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The International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) performed a detailed study following the first survey published in 2015 with the particular objectives: 1) gather data on global medical physicists (MPs) workforce, 2) identify differences between geographical regions and, 3) investigate whether there is a gender dimension in higher hierarchy positions.
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Name: Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB)
The need for increased expertise in evidence-based medicine and concerns about the decreasing numbers of physician-scientists have underscored the need for promoting and encouraging research in medica...
We developed a workforce-planning model to predict Canadian medical oncologist (MO) supply and clinical demand during the next 10 years.
Some of the finest women in the U.S. military serve with distinction in the health physics field. These talented women consistently rise above the norm and lead the way in science and in military serv...
Science and technology have outpaced our human ability to process and analyze the myriad data systems that extend throughout an enterprise of health care networks. Medical physicists must learn to wor...
Emotional Health Association will engage Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health providers that employ peer workers in a training and technical assistance intervention designed to s...
The purpose of this study is to retrospectively have access to image files of patients.
The sum of medical interventions can do more harm than good. Supporting patients' resources instead of combating disease might effectively help reducing "too much medicine". A first step t...
The project will test the strategy of integrating 25 hours of relationship education into an existing employment program for low-income individuals ages 18-30. It will use a 2-arm randomiz...
Background: Hypertension is an increasing global problem and measures are needed against the emerging hypertensive burden. Management of the risk factor hypertension consists of medical t...
A nursing specialty created to answer the need for developing a global perspective in the practice of nursing in a world of interdependent nations and people. The focus of this nursing discipline is on the integration of international and transcultural content into the training. Courses include study in the area of cultural differences, nursing in other countries, and international health issues and organizations, as an example.
Increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which can contribute to changes in global climate patterns.
A progressive form of dementia characterized by the global loss of language abilities and initial preservation of other cognitive functions. Fluent and nonfluent subtypes have been described. Eventually a pattern of global cognitive dysfunction, similar to ALZHEIMER DISEASE, emerges. Pathologically, there are no Alzheimer or PICK DISEASE like changes, however, spongiform changes of cortical layers II and III are present in the TEMPORAL LOBE and FRONTAL LOBE. (From Brain 1998 Jan;121(Pt 1):115-26)
Written or other literary works whose subject matter is related to mental disorders or psychiatry from the lay or practitioner perspective. .
Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.