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Pietiäinen Vilja V - - 2014
The High Throughput Biomedicine (HTB) unit at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM was established in 2010 to serve as a national and international academic screening unit providing access to state of the art instrumentation for chemical and RNAi-based high throughput screening. The initial focus of the unit was ...
Allen Arielle M - - 2014
To assess practice preferences in the repair of severe obstetric lacerations among obstetrician/gynecologists in the United States. A survey detailing third and fourth degree laceration repair techniques was distributed to 634 obstetrician/gynecologists from demographically diverse areas of the United States. Categorical outcomes were compared among respondents using chi2 or Fisher's ...
Eisemann John D JD United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA. - - 2013
Several fertility control agents have recently been registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for management of wildlife or other free-ranging animals. The registration of GonaCon Immunocontraceptive Vaccine for use in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and OvoControl for use in Canada geese (Branta canadensis) and pigeons (Columba livia) has caused ...
Hall Simon - - 2013
In July, the AHVLA confirmed that it will be changing the way it enlists the services of private practitioners to carry out TB testing and other Official Veterinarian activities on behalf of the state. Here, Simon Hall, veterinary director at the AHVLA, puts the changes into context.
Silva Ezequiel E - - 2013
Teleradiology services are now embedded into the workflow of many radiology practices in the United States, driven largely by an expanding corporate model of services. This has brought opportunities and challenges to both providers and recipients of teleradiology services and has heightened the need to create best-practice guidelines for teleradiology ...
Abdelwahab Hisham - - 2013
Introduction: Hemodialysis (HD) is a complex procedure with many specifications and requires adherence to a set of particular clinical practice guidelines. These guidelines had already been established by globally acclaimed renal authorities and their implementation was shown to correlate with patients' morbidity and mortality. This study was conducted to evaluate ...
Simon A - - 2013
More than 80% of all paediatric oncology patients have a long term central -catheter (CVAD; port or Broviac type). Many aspects considering the use of CVADs have not been studied.Children and adolescents treated in Paediatric Oncology centres.Internet-based multicentre survey related to the use of CVADs conducted in cooperation with the ...
Rebar Robert W - - 2013
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, one of the older professional medical societies in the United States, is devoted to education, support of research, and advocacy in the field of reproductive medicine. It is also the oldest and largest medical society devoted to reproductive medicine in the world. A multidisciplinary ...
Bryan Marian C - - 2013
The Medicinal Chemistry sub-group of the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) Pharmaceutical Roundtable (PR) offers a perspective on the current state of environmentally sustainable practices in Medicinal Chemistry with the aim of sharing best practices more widely, and highlighting some potential future directions.
Sollecito Thomas P - - 2013
Oral medicine is a specialized area of study within the scope of dental medicine. This discipline is often viewed as the crossroads between medicine and dentistry and has become integral in both pre-and postdoctoral dental education. Oral medicine is recognized as a dental specialty throughout most of the world and ...
Loureiro S M - - 2013
This paper examines potential changes in solid waste policies for the reduction in GHG for the country of Brazil and one of its major states and cities, Rio de Janeiro, from 2005 to 2030. To examine these policy options, trends in solid waste quantities and associated GHG emissions are derived. ...
Sikora Jeremy M - - 2013
Limited information regarding current trends of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) use, perception, and prescribing patterns among allergists in the United States is available. To obtain information about current allergist perception and practice of SLIT compared with 2007. On behalf of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Immunotherapy and Diagnostics ...
Flesch Hannah - - 2013
Although insufficiently studied, schools of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) provide substantial insight into the transformation of medicine in the United States. Scholars have suggested that the increasing acceptance of CAM is due to its alignment with biomedical models of professionalization, education, research, and practice. At West Coast University, students ...
Garfin Benjamin - - 2013
The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have placed a spotlight on screening, evaluation, and treatment of mild traumatic brain injury, otherwise known as concussion. The author presents a mass casualty case in which a Ranger company medical section assessed and managed 30 Servicemembers (SM) diagnosed with concussion. Through the process ...
Lu Martin - - 2012
One of the major themes characterizing the emergence of modern neurosurgery has been the concept of technology transfer and the application of a broad spectrum of revolutionary elements of technology from both physical and biological science. These transference applications are now apparent in modern neurosurgery as it is practiced on ...
O Shea Carolyn - - 2012
Balance – an ideal or a state that wobbles,but one we can grasp onto. When lacking,in medicine or in life, the results can becatastrophic. Omission or commissioncan upset the balance.
Rogenstein Carly - - 2012
This study was conducted to determine if there is practice variation for emergency physicians' (EPs) management of recent-onset atrial fibrillation (RAF) in various world regions (Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and Australasia). The authors completed a mail and e-mail survey of members from four national emergency medicine (EM) associations. One ...
