Guidelines for Use of Biological Agents in Psoriasis: Commonalities and Differences/Psoriasiste Biyolojik Ajan Kullanim Kilavuzlari: Ortak Noktalar Ve Farkliliklar (Continuing Medical Education/Surekli Egitim) (Report)

Guidelines for Use of Biological Agents in Psoriasis: Commonalities and Differences/Psoriasiste Biyolojik Ajan Kullanim Kilavuzlari: Ortak Noktalar Ve Farkliliklar (Continuing Medical Education/Surekli Egitim) (Report)

Giris Psoriasis, etyolojisinde genetik ve cevresel etmenlerin rol oynadigi, kronik, inflamatuvar immun aracili bir hastalik olup, ulkeden ulkeye ve irklara gore prevalansi %0.5-4.6 arasinda degismektedir (1). Onceleri sadece deriyi ve eklemleri ilgilendiren bir hastalik olarak dusunulurken, son zamanlarda yapilan calismalar isiginda gunumuzde artik, immun aracili ve kardiyovaskuler hastaliklar ile lenfoma ve deri kanserleri gibi onemli […]

Since the Previous CME on Lipidology was Published in 2003 There have been Many New and Exciting Developments in Lipid-Modifying Therapy (New Therapeutic Developments in Lipidology) (Continuing Medical Education) (Report)

Since the Previous CME on Lipidology was Published in 2003 There have been Many New and Exciting Developments in Lipid-Modifying Therapy (New Therapeutic Developments in Lipidology) (Continuing Medical Education) (Report)

At the time of writing there are some new lipid-lowering drugs on the market, but attempts to influence atherosclerosis by new mechanisms have unfortunately generally been unsuccessful so far. This article briefly reviews selected developments that may be of interest to the non-specialist practitioner.

Intrahospital Transfer of Critically Ill Patients; A Prospective Audit Within Flinders Medical Centre (Audit) (Report)

Intrahospital Transfer of Critically Ill Patients; A Prospective Audit Within Flinders Medical Centre (Audit) (Report)

Critically ill patients may require investigations and procedures that cannot be performed within the intensive care unit, thus necessitating intrahospital transfer. (2-4) The decision to transfer a critically ill patient needs to be carefully balanced between the benefit of the diagnostic or interventional procedure and the risks associated with the transfer. (4) Adverse physiological changes […]

Biologic Agents in Psoriasis/Psoriasiste Biyolojik Ajanlar (Continuing Medical Education/Surekli Egitim) (Report)

Biologic Agents in Psoriasis/Psoriasiste Biyolojik Ajanlar (Continuing Medical Education/Surekli Egitim) (Report)

Giris Son yillarda psoriazis immunopatogenezine ait bilgilerin cogalmasi ile bu hastaliga ozgu ve yan etkiler acisindan daha guvenli tedavilerin gelistirilmesine yonelik calismalar da ivme kazanmistir. Genetik muhendisligini kullanan biyoteknolojik yontemler guvenli ve etkin bir tedavi icin gerekli altyapi ve firsati dogurmus; ortaya cikan rekombinan proteinler biyolojik tedavinin temellerini olusturmustur.

Influences of Hospital Structure on Medical Malpractice Claim Costs (Report)

Influences of Hospital Structure on Medical Malpractice Claim Costs (Report)

INTRODUCTION Over the past decade both public attention and scientific interest have been increasingly drawn to issues of quality in health care and, in particular, issues involving patient safety and errors as revealed in reports such as To Err is Human (Institute of Medicine, 1999). Judgments regarding the quality of health care services are often […]

Change Factors Affecting the Transition to an EMR System in a Private Physicians' Practice: An Exploratory Study (Electronic Medical Records ) (Report)

Change Factors Affecting the Transition to an EMR System in a Private Physicians’ Practice: An Exploratory Study (Electronic Medical Records ) (Report)

INTRODUCTION In recent years, many healthcare organizations have undertaken the transition from a traditional paper system to an electronic medical records (EMR) system. Research in this field has shown that EMR systems can, over time, improve the quality of care provided, accuracy of patient information, and overall safety of patients through reduced medical mistakes. However, […]

Evaluation of Information Literacy Skill Development in First Year Medical Students (Report)

Evaluation of Information Literacy Skill Development in First Year Medical Students (Report)

The key characteristics of medical information are that it is abundant, distributed, and is provided for a range of audiences. Medical practitioners need the skills to find relevant information and evaluate its authenticity, validity, and reliability. These information literacy skills are ideally developed during the medical school years. Today’s first year students are coming to […]