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Assessment of the 12-lead electrocardiogram as a screening test for detection of cardiovascular disease in healthy general populations of young people (12-25 years of age): a scientific statement
TheAmericanCollegeof C follows:MaronBJ, Friedm BR,OkinPM, Saul JP, Salb GP, Bolling SF,MittenMJ, Clinical Cardiology, Advocacy Coordinating Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young,Expand
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Assessment of the 12-lead ECG as a screening test for detection of cardiovascular disease in healthy general populations of young people (12-25 Years of Age): a scientific statement from the American
Sudden death (SD) of young people because of a variety of complex, predominantly genetic/congenital cardiovascular diseases is a riveting, devastating event and a public health and policy issue ofExpand
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Revised SHEA Position Paper: Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel
Executive Summary This document serves as an update and companion piece to the 2005 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Position Paper entitled “Influenza Vaccination of HealthcareExpand
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A National Study of Ethics Committees
Conceived as a solution to clinical dilemmas, and now required by organizations for hospital accreditation, ethics committees have been subject only to small-scale studies. The wide use of ethicsExpand
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Everyday Matters in the Lives of Nursing Home Residents: Wish for and Perception of Choice and Control
OBJECTIVES: This study examined the importance that nursing home residents and nursing assistants ascribed to control and choice over everyday issues, the satisfaction of residents with their controlExpand
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All Gifts Large and Small: Toward an Understanding of the Ethics of Pharmaceutical Industry Gift-Giving
Much attention has been focused in recent years on the ethical acceptability of physicians receiving gifts from drug companies. Professional guidelines recognize industry gifts as a conflict ofExpand
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Direct to Confusion: Lessons Learned from Marketing BRCA Testing
Myriad Genetics holds a patent on testing for the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, and therefore has a forced monopoly on this critical genetic test. Myriad launched aExpand
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Exempting schoolchildren from immunizations: states with few barriers had highest rates of nonmedical exemptions.
Rates of nonmedical exemptions from school immunizations are increasing and have been associated with resurfacing clusters of vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles. Historically, state-levelExpand
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Cell therapy medical tourism: time for action.
1 Department of Research and Development, Hospira Inc., Lake Forest, Illinois, USA, 2 Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 3 Advanced Centre forExpand
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