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Eddison Nicola N 1Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, - - 2014
Background:Ankle foot orthoses are used to treat a wide variety of gait pathologies. Ankle foot orthosis-footwear combination tuning should be routine clinical practice when prescribing an ankle foot orthosis. Current research suggests that failure to tune ankle foot orthosis-footwear combinations can lead to immediate detrimental effect on function, and in ...
Wang Jiayi - - 2013
A simple and general strategy for suppressing the thermal conductivity in graphene. The strategy uses gold nano-particles physically deposited on graphene to continuously reduce the thermal conductivity of graphene with increasing coverage, which demonstrates the potential for practical development of graphene-based devices with tunable thermal conductivity for thermal management.
Yu Jason Jingjie - - 2013
Psoriasis vulgaris is the most common form of psoriasis. Phototherapy has been proven effective for psoriasis, but side effects have become a concern. Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) bath combined with phototherapy has been used in clinical settings, but the additional benefit requires evaluation. This review aims to evaluate the additional ...
Landau R - - 2012
Approximately 50 years ago, pharmacogenetics was described as a new field of medicine that may explain human drug action. Anaesthesia played a key role in the early investigations. An understanding of how a person's DNA influences drug metabolism and effectiveness may allow individually tailored prescriptions, improving outcomes and safety. The ultimate ...
Panaccione Daniel G - - 2012
The ergot alkaloids are a family of secondary metabolites produced by a phylogenetically discontinuous group of fungi. Various members of the family are important in agriculture, where they accumulate in grain crops or forage grasses and adversely affect humans or animals who consume them. Other ergot alkaloids have been used ...
Staikou C - - 2011
We describe the perioperative management of an epileptic parturient who developed hyponatraemia due to carbamazepine therapy. Caesarean delivery was performed under combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia with a good outcome for both mother and neonate. The diagnostic and therapeutic approach, anaesthetic implications and maternal and neonatal risks for a patient with hyponatraemia ...
Stone M E - - 2011
Many anaesthesia practitioners caring for patients with a cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) lack the knowledge, experience, and requisite programming devices to independently manage these patients perioperatively. A recently updated ASA task force Practice Advisory presents expert opinion regarding the perioperative management of patients with CIEDs, and the Heart Rhythm ...
Samanta R - - 2011
There has been a great deal of progress in our understanding and management of rheumatoid arthritis in recent years. The peri-operative management of rheumatoid arthritis patients can be challenging and anaesthetists need to be familiar with recent developments and potential risks of this multi system disease. You can respond to ...
Pal Rashmi - - 2011
Tracheostomy still remains a life-saving procedure to secure a patent airway in emergency situations. Anaesthetic management of tracheostomy in paediatric patients with bilateral vocal cord immobility and acute respiratory distress in emergency has always been a great challenge to the anaesthesiologists. Administering general anaesthesia in a child for recannulation of ...
Pradhan Sameer L - - 2011
The use of herbal medicines has increased dramatically over the past few years. The United States alone noted a 380% increase in the consumption of these products. Although the common practice of taking over-the-counter herbal soups, herbal teas and other such prepacked preparations was not associated with adverse events at ...
Schubert Cornelius - - 2011
This article conceptualises diagnosis as ongoing practical judgement in medical care. Based on pragmatist and phenomenological considerations of tools in use, it uses a comparative approach to analyse similarities and differences in the use of diagnostic technologies. In the first part of the paper, a historical perspective on the innovation ...
Leentjens Albert F G - - 2011
In 2008, the Board of the European Association of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatics (EACLPP) and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) Council commissioned the creation of a task force to study consensus-based summaries of core roles, scope of clinical practice, and basic competencies for psychiatrists working in the field of ...
Gupta Babita - - 2011
A 60-year-old man with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) was posted for surgery of the neck femur fracture and was successfully managed. We discuss the anaesthetic considerations during regional and general anaesthesia of this patient with CIDP. A brief review of the available literature reveals no consensus on the choice ...
Fullen Brona M - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: General practitioners (GPs) manage the majority of patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) in the Republic of Ireland's health system; however, little is known about their attitudes and beliefs, and how these influence their practice behavior. This study aimed to determine the attitudes and beliefs of GPs regarding ...
Consilvio Christian - - 2011
This review provides an update on the pharmacology of airway management, emphasizing medications and management strategies widely used in an intensive care unit setting. Induction agents, muscle relaxants, opioids, sedative-hypnotics, and adjunctive agents are reviewed in the context of emergent airway management. Throughout this review, we emphasize the utility of ...
