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Bosk C L - - 1990
AIDS, together with other institutional factors, is changing the "shop-floor" culture of house officers and students in urban, academic medical centers. These medical workers complained of powerlessness and exploitation prior to the epidemic, but they felt pride in scoring clinical coups and chagrin in their clinical defeats, characteristic of an ...
Hett D A - - 1990
The policy of the Medical Officers serving in HMS Ark Royal between January 1988 and June 1989 with regard to surgery and anaesthesia at sea is described. The skills and equipment available, techniques used, operations performed and complications that resulted are outlined. The advantages and disadvantages of an active operating ...
Jones C - - 1989
Records of 244 preschool medicals were studied retrospectively. The value of the examination to the children, their parents and teachers, and the use of clinical medical officer time was considered. Fifty-seven per cent had previously undetected problems deemed to require follow-up. This number was subsequently corrected to 50% in the ...
Jentzen J M - - 1989
Forensic toxicology has benefited from advances in immunoassay and thin layer chromatography (Toxi-Lab) chemistry and widespread availability of sophisticated instrumentation, such as gas chromatography with mass spectroscopy. Coupled with the increasingly widespread proliferation of illicit drugs of abuse, these have added new challenges to old adversaries in the medicolegal investigation ...
Rosenfeld L - - 1989
Martin Robison Delany's great contribution to American life and black history stems from his defiant blackness. He was America's first "Black Nationalist" and the intense embodiment of black pride. Ever changing in his career, he always identified with the black experience and its place in history. In an active life ...
Zinner I D - - 1989
Concepts and techniques for fabrication of various types of provisional fixed restorations have been described. The problems created by less than optimal construction are presented. The clinician must decide which type of fixed provisional appliance is desirable or required in various situations. The same fixed provisional restoration cannot be suitable ...
Vance B M - - 1989
This work is based on the lecture given by Dr. Bernard M. Vance, then Assistant Chief Medical Examiner of New York, to the Homicide Squad Detectives of New York City on November 2, 1933, at the New York Police Academy. He entitled his presentation "Death, simulation of death and suspicion ...
Meuleman J R - - 1989
Limited primary data are available to indicate in which areas physicians' interview performances are deficient. Videotaped recordings of 48 house officers performing a complete medical history were evaluated using a checklist to assess content, questioning technique, and interview style. Frequent deficiencies included inadequate social, psychiatric, and drug reaction histories. Several ...
Kouno A - - 1989
From 1982 to 1986, there were 1230 sudden death cases autopsied in Osaka Medical Examiner's Office. Among them, 810 cases were classified cardiac deaths (SCDs) such as coronary heart disease (77%), cardiomyopathy (7%), valvular disease (3%). All SCD cases were dead within 24 hours after the appearance of the fatal ...
Andrassy J J - - 1988
Careful initial evaluation of the options is vital to successful medical office automation. The many available software programs should be scrutinized to be certain the one chosen satisfies all one's listed needs. In addition to the usual functions expected of computers, the data gathered can be used to market the ...
Ducatman A M - - 1988
"B-readers" certified in International Labor Office methodology interpret large numbers of randomly distributed asbestos medical surveillance roentgenograms of US Navy employees. Analysis of 23 participating observers, interpreting more than 105,000 radiographs, demonstrated a 300-fold prevalence range of perceived "definite" pulmonary parenchymal abnormalities. There was an evident geographic component to interpretation ...
Gillard J H - - 1988
The methods of allocation of house officer posts at British medical schools were investigated by postal questionnaire. Three categories were found: a free market, a matching process between student and consultant preferences, and the use of in-course assessments, the matching process being the most popular. Many medical schools had changed ...
Nanji A A - - 1988
We carried out a study to evaluate the quality of results obtained by 14 nontechnical medical office personnel using desktop analysers. The instruments evaluated were the Reflotron analyser, the Seralyzer, the Vision analyser and the DT60 analyser. For precision studies low and high concentrations of control materials were used. For ...
- - 1988
These Singapore Regulations provide the following, among other things: "3. 1) No female workman who is pregnant shall be employed to work during the night or any part thereof unless she has for this purpose consented in writing and is not certified unfit by a medical officer or a registered ...
- - 1988
This Order reconstitutes the Task Force on International Refugee Assistance in the Philippines. The Task Force is composed of representatives of various government agencies and is under the Department of Foreign Affairs. The duties and responsibilities of the Task Force are as follows: "1) to coordinate and cooperate with [the] ...
- - 1988
This Venezuela Resolution requires the performance of a cytological study in all medical offices providing family planning, pre- and postnatal care, adult hygiene, treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and gynecological services and, in general, all medical offices in the public sector that treat women between the ages of 25 and ...
Conger B - - 1987
The Dartmouth Primary Care Cooperative Information (COOP) Project conducted a controlled trial on the impact of antismoking advice from office-based physicians. Eighteen primary care medical practices were randomly assigned to be intervention or customary care practices. Medical personnel assigned to the intervention practices were to systematically identify cigarette smokers (among ...
