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Teschke R R Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Klinikum Hanau, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Medical Faculty of the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Hanau, - - 2014
Although evidence for their therapeutic efficacy is limited, herbal traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) preparations increasingly gain popularity. In contrast to other herbal products, adverse effects by herbal TCM including liver toxicity were rarely reported. In recent years, more cases were published, providing new clinical challenges. To summarise comprehensively the literature ...
Fainzang Sylvie S Inserm/Cermes3, Site Cnrs, 7 rue Guy Môquet, 94801, Villejuif, France, - - 2014
The practice of self-medication is exemplary in raising the question of medicinal uses and risks. In contrast to the biomedical or pharmacological view of self-medication, the anthropological approach looks to understand the logics that underpin it. Therefore, I wished to question how users choose the medicines they take and how ...
Choi Jong Soo JS Department of Information Strategy, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. ; Department of Industrial and Information Systems Engineering, Soongsil University, Seoul, - - 2014
The drug utilization review (DUR) system, which checks any conflict event of medications, contributes to improve patient safety. One of the important barriers in its adoption is doctors' resistance. This study aimed to analyze the impacts of doctors' resistance on the success of the DUR system. This study adopted an ...
Tan Zuowen Z High Level Engineering Research Center of Electronic-Commerce, Jiangxi Provincial Colleges and Universities, School of Information Technology, Jiangxi University of Finance & Economics, Nanchang, 330032, China, - - 2014
The telecare medicine information system enables the patients gain health monitoring at home and access medical services over internet or mobile networks. In recent years, the schemes based on cryptography have been proposed to address the security and privacy issues in the telecare medicine information systems. However, many schemes are ...
Reimers Mona - - 2014
Data is the new currency. Business intelligence tools will provide better performing practices with a competitive intelligence advantage that will separate the high performers from the rest of the pack. Given the investments of time and money into our data systems, practice leaders must work to take every advantage and ...
Skovgaard Lasse - - 2014
Most users of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) combine it with conventional medicine. Recent risk assessment studies have shown risks of negative interactions between CAM and conventional medicine, particularly when combining herbal medicine and conventional drug therapies (CDT). Little is known about the way users consider such risks. The present ...
Landelle Gregory - - 2014
The ever-growing number of fluorinated compounds in medicinal and agrochemical applications has led to a remarkable positive emulation in research. The last few years have been the witness of several advances in the search of more effective and user-friendlier methods for the introduction of fluorine as substituent or of fluorinated ...
Yu Si S 0000-0002-5566-7756 School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China ; Shaanxi Province Key Laboratory of Computer Network, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, - - 2014
Cloud computing gets increasing attention for its capacity to leverage developers from infrastructure management tasks. However, recent works reveal that side channel attacks can lead to privacy leakage in the cloud. Enhancing isolation between users is an effective solution to eliminate the attack. In this paper, to eliminate side channel ...
Song Peipei P Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of - - 2014
Since the European Association for the Study of the Liver published their guidelines for hepatocellular carcinoma HCC (EASL Guideline) in 2001, there have been many explorations of "transferring best current evidence into clinical decision-making" around the worldwide. Comparative analysis on current 17 characteristic guidelines for HCC indicated that evidence-based clinical ...
Awodele O - - 2013
Background: Despite the reported widespread use of herbal medicines globally and their benefits, they are not completely without potential to cause harm. The haphazard, irresponsible or non-regulated use of several herbal medicines may put the health of their users at risk of toxicity. Objective: This study aimed to assess the ...
Mortada Eman M EM Department of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, - - 2013
Evidence-based medical practice has gained worldwide attention and is an emerging must-know topic for today's physicians. Yet, it continues to puzzle physicians either in its understanding or in its practice, and gaps continue to exist between research-based evidence and clinical practice. This study aimed to evaluate the self perceived EBM ...
Kim Jean H - - 2013
Although over-the-counter traditional Chinese herbal medicine (COTC) is commonly used to treat everyday illness in many parts of the world, no population-based study has been done to examine the prevalence and factors associated with COTC-related adverse events. A cross-sectional telephone survey was conducted among Hong Kong Chinese adults in 2011 ...
Hope William W - - 2013
The development of practice guidelines should take into consideration the opinions of end users. The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) has implemented several changes in its guideline development and dissemination process based on previous end-user input. An anonymous electronic survey was conducted via e-mail solicitation in September ...
Nopparatkiat Pornchai P Shinawatra University, Bangkok 10400, - - 2014
This paper aimed to demonstrate the research and development of a rule-based expert system for skin problem consulting in the areas of acne, melasma, freckle, wrinkle, and uneven skin tone, with recommended treatments from Thai traditional medicine knowledge. The tool selected for developing the expert system is a software program ...
Cui Xin-Wu XW Xin-Wu Cui, Chiara De Molo, Andre Ignee, Christoph F Dietrich, Department of Internal Medicine, Caritas-Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, 97980 Bad Mergentheim, - - 2013
Recently the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Guidelines and Recommendations have been published assessing the clinical use of ultrasound elastography. The document is intended to form a reference and to guide clinical users in a practical way. They give practical advice for the use and ...
