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Podolsky Scott H SH Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, - - 2014
In November of 1959, William Bean published in the Archives of Internal Medicine a scathing review of Félix Martí-Ibañez's Centaur: Essays on the History of Medical Ideas. Martí-Ibañez and Bean were two of the leading exponents of the importance of medical humanism during a formative period from the 1950s through ...
Kemp Sandra Joy SJ Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, - - 2014
Medical humanities courses are typically taught in face-to-face teaching environments, but now medical humanities educators, alongside educators from other disciplines, are facing shifts in higher education towards online (and sometimes open) courses. For the medical humanities educator, there is limited guidance regarding how technology-enhanced learning design can support the learning ...
Perechocky Andrew A Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, One Boston Medical Center Place, Dowling 1 South, Room 1322, Boston, MA, 02118, USA, - - 2014
Medical collaboration with authoritarian regimes historically has served to facilitate the use of torture as a tool of repression and to justify atrocities with the language of public health. Because scholarship on medicalized killing and biomedicalist rhetoric and ideology is heavily focused on Nazi Germany, this article seeks to expand ...
Bakhaidar Mohamad M Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi - - 2014
Poisoning is a medical emergency that represent a major health problem all over the world. Studies on drug overdose and chemical poisoning are very limited in Saudi Arabia (SA). We aimed to describe the current pattern and assess risk factors of drug overdose and chemical poisoning in King Khalid National ...
Boudreau J Donald JD Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, - - 2014
The personhood of the physician is a crucial element in accomplishing the goals of medicine. We review claims made on behalf of the humanities in guiding professional identity formation. We explore the dichotomy that has evolved, since the Renaissance, between the humanities and the natural sciences. The result of this ...
Guest Clare E L - - 2014
Discussions of the early relationship between art and anatomy are shaped by Vasari's account of Florentine artists who dissected bodies in order to understand the causes of movement, and the end of movement in action. This account eclipses the role of the study of antiquities in Renaissance anatomical illustration. Beyond ...
Silva Rhonan Ferreira RF Forensic Odontology, Federal University of Goias, Brazil; Forensic Anthropology and Legal Odontology, Scientific Police of Goias, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
The human identification process is often performed by the comparison between acquired post-mortem (PM) fingerprints, dental patterns, or DNA sample with ante-mortem (AM) databases. However, in some special situations alternative sources of human identifiers reveal valuable part as forensic tools. In this context, medical records of surgical interventions and morphological ...
Penchaszadeh Victor B VB Department of Health Sciences, National University of La Matanza, Buenos Aires, Argentina - - 2014
José María ("Chema") Cantú (1938-2007), born in Mexico, was a pioneering, loved and respected leader in medical and human genetics and bioethics in Latin America. He graduated as a physician in Mexico and then trained in medical and human genetics in France and the United States. He was instrumental in ...
Ponnampalam Louisa Shobhini LS Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
Marine mammals, as top predators in the marine food web, are sentinels of changes in the oceans and public health. Pollution in the sea and overfishing of seafood resources affects these organisms just as much as it affects human beings. Medics, especially doctors, have an influential reach to patients, and ...
Wall Jesse - - 2014
I am sceptical as to the contribution that human rights can make to our evaluation of medical law. I will argue here that viewing medical law through a human rights framework provides no greater clarity, insight or focus. If anything, human rights reasoning clouds any bioethical or evaluative analysis. In ...
Patil S S Department of Anatomy, Basaveshwara Medical College, Chitradurga, 577502, Karnataka, India, - - 2014
Daniel John Cunningham was born on 15 April 1850 in Scotland. After his initial schooling at his home town, Crieff, he took up the study of medicine at the University of Edinburgh and passed with honours. He is best known for the excellent series of dissection manuals, namely Cunningham's Dissection ...
Chiapperino Luca L SEMM (European School of Molecular Medicine), IEO (European Institute of Oncology), Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, c/o Campus IFOM-IEO, Via Adamello 16, 20139, Milan, Italy, - - 2014
This paper questions different conceptions of Medical Humanities in order to provide a clearer understanding of what they are and why they matter. Building upon former attempts, we defend a conception of Medical Humanities as a humanistic problem-based approach to medicine aiming at influencing its nature and practice. In particular, ...
