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Bourgain J L JL Service anesthésie, institut Gustave-Roussy, rue Édouard-Vaillant, 94800 Villejuif, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The incidents related to the medical devices are common during anesthesia and in intensive care unit. These incidents are rarely the cause of complications because monitoring detects them early; alternative scenarios allow bearing these problems. Although the incidence of these complications has much declined, these incidents are serious adverse events ...
Santen Sally A SA Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, - - 2014
Studies have found unprofessional behavior in medical school was associated with disciplinary action by state medical boards. For medical schools, promotions committees are responsible for identifying which students do not demonstrate academic performance and professional behavior acceptable for promotion and graduation. The objective of this study was to determine if ...
Naci Huseyin H *Drug Policy Research Group, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston †Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, - - 2014
Disabled Americans who qualify for Medicare coverage typically have multiple chronic conditions, are highly dependent on effective drug therapy, and have limited financial resources, putting them at risk for cost-related medication nonadherence (CRN). Since 2006, the Part D benefit has helped Medicare beneficiaries afford medications. To investigate recent national trends ...
Markus Anne Rossier AR Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia - - 2014
In 2013, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement calling for pediatricians to be informed about the need for specific pediatric medical necessity language because children deserve "the intent embedded in Medicaid." This study aims to explore the definitions and determinations of medical necessity in Medicaid Managed Care ...
Zhang Shanshan S School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, - - 2014
Emerging infectious disease is one of the most minatory threats in modern society. A perfect medical building network system need to be established to protect and control emerging infectious disease. Although in China a preliminary medical building network is already set up with disease control center, the infectious disease hospital, ...
Li Xiang-Hui XH General Hospital of Chinese People's Armed Police Forces, Beijing 100039, - - 2014
This descriptive study aimed to present experiences and lessons learned in emergency medical rescue after the 2004 Asian tsunami in terms of transportation and transfer of patients and coordination of medical rescue forces. After the tsunami, numerous rescue institutions and international organizations rushed to Aceh province to aid in the ...
Venkataraman Ramesh R Department of Critical Care Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India ; TACT Academy for Clinical Training, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Medical accreditation bodies and licensing authorities are increasingly mandating continuing medical education (CME) credits for maintenance of licensure of healthcare providers. However, the costs involved in participating in these CME activities are often substantial and may be a major deterrent in obtaining these mandatory credits. It is assumed that healthcare ...
Ford Earl S - - 2014
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains a leading source of morbidity and mortality. Our objectives were to estimate 1) National US COPD-attributable annual medical (direct) costs by payer and absenteeism (indirect) in 2010 and projected medical costs through 2020 and 2) state-specific COPD-attributable medical and absenteeism costs in 2010. We ...
Radhakrishnan Muralikrishnan M King's Technology Evaluation Centre, London, UK, - - 2014
The E-vita open plus is a one-stage endoluminal stent graft system used for treating complex aneurysms and dissections of the thoracic aorta. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), as a part of its Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme (MTEP), selected this device for evaluation and invited the manufacturer, ...
Yoon Byung Ho BH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
There are gaps between the treatment guideline and clinical practice of osteoporosis showing low compliance. Although attitude and knowledge of prescriber have been known to be associated with the low compliance in real clinical practice, no study has assessed the knowledge of prescriber regarding osteoporosis in accordance to the level ...
Halamka John D JD John D. Halamka (jhalamka@caregroup.harvard.edu) is an associate professor of medicine and chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Roxbury Crossing, - - 2014
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), an academic health care institution affiliated with Harvard University, has been an early adopter of electronic applications since the 1970s. Various departments of the medical center and the physician practice groups affiliated with it have implemented electronic health records, filmless imaging, and networked medical ...
Rose Lynn M LM Benaroya Research Institute and Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) and School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, - - 2014
To bring the benefits of science more quickly to patient care, the NIH National Center Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) supports programs that enhance the development, testing, and implementation of new medical products and procedures. The NCATS clinical and translational science award (CTSA) program is central to that mission; creating an ...
