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El-Deeb Mohammed H MH From the *Royal Hospital, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman; †Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman; and ‡Rustaq Hospital, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of - - 2014
Although atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, there is variation in practice with regard to the management of acute AF among the hospitals and even within the same hospital in Oman. This variation likely reflects a lack of high-quality evidence. Standard guidelines and textbooks do not offer ...
Petersen Brenda B Brenda Petersen is an assistant director of nursing at Caldwell University, Caldwell, - - 2014
: Constipation may be functional, anatomic, neurologic, obstructive, endocrine, metabolic, or medicinal. This article will review the common presentation of functional constipation, diagnostic criteria, treatment, and management guidelines in pediatric primary care. Implications for nurse practitioners and directions for future research will be discussed.
Rideout Douglas B DB WESTFIRE Research Center, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, 80523, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Assessing the value of fire planning alternatives is challenging because fire affects a wide array of ecosystem, market, and social values. Wildland fire management is increasingly used to address forest restoration while pragmatic approaches to assessing the value of fire management have yet to be developed. Earlier approaches to assessing ...
Bennett Alyssa R AR Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
This article reviews the current understanding and management of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) in adolescents. The readers will learn a practical approach to the evaluation and treatment of mild-to-severe uterine bleeding. In 2011, a new classification system was proposed to standardize the terminology used to describe AUB. This system is ...
Bumpous Jeffrey J Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, - - 2014
Cases are presented in light of the current diagnostic and therapeutic trends in management of thyroid nodules and well-differentiated cancers. Demographic, historical, and population-based risk factors are used to risk stratify cases. Ultrasonographic features and other imaging are discussed with regard to appropriateness of utilization and impact on management. The ...
Feldman Harvey H Harvey Feldman is a professor in the PA program at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Kim Zuber practices at Metropolitan Nephrology in Alexandria, Va., and is CME chair of the National Kidney Foundation. Jane S. Davis is a nurse practitioner at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or - - 2014
The recently released JNC 8 guideline on hypertension management is a major departure from previous JNC guidelines in methodology, focus, and content. This article reviews the design and content of the new guideline as well as its similarities and differences from JNC 7 and other recently published hypertension guidelines.
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Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH, established daily multidisciplinary rounds at the same time the case management department was being redesigned. Committee developed expectations for the rounds, including a script and checklist. Management audits the meetings periodically to ensure that the format is being followed. The redesign extended hours of ...
Cesta Toni - - 2014
The world of a case manager is a busy one, and you may not have all the resources you need each and every day. If you can maintain a routine it will make the workload more manageable for you and will allow room for those surprises that invariably happen. Whether ...
Gold Michael H MH *Gold Skin Care Center and Tennessee Clinical Research Center, Nashville, Tennessee; †Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research, Aventura, Florida; ‡Department of Laser and Surgery, Istituto Dermatologico Europeo, Milano, Italy; §Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany; ‖Paces Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia; ¶Inkwell Medical Communications, Novelty, - - 2014
There is an ongoing need to standardize scar management by establishing safe and effective treatment options that can be applied in routine clinical practice. To review available data on methods for preventing and treating cutaneous scarring. Relevant scientific literature was identified through a comprehensive search of the MEDLINE database. Additional ...
Graham Brent B Hand Program, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 2-425, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Clinical practice guidelines summarize the available evidence for patient management in a format that is easy for clinicians to use. These guidelines usually use methodologically rigorous principles for retrieving and evaluating the literature and for establishing consensus among work group members, but implementation by clinicians is often incomplete. The reasons ...
Shenoy Sundeep S Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, - - 2014
Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) are some of the most commonly used medications in clinical practice to treat hypertension, angina, cardiac arrhythmias, and some cases of heart failure. Recent data show that CCBs are the most common of the cardiovascular medications noted in intentional or unintentional overdoses.(1) Novel treatment approaches in ...
Landis Wayne G WG Integrated Environmental Assessment and - - 2014
A consensus has existed from the mid-2000s that climate change is occurring and is the result of anthropogenic causes (Oreskes 2004). Noyes et al. (2009) published the first description of the potential interactions between a warming environment and toxicology. Four years ago, an editorial in Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management ...
Figler Brad B Thomas Jefferson University Department of Urology. Electronic address: - - 2014
To identify clinical and regional factors associated with utilization of urethroplasty versus repeated endoscopic management for urethral stricture disease. Claims for patients age 18-65 in the MarketScan Commercial Claims database (2007-2011) with a diagnosis of urethral stricture were analyzed. Primary outcome was treatment with urethroplasty versus repeated endoscopic management, defined ...
