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Liddell Aaron A Former Chief Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas HSC San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7908, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, - - 2015
Dislocation of the temporomandibular joint is one of many pathophysiologic joint conditions that the oral and maxillofacial surgeon is challenged with managing. Managing a dislocated joint will inevitably be the challenge of most surgeons or physicians, whether in private or academic practice. Accordingly, this article addresses the pathophysiology associated with ...
Retter A A Department of Intensive Care, Guys and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, - - 2015
The aetiology and management of haemostatic abnormalities in critical care patients are considered in this narrative review. The mechanisms of normal haemostasis and derangements that occur as a result of sepsis and organ dysfunction are discussed. Finally, the management of haemostatic abnormalities as they relate to critical care practice are ...
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The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) is on the road again, as Florence Bowman, the charity's manager, reports.
B-Lajoie Marie-Renée - - 2014
Community health workers (CHWs) have been central to broadening the access and coverage of preventative and curative health services worldwide. Much has been debated about how to best remunerate and incentivize this workforce, varying from volunteers to full time workers. Policy bodies, including the WHO and USAID, now advocate for ...
Murphy Matthew - - 2014
Competency profiles for occupational clusters within Canada's substance abuse workforce (SAW) define the need for skill and knowledge in evidence-based practice (EBP) across all its members. Members of the Senior Management occupational cluster hold ultimate responsibility for decisions made within addiction services agencies and therefore must possess the highest level ...
Stirrat Laura I LI Clinical Research Fellow, Medical Research Council Centre for Reproductive Health, Queens Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK; Simpsons Centre for Reproductive Health, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, - - 2014
The last study of screening practices for gestational diabetes (GDM) in the UK concluded that a lack of consensus about screening was due to a lack of clinical guidelines. We aimed to determine current practices in Scotland since new guidelines recommended that diagnosis should be made at a lower level ...
Griffiths Matt M Birmingham City - - 2014
As a non-prescribing nurse, where do I stand on making recommendations about medicines?
Sheehy Thomas J - - 2014
BackgroundWe studied the relationship between physician organization (PO) care management capabilities and inpatient utilization in order to identify PO characteristics or capabilities associated with low inpatient bed-days per thousand.MethodsWe used fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) to conduct an exploratory comparative case series study. Data about PO capabilities were collected using ...
Cesta Toni - - 2014
The CMS efficiency measure has once again raised the issues of length of stay management and cost reduction. These have always been a component of the role of the hospital-based case manager. In today's best practice models, these interventions must be correlated with the roles of coordination and facilitation of ...
Dike Stella N SN University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in - - 2014
Chemotherapy administration in the home setting poses risks to patients, caregivers, and the environment, particularly in the event of spills. Although the response to chemotherapy spills in the hospital setting is vigorous and includes standard disposal practices for contaminated items, the management of spills in the home setting may vary. ...
Fogarty Colleen T CT Department of Family Medicine, University of - - 2014
The authors discuss how, as their residency family medicine practices are transforming into Patient-Centered Medical Homes, they are witnessing shifting expectations for everyone: medical assistant, faculty and resident physician, licensed practical nurse, behavioral health clinician. At all levels of experience and expertise, they are called on to change. In the ...
Harding Sally - - 2014
The RCN is to be congratulated for its excellent and straightforward 'Good practice for handling feedback' guide (News November 19).
Hamirudin Aliza - - 2014
BackgroundNutrition screening in older adults is not routinely performed in Australian primary care settings. Low awareness of the extent of malnutrition in this patient group, lack of training and time constraints are major barriers that practice staff face. This study aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of including a validated nutrition ...
Busch H P - - 2014
A decisive factor in the difference between the success and failure of the development of practices and hospitals is the quality and number of suitable staff members, together with their motivation to devote their skills to the particular organization. Senior management is not required or paid to paint dramatic pictures ...
Rasool Mahmood - - 2014
During the last decade the nanotechnologists began research on applications of nanomaterials for medicine and therapeutics. Various nanoparticles (nanomedicines) are being used worldwide for the diagnosis and management in a number of disorders including cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. The successful non-viral gene therapy is now possible with the advancements in ...
