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Sherr Jeremy J Dynamis School for Advanced Homoeopathic Studies, Worcester, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Homeopathic Pathogenetic Trials (HPTs) are a pillar of homeopathy, a key source of the symptoms characteristic of a particular homeopathic medicine. Homeopaths choose homeopathic medicines by comparing these remedy pictures with the symptoms the patient is presenting. Thus, recognition of these symptom sets underpins the clinical practice of homeopathy. To ...
Warren Katherine - - 2014
Male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms have historically been managed in a prostate centric fashion. Population studies highlighting the prevalence and significance of storage symptoms, including nocturia, have meant a shift in the way men with lower urinary tract symptoms are assessed and managed. We review the recent guidelines ...
King Heather C - - 2013
Injured veterans returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom often require long-term medical management for a variety of complex physical and mental health conditions. These conditions can be challenging to treat with conventional Western medicine practices alone. Recently, complementary and alternative medicine practices have been used within military ...
Mathie Robert T - - 2013
We conducted a prospective, multi-centre, data collection survey of homeopathic practice in treatment of influenza-like illness in India during the 2009 pandemic of A/H1N1 influenza ('swine flu', SF). To survey the practice of homeopathic practitioners in India in the management of SF, with respect to: (a) patients' symptoms at presentation ...
Gadzhanova Svetla - - 2013
Background National guidelines in Australia advise that patients should be stabilised on both individual antihypertensive medicines before initiating a fixed-dose combination (FDC) product. Objective The aim of this study was to examine the antihypertensive medicines use before and after initiation of four antihypertensive FDC products recently listed under the Australian ...
Zolla-Pazner Susan - - 2013
On a Friday 6 months ago, a hurricane and two storms were on course to converge over New York. In preparation at the laboratory that day, we made contingency plans in case of a power outage. Three of us would come in as soon as it was safe to check ...
Naghavi S H R - - 2013
BackgroundDoctors are at particular risk of occupational needlestick injuries (NSI), and these may result in considerable acute anxiety and fear of disease transmission.AimsTo measure the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among trainee doctors who had experienced an NSI.MethodsA questionnaire was distributed to trainee doctors starting work in a large ...
Hsiao Chao-Pin - - 2013
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To explore the association between symptoms, symptom distress and symptom self-management and to identify effective strategies of symptom self-management in men with non-metastatic prostate cancer following radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy. BACKGROUND: Men receiving treatments for localised prostate cancer experience symptoms of urinary incontinence, urinary obstruction/irritation, bowel ...
Yang Dong Hoon - - 2013
Extracting useful and meaningful patterns from large volumes of text data is of growing importance. In the present study we analyze vast amounts of prescription data, generated from the book of oriental medicine to identify the relationships between the symptoms and the associated medicines used to treat these symptoms. The ...
Ishida Kazuyuki - - 2013
Doctors in any department should have at least minimum knowledge of Kampo medicines. However, doctors who specialize in neurology often have inadequate knowledge of Kampo medicines. The efficacy of Kampo medicines in treating intractable diseases such as neurodegenerative diseases is not adequately understood and needs to be investigated in the ...
Kennedy Maureen Shawn - - 2012
We need to support our returning veterans as they strive to manage PTSD.
Cornu Jean-Nicolas - - 2012
To the Editor: In their Clinical Practice article (July 19 issue)(1) reviewing therapeutic options for the management of lower urinary tract symptoms, Sarma and Wei refer to European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines that do not represent the association's most recent recommendations. Yearly updated versions of these guidelines on the ...
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To the Editor: In their Clinical Practice article (July 19 issue)(1) reviewing therapeutic options for the management of lower urinary tract symptoms, Sarma and Wei refer to European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines that do not represent the association's most recent recommendations. Yearly updated versions of these guidelines on the ...
Taft Casey T - - 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense's (DOD) recently published and updated Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense VA/ DOD Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of PostTraumatic Stress includes irritability, severe agitation, and anger as specific symptoms that frequently co-occur with PTSD. For the first time, the ...
Capehart Bruce - - 2012
Military deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq have been associated with elevated prevalence of both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) among combat veterans. The diagnosis and management of PTSD when a comorbid TBI may also exist presents a challenge to interdisciplinary care teams at Department of Veterans ...
Lin Chien-Ho Janice - - 2012
Practice of tasks in an interleaved order generally induces superior retention compared to practicing in a repetitive order. Younger and older adults practiced serial reaction time tasks that were arranged in a repeated or an interleaved order on 2 successive days. Retention was tested on Day 5. For both groups, ...
Antaki C - - 2012
Background  Staff can encourage adults with intellectual disabilities to reflect on their experiences in a number of ways. Not all are equally successful interactionally. Methods  Conversation Analysis is used to examine c. 30 h of recordings made at two service-provider agencies. Results  I identify two practices for soliciting reflection: both start ...
