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Thawani Vijay R VR Department of Pharmacology, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences, Patel Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, - - 2014
To measure impact of information, education, and communication intervention (IEC) on rational medicine use, purchase, and stocking behavior. This was a pre- and post-design, interventional study. Base data were collected in first visit, using pre tested questionnaire from 500 respondents, who were of either gender, English speaking, at least graduates, ...
Sofarelli Theresa A TA Skyline College, Student Health Center, San Bruno, CA, USA; Vaden Health Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, - - 2014
Here we describe an emerging category of travelers called the Visiting Internet Fiancé/ée (VIF), characterized by their travel to pursue a romantic relationship with an individual they have only encountered online. The VIF is not well identified in travel medicine literature despite having a higher risk for several travel-related issues ...
Lo Wai Hon WH Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care, Kowloon West Cluster, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong, - - 2014
To investigate the prevalence, correlates, attitude and treatment seeking behavior of erectile dysfunction (ED) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in the primary care setting, a multi-center cross-sectional survey using a structured anonymous self-administered questionnaire was performed in 10 general outpatient clinics. Of the 603 subjects (91% response rate), ...
Goel Sonu - - 2014
This qualitative investigation was conducted to determine the socio-epidemiological factors related to the plague outbreak (2002) in Himachal Pradesh (HP), India. The data for socio-epidemiological factors related to the plague outbreak (2002) in HP was obtained from residents through 150 in-depth Interviews (IDI) and 30 Focus Group Discussions (FGD) during ...
Kim Kidong K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-Si, Gyeonggi-Do, Republic of - - 2014
To examine our experience with the management of accidental genital trauma (AGT) and to identify variables associated with surgical management or admission in girls aged ≤15 y. A retrospective, observational study. Tertiary referral hospital. Girls with AGT visiting the emergency department (ED) between 2003 and 2011. None. Admission rate and surgery ...
Eshiet Unyime I UI Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan. Ibadan ( Nigeria - - 2014
Previous studies of anti-hypertensive medicines utilization pattern in Nigeria showed that Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) were often the least prescribed. However, the appropriate use of ACEIs in the black population achieves good blood pressure control and provides additional long term cardio- and renovascular protection benefits. To assess the current ...
Roldan Carlos J CJ Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, - - 2014
The use of phenytoin (PHT) as a cocaine adulterant was reported decades ago; that practice is still current. Ironically PHT has also been used for the treatment of cocaine dependence. A drug smuggler developed PHT toxicity after swallowing several rocks of crack. We investigated the current trends of PHT as ...
Landis Erin T ET 1 Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine , Winston-Salem, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has an increasing presence in dermatology. Complementary therapies have been studied in many skin diseases, including atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Objectives: This study sought to assess oral CAM use in dermatology relative to medicine as a whole in the United States, using the ...
Warshany Keith K LT Keith Warshany, Pharm.D., is Staff Pharmacist, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Indian Health Service, Shiprock, NM; when the project described in this article was undertaken, he was doctor of pharmacy candidate, University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill. Christina H. Sherrill, Pharm.D., is Postgraduate Year 1 Pharmacy Resident, Charles George Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Asheville, NC; when the project described was undertaken, she was doctor of pharmacy candidate, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC at Chapel Hill. Jamie Cavanaugh, Pharm.D., BCPS, CPP, is Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Education, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Timothy J. Ives, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCPS, FCCP, CPP, is Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and Adjunct Professor, UNC School of Medicine; and Betsy Bryant Shilliday, Pharm.D., CDE, CPP, BCACP, is Associate Professor of Clinical Education, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and Clinical Associate Professor, UNC School of Medicine, UNC at Chapel - - 2014
The clinical and financial outcomes of an initial Medicare annual wellness visit (AWV) administered by a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP) in an academic internal medicine clinic are described. As a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Medicare Part B allows for coverage of an AWV at no ...
