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Fitzmaurice Maryann M Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, - - 2014
The guest editors introduce a Biomedical Optics Express feature issue that includes contributions from participants at the 2013 conference on Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery XIII.
Chatterley Christie - - 2014
Continued management of sanitation and hygiene services, post-intervention, is a global challenge, particularly in the school-setting. This situation threatens anticipated impacts of school sanitation and hygiene investments. To improve programming and policies, and increase the effectiveness of limited development resources, we seek to understand how and why some schools have ...
Hueston William J WJ Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of - - 2014
Family medicine research productivity has been reported to be less than that of other academic disciplines. This difference could be reflected in academic success for family medicine faculty at schools where National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in emphasized. This study sought to determine if academic rank for family medicine ...
Woodruff H Boyd - - 2013
At the end of year 2012, the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences of Rutgers University arranged a major symposium to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Professor Selman A. Waksman's receipt of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1952.…
Gomes Marleide da Mota Mda - - 2013
French medicine was of the utmost importance for the birth of modern medicine and neurology in the 19 th century. Innovative approaches, such as examination at the bedside, the use of the stethoscope, techniques of auscultation, palpation, and close patient examination, besides emphasis on anatomical-clinical correlation and observation of the ...
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Erik Shannon, RLAT, Animal Care Technician III - Supervisor, Division of Comparative Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Ende Jack - - 2013
As noted in the commentary by Kastor, chairs of academic clinical departments in medical schools now find themselves beleaguered by issues and responsibilities-and in reporting relationships-that are beyond the traditional scope of those positions. The situation is particularly acute in departments of medicine. This commentary suggests that departments of medicine ...
Germiniani Francisco M B - - 2013
Professor Jean-Martin Charcot is considered the most important professor of Neurology and also the head of the Salpêtrière School of Neurology. In a famous picture painted by André Brouillet and presented at the Salon of 1887, under the title "A clinical lesson at the Salpêtrière", Professor Charcot presents a case ...
Stoopler Eric - - 2013
In a letter to the Compendium editor dated March 1, 2013, from Eric T. Stoopler, DMD, FDS RCSEd, Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, Director, Postdoctoral Oral Medicine Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD, FDS RCSEd, Professor and Chairman of Oral Medicine, ...
Peek Monica E - - 2013
PURPOSE: There is little evidence regarding which factors and strategies are associated with high proportions of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty in academic medicine. The authors conducted a national study of U.S. academic medicine departments to better understand the challenges, successful strategies, and predictive factors for enhancing racial and ethnic diversity ...
Fazio Sara B - - 2013
Background: Grade inflation is a growing concern, but the degree to which it continues to exist in 3rd-year internal medicine (IM) clerkships is unknown. Purpose: The authors sought to determine the degree to which grade inflation is perceived to exist in IM clerkships in North American medical schools. Methods: A ...
Boulton Clare - - 2012
The RCVS Charitable Trust is undertaking a project that aims to make a range of online resources available to support new graduates as they make the move from veterinary school to practice. Clare Boulton, the project's manager and Librarian at the trust, and Jennifer McIntyre, the project's coordinator, explain the ...
Buekens Pierre - - 2012
The author reviews the history of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. In 1912, Dr. Creighton Wellman published a groundbreaking paper entitled "The New Orleans School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene," outlining a clear plan for a new independent school of public health. He became the founding ...
Hung Dorothy Y - - 2012
Abstract Purpose . To examine associations between pay for performance (P4P) and recommended cessation counseling among primary care practices (PCPs). Design . Cross-sectional survey of 89 PCPs participating in a joint Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)-Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) health promotion initiative. Setting and Participants . 100% ...
Leone Frank T - - 2012
The toll of tobacco use on a pulmonary practice is severe. Physicians, patients, and their families experience frustration, hopelessness and even anger when confronted with a seemingly irrational decision to keep smoking despite morbid lung disease. This paper examines the biological basis of this behavior and seeks to integrate this ...
Murray Joanna M - - 2012
The marine aquarium industry has great potential to generate jobs in low-income coastal communities creating incentives for the maintenance of a healthy coral reef, if effectively managed. In the absence of current monitoring or legislation to govern the trade, baseline information regarding the species, number and source location of animals ...
Gotoda Takanari - - 2011
Both type I and type V hyperlipoproteinemia are characterized by severe hypertriglyceridemia due to an increase in chylomicrons. Type I hyperlipoproteinemia is caused by a decisive abnormality of the lipoprotein lipase (LPL)- apolipoprotein C-II system, whereas the cause of type V hyperlipoproteinemia is more complicated and more closely related to ...
Zhang Jin-Tun - - 2011
Subalpine meadows in the Dongling Mountains (located at E115º26'-115º40', N40º00'-40º05') of Beijing, China are important for tourism and the provision of ecosystem services. However, because of poor management serious degradation has occurred on these subalpine meadows. The aim of this paper is to present a quantitative analysis of effects of ...
