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Name: Developing world bioethics
A discussion of the connection between activism and academia in bioethics, highlighting the author's own trajectory, exploring the extent to which academics have an obliation to be 'judges' rather tha...
As the global burden of disease continues to rise, it becomes increasingly important to determine the sustainability of specialty surgery in the developing world. The authors aim to (1) evaluate the c...
Evaluation of the difference in pressure ulcer incidence or the time to develop pressure ulcers depending on the turning frequencies.
Intensive care unit (ICU) patients on respirators are at high risk for preventable pulmonary complications (PPC). Turning these patients from side to side may reduce PPC, but carries the b...
The purpose of this study is to test whether optimal patient turning, strictly every 2 hours with at least 15 minutes of tissue decompression, reduces the occurrence of hospital acquired p...
The Validity and Reliability of a Wearable System for Assessing Turning Characteristics.
The purpose of the study is to determine the optimal frequency of repositioning nursing facility residents with limited mobility who are cared for on a high density foam mattress in order ...
An international agreement of the World Medical Association which offers guidelines for conducting experiments using human subjects. It was adopted in 1962 and revised by the 18th World Medical Assembly at Helsinki, Finland in 1964. Subsequent revisions were made in 1975, 1983, 1989, and 1996. (From Encyclopedia of Bioethics, rev ed, 1995)
Locomotor behavior not involving a steering reaction, but in which there may be a turning random in direction. It includes orthokinesis, the rate of movement and klinokinesis, the amount of turning, which are related to the intensity of stimulation.
Applies to movements of the forearm in turning the palm backward or downward or when applied to the foot, a combination of eversion and abduction movements in the tarsal and metatarsal joints, (turning the foot up and in toward the midline of the body).
Biological adaptation, such as the rise of EPINEPHRINE in response to exercise, stress or perceived danger, followed by a fall of epinephrine during RELAXATION. Allostasis is the achievement of stability by turning on and turning off the allostatic systems including the IMMUNE SYSTEM; the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM and NEUROENDOCRINE SYSTEMS.
The ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate, and use the needed information effectively.
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