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Gohil Kunj - - 2014
Naltrexone/bupropion (Contrave) for weight management; pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for melanoma; dolutegravir/abacavir/lamivudine (Triumeq) for HIV-1; and immune globulin infusion 10% (human) with recombinant human hyaluronidase (Hyqvia) for primary immunodeficiency.
Quetglas Iris M IM HCC Translational Research Laboratory, Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer Group (BCLC), Liver Unit, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic, CIBERehd, University of Barcelona, C/Rosselló 153, 08036 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Molecular profiling of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is enabling the advancement of novel approaches to disease diagnosis and management. Accurate prognosis prediction in HCC is specially critical. Clinical staging systems for HCC support clinical decision-making (e.g., BCLC algorithm) might be complemented by molecular-based information in the near future. Molecular signatures derived ...
Jenkinson Michael D MD Department of Neurosurgery, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, L9 7LJ, UK, - - 2014
Atypical meningioma is an intermediate grade tumour with a greater risk of recurrence following surgical resection. Changes to the WHO classification have resulted in an increased reporting of these tumours. The role of early adjuvant radiotherapy after gross total resection has not been clearly defined and the literature evidence is ...
Janmohamed Sherief R SR Department of Dermatology, UZ Brussel, University Medical Centre, Brussels, Belgium, - - 2014
Infantile haemangioma (IH) is the most frequent tumour of infancy. Although it is benign and self-limiting, severe complications can arise due to localisation and fast tumour growth. Also, IHs leave scars after regression in more than half of the cases. Management and therapy of IH have changed greatly after 2008. ...
Ring Melinda M Dr. Ring is assistant professor of clinical medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Brodsky is assistant clinical professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York. Dr. Low Dog is clinical associate professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Sierpina is professor of family medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. Dr. Bailey is instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Locke is assistant professor of family medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Kogan is assistant professor of medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC. Dr. Rindfleisch is associate professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Saper is associate professor of family medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, - - 2014
The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine defines integrative medicine as "the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, health care professionals, and disciplines ...
Padaki Pavan P Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK - - 2014
Since the term odontogenic keratocyst first appeared in the literature, controversy has surrounded its terminology and surgical management. Recent articles would suggest that surgical opinion is still divided between aggressive radical resection and a more conservative approach. We present an interesting case of a large keratocystic odontogenic tumour shown to ...
Johnson Sandra H - - 2013
Law wrangles with setting and applying standards for the practice of medicine in many different arenas. One of the most prominent is medical malpractice litigation in which the trial process examines a physician's performance and measures it against the standard of care. The profession's prevailing custom, with some substantial tolerance ...
Shanahan Daniel - - 2013
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) has taken root as the cornerstone of wound care and modern medicine as a whole. Described as 'the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients',1 it has arguably never been more important in the midst of ...
Foy Andrew J - - 2013
Bias is an inclination to present or hold a partial perspective at the expense of possibly equal or more valid alternatives. In this paper, we present a series of conditional arguments to prove that intervention bias exists in the practice of medicine. We then explore its potential causes, consequences, and ...
Schwendimann Robert N - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease, which uncommonly affects nervous system. However, when present, it may affect both central and peripheral nervous systems and potentially mimics other chronic diseases of the nervous system. Pathogenesis of neurosarcoidosis remains largely unknown, and its diagnosis and management pose serious challenges to clinicians. Early ...
Ménard Geraldine E - - 2013
Perioperative medicine is an increasing area of research focus that brings together internists, anesthesiologists, surgeons, and hospitalists. A medical team approach to ensure the best possible patient outcomes has fostered collaborative strategies across areas of patient care. We review 8 seminal articles in the field of perioperative medicine. Each article ...
Lee Richard V - - 2013
The landscape of medical practice and health care has been transformed by specialization over the past Century. There has been an extraordinary acceleration in the proliferation of specialty practice, coincident with rapid growth in technological devices and their clinical applications during the past fifty years. Medicine and medical care are ...
Elder Charles R CR Physician Lead for Integrative Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Northwest; an Affiliate Investigator at the Center for Health Research in Portland, OR; and an Associate Editor of The Permanente Journal. - - 2013
Although acupuncture and chiropractic care have achieved some measure of acceptance within mainstream medicine, the integrative role for naturopathy has yet to be well specified. This essay provides a discussion of the potential benefits of naturopathic medicine, as well as an overview of current obstacles to its integration. Action steps ...
Bodeker Gerard - - 2012
As cancer rates rise globally, standard care is being questioned; new approaches involving immune therapies are emerging. With this shift comes a corresponding shift in the use and potential of herbal medicines and extracts. The focus of this article, which has evolved from a presentation at the Second Beijing International ...
Macbeth Abby - - 2012
Alopecia may indicate underlying systemic disease and is associated with significant impairment of quality of life. A thorough history and examination, including specialist techniques, can give vital clues to the aetiology. This article provides an overview of the common and important hair loss disorders for the busy clinician.
