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Shlonsky Aron A 1School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, - - 2014
The use of evidence in practice and policy in public health and social services is a tricky endeavour. While virtually every practitioner, manager, or policy maker would agree that evidence should be used, there is disagreement about the nature of evidence and which evidence should be used, how, when, in ...
Nettleton Sarah S Department of Sociology, University of York, York, - - 2014
Policy efforts directed at encouraging physical activity have had minimal success to date. Drawing on Bourdieu's theory of practice, we suggest that a social practice framing might provide useful ways of thinking about why and how some practices do and could change. This article takes three case studies of transformations ...
Cruess Richard R Centre for Medical Education, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
It is widely understood that reciting a contemporary version of the Hippocratic Oath has two purposes. It constitutes a public commitment on the part of the prospective doctor to preserving the traditional values of the medical profession and to meeting the obligations expected of a doctor. It is also an ...
Davis Matthew A MA The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, United States. - - 2014
Social networking sites such as Facebook have become immensely popular in recent years and present a unique opportunity for researchers to eavesdrop on the collective conversation of current societal issues. We sought to explore doctor-related humor by examining doctor jokes posted on Facebook. We performed a cross-sectional study of 33,326 ...
Green Christopher C School of Health and Human Sciences, Elmer Approach, University of Essex , Southend-on-Sea , - - 2013
Abstract This article offers a critical sociological rendering of the making of the interprofessional arena in the United Kingdom. It offers an interpretation of the conditions that led to the formation, expansion and development of the interprofessional arena using a social worlds/arenas lens of secondary data. I propose that the ...
Mosley Jennifer - - 2013
Policy advocacy is a concept that is of both practical and historical importance to the profession of social work. To keep up with developments in how advocacy is practiced at the ground level, however, social work research on advocacy needs to expand in scope. Changes in government contracting and public ...
Koh Steve - - 2013
Background. Recent and ongoing advances in information technology present opportunities and challenges in the practice of medicine. Among all medical subspecialties, psychiatry is uniquely suited to help guide the medical profession's response to the ethical, legal, and therapeutic challenges-especially with respect to boundaries-posed by the rapid proliferation of social media ...
Hempel Gunther - - 2013
Web 2.0 is changing the study of medicine by opening up totally new ways of learning and teaching in an ongoing process. Global social networking services like Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Google Drive and Xing already play an important part in communication both among students and between students and teaching staff. ...
Alagiakrishnan Kannayiram - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Dysphagia, or swallowing impairment, is a growing concern in dementia and can lead to malnutrition, dehydration, weight loss, functional decline, and fear of eating and drinking as well as a decrease in quality of life (QOL). OBJECTIVE: The aim of this article is to do a systematic review of ...
Wang Hong - - 2012
With China's rapid economic growth, chemical-related environmental issues have become increasingly prominent, and the environmental management of chemicals has garnered increased attention from the government. This review focuses on the current situation and the application of risk assessment in China's environmental management of industrial chemicals. The related challenges and research ...
Peuvrel L - - 2012
Background  Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors are part of the therapeutic arsenal available for advanced cancer. However, they are frequently associated with cutaneous side-effects, which can hamper compliance, lead to treatment refusal and impair quality of life. Objective  To know the attitudes of French oncologists who deal with this ...
Kontoyiannis Dimitrios P - - 2012
Effective management of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) depends on early individualized therapy that optimizes efficacy and safety. Considering the negative consequences of IFI, for some high-risk patients the potential benefits of prophylactic therapy may outweigh the risks. When using a prophylactic, empiric, or preemptive therapeutic approach, clinicians must take into ...
Lausman Andrea - - 2012
Objective: To provide comprehensive background knowledge relevant to the SOGC Maternal-Fetal Medicine Committee-approved guideline entitled "Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management." Methods: Publications in English were retrieved through searches of PubMed or Medline, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library in January 2011 using appropriate controlled vocabulary via MeSH terms (fetal ...
Kundu Tapas - - 2012
Modern management of haemophilia patients is expensive: 90% of expenditure is on clotting factor concentrates. Any intervention which reduces the need for clotting factor concentrates in these patients without compromising the quality of life is of interest. To investigate the effectiveness of individualised homeopathic medicines in reducing the requirement of ...
Gray Steven - - 2012
Building trust between resource users and natural resource institutions is essential when creating conservation policies that rely on stakeholders to be effective. Trust can enable the public and agencies to engage in cooperative behaviors toward shared goals and address shared problems. Despite the increasing attention that trust has received recently ...
van Cranenburgh O D - - 2012
Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is gradually becoming a standard outcome in clinical research and health care management. Nevertheless, application in dermatologic practice is not customary and many practical and attitudinal barriers need to be overcome. To contribute to the discussion on and the implementation of HRQoL assessment in routine ...
Wiest Aric - - 2011
In over 50 years, the Fungal Genetics Stock Center has grown to become a world-recognized biological resource center. Along with this growth comes the development and implementation of myriad practices for the management and curation of a diverse collection of filamentous fungi, yeast, and molecular genetic tools for working with the ...
