Tag: "must" at medical news
Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank
...s focus will be on economics, not politics. But he must
achieve effectiveness through sound, evidence informed, policy making not brazen ideology, says Abbasi. In the end, the Wolfowitz situation boils down to how the United States wants to be perceived by the world. His nomination, and that of John Bolt...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...ever they decide on for a sleeping arrangement, it must
be kept the same." Changing sleeping arrangements is disruptive to sleep in infants and toddlers possibly because infants are sensitive to what a familiar environment, particularly during a long sleep period. An infant waking up in a different place ...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...in over a five year period. To be eligible, women must
be 35 years of age or older and have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Risk factors can include a woman's age, her family history of breast cancer, her age at first menstrual period and her age at first live birth. Initial results o...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... the potential benefits of screening and treatment must
be weighed against the known harms, which include local eye irritation and an increased risk for cataracts. Primary open-angle glaucoma, the most common type of glaucoma, is a leading cause of blindness and vision-related disability, affecting an est...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...ion support occurs in two modes: either clinicians must
seek medical information to supplement what they a...rm of a computer-generated alert or reminder, they must
be open to the advice," Dr. Friedman said. "The whole decision support process presupposes that cli...
Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo
...we decided that in these new studies, all patients must
receive Herceptin," Buzdar says....
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
...on-European manufacturers doing business in Europe must
submit more extensive toxicity data for about 30,000 chemicals on the market. In contrast with the REACH program, say Lanphear and colleagues, "the Bush administration has argued - in unison with the American Chemistry Council - that such regulation...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...olume of complaints and higher malpractice risk.We must
remember that we accepted the duty of caring for patients when we entered medicine, and we must
continue to practice with professional attitudes and behaviors no matter what the pressures we face....
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...oid school." Release URL, if available: The URL must
point to the specific release, not a general page oThis second paper is part of a long-term study of more than 1,900 sixth graders, and their teachers, in 11 Los Angeles-area public middle schools with predominantly minority and low?income students. ...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
...ke loosening the belt to eat a big meal, the heart must
relax to fill with blood. In fact, the heart is relaxed two-thirds of the time and a healthy left ventricle which pumps blood to the body should fill with blood during the early stage of relaxation. Scientists such as Dr. Kapuku say the true dysfun...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...cipitate another heart attack. Eligible candidates must
be able to safely travel to Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., be referred by a physician, be between 21 and 85 years old, and have no pre-existing heart condition that has been treated or requires treatment during the study period. Physicians inte...
Hospital acquired infections present major problem for infants in developing countries
...ction control in hospitals of developing countries must
become part of the international agenda for health-systems improvement to achieve the Millennium Development Goals."...
NHS target driven culture is failing patients
...ld improve continuity of care. Healthcare systems must
minimise errors and should require an approach that is as evidence based as our approach to prescribing," he concludes. "How many such stories lurk in the corridors of today's NHS, and what do they tell us?" asks Fiona Godlee, BMJ Editor. "If this is...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
... conditions for their inclusion on the panel, they must
have never published data or opinions that could b...e used to answer the conference questions and they must
hold no financial interest in an entity that could be benefited or harmed by the conference findings...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...tremely pliable. "For the leg," said Sze, "a stent must
be fatter, longer, more flexible and more resilien... In addition, the total dosage of the drug coating must
be higher on the long leg stent than in a small stent in the heart." The stent used in Erickson's le...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...hat pollen. With this kind of test, a person often must
wait up to two hours to see if there is a reaction. The skin test also requires extensive training and experience to properly interpret the results, which family physicians may not have. "The specific-IgE test requires the time it takes to draw a via...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...ents who have previously had a heart attack), they must
immediately call or let somebody call for an ambul...s in the field. For maximal relevance, Guidelines must
be well presented, practical and relevant to the clinician on both a national and local level. The ...
Infant vernier acuity is comparable to that of adults
...amblyopia and other visual disorders that normally must
be diagnosed using an eye chart. "The data from this study also suggest that vernier testing could be a substitute for eye chart testing for children and others who cannot read an eye chart," says Brown....
New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects
...to the brain of the fetus," she said. More studies must
be done to understand how valproic acid works to affect fetal development. "Without good animal models, the mechanism for the abnormalities remains unknown," Penovich said. "It's very important that physicians and women have as much information as po...
Rural America vulnerable to bioterrorism and natural disaster threats
...ts such as storms and other natural disasters, and must
be adequately prepared to protect its citizens; Public health and health care systems in rural America need to be strengthened to meet the challenges of these threats; Policy makers at the federal, state and local levels need to make sure that rural ...
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