- Non-Compliant Pt. Mennuti, Jeff; Fox, Howard R.; Udell, Elliot // Podiatry Management;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p24
Several letters to the editor are presented which are concerned with the legal aspects of terminating a noncompliant podiatry patient.
- Isolated Patients. Cortez, J. M.; Busman, Pauln // Podiatry Management;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p40
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with podiatrists who are asked to visit and treat patients in convalescent hospitals who are in isolation.
- Refusal of Care. Schneider, Michael J.; Kiel, Brian; Morelli, Charles // Podiatry Management;Oct2013, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p30
A letter to the editor about a podiatrist who refused to perform toenail debridement on an 88-year-old diabetic patient with a history of unresolved ulcers is presented.
- Chinese children with lead poisoning are routinely denied testing and treatment. Parry, Jane // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/25/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7812, p1386
The article reports on the deprivation of Chinese children with lead poisoning from industrial pollution to be tested and treated with their condition in China.
- MEDICAL STUDENTS' READINESS TO PROVIDE SMOKING CESSATION HELP. Andreicheva, Elena N.; Andreeva, Tatiana I.; Ananjeva, Galina A. // Tobacco Control & Public Health in Eastern Europe;2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p26
Based on the Global Health Professions Student Survey questionnaire, 770 students of Kazan Medical University, third and fifth years were surveyed. About 90% responded that health professionals should be educated to provide smoking cessation help, while one in five reported to have acquired such...
- Knowledge and Attitudes towards Voluntary Blood Donation among Students of a Private Medical College. Mohammad, Fauzia Haji; Ashfaq, Tabinda; Nanji, Kashmira; Anjum, Qudsia; Lohar, Mohammad Ishaque // Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan;Jan2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p273
Objective To assess the knowledge and attitude of medical students regarding voluntary blood donation and investigate factors affecting voluntary blood donation. Methods This was a cross sectional survey done during the year 2010 targeting the medical students of Ziauddin Medical College,...
- Survey of undergraduate medical students on their understanding and attitude towards the discipline of radiotherapy. Sharma, Daya Nand; Rath, Goura Kishor; Parashar, Akhil; Singh, Prashant // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Jan-Mar2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p11
Aim: The discipline of radiotherapy (RT) in India is considered a low priority subject. Postgraduate (PG) students rarely choose RT as a career option. The possible reasons could be: 1) limited availability of PG course training centers, 2) limited job prospects, etc. We decided to conduct a...
- Book review: Conscientious objection in health care: an ethical analysis. Davis, Claudia M // Nursing Ethics;Aug2013, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p606
No abstract available.
- Involuntary Discharge of a Patient Receiving Hemodialysis. Warrington, Deborah // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p360
The article offers the author's insights regarding her decision to involuntarily discharge a hemodialysis patient. She mentions several reasons for the involuntary discharge including disrespectful behavior, name calling, and outrageous demands. She states that they consider the decision as a...