Couto Daniela Santos - - 2012
Regenerative medicine products have characteristically shown great therapeutic potential, but limited market success. Learning from the past attempts at capturing value is critical for new and emerging regenerative medicine therapies to define and evolve their business models as new therapies emerge and others mature. We propose a framework to analyze ...
Distelberg Brian - - 2012
Family businesses (FBs) are a significant population in the world and therefore part of most practicing marriage and family therapists (MFTs) clientele; however, little is mentioned about FBs in the training of MFTs. This article offers some guidance to practicing MFTs who service this population, as well as MFTs who ...
Dorai Ananda A - - 2012
Wound care is constantly evolving with the advances in medicine. Search for the ideal dressing material still continues as wound care professionals are faced with several challenges. Due to the emergence of multi-resistant organisms and a decrease in newer antibiotics, wound care professionals have revisited the ancient healing methods by ...
Manvell Douglas - - 2012
Environmental noise and vibration management is important in enabling businesses such as construction sites, mines, airports, etc. to operate within legal limits. Increasingly, businesses understand the value of communicating impact with communities and other stakeholders. Management includes planning and control of noise and vibration levels around the site and informing ...
Sweeney India R - - 2012
Wound management has progressed significantly over the last five decades. This emanates from a greater understanding of wound healing, technological progression and improved clinical and scientific research. There are currently a plethora of absorbent dressings on the wound care market which claim to have the ability to manage exudates whilst ...
Carlson Bob - - 2012
As personalized medicine edges toward the mainstream, economic realities threaten its existence. But without companion diagnostics, "getting the right drug to the right person" could wind up being just a slogan. What's the right business model?
Holmberg Christine - - 2012
Integrative medicine (IM) is currently the most commonly used term to describe the integration of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into conventional medicine. In the definitions of IM the most important feature is the focus on evidence as crucial factor for therapeutic decision-making. However, there are discussions on the term ...
Frith Uta - - 2011
A recent study has found that autistic people donate the same to charity regardless of whether they are observed. This is not because they are oblivious to others, but because they are free of hypocrisy.
Fischer Jürgen - - 2011
The present paper describes standardized procedures within clinical sleep medicine. As such, it is a continuation of the previously published European guidelines for the accreditation of sleep medicine centres and European guidelines for the certification of professionals in sleep medicine, aimed at creating standards of practice in European sleep medicine. ...
Hartzell Sean T - - 2011
A process for evaluating physician practices by their strategic alignment with a health system's mission separates the practices into four categories: "Must-have"--Strategically and financially beneficial. "Cash is king"--Financially beneficial but not a strategic priority. "Dream big"--strategically important but currently not financially beneficial. "Avoid acquiring"--neither strategically nor financially beneficial.
Girard Anik - - 2011
Background  Studies in neurological rehabilitation have been undertaken in recent years to improve knowledge transfer. The manager is an important player in the health care system, yet few studies have examined their role in knowledge transfer. The main objective was to explore the importance of knowledge transfer and improving practices ...
Miyagi Kana - - 2011
Acute cutaneous wounds following trauma are commonly encountered in the emergency department. This article explains the principles of their closure and provides advice on optimal management. Wound healing occurs in four phases: haemostatic, inflammatory, proliferative and maturation (Janis et al, 2010). The guidance below is based on the authors' personal ...
Felder John M JM - - 2011
As reconstructive specialists, burn surgeons are often involved in managing large wounds of various etiologies. Such wounds can pose a management challenge, especially if they are chronic or occur in the setting of critical illness or multiple medical comorbidities. Medical maggots are an effective, selective, and low-risk method for wound ...
Terer Taita - - 2012
The current study documented local utilization of Cyperus papyrus L. (papyrus), harvesting patterns, threats, and local management practices among the Endorois community living around Loboi swamp (Kenya). Papyrus is a highly productive freshwater macrophyte that is widely utilized throughout tropical Africa. However, increased human population and poverty, has led to ...
Anglund Dana C - - 2011
Since its inception, osteopathic medicine has been concerned with the lymphatic system. Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of lymphatic osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) techniques in affecting fluid management and immune function. Many of the functions provided by the lymphatic system and augmented by OMT are necessary for proper wound healing. ...
Jackson Shelly L - - 2011
Abstract Purpose . In most states, smoking has been curtailed to some extent in public buildings, workplaces, and restaurants. The next frontier for smoke-free policies is the multiunit dwelling industry. However, the extent to which smoke-free housing currently is available is unknown. The purpose of this study was to measure ...
Johnson Earl - - 2011
Second molars can create great delays in orthodontic treatment if they are not managed intelligently. The purpose of this article was to describe common torque and position problems of the second molars and techniques for managing them. A simple technique for freeing mesially impacted second molars is presented.
Bunnefeld Nils N Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Buckhurst Road, Ascot SL57PY, UK. - - 2011
The poor management of natural resources has led in many cases to the decline and extirpation of populations. Recent advances in fisheries science could revolutionize management of harvested stocks by evaluating management scenarios in a virtual world by including stakeholders and by assessing its robustness to uncertainty. These advances have ...