Katayama Kotoe K Human Genome Center, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8639, - - 2014
Kampo medicine is the Japanese adaptation of traditional medicine. In Kampo medicine, "medical interview" plays an important role. "Medical interview" in Japanese traditional medicine includes not only chief complaint but also a questionnaire that asked about the patient's lifestyle and subjective symptoms. The diagnosis by Kampo is called "Sho" and ...
Fleming Neil S NS Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, - - 2013
To estimate a commercially available ambulatory electronic health record's (EHR's) impact on workflow and financial measures. Administrative, payroll, and billing data were collected for 26 primary care practices in a fee-for-service network that rolled out an EHR on a staggered schedule from June 2006 through December 2008. An interrupted time ...
Alabid Alamin Hassan M A AH PhD Candidate, Discipline of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia , Penang, Malaysia - - 2013
Malaysia, a South East Asian country, legally permits general medical practitioners in private clinics to dispense medicines. This possibly can dilute the pharmacist role in the provision of healthcare and pharmaceutical care and deprive patients to benefit from these services. This study explored, assessed and compared the current status of ...
Kannai Ruth - - 2013
Recently, at the health maintenance organization (HMO) where I work, they introduced an employee time clock. As in many other workplaces, doctors across the country are now obligated to punch the clock at the beginning and end of their workday. This is the final act in an ongoing attempt to ...
McAdam Jennifer L - - 2013
Open visitation has been highly recommended by critical care groups but is not prevalent in practice. Here we discuss the present study on current visitation practices in US ICUs and discuss several factors affecting open visitation. We conclude with suggestions on achieving more liberal visitation practices.
Velarde A - - 2013
As part of the project "Religious slaughter (DIALREL): improving knowledge and expertise through dialogue and debate on issues of welfare, legislation and socio-economic aspects", this paper discusses an evaluation of current practices during Halal and Shechita slaughter in cattle, sheep, goats and poultry. During religious slaughter, animals are killed with ...
Winickoff Jonathan P JP Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA. - - 2013
To test whether routine pediatric outpatient practice can be transformed to assist parents in quitting smoking. Cluster RCT of 20 pediatric practices in 16 states that received either CEASE intervention or usual care. The intervention gave practices training and materials to change their care delivery systems to provide evidence-based assistance ...
Garibaldi Lucas A LA Sede Andina, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (UNRN) and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina. - - 2013
The diversity and abundance of wild insect pollinators have declined in many agricultural landscapes. Whether such declines reduce crop yields, or are mitigated by managed pollinators such as honey bees, is unclear. We found universally positive associations of fruit set with flower visitation by wild insects in 41 crop systems ...
Crommelynck Isabelle - - 2013
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was both a writer and a doctor, as well as a patient. In spite of his literary success, he did not turn away from medicine until 1897, at the age of 37, when his tuberculosis became too serious. During his medical studies in Moscow, he wrote short ...
Wang Bo-Ram - - 2013
South Korea has maintained a dual healthcare delivery system that incorporates both traditional Korean and Western medicine. In this research, we identified the determinants of the frequency of using traditional Korean medicine among musculoskeletal patients, who are known to be the most frequent users of complementary and alternative medicine. In ...
Tsutsui Rayji S - - 2013
A case of lead poisoning with established exposure to Ayurvedic medicines is presented. This patient migrated from India to New Zealand 8 years previously. He regularly visits India where he purchases "herbal remedies" for his wellbeing.
Muo Ijeoma M - - 2013
Obesity and overweight diagnoses and treatment in primary care are very low despite the high prevalence of obesity. Insufficient data exist on whether a body mass index (BMI) chart reminder improves the diagnosis and management of obesity and overweight in primary care. We designed and placed a BMI reminder stamp ...
Greene Jan - - 2012
Intensive case management and community support can reduce unnecessary emergency department visits.
Heron Neil - - 2012
I undertook the 2012 ECOSEP travelling fellowship, sponsored by Bauerfeind, between May and August 2012, which involved visiting 5 European sport medicine centres and spending approximately one week in each centre. The 5 centres included: National Track and Field Centre, SEGAS, Thessaloniki, Greece; Professional School in Sport & Exercise Medicine, ...
