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Hwang Imkyung - - 2013
In this article, we will examine the theory and practice of encounters between oral history and narrative medicine in view of storytelling. Man is a storytelling animal. Our experience is understood, reconstructed and transmitted as a story and we can find the meaning of life through a story. Oral history ...
Bosmia Anand N - - 2013
Ho-no-Hana-Sanpogyo was a Japanese new religious movement referred to as the "foot-reading cult" in the media. Its founder, Fukunaga Hogen, claimed to have divine authority and the ability to diagnose physical illness by studying the soles of an individual's feet. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview ...
Bottorff Joan L - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Despite its increasing prevalence and acceptance among the general public, cannabis use continues to be viewed as an aberrant activity in many contexts. However, little is known about how stigma associated with cannabis use affects individuals who use cannabis for therapeutic purposes (CTP) and what strategies these individuals ...
Suh Soyoung - - 2012
This article analyzes the process of the making of hwa-byung (fire illness) an internationally recognized term for a Korean emotion-related disorder. To index hwa-byung as a valid condition within professional medical circles, Koreans draw on both the traditional idea of "constrained fire" and the DSM's modern identification of "depressive disorders." ...
Dienye Paul O - - 2012
Crude oil is used as traditional medicine among rural dwellers in South-south Nigeria. Although complications have been reported following its use, this rural populace holds tenaciously to an erroneous belief in its efficacy in treating many ailments. Despite this widespread use there are no known studies from the region on ...
Firnhaber Jonathon - - 2012
There are many challenges to providing procedural skills training as well as exposure to rural practice for family medicine residents, especially within the allowed hours of training. A curriculum for self study was developed based on a Society of Teachers of Family Medicine consensus statement on procedural skills, resident interest ...
Diemer Donald - - 2012
A shortage of primary care, rural practitioners exists in the United States. The increasing number of physician assistants (PA) in the workforce could be an important resource in improving access to primary care services for rural patients, yet little is known about the specific factors influencing a PA to choose ...
Carney Shane L - - 2011
We need an urgent review of medicines labelling in Australia and New Zealand.
Minshall I - - 2011
Since the early 1970s therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of anti-epilepsy drug (AED) levels has been available to assist in the review process of patients with epilepsy. Routine blood levels were not part of the Quality and Outcomes Framework in the New GP Contract, neither have they been generally recommended in ...
White Jeremy J Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 825 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73126, USA. - - 2010
The field of orthopaedic oncology in North America has been formalized over the past 30 years with the development of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) and fellowship education opportunities. To characterize current practices we assessed the fellowship education, practice setting, constitution of clinical practice, bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment ...
Greenhalgh Trisha - - 2011
to analyse the narratives of people with diabetes to inform the design of culturally congruent self-management education programmes. the study was based on quasi-naturalistic story-gathering; i.e. making real-time field notes of stories shared spontaneously in diabetes self-management education groups in a socioeconomically deprived London borough. Eighty-two adults aged 25-86, from ...
Martins Henrique M G - - 2010
Around the world, there is an increasing need for more efficiency in healthcare alongside cost containment. Internal medicine physicians are in a pivotal position in this regard. In many countries, they act as bridges between ambulatory/continuity of care systems and hospital-based intensive care and sophisticated therapies. Within the medical field, ...
Harber Philip - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To characterize education, practice, and skills of occupational physicians and to evaluate subgroups within the profession. METHODS: The data for the baseline surveys of the occupational medicine practice research project were collected for a national sample of occupational physicians using paper or on-line instruments. Three subgroups were defined a ...
Munk Martin - - 2010
In Denmark, specialist training for family medicine consists of 2.5 years training in general practice and 2.5 years training in specific hospital departments. The hospital training programme contains mandatory release time (return days) whereby GP trainees leave their hospitals in order to work with patients in their teaching GP surgeries ...
Woolley Scott R - - 2010
Doctoral education in marital and family therapy (MFT) plays a crucial role in the future of the field. In this article, I write about the purposes, diversities, and futures of MFT doctoral education from the perspective of having hired 18 full-time MFT faculty over the last 13 years. I argue ...
Corbin Adele E - - 2010
The objective for monitoring blood glucose is to determine the need for intervention. This article describes an institution's comprehensive program of protocols and education initiated to manage inpatient hyperglycemia.
Lareau Stephanie A - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: (1) To determine if, after using the simulation mannequin SimMan in a wilderness "megacode" exercise, participants believe high-tech simulators are an effective tool for learning wilderness medicine skills. (2) To determine if participants believe high-tech simulation mannequins should be used with more or less frequency in future wilderness medicine ...
