Review Of A Companion To The Works Of Kim Scott By Belinda Wheeler (Ed.), 2017 Universidad de Almeria / University of Almeria
Review Of A Companion To The Works Of Kim Scott By Belinda Wheeler (Ed.), Jose-Carlos Redondo-Olmedilla
A review on the book A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott edited by Belinda Wheeler.
Web Resources For Physician Wellness, 2017 University of New Mexico
Web Resources For Physician Wellness, Elizabeth C. Lawrence
Office of Physician and Student Wellness (OPSW)
A current listing of websites, TED talks, and podcasts related to physician wellness and resiliency.
A Brave New World Comes From Strong Roots, 2017 UNECOM OMS3
A Brave New World Comes From Strong Roots, Nihit N. Mehta
I feel like a monument,
a witnesss to Father Time.
Welcoming Clinical Medicine,
with certain excitement and shine.
A brave new world now awaits behind life's doors,
my roots are strong,
as I come from UNE's shores.
Pressed, 2017 University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pressed, Samantha Stephen
Pushing myself to reconnect with what makes me feel grounded during my medical pursuits.
Reminding myself what it feels like to think abstractly.
Sunbathers, 2017 UNECOM student
Sunbathers, Jessica Rehrig
in series with previous submission
Meditation, 2017 UNECOM student
Meditation, Jessica Rehrig
in series with first submission
Surfers, 2017 UNECOM student
Surfers, Jessica Rehrig
this goes in series with my first submission
this photo is "surfers"
Our Love For The Ocean Has Rooted Us Here, 2017 UNECOM student
Our Love For The Ocean Has Rooted Us Here, Jessica Rehrig
Harun Yahya once said,
"I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question."
This quote echoes a deeper meaning that is intertwined with the human experience, the human connection - to people, to culture, to memory. Often in life we move for school, travel for work, explore different countries for adventure, but we always come back "home". We are all rooted in somewhere or someone, and those connections and relationships shape us into who we are today and give life meaning.
The photos ...
The Opposite Of Rhetoric, 2017 UNECOM
The Opposite Of Rhetoric, Jack C. Lewis
There are a handful of moments from my past that continue to motivate me to pursue this medical education. This one in particular, telling a family that there is nothing more we can do for their deceased loved one, left me wanting to say much more than is professionally acceptable. And when I ask “why am I subjecting myself to this grueling education?,” I can find strength in these moments of not knowing whether or not there is more that I could’ve done to help an individual or family through a difficult moment.
Intra And Inter-Rater Reliability And Convergent Validity Of Fit-Hansa In Individuals With Grade П Whiplash Associated Disorder, Michael Pierrynowski, Colleen Mcphee, Saurabh Mehta, Joy C. Macdermid, Anita Gross
BACKGROUND: Whiplash-Associated Disorders (WAD) are common following a motor vehicle accident. The Functional Impairment Test - Hand, and Neck/Shoulder/Arm (FIT-HaNSA) assesses upper extremity physical performance. It has been validated in patients with shoulder pathology but not in those with WAD.
OBJECTIVES: Establish the Intra and inter-rater reliability and the known-group and construct validity of the FIT-HaNSA in patients with Grade II WAD (WAD2).
METHODS: Twenty-five patients with WAD2 and 41 healthy controls were recruited. Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS), Neck Disability Index (NDI), Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH), cervical range of motion (CROM), and FIT-HaNSA were ...
The Value In Verifying Medical Folklore, 2017 Aurora University of Wisconsin Medical Group, Aurora Health Care
The Value In Verifying Medical Folklore, Dennis J. Baumgardner
Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews
Citing a related article published within this issue of the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews, the author opines on why traditional ideas regarding human health can persist over decades, and even centuries, despite a lack of scientifically accumulated evidence. It is important to keep in mind that some commonly accepted truths are supported by little to no factual data, and that occasionally patients may benefit from clarification on what is (or, often, is not) actually known about longstanding “rules of thumb” (eg, certain home remedies, disease-prevention measures or behavioral concerns). On the flip side, traditions that are shown to ...
Maternal Intuition Of Fetal Gender, 2017 Obstetrics/Gynecology, Aurora Sheboygan Clinic, Aurora Health Care
Maternal Intuition Of Fetal Gender, Michael Mcfadzen, David P. Dielentheis, Ronda Kasten, Maharaj Singh, Joe Grundle
Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews
Purpose: Fetal gender speculation is a preoccupation of many expecting parents, and pregnant women commonly profess to intuitively know the gender of their unborn babies. This study objectively compared pregnant mothers’ perceptions of fetal gender to sonographically proven gender determinations. Also, success rates from previously published studies, noninvasive prenatal testing and a myriad of gender determination methods were observed and reported for context.
Methods: All pregnant women presenting for second-trimester screening ultrasound (at 17–23 weeks gestation) in the obstetrics department of a single health center were asked to participate. A medical sonographer described the ultrasound examination, obtained appropriate consent ...
