Tag: "practitioners" at medical news
Substantial increase in breast cancer risk from combination hormone replacement therapy
...etherlands, discusses the implications for general practitioners
and their patients who use HRT. He comments: "The ... will benefit from panic or over-reaction: general practitioners
need to use the opportunities arising from their regular contacts with patients taking HRT to discus...
Physician assistants, nurses and family physicians more likely to care for underserved, study says
...hat physician assistants, family physicians, nurse practitioners
and nurse midwives are more likely to work in need...eas," followed closely by family physicians, nurse practitioners
and nurse midwives. Primary care physicians practicing general internal medicine, general pediatrics...
The nature of the healing process using alternative means to conventional medical care
...me cases, put it in remission. One of the foremost practitioners
in the diagnosis and naturopathic treatment of melanoma presents his views....
Cancer patients in India cheated of appropriate care
...ppropriate treatments prevails, he argues, medical practitioners
of the future will follow suit....
Surgeon General, columnist George F. Will, and McLaughlin Group Take on nations health care issues
... together in one place opinion leaders and the top practitioners
and providers of managed care," said Melanie Flavin, NMHCC Group Event Director. "And this year we're excited to hear frank opinions from such prestigious voices on some of the most important and hotly contested issues on the nation's health care age...
NIDA leads research network to improve substance abuse treatment in criminal justice settings
...rking consortium of policymakers, researchers, and practitioners
representing criminal justice, drug treatment, and other health and social service fields, and will provide the infrastructure for the CJ-DATS initiative. Each Center will work in concert with each other and with NIDA to conduct multi-site and natio...
Other highlights in the November 6 issue of JNCI
...ts are disseminated to physicians and other health practitioners
can affect how quickly patients receive the benefit. In the November 6 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute , Angela Mariotto, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute, and her colleagues modeled trends in the use of adjuvant multi-a...
SNM collaboration yields diagnostic nuclear medicine guide for compliance with NRC regulations
...changed focus, we knew that it would be useful for practitioners
to have a stand-alone document that suggests appro...e between the new regulations and nuclear medicine practitioners
who want to ensure continued compliance and thereby maintain the security and safe use of licensed m...
Computerised guidelines are no 'magic bullet'
...egrating the systems into primary care, where busy practitioners
manage patients with complex, multiple conditions, they conclude....
Stigma of breast cancer in developing countries costs lives
...thing to worry about. In fact, some local general practitioners
are unaware of the dangers of breast cancer, adding to the delay in early diagnosis and adequate treatment. The study confirms Dr Aziz's observations of the link between socio-economic status and the outcome for women with breast cancer. "We were no...
Desperation drives patients
...lieves that there are very good and very dedicated practitioners
of complementary and alternative therapies, he acknowledged the fact that there are rogues in the business of promoting cures, who exploit vulnerable people both financially and emotionally. As a warning to patients, he said "If it sounds too goo...
Medications aren't affecting brain size in children with ADHD
...xcessively, among other symptoms. Healthcare practitioners
typically diagnose the disorder by observing a child's behavior and by taking a family history. There are no independent tests to diagnose it, and researchers had hoped that MRI could provide diagnostic criteria. While the brain scans show a slight d...
Model dental school curriculum to address disparities in oral health care
...f predoctoral dental public health at UIC. "Future practitioners
will start thinking not just about who is in the chair, but who is not in the chair -- who needs dental care and disease prevention and how those services can be delivered." "The college is no stranger to outreach," said Dean Bruce Graham. "But the n...
Men with prostate cancer want screening despite doubts over effectiveness of treatment
...s disadvantages, say the authors. As such, general practitioners
in the UK have been advised to ensure that men who have a PSA test are making an informed choice. Policy makers, politicians, and doctors need to understand why people want wider access to PSA testing so that they can find better ways of communicatin...
NIDA and SAMHSA agreement expedites transfer of research findings to clinical practice
... research will be quickly and readily available to practitioners
around the country. Dr. Glen R. Hanson, NIDA Acti...ng the knowledge and skills of addiction treatment practitioners
and fostering alliances to support and implement best treatment practices. The purpose of the agree...
New medical study finds safe, effective relief for morning sickness in unique honey ginger tonic
...rd' desired by obstetricians and other health-care practitioners
when treating pregnant women, " explains Schulick. "We feel this research also helps demonstrate the value of our Ginger Honey Tonic in reducing nausea that may arise from a variety of causes, from simple motion sickness to nausea as a side-effect o...
What determines consultation length?
...doctor's country. Researchers selected 190 general practitioners
from six European countries with different healthc... Based on these findings, women consulting general practitioners
in urban practices about problems perceived as psychosocial by doctor and patient have longer consul...
Almonds have cholesterol benefits
...ly drop after the muffin phase. Jenkins says that practitioners
should encourage patients to eat almonds as part of a healthy balanced diet as long as they are natural or "dry roasted" without added oils or salts. Nuts do not have cholesterol and are a good source of protein, according to the American Heart Asso...
Satisfactory consultations do not have to be long
Consultations with general practitioners
do not have to be longer to satisfy patients' needs, according to researchers in this week's BMJ. A total of 243 patients were asked about what they wanted from their visit to their general practitioner. They were subsequently asked what they felt th...
Genetics in clinical practice: a revolutionary approach
...s, medical laboratory professionals, public health practitioners
and others interested in genetic testing. Users participate in a "virtual mini-fellowship" with a master clinician/master teacher. IML specializes in combining emerging technology with innovative instructional design, producing high-end interactive m...
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