Tag: "departments" at medical news
UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA
... to a geographically diverse group of 11 emergency departments
across the nation. Researchers tested MRSA resistance to antibiotics in a test tube and found that in 57 percent of cases, doctors had prescribed an antibiotic to which the bacteria were resistant. Finding certain antibiotics ineffective against MRSA...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...glas Paddon-Jones, an associate professor in UTMBs departments
of physical therapy and internal medicine. Paddon-Jones is the senior author of a paper on the study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and now available online. The investigation compared changes in muscle ...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...leaders, national policy makers, and public safety departments
on this critical technical challenge. The DHS aw...Mantenna device may be ready for sale to emergency departments
sooner. Both technologies were demonstrated during the workshop. ...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...or Mark Lovell, Ph.D., asssociate professor in the departments
of orthopaedic surgery and neurological surgery at...(Micky) Collins, Ph.D., assistant professor in the departments
of orthopaedic surgery and neurological surgery at Pitts School of Medicine, and assistant director ...
Worcester Polytechnic Institute to host national forum on locating first responders inside buildings
...leaders, national policy makers, and public safety departments
on this critical challenge, on Aug. 6 and 7, 2007, in the Campus Center at WPI. A 2005 report from the National Fire Protection Association noted that getting lost, trapped, or disabled inside buildings is the third leading cause of firefighter fat...
Emergency department guidelines enhance quality patient care
... Our emergency physicians work in three emergency departments
in Cincinnatiat University, Christ and Jewish hosp...ecause theyre tired. Physicians in the emergency departments
at University, Christ and Jewish are not required to use the CPQE tools but are encouraged to do so,...
USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
...ll as post-doctoral and clinical fellows across 27 departments
at USC. That three-year grant has established an innovative training program in stem cell biology and ethics that includes mentored laboratory research, an annual retreat and courses jointly administered and co-taught by faculty of the Keck School, C...
TV ads may spur more stroke victims to get help sooner
...signs, more people presented at hospital emergency departments
with stroke, and the effect was particularly strik... said. Getting more people with TIAs to emergency departments
is a critical opportunity for stroke prevention, because a TIA is often a precursor to a major strok...
Doctors have key role in preventing and detecting child neglect and abuse
...n other areas such as mental health and government departments
can also help address all forms of child maltreatment. The Seminar concludes: "Physician advocacy fits well with a vision of improved child health in the 21st century." In an accompanying comment, Dr Harvey Marcovitch, paediatrician and associate...
Elsevier partners with European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics
..., working in hospitals, health centres, university departments
and industry in a wide range of specialist areas. Each quarterly issue of EJMP presents the latest peer-reviewed clinical research on medical physics, complemented by expert reviews of critical topics in the field. Other features include conferen...
Epidemiology of TB: Updates from CDC studies to be presented at ATS 2007
...ls, and TB community leaders, providers and health departments
who serve TB patients, people with latent TB infection, and at-risk individuals, through individual interviews and focus group discussions. Dr. Royce will present study results gathered from one rural community and two urban communities in North Car...
Bali bomb lessons helped shape Australia's mental health response to terrorism and trauma
...lth presence in the emergency department and other departments
can call on out-of-hours' support as needed. Many of the bomb victims suffered profound mental health problems immediately after the bombings. In 2002 the mental health response was poorly planned, but the lessons learnt from the first incident m...
Elsevier launches Molecular Oncology
... members, and various patient support and research departments
is proud to host the Editorial Office of this exciting new journal in cancer, states A. Rohliged, Director, and former Minister of Health in Denmark. Elseviers presence in the field of oncology with leading titles such as Cancer Cell, The Lancet On...
NIH funding UIC brain tumor research
...aid Richard Gemeinhart, assistant professor in the departments
of biopharmaceutical sciences and bioengineering and lead researcher of the study. The novel approach stabilizes the drug and provides better control of the time and location of its activity, thereby reducing its side effects. Gemeinhart said the d...
Home improvement warning -- Ladder-related injuries increasing in the US
...million individuals were treated in U.S. emergency departments
for ladder-related injuries from 1990 through 2005. That estimate exceeds an average of 136,000 cases annually. This is the first U.S. study to use national data to comprehensively examine nonfatal ladder-related injuries. "Individuals using ladder...
Health gap between social groups widens in later life
...all II study. The employees worked in 20 different departments
and were from all occupational grades. They were surveyed five times between 1985 and 2004 on their physical, psychological and social functioning. Occupational grade was measured each time and participants were asked to classify their employment s...
Consumer nail gun injuries spike
...ncy of such injuries that are treated in emergency departments
in professional workers have remained relatively f...lysis, Lipscomb used data collected from emergency departments
across the country by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the CDC's National Institute f...
Medical students should be taught about rape
...nate guidelines to staff in accident and emergency departments
and sexual assault referral centres to improve the...ly assaulted often do not seek help from emergency departments
or the police, should other health-care professionals be trained in the management of rape and sexua...
March of Dimes, Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute launch prematurity prevention partnership
... and their health care providers, the local health departments
serving intervention sites will be integral in reaching community members with information about the known risk factors for, and ways to prevent, preterm birth. Further, a tool kit will be available at www.prematurityprevention.org for use by commu...
Emergency responses greatly increase risk to firefighters of dying on duty from heart disease
...tion Association showed that more than 70% of fire departments
lacked fitness and health programs. Kales' team has published a body of previous work documenting a high prevalence of obesity among firefighters and associating cardiovascular risk factors and previously diagnosed heart disease with on-duty CHD even...
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