Chapman A M AM Office of Health Economics, 7th floor Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT, UK, - - 2014
The economic evaluation of medical products and services is increasingly prioritised by healthcare decision makers and plays a key role in informing funding allocation decisions. It is well known that there are a number of methodological difficulties in the health technology assessment of medical devices, particularly in the provision of ...
Olajubu Emmanuel Ajayi EA Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, - - 2014
Mobile devices have been impacting on human standard of living by providing timely and accurate information anywhere and anytime through wireless media in developing nations. Shortage of experts in medical fields is very obvious throughout the whole world but more pronounced in developing nations. Thus, this study proposes a telemedicine ...
Haims Marla C MC Rand Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA - - 2014
Medical diplomacy is a complex, yet increasingly important strategy of the U.S. government. In this article, we present a unique program that was jointly developed by the U.S. Army Reserves 807th Medical Deployment Support Command and the Trinidad Ministry of Health to address the large backlog of untreated cataracts in ...
Martin Charles - - 2014
The possession of cannabis is an offence in all Australian jurisdictions. No exception is made for medical use under any of the State and Territory Drug Acts, nor the Commonwealth's pharmaceutical regulation scheme. Nevertheless, questions remain about the scope for defences argued on the basis of necessitous medical use. More ...
Connor A J AJ Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, - - 2014
PurposeIn 2009, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) published guidance on the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma. The aim of the present study was to describe the impact this guidance had on glaucoma prescribing and to describe recent prescribing trends in England.MethodPrescribing cost analysis data held by NHS ...
Yildirim Tolga - - 2014
Comment on: Nefrologia 2014; 34(1): 88-95 PMID: 24336639 [PubMed - in process].
Karnes Jonathan M JM Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West - - 2014
This study evaluated supply and demand trends for orthopedic postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) positions from 1984 to 2011 for the purpose of estimating national intercandidate competition over time. National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) data for orthopedic surgery from 1984 to 2011 were collected. Proxy variables including (total number of orthopedic ...
Hong Jae-Seok JS *Health Insurance Review & Assessment Institute, Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service †Health Security Research Division, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Medication adherence is the most important factor in the proper management of patients with diabetes. Considering the importance of informational continuity in a changing world, it could be meaningful to improve institution-level continuity of care and its positive relationship with medication adherence. We examined the relationship between institution-level continuity of ...
D'Andréa Greve Júlia Maria JM From FMUSP and the Movement Study Laboratory (LEM), IOT-HC-FMUSP (JMD'AG); the Department of Experimental Physiopathology, University of São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP), the Movement Study Laboratory (LEM), Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology (IOT), Hospital das Clinicas (HC), FMUSP, São Paulo, SP (NMSL, JPdS, CP, - - 2014
The objectives of the present study were to assess the effects of dopaminergic drugs on the postural balance of Parkinson disease (PD) patients and to ascertain whether their sway is greater along the mediolateral or the anteroposterior axis. Twenty-two patients awaiting operations for implantation of a deep brain stimulator at ...
Knudsen Hannah K HK Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, - - 2014
ABSTRACT. Objective: Medications for the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) are not widely available in publicly funded SUD treatment programs. Few studies have drawn on longitudinal data to examine the organizational characteristics associated with programs transitioning from not delivering any pharmacotherapy to adopting at least one SUD medication. Method: ...
Nuthalapaty Francis S FS University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine if statewide malpractice premiums correlate with rates of selection of obstetrics-gynecology specialty by U.S. medical graduates during the years 2001-2005. Longitudinal cohort study involving U.S. medical graduates applying through the Electronic Residency Application System. All applicants to obstetrics and gynecology residency programs ...
Richards William O WO Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Medical Center, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, - - 2014
Many members of the medical profession in Mobile, Alabama, have exemplified a strong commitment to the education of their colleagues and successors, a tradition (L., traditio, "to hand over") that dates from the early 18th century. The Mobile General (city/county) Hospital (1830 to 1970) and its successor, the Medical Center, ...
Paolo Busardó Francesco - - 2014
Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is an uncommon obstetric condition involving usually women in labour or in the early post-partum period. Clinical consequences of this unpredictable and unpreventable pathology may be extremely serious with high morbidity and mortality rates. Data obtained from the US Amniotic Fluid Embolism Registry show that the ...
