Absolutely the Last Word on Physical Diagnosis: Not!(Viewpoint)

Absolutely the Last Word on Physical Diagnosis: Not!(Viewpoint)

It is generally agreed that the ability to perform a skilled physical examination has become a lost art in modern medicine. The last few generations of newly minted medical graduates have failed to develop the skills that were once considered part and parcel of a competent practitioner. This trend is universally deplored, but nothing or […]

Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standards for Protective Force Personnel (US Department of Energy Regulation) (DOE) (2018 Edition)

Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standards for Protective Force Personnel (US Department of Energy Regulation) (DOE) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standards for Protective Force Personnel (US Department of Energy Regulation) (DOE) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) is amending its regulations governing the standards for medical, physical performance, training, and access […]

The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposity and Blood Pressure of the Igbos of Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposity and Blood Pressure of the Igbos of Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Physical inactivity has become a major public hazard (1,2). Epidemiological and experimental studies over the past 50 years convincingly show that physical inactivity contributes substantially to morbidity and mortality (3,4,5). In males low-frequency regular physical training activities were associated with lower body fat than that present in sedentary males (1).

Clinical Information Behavior of Rehabilitation Therapists: A Review of the Research on Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, And Speech-Language Pathologists (Report)

Clinical Information Behavior of Rehabilitation Therapists: A Review of the Research on Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, And Speech-Language Pathologists (Report)

INTRODUCTION Rehabilitation therapists–including occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs, also called physiotherapists), and speech-language pathologists (SLPs, also called speech therapists)–represent a growing proportion of health professionals and are central to health care delivery. As practitioners, rehabilitation therapists engage in information behavior: they identify information needs, decide whether or not to seek answers to these needs, […]