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Phipps Hala H RPA Women and Babies, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Sydney, - - 2014
The management of the occiput posterior (OP) position has been controversial for many years. Manual rotation can be performed by midwives and could reduce cesarean sections and instrumental births. We aimed to determine current midwifery views, knowledge, and practice of manual rotation. A de-identified, self-reported questionnaire was e-mailed to all ...
Yurchenko Maksim M Institute of Clinical and Experimental Dental Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech - - 2014
The contemporary approach of dentistry towards interdisciplinary cooperation is based on the neuromuscular concept. In recent years many authors have pointed out a correlation between orthopaedic and dental findings. Furthermore, there is an intimate biomechanical interrelationship of occlusion with cerebral fluid circulation, left and right equilibrium, gaze stabilisation and headache. ...
Brenner K - - 2013
Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) may be indicated for refractory status asthmaticus when severe dynamic hyperinflation or life-threatening respiratory acidosis persists despite optimal medical and ventilator management. Most prior reports describe the application of ECCO2R to rapid-onset asthma exacerbation, requiring a short duration of extracorporeal support. We report two patients ...
Hirsch Lawrence J - - 2013
Purpose of Review: This review presents the state of the art in the diagnosis and management of status epilepticus.Recent Findings: In addition to general background, this article presents the most recent findings regarding the diagnosis and treatment of status epilepticus, including the results of the Rapid Anticonvulsant Medication Prior to ...
Lipworth Wendy - - 2013
While doctors generally enjoy considerable status, some believe that this is increasingly threatened by consumerism, managerialism, and competition from other health professions. Research into doctors' perceptions of the changes occurring in medicine has provided some insights into how they perceive and respond to these changes but has generally failed to ...
Jiratchariyakul Weena - - 2013
The botanical status in EU, USA, and Thailand is different owing to the regulatory status, the progress of science, and the influence of culture and society. In the EU, botanicals are positioned as herbal medicinal products and food supplements, in the US they are regulated as dietary supplements but often ...
Vosburgh Kirby G KG Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA,USA. - - 2013
MMVR has provided the leading forum for the multidisciplinary interaction and development of the use of Virtual Reality (VR) techniques in medicine, particularly in surgical practice. Here we look back at the foundations of our field, focusing on the use of VR in Surgery and similar interventional procedures, sum up ...
Aram Narelle - - 2013
To determine the frequency and nature of intern underperformance as documented on in-training assessment forms. A retrospective review of intern assessment forms from a 2 year period (2009-2010) was conducted at a tertiary referral hospital in Brisbane, Queensland. The frequency of interns assessed as 'requiring substantial assistance' and/or 'requires further ...
Rojo-Vázquez Francisco A - - 2012
A telephone survey of farmers was conducted to determine current internal parasite control practices on sheep farms in Spain; the farmers were interviewed by their veterinarians. Anthelmintic choice was largely on veterinary advice and dominated by benzimidazoles and macrocyclic lactones. Anthelmintic rotation was separated into: no rotation (42% of farms); ...
Satiani Bhagwan - - 2012
To survey the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) membership with regard to type of practice, employment status, work effort, and productivity criteria. A survey questionnaire was developed to gather information about member demographics, academic versus private practice, employment status, time in practice, measures of work, and productivity criteria. Two-thirds of ...
Babu Maya A - - 2012
: As medical liability and malpractice concerns continue to rise to crisis levels in many parts of the United States, defensive medicine fuels management decisions and drives healthcare expenditures. In this study, we present a 2011 survey of US neurosurgeons' defensive medicine practices in malpractice crisis vs non-crisis states. : ...
Riem N - - 2012
Both technical skills (TS) and non-technical skills (NTS) are key to ensuring patient safety in acute care practice and effective crisis management. These skills are often taught and assessed separately. We hypothesized that TS and NTS are not independent of each other, and we aimed to evaluate the relationship between ...
Kulling Per - - 2012
This report is a summary of a study1 conducted at the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences to evaluate collaboration during crisis management. The study includes relevant legal and regulatory dynamics, as well as conclusions and recommendations. Rules and regulations of international interest are presented in the Appendix. References are ...
Trantham Doug - - 2012
Mobile crisis management teams provide crisis prevention and intervention services in community settings. The Appalachian Community Services crisis management program shows how such teams can be used to effectively serve rural communities.
Angeles-Han Sheila - - 2012
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis can be associated with vision-compromising complications such as cataracts, glaucoma, synechiae, and band keratopathy. Of these, cataracts are one of the most common sequelae of JIA-associated uveitis and can result in significant visual disability. Risk factors for cataracts include posterior synechiae and longstanding ocular inflammation. ...
Cerfolio Robert J - - 2012
Perioperative management of anticoagulants requires one to balance the patient's risk factors for operative bleeding, the type of operation to be performed, and the patient's risk of thromboembolism. At present, no set algorithm exists for the perioperative management of all the anticoagulants. In this article, we address the perioperative management of ...
