of Neurosurgery, Jaslok Hospital & Medical Research Centre, - - 2013
Charles Morehead studied medicine in Edinburgh and Paris. Among his teachers were George Jardine (1742-1827) (moral philosophy), Professor William Pulteney Alison (1790-1859) (medicine), Pierre Louis (1787-1872) and René Laennec (1781-1826). He joined as Assistant Surgeon in the Bombay Medical Service of the East India Company and was appointed to the ...
Agnew Robin R Emeritus Consultant Chest Physician, Liverpool, - - 2013
The 150th anniversary of the death of Sir John Forbes passed on 13 November 2011 perhaps unnoticed except in his native land. This memoir is an attempt to remind the medical profession of some of his achievements and of the value of percussion and auscultation in the bedside diagnosis of ...
Eslami Yadollah - - 2013
To evaluate efficacy and safety of same site re-operation in eyes with failed trabeculectomy. A retrospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. We reviewed the medical records of 35 eyes of 35 patients who underwent same-site re-operation for failed trabeculectomy. The surgery involved a fornix-based peritomy at the same site as the ...
Al-Fattal Sa'ad S Bishop's Stortford, CM23 5TB, - - 2013
During the early twentieth century, the medical status of Mesopotamia, later Iraq, was very bad due to the lack of sanitation and recurrent epidemics and it was rife with endemic diseases including bilharziasis, tuberculosis and malaria. Medical care was poor, with few hospitals and doctors. The condition improved slowly with ...
Sun Peter - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: To assess and compare direct medical costs and medication compliance between patients with fibromyalgia who initiated duloxetine and patients with fibromyalgia who initiated pregabalin in 2008. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study design was used based on a large US national commercial claims database (2006 to 2009). Patients with fibromyalgia ...
Jawad A S - - 2013
Following the end of the First World War, several British orientalists had a significant influence on politics and development in a number of Arab countries in the Middle East. These include familiar figures such as TE Lawrence in Hejaz, Jordan and Syria, Gertrude Bell in Iraq, Harry St John Philby ...
Froggatt Peter - - 2012
The Belfast-born David Walker was the 19-year-old surgeon and naturalist on the epic Fox Arctic Expedition (1857-59) that established the fate of Sir John Franklin's unsuccessful (1845) search for the North-West Passage. On return the crew were fêted as heroes and decorated, and shared in a £5000 government bounty: Walker ...
Sauvageau Anny - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Self-neglect is the inability or unwillingness to provide for oneself the goods and services needed to live safely and independently. It is the most common allegation reported to Adult Protective Services agencies throughout the United States. Unfortunately, it seems that most medical examiners and their teams are not trained ...
Smith Jane W - - 2012
Sir William Osler was a great physician and medical educator and many of his wise teachings have survived the passage of time, including the counsel about self treatment - the title of this article.
Smith Simon D - - 2012
Background:  Medical error continues to significantly harm patients, notwithstanding the continued efforts to improve the situation over the past decade. We report a pilot project using high-fidelity simulation to integrate the World Health Organisation (WHO) patient safety curriculum into undergraduate medical education. Methods:  From the literature on avoidable medical error ...
Howell Jennifer L - - 2012
Although screening for medical problems can have health benefits, the potentially threatening nature of the results can lead people to avoid screening. In three studies, we examined whether affirming people's self-worth reduces their avoidance of medical-screening feedback. Participants completed an online risk calculator for a fictitious medical condition and then ...
Coulehan Jack - - 2012
One respected tradition in medical education holds that physicians should struggle to maintain sensibility, openness, and compassion in the face of strong contravening tendencies. However, today's medical education is structured around a more recent tradition, which maintains that physicians should struggle to develop emotional detachment as a prerequisite for objectivity. ...
Hanus Josef - - 2011
We designed and evaluated an innovative computer-aided-learning environment based on the on-line integration of computer controlled medical diagnostic devices and a medical information system for use in the preclinical medical physics education of medical students. Our learning system simulates the actual clinical environment in a hospital or primary care unit. ...
Day Richard O - - 2011
We describe the implementation of an electronic medication management system (eMMS) in an Australian teaching hospital, to inform future similar exercises. The success of eMMS implementation depends on: a positive workplace culture (leadership, teamwork and clinician ownership) acceptance of the major impact on work practices by all staff timely system ...
Wu Jia-Rong JR School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7460, USA. - - 2012
Medication nonadherence contributes to hospitalization and mortality, yet there have been few interventions tested that improve adherence and reduce hospitalization and mortality in heart failure (HF). Our objective was to determine whether an education intervention improved medication adherence and cardiac event-free survival. A randomized controlled trial was conducted on 82 ...
