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Honig P P Collegeville, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
Confluences of key factors can transform apparently isolated or random events into trends. The ongoing and growing pressures facing the pharmaceutical industry have "tipped" the industry toward a new direction in the choice of which new medicines to develop and how to develop them. We examine the factors that are ...
Mallon William T - - 2012
For more than 30 years, commentators have been questioning the processes that medical schools and teaching hospitals use to search and recruit their leaders. Recent studies suggest that these problems persist, not only within academic medicine but across industries and countries.The authors' thesis in this article is that the search ...
Humphreys Margaret - - 2012
A memorial essay for Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, philanthropist and patron of the history of medicine.
Fleming Geoffrey M - - 2012
Acute kidney injury and fluid overload (FO) are associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients, including the subset supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). The indication for and method of application of renal support therapy (RST) during ECMO is largely unknown beyond single-center experiences. The current study uses a ...
Mulla Suleman - - 2012
Academic medicine is crucial to the advancement of health care with responsibilities in research, teaching and clinical practice. There have been problems recently recruiting for academic posts. This article illustrates medical students' views and understanding of a career in academic medicine.
Kubiak Nancy T NT Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, - - 2012
Attracting and retaining bright and motivated physicians remains a high priority for academia. Historically, the recruitment of trainees into academia and the retention of junior faculty have been suboptimal. To learn more about the perceived obstacles that discourage the pursuit of academic careers, a Workshop on Academic Career Pathways was ...
Macarthur Daniel G - - 2012
Cheap, high-throughput approaches to generating biological data are transforming biology into a data-driven science and promise to similarly transform medicine. However, the road to genomic medicine is paved with challenges and uncertainty.
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The 2011 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2012; 19:000-000 © 2012 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Patel Vikram - - 2012
The PLoS Medicine editors announce the launch of a new series on Global Mental Health Practice, and issue a call for papers.
Triarhou Lazaros C - - 2012
Focusing on a philatelic oddity that erringly identifies a picture of Santiago Ramón y Cajal as that of Camillo Golgi, this brief article examines official and unofficial stamp issues honoring the two great neuroanatomists, one from Spain and the other from Italy, who were early Nobel Prize winners in Physiology ...
Waisse Silvia - - 2012
This paper begins from a discussion of the terms currently applied to the preparations used in homeopathic practice and relates them to the names given to them by Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy. The latter were directly related to the notion of matter Hahnemann held, this is discussed as it ...
Burgess Diana Jill DJ Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA. - - 2012
Multiple complex factors contribute to the slow pace of women's advancement into leadership positions in academic medicine. In this article, the authors propose that stereotype threat--under which individuals who are members of a group characterized by negative stereotypes in a particular domain perform below their actual abilities in that domain ...
de Guzman Strong Cristina - - 2012
In many ways, we are living and working in an unprecedented time in academic medicine. New technologies, scientific discovery, unparalleled availability of medical information and knowledge are currently paired with increasing (albeit slow) gender, cultural, and now generational diversity of the faculty. To prepare the next generation, we must simultaneously ...
Underwood C - - 2012
Nanomedicine is a rapidly expanding field with a promising future that is already permeating veterinary science. This review summarises the current applications for nanoparticles in human medicine and explores their potential applicability for veterinary use. The principles underlying the use of nanoparticles in drug delivery, imaging and as vaccine adjuvants ...
Samuelsson Bengt - - 2012
The role of basic science in the development of health care has received more and more attention. In my own area of research involving the so-called eicosanoids, there are many examples of how studies of structure and function of small molecules, as well as proteins and genes, have led to ...
Barker Dawn - - 2012
The close between the science of medicine and the art of writing.
Hatami Hossein - - 2012
In the fourth century A.H. (tenth century AD) many thinkers, philosophers, jurisprudents, poets, and authors were present in different scientific, literary and health fields in ancient Iran and Islamic world that by their hard attempts the sciences and literature were safe from incidents and resulted in growth, development and innovation ...
Band Roger A - - 2012
Dignitary Protection Medicine (DPM) is a new area of medical expertise that incorporates elements of virtually all medical and surgical specialties, drawing heavily from travel, tactical and expedition medicine. The fundamentals of DPM stem from the experiences of White House, State Department and other physicians who have traveled extensively with ...
Shirodkhar Amy-Lee - - 2012
This article addresses advances in the management of branch retinal vein occlusion - a common retinal vascular disorder in elderly patients which is a significant cause of ocular morbidity. New intravitreal therapies have improved the prognosis for patients, albeit with significant cost implications.
