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Grimm Nathan L NL Department of Orthopaedics, Intermountain Orthopaedics, 600 Robbins Road, Boise, ID 83702, USA; Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, 1311 Medical Plaza, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Although several hypotheses have been described to explain the cause of osteochondritis dissecans, no single hypothesis has been accepted in the orthopedic community. Given its increased incidence among athletes, most in the sports medicine community agree that repetitive microtrauma plays at least some role in its development. Knowledge regarding the ...
Roseman Janet Lynn - - 2014
Honoring the Medicine is a project that grew from an assignment that I created for an online course I developed entitled "Introduction to Spirituality and Medicine." In an effort to create a consciousness that would explore the sacred oaths of the practice of medicine, I asked medical students who took ...
Sobrino Justin - - 2013
Evidence-based management guidelines have been shown to improve patient outcomes, yet their utilization by trauma centers remains unknown. This study measured adoption of practice management guidelines or protocols by trauma centers. A survey of 228 trauma centers was conducted over 1 year; 55 completed the survey. Centers were classified into ...
Frederick Claire - - 2013
Center core phenomena have been utilized in the practice of ego state therapy and other forms of hypnotically facilitated psychotherapy for nearly 40 years. Despite the frequency with which they are employed, many confusions, contradictions, and questions remain concerning them. In this article relevant center core phenomena literature is reviewed ...
Jelley Wilma W University of - - 2013
To gather the perspectives of physiotherapists and physiotherapist assistants on essential competencies for intraprofessional (physiotherapist-physiotherapist assistant) collaboration. A survey was developed to gather physiotherapist and physiotherapist assistant perceptions of the essential elements of effective and efficient intraprofessional collaborative practice. Participants were asked to rate the importance of 36 elements in ...
Tana Susilowati S Center for Health Policy and Social Change, Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia. tanasusilowati@ - - 2012
Dengue is an important public health problem in Yogyakarta city, Indonesia. The aim of this study was to build an innovative community-centered dengue-ecosystem management intervention in the city and to assess the process and results. For describing the baseline situation, entomological surveys and household surveys were carried out in six ...
Alarcão Violeta - - 2012
Introduction.  Evidence shows that sexual dysfunctions (SDs) are very prevalent in both sexes and that they share risk factors with many other conditions. It is known that only a minority of people experiencing sexual problems seek treatment, but the role of the general practitioner (GP) in SD diagnosis and treatment ...
Shankar Rama - - 2012
Assam and Arunachal Pradesh have very rich tradition of herbal medicines used in the treatment of various ailments. Tribal communities practice different types of traditional healing practices. Enough documentation is available on the healing practices in other tribal communities except Mishing community of Assam and foot hill of East Siang ...
Temple-Smith Meredith - - 2012
Background Chlamydia is the most frequently notified sexually transmissible infection in Australia and occurs most commonly in young people. Up to 80% of chlamydia infections are asymptomatic. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners recommends annual chlamydia testing for all sexually active people aged less than 25 years. This study ...
Sullivan A K - - 2012
A focused repeat national audit of sexual history-taking was conducted in genitourinary (GU) medicine clinics in the UK in 2010, addressing several areas of practice under-performance identified in the baseline 2008 national audit. The case-notes of 4285 patients were audited. An increase in documentation was observed for all measures, except ...
Green James A - - 2012
We sought to identify what services indigenous (Maori) and immigrant populations use pharmacies for, and how long pharmacy staff spend interacting with them, as longer interactions are associated with better quality care. We review literature on counseling in pharmacy, and interaction length as an indicator of counseling quality. 1,086 interactions ...
Azariah Sunita - - 2012
Primary care practitioners need practical guidance on how to best manage partner notification for bacterial sexually transmitted infections. This paper reviews published literature on partner notification to determine whether there is good evidence to support the introduction of patient delivered partner therapy for the management of bacterial STI in New ...
Kwong Tsong - - 2012
A 46-year-old man presented with urethral trauma following the unusual sexual practice of urethral sounding. He was able to urinate freely and was treated conservatively. He did not require any follow-up. Urethral sounding is uncommon sexual practice, where commonly a metal object is inserted per urethra for gratification. This practice ...
Falus András - - 2011
As an outcome of The 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, a connection has been highlighted between the length of telomeres and epigenetic effects, such as intensive changes in lifestyle and nutrition as well as behavioural and psychological factors. In this review, the various elements of molecular, cell biological, ...
Asah Stanley T - - 2011
Management of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use on Minnesota state forest lands has a contentious history and land managers are caught between ATV riders, non-motorized recreationists, private landowners, and environmental advocates. In this paper, we demonstrate the usefulness of framing distinct perspectives about ATV management on Minnesota state public forests, understand ...
Midwinter M J - - 2011
The purpose of this article is to consider three underappreciated but important features of high performance teams: the trade-off relation between social and technical competence, the relevance of team size on productivity, and the inevitability of tensions that, while often experienced as dysfunctional, are in fact quite useful. It does ...
Campbell Robert James - - 2011
HIM professionals need more than tools to manage information, they need tools to help manage the stress and anxiety a state of constant change can bring. "Mindfulness" offers a way to reduce anxiety and keep focused.
Scamell Mandie - - 2011
Midwifery activity in the labour room coalesces around routine surveillance practices. When engaging in such practice, midwives have to cope with attempting to instil a sense of confidence in the mother's embodied ability to give birth to her baby spontaneously while concurrently attending to an array of risk-focused tests and ...
Bryans Roland - - 2011
The purpose of this manuscript is to provide evidence-informed practice recommendations for the chiropractic treatment of headache in adults. Systematic literature searches of controlled clinical trials published through August 2009 relevant to chiropractic practice were conducted using the databases MEDLINE; EMBASE; Allied and Complementary Medicine; the Cumulative Index to Nursing ...
Croft Peter - - 2011
ABSTRACT: Evidence-based medicine has evolved with at least three distinct components: the core evidence, the systematic methods of reviewing and synthesising the evidence, and the use and application of the evidence in practice. This paper considers the tensions that exist because of different perceptions about the value, quality and interpretation ...
Goss David A - - 2011
E. LeRoy Ryer and Elmer E. Hotaling were very prominent optometrists of the first half of the twentieth century and made numerous contributions to the profession. They were among the early pioneers of professional optometry practice. They published many articles in optometry journals, and did work in instrument design. They ...
Martin Kathryn Remmes - - 2012
Community resources can influence health outcomes, yet little research has examined how older individuals use community resources for osteoarthritis (OA) management. Six focus groups were conducted with 37 community-dwelling older adult African Americans and Caucasians who self-reported OA and resided in Johnston County, North Carolina. Descriptive analyses and qualitative constant ...
Ganpat Tikhe Sham - - 2011
Business executives' lives have become a never-ending race against time, technology, and targets. This race creates tension, which leads to dissatisfaction and frustration and eventually manifests itself as psychological and physiological stress with mental and emotional drain. This modern lifestyle intensifies the stress leading to "excessive tension" and consequent deterioration ...
Bhatia J - - 2010
The provision of appropriate nutritional support is an essential part of the primary and adjunctive management of many gastrointestinal (GI) disorders in neonatology and pediatrics. Few conditions in neonatology pose as great a challenge as intestinal failure or short bowel syndrome (SBS). The latter, SBS, is a complex disorder affecting ...
Hayes Kevin - - 2010
Postgraduate medical education has changed enormously in the last 10 years presenting huge logistical challenges for local, regional and national organisations. Assessment is under change in line with major revisions of postgraduate curricula. Old methods of assessment are changing to newer evidence-based methods supported by ongoing research into good practice. ...
Toledo-Pereyra Luis H - - 2010
Christiaan Barnard (1922-2002), pioneering heart transplant surgeon, introduced his ideas on euthanasia in a well-written and researched book, Good Life Good Death. A Doctor's Case for Euthanasia and Suicide, published in 1980. His courage in analyzing this topic in a forthright and clear manner is worth reviewing today. In essence, ...
Young Beth - - 2010
The objectives of this study were to determine associations between low farrowing rate and various management factors in sow herds. In 30 sow herds, a management survey, breeding observations, semen evaluation, and semen storage temperature monitoring were completed. Herds with an average farrowing rate of < 85% were classified as ...
Conde Crystal - - 2010
Physicians have to make many decisions when they decide to open their own practice. The paperwork and legalities involved can be daunting, and making the wrong decisions can doom a practice from the start. Do not despair. TMA Practice Consulting and its team of experts can help navigate the troubled ...
Rüter Anders - - 2009
Good staff procedure skills in a management group during incidents and disasters are believed to be a prerequisite for good management of the situation. However, this has not been demonstrated scientifically. Templates for evaluation results from performance indicators during simulation exercises have previously been tested. The aim of this study ...
Grant Adam M - - 2009
Researchers have discovered inconsistent relationships between prosocial motives and citizenship behaviors. We draw on impression management theory to propose that impression management motives strengthen the association between prosocial motives and affiliative citizenship by encouraging employees to express citizenship in ways that both "do good" and "look good." We report 2 ...
Lin Kenneth W - - 2009
Performance measurement and payment are increasingly linked to goals established by practice guidelines. The best guidelines are based on systematic reviews and patient-oriented evidence, use an evidence-rating system such as the Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy, and are prospectively validated. The guidelines also should have a transparent development process, identify potential ...
Hancock Bobby - - 2009
Bobby Hancock, senior director of facility management for the Bloorview Kids Rehab facility in Toronto, describes how features such as a 37 kW penthouse roof solar array, thermal glazed windows, rainwater harvesting, and air handling units with variable speed drives and heat recovery wheels, contribute to the "green" credentials of ...
Dueñas C - - 2009
The bulk gross alpha, gross beta and (7)Be depositional fluxes were measured in Málaga (36.7 degrees N, 4.5 degrees W), a coastal Mediterranean station in the south of Spain for one whole year. In order to quantify the local variation of deposition rates, we have analysed the monthly results from ...
