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Craner Julia R JR a University of - - 2014
Abstract Diagnostic assessment recommendations for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) include the use of daily symptom monitoring for two consecutive menstrual cycles; however, it is unclear whether medical providers use this established procedure in practice. This study explored typical diagnostic procedures for PMDD among a sample of physicians (N = 87) who were ...
Lesniak Bryson P BP UHealth Sports Medicine, the Department of Orthopaedics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, - - 2014
Ultrasonography has many important advantages over other imaging modalities and many important applications in sports medicine. This article presents an evidence-based discussion of the use of ultrasound technology to diagnose and treat common musculoskeletal disorders, with emphasis on the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and foot and ankle. Topics include basic ...
Torres F F Private Practicioner, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - - - 2014
Hair and scalp disorders represent a substantial complaint in most dermatologists' daily practice. Trichoscopy is a simple and easy-to-perform technique that has been utilized for diagnosis and management of these patients. The interest for this technique had increased in the last years, and knowledge had expanded. This article reviews the ...
Kim Yun Hee - - 2014
It was reported that 64% of tic disorder patients used complementary and alternative medicine. This review aims to evaluate the efficacy of herbal medicines in treating tic disorders. We searched eight databases including MEDLINE and CINAHL from their respective inceptions up to September 2013. The search terms were related to ...
Bamfarahnak Hossein H Research Center for Traditional Medicine and History of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Cupping therapy (CT) is one of the oldest medical techniques available, and is still used in several cultures instead of or as an adjunct or complement to 'western academic' medicine. Moreover, CT (wet or dry) is claimed to have therapeutic effects in many types of disorders which do not fully ...
Szleszkowski Lukasz L Wroclaw Medical University-Department of Forensic Medicine, Mikulicza-Radeckiego 4, 50-345 Wroclaw, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2013
In 2011 in Wroclaw (Poland), the bodies of 223 prisoners were exhumed, including the victims of political repressions and prosecutions in the period 1949-1954, during which people fighting for the independence of Poland were executed and buried in unidentified graves in various graveyards. It was the first exhumation conducted in ...
Nourissat G - - 2013
PRP is commonly used in sports medicine and because it is supposed to increase healing capacities of damaged tissues, it is expected to be increase efficiency or god clinical outcomes when added to arthroscopic surgical procedure. The current review of literature explores the evidence-based medicine supporting the use of PRP ...
Nguyen Tuyet A - - 2013
Curcumin, or diferuloylmethane, is a crystalline compound which gives the East Asian spice turmeric its bright yellow color. The medicinal properties of this spice have been referenced in numerous countries and cultures throughout the world. Today, there is growing scientific evidence suggesting curcumin's utility in the treatment of chronic pain, ...
Govil Nandini - - 2013
Glucocorticoids (GCs) are commonly used in the treatment of laryngeal disorders despite the absence of clear guidelines regarding their use. We sought to assess clinical practice patterns regarding GC use for various vocal fold diseases and to ascertain factors underlying the selection of particular GCs for different vocal fold pathology. ...
Jakovljević Miro - - 2013
Comorbidity and multimorbidity represent one of the greatest chalenge to academic medicine. Many disorders are often comorbidly expressed in diverse combinations. In clinical practice comorbidity and multimorbidity are underrecognized, underdiagnosed, underestimated and undertreated. So that one can speak about comorbidity and multimorbidity anosognosia. Comorbidities and multimorbidities are indifferent to medical ...
Seo Hyun-Ju - - 2013
To examine the prevalence of the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the Republic of Korea and identify the factors responsible for variations in the reported prevalence, the socio-demographic factors associated with CAM use, and the relationship between CAM use and study methodological quality. Two international and 6 ...
Gosselin Caroline - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for mood and other psychiatric disorders. Despite widespread use, the specifics of ECT practice in Canada are largely unknown. A nationwide survey designed to document current delivery was therefore conducted. METHOD: One hundred seventy-five Canadian ECT delivery sites were identified. A detailed ...