Hull Carl - - 2011
Mr. Hull is the vice president of sales for UNIConnect, a LIMS and process management software company based in Sandy, Utah. He received a degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from the Marriott School of Management, (B.S. in Business Management, 1992). He worked for 12 years as a ...
Boger Rebecca - - 2011
The Jamaica Bay portion of Gateway National Recreation Area, located next to highly urbanized New York City, faces many challenges to preserve and protect its natural, cultural, and recreational resources. To aid in the management of the park resources, detailed estuarine shoreline analyses of Jamaica Bay were undertaken using imagery ...
Miguel Maria Graça - - 2011
Propolis is a resinous substance produced by honeybees as defense against intruders. It has relevant therapeutic properties that have been used since ancient times. Nowadays, propolis is of increasing importance as a therapeutic, alone or included in many medicines and homeopathic products or in cosmetics. Propolis is produced worldwide and ...
Manchester Ralph A - - 2011
The article by Schneider and Chesky in this issue of MPPA presents an interesting look at how social support affects performance anxiety. Performance anxiety is one of the most discussed topics in performing arts medicine, in part because it is a multifaceted phenomenon with medical, psychological, and academic/financial aspects. This ...
Williams Warren - - 2011
OBJECTIVE:: To describe collaborative efforts to develop best practice operational guidelines for immunization information systems (IIS) and discuss awareness, acceptance, and utilization of the guidelines by the IIS community. DESIGN:: Business analysis and facilitation techniques were used to support collaboration among IIS stakeholders who analyzed existing practices, brainstormed new approaches, ...
Rogers David - - 2011
Conflict management has been identified as an essential competence for surgeons as they work in operating room (OR) teams; however, the optimal approach is unclear. Social science research offers two alternatives, the first of which recommends that task-related conflict be managed using problem-solving techniques while avoiding relationship conflict. The other ...
Loram Alison - - 2011
Private domestic gardens contribute substantially to the biodiversity of urban areas and benefit human health and well-being. We previously reported a study of 267 gardens across five cities in the United Kingdom in which variation in geographical and climatic factors had little bearing on the richness, diversity and composition of ...
Harrison Christopher M - - 2011
Previous research with the Australian Morbidity and Treatment Survey (1990-1991) showed significant differences in general practitioner characteristics and patient mix of male and female GPs. Even after adjusting for these, it was seen that male and female GPs managed different types of medical conditions. The proportion of female GPs increased ...
AƟcigil Semra F - - 2011
Relations of two types of trust by entrepreneurs with the entrepreneurs' preference to remain an incubator tenant were examined using questionnaire data from 67 owners of companies in 6 Turkish incubators. As hypothesized, trust in incubator management had a positive and unique relation with preference to remain an incubator tenant. ...
Cornock Marc - - 2011
The purpose of this article is to highlight the importance of professional indemnity to protect an individual's healthcare practice. Healthcare professionals should ensure that they have appropriate indemnity to cover all their professional activities. This may be arranged through their employer, professional organisation or by private arrangement, or a combination ...
Dai Limin - - 2011
In this article, we introduce China's major forest types and discuss the historical development of forest management in China, including actions taken over the last decade toward achieving SMF. Major challenges are identified, and a strategy for SFM implementation in China is presented. China's forests consist of a wide variety ...
Abodunrin O L - - 2011
The use of alternative therapies is becoming more popular in the recent times especially due to the increasing cost, distrust and limitations of modern western medical care. There is a universal trend toward naturalness and herbal medicine is now being modernized and being accepted by people who would not have ...
Spann Candace Thornton - - 2011
During the 21st century, people with skin of color will account for a large portion of the US population. According to race projections from the US Census Bureau, persons of African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American descent will make up nearly half of the total US population by the ...
Gordon Janet E - - 2011
A survey in 2005 determined the hours of mandatory geriatrics content in Canadian undergraduate and postgraduate medical curricula. The present survey was undertaken to update these data for 2008-9. A survey was sent to a designated geriatrician at each medical school. The mandatory geriatrics content of the undergraduate curricula ranged ...
Tyreman Stephen - - 2011
In recent years so-called Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practices have made significant political and professional advances particularly in the United Kingdom (UK): osteopathy and chiropractic were granted statutory self-regulation in the 1990s effectively giving them more professional autonomy and independence than health care professions supplementary to medicine; the practice ...
Nishimura Ko - - 2011
Antioxidant capacity of food has come to be shown in terms of oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) mainly on vegetables or fruit. However, the evaluation of Kampo in terms of ORAC has not yet been accomplished. It is important that such an investigation is also conducted for Kampo medicine. We ...
