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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28426521/a-history-of-the-western-institute-of-nursing-and-its-communicating-nursing-research-conferences
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Paula A McNeil, Carol A Lindeman
BACKGROUND: The Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) celebrated its 60th anniversary and the 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in April 2017. PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to provide a brief history of the origin, development, and accomplishments of WIN and its Communicating Nursing Research conferences. APPROACH: Historical documents and conference proceedings were reviewed. SUMMARY: WIN was created in 1957 as the Western Council on Higher Education for Nursing under the auspices of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education...
May 2017: Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422288/general-dentists-awareness-of-how-to-cope-with-medical-emergencies-in-paediatric-dental-patients
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Ivana Čuković-Bagić, Sandra Hrvatin, Jesenka Jeličić, Dubravka Negovetić Vranić, Mirjana Kujundžić Tiljak, Hrvoje Pezo, Luc Marks
BACKGROUND: General dentists (GDs) should be aware of the symptoms, signs, diagnoses and treatment of medical emergencies in paediatric patients. AIM: To evaluate the knowledge of GDs in coping with medical emergencies, and to identify whether they are confident to diagnose and treat medical emergencies in paediatric patients. DESIGN: The questionnaire was conducted immediately before the beginning of national dental meetings and continuing education seminars in Croatia, attended by the GDs, in order to obtain a representative sample...
April 19, 2017: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28417650/assessment-potential-of-a-new-suture-simulator-in-laparoscopic-surgical-skills-training
#3
Tomohira Takeoka, Shuji Takiguchi, Munenori Uemura, Yasuhiro Miyazaki, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Tomoki Makino, Makoto Yamasaki, Masaki Mori, And Yuichiro Doki
BACKGROUND: The skills necessary for performing effective laparoscopic suturing are difficult to acquire; as a result, simulators for learning these skills are rapidly becoming integrated into surgical training. The aim of the study was to verify whether a new hybrid simulator has the potential to measure skill improvement in young, less experienced gastroenterological surgeons. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 12 surgeons (median age, 29 (27-38)] years; 11 men (91...
April 18, 2017: Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies: MITAT
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28406871/effects-of-breathing-based-meditation-on-earthquake-affected-health-professionals
#4
Miho Iwakuma, Daien Oshita, Akihiro Yamamoto, Yuka Urushibara-Miyachi
On March 11, 2013, the Great East Japan Earthquake (magnitude 9) hit the northern part of Japan (Tohoku), killing more than 15 000 people and leaving long-lasting scars, including psychological damage among evacuees, some of whom were health professionals. Little is known about meditation efficacy on disaster-affected health professionals. The present study investigated the effects of breathing-based meditation on seminar participants who were health professionals who had survived the earthquake. This study employed a mixed methods approach, using both survey data and handwritten qualitative data...
May 2017: Holistic Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28405926/the-use-of-theatre-in-medical-education-in-the-emergency-cases-school-an-appealing-and-widely-accessible-way-of-learning
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Christodoulos Keskinis, Vasileios Bafitis, Panagiota Karailidou, Christina Pagonidou, Panteleimon Pantelidis, Alexandros Rampotas, Michail Sideris, Georgios Tsoulfas, Dimitrios Stakos
INTRODUCTION: Theatre models in medical education have been used worldwide in order to train medical students and graduates in managing various situations. However, the literature reports little regarding its appeal to trainees. We conducted a medical seminar, entitled Emergency Cases School, which employed such techniques. Actors simulated the actions of doctors and patients involved in various emergency cases, in front of a large audience, in a specially modified theatre hall which resembled the emergency room environment...
