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Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...ors, nurses and other healthprofessionals who were taught
to focus on "the patient." Researchers at ...conomics, informatics and outcomesresearch will be taught
by center staff as well as other faculty from Emory?smedical, public health and nursing schools, Atl...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
...stly blood tests and x-rays. "Doctors have to be taught
to pick up on details that are often overlooked,"says Dr. Braverman. "It is through these details that they can come up withbetter diagnosis of patients. This makes them better doctors and benefits thepatient." Dr. Braverman came up with the teachi...
Asthma-Airways Clinic Improves Lives, Reduces Medical Costs
...ts at the University of Michigan Health Systemwere taught
to take control of their health needs, the results... managetheir own care. Specifically, patients are taught
how to recognize asthma signsand symptoms, appropriately alter the dosage of their medications, mana...
The Visible Humans: Coming Of Age
...Visible Human Project--are changing how anatomy is taught
and medicine is practiced in the U.S. and throughout the world," at a conference on October 1 and 2, 1998 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md. Press are invited to see a demonstration of several new technologies based on the Visible Human Project at ...
Human Patient Simulator Assists Training Physicians In New Drug
... Murray was one of several instructors who taught
physicians the properway to use the drug. He reports that a human patient simulator helps trainphysicians as it reacts in real time just as a human patient would react. Byusing different scenarios, physicians can get experience just as if they weretr...
'Alternative' Medicine Becoming Mainstream, UF Study Finds
...egrative medicine.Such therapies are not routinely taught
in U.S. medical schools orpracticed in the mainstream American medicine, and have not beenestablished as safe and effective by rigorous scientific scrutiny. Neims and Burg see JAMA's interest as a sign of how important physiciansare beginning to vie...
American Association Of Pharmaceutical Scientists Announces 1998 Award Winners
...h.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 Pharmaceuticsat Long Island University. More than 7,000 scientists are gathering in San Francisco to discuss and presentthe lates...
Hardening Of The Aorta Increases The Risk Of Stroke
.... "When I went to medical school, we were taught
that the aorta was prettymuch spared from hardening of the arteries, but this study and others show thatnotion was wrong," says Benico Barzilai, M.D., co-investigator and associateprofessor of medicine. Although some patients from all four g...
Research of Percy Julian , First Synthesis of Glaucoma Drug, Named National Historic Chemical Landmark
....A. degree fromDePauw University in 1920. He then taught
chemistry at Fisk University inNashville, Tenn. After two years at Fisk, he won an Austin Fellowship toHarvardUniversity where he received his M.A. degree in 1923. He served on the staff oftwo predominately black institutions: West Virginia State C...
New Book Looks At Those Who Examine Our Sex Lives
...icy and perceptions in these areas. Ericksen first taught
on the sociology of sexuality in the late 1970s, a...ent of Philadelphia's West Mount Airy section, has taught
atTemple since 1975. From 1981 to 1992 she served in administrative positions.Ericksen earned her b...
National Survey: Leg Crossing Is Taboo But Women Indulge Anyway
...s morecomfortable and 44 percent because they were taught
it is polite, the surveyshowed. Men, on the other ...rcent out of habitand 13 percent because they were taught
it is polite. "Women need to realize how pervasive this habit is and that's why we areurging...
Two Beta-Blocker Drugs Equal In Treating Heart Failure
...rt beat more efficiently. "Years ago, we were all taught
in medical school to never use beta-blockers inheart failure because the initial dose makes the condition worse. Now we knowthat if treatment is initiated very slowly and the dosage is graduallyincreased, the majority of stable heart failure patient...
Scientists at Children's Hospital and Brandeis use video games to unlock secrets of the brain's sense of direction
... makingimportant contributions to science: they've taught
researchers that certainbrain waves may be the key to learning and remembering how to find our way fromone place to another. The work -- which has the potential to help us understandhow memory works and ultimately point to cures for both epilepsy and...
Children CATCH on to heart-health messages
...aging to learn that heart-healthy behaviors can be taught
to young children and that those lessonswill continue to have a positive impact over several years," he said. CATCH was the largest school-based health promotion study ever done inthe U.S. The study, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and B...
University Of Wisconsin to launch center to study how emotions affect health
...of the study, half the women in each group will be taught
aspecial type of meditation. Differences will be compared between the two groupsin pain sensitivity, immune response and measures of psychological health. Theproject's mission is to provide a physiological explanation for the widely-heldbelief that e...
U.S., Mexican scientific societies honor former Penn State professor
...nn State University's Pond Laboratory,where Marker taught
and conducted his steroid research from 1934-1943. Russell Marker's work and the proliferation of the Mexican steroid hormoneindustry drastically reduced the cost of progesterone, which helped make it morewidely available. By the 1950s, over half o...
Researchers advocate improved breast cancer screening techniques
...to determinewhether the standard techniques can be taught
and how effective they can be inimproving the precision and accuracy of the clinical breast examination," saidBarton. This study was funded by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation....
Cocaine acts on central nervous system, causing vessel constriction, rapid
... in a recent issue of Circulation. "We are taught
in medical school that cocaine stimulates thecardiovascular system by blocking nonadrenaline uptake in the nerve endings;however, there is increasing evidence that this may not be totally accurate,"said Vongpatanasin. "Therefore we wanted to determin...
Personal story aims to improve 'connections' between hard of hearing and the hearing world
...ally at the heart of relationships." Stenross, who taught
sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for 19 years before accepting an administrative position earlier this year, found that she has a high frequency hearing loss - the most typical type of hearing loss. "That means I miss high...
Chemist Percy Julian captures spirit of black history celebration scientist
...929. Returning to the United States in 1931, he taught
at Howard University in Washington, DC, another historically black school, then returned to his alma mater, DePauw, where he completed his landmark work on the drug physostigmine in 1935. Physostigmine was used to preserve sight by lessening the buil...
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