Dennis Cory B - - 2012
Five in-depth, semistructured interviews on what constitutes best practices were conducted with key professionals experienced in serving the homeless population. A practice model emerged from the interviews wherein client self-determination was considered a keystone. Self-determination theory was then used as a framework for understanding the best practices that emerged, and ...
Cramm J M - - 2012
PURPOSE: This study aimed to increase our understanding of self-management abilities and identify better self-managers among older individuals. METHODS: Our cross-sectional research was based on a pilot study of older people who had recently been admitted to a hospital. In the pilot study, all patients (>65 years of age) who were ...
Bell J Simon - - 2012
General practitioners manage complex medicine regimens and multiple comorbidities in older people. While medicine use usually leads to benefits for older people, the process of prescribing medicines is becoming increasingly complex. The quality use of medicines (QUM) is one of the four central objectives of Australia's National Medicines Policy. The ...
Longacre McKenna - - 2012
Survivors of torture and refugee trauma often have increased needs for mental and physical healthcare. This is due in part to the complex sequelae of trauma, including chronic pain, major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and somatization. This article reviews the scientific medical literature for the efficacy and feasibility ...
Bell J Simon - - 2012
Background Older people with dementia may be particularly susceptible to cognitive impairment associated with anticholinergic and sedative medicines. This impairment may be misattributed to the disease process itself. Objective This review examines clinical considerations associated with using anticholinergic and sedative medicines in people with dementia or incipient cognitive impairment. It ...
Smiley-Oyen Ann L - - 2012
We investigated the effects of extensive practice of rapid aiming on bradykinesia and, more specifically, generation of peak velocity, in discrete rapid aiming and in transfer to reach-to-grasp. Twenty-one participants (seven young adults, seven older adults, and seven adults with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease (PD) while on medication) engaged ...
Ringold Sarah - - 2012
The temporomandibular (TMJ) is frequently involved in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), however little is known about management of this joint once a patient transitions from pediatric to adult care and about how rheumatologists approach TMJ involvement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The objective of this project was to describe adult ...
Xu Lian-Wei - - 2012
This study evaluates 23 (9 Chinese and 14 non-Chinese) randomized controlled trials for efficacy and side effects of Chinese herbal medicine on menopausal symptoms. Menopause was diagnosed according to western medicine criteria in all studies while seven Chinese studies and one non-Chinese study further stratified the participants using traditional Chinese ...
Iwase Satoru - - 2012
Kampo medicines are traditional Japanese medicines produced from medicinal plants and herbs. Even though the efficacy of Kampo medicines for controlling cancer-related symptoms is being reported, their actual nationwide clinical use has not been comprehensively investigated. We aimed to investigate physicians' recognition of Kampo medicines and their clinical use for ...
Kirkby Kristin A - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the evidence available for nonsurgical management of hip dysplasia (HD). STUDY DESIGN: Literature review. METHODS: Databases (Pubmed, Veterinary Information Network) were searched for clinical studies on nonsurgical management of HD in dogs. The evidence in each study was reviewed and assigned a score (I-IV) based on ...
Lambert Harold - - 2011
William Hooker and his son Joseph were famous as botanists and as the creators of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. Joseph was famous also as the friend and mentor of Charles Darwin. But there was another brother, a little older than Joseph, also a doctor and naturalist. He went ...
Anderson Frederick A FA - - 2011
A survey was mailed to a representative sample of US orthopedic surgeons to assess protocols for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after lower extremity total joint arthroplasty. Practices were examined by type of operation, annual surgical volume, and opinions of consensus guidelines issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ...
Amanatullah Derek F - - 2011
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a multifactorial disease that can result in significant clinical morbidity and affects patients of any age, including young and active patients. Late sequelae of femoral head osteonecrosis include femoral head collapse and subsequent degeneration of the hip joint. A high index of suspicion and ...
Amanatullah Derek F - - 2011
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a multifactorial disease that can result in significant clinical morbidity and affects patients of any age, including young and active patients. Late sequelae of femoral head osteonecrosis include femoral head collapse and subsequent degeneration of the hip joint. A high index of suspicion and ...
Thomas Susie - - 2011
Background Physical therapy has an important role in hip fracture rehabilitation to address issues of mobility and function, yet current best practice guidelines fail to make recommendations for specific physical therapy interventions beyond the first 24 hours postsurgery. Objectives The aims of this study were: (1) to gain an understanding ...
Pasley Thomas - - 2011
AIM: To establish which musculoskeletal conditions are deemed to be the most important in clinical practice. To use this information to inform the development of a new musculoskeletal curriculum, with emphasis on common and relevant conditions. METHODS: A survey listing 29 musculoskeletal conditions was sent to 150 doctors in Auckland, ...