Tominaga Kazunari - - 2013
Treatment with kampo, the Japanese traditional medicine, is a form of pharmacological therapy that combines modern Western and traditional Asian medical practices. In Japan, various traditional medicines are often combined with Western medicines and prescribed for patients with diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia, chronic gastritis, irritable bowel ...
Brogan Kelly - - 2013
A discussion of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of mental disorders in the pregnant woman is presented, with the focus on alternative health approaches and nutrition awareness. The article explores some considerations of modifiable risk factors thought to play a role in epigenetic manifestations of infant and child illness. Several case examples ...
Zargaran Arman - - 2013
Tremor has been described in traditional systems of medicine throughout history. Persian medicine was one of those systems in medieval times and in it neurology and neurosurgery were also widely practiced and accepted. Based on the main Persian medical manuscripts, the current study focuses on the medieval concept of tremor ...
Ramluggun Pras - - 2013
: There are a growing number of prisoners who self-harm in prisons in England and Wales despite adopting a safer custody ethos. An in-depth study of staff views of self-harm from various agencies within the prison and the integration of their different forms of expertise and perspectives to address this ...
Hasani-Ranjbar Shirin - - 2013
Traditional Iranian medicine (TIM) is a main part of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The popularity and use of alternative therapies are increasing due to adverse effects and ineffectiveness of pharmacologic treatments in some cases. Herbal medicine is one of the methods of traditional therapy that plays a key role ...
Hung Hsin-Yi HY Chinese Medicine Research and Development Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, - - 2013
Yin Chen Hao (Artemisia capillaris Thunb; Yīn Chén Hāo) is a traditional Chinese medicine for treating hepatic disorders. This review provides recent pharmacological studies of Yin Chen Hao as well as some chemical constituents isolated from Yin Chen.
Daidoji Keiko - - 2012
This paper analyses how the conceptual and therapeutic formation of Japanese traditional medicine (Kampo) has been socially constructed through interactions with popular interpretations of illness. Taking the example of emotion-related disorders, this paper focuses on the changing meaning of constraint (utsu) in Kampo medicine. Utsu was once a name for ...
Laan Ellen - - 2013
As the field of sexual medicine evolves, it is important to continually improve patient care by developing contemporary "standard operating procedures" (SOPs), reflecting the consensus view of experts in sexual medicine. Few, if any, consensus SOPs have been developed for the diagnosis and treatment of Female Orgasmic Disorder (FOD). The ...
Taylor Walter R J WR Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. - - 2012
Respiratory distress develops in up to 25% of adults and 40% of children with severe falciparum malaria. Its diverse causes include respiratory compensation of metabolic acidosis, noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, concomitant pneumonia, and severe anemia. Patients with severe falciparum, vivax, and knowlesi malaria may develop acute lung injury (ALI) and ARDS, ...
Chinnakali Palanivel - - 2012
Delhi, the capital of India, has suffered many outbreaks of dengue in recent past and despite the obvious magnitude of problem, very scarce evidence exists that documents the knowledge, awareness and practices of the people regarding dengue. To assess the knowledge and practices related to control of dengue fever and ...
Jordan T S - - 2012
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB, defined as resistance to at least both rifampicin and isoniazid) has become a serious problem in the United Kingdom. As it is uncommon, no one clinician has sufficient experience of it to be confident in providing the best management for the patient. The model of a centralised ...
Naing Cho - - 2012
Studies have reported that only a small fraction of fever cases in malaria-endemic areas are actually caused by malaria. Much greater emphasis is now needed to step up attention to the appropriate management of nonmalarial acute undifferentiated febrile illness. There is an overlap at the start of clinical manifestations of ...
Migliori G B - - 2012
In spite of the growing awareness of emerging drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the extent of inappropriate tuberculosis (TB) case management may be underestimated, even in Europe. We evaluated TB case management in the European Union/European Economic Area countries, with special focus on multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR)-TB, using a purposely ...