Janssen Maaike Ap - - 2011
Aims and objectives.  The objectives are: (1) to identify factors that influence the implementation of the guideline Triage in emergency departments [2004] in emergency departments in the Netherlands, and (2) to develop tailored implementation strategies for implementation of this guideline. Background.  Guideline dissemination is no guarantee for guideline implementation. In ...
Stahl Peter J - - 2011
A practical approach to semen analysis (SA) interpretation and the initial management of subfertile men is presented. Each parameter of the SA is described and management recommendations based upon SA findings are provided. The indications for and interpretation of adjunctive diagnostic testing for male factor subfertility are also discussed.
Baas J M - - 2012
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors, such as the monoclonal antibodies cetuximab and panitumumab, have proven efficacy in various types of cancer. However, these agents frequently result in skin toxicity, due to the expression of the EGFR in the skin. A correlation between the occurrence of skin toxicity and anti-tumor ...
Ernst Silvia - - 2011
In October 2010, Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti treated some of the first patients with cholera in Haiti. Over the following 10 months, a strategic plan was developed and implemented to improve the management of cases at the hospital level and to address the underlying risk factors at the community level.
Johnson Mark J - - 2011
To cite this article: Johnson MJ, Foote KD, Moyses HE, Roberts G. Practices in the prescription of adrenaline autoinjectors. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2011; Doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2011.01221.x ABSTRACT: Background:  Anecdotally, the prescription of adrenaline autoinjectors seems to be very variable. We aimed to survey the practice in this area and look at ...
Marcialis Maria Antonietta - - 2011
Hyponatremia is very frequent in neonates, especially in VLBW. Recent data have shown that hyponatremia is not so benign as previously believed,and several clinical studies have indicated that preterms with mild to moderate chronic hyponatremia may experience poor growth and development retardation. The aim of this review is to present ...
Dokoupil Katharina - - 2011
Patients with phenylketonuria (PKU) must follow a strict low-phenylalanine (Phe) diet in order to minimise the potentially disabling neuropsychological sequelae of the disorder. Research in this area has unsurprisingly focussed largely on managing blood Phe concentrations to protect the brain. Protein requirements in dietary management of PKU are met mostly ...
Pontes Laíse da Silveira - - 2011
Productivity-diversity relationships are routinely described mainly in terms of species richness. However, these relationships can be affected by the functional strategy and physiological plasticity characterizing each species as they respond to environment and management changes. This study, therefore, aimed to analyze species interactions in grass communities presenting the same number ...
Young Robert J - - 2011
The medicinal chemistry of oral small molecule factor Xa inhibitors is discussed, highlighting key advances that led to clinical candidates and the first licensed medicines. Identification of neutral ligands for the primary specificity pocket was a key discovery; capitalised upon by structure based design and combinatorial methods to deliver many ...
Pimentel Laura - - 2011
BACKGROUND: As part of the growth of emergency medical care in our state, our university-based emergency medicine practice developed a network of affiliated emergency department (ED) practices. The original practices were academic and based on a faculty practice model; more recent network development incorporated a community practice model less focused ...
Lee Ching-Hsing - - 2011
ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2011; 18:898-904 © 2011 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine ABSTRACT: Objectives:  Emergency medicine (EM) is a young but rapidly growing field. An evaluation of academic performance and the growing impact of EM journals would help to elucidate the increase in the number of EM scientific ...
Brown Leanne J - - 2011
Objective:  The purpose of this study was to describe the current demography of rural dietetic private practice and to determine the drivers and barriers for further development. Design:  A sequential explanatory mixed methods approach was used. Document searches and semistructured in-depth individual interviews were used to collect quantitative and qualitative ...
Liptay Michael J - - 2011
This article provides an overview of several practical strategies that can foster the successful establishment and growth of a thoracic surgery practice. Processes related to organizing outpatient clinics and referral systems, and running a well-managed operating room team and hospital ward are discussed. Valuable insights related to mentor selection, leadership ...
Anitua E - - 2011
Plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF-Endoret) is an endogenous therapeutic technology that is gaining interest in regenerative medicine due to its potential to stimulate and accelerate tissue healing and bone regeneration. This autologous biotechnology is designed for the in situ delivery of multiple cellular modulators and the formation of a ...
Perez Amelia - - 2011
Almost one third of the U.S. population has hypertension. Compared to non-Hispanic Whites, Hispanic individuals have significantly lower levels of hypertension awareness, treatment, and control. This article provides an integrative review of factors that may influence self-management of hypertension among Hispanic adults. A detailed literature search of articles published between ...
Gurauskiene Inga - - 2011
Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has penetrated everyday life. The EEE industry is characterized by a rapid technological change which in turn prompts consumers to replace EEE in order to keep in step with innovations. These factors reduce an EEE life span and determine the exponential growth of the amount ...
Newman William R - - 2011
Over the last two decades a new scholarship on alchemy has emerged, leading to a fundamental reformulation of knowledge about alchemists and their activities. We now know that medieval and early modern alchemists employed experiment in concert with theory to demonstrate the existence of stable "chymical atoms," which were thought ...
