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Riduan B A - - 1993
A survey of inhaler technique using a placebo metered dose inhaler was performed among 41 house and medical officers from the Medical and Outpatient departments, Hospital USM. The majority (76%) of them had been taught at one time or another regarding inhaler technique. However, only 18 of them (48.9%) used ...
McPhee S J - - 1993
Physician forgetfulness, patient refusal, and practice logistical difficulties are among the major reasons that physicians perform cancer prevention activities less frequently than recommended by established guidelines. To improve delivery of prevention services, office system interventions of several types have been developed and tested. These include approaches aimed at patients during ...
- - 1993
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has amended VA regulations to increase the settlement and waiver authority delegated to officials within the Office of the General Counsel and District Counsels. This change follows increased authority delegated by the Department of Justice to heads of departments and agencies of the United ...
Start R D - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To assess the ability of clinicians to recognise deaths which require referral to the coroner. DESIGN: Postal questionnaire consisting of 16 fictitious case histories, 14 of which contained a clear indication for referral to the coroner. SETTING: Large teaching hospital. Coroner's office. SUBJECTS: 200 clinicians from general medical and ...
Hanzlick R - - 1993
General information and principles regarding the automation of medical examiner and coroner offices are presented. Topics discussed include the importance of using available resource groups, questions that should be answered to determine the need for automation, the importance of specifically defining office needs and goals prior to automation, the value ...
Currie W J - - 1993
The responsibility for the regulation of pharmaceuticals is situated within the Pharmaceutical Affairs Bureau (PAB) of the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare. The scientific evaluation of the application is undertaken by a series of committees consisting of independent senior members of the medical and scientific community whereas all communication ...
Prehn R A - - 1993
It is becoming commonplace that physicians are not just working in hospitals but are helping run them as well. This means that chief executive officers are working side by side with chief medical officers. What are the factors that influence the working relationship between these roles? The author presents data ...
Replogle S L - - 1993
Tumescent injection of tissues in preparation for suction lipectomy appears to be safe and effective. It allows lipoplasty of a wide range of volumes and areas in an office setting under oral sedation and without the need for fluid replacement. Few plastic surgeons believe this or have experience with the ...
Sands D A - - 1992
Hospitals considering the development of on-campus medical office complexes may find the process challenging and costly. But when developed and leased appropriately, medical office complexes can provide significant benefits to hospitals. Leasing on-campus medical office space to physicians serves to improve relationships with the physician community, and thereby can increase ...
Rosenthal R A - - 1992
The financing and ownership of medical office buildings have changed along with their design and function. Once merely a convenience for the medical staff, medical office buildings are becoming an increasingly important part of a hospital's marketing and financial strategies. Understanding the economic evolution of these buildings will help hospital ...
Purcell P N - - 1992
Samuel Preston Moore was trained as a military surgeon in the US Army but resigned his commission and was appointed Surgeon-General of the Confederate States Army Medical Department at the beginning of the American Civil War. He reformed the mediocre medical corps by raising recruiting standards and improving treatment protocols ...
Lee B W - - 1992
A fifteen year old healthy, male patient contacted our office stating that whilst eating a bread roll he had swallowed a piece of orthodontic archwire. He complained of stomach pain and was advised to contact his local medical practitioner who had the area radiographed. The radiographic examination revealed the piece ...
Vassallo D J - - 1992
Brucellosis (also known as Malta, Mediterranean or Undulant Fever) has aptly been nicknamed the Corps Disease because of the major role played by the Royal Army Medical Corps in elucidating its nature and discovering its mode of spread, thus leading to its prevention and eradication. This history of brucellosis, incorporating ...
Mishik A N - - 1992
The Family Advocacy Program is a Department of Defense-mandated program that is administered individually by the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Factors were sought that may influence the ultimate disposition of a suspected abuse case on a given base. Navy Child Abuse Subcommittees were exclusively chaired by pediatricians, while ...
Smoller M - - 1992
HMO member-initiated requests for service, including telephone calls and appointments, were studied. Telephone calls to medical offices were found to be directly proportional by a constant factor to the number of members using the facility. The number of member requests for appointments for medical problems and routine physical examinations was ...
- - 1992
Drowning is the third most common cause of death from unintentional injury in the United States (1); in 1989, in North Carolina, drownings were the leading cause of years of potential life lost before age 65 per death (2). From July 1 through August 31, 1990, two drownings occurred in ...
Doherty C C - - 1992
An annual survey of the educational supervision of pre-registration house officers has been carried out since 1987 by the Northern Ireland Council for Postgraduate Medical Education and the Queen's University of Belfast. Educational supervision was considered by house officers to be unsatisfactory in 27% of medical posts and 52% of ...