Yarnell Eric L - - 2012
Herbal medicines are being used with greater frequency by practitioners of natural medicine in the United States. Many categories of herbs are used, primarily angiotensin antagonists, nonspecific nephroprotective, and immunomodulating/adaptogenic herbs. The most common herbs in each category are discussed both from a historical and scientific perspective. For the first ...
Viola Tracey - - 2012
This was a study that surveyed state medical licensing boards in the USA, to see if they have laws or exemptions for travelling team physicians to practice medicine on their own team, while travelling to that state. Surveys were sent to 58 medical boards, with legislative data being obtained for ...
Dawson Andrew J - - 2012
ABSTRACT: The purpose of this investigation was to explore the career experiences of Australian strength and conditioning coaches. Six Australian strength and conditioning coaches (mean age = 33.7 years, SD = 6.0 years) with a mean of 10.4 (SD = 4.9) years' experience working with elite Olympic and professional athletes ...
Brooks Helen L - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: To explore in the context of peoples' personal social networks, the contribution that pets make to 'the work' associated with the management of long-term conditions. METHOD: Mixed methods survey with nested parallel qualitative study; 300 participants were drawn from diabetes and chronic heart disease registers of General Practices across ...
Macbride-Stewart Sara - - 2012
Since the 1980s and 1990s doctors in the UK have reported a lack of time; this has been reproduced in the reorganisation of work through various contracts and regulatory mechanisms. I draw on interviews with 32 General Practitioners (GPs) in Wales about their everyday work, focusing on accounts about the ...
Penedo Frank J - - 2012
Advanced prostate cancer (APC) is associated with disruptions that compromise health related quality of life (HRQOL). Treatment often includes androgendeprivation therapy (ADT), which results in a range of side effects (e.g., fatigue, urinary dysfunction) that further impact HRQOL. Despite these challenges, there are limited evaluations of the impact of stress ...
Haan Joost - - 2012
Before he became the initiator of the surrealist movement, André Breton (1896-1966) studied medicine and worked as a student in several hospitals and as a stretcher bearer at the front during World War I. There he became interested in psychiatric diseases such as hysteria and psychosis, which later served as ...
Keller Vera - - 2012
A new political practice, the 'reason of state', informed the ends and practices of natural study in the late sixteenth century. Informed by the study of the Roman historian Tacitus, political writers gathered 'secrets of empire' from both history and travel. Following the economic reorientation of 'reason of state' by ...
Crenshaw K - - 2012
"Time-space compression" means "processes that [ellipsis (horizontal)] revolutionize the objective qualities of space and time." (David Harvey, The Condition of Postmodernity.)Modern workflows suffer from negative time-space compression: computers, internet, email, smartphones, texting and chat all promise productivity, yet they can encroach on our time and clutter our minds without eliminating ...
Klasan Antonio - - 2012
BackgroundWorldwide research has indicated that emergency medicine employees and particularly ambulance personnel have symptoms related to traumatic events, and experience more chronic stressors in their work than workers in other health service settings. Unlike other countries which conducted similar studies, no specialty branch in emergency medicine exists in Croatia.Study objectivesTo ...
Ventres William - - 2012
Many family physicians have written about how they influence, nurture, and empower people in their communities of practice. In this essay, the author writes of the personal joys that family medicine has brought him. An expression of his appreciation for his work as a family doctor, it touches on 6 ...
Pedersen Line Bjørnskov - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: To examine GPs' preferences for organisational characteristics in general practice with focus on aspects that can potentially mitigate problems with GP shortages. METHODS: A simple random sample of 1823 GPs (corresponding to half of all GPs in Denmark) was drawn at the beginning of 2010, and a response rate ...
Gupta Sangeeta - - 2012
Work-related stress and burnout have been found to lead to job dissatisfaction, low-organizational commitment, absenteeism, and high turnover. The purpose of this study was to examine the burnout experiences of occupational therapists practicing in Ontario and to describe the practice implications and coping strategies employed. Data for this mixed methods ...
Ali Ramón Karamat - - 2012
Family and systemic therapists are becoming increasingly interested in evidence-based practice. By implication, clinical supervision practices that support therapists need to keep step with this trend. Supervision practices within Multisystemic Therapy as a more outcome-focussed treatment model that works with families are compared with the supervision of family therapists working ...
Cheraghi-Sohi Sudeh - - 2012
General practice in the UK underwent major change in 2004, with the introduction of new contracts and a significant element of pay for performance. Although salaried GPs form an increasing proportion of the general practice workforce, little is known of their experiences. To explore the views and experiences of salaried ...
Guenthner Daniel H - - 2012
A literature review was performed on critical incident stress after September 11th, 2001 (9/11), and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, which focused on the need to implement a holistic critical incident stress management programme for first responders and business organisations. Critical incident stress management is required to handle acute stress and ...