Thomas Michael C - - 2011
Abstract Compilations of articles important to the pharmacist practicing in the emergency department have not been published. Consistent with other specialty areas of practice, a collection of important literature is valuable for both the new and experienced clinician. A diverse breadth of medical problems are represented that were felt to ...
Hart Danielle - - 2011
This lecture can be viewed in its entirety online by visiting http://vimeo.com/24148123.
Chen Tao - - 2011
Chinese medicine (CM) is a discipline with its own distinct methodologies and philosophical principles. The main method of treatment in CM is to use herbal prescriptions. Typically, a number of herbs are combined to form a formula and different formulae are prescribed for different patients. Regularities in the mixture of ...
Heydon Susan - - 2011
The significant contribution of medicines in the introduction and spread of 'modern' medicine has, with the exception of vaccination, been neglected in historical studies, yet medicines have been a significant factor in people's experiences of sickness and in their use and non-use of health services. Although medicines are implicitly acknowledged ...
Giannouli Vaitsa - - 2011
Ancient Greek Macedonians were highly interested in the improvement of their physical and psychological health. At first, they worshiped the mythical god Asclepius and his daughter Hygieia. In at least 24 places in northern Greece, in Halkidiki, Thessaloniki, Kozani, Kavala, Thassos, Serres and other places, archaelogical findings were related to ...
Mitchell Derek - - 2011
Following my own involvement in the rise of evidence-based medicine in General Practice in the UK, and having seen how this tide has led to a relative devaluation of other kinds of knowing this paper sets out four alternative approaches to the problem of knowledge in a way which both ...
Prithishkumar Ivan James - - 2011
Ludwig Edinger, a German neurologist is considered as one of the founders of modern neuroanatomy. He was conferred the degree of Doctor of Medicine at the University of Strassburg. His observation of small living organisms under a microscope at an early age led him to study medicine. Edinger had many ...
Kanjanarach Tipaporn - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: This survey tested a model of factors influencing pharmacists' practice in relation to complementary medicines (CMs). METHODS: Self-administered questionnaires were used to collect data from 212 community pharmacists in New South Wales. Structural equation modeling with AMOS version 6.0, was used to model two practices in relation to CMs: ...
Clarke Rachel T - - 2011
Recent disquiet at inadequacies in the immediate management of neutropenic sepsis in the UK led to a new, gold standard 'door-to-needle' time of 1 h for the administration of intravenous antibiotics. The aim of this audit was to identify whether that target is being met nationally, the potential barriers to its ...
Mushtaq Mubashir - - 2011
The use of spiral computed tomography serves as a boon in endodontic diagnosis of complex anatomic variations. The present case demonstrates the spiral tomographic evaluation and endodontic management of a mandibular first molar with 5 canals (2 mesial and 3 distal canals), which is a very rare anatomic variant. Such ...
Dikou Angela - - 2011
Local distrust for Marine Protected Area (MPA) managers is emerging as an important factor obstructing the fulfillment of MPA objectives, and, thus, there is a need to develop a means of enhancing relationship building between MPA managers and local people. We used the National Marine Park of Alonissos, Northern Sporades ...
Moore B R - - 2011
The parasite fauna of the blue threadfin Eleutheronema tetradactylum, collected from 14 sites across northern Australia, was examined to evaluate the degree of movement and subsequent stock structure of the fish. Univariate and multivariate analysis of nine 'permanent' parasite species [the nematodes Anisakis (type I) and Terranova (type II), the ...
Kagashe Godeliver A B - - 2011
Objectives  To assess medicine dispensing practices in private pharmacies in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and recommend interventions to improve practice. Methods  A cross-sectional survey and observational study of dispensing practices among 70 pharmacies in metropolitan Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Key findings  There were 1479 dispensing encounters recorded across the 70 pharmacies. This translated to ...
Sale Peter F - - 2011
The Persian Gulf is a semi-enclosed marine system surrounded by eight countries, many of which are experiencing substantial development. It is also a major center for the oil industry. The increasing array of anthropogenic disturbances may have substantial negative impacts on marine ecosystems, but this has received little attention until ...
Nunez Maxine A MA University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands. - - 2011
The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) is facing a diabetes epidemic similar to the one on the U.S. mainland, yet little is known regarding the cultural context relevant to self-management in this U.S. territory. We conducted in-home interviews (n=53) supplemented by self-administered questionnaire and A1c testing with U.S. Virgin Islanders ...
May Larissa - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the most common cause of purulent skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) in the Unites States. Little is known regarding health care provider management strategies for abscesses in the emergency department (ED). Understanding variability in practice patterns could be an important step in implementing ...