Escobedo Angel A AA Academic Paediatric Hospital "Pedro Borrás", Calle F No. 616 esquina 27, Plaza, La Habana, CP 10400, - - 2014
Advances in our understanding of chronic giardiasis (CG) may improve our care of patients in this stage of the disease. This review proposes a new concept of CG and highlights the recent advances in our understanding and management of this condition. According to this review, management requires, initially, an accurate ...
Skytt Bernice B Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Health and Caring Sciences, University of Gävle, Gävle, Sweden; Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, - - 2014
To elucidate first-line managers' descriptions and reflections regarding their staff's access to empowering structures using Kanter's theory of structural empowerment. Good structural conditions within workplaces are essential to employees' wellbeing, and their ability to access empowerment structures is largely dependent on the management. Twenty-eight first-line managers in elderly care were ...
Senoo Keitaro K University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH, - - 2014
There is significant progress made in the field of atrial fibrillation, especially regarding stroke stratification, novel pharmacological agents and interventions for improving symptom control. The Updated NICE Guideline for management of 2014 reflects that and provided an up-to-date appraisal regarding atrial fibrillation treatment, management with consideration to overall healthcare cost ...
Sanon Marie-Anne MA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA - - 2014
Transnationalism-maintenance of transborder activities-has important implications for the health status of contemporary immigrants. Yet little is known about how such interconnectivity interacts with health. In this critical ethnography study, 31 Haitian immigrants discussed the influences of transnationalism on their hypertension management. Transcripts of the semistructured individual interviews were analyzed and ...
Monsma Joy J Family Health Centers, Louisville, - - 2014
Many parents of young, febrile children lack evidence-based tools to manage fever (knowledge, skills, confidence, support), fear negative outcomes, and prioritize the reduction of fever over management of its source. This review examines the literature for evidence of factors that must be considered when designing effective fever management educational interventions ...
Geertzen Jan J Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands - - 2014
Surgeons still use a range of criteria to determine whether amputation is indicated. In addition, there is considerable debate regarding immediate postoperative management, especially concerning the use of 'immediate/delayed fitting' versus conservative elastic bandaging. To produce an evidence-based guideline for the amputation and prosthetics of the lower extremities. This guideline ...
Haemer Matthew A MA 1 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine , Aurora, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and prediabetes have increased in prevalence among overweight and obese children, with significant implications for long-term health. There is little published evidence on the best approaches to care of prediabetes among overweight youth or the current practices used across pediatric weight management programs. ...
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This document provides a general overview for physicians of the qualities and conditions necessary for good management practices within the endocrinology, andrology, and embryology laboratories in the United States. It is intended as an addendum to previously published guidelines that further detail these responsibilities.
Serrona Kevin Roy B KR SEINAN Group, Hirosaki, Japan - - 2014
The Philippines has been making inroads in solid waste management with the enactment and implementation of the Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Waste Management Act of 2000. Said legislation has had tremendous influence in terms of how the national and local government units confront the challenges of waste management ...
Chesnut Randall M RM Departments of Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, School of Medicine and School of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2014
The results of a recent randomized controlled trial comparing intracranial pressure (ICP) monitor-based treatment of severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) to management without ICP monitoring prompt this skeptical reconsideration of the scientific foundation underlying current sTBI management. Much of current practice arises from research performed under conditions that are no ...
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The authors (Nedaa Skeik, Caleb J Murphy and Brandon R Porten) would like to highlight the following corrections to Table 2 in their review article, DOI: 10.1177/1358863X14534309. The review was printed in Vascular Medicine 2014; 19: 205-214. The authors would like to apologize for any inconvenience these changes will cause.
Pandher Puneet Singh PS Northern Health, Australia - - 2014
Technological advancements continue to provide innovative ways of enhancing patient care in medicine. In particular, the growing popularity of smartphone technology has seen the recent emergence of a myriad of healthcare applications (or apps) that promise to help shape the way in which health information is delivered to people worldwide. ...
Iro Heinrich H Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, - - 2014
Extracapsular dissection is a safe and effective surgical technique in the management of benign parotid neoplasms.
Cyriac J J Department of Paediatrics, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, - - 2014
Upper airway obstruction (UAO) in infants and children has a broad spectrum of presentations including benign self-resolving conditions, from mild croup, to critical life-threatening conditions which, though uncommon now, require prompt recognition and effective multidisciplinary collaborative management to achieve a good outcome. The aim of this article is to highlight ...
Thomas Susie S S. Thomas, PT, PhD, international Centre for Allied Health Evidence (iCAHE) and the Sansom Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, and Physiotherapy Department, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, - - 2014
Older adults are at increased risk of falls following discharge from hospital. Guidelines to manage this falls risk are well documented but commonly not implemented. This paper aims to describe a novel approach using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) to develop an intervention to change clinical behaviour of Physiotherapists. The ...
