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Sendžikaitė, Jūratė
The state of sown meadow communities of different intensity of management (intensive and extensive using) over the period of 10–14 years of running was evaluated at Graisupis Experimental Field Station, Lithuania. Comparison of study data on intensively and extensively used sown meadows enabled to ascertain that intensity of sown meadows ...
Matarazzo Bridget B BB Dr. Matarazzo is Co-Director of the VISN 19 MIRECC Suicide Consultation Service and a Clinical Research Psychologist, VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver VA, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado. Dr. Homaifar is the Training Director for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship and Co-director of the VA Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program, VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver VA, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado. Dr. Wortzel is the Michael K. Cooper Professor of Neurocognitive Disease, Director of Neuropsychiatry, an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Faculty for the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Colorado. He is Director of Neuropsychiatric Services for the VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the Denver VA. Address inquires to: - - 2014
This column is the fourth in a series describing a model for therapeutic risk management of the suicidal patient. Previous columns presented an overview of the therapeutic risk management model, provided recommendations for how to augment risk assessment using structured assessments, and discussed the importance of risk stratification in terms ...
Roberts Daniel L DL Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, - - 2014
General internists suffer higher rates of burnout and lower satisfaction with work-life balance than most specialties, but the impact of inpatient vs outpatient practice location is unclear. Physicians in the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile were previously surveyed about burnout, depression, suicidal ideation, quality of life, fatigue, work-life balance, career ...
Samuels A - - 2013
Mercy killing. Assisted suicide. The dependent patient. Withholding treatment. The practice of medicine and the civil and criminal law. Legal protection for patients and doctors. The role of judges. The role of politicians.
Mishara Brian L - - 2013
In debates about euthanasia and assisted suicide, it is rare to find an article that begins with an expression of neutral interest and then proceeds to examine the various arguments and data before drawing conclusions based upon the results of a scholarly investigation. Although authors frequently give the impression of ...
Wortzel Hal S - - 2013
While the practice of psychiatry involves many challenges, few scenarios are as clinically and emotionally demanding as managing the patient who is at high risk for suicide. Risk management is a reality of psychiatric practice, and this necessitates practicing and documenting thoughtful suicide risk assessment and management. Therapeutic risk management ...
Juneja Deven - - 2012
Owing to its wide and easy availability, digoxin has got a significant abuse potential and may be used for suicidal purposes. Digoxin-specific antibody (Fab) fragments have become the mainstay of therapy for severe digoxin toxicity and have significantly helped in reducing mortality. However, due to its high cost and limited ...
Zhang L - - 2011
Chinese medicine has a long history of several thousand years. The main form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is composite, i.e. a mixture of up to 10 medicinal products. Thus a composite prescription of 4-5 kinds of Chinese medicinal products may contain several hundred kinds of chemical composition. The active ...
Butt Usman - - 2011
This study aims to determine the current practices and beliefs of United Kingdom (UK)-based rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons (OS) in managing septic arthritis (SA) and to determine awareness levels of national guidance. Two-hundred OS and 200 rheumatologists were sent a link to a web-based survey tool via email. Questions posed ...
Brar Navdeep K - - 2011
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, affecting approximately 5.6 million patients annually in the USA, where the annual cost exceeds US$12 billion. Optimal management should be based on knowledge of the most likely etiologic pathogens for each patient, based on an assessment of specific ...
Peery A F - - 2010
Although consensus guidelines for eosinophilic oesophagitis have been published, it remains unclear whether gastroenterologists follow these recommendations. To assess academic and community practice patterns for the evaluation and treatment of eosinophilic oesophagitis and to compare these practices with current guidelines. This was a prospective study of academic and community gastroenterologists ...
Leverington Fiona - - 2010
We compiled details of over 8000 assessments of protected area management effectiveness across the world and developed a method for analyzing results across diverse assessment methodologies and indicators. Data was compiled and analyzed for over 4000 of these sites. Management of these protected areas varied from weak to effective, with ...
Westerling Anna Marietta - - 2010
Objective To compare the opinions of community pharmacy owners, managers and personnel concerning the key features of the future information technology system needed in Finnish community pharmacies. Setting The study was targeted to the pharmacists working in community pharmacies as managers (owners and staff pharmacists with M.Sc. degree) or personnel ...
King L - - 2011
Best practice in obesity prevention has generally been defined in terms of 'what' needs to be done while neglecting 'how'. A multifaceted definition of best practice, which combines available evidence on what actions to take, with an established process for interpreting this information in a specific community context, provides a ...
Gunsalus C K - - 2010
We send messages as much in how we communicate as by what we communicate. Learning best practices, such as those for data management proposed in the accompanying article, are components of becoming a responsible and contributing member of the community of scholars. Not only must we teach the principles underlying ...