Waitman Lemuel R LR Division of Medical Informatics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, - - 2014
The Greater Plains Collaborative (GPC) is composed of 10 leading medical centers repurposing the research programs and informatics infrastructures developed through Clinical and Translational Science Award initiatives. Partners are the University of Kansas Medical Center, Children's Mercy Hospital, University of Iowa Healthcare, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Medical College of ...
Elbe Stefan S Centre for Global Health Policy, Department of International Relations, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9SN, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
How do governments contribute to the pharmaceuticalization of society? Whilst the pivotal role of industry is extensively documented, this article shows that governments too are accelerating, intensifying and opening up new trajectories of pharmaceuticalization in society. Governments are becoming more deeply invested in pharmaceuticals because their national security strategies now ...
Wichmann Dominic - - 2014
"Virtual" autopsy by postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) can replace medical autopsy to a certain extent but has limitations for cardiovascular diseases. These limitations might be overcome by adding multiphase PMCT angiography. To compare virtual autopsy by multiphase PMCT angiography with medical autopsy. Prospective cohort study. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01541995) SETTING: Single-center study ...
Rini Elizabeth A EA Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland; Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland; Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, - - 2014
Malaria chemoprophylaxis is used as a preventive measure in military personnel deployed to malaria-endemic countries. However, limited information is available on compliance with chemoprophylaxis among trauma patients during hospitalization and after discharge. Therefore, we assessed antimalarial primary chemoprophylaxis and presumptive antirelapse therapy (primaquine) compliance among wounded United States military personnel ...
Milleliri J M JM Groupement d'intervention en santé publique et en épidémiologie (Gispe), 82 bd Tellène, Marseille, France - - 2014
2013 was the year to celebrate Yersin: the 150th anniversary of his birth and the 70th anniversary of his death. Beyond the images usually attached to the memory of this doctor who discovered the bubonic plague bacillus (in Hong Kong in 1894), the author seeks to introduce Yersin, the man, ...
Sullivan Patrick W PW Regis University School of Pharmacy, Denver, - - 2014
Abstract OBJECTIVE: Asthma, a serious chronic lung disease affecting approximately 26 million Americans, remains clinical and economic burdens on the healthcare system. Although associations between uncontrolled asthma and poor health outcomes is known, the extent of this impact of uncontrolled asthma on economic outcomes in the United States (US) is ...
Watson Matthew - - 2014
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) was established in the Office of the Surgeon General in response to the spontaneous but disorganized outpouring of medical volunteers following the terrorist attacks of 2001. The mission of the federal MRC office is to provide organizational structure and guidance to the nearly 1,000 locally ...
Shapira Oz M OM Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
In 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Workforce on National Databases established the International Database Task Force devoted to expanding participation in the STS National Database internationally. The vision for this initiative was to assist in the globalization of outcomes data and share knowledge, facilitating a worldwide quality collaborative ...
Robinson Christine A CA Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey ; Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New - - 2014
To establish standardized, rounded doses of medications for neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) through a multi-institutional peer-reviewed process. Pediatric faculty and pediatric pharmacy residents from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (Piscataway, NJ) conducted a systematic review of rounded, weight-based medication information for neonatal patients from September ...
Deshazo Richard D RD Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS. Electronic address: - - 2014
Robert Q. Marston, MD, a gregarious Rhodes and Markel Scholar, native Virginian, and well-connected NIH-trained medical scientist found himself the new dean and hospital director of a promising academic medical center at age 38. It was 1961 and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson was, unknown to ...
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Julia Krout, MLAS, LATG, Manager of Logistics, Transportation and Specialized Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.
Farewell Vern V MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SR, - - 2014
Major Greenwood was the foremost medical statistician of the first half of the 20th century in the UK and is often credited with founding the first department of medical statistics at the Lister Institute in London in 1910. Here, we examine in detail his career prior to this appointment, including ...
