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Wiler Jennifer L JL Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, - - 2014
Midlevel providers, including physician assistants (PA), have been recommended by some to fill the current inadequate supply of providers nationally, including in emergency medicine. PA practice is governed by state law. We described the differences in qualifications, scope of practice, prescriptive authority, and physician supervision required by individual states for ...
Wang David Q-H DQ David Q-H Wang, Martin C Carey, Gastroenterology Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Digestive Diseases Center, Boston, MA 02115, United - - 2014
Forty-four different animal biles obtained from both invertebrates and vertebrates (including human bile) have been used for centuries for a host of maladies in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) beginning with dog, ox and common carp biles approximately in the Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BCE). Overall, different animal biles were prescribed ...
Fu Juan J Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, 100193, China; College of Chinese Herbal Medicine, Jinlin Agricultural University, Changchun, 130118, - - 2014
Astragalus membranaceus is one of the most widely used traditional Chinese herbal medicines. It is used as immune stimulant, tonic, antioxidant, hepatoprotectant, diuretic, antidiabetic, anticancer, and expectorant. The current paper reviews the botanical characteristics, phytochemistry, and pharmacology of Astragali Radix. Information on Astragali Radix was gathered via the Internet (using ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
Lagunin Alexey A AA Orekhovich Institute of Biomedical Chemistry of Rus. Acad. Med. Sci., Pogodinskaya Str. 10/8, Moscow, 119121, Russia. - - 2014
Covering: up to 2014In silico approaches have been widely recognised to be useful for drug discovery. Here, we consider the significance of available databases of medicinal plants and chemo- and bioinformatics tools for in silico drug discovery beyond the traditional use of folk medicines. This review contains a practical example of the ...
Nicolotti Orazio O Dipartimento di Farmacia, Scienze del Farmaco, Università degli Studi di Bari 'Aldo Moro', Via E. Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
REACH, the most ambitious chemical legislation in the world, provides unprecedented opportunities for medicinal chemists. Companies must report (eco)toxicological information about their chemicals, disseminated to the public domain by the European Chemicals Agency after their registration. The availability of this wealth of new toxicological data, together with the promotion of ...
Iacovides Ioanna I postdoctoral research associate; University College London Interaction Centre, University College - - 2014
In 2004, the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) released a safety alert relating to the management and use of infusion devices in England and Wales. The alert called for the standardisation of infusion devices and a consideration of using centralised equipment systems to manage device storage. There has also been ...
Tong Vivien V Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmacy and Bank Building (A15), University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, - - 2014
Background Over-the-counter medicines must be supplied with appropriate, user-friendly medicine information to satisfactorily support consumer self-management and safe use. Product labels and written medicine information leaflets are highly accessible over-the-counter medicine information sources for consumers. Factors such as comprehensibility and design underpin the usefulness of over-the-counter labels and leaflets and ...
Münstedt K K Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Klinikstrasse 33, 35392, Giessen, Germany, - - 2014
Whereas we have some information on complementary medicine in the field of oncology, little is known about complementary medicine in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology especially outside of hospitals. All office-based obstetricians and gynaecologists in the state of Hesse, Germany, were contacted and asked to fill in an assessment ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
Tong Vivien V Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, - - 2014
Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is a brand-specific and standardized source of written medicine information available in Australia for all prescription medicines. Side-effect information is poorly presented in CMI and may not adequately address consumer information needs. To explore consumer opinions on (i) the presentation of side-effect information in existing Australian ...
Edelman Elazer R ER Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, - - 2014
In heart healing, engineering technology has driven translation by bridging biology and medicine.
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
D Avigdor Elizabeth - - 2014
A majority of Ethiopians rely on traditional medicine as their primary form of health care, yet they are in danger of losing both their knowledge and the plants they have used as medicines for millennia. This study, conducted in the rural town of Fiche in Ethiopia, was undertaken with the ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
Grienke Ulrike U Institute of Pharmacy / Pharmacognosy and Center for Molecular Biosciences Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck, - - 2014
In particular five polypore species, i.e. Laetiporus sulphureus, Fomes fomentarius, Fomitopsis pinicola, Piptoporus betulinus, and Laricifomes officinalis have been widely used in central European folk medicines for the treatment of various diseases, e.g. dysmenorrhea, hemorrhoids, bladder disorders, pyretic diseases, treatment of coughs, cancer, and rheumatism. Prehistoric artefacts going back to ...
Lin Tsung-Hung TH Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung, 41170, Taiwan, Republic of China, - - 2014
Secure verified-based three-party authentication scheme for data exchange in telecare medicine information systems enables two users only store their verifiers computed from their actual password in authentication server's database. Then the authentication server can verify the users' verifiers and help them to exchange electronic medical records or electronic health records ...
Hall Jacqueline Anne JA Translational Research, Radiotherapy and Imaging, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Clinical cancer research today often includes testing the value of biomarkers to direct treatment and for drug development. However, the practical challenges of integration of molecular information into clinical trial protocols are increasingly appreciated. Inherent difficulties include evidence gaps in available biomarker data, a paucity of robust assay methods, and ...