Vale G L - - 1987
On Aug 31, 1986, 82 people were killed in the worst air disaster in the history of Los Angeles International Airport. The Los Angeles County Forensic Dentistry Team worked with the Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other agencies during the identification process. The investigation demonstrated the ...
Whalen,William P.
This thesis examines factors influencing a Navy Medical Officer File, END FY85. Data contained in the LOGIT nonlinear estimation technique. The sample was restricted to officers who were not obigated to remain in the service. Several logistic regression models indicated that physician's specialty and source of entry were significant in ...
Kesler R W - - 1986
The rankings of candidates for pediatric internship by the Pediatric Intern Selection Committee (ISC) of the University of Virginia Medical Center were compared with subsequent performance rankings of house officers by faculty members and chief residents. Although a positive correlation was found between the rankings, the absolute magnitude of the ...
Goodman R A - - 1986
To characterize patterns of barbiturate use in homicide victims, we used data from the Los Angeles City Police Department and the Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office to study 4,950 victims of criminal homicide committed in that city in 1970-1979. Barbiturates were detected in 323 (7.9 per cent) of the 4,063 victims who ...
Samson R L - - 1986
After surveying the existing medical office software, the specifications for an "ideal" medical office system were set forth. These include microcomputer configuration, multi-user multi-tasking operating systems with ability to run multiple printers, Winchester disk-drive storage, color terminals, data base management system with the ability to perform sophisticated patient selection and ...
Kellermann A L - - 1986
To study the epidemiology of deaths involving firearms kept in the home, we reviewed all the gunshot deaths that occurred in King County, Washington (population 1,270,000), from 1978 through 1983. The medical examiner's case files were supplemented by police records or interviews with investigating officers or both, to obtain specific ...
Blanck,Ronald R.
The Medical Corps faces a dual role of providing peacetime health care while simultaneously preparing itself to fulfill its wartime medical support mission. In the past, peacetime health care has taken priority over wartime medical readiness. This group study project addresses several issues dealing with the peacetime organization, training and ...
Ward R J - - 1986
A healthy, 15-year-old male received a thiopental, nitrous oxide, oxygen, enflurane anesthetic for appendectomy. Cardiac arrest, following succinylcholine administration, was associated with marked hyperkalemia (potassium levels 8.7 to 11.6 meq), hemolysis (hematocrit fall from 41.7 to 26.6%, plasma hemoglobin 27 mg/dL), and creatine phosphokinase (CPK) elevation (8900 units). Vigorous resuscitative ...
Hibbard J H - - 1986
The goal of this study was to determine the factors that are related to utilization rates among older compared with younger enrollees in a health maintenance organization (HMO). Andersen's behavioral model was used as the conceptual framework for examining utilization rates. The approach was to determine the relative importance of ...
Robson N - - 1985
The radiographs of 337 patients attending the casualty department of a large teaching hospital were reviewed by two medical students of different seniority, a radiology registrar and a consultant radiologist. All the films had been examined initially by the casualty officer when the patient attended. The senior medical student reported ...
Malkin J - - 1985
In both the new medical group practice and the growing established group practice, particular attention should be paid to the physical aspects of the office. The specialized knowledge of a medical planner can be very helpful in providing practical reasons for certain layouts and identifying an office's strengths and weaknesses. ...
Grossman S A - - 1985
Eighty-eight medical students and house officers were given patient management questions to assess their ability to convert from one narcotic regimen to an approximately equal analgesic dose of a second regimen. Only 8 percent of their answers were within the correct range, even though commonly used reference material was supplied ...
Laposata E A - - 1985
The body recovered from the scene of a bombing may contain important trace evidence that links the suspect to the crime. Recognizing the lack of guidelines for evidence removal from the body, we have prepared a protocol to guide the pathologist in the collection of trace evidence from the bombing ...
Lauer O G - - 1985
This article highlights the Army's early involvement with radiography. The mobilization of the Office of the Surgeon General for World War I is depicted, including roentgenologic logistics, personnel, battle area roentgenology, and the development of the portable x-ray field unit. This early period of military medical history facilitated the establishment ...
Skotte J - - 1984
Exposure of radio officers to radio frequency radiation from telegraphy and telephony equipment on ships was investigated. Eighty-five measurements were made of 12 radio transmitters operating in the 400 kHz to 25 MHz range (power up to 1200 W) and three VHF telephony transmitters in the 150 MHz band. Field ...
Pastorek N J - - 1984
The surgeon, medical and nonmedical staff, and the reception, consultation, treatment, surgical, and recovery areas constitute the basic elements of the office operating room complex. In reality these elements are an inseparable dynamic unit; however, for the purpose of discussion they have been examined separately to study their particular aesthetic ...