April 12, 2017: Perspectives on Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28405362/challenges-and-opportunities-associated-with-waste-management-in-india
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REVIEW
Sunil Kumar, Stephen R Smith, Geoff Fowler, Costas Velis, S Jyoti Kumar, Shashi Arya, Rena, Rakesh Kumar, Christopher Cheeseman
India faces major environmental challenges associated with waste generation and inadequate waste collection, transport, treatment and disposal. Current systems in India cannot cope with the volumes of waste generated by an increasing urban population, and this impacts on the environment and public health. The challenges and barriers are significant, but so are the opportunities. This paper reports on an international seminar on 'Sustainable solid waste management for cities: opportunities in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries' organized by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute and the Royal Society...
March 2017: Royal Society Open Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28395464/-development-and-evaluation-on-the-primipara-social-capital-scale
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C Zhou, R N Lai, X N Zhang, H Chen, W J Wang, B D Zhang
Objective: To develop the Chinese primipara social capital scale (C-PSCS), and to evaluate its validity and reliability. Methods: The items of C-PSCS were developed based on Social Capital Scale by the World Bank and Social Network Scale. This scale was modified according to the characteristics of primiparas. We selected 10 experts who specialized in related field, and two rounds of seminars about content, cultural compatibility, primiparas' characteristics, and practicability. The finally C-PSCS included four dimensions: social trust, social reciprocity, social network, and social participation...
April 6, 2017: Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Preventive Medicine]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28385060/scientific-writing-in-the-laboratory-animal-sciences
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Beat M Riederer, Arieh Bomzon, Paulin Jirkof
Good communication is important for the dissemination of research results. Here, we summarize the advice that was given to authors at the LA seminar on scientific writing at the FELASA Congress 2016 in Brussels, Belgium on 13-16 June 2016, with the aim of improving the quality of submitted papers and of avoiding common mistakes in scientific reports. See www.felasa2016.eu .
January 1, 2017: Laboratory Animals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28381891/using-collaborative-drug-therapy-agreements-to-train-student-pharmacists-to-provide-clinical-patient-care-services
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Kimberly C McKeirnan, Julie M Akers, Jennifer C Czapinski, Jennifer D Robinson
Objective. To assess the impact of a new course designed to train student pharmacists to provide clinical patient care services delivered through collaborative drug practice agreements. Design. An intensive two-credit, one-week course with a combined self-study and interactive pedagogical approach was developed. Content from the online Washington State Pharmacy Association Clinical Community Pharmacist training program was integrated with a live, eight-hour seminar. Assessment. Student-pharmacist learning, effectiveness of content presented, and perceived value of the material were evaluated...
March 25, 2017: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28379815/abstracts-from-the-center-to-advance-palliative-care-national-seminar-practical-tools-for-making-change-october-26-29-2016-orlando-florida
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2017: Journal of Palliative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28377682/body-of-evidence-integrating-eduard-pernkopf-s-atlas-into-a-librarian-led-medical-humanities-seminar
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Keith C Mages, Linda A Lohr
BACKGROUND: Anatomical subjects depicted in Eduard Pernkopf's richly illustrated Topographische Anatomie des Menschen may be victims of the Nazi regime. Special collections librarians in the history of medicine can use this primary resource to initiate dialogs about ethics with medical students. CASE PRESENTATION: Reported here is the authors' use of Pernkopf's Atlas in an interactive medical humanities seminar designed for third-year medical students. Topical articles, illustrations, and interviews introduced students to Pernkopf, his Atlas, and the surrounding controversies...
April 2017: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28377209/editorial-8th-international-water-and-health-seminar
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EDITORIAL
Mats Leifels, Caroline Delaire
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March 21, 2017: International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28367387/comparison-of-knowledge-and-attitudes-regarding-hepatitis-b-among-healthcare-professionals-in-pakistan
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Asad Ali, Sara Khan, Saad M Malik, Muhammad Haris Iqbal, Muhammad Aadil
AIM: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a blood-borne infectious disease. It is one of the most common causes of end-stage liver disease, including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Healthcare professionals, including medical and dental students, are at a high risk of acquiring this infection. The aim of this study was to compare and contrast the knowledge and attitudes toward HBV infection amongst doctors, dentists, nurses, and undergraduate final year medical and dental students. SUBJECTS AND METHOD: A cross-sectional study was carried out on a sample size of 381 medical professionals, which included doctors (59), dentists (77), nurses (71), final year medical students (126), and final year dental students (48) at Combined Military Hospital Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry (CMH LMC)...