Heyer Nicholas J - - 2012
To complete a systematic review of emergency department (ED) practices for reducing hemolysis in blood samples sent to the clinical laboratory for testing. A total of 16 studies met the review inclusion criteria (12 published and 4 unpublished). All 11 studies comparing new straight needle venipuncture with IV starts found ...
Quillin Renee B - - 2012
The American Urological Association recently developed guidelines to assist clinicians who evaluate and treat interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. Knowledge in this area continues to advance, and some of the guideline statements differ from what clinicians may have been previously taught. This review includes the 27 guideline statements, which address both ...
Truhlsen Stanley M - - 2012
As specialization in surgery grew in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, practices that combined ophthalmology with otolaryngology were common in the United States. When the knowledge base and technical skills for each of these fields grew and diverged, these practices became rarer. Their end was signaled by the ...
Sacco Joseph - - 2012
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of palliative medicine consultation on completion of advance directives/do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders by racial/ethnic minorities. Method: A sample of 1999 seriously ill African American and Hispanic inpatients was obtained from the Palliative Medicine Consultation database (n = 2972). Associations between race/ethnicity and diagnosis and documentation of ...
Yoeli-Tlalim Ronit - - 2012
This paper readdresses the assertion found in much secondary literature that Greek medicine was adopted in Tibet in the seventh and eighth centuries. I discuss some of the traces of Galenic medical knowledge in early Tibetan medicine, and raise the question of why Tibetan medical histories who mention Galen give ...
Kopperman Paul E - - 2012
Benjamin Rush was the first American physician to create a medical system that was distinct from European models. He was furthermore critical of shortcomings in European medicine and of aspects of 'modern' lifestyle, notably idleness and self-indulgence, which he regarded as detrimental to health. Nevertheless, he was Eurocentric and he ...
Lieberman Jay R - - 2012
A survey was conducted at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons to determine current practice management strategies among its members. This article summarizes the audience responses to a number of different questions related to type of practice, use of physician extenders, potential sources ...
Corrado E - - 2012
The management of carotid artery disease includes both modifications in life style as well treatment of vascular risk factors. However, strict risk factor modification, including improved antihypertensive therapy, lipid management, smoking cessation, and antiplatelet therapy, promise for reducing the vascular event rate in patients with carotid atherosclerosis. The best medical ...
Guyatt Gordon H - - 2012
The Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines differs substantially from the prior versions both in process and in content. In this introduction, we describe some of the differences and the rationale for the changes.
Alssageer Mustafa A - - 2012
To examine the frequency of pharmaceutical company representative (PCR) interactions with doctors in Libya and review possible associations between these interactions and the personal and practice setting characteristics of doctors. An anonymous survey questionnaire was circulated to 1,000 Libyan doctors in selected public and private practice settings in Tripoli, Benghazi ...
Williams S - - 2011
Management regimes have been identified as risk factors for equine intestinal motility disorders. However, it is not known how management factors affect gastrointestinal motility. Large intestinal motility was similar in horses on a stabled and a pastured management regime. To investigate the effect of 2 different management regimes on large ...
Houtrow Amy - - 2011
To quantitatively describe the practices of pediatric physiatrists who are members of the Pediatric Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities Council of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R). Cross-sectional survey using the SurveyMonkey instrument. The Pediatric Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities Council. Eighty-six members of the Pediatric Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities Council ListServ of the Pediatric ...
Chapman Larry J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Traumatic and musculoskeletal injury rates have been high in dairy farming compared to other industries. Previous work has shown that social marketing efforts can persuade farm managers to adopt practices that reduce injury hazards compared to traditional practices if the new practices maintain profits. METHODS: The intervention disseminated information ...
Taylor Clare - - 2010
To identify existing and preferred methods of accessing CPD for GPs in the first five years of independent practice. To establish areas of CPD need for this group. To quantify how many First5 GPs are currently part of a small group and if they undertake CPD in this format. To ...