Barber Barry B Retired at from NHS. Former Managing Director at Health Data Protection, Ltd., London, - - 2014
The recording of numbers appears to pre-date the emergence of writing and excavations of the clay tablets of civilisations in the Middle East have shown that clay tablets were used to keep account of activities undertaken in a systematic fashion. Correspondingly, various forms of abacus have been used types of ...
Hooke Rachel R Freelance Writer and Trainer, - - 2014
When doctors start work, they will have a certain amount of contact with human resources (HR), formerly known as personnel. Traditionally, the section that deals specifically with doctors is known by a name such as medical personnel, medical staffing or medical HR.
Hooke Rachel R Freelance Writer and Trainer, - - 2014
When doctors start work, they will have a certain amount of contact with human resources (HR), formerly known as personnel. Traditionally, the section that deals specifically with doctors is known by a name such as medical personnel, medical staffing or medical HR.
Anderson Collin C Clinical Pharmacist, Primary Children's - - 2014
The physical and chemical compatibility of intravenous acetaminophen with commonly administered injectable medications was evaluated. Simulated Y-site evaluation was accomplished by mixing 2 mL of acetaminophen (10 mg/mL) with 2 mL of an alternative intravenous medication and subsequently storing the mixture in a polypropylene syringe for 4 hours. The aliquot ...
Kita Junichi J Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division, Shimadzu - - 2014
  The design concept of flavor and fragrance analyzer "FF-2020" was descried; at first how to recognize the quantification of odor, introducing traditional quantification of odor and how to compose the analyzer. At last two analysis of the medical goods were described. The most important thing to quantify the odor is ...
Papini Roberto Amerigo RA Dipartimento di Scienze Veterinarie, Viale delle Piagge 2, Pisa 56124, Italy. - - 2014
In the last years, stings of Sclerodermus species in humans have been sporadically reported in Italy. In order to draw attention to these bethylid wasps of medical importance, we report the case of documented Sclerodermus sp. stings on the dorsum, abdomen, arms, and thighs of a 40-year-old man and his ...
Nowak-Chmura Magdalena - - 2014
Alien tick species of the genera Ixodes, Amblyomma, Hyalomma and Rhipicephalus are sporadically transferred to the territories of the Central European countries. A biological-medical review of the following alien tick species transferred to Poland is presented: Ixodes eldaricus, Ixodes festai, Amblyomma sphenodonti, Amblyomma exornatumn, Amblyomma flavomaculatum, Amblyomma latum, Amblyomma nuttalli, ...
Sukontason Kabkaew L - - 2014
Although tropical climate of Thailand is suitably endowed with biodiversity of insects, flies of medical importance is not well investigated. Using information from literature search, fly survey approach and specialist's experience, we review database of Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga) dux Thomson (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), one of the priorities flesh fly species of medical ...
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Li Qiyu Q From the *Department of Anatomy, College of Basic Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing; †Network Information Center, Training Department, Chongqing Communication College, Chongqing; and ‡Department of Medical Informatics and Medical Imaging, College of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, - - 2013
As we know, the human brain is one of the most complicated organs in the human body, which is the key and difficult point in neuroanatomy and sectional anatomy teaching. With the rapid development and extensive application of imaging technology in clinical diagnosis, doctors are facing higher and higher requirement ...
Gilman Sander L - - 2013
The essay presents a set of interlinked claims about posture in modern culture. Over the past two centuries it has come to define a wide range of assumptions in the West from what makes human beings human (from Lamarck to Darwin and beyond) to the efficacy of the body in ...
Gallinger Zane R ZR Zane R Gallinger, Geoffrey C Nguyen, Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, - - 2013
Pharmaceutical companies that produce gastrointestinal (GI) medications often utilize phthalates for their ability to localize medication release. Commonly prescribed GI medications that may utilize phthalates are 5-Aminosalicylates, proton pump inhibitors, and pancreatic enzymes. Our understanding of the cumulative health effects of phthalates from medications remains unclear, and there is increasing ...