Martin E - - 1984
The medical care of prisoners "declaring sick" to the medical officer and hospital officers in Bedford Prison was surveyed and compared with the medical care given to the medical officer's patients in general practice. The consultation rate of prisoners was higher than that of patients in the practice. Part of ...
Zey J N - - 1984
Workers in the "non-textile" cotton industry breathe a dust which is similar to the dust in the cotton spinning and weaving or "textile" industry. This exposure prompts the question of byssinosis prevalence and other respiratory disease in the non-textile cotton industry. NIOSH has completed a cross-sectional medical and environmental study ...
Copeland A R - - 1984
A study of police officers who died in the line of duty in Metro Dade County, U.S.A. was performed. All cases in which a law enforcement officer died while on duty or, off duty while performing police action were collected from the files of the Medical Examiner Department from 1956 ...
Shaikh M B - - 1984
Electrical stimulation of the midbrain tegmentum can produce differential modulation of quiet biting attack and affective defense behavior elicited from the hypothalamus of the cat. Stimulation of the lateral half of the tegmentum facilitated quiet biting attack and suppressed affective defense. Conversely, stimulation of the medial tegmentum suppressed quiet biting ...
Martin E - - 1984
A family practice in rural Breckenridge, Colorado began an evening clinic during the winter months of 1981-82 to serve the extra 1,000 to 2,000 residents that that community accommodated each year during the ski season. The clinic was staffed by a PA, who was aided by an office assistant, on ...
Durning J P - - 1983
The postoperative experiences of a high-performance pilot who underwent Nissen fundoplication for reflux esophagitis illustrate two important points concerning return to flying duties. Both the gas bloat syndrome and obstructive phenomena are potential sequelae to surgery. Both have obvious implications for flight personnel. A logical approach for flight medical officers ...
- - 1983
On March 1, 1983, the Office of Human Development Services (HDS) published in the Federal Register (48 FR 8453) a final rule with a 60 day comment period to amend 45 CFR Part 1397, Standard Setting Requirements for Medical and Nonmedical Facilities Where SSI Recipients Reside. (These requirements are known ...
Johnson G H - - 1983
With technology as the driving force, there are many changes occurring in medical group offices. The medical office of the future is a concept which encompasses the total office -- the interrelationship of all pieces of equipment. This focus on the total office will mean improved productivity and effectiveness not ...
Eckert W G - - 1983
Medicolegal investigation in America can truly be said to have begun in an organized manner in 1918. The Massachusetts medical examiner system, which began in 1877, never developed with the central control and the completeness that characterizes the New York Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, nor did it influence ...
Georgoulakis J M - - 1983
During the fall of 1979 three social work officers surveyed the entire enrollment of the advanced Army Medical Department (AMEDD) officer career course. The enrollees represented a wide range of medical specialties and years of military experience. Two questions were posed: Do medical officers enter service with conservative attitudes toward ...
Robertson R M - - 1982
Landing signal officers (LSOs), exposed to high noise levels during carrier operations, do not routinely wear hearing protectors. Noise exposure data obtained during carrier qualifications on the USS Lexington and the USS Forrestal suggested a clear risk for hearing damage. Moreover, a comparison of the hearing of LSO and non-LSO ...
Taylor P J - - 1982
The Post Office occupational health service was established in 1855. Unique epidemiological records of sickness absence, medical retirements, and deaths for 90 years have been extracted from annual reports. The stability of the death rate is striking, but the male sickness absence series is consistent with three periods of roughly ...
Lowenstein S R - - 1981
In teaching hospitals the responsibility for cardiopulmonary resuscitation usually rests with the house-staff, yet most house-officers receive no formal training in life support. The life-support skills of 45 medical and surgical house-officers in a university teaching hospital were tested by means of simulated cardiac arrests. House-officers were graded on the ...
Yanagisawa E - - 1981
A simple but reliable method of videotaping the larynx using the Nagashima rigid laryngoscope (telescope) and a low-cost home video color camera is described. Video laryngoscopy using this technique is a useful office procedure. The video material obtained was of high quality and of great value for teaching, voice analysis, ...
Shanks N J - - 1981
The quality of data obtainable by questionnaire from residents of a common lodging house was explored by comparing the answers received by questioning such men on two or three occasions six months apart. Consistency between the answers obtained on different occasions was good for men who already knew the interviewer ...
Kentsmith D K - - 1981
The Air Force Medical Officer through AFR 35-99 (Personnel Reliability Program) is responsible for the medical evaluation, psychological assessment, and surveillance of persons who will work in sensitive occupations. This paper addresses various personality factors which indicate poor personnel reliability and suggest an interviewing technique of open-ended questions and developmental ...
Gray J A - - 1980
The use of the powers of compulsory removal contained in Section 47 of the 1948 National Assistance Act is reviewed. It is concluded that the powers are not seriously abused but that there is a need for their amendment. It is argued that any amendment should take the role of ...
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