Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach

Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach

A concise, clinically oriented overview of physiology Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach offers a succinct yet thorough overview of physiology along with an introduction to basic science principles and their relevance to the clinical expression of disease. The book reflects medical education’s increased emphasis on providing students with more clinically oriented content during their first […]

The Integration of Clerkships: Wvu's Innovative Approach to Curriculum Delivery at a Regional Campus (Scientific Article) (Report)

The Integration of Clerkships: Wvu’s Innovative Approach to Curriculum Delivery at a Regional Campus (Scientific Article) (Report)

Introduction The American Association of American Medical Colleges has recommended a 30% increase in medical student enrollment by 2015 to address a major physician shortage within the next decade. Accordingly, many medical schools are forming regional clinical campuses to meet class size expansion goals. (1) Regional campuses are characteristically smaller and yield relatively more community-based […]

Integrated Neuroscience and Neurology: A Clinical Case History Problem Solving Approach

Integrated Neuroscience and Neurology: A Clinical Case History Problem Solving Approach

Integrated Neuroscience argues that in order to make an intelligent diagnosis and provide a rational treatment nervous system disorders, it is necessary to answer the basic questions of clinical neurology. Where is the disease process located, and what is the nature of the disease process? For students to answer these questions, the authors first review […]

Bringing Evidence to Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role in Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice * ([Dagger]) (Report)

Bringing Evidence to Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role in Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice * ([Dagger]) (Report)

Objective: The objectives were (1) to develop an academic, graduate-level course designed for information professionals seeking to bring evidence to clinical medicine and public health practice and to address, in the course approach, the “real-world” time constraints of these domains and (2) to further specify and realize identified elements of the “informationist” concept. Setting: The […]

Setting Research Priorities by Applying the Combined Approach Matrix (Report)

Setting Research Priorities by Applying the Combined Approach Matrix (Report)

Background & objectives: Priority setting in health research is a dynamic process. Different organizations and institutes have been working in the field of research priority setting for many years. In 1999 the Global Forum for Health Research presented a research priority setting tool called the Combined Approach Matrix or CAM. Since its development, the CAM […]