Tag: "students" at medical news
Study examines nature and prevalence of errors in patient care
...s in the study, frequent interruptions from staff, students
or even the telephone made administering medications and carrying out other patient-care activities challenging. Procedural errors, such as omitting a routine task or making charting and transcription errors often arise from garbled communication w...
Three-year health study of teenage girls is underway at Trenton Central High School
...demos and "hands-on" learning. Dr. Ashton said the students
will be evaluated on all measures at three months and six months from the start of the program. Self-esteem, physical activity and nutrition levels will then be assessed once annually until graduation from high school to measure stability of changes....
Grant to study why teens smoke
...wn that in the 12th grade, nearly a quarter of all students
have smoked in the past 30 days, and about 16 perc...l enroll approximately 1,400 ninth- and 10th-grade students
from 15 high schools in the greater Chicago area. The students
and their parents will be followed fo...
Tide of new nurses rises but shortages still loom large
...as forced many nursing schools to turn prospective students
away. "Nursing education programs will have to overcome capacity constraints in order to expand and meet the demands, which calls for decisive action and resources. Congress should fund a study to investigate the prevalence and severity of capacity c...
Survey suggests majority of women surgeons satisfied in their profession
...lobally. In 2000, the percentage of female medical students
was 63 percent in Austria, with the percentage of female medical school graduates 54 percent. Approximately 37 percent of medical doctors in Austria are women, making up about 10 percent of all certified surgeons in general surgery. However, studies ...
Penn addictions expert, Charles P. O'Brien, MD, PhD, receives prestigious, international honor
...nment and Parliament, civil servants, journalists, students
and interested members of the community. This presentation will be heard beyond the lecture hall as the lecture receives national attention from the Dutch paper, The Volkskrant. As is the tradition, the occasion will also include a concert by the Sy...
Intervention boosts activity in kids, especially minorities
...ropped to 16 percent. More than 13 percent of the students
who initially reported moderate physical activity ...n, from 6.3 to 6.4. African-American children and students
in the "other race" category (including Hispanics and Asians) increased their activity by one met sc...
OHSU unique in broadbased teaching of new breast exam recommendations
...Austin in 2003 to support CBE training for medical students
through the program. The comprehensive ...tion replicate the OHSU program. "Teaching medical students
and residents before they go into practice offers a more productive way to ensure all new clinicians...
Perfect pitch, portable bone-health monitor
...es have found that perfect pitch is more common in students
who speak the "tone language" Mandarin, in which the tones of words carry specific meanings. The findings suggest that the potential for acquiring absolute pitch may be universal at birth. It raises the possibility that parents--no matter what their...
Rehabilitation professionals in nationwide survey cite barriers to assistive technology transfer
...xperts Nearly nine in 10 believe that not enough students
are entering the field of assistive technology, du...it more people into the field. Enlist prospective students
for physical therapy and rehabilitation engineering careers by reaching out to high schools and coll...
GSA confers 2004 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award to the Michigan's Jackson
...heir mentoring, and whose inspiration is sought by students
and colleagues. The award presentation will take p...f several generations of African American graduate students
and post-doctoral scholars that over time have become some of the leading scholars in the field. To...
NIH funds seven science education partnership awards
...ence research. SEPA funds programs that serve K-12 students
and teachers, as well as science centers and museu...t we get our young people -- particularly minority students
-- engaged and excited about the tremendous advances being made in biomedical research," said NCRR D...
McMaster named Canadian Research University of the Year
...Master links research and education. It means our students
have more opportunities not only to learn from the very best, but to learn how to apply research skills and problem solving to their studies and their future careers." McMaster University, one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities, has ...
Team-centered program effective in reducing disordered eating among athletes
...article, about half of male and female high school students
participate in school sports. For young women, pr...ram's efficacy at 18 high schools among 928 female students
(average age, 15.4 years). Schools were randomly assigned to implement the eight-week ATHENA progra...
UIC receives $8.1m for public health research, training
...recruit 12 postdoctoral trainees and four doctoral students
to address issues faced by public health departments in urban, high-risk environments. "The researchers will be trained using a team approach across all divisions of public health," said Dr. Rosemary Sokas, director of environmental and occupational ...
Scientists detail latest advances in development of prosthetic devices for paralyzed
...D, and Beata Jarosiewicz, PhD, along with graduate students
Chance Spalding and Gordon Kirkwood--have trained a monkey to use a motorized prosthetic arm to retrieve pieces of orange or cucumber. The lab had previously trained monkeys to control the movement of a 3D cursor in a virtual reality display, and oth...
Anxiety good for memory recall, bad for solving complex problems
...of simple cognitive tests to 19 first-year medical students
one to two days before a regular classroom exam a...ngs were less hectic. While pre-exam stress helped students
accurately recall a list of memorized numbers, they did less well on the tests that required them to...
College of Nursing professor develops videos for computers to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior
...her is the important role of undergraduate nursing students
who will assist with moderating the focus groups and communicating this wisdom in health promotion messages." After analyzing the information from the focus groups, a series of digital video vignettes concerning trust, sexual pressure and high-risk s...
Domestic violence recognized but not always investigated by medical students
In a new study, most medical students
were able to identify domestic violence in a simul...iversity researchers who conducted the study, some students
didn't take the next step, inquiring about dangers that might remain once the patient returned home,...
Study: Brain battles itself over short-term rewards, long-term goals
... The researchers studied 14 Princeton University students
who were asked to consider delayed reward problems...at parts of the brain are active at all times. The students
were offered choices between Amazon.com gift certificates ranging from $5 to $40 in value and larger...
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