Mazor Kathleen M - - 2011
Multisource feedback can provide a comprehensive picture of a medical trainee's performance. The utility of a multisource feedback system could be undermined by lack of direct observation and accurate knowledge. The National Board of Medical Examiners conducted a national survey of medical students, interns, residents, chief residents, and fellows to ...
Herzer Michele - - 2011
This paper presents case examples that document the preliminary clinical utility of using electronic monitoring (EM) feedback to tailor empirically validated adherence-promoting interventions, delivered in standard clinical practice. Challenges of utilizing EM in standard clinical practice as well as future directions are also discussed. Two adolescents referred for behavioral adherence ...
Spaulding Scott A SA Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, - - 2012
To evaluate the effectiveness of electronic monitoring and feedback to improve adherence in children taking daily asthma controller medications. Five patients with asthma and considered nonadherent participated. Inhalers were electronically monitored with the MDILogII(TM) device, and feedback was given by medical staff. Using a nonconcurrent multiple-baseline design, patients and their ...
Fernandez Soto J M - - 2011
In most of its publications, the International Commission on Radiological Protection has highlighted the importance of education and training in radiation protection (RP) for medical exposures. Spain, like other Member States of the European Union, has implemented the Directive and the Guidelines in the medical area. The purpose of this ...
Franklin Bryony Dean - - 2011
Aim To compare the prevalence and causes of prescribing errors in newly written medication orders and how quickly they were rectified, in three NHS organisations. Methods Errors in newly written inpatient and discharge medication orders were recorded in Spring/Summer 2009 by ward pharmacists on medical admissions and surgical wards, as ...
Gingold Scott R - - 2011
Medical practices need to listen to patients and value their opinions in order to provide the best possible service. But too often practitioners don't make the effort to satisfy customers and build loyalty, something of value to every business. The road to failure is littered with companies that did not ...
Krabak Brian J - - 2011
PURPOSE:: To describe injury and illness rates in runners competing in seven day, 250 kilometer off-road ultra-marathon events. METHODS:: Three hundred ninety six runners competing in the RacingThePlanet© 4 Desert Series ultra-marathon races from 2005-2006 were prospectively followed. Descriptive analyses were used to evaluate overall injury/illness rates, types of injuries/illnesses ...
Black Angela - - 2011
In 2005, a protocol for patients with bronchiolitis in the pediatric unit was created, but compliance was less than desired. Therefore, revisions based on staff feedback and current literature were implemented in 2007. A pre- and post-implementation design was used. Descriptive statistics were used to measure the following variables: use ...
Parish Lawrence Charles - - 2011
Dermatology began to appear as a specialty in the United States in the post-Civil War period, when there was a dramatic increase in medical knowledge, as well as in the population. The horrors of the Civil War called attention to many skin diseases. Ophthalmology and otolaryngology developed due mostly to ...
Ribner Bruce S - - 2011
BACKGROUND: We designed a Web-based program for educating medical staff providers on infection control and prevention measures and for ensuring that such providers comply with mandated immunizations, influenza vaccination, and tuberculin skin testing. METHODS: Our program was designed in a health care system employing approximately 2,699 medical staff providers and ...
Rosmaninho Aristoteles - - 2011
Lichen planus pemphigoides is a rare autoimmune dermatosis characterized by bullous lesions arising on lichen planus (LP) papules and on clinically uninvolved skin, coexistence of histological features of LP and bullous pemphigoid and linear deposits of IgG and/or C3 along the basal membrane zone on direct immunofluorescence of peribullous skin. ...
Wheeler Patrick C - - 2011
Objective To quantify and categorise medical workload from the 2009 Special Olympics GB (SOL GB) which involved 2500 athletes with learning disabilities across 21 different sports supported by nearly 9000 family members, volunteers and staff over a 7-day period. Design and participants Prospective survey of all medical contacts that took ...
Herreros Fernanda Oliveira Camargo - - 2011
Intradermotherapy is a medical procedure introduced by Pistor in 1958 that consists in the application of intradermal injections of diluted pharmacological substances that are given directly into the region to be treated. There are reports of the use of intradermotherapy to treat painful diseases, skin diseases and unaesthetic conditions. Medical ...
Milavec-Puretić Višnja - - 2011
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder clinically characterized by erythematous, sharply demarcated papules and rounded plaques covered by silvery micaceous scale. While the exact causes of psoriasis have yet to be discovered, the immune system and genetics are known to play major roles in its development. Many external factors ...