Wu Yi-Fan YF Department of Nephrology, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, 510120, - - 2014
Chronic kidney disease was closely related with unhealthy lifestyle; therefore a strategy focused both on daily life and medical process, like the Expert Patients Program, was of great value in the prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease. In China, however, obstacles still existed in the process of implementing the ...
Becker Katherine A KA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee , USA - - 2014
Abstract Background: Despite the proclivity and proliferation of blogs on the Internet, the use of blogs at medical institutions is not well documented. Aims: In examining the structured stories that medical students share with the digital community, we may better understand how students use institutional blogs to discuss their medical ...
Dame David A - - 2014
Four commercially available spatial repellent devices were tested in a rice-land habitat near Stuttgart, AR, after semi-field level assessments had been made at the Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture in Gainesville, FL. OFF! Clip-On(metofluthrin), Mosquito Cognito (linalool), No-Pest Strip (dichlorvos), and ...
Coffin Janis - - 2014
This article discusses and illustrates the alignment between the National Committee for Quality Assurance's Patient-Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use. In addition to the various overlaps, there is also significant discussion about Patient-Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use as well as their distinct requirements. With impending deadlines for Meaningful Use ...
Ford Earl S ES 1Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, - - 2014
Abstract Recent trends in prescriptions for medicines used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States have received little attention. Our objective was to examine trends in prescribing practices for medications used to treat COPD. We examined data from surveys of national samples of office visits to ...
Choudhry Niteesh K NK Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston, - - 2014
Value-based insurance design (VBID) plans selectively lower cost sharing to increase medication adherence. Existing plans have been structured in a variety of ways, and these variations could influence the effectiveness of VBID plans. We evaluated seventy-six plans introduced by a large pharmacy benefit manager during 2007-10. We found that after ...
Shah Manjool M Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, - - 2014
To characterize the state of ophthalmology medical student education in the United States and Canada. Survey of United States and Canadian medical schools. One hundred thirty-five Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) member institutions were surveyed, along with 30 osteopathic medical schools in the United States and 40 non-AUPO-affiliated ...
Ball Marion M IBM Research, Baltimore, - - 2014
This editorial is dedicated in honor of Morris F. Collen, MD, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics. During his remarkable career, Dr. Collen's has made many important contributions not only to the field of medical informatics, but also to the public health and the creation of new models ...
Kraschnewski Jennifer L JL Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA, - - 2014
Approximately 100 farmers' markets operate on medical center campuses. Although these venues can uniquely serve community health needs, little is known about customer characteristics and outreach efforts. Intercept survey of markets and market customers between August 2010 and October 2011 at three medical centers in different geographic regions of the ...
Sallach-Ruma Rory R Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, - - 2014
The study objectives were to evaluate the correlates and outcomes of a parenteral (IV) to oral (PO) antimicrobial conversion program at a Midwest US Academic Medical Center with the hypothesis that it will be associated with reduced drug costs. Patient-level data (n = 237; sex, race, admission source, admission status, ...
Di Carlo Isidoro I Department of Surgical Sciences, Organ Transplantation & Advanced Technologies, University of Catania, Catania, Italy. - - 2014
Bucharest (Romania) hosted this year's annual meeting of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists. The president of the Congress was Irinel Popescu of the University of Bucharest (Romania) and the meeting was held under the auspices of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists president Masatoshi Makuuchi ...
Schmitt Fernando F Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto & University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada. - - 2014
Fernando Schmitt speaks to Hannah Branch, Commissioning Editor Professor Fernando Schmitt obtained his medical degree at the University of Santa Maria (Brazil) and spent his pathology residency at the Medical Faculty of Botucatu (Sao Paolo, Brazil). In addition, he completed a Clinical Cytology fellowship at Karolinska Medical Hospital (Stockholm, Sweden). ...
Jindal Rajinder Paul RP Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, GGS Medical College, 32, Medical College Campus, Faridkot 151 203 INDIA e-mail: - - 2014
A vast majority of people believes that doctors are a negligent lot. This often implies that doctors are not courteous enough, are brusque to the point of being rude, are not available when needed, and prescribe unnecessary laboratory tests, scans and medicines. At a function organised by the Indian Medical ...
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