Wang Yunyi - - 2013
Researchers have pointed out that people with physical disabilities find it difficult to obtain suitable clothing. In this study a set of wheelchair user oriented functional clothing was designed. Attention was paid to the wheelchair users' daily living activities related with clothing. An evaluating system combined with sports tournament and ...
Gona Joseph K - - 2013
Physiotherapy practice in Africa faces a number of challenges, one of which is the limited number of therapists in most public hospitals. In Africa, physiotherapy is still mainly institution based with very little community-based practice, leading to lack of access to services for a large part of the population. This ...
Cosgrove D - - 2013
The clinical part of these Guidelines and Recommendations produced under the auspices of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology EFSUMB assesses the clinically used applications of all forms of elastography, stressing the evidence from meta-analyses and giving practical advice for their uses and interpretation. Diffuse ...
Caughey Gillian E - - 2013
PURPOSE: This study aimed to examine the effect of antidepressant use on persistence with newly initiated oral antidiabetic medicines in older people. METHODS: A retrospective study of administrative claims data from the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs, from 1 July 2000 to 30 June 2008 of new users of ...
Karger David - - 2013
The evolving Web has seen ever-growing use of structured data, thanks to the way it enhances information authoring, querying, visualization and sharing. To date, however, most structured data authoring and management tools have been oriented towards programmers and Web developers. End users have been left behind, unable to leverage structured ...
Cavazza Marc - - 2013
Interactive Storytelling technologies have attracted significant interest in the field of simulation and serious gaming for their potential to provide a principled approach to improve user engagement in training scenarios. In this paper, we explore the use of Interactive Storytelling to support Narrative Medicine as a reflective practice. We describe ...
Schaper Elisabeth - - 2013
NOVICE (Network Of Veterinary ICT in Education, http://www.noviceproject.eu/), is a professional online social network for veterinarians, lecturers and students of veterinary medicine as well as for e-Learning advisers and others working in establishments that teach veterinary medicine. This study sets out to investigate to what extent German veterinarians, lecturers, students ...
Hughes Gail D - - 2013
In South Africa, over 6 million people are hypertensive and the burden of disease shows that cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death among adults. Although treatments exist, few people comply or adhere to recommended treatment due to side effects or costs of the drugs, hence the reliance ...
Balard Frédéric - - 2013
By matching needs to resource services, case management could be a useful tool for improving the care of older people with complex living conditions. Collecting and analysing the users' experiences represents a good way to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of a case-management service. However, in the literature, fieldwork is ...
Macdermid Joy C JC School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario and Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St. Joseph's Health Centre, 268 Grosvenor St., London, Ontario, N6A 3A8, - - 2013
Development or synthesis of the best clinical research is in itself insufficient to change practice. Knowledge translation (KT) is an emerging field focused on moving knowledge into practice, which is a non-linear, dynamic process that involves knowledge synthesis, transfer, adoption, implementation, and sustained use. Successful implementation requires using KT strategies ...
Kobus Charlotte B A - - 2012
To make optimal use of sustainable energy, domestic electricity consumption should shift to match local supply conditions. Energy management systems (EMS) are a new sustainable technology that can help to disrupt consumers' habits concerning electricity consumption, whilst reinforcing desired behaviours. This research examined the factors that influence the likelihood that ...
Fierro Inmaculada - - 2012
The Spanish pictogram on medicines and driving is legally binding since 2011. We have evaluated patients' comprehension, change in driving frequency and the perceived usefulness, information, comprehensibility, and simplicity of this pictogram on 1385 Spaniards users of the National Health Service (pharmacies, primary care and hospital centres). Most, 85.7%, correctly ...
Ludviksdottir D - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Current guidelines recommend tailoring of asthma management according to disease control, which is largely defined by increased symptoms and deterioration in lung function. These features do not reflect the severity nor the type of the asthmatic airway inflammation. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FE(NO) ) is a simple, non-invasive and ...
Long Aidan A - - 2012
A minority of asthma patients have disease that proves difficult to control with usual medications and experience ongoing symptoms, poor quality of life, and limitations in activity and/or frequent asthma exacerbations. This group of patients accounts for much of the expense associated with asthma care and is the focus of ...
Chattopadhyay Subrata - - 2012
The study was aimed to know the prevalence of smoking among medical population in Bengal. For this purpose, pretested and predesigned questionnaires were distributed among doctors of one tertiary medical college hospital in Kolkata. The survey showed that 89.39% of male doctors used tobacco in any form at any point ...
Papadopoulos N G NG Department of Allergy, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece. - - 2012
Asthma is the most common chronic lower respiratory disease in childhood throughout the world. Several guidelines and/or consensus documents are available to support medical decisions on pediatric asthma. Although there is no doubt that the use of common systematic approaches for management can considerably improve outcomes, dissemination and implementation of ...
