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Mathur Sameer K SK University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI, USA, - - 2014
Recent studies on asthma have demonstrated multiple phenotypes, based on the clinical characteristics of the disease. With the current interest in personalized medicine, the question arises whether the presence of allergic sensitization has any relevance for these phenotypes and the management of asthma. This review will examine the current knowledge ...
Dahdaleh Nader S NS Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The lateral transpsoas approach for interbody fusion is a minimally invasive technique that has been gaining increasing popularity in the management of a variety of spinal degenerative disorders. Recently, there has been increasing utilization of this technique in the management of adult deformity. The authors present a review of the ...
Schnabel Katharina - - 2014
Very little is known about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by older adults in Germany. The aim of this study was to investigate the use of CAM and other health promoting substances (e.g., herbal teas) by older adults of at least 70 years of age. A cross-sectional questionnaire study ...
Moran Darla D Darla Moran and Carissa Fronk are recent graduates of the PA program at Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, N.Y. Ellen Mandel is a clinical professor in the PA program at Pace University. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or - - 2014
Hyponatremia can be challenging to manage, especially in older adults. Acute severe hyponatremia can cause significant morbidity and mortality, but too-rapid reversal of chronic hyponatremia can cause serious neurologic issues or death. This article reviews the causes, presentations, and management of hyponatremia in adults.
Steinbeck Kate K The Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; The Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, - - 2014
Adolescent and young adult medicine is a concept that has gained traction in the last decade or so. The medical literature has come primarily from oncology. Advances in neuroscience that document continuing brain development into the third decade, and research that shows risk behaviours associated with adolescence both remain and ...
Cybulsky Andrey V AV Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, - - 2014
The KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes) clinical practice guideline for management of glomerulonephritis was recently released. The Canadian Society of Nephrology convened a working group to review the recommendations and comment on their relevancy and applicability to the Canadian context. A subgroup of adult nephrologists reviewed the guideline statements ...
Alam Tariq T The Aga Khan University Hospital, - - 2014
The aim of this paper is to assess proficiency of radiologists and radiology residents in managing adult life support in cardiopulmonary arrest and acute anaphylactic reaction.
Al Hamid A - - 2013
Medicines related problems (MRPs) represent a major issue leading to hospitalisation especially in adult and elderly patients. The aim of this review is to investigate the prevalence, causes and major risk factors for MRPs leading to hospitalisation in adult patients, and identify the main medicine classes involved. Studies were identified ...
Fitzgerald John D - - 2013
Objective: In order to better study the supply of the rheumatology workforce, we analyzed the distribution of rheumatology practices and factors associated with that distribution. Methods: Using the American College of Rheumatology Membership database, all adult practicing rheumatologist office addresses were mapped using ArcView software. Number of rheumatologists per Core ...
Turner M A - - 2013
Newborn babies can require significant amounts of medication containing excipients intended to improve the drug formulation. Most medicines given to neonates have been developed for adults or older children and contain excipients thought to be safe in these age groups. Many Excipients have been used widely in neonates without obvious ...
Shah Hitesh H - - 2013
Abstract Palliative care (PC) training and experience of United States (US) adult nephrology fellows was not known. It was also not clear whether nephrology fellows in the US undergo formal training in PC medicine during fellowship. To gain a better understanding of the clinical training and experience of US adult ...
Wahlich John - - 2013
A meeting jointly organised by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APSGB), the Geriatric Medicine Society and the UCL School of Pharmacy took placeon the 13(th)of March 2013, in Stevenage, UK [*]. The meeting was attended by a number of experts involved with the treatment and development of drugs for the ...
Du Rand I A - - 2013
Flexible bronchoscopy is an essential, established and expanding tool in respiratory medicine. Its practice, however, needs to be safe, effective and for the right indications to maximise clinical utility. This guideline is based on the best available evidence and is a revised update of the British Thoracic Society guideline on ...
Kumar Soma - - 2013
Acute pancreatitis is being diagnosed more frequently in pediatrics and there is limited published research to guide management. In contrast, multiple prospective studies in the adult population have resulted in significant changes in the way the disease is managed, especially with regard to severe disease. The nutritional management of pediatric ...
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Tadalafil is a phosphodiesterase type-5 (PDE5) inhibitor licensed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in adult males (Cialis-Lilly) and for the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension (Adcirca-Lilly).(1) The 5mg tablet was licensed in November 2012 for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in ...
Cage Eilidh - - 2013
Previous research has reported that autistic adults do not manage their reputation, purportedly due to problems with theory of mind [Izuma, Matsumoto, Camerer, & Adolphs]. The current study aimed to test alternative explanations for this apparent lack of reputation management. Twenty typical and 19 autistic adults donated to charity and ...
Chan Athena K - - 2013
Abstract This study examined Australian speech-language pathologists' (SLPs) use of evidence-based practice (E(3)BP) when treating adults with functional voice disorders (FVDs). It was hypothesized that SLPs would report using the available evidence to care for their clients but may be limited by time and skills. Fifty-eight SLPs completed a 26-item ...
