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Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
... theU.S. and abroad have gone through the center's training
programs. That'sin addition to IU scientists who are continually making use of thecenter's resources, Dr. Molitoris said. The center's activities will incorporate four core projects: the DigitalImaging Analysis Core, directed by Kenneth Dunn, Ph.D....
Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis
...researchers, the overall median test score for the training
physicians, with one-half scoring higher and the o...arch Center, Our results demonstrate that improved training
is needed about how best to diagnose and care for people with latent and active TB because physician...
Medical residents unclear about TB guidelines
... tests for patients with active TB. As physicians training
at urban medical centers are likely to be the first point of contact for patients with previously undiagnosed TB, it is important that they are properly trained in spotting and treating this infectious disease. We cannot be sure that lack of tuberc...
Africa: International volunteer impact small, but significant
...es to government facilities, often with specialist training
such as tropical medicine, had a significant local impact on capacity building and resource allocation. Health managers organise and develop health services for the general population, whereas volunteer organisations do not always fit into such a ...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... have a strong programme of knowledge transfer and training
with a range of opportunities for industrial engag... career, to achieve their potential faster through training
in creativity and leadership, linking with industry, developing collaborative networks and routes to...
Low hospital staff levels increase infection rates
...quate care to the ventilated patient. The nurses training
level had no effect on infection rates. The authors concluded that this study backs up findings from their earlier general study on ICU infection risks, namely that employing more than two nurses per patient per day would prevent a large proportion...
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
...nd supports them with Earth observation (EO) data, training
and tools. The pre-operational stage aims to demonstrate tailored EO-based services and systems for collecting water-related information. The operational stage is aimed at transferring the leadership of the projects to African water authorities. S...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...ts who volunteer for the program is two weeks. HVO training
programs focus on local diseases and health conditions, and the procedures and skills taught are relevant, realistic, and sustainable, with the goal that the indigenous population will continue to benefit from the experience long after the volunteer ...
LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes
...of teleconferencing and teleproctoring. Technology training
equipment can include Virtual Reality simulators, Laparoscopy Cholecystectomy simulators, anesthesia simulators, GI endoscopy simulators, video trainers and more. This national designation provides more evidence of the excellence of our educational ...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...ain. In the world of research ethics, at least one training
program is causing the opposite effect. Now enteri...kes to deliver a successful, cross-cultural ethics training
program. We initially sought to increase the critical mass of African individuals professionally ...
Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training
...o that many residents resist reporting because the training
culture suggests that needle sticks go with the territory and reporting them may lower peer esteem, Makary notes. The survey, which took place in 2003, revealed that 99 percent of surgeons-in-training suffered an average of eight needle-stick injuri...
Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M
...ortant contributions on a global scale. Education, training
and research programs span the globe from our New ...e Weill Cornell Medical College in Doha, Qatar, to training
programs in Bugando, Tanzania and Salzburg, Austria, to research and clinical activities in Haiti an...
Physician-researchers often less successful in obtaining NIH funding
...f National Institutes of Health (NIH) research and training
awards in the 1970s generated concerns that physician clinical investigators would become an 'endangered species' if trends continued unaltered," the authors write. There has been no comprehensive analysis over a long period of the outcomes for first...
High-Need Physician Workforce Incentives Act endorsed by American College of Physicians
... --and on the most effective approaches to support training
programs in primary care. ...
CIRM awards $3.79 million to Burnham Institute
... shared laboratory and expansion of the Institutes training
courses in stem cell research. Burnham was one of... The funding will also allow Burnham to expand its training
program, offering a series of basic and advanced courses on stem cell techniques for colleagues at S...
USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
...ech, received a three-year, $5.6 million stem cell training
grant from CIRM to train graduate students as well...hat three-year grant has established an innovative training
program in stem cell biology and ethics that includes mentored laboratory research, an annual retrea...
Institute of Medicine Advisory: Public health physicians
...who are already in the field have not had adequate training
to tackle current and emerging public health challenges. TRAINING PHYSICIANS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH CAREERS, a new report from the Institute of Medicine, looks at steps that should be taken to attract physicians to such jobs and to fully prepare them to m...
VA tops private hospitals in infection-control study
... Were more likely to have an approved residency training
program (75 percent vs. 24 percent of non-VA hospitals) Were more likely to be located in metropolitan areas Were more likely (50 percent vs. 39 percent) to have a hospital epidemiologist Were more likely (75 percent ...
Doctors have key role in preventing and detecting child neglect and abuse
...dren and themselves." They conclude: "Individual training
and local support networks for people involved in child protection are essential, whether they are specialists in the field or simply those who might encounter an occasional case. Failure to set up and use such resources indicates professional weakne...
Study: Who claims to be a pediatrician?
...iatrics, or has he or she ever completed specialty training
in the field" Findings from a new study from th...pediatricians did not complete a medical residency training
program in pediatrics. "Residency training
in pediatrics and board certification by the American ...
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