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Verbal and physical violence towards hospital- and community-based physicians in the Negev: an observational study
BackgroundOver recent years there has been an increasing prevalence of verbal and physical violence in Israel, including in the work place. Physicians are exposed to violence in hospitals and in theExpand
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Computerized community cholesterol control (4C): meeting the challenge of secondary prevention.
BACKGROUND Dyslipidemia remains underdiagnosed and undertreated in patients with coronary artery disease. The Computer-based Clinical Decision Support System provides an opportunity t close theseExpand
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Sense of coherence predicts uncomplicated delivery: a prospective observational study
The present study aimed to investigate factors predicting uncomplicated deliveries and specifically whether a sense of coherence (SOC) and perceived stress can predict such deliveries. A prospectiveExpand
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Chronic pain: a population-based study.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of chronic pain in the general population ranges from 10% to over 40%, depending on the definition and the population studied. No large study has been conducted in Israel.Expand
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Abdominal wall pain caused by cutaneous nerve entrapment in an adolescent girl taking oral contraceptive pills.
  • R. Peleg
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official…
  • 1999
The etiology of chronic abdominal pain can be elusive. The diagnostic workup, therefore, often includes superfluous and expensive tests, as well as invasive procedures which do not contribute to theExpand
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Providing cell phone numbers and email addresses to Patients: the physician's perspective
BackgroundThe provision of cell phone numbers and email addresses enhances the accessibility of medical consultations, but can add to the burden of physicians' routine clinical practice and affectExpand
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Herpes zoster – typical and atypical presentations
ABSTRACT Varicella- zoster virus infection is an intriguing medical entity that involves many medical specialties including infectious diseases, immunology, dermatology, and neurology. It can affectExpand
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Interruptions to the physician-patient encounter: an intervention program.
BACKGROUND Israeli physicians are very familiar with the problem of interruptions during encounters with patients. However, a thorough search of the medical literature revealed only one report ofExpand
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Providing cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses to patients: The patient’s perspective, a cross sectional study
BackgroundToday patients can consult with their treating physician by cell phone or e-mail. These means of communication enhance the quality of medical care and increase patient satisfaction, butExpand
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Characteristics of patients at a complementary medicine clinic in Beer Sheva: summary of the first two years of operation.
BACKGROUND "Complementary medicine" incorporates several methods of treatment, all of which aim to promote the health and quality of life of the patient. Public interest and demand for complementaryExpand
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