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Krassioukov A A 1] International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries, Vancouver, BC, Canada [2] Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada [3] GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, - - 2014
Study design:Despite significant progress in bladder management, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are still common among individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI), and could negatively impact their health and quality of life. However, there are no data available on bladder management and frequency of UTIs among elite athletes with SCI.Methods:Athletes were ...
Chhabra H S HS Department of Spine Service, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, New Delhi, - - 2014
Study design:Online questionnaire survey.Objective:To obtain the opinion of experts on whether the currently available classification systems for thoracolumbar and subaxial cervical spine injuries meet their expectations with regard to the desired objectives of a good classification system and practical implementability.Methods:An online survey was conducted during August-September 2013 using a specially ...
Boere Isabelle I Division of Neonatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The - - 2014
Background: Recent meta-analyses recommend delayed cord clamping (DCC) after uncomplicated births as well as preterm births, but there is no clear definition of timing and uniform national guidelines are lacking. Objective: We aimed to investigate if guidelines for the timing of cord clamping (CC) are followed and what the national ...
Tu Albert A Division of Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, - - 2014
Pseudomeningoceles are common complications after posterior fossa and intradural spinal surgery and are often asymptomatic. Management guidelines are lacking, and anecdotally, we have encountered radically different suggested treatments varying from observation to immediate surgical intervention. The goal of this study was to determine the prevailing opinions among neurosurgeons on the ...
Sturm Peter F PF Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
As the undesired results of early spinal fusion have become apparent, "growth-friendly" management methods for early onset scoliosis have been increasing during recent years. Current literature supports the use of repeated corrective cast applications as the initial management for most early onset progressive spinal deformities as either definitive treatment or ...
Hill Allyson L - - 2014
The optimal timing for umbilical cord clamping after birth has yet to be established, and controversy exists. There is evidence of potentially significant health benefits of delayed cord clamping for both full-term and preterm newborns, but this practice has not been widely adopted. This column takes a second look at ...
Ellis Jim J Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC, USA, - - 2014
The practice of spinal immobilization has existed since the 1960s under the premise that trauma victims with cervical spine injuries may suffer neurologic injury if moved without stabilization consisting of a rigid cervical collar and long spine board. Because of this assumption, it is of particular importance to assess for ...
Rushton A A Senior Lecturer Physiotherapy, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT Lecturer Physiotherapy, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT Extended Scope Practitioner- Spinal Surgery/ Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, B15 2TH Extended Scope Practitioner- Spinal Surgery/ Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, B15 2TH Senior Lecturer Physiotherapy, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT Honorary Senior Lecturer and Statistician, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 - - 2014
Study Design. Descriptive survey methodology employed a SurveyMonkey online questionnaire.Objective. To evaluate UK National Health Service physiotherapy practice for lumbar spinal fusion surgery.Summary of Background Data. An increasing rate of surgery and high level of patient dissatisfaction focus attention to rehabilitation of patient undergoing lumbar spinal fusion. Inconclusive, very low ...
Anderson Belinda J BJ 1 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine , New York, - - 2014
Abstract Context: Educating healthcare practitioners to understand, critically evaluate, and apply evidence to the clinical practice of complementary and alternative medicine has been an important initiative for the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Objective: To determine the self-assessed research skills and interest of faculty ...
Mathur Aarti A Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, - - 2014
There is a heavy research emphasis on prognostic and predictive approaches based on genomic data, which has in turn challenged standard paradigms for the management of patients with malignant disease. This review will highlight the recent advances made in genomic medicine, specifically with regard to prognosis associated with thyroid cancer, ...
Zhang Yin Y Beijing Institute of Health Administration and Medical Information, Beijing, - - 2014
Designed to advance the two-way translational process between basic research and clinical practice, translational medicine has become one of the most important areas in biomedicine. The quantitative evaluation of translational medicine is valuable for the decision making of global translational medical research and funding. Using the scientometric analysis and information ...