Simoni Ruth E - - 2011
Plasma volume expanders comprise a heterogeneous group of substances used in medicine that are intravenously administered in cases of great blood loss owing to surgery or medical emergency. These substances, however, can also be used to artificially enhance performance of healthy athletes in sport activities, and to mask the presence ...
Cross R Matthew - - 2010
A divergent route was developed to access 3-iodo- and 6-chloro-3-iodo-4(1H)-quinolones for further elaboration via mono and/or sequential Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling to generate novel and medicinally important 4(1H)-quinolones. Copper- and palladium-catalyzed cyanations were used to functionalize the 4-quinolone core further.
Lammintakanen Johanna - - 2010
The aim of this study is to describe primary health care managers' attitudes and views on recruitment and human resource development in general and to ascertain whether there are any differences in the views of managers in the southern and northern regions of Finland. A postal questionnaire was sent to ...
Gutzmer Ralf - - 2011
Inhibitors of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) are increasingly used in the treatment of various entities of malignant tumors. Patients treated with EGFR inhibitors very likely develop cutaneous side effects. The development of a papulopustular, follicular exanthema during the first weeks of therapy correlates with therapeutic benefit. However, this ...
Lam Patrick T I - - 2011
Environmental Management System (EMS) has been one of the important tools for sustainable construction for around two decades. However, many issues concerning sustainable development have not been properly addressed, and there is a need for the introduction of green specifications to advance green performance in construction through contract management. This ...
Kosmala-Anderson Joanna - - 2011
This paper presents a process of developing practices in self management support (PSMS) - a measure assessing clinicians' self reported use of self management support practices in clinical consultations for patients with long term conditions (LTCs). The development process comprised the following steps: literature review to define what skills clinicians ...
Lofrano Giusy - - 2010
Although much has been written about the history of water supply systems, there is a lack of corresponding information on wastewater management. This is surprising since the lack of sanitation affects human development to the same or even greater extent as the lack of clean water. While there may be ...
Maynard Jeffrey A - - 2010
Most of the world's coral reefs line the coasts of developing nations, where impacts from intense and destructive fishing practices form critical conservation issues for managers. Overfishing of herbivorous fishes can cause phase shifts to macroalgal dominance, and fishers' use of rocks as anchors lowers coral cover, giving further competitive ...
Johnson Peter C - - 2011
The Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society-North America (TERMIS-NA) Industry Committee was formed in February 2009 to address the common roadblocks (i.e., hurdles) in the commercialization of tissue engineering/regenerative medicine products for its members. A semiquantitative online opinion survey instrument that delineated potentially sensitive hurdles to commercialization in each ...
Crisp Jackie - - 2011
Skilled facilitation is at the heart of transformational practice development, and facilitators carry the hopes and expectations of those eager to see the promises of practice development come to fruition. The aim of this paper is to present a framework that assists facilitators to understand their progress in relation to ...
Vogelmeier C - - 2010
The term COPD which comprises chronic obstructive bronchitis and emphysema, was first defined in 1964. Key milestones to the understanding of the etiopathology of COPD were the discovery of the association between tobacco consumption and the development of chronic bronchitis as well as the discovery of the role of a ...
Colt Henri G - - 2010
Development and organization of an interventional pulmonology department requires careful consideration of many elements, including personnel, equipment, logistics, procedures performed, practice management, institutional vision and biases, practice setting, continued medical education, risk management, communication and fiscal responsibility. In this paper, a patient-centric approach is used to begin addressing these issues ...
Pham Thao - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To develop fact sheets about tocilizumab, in order to assist physicians in the management of patients with inflammatory joint disease. METHODS: 1. selection by a committee of rheumatology experts of the main topics of interest for which fact sheets were desirable; 2. identification and review of publications relevant to ...
Tremblay Martin R - - 2010
The Hedgehog (Hh) signaling pathway is crucial for normal embryonic development. Aberrant Hh signaling is implicated in numerous pathologic conditions including proliferative diseases such as cancer. During the past decade, academic and industrial research efforts have resulted in the discovery of a variety of Hh pathway antagonists. This review focuses ...
Divers Stephen J - - 2010
The first descriptions of endoscopy date back to the times of Hippocrates (460-377 BC), who described the use of a rectal speculum in humans. Since that time, technologic advances have fueled the development of endoscopy equipment. The application of human pediatric instruments in exotic pet medicine has enabled these minimally ...
Thamrin Cindy - - 2010
There is increasing interest in the study of fractals in medicine. In this review, we provide an overview of fractals, of techniques available to describe fractals in physiological data, and we propose some reasons why a physician might benefit from an understanding of fractals and fractal analysis, with an emphasis ...
Olasoji Hector Oladapo - - 2011
Objective: A national survey was conducted to obtain an overall view of the current management of children with cleft lip and/or palate in Nigeria. Method: Questionnaires were sent to 44 identified cleft surgeons in all teaching and specialist hospitals in Nigeria. Results: A total of 38 respondents returned completed questionnaires. ...
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