Clark W David - - 2010
Patient care in family medicine and palliative medicine involves important communication with stakeholders. Beneficence is assumed to be crucial to achieving consensus in these encounters. However, stakeholders may have different perspectives of beneficence. The term beneficence tension is introduced to conceptualize these differing perspectives. Acknowledging beneficence tension is suggested as ...
Rugs Deborah - - 2011
Over the past 10 years, increasing attention has been paid to the development and implementation of 'evidence-based' practices or EBPs. In 1998, the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine began drawing attention to the discrepancy between research findings and practice patterns in the treatment of substance abuse. The community ...
Hill Alan - - 2010
Keep lines of communication open to avoid common pitfalls associated with financial responsibility.
Frugoli Julia - - 2010
The basic components of data management including data ownership, collection, selection, recording, analysis, storage, retention, destruction, and sharing. A number of important principles underlie best practices for each of these components; these include recording details such that another can repeat the experiment, keeping the data safe, managing storage in such ...
Hicks Emma J - - 2011
This study uses a qualitative approach to examine common techniques used by speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to manage fatigue in communication intervention following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Thirteen SLPs from New Zealand hospital and rehabilitation services completed semi-structured interviews in which they discussed their current management strategies. A number of management-related ...
Salgirli Sanem Güvenç - - 2011
This article aims to add a new dimension to the analysis of the relationship between medicine and eugenics via a discussion of the community of Turkish physicians in the period between the two World Wars. It argues that even though the relationship between the two fields has been discussed before ...
Pedersen Betina Holbaek - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Owing to high injury rates, safety interventions are needed in the construction industry. Evidence-based interventions tailored to this industry are, however, scarce. Leader-based safety interventions have proven more effective than worker-based interventions in other industries. OBJECTIVE: To test a leader-based safety intervention for construction sites. The intervention consists of ...
Jarvi Keith - - 2010
A committee was established at the request of the CUA to determine guidelines for the investigation and management of azoospermia. Members of the committee, all of whom have special expertise in the investigation and management of male infertility, were chosen from different communities across Canada. The members represent different practices ...
Courtney Karen L - - 2010
Community-based (multi-user) telehealth interventions may be beneficial for older adults, but there is little research regarding such interventions. As a first step in feasibility assessment, we used a qualitative descriptive approach to examine the acceptability and perceived value of community-based telehealth kiosks with regard to current health self-management practices of ...
Rivkin Steve - - 2010
In a time of crisis, the board's first responsibility is reassuring the community.
Frigoli Julia - - 2010
The basic components of data management include data ownership, collection, selection, recording, analysis, storage, retention, destruction, and sharing. A number of important principles underlie best practices for each of these components; these include recording details such that another can repeat the experiment, keeping the data safe, managing storage in such ...
Ebuehi Olufunke Margaret - - 2010
The study obtained information using quantitative and qualitative techniques, on key home management practices of common childhood illnesses in Community-Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (C-IMCI) and non-C-IMCI implemented local government areas (LGAs) in Osun state, to determine if any differences existed between them. Data analysis was done using Epi-info version ...
Clarke Ray - - 2010
Ear Nose and Throat Diseases with Head and Neck Surgery Communication Skills for Medicine (3rd edn) Training in Paediatrics: The Essential Curriculum.
Harding Geoffrey - - 2010
To explore existing mechanism to ensure quality assurance of medicine use reviews (MURs), and to identify those parameters of an MUR that community pharmacists consider as indicators of quality. Community pharmacists undertaking MURs in Cornwall, United Kingdom. A questionnaire was developed to investigate pharmacists' attitudes towards MURs and towards quality ...
Mirivel Julien C - - 2010
In this study, I investigated naturally occurring medical interaction in commercial medicine. Drawing on 30+ hours of videotaped data and 9 months of fieldwork in a cosmetic surgery clinic, this analysis focuses on how plastic surgeons interact with patients who seek to alter their bodily appearance. The ethnographically informed discourse ...
Balana Bedru Babulo - - 2010
Continuous deterioration of the natural resource base has become a serious threat to both the ecological systems and economic production in Ethiopia. Many of these problems have been attributed directly or indirectly to the rapid dwindling of the country's forest cover which is associated with unsustainable forest use and management. ...
Tobaiqy Mansour M Division of Applied Health Sciences, The Aberdeen Medical School, The University of Aberdeen, Abeerden, UK. - - 2010
Current pharmacovigilance systems are limited by spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs), lack of a denominator, and lower than expected reporting rates. The aim of our study was to undertake a formal pilot evaluation of a community pharmacy-led ADR monitoring system. The setting was community pharmacies in five Health ...
Clark Peter A - - 2010
The World Health Organization has reported that somewhere between 30-86 million people suffer from moderate to severe pain due to cancer, HIV/AIDS, burns, wounds and other illnesses annually and do not have access to proper opiate anesthetics to control the pain [1]. The vast majority of these people live in ...
