Regulations or conditions imposed on employees by management in order to correct or prevent behaviors which are counterproductive to the organization.
Professional society representing the field of medicine.
A professional society in the United States whose membership is composed of hospitals.
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
The granting of a license to practice medicine.
Deficiency of sodium in the blood; salt depletion. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
A condition of HYPONATREMIA and renal salt loss attributed to overexpansion of BODY FLUIDS resulting from sustained release of ANTIDIURETIC HORMONES which stimulates renal resorption of water. It is characterized by normal KIDNEY function, high urine OSMOLALITY, low serum osmolality, and neurological dysfunction. Etiologies include ADH-producing neoplasms, injuries or diseases involving the HYPOTHALAMUS, the PITUITARY GLAND, and the LUNG. This syndrome can also be drug-induced.
The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.
The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.
Computer programs based on knowledge developed from consultation with experts on a problem, and the processing and/or formalizing of this knowledge using these programs in such a manner that the problems may be solved.
Business management of medical, dental and veterinary practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
A medical specialty concerned with the study of the structures, functions, and diseases of the nervous system.
Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.
A surgical specialty concerned with the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral and sympathetic nervous system.
A specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders and injuries and anatomic defects of the foot.