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  • clinical
  • As part of the preliminary process, a conversion program is being conducted to accredit GPs who already implement certain level of family medicine approach in their clinical practice. (springer.com)
  • Filipinos may struggle with assimilation due to separation from family and financial struggles, which contributes to clinical depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • He also pledged a national screening committee, an independent clinical body, that "will look at the evidence and advise on what additional screening procedures would be genuinely useful in detecting other conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • ethnicity
  • A higher body mass index (BMI) and black ethnicity were associated with earlier onset of puberty, said Dr. Greenspan, a pediatric endocrinologist at the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center. (mdedge.com)
  • The psychiatric history includes an exploration of the individual's culture and ethnicity, as cultural values can influence the way a person and their family communicates psychological distress and responds to a diagnosis of mental illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • woman's
  • In a breast reduction surgery for re-establishing a functional bust that is proportionate to the woman's body, the critical corrective consideration is the tissue viability of the nipple-areola complex (NAC), to ensure the functional sensitivity and lactational capability of the breasts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medical history records the woman's age, the number of children she has borne, her breast-feeding practices, plans for pregnancy and nursing of the infant, medication allergies, and tendency to bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The physical examination records and establishes the accurate measures of the woman's body mass index, vital signs, the mass of each breast, the degree of inframammary intertrigo present, the degree of breast ptosis, the degree of enlargement of each breast, lesions to the skin envelope, the degree of sensation in the nipple-areola complex (NAC), and discharges from the nipple. (wikipedia.