Brucknerova Ingrid I 1st Department of Paediatrics, Medical School, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. - - 2013
The paper highlights the personality of the founder of modern anatomy, who was able to use his knowledge and skills to change the view on the construction of the human body extending over centuries. He introduced a new scientific approach and highlighted the importance of autopsies for understanding of human ...
Hurwitz Brian - - 2013
Medical Humanities the journal started life in 2000 as a special edition of the JME. However, the intellectual taproots of the medical humanities as a field of enquiry can be traced to two developments: calls made in the 1920s for the development of multidisciplinary perspectives on the sciences that shed ...
Griffith Carrie A - - 2013
To describe a case of status epilepticus believed to be a consequence of inadvertent intrathecal administration of cefazolin in a dog undergoing a myelogram. A 4-year-old, 6.5 kg, male neutered Dachshund was referred for evaluation of an acute onset hind limb paraparesis. While performing a lumbar myelogram, cefazolin was inadvertently ...
Reed Philip A - - 2013
It is commonly proposed that artifacts cannot be understood without reference to human intentions. This fact, I contend, has relevance to the use of artifacts in intentional action. I argue that because artifacts have intentions embedded into them antecedently, when we use artifacts we are sometimes compelled to intend descriptions ...
Newton Stephen J SJ Research & Development Department, EliteRx, Birmingham, Alabama, 35209, USA. - - 2013
Chemical penetration enhancers are utilized in topical preparations as a method for enhancing permeation of drugs across the skin. In particular, they are utilized for transdermal delivery of medications in an attempt to produce a systemic response, to avoid first-pass metabolism, and to decrease the gastrointestinal transit time observed with ...
Brunt Tibor M - - 2013
A growing body of evidence shows that gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is an addictive substance. Its precursors gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) and 1,4-butanediol (1,4-BD) show the same properties and may pose even more risks due to different pharmacokinetics. There are indications that problematic GHB use is increasing in the European Union. This review ...
Huang Yao-Huei - - 2013
The classification of biological and medical datasets is essential to humanity. This study proposes a hyper ellipse method based on mixed integer nonlinear program for classifying datasets. A linearization technique with a number of piecewise line segments is used to treat nonlinear constraints, which aims to obtain an approximate optimal ...
Tobin Thomas - - 2013
Equine forensic science can now detect concentrations down to 25femtograms/mL (parts per quadrillion, ppq) or less in blood and urine. As such, horsemen are increasingly at risk of inadvertent 'positives' due to therapeutic medication 'overages' or trace identifications of dietary or environmental substances. Reviewed here are the factors which determine ...
Gray John P - - 2013
The results of a study to estimate the human resource and cost implications of changing the medication distribution model at a large medical center are presented. A two-part study was conducted to evaluate alternatives to the hospital's existing hybrid distribution model (64% of doses dispensed via cart fill and 36% ...
Miotto Karen - - 2013
Bath salts are designer drugs with stimulant properties that are a growing medical and psychiatric concern due to their widespread availability and use. Although the chemical compounds in the mixtures referred to as "bath salts" vary, many are derivatives of cathinone, a monoamine alkaloid. Cathinones have an affinity for dopamine, ...
Gupta Setu - - 2013
Internationally, there is an increasing awareness of the need to include humanities in the medical curriculum. The Medical Humanities Group at the University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, organised a series of events to explore this area. This paper describes our experience with Augusto Boal's "Theatre of the Oppressed" (TO). ...
Gold Kathryn M - - 2013
Several human factors influence the cleaning of reusable medical devices and equipment. This study evaluated whether a correlation exists between age and/or gender of a person cleaning, with the force applied to remove artificial blood soil on the surface of an anesthesia machine. The findings from this study may be ...
Hung G M Y - - 2013
Medical simulators provide a risk-free environment for trainee doctors to practice and improve their skills. UltraPulse is a new tactile system designed to utilise focussed airborne ultrasound to mimic a pulsation effect such as that of a human arterial pulse. In this paper, we focus on the construction of the ...
