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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025302/medical-student-healthcare-consulting-groups-a-novel-way-to-train-the-next-generation-of-physician-executives
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Esther Y Hsiang, Andrew G Breithaupt, Peiyi Su, Andrew T Rogers, Niv Milbar, Sanjay V Desai
Meeting the challenges of the evolving healthcare environment requires leadership of physicians well-trained in clinical medicine and healthcare management. However, many physicians lack training in business and leadership. While some residency programs have management tracks, training at the medical school level is currently lacking. We developed the Hopkins Health Management Advisory Group, an extracurricular program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that exposes medical students to healthcare management and fosters development of leadership skills...
October 12, 2017: Medical Teacher
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28989727/preparation-in-the-business-and-practice-of-medicine-perspectives-from-recent-gynecologic-oncology-graduates-and-program-directors
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Matthew Schlumbrecht, John Siemon, Guillermo Morales, Marilyn Huang, Brian Slomovitz
BACKGROUND: Preparation in the business of medicine is reported to be poor across a number of specialties. No data exist about such preparation in gynecologic oncology training programs. Our objectives were to evaluate current time dedicated to these initiatives, report recent graduate perceptions about personal preparedness, and assess areas where improvements in training can occur. METHODS: Two separate surveys were created and distributed, one to 183 Society of Gynecologic Oncology candidate members and the other to 48 gynecologic oncology fellowship program directors...
2017: Gynecologic Oncology Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28976818/can-harmonized-regulation-overcome-intra-european-differences-insights-from-a-european-phase-iii-stem-cell-trial
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Christine Hauskeller
Harmonized regulation of research with human stem cells in Europe has shaped innovation in regenerative medicine. Findings from a Phase III academic clinical trial of an autologous cell procedure illustrate the obstacles that a multinational trial faces. A typology of the obstacles encountered, may help other teams embarking upon trials. The findings throw light on the situation of clinician-scientists in clinical innovation, as the expertise to run scientific trials is very complex. The innovation route of clinical translation takes insufficient account of the interdependencies between multiple social and cultural factors from outside the laboratory and the clinic...
September 2017: Regenerative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28972977/managerial-attitudes-and-perceived-barriers-regarding-evidence-based-practice-an-international-survey
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Eric Barends, Josh Villanueva, Denise M Rousseau, Rob B Briner, Denise M Jepsen, Edward Houghton, Steven Ten Have
Evidence-based practice (EBP) in management is still in its infancy. Several studies suggest that managers in businesses and other organizations do not consult the scientific evidence when making decisions. To facilitate its uptake, we need to better understand practitioner attitudes and perceived barriers related to EBP. In medicine and nursing, an abundance of research exists on this subject, although such studies are rare in management. To address this gap, we surveyed 2,789 management practitioners in Belgium, the Netherlands, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28967117/how-to-write-a-critically-appraised-topic-evidence-to-underpin-routine-clinical-practice
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J Callander, A V Anstey, J R Ingram, J Limpens, C Flohr, P I Spuls
Critically appraised topics (CATs) are essential tools for busy clinicians who wish to ensure that their daily clinical practice is underpinned by evidence-based medicine. CATs are short summaries of the most up-to-date, high-quality available evidence that is found using thorough structured methods. They can be used to answer specific, patient-orientated questions that arise recurrently in real-life practice. This article provides readers with a detailed guide to performing their own CATs. It is split into four main sections reflecting the four main steps involved in performing a CAT: formulation of a focused question, a search for the most relevant and highest-quality evidence, critical appraisal of the evidence and application of the results back to the patient scenario...
October 1, 2017: British Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28954718/log-in-to-experiential-learning-theory-supporting-web-based-faculty-development
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Selma Omer, Sunhea Choi, Sarah Brien, Marcus Parry
BACKGROUND: For an increasingly busy and geographically dispersed faculty, the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, developed a range of Web-based faculty development modules, based on Kolb's experiential learning cycle, to complement the faculty's face-to-face workshops. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess users' views and perceptions of the effectiveness of Web-based faculty development modules based on Kolb's experiential learning cycle...
