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Undergraduate medical education in general practice/family medicine throughout Europe – a descriptive study

graduating doctors go into primary care. This in turn requires that general practice/family medicine (GP/FM) strongly influences the curricula in medical schools. In the present paper we aim at describing the ... universities without having been exposed to a GP/FM curriculum. The European Academy of Teachers in General Practice (EURACT) will launch efforts to change this situation. General practice/family medicine

Equal rights for general internists?

medicine is a relatively new area within general internal medicine. Due to the relative infancy of the field, there are few senior members to provide mentorship, potentially inhibiting academic promotion and ... Health Sciences , Washington, DC , USA 2 Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Washington, DC , USA - KEY WORDS: hospitalists; internal medicine; academic performance. Dear Editor, We are responding to the

Randomized controlled trial on promoting influenza vaccination in general practice waiting rooms

Background Most of general practitioners (GPs) use advertising in their waiting rooms for patient’s education purposes. Patients vaccinated against seasonal influenza have been gradually lessening ... ), Vrije Universiteit Brussel , Brussels , Belgium 1 Department of General Practice/ Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Lille University , Lille , France 2 Editor: Justin R. Ortiz, University of Washington

General Medicine and Hospital Medicine: The Janus of Internal Medicine

Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI , USA 1 Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI , USA - I to important trends in the evolution of academic general n ... this issue of JGIM, Miller and colleagues draw attention internal medicine.1 By examining the membership of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), they provide a snapshot not only of the

Spiritual Care in General Practice: Rushing in or Fearing to Tread? An Integrative Review of Qualitative Literature

cultures, faiths and beliefs coexist in society. This is no small or simple task, and although GPs (family practitioners) have been encouraged to deliver spiritual care, we suggest this is proving to be ... . The authors suggest critical realism as having potential to facilitate interdisciplinary research and create clearer concepts of spiritual care for GPs. General practice Introduction Qualitative and

Use of emergency intravenous injection in dental practice

Medical emergencies can occur in dental practice and dental surgeons have to be able to handle them effectively. The intravenous route has long been advocated for dental surgeon in emergency. Since ... : 915 - 6 6. Resuscitation Council (UK). Medical emergencies and resuscitation. Standards for clinical practice and training for dental practitioners and dental care professionals in general dental

Prescriptive variability of drugs by general practitioners

Prescription drug spending is growing faster than any other sector of healthcare. However, very little is known about patterns of prescribing and cost of prescribing between general practices. In ... the practice setting and socioeconomic deprivation. Materials and methods Data and pre-processing We analysed the number and actual cost of prescription items issued by 55 general practices within the

Microstructural and histochemical characteristics of Lycium barbarum L. fruits used in folk herbal medicine and as functional food

Lycium barbarum L. fruits, referred to as functional food, have long been used in traditional and folk herbal medicine due to their therapeutic properties. The fruit microstructure was analysed using ... ineffectiveness of conventional medicine have contributed to rapid development of phytotherapy. Plants containing biologically active compounds with health-enhancing properties known for hundreds or thousands of

Emergency Medicine in the Kingdom of Bahrain

It has been more than a decade since emergency medicine became recognized as a specialty in the Kingdom of Bahrain. In the last fifteen years emergency medicine has widely established itself and ... , preventive, and supportive services [ 8 ] by family physicians and general practitioners. Secondary and tertiary health care services are provided through three main governmental hospitals: Salmaniya Medical

A Comprehensive Review of Tourette Syndrome and Complementary Alternative Medicine

Medicine Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest medical systems, originally developed on the Indian subcontinent. A single case history describing the application of Ayurvedic medical practice to a 7-year ... phonic tics over a period of at least 1 year with the onset before 18 years of age. The purpose of this article is to review the use of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) in children and adults with

The views of the general public on prioritising vaccination programmes against childhood diseases: A qualitative study

appropriate and whether societal preferences for childhood vaccinations should be used to help inform childhood immunisation policy. Objective To gauge the general public’s preferences for prioritising certain

Transfusion practice in anemic, non-bleeding patients: Cross-sectional survey of physicians working in general internal medicine teaching hospitals in Switzerland

data are available on transfusion practice of general internal medicine physicians in Switzerland. Methods In this cross-sectional survey, physicians working in general medicine teaching hospitals in ... online-survey was conducted between May 1, 2013, and Sept 30, 2013, in all Swiss hospitals offering acute care, in which resident physicians are trained in the field of general internal medicine according

Dexmedetomidine as an adjuvant during general anesthesia

, Fukushima 960-1295 , Japan 1 Shinju Obara Vol.:(011233456789) Dexmedetomidine; General anesthesia; Intraoperative; Pain management Introduction Newly introduced anesthetic agents are sometimes clinically ... dexmedetomidine use was low immediately after its introduction into clinical practice,[ 1 ] which may partly be because its use was limited to up to 24 h; however, this time limitation was removed in 2010. Then

Structured patient handoff on an internal medicine ward: A cluster randomized control trial

Background The effect of a multi-faceted handoff strategy in a high volume internal medicine inpatient setting on process and patient outcomes has not been clearly established. We set out to ... , Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia , Vancouver, British Columbia , Canada , 3 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto , Toronto, Ontario , Canada , 4 Division of Family Practice

Teaching medicine with the help of “Dr. House”

person. Therefore, lecturing medicine with the help of “House MD” requires constant evaluation. From 2008 to 2016 we are using the well-known TV series “House MD” continuously to attract medical students ... ]. Since ªHouse MDº depicts both the practice of medicine and bioethical issues in a strikingly realistic but sometimes inaccurate fashion, we decided to use this TV series for educational purposes. Our

Practice variation and practice guidelines: Attitudes of generalist and specialist physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants

physician assistants (N = 12) at an academic medical center and two community clinics, representing family medicine, general internal medicine, and cardiology, from February—April 2016. The Internet-based ... the Mayo-Rochester, MN Divisions of General Internal Medicine (N = 123), Primary Care Internal Medicine (N = 86), and Cardiology (N = 228), the MayoRochester Department of Family Medicine (N = 92), and

Individualised patient profile: clinical utility of Flammer syndrome phenotype and general lessons for predictive, preventive and personalised medicine

experienced collateral pathological conditions which primarily might be linked to the family (genetic) predisposition, but the development of which could be synergistically promoted by the FS-phenotype. The ... . Family history General information All family lines are represented by Caucasians originated from central and Eastern European areas. All members of the family were obligatory literate persons; some of

Meno’s paradox and medicine

; Medical epistemology 1 Introduction The question of how best to detect disease is central to medical practice. This question is most often addressed by measuring the accuracy of different methods of ... condition” (Reitsma et al. 2009, p. 797) . The accuracy of a method of detecting disease is measured by comparing the performance of a diagnostic practice under evaluation, which is commonly referred to as

Effect of a brief patient communication teaching on both attendee and non-attendee family medicine residents.

-centered communication educational intervention on the knowledge, attitudes and practice of family medicine residents in our program. In particular, we planned to study the effect of the intervention on even ... 0 0 Part of the Family Medicine Commons, Medical Education Commons, and the Medical Humanities Commons DOI: Author Footnote: Shawndra B. Barker and

Healthcare at the Crossroads: The Need to Shape an Organizational Culture of Humanistic Teaching and Practice

that promote or inhibit humanistic practice of medicine by faculty physicians.DesignFrom January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2016, faculty from eight US medical schools were asked to write reflectively ... Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin , Milwaukee, WI , USA 1 Institute for Professionalism & Ethical Practice, and Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine