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Cascante-Rodrigo Jose Antonio JA Servicio de Neumología, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
It is unusual for pulmonologists to be familiar with the European and US regulations governing the administration of oxygen during air travel and each airline's policy in this respect. This lack of knowledge is in large part due to the scarcity of articles addressing this matter in specialized journals and ...
Schiele Michele M Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, - - 2014
This paper is for academic leaders and administrators who are interested in growing their philanthropic revenue stream. Growing the philanthropic revenue stream will be especially meaningful to leaders and administrators who have seen their other revenue streams decline or stagnate in the last few years. This paper focuses on four ...
Sandler S Gerald SG From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (Dr Sandler); Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond (Dr Roseff); Department of Pathology, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania (Dr Domen); New York Blood Center, New York, New York (Dr Shaz); and Blood Center of Wisconsin and Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (Dr - - 2014
Context.-Advances in RHD genotyping offer an opportunity to update policies and practices for testing weak D phenotypes and administration of Rh immune globulin to postpartum women. Objectives.-To repeat questions from a 1999 College of American Pathologists proficiency test survey, to evaluate current practices for testing for weak D and administration ...
Nippers Ingrid I Staff Nurse, Spire Methley Park, Spire - - 2014
One of the major causes of critical illness in the UK is the deterioration of respiratory function (British Thoracic Society (BTS), 2008). The administration of supplemental oxygen therapy, although often lifesaving, can also have serious consequences if performed inappropriately. A literature review was carried out to establish whether oxygen therapy ...
Bonner Gwen G University of West - - 2014
This article shares findings of work undertaken with a group of mental health ward managers to consider their roles through workshops using an action learning approach. The tensions between the need to balance the burden of administrative tasks and act as clinical role models, leaders and managers are considered in ...
Lassmann Michael M Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Würzburg, D-97080, Würzburg, Germany, - - 2014
In 2008 the EANM published their paediatric dosage card. In 2011 the North American consensus guidelines recommended a set of administered activities for paediatric nuclear medicine. During the EANM congress in 2012 a working group of the EANM and the SNMMI met to study the possibility of harmonizing these guidelines. ...
Kim Sung-Jo - - 2013
Anemia occurs frequently in individuals who suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD) or gynecologic disease or who receive anticancer therapy. Since 1988, medical practitioners have treated patients with anemia successfully with recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO), which is currently the largest therapeutic protein class in the world. It has some disadvantages, ...
Gaulton Timothy G - - 2013
Office-based practice is distinct from other ambulatory practices and has unique considerations for an effective administrative structure to support its operations. National guidelines have been promulgated by various entities addressing both management and clinical care aspects of the practice. Specific regulations vary by practice location, and practitioners need to comply ...
Oh Hyo Jeong - - 2013
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) has been reported in association with Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Drug-induced AIH has been rarely reported. A rare case of the co-development of AIH and SS in a 53-year-old woman after the consumption of herbal medicines is described. After admission, the patient complained of dryness in her mouth, ...
de la Rosa Victor R - - 2013
The conjunction of polymers and medicine enables the development of new materials that display novel features, opening new ways to administrate drugs, design implants and biosensors, to deliver pharmaceuticals impacting cancer treatment, regenerative medicine or gene therapy. Poly(2-oxazoline)s (POx) constitute a polymer class with exceptional properties for their use in ...
Mirabzadeh Mehran - - 2013
To find scientific reasons for adverse events reported in Traditional Iranian Medicine (TIM) following administration of aqueous extract of Herba Portulacae Oleraceae seed including itching and tingling of whole body, tachycardia, anxiety, dyspnea and severe nausea. Electronic databases including PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science were searched up to April ...
Haydock Matthew D - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Fluid therapy (FT) is a critical intervention in managing acute pancreatitis (AP). There is a paucity of evidence to guide FT and virtually no data on current prescribing practice. This survey aims to characterize current practice and opinion with regard to FT in AP throughout New Zealand. METHODS: Information ...
Zeng Mingfei - - 2013
Recent studies have focused more on Chinese medicine used for the treatment of cerebrovascular disease. The current review covers researches on the pharmacokinetic of Chinese medicine, providing a convenient reference for researchers to increase efficiency of drug discovery, by compiling and discussing the pharmacokinetics of four classical Chinese medicines for ...
Wahab Izyan A - - 2013
PURPOSE: To determine the validity of sequence symmetry analysis (SSA) method to detect adverse drug reactions from an administrative claims database. METHODS: Published randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of 19 medicines were identified through search databases, product information (PI) or the US Food and Drug Administration Web site. All adverse events ...
Lin Henry C HC Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. - - 2013
Pediatric gastroenterology is the only pediatric subspecialty with nutrition as part of its official curriculum and objective; however, pediatric gastroenterology fellows believe that their baseline knowledge in nutrition is suboptimal. The purpose of the present study was to assess the perceived effectiveness of nutrition training among pediatric gastroenterologists, identify areas ...
Zuzek Crystal - - 2013
Unexpected deaths profoundly impact those left behind. And in the case of physicians, their deaths have financial and business implications they must address in advance. Professional planning allows physicians to address call coverage, management, and administration of the medical practice and helps ensure the orderly continuation of practice operations.
Caballero T - - 2013
Results from a 16-question survey about self-administration of hereditary angioedema (HAE) therapy, administered in Europe, Canada and the USA, were used to guide discussion at an international HAE expert meeting. The aim was to capture information about current practice in self-administered HAE therapy in these countries, including self-administration training, the ...
Smit M - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: aim of this study was to investigate current knowledge and practice regarding AMTSL in midwifery practices and obstetric departments in the Netherlands. DESIGN: web-based and postal questionnaire. SETTING: in August and September 2011 a questionnaire was sent to all midwifery practices and all obstetric departments in the Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS: ...
Claudon M - - 2012
Initially, a set of guidelines for the use of ultrasound contrast agents was published in 2004 dealing only with liver applications. A second edition of the guidelines in 2008 reflected changes in the available contrast agents and updated the guidelines for the liver, as well as implementing some non-liver applications. ...
Claudon Michel - - 2012
Initially, a set of guidelines for the use of ultrasound contrast agents was published in 2004 dealing only with liver applications. A second edition of the guidelines in 2008 reflected changes in the available contrast agents and updated the guidelines for the liver, as well as implementing some non-liver applications. ...
Asero R - - 2012
Allergen specific immunotherapy remains the only means to change the natural history of allergic disease. Thanks to the recent advances in molecular biology a large spectrum of purified allergen molecules are presently routinely available for diagnostic purposes. This review represents a practical guide on how to use these new diagnostic ...
Neves Diana - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Nuclear medicine (NM) is a rapidly developing field. In Portugal, no occupational study has been conducted yet that characterizes the professional profile of NM technologists (NMTs). We investigated the clinical tasks performed by NMTs in Portugal, analysing their practices with regard to radiation protection matters and their compliance with ...
Zhang Jingze - - 2012
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Fructus Aurantii is one of the commonly used traditional Chinese medicines and the compatibility of Fructus Aurantii, Radix et Rhizoma Rhei and Semen Crotonis Pulveratum was the main components in a Chinese traditional patent medicine Weichang'an pill. Naringin and neohesperidin are two main flavonoid glycosides in the extract ...
van Dillen Sonja Me - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: General practitioners (GP) are uniquely placed to guide their patients on nutrition and physical activity. The aims of the present study were to assess: (i) the extent to which GP guide on nutrition and physical activity; (ii) the determinants that cause GP to give guidance on nutrition and physical ...
Brody Rebecca A - - 2012
The dietetics profession lacks a comprehensive definition of advanced-level practice. Using a three-round Delphi study with mailed surveys, expert consensus on four dimensions of advanced-level practice that define advanced practice registered dietitians (RDs) in clinical nutrition was explored. Purposive sampling identified 117 RDs who met advanced-level practice criteria. In round ...
Duggan S N - - 2012
How to cite this article Duggan S.N., Smyth N.D., O'Sullivan M., Feehan S., Ridgway P.F. & Conlon K.C. (2012) A transatlantic survey of nutrition practice in acute pancreatitis. J Hum Nutr Diet. ABSTRACT: Background:  Many guidelines exist for the nutritional management of acute pancreatitis; however, little is known regarding current ...
Hyman Jon L - - 2012
The rapidly developing array of online physician-only communities represents a potential extraordinary advance in the availability of educational and informational resources to physicians. These online communities provide physicians with a new range of controls over the information they process, but use of this social media technology carries some risk. The ...
Cohen Michael R - - 2012
Safe practices for sterile compounding are essential to preventing errors, particularly with parenteral nutrition (PN). This article reports several areas of errors in PN processes and provides recommendations for error prevention.
Matarese Laura E - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The National Board of Nutrition Support Certification (NBNSC) is an independent credentialing board responsible for administering the multidisciplinary certification examination in nutrition support. For an exam to be legally and practically defensible, it must represent practice. Validation is by practice audit, the highest level of supporting evidence. Objectives: To ...
Burgess C A - - 2012
Although relatively uncommon, penetrating neck trauma has the potential for serious morbidity and an estimated mortality of up to 6%. The assessment and management of patients who have sustained a penetrating neck injury has historically been an issue surrounded by significant controversy. OBJECTIVES OF REVIEW: To assess recent evidence relating ...
Lo Steven - - 2012
Pretibial lacerations remain one of the commonest yet most neglected conditions facing emergency departments and plastic surgeons alike. Furthermore, these injuries afflict the most vulnerable groups of adults - the elderly and the infirm. It is essential therefore to have an approach to pretibial lacerations based on best available evidence, ...
Helgeson Melvin D - - 2012
Although the management of cervical spine trauma is relatively complex, multiple classification systems have attempted to simplify it through the use of descriptive terms. Most historical classification systems failed to yield sufficient prognostic information to guide clinical treatment until the Subaxial Injury Classification system was developed. This classification system takes ...
Vladutiu Catherine J - - 2012
Individuals with disabilities have an elevated risk of residential injury. However, the prevalence of home hazards and safety practices among households where an individual with a disability resides is unknown. This study examined patterns of home hazards and safety practices among 1003 households across the United States in 2002. Households ...
