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Drake Waldene - - 2003
A comprehensive review of medical office systems can decrease risk in the practice. Education and training of employees are key to this goal. When staff follow policies and protocols consistently, they help protect patients and patient rights. Checklists for front- and back-office employees can help a medical group maintain protections ...
Ma Jun - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Although pharmaceutical industry marketing and other factors may influence physician decisions regarding medication prescribing in the United States, little information is available about the composition of promotional efforts by promotional mode and medication class. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to determine the magnitude of expenditures for common ...
Tieman Jeff - - 2003
At this hospital in Germany, doctors not only serve as medical professionals but also military officers on whom many rely for leadership and confidence during wartime. Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is a healthcare world all its own, and injured U.S. soldiers are finding it a welcome sanctuary where healing takes ...
Thomas Terry L - - 2003
BACKGROUND: An essential element in planning for long-term space missions is prediction of the medical support required. Medical data for analogous populations serving in isolated and/or contained environments are useful in predicting health risks for astronauts. METHODS: This study evaluated the rates of health events that occurred among a highly ...
Huang Grace C - - 2003
We surveyed medical house officers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center during their ambulatory rotations about their utilization of reference materials, assessing such factors as frequency, the mode of reference, and specific choice of resources. The collected data were significantly illustrative of the shift from paper-based resources to digital ...
Hanson Marta - - 2003
In the last month of 1739, the third f the Manchu rulers, the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736-1795), ordered the compilation of a treatise on medicine "to rectify medical knowledge" throughout the empire. By the end of 1742, eighty participants chosen from several offices within the palace bureaucracy based in Beijing ...
Weis Christopher P CP US Environmental Protection Agency National Enforcement Investigations Center, Denver Federal Center, Bldg 53, PO Box 25227, Denver, CO 80225, USA. - - 2002
Bioterrorist attacks involving letters and mail-handling systems in Washington, DC, resulted in Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) spore contamination in the Hart Senate Office Building and other facilities in the US Capitol's vicinity. To provide information about the nature and extent of indoor secondary aerosolization of B anthracis spores. Stationary and personal ...
Yadwad B S - - 2002
By the term autopsy means medicolegal autopsy, though there is another one called clinical autopsy. The term is synonymous with postmortem examination. Autopsy is conducted to ascertain the cause of death, manner of death, time since death, to establish the identity of the deceased and so on. As per Mysore ...
Stuart-Wilson F - - 2002
North London may seem an unlikely venue for a discussion about orthodontics which takes us as far afield as South Africa and the USA, but Edgware is where I find the head office of OrthoWorld. At the time of writing OrthoWorld are the only specialist body corporate in the UK. ...
Downs F M - - 2002
Mesothelioma caused by occupational exposure to asbestos is well recognized and sufferers who have been employed in a prescribed occupation can claim compensation. Stringent criteria must be fulfilled in order to establish the link between occupational exposure and mesothelioma, and to this end the procurator fiscal is involved after the ...
Salyer Steven W - - 2002
The US military physician assistant (PA) originated from the corpsmen and medics of the army, navy, air force, and Coast Guard. PAs have been present in every military campaign since 1980 and serve in a wide variety of medical roles. Their combat role has expanded so that in many instances ...
Faiz M A - - 2002
During the mid 1990s, national guidelines were established in accordance with World Health Organization recommendations for the diagnosis of uncomplicated malaria in Bangladesh. Based on simple clinical and epidemiologic criteria these guidelines were designed to be applied outside of tertiary care centers where microscopy was not feasible. We evaluated the ...
Dooley Sharon Kay - - 2002
The 2000 Census provided information on changing patterns of immigration and internal migration within the United States. As the population shifts to be diverse in more places than ever before, medical offices will need to be ready to meet the needs of a new population of patients. Since more than ...
Hudson Timothy - - 2002
During the Persian Gulf War, the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) found evacuation distances for patients increasing as a result of the fast movement of the forward line of troops. Thus, there is a need for a trauma and intensive care transport system that avoids the medical dangers that accompany ...
Wild D C - - 2002
This study aims to investigate the facilities available in Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments and the education of casualty officers in the treatment of epistaxis in the UK. Fifty departments were chosen at random and a telephone survey undertaken. The results show a paucity of facilities and inadequate training of ...
Parchman Thomas L - - 2002
Coevolution is increasingly recognized as an important process structuring geographic variation in the form of selection for many populations. Here we consider the importance of a geographic mosaic of coevolution to patterns of crossbill (Loxia) diversity in the northern boreal forests of North America. We examine the relationships between geographic ...
Dunn P M - - 2002
William Farr, chief statistician to the General Register Office for more than 40 years, was the most significant medical epidemiologist and statistician of the Victorian era. Often working behind the scenes, he helped to bring about many advances in hygiene and public health as well as developing a modern approach ...
Dowdle John - - 2002
There will continue to be change and evolution in the medical office environment. As voice recognition systems continue to improve, instant creation of office notes with the absence of dictation may be commonplace. As medical and computer technology evolves, we must continue to evaluate the many new computer systems that ...
Szilard Istvan - - 2002
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) developed and implemented a three-month project entitled Priority Medical Screening of Kosovar Refugees in Macedonia, within the Humanitarian Evacuation Program (HEP) for Kosovar refugees from FR Yugoslavia, which was adopted in May 1999. The project was based on an agreement with the office of ...
Ostrowski M - - 2002
Year by year the actual number of transplanted organs has been growing in Poland. In the event of the Województwo Zachodniopomorskie (Western Pomeranian Province) the primary activities were focused on informing medical personnel at hospital departments about approaching donors through trainings for such medical personnel. Such activities resulted in both ...
Lakhotia Subhash - - 2002
Under the Income-tax Law, it is mandatory on the part of a medical practitioner to maintain accounts. Such Books of Accounts and other documents may enable theAssessing Officer to compute his total income in accordance withthe provision of Income-tax Act, 1961 US/44AA. Rule 6F of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 gives ...
Liberman A - - 2001
Due to a few well-publicized stories about patient injury and death, office-based ambulatory surgery has recently been thrust upon the forefront of current discussions about clinical outcomes. This has stimulated interest among ambulatory surgery stakeholders, including physicians, patients, and elected officials. An analysis of medical office-based surgical facilities in Florida ...
Brook I - - 2001
Mass casualties during war, civil unrest, or natural disasters can generate chaos and disarray in the emergency room setting. The influx of numerous casualties in a short period of time can paralyze the medical facility and cause irreparable damage to the injured. Maintaining calm and order is very essential for ...
DeKoning B L - - 2001
Operation Joint Guardian in Kosovo represents one type of military operation that the United States and other nations could be engaged in during the next 25 years. These military operations also carry unique challenges to a senior medical officer (or medical task force commander). In Kosovo, the senior medical officer ...
Rogayah J - - 2001
A total of 356 doctors responded to a survey on the timing and stability of choice of medical specialty. The majority of doctors made their final decision while working as a medical officer. One hundred (48.5%) of the doctors had made an earlier choice as medical students, 63 (30.6%) during ...
Abbott K C - - 2001
The role of reviewer variation in interpreting outcomes of outpatient clinic chart reviews has been poorly studied. The present study used results collected from a network-based spreadsheet application (Microsoft Excel), which is widely available throughout the Army Medical Department, for chart reviews. Data were collected from January 1998 to August ...
Ovuga E - - 2001
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) refers to interloping and interative thoughts, ideas, images, fantasies, impulses and actions accompanied by feelings of distress and declarations of resistance. It is assumed that OCD is rare among black Africans. This paper reports six cases from Uganda. The report indicates that OCD exists among black Africans ...
Armon K - - 2001
All accident and emergency (A&E) attendances over a one year period were prospectively studied in order to determine common medical presenting problems. Data were collected on children (0-15 years) attending a paediatric A&E department in Nottingham between February 1997 and February 1998. A total of 38 982 children were seen. ...
Saicheua P - - 2001
The study was conducted at the Medical Committee Office to the Compensation Fund, from March to August 2000, the documents and medical records of 37 claimants of Thai workers who were diagnosed with occupational lumbar disc herniation were analyzed, 78.4 per cent were male. The most common age was between ...
Clark D A - - 2001
Among Army aviators, the incidence of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is unknown. This study analyzes the incidence and aeromedical disposition of THA among Army aviators. The U.S. Army Epidemiology Data Register was queried for a 10-year period from calendar year 1987 to 1996. The aviators selected for this study cohort ...
Alborn T L - - 2001
This article highlights the role played by commercial life insurance companies in determining the response to tuberculosis in Britain between 1865 and 1920. Late-Victorian life offices hired two sorts of physicians to help them screen out high-risk proposals: provincial medical examiners, who collected fees for examining candidates; and salaried medical ...
Yogesan K - - 2001
In prisons, prison medical officers provide general medical care. However, if specialist care is needed then the prisoner is transported to a specialist medical centre. This is a costly procedure and prison escapes occur during transportation. We have tested our Internet-based eye care system in prisons in Western Australia. Medical ...
Hemenway D - - 2000
OBJECTIVES: To determine the relative incidence of gun victimization versus self defense gun use by civilians in the United States, and the circumstances and probable legality of the self defense uses. METHODS: National random digit dial telephone surveys of the adult population were conducted in 1996 and 1999. The Harvard ...
