Preventive emergency measures and programs designed to protect the individual or community in times of hostile attack.
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.
An arrangement of wires distributing electricity.
Devices that control the supply of electric current for running electrical equipment.
Fields representing the joint interplay of electric and magnetic forces.
Large members of the FALCONIFORMES order of birds, family Accipitridae, most especially the genera Aquila, Haliaeetus, Harpia, and Circaetus. They are characterized by their powerful talons, which carry long, curved, pointed claws and by their opposable hindtoe.
The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.
Leukemia produced by exposure to IONIZING RADIATION or NON-IONIZING RADIATION.
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)
Individuals responsible for various duties pertaining to the medical office routine.
The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
Deliberate maltreatment of groups of humans beings including violations of generally-accepted fundamental rights as stated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948.
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
Transmission of information over distances via electronic means.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.
Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.
Decisions made by the United States Supreme Court.
A system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunications equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Persons whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in legal matters. (American Heritage Dictionary, 3d ed)
The use of animals as investigational subjects.
The rights of individuals to act and make decisions without external constraints.
A body of stories, the origins of which may be unknown or forgotten, that serve to explain practices, beliefs, institutions or natural phenomena. Mythology includes legends and folk tales. It may refer to classical mythology or to a body of modern thought and modern life. (From Webster's 1st ed)
The moral and ethical bases of the protection of animals from cruelty and abuse. The rights are extended to domestic animals, laboratory animals, and wild animals.
The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.
Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Failure of a professional person, a physician or lawyer, to render proper services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence or through criminal intent, especially when injury or loss follows. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The science or philosophy of law. Also, the application of the principles of law and justice to health and medicine.
The kind of action or activity proper to the judiciary, particularly its responsibility for decision making.
Persons who have committed a crime or have been convicted of a crime.
A branch of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging and trial of suspected persons, and fixes the penalties and modes of treatment applicable to convicted offenders.