Navarro Melba - - 2012
Regenerative medicine is an emerging field aiming to the development of new reparative strategies to treat degenerative diseases, injury, and trauma through developmental pathways in order to rebuild the architecture of the original injured organ and take over its functionality. Most of the processes and interactions involved in the regenerative ...
Sorrel Amy Lynn - - 2012
On Nov. 19, Novitas Solutions Inc. will take over from TrailBlazer Enterprises as the new Medicare administrative contractor in Texas and other states. As they brace for the glitches that can come with any big change, physicians want to ensure they are not left in the dark. Doctors have some ...
Mackey Tim K - - 2012
The threat of non-communicable diseases ("NCDs") is increasingly becoming a global health crisis and are pervasive in high, middle, and low-income populations resulting in an estimated 36 million deaths per year. There is a need to assess intellectual property rights ("IPRs") that may impede generic production and availability and affordability ...
Bruner David - - 2011
According to 2007 data, gunshot wounds from homicides, suicides, and accidents caused 31,000 deaths in the United States, with even higher numbers of serious, nonfatal injuries. In recent years, new evidence on effective treatment of patients with gunshot wounds has come from military settings and is being adapted for civilian ...
Honeybul S - - 2011
The management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) continues to evolve in a number of key areas. In the first instance there have been major advances in clinical information gathering and interpretation such that there are mow sophisticated prognostic models readily available. Secondly, technological advances have allowed the introduction of advanced ...
Stannard James P - - 2011
Building a successful trauma practice in the academic medicine sector requires planning, contemplation, and continuous reevaluation. Although there are no rigid formulas, there are some common sense approaches that can help you start along the path toward a successful academic trauma career. This article outlines a blueprint that I have ...
Shepherd Suzanne Moore - - 2011
The specialty of travel medicine encompasses a broad and dynamic practice. A thorough pretravel consultation provides an individual with a comprehensive, evidence-based, contextual discussion of the risk profile for specific itinerary-based, travel-related illness and injury, allowing the traveler to use this information in conjunction with his or her personal health ...
Hindmarch Paul N - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: There is an apparent conflict between published evidence and UK emergency medicine (EM) physician practice with regard to the use of intravenous fluids to treat patients intoxicated with alcohol. We conducted a survey of all EM physicians in North East (NE) England to determine opinion with regard to this ...
Lönnell C - - 2011
Lameness is the most commonly diagnosed condition in equine veterinary practice. To examine whether variations in management and husbandry strategies in riding schools could influence wastage due to orthopaedic injury schools with high (HUIO) or low (LUIO) insurance claims for orthopaedic injuries (as an indirect measure of wastage) were compared ...
Moran Cathal J - - 2011
The constant desire to improve outcomes in orthopaedic sports medicine requires us to continuously consider the challenges faced in the surgical repair or reconstruction of soft tissue and cartilaginous injury. In many cases, surgical efforts targeted at restoring normal anatomy and functional status are ultimately impaired by the biological aspect ...
Nigwekar Sagar U - - 2011
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in hospitalized patients and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The incidence of AKI is increasing and despite clinical advances there has been little change in the outcomes associated with AKI. A variety of interventions, including loop diuretics, have been tested for the ...
Adamantos Sophie - - 2011
Feline trauma is commonly seen in general practice and frequently involves damage to the head. While craniofacial injuries following trauma vary widely in severity, affected cats can often be severely compromised in terms of their neurological, respiratory and cardiovascular status, and their management can be challenging in both the short ...
Garosi Laurent - - 2011
Feline trauma patients are commonly seen in general practice and frequently have sustained some degree of brain injury. Cats with traumatic brain injuries may have a variety of clinical signs, ranging from minor neurological deficits to life-threatening neurological impairment. Appropriate management depends on prompt and accurate patient assessment, and an ...
Sabini Rosanna C - - 2011
Traumatic brain injuries that occur during sports have gained significant attention in the literature. Despite improved education and research on proper identification, risk management, and treatment, standardized methods for returning an athlete to play after a concussion are lacking in universal applicability. Current return-to-play guidelines are considered appropriate for the ...
Piñero Jaime C - - 2011
The plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), is a key pest of pome and stone fruit in eastern and central North America. For effective management of this insect pest in commercial apple (Malus spp.) orchards in the northeastern United States and Canada, one of the greatest challenges has been to determine ...
Norte Grant E - - 2011
Background: Glenohumeral dislocations are prevalent injuries in an athletic population, and proper, acute on-field management remains a topic of debate among health care professionals.Objective: Firstly, to provide a systematic approach to the on-field management of acute anterior glenohumeral dislocations for on-field health care professionals. Secondly, to present current methods of ...
McCarthy John - - 2011
Thrombosis is a physiologic hemostatic response to vascular injury. Thrombus generation has evolved as a complex event involving multiphasic biologic inputs and regulation. Pathologic thrombosis in cardiovascular medicine afflicts millions of U.S. citizens per year, exacting a death total in the hundreds of thousands of people. These morbid events are ...
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