Cho Jun-Young - - 2011
A new trimeric hispidin derivative, phellinstatin, was isolated from a culture broth of the medicinal fungus Phellinus linteus and its structure was established by various spectral analysis. Phellinstatin strongly inhibited Staphylococcus aureus enoyl-ACP reductase with an IC(50) of 6μM and also showed antibacterial activity against S. aureus and MRSA.
Atkins Jonathan P - - 2011
Ever increasing and diverse use of the marine environment is leading to human-induced changes in marine life, habitats and landscapes, making necessary the development of marine policy that considers all members of the user community and addresses current, multiple, interacting uses. Taking a systems approach incorporating an understanding of The ...
McDonald Andrew T - - 2011
Centrosaurine ceratopsids are well known from the middle Campanian Upper Two Medicine Formation of Montana. Four taxa have been named: Brachyceratops montanensis, Rubeosaurus ovatus, Einiosaurus procurvicornis, and Achelousaurus horneri. Rubeosaurus has been historically the most enigmatic of these taxa; only two specimens, the holotype caudal parietal bar and a referred ...
Janamian Tina - - 2011
Objectives. To explore in a cohort of Queensland (Qld) GPs' their attitudes to; knowledge about; and practice behaviour regarding complementary medicines (CMs), and to identify their perceptions of need for information resources on CMs. Design. A faxed self-administered survey to a random sample of 800 GPs in Qld. Participants. 463 ...
Chiappini Elena - - 2011
Streptococcal pharyngitis is a frequently observed condition, but its optimal management continues to be debated. The goal of this study was to evaluate the available guidelines, developed at the national level, for the management of streptococcal pharyngitis in Western countries, with a focus on their differences. A literature search was ...
Kim Jong Yeol - - 2011
Sasang constitutional medicine (SCM), traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda are three different forms of Asian traditional medicine. Although these traditions share a lot in common as holistic medicines, the different philosophical foundations found in each confer distinguishing attributes and unique qualities. SCM is based on a constitution-based approach, and ...
Bushett Nicole J - - 2011
Complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) are being used increasingly across the world. In Australia, community pharmacists are a major supplier of these products but knowledge of the products and interactions with other medicines is poor. Information regarding the use of CAMs by metropolitan pharmacists has been documented by the National ...
Janamian Tina - - 2011
Australian General Practitioners (GPs) are in the forefront of primary health care and in an excellent position to communicate with their patients and educate them about Complementary Medicines (CMs) use. However previous studies have demonstrated that GPs lack the knowledge required about CMs to effectively communicate with patients about their ...
McLean-Tooke Andrew - - 2010
This review looks at the main issues around immediate hypersensitivity and the role and limitations of testing. The majority of literature on antibiotic hypersensitivity relates to β-lactam antibiotics, mainly because of the heavy usage of this class of drugs. Concerns around cross-reactivity always worry clinicians, particularly in the emergency situation. ...
Sorta-Bilajac Iva - - 2010
This paper deliberates on one of the all-time issues in philosophy, theology, (bio)ethics and medicine, that is, the issue of death and dying, placing it in a contemporary context. Namely, contemporary medicine with its expanding knowledge in the field of biomedical science and technology, requires a new approach in determination ...
Vojvodić Željko - - 2010
To investigate antibiotic consumption in a sample of physicians from Osijek-Baranja county in Eastern Croatia and to determine the volume of prescribed antimicrobials and assess the appropriateness of prescribing practices. Analysis of routine prescribing data was carried out in 30 primary care practices in both urban and rural communities of ...
Blozik Eva - - 2010
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UUTI) in women are frequent reasons for consultations in general practice. We evaluated the effectiveness and safety of telemedical management at a telemedicine centre in Switzerland. Management followed evidence-based protocols, including teleprescription of an antibiotic. Consecutive UUTI patients who had a teleconsultation including the prescription of ...
Ogden John C - - 2010
The rapid decline of coastal ecosystems of the Wider Caribbean is entering its fifth decade. Some of the best science documenting this decline and its causes has been done by the laboratories of the Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC). Alarmed at the trends, Caribbean conservation pioneers established ...
Kajal N C - - 2010
We report herein a case of thoraco diaphragmatico biliary fistula in a 24-year-old male who was managed conservatively with antibiotics and tube thoracostomy and had complete radiological clearance.
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The Joint Commission's revision of its policy on root cause analysis puts greater attention of something that, quite frankly, some ED managers might not have been aware of. The ED manager plays an important role when events occur in the department, such as: knowing who the main Joint Commission contact ...
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