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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29473426/factors-associated-with-informant-reported-cognitive-decline-in-older-adults-a-systemised-literature-review
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Lucy Morrell, Paul M Camic, Michelle Genis
Background Dementia diagnoses are typically made where there is a significant, progressive decline in cognitive functioning. Evidence of such decline is increasingly established through information provided by informants. However, some studies demonstrate that informant reports may not always be accurate and may be biased by extraneous factors. This review aimed to elucidate factors that have been identified as potentially having some influence on informant reports of cognitive decline. Method A search of PsychInfo, ASSIA, PubMed and Web of Science databases identified 13 peer-reviewed studies that met criteria for inclusion in the review...
January 1, 2018: Dementia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29471669/optimizing-stress-responses-with-reappraisal-and-mindset-interventions-an-integrated-model
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Jeremy P Jamieson, Alia J Crum, J Parker Goyer, Marisa E Marotta, Modupe Akinola
The dominant perspective in society is that stress has negative consequences, and not surprisingly, the vast majority of interventions for coping with stress focus on reducing the frequency or severity of stressors. However, the effectiveness of stress attenuation is limited because it is often not possible to avoid stressors, and avoiding or minimizing stress can lead individuals to miss opportunities for performance and growth. Thus, during stressful situations, a more efficacious approach is to optimize stress responses (i...
February 22, 2018: Anxiety, Stress, and Coping
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29471177/needs-of-students-seeking-careers-in-communication-sciences-and-disorders-and-barriers-to-their-success
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Akiko Fuse
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify the needs for and barriers to success of underrepresented students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders field and to determine factors linked to student persistence and academic achievement. METHOD: An online survey was completed by 126 undergraduates pursuing graduate studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Data were subjected to Mann-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis H tests. RESULTS: Survey responses indicated that financial matters exerted the most influence on students' preparation for and number of choices for graduate-school applications...
February 14, 2018: Journal of Communication Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29470168/evaluation-of-the-healthy-lifestyles-initiative-for-improving-community-capacity-for-childhood-obesity-prevention
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Marcie Berman, Frances Bozsik, Robin P Shook, Emily Meissen-Sebelius, Deborah Markenson, Shelly Summar, Emily DeWit, Jordan A Carlson
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES: Policy, systems, and environmental approaches are recommended for preventing childhood obesity. The objective of our study was to evaluate the Healthy Lifestyles Initiative, which aimed to strengthen community capacity for policy, systems, and environmental approaches to healthy eating and active living among children and families. INTERVENTION APPROACH: The Healthy Lifestyles Initiative was developed through a collaborative process and facilitated by community organizers at a local children's hospital...
February 22, 2018: Preventing Chronic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29469099/dynamics-of-body-time-social-time-and-life-history-at-adolescence
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Carol M Worthman, Kathy Trang
Recent opposing trends towards earlier physical maturation and later social maturation present a conundrum of apparent biological-social mismatch. Here we use life history analysis from evolutionary ecology to identify forces that drive these shifts. Together with findings in developmental science, our life history analysis indicates that adolescence is a distinctive period for biological embedding of culture. Ethnographic evidence shows that mass education is a novel feature of the globalizing cultural configurations of adolescence, which are driven by transformations in labour, livelihood and lifestyle...
February 21, 2018: Nature
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29469094/importance-of-investing-in-adolescence-from-a-developmental-science-perspective
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Ronald E Dahl, Nicholas B Allen, Linda Wilbrecht, Ahna Ballonoff Suleiman
This review summarizes the case for investing in adolescence as a period of rapid growth, learning, adaptation, and formational neurobiological development. Adolescence is a dynamic maturational period during which young lives can pivot rapidly-in both negative and positive directions. Scientific progress in understanding adolescent development provides actionable insights into windows of opportunity during which policies can have a positive impact on developmental trajectories relating to health, education, and social and economic success...
February 21, 2018: Nature
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29468667/teachers-knowledge-concerning-dental-trauma-and-its-management-in-primary-schools-in-riyadh-saudi-arabia
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Salwa A Alsadhan, Najla F Alsayari, Mashael F Abuabat
OBJECTIVES: The main aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess knowledge concerning traumatic dental injuries and their management among primary schoolteachers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The secondary objective was to evaluate the effect of gender, nationality, marital status, school type, geographical area, age group, level of education and years of experience on teachers' knowledge. METHODOLOGY: Data were collected, through a self-administered questionnaire, from both male and female teachers employed in public and private primary schools in the five geographical areas of Riyadh City...