Faeh Andrea - - 2014
Information on medicinal products is vital for enabling patients to give informed consent to the use of a specific product. Within the European Union (EU) the debate about how much information about prescription-only medicinal products should be made available to patients has gone on for the past five years with ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualisedsummaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, the ...
Viveiros Miguel M Grupo de Micobactérias, Unidade de Microbiologia Médica, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (IHMT/UNL), Rua da Junqueira 100, 1349-008 Lisboa, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
New drugs and shorter regimens are needed to fight resistant forms of tuberculosis. Screening of chemical libraries for mining hit compounds is the common approach to find new antituberculars. A new medicinal chemistry and biology directed research rational has recently been successfully described by Lee and coworkers in Nature Medicine.
Bajwa Sukhminder Jit Singh SJ Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, Ram Nagar, Banur, Punjab, - - 2014
Over the years, traditional anaesthesia record keeping system has been the backbone of anaesthesiology ever since its introduction in the 1890s by Dr. Harvey Cushing and Dr. Ernest A. Codman. Besides providing the important information regarding patients' vital physiologic parameters, paper records had been a reliable source for various clinical ...
Johnson Claire - - 2014
This article recognizes editorial board members and peer reviewers who completed manuscript reviews for the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine in 2013.
Garfield John J McHir - - 2014
Informing of possible or almost impossible risks of operations may reach absurdity as a form of defensive medicine which is not in the patient's interest and can destroy faith in the surgeon. Its prevention is more a matter for lawyers than for doctors without diminishing the ethic of informed consent. ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
Kipkore Wilson - - 2014
The medicinal plants used by herbalists in Kenya have not been well documented, despite their widespread use. The threat of complete disappearance of the knowledge on herbal medicine from factors such as deforestation, lack of proper regulation, overexploitation and sociocultural issues warrants an urgent need to document the information. The ...
Schjøtt Jan - - 2014
Provision of clinically relevant information about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to health care professionals is not well described. The aim of the study was to assess questions about CAM to the Regional Medicines Information and Pharmacovigilance Centres in Norway (RELIS). All question-answers pairs (QAPs) in the RELIS database indexed ...
Zhao Feifei F 1 School of Public Health, Capital Medical University , Beijing, China - - 2014
Abstract Science journalism is a previously neglected but rapidly growing area of scholarship in postgenomics medicine and socio-technical studies of knowledge-based innovations. Science journalism can help evaluate the quantity and quality of information flux between traditional scientific expert communities and the broader public, for example, in personalized medicine education. Newspapers ...
Piedra David D Instituto de Investigación del Hospital del Mar (IMIM), Barcelona, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
It is increasingly common to have medical information in electronic format. This includes scientific articles as well as clinical management reviews, and even records from health institutions with patient data. However, traditional instruments, both individual and institutional, are of little use for selecting the most appropriate information in each case, ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
Emmert-Streib Frank - - 2014
This is a report on the 4th international conference in 'Quantitative Biology and Bioinformatics in Modern Medicine' held in Belfast (UK), 19¿20 September 2013. The aim of the conference was to bring together leading experts from a variety of different areas that are key for Systems Medicine to exchange novel ...
Li Sen S Catholic University of Louvain, - - 2014
Issues in epidemiology are truly multidisciplinary, requiring knowledge from diverse disciplines such as sociology, medicine, biology, geography and information science. Such inherent complexity has led to a challenge in developing decision support systems for epidemic information management, especially when data are from heterogeneous origins. In order to achieve a solution, ...
Zhou Liang L Department of Health Statistics, College of Preventive Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, - - 2014
In East Asia, numerous reports describe the utilization of traditional Chinese herbal decoctions to treat gout. However, the reported clinical effects vary. In this study, we reviewed and analyzed a large number of randomized controlled clinical trials to systematically assess the clinical efficacy and adverse reactions of Chinese herbal decoctions ...
Mok N Yi NY Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit, Division of Cancer Therapeutics, The Institute of Cancer Research , 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United - - 2014
Analyzing the chemical space coverage in commercial fragment screening collections revealed the overlap between bioactive medicinal chemistry substructures and rule-of-three compliant fragments is only ∼25%. We recommend including these fragments in fragment screening libraries to maximize confidence in discovering hit matter within known bioactive chemical space, while incorporation of nonoverlapping ...
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Every month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers' attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned. We also include comments on, for example, ...
Koo Malcolm M 0000-0002-9242-9167 Department of Medical Research, Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Chiayi 62247, Taiwan ; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T - - 2014
Wikipedia, a free and collaborative Internet encyclopedia, has become one of the most popular sources of free information on the Internet. However, there have been concerns over the quality of online health information, particularly that on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This exploratory study aimed to evaluate several page attributes ...
Marincola Francesco F Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar. - - 2014
The editors of Journal of Translational Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 11 (2013).
Naudet Florian F INSERM, U669 Maison de Solenn, 97 Boulevard de Port Royal, Paris cedex 14, 75679, France. - - 2014
In a meta-analysis published in BMC Medicine, we explored whether evidence-based medicine can actually be sure that 'sucrose = sucrose' in the treatment of depression. This paper, based upon a reductio ad absurdum, addressed an epistemological question using a 'scientific' approach, and could be disconcerting as suggested by Cipriani and Geddes' commentary. ...