Kessler Chad - - 2012
This lecture can be accessed online by visiting http://dl.dropbox.com/u/43902343/ DRE-re-edit.mp4. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2012; 19:693 © 2012 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Baur Xaver - - 2012
The aim of the European Respiratory Society work-related asthma guidelines is to present the management and prevention options of work-related asthma and their effectiveness. Work-related asthma accounts for 5-25% of all adult asthma cases and is responsible for a significant socioeconomic burden. Several hundred occupational agents, mainly allergens but also ...
Hussain A - - 2012
Community pharmacies are valued for their potential role in the management of common ailments. This cross-sectional study aimed to document the management of diarrhoea by community pharmacies in 3 cities in Pakistan. Visits were performed to 371 randomly selected pharmacies to request advice for a simulated paediatric case of diarrhoea. ...
Hedlin Gunilla - - 2012
Severe asthma and allergic disease were the topic of a symposium sponsored by Journal of Internal Medicine that was held in Stockholm on 11-12 November 2011. Several of the reviews by internationally recognized speakers are presented in this issue of the journal [1-4]. © 2012 The Association for the Publication ...
Smith Stephen W - - 2012
This lecture can be viewed in its entirety online by visiting http://vimeo.com/34634434. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2012; 19:593 © 2012 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Neuman Mark I - - 2012
The Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) developed guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP); however, there are sparse data on actual rates of antibiotic use in the emergency department (ED) setting. Data were obtained from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS) ...
Bains Sonia N - - 2012
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is caused by an exaggerated T(H)2 response to the ubiquitous mold Aspergillus fumigatus. ABPA develops in a small fraction of patients with cystic fibrosis and asthma, suggesting that intrinsic host defects play a major role in disease susceptibility. This article reviews current understanding of the immunopathology, ...
Nicholson Paul J - - 2012
This concise guidance, prepared for physicians, summarises the British Occupational Health Research Foundation guideline for the prevention, identification and management of occupational asthma. Approximately one in six people of working age who develop asthma have work-related asthma, where work has either caused or aggravated their disease. Physicians who assess working ...
Park Heung-Woo - - 2012
Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease characterized by reversible airway obstruction that is secondary to an allergic inflammation and excessive smooth muscle contraction. Cholinergic signals were known to contribute significantly to the pathophysiology of asthma. However, the use of anti-cholinergic agents in asthma has been justified only in acute asthma ...
Stewart P - - 2012
Data including information on patient age, gender, who initiated the visit and call classification was collected during office hours from 12 G.P. rural teaching practices with a combined GMS patient population of 24,720, over a 2 month period. There were a total of 603 home visits, giving an annual visiting ...
Lougheed M Diane - - 2012
In 2010, the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) published a Consensus Summary for the diagnosis and management of asthma in children six years of age and older, and adults, including an updated Asthma Management Continuum. The CTS Asthma Clinical Assembly subsequently began a formal clinical practice guideline update process, focusing, in ...
Backer Vibeke - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Successful asthma management involves guideline-based treatment and regular follow-up. We aimed to study the level of disease control in asthmatic individuals managed by their GP and a dedicated nurse when using a systematic asthma consultation guide based on Global Initiative of Asthma guidelines (GINA guidelines). METHODS: Patients aged 18-79 ...
Weiss Scott T - - 2012
Access to an electronic medical record is essential for personalized medicine. Currently, only 40% of US physicians have such access, but this is rapidly changing. It is expected that 100,000 Americans will have their whole genome sequenced in 2012. The cost of such sequencing is rapidly dropping, and is estimated ...
Hoel Alf Håkon - - 2012
The prospects of rapid climate change and the potential existence of tipping points in marine ecosystems where nonlinear change may result from them being overstepped, raises the question of strategies for coping with ecosystem change. There is broad agreement that the combined forces of climate change, pollution and increasing economic ...
Caplat Paul - - 2012
Invasive plants cause substantial economic and environmental damage throughout the world. However, eradication of most invasive species is impossible and, in some cases, undesirable. An alternative is to slow the spread of an invasive species, which can delay impacts or reduce their extent. We identify three main areas where models ...
Apelseth Torunn Oveland - - 2012
Benchmarking is as a structured continuous collaborative process in which comparisons for selected indicators are used to identify factors that, when implemented, will improve transfusion practices. This study aimed to identify transfusion medicine studies reporting on benchmarking, summarize the benchmarking approaches used, and identify important considerations to move the concept ...
Hasegawa Takashi - - 2012
Background Despite the advances of asthma management and the accompanying improved asthma control, many problems related to asthma management still remain. The Niigata Asthma Treatment Study Group has been regularly collecting information via surveys since 1998 using a questionnaire, on problems related to asthma management; various studies on asthma management ...
Kim Sae-Hoon - - 2012
Many international and national asthma guidelines are now available in large parts of the world, but they are not yet implemented appropriately. There is a gap between scientific evidence-based medicine and real clinical practice. Implementation of guidelines is highly complex. Special strategies are needed to encourage guideline-based, high-quality care. It ...
Kotwani Anita - - 2012
High prevalence and poor control of asthma make its management a major public health issue worldwide, especially in developing countries. Optimum review of asthma management in the community is essential to improve asthma control. This study was conducted to investigate the quality of asthma management, knowledge about asthma and quality ...
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