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News briefs from the journal CHEST, April 2005

...ng the program was $3,000 per year, which included textbook costs, meals and refreshments, and travel honoraria for speakers from other institutions. An educational program that includes equipment training can greatly reduce repair costs. The study appears in the April issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journ...

Richer nations at more risk of schizophrenia

...f Science Medicine . The report debunks a popular textbook definition that schizophrenia will affect 10 in every 1000 people no matter where patients live. It says this rate is too high and more likely, between seven and eight in 1000 people, although this varied between sites. Poorer countries also had mo...

Measures can help save frontal sinuses

...akis, senior author of the recently released first textbook on the frontal sinuses. He wondered if guidelines could be developed to help others do the same. He and colleagues Dr. Ramon E. Figueroa, MCG neuroradiologist, and Dr. Firas T. Farhat, MCG sinus fellow who is now the first fellowship-trained rhinolo...

MCG faculty contribute to textbooks on geriatric, pediatric hypertension

...esearch manager also have contributed to the first textbook on "Pediatric Hypertension," which provides practitioners an overview of this increasing health problem in children and practical management advice. Hypertension now follows obesity and asthma as the most common chronic diseases in children. "The pre...

Dr. Kountakis edits first textbook on the frontal sinus

...vision of Rhinology, is senior editor of the first textbook on "The Frontal Sinus." The book, published by Springer, an international publisher of scientific and professional publications, is a comprehensive information source on the anatomy and management of frontal sinus disorders. "This is the final fronti...

The Gerontolgogical Society of America taps Aetna's Rowe as annual meeting keynote speaker

...uthored over 200 publications, including a leading textbook on geriatric medicine and scientific papers on the physiology of the aging process. Perhaps his most renowned book is 1998's Successful Aging, which he co-authored with Robert Kahn. Rowe has received many honors and awards for his research and health...

International team of experts leads new stroke journal

...xandrov, who trained in Moscow, is the author of a textbook on Cerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke Prevention and Treatment and of numerous original papers. Dr Conrad Estol, who trained in neurology and stroke in the United States and is Director of the Stroke Unit at the Cardiovascular Institute in Beunos...

ESC to publish first cardiovascular textbook

...ding to a need among cardiologists for a practical textbook that brings together ESC Guidelines and best pract...Society of Cardiology (ESC) will publish its first textbook in cardiovascular medicine early next year. Entitled, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, t...

Leading hepatology textbook edited by SLU researchers

...ulty members have teamed up for a new edition of a textbook widely considered to be the leading clinical refer...eatohepatitis (SH) and hepatitis. In addition, the textbook comes with a bonus CD-ROM that contains all of the color illustrations from the book, which can be d...

Mayo Clinic study finds coma grossly misrepresented in the movies

...cknowledges that as art, movies are not limited to textbook portrayal of events. "You can say that it's an art form, entertainment is the key here, and you should not criticize it," he says. "You might say, 'So what? Did you expect anything else?' "We're not here to criticize screenwriters or an art form, but...

Students' device may improve chest closure after heart surgery

...shed something." Weier added: "This was not just a textbook problem. This was like a real-life industrial project with deadlines and patent searches." If the prototype advances through further development and testing, many patients could benefit, the student inventors said. According to their research, the ve...

Researchers find molecular 'brake' to cell death

...ntific dogma so long accepted that it has become a textbook standard when talking about apoptosis," he continues. Researchers agree that the seminal event that leads to initiation of apoptosis is the release of a key protein known as cytochrome c (CC) from a cell's mitochondria, the organelle's energy stor...

'Medical Spanish' course helps physician assistants examine, communicate with Hispanic patients

...als. In addition, she is writing a medical Spanish textbook for physician assistants or other health-care students. "Being able to give a physical exam in Spanish can enhance care for Spanish-speaking patients," Ms. Gonzlez said. "Some patients often wait to come to a doctor because of fears of being depor...

New CD-ROM distills HIV/AIDS information for developing world

...edicine at UCSF. "This represents the first free textbook on HIV/AIDS that is available in the developing world," adds Mark Vogel, MA, HIV InSite project manager and associate editor of the CD-ROM. "It will be useful for clinicians, policy makers, AIDS service organizations, and patient advocacy groups worl...

American College of Physicians publishes 'Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students'

...dicine (CDIM). Based on a national curriculum, the textbook is an authoritative educational resource to augmen...kely to see on the internal medicine rotation. The textbook has a publicly accessible Web component with additional clinical photos, tables, screening tools and...

Sticky proteins provide new insight into drug action

...eceptors don't readily dissociate, contrary to the textbook picture. MCG researchers have also shown that at ...lass of G proteins does dissociate, suggesting the textbook picture is at least partly correct. Why the difference? Previous work on G proteins, including the...

Medical text takes on an Aussie style

...y academics, Australia's first medical terminology textbook was launched this week and aims to advance the understanding of medical terms. Sue Walker and Jenny Nicol, from QUT's School of Public Health, have spent two years turning the American spelling, terminology, descriptions and definitions of a medica...

Ronald W. Busuttil receives American Surgical Association's highest honor

... of "Transplantation of the Liver," the definitive textbook on the subject, now in its second edition. He has written more than 500 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, 60 book chapters and 400 abstracts. He is an active member of all the major national and international surgical and transplantation societie...

Students devise oral quick-dissolve strips for rotavirus vaccine

... around them. Its much more rewarding than a basic textbook problem, where theres an expected answer and you dont necessarily have to think as broadly or as creatively."...

UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery

...rch. They have just published an authoritative new textbook called Biological Inorganic Chemistry: Structure a...late Edward Stiefel from Princeton University. The textbook is designed for both undergraduate and graduate students. All of us who work in the field hope our...

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