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Financial fraud and health: the case of Spain.

To examine whether financial fraud is associated with poor health sleeping problems and poor quality of life.


Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation: Application of Routine Activity Theory.

Elder financial exploitation, committed by individuals in positions of trust, and elder fraud, committed by predatory strangers, are two forms of financial victimization that target vulnerable older adults. This study analyzes differences between fraud and financial exploitation victims and tests routine activity theory as a contextual model for victimization. Routine activity theory predicts that criminal opportunities arise when a motivated offender and suitable target meet in the absence of capable guard...

Association between advanced practice nursing and 30-day mortality in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients: A retrospective cohort study.

Little is known about the association between advanced practice nursing and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the presence of advanced practice nurses (APN), that is, certified nurse (CN) and certified nurse specialist (CNS) in intensive care, is associated with 30-day mortality for mechanically ventilated critically ill patients.


Prevalence of Financial Fraud and Scams Among Older Adults in the United States: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

The financial exploitation of older adults was recently recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a serious public health problem. Knowledge of the prevalence of elder financial exploitation is mostly limited to the category of financial abuse, which occurs in relationships involving an expectation of trust. Little is known about the other major category of elder financial exploitation-elder financial fraud and scams, which is perpetrated by strangers. A valid estimate of elder financi...

A survey of medical examiner death certification of vignettes on death in epilepsy: Gaps in identifying SUDEP.

Lack of standardized terminology on death certificates (DCs) of SUDEP type cases may obscure the presence of epilepsy in these deaths. Most DCs for individuals dying unexpectedly with epilepsy are certified by medical examiners (MEs). The purpose of this study was to gauge death certification practices of MEs when interpreting SUDEP cases and assess implications for valid surveillance of SUDEP.

Qualitative Analysis of Prosecutors' Perspectives on Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners and the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault.

The aim of this study was to understand prosecutors' perspectives on the contribution of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) to evidence collection and trials in sexual assault cases.

Lack of Improvement in Scientific Integrity: An Analysis of WoS Retractions by Chinese Researchers (1997-2016).

This study investigated the status quo of article retractions by Chinese researchers. The bibliometric information of 834 retractions from the Web of Science SCI-expanded database were downloaded and analysed. The results showed that the number of retractions increased in the past two decades, and misconduct such as plagiarism, fraud, and faked peer review explained approximately three quarters of the retractions. Meanwhile, a large proportion of the retractions seemed typical of deliberate fraud, which mig...

Is there evidence that the yearly numbers of children newly certified with sight impairment in England and Wales has increased between 1999/2000 and 2014/2015? A cross-sectional study.

To use routine data capture from hospitals in England and Wales to identify whether there has been an increase in the annual numbers of children newly certified sight impaired in England and Wales between 1999/2000 and 2014/2015 and to examine causes of certifiable sight impairment in children certified in 2014/2015.

Algorithm guided outlining of 105 pancreatic cancer liver metastases in Ultrasound.

Manual segmentation of hepatic metastases in ultrasound images acquired from patients suffering from pancreatic cancer is common practice. Semiautomatic measurements promising assistance in this process are often assessed using a small number of lesions performed by examiners who already know the algorithm. In this work, we present the application of an algorithm for the segmentation of liver metastases due to pancreatic cancer using a set of 105 different images of metastases. The algorithm and the two exa...

Evidence-Based Redesign of the COMLEX-USA Series.

To ensure that the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination-USA (COMLEX-USA) reflects the evolving practice of osteopathic medicine, the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners has developed new content and format specifications for an enhanced, competency-based examination program to be implemented with COMLEX-USA Level 3 in 2018. This article summarizes the evidence-based design processes that served as the foundation for blueprint development and the evidence supporting its validit...

Clinical Internships for the Next Generation of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants.

Are Scores From NBME Subject Examinations Valid Measures of Knowledge Acquired During Clinical Clerkships?

The National Board of Medical Examiners' Clinical Science Subject Examinations are a component used by most U.S. medical schools to determine clerkship grades. The purpose of this study was to examine the validity of this practice.

Regulation of Controlled Substance Prescribing: An Overview for Certified Nurse-Midwives and Certified Midwives.

In addition to the regulation of prescriptive authority and prescribing practices conducted by individual states, the prescription of controlled substances is also regulated at the federal level by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). While there are variations in state laws relative to controlled substance prescribing, federal law is uniform across states as established by the Controlled Substances Act (21 United States Code § 801-890) and the DEA Regulations (Title 21, Code of Federal Regulation...

Taking OSCE examiner training on the road: reaching the masses.

Background To ensure the rigour of objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) in assessing medical students, medical school educators must educate examiners with a view to standardising examiner assessment behaviour. Delivering OSCE examiner training is a necessary yet challenging part of the OSCE process. A novel approach to implementing training for current and potential OSCE examiners was trialled by delivering large-group education sessions at major teaching hospitals. Methods The 'OSCE Roadshow...

Characteristics of Spontaneous Births Attended by Midwives and Physicians in US Hospitals in 2014.

This study compares characteristics and birth outcomes of women attended by certified nurse-midwives/certified midwives (midwives) and physicians in US hospitals in 2014.

Licensure of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant: A National Necessity in the United States.

The Extrapolation Conundrum: Finding a Unified Theory for the Use of Statistical Sampling in Medicare Fraud Cases Brought Under the False Claims Act.

Prevalence of Burnout in Board Certified Family Physicians.

Physician burnout has become a critical issue in a rapidly changing health care environment and is reported to be increasing. However, little is known about the prevalence of this problem among board-certified family physicians. Using an abbreviated burnout survey, we found a lower prevalence of this problem than has been previously reported.

Immediate Postpartum Contraception: A Survey Needs Assessment of a National Sample of Midwives.

Immediate postpartum long-acting, reversible contraception (LARC)-providing intrauterine devices (IUDs) and contraceptive implants immediately following birth-is an effective strategy to prevent unintended pregnancies and improve birth spacing. We measured US certified nurse-midwives' (CNMs') and certified midwives' (CMs') knowledge, training needs, current practice, and perceived barriers to providing immediate postpartum LARC.

Multifactorial assessment of measurement errors affecting intraoral quantitative sensory testing reliability.

Measurement error of intraoral quantitative sensory testing (QST) has been assessed using traditional methods for reliability, such as intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs). Most studies reporting QST reliability focused on assessing one source of measurement error at a time, e.g., inter- or intra-examiner (test-retest) reliabilities and employed two examiners to test inter-examiner reliability. The present study used a complex design with multiple examiners with the aim of assessing the reliability of...

Fraudulent ID using face morphs: Experiments on human and automatic recognition.

Matching unfamiliar faces is known to be difficult, and this can give an opportunity to those engaged in identity fraud. Here we examine a relatively new form of fraud, the use of photo-ID containing a graphical morph between two faces. Such a document may look sufficiently like two people to serve as ID for both. We present two experiments with human viewers, and a third with a smartphone face recognition system. In Experiment 1, viewers were asked to match pairs of faces, without being warned that one of ...

Repeatability and reproducibility of a telemanipulated fracture reduction system.

We evaluate the inter- and intraobserver variability of a telemanipulated femur fracture reduction system using a joystick device. Five examiners performed virtual reduction of 3D femur fracture models on two separate occasions. We assessed the inter- and intraobserver variability for the final alignment and reduction. The average difference between testing rounds was only 0.3 mm for overall displacement and 0.5° for overall rotation. There was an average time reduction between rounds of 11.7 s. The mean...

In situ electroluminescence color tuning by thermal deprotonation suitable for thermal sensors and anti-fraud labels.

A novel and versatile approach to tune photoluminescence and electroluminescence by in situ controlled thermal deprotonation is presented. This methodology, based on a single organic π-conjugated material (pyrene derivative), allows the manufacturing of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) prototypes by solution methods with controlled tunable emission ranging from the orange (protonated form of the dye) to the blue (pristine or deprotonated form). While several protonation/deprotonation cycles can be per...

Fuzzy inference model evaluating turn for Parkinson's disease patients.

Parkinson's disease is a chronic illness that affects motor skills. The Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale sponsored by the Movement Disorder Society (MDS-UPDRS) quantifies the current state of the disease based on clinician's observations. In this scale, turning is part of the gait assessment, yet specific guidelines on which features to observe and rate are still unclear. What is more, only visual impairment detection is used as the main subjective rating tool. In this respect, four biomechanical fe...

The use of real-time feedback to improve kinematic marker placement consistency among novice examiners.

Marker placement deviation has been shown to be the largest source of error in gait kinematic data, limiting the ability of clinicians and researchers to conduct between-day or between-center investigations. Prior marker-placement standardization methods are either impractical for a clinical setting or rely on expert marker placement. However, a recently developed, real-time feedback tool has been developed and shown to improve marker placement and downstream kinematic calculations. The purpose of this stud...


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