Richter Jason P JP Jason P. Richter, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, Army-Baylor University, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Email: jason.richter@us.af.mil. Ann Scheck McAlearney, ScD, is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, and Professor of Health Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus. Michael L. Pennell, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, - - 2014
Although patient handoffs have been extensively studied, they continue to be problematic. Studies have shown poor handoffs are associated with increased costs, morbidity, and mortality. No prior research compared perceptions of management and clinical staff regarding handoffs. Our aims were (a) to determine whether perceptions of organizational factors that can ...
Jutterström S S IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Box 530 21, SE-400 14 Gothenburg, Sweden. Electronic address: - - 2014
The paper discusses the combined effects of ocean acidification, eutrophication and climate change on the Baltic Sea and the implications for current management strategies. The scientific basis is built on results gathered in the BONUS+ projects Baltic-C and ECOSUPPORT. Model results indicate that the Baltic Sea is likely to be ...
Mackenzie Catrina A CA Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2K6, Canada; Department of Geography, University of Vermont, 200 Old Mill Building, Burlington, VT 05405-0114, U.S.A.. - - 2014
Biodiversity conservation has been criticized for undermining or ignoring social well-being. Currently efforts to mutually promote social justice, rural development, and biodiversity conservation, which have been contentious and yielded mixed results, continue to spread despite a general dearth of effective management strategies. We contend that social and economic concerns should ...
Waylen K A KA The James Hutton Institute, Cragiebuckler, Aberdeen, AB15 8QH, United Kingdom. - - 2014
The ecosystem approach-as endorsed by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CDB) in 2000-is a strategy for holistic, sustainable, and equitable natural resource management, to be implemented via the 12 Malawi Principles. These principles describe the need to manage nature in terms of dynamic ecosystems, while fully engaging with local peoples. ...
Taylor Sandra D SD Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, - - 2014
To describe the clinical course, management, and outcome of a horse with a presumptive diagnosis of botulism treated with long-term mechanical ventilation. A 6-year-old Quarter Horse gelding with a history of esophageal obstruction was evaluated for progressive tetraparesis. Generalized and progressive skeletal muscle weakness characterized by recumbency, decreased tongue, tail, ...
de Lorena Diniz Chaves Gisele G Department of Engineering and Technology, Federal University of Espírito Santo, São Mateus, Brazil - - 2014
This paper aims to evaluate the suitability of the Brazilian solid waste policy (BSWP) with global Agenda 21 and the challenges of implementing the BSWP in municipalities. For this, a review of the principles that guided the creation of this policy was performed to demonstrate that international pressures were important ...
Costilla Vanessa C VC Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, - - 2014
Symptoms of constipation occur at all ages, with the greatest prevalence in individuals older than 60 years of age. It is estimated that 35 million individuals suffer from constipation in the USA, but only a small number will ever be diagnosed. Patients identify constipation symptoms differently than physicians. Whereas a patient ...
Frémont Pierre P Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Québec, - - 2014
The Canadian Concussion Collaborative (CCC) is composed of health-related organisations concerned with the recognition, treatment and management of concussion. Its mission is to create synergy between organisations concerned with concussion to improve education and implementation of best practices for the prevention and management of concussions. Each of the organisations that ...
Keen Helen I HI University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Department of Rheumatology, Statin Myopathy Clinic , Level 4, Medical Research Foundation Building, Rear 50 Murray Street, Perth WA, 6000 , Australia +61 08 9224 0244 ; +61 08 9224 ; - - 2014
Introduction: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death in industrialized nations. Despite clear evidence of CVD risk reduction with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), the side effects of these medications, particularly myopathy, limit their effectiveness. Studies into the mechanisms, aetiology and management of statin myopathy are limited by lack ...
Qiu Jiali J State Key Laboratory of Water Environment Simulation, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 100875, People's Republic of - - 2014
A qualitative analysis of in-depth interviews with 92 farmers and 42 policy managers in Wuxi County, the Three Gorges Reservoir Region, was conducted to identify stakeholder preferences for alternative best management practices (BMPs) and to determine the factors that affect their acceptance. Policy manager support for most of the practices ...
Hughes Hannah Anderson HA Duke University School of Nursing, 307 Trent Drive, Durham, NC, 27710, USA, - - 2014
Heart failure is a debilitating illness that requires patients to be actively engaged in self-management. Self-management practices, including maintenance and management of an evidence-based medication regimen, are associated with improved outcomes. Yet, sustained engagement with self-management practices remains a challenge. Both self-management practices and clinical outcomes differ by race, with ...
