Suggested Guidelines for the Management of High-Profile Fatality Cases (Report)

Television entertainment programs, such as Quincy M.E. and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, have popularized and glamorized forensic pathology and medicolegal death investigation. It is likely such shows have also cultivated the public infatuation with actual forensic cases, particularly those...

SureCount, Diabetes Management in Your Hands, A Carb Counter and Meal Planner

Eat Carbs With Confidence! It is important to eat about the same amount of carbohydrates during each meal or snack to keep your blood glucose levels within a targeted range. But you may wonder what foods contain carbohydrates and...

New Diagnostic and Management Approaches in Endocrine Pathology (Special Section–Endocrine Pathology)

Endocrine pathology has a long and colorful history, marked by the important discoveries of Askenazy, Cushing, Hashimoto, Hurthle, Langerhans, Sheehan, and others whose names pepper the language of this field. However, the field itself is young, as it has...

Nasalance Measurements As Outcome Indices for Palatal Lift Management: Lift in Versus Lift out.

Prosthetic management of velopharyngeal incompetence with a palatal lift is now advocated for patients who have structurally adequate but dysfunctional velopharyngeal mechanisms. Additional data are needed to examine the effectiveness of a palatal lift for the broad variety of...

Pathology Practice Management

The authors discuss useful tools and tricks of the trade in pathology practice management. In-depth chapters on coding and billing by nationally known consultant Dennis Padget will prepare you to evaluate coding and billing practices. Noted law experts Jane...

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),...

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...

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....

Comparison of Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy with 0.2% Glyceryl Trinitrate in the Management of Chronic Anal Fissure (Clinical Report)

Byline: Habib Ur Rehman and Mohammad Pervez Abstract

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...

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...

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,...

Trauma Unit Emergency Doctor Airway Management (Student PAPER)

Objectives. To audit indications for and practice (in terms of training/qualification) of definitive airway management compared with current UK practices. Design. Consecutive observational study.

The Role of Ginkgo Biloba Extract in the Integrative Management of Dementia (Report)

Introduction Not unlike other degenerative disorders, the incidence of dementia increases with age; one in 15 persons aged over 65 years of age will have moderate to severe dementia which increases further to one in nine for those 80...

Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook

The seventh edition has been revised and updated to address our understanding of medical management for diseases caused by threat pathogens. Medical professionals learn about effective available medical countermeasures against many of the bacteria, viruses, and toxins that might...

Practice Patterns in the Evaluation and Management of Dementia by Primary Care Residents, Primary Care Physicians, And Geriatricians (Clinical Report)

Dementia is a syndrome of acquired persistent dysfunction in several domains of intellectual functioning, including memory, language, visuospatial ability, and cognition. Approximately 10% of adults above age 65 and 50% of adults above age 90 have dementia (1). The...

Management of Constrictive Pericarditis: A Comparative Study Between Median Sternotomy and Left Thoracotomy (Report)

Byline: Hasan Ekim, Halil Basel, Dolunay Odabasi and Mustafa Tuncer – Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT

Behavioral Management of Respiratory/Phonatory Dysfunction from Dysarthria: A Flowchart for Guidance in Clinical Decision Making.

********** This work emerged from a larger effort by an Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences committee to establish Practice Guidelines for the management of speakers with dysarthria. A fundamental issue in dysarthria management is the availability of...

Proposed Model for Healthcare Waste Management (Report)

Byline: Junaid Habib Ullah and M. Amanullah Khan ABSTRACT

Management of Children with Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD): A Retrospective Analysis (Report)

Byline: Iftikhar Ahmad Jan, Hazratullah Orakzai, Shahbaz Hanif and Farhat Masood Mirza Abstract