Tag: "competent" at medical news
40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug
...ion is rectified, community pharmacists need to be competent
and confident in recognising and dealing with drugs that are prescribed and dispensed outside their licensed use. Community pharmacists in the UK are responsible for overseeing the supply of prescription and over-the-counter medicine for use by chi...
Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!
...ureaucracy. This environment has disheartened many competent
medical experts. They have sought relief by leaving the shores and realizing their dreams in foreign lands - known famously as brain drain. India needs to get its act together to buck this trend. At the same time, there are many expatriate medics...
Floida to Electronically Track Alzheimers Patients
...rly stages of Alzheimer's, when patients are still competent
and can take part in planning their care. Then patient consent for something like this would be unimpeachable -- it would be their own....
'Alarming Rise in Caesarean Births a Cause of Concern'
...is the risk if the procedure is not carried out by competent
obstetricians," said Dr Dermot MacDonald, former Director of the Dublin-based National Maternity Hospital, which is one of the largest maternity hospitals in Europe. Speaking at a seminar in New Delhi, he said that in India Caesarian births were a...
Alberta Pharmacists Entitled to Prescribe Medicines
...the ER and the pharmacist is going to be perfectly competent
in terms of managing them. Pharmacists are not going to be stupid about this. The patient who's got a headache and is also dizzy and has blurred vision, you're not going to sell them a new headache tablet. You're going to refer them to the emergency ...
BMC Rushes With Samples as Mystery Fever Rings Alarm Bell in Bombay
...civic authorities are sending the fluid samples to competent
laboratories in Pune to determine what this new virus is that apparently looks like encephalitis-fever. The reports appearing in section of Bombay media say that dengue and malarial tests on these cases came up negative. Rising to the alarm bell,...
On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale
...on, even if the procedure is performed by the most competent
surgeon ? There are no appropriate follow-up procedures for either the donors or the recipients ? The donors are discouraged from visiting the hospital after the surgery. Sadly, a high rate of morbidity is reported in these individuals, post ...
Nurses Ease the Wounded Heart
...r illness. The study also suggests that culturally competent
nurses can recognize the coping strategies used by...nd most of their day—culturally and linguistically competent
safety information, support, and other key resources. The Heart of a DOVE—Children witnessing the...
Positively Charged Nurses, Best in Nursing Dying Children
...rall, the nurses in the survey said they felt most competent
in managing pain for patients and least competent
in talking with children and families about dying. The researchers found that nurses with higher lev...
Meningitis Case Dismissed as Viral Infection Proves Fatal for Child
...care, which fell below the standards expected of a competent
doctor. If the allegations are proved, he will face disciplinary action, including a possible ban from practicing medicine. AN...
Agra Hospitals Modernise to Promote Medical Tourism
... the new international airport coming up soon, and competent
city doctors working abroad, this process will sta...ing patients to hospitals here which have a fairly competent
base of manpower and facilities." An American company Mefcom Agro Ind has acquired stakes in Kamay...
Many Kidney Specialists Feel Unprepared for End-of-Life Decisions
...onscious patient or a request by a patient who was competent
to make such a request—was similar between groups. Despite continuing technological improvements in care, more than 80,000 chronic dialysis patients die each year in the United States, with an annual mortality rate of up to 25 percent per year. Inc...
Interns More Likely To Work Long Hours
...hat every patient should have an awake, alert, and competent
physician at all times," write the ACGME's David Leach, MD, and colleagues in a journal editorial. However interns worked at least 66 hours on an average down from 70 hours per week before the rules came into effect. Another study in the same journ...
AMA Backs Advance Care Planning by Patients
...orts advance care planning //as a way to provide a competent
patient with the means to articulate their current...isions about their future heath care when they are competent
to do so, are fully informed, and have had enough time to receive, understand and appreciate the inf...
Aging Families Continue Struggle in Katrina Aftermath
...sual duress, which has implications for culturally competent
practices. This information will be used to augment or construct disaster prevention and intervention programs for aging families. (Source: Newwise)...
Keep Australia's GP Workforce Numbers Healthy, AMA Urges
...t must ensure that there are enough fully trained, competent
young doctors entering the system to prevent a huge shortage of GPs when the older doctors finally do retire. "There must not only be enough medical places at universities, but also adequate resources to train post-graduates through to the high sta...
Study Shows Tomosyn Plays an Important Role in Learning and Memory
...mit on the number of synaptic vesicles that become competent
to fuse at synapses, thereby regulating the amount of neurotransmitter released. ‘If you remove tomosyn, you get exuberant neurotransmitter release,’ said Richmond. ‘This suggests tomosyn is a negative regulator of release. In other words, it dampens...
Euthanasia Should Be Legalised feels An Ethics Professor
...he debate about euthanasia has been so focussed on competent
patients and not on those so totally gone. He expl...ing for the Terminally Ill bill, which would allow competent
patients the right to end their own life, is to be re-introduced in about five months time....
Morning-After Pill At The Local Pharmacy Could Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies
...ate conditions have been satisfied and that she is competent
to make the decision to take it. This is an important development, especially for young girls who can't afford to pay the over-the-counter cost, which recently increased to ￡25. Pharmacists providing the item free are required to submit a return ...
Adolescent Girls Have Faster Psychological Improvement Than Boys
...nducted in Canada has revealed that girls are more competent
than adolescent boys in improving their psychological well-being// in a fast and efficient way. Nancy Galambos from the department of psychology at the University of Alberta studied how 18-25-year-olds make the transition from adolescence to adulth...