Tsui Mabel - - 2011
In February 2010, the Delhi High Court delivered its decision in Bayer Corp v Union of India in which Bayer had appealed against an August 2009 decision of the same court. Both decisions prevented Bayer from introducing the concept of patent linkage into India's drug regulatory regime. Bayer appealed to ...
Lalwani Jaya - - 2011
Thoraco-omphalopagus is one of the most common type of conjoint twins accounting for 74% cases of conjoint twins. We report the anaesthetic management for successful separation of thoraco-omphalopagus conjoint twins, both of them surviving till date. We highlight the responsibility of anaesthesia team in anaesthetising the two individual patients simultaneously, ...
Delaney J Scott - - 2011
Managing an airway in an unconscious athlete is a lifesaving skill that may be made more difficult by the recent changes in protective equipment. Different airway maneuvers and techniques may be required to help ventilate an unconscious athlete who is wearing full protective equipment. To assess the effectiveness of different ...
Saposnik Gustavo - - 2011
The purpose of this statement is to provide an overview of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and to provide recommendations for its diagnosis, management, and treatment. The intended audience is physicians and other healthcare providers who are responsible for the diagnosis and management of patients with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Members ...
Balachandra A Thambirajah - - 2011
Abstract The practice of forensic medicine and pathology in Sri Lanka is based on the British model. Medical students during their third and fourth years receive approximately 50 hours of lectures and tutorials in forensic medicine and pathology and then undergo an examination. After completing an internship, these doctors are ...
Leentjens Albert F G - - 2011
In 2008, the Board of the European Association of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatics (EACLPP) [corrected] and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) Council commissioned the creation of a task force to study consensus-based summaries of core roles, scope of clinical practice, and basic competencies for psychiatrists working in the field ...
Onyekwulu F A - - 2011
When used correctly, laryngeal mask airway is a life saver. We report two cases wherein it was used for rescue airway management and as a ventilatory device during anesthesia. It is concluded that an anesthetist should be familiar with the use of this device.
Baker P A - - 2011
Airway complications are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in anaesthesia. Effective management of a difficult airway requires the timely availability of suitable airway equipment. The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists has recently developed guidelines for the minimum set of equipment needed for the effective management of ...
Tripathi Manjari - - 2010
The behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) have been a difficult management area for neurologists and psychiatrists alike. The correct identification of each symptom and the underlying precipitating cause is the key to proper management-nonpharmacological as well as pharmacological. BPSD has been well documented in all types of dementia ...
Chapman Larry J - - 2011
Traumatic and musculoskeletal injury rates have been high in dairy farming compared to other industries. Previous work has shown that social marketing efforts can persuade farm managers to adopt practices that reduce injury hazards compared to traditional practices if the new practices maintain profits. The intervention disseminated information to 4,300 ...
Gbotolorun O M - - 2010
The conventional inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) has been used for mandibular anaesthesia for many years. It is associated with a number of complications including failure of anaesthesia. Alternative techniques were therefore developed for the mandibular anaesthesia. This study is to evaluate the knowledge and practice of alternatives to the ...
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Puspitasari Hanni P - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to investigate and compare counselling on prescription medicine provided by Australian community pharmacists based on pharmacist and consumer self-reports, and to explore consumers' interest in receiving prescription medicine information. METHODS: Mail and face-to-face surveys containing comparable questions for both study groups. The setting was Sydney metropolitan ...
Brand Richard A - - 2010
This biographical sketch on Baron Joseph Lister corresponds to the historic text, The Classic: On the Antiseptic Principle in the Practice of Surgery (1867), available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-010-1320-x .
Tully Mary P - - 2011
To investigate predictors of 'no counselling', 'no questioning' and 'provision of no information' for three prescribed medicines in community pharmacies in Sweden. One hundred pharmacies were randomly selected, stratified by size and location. Three simulated patients visited each with a prescription for fluoxetine, naproxen or metformin. Counselling details and information ...
Cuzzolin Laura - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: A survey was designed to investigate customers attitudes and knowledge toward non-prescription medicines taken on a self-medication basis but not devoid of risks. SETTING: Community pharmacies in Italy. METHOD: Forty-four pharmacies participated in the project. On the basis of an anonymous questionnaire, face-to-face interviews were made to customers buying ...
Manring M M - - 2010
This biographical sketch of Joseph C. Risser Sr. corresponds to the historic text, The Classic: The Iliac Apophysis: An Invaluable Sign in the Management of Scoliosis, available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-009-1096-z .