Meyers P M - - 2012
This is the first in a set of documents intended to standardize techniques, procedures, and practices in the field of endovascular surgical neuroradiology. Standards are meant to define core practices for peer review, comparison, and improvement. Standards and guidelines also form the basic dialogue, reporting, and recommendations for ongoing practices ...
Braswell Melanie L - - 2012
Surgical attire is intended to protect both patients and perioperative personnel. AORN published the "Recommended practices for surgical attire" to guide perioperative RNs in establishing protocols for selecting, wearing, and laundering surgical attire. Perioperative RNs should work with vendors and managers to ensure appropriate surgical attire is available, model the ...
Di Maio Salvatore - - 2011
Skull base meningiomas represent the paradigm for the evolution of skull base surgery within the past 50 years into a distinct neurosurgical subspecialty. The evolution of surgical approaches to skull base meningiomas is reviewed, together with the current issues regarding radiation therapy, management of cavernous sinus tumor, oncologic management of ...
Karabacak Ukke - - 2011
Crisis management is the process of preventing the organization from getting into a crisis and taking the organization out of the situation with minimum costs and losses in sudden crisis situations. A descriptive study design was used to determine the activities of nurse managers regarding crisis management. The most common ...
Dhinsa Baljinder - - 2011
With the increasing use of oral anticoagulation therapy the appropriate management of perioperative anticoagulation is of surgical importance. There is a delicate balance between the risk of a perioperative thromboembolic event and the risk of operative bleeding from anticoagulation. Whilst there are a range of options available to the clinician, ...
Cooke David T - - 2011
New graduates entering thoracic surgery often face bureaucratic barriers to beginning practice. It is important to understand the credentialing and privileging process to navigate these obstacles successfully. In addition, the implementation of cutting-edge technology by recent trainees can pose problems in institutions not familiar with newer surgical techniques. Efficient coding ...
Shanmugam Hv - - 2011
Intrusive luxation is the most common trauma during early infancy which results in the displacement of the tooth into its alveolus. Depending on the severity of the intrusion, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends either extraction or spontaneous re-eruption for the primary tooth. This case report provides a brief ...
Torres Antonio - - 2011
Bariatric and metabolic surgery is experiencing a noteworthy increase worldwide in recent years, but protocols and consensus published in the past decade have not yet established clear evidence-based clinical recommendations. The Endocrine Society, with the participation of the European Society of Endocrinology, has promoted the creation of an expert panel ...
Chang Kyung Hee - - 2011
BACKGROUND Melanoma is a life-threatening malignancy. Surgery is the primary management for melanoma, and management guidelines have evolved gradually over a century from radical surgery with lymph node dissection to conservative margin surgery. There are specific rationales and problems with Mohs micrographic (MMS) surgery for managing melanoma. OBJECTIVE To review ...
Hall Daniel E - - 2011
Alisdair MacIntyre argues that the virtues necessary for good work are everywhere and always embodied by particular communities of practice. As a general surgeon, MacIntyre's work has deeply influenced my own understanding of the practice of good surgery. The task of this essay is to describe how the guild of ...
Stead Richard - - 2011
Background: recent NICE guidance suggests primary surgery should be offered to patients presenting with glaucoma with severe visual field loss. We undertook a national survey of UK consultant ophthalmologists to determine if this approach reflects current practice. Design: Prospective questionnaire study. Participants: All consultant ophthalmologists currently practicing in the UK ...
Nelson Eve-Lynn - - 2011
There are significant workforce shortages for psychologists with expertise in evidence-supported therapies with children, particularly in nonmetropolitan areas. Telepsychology, or psychology services delivered by real-time videoconferencing, helps bridge this access gap. This article first reviews the telepsychology literature and then builds on early telepsychology guidance for the current practice environment. ...
Brodsky Michael C - - 2011
Vertical ocular motility disorders of supranuclear origin can be congenital or acquired later in life. They produce complex forms of strabismus that require specialized surgical management to restore ocular alignment, eliminate torticollis, treat diplopia, and restore normal lid position. For each condition, surgical management must be individualized to address multiple ...
Collins Declan - - 2011
Objective: Over the last 50 years, there has been a surge of interest by both the public and medical practitioners in therapies and disciplines that are not considered part of mainstream medical care. The title given to these is complementary and alternative medicine. Of all these branches, our interest is ...
Liu Qing - - 2011
Alcohol has long been used as a daily beverage in China and around the world. It is a medicinal substance with various biological activities. In fact, alcohol has played an important role in the development of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), within which it is considered as the earliest exhilarant and ...
Chatterjee S - - 2011
Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are still common following surgery. This is not only distressing to the patient, but increases costs. The thorough understanding of the mechanism of nausea and vomiting and a careful assessment of risk factors provide a rationale for appropriate management of PONV. Strategy to reduce baseline ...
Piano Marianne - - 2011
Background and Purpose: Intermittent distance exotropia is difficult to conservatively manage, with techniques varying widely between institutions. This review aims to examine current literature on conservative management for intermittent distance exotropia, investigate its impact upon current clinical practice, and identify areas for further research. Method: A literature search was performed ...
