Medical Education - Research Publications
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Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review
BACKGROUND: As older patients' health care needs become more complex, they often experience challenges with managing medications across transitions of care. Families play a major role in older patients' lives. To date, ...
Elevated plasma angiotensin converting enzyme 2 activity is an independent predictor of major adverse cardiac events in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2018-06-13)
BACKGROUND: Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is an endogenous regulator of the renin angiotensin system. Increased circulating ACE2 predicts adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF), but it is unknown if ...
Understanding clinical reasoning in osteopathy: a qualitative research approach
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2016-03-08)
BACKGROUND: Clinical reasoning has been described as a process that draws heavily on the knowledge, skills and attributes that are particular to each health profession. However, the clinical reasoning processes of practitioners ...
Monotherapy with Levetiracetam Versus Older AEDs: A Randomized Comparative Trial of Effects on Bone Health
Long-term anti-epileptic drug (AED) therapy is associated with increased fracture risk. This study tested whether substituting the newer AED levetiracetam has less adverse effects on bone than older AEDs. An open-label ...
Cost-effectiveness of first-line versus delayed use of combination dapagliflozin and metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2019-03-01)
The present study sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of first-line (immediate) versus delayed use of combination dapagliflozin and metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes, from the perspective of the Australian ...
The DREEM, part 1: measurement of the educational environment in an osteopathy teaching program
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014-05-20)
BACKGROUND: Measurement of the educational environment has become more common in health professional education programs. Information gained from these investigations can be used to implement and measure changes to the ...
The application of three-dimensional printing technology in anaesthesia: a systematic review
Three-dimensional printing has rapidly become an easily accessible, innovative and versatile technology, with a vast range of applications across a wide range of industries. There has been a recent emergence in the scientific ...
Using Routine Hemoglobin A1c Testing to Determine the Glycemic Status in Psychiatric Inpatients
(FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2017-03-28)
AIM: Using routine hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing to describe the prevalence, characteristics, and length of stay (LOS) of psychiatry inpatients with type 2 diabetes compared to those with pre-diabetes and those without ...
Sodium and Its Role in Cardiovascular Disease - The Debate Continues
(FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2016-12-23)
Guidelines have recommended significant reductions in dietary sodium intake to improve cardiovascular health. However, these dietary sodium intake recommendations have been questioned as emerging evidence has shown that ...