Individuals who leave school, secondary or college, prior to completion of specified curriculum requirements.
Discontinuance of care received by patient(s) due to reasons other than full recovery from the disease.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.
Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
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.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
The educational process of instructing.
Health services for college and university students usually provided by the educational institution.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.
A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
Educational institutions.
Selection of a type of occupation or profession.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
A two-year program in nursing education in a community or junior college leading to an A.D. (Associate Degree). Graduates of this program are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).
Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)
The field of dentistry involved in procedures for designing and constructing dental appliances. It includes also the application of any technology to the field of dentistry.
Schools which offer training in the area of health.
Single or multi-sheet notices made to attract attention to events, activities, causes, goods, or services. They are for display, usually in a public place and are chiefly pictorial.
Persistent and disabling ANXIETY.
Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.
Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.
Anxiety disorders in which the essential feature is persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that the individual feels compelled to avoid. The individual recognizes the fear as excessive or unreasonable.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
A type of non-ionizing radiation in which energy is transmitted through solid, liquid, or gas as compression waves. Sound (acoustic or sonic) radiation with frequencies above the audible range is classified as ultrasonic. Sound radiation below the audible range is classified as infrasonic.
Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.
A written account of a person's life and the branch of literature concerned with the lives of people. (Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed)
A syndrome characterized by the acute onset of unilateral FACIAL PARALYSIS which progresses over a 2-5 day period. Weakness of the orbicularis oculi muscle and resulting incomplete eye closure may be associated with corneal injury. Pain behind the ear often precedes the onset of paralysis. This condition may be associated with HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN infection of the facial nerve. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1376)
The ability to generate new ideas or images.
Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.