Broder Samuel - - 2010
The year 2010 marks the 25th anniversary of modern antiretroviral drug discovery and development. In the early 1980s, AIDS was almost always a lethal disease with an appalling clinical course characterized by severe opportunistic infections and unusual forms of cancer. Since that time, starting with zidovudine (AZT) and related 2',3'-dideoxynucleosides, ...
Ganeshpurkar A - - 2010
The arising awareness about functional food has created a boom in this new millennium. Mushrooms are widely consumed by the people due to their nutritive and medicinal properties. Belonging to taxonomic category of basidiomycetes or ascomycetes, these mushrooms possess antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. They are also one of the richest ...
Tordoff June M - - 2010
older people experience more chronic medical conditions than younger people, take more prescription medicines and are more likely to suffer from cognitive or memory problems. Older people are more susceptible to the adverse effects of medicines, which may reduce their quality of life or lead to hospitalisation or death. this ...
Billings Charles E - - 2010
Between 1955 and 1977, The Ohio State University sponsored what is believed to be the first residency training program in aviation medicine. The training program was instigated by Richard Meiling, M.D., the associate dean of the College of Medicine, who had been a U.S. Army flight surgeon during World War ...
Jillings K - - 2010
This article discusses responses to disease in Aberdeen during a formative period in the provision of healthcare within the city. The foundation of King's College was followed, in 1497, by the establishment of the first royally endowed university Chair of Medicine in the British Isles, and its first incumbent, James ...
Fauteux Kevin - - 2010
Lately, encounters with angry clients seem to be more frequent and sometimes violent. While I do not claim to know why this is happening, in the course of 20 years of practice, I have developed insights into managing the angry and violent and de-escalating these situations.
Aagaard Lise - - 2010
The prescribing of psychotropic medicines for the paediatric population is rapidly increasing. In attempts to curb the use of psychotropic medicine in the paediatric population, regulatory authorities have issued various warnings about risks associated with use of these products in childhood. Little evidence has been reported about the adverse drug ...
Tordoff June - - 2010
AIM: To explore how New Zealanders aged 65 years and older manage their medicines in their own homes, and determine the problems and concerns they might have with taking them. SETTING: Urban setting, Dunedin (population 120,000), New Zealand. METHODS: Twenty in-depth semi-structured interviews were undertaken of community-dwelling people 65 years ...
Smallwood Trent W - - 2009
For years, restorative practices and traditional orthodontics stood largely separate from one another save for the most extreme instances. Orthodontics has evolved over the years, and a new breed of orthodontic technology appeared in the late 1990s. A clear alternative to traditional orthodontics emerged, and Invisalign (Align Technology, Inc., Santa ...
Purushotham A D - - 2010
'Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution'! So said Theodore Dobzhansky. It is extraordinary how little Darwinism and post-Darwinian evolutionary science has penetrated medicine despite the fact that all biology is built upon its foundations. Randy Nesse, one of the fathers of Darwinian medicine, recently observed ...
Hinchey Kevin T - - 2009
PURPOSE: An internal medicine (IM) residency program redesigned its second year, the Manager Year, to restore balance among autonomy, supervision, and clinical competence. This study examined the response of residents and some supervising attendings to this innovation. METHOD: In this qualitative study-part of a total program evaluation-two authors gathered data ...
Andersen Julie K - - 2009
Translational medicine has recently experienced an upsurge in interest and funding, yet the idea is not new. More than half a century ago, the Swedish scientist Arvid Carlsson performed basic research on the neurotransmitter dopamine that was rapidly translated into the first clinical treatment for Parkinson 's disease. For his ...
Vigne Jean-Denis - - 2009
The beginnings of pig domestication in Southwest Asia are controversial. In some areas, it seems to have occurred abruptly ca. 10,500 years ago, whereas in nearby locations, it appears to have resulted from a long period of management of wild boar starting at the end of the Late Pleistocene. Here, ...
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