Branch William T WT - - 2011
The pathway to wisdom is a crooked one. Doctors have many opportunities to become wiser, and may do so in different ways and to different degrees. We suggest several means to facilitate their passage. There remains an additional key step. Seeking wisdom should become embedded in the culture of medicine. ...
Chen Wei - - 2011
Chinese herbs are thought to be effective for type A H1N1 influenza. Series of Chinese herbs have been authorized recommended by the Chinese government, and until now a number of clinical trials of Chinese herbs for H1N1 influenza have been conducted. However, there is no critically appraised evidence such as ...
Cohen Joshua - - 2010
Coverage with evidence development (CED), rather than quality-adjusted-life-year (QALY) thresholds, offers the best way forward in balancing evidence-based policy for new oncology products with the needs of developers, payers, physicians and patients.
Gordon Meg E - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare present values of expected income streams for 5 distinct veterinary medical career tracks. DESIGN: Present value model. SAMPLE POPULATION: AVMA survey data. PROCEDURES: Present values of expected income streams (net of debt repayment) were created and ranked. Sensitivity to each independent variable was assessed. RESULTS: Career present ...
Oliveira Eduardo S - - 2010
AIM OF THE STUDY: This study investigates the trade of animals for medicinal purposes in Natal metropolitan area, northeastern Brazil, to document which animal species are used, how and for what purposes. This study also discusses the implications of the use of zootherapeutics for wildlife conservation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Based ...
Lexa Frank James - - 2010
Modern business science has many tools that can be of great value to radiologists and their practices. One of the most important and underused is long-term planning. Part of the problem has been the pace of change. Making a 5-year plan makes sense only if your develop robust scenarios of ...
Rout Tracy M - - 2010
Statements of extinction will always be uncertain because of imperfect detection of species in the wild. Two errors can be made when declaring a species extinct. Extinction can be declared prematurely, with a resulting loss of protection and management intervention. Alternatively, limited conservation resources can be wasted attempting to protect ...
Neves B G - - 2010
THE OBJECTIVE: To assess in vitro the cariogenic and erosive potentials of Brazilian liquid oral paediatric medicines. SETTING: Twenty-three paediatric medicines available on the Brazilian market were evaluated. The sample consisted of antihistamines, antitussives, bronchodilators and mucolytics. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Duplicates of each bottle were analyzed for sugar concentration using ...
Walk Eric E - - 2010
The field of diagnostics has unprecedented opportunities to contribute to the practice of medicine in the era of targeted therapy and personalized healthcare. Rather than simply providing information regarding the presence and classification of disease, innovative molecular diagnostic tests will directly inform patient-management decisions, such as which targeted therapies to ...
Costello Christopher - - 2010
The science of spatial fisheries management, which combines ecology, oceanography, and economics, has matured significantly. As a result, there have been recent advances in exploiting spatially explicit data to develop spatially explicit management policies, such as networks of marine protected areas (MPAs). However, when data are sparse, spatially explicit policies ...
Maris Virginie - - 2010
The conservation of biodiversity poses an exceptionally difficult problem in that it needs to be effective in a context of double uncertainty: scientific (i.e., how to conserve biodiversity) and normative (i.e., which biodiversity to conserve and why). Although adaptive management offers a promising approach to overcome scientific uncertainty, normative uncertainty ...
Bandyopadhyay Nirmalya - - 2010
Abstract We developed GBA Manager, an online software that facilitates the Graph-Based Algorithm (GBA) we proposed in our earlier work. GBA identifies the low-complexity regions (LCR) of protein sequences. GBA exploits a similarity matrix, such as BLOSUM62, to compute the complexity of the subsequences of the input protein sequence. It ...
Barlow J - - 2009
A lay-led, community-based intervention, the Chronic Disease Self-Management Course (CDSMC) is effective for a range of long-term health conditions (e.g. arthritis, heart disease). However, the perceived value and experience of the CDSMC for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has not been examined. The present qualitative study addressed this omission. Ten ...
Simons Alan B - - 2009
There are differing opinions as to the value of and acceptable valuation methods for valuing, a medical practice when it is acquired by a hospital or health system. This article discusses regulatory concerns, the interrelationship between physician compensation and practice value, why marginally profitable or unprofitable practices may still have ...
Cant?? Francesco - - 2009
The second survey deals with risk stratification in subjects, either adults or children, with ventricular preexcitation and no symptoms in their history. Current European electrophysiological practice is still variable among different centres. Although invasive stratification is still part of the practical management of asymptomatic subjects, a not negligible proportion of ...
Lindborg Regina - - 2009
Agriculture is the major land use at a global scale. In addition to food production, multifunctionality of landscapes, including values and ecosystem services like biodiversity, recreation and culture, is now focus for management. This study explores how a scenario approach, involving different stakeholders, may help to improve landscape management for ...
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