Tag: "training" at medical news
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...ed in the research, which was supported in part by training
grants from the National Institute for Dental Research....
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
Health researchers are urging special training
in problem-solving skillsfor mothers who are raisi...riences," the authorswrite. "Problem-solving skill training
to enhance a mother's own coping mighthave a beneficial spillover effect on both her ill and her hea...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...ng on abstinence as an option withoutsocial skills training
does not work and may completely backfire." If school-based sex education is to work in decreasingadolescent sexual activity, "school systems must develop programsthat address the needs of the students and their families and theymust be allowed...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 23, 1998-Medical training
has taken an artistic turn forsome students at Yale University School of Medicine. Irwin M. Braverman, M.D.,professor of dermatology and in the Cancer Center at Yale, has introducedstudents to a method of learning that takes them out of the traditio...
Cardiac Arrests Outside Hospital - Survival Could Be Improved By Better Public Awareness Of Symptoms
...l cardiac patients die at home, basic life support training
should be targeted at close relative and friends of patients with known coronary artery disease. The author also draws attention to the proposed use of "intelligent" defibrillators by policeman, fireman and other lay first responders, such as secu...
Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes
...st feeding may be even more crucial. He says that training
midwives and doctors in lactation counselling (including guidance for HIV positive mothers); breast feeding advertisements; an extension of the baby friendly hospital initiative and financial support for advocacy groups could all go some way to count...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
...r & Gamble Co. to help develop a new public health training
program in thePeople's Republic of China. Yale's ...iene and nutrition. "These areas areessential for training
today's Chinese public health professionals," saidProfessor Chen Chunming, dean of Union School of P...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
...an,'' she said. Physicians who participated in the training
were more likely to addresspatients' fears about medicines and review written instructions with patients. Parents of children treated by program physicians had more confidence in theirability to manage their child's disease at home. Clark found that ...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
...s hospitalist-track residents will receive special training
in a variety ofsubjects related to hospital care, ...offitt-Long MedicalCenter. In addition to standard training
in internal medicine, residents in the programwill study aspects of medicine they are more likely to...
New Elementary School Program Lowers Cardiovascular Risks In Children
...orts and conducts scientific research and research training
to reduce the burden of illness and disability; improve health-related quality of life; and establish better approaches to promote health and prevent disease....
Novel Imaging Agent Developed By Penn Researchers Provides Insight Into Brain's Message Delivery System
...ical centers in the U.S. forsponsored research and training
awards from the National Institutes of Health. More information about the University of Pennsylvania Health System is availablethrough Penn's website at http://www.med.upenn.edu ....
University Of Texas Southwestern One-Of-A-Kind Video-Laparoscopic Lab May Change The Way Surgery Is Taught
...ith the introduction of aunique video-laparoscopic training
program. In a scenario akin to pilottraining on fl...oing intense laparoscopic- and basic-surgeryskills training
on an inanimate model. The technology used in the lab wasdonated by Storz Endoscopy and is valued at...
$60 Million Brain Institute Opens At University Of Florida
...sand injuries. Tour sites include the neurosurgery training
laboratories; the hubof the institute's complex computer network; the imaging suite built to housepowerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems for animal and human research;the UF-invented Human Patient Simulator used in teaching anesthesiologis...
Human Patient Simulator Assists Training Physicians In New Drug
... College of Medicine, recently conducted physician training
programs usinga patient simulator and the relatively new drug, remifentanil, an anestheticmanufactured by Glaxo Wellcome. The drug was introduced in 1996 after FDAapproval. Its effects are strong, fast acting and last only five to 10 minutes. The d...
Cedars-Sinai Surgeons Present TeleSurgery
LOS ANGELES (November 8, 1998) - Surgeons at a training
program in Cincinnatiwill participate in two surgical procedures taking place at Cedars-Sinai MedicalCenter on Nov. 13, thanks to a state-of-the-art two-way audio, two-way videoconnection. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., Gregory P. Fontana, M.D., will perfor...
'Alternative' Medicine Becoming Mainstream, UF Study Finds
... a group of techniquesthey probably don't have any training
in and which to date have little scientific evidence to demonstrate their effectiveness." About half of U.S. medical schools, including UF, offer elective courses onalternative therapies, Neims said. At UF, some required courses includediscussion of...
American Association Of Pharmaceutical Scientists Announces 1998 Award Winners
...s $10,000 grant tosupport his research efforts and training
of graduate students. Dr. Taft iscurrently the thesis advisor for four Ph.D. and two M.S. candidates, and hasdeveloped and taught two courses required for pharmaceutical science Ph.D.candidates at Long Island University. He is Assistant Professor of ...
New drugs, diagnostic tests, software needed to prepare US cities for chemical, biological attacks
...res more thansimply providing cities with military training
and equipment, according to a newreport from a com...rdous agents in an attack and to provide realistic training
for emergencymanagement officials. Recent events suggest that terrorists in the United States and a...
Despite Progress, More Action Needed To Protect Medical Students From Exposure
To Disease Through Accidental Needlesticks, UCSF Study Finds
...cks has been greatly reduced through comprehensive training
programsand the introduction of new safety devices...nthese classes benefited from UCSF's leadership in training
and occupationalsafety programs designed to prevent needlestick injuries. But, the studyreveals tha...
Medical Students Are Taking Risks With HIV During Elective Studies
...ountries have an elective period as part of their training
during which they are encouraged to pursue their clinical studies overseas, with many opting to go to developing countries. In a study of 148 of such students, Claire Gamester and colleagues from Guy's, King's College and St Thomas's School of Medici...
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