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Privacy Issues in Biomedical and Clinical Research

By: National Clinical Guideline Centre Uk

Description: On November 1, 1997, the National Research Council’s Board on Biology brought together a group of scientists and other experts to discuss the policy issues raised by the ongoing revolution in genetic science. The primary reason for the worksh

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Biological, Social, and Organizational Components of Success for W...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: Twenty-five years ago, Congress passed the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunity Act, which declares it the policy of the United States that men and women have equal opportunity in education, training, and employment in scientific and te

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Challenges and Opportunities in Using Residual Newborn Screening S...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: On May 24, 2010, the Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health held a workshop to examine the challenges and opportunities in using residual newborn screening samples for translational research. The workshop examined such qu

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Hypertension in Pregnancy : the Management of Hypertensive Disorde...

By: National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health Uk

Description: This clinical guideline concerns the management of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and their complications from preconception to the postnatal period. For the purpose of this guideline, ‘pregnancy’ includes the antenatal, intrapartum and

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Strategies That Influence Cost Containment in Animal Research Faci...

By: Department of Veterans Affairs US

Description: The National Research Council appointed the Committee on Cost of and Payment for Animal Research (Cost Committee) in January 1998 to examine the current interpretation of governmental policy (Office of Management and Budget Circular A–21) con

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Advancing the Nation's Health Needs

By: National Academies Press US

Description: This report is the twelfth in a series on monitoring the changing needs for biomedical and behavioral research personnel in the United States. The task of assessing and predicting the status of research personnel over the entire spectrum of h

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Smart Health Choices : Making Sense of Health Advice

By: Hammersmith Press

Description: This book aims to help consumers and practitioners develop the skills to assess health advice – and hopefully to make decisions that will improve the quality of their care. For some people, making better-informed decisions could be life savin

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Immunization Safety Review Vaccines and Autism

By: National Academies Press US

Description: This eighth and final report of the Immunization Safety Review Committee examines the hypothesis that vaccines, specifically the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines, are causally associated with autism. The

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Respiratory Tract Infections – Antibiotic Prescribing : Prescribin...

By: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Uk

Description: Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is defined as any infectious disease of the upper or lower respiratory tract. Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) include the common cold, laryngitis, pharyngitis/tonsillitis, acute rhinitis, acute rhi

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The Experiences of Black Service Users in Uk In-patient Settings i...

By: Royal College of Nursing Uk

Description: This aim of the study was to explore the in-patient experiences of two different groups of black service users, one in London and one in Bristol, in relation to the short-term management of disturbed/violent behaviour. Further information on

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Self-administered Drug Treatments for Acute Migraine Headache

By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Description: Objective: The objective was to identify and summarize evidence from controlled trials on the efficacy and tolerability of self-administered drug treatments for acute migraine headache. Search Strategy: A strategy combining the MeSH term “hea

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The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes

By: Office of the Surgeon General US

Description: The Call to Action describes the steps people can take now to protect themselves from disease, disability and injury that may result from health hazards in their houses. These steps have been scientifically proven to reduce health problems th

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Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events : Understanding t...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: The Forum on Microbial Threats of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) held a public workshop in Washington, DC, on December 4 and 5, 2007, to explore the anticipated direct and indirect effects of global climate change and extreme weather events

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Off-label Use of Atypical Antipsychotics : an Update

By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Description: Objectives: Antipsychotic medications are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and for some drugs, depression. We performed a systematic review on the efficacy and safety of

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Criteria for Distinguishing Effectiveness from Efficacy Trials in ...

By: Nissman D

Description: To propose and test a simple instrument based on seven criteria of study design to distinguish effectiveness (pragmatic) from efficacy (explanatory) trials while conducting systematic reviews.

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Dyspepsia : Managing Dyspepsia in Adults in Primary Care

By: University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Description: The guideline defines dyspepsia broadly and inclusively, reflecting its presentation and management in the primary care setting. Thus, dyspepsia refers to a spectrum of usually intermittent upper gastrointestinal symptoms, including epigastri

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Bio2010 : Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: The National Research Council (NRC) convened the Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century to prepare a report addressing issues related to undergraduate education of future biomedical re

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Population, Land Use, and Environment : Research Directions

By: National Academies Press US

Description: This volume focuses on research in which land use or land cover change is a key mediator of human-environment interactions, in which demographic variables figure prominently among the driving forces investigated, and in which efforts are made

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Research Priorities for Assessing Health Effects from the Gulf of ...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: This report has been reviewed in draft form by persons chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s (NRC’s) Report Review Committee. The purpose of th

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Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Physical and Cogn...

By: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration US

Description: This TIP, Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities, is intended to enhance treatment providers' knowledge concerning people who have a physical or cognitive disability in addition to their substance

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