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A review of hypoglycaemia in a South African family practice setting

on hypoglycaemia from private practice sites. The aim of this study was to assess patients' education about, knowledge of and response to hypoglycaemia. METHODS: The study site was a general practice ... early screening for diabetes in this vulnerable population. Hypoglycaemic education should consider low schooling levels even in a private general practice, and further study is required on the quality

Reaching national consensus on the core clinical skill outcomes for family medicine postgraduate training programmes in South Africa

communities they serve. A previous study in 2007 reached national consensus on the clinical skills that should be taught in postgraduate family medicine training prior to the introduction of the new speciality ... a one- to two-year advanced procedural training course upon completion of family medicine training.14,15 In Australia, training for ambulatory general practice and for rural medicine are separated

The impact of the Family Medicine Model on patient satisfaction in Turkey: Panel analysis with province fixed effects

health systems transformation across Turkey's 81 provinces. We use principal component analysis to reduce the dimensionality of the data from the European Patients Evaluate General/Family Practice (EUROPEP ... to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. Abbreviations: EUROPEP, European Patients Evaluate General/Family Practice; PC1, Principal Component 1; PC2, Principal Component 2; PHC, Primary

The use of Dermoscopy Following a one-day Workshop Among Family Medicine Residents

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The purpose of this study is to determine if a single grand rounds workshop impacts the use of dermoscopy in a single Family ... in family medicine: prevalence and health care use . The Annals of Family Medicine . 2008 ; 6 ( 4 ): 349 - 354 . 11. Herschorn A . Dermoscopy for melanoma detection in family practice . Canadian Family

Diagnosed: Consolidating an Authentic Self within the Practice of Narrative Medicine

Diagnosed: Consolidating an Authentic Self within the Practice of Narrative Medicine If initially conceived by Rita Charon as a “unifying designation to signify a clinical practice informed by the ... Narrative Reading.? The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine. Ed. Rita Charon et. al. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2017. 157-79. ___. ?Clinical Contributions of Narrative Medicine.? Principles 292-308. Herman

Family environment and psychological adaptation in adolescents

using structural equation modeling. Participants were 656 students aged between 12 and 18 years old from public schools. They answered the Family Climate Inventory, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale and General ... , equivalent to cohesion), adjustment (no criticism and aggressiveness, equivalent to low conflict), and family autonomy (freedom and privacy among the family members) were related to general self-efficacy

European postgraduate curriculum in geriatric medicine developed using an international modified Delphi technique

the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS-GMS) recommendations for training in Geriatric Medicine were published in 1993. The practice of Geriatric Medicine has developed considerably since ... become a geriatrician at specialist level in EU member states. postgraduate training, geriatric medicine, consensus, curriculum, European Union, older people Key points The practice of geriatric

Practice Relativism

Practice relativism is the idea that practices are foundational for bodies of activity and thought, and differ from one another in ways that lead those who constitute the world in terms of them to ... " conception of practices.1 Such "practice" family terms as "tradition" have a meaning apart from these particular episodic uses, and it seems, in these cases, that there is a reasonable, autonomous question in

Ulcerative lesions of the mouth: an update for the general medical practitioner

disease. The aim of the present article is to review aspects of the etiology, diagnosis and management of common ulcerative disorders of the oral mucosa. A search in the National Library of Medicine ... ; Valder Barbosa GomesI; Stephen PorterII IDepartamento de Clínica e Odontologia Preventiva, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil. Email: IIOral Medicine unit, Division of

Family caregiver satisfaction with inpatient rehabilitation care

Introduction Informal family caregivers play an increasingly important role in healthcare. Despite their role in ongoing management and coordination of care, caregiver satisfaction with the ... Medical Center , Durham , North Carolina, United States of America, 8 Duke University School of Medicine , Durham , North Carolina, United States of America, 9 Division of Health Care Policy and Research

El canto coral: una mirada interdisciplinar desde la educación musical

general education, from medical, psychosocial and interdisciplinary studies are considered. Second, the positive aspects of choral practice for music education, from aesthetics, psychology and medicine are ... . English teaching-practice and critique, vol.7, n.1, 57-72.         [ Links ] Griffiths, T. (2008). Tone deafness: a model complex cortical phenotype. Clinical Medicine, vol.8,n.6, 592-595.         [ Links

Selective prevention of cardiometabolic diseases: activities and attitudes of general practitioners across Europe

Cardiometabolic diseases (CMDs) are the number one cause of death. Selective prevention of CMDs by general practitioners (GPs) could help reduce the burden of CMDs. This measure would entail the ... Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece; Martin J. Holzmann, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; N. Král, Institute of General Practice, First Faculty

Boosting the uptake of the influenza vaccine in diabetics in general practice

Boosting the uptake of the influenza vaccine in diabetics in general practice Vishaal Kumar Dovedi, Anita Kanya Iyer Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Whitechapel, London, UK ... the uptake of the influenza vaccine in diabetic patients in an urban general practitioner practice. Our secondary aims involved identifying the intervention that increased the uptake by the greatest

Child-management techniques. Are there differences in the way female and male pediatric dentists in Israel practice?

nitrous oxide, general anesthesia, and feelings towards pediatric patients. No differences between female and male dentists were found regarding most management techniques. The majority of dentists used ... Pediatric Dentistry, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel Correspondence     ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess differences in the management

How far does family physician supply correlate with district health system performance?

of duties aimed at a general improvement in care and health outcomes. There is a need to evaluate the contribution of these family physicians to the district health system. AIM: To develop a ... specialisation in either general practice or family medicine.4 Conversely they noted that many developing countries have developed primary health care in a limited and poorly resourced approach that is unlikely to

Operations research meets need related planning: Approaches for locating general practitioners’ practices

Background In most western countries a shortage of general practitioners (GP) exists. Newly qualified GPs often prefer to work in teams rather than in single-handed practices. Therefore, new ... Service Research Institute (KSRI), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) , Karlsruhe , Germany 1 Institute of Family Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein , Campus L u ?beck , Germany 2 Editor

The impact of multimedia on teaching tropical medicine

fourth-year medical students at Botucatu School of Medicine of UNESP, using printed matter, video, and CD-ROM. The students were submitted to a specific test, which was repeated approximately one week ... Department of Tropical Diseases and Imaging Diagnosis at Botucatu School of Medicine of UNESP is offered annually to fourth-year medical students. It consists of lectures, seminars, directed study, and

Characterizing electronic health record usage patterns of inpatient medicine residents using event log data

EHR actions (e.g. chart review, note entry and review, results review).In examining 24-hour usage cycles from general medicine day and night team rotations, we identified a prominent trend in which ... portion of activity (>40% on average) followed primarily by note entry and review. PGY1 interns spent disproportionately more time on note entry compared to PGY2+ residents during general medicine (15.2% vs

Reconhecimento e uso de plantas medicinais pelos idosos do Município de Marmeleiro - Paraná

The use of medicinal plants is based on family tradition and became a common practice in popular medicine. Therefore, this study aimed to verify the level of recognition and use of medicinal plants ... , estimulando seu uso, com maior eficacia e segurança. Palavras-chave: Etnofarmacologia, Medicina Tradicional, Uso de Plantas Medicinais por Idosos. ABSTRACT The use of medicinal plants is based on family

Vacina antivariólica: visões da Academia de Medicina no Brasil Imperial

In Imperial Brazil, the Academy of Medicine played an important role in promoting debates and discussions about local medicine. It was a symbol of the movement to try to organize the Brazilian ... lend it legitimacy. The article focuses on issues surrounding the Academy's activities regarding the smallpox vaccine and its conceptions and practice, covering the period from the Academy's birth as the