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GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June issue study highlights

...EUS is promising compared with other imaging modalities because it can potentially detect earlier forms of chronic pancreatitis. Previous EUS-based classifications of chronic pancreatitis have used different EUS terminology, features, and criteria. Additionally, traditional radiographic criteria such as the Camb...

Elsevier Launches SciVal Spotlight: New Tool Provides Multidisciplinary View of Research Performance

...se that compete within the same research competencies. "The square peg, round hole nature of evaluating research performance based on the broad classifications of journals no longer captures the reality of today's multidisciplinary scientific landscape," explains Kevin Boyack, a senior development advisor for...

Biologists Question Animal Brain Size Theory

...ora." Past studies have linked sociality, such as the pack structure in wild dogs, to the relative increase in brain size to body size for several classifications of mammals. Finarelli and Flynn said their analysis of brain size to body mass in 289 carnivores -- roughly half of which were fossil species -- showe...

Five Tips for Quick FDA 510k Clearance for Medical Devices

...t into any of these classifications, one must select the classification that is "closest". A company can get some pointers by looking up the classifications of a competitor's devices. If still unsure what to do, a company representative should ask the FDA's Division of Small Manufacturers. (3) Determin...

Intelligent Medical Objects Announces ICD-10 Extensions to Terminology Products

...dly clinical interface terminology provide a seamless solution for EHRs that require ICD-10-WHO or ICD-10-CA classifications. The maintenance of these classifications in EHR systems is managed by IMO each time ICD-10 is in turn updated by the WHO and CIHI respectively. Dr. Amy Y. Wang, IMO Acting Chief Medical ...

New Cardiovascular and Orthopaedic Content Pushes Materials for Medical Devices Database to Milestone

...nd Processes for Medical Devices (MPMD) initiative. In a major new extension to the Cardiovascular Module, information has been added for all FDA classifications of catheters and other related interventional devices. Records for these devices have been organized into the following database folders: Diagnos...

Healthcare Workers Answer SEIU Ultimatum

...bers, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the fastest-growing healthcare union in the United States . We represent healthcare workers in all job classifications and all healthcare settings, including hospitals, homecare, nursing homes and clinics. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all. ww...

UHW Statement on Ray Marshall Trusteeship Recommendations

... members, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the fastest-growing healthcare union in the United States. We represent healthcare workers in all job classifications and all healthcare settings, including hospitals, homecare, nursing homes and clinics. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all. ...

Statement by UHW on SEIU's Claims Regarding SEIU-Trusteeship Hearing Process Chaired by Ray Marshall

... members, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the fastest-growing healthcare union in the United States. We represent healthcare workers in all job classifications and all healthcare settings, including hospitals, homecare, nursing homes and clinics. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all. ...

As SEIU Prepares Hostile Takeover of United Healthcare Workers, Surveillance of Local Union Office Ends in Assault by Off-Duty Police Officer

... members, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the fastest-growing healthcare union in the United States. We represent healthcare workers in all job classifications and all healthcare settings, including hospitals, homecare, nursing homes and clinics. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all. ...
classifications in Medical Technology

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

...an or equal to 130 milliseconds and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction less than or equal to 30 percent. (2) The New York Heart Association clinical classifications of heart failure rank patients as Class I-II-III-IV, according to the degree of symptoms or functional limits, from asymptomatic to bed ridden. (3) ...

Researchers at Axial Biotech Develop a DNA Test for Scoliosis

...ver 9,000 patients from 85 clinical sites throughout the world. All patient samples were analyzed on several technology platforms and specific disease classifications were evaluated by the review of x-rays and medical records provided from physicians who were treating patients enrolled in this study. "These landma...