Schuh Michael J - - 2011
To describe the development and growth of a pharmacotherapy medication therapy management (MTM) practice. Multispecialty medical clinic. MTM practice based in a multispecialty medical clinic with a community pharmacy. The practice serves primarily internal medicine, family medicine, bariatric surgery, and solid-organ transplant surgery patients that are referred by clinic providers. ...
Fang Zhong-Ze - - 2011
Introduction: The elucidation of the toxicological mechanisms of herbal medicines is becoming more and more important with the increasing application of herbal medicines, for treatment of various diseases and the promotion of health. Furthermore, it is widely recognized that as herbal components undergo bioactivation, there is a critical need for ...
Pu Qiong - - 2011
The telecare medicine information system enables or supports health-care delivery services. A secure authentication scheme will thus be needed to safeguard data integrity, confidentiality, and availability. In this paper, we propose a generic construction of smart-card-based password authentication protocol and prove its security. The proposed framework is superior to previous ...
Hoffmann Barbara - - 2011
Background Safety culture has been identified as having a major impact on how safety is managed in healthcare. However, it has not received much attention in general practices. Hence, no instrument yet exists to assess safety climate-the measurable artefact of safety culture-in this setting. This study aims to evaluate psychometric ...
Gan W H - - 2011
Aviation Medicine traces its roots to high altitude physiology more than 400 years ago. Since then, great strides have been made in this medical specialty, initially catalysed by the need to reduce pilot medical attrition during the World Wars, and more recently, fuelled by the explosive growth in globalised commercial ...
Bishop Malachy - - 2011
Objective: The Multiple Sclerosis Self-Management scale (MSSM) was developed to provide a multidimensional and psychometrically sound assessment of self-management knowledge and behavior among adults with multiple sclerosis (MS). This article describes recent revisions to the scale and presents the results of subsequent analyses of the factor structure and psychometric adequacy ...
Kim Hyunwoo - - 2011
The enantioselective crotylation of aldehydes with 1,2-diaminochlorocrotylsilane reagents is effectively catalyzed by Sc(OTf)(3). The one significant limitation on the utility of these reagents--substrate scope--has thus been addressed. The net result is the most comprehensive and highly practical method for enantioselective aldehyde crotylation yet advanced.
Szeto Grace P Y - - 2011
Introduction This is a discussion paper to examine the issues surrounding management of work-related injuries by physiotherapists and occupational therapists in Hong Kong. Therapists working in public hospitals are faced with managing injured workers with limited resources and this frequently results in suboptimal outcomes. Methods In this paper, five experienced ...
Wynne-Jones Gwenllian - - 2011
Introduction: Musculoskeletal complaints can impact on work in terms of productivity, sickness absence and long term incapacity for work. While employee attitudes and knowledge can drive absenteeism and presenteeism behaviour, managers also play an important role in influencing this via the quality of their relationships with employees and their role ...
Keane Pearse A - - 2011
Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of irreversible visual loss in elderly populations. In recent years, pharmacological inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), via intravitreal injection of ranibizumab (Lucentis) or bevacizumab (Avastin), has offered the first opportunity to improve visual outcomes in patients diagnosed with this ...
Vijayalakshmi Ps - - 2011
Background: Management of class II malocclusion in adolescent patients by growth modulation is one of the most debated topics in orthodontics. Noncompliance has been a major concern for orthodontists. Case report: This case report describes the management of severe class II malocclusion in adolescent patient using functional appliance system-Forsus to ...
Bongseok Joo Ryan - - 2011
One surprising and yet relatively unknown aspect of contemporary Korean Buddhism is the significant influence of American and European Buddhism. Between 1989 and 2009, South Koreans witnessed well-educated “blue-eyed” monastic residents via the Korean media, and the emergence of new bestsellers by authors like Thich Nhat Hahn and Jack Kornfield, ...
Corley T A B - - 2011
Economic historians have focused research effort on accounting for the growth and significance of Britain's pharmaceutical industry, but little effort has so far been directed at the veterinary medicine industry, which formed an important part of the wider sector. This article addresses that gap. Factors responsible for that sector's relative ...
Shamshiry Elmira - - 2011
The population growth, changing consumption patterns, and rapid urbanization contribute significantly to the growing volumes of solid waste that are generated in urban settings. As the rate of urbanization increases, demand on the services of solid waste management increases. The rapid urban growth in Langkawi Island, Malaysia, combined with the ...
Stringer Christina - - 2011
This paper examines the changing nature of New Zealand's seafood companies' production practices. The past 15 years has seen the offshore outsourcing of post-harvest fish gain unprecedented momentum. The growth in offshore processing is a further stage in an increasingly globalised fisheries value chain. Fish is head and gutted, frozen ...
Tracy Erin E - - 2011
The growth of health information technology, the focus on patient safety and an increased degree of regulatory involvement in the practice of medicine have all transformed the way practitioners provide care. This paper reviews some of the recognized benefits of these advances, while outlining some of the challenges for providers ...
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