Tag: "default" at medical news
BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates
... relatives wishes a large number (40%) opt for the default
position, which is not to donate. The BMA believ...ion addresses this problem, by making donation the default
position from which people may opt out during their lifetime if they so wish. The BMA is calling ...
Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing
...proach establishes full market compensation as the default
policy for every country. He also identifies the adoption of a national exhaustion rule, which would limit importation into non-licensing countries, and manufacturing limits as important elements to any new compensation system. But, regardless of t...
Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says
...s wishes, a large number [40 per cent] opt for the default
position, which is not to donate." He added: "The BMA believes that a change to a system of presumed consent for organ donation addresses this problem."...
Is Presumed Consent the Answer to Organ Shortages?
...an those with informed consent. So by changing the default
position to presumed consent we can help save and transform more lives whilst respecting the wishes of those who want to donate and protecting the rights of those who do not, she says. Spain has a presumed consent system which portrays a positive a...
Head Injury Awareness Day
... Tamil Nadu state of India, must be lauded, as the default
decision of most motorcyclists is to shelve the helmet. In the event of a person suffering a brain injury, prompt medical treatment may prevent the worsening of symptoms, and lead to a better outcome. Paramedics will generally immobilize the pa...
Brain’s "Default Mode" Awry in Schizophreni
...hrenia, also function abnormally in concert in the default
mode network. 'In addition, the extent of the default
mode abnormalities correlated with the severity of auditory hallucinations, delusional thoughts, and...
Be Wise with ‘Vice’ Lest You Whine Your Way to Ill Healt!
...e young, so all anti-binge drinking sermons are by default
dedicated to them. Peering on the other side of the fence//, it has come to light that the fifty and fifty plus could be nursing more than the permitted quantity of drinks, to the extent of causing irreparable damage to their health. It pays to know ...
Another Twist to the Tale of Reservation of Medical Seats
... PG degree failing which they would haver to pay a default
fine of Rs 20 lakhs. The government’s decision to further increase the reservation of medical seats for in service candidates in addition to the already existing reservation had raised widespread protests among medical students across the state. ...
U.S. Hospitals may help Spread Bird Flu Pandemic
...sportation systems were disrupted, and arrears and default
rates on consumer and business debt would probably rise somewhat," the report says. "Economic activity would slow, but it would not halt completely." The World Bank has estimated that a pandemic could cost the global economy $800 billion. U.S. Pre...
WHO declares Tuberculosis – ‘An Emergency’ in Afrca
... district levels; Reduce the combined TB patient default
and transfer out rates to 10% or less; Scale up interventions to manage TB and HIV together, including increased access to anti-retroviral therapy for TB patients who are co-infected with HIV, and to chemo prophylaxis against TB for people with HIV...
New way to control hospital infection
...n that the patient has a urinary catheter and that default
is removal than continuation, and using antiseptic-coated catheters, though more expensive, will save hospitals $100,000 a year in shorter stays and fewer antibiotics....