Navazesh Mahvash - - 2014
This manuscript was part of the proceedings from the conference Advances in Practice, hosted by the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice, held in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 12, 2012.
Bert Christoph C Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg and University Hospital Erlangen, Germany; GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research, Darmstadt, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Radiosurgery was introduced over half a century ago for treatment of intracranial lesions. In more recent years, stereotactic radiotherapy has rapidly advanced and is now commonly used for treatments of both cranial and extracranial lesions with high doses delivered in a few, down to a single fraction. The results of ...
Grabe Hans J - - 2014
Individualized Medicine aims at providing optimal treatment for an individual patient at a given time based on his specific genetic and molecular characteristics. This requires excellent clinical stratification of patients as well as the availability of genomic data and biomarkers as prerequisites for the development of novel diagnostic tools and ...
Peterson DE D School of Dental Medicine and Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, Univ. of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, - - 2014
The first World Workshop on Oral Medicine (WWOM) was held in 1988. The portfolio has continued to expand in scope and impact over the past twenty-six years. Five World Workshops were conducted between 1988 and 2010, focusing on creation of systematic reviews in biomedicine and health care of importance to ...
Alraek Terje T National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NAFKAM should be in brackets i.e. (NAFKAM), Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, UiT the Arctic University of Norway, 9037, Tromsø, Norway, - - 2014
This article is based on two presentations held at Chinese medicine conference in Rothenburg (2013), Germany and at the 19th Anniversary of Korean Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM) International Symposium of Current Research Trends in Traditional Medicine - Pattern of Identification (2013). In designing clinical studies, it is a research ...
Mattick Karen K University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, - - 2014
Prescribing medications is an important challenge in the transition to junior doctor practice. We explored the antimicrobial prescribing experiences of foundation year (FY) doctors in two UK hospitals. The study answers three research questions: (i) What types of antimicrobial prescribing experiences do FY doctors have?; (ii) How do they make ...
Williams Marc S - - 2014
Genomic Medicine is beginning to emerge into clinical practice. The National Human Genome Research Institute's Genomic Medicine Working Group consists of organizations that have begun to implement some aspect of genomic medicine (e.g., family history, systematic implementation of Mendelian disease program, pharmacogenomics, whole exome/genome sequencing). This article concisely reviews the ...
Selzer Paul P Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland. - - 2014
Paul Selzer, a computational chemist at Novartis (Basel, Switzerland), has been part of the computational medicinal chemistry field for over 20 years. Prior to joining Novartis in 1999, Selzer gained his PhD in computational chemistry from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Erlangen, Germany) before working as a postdoctoral researcher. Selzer has ...
Haque Md Aminul - - 2014
This study aims to explore the use of traditional medicines to cope with climate sensitive diseases in areas vulnerable to climate change. We assessed the extent to which traditional or alternative medicines were used for the treatment of the climate sensitive diseases by villagers as part of their health-coping strategies. ...
Brown W Virgil WV Emory University School of Medicine, 3208 Habersham Rd, NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Our topic is the evaluation and treatment of obesity in the practice of medicine. I am joined by Dr. Harold Bays who has carried out many studies of dietary and medical interventions in patients with obesity. I am also honored to have Dr. George Bray who is known for his ...
Bengel Frank F Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, - - 2014
The 26th European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) annual congress was held in Lyon, France, under the chairmanship of Professor Dominique LeGuludec. The congress was attended by more than 5,200 participants, with about one-quarter coming from outside Europe. This review summarizes the major scientific contributions which were selected from the ...
Tunis Sean R SR Center for Medical Technology Policy, World Trade Center Baltimore, 401 East Pratt Street, Suite 631, Baltimore, MD 21202-3117, USA. - - 2014
Sean R Tunis is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Medical Technology Policy in Baltimore (MD, USA). The Center for Medical Technology Policy's main objective is to improve the quality, relevance and efficiency of clinical research by providing a neutral forum for collaboration among experts, ...
