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Douglas Thomas T Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Suite 8, Littlegate House, St Ebbes Street, Oxford OX1 1PT, - - 2014
Criminal offenders are sometimes required, by the institutions of criminal justice, to undergo medical interventions intended to promote rehabilitation. Ethical debate regarding this practice has largely proceeded on the assumption that medical interventions may only permissibly be administered to criminal offenders with their consent. In this article I challenge this ...
Dimond Rebecca R Cardiff University, - - 2014
Conferences are novel sites for understanding medical work. Through describing styles of presentation that take place at conferences attended by patients and parents, this article highlights how clinicians on stage present ordinary and extraordinary aspects of medicine. Attention is drawn to the reaction of the parents in the audience. The ...
Muirhead J Fraser JF Retired from Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San - - 2014
Adolph Barkan, a mid-19th century Central European-born and -trained ophthalmologist, spent almost half his nearly 91 years in a very successful career on the West Coast of the United States. His activities included intimate involvement in the development of a private medical school and with this school's acquisition by Stanford ...
Park Seong-Min SM Department of Family Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
In Korea, clinical performance examination (CPX) has been included in license examination for medical doctors since 2009 in order to improve clinical performance of medical students. This study aimed to evaluate the contribution of CPX to medical education. Clinical competency in the differential diagnosis of secondary headache was compared between ...
Hirschberg Rona R Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. - - 2014
On August 22-23, 2013, agencies within the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sponsored the Filovirus Medical Countermeasures (MCMs) Workshop as an extension of the activities of the Filovirus Animal Non-clinical Group (FANG). The FANG is a federally-recognized multi-Agency group established ...
O'Reilly M K MK Department of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, - - 2013
Smartphones have revolutionised our demands for constant access to information. The usage of smartphones in the clinical setting is becoming widespread. The aim of our study was to assess smartphone ownership and usage across a cohort of interns. A voluntary novel questionnaire was distributed to interns in two university hospitals. ...
Stone Melissa D - - 2013
The following case report details an in-flight medical emergency (IFME) that occurred during a trans-continental flight while the authors were en route to a medical conference. The report highlights the necessity for an improved approach to the prevention and management of IFMEs.
Bond Raymond Robert - - 2013
A usability test was employed to evaluate two medical software applications at an expert conference setting. One software application is a medical diagnostic tool (electrocardiogram [ECG] viewer) and the other is a medical research tool (electrode misplacement simulator [EMS]). These novel applications have yet to be adopted by the healthcare ...
Lee Jaimy - - 2013
As lawmakers in D.C. continue to wrangle over how to solve the government shutdown and debt ceiling impasse, the Affordable Care Act's medical device tax is emerging as a likely bargaining chip. But many wonder how the tax's $29.1 billion in funding for coverage expansion will be replaced. Minnesota GOP ...
Lyon Richard M - - 2013
The inaugural European Emergency Medical Dispatch conference was held in Stockholm, Sweden, in May 2013. We provide a synopsis of the conference proceedings, highlight key topic areas of emergency medical dispatch and suggest future research priorities.
Jean-Claude Rosenwald - - 2013
On occasion of its 50th anniversary, the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) from now on is going to celebrate annually an International Day of Medical Physics for which the 7th November, the birthday of Marie Sklodowska Curie, a most exceptional character in science at all and a pioneer of ...
Avachat Shubhada - - 2013
Female feticide, skewed sex ratio, and its attendant social evils have grave ethical undertones for medical professionals and our commitment to save lives. A concerted effort by all is essential against female feticide. This study was to assess the knowledge of female feticide, declining sex ratio, and corrective measures among ...
Isoardi Jonathon - - 2013
The primary objective of the present study was to learn the factors that influence the documentation practices of ED interns. A second objective was to identify the expectations of emergency physicians (EPs) towards the medical record documentation of ED interns. A qualitative design was adopted using semi-structured interviews in convenience ...
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulation concerning filling prescriptions written by non-VA providers for veterans of a period of war who are receiving increased pension because they are permanently housebound or in need of aid and attendance. This rulemaking revises the regulation to reflect the current ...
Santen Sally A - - 2013
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) includes the implementation of developmental milestones for each specialty. The milestones include five progressively advancing skill levels, with Level 1 defining the skill level of a medical student graduate, and Level 5, that of an attending ...
Dogmus Zeynep - - 2013
We introduce the first formal rehabilitation robotics ontology, called RehabRobo-Onto, to represent information about rehabilitation robots and their properties; and a software system RehabRobo-Query to facilitate access to this ontology. RehabRobo-Query is made available on the cloud, utilizing Amazon Web services, so that 1) rehabilitation robot designers around the world ...