Cigularov Konstantin P - - 2010
Work in the construction industry is considered inherently dangerous, despite the technological improvements regarding the safety of work conditions and equipment. To address the urgent need to identify organizational predictors of safety performance and outcomes among construction workers, the present study examined multi-level effects of two important indicators of safety ...
Krska Janet - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to determine the public's views on weight-management services, including pharmacies as a potential venue, and the extent of current pharmacy involvement in weight management. METHODS: Two questionnaires were developed for face-to-face interview in one Primary Care Trust area: one for the general public ...
Anderson Malcolm G - - 2010
Poor countries are disproportionately affected by the cost of disasters. Yet there is evidence of the benefits of seeking to mitigate the impact of a disaster, compared with the costs incurred in 'making good' after a major event has occurred. This article reviews a programme of landslide risk reduction in ...
Poissant Lise - - 2010
Regional networks have been recognized as an interesting model to support interdisciplinary and inter-organizational interactions that lead to meaningful care improvements. Existing communities of practice within the a regional network, the Montreal Stroke Network (MSN) offers a compelling structure to better manage the exponential growth of knowledge and to support ...
Twomey Frances - - 2010
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the experience of participating in a community-based fatigue management programme for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). METHOD: Eight people with MS who participated in an 8-week community-based fatigue management programme were interviewed using a semi-structured, open-ended interview protocol. Data were analysed ...
Oladepo Oladimeji - - 2010
Agricultural practices such as the use of irrigation during rice cultivation, the use of ponds for fish farming and the storage of water in tanks for livestock provide suitable breeding grounds for anthropophylic mosquitoes. The most common anthropophylic mosquito in Nigeria which causes much of the morbidity and mortality associated ...
Assefa Biruktayet - - 2010
Ethiopian communities highly depend on local plant resources to secure their subsistence and health. Local tree resources are exploited and used intensively for medicinal purposes. This study provides insight into the medicinal importance of Hagenia abyssinica as well as the degree of threat on its population. An ethnobotanical study was ...
Teixeira Leonor L Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering, Aveiro University, Portugal. - - 2010
Modern methods of information and communication that use web technologies provide an opportunity to facilitate closer communication between patients and healthcare providers, allowing a joint management of chronic diseases. This paper describes a web-based technological solution to support the management of inherited bleeding disorders integrating, diffusing and archiving large sets ...
Hooke Rachel - - 2009
Everyone conducts private communication during work time at some point. This may be purely personal, such as with: your partner about when you will be home, a car salesman about delivery of a car for own use, your landlord about your home, your nanny about your child. Alternatively, it maybe ...
O'Hanlon S - - 2009
Community geriatrics has evolved as a specific aspect of geriatric medicine in the UK. In Ireland there is uncertainty as to how it should be planned. This is the first national survey of consultants, specialist registrars and general practitioners to seek their opinions. Most consultants and GPs reported already having ...
Young Staci - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to explore how community-based case managers interface with their clients' healthcare providers and other community organizations as a function within their advocacy efforts. Case managers previously defined advocacy as occurring at individual, organizational, and community levels. The relationships they attempt to develop and maintain ...
Nazarian Devorah J - - 2009
This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians focuses on critical issues concerning the management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department (ED)with community-acquired pneumonia. It is an update of the 2001 clinical policy for the management and risk stratification of adult patients presenting to the ED ...
Watson Margaret C - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The supply of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines from community pharmacies should be safe and effective, but there is evidence that appropriate practice is not always achieved. The primary objective of this study was to assess the acceptability of simulated patient (SP) visits combined with feedback, delivered by either SPs or ...
Rutter Paul M - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to determine what type of medicine-related questions community pharmacists were asked and to ascertain whether responses given were appropriate. METHODS: All community pharmacists from three Primary Care Trusts were invited to participate in a week-long exploratory study. Piloted data-collection forms were self-completed. Data ...
Ward R Parker - - 2009
BACKGROUND: We sought to compare the clinical application of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Society of Echocardiography Appropriateness Criteria (AC) for outpatient transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) in academic and community practice settings. METHODS: Indications for TTE ordered in both academic and community practice settings were determined by 2 reviewers and ...
Chong Chee Ping - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: This study aims to provide baseline data to support the implementation of generic substitution policy in Malaysia by evaluating the community pharmacists' perceptions and opinions on generic substitution and current substitution practices. METHODS: A cross-sectional descriptive study involving the entire population of Malaysian community pharmacies (n=1419) was undertaken using ...
Arain Faisal A FA Department of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, - - 2009
Sex differences in morbidity and mortality associated with cardiovascular disease have been recognized by the medical community for decades. Investigation into the underlying biological basis of these differences was largely neglected by the scientific community until a report released by the Institute of Medicine in the United States in 2001 ...
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