A History of Medical Practices in the Case of Autism

A History of Medical Practices in the Case of Autism

Psychiatric medicine constructs mental disorders from bodily conditions. Being able to medicalize disorders in this way, psychiatric medicine operates as an institution of social control through its power to label individuals as deviant and to establish particular bodily states as medical problems. In this dissertation, I apply Foucauldian concepts, theory, and methods to examine how […]

Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession

Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother’s Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession

In Reclaiming My Birth Rights, surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares her eye-opening experience as she becomes a mother and issues such as genital integrity, natural childbirth, and breastfeeding have new meaning. Unwilling to take anything at face value, she reveals the layers of lies within her chosen profession from the inside as she faces her […]

FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors: Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service

FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors: Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service

The purpose of this handbook is to provide assistance to both new and experienced medical directors as they strive to provide the highest quality of out-of-hospital emergency medical care to their communities and foster excellence within their agencies. The handbook will provide the new medical director with a fundamental orientation to the roles that define […]

Unsatisfactory Reporting Rates: 2006 Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Gynecologic Cytology (Cap Laboratory Improvement Programs) (Survey)

Unsatisfactory Reporting Rates: 2006 Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Gynecologic Cytology (Cap Laboratory Improvement Programs) (Survey)

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) assesses practice patterns using survey questionnaires sent to laboratories participating in CAP programs. Cervicovaginal cytology surveys have been used since 1994 and have evaluated practices related to implementation of the Bethesda System (TBS) terminology and reporting rates for interpretive categories used in Papanicolaou (Pap) testing. Benchmarks for unsatisfactory rates […]

Human Papillomavirus Testing and Reporting Rates: Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Gynecologic Cytology in 2006 (CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs) (Report)

Human Papillomavirus Testing and Reporting Rates: Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Gynecologic Cytology in 2006 (CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs) (Report)

Since 1994, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has used survey questionnaires to assess practice patterns in cervicovaginal cytology. (1-5) These surveys have documented the widespread implementation of the first 2 versions of the Bethesda system, reporting rates for various cervical cytology categories and important benchmarking data for quality assurance. In 2003, human papillomavirus (HPV) […]

Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology, 2006 (CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs)

Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology, 2006 (CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs)

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has conducted regular questionnaire surveys assessing cervical cytology laboratory practices since the inception of the Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology. (1-5) These surveys have become the basis for the benchmarks in the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program). The first benchmarks were established using questionnaire surveys, (6) conducted in 1996 […]