Oncology Drug Development Update - Molecular Profiling Redefines the Nature of Malignancy and Increases the Adoption of Targeted Therapeutics

...r profiling is prompting new, more detailed classifications of malignancy enabling the development of specific/personalized cancer therapies. Standard classifications involving gross pathologic hallmarks such as stage and grade are now being further augmented by data detailing the overexpression of oncogenes, silenc...
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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses with Integrated Calculators

Features:... Over 5000 trade and generic drugs Nearly 140 drug classifications Over 1000 drug monographs 700 commonly used combination drugs 400 integrated calculators ...
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Clarus - Clinical Documentation

Features:... NANDA based care plans with linkages to NIC and NOC Facility specific care plans can be created based on NANDA diagnosis classifications Patient / caregiver education and instruction sheet library with ability to customize to the patient and save customized copy with patient record Ac...
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classifications in Medical Definition

Cachexia

... Name of Symptom / Sign : Cachexia classifications and external resources ICD - 10 R64 ICD - 9 799.4 Cachexia ( pronounced [kəˈkɛksiə] ) is loss of weight , muscle atro...
classifications in Medical Dictionary

Tubercle

...rd games. Tubercle information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Tubercle ... Description of Patellar tendon anatomy and injury including rupture and surgical repair. ... Fortunately, with a tibial...

Shellfish

...or various aquatic mollusks, crustaceans, and ... Shellfish provide important culinary, economic, and ecological values. ... Maps of Shellfish classifications of New Jersey's Coastal Waters. Historic log of Shellfish Classification Charts at Rutgers Environmental Digital ... Allergic reactions to fish ...

Prepuce

...ively. ... Prepuce information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Prepuce ... ...

Phagocyte

...ysin ... Phagocyte information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Phagocyte ... October 2004; Content reviewed January 2006 ... Benigno Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Center for AIDS Research, Case Western University ....

Percussion

...cussion instruments, electronic drums, drum hardware from Pearl Drums, Ludwig, Tama Drums, Alesis, Yamaha Drums, ... Percussion instruments ... classifications of most Percussion instruments are either ... Informally, Percussion instruments may be further divided into ... Concert/Marching Percussion ...

Overweight

... overweight or obese – take that seriously. ... Currently,3 overweight in adults is defined as a BMI of 25.0 to <30.0 kg/m2 and ... Table 1. classifications of Overweight and Obesity by BMI, Waist Circumference, ... ...

Metritis

...rella ... Metritis information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Metritis ... ...

Meninges

...ranes ... Meninges information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Meninges ... Meninges cancer information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums,...

Long bones

...ty ... Long bone information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Long bone ... Adamantinoma of the long bones is a low-grade, slow-growing, primary malignant bone tumor composed of epithelial ce...

Jugular

...nostic ... Jugular information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Jugular ... Vein: Anterior jugular vein. The veins of the neck, viewed ... Veins (emissary, jugular and others) and sinuses of head and n...
classifications in Biological News

New book expands biological classifications to account for 'alien' life

What would you call an alien if you encountered it on the street tomorrow? What if that alien didn't come from another world but rather was created in a laboratory right here on Earth and functioned differently from other Earth life? Either way, Peter Ward has the beginnings of an answer. In a ne...

Researchers develop 'brain-reading' methods

...ble to identify which of eight tasks participants were involved in with more than 80-percent accuracy by analyzing the participants' fMRI data against classifications developed from the fMRIs of other individuals. The researchers also were able to identify what class of objects (faces, houses, animals, etc.) a perso...

CEL-SCI Corporation to Launch Aseptic Filling for Stem Cell Produced Therapies and Other Biological Products

... temperatures between 2 degrees Celsius and room temperatures, including humidity control. The Aseptic filling suites are maintained at FDA and EU ISO classifications of 5/6. CEL-SCI also has additional capability to formulate, inspect, label and package these products at cold temperatures. "We developed this ...

EHRA-AFNET summit on AF

..."idiopathic" AF, and novel therapeutic goals for AF treatment. Based on all available information, the panel will define perspectives for diagnostic classifications and new therapeutic options. The output from this consensus conference will include suggestions for urgent clinical studies. Conclusions will be summa...