Rusk Andria - - 2012
Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Kenya, where it is the fifth leading cause of death in both children and adults. Effectively managing malaria is dependent upon appropriate treatment. In Kenya, between 17 to 83 percent of febrile individuals first seek treatment for febrile illness over ...
Kalyango Joan N - - 2012
Curative interventions delivered by community health workers (CHWs) were introduced to increase access to health services for children less than five years and have previously targeted single illnesses. However, CHWs in the integrated community case management of childhood illnesses strategy adopted in Uganda in 2010 will manage multiple illnesses. There ...
Evans Lawrence L - - 2012
Despite a significant reduction in the number of malaria cases in Guyana and Suriname, this disease remains a major problem in the interior of both countries, especially in areas with gold mining and logging operations, where malaria is endemic. National malaria control programmes in these countries provide treatment to patients ...
Rahmatullah Mohammed - - 2012
The Santals form the largest tribal community in northern Bangladesh reside primarily in Rajshahi and Rangpur Divisions, where they live in the districts of Rajshahi, Rangpur, Thakurgaon, Dinajpur, and Panchagarh. Although they are fast losing their traditional medicinal practices, they still have their own medicinal practitioners who rely mostly on ...
Nsagha Dickson S - - 2012
Over 90% of malaria cases occur in Sub-Saharan Africa, where a child under the age of 5 years dies from this illness every 30 seconds. The majority of families in Sub- Saharan Africa treat malaria at home, but therapy is often incomplete, hence the World Health Organization has adopted the ...
Okpala Nnaemeka - - 2011
To establish a management pathway for blast ear injuries in mass casualty environments and to review the management of ear injuries caused by blast. Relevant literature search on blast injury was performed through MEDLINE. Comprehensive review of management of blast injuries of the ear was undertaken. There was an overview ...
Srivastava Dhiraj Kumar - - 2011
Tuberculosis is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind. However, still practitioners are unaware of various facts associated with it. (1) To assess the knowledge, attitude and practices adopted by practitioners of both government and private sectors in diagnosis and management of TB patients. (2) To assess the views ...
Freiheit Ron - - 2011
For a number of years, modular practice rooms have offered the option of active acoustics technology as part of their integrated learning environment for music. This approach was effective, in part, because the interior acoustics of each room were well-defined with regard to reverberation time, background noise, and sound isolation. ...
Watkins Jean - - 2011
The old saying, 'a stitch in time saves nine' is particularly true in the management of eczema. Early diagnosis and the recognition of an underlying cause can mean that more simple measures, such as moisturizers, may be sufficient to keep eczema under control, while the identification of an allergic stimulus ...
Solon Mark - - 2011
Solicitor, Mark Solon, gives practical advice on appearing at a Fitness to Practise hearing. Giving evidence can be a daunting prospect for midwives whose professional future can be at stake. They need to have good written evidence to rely on as well as understanding the process.
Chuang Emmeline - - 2011
BACKGROUND:: Middle manager resistance is often described as a major challenge for upper-level administrators seeking to implement complex innovations such as evidence-based protocols or new skills training. However, factors influencing middle manager support for innovation implementation are currently understudied in the U.S. health care literature. PURPOSE:: This article examined the ...
Alderson David - - 2011
This paper explores the historical context of the dramatic rise in surgery for glue ear in the mid-20th century, and questions the published assertion that this represented a manufactured 'epidemic'. In examining historical sources, the reader's theoretical viewpoint greatly influences their conclusions: the sustained rise in treatment for glue ear ...
Shmalberg Justin - - 2011
Acupuncture exerts diffuse analgesic effects through the release of endogenous opioids and other locally and centrally acting mediators. Successful therapeutic interventions for various musculoskeletal conditions in horses are well documented, and acupuncture may significantly enhance performance. The use of acupuncture is specifically supported in treating nonsurgical gastrointestinal disorders, in which ...