Mantsch Henry H - - 2013
The present Editorial chronicles the journey from classical infrared and Raman spectroscopy to medical vibrational spectroscopy, as experienced by a contemporary witness of the times. During the second half of the last century vibrational biospectroscopy became a topic of increasing global interest and has spawned a number of international conferences ...
Draenert Marcelin Oliver - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The role of neutral Switzerland during World War I is somewhat mysterious and its diplomatic history has never been fully disclosed. One of the activities might have determined its role: based on its relationship to the International Committee of the Red Cross, wounded multinational prisoners-of-war were interned in Swiss ...
Nagatsu Toshiharu - - 2013
Leonor Michaelis spent the years of 1922 to 1926 as Professor of Biochemistry of the Aichi Medical College (now Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University) in Nagoya, Japan. Michaelis succeeded in gathering many bright young biochemists from all over Japan into his laboratory, and made tremendous contributions to the promotion ...
Sen Srijan S Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. - - 2013
In 2003, the first phase of duty hour requirements for US residency programs recommended by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) was implemented. Evidence suggests that this first phase of duty hour requirements resulted in a modest improvement in resident well-being and patient safety. To build on these ...
Eirale C - - 2013
Aim: Many epidemiological studies have been performed in soccer but none of them investigated the incidence of injury in association with the utilization of clinical and rehabilitation services of the medical team. This study aims to examine such correlation in a National football team during the recent 2010 World Cup. ...
Goniewicz M - - 2013
International humanitarian law affords special protection to medical property and personnel whose mission is to save lives and provide health care for civilians and combatants alike. This paper presents the legal aspects of medical-personnel protection in armed conflicts. Presented below are examples of the Afghanistan analyses where, as a result ...
Bogousslavsky Julien - - 2013
In World War I, an unprecedented number of soldiers were suffering from nervous disturbances, known as war psychoneuroses. Mechanisms of commotion, emotion, and suggestion were defined in order to explain these disturbances. In France, emphasis was placed on the mechanism of suggestion, based on pithiatism, introduced by Joseph Babinski (1857-1932) ...
Schneider Jeffrey C - - 2013
A preliminary investigation of the burn rehabilitation population found a large variability of zero onset day frequency between facilities. Onset days is defined as the time from injury to inpatient rehabilitation admission; this variable has not been investigated in burn patients previously. This study explored if this finding was a ...
Gross Joel A - - 2013
The authors describe our experience in planning, organizing, and running a radiology CME conference at a hotel (rather than at a stand-alone conference or convention center). Much of the information described should also be useful for other medical and nonmedical conferences. This experience should provide new conference organizers with useful ...
Russell Sally S - - 2013
It has been said that we learn much from war. Not only how to conduct it and to be successful, but we learn how the body works and how to assist in regaining function. Without our veterans, much of today's medical knowledge would not be nearly as complete. We have ...
Henikoff Steven - - 2013
ABSTRACT: On 11 to 13 March 2013, BioMed Central will be hosting its inaugural conference, Epigenetics & Chromatin: Interactions and Processes, at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA. Epigenetics & Chromatin has now launched a special article series based on the general themes of the conference.
Kamine Tovy Haber - - 2013
On July 1, 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) eliminated 30-hour call in an attempt to improve resident wakefulness. We surveyed interns on the Newton Wellesley Hospital (NWH) surgery service before and after the transition from Q4 overnight call to a night float schedule. For 15 weeks, ...
Moffatt Barton - - 2013
Although popular, I argue that the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) account of authorship is flawed. It inadvertently allows for practices that it was designed to prevent. In addition, it creates a new category of authorless papers-orphan papers. The original World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) criterion is ...
M Robinson John - - 2013
This report represents a summary of a seminar presentation at Nippon Medical School on September 24, 2012. It is a synopsis of some of our research on trophoblast fusion.
Woodhead Anthony - - 2013
Uwe Reinhardt stated that medical tourism can do to the US healthcare system what the Japanese automotive industry did to American carmakers after Japanese products developed a value for money and reliability reputation. Unlike cars, however, healthcare can seldom be test-driven. Quality is difficult to assess after an intervention (posteriori), ...
Esezobor Christopher Imokhuede CI Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, PMB 12003, Lagos State, Nigeria. - - 2013
The appeal of the white coat to both the doctors and the public is waning. In most developing countries such as Nigeria doctors' view of the white coat is not known. To determine the proportion of interns which supported wearing of white coat by doctors. A 10-item questionnaire was distributed ...