Parveen Saltanat - - 2013
Investigations were carried out on the diversity of zooplankton in relation to physico-chemical parameters of two perennial ponds (Chautal Pond and Medical Pond) of Aligarh, India. Thirty nine species of holoplankton were identified belonging to copepoda (2 species), rotifera (28 species), cladocera (6 species) and protozoa (3 species). Other forms; ...
Gramaglia Carla - - 2013
Medical schools are currently charged with a lack of education as far as empathic/relational skills and the meaning of being a health-care provider are concerned, thus leading to increased interest in medical humanities. Medical humanities can offer an insight into human illness and in a broader outlook into human condition, ...
Suwannayod S - - 2013
Parasarcophaga (Liopygia) ruficornis is a well-known flesh fly species of medical importance, both as a myiasis-producing agent and fly seen in a forensic entomology context. This study performed a comprehensive literature review of this fly species, dealing with morphology, bionomics and medical involvement. Important characteristics used to identify P. ruficornis ...
Fischer Céline J - - 2013
AIMS: As growing concerns exist regarding phthalate exposure, which could be teratogenic, carcinogenic or induce reproductive toxicity, we aimed to review the evidence of the risks due to the use of medical devices containing di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate in hospitalized neonates. METHODS: We reviewed the literature, searching through medical literature databases (Pubmed, MEDLINE, ...
Genuis Stephen J - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Escalating numbers of people throughout the world are presenting to primary care physicians, allergists, and immunologists with myriad clinical symptoms after low-level exposure to assorted everyday chemicals such as smoke, perfumes, air fresheners, paints, glues, and other products. This clinical state is referred to by various diagnostic labels, including ...
Ettinger Grace - - 2013
The increased incidence of morbidity and mortality due to Clostridium difficile infection, had led to the emergence of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) as a highly successful treatment. From this, a 32 strain stool substitute has been derived, and successfully tested in a pilot human study. These approaches could revolutionize not ...
Yue Carole - - 2013
Context  Instructional animations play a prominent role in medical education, but the degree to which these teaching tools follow empirically established learning principles, such as those outlined in the cognitive theory of multimedia learning (CTML), is unknown. These principles provide guidelines for designing animations in a way that promotes optimal ...
Kamali Michael F - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Flunexin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug approved for veterinary use in horses and cattle. Acepromazine is a phenothiazine derivative used in horses, dogs, and cats. Human exposure to these substances is rare. CASE REPORT: We report a case of a human injection of two equine medications, flunixin and acepromazine, ...
Thompson Christopher K CK Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, - - 2013
Incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) can result in profound impairments in volitional strength and reflex excitability, which contribute to loss of function. Human and animal models suggest that disruption of endogenous monoaminergic input, particularly serotonin (5-HT), from supraspinal centers contributes to this impaired motor function following SCI. In the present ...
Singer Ben - - 2013
This article begins with an ethnographically documented incident whereby nursing students dissected a medical human simulator model and rearranged it so that the "male" head and torso was attached to the "female" lower half. They then joked about the embodiment of the model, thus staging a scene of anti-trans ridicule. ...
Weinstein Scott A - - 2013
Non-front-fanged colubroid snakes (NFFC; formerly and artificially taxonomically assembled as "colubrids") comprise about 70% of extant snake species and include several taxa now known to cause lethal or life threatening envenoming in humans. Although the medical risks of bites by only a handful of species have been documented, a growing ...
Mobaraki H - - 2013
Equity in access to and utilization of health services is a common goal of policy-makers in most countries. The fair allocation of human resources is one of the dimensions of equity, which was evaluated in this study. We evaluated the equity of human resources' distribution among Iran's medical science ...
Bressan Eriberto - - 2013
Nanotechnology has gone through a period of rapid growth, thus leading to the constant increase in the application of engineered nanomaterials in daily life. Several different types of nanoparticles have been engineered to be employed in a wide array of applications due to their high surface to volume ratio that ...
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