Every Word, Every Gesture, 2017 Aurora University of Wisconsin Medical Group, Aurora Health Care
Every Word, Every Gesture, Dennis J. Baumgardner
Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews
Two nonverbal patients teach a novice clinician the power and often hidden impact of the physician-patient relationship.
Forgiveness: How It Manifests In Our Health, Well-Being, And Longevity, 2017 University of Pennsylvania
Forgiveness: How It Manifests In Our Health, Well-Being, And Longevity, Kathi Norman
Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Capstone Projects
Forgiveness is a character strength and process that, when practiced, is associated with improved psychological well-being, physical health outcomes, and longevity. Forgiveness can serve as a protective factor that buffers against poor health and psychological consequences. Common misconceptions about forgiveness can serve as barriers to the desire to cultivate this protective strength, as forgiveness is often conflated with permissiveness, and perceived as permission for a transgressor to engage in hurtful conduct. The benefits of forgiveness, however, are most significant for the individual who has been transgressed, rather than the transgressor. Failing to forgive, or unforgiveness, is the practice of engaging ...
Strength-Based Physiological Profiles Of Ncaa Division I Women’S Basketball And Gymnastics Athletes: Implications For Injury Risk Assessment, Curtis Cazier
All Graduate Plan B and other Reports
The purpose of this study was to provide a comprehensive strength-based physiological profile of women’s collegiate basketball and gymnastic athletes; and to make sport-specific comparisons for various isokinetic and maximal and rapid isometric strength characteristics of the knee flexor and extensor muscles. A focus on antagonist muscle balance (hamstrings to quadriceps ratios, H:Q) will help elucidate particular vulnerabilities in these at-risk female athletes. Fourteen Division I collegiate level women’s basketball and 13 women’s gymnastics athletes performed isokinetic and isometric strength testing of the knee extensors and flexors. Outcome measures included absolute and body mass normalized (relative ...
Increasing Sustainability In Co-Design Projects: A Qualitative Evaluation Of A Co-Design Programme In New Zealand, Lynne Margaret Maher Dr., Brooke Hayward, Patricia Hayward, Chris Walsh Dr
Patient Experience Journal
The Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand commissioned Ko Awatea, an innovation and improvement centre, to deliver a co-design programme to nine teams of healthcare providers. The co-design programme was part of Partners in Care, a broader programme developed in 2012 to support and enable patient engagement and participation across the health and disability sector. Teams received training, guidance and mentorship in Experience Based Design (EBD) methodology.1 We evaluated the co-design programme to explore barriers and facilitators to the sustainability of the co-design projects and the EBD approach. The evaluation involved seventeen semi-structured interviews with programme participants, including seven ...
The Public Health Harms Of Pornography: The Brain, Erectile Dysfunction, And Sexual Violence, 2017 Oklahoma State University
The Public Health Harms Of Pornography: The Brain, Erectile Dysfunction, And Sexual Violence, John D. Foubert
Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence
No abstract provided.
Ethical Concerns For Assisted Reproductive Technologies, 2017 Abilene Christian University
Ethical Concerns For Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Olga Najera
Dialogue & Nexus
The development of assisted reproductive technologies has provided new options for infertile couples in their pursuit of parenthood. As a result of the successful implementation of in vitro fertilization (IVF), gestational surrogacy is now an alternative. Other technology, such as genetic enhancement, could potentially become available for human beings soon; however, numerous ethical concerns have been raised by the fact that it requires germline engineering. The concerns brought about by these new reproductive technologies will be addressed in light of the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and of the following ethical theories: Kantian, evolutionary, utilitarian, and virtue ethics.
2nd Place: Patient Activation Among Diverse Populations: A Systematic Review (Final Research Paper), 2017 Chapman University
2nd Place: Patient Activation Among Diverse Populations: A Systematic Review (Final Research Paper), Megan Kenney
Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize
The purpose of this article was to review the current research regarding patient activation among diverse populations. Patient activation is defined as an individual’s knowledge, skill, and confidence in managing his or her own health and health care. A total of 62 articles were used in this review (54 primary research articles, six retrospective analyses, and two systematic reviews). Articles were obtained using the EBSCO search engine through the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University. Preliminary and secondary searches were conducted using the keywords “patient activation.” Only articles published within the last ten years (2007 to 2017) were included to ...
The Use And Efficacy Of Comics In Healthcare: A Scoping Review In Graphic Medicine, 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School
The Use And Efficacy Of Comics In Healthcare: A Scoping Review In Graphic Medicine, Matthew N. Noe, Suzana Makowski, Len L. Levin, Kelly Lund
National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) Repository
Background: Graphic medicine is defined as the “interaction between the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare”. We seek to understand the ways in which comics are currently being employed in healthcare settings and what effects, if any, these practices have on physician, patient, and their experiences and health outcomes.
Methods: Our scoping review is following the six-stage methodology laid out by Arksey and O’Malley (2005) in order to map the field – an appropriate methodology, as graphic medicine is a relatively new field that thus far lacks clear boundaries. We built, tested, and conducted searches in six databases ...