Vautravers P - - 2010
Manual medicine-osteopathy (MMO) is of keen interest among young doctors, generalists and specialists alike. Through a discerning semiological approach, MMO allows non-pharmaceutical physical treatments to be proposed for many musculoskeletal pathologies. In March 2007, some manual therapies (e.g., osteopathy), until then the exclusive preserve of physicians, were recognized in France ...
Rowland David - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Ejaculatory/orgasmic disorders are common male sexual dysfunctions, and include premature ejaculation (PE), inhibited ejaculation, anejaculation, retrograde ejaculation, and anorgasmia. AIM: To provide recommendations and guidelines concerning current state-of-the-art knowledge for management of ejaculation/orgasmic disorders in men. METHODS: An international consultation in collaboration with the major urology and sexual medicine ...
Barker Elizabeth R ER College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA. - - 2010
To provide both potential and active preceptors with practical information that will help with the decision to become a preceptor, and to develop the preceptor partnership among the preceptor, the faculty, the student, and the patient. The article suggests ways to apply realistic techniques to assure that the preceptorship is ...
Moharari R S - - 2010
Morning report is considered as an important educational tool in different branches of medicine. The purpose of the present study was to examine the method of case selection, the leadership, the participant's satisfaction and the educational value of morning report held in our centre. In September 2007, a formal feedback ...
Didwania Aashish - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Resident education in Systems-Based Practice (SBP) and Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI) is required but underemphasized. PURPOSES: The objectives are to identify SBP and PBLI knowledge and skills with the most relevance to our graduates' practices and to determine how well they were prepared during residency training to address ...
Barlow Cate - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine self-management and educational interventions developed to support people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to identify which type of intervention seems to be most effective. The search was deliberately overinclusive to capture studies that evaluated educational and self-management interventions. The following databases ...
Ottosson Anders - - 2010
The kinesiology concept is used worldwide and by many different professional groups with scientific aspirations. Yet nobody seems to know much about where it comes from and why it came into existence. This article traces the origins of the concept back to one of Sweden's greatest cultural exports of the ...
Dowson Claire A - - 2010
The rationale for introducing self-management plans for the whole chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) population is uncertain. This study's aim was to investigate whether people with panic disorder (PD), compared to non-panic-disordered (NPD), derived additional educational or psychological benefits from having a self-management plan. The 24-week prospective study followed 76 ...
Gallagher Helen C - - 2010
Internationally, there is tighter monitoring and enforcement of fitness-to-practice requirements in healthcare, which are being specified within legislation and guidelines. In Ireland, the Pharmacy Act 2007, that was recently published and is being gradually implemented, includes a provision for monitoring fitness-to-practice of pharmacists practicing here. This will mean that upon ...
Patwardhan Kishor - - 2010
In the present day scenario, Ayurveda is globally being perceived in several contradictory ways. Poor quality of Ayurveda graduates produced as a result of poorly structured and poorly regulated education system is at least one of the important factors responsible for this scenario. The present study was carried out to ...
Shaw Elizabeth J - - 2010
Self-management education has been shown to improve the quality of life of people with chronic illnesses. It has been suggested that self-management education may improve seizure control and other outcomes in people with epilepsy. To review systematically the research literature on the effectiveness of self-management education in improving health outcomes ...
Cook Vivien - - 2009
Doctors are likely to be involved in teaching activities and need to show evidence of their practice. For junior doctors this means gaining an understanding of educational principles and practice. This second of a two-part article focuses on how to collect feedback on teaching and develop educational expertise immediately and ...
Michaels Brent D - - 2009
In today's legal environment, it is unlikely that a physician will complete a medical career without being introduced to the legal system in some way. Despite this, medical education often does not incorporate a basic teaching of general legal principles, and many physicians are left unaware of some of the ...
Grantham Vesper - - 2009
Hands-on or active learning is important in nuclear medicine education. As more curricula start to require greater standards and as distance education expands, the effective use of laboratories in nuclear medicine education remains important in physics, instrumentation, and imaging but is often overlooked or underutilized. Laboratory exercises are a unique ...
Austin Zubin - - 2009
To develop and establish the validity and reliability of a conflict management scale specific to pharmacy practice and education. A multistage inventory-item development process was undertaken involving 93 pharmacists and using a previously described explanatory model for conflict in pharmacy practice. A 19-item inventory was developed, field tested, and validated. ...
Kowalenko Terry - - 2009
A panel of physicians from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Graduate Medical Education (GME), Ethics, and Industry Relations Committees were asked by the SAEM Board of Directors to write a position paper on the relationship of emergency medicine (EM) GME with industry. Using multiple sources as references, the ...
Vannatta Jerry - - 2009
It has been the thesis of this symposium that medicine is a narrative enterprise. We have presented our case that the work in is largely narrative. If that is true, then one of the goals of medical education should be to create methods of improving the narrative competencies in learners ...