Mazzei Franco F Department of Chemistry & Drug Technology, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, 00185 Rome, - - 2014
Affinity-based biosensors (ABBs) have started to be considered in sport medicine and doping control analysis because they are cheap, easy to use and sufficiently selective analytical devices, characterized by a reversible interaction with the analyte under investigation allowing the use of the same sensor for multiple analyses. In this review ...
Park Bongki B Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South - - 2014
To assess the efficacy of herbal medicines as a treatment of cancer cachexia. We will search the following 13 electronic databases from their inception. MEDLINE (PubMed), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), EMBASE, Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang, Journal Integration Platform ...
Park Sanghyun S 0000-0003-3760-4177 Center for Information Security Technologies (CIST), Korea University, Seoul 136-713, Republic of - - 2014
Organizations make use of important information in day-to-day business. Protecting sensitive information is imperative and must be managed. Companies in many parts of the world protect sensitive information using the international standard known as the information security management system (ISMS). ISO 27000 series is the international standard ISMS used to ...
Yiu Glenn G Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., - - 2014
Large submacular hemorrhage (SMH) is a devastating complication of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that cannot be effectively managed with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injections alone. While SMH is not common, AMD patients with existing coagulopathies or taking anticoagulant medications are particularly susceptible. Today, various techniques are available for the ...
Mahncke Rachel J RJ E-Health Research Group, School of Computer and Security Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, - - 2014
General practices in Australia recognise the importance of comprehensive protective security measures. Some elements of information security governance are incorporated into recommended standards, however the governance component of information security is still insufficiently addressed in practice. The International Organistion for Standardisation (ISO) released a new global standard in May 2013 ...
Morandi Federica - - 2014
The most common veterinary application of liver scintigraphy is for the diagnosis of portosystemic shunts (PSSs). There has been a continual evolution of nuclear medicine techniques for diagnosis of PSS, starting in the early 1980s. Currently, transplenic portal scintigraphy using pertechnetate or (99m)Tc-mebrofenin is the technique of choice. This technique ...
Kim Yun Hee YH Herbal Medicine Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South - - 2014
The purpose of this systematic review is to investigate the efficacy of the oral administration of herbal medicines for otitis media with effusion through analysing trial data. Electronic searches of the following 11 databases will be performed: MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, AMED, the Cochrane CENTRAL, 3 Chinese databases (CNKI, Wangfang Data ...
Chen Xi X College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, - - 2014
Understanding the functional mechanisms of the complex biological system as a whole is drawing more and more attention in global health care management. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), essentially different from Western Medicine (WM), is gaining increasing attention due to its emphasis on individual wellness and natural herbal medicine, which satisfies ...
Li Zhiping Z Department of Pharmacy, Children's Hospital of Fudan University , Shanghai , - - 2014
Children are recognized as "therapeutic orphan" in many parts of the world, one expression of this is the lack of adequate pediatric labeling information. Some research studies have been done to investigate the pediatric labeling condition in the U.S. and other countries, but no national studies had been carried out ...
Schera Fatima F Fraunhofer IBMT, Ensheimer Strasse 48, 66386 St. Ingbert, - - 2014
The European project p-medicine creates an information technology infrastructure that facilitates the development from current medical practice to personalised medicine. The main access point to this infrastructure is the p-medicine portal that provides clinicians, patients, and researchers a platform to collaborate, share data and expertise, and use tools and services ...
Willson Margaret M MM Margaret M. Willson, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Manager, Clinical Education & Marketing, Hollister Incorporated, Libertyville, Illinois. Melissa Angyus, MS, RN, APRN, CWCN-AP, COCN, Advanced Practice Nurse Wound/Ostomy, Community Hospital, Munster, Indiana. Dawn Beals, MSN, APRN, CFCN, CWOCN, Nurse Practitioner, Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, Washington. Laurie Callan, MSN, ARNP, CWOCN, FNP, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, Whiteside County Medical Clinic, Rock Falls, Illinois and Advanced Practice Nurse Wound Services, Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa. Kathleen Francis, MSN, RN, CWOCN, FNP-BC, WOC Specialist, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. Michael J. Kingan, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Nursing Director, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, District of Columbia. Opal Kathleen Porras, MSN, RN, CWON-AP, CCCN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Advanced Practice Nurse Wound Ostomy Services, Community Hospital, Munster, - - 2014
This article is an executive summary of A Quick Reference Guide for Managing Fecal Incontinence (FI), which was published September 2013 by the WOCN Society's Continence Committee. The quick reference guide provides an overview of fecal incontinence and how it is commonly managed. The information has been compiled so that ...
Del Rosso James Q JQ Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Henderson, Nevada; JDRx Dermatology LLC, Las Vegas Skin and Cancer Clinics/ West Dermatology Group, Henderson, - - 2014
This article is the first in a periodic series of therapeutic topics with short reviews gleaned from major dermatology meetings, especially Scientific Poster Sessions, and is designed to provide information that may assist the readers in adapting information from the literature to their clinical practice. The topics covered in this ...
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