Billiauws Lore L aDepartment of Gastroenterology and Nutrition Support, Beaujon Hospital, Clichy bGastrointestinal and Metabolic Dysfunctions in Nutritional Pathologies, Inserm UMR 1149, Centre de Recherche sur l'Inflammation Paris Montmartre, UFR de Médecine Paris Diderot, - - 2014
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) results in markedly compromised peristalsis mimicking an intestinal occlusion. The main goals of CIPO management are to improve intestinal propulsion and to maintain adequate nutrition status. The review describes the global management of CIPO including methods of diagnosis and nutritional, pharmacological and surgical therapies. The principles ...
Heuschkel R B RB *Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK †Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Jeanne de Flandre University Hospital, Lille, France ‡Department of Paediatrics, Hospital S. João, Porto, Portugal §Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield, UK ||First Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, Children's Hospital "Ag. Sofia", Athens, Greece ¶Hans Christian Andersen Children's Hospital, Odense University Hospital, DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark. #Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Cité, Paris, France and APHP, Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Paris, France **Unit of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Paediatrics; University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland ††Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel ‡‡Department NEUROFARBA, University of Florence, Meyer Children's, Hospital, Florence, Italy §§University Children's Hospital, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia ||||Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ¶¶Division of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. ##UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, - - 2014
This ESPGHAN position statement provides a comprehensive guide for healthcare providers to manage percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes (PEG) in a safe, effective and appropriate way. Relevant literature from searches of PubMed, CINAHL, and recent guidelines was reviewed. In the absence of evidence, recommendations reflect the expert opinion of the authors. ...
Knight Sarah S Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, The University of Melbourne, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Perth, Western Australia, - - 2014
The diagnosis and management of paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encepnalomyelitis (CFS/ME) represent ongoing challenges for paediatricians. A better understanding of current approaches at a national level is important in informing where research and education could improve treatment outcomes. We aimed to examine current diagnosis and management practices for CFS/ME by ...
Bruno R R Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli, 5, 27100, Pavia, Italy, - - 2014
To develop recommendations for the management of acute hepatitis B by the Italian Society for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases. Development of the recommendations divided into three levels of evidence according to the GRADE system: A (high), B (medium) and C (low experts opinion), together with three recommendation ...
Landuyt Dries D Unit Environmental Modelling-RMA, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Boeretang 200, B-2400 Mol, Belgium; Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Freshwater ponds deliver a broad range of ecosystem services (ESS). Taking into account this broad range of services to attain cost-effective ESS delivery is an important challenge facing integrated pond management. To assess the strengths and weaknesses of an ESS approach to support decisions in integrated pond management, we applied ...
Di Maria Francesco F LAR Laboratory - Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Life cycle analysis of several waste management scenarios for an Italian urban area was performed on the basis of different source segregation collection (SS) intensities from 0% up to 52%. Source segregated waste was recycled and or/recovered by composting. Residual waste management options were by landfilling, incineration with energy recovery ...
Cornet Edouard E Haematology Laboratory, Caen University Hospital, 14033, Caen Cedex, - - 2014
Hairy cell leukaemia (HCL) is a rare haematological malignancy, with approximately 175 new incident cases in France. Diagnosis is based on a careful examination of the blood smear and immunophenotyping of the tumour cells, with a panel of four markers being used specifically to screen for hairy cells (CD11c, CD25, ...
Griffiths Matt M Birmingham City - - 2014
I would like to become more involved in medicines management at my trust. Is there a specific career pathway I can take?
Jung Helene H Department of Urology, Urological Research Center, Fredericia Hospital - a Part of Hospital Littlebelt, Fredericia, - - 2014
Stone management is often conservative due to a high spontaneous stone passage rate or non-symptomatic calyceal stones that do not necessarily require active treatment. However, stone disease may cause symptoms and complications requiring urgent intervention. In this review, we update latest research and current recommendations regarding acute management of stones, ...
Powell Suzanne K - - 2014
Case managers and their patients/clients may benefit from the practice of mindfulness-based stress reduction. Recently, using MRI technology, science has found that the gray matters in specific areas of the brain increased from premindfulness training to postmindfulness training. The area affected improves regions involved with learning and memory processes, modulation ...
King Tari A TA Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY, 10065, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Lobular neoplasia (LN) is characterized by a dysfunctional E-cadherin-catenin axis, and loss of E-cadherin plays a causative role in the typical morphology of LN cells. LN is both a nonobligate precursor and a risk indicator of invasive breast cancer, and in particular, of invasive lobular carcinoma. Despite the evidence supporting ...
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