Lindenmayer David - - 2010
The search for generalities in ecology has often been thwarted by contingency and ecological complexity that limit the development of predictive rules. We present a set of concepts that we believe succinctly expresses some of the fundamental ideas in conservation biology. (1) Successful conservation management requires explicit goals and objectives. ...
Marín Zuluaga Dairo J - - 2011
doi: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2010.00398.x Denture related stomatitis managed with tissue conditioner and hard autopolymerising reline material. Objective:  To compare the response of denture-related stomatitis (DS) under management with a tissue conditioner (TC) and autopolymerising hard reline material (AHRM). Background data:  Denture-related stomatitis affects up to 75% of denture wearers; not wearing the ...
Nance Jennifer G - - 2010
Prayer is the most common complementary and alternative intervention used by most Americans. Yet, little is known about the prayer practices of young adults. In this exploratory study, 4 types of prayer practices of 62 young adults (21-30 years old) are described. The 4 different categories of prayer were: contemplative-meditative, ...
Gray R - - 2010
Temporomandibular disorders can arise apparently idiopathically, as a result of macro-trauma or micro-trauma such as parafunction, as a result of a separate disease process or as a consequence of dental treatment. The objectives of this chapter are to make the practitioner aware of his/her responsibilities in any of these situations. ...
Schlozman Steven C - - 2010
This article discusses some of the practices of psychosocial treatment. Broadly speaking, these practices include an emphasis on the doctor-patient relationship, the creation of a sound and lasting alliance, and the experience of trust and partnership that the physician fosters in helping the patient to negotiate the complex and uniquely ...
Waldman David A - - 2010
People who administer organizations of various types, including medical practices, are finding it increasingly necessary to demonstrate leadership. The challenge is to understand the meaning of effective leadership and to have guiding principles with regard to its implementation. It is argued here that responsibility represents a key guiding theme that ...
Agabegi Steven S - - 2010
External orthoses are used in the management of a variety of spinal disorders. Many types of brace are available to support the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine as well as junctional regions, which have special mechanical considerations. Many prefabricated and custom-made devices are available, made by a variety of manufacturers ...
Cooper Tony W J - - 2010
Synthetic organic reactions are a fundamental enabler of small-molecule drug discovery, and the vast majority of medicinal chemists are initially trained--either at universities or within industry--as synthetic organic chemists. The sheer breadth of synthetic methodology available to the medicinal chemist represents an almost endless source of innovation. But what reactions ...
Tyre Andrew J - - 2011
As more and more organizations with responsibility for natural resource management adopt adaptive management as the rubric in which they wish to operate, it becomes increasingly important to consider the sources of uncertainty inherent in their endeavors. Without recognizing that uncertainty originates both in the natural world and in human ...
Conway William G - - 2011
Zoos and aquariums exhibit many rare species, but sustain few for long periods. Demanding genetic, demographic, and behavioral requirements are a part of the sustainability challenge, and historical zoo goals and limiting animal management objectives are another, but they have been overtaken by worldwide wildlife population contraction and endangerment. New ...
González Alice Elizabeth - - 2010
Despite the fact that noise is not part of the management priorities of decision makers in Uruguay, conflicts about noise are being considered with increasing importance in the recent years. Mitigation measures and solutions are expensive and often difficult to implement, so the trend is to increase prevention in order ...
Workman Barbara - - 2010
The assessment and management of dementia is complex. General practitioners are often the first point of contact for people with dementia, and their families. General practitioners have a key role in providing quality primary care in terms of the identification, assessment, provision of information, referral and ongoing management. This article ...
Christie Neil A - - 2010
Pleural effusions are commonly encountered in clinical medicine. They can represent both a diagnostic and a therapeutic challenge. This article discusses the diagnostic modalities used to evaluate the patient with a pleural effusion. Also discussed are the therapeutic options for the 2 most common causes of pleural effusions encountered by ...
Jelkmann Wolfgang - - 2010
After the patents of biopharmaceuticals have expired, based on specific regulatory approval pathways copied products ("biosimilars" or "follow-on biologics") have been launched in the EU. This article summarizes experiences with hematopoietic medicines, namely the epoetins (two biosimilars traded under five different brand names) and the filgrastims (two biosimilars, six brand ...
Rossetti L - - 2010
This review aims to provide guidance in managing glaucoma patients more effectively. It focuses on the importance of detecting progression and measuring its rate within the management of primary open-angle glaucoma today. Recent findings strongly indicate that continued monitoring of visual fields (VFs) and reassessment of target intraocular pressures (IOPs) ...
Polykandriotis E - - 2010
The fields of tissue engineering (TE) and regenerative medicine (RegMed) are yet to bring about the anticipated therapeutic revolution. After two decades of extremely high expectations and often disappointing returns both in the medical as well as in the financial arena, this scientific field reflects the sense of a new ...
Gigante Paul - - 2010
External ventricular drain (EVD) placement is standard of care in the management of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage-associated hydrocephalus (aSAH). However, there are no guidelines for EVD placement and management after aSAH. Optimal EVD insertion conditions, techniques to reduce the risk of EVD-associated infection and aneurysmal rebleeding, and methods of EVD removal ...
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