Ragland Evan - - 2012
Franciscus dele Boë (1614-1672), known as Sylvius, was one of the foremost chymical physicians of the mid-seventeenth century. He developed a highly influential and equally controversial theory of chymistry and physiology based on the interaction of acids and alkalis, taught students from across Europe, and performed and guided experimental research ...
Bernardy Nancy C - - 2012
The revised Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Post-Traumatic Stress recommends against long-term use of benzodiazepines to manage posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). An analysis of recent trends among veterans receiving care for PTSD in the VA noted a decreasing proportion receiving ...
Grzybowski Andrzej - - 2012
Although the work for which Emil von Behring (1854-1917) was awarded the first Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine or Physiology in 1901 was on serum therapy, not only was he trained and worked as an ophthalmologist but he also wrote his doctoral dissertation on a practical ophthalmological topic whilst in ...
Bridges Todd S - - 2012
Contaminated sediments are a pervasive problem in the United States. Significant economic, ecological, and social issues are intertwined in addressing the nation's contaminated sediment problem. Managing contaminated sediments has become increasingly resource intensive, with some investigations costing tens of millions of dollars and the majority of remediation projects proceeding at ...
Hollomon Derek W - - 2012
Pesticide resistance is a major factor affecting world food and fibre production, but that has been contained so far by the availability of diverse modes of action. Overcoming resistance by switching to a new mode of action is a concept easily grasped by growers but threatened by losses through resistance ...
Bellary Sharath S - - 2012
Jacob Winslow was a Dutch born, French naturalized anatomist and physician whose contributions to medicine are abundant. His importance to medicine is undisputed. His personal life included a religious crisis that resulted in his estrangement from his family, but afforded him patrons in Paris to continue his work. Following this ...
Brown Peter R - - 2012
Natural resource (NR) outcomes at catchment scale rely heavily on the adoption of sustainable practices by private NR managers because they control the bulk of the NR assets. Public funds are invested in capacity building of private landholders to encourage adoption of more sustainable natural resource management (NRM) practices. However, ...
Ritchie Timothy J - - 2012
In this article we discuss the pros and cons of medicinal chemists undertaking three-dimensional (3D) computer-aided drug design (CADD) activities for themselves, from the viewpoint of both medicinal chemists and computational chemists. We describe how best this can be implemented, the potential benefits that can be obtained and the pitfalls ...
Heponiemi Tarja - - 2012
This study examined whether the ownership type is associated with job insecurity and worry about job stability and whether the type of employment contract, positive leadership, and fair management moderated these associations. Survey data from 1249 Finnish female elderly care staff aged 18 to 69 years were used. Job insecurity ...
Pratap Singh Akhand - - 2012
The area of natural product research is rapidly progressing from traditional medicine to modern medicine having proper scientific basis of its usage. However, identifying the active constituent or the basis of its mechanism holds the key to synthesis of these drugs in the laboratory. Traditional Indian literature such as Ayurveda ...
Charles Janice - - 2012
From April 2010 to March 2011, 956 general practitioners took part in BEACH (Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health). Five hundred and ninety-four (62%) worked in a teaching practice for undergraduates, junior doctors or general practice registrars.
Filho J M Jackson - - 2012
The purpose of this paper is to understand the influence of organizational factors on occupational accident causation. A field study was undertaken and focused on the phase of concreting the floors of a residential block in a building project in Brazil. The methodological approach was based on the analysis of ...
Bouchard Stéphane - - 2012
This study assessed the efficacy of using visual and auditory biofeedback while immersed in a tridimensional videogame to practice a stress management skill (tactical breathing). All 41 participants were soldiers who had previously received basic stress management training and first aid training in combat. On the first day, they received ...
Agyei-Baffour Peter - - 2012
The contribution of community medicine distributors (CMD) to prompt health service delivery in areas described as "hard-to-reach" is important but the value of their work time remains unknown and thus makes it difficult to design appropriate regular financial incentives to motivate them. This makes CMDs feel their efforts are not ...
Haddad Pierre S - - 2012
Canadian Aboriginals, like others globally, suffer from disproportionately high rates of diabetes. A comprehensive evidence-based approach was therefore developed to study potential antidiabetic medicinal plants stemming from Canadian Aboriginal Traditional Medicine to provide culturally adapted complementary and alternative treatment options. Key elements of pathophysiology of diabetes and of related contemporary ...
Diamond David A - - 2011
The authors review the current approach to management of the adolescent varicocele which has evolved over the past two decades. Principles of observational, surgical and adjunctive management are discussed relative to significant clinical findings. A selective approach to surgical intervention is advocated with the goal of preserving fertility potential.
Trigueiro Janaína Von Söhsten - - 2011
The goal was to analyze, according to the perception of health managers, the practices that guide tuberculosis control actions in cities in the metropolitan region of João Pessoa - PB, Brazil. This qualitative study involved eight professionals in management functions. Testimonies were collected through semi-structured interviews between May and June ...
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