Cardinal P A - - 1992
Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm have brought into focus a number of difficulties with the medical support of U.S. Army tactical forces. These difficulties include inadequate preparation of Medical Corps officers for command, inadequate medical training of field medical unit personnel, and problems utilizing available equipment to support Operation ...
Gorman D R - - 1992
This survey of house officers in the Northern Health and Social Services Board in Northern Ireland demonstrated that they have complaints not just about the number of hours they work. Thirty-nine per cent noted poor standards of food and/or accommodation. Many complained about doing routine "non-medical" work and thought that ...
Milner S M - - 1992
In the 3 months from October 1990 to January 1991, 110 operations were performed at 33 Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps at Al Jubayl, Saudi Arabia in collective protection against chemical warfare. The evolution of improvements in this environment is presented in the context of the first operative series ...
Gordon B R - - 1992
Acute anaphylaxis is a rare, potentially fatal, multisystem allergic reaction that every allergy office must be prepared to treat. Key points are reaction prevention, diagnosing the serious reaction, proper staff training, and keeping on hand (readily accessible and in functioning condition) adequate supplies to provide emergency treatment appropriate to the ...
Kim, Byung G.
This thesis investigated an Army male second-termer's intended and actual reenlistment to identify key factors that significantly affect his decision to prolong his career in the Army using the 1985 DoD Survey of Officers and Enlisted Personnel conducted for the office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Management and ...
Bolger P G - - 1991
OBJECTIVE: To see if there were differences in referral rates and abnormalities detected from two areas that were operating different preschool vision screening programmes. DESIGN: Cohort study using case notes of referrals. SETTING: Community based secondary referral centres in the county of Avon. PATIENTS: 263 referrals from a child population ...
Whyte P - - 1991
The chief instigator of offshore stress is time which in oil parlance is money, writes Patrick Whyte, an offshore medical officer. He explains that medical personnel by showing that they practice a healthy lifestyle on the offshore oil rigs can set a practical example of coping with the stressful conditions.
Weller S C - - 1991
Congress is putting pressure on OSHA to finalize its Universal Precaution standards by December. When the standards go into effect, textile rental companies that serve medical, dental, and outpatient care facilities--including private physician and dentist offices--must take steps to protect employees from blood-borne pathogens. Soiled linens, towels, gowns, and other ...
Ashmore N J - - 1991
The healthcare market doesn't just mean hospitals anymore. For some textile rental operators, doctors' offices and medical clinics are a profitable and growing niche. On the positive side, this market offers growth, low abuse, good prices, and light soil. But operators also must weigh the cons--scattered deliveries, low volume, small ...
Drummond D C - - 1991
OBJECTIVE: To review the principles and practice of sterilization and disinfection of medical instruments in the office setting. DATA SOURCES: Searches of MEDLINE for articles published from 1980 to 1990 on disinfection, sterilization, cross infection, surgical instruments and iatrogenic disease, bibliographies, standard texts and reference material located in a central ...
Greenwell S A - - 1991
The Multinational Force and Observers in an 11-nation peacekeeping force established to monitor the 1979 Egyptian-Israeli Treaty of Peace. Provision of medical support for this force was the first employment of the U.S. Army Medical Department in an effort of this kind. This article is an update to "Medical Support ...
Haque A K - - 1991
The success of a centralized decedent affairs office depends on support by clinicians, the department chairman, and hospital administration. The benefits to the institution include improved public relations with a decedent's family, compliance with state and federal laws, increased organ donations, and better risk management programs. The only drawback of ...
Mangelsdorff, David
Headquarters, U.S. Army Health Services Command (HQ HSC) and the Academy of Health Sciences (AHS) requested assistance in the development and scoring of questionnaires to assess attitudes of Army medical department (AMEDD) personnel in the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) and retired reservists.
Hamlin E R ER - - 1991
Army health care personnel play a key role in the Army's Family Advocacy Program, yet little is known about their beliefs toward domestic violence. This study surveyed the beliefs of selected Army Medical Department personnel concerning the extent, nature, causes, and management of spouse abuse. The study suggests that Army ...
Nyarango P M - - 1991
Representatives from the Ministry of Health, the University of Nairobi and the Kenya Medical Association arranged a workshop in Nairobi in September, 1987 to ensure that policy makers, civil servants, academics and senior members of the medical profession would feel fully informed about the purpose and nature of distance learning. ...
Under the authority of reference (a) and the further delineation of that authority in reference (b), this Instruction: 1. Reissues reference (c) to administratively update information governing the issuance of NASs. 2. Supersedes reference (d). 3. Updates and reissues NAS form, DD Form 1251, Uniformed Services Medical Treatment Facility Nonavailability ...
Palmer, Gerald A.