Sargeant Joan - - 2011
The Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and Nova Scotia (CPSNS) use a standardized multisource feedback program, the Physician Achievement Review (PAR/NSPAR), to provide physicians with performance assessment data via questionnaires from medical colleagues, coworkers, and patients on 5 practice domains: consultation communication, patient interaction, professional self-management, clinical competence, ...
Criado Paulo Ricardo - - 2011
This report describes a 19-year old female patient, who sought medical attention for severe itching of two weeks' duration. Erythematous papules and wheals were found, principally on her upper and lower limbs. Careful anamnesis excluded other etiologies of the pruritus, including those related to internal diseases and medication. Following counseling ...
Shankar P Ravi - - 2011
Pharmaceutical promotion is an integral part of modern medical practice. Surveys show that medical students have a positive attitude towards promotion. Pharmaceutical promotion is not adequately taught in medical schools. A module based on the manual produced by Health Action International was conducted for second year medical students at KIST ...
Fareed A - - 2011
Opioid intoxications and overdose are associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Opioid overdose may occur in the setting of intravenous or intranasal heroin use, illicit use of diverted opioid medications, intentional or accidental misuse of prescription pain medications, or iatrogenic overdose. In this review, we focused on the ...
Fan Kenneth K University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, - - 2011
Chronic wounds represent a significant medical burden. Such wounds fail to normally progress through the stages of healing, often complicated by a proinflammatory milieu caused by increased proteinases, hypoxia, and bacterial burden. As a result, several modalities, such as dressings, antimicrobials, growth factors, and human skin substitutes, have been devised ...
Verheul William - - 2010
Showing videos of medical consultation as a proxy for participation is being increasingly applied in research in order to let patients (re-)experience social interaction in medical settings. If subjects do indeed experience the interaction process when watching this on video, then they should show similar patterns in physiological arousal as ...
Pace Joseph L - - 2010
A 46-year-old Caucasian man living on the central Mediterranean island of Gozo (Malta) was started on mefloquine 250 mg once weekly before a trip to lower Egypt. He took his medication 1 week before starting his holiday and was advised to continue it for 4 weeks after returning. He did ...
Dingwall H M - - 2010
The Triple Qualification (TQ) examination of the three Scottish medical colleges was founded in 1884 in the aftermath of the Medical Act of 1858, to offer a medical qualification that would have equal status with that of the universities and other medical schools. Continued efforts to amend the Act had ...
Alves Crésio - - 2010
The lack of a clear definition for human "race" and the importance of this topic in medical practice continue to create doubt among scholars. Here, we evaluate the use of the variable "race" by medical students in Salvador, Brazil. Cross-sectional study at a Brazilian federal public university. 221 randomly selected ...
Cobourne Martyn T - - 2010
The oral or viva voce (viva) examination has been a mainstay of assessment throughout the history of medical education and widely used as a component of both undergraduate and postgraduate university examinations and professional examinations conducted by the medical and surgical Royal Colleges in the United Kingdom. This form of ...
Saigal Renu - - 2010
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an idiopathic, ulcerative, noninfective chronic inflammatory skin disorder of unknown etiology. It is associated with systemic medical illness in 50% of cases like inflammatory bowel disease, systemic arthritis, haematological diseases and malignancies. Characteristic lesions begin as pustule or vesiculopustule and progresses to an ulcer or deep ...
Joy Javed A - - 2010
Every year increasing numbers of candidates request special accommodations for high-stakes medical licensing examinations, due to ADHD, on the basis of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This poses significant challenges for both the applicant and the medical boards and has significant financial, legal, and ethical implications. The purpose of ...
Hartenbaum Natalie P - - 2010
The commercial motor vehicle driver medical examination aims to ensure that commercial drivers can safely perform all driving and nondriving work-related tasks. In conducting the examination and completing the related certification, the medical examiner must follow mandated medical standards and consider medical advisory criteria. Examiners should consider the substantial expert ...
Stene Lise Eilin - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To describe the implementation of medical examination and forensic analysis in the police investigation of sexual assaults, and compare police-reported cases with and without medico-legal examination of the victim. METHODS: A retrospective study of all police-reported sexual assaults against women in the county of Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, January 1997-June 2003. ...
Park Rebekah - - 2010
Can photographs of scars serve as evidence of torture? Amnesty International's Medical Examination Group in the Netherlands (AI-MEG) has, for more than a decade, been photographing torture scars to supplement the testimonies of asylum seekers who have been denied refuge. AI-MEG only intervenes at this point, when asylum seekers face ...
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