Josimović Boško B Institute of Architecture, Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia, Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 73, Belgrade, Serbia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is one of the key instruments for implementing sustainable development strategies in planning in general; in addition to being used in sectoral planning, it can also be used in other areas such as waste management planning. SEA in waste management planning has become a tool for ...
Mold James W - - 2014
BackgroundFour practice-based research networks (PBRNs) participated in a study to determine whether networks could increase dissemination, implementation, and diffusion of evidence-based treatment guidelines for chronic kidney disease by leveraging early adopter practices.MethodsMotivated practices from four PBRNs received baseline and periodic performance feedback, academic detailing, and weekly practice facilitation for 6 months ...
Trebble Timothy M - - 2014
BackgroundImproved management of clinicians¿ time and practice is advocated to address increasing demands on healthcare provision in the UK National Health Service (NHS). Human resource management (HRM) is associated with improvements in organisational performance and outcomes within and outside of healthcare, but with limited use in managing individual clinicians. This ...
Huffaker Michelle Fox MF Division of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, - - 2015
Over the past several decades, the evidence supporting rational pediatric asthma management has grown considerably. As more is learned about the various phenotypes of asthma, the complexity of management will continue to grow. This article focuses on the evidence supporting the current guidelines-based pediatric asthma management and explores the future ...
Lockwood Craig C Faculty of Health Sciences, The Joanna Briggs Institute, Implementation Science, School of Translational Health Science, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
This paper uses a published case study to illustrate the practical application of a translational model for the implementation of evidence into practice. The paper examines a translational approach to moving knowledge from robust methods for systematic review into guidance for clinical practice, and then in to action followed by ...
Pinnock Hilary H aAsthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh bPrimary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton cNIHR Southampton Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit dNIHR Wessex Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC), Southampton, - - 2014
Despite effective therapies, asthma outcomes remain suboptimal. Education in self-management is crucial to maintaining control in a variable condition such as asthma and reducing the risk of severe asthma exacerbations, hospitalizations and deaths. This review considers the evidence for supported self-management. Recent systematic reviews have clarified and confirmed the major ...
Martínez-García Carlos Galdino CG Instituto de Ciencias Agropecuarias y Rurales (ICAR), Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Instituto Literario #100, Col. Centro, 50000, Toluca, México, - - 2014
This study explored whether technology adoption and changes in management practices were associated with farm structure, household, and farmer characteristics and to identify processes that may foster productivity and sustainability of small-scale dairy farming in the central highlands of Mexico. Factor analysis of survey data from 44 smallholders identified three ...
Block Steven M SM Dr. Block is professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for faculty affairs, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is also past chair, Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Affairs Steering Committee. Dr. Sonnino is professor of surgery (pediatric) and vice dean for faculty affairs and professional development, School of Medicine, and associate provost for medical affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. She is also chair, Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Affairs. Dr. Bellini is professor of medicine and vice dean for faculty affairs, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Academic medicine in the United States is at a crossroads. There are many drivers behind this, including health care reform, decreased federal research funding, a refined understanding of adult learning, and the emergence of disruptive innovations in medicine, science, and education. As faculty members are at the core of all ...
Bank Ilana I From the *Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, †Arnold and Blema Steinberg Medical Simulation Center, ‡Center for Medical Education, §Division of General Internal Medicine, and ∥Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
Improved pediatric crisis resource management (CRM) training is needed in emergency medicine residencies because of the variable nature of exposure to critically ill pediatric patients during training. We created a short, needs-based pediatric CRM simulation workshop with postactivity follow-up to determine retention of CRM knowledge. Our aims were to provide ...
Kirk Mark M Chemical Defense Program, Health Threats Resilience Division, Office of Health Affairs, US Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, SW, Mailstop: 0315, Washington, DC 20528, - - 2015
Most approaches toward chemical and radiological/nuclear (CRN) incidents focus on the clinical skills of the first receiver. These skills are certainly important and are addressed throughout this article. Management skills are often overlooked. The following are basic competencies in information management for the emergency medicine physician to handle large-scale CRN ...
Collins Loel L a Institute of Coaching and Performance , University of Central Lancashire , Preston , - - 2014
Abstract This study examined the integration of professional judgement and decision-making processes in adventure sports coaching. The study utilised a thematic analysis approach to investigate the decision-making practices of a sample of high-level adventure sports coaches over a series of sessions. Results revealed that, in order to make judgements and ...