Mandt Ingunn - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Evidence suggests that prescription intervention frequencies have been found to vary as much as 10-fold among Norwegian pharmacies and among pharmacists within the same pharmacy. OBJECTIVE: To explore community pharmacists' perceptions of how their prescription intervention practices were influenced by their working environment, their technological resources, the physical and ...
Lee S H - - 2009
Corneal trauma is one of the leading causes of ocular morbidity. This paper aims at providing some practical tips useful for management of corneal wounds.
Hynd Anna - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a 24% increase in patient co-payments in January 2005 and two related co-payment changes for medicines subsidised under the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) were associated with changes in dispensings in Western Australia (WA). METHOD: We analysed aggregate monthly prescription counts and defined daily dose per ...
Griffith Richard - - 2009
The Medicines Act 1968 and its regulations authorize the supply and administration of prescription only medicines (POMs). The 1968 Act generally requires an appropriate practitioner to provide a prescription for the supply of such drugs. The Prescription Only Medicines (Human Use) Order 1997, allows for a more flexible approach to ...
Kingham Richard - - 2009
Access to prescription medicines is an essential component of publicly funded or publicly assisted healthcare programs. Thus, important policy questions are presented when government agencies that administer those programs establish procedures for making decisions about the appropriate use of medicines, including determinations as to which medicines will be reimbursed, at ...
Laine, Jukka
Northern Forested Wetlands - Ecology and Management. Trettin, Carl, Jurgensen, Martin, Grigal, David, Gale, Margaret & Jeglum, John (eds). Chapter 31, 437 - 447
Paes B A - - 1992
A critical appraisal of the scientific literature on managing mesconium in labor identified 15 studies which were used to evaluate intervention strategies. Only four were randomized trials: two on the use of amnioinfusion in labor, one on the technique of bulb versus DeLee catheter suction of the newborn, and one ...
Fisher H - - 1989
The author reviews various techniques for evaluating the relative risk of violent behaviour. Recognition of relevant patient-related factors is explored. Management techniques are presented to help the physician avert and deal with impending or manifestly violent behaviour. Specific management techniques include talking to the patient, pharmacological agents, and pharmacological restraint.
Motilal A J - - 1983
The seeker of ultimate truth needs the understanding of the practical side of Vedanta philosophy, the five Koshas or Sheaths beyond which the Atman, the Self remains. Through Vedanta and Yoga one can transcend these layers in a systematic manner to attain self realization - ultimate Reality.
Burnside John W - - 1983
James Childress is a doctor of philosophy and a thoughtful fellow. At a recent meeting, he suggested that war was a metaphor for medicine. Now Dr Childress has a long reputation as a medical ethicist and careful writer about many dilemmas in medicine, but I thought his pronouncement strange. He ...
Pollett G L - - 1983
Pediatric practice in Canada reflects both the British (consultant) and American (primary care) forms of pediatric practice. Since primary care in Canada is provided mostly by family doctors, there have been concerns about manpower and costs of pediatric practice. It has been suggested that Canadian pediatricians would not be able ...
Reddy C M - - 1977
A 10½-year-old boy with an IQ of 71, short stature, and isolated growth hormone deficiency was found to have diploid/tetraploid mosaicism. He was born to a 46xx/47xxx mosaic mother. The mother was found to be moderately mentally retarded but showed no other abnormalities. A review of literature pertinent to this ...
Beazley J M - - 1970
The method of estimating gestational age from the height of the fundus uteri during pregnancy has been investigated. Such wide variations occur in the length of the maternal abdomen and umbilical position and in the level of the uterine fundus at each gestational age that the method is not reliable. ...
Kaufman G - - 2010
The article discusses the pharmacology of oral bronchodilators and their role in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Management of acute exacerbations and the importance of follow up and review are considered briefly. The article includes a description of the damage to the airways caused by COPD.
Lynes D - - 2010
This article discusses the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care, in the light of recent updates to national guidelines. It describes the use of spirometry, differential diagnosis, treatment options such as pharmacological management, oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation and the management of exacerbations.
Alpern M - - 1968
Analogous to protans, the two types of deutan color-defectives-the dichromats (deuteranopes) and the anomalous trichromats (deuteranomalous)-do not differ in spectral sensitivity in the red-green range at threshold (either in the dark or against bright colored backgrounds). However, luminosity curves obtained by heterochromatic brightness matching show the latter to be slightly ...
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