Patel Bhavin N - - 2013
In 2012, the American Urological Association published guidelines on adult urodynamics. On the basis of a review of the available evidence, they established guideline recommendations for urodynamics in adults with stress urinary incontinence/pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder/urinary urgency incontinence/mixed urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, and lower urinary tract symptoms. This article ...
Freitas Milena de Bem Zavanella - - 2013
Haptic information, provided by a non-rigid tool (i.e., an "anchor system"), can reduce body sway in individuals who perform a standing postural task. However, it was not known whether or not continuous use of the anchor system would improve postural control after its removal. Additionally, it was unclear as to ...
Cherniack E Paul - - 2013
Many modalities of complementary and alternative medicine, such as probiotic bacteria, traditional herbal medicines, biofeedback and massage, have been used to treat constipation in older adults. Virtually all studies in the published literature have been plagued with methodological problems, such as lack of blinding. Chinese herbal medications have been the ...
Dénes Francisco Tibor FT Uropediatric Unit, Division of Urology, Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo , São Paulo , - - 2013
Tumors of the kidney, bladder, prostate, testis, and adrenal represent a large part of the adult urologic practice, but are relatively infrequent in children. The natural history and management of these tumors in the pediatric age is different from that of the adults. As result of the successful work of ...
Puckett Robert T - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The factors contributing to the current resurgence of bed bug Cimex lectularius L. populations across the United States and elsewhere include, among others, the development of resistance to chemical insecticides and population management practices. This has led to the development and attempted refinement of many non-chemical control methods that ...
Upchurch Dawn M - - 2012
This study describes complementary and alternative medicine use among a national sample of young adults, with an emphasis on characterizing racial and ethnic differences, highlighting variation across subgroups of Hispanics. The authors examined young adults ages 18 to 27 years (n = 14 128) from wave III (2001-2002) of the ...
Barnes M L - - 2012
This article provides a contemporary management protocol for adult epistaxis admissions, evidence based where possible, and otherwise based on the authors' own experience.
Fara Nauan - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the current management of gout in general practitioners and specialists in Buenos Aires city. MATERIAL AND METHODS: multiple choice, anonimous, survey, performed to 33 rheumatologists (REU), 52 Internal Medicine specialists (EMI) and 86 general practitioners (Otros). RESULTS: Gout is a very common or usual disease for 51.5% ...
Quartey Benjamin - - 2012
The management of appendiceal mass remains a matter of major controversy in the current literature. Currently, initial nonoperative management followed by interval appendectomy is favored over immediate appendicectomy. However, the necessity of doing an interval appendectomy has been questioned - is it a necessary evil? The present review revisits the ...
Liao Kuo-Jen - - 2012
Climate change is forecast to adversely affect air quality through perturbations in meteorological conditions, photochemical reactions, and precursor emissions. To protect the environment and human health from air pollution, there is an increasing recognition of the necessity of developing effective air quality management strategies under the impacts of climate change. ...
Olowoporoku Dotun - - 2012
Regardless of its intent and purposes, the first decade of the Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) framework had little or no effect in reducing traffic-related air pollution in the UK. Apart from the impact of increased traffic volumes, the major factor attributed to this failure is that of policy disconnect ...
Aref Ahmad A - - 2012
To summarize the findings of recent reports of short-term and sustained intraocular pressure (IOP) rise associated with intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections and to guide the management of this infrequent complication. Short-term increases in IOP are common immediately after intravitreal anti-VEGF injection. IOP takes longer to reach a ...
Miyashita Makoto - - 2012
Changing into slippers when entering the nuclear medicine management district prevented pollution expansion. Accidents involving patients falling occurred in university facilities. It was thought that changing slippers was the cause. The pollution situation was measured in three facilities by using the smear method and the direct technique to examine the ...
Liu Austin - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the reconstitution and storage of botulinum toxin type A (BT-A) differ from those of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and current clinical practice. CDC guidelines require single-patient use of BT-A vials. Strict adherence to these ...
Baguley Ian J - - 2011
Limited empirical information exists regarding botulinum toxin-A injector decision-making practices for adult upper limb post-stroke spasticity. The design of most studies prevents such an assessment, as injection sites and dosage are mandated by researcher protocols. This contrasts to usual injector practices, where individualized decision-making is the standard of care. Secondary ...
Dempster Joanne - - 2011
What's the best way to manage pediatric atopic dermatitis? Do alternative remedies work? This evidence-based review--and easy-to-use treatment formula--answers these questions.
Adornato B T - - 2011
OBJECTIVE:To present an analysis of American Academy of Neurology (AAN) membership demographics and practice trends over the past decade. METHODS:Data from the 2009 AAN Census and 2010 Practice Profile Form (PPF) surveys were compared to results from 2004 and 2000 surveys. The Census was sent to all AAN members, and ...