Thomson R M - - 2008
The prevalence of feeding practices and supplements for dogs used in private practice (pp) and the non-profit-making People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (pdsa) was evaluated. Questionnaires were completed by 400 pp clients and 400 pdsa clients, of which 27.2 per cent and 29.8 per cent, respectively, gave supplements to their ...
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Aquacair believes proper ventilation hygiene is a key tool in ensuring that healthcare premises provide a healthy, safe and comfortable environment, while also making certain, as far as is practicable, that all energy used by ventilation and air conditioning plant is put to good use. Here the company sets out ...
Karl Richard C - - 2009
An increased awareness of the need for safety in medicine in general and in surgery in particular has prompted comparisons between the cockpit and the operating room. These comparisons seem to make sense but tend to be oversimplified. Attempts in healthcare to mimic programs that have been credited for the ...
Suter Glenn W GW - - 2008
Environmental assessmen practices have not been as successful as they should be. We believe that this is in part because environmental assessors lack a clear and useful set of principles-that is, a theory of practice. We propose a theory that derives 19 principles from 3 axioms: (1) assessments inform environmental ...
Nassar George M - - 2008
The "failing to mature" arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is frequently encountered among patients in need of hemodialysis (HD). It is essential that its prompt recognition and management are conducted in a timely manner to allow its use in HD. The physical examination is essential in early identification of the "failing to ...
Saper Robert B - - 2008
Lead, mercury, and arsenic have been detected in a substantial proportion of Indian-manufactured traditional Ayurvedic medicines. Metals may be present due to the practice of rasa shastra (combining herbs with metals, minerals, and gems). Whether toxic metals are present in both US- and Indian-manufactured Ayurvedic medicines is unknown. To determine ...
Coleman Andrea - - 2008
Animals living around humans may habituate to us, but little is known about the consequences of this habituation. Some wildlife managers assume that habituation to humans makes individuals less likely to respond to natural predators, which is something to be avoided in captive breeding programmes where animals are destined for ...
Swartling Malin S - - 2008
BACKGROUND: To date, there is no gold standard for sick-listing practices, and physicians find sickness certification problematic. Measures have been taken to improve physician's sick-listing practices, but with ambiguous results. To be able to make such interventions effective, it is important to identify and target barriers to good practices. Our ...
Kagalou Ifigenia - - 2009
The European Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC, requires the determination of ecological status in European waterbodies, based primarily on biological indicators, and that minimum good ecological quality is obtained by 2015. We used background morphometric, hydrologic, physico-chemical and biological data, in order to assess the typology of the main Greek lakes. ...
Nielsen Merete Willemoes - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: This study compared national self-reported data on medicine use and national prescription records at the individual level. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: Data from the nationally representative Danish health survey conducted in 2000 (n=16,688) were linked at the individual level to national prescription records covering 1999-2000. Kappa statistics and 95% ...
Bertocco M - - 2008
This paper examine the efficiency of energy use of three conservation tillage practices (SST - sub-soil tillage; MT - minimum tillage; and NT - no tillage) performed within two management zones, previously identified in a field according to the stability of yield variability. Experiments were carried out in 2003 in ...
Tzirakis Manolis D - - 2008
A convenient, highly efficient, decatungstate-mediated chemical methodology to functionalize fullerenes is demonstrated. A variety of radicals have been generated by the photochemical interaction of tetrabutylammonium decatungstate [(n-Bu4N)4W10O32] and para-substituted toluenes, anisoles, and thioanisole and effectively trapped by the [60]fullerene affording the corresponding 1,2-dihydro[60]fullerene monoadducts in moderate to good yields.
Ross Julie - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To review management of pregnant mares with body wall defects and assess the effect of various management strategies on the outcome of mares and their foals. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 13 mares. PROCEDURES: Medical records of eligible mares were reviewed. Signalment, history, admitting complaint, clinical findings, parity, type ...
Sherman Morris - - 2007
Good management of patients at risk for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma includes regular ultrasound surveillance, and aggressive management of lesions detected at ultrasound. Good radiology and good pathology are essential to the appropriate management of these small lesions. With good quality testing it is possible to cure the majority ...
Bhattacharjee Kasturi - - 2007
Blunt trauma can result in indirect scleral rupture with subsequent dislocation of the crystalline lens in the subconjunctival or subtenon space. This retrospective review of eight patients with traumatic phacocele highlights the clinical presentation, management and visual outcome. This study provides evidence that timely and effective intervention can ensure good ...
Hocking Ailsa D - - 2007
Many fungi may occur on grapes during growth in the vineyard, but the main concern from the viewpoint of mycotoxin contamination is the black Aspergilli, Aspergillus carbonarius and A. niger. These fungi are capable of producing ochratoxin A (OA) which may contaminate grapes and grape products such as wine, grape ...
Kaartinen M Johanna - - 2007
This survey evaluates early perceptions about the use of medetomidine and atipamezole among veterinary practitioners in Quebec in 2002. Response rate was 23.5%; 71.1% of the practitioners did not use these products because of lack of information (69.3%), unavailability of the drugs in the practice (23.3%), or other reasons (7.3%), ...
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