Jarvis J - - 2010
Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a long-term chronic condition that is complex to manage, with the majority of management being done by the person with diabetes outside of the clinical setting. Because of its complexities, effective self-management requires skills, confidence and the ability to make decisions and choices about treatments ...
Mitchell Philip B - - 2009
The relationship between medicine and the pharmaceutical industry in the United States is undergoing rapid and momentous change; US Senator Grassley has alleged inadequate disclosure of earnings from industry and lack of acknowledgement of conflicts of interest by leading academics. This article is based on the premise that it is ...
Dryden Matthew S - - 2009
Antibiotics are overused across the world by prescription, self-medication or over the counter (OTC) availability. In the UK, the agenda to increase patient choice has stimulated a move towards greater availability of OTC antibiotics. This trend needs to be urgently reviewed and controlled. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency ...
Olivieri Jason J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Despite dramatic increase in Internet-based CME activities, little is known about physician Internet CME preferences. AIMS: To identify the education format and resource preferences among registrants of a pediatric-focused CME website. METHODS: Preferences of physician registrants at PedsEducation.org between July 2000-November 2007 (n = 1388) were assessed via survey. ...
Balcou-Debussche Maryvette - - 2009
Hospitalization still plays a major part in the management of uncontrolled type 2 diabetes and its complications. In this article, we assess the effects of self-management education on the individual practices of 42 patients after discharge from specialized diabetes units on the French island of Reunion. Hospitalization offers respite and ...
Golenkov A - - 2010
The practice of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and the attitudes of psychiatrists towards ECT in the Chuvash Republic are described. A significant proportion of Chuvash psychiatrists had a patchy knowledge about ECT and held negative attitudes towards the treatment. Enhancing the knowledge about ECT and changing negative attitudes will require persistent ...
Parkinson D R - - 2009
The personalized-medicine concept represents the future of oncology medicine. New genomics technologies will characterize patients biologically in ways that will drive more efficient and effective cancer treatment. Yet the introduction of these technologies is disruptive to current practices in clinical oncology, as well as to current regulatory and reimbursement strategies. ...
Bleakley Alan - - 2009
Michel Foucault's analysis of "the birth of the clinic" describes the genesis of a unified discourse that, in retrospect, has shaped western medicine for two centuries. However, in looking prospectively toward a 21st century medicine, Foucault's analysis is necessary but not sufficient. To better critically address medicine and medical education ...
Lieger Olivier - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge of school teachers about the emergency management of dental trauma, after an educational poster campaign. A total of 1000 questionnaires were sent to 100 schools in the area where the poster had been distributed. This was compared to another 100 ...
Henning J - - 2009
Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) is no longer the exclusive preserve of anaesthetists as both emergency medicine and general medicine trainees now also train in this increasingly important speciality. This edition of the JRAMC self assessment question series serves to cover some of the current 'hot topics' in ICM and enables ...
Gharehbaghian A - - 2009
Knowledge of physicians has an important role in optimal use of blood products. This study was carried out to assess Iranian physicians' knowledge in transfusion medicine. In this cross-sectional study, 1242 physicians were selected through multistage sampling method in March 2007. Physicians' knowledge was assessed by the questionnaire comprising of ...
Fu L - - 2009
Despite being of peasant stock from a small village on the southern coast of China, Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), the founder and first provisional president of the Republic of China, was exposed to Western education early in life. Educated first in Hawaii and then in the British Crown Colony of Hong ...
McCann Margaret - - 2009
This second article, in a three-part Continuing Education (CE) series on Vascular Access Management, focuses on cannulation issues including complications relating to arteriovenous fistula and arteriovenous graft access. The first article (McCann et al. 2008) gave an overview of vascular access while the final article in this series will focus ...
John Robert - - 2009
With increasing regulation of tobacco industry marketing practices, point-of-sale advertising has become an important channel for promoting tobacco products. One hundred and ten convenience stores in Oklahoma County were surveyed for tobacco-related advertising. There were significantly more point-of-sale tobacco advertisements in low-income and minority neighborhoods than in better educated, higher-income, ...
Hanna Lee Ann - - 2009
Educators are responsible for the management of resources. Statistical control charts (SCCs) may be used by educators to improve resource utilization. In this article, the author describes the use of SCCs and presents a case study that demonstrates the power of SCCs to monitor processes and outcomes, to prompt change, ...
Friedman Lyssa - - 2009
Cancer care is evolving from a solo practitioner care delivery system based on tradition and anecdotal experience to a multidisciplinary, collaborative, science-driven paradigm. Evidence-based practice facilitates optimal care quality for patients with cancer and is effected for medical and nursing practitioners through clinical practice guideline implementation. Clinician education based on ...
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