September 27, 2017: JMIR Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28953296/effective-learning-in-an-ambulatory-family-medicine-clerkship-a-qualitative-study-of-medical-student-midpoint-feedback
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Melissa K Bradner, Sharon Kaufer Flores, Judy S Gary, Sharon Zumbrunn
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: There is substantial research on the effectiveness of ambulatory medical preceptors' teaching skills, but less is known about the student perspective on what contributes most to effective learning in a busy clinical practice. METHODS: As part of a formative midpoint assessment during the third-year clerkship in family medicine, students were asked to respond to the following open-ended reflective prompt: "My preceptor contributed to my learning by...
September 2017: Family Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28945713/how-do-you-find-a-nursing-identity-within-a-family-legacy
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Elaine Mahon

My earliest memories of family dinners include conversations shared by my parents about patient catheters or diseases, entertaining patient anecdotes, and the relationship between nurses and doctors. As I grew up, my two older sisters added their own stories from their clinical nursing experiences. My mother has a doctorate of nursing science, my father is physician board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics, and both of my older sisters are nurses pursuing graduate degrees. My family has never been one to talk about sports or business; we always talked health and disease...
October 1, 2017: Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932396/research-associates-program-expanding-clinical-research-productivity-with-undergraduate-students
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Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont, Preet K Sahota, Nathan N Ng, Maryam J Farooqui, Bharath Chakravarthy, Bhakti Patel, Shahram Lotfipour
OBJECTIVES: Clinical research is often time-consuming and difficult to conduct in busy academic institutions. Previous studies have proposed methods to integrate undergraduate students as a means to increase research productivity. The authors aimed to describe the possibility to enhance emergency department research productivity at an academic emergency department in the United States, using undergraduate students in an Emergency Medicine Research Associates Program. METHODS: The authors described the Emergency Medicine Research Associates Program curriculum and its implementation...
2017: SAGE Open Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928512/determination-of-antioxidant-activity-of-hibiscus-sabdariffa-and-croton-caudatus-in-saccharomyces-cerevisiae-model-system
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Pattnaik Subhaswaraj, M Sowmya, V Bhavana, Madhu Dyavaiah, Busi Siddhardha
From ancient times, plants and plant derived products are exploited as a prominent source of folkloric medicines with tremendous therapeutic potential for an array of health disorders. In the present study, ethanolic leaf extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa and Croton caudatus were evaluated for free radical scavenging activity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae model system. H. sabdariffa and C. caudatus showed tremendous DPPH free radical scavenging potential with an IC50 value of 184.88 and 305.39 µg/mL respectively at a concentration of 500 µg/mL...
August 2017: Journal of Food Science and Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916228/cellular-therapy-injections-in-today-s-orthopedic-market-a-social-media-analysis
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Prem N Ramkumar, Sergio M Navarro, Heather S Haeberle, Morad Chughtai, Christopher Demetriades, Nicolas S Piuzzi, Michael A Mont, Thomas W Bauer, George F Muschler
BACKGROUND: The current state of cellular therapy for musculoskeletal conditions is at a crossroads. Marketing efforts are often outpacing clinical evidence and regulatory control. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: This study was an effort to describe the marketing of cellular therapy in musculoskeletal medicine by evaluating the content in popular social media channels. Specifically, media posts were evaluated for the following: (1) perspective, (2) tone, (3) content and (4) visibility...
September 12, 2017: Cytotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895679/a-modern-approach-to-the-management-of-patients-candidate-to-assisted-reproductive-technologies
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Roberta Venturella, Alberto Vaiarelli, Daniela Lico, Filippo M Ubaldi, Fulvio Zullo, Costantino DI Carlo
The growing use of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) and the incorrect information from mass media, determined in the public the wrong idea that the right moment of life for programming a pregnancy can be delayed well beyond the physiological fertile age. Spare and insufficient health authorities' interventions are driven to explain to the general population the reduction of the fertility potential of couples and particularly of women with advancing age. This situation, characterized by more and more women seeking for pregnancy after age 38-40 imposes to specialists in Reproductive Medicine an honest and transparent counselling...