Rutherford-Hemming Tonya T Author Affiliations: Senior Nurse Researcher (Dr Rutherford-Hemming), Nursing Research and Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio; Simulation Coordinator and Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Adjunct Faculty, CAE Healthcare Academy (Dr Lioce), Huntsville, Alabama; Clinical Professor and Director, Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Dr - - 2014
The Standards of Best Practice: Simulation are a resource for quality and consistency of simulation, evaluation of outcomes, and improvement of simulation programs. The Standards provide guidelines for practice and a vital framework for strategic planning, research, and faculty development. This article discusses challenges and shares approaches to enhance implementation ...
Sendlhofer Gerald G Department of Quality and Risk Management, University Hospital Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 1, 8036, Graz, Styria, Austria, - - 2014
For health care systems in recent years, patient safety has increasingly become a priority issue. National and international strategies have been considered to attempt to overcome the most prominent hazards while patients are receiving health care. Thereby, clinical risk management (CRM) plays a dominant role in enabling the identification, analysis, ...
Jianchang Liu L Transport Planning and Research Institute, Ministry of Transport, Building A2 of Shuguangxili,Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100028, China, - - 2015
Agricultural decision-making to control nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution may not be efficiently implemented, if there is no appropriate cost-benefit analysis on agricultural management practices. This paper presents an interval-fuzzy linear programming (IFLP) model to deal with the trade-off between agricultural revenue, NPS pollution control, and alternative practices through land ...
Pathak Krishna P KP a Department of Education and Social Policy, University of Macedonia , Thessaloniki , - - 2014
Objectives: To identify general practitioners' (GPs) knowledge, practices, and obstacles with regard to the diagnosis and management of dementia. Methods: Standardized questionnaires covering knowledge, practices, and obstacles were distributed among a purposive sample of GPs in Kathmandu, Nepal. Three hundred and eighty GPs responded (response rate = 89%). Results: Knowledge ...
Lu Hongwei H School of Renewable Energy, North China Electric Power University, Beijing 102206, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study advances an integrated MSW management model under inexact input information for the city of Beijing, China. The model is capable of simultaneously generating MSW management policies, performing GHG emission control, and addressing system uncertainty. Results suggest that: (1) a management strategy with minimal system cost can be obtained ...
Oganesyan Gagik G *Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, California; †Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods, Sutter Pacific Medial Foundation, Santa Rosa, California; ‡Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, - - 2014
Potential dangers associated with smoke generated during electrosurgery have been described. However, the use of smoke management in dermatology is unknown. There is no objective data showing the amount or the composition of the smoke generated in dermatologic surgeries. To assess the use of smoke management in dermatologic surgery and ...
Berkoff David J DJ Department of Orthopaedics and Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, - - 2014
The use of point-of-care ultrasound (US) by non-radiologists is not new and the expansion into sports medicine practice is relatively young. US has been used extensively to evaluate the musculoskeletal system including the diagnosis of muscle, tendon and bone injuries. However, as sports medicine practitioners we are responsible for the ...
Beddis H P HP Department of Restorative Dentistry, Leeds Dental Institute, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 - - 2014
A deep overbite is where the vertical overlap of the upper and lower incisors exceeds half of the lower incisal tooth height. Problems associated with the deep overbite can include soft tissue trauma, lack of inter-occlusal space and tooth wear, all of which can present significant challenges for the restorative ...
Vasseur E E Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada, V0M 1A0. Electronic address: - - 2014
Effective management and an appropriate environment are essential for dairy cattle health and welfare. Codes of practice provide dairy producers with best practice guidance for the care and handling of their cattle. New Canadian recommendations have been established for the dairy industry. The objectives of this study were to develop ...
Griffiths Matt M Birmingham City - - 2014
The Yellow Card reporting system is a way for healthcare professionals and the public to report suspected adverse reactions (side effects) to a medicine, vaccine, herbal or complementary remedy.
Rowe Marie J MJ Lymm, - - 2014
I read with interest editor Graham Scott's editorial, 'Plenty of managers, but where are the leaders?' (October 22), and could not agree more.
