Giris Psoriasis, etyolojisinde genetik ve cevresel etmenlerin rol oynadigi, kronik, inflamatuvar immun aracili bir hastalik olup, ulkeden ulkeye ve irklara gore prevalansi %0.5-4.6 arasinda degismektedir (1). Onceleri sadece deriyi ve eklemleri ilgilendiren bir hastalik olarak dusunulurken, son zamanlarda yapilan calismalar isiginda gunumuzde artik, immun aracili ve kardiyovaskuler hastaliklar ile lenfoma ve deri kanserleri gibi onemli […]
The Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) Writing Committee of Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech (AOS) prepared a technical report containing evidence-based guidelines for the management of AOS. The technical report, which was based on a comprehensive review of published treatment literature, revealed numerous limitations in that literature. This report utilizes information […]
Full reproduction of VA independent study course textbook on Military Sexual Trauma (MST), sexual assault, harassment, and PTSD. Written for healthcare professionals, it thoroughly covers the recognition and treatment of the mental and physical health problems related to MST, with extensive resources and references on everything from acute trauma care to compensation issues.
Objective: To evaluate documentation of compliance with the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program publication Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Design: A retrospective review of 114 charts coded as asthma. Fourteen chart evaluation questions were developed based on the 4 management components in the guidelines: assessment and monitoring of asthma, control of […]
In response to criticism of ethical review of a South African clinical trial, we contrast aspects of the United States Common Rule with South African research ethics requirements. In the USA the Common Rule does not apply to all health research and allows many exemptions from ethics review and waivers of informed consent. At a […]
1. Introduction These guidelines for the clinical management and laboratory investigation of venous thrombo-embolism (VTE) in neonates and children reflect current best practice. Recommendations presented are in accordance with the more comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for paediatric antithrombotic therapy, including the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) guidelines, the United Kingdom paediatric stroke guidelines and the […]
Introduction In our careers as physicians, it is not often that we experience a significant change in the therapies or preventive measures for diseases we learned in medical school and residency training. Several examples of these include the routine use of screening colonoscopy for colon cancer, the use of ICDs for patients with low ejection […]