- ARE WE KILLING THE WEAK TO HEAL THE SICK?: FEDERALLY FUNDED EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH. Konsen, Alo H. // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p507
Focuses on the controversial breakthrough in the field of human stem cell research. Details on the effective treatment for debilitating diseases and injuries; History of stem cell research; Analysis of the state of applicable medical research law.
- INTRODUCTION. Ardell, Donald B. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);11/12/2004, Issue 257, p1
Presents introduction to the November 12, 2004 issue of "Electronic Ardell Wellness Report."
- Classification of medical errors and preventable adverse events in primary care: A synthesis of the literature. Elder, Nancy C.; Dovey, Susan M. // Journal of Family Practice;Nov2002, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p927
â€¢ OBJECTIVE To describe and classify process errors and preventable adverse events that occur from medical care in outpatient primary care settings. â€¢ STUDY DESIGN Systematic review and synthesis of the medical literature. â€¢ DATA SOURCES We searched MEDLINE and the Cochrane...
- A hard sell for stem cells. // Nature Neuroscience;Aug99, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p683
Editorial. Discusses the issues relating to the human stem cell (SC) studies as an area of biomedical research. Source of SC; Concern over the use of SC in human cloning; Arguments in favor of stem cell research; Commencement of clinical trials focused on the use of SC in treating neurological...
- Good Intentions. Morgan Capron, Alexander // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the role of intentions in biomedical research of human stem cells. Approval of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act (OCESAA); Success in culturing human stem cells announced by James Thomson and John Gearhat at Johns Hopkins University; Legality of...
- Human Primordial Stem Cells. Okarma, Thomas B. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
Focuses on the ethical challenges of research with human primordial stem cells. Benefits of the derivation of the pluripotent human embryonic stem cells in biomedical research; Impact of the development and implementation of therapies based on human embryonic stem cells.
- Networks Aim to Bridge Gap Between Clinical Research, Medical Practice. Marwick, Charles // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;4/3/2002, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p478
Focuses on bridging the gap between clinical research and medical practice in the U.S. Concerns facing practice-based research; Provision of resources to community physicians to participate in clinical trials; Development of practice-based research networks.
- Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. Alderson, Phil // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/28/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7438, p476
Discusses the need for reporting uncertain results and to report them clearly. Dangers of misinterpreting differences that do not reach significance; Example of a randomised trial; Issue of uncertainty in a study; Difficulties of setting thresholds; Reference to an article by Altman and Bland.
- Toward Efficient Medication Error Reduction: Error-Reducing Information Management Systems. Chung, Kyusuk; Choi, Young B.; Moon, Sangho // Journal of Medical Systems;Dec2003, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p553
Hospitals and other health-care providers today are being pressed more than ever to use technologies for reducing medical errors. Particularly, medication errors are likely to increase fast as Americans age. This paper intends to provide a starting point for understanding information...