Jaynes Shane S a Social Work, Bloomsburg University , Bloomsburg , Pennsylvania , - - 2014
Social work educators are in a good position to encourage the uptake of evidence-based practice more widely throughout the profession. Despite increasing attention being paid to it within professional literature, it seems to be making inroads to practice only very slowly. This article interprets that slow uptake as a function ...
Alam Sabina S BioMed Central Ltd, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
On 24 November 2003, BMC Medicine published its first article. Ten years and over 900 articles later we look back at some of the most notable milestones for the journal and discuss advances and innovations in medicine over the last decade. Our editorial board members, Leslie Biesecker, Thomas Powles, Chris ...
Leung Siu-Wai SW International Society for Chinese Medicine, Macao, China. - - 2014
The editors of Chinese Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).
Tsuboi Koji K Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Toho University School of Medicine, Japan. - - 2014
The editors of BioPsychoSocial Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 7 (2013).
Kelty Christopher C Institute for Society and Genetics, UCLA, 1320 Rolfe Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA ; UCLA Department of Information Studies, GSE&IS Building, Box 951520, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520, - - 2014
This article provides a framework for disentangling the concept of participation, with emphasis on participation in genomic medicine. We have derived seven 'dimensions' of participation that are most frequently invoked in the extensive, heterogeneous literature on participation. To exemplify these dimensions, we use material from a database of 102 contemporary ...
Telen Marilyn J MJ Durham, - - 2014
Between 2009 and 2012, I taught principles of evidence-based medicine and clinical research in Russia, Tatarstan, Moldova, and Kazakhstan. The Soviet Union left a medical legacy characterized by balkanization of top tier medicine in highly specialized centers, so there was little capability for multidiscipinary care. In addition, the authoritarian government ...
Chen Zhao-Xue ZX School of Medical Instrument & Food Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, 200093, China, - - 2013
Associating geometric arrangements of 9 Loshu numbers modulo 5, investigating property of golden rectangles and characteristics of Fibonacci sequence modulo 10 as well as the two subsequences of its modular sequence by modulo 5, the Loshu-Fibonacci Diagram is created based on strict logical deduction in this paper, which can disclose ...
Henderson Gail E GE Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, - - 2013
Biobanks require new governance models that address their ethical and regulatory challenges. One model relies on stewardship of specimens throughout their life course. Here, we discuss findings from our survey of 456 U.S. biobank managers that addressed whether and how biobanks steward their specimens. The findings reveal that most biobanks ...
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More and more nowadays vets are being encouraged to apply evidence-based medicine. But can the results of research be taken at face value? Giving the plenary Wooldridge memorial lecture at this year's BVA Congress, Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief of the BMJ, discussed why - and how - the results of medical ...
Li King C - - 2013
In the era of medical cost containment, radiologists must continually maintain their actual and perceived value to patients, payers, and referring providers. Exploitation of current and future digital technologies may be the key to defining and promoting radiology's "brand" and assure our continued relevance in providing predictive, preventive, personalized, and ...
Orlu-Gul Mine - - 2013
Public engagement in medication management has become more and more important in promoting population health. A public engagement workshop attended by 78 members of the geriatric community, family carers as well as professionals from academic research, industry and regulatory agencies entitled 'How to improve medicines for older people?' took place ...
Yadav Umesh C S - - 2013
Abstract Context: The health benefits and medicinal properties of herbal food products are known since antiquity. Fenugreek [Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn. (Fabaceae)], a seed spice used to enhance flavor, color and texture of food, is employed for medicinal purposes in many traditional systems. A number of epidemiological studies and laboratory research ...
Wang Jiu-Yao JY Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 704, - - 2013
In commemorate the 9th Asia Pacific Congress of Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology (APCAACI) in Taipei, Taiwan in November this year, some of the seminar works and contributions by the researchers from Taiwan to the advance in the field of allergy and clinical immunology, such as DNA vaccine, traditional Chinese ...
