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  • Since 2005, a dozen of the United States and more than 15 medical specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for health care services. Health care of women of all ages is particularly vulnerable. The obstetrician gynecologist workforce is aging and is among the least satisfied medical specialists. Primary care physicians such as family physicians and general internists will be asked to care for more women who are elderly.

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  • Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)1 is now a major part of the healthcare system in all advanced societies.2 It is also a common part of discourse in medicine and healthcare. This growth of interest has only partially been matched by academic study of it. Indeed, over recent years there has been an increasing recognition that CAM is essentially under-researched (House of Lords 2000).

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  • The use of non-biomedical therapeutics and the management of cancer are high profile issues in health internationally. They both generate, in their own right, considerable debate amongst academics, practitioners and the wider public. Increasingly, as non-biomedical approaches have become more and more a feature of the range of therapeutic options available to cancer patients, the two have become inextricably linked. This book is concerned with that increasingly evident combination.

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  • It has been an honor and a privilege to chair the committee on the state of science in nuclear medicine. As a diagnostic radiologist, a clinicianscientist, and the chairperson of a large academic radiology department, I have been exposed to the many advances in nuclear medicine and have observed their clinical benefits up close. Participating in this review, however, has allowed me to step back and appreciate the magnitude of the progress that has been achieved, and the crucial role that government funding has played in it.

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  • The application of radiation in human health, for both diagnosis and treatment of disease, is an important component of the work of the IAEA. The responsibility for the increasingly technical aspects of this work is undertaken by the medical physicist. To ensure good practice in this vital area, structured clinical training programmes are required to complement academic learning. This publication is intended to be a guide to the practical implementation of such a programme for nuclear medicine.

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  • The title Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicine was chosen for this book to reflect the need for a critical overview of the subject areas that relate to the development of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as part of a dynamic process of change in contemporary society. The recent changes and developments in and the exponential growth of CAM are explored from a wide range of perspectives and covering several academic disciplines.

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  • Th is book is about medical beliefs and practices for animals in early modern England. Although there are numerous texts on the subject of human health, this is the fi rst to focus exclusively on animals during this period. Th e main reason for this is probably linked to the dichotomy of medical historians that Roy Porter referred to over fi ft een years ago. Today, the majority tend to focus on the experience of health and illness for humans over the centuries.

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  • This volume is the first of the series for which I am privileged to serve in the capacity of Series Editor. The subject, veterinary medical specialization, is the bridge between practicing clinical veterinarians and academic scientists that generates new knowledge to further the art of veterinary medicine. Of course, much of the scientific discovery that benefits animal medicine is derived from the basic and applied sciences with the original purpose of benefitting human health. This often includes biomedical research on animals along with in vitro alternatives to animal testing.

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  • In 2009 the OFD launched a Twitter page: twitter.com/BCHFacultyDev, with notes on OFD programs and online links to publications of interest to faculty to broaden our network and outreach. The site includes 90 followers, both internal and external, and an ever increasing number of “clicks” per link. Career and Family Network The OFD sponsors a luncheon series, an innovative model developed and hosted by Drs. Jenifer Lightdale and Lydia Shrier, for faculty balancing family life and a career in academic medicine. Drs.

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  • High medicine prices increase the cost of treatment. For example, treatment of an adult respiratory infection with a 7-day course of treatment with ciprofloxacin would cost the lowest-paid government worker over a day’s wage in most countries. Costs escalate when originator brands are used: the same treatment would cost the lowest-paid unskilled government worker over 10 days’ wages in the majority of the countries studied; in Armenia and Kenya, over a month’s salary would be needed to purchase this treatment.

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  • Employers in English-speaking countries are increasingly requiring evidence from non-English speaking background professionals seeking employment in fields for which they are academically qualified that they can demonstrate a high level of proficiency in English, such as is represented by an IELTS band score of 7.0. The purpose of this study was to investigate the likelihood of non-English speaking background undergraduate students who had met the English language proficiency requirements for study at an Australian university on the basis of an Overall score of 6.

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  • Sam is a lecturer in academic and medical English al Souch wark College, where he organises IELTS courses for overseas doctors and other health personnel, and courses in medical English, including preparation for the source componet to the PLAB. He is also the creator and organizer of the Nuffteld Self-access Language Project for Overseas Doctors and is a free-lance consultant in medical English, specialising in tropical medicine.

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  • There is a clear opportunity to improve new car fuel economy 30% by 2020 and 50% by 2030, in a cost-effective manner (e.g. low or negative cost per tonne of CO2). Improving the efficiency of new cars at this rate would make possible a 50% im- provement in the average fuel economy of all cars on the road worldwide by 2050.

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  • .Committee on Assuring a Future U.S.-Based Nuclear Chemistry Expertise Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board Division on Earth and Life Studies Board on Higher Education and Workforce Division on Policy and Global Affairs .

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  • The field of insect pathology has grown steadily since its inception as a formal academic discipline in the mid-1940s (Steinhaus, 1949). Concomitantly, the applied side of insect pathology has also grown considerably resulting in the commercial development of bacterial, viral, fungal and nematode entomopathogens as microbial control agents.

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  • Alas, it isn't so. Herb Simon once said that the fundamental scarcity in the modern world was scarcity of attention|and brother, is that the truth. There are demands for everybody's attention, and if you want someone to pay attention to you, you have to give them a reason to do so. A seminar is a way to get them to pay attention, so be sure to exploit this opportunity to get people to listen to you. The useful thing about a seminar is that you get immediate feedback from the audience. An audience won't put up with a lot of the things that authors try to...

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  • Saharnaz Nedjat1, Reza Majdzadeh*1, Jaleh Gholami2, Sima Nedjat2, Katayoun Maleki2, Mostafa Qorbani3, Mostafa Shokoohi4 and Mahnaz Ashoorkhani2 Address: 1School of Public Health, Centre for Academic and Health Policy Research (CAHP), TUMS-KTE Study Group, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 2Centre for Academic and Health Policy Research (CAHP), TUMS-KTE Study Group, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 3School of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Golestan, Iran and 4Graduate of School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences...

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  • The preliminary work consisted of archival literature and organizational searches. Conferences on the topic of traditional medicine were hosted across North America, including New Mexico, Arizona, British Columbia, and Washington. These were key opportunities to attend conferences that yielded a great deal of information on the subject of traditional medicine. The resultant discussions raised themes that ranged from government policy to contemporary implementations of strategies used by both healers and Indigenous medical practitioners.

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  • Those who set out to implement what this report proposes will need to make a careful choice of strategies* of change, and decide whether conditions in their own institutions favour such strategies*. They should realize, for example, that an attempt to introduce change in unprepared institutions would fail unless their academic staff were offered guidance and assistance.

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  • Robert A Haward MB ChB DPH FFPH is Emeritus Professor of Cancer Studies at Leeds University. He qualified at Bristol University in 1968 and pursued a career in public health medicine in three district authorities before being appointed Regional Director of Public Health for Yorkshire from 1986 to 1994. He was then appointed Professor of Cancer Studies in Leeds until his retirement in 2006. He remains involved in national research activities. His academic career combined extensive national work developing cancer policies, with research interests in cancer services delivery.

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