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Correlates of hospitalizations in internal medicine divisions among Israeli adults of different ethnic groups with hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

Background Disparities in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) may affect health care utilization. We compared the correlates of hospitalizations in internal medicine divisions, of adults with NCDs ... were hospitalized at least once during a one-year period (2008). Hospitalization in internal medicine divisions was more common among Arab than Jewish patients; prevalence ratio 1.24 (95% CI 1.14?1.35

I079 General internal medicine and rheumatology: an ideal combination? The experience of a dual-functioning physician

opportunities available, when to they can help make you stand out and set the to get where you want to be. I079 GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE AND RHEUMATOLOGY: AN IDEAL COMBINATION? THE EXPERIENCE OF A DUAL ... -FUNCTIONING PHYSICIAN Disclosures: None. The interface between general internal medicine and rheumatological conditions is self-evident to all rheumatologists. Whether that interface should extend to

A New Contraception Curriculum in the Internal Medicine Residency Primary Care Clinic

civilian internal medicine residency programs do not place an emphasis on contraception in the primary care setting. This intervention sought to elucidate the perceptions of contraception in an internal ... contraception in an internal medicine primary care setting in a military residency and improve confidence in contraceptive counseling and prescribing. Material and Methods Residents at a military internal

Capsule Commentary on Streed et al., Assessment of Internal Medicine Resident Preparedness to Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Patients

institutional affiliations. References 1. Streed CG, Hedian HF, Bertram A, Sisson SD. Assessment of internal medicine resident preparedness to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ... undergraduate medical education. JAMA. 2011;306(9):971–977.CrossRefGoogle Scholar 3. McGarry KA, Clarke JG, Landau C, Cyr MG. Caring for vulnerable populations: curricula in U.S. internal medicine residencies

A model based on intensity of medical care may improve outcomes for internal medicine patients in Italy

internal Italian Medicine Unit by comparing Standard Medical Care model (SMC) to a new paradigm of patient admission based on Intensity of Medical Care (IMC). Methods The SMC operated during 2013, while an ... ). Conclusions Redesigning the configuration of internal medicine ward to support urgency and competency of the clinical response by applying IMC paradigm based on the NEWS, improved outcomes in patients with

Improving Longitudinal Survey Participation Among Internal Medicine Residents: Incorporating Behavioral Economic Techniques and Avoiding Friday or Saturday Invitations

, had they adhered.4 Other studies of survey participation have compared response rates for some, but not all days of the week.5 Using a longitudinal survey of internal medicine residents, we examined the ... were sent. METHODS Residents from 63 internal medicine programs were invited to complete web-based surveys for the Individualized Comparative Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and

Internal Medicine for All

audience appears to be students at all levels, but most particularly residents in internal medicine. The 100 clinical cases in the book represent some of the most interesting and challenging patients ... presented at morning report. I have read all the cases, although in varying degrees of detail. They represent the wide spectrum of general internal medicine and although perhaps a few of the cases focus more

Infectious Diseases on a General Internal Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit

OBJECTIVE: To describe the spectrum of infectious diseases and characteristics of patients admitted with infections on a general internal medicine clinical teaching unit.

Infectious Diseases on a General Internal Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit

OBJECTIVE: To describe the spectrum of infectious diseases and characteristics of patients admitted with infections on a general internal medicine clinical teaching unit.

Competencias de los residentes de Atención Primaria en el manejo de los problemas prevalentes de oído, nariz y garganta

Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at a University Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, using an Objective Structured Clinical Examination. The participants were 25 residents of Pediatrics (7 ... and Pediatrics showed better performance than residents of Internal Medicine. Residents of Primary Care demonstrated dissimilar competencies in the management of prevalent ear, nose and throat

Internal current generation in respiration chambers

A technical device generating a constant and directed current within a sealed respiration chamber is described. It does not involve any external pumps or tubing. This system is easy to handle, and improved the maintenance of rheotactic pelagic species like the Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica, Crustacea) or small fishes (Gasterosteus aculeatus) under experimental...

Internal Medicine Residents’ Knowledge and Practice of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnosis

Internal medicine physicians are often the first providers to encounter patients with a new diagnosis of tuberculosis. Given the public health risks of missed tuberculosis cases, assessing internal ... , USA 7 Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, Maryland , USA 8 Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 , USA Background. Internal medicine physicians are often the first

Nurse–Physician Collaboration in General Internal Medicine: A Synthesis of Survey and Ethnographic Techniques

complementarity of quantitative and qualitative methods for understanding nurse–physician collaboration. METHODS In medicine wards of 5 hospitals, we surveyed nurses and physicians measuring three facets of ... collaboration. This paper reports quantitative and qualitative results from studying nurse–physician collaboration in general internal medicine (GIM) units. We have integrated survey and ethnographic methods to

Regenerative Medicine for Neurological Disorders

The annual meeting of the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) has always introduced us to top-notch and up-to-date approaches for regenerative medicine related to neuroscience ... Brain Repair, Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine , Tampa , USA 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Korea University Medical Center, Korea University College of Medicine

Medicine—turning on its head!

. All this just go to show that all established dogmas need to be challenged and relooked with an open mind. The ‘art’ and ‘science’ of practice of medicine must undergo continuous evolution, as, is in

Position paper of the Italian Society of Internal Medicine (SIMI) on prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer

of this statement is to provide Italian internists with the opinion of some experts of Italian Society of Internal Medicine (SIMI) on available data, sometimes still scarce or controversial, and with ... thromboembolism is under investigation [1, 2]. Prophylaxis of VTE in cancer patients hospitalized on internal medicine units for acute illnesses There are no dedicated randomized clinical trials on antithrombotic

Medical student preferences for the internal medicine residency interview day: A cross-sectional study

Internal Medicine applicant preferences for a residency recruitment day in aggregate and stratified by medical school background: United States vs. International Medical School Graduate. Methods A survey was ... recruitment day in aggregate and stratified by medical school background: United States vs. International Medical School Graduate. A survey was developed and used in a cross-sectional study of Internal Medicine

A Short History of Clinical Holistic Medicine

Clinical holistic medicine has its roots in the medicine and tradition of Hippocrates. Modern epidemiological research in quality of life, the emerging science of complementary and alternative ... ) Clinical holistic medicine: Chronic pain in internal organs . TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 5 , 205 - 210 Ventegodt, S. Kandel , I. , Neikrug , S. , and Merrick , J. ( 2005 ) Clinical holistic medicine: The

Blood eosinophil count as a prognostic biomarker in COPD

University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea; 3Department of Internal Medicine and Environmental Health Center, Kangwon National University, Kangwon National University Hospital, Chuncheon, Korea; 4Department ... Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul Metropolitan Government-Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Can the effects of the mobilization of vulnerable elders in Ontario (MOVE ON) implementation be replicated in new settings: an interrupted time series design

mobilization rates and decreasing length of stay on internal medicine units. The aim of this study was to conduct a replication study evaluating the impact of the evidence-informed mobilization intervention on ... early mobilization in patients 65 years of age and older admitted to internal medicine units [24, 25]. We evaluated the intervention using an interrupted time series (ITS) design across 14 hospitals in