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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 ...
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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.
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. ...
Johnson Claire - - 2014
This article recognizes editorial board members and peer reviewers who completed manuscript reviews for the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine in 2013.
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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Li Zhiping Z Department of Pharmacy, Children's Hospital of Fudan University , Shanghai , - - 2014
Background: 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 ...
Yan Bin - - 2013
In order to seek a new method of book evaluation and realize book resources sharing among the regional university libraries, we think that library should collect books of the high utility value in the case of limited funds. We proposed a changing Bellman equation as a utility function and used ...
Siest Gérard - - 2013
After a 1-day advanced course on systems biology, the main themes of this 3-day colloquium were developed: from systems biology to systems medicine with special applications to cancer; pharmacogenomics in drug discovery and clinical application; and epigenomics and genome-wide association studies in cardiovascular diseases. In two roundtable discussions on pharmacogenomics ...
Doogue M P MP Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand; Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New - - 2013
Product information is often at odds with current evidence and guidelines and inconsistent between products and within classes. There is no single 'owner' responsible for up-to-date medicines product information. Outdated product information increases the risk of inappropriate prescribing.
Xu Xin X State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100876, China, - - 2014
In the field of the Telecare Medicine Information System, recent researches have focused on consummating more convenient and secure healthcare delivery services for patients. In order to protect the sensitive information, various attempts such as access control have been proposed to safeguard patients' privacy in this system. However, these schemes ...
Machado Catia M - - 2013
Semantic web technologies offer an approach to data integration and sharing, even for resources developed independently or broadly distributed across the web. This approach is particularly suitable for scientific domains that profit from large amounts of data that reside in the public domain and that have to be exploited in ...
Lehmann Christoph U - - 2013
Increased funding for health information technology and the advance of electronic health records in hospitals and practices have created the need for a new specialist: the clinical informatician. Clinical informatics was recognized in 2011 as the latest subspecialty in medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties. This article reviews ...
Bischoff Whitney Rogers - - 2013
This descriptive study replicates and extends previous research on advanced practice RNs and the (1) reference resources available to them at the point of care, (2) resources they use to inform their clinical practice, and (3) resources they are accessing from handheld electronic devices such as PDAs, smartphones, and tablet ...
Kaushik Pawan - - 2013
Traditional medicine is a blend of information gathered over generations from various communities and cultures. Pinus roxburghii Sargent (Pinaceae) commonly known as "chir pine" is widely used in traditional and folkloric systems of medicine. The all parts of the plant are believed to possess medicinal qualities in Ayurvedic and Unani ...
Huh Sun - - 2013
The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine has already been valued as an international journal, according to a citation analysis in 2011. Now, 2 years later, I would like to confirm how much the Journal has advanced from the point of view of journal metrics by looking at the impact factor, ...
Lee Tian-Fu - - 2013
A smartcard-based authentication and key agreement scheme for telecare medicine information systems enables patients, doctors, nurses and health visitors to use smartcards for secure login to medical information systems. Authorized users can then efficiently access remote services provided by the medicine information systems through public networks. Guo and Chang recently ...
Dunne Suzanne S - - 2013
Internationally, generic medicines are increasingly seen as a key strategy to reduce healthcare expenditure, therefore awareness and knowledge transfer regarding generic medicines are valid areas of research. Although the Internet is a frequently used source of medical information, the accuracy of material found online is variable. The aim of this ...
Giammarile Francesco - - 2013
The accurate harvesting of a sentinel node in breast cancer includes a sequence of procedures with components from different medical specialities, including nuclear medicine, radiology, surgical oncology and pathology. The aim of this document is to provide general information about sentinel lymph node detection in breast cancer patients. The Society ...
Labrecque Michel - - 2013
To compare the ability of users of 2 medical search engines, InfoClinique and the Trip database, to provide correct answers to clinical questions and to explore the perceived effects of the tools on the clinical decision-making process. Randomized trial. Three family medicine units of the family medicine program of the ...
Robson Barry - - 2013
Mining biomedical and pharmaceutical data generates huge numbers of interacting probabilistic statements for inference, which can be supported by mining Web text sources. This latter can also be probabilistic, in a sense described in this report. However, the diversity of tools for probabilistic inference is troublesome, suggesting a need for ...
