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Evacuation drills may constitute a key activity for preparing for an emergency due to an earthquake. The paper presents the results of an analysis of participants' motivations on the factors leading to conducting drills on 19 September every year in Me...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) represents a major public health concern, particularly in low- and middle-income countries like in Latin America. Family members are often caregivers for individuals with TBI, which can result in significant stress. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news
Hi all, I'm a journalist in Los Angeles. I'm reporting a story for the New York Times Magazine about private equity acquisitions of practice groups. I'm looking for doctors with experience working for PE-owned medical practices—young anesthesiologists in particular. Your name doesn't necessarily have to appear in print. Please email if you'd like to talk. I want to hear from you. jwbarron@protonmail.com www.jessebarron.com... reporter working on private equity story
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums
I am starting my third year of medical school at one of the ‘mid-tier’ University of Californias (not UCSF or UCLA) and just received my Step 1 score of 243. I have 3 pubs in anesthesia and surgery and 5 poster presentations. I grew up and have all my personal connections back in Southern California and it’s a major priority to go back home for residency second only to matching to my specialty of choice which is surgery. what are my chances as it stands right now stats wise to eventually... What are my chances for a general surgery program in CA?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties Source Type: forums
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Diagnostic and Interventional ImagingAuthor(s): T. Mayer, R.L. Cazzato, P. De Marini, P. Auloge, D. Dalili, G. Koch, J. Garnon, A. Gangi
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Diagnostic and Interventional ImagingAuthor(s): A. Ricquart Wandaele, A. Kastler, A. Comte, G. Hadjidekov, R. Kechidi, O. Helenon, B. Kastler
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
In the clinic, I'm wearing respirator and face shield, but out in public, I'm un-masked. he/his/him
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Authors: Loh HH, Yee A, Loh HS, Kanagasundram S, Francis B, Lim LL Abstract PURPOSE: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder characterized by clinical or biochemical hyperandrogenism and ovulary dysfunction. Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) adversely affects quality of life and interpersonal relationships. We aimed to compare the prevalence of FSD in women with and without PCOS. METHODS: We pooled data from 28 observational studies involving 6256 women. Apart from the total prevalence of FSD, subgroup analyses based on different PCOS diagnostic criteria and obesity status (body mass index [BMI]&t...
Source: Hormones - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hormones (Athens) Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Concomitant use of L-carnitine and piracetam might have a muscle-protective effect and protection against simvastatin-induced myalgia. Furthermore, the formulation was safe and well tolerated by the subjects investigated in this trial.
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Source Type: research
Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) surgical risk calculator to predict surgical morbidity in patients undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery. Methods This was a retrospective study of patients who underwent pelvic reconstructive surgery from 2014 to 2017. Preoperative risk factors were abstracted from medical records and entered into the ACS NSQIP surgical risk calculator. The Current Procedural Terminology code that produced the largest risk was used and compared with actual patient outcomes. Demog...
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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