Schuller R A - - 2000
This study explored the impact of victim and perpetrator alcohol consumption on police officers' evaluations of an alleged sexual assault and their reported likelihood of charging the perpetrator. Two hundred and twelve police officers were presented with a vignette depicting an acquaintance rape in which the beverage consumption (beer, cola) ...
Peterson B - - 2000
Just as medical technology has made quantum leaps during the past few decades, the business side of running and maintaining a medical practice has changed dramatically as well. Gone are the days when physicians could submit bills to insurance companies and expect to receive timely payment. Even longer gone are ...
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While the hospital's medical staff office is generally considered a non-revenue-producing area, a thorough and effective cost/benefit analysis can help you get a handle on the productivity and true worth of the office. Linda Smith, CMSC, CPSC, manager of medical affirs at Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center in ...
Gillard J H - - 2000
We aimed to measure changes in the training and workload of pre-registration house officers using a postal questionnaire. Two hundred and six pre-registration house officers in the south-western region of England were surveyed and asked to report on the education, training and workload of their posts. Results were compared with ...
Kwon P - - 2000
It was hypothesized that the adaptive value of hope cognitions would be dependent upon the quality of an individual's defense style. Undergraduate students completed measures of hope, defense mechanisms, and dysphoria in two studies. As predicted, defense mechanisms significantly moderated the relation between hope and dysphoria. In addition, both hope ...
Chiu C L - - 2000
INTRODUCTION: We report a case of subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum that presented postoperatively after tracheal extubation. CLINICAL PICTURE: A 51-year-old man had an uneventful anaesthesia lasting about 6.5 hours. Intubation was performed by a very junior medical officer and was considered difficult. He developed sore throat, chest pain, numbness of ...
Marinella M A - - 2000
The chief complaint is an important element of the medical history. Over a one-month period in 1999, the author observed 55 presentations of house officers and medical students on an inpatient ward at Miami Valley Hospital, an affiliate of Wright State. House officers noted the chief complaint in 49% of ...
Walczak S - - 2000
Medical practitioners are under ever increasing pressure to maximize patient care, while minimizing costs. One productivity area that has not previously undergone thorough investigation is the efficient utilization of time for intra-office communication. Medical office personnel typically need to communicate patient information and resource requests, as well as personal messages. ...
Oleson K C - - 1999
What level of force do people believe is appropriate to use in self-defense and defense of property? One answer is that a person may use only the bare minimum of force necessary to terminate the threat in self-defense and must retreat if it is possible. One may not use deadly ...
Lorcin P M - - 1999
During the military administration of Algeria, which lasted for forty years, the foundation of the French colony was laid. Indispensable to the military in Algeria was its sizable medical corps. While the ostensible reason for its presence was to maintain the soldiers' health and thus the army's efficiency, it role ...
Kapur N - - 1999
The psychological health and job satisfaction of 285 GPs and 89 medical house officers from Leeds was compared using standardized self-report measures. Forty-eight per cent of the GPs and 20% of the house officers scored as 'cases' of psychiatric disorder. The GPs were less satisfied with the recognition they received ...
Zito J M - - 1999
OBJECTIVES: (1) To describe temporal patterns of office visits for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and stimulant treatment for 5- to 14-year-old US youths; (2) to compare youth visits for ADHD with and without melication according to patient demographics, physician specialty, reimbursement source, and comorbid diagnoses; and (3) to compare office visits ...
Wood D - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: To design a clinical examination of high content validity suitable for use as a formative assessment tool with pre-registration house officers (PRHO'S) towards the end of their first house officer post. DESIGN: A multicentre collaboration between four UK medical schools who offer undergraduate curricula which are problem-based, systems-based, patient-orientated, ...
Spain J - - 1999
This article describes the responsibilities and objectives of the pharmacy officer for the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe. Pharmacists' experiences and knowledge offer advantages in the ordering, storage, and distribution of medical materiel. Exploitation of new technology and a customer-focused attitude encourage a working environment that capitalizes on pharmaceutical ...
O'Doherty M - - 1999
Edward Dillon Mapother had an impressive career as surgeon, dermatologist, author, professor and President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and first Medical Officer of health for Dublin in 1864. Considered an authority on eczema, gout and the curative powers of spa waters, Mapother returned to the full-time ...
Kemmer T - - 1999
Dietitians are multifunctional and play an important role in humanitarian missions as educators, planners, and consultants. Three dietitians deployed to Thailand in support of the 16th Annual Joint and Combined Exercise, Cobra Gold 1997. The goal of the Medical Civic Assistance Program (MEDCAP) was to promote long-term public health improvements ...
Cooke L - - 1999
INTRODUCTION: This paper shows the findings from a survey of 439 senior house officers undertaken as part of the British Medical Association cohort study of 1995 medical graduates. The aim of the study was to assess the quality of senior house officer training in the United Kingdom. METHOD: In July ...
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