Corrao Salvatore - - 2013
In recent years, there has been a growing interest about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and the use of CAM interventions has become more common among people. For these reasons, health professionals must be able to effectively manage information in this field of knowledge according to an evidence-based point of ...
Wonder Michael - - 2013
There is scope for better interaction between regulators, payers/HTA agencies, and medicines developers in their common objective of getting new medicines to patients. This paper reports on a tripartite early scientific advice pilot conducted by a pharmaceutical company (developer), the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA: regulator) and the Pharmaceutical Benefit Advisory ...
Thanapaisal Soodjai S Library, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. - - 2013
Faculty of Medicine Library, Khon Kaen University started to acquire online information resources since 2001 with the subscriptions to 2 databases. Nowadays it has 29 items of subscriptions and the expenses on online information resources reach to 17 million baht, more than 70 percent of the information resources budget, serving ...
Swennen Maartje H J MH Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Division Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. - - 2013
Many primary qualitative studies of barriers and facilitators for doctors' use of evidence-based medicine (EBM) are available, but knowledge remains fragmented. This study sought to synthesize the results of these qualitative studies, taking the variability across context (i.e., medical disciplines, career stages, practice settings, and time of study) into account. ...
Hodgson Barbara - - 2013
The purpose of this guideline is to provide clinicians with evidence-based information about the techniques and outcomes for LSH.
Vandvik Per Olav - - 2013
Standards and guidance for developing trustworthy clinical practice guidelines are now available, and a number of leading guidelines adhere to the key standards. Even current trustworthy guidelines, however, generally suffer from a cumbersome development process, suboptimal presentation formats, inefficient dissemination to clinicians at the point of care, high risk of ...
Salgado Teresa M - - 2013
Information about dosing adjustments in patients with chronic kidney disease is important to avoid toxicity for several medicines. The aim of our study was to assess the clinical relevance of the instructions for dose adjustment in patients with renal impairment provided in the Summaries of Product Characteristics (SmPCs) approved by ...
Bogen Etai M - - 2013
Since the initial development of telegraphy by Sir Charles Wheatstone in 1837 and the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell in 1875, doctors have been able to convey medical information across great distances. The exchange and sharing of medical information has evolved and adapted to suit the vast array of today's ...
Doshi Gaurav Mahesh GM Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics, Vivekanand Education Society's College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, - - 2013
Ayurvedic therapeutics describes vast number of medicinal herbs used as "Vyadhirodhak Chamatav" that has enlightened the application of herbs used as corner stone in various diseases especially those modulating the immune system. Ayurveda literature comprises of rasayana and non-rasayana herbs. Materia Medica entirely enriched with enormous data of rasayana medicinal ...
Friedman Carol - - 2013
Natural language processing (NLP) is crucial for advancing healthcare because it is needed to transform relevant information locked in text into structured data that it can be used by computer processes aimed at improving patient care and advancing medicine. In light of the importance of NLP to health, the National ...
García Villar C - - 2013
Physicians need fast access to quality information about the best diagnostic tests and treatments in each case. To meet this need, a new publishing format has emerged. Critically appraised topics (CATs) are elaborated following the five steps of evidence-based medicine. CATs are structured summaries of research articles that deal with ...
Lee Tian-Fu - - 2013
A smart-card based authentication scheme for telecare medicine information systems enables patients, doctors, nurses, health visitors and the medicine information systems to establish a secure communication platform through public networks. Zhu recently presented an improved authentication scheme in order to solve the weakness of the authentication scheme of Wei et ...
Jacobson C - - 2013
Conservation practice reportedly suffers from low use of technical information. Understanding of factors that affect the influence of technical information on management decision-making is limited. We sought to identify leverage points for improved technical information dissemination in the New South Wales Parks and Wildlife Service, Australia, given the significant recent ...
Howell D - - 2013
The purpose of the present systematic review was to develop a practice guideline to inform health care providers about screening, assessment, and effective management of cancer-related fatigue (crf) in adults. The internationally endorsed adapte methodology was used to develop a practice guideline for pan-Canadian use. A systematic search of the ...
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