Cooper Edwin L EL Laboratory of Comparative Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School Of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, - - 2013
Much is known about the strong ecological impact that earthworms ( Qiū Yǐn; Pheretima) have on soil in terms of fertility, nutrient production, and tilling. Even more interesting though is the impact they have had on our understanding of innate immunity, and from this discovery, there has been a simultaneous ...
Cappiello Joyce - - 2013
: This article reviews the changes in patient selection for intrauterine devices (IUDs) and evidence-based practices regarding counseling and management of common IUD issues. Where evidence-based research is lacking, expert opinion and common standards of practice are reviewed, and current clinical resources are identified.
Magalhães Teresa - - 2013
Forensic medicine deals with a wide variety of cases. To accomplish the main objectives, this professional field needs to adopt and apply findings from other sciences, namely, different medical specialties and other forensic sciences. The opposite is not yet entirely true due to the fact that forensic medicine deals with ...
Ryu Ji Kan - - 2013
In February 2011, the Korean Society for Sexual Medicine and Andrology (KSSMA) realized the necessity of developing a guideline on erectile dysfunction (ED) appropriate for the local context, and established a committee for the development of a guideline on ED. As many international guidelines based on objective evidence are available, ...
Shifaza Fathimath F School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, - - 2013
Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an approach that has gained recognition for facilitating the transfer of evidence into clinical practice. EBP champions is a strategy that can be adopted to encourage the uptake of EBP. This paper describes an action research project that was undertaken in Maldives. EBP champion model has ...
Emmons Robert A - - 2013
Gratitude practice can be a catalyzing and relational healing force, often untapped in clinical practice. In this article, we provide an overview of current thinking about gratitude's defining and beneficial properties, followed by a brief review of the research on mental health outcomes that result from gratitude practice. Following an ...
Zambrano Sofia C - - 2013
Objectives: Research on the experiences, coping mechanisms, and impact of death and dying on the lives of palliative medicine specialists is limited. Most research focuses on the multidisciplinary team or on nurses who work with the dying. Fewer studies consider medical professionals trained in palliative medicine. This study aimed to ...
Ahmad Aftab - - 2013
Nigella sativa (N. sativa) (Family Ranunculaceae) is a widely used medicinal plant throughout the world. It is very popular in various traditional systems of medicine like Unani and Tibb, Ayurveda and Siddha. Seeds and oil have a long history of folklore usage in various systems of medicines and food. The ...
Choudhary Abhishek - - 2013
Translational medicine drives progress of research along the continuum from basic biomedical research findings into clinical practice. Animal models play a central role in the above continuum. The recent explosion in molecular biology and generation of human physiological system in animals has led to an increasing use of in vivo ...
Meyer Sascha - - 2013
BACKGROUND AND STUDY PURPOSE: The use of evidence-based medicine (EBM) has become more and more commonplace in modern medicine. The Cochrane collaboration, in particular, has been at the forefront of promoting and introducing EBM principles into clinical practice. The aim of this study was to assess the practical utility of ...
Peile Ed - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The best clinical decisions are based on both evidence and values in what is known as the 'two-feet principle'. Anecdotally, educationalists find teaching clinicians to become more evidence based is relatively simple in comparison to encouraging them to become more values based. One reason is likely to be the ...
Wolkenhauer Olaf - - 2013
As research institutions prepare roadmaps for "systems medicine", we ask how this differs from applications of systems biology approaches in medicine and what we (should) have learned from about one decade of funding in systems biology. After surveying the area, we conclude that systems medicine is the logical next step ...
Tsuboi Koji - - 2013
The editors of BioPsychoSocial Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 6 (2012).
Kuropatnicki Andrzej K - - 2013
Propolis (bee glue) has been known for centuries. The ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians were aware of the healing properties of propolis and made extensive use of it as a medicine. In the middle ages propolis was not a very popular topic and its use in mainstream medicine disappeared. However, ...
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