Sabet Amir - - 2011
We present the acute management and outcome of a patient after an accidental mesenteric distribution of Y90 microspheres during radioembolization (RE). This report describes and highlights: (1) the incidence of a significant reflux during a RE session while injecting into a replaced right hepatic artery from the superior mesenteric artery, ...
Ma Xueqin - - 2011
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Plants of the genus Desmodium (Fabaceae), such as Desmodium styracifolium (Osbeck) Merr. and Desmodium gyrans (L. f.) DC., have a long history of medical use in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat various ailments including rheumatism, pyrexia, dysentery, wounds, cough, malaria, hepatitis, hemoptysis, etc. In the theory of Traditional ...
Libralato Giovanni - - 2011
An overview of recent trends in wastewater management is proposed concerning the role of centralisation and decentralisation in wastewater treatment. The main advantages, criticisms and limitations considering social, economic and environmental issues have been summarised. It resulted that none of the approaches could be excluded a priori, but were generally ...
Foo Chong Wee - - 2011
There is no universally accepted treatment regimen and no evidence-based literature to guide management of hypertrophic scars. This article summarizes the existing literature regarding topical treatments such as silicone gel sheeting and ointment, onion extract, vitamin E, pressure garment therapy, massage therapy, and topical imiquimod 5% cream in the management ...
Appleby Laurie - - 2011
The advent of targeted agents for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma has led to dramatic improvements in therapy. However, the chronic use of these medications has also led to the identification of new toxicities that require long-term management. Effective management of toxicity is needed to maximize the benefits ...
Galanakis Chrissi - - 2011
Delirium is the most frequent neuropsychiatric disorder that affects the advanced cancer population who are receiving palliative care. There is limited evidence and much debate about the role of hydration in delirium management at the end of life. The purpose of this article is to review the literature on delirium ...
Schweitzer Kelly D - - 2011
To establish the practice patterns of Canadian vitreoretinal (VR) specialists in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). A survey was mailed, faxed, e-mailed, and published online for access by all Canadian VR specialists. All VR specialists identified from the Canadian Ophthalmology Society directory and the Canadian Retina and Vitreous ...
Lane Stuart N - - 2011
The mantra that policy and management should be 'evidence-based' is well established. Less so are the implications that follow from 'evidence' being predictions of the future (forecasts, scenarios, horizons) even though such futures define the actions taken today to make the future sustainable. Here, we consider the tension between 'evidence', ...
Lü Yihe - - 2011
Ecosystems, though impacted by global environmental change, can also contribute to the adaptation and mitigation of such large scale changes. Therefore, sustainable ecosystem management is crucial in reaching a sustainable future for the biosphere. Based on the published literature and publicly accessible data, this paper discussed the status and trends ...
Osguthorpe J David - - 2011
This article summarizes the developments that led to the current approach to immunotherapy. These developments were characterized in the early years by empirically derived successive approximations to arrive at effective injection regimens, in the middle years by a sorting through of the wide variations in practice with placebo-controlled clinical trials, ...
Daniels Stefani - - 2011
Like the professional definitions of case management, the practice of hospital management is a dynamic process. However, because hospital case management programs come in so many shapes and sizes, there is a widespread tendency to forego the process and instead focus on the static tasks associated with utilization review and ...
Kang Duck-Hee - - 2011
Purpose/Objectives: To determine the dose effects of relaxation practice on immune responses and describe the types of relaxation techniques preferred and the extent of relaxation practice over 10 months.Design: Descriptive, prospective, repeated measures.Setting: An interdisciplinary breast clinic at a university-affiliated comprehensive cancer center in the United States.Sample: 49 women with ...
Wu Shuhua - - 2011
In e-medicine system, the sharing of patients' medical histories scattered among medical institutions through the Internet is highly desirable. The most immediate cryptographic need certainly is an efficient key management method to solve dynamic access problems in a user hierarchy. In this paper, we propose a practical solution for dynamic ...
Kiefer Julie C - - 2011
Whether a student or full professor, it seems there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Yet as a scientist rises through the ranks, somehow she is expected to do even more. Excellent time management skills enable one to work more effectively, and to accomplish more ...
Cheng Adam - - 2011
OBJECTIVE:: To review the essential elements of crisis resource management and provide a resource for instructors by describing how to use simulation-based training to teach crisis resource management principles in pediatric acute care contexts. DATA SOURCE:: A MEDLINE-based literature source. OUTLINE OF REVIEW:: This review is divided into three main ...
Ruetzler Kurt - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines recommend limiting interruptions of chest compressions because prolonged hands-off (i.e., non-compression) time compromises tissue perfusion. 2010 European Resuscitation Council guidelines suggest that chest compressions should be paused less than 10s during airway device insertion. METHODS: With approval of the local ethics committee of the Medical ...
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