Jesse D Elizabeth - - 2014
It is essential to include teaching strategies in midwifery education that address career planning and the business aspects of practice. This article presents the Mini-Midwifery Business Institute (M-MBI), an innovative teaching strategy for midwives that can also be applied to other advanced practice professions. The M-MBI can be integrated into ...
Fang Pengqian - - 2014
IntroductionThis study analyzes the factors that influence the turnover intention of village doctors by investigating village clinic workers in rural areas, particularly in Xiangyang City, Hubei Province.MethodsA total of 1184 village clinics were sampled randomly in Xiangyang City. The research assistants distributed 1930 questionnaires to village doctors. This study had ...
Hassan Tajek B TB Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds LS1 - - 2014
Sustainable and satisfying working practices in emergency medicine are vital to produce career longevity and prevent premature 'burnout'. A range of strategies is required to ensure success for the individual and the system in which he/she works.
Powell Suzanne K - - 2014
"Going Forward: What Is Case Management?," a recent HeartBeat of Case Management column in this journal, set off a wave of positive comments to the author. Hospital case management has been at the forefront of many of the changes in the past several decades. Even today, these changes should be ...
Iliffe Steve S Department of Primary Care & Population Health, University College London, - - 2014
Case management may be a feasible solution to the problem of service fragmentation for people with dementia. To adapt a US model of primary care-based case management for people with dementia and test it in general practice. Mixed-methodology case studies of case management implementation in four general practices: one rural, ...
Dewsbury Guy G Independent Research Consultant, gdewsbury ( www.gdewsbury.com ), - - 2014
The role of community nursing services is changing and the ability to adapt to the new roles and challenges using technology is becoming increasingly important. This article considers the positive role that using patient management systems and care registers can play in improving and developing new work patterns through the ...
Towle Elaine L EL Oncology Metrics, a division of Flatiron Health, New York, NY - - 2014
The National Practice Benchmark (NPB) is a unique tool to measure oncology practices against others across the country in a way that allows meaningful comparisons despite differences in practice size or setting. In today's economic environment every oncology practice, regardless of business structure or affiliation, should be able to produce, ...
Bautista Ramon Edmundo D RE Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, University of Florida Health Sciences Center/Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study aimed to determine whether the self-management skills of patients with epilepsy are associated with certain demographic, clinical, and psychosocial variables. A direct survey of 182 patients, including the Epilepsy Self-Management Scale, was conducted. On univariate analysis, higher age, the occurrence of convulsions, and the use of religion as ...
Overington Jeff D JD 1 School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia ; 2 Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia ; 3 Lung Foundation Australia, Brisbane, Australia ; 4 Department of Thoracic Medicine, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, - - 2014
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex chronic lung disease characterised by progressive fixed airflow limitation and acute exacerbations that frequently require hospitalisation. Evidence-based clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of COPD are now widely available. However, the uptake of these COPD guidelines in clinical practice is highly ...
Bos Derek D Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, - - 2014
Kidney stone recurrence is common. Preventive measures can lead to improved quality of life and costs savings to the individual and healthcare system. Guidelines to prevent recurrent kidney stones are published by various urological societies. Adherence to guidelines amongst healthcare professionals in general is poor, while adherence to preventive management ...
Finnoff Jonathan T JT Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, - - 2014
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) developed a musculoskeletal ultrasound curriculum for sports medicine fellowships in 2010. As the use of diagnostic and interventional ultrasound in sports medicine has evolved, it became clear that the curriculum needed to be updated. Furthermore, the name 'musculoskeletal ultrasound' was changed to ...
Chadés Iadine I CSIRO Land and Water, GPO Box 2583, Brisbane, Queensland, 4001, Australia; ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, NERP Environmental Decisions Hub, Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia. - - 2014
Conservation decision tools based on cost-effectiveness analysis are used to assess threat management strategies for improving species persistence. These approaches rank alternative strategies by their benefit to cost ratio but may fail to identify the optimal sets of strategies to implement under limited budgets because they do not account for ...
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AN INTENSE academic review of knowledge management is provided by this book, covering the nature of knowledge-sharing environments, insights from healthcare workers, and advice on how to initiate and measure knowledge sharing. While many of the contributors are academic leaders in the US, it will translate to the UK and ...
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