Violation of laws, regulations, or professional standards.
Intentional falsification of scientific data by presentation of fraudulent or incomplete or uncorroborated findings as scientific fact.
Authors' withdrawal or disavowal of their participation in performing research or writing the results of their study.
An office of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE organized in June 1992 to promote research integrity and investigate misconduct in research supported by the Public Health Service. It consolidates the Office of Scientific Integrity of the National Institutes of Health and the Office of Scientific Integrity Review in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.
Simultaneous or successive publishing of identical or near- identical material in two or more different sources without acknowledgment. It differs from reprinted publication in that a reprint cites sources. It differs from PLAGIARISM in that duplicate publication is the product of the same authorship while plagiarism publishes a work or parts of a work of another as one's own.
The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.
Presentation of pertinent data by one with special skill or knowledge representing mastery of a particular subject.
Members of a religious denomination founded in the United States during the late 19th century in which active evangelism is practiced, the imminent approach of the millennium is preached, and war and organized government authority in matters of conscience are strongly opposed (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). Jehovah's Witnesses generally refuse blood transfusions and other blood-based treatments based on religious belief.
Establishing the father relationship of a man and a child.
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
Place or physical location of work or employment.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.
Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.
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)
Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.
Insurance against loss resulting from liability for injury or damage to the persons or property of others.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
Laws and regulations, pertaining to the field of nursing, proposed for enactment by a legislative body.
The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of nurses themselves, their patients, and their fellow practitioners, as well as their actions in the care of patients and in relations with their families.
Systematic statements of principles or rules of appropriate professional conduct, usually established by professional societies.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
Persons whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in legal matters. (American Heritage Dictionary, 3d ed)
Written, witnessed declarations in which persons request that if they become disabled beyond reasonable expectation of recovery, they be allowed to die rather than be kept alive by extraordinary means. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
The kind of action or activity proper to the judiciary, particularly its responsibility for decision making.