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 […]

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

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 annual health care–related costs and lost wages for US patients with dementia and their family caregivers […]

Resistance to Pyrazinamide and Ethambutol Compromises MDR/XDR-TB Treatment (Clinical Practice) (Clinical Report)

Resistance to Pyrazinamide and Ethambutol Compromises MDR/XDR-TB Treatment (Clinical Practice) (Clinical Report)

The increase in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), defined as Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant in vitro to at least isoniazid (INH) and rifampicin (RIF), is a global concern. It is estimated that 511 000 MDR-TB cases occur globally each year. The World Health Organization (WHO) consequently released an emergency update on their management guidelines, recommending that treatment of […]

Zu Talcott Parsons - “The social system of modern medical practice” - Chapter 10: The Case of modern medical practice

Zu Talcott Parsons – “The social system of modern medical practice” – Chapter 10: The Case of modern medical practice

Die Motivation, sich mit diesem englischen Text zu befassen, kam erstens aus dem persönlichen Interesse an englischer Sprache, und zweitens aus dem Erstaunen, wie jemand eine recht komplexe Angelegenheit, wie in diesem Fall der Kommunikation zwischen Arzt und Patient, zielgerichtet pragmatisch und verhältnismäßig ‘ einfach’ eine verhaltensorientierte Theorie erstellt hat. Je mehr ich mich anfangs […]

Why Doctors Shouldn't Practice Law: The American Medical Association's Misdiagnosis of Physician Non-Compete Clauses.

Why Doctors Shouldn’t Practice Law: The American Medical Association’s Misdiagnosis of Physician Non-Compete Clauses.

I. INTRODUCTION In its model rules, the American Bar Association (ABA) adopted a restriction on an attorney’s ability to enter into non-compete clauses. The American Medical Association (AMA) has no such restriction. This Article discusses the history, case law, and justifications for this restriction in a lawyer’s practice; details the reasons why the AMA has […]