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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847967/women-physicians-in-byzantium
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Ioannis D Gkegkes, Christos Iavazzo, Thalia A Sardi, Matthew E Falagas
Women were allowed to practice the medical profession during the Byzantine Empire. The presence of female physicians was not an innovation of the Byzantine era but actually originated from ancient Greece and Rome. The studies and the training of women doctors were apparently equivalent to those of their male colleagues. The principal medical specialties of the female doctors were gynecology and midwifery. Byzantine legislation treated relatively equally both female and male doctors. For this reason, it can be assumed that the presence of female doctors was correlated with the position of women in Byzantine society...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27832404/pharmacist-only-trimethoprim-pharmacist-satisfaction-on-their-training-and-the-impact-on-their-practice
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Rhiannon Braund, Emily Henderson, Erica McNab, Rachel Sarten, Emily Wallace, Natalie Gauld
Background In 2012, in a first for the developed world, New Zealand reclassified trimethoprim to allow specially trained pharmacists to supply the medicine without a prescription to women with cystitis fitting specific criteria. Objective This study explored pharmacists' views of the training and screening tool, impact on practice, and the pharmacists' perceptions of views of patients and doctors. Methods Structured interviews were conducted with 28 New Zealand pharmacists trained to supply trimethoprim. These pharmacists were selected to represent geographical spread as well as urban, suburban and rural...
November 10, 2016: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27801912/physicians-at-high-risk-for-suicide-in-us-incidence-higher-in-women-doctors-physician-health-programs-php-offer-confidential-treatment
#3
Herbert Rakatansky
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 1, 2016: Rhode Island Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27737659/factors-associated-with-less-than-full-time-working-in-medical-practice-results-of-surveys-of-five-cohorts-of-uk-doctors-10%C3%A2-years-after-graduation
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Shelly Lachish, Elena Svirko, Michael J Goldacre, Trevor Lambert
BACKGROUND: The greater participation of women in medicine in recent years, and recent trends showing that doctors of both sexes work fewer hours than in the past, present challenges for medical workforce planning. In this study, we provide a detailed analysis of the characteristics of doctors who choose to work less-than-full-time (LTFT). We aimed to determine the influence of these characteristics on the probability of working LTFT. METHODS: We used data on working patterns obtained from long-term surveys of 10,866 UK-trained doctors...
October 13, 2016: Human Resources for Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27725395/presidential-symposium-jsh-ash-joint-symposium-jsh-eha-joint-symposium-asian-joint-panel-discussion-symposium-of-women-doctors-and-scientists-in-hematology
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: [Rinshō Ketsueki] the Japanese Journal of Clinical Hematology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27526564/-fighters-against-the-exclusion-of-women-in-medicine-the-israeli-organization-of-women-doctors-and-its-chairwoman-dr-shoshana-szkop-frankel
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Zipora Shehory-Rubin
In 1938, some 40 Israeli women doctors met in the home of Dr. Hannah Jacob-Peller in Tel-Aviv, to consider the possibility of forming an association of women doctors to represent their interests. They chose Dr. Jacob-Peller as chairwoman, decided that the organization's center would be in Tel-Aviv and that they would hold meetings on socio-professional matters and offer a lecture program. World War II delayed the official creation of the association, only achieved in 1948, when 673 female practitioners were registered...
May 2016: Harefuah
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26821533/work-family-balance-by-women-gp-specialist-trainees-in-slovenia-a-qualitative-study
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Davorina Petek, Tadeja Gajsek, Marija Petek Ster
BACKGROUND: Women physicians face many challenges while balancing their many roles: doctor, specialist trainee, mother and partner. The most opportune biological time for a woman to start a family coincides with a great deal of demands and requirements at work. In this study we explored the options and capabilities of women GP specialist trainees in coordinating their family and career. METHODS: This is a phenomenological qualitative research. Ten GP specialist trainees from urban and rural areas were chosen by the purposive sampling technique, and semi-structured in-depth interviews were conducted, recorded, transcribed and analysed by using thematic analysis process...
2016: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26759140/endometriosis-and-fertility-women-s-accounts-of-healthcare
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K Young, J Fisher, M Kirkman
STUDY QUESTION: What do women with endometriosis recall being told about their fertility by their healthcare providers? SUMMARY ANSWER: Women recalled being given varied information and advice, and gave examples of empathic and individualized care from doctors but also reported opportunities for enhancing clinical practice. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: There is evidence of an association between endometriosis and infertility. However, the strength of this association and the mechanisms that underlie it are not yet known nor are the implications for optimum healthcare...
March 2016: Human Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26411945/-checklist-development-for-women-doctor-friendly-working-conditions-in-a-hospital-setting
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Saki Horie, Masumi Takeuchi, Kazue Yamaoka, Michiko Nohara, Naoko Hasunuma, Hiroko Okinaga, Kyoko Nomura
OBJECTIVES: This study aims to develop a scale of "women-doctor-friendly working conditions in a hospital setting". METHODS: A task team consisting of relevant people including a medical doctor and a hospital personnel identified 36 items related to women-doctor-friendly working conditions. From December in 2012 to January in 2013, we sent a self-administered questionnaire to 807 full-time employees including faculty members and medical doctors who worked for a university-affiliated hospital...