September 12, 2017: Minerva Ginecologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28889982/retraction-notice-to-electrical-stimulation-for-hemiplegic-shoulder-function-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-15-randomized-controlled-trials-arch-phys-med-rehabil-97-2016-1588-94
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Ping Gu, Juan-Juan Ran
This article has been retracted: please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal (https://www.elsevier.com/about/our-business/policies/article-withdrawal). This article has been retracted at the request of the co-Editors-in-Chief. The article plagiarizes a paper that was published in BioMed Research International, Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 729768, 14 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/729768. Nearly the entire introduction and sections of the methods, limitations and conclusions duplicate the BioMed Research International paper...
September 2017: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875839/repositioning-drugs-for-rare-immune-diseases-hopes-and-challenges-for-a-precision-medicine
#14
Erica Valencic, Alenka Smid, Ziga Jakopin, Alberto Tommasini, Irena Mlinaric-Rascan
Human primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) are a large group of rare diseases and are characterized by a great genetic and phenotypic heterogeneity. A large subset of PIDs is genetically defined, which has a crucial impact for the understanding of the molecular basis of disease and the development of precision medicine. Discovery and development of new therapies for rare diseases has long been de-privileged due to the length and cost of the processes involved. Interest has increased due to stimulatory regulatory and supportive reimbursement environments enabling viable business models...
August 29, 2017: Current Medicinal Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28874939/rapid-primary-care-follow-up-from-the-ed-to-reduce-avoidable-hospital-admissions
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Amanda S Carmel, Peter Steel, Robert Tanouye, Aleksey Novikov, Sunday Clark, Sanjai Sinha, Judy Tung
INTRODUCTION: Hospital admissions from the emergency department (ED) now account for approximately 50% of all admissions. Some patients admitted from the ED may not require inpatient care if outpatient care could be optimized. However, access to primary care especially immediately after ED discharge is challenging. Studies have not addressed the extent to which hospital admissions from the ED may be averted with access to rapid (next business day) primary care follow-up. We evaluated the impact of an ED-to-rapid-primary-care protocol on avoidance of hospitalizations in a large, urban medical center...
August 2017: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28871968/ethics-in-the-legal-and-business-practices-of-radiation-oncology
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REVIEW
Terry J Wall
Ethical issues arise when a professional endeavor such as medicine, which seeks to place the well-being of others over the self-interest of the practitioner, meets granular business and legal decisions involved in making a livelihood out of a professional calling. The use of restrictive covenants, involvement in self-referral patterns, and maintaining appropriate comity among physicians while engaged in the marketplace are common challenges in radiation oncology practice. A paradigm of analysis is presented to help navigate these management challenges...
October 1, 2017: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28867156/-sexual-risk-behaviours-and-pap-testing-in-university-women-vaccinated-against-human-papillomavirus
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Ana Fernández-Feito, Raquel Antón-Fernández, María Paz-Zulueta
AIM: To estimate the association between the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and sexual risk behaviour, as well as the participation in the Cervical Cancer Screening Program (CCSP). DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. LOCATION: School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Law, and School of Economics and Business (University of Oviedo). PARTICIPANTS: Female university students. MAIN MEASUREMENTS: Information was collected about contraceptive methods, sexual behaviours, HPV knowledge, and participation in the CCSP...
August 31, 2017: Atencion Primaria
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28863012/critical-care-organizations-business-of-critical-care-and-value-performance-building
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Sharon Leung, Sara R Gregg, Craig M Coopersmith, A Joseph Layon, John Oropello, Daniel R Brown, Stephen M Pastores, Vladimir Kvetan
OBJECTIVE: New, value-based regulations and reimbursement structures are creating historic care management challenges, thinning the margins and threatening the viability of hospitals and health systems. The Society of Critical Care Medicine convened a taskforce of Academic Leaders in Critical Care Medicine on February 22, 2016, during the 45th Critical Care Congress to develop a toolkit drawing on the experience of successful leaders of critical care organizations in North America for advancing critical care organizations (Appendix 1)...
August 31, 2017: Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28854028/business-of-medicine-practice-management
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September 2017: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28854026/business-of-medicine-practice-management
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September 2017: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
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