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Saul Jessie E JE Jessie E. Saul is with the Research Department, North American Quitline Consortium, Phoenix, AZ. Joseph A. Bonito is with the Department of Communication, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson. At the time of the study, Keith Provan was with the Center for Management Innovations in Health Care, School of Government & Public Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson. Erin Ruppel is with the Department of Communication, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Scott J. Leischow is with the Mayo Clinic-Arizona, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, - - 2014
Objectives. We examined relationships between implementation of tobacco quitline practices, levels of evidence of practices, and quitline reach and spending. Methods. In June and July 2009, a total of 176 quitline funders and providers in the United States and Canada completed a survey on quitline practices, in particular quitline-level implementation ...
Attewell Guy G Social Sciences Department, French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India, - - 2014
This is a study of the emergence of new institutional arenas for ayurveda and yunani medicine, collectivized at the time as 'indigenous medicine,' in a semi-autonomous State (Mysore) in late colonial India. The study argues that the characteristic dimensions of this process were compromise and misalignment between ideals of governance ...
Hooe Benjamin S - - 2014
Defensive medicine is often practiced out of fear of legal liability. We conducted a study to compare the costs of defensive medicine among US orthopedic surgeons by practice type and American Medical Association (AMA) state medical liability classification. Two thousand surgeons registered with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons were ...
Chang Mabel M Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences, National University of Health Sciences-Florida, Pinellas Park, Fla. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess the current status of chiropractic practice laws in the United States. This survey is an update and expansion of 3 original surveys conducted in 1987, 1992, and 1998. A cross-sectional survey of licensure officials from the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards e-mail ...
Ton Loc L Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, MA, 02118, - - 2014
Patients undergoing colonoscopy are typically provided preparation instructions. However, these are not standardized for type of bowel purgative, dietary restrictions, or management of prescription and nonprescription medications. To examine the degree of variability in colonoscopy instructions across the USA. Collected colonoscopy preparation instructions from endoscopy units that successfully participated in ...
Hao Jason Jishun JJ Jason Jishun Hao, DOM, MTCM, MBA, is chairman of the Acupuncture Committee, The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and an editor of Global Advances in Health and Medicine , United - - 2014
During the past 40 years, acupuncture, a therapeutic technique of oriental medicine, has become more and more popular, evolving into one of the most utilized forms of complementary integrative medicine interventions in the United States. In fact, more than 10 million acupuncture treatments are administered annually in the United States ...
Chase Kevin D - - 2014
The United States has a rich fauna of native Siricidae (wood wasps), but they are rarely studied because they have limited economic impact. In 2004, a non-native wood-boring pest, Sirex noctilio F., was found established in North America. Because S. noctilio is an economically important pest in pine plantations throughout ...
Omurtag Kenan K Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine whether practice in states with infertility insurance mandates is associated with physician-reported practice patterns regarding hydrosalpinx management in assisted reproduction clinics. A cross-sectional, internet-based survey of 442 members of Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility or Society of Reproductive Surgeons was performed. ...
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 ...
Campbell Kendall M KM From the Florida State University College of Medicine, - - 2014
The state of Florida has experienced challenges recruiting and retaining underrepresented minority faculty in academic medicine, as well as maintaining a population-like balance of minority physicians practicing in the state. We sought to quantify the percentage of practicing minority physicians as compared to the general population of Florida and focus ...
Wong Alice Yuen-Ting AY Albert Wai-Kit Chan Intellectual Property Limited, Hong Kong, SAR, - - 2014
Extracts and compounds of natural products have potential as alternatives to current Western medicines. However, these products may not be patentable under the statutory requirements because of their naturally-occurring nature. This article analyzes the current patenting practices for natural products in the United States, particularly in light of the recent ...
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 ...
Tsukamoto Takashi T Department of Neurology and Brain Science Institute, Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United - - 2013
In the United States, medicinal chemists continue to face job insecurity and high rates of unemployment. The situation is unlikely to improve in the near future. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? Is there anything we can do to revitalize our community? The answer may be ...
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 ...
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