Phase 2 of Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research

...ed to the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium in July 2007 to study the early detection of gastric cancer by discovering biomarkers, develop molecular classifications that can robustly predict disease behaviour and device better treatment response. A second grant call on eye diseases and neurosciences is now in pro...

Symposium marks 30th anniversary of discovery of third domain of life

... Thirty years ago this month, researchers at the University of Illinois published a discovery that challenged basic assumptions about the broadest classifications of life. Their discovery which was based on an analysis of ribosomal RNA, an ancient molecule essential to the replication of all cells opened up a ...

BMI not accurate indicator of body fat

...uscle mass, but in many cases are not fat." The answer, said Pivarnik, is instead of having one cutoff point for everyone, perhaps have different classifications for different people. "Is a BMI of 25 for overweight and 30 for obese the right ones to use with 20- to 29-year-olds in terms of disease risk?" h...

UF scientists discover new genus of frogmouth bird in Solomon Islands

...es from antiquated or casual observations," Remsen said. "The biology of birds in these regions is, to a great extent, obscured by stale, hand-me-down classifications from an earlier era. A combination of detailed morphological and genetic analyses reveal that this frogmouth ?formerly dismissed as just a race of an ...

Scientists characterize proteome of human cornea

...e, the potential for developing effective drugs for the treatment of corneal diseases is good. Furthermore, the work is likely to improve the clinical classifications of corneal diseases. Identification of the protein profile of the normal human cornea may also be very useful in the effort toward generating artifici...

Molecular biology fills gaps in knowledge of bat evolution

...ng problems in evolutionary biology. The current findings lay the groundwork for further research that, Springer hopes, will expand the coverage of classifications of bats from the family level to the genus level and probe in more detail into the bat evolutionary record. He also plans to compare the completeness ...
classifications in Biological Technology

XIFIN Inc. CEO to Speak at Executive War College Conference

...lth Problems (ICD) from version ICD-9 to ICD-10 and what laboratories and pathology groups must know to properly prepare for this change. The ICD classifications are alphanumeric codes that represent any known disease, condition, or circumstance that has or could cause a person's death. The United States Depart...

CEL-SCI Corporation to Launch Aseptic Filling for Stem Cell Produced Therapies and Other Biological Products

... temperatures between 2 degrees Celsius and room temperatures, including humidity control. The Aseptic filling suites are maintained at FDA and EU ISO classifications of 5/6. CEL-SCI also has additional capability to formulate, inspect, label and package these products at cold temperatures. "We developed this ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 16.7% Gain in Q2 2008 Diluted EPS. Q2 2008 Sales Rise 14.4%. 2008 Diluted EPS Forecast Raised $.05 to $2.62-$2.72.

...ancial Information section. The quarterly sales data by business unit for 2007 presented in this section includes reclassifications to conform to 2008 classifications that reflect transfers of certain products between business units to better align the selling effort for those products with their primary customers. ...

Third Wave Releases Gene Test

...information about anticipated drug response in clinical trial samples, classifying them into four, clinically-useful drug-metabolism categories. These classifications enable clinical trial laboratories to help increase the efficiency, efficacy and safety of a trial. The analysis panel provides access to a variety...

Games that make leaders: top researchers on the rise of play in business and education

...euronFarm , which makes Web-based games meant to improve reading skills. Gaming deals with a lot of these concepts, as they learn about all the tools, classifications and what makes a civilization function I think there are some real lessons to be learned. One of the biggest users of games as training tools is th...

Genome Wide Profiling of Paired Cancerous and Normal Breast Tissues and Rapid Interpretation of Gene Expression Data

... Panther Classification system devised by Celera Genomics and the publicly available Gene Ontology (GO) annotations. In this study we used the Panther classifications to rapidly interpret gene expression data from the various normal and diseased tissue states. For instance, among the 2,508 genes studied in...

Extended data analysis using DeCyder EDA

...istics on samples from a study on human ovarian cancer. The known samples could be clearly separated into normal, benign, and malignant, agreeing with classifications made by pathologists. The classifier created from the known samples was used to classify the unknown samples. All unknown spot maps were classified co...
classifications in Biological Definition

Biology

...fy all living things. This scientific classification should reflect the evolutionary trees ( phylogenetic trees ) of the different organisms. Such classifications are the province of the disciplines of systematics and taxonomy . Taxonomy puts organisms in groups called taxa , while systematics seeks their ...

Joint

... is possible. A condyloid joint is where two bones fit together with an odd shape (e.g. an ellipse ), and one bone is concave, the other convex. Some classifications make a distinction between condyloid and ellipsoid joints. Saddle joints , such as at the thumb (between the metacarpal and carpal ). Saddle j...

Memory

... the human mind : the ability to retain information. Memory is much studied by cognitive psychology and neuroscience . There are multiple types of classifications for memory based on duration, nature and retrieval of perceived items. The main stages in the formation and retrieval of memory, from an informatio...

Paraphyletic

...sidered monophyletic, in which case the latter is used. Many of the older classifications contain paraphyletic groups, especially the traditional 2-6 kingdom syste...ccepted taxonomies may later turn out to be paraphyletic, in which case the classifications may be revised to eliminate them. Some, however, feel that having paraphyl...

Blood type

...n an individual's characteristics of red blood cells due to substances ( carbohydrates and proteins ) on the cell membrane. The two most important classifications to describe blood types in humans are ABO and Rh factor . There are 46 other known antigens , most of which are much rarer than ABO and Rh. Blood ...

Taxonomy

...ome taxonomic scheme. Mathematically, a taxonomy is a tree structure of classifications for a given set of objects. At the top of this structure is a single classi... node, that applies to all objects. Nodes below this root are more specific classifications that apply to subsets of the total set of classified objects. So for instan...

Virus classification

...contains and its mode of expression. This classification was proposed by Nobel-prize winner David Baltimore . It should be noted that none of these classifications are expected to be phylogenetic , as viruses may not share a common origin. Contents showTocToggle("show","hide") 1 Overview 2 C...
classifications in Biological Dictionary

Wolffian duct

...fect of EGF. ... Wolffian duct information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... classifications of Wolffian duct ... Anomalies of the Wolffian Duct Derivatives Encountered at Radical ... Abnormalities of wolffian duct derivatives a...

Ulna

...ial notch. ... Ulna information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Ulna ... 6a. 4. The Ulna - Human Anatomy ... The ulna (Figs. ... 215, 216).—The ulna is ossified from three centers: one each for the bo...

Taxon

...free streaming mp3s, & read taxon's blog. ... combining the scientific name of the taxon with the source in which it appeared. ... Separate classifications based on taxa and clades respectively offer you even ... IAPT - International Association of Plant Systematics ... TAXON is the journal of the ...

S phase

...osis ... S phase information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of S phase ... What is S phase ? Meaning of S phase medical term. What does S phase mean? ... S phase a part of the cell cycle...

Prophage

...subsp. ... Prophage information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Prophage ... ... kb) of prophages and prophage remnants on the Streptococcus pyogenes ... phage lambda and the eleven lambda-like proph...

Phagocyte

...lysin ... Phagocyte information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Phagocyte ... ...

Masseter

...esented... Masseter information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Masseter ... masseter . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ massete r " Ca...

Lobule

... at end. ... Lobule information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Lobule ... Lifestyle, fitness & health information about Central Lobule . ... A Bola, A Fish Oil, A Methapred, A Strabismus, Breast, Ca...

Guanine

...ion Key ... Guanine information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Guanine ... ... and documents about GUANINE ... consists of an extra guanine nucleotide that creates an ETS ... Guanine nucleotide e...

Glottis

...aneuver ... Glottis information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... Hierarchical classifications of Glottis ... The glottis closes (muscles innervated by recurrent laryngeal nerve) to prevent ... Glottis opens, releasing air at over 600 m...
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