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Cavanaugh Susan K - - 2013
An EBM Seminar and POEM® project was developed to teach evidence-based medicine in a family medicine clerkship. The seminar focused on the application of preclinical coursework in biostatistics and epidemiology to the clinical third year. POEM projects involved answering clinical questions, derived from patient cases in the family medicine offices, ...
B-Lajoie Marie-Renée - - 2012
To document the perceptions that family medicine residents have of patient management. Bilingual, quantitative questionnaire consisting of 10 questions. Quebec. All (n = 747) family medicine residents in Quebec. The questionnaire was designed to capture residents' perceptions of patient management, their plans to incorporate patient management into their practice, and ...
Ali A A - - 2012
To identify and understand knowledge and practice among traditional birth attendants (TBAs), a total of 111 TBAs were interviewed at Kassala, Eastern Sudan between March and April 2011. Hand-washing prior to the delivery was a universal practice but only 25.2% of the interviewed TBAs used sterilised equipment. TBAs in this ...
Liaw Winston - - 2012
Regional medical campuses (RMCs) are geographically separate from parent campuses, have administrative ties to deans' offices, and offer at least 4 third-year clerkships. This study sought to describe the match rates into family medicine for graduates of RMCs and non-RMCs. The authors obtained the 2007 to 2009 match lists from ...
Wiebe Ellen - - 2012
To explore physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to sexual and mood side effects of hormonal contraceptives, and to compare residents with practising doctors. A mixed-method study with faxed or e-mailed surveys and semistructured telephone interviews. British Columbia. A random sample of family doctors, all gynecologists, and all residents in ...
Nowalk Mary Patricia - - 2012
The Group on Immunization Education (GIE) of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) has developed Shots by STFM immunization software, which is available free of charge for a variety of platforms. It is routinely updated with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) most recent immunization schedules. ...
Margolis Stephen A - - 2012
Geographically remote regions of Australia experience a higher degree of socioeconomic inequality and health inequity, amid poor resourcing and extreme climatic conditions, when compared with their more urban counterparts. Doctors with the knowledge, skills and interest in remote work remain a scarce resource, with only 58 practitioners per 100 000 ...
Keehbauch Jennifer - - 2012
The study objective was to determine the influence of the 2001 and 2006 American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) guidelines changes on colposcopy training at one family medicine residency. We conducted a retrospective chart review from January 1, 2000 to October 31, 2009. The 2001 ASCCP guidelines were ...
Morris William W William Morris, PhD, DAOM, is president at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative - - 2012
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) provides alphanumeric codes that have a longstanding place in the annals of contemporary medicine for epidemiology, health management, and clinical diagnoses from patient encounters to death certificates. This system is maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO). Traditional medicine (TM) has historical usage patterns ...
Guirguis-Blake Janelle J Tacoma Family Medicine Residency Program, Tacoma, WA 98405-4238, USA. jguirgui@u. - - 2012
Efficient and accurate medication refill authorization is an integral service provided by family physicians and an essential skill to teach family medicine residents. The goal of this study was to examine the variation in medication refill protocols, procedures, and resources in family medicine residency practices across a five-state region as ...
O'Gurek David T - - 2012
This study determined the demographic and practice characteristics of current Pennsylvania family medicine residency faculty. Surveys were sent electronically to program directors to distribute to their faculty members. Participants were surveyed for age, race, gender, current and completed residency training program, fellowship completion, practice track, and current practice characteristics. Survey ...
Svab Igor - - 2012
Family medicine is a discipline that has only recently joined the academic arena. Because of this, the academic contribution of this discipline to universities has not been clarified yet. On the other hand, the medical schools suffer from well-known challenges, that have been largely known in the discussions about the ...
Klemenc-Ketis Zalika - - 2012
Primary health care is important item of political agendas since Alma Ata conference in 1978. West Balkans share common history in development of primary care since 1920s when Andrija Stampar introduced social and community based primary care concepts. The first known specialist training in general practice in the world started ...
Lo Hsin-Yi HY Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, - - 2012
Transcriptomics using DNA microarray has become a practical and popular tool for herbal medicine study because of high throughput, sensitivity, accuracy, specificity, and reproducibility. Therefore, this article focuses on the overview of DNA microarray technology and the application of DNA microarray in Chinese herbal medicine study. To understand the number ...
Baskerville N Bruce - - 2012
This study was a systematic review with a quantitative synthesis of the literature examining the overall effect size of practice facilitation and possible moderating factors. The primary outcome was the change in evidence-based practice behavior calculated as a standardized mean difference. In this systematic review, we searched 4 electronic databases ...
Sananreangsak Siriyupa - - 2012
Children with thalassemia can thrive with quality care by their families. The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of family care behavior by family caregivers of children with thalassemia. Eighty-eight family caregivers for children with thalassemia aged 1-16 years were recruited by purposive sampling from in-patient and out-patient ...
Mehra Sonia Jane Anne SJ General Practitioner, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, Secretary and International Liaison, The Spice Route - - 2012
The past 6 years have seen the worldwide emergence of movements lead by New and Future Family/General Practitioners. The main aim of these movements is the promotion of excellence in the field of family medicine/general practice to respond the challenges pertaining to Global Health. This article will discuss some of ...