At the outset of Operation Desert Shield, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) quickly realized that it would be required to play a critical role in the operation. Throughout the crisis, however, significant challenges arose along the path of preparation. The AMEDD is organized with, roughly, seventy- five percent of its ...
- - 1991
Nearly one-fifth of the nation's hospitals began work on medical office buildings during 1990, according to a recent survey. That's good news for Mediplex Medical Building Corp. (MMBC), Dallas, since 95 percent of the buildings that company produces house physicians. And as the demand for medical buildings grows, so does ...
Andersen F L - - 1991
A project to compare different levels of a hydatid disease control program was instigated and evaluated in 16 randomly selected villages in the Xinjiang/Uygur Autonomous Region, PRC (China). Factors tested included the effect of: 1) the role of a village hydatid disease control officer, 2) the use of praziquantel-medicated "bait" ...
Cohn B - - 1991
Familiarity with and adherence to the above principles may not make you claim or judgment proof, but they should improve patient care in your office and decrease your exposure to medico-legal interventions. Always bear in mind that medical practice is not a right conferred upon you by virtue of your ...
Devaney D E - - 1991
Visitors to Hawaii need not be fazed by concerns that they will be unable to communicate during a medical crisis. Trained IAHSS security officers representing all races and ethnic groups provide friendly, helpful service. The Hawaii Chapter of IAHSS coordinates activities of mutual concern among the nine major medical centers ...
Gorney M - - 1991
Improved communications, procedures, administration, and system routines in a medical office are everyone's responsibility. It is an area in the overall treatment of the medical malpractice disease in which the entire office staff plays a critical part. The reward is that everyone--the patient, the physician, and the staff--benefits. Office staff ...
Haglund W D - - 1990
Family notification in sudden, unexpected, and violent death is a major responsibility of law enforcement, medical examiner, and coroner offices. This report reviews and discusses the process and procedures utilized in death notification and provides suggestions to accomplish this difficult task more effectively.
Turnbull N B - - 1990
OBJECTIVE: To examine the workload and work patterns of junior doctors of all grades while on call. DESIGN: Pilot study of activity data self recorded by junior doctors, with the help of students during busy periods. SETTING: A general surgical firm and a general medical firm based at University Hospital, ...
Chew W B - - 1990
"You can't be serious!" Mike Trail, the president and fourth-generation owner of Trail Manufacturing, stared at five older men standing in his office. "I'm afraid we are, Mike." Sandy, the most senior of the five, was polite but firm. "We won't switch over to the new equipment." Trail Manufacturing was ...
Dent T H - - 1990
The satisfaction of pre-registration house officers with the operation of, and outcome of participation in, their medical school's allocation scheme for house officer posts was investigated by postal questionnaire. Satisfaction with outcome was generally high. Significant differences are reported between medical schools in participation rates in allocation schemes and in ...
Busuttil A - - 1990
Police Officers have an obligation to look after the welfare of the persons detained by them. As such persons may require to be given medication on a regular basis during their period of custody which may last a few days, the Police are also responsible for ensuring that this takes ...
This Instruction reissues reference (a) to establish policy and update information requirements for the reporting of selected data on medical care provided at fixed military medical facilities required by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Nemes J - - 1990
The new CEO of American Medical International, Harry Gray, is tackling healthcare for the first time at age 70. But he comes fully equipped with a reputation for achievement, a penchant for 90-hour weeks, and an ambition to devote the corporate office to tasks that add value to its hospitals.
Jumbelic M I - - 1990
We have identified a previously unrecognized source of accidental drowning in infants and toddlers: 5-gal (19-L) industrial buckets. Twelve cases of drownings in these large-capacity buckets constituted 24% of all infant and toddler (age less than 3 years) drownings investigated by the Cook County (Illinois) Medical Examiner's Office from January ...
Dent T H - - 1990
OBJECTIVE: To assess the education and workload of preregistration house officers in the four Thames regions. DESIGN: Postal questionnaire. SETTING: Teaching and non-teaching hospitals in the four Thames regions. PARTICIPANTS: 1064 Preregistration house officers. RESULTS: Response rate was 70% (740 replies). Nine per cent of house officers (66/729) worked a ...
Addiss D G - - 1990
Chronic diarrhoea of unknown aetiology is increasingly recognized as a problem in international travellers, and has been reported in US Peace Corps volunteers. In December 1987, we surveyed all Peace Corps medical officers to determine the magnitude of this problem and obtain preliminary data on potential risk factors. A rate ...
Courtiss E H - - 1990
Surgeons who perform office surgery without the presence of personnel trained in anesthesia are responsible for both the surgery and the general condition of the patient. Thus the prevention and management of medical problems that may occur during the operation or in the recovery room become their concerns. Fortunately, medical ...
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