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BACKGROUND Medical schools require time for end-of-life topic. However, there is very little medical literature that directly addresses how medical students and residents are to behave, manage emotion, and confront their own grieving process when patients die. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to understand how preclinical medical students describe(More)
BACKGROUND Foot friction blisters in military personnel lessen a soldier's mobility, concentration, and critical decision-making skills. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of and factors associated with friction blisters during deployment in all military personnel who nonurgently presented to the 28th Combat Support Hospital. METHODS A(More)
Accommodations and relocations in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) affect the lives of staff and residents. This article defines the CCRC concept and reviews the literature relevant to accommodation and relocation changes within CCRCs. Implications for health and human services practitioners who work with older CCRC residents, along with(More)
Oversight staff in 23 of the 30 states with legislation regulating continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) completed a questionnaire surveying features of implementation experience such as problems encountered with the scope of regulation, the appropriateness of oversight placement, the adequacy of staff and financial resources, the use of(More)
BACKGROUND Residency education requires large numbers of skilled teaching faculty. Potential faculty can often be identified during residency training. AIMS Employ a 4-week immersive faculty development mini-fellowship to enhance the teaching skills of selected PGY-3 residents and study outcomes over 5 years. METHODS PGY-3 residents were competitively(More)
Perceptions of 269 community-based elderly persons and eighty health-care professionals were compared for opinions related to the health-care needs of the elderly, and major barriers faced by the elderly to the utilization of health services. The data indicate a high degree of incongruence between the perceptions of the elderly and those of the(More)
A 1987 national survey revealed 27 states with continuing care or life care legislation. State oversight staff in 22 states responded to questions concerning characteristics of the regulated continuing care retirement community (CCRC) industry, the regulation of health and human service delivery within CCRCs, and interdepartmental working relationships(More)