2015: Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26095966/women-doctors-and-lady-nurses-class-education-and-the-professional-victorian-woman
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Vanessa Heggie
The lives of the first women doctors in Britain have been well studied by historians, as have the many debates about the right of women to train and practice as doctors. Yet the relationship between these women and their most obvious comparators and competitors-the newly professionalized hospital nurses-has not been explored. This article makes use of a wide range of sources to explore the ways in which the first lady doctors created "clear water" between themselves and the nurses with whom they worked and trained...
2015: Bulletin of the History of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26092882/industry-pays-women-doctors-less-for-research-speaking-and-meals-us-study-finds
#11
Michael McCarthy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2015: BMJ: British Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26054094/forgotten-women-doctors
#12
Heather Sheard
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 20, 2015: Medical Journal of Australia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25978004/the-gendered-realities-and-talent-management-imperatives-of-women-physicians
#13
Timothy Hoff, Sarah Scott
INTRODUCTION: U.S. medicine is increasingly a gender-balanced profession with half of all medical school graduates now female. Despite this reality and the potentially transformative nature of a large female physician cohort in U.S. health care, there is less examination of their workplace realities and the key talent management strategies for health care organizations employing women physicians. PURPOSE: First, we identify current knowledge about U.S. women physician satisfaction, role challenges, and work tradeoffs...
July 2016: Health Care Management Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25890026/women-doctors-and-their-careers-in-a-large-university-hospital-in-spain-at-the-beginning-of-the-21st-century
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Pilar Arrizabalaga, Rosa Abellana, Odette Viñas, Anna Merino, Carlos Ascaso
BACKGROUND: The feminization of medicine has risen dramatically over the past decades. The aim of this article was to compare the advance of women with that of men and determine the differences between hierarchical status and professional recognition achieved by women in medicine. METHODS: A retrospective study was carried out in the Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain, of the period from 1996 to 2008. Data relating to temporary and permanent positions, hierarchy and career promotion achieved, specialty, age and the sex of the participants were analysed with the ANOVA test and logistic regression using the generalized estimated equation...
2015: Human Resources for Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25749180/gender-gap-in-medicine-only-one-woman-councilor-in-the-japan-surgical-society
#15
Yasuko Tomizawa
Japan ranks low in the global gender gap index. Academic promotion is difficult for women doctors, and the leaky pipeline of women doctors is evident in academic medicine. The Japan Surgical Society (JSS) has 2,874 (7.2% of total membership) female members as of April 2014. The total number of councilors in JSS has increased, but there is still only one female member on the Council. The fact that there are so few women in decision-making positions makes it challenging to fight for equality. The Japanese Association of Medical Science (JAMS) is an association with exclusive institutional membership comprising the major medical societies in Japan, and currently has a membership of 122 specialist medical societies...
2015: Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25567769/the-effect-of-physician-gender-on-length-of-patient-consultations-observational-findings-from-the-uk-hospital-setting-and-synthesis-with-existing-studies
#16
Laura Jefferson, Karen Bloor, Catherine Hewitt
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of physician gender on consultation length in UK hospital outpatient clinics and compare this, through meta-analysis, with previous studies outside the UK. DESIGN: Observational data on clinic times were analysed and findings were combined in a meta-analysis with existing studies investigating the effect of physician gender on consultation length. SETTING: UK hospital practice. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 174 observations of outpatient consultations with 10 hospital specialists (consultants) from different specialties in two UK hospital trusts...
April 2015: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25516907/the-scottish-women-s-hospitals-for-foreign-service-the-girton-and-newnham-unit-1915-1918
#17
E Morrison, C Parry
The Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service were established shortly after the outbreak of the First World War. Opportunities were limited for medical women prior to the war and during it they were unable to obtain a commission in the Royal Army Medical Corps, hence the formation of these voluntary all-women units. The Girton and Newnham Unit, under the leadership of Dr L McIlroy, served with distinction in France, Serbia and Greece, demonstrating clinical competence in the management of the emergency medical and surgical problems associated with warfare, areas usually off-limits to women doctors...
2014: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25507586/humble-beginnings-from-lalaura-to-the-board-rooms-of-papua-new-guinea-the-story-of-dr-evelyn-lavu
#18
Ceridwen Spark
This article explores the life and professional achievements of Dr Evelyn Lavu, the Director of the Central Public Health Laboratory at Port Moresby General Hospital in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The article documents Dr Lavu's journey from the happy village in which she grew up to her internationally recognized status as a leading pathologist of the Pacific region. Never limited by her gender, Dr Lavu has served as an executive committee member of the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea. She has also served as the President of the Women Doctors' Association of PNG...
March 2013: Papua and New Guinea Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25504605/the-representation-of-women-doctors-in-children-s-picture-books
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Hemanth Rao, Helen Smith
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2014: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25423864/humble-beginnings-from-lalaura-to-the-board-rooms-of-papua-new-guinea-the-story-of-dr-evelyn-lavu
#20
Ceridwen Spark
This article explores the life and professional achievements of Dr Evelyn Lavu, the Director of the Central Public Health Laboratory at Port Moresby General Hospital in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The article documents Dr Lavu's journey from the happy village in which she grew up to her internationally recognized status as a leading pathologist of the Pacific region. Never limited by her gender, Dr Lavu has served as an executive committee member of the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea. She has also served as the President of the Women Doctors' Association of PNG...
March 2013: Papua and New Guinea Medical Journal
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