February 22, 2018: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29466516/-infoxication-in-health-health-information-overload-on-the-internet-and-the-risk-of-important-information-becoming-invisible
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Marcelo D Agostino, Felipe Medina Mejía, Myrna Martí, David Novillo-Ortiz, Flavio Hazrum, Federico G de Cosío
OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study were to: 1) raise awareness of the volume of quality health information on the Internet; 2) explore perceptions of information professionals with regard to the use of qualified sources for health decision-making; and 3) make recommendations that facilitate strengthening health worker capacities and institutional competencies related to digital literacy. METHODS: A non-experimental, descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted with a non-probability sample of 32 information professionals from nine countries...
February 19, 2018: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, Pan American Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29465749/systematic-review-of-measurement-tools-to-assess-surgeons-intraoperative-cognitive-workload
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REVIEW
R D Dias, M C Ngo-Howard, M T Boskovski, M A Zenati, S J Yule
BACKGROUND: Surgeons in the operating theatre deal constantly with high-demand tasks that require simultaneous processing of a large amount of information. In certain situations, high cognitive load occurs, which may impact negatively on a surgeon's performance. This systematic review aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the different methods used to assess surgeons' cognitive load, and a critique of the reliability and validity of current assessment metrics. METHODS: A search strategy encompassing MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science, PsycINFO, ACM Digital Library, IEEE Xplore, PROSPERO and the Cochrane database was developed to identify peer-reviewed articles published from inception to November 2016...
February 21, 2018: British Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29465277/what-is-the-impact-of-targeted-health-education-for-mental-health-nurses-in-the-provision-of-physical-health-care-an-integrated-literature-review
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Sinead Hennessy, Angela M Cocoman
Individuals with a severe mental illness have a gap in life expectancy of up to twenty years in comparison to the general population. Nurses who work in mental health services have been identified as best placed to improve the physical health outcomes of individuals with mental illness. The literature identifies a lack of nursing knowledge related to physical health care and the presence of metabolic syndrome which is impeding nurses in providing essential physical health care to patients. An integrated literature review was carried out due to the dearth of research evidence pertaining to the impact of targeted education specifically with psychiatric/mental health nurses in the provision of physical healthcare...
February 21, 2018: Issues in Mental Health Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29464481/what-kills-science-in-school-lessons-from-pre-service-teachers-responses-to-urban-children-s-science-inquiries
#11
Eugene Matusov
This opportunistic case-study highlights striking differences in 6 urban children's and 12 preservice suburban middle-class teachers' perception of science and discuss consequences of science education and beyond. I found that all of the interviewed urban children demonstrated scientific inquiries and interests outside of the school science education that can be characterized by diverse simultaneous discourses from diverse practices, i.e., "heterodiscoursia" (Matusov in Culture & Psychology, 17(1), 99-119, 2011b), despite their diverse, positive and negative, attitudes toward school science...
February 20, 2018: Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29463525/maternal-thyroid-function-and-child-educational-attainment-prospective-cohort-study
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Scott M Nelson, Caroline Haig, Alex McConnachie, Naveed Sattar, Susan M Ring, George D Smith, Debbie A Lawlor, Robert S Lindsay
OBJECTIVE: To determine if first trimester maternal thyroid dysfunction is a critical determinant of child scholastic performance and overall educational attainment. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children cohort in the UK. PARTICIPANTS: 4615 mother-child pairs with an available first trimester sample (median 10 weeks gestation, interquartile range 8-12). EXPOSURES: Free thyroxine, thyroid stimulating hormone, and thyroid peroxidase antibodies assessed as continuous measures and the seven clinical categories of maternal thyroid function...
February 20, 2018: BMJ: British Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29461892/human-cognitive-limitations-broad-consistent-clinical-application-of-physiological-principles-will-require-decision-support
#13
Alan H Morris
Our education system seems to fail to enable clinicians to broadly understand core physiological principles. The emphasis on reductionist science, including "omics" branches of research, has likely contributed to this decrease in understanding. Consequently, clinicians cannot be expected to consistently make clinical decisions linked to best physiological evidence. This is a large-scale problem with multiple determinants, within an even larger clinical decision problem: the failure of clinicians to consistently link their decisions to best evidence...
February 2018: Annals of the American Thoracic Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29461435/types-of-faculty-incivility-as-viewed-by-students-in-bachelor-of-science-in-nursing-programs
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Heidi Kathleen Holtz, Susan M Rawl, Claire Draucker
BACKGROUND: Faculty incivility can negatively affect student learning outcomes and safe clinical performance, yet little is known about the types of faculty incivility experienced by students. AIM: The aim of this qualitative descriptive study was to describe common types of incidents of faculty incivility as reported by students enrolled in traditional bachelor of science in nursing programs. MEHTOD: Qualitative descriptive methods were used to analyze the narratives of 30 students who had experienced incidents of faculty incivility...
March 2018: Nursing Education Perspectives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29459192/investigating-the-impact-of-moulage-on-simulation-engagement-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Jessica B Stokes-Parish, Robbert Duvivier, Brian Jolly
BACKGROUND: Simulation Based Education (SBE) is used as a primer for clinical education in nursing and other health professions. Participant engagement strategies and good debriefing have been identified as key for effective simulations. The environment in which the simulation is situated also plays a large role in the degree of participant engagement. Various cues are staged within simulations to enhance this engagement process. Moulage techniques are used in current-day simulation to mimic illnesses and wounds, acting as visual and tactile cues for the learner...
February 15, 2018: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29456873/the-rockefeller-university-clinical-scholars-kl2-program-2006-2016
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Sarah J Schlesinger, Michelle Romanick, Jonathan N Tobin, Donna Brassil, Rhonda G Kost, Rita Devine, Barbara O'Sullivan, Roger D Vaughan, Yupu Liang, Joel Correa da Rosa, Maija Williams, James G Krueger, Barry S Coller
Introduction and Methods: The Rockefeller Clinical Scholars (KL2) Program began in 1976 and transitioned into a 3-year Master's degree program in 2006 when Rockefeller joined the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. The program consists of ~15 trainees supported by the CTSA KL2 award and University funds. It is designed to provide an optimal environment for junior translational investigators to develop team science and leadership skills by designing and performing a human subjects protocol under the supervision of a distinguished senior investigator mentor and a team of content expert educators...
October 2017: Journal of Clinical and Translational Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29455699/existing-approaches-to-chemical-biological-radiological-and-nuclear-cbrn-education-and-training-for-health-professionals-findings-from-an-integrative-literature-review
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Mayumi Kako, Karen Hammad, Satoko Mitani, Paul Arbon
OBJECTIVES: This review was conducted to explore the literature to determine the availability, content, and evaluation of existing chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) education programs for health professionals. METHODS: An integrative review of the international literature describing disaster education for CBRN (2004-2016) was conducted. The following relevant databases were searched: Proquest, Pubmed, Science Direct, Scopus, Journals @ OVID, Google Scholar, Medline, and Ichuschi ver...
February 19, 2018: Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29455297/pan-european-phenological-database-pep725-a-single-point-of-access-for-european-data
#18
Barbara Templ, Elisabeth Koch, Kjell Bolmgren, Markus Ungersböck, Anita Paul, Helfried Scheifinger, This Rutishauser, Montserrat Busto, Frank-M Chmielewski, Lenka Hájková, Sabina Hodzić, Frank Kaspar, Barbara Pietragalla, Ramiro Romero-Fresneda, Anne Tolvanen, Višnja Vučetič, Kirsten Zimmermann, Ana Zust
The Pan European Phenology (PEP) project is a European infrastructure to promote and facilitate phenological research, education, and environmental monitoring. The main objective is to maintain and develop a Pan European Phenological database (PEP725) with an open, unrestricted data access for science and education. PEP725 is the successor of the database developed through the COST action 725 "Establishing a European phenological data platform for climatological applications" working as a single access point for European-wide plant phenological data...
February 18, 2018: International Journal of Biometeorology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29453906/positive-implications-from-socially-accountable-community-engaged-medical-education-across-two-philippines-regions
#19
Torres Woolley, Fortunato Cristobal, Jusie Siega-Sur, Simone Ross, Andre-Jacques Neusy, Servando Halili, Carole Reeve
INTRODUCTION: Hundreds of millions of people worldwide lack access to quality health services, largely because of geographic and socioeconomic maldistribution of qualified practitioners. This study describes differences between the practice locations of Philippines medical graduates from two 'socially accountable, community-engaged' health professional education (SAHPE) schools and the practice locations of graduates from two 'conventionally trained' medical schools located in the same respective geographic regions...
February 2018: Rural and Remote Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29453548/-big-data-from-clinical-routine
#20
REVIEW
U Mansmann
BACKGROUND: Over the past 100 years, evidence-based medicine has undergone several fundamental changes. Through the field of physiology, medical doctors were introduced to the natural sciences. Since the late 1940s, randomized and epidemiological studies have come to provide the evidence for medical practice, which led to the emergence of clinical epidemiology as a new field in the medical sciences. Within the past few years, big data has become the driving force behind the vision for having a comprehensive set of health-related data which tracks individual healthcare histories and consequently that of large populations...
February 16, 2018: Zeitschrift Für Rheumatologie
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