Jensen Sarah B - - 2011
This study explores the attitudes of Australian evangelical Christian doctors to healing, suffering and good practice, using in-depth interviews. Doctors described an intellectualised faith, in which medical care was conceived in itself as a way of bearing witness. The alleviation of suffering, for these doctors, included supporting patients to rediscover ...
Harris Patricia F - - 2012
The aim of this update is to summarize scientifically rigorous articles published in 2010 that serve to advance the field of palliative medicine and have an impact on clinical practice. We conducted two separate literature searches for articles published between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010. We reviewed title ...
Zank Sofia - - 2012
We investigated the knowledge of medicinal plants in two areas proposed for the creation of protected areas for sustainable use in the city of Imbituba (SC). In this study, we analyzed the influence of gender, form of learning, and modern medicine on medicinal plant knowledge while also reflecting on the ...
Ramachandran Gurumurthy - - 2011
This article describes a highly tailorable exposure assessment strategy for nanomaterials that enables effective and efficient exposure management (i.e., a strategy that can identify jobs or tasks that have clearly unacceptable exposures), while simultaneously requiring only a modest level of resources to conduct. The strategy is based on strategy general ...
Chakraborti S - - 2011
We conducted this study to determine the prescribing practices of doctors in management of acute diarrhea in children in the age group of 6 month -5 year. Antimotility agents and low/zero lactose formula was prescibed in 9.8% and 24.7% cases, respectively by general practitioners.In about 66.6% and 5.7% cases pre/probiotics ...
Blake Kevin V - - 2011
A review of post-authorisation studies requested in 2007 by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) was undertaken to determine compliance and the need for research capacity in the European Union (EU), with implications for the European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology ...
Banda Liveness Jessica - - 2011
A review of the smallholder dairy production in Malawi was conducted using livestock annual reports and other literature that was supplemented with primary data from a baseline survey conducted in December 2009. Smallholder dairy farming in Malawi operates with support from institutions that facilitate access to initial stock and dairy ...
Jackson James C - - 2011
One hundred thirty-eight Veterans Affairs mental health professionals completed a 128-item Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Practice Inventory that asked about their practices and attitudes related to disability assessment of PTSD. Results indicate strikingly wide variation in the attitudes and practices of clinicians conducting disability assessments for PTSD. In a high ...
Towle Elaine L - - 2011
ASCO projects a shortfall of oncologists in the next decade. The study was designed to address the workforce shortage by exploring collaborative oncology practice models that include nonphysician practitioners (NPPs). ASCO contracted with Oncology Metrics, a division of Altos Solutions, to conduct a national survey of NPP integration and identify ...
Crosson Jesse C - - 2011
Successful use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) is a key requirement for demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records to qualify for federal incentives. Currently, many physicians who implement e-prescribing fail to make substantial use of these systems, and little is known about factors contributing to successful e-prescribing use. The objective ...
Buell Roberta - - 2011
In late 2009 and early 2010, the Association of Northern California Oncologists conducted an economic assessment on a volunteer sample (n = 14) of northern California state oncology society member practices to measure key economic factors, diagnose economic viability, and prescribe changes to practice management to enhance practice economic viability. ...
Almoallim H - - 2011
To determine knowledge and skills competencies in internal medicine for the undergraduate curriculum in Saudi Arabia, competencies were identified based on group work utilizing common textbooks. The Delphi Technique was used as a consensus method to determine and prioritize competencies in internal medicine. A group of 20 clinicians rated the ...
Conde-Estévez D - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To present current developments in the specific management of extravasations of antineoplastic agents after the extravasation. METHOD: We conducted a search in PubMed, Medline and IDIS-Iowa to identify papers written in English or Spanish that described new specific measures for the management of extravasations. We also reviewed the references ...
Vogiatzi S - - 2011
Greek Atomic Energy Commission's Department of Licensing and Inspections conducted a national survey for the establishment of nuclear medicine (NM) dose reference levels (DRLs) for adult patients, in Greece. The administered activities (AAs) (MBq) were collected from 120 NM departments (88 % of total), during on-site inspections for licensing purposes. ...
Menezes Ritesh G - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to assess the attitudes of undergraduate medical students towards the objective structured practical examination (OSPE) in Forensic Medicine, in a medical college in Nepal. Participants included 59 undergraduate medical students of the 7th semester. Findings indicated that the OSPE was an acceptable tool considering ...
Hoppu Kalle - - 2011
PURPOSE: This review was conducted to examine the current status of paediatric medicines initiatives across the globe. METHODS: The authors made a non-systematic descriptive review of current world situation. RESULTS: Two regions, the United States (US) and the European Union (EU), and the World Health Organization (WHO) have introduced strong ...
Healy Gerald B - - 2011
Dr John J. Conley was an integral part of the house of surgery in the latter part of the 20th century. Conley placed the ethical values of practice at the forefront of his teachings and transcribed many valuable lessons in his writings. In 1993, he wrote his version of the ...
