Leonard Rowntree and the Birth of the Mayo Clinic Research Tradition
- Buy share of practice now for future gain - Buying into your practice can be financially rewarding if you do it wisely, says Dr John Couch. Couch, John // GP: General Practitioner;10/7/2002, p38
Focuses on the benefit obtained through buying a share of the practice premises by the general practitioners. Explanation of the financial gains through the investments; Rent reimbursement for self-owned premises; Tips provided on buying in the premises.
- Speedy rollout for free under sixes. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;7/18/2012, p5
The article reports that providers from networks of rural practices to A&M clinics and urban general practitioner cooperative clinics have signed up to the free after-hours for under-sixes scheme in New Zealand.
- Polish Research Ethics Committees in the European Union System of Assessing Medical Experiments. Czarkowski, Marek; Różanowski, Krzysztof // Science & Engineering Ethics;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p201
The Polish equivalents of Research Ethics Committees are Bioethics Committees (BCs). A questionnaire study has been undertaken to determine their situation. The BC is usually comprised of 13 members. Nine of these are doctors and four are non-doctors. In 2006 BCs assessed an average of 27.3 Â±...
- 18-week wait distorts clinical priorities. Praities, Nigel // Pulse;5/14/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 17, p8
The article discusses the 18-week postponement of the government's flagship which distorts the clinical priorities and increases the suffering of many patients with chronic pain. According to studies, Patients consulted directly form General Practitioners to a pain clinic are being checked more...
- Do Abstracts of Articles in Major Journals Contain the Same Information as the Body of the Paper? GRABER, MARK A.; DACHS, ROBERT; ENDRES, JILL // American Family Physician;10/1/2013, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p466
The article focuses on the long-standing problem of inaccuracies in abstract reporting. It cites a 2012 study which showed that almost one-fourth of randomized controlled trials had misleading conclusions in the abstract, especially those with negative results. It suggests that family physicians...
- Evaluating complementary medicine: methodological challenges of randomised controlled trials. Mason, Su; Tovey, Philip; Long, Andrew F // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/12/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7368, p832
Evaluates the philosophy of complementary medicine and the challenges presented to research methodologies. Design of randomized controlled trials; The need for practitioners to be recognized as a component in complementary medicine; Treatments; The need for specific and non-specific outcome...
- Attributes of clinical guidelines that influence use of guidelines in general practice: observational study. Grol, Richard; Mokkink, Henk; Dalhuijsen, Johannes; Thomas, Siep; in 't Veld, Cees; Rutten, Guy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);09/26/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7162, p858
Focuses on an observational study which examined the characteristics of clinical guidelines that influence the guidelines used in clinical decision making in the Netherlands. Number of general practitioners who participated in the study; Selection of 47 recommendations from 10 national general...
- How should I go about doing general practice research? // Pulse;5/12/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 19, p52
Answers a question on how physicians should go about doing general practice research. Search of literature; Time and funding for the research; Ethical approval for the research; Getting funding for research.
- `Protect research time for clinical academics.' // Nature;7/3/1997, Vol. 388 Issue 6637, p11
Notes that the United Kingdom's vice-chancellors want medical doctors to be given greater incentives to conduct research. Slowdown in recruitment to academic posts in departments of clinical medicine; Statistics.