Dowsett Caroline - - 2011
Wound exudate can have a significant impact on patient's quality of life and delay wound healing. It is also challenging for clinicians and can be costly in terms of clinical time and dressing cost. Understanding the difference between acute and chronic wound fluid is essential in order for clinicians to ...
Kowalczyk Lukasz - - 2011
Perforations are an uncommon but serious complication of endoscopy. Although they are well recognized, no universally accepted strategy for their management exists. The need for management algorithms in situations that call for multiple interventions in a short time, with coordinated effort encompassing multiple providers from different specialties, has long been ...
Burri Haran - - 2011
Remote management of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators is being increasingly used in Europe, due to its potential to improve follow-up efficiency and patient outcome. However, this paradigm shift needs to be economically viable for it to be sustainable in the long term. This article covers the economic aspects of remote ...
Rutherford Tim - - 2011
Background:  Mohs micrographic surgery is the preferred treatment for certain skin cancers. It had already been considerably refined prior to its introduction into Australia in 1978, refinement has continued since. Documenting the work practices of Australian Mohs surgeons serves to clarify the current role of Mohs surgery and may help ...
Cowan T - - 2011
How can a better understanding of wound biofilms change your clinical practice? And what is the likely impact on clinical outcomes? At this year's JWC lecture, sponsored by sorbion, two of the world's leading microbiologists, Steve Percival and Randy Wolcott, answered these questions. Steve Percival explained what a wound biofilm ...
Wilson Robert G - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Weed management in glyphosate-resistant (GR) maize, cotton and soybean in the United States relies almost exclusively on glyphosate, which raises criticism for facilitating shifts in weed populations. In 2006, the benchmark study, a field-scale investigation, was initiated in three different GR cropping systems to characterize academic recommendations for weed ...
Reddy Gadi Vp - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Studies were conducted on experimental cabbage plantings in 2009 and on experimental and commercial plantings in 2010, comparing farmers' current chemical standard pesticide practices with an integrated pest management (IPM) program based on the use of neem (Aza-Direct) and DiPel (Bacillus thuringiensis). In experimental plantings, the IPM program used ...
Hunter David J - - 2011
The current pre-eminent focus in osteoarthritis research and clinical practice is on persons with established radiographic disease. This is the very end-stage of disease genesis and modern therapies are thus largely palliative. A major shift in the focus of osteoarthritis research and clinical practice is critically needed if an impact ...
Giannini Peter J - - 2011
Oral candidiasis is the most common fungal infection in both the immunocompetent and the immunocompromised populations. This article reviews the clinical presentations of the different forms of oral candidiasis, as well as the diagnosis and management.
Möllmann Christian - - 2011
Abrupt and rapid ecosystem shifts (where major reorganizations of food-web and community structures occur), commonly termed regime shifts, are changes between contrasting and persisting states of ecosystem structure and function. These shifts have been increasingly reported for exploited marine ecosystems around the world from the North Pacific to the North ...
Cole Leonard A - - 2011
Terror medicine, which is related to emergency and disaster medicine, focuses on the constellation of medical issues uniquely related to terrorist attacks. It ranges from recognizing features of biologic and chemical agents such as Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) and sarin to the treatment of multi-injury victims of suicide bombings. Medical personnel ...
Raimer David W - - 2011
Cadaveric allografts and a large variety of other biologic dressings have been reported as being useful for the postoperative management of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) wounds. Although the use of porcine xenografts for the immediate postoperative management of these wounds is known, their use has not been detailed in the ...
Greene Arin K - - 2011
This article describes the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of arteriovenous malformation, capillary malformation-arteriovenous malformation, and PTEN-associated vascular anomaly.
Greene Arin K - - 2011
Venous malformation results from an error in vascular morphogenesis. Although this condition is present at birth, it may not become evident until childhood or adolescence when it has grown large enough to cause a visible deformity or symptoms. This article discusses the types, diagnosis, and the nonoperative and operative management ...
Heyman Erik - - 2011
Experiments from a range of ecosystems have shown that insectivorous birds are important in controlling the populations of their invertebrate prey. Here, we report on a large field experiment testing the hypothesis that management for enhancing recreational values in suburban woodlands affects the intensity of bird predation on canopy-living arthropods. ...
Daneski Katharine - - 2010
This article examines the conditions under which epistemological shifts in medicine have shaped the history of apoplexy and stroke. Our intention is to understand how stroke medicine as a distinct branch of bio-medicine has emerged in its current form. In doing so, we draw on aspects of the work of ...
Chung Vincent C H - - 2011
Recognizing the international trend for patients to choose both allopathic western medicine (WM) and traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM), the World Health Organization has called for stronger collaboration between WM doctors (WMD) and TCAM practitioners. This resonates with the situation in Hong Kong where the dominant modality of patient ...
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