Nivolianitou Zoe - - 2011
This paper presents the findings of a prototype study which sought to identify factors that contribute to effective emergency management in Greece and other European states regarding both natural disasters and critical accidents. The parameters for proper action and successful intervention in operational and logistical are identified based on the ...
Mutheeswaran S - - 2011
AIM OF THE STUDY: India has a population with high degree of medical pluralism. Siddha system of Indian traditional medicine is practiced dominantly by the people in Tamil Nadu. The traditionally trained Siddha healers still play an important role in the rural health care. Their knowledge is comparatively more vulnerable ...
Rahbar Mohammad H MH Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, United States. - - 2011
Multisite randomized clinical trials allow for increased research collaboration among investigators and expedite data collection efforts. As a result, government funding agencies typically look favorably upon this approach. As the field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) continues to evolve, so do increased calls for the use of more rigorous ...
Morrison Briggs W BW Pfizer, Inc., New London, CT, - - 2011
There is a little empirical evidence to determine which, if any, monitoring practices best achieve the goals of trial monitoring set forth in ICH E6 under the variable circumstances of different clinical trial settings. The purpose of this project was to describe current methods of monitoring clinical trials and to ...
Singal G L - - 2011
To compare and evaluate the price and quality of "branded" and branded-generic equivalents of some commonly used medicines manufactured by the same pharmaceutical company in India. FIVE COMMONLY USED MEDICINES: alprazolam, cetirizine, ciprofloxacin, fluoxetine, and lansoprazole manufactured in branded and branded-generic versions by the same company were selected. Price-to-patient and ...
Johnson Layne M - - 2011
Information and data management are essential to support the collaborative and interdisciplinary pursuits of an academic veterinary medicine enterprise, ranging from research conducted by individual investigators, education processes, clinical care, and outreach to administration and management. Informatics is an academic discipline that focuses on the creation, management, storage, retrieval, and ...
Burkhardt John E - - 2011
A set of best practices for the conduct of histopathology evaluation in nonclinical safety studies was endorsed by the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) in 2004. These best practices indicate that the study pathologist should have knowledge of the treatment group and access to all available study-related data for the ...
Schelling Jörg - - 2011
The relevance of general medicine at German universities will increase over the next few years. Consequently, the discussion of teaching content and even more the improvement of the structures within the still small and dependent departments of general medicine are of major importance. The example of our department at LMU ...
Dulk Laura Den - - 2011
Managers are key actors shaping employees’ capabilities to utilize work–life policies. However, most research on managers’ implementation of these policies has been conducted in liberal welfare states and ignores the impact of institutional context. In this study, we situate managers within specific workplace and national layers of context. We investigated ...
Aura Ossi - - 2010
: To examine the scope of strategic wellness management (SWM) in Finland. To measure management of wellness a strategic wellness management index (SWMI) was developed. : On the basis of the developed SWM model an Internet questionnaire was conducted for randomly selected employers representing seven business areas and three size ...
Minematsu Kazuo - - 2010
The diagnostic criteria and management strategy of transient ischemic attack (TIA) have drastically changed for these years. In Europe and the United States, community and hospital-based studies demonstrated a higher risk of stroke immediately after a TIA than previously considered. Urgent evaluation and immediate initiation of treatment reduces stroke after ...
Singh Ajai A Department of Orthopaedics, C. S. M. Medical University, 2/59, Viram Khand, Gomti Nagar, 226010 Lucknow, - - 2011
Background. This study was conducted with the aim of evaluating the role of Ligamentotaxis in the management of neglected clubfeet managed by ligamentotaxis using Joshi's External Stabilisation System (JESS). Method & Material. Total 20 subjects (28 feet) were studied, which were corrected by differential ligamentotaxis using JESS. All were evaluated ...
Vægter Keld - - 2010
Whether written feedback on drug prescribing in general practice affects prescribing habits is controversial. Most short-term studies showed no effect. However, the issue has not been tested in long-term studies involving the local general practitioner community. To assess whether prescribing levels in general practice are affected by long-term, unsolicited, systematically ...
Groves Sam - - 2010
patient co-payments for prescription medicines in Wales were abolished in April 2007 and there has been much speculation on the possible effects. We analysed patient-reported use of medicines before and after abolition of the prescription charge, noting changes in the number of items prescribed, number of non-prescription medicines purchased and ...
Kuehlein Thomas - - 2010
Overprescribing of antibiotics in primary care is a worldwide phenomenon. Prescriptions can be used to reduce the uncertainty inherent in general practice. We assumed a heightened prescribing rate on Fridays because of more uncertainty before the pending weekend. Cross-sectional study from a general practice research database with 102 140 patients of ...
Charani Esmita E Centre for Infection Prevention and Management, Imperial College, London W12 OHS, UK. - - 2010
Inappropriate antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance are now major global issues. Antimicrobial stewardship programmes are increasingly being used to optimize antibiotic prescribing in acute care. The central tenet of these programmes tends to be policy and guidelines aimed at prescribers. However, rules and guidelines alone may not be sufficient to ...
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