Societies whose membership is limited to nurses.
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
Various branches of nursing practice limited to specialized areas.
Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.
Research carried out by nurses in the clinical setting and designed to provide information that will help improve patient care. Other professional staff may also participate in the research.
Design of patient care wherein institutional resources and personnel are organized around patients rather than around specialized departments. (From Hospitals 1993 Feb 5;67(3):14)
The anterior portion of the head that includes the skin, muscles, and structures of the forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and jaw.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The educational process of instructing.
An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
The interactions between physician and patient.
The application of technology to the solution of medical problems.
Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of hospitals.
Theory and development of COMPUTER SYSTEMS which perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. Such tasks may include speech recognition, LEARNING; VISUAL PERCEPTION; MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING; reasoning, PROBLEM SOLVING, DECISION-MAKING, and translation of language.
The ability to learn and to deal with new situations and to deal effectively with tasks involving abstractions.
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.
The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility.
Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.
The branch of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of older people.
Nursing care of the aged patient given in the home, the hospital, or special institutions such as nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, etc.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
Professional society representing the field of medicine.
The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Positively-charged atomic nuclei that have been stripped of their electrons. These particles have one or more units of electric charge and a mass exceeding that of the Helium-4 nucleus (alpha particle).
The deliberate attempt to influence attitudes and beliefs for furthering one's cause or damaging an opponent's cause.
The use of a heavy ion particle beam for radiotherapy, such as the HEAVY IONS of CARBON.
A process whereby representatives of a particular interest group attempt to influence governmental decision makers to accept the policy desires of the lobbying organization.
Rate of energy dissipation along the path of charged particles. In radiobiology and health physics, exposure is measured in kiloelectron volts per micrometer of tissue (keV/micrometer T).
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
Prepaid health and hospital insurance plan.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.
Organized services to provide mental health care.