Moore Peter B - - 2012
In May 2012, Yale University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences held a reunion for all who have received doctorates from Yale in the biological sciences. The proceedings began with two presentations on the history of biological research at Yale: one focused on the Medical School, and the other centered ...
Montagno Anthony J - - 2012
Linking medical devices to the EHR increases both efficiency and the potential for problems.
Segal David J - - 2012
ABSTRACT: A report of BioMed Central's third annual Beyond the Genome conference, held at Harvard Medical School, Boston, September 27-29, 2012.
McCay Layla - - 2012
David, a CT2 doctor in accident and emergency, forgot to check for allergies before prescribing Mr Smith penicillin for his tonsillitis. Mr Smith had an anaphylactic reaction. Later that day, he died. David was distraught.
Agius Mark - - 2012
This short Paper presents Clare College Cambridge, its history and its Medical and other Traditions to the participants in this symposium.
Claydon Emily - - 2012
The 1910 Flexner Report on Medical Education in the United States and Canada is often taken as the point when medical schools in North America took on their modern form. However, many fundamental advances in surgery, such as anesthesia and asepsis, predated the report by decades. To understand the contribution ...
Pedersen Donald M - - 2012
Although there have been recent democratic reforms in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), for nearly 60 years there has been a consistent history of human rights violations as part of a civil war waged by the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw. Approximately 3,500 villages have been destroyed by the ...
Armstrong John - - 2012
This article argues that during the four decades following World War II, New Zealand medical specialists worked within a professional field that was fundamentally international in nature. In contrast to the predominantly nation-centred narratives that characterise much of New Zealand's medical historiography, this article suggests that the structures, conventions, and ...
StryƂa Wanda - - 2012
The study is an outline of the historical development of rehabilitation as a new medical discipline in Poland and worldwide. Rehabilitation has developed dynamically in the interwar period. In the US, it was pioneered by Howard Rusk, while in Poland, rehabilitation was introduced by Wiktor Dega. Medical rehabilitation is an ...
Zuberbier Torsten - - 2012
Urticaria is a heterogeneous group of disorders, especially acute urticaria and angiooedema can be a medical emergency. This paper summarizes the EAACI/GALEN/EDF/WAO guidelines, the most recent international guidelines from 2009. Patients with urticaria are often not diagnosed and treated appropriately and the guidelines state that clinicians should always aim to ...
Karakitsiou D E - - 2012
The process of medical education, particularly in the fast evolving new era of medical metaschools, is a broad and complex issue. Harden & Crosby claimed that a good teacher is more than a lecturer, and identified 12 roles that certify a good and capable teacher. However, this is only half ...
McKendrick Douglas R A - - 2012
Most consider Twitter as a tool purely for social networking. However, it has been used extensively as a tool for online discussion at nonmedical and medical conferences, and the academic benefits of this tool have been reported. Most anesthetists still have yet to adopt this new educational tool. There is ...
Shaw Graham P - - 2011
Medical education in the United States and Canada continues to evolve. However, many of the changes in pedagogy are being made without appropriate evaluation. Here, we attempt to evaluate the effectiveness of lecture capture technology as a learning tool in Podiatric medical education. In this pilot project, student performance in ...
Latifi Kalterina - - 2011
Abstract Background: The Ministry of Health of Kosova has recently announced the Telemedicine Program of Kosova (TMPK) as the official institution responsible for managing and coordinating the nation's Long-Distance Continuous Medical Education (CME) program. There are a lack of studies on cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and other economic evaluations of telemedicine ...
Lister George - - 2011
Dr. George Lister delivered the following presentation as the Lee E. Farr Lecturer on May 8, 2011, which served as the culmination of the annual Student Research Day at Yale School of Medicine. He is the Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Pediatrician-in-Chief at ...
Issa Nabil - - 2011
Medical Education 2011: 45: 818-826 Context  The Association of American Medical Colleges' Institute for Improving Medical Education's report entitled 'Effective Use of Educational Technology' called on researchers to study the effectiveness of multimedia design principles. These principles were empirically shown to result in superior learning when used with college students ...
Kraft David P - - 2011
Professor J. Russell Ramsey has written a short book aimed at practicing mental health clinicians, describing various non-medication approaches to the treatment of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It includes a variety of strategies, some of which are validated and others of which are currently being developed but do not yet ...
Neufeld Karin J - - 2011
The Alcohol Medical Scholars Program (AMSP) is designed to improve medical education related to substance use disorders (SUDs) through mentorship of junior, full-time academic faculty from medical schools across the United States. Scholarship focuses on literature review and synthesis, lecture development and delivery, increasing SUD education in their medical schools, ...
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