Conflict Management, Prevention, And Resolution in Medical Settings. (Conflict Management).

Conflict Management, Prevention, And Resolution in Medical Settings. (Conflict Management).

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IS especially difficult for physicians to embrace, because most of us are highly confrontation adverse. This is not hard to understand if you look at “typical” personality traits of physicians. According to Vaillant (1) and Gabbard (2), physicians tend to be compulsive, perfectionistic, guilt-prone, with an exaggerated sense of responsibility, limited emotional expressiveness […]

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Emerging as a new sub-specialization within the hospitalist community, the neurosurgery hospitalist provides preoperative risk stratification, advises on managing pre- and postoperative complications, and helps doctors make decisions about when to involve specialists other than neurosurgeons. This collaborative approach to the neurosurgery patient has been shown to offer effective care since hospitalists can be better […]

Management Guidelines for Acute Infective Diarrhoea/Gastroenteritis in Infants (Guideline) (Report)

Management Guidelines for Acute Infective Diarrhoea/Gastroenteritis in Infants (Guideline) (Report)

Acute onset vomiting and diarrhoea is one of the most common illnesses of infancy. Caused by acute infection with a variety of viruses, bacteria and parasites, the condition is easily recognised by caregivers and is usually managed at home. Numerous traditional and folk remedies exist, owing to the common and well-recognised nature of the condition; […]

Management of Cryptoccocal Meningitis in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

Management of Cryptoccocal Meningitis in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

To the Editor: Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) remains a serious cause of mortality and morbidity in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The optimal treatment of CM is unknown. We conducted a systematic review to determine the best treatment for CM with an emphasis on resource-poor settings. Six studies met the inclusion criteria; none […]

Pain Management: Clinician Survey and Institutional Needs Assessment.

Pain Management: Clinician Survey and Institutional Needs Assessment.

In 1996, 738 BUMC clinicians, representing 8 disciplines and 24 specialties, were surveyed using the Clinician Survey and Institutional Needs Assessment. This survey was developed by the Education Development Center, Inc., and distributed to 50 participating health care institutions in 21 states as part of the Mayday Pain Management Project. The BUMC findings revealed a […]

Muscoid Flies in Tsunami Hit Areas & Their Management (Commentary)

Muscoid Flies in Tsunami Hit Areas & Their Management (Commentary)

Natural disasters earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, floods and droughts are catastrophic events which can have a serious impact on health of the society. Triggered by severe earthquakes off the northwest tip of Indonesia, early on Sunday 26 December 2004, a tsunami brought catastrophe on an unprecedented scale, disaster to six countries of the WHO South-East […]