Weisz John R - - 2011
Combining intervention diffusion with change in clinical practice and public policy is an ambitious agenda. The impressive effort in Hawaii can be instructive, highlighting questions for a science of treatment dissemination. Among these questions, some of the most important are the following: (a) Who should be targeted for change? (e.g., ...
Tainmont J - - 2011
Music and Medicine are united by Mythology. Apollo links them with his lyre and the snake that accompanies him. He has two sons, one called Asclepius, the Physician, and the other called Orpheus, the Musician. Elsewhere, poor taste in music, the occasional benefits of deafness, the charisma of music, the ...
Pinault Lauren L - - 2011
To control malaria effectively, it is essential to understand the current knowledge, beliefs, concerns, land management practices, and mosquito bite protection methods in use by citizens. This study presents a comparative, quantitative, interview-based study of land owners and/or managers (n = 262) in the Ecuadorian lowlands (presently considered malarious) (n ...
Pickard Susan - - 2010
This paper examines the professionalising of geriatric medicine in the UK roughly between the 1940s and the 1970s and locates it in terms of the broader context of the relationship between the professions and the state. It looks at how this relationship shaped geriatric medicine's professional jurisdiction, including the discourses ...
O'Connor Francis G - - 2010
On October 22-23, 2008, an ACSM Roundtable was convened at the Uniformed Services University (Bethesda, MD) to discuss return-to-play or return-to-duty for people who have experienced exertional heat illness (EHI) and to develop consensus-based recommendations. The conference assembled experts from the civilian sports medicine community and the Department of Defense ...
Gater Deborah - - 2010
The 32nd National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium, held in Minneapolis, MN, USA, included topics covering new developments in the field of medicinal chemistry. This conference report highlights selected presentations on NR2B subtype-selective NMDA receptor antagonists from Merck; selective neuronal nitric oxide synthase inhibitors from Northwestern University; novel GPR119 agonists, suchas GSK-1292263A ...
Maher Carol A - - 2011
Postural management is used to help address the musculoskeletal and participation issues associated with cerebral palsy (CP). This study aimed to identify the factors influencing postural management in special schools. A purpose-designed, cross-sectional, descriptive survey was sent to teachers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists working with children with moderate-to-severe ...
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Abstract Scientific session presentations ( http://apiii.upmc.edu/abstracts/2009_sci.cfm ) and electronic poster presentations ( http://apiii.upmc.edu/abstracts/2009_ep.cfm ) were conducted at the 14th annual international conference on Advancing Practice, Instruction, and Innovation Through Informatics (APIII 2009) on September 20-23, 2009, at the Marriott City Center Hotel, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The course director was ...
Boudet Jean-Patrice - - 2010
Considered an institution mainly devoted to astrology and medicine by Simon de Phares and by some historians who believe that he was reliable, the college founded in 1371 by Charles V's first physician, Gervais Chrétien, was in fact primarily dedicated to theological students. It was not before 1377 that there ...
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In Lacey J. Benson, Robert Cohn and David C. Kaelber's article 'The association of continuity of care on the diagnosis of hypertension in children and adoles- cents', 13(4): 361-369, 2009, DOI: 10.1177/1367493509344680, the following errors have been identified: Dr. Robert Cohn's affiliations should have read: Case Western Reserve University School ...
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In Lacey J. Benson, Robert Cohn and David C. Kaelber's article 'The association of continuity of care on the diagnosis of hypertension in children and adolescents', 13(4): 361-369, 2009, DOI: 1 0.1177/1367493509344680, the following errors have been identified: Dr. Robert Cohn's affiliations should have read: Case Western Reserve University School ...
Lightfoot Teresa L - - 2010
This article investigates geriatric psittacine medicine; it identifies how to recognize and treat pain, and describes disease conditions by system, administration of medicine, and examination techniques.
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