February 23, 2017: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365188/implementation-and-assessment-of-a-training-course-for-residents-in-neonatology-and-pediatric-emergency-medicine
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D Brossier, A Bellot, F Villedieu, L Fazilleau, J Brouard, B Guillois
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Residents must balance patient care and the ongoing acquisition of medical knowledge. With increasing clinical responsibilities and patient overload, medical training is often left aside. In 2010, we designed and implemented a training course in neonatology and pediatric emergency medicine for residents in pediatrics, in order to improve their medical education. The course was made of didactic sessions and several simulation-based seminars for each year of residency...
May 2017: Archives de Pédiatrie: Organe Officiel de la Sociéte Française de Pédiatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365056/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis
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REVIEW
Luca Richeldi, Harold R Collard, Mark G Jones
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a prototype of chronic, progressive, and fibrotic lung disease. Healthy tissue is replaced by altered extracellular matrix and alveolar architecture is destroyed, which leads to decreased lung compliance, disrupted gas exchange, and ultimately respiratory failure and death. In less than a decade, understanding of the pathogenesis and management of this disease has been transformed, and two disease-modifying therapies have been approved, worldwide. In this Seminar, we summarise the presentation, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options available for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis...
March 30, 2017: Lancet
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28355972/occupational-therapists-with-oncology-exposure
#16
Sara S Ulfers, Christine Berg
Cancer-related cognitive impairments (CRCI) can limit participation in meaningful activities before, during, and after cancer treatment. This study explored occupational therapists' perceived knowledge gaps and needs regarding CRCI in adults and older adults. An online survey was sent to a convenience sample of 60 practitioners at facilities throughout the continuum of care and 176 directors and faculty in accredited occupational therapy programs. Using a snowball sampling approach, recipients were asked to forward the survey to other occupational therapists...
March 1, 2017: OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28355594/does-teaching-non-technical-skills-to-medical-students-improve-those-skills-and-simulated-patient-outcome
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Vera Hagemann, Frank Herbstreit, Clemens Kehren, Jilson Chittamadathil, Sandra Wolfertz, Daniel Dirkmann, Annette Kluge, Jürgen Peters
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a tailor-made, non-technical skills seminar on medical student's behaviour, attitudes, and performance during simulated patient treatment. Methods: Seventy-seven students were randomized to either a non-technical skills seminar (NTS group, n=43) or a medical seminar (control group, n=34). The human patient simulation was used as an evaluation tool. Before the seminars, all students performed the same simulated emergency scenario to provide baseline measurements...
March 29, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28351462/gordon-research-seminar-on-physical-virology-2017
#18
Raphael Frey
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 29, 2017: Chimia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28351461/scs-seminars-2017-1-on-process-chemistry-fribourg-16-18-01-2017
#19
Andreas Bielmann, Frederik Neuhaus
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 29, 2017: Chimia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28350311/a-theory-based-study-of-factors-explaining-general-practitioners-intention-to-use-and-participation-in-electronic-continuing-medical-education
#20
Arash Hadadgar, Tahereh Changiz, Zahra Dehghani, Magnus Backheden, Nahidalsadat Mirshahzadeh, Nabil Zary, Italo Masiello
INTRODUCTION: Electronic modes of continuing medical education (eCME) can provide an appropriate and scalable way of updating the knowledge and skills of general practitioners (GPs). To optimize the adoption of eCME and develop efficient and cost-effective eCME programs, factors explaining GPs' intention to use eCME must first be elucidated. METHODS: Using the Theory of Planned Behavior as a framework, we developed a questionnaire and administered it to GPs in seven CME seminars in Isfahan, Iran, in 2014...
October 2016: Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
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