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Simulation is an effective method for teaching acute care skills but has not been comprehensively evaluated with family medicine (FM) residents. We developed a comprehensive simulation-based approach for teaching acute care skills to FM residents and assessed it for effectiveness.
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Name: Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
Nightmares are commonly reported in clinically anxious children and are associated with the presence of other sleep-related problems. Family accommodation has been theorized as playing a central role ...
Inpatient consult rates by family physicians significantly affect many aspects of medical care. Limited research has investigated the consultant rate by family medicine residents and their impact on l...
What Can Be Achieved With Motivation-Based Teaching of Medical Students? A Monocentric Retrospective Audit of Retention Among Highly Motivated Graduates Who Underwent the Learning-by-Doing Concept in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine.
Medical education, in general, is undergoing a significant shift from traditional methods. It becomes very difficult to discover effective teaching methods within the limited possibilities in patient ...
Only about one-third of adult Americans have completed advance directives for end-of-life care, and primary care physicians report that they are not always comfortable discussing advance care planning...
Internet is the world's largest network of information and communication services. The internet is widely used in medicine and had a significant impact on research, training, and patient care.
RATIONALE: Palliative care teaching sessions may be more effective than standard care in improving caregiver burden, caregiver skills preparedness, quality of life, and distress in family ...
The Tunisian society of family medicine STMF proposes to coordinate a national, observational, transversal and multicenter survey, at the consultations of general medicine / family medicin...
The purpose of this study is to obtain preliminary data of the efficacy of Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy for nightmares among active duty military personnel.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Imagery Rehearsal Therapy(IRT) is effective in the reduction of the number of nightmares and the nightmare distress in a population of pat...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a change in the content of nightmares is necessary at all in the treatment of chronic nightmares or if a single confrontation with their c...
The branch of medicine concerned with the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Practitioners include physicians and non-physician providers who engage in clinical care, teaching, research, or leadership in the field of general hospital medicine.(from http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Hospitalist_Definition)
Systematic discussions and teaching relating to patient care.
A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)
The therapeutic intermittent administration of oxygen in a chamber at greater than sea-level atmospheric pressures (three atmospheres). It is considered effective treatment for air and gas embolisms, smoke inhalation, acute carbon monoxide poisoning, caisson disease, clostridial gangrene, etc. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992). The list of treatment modalities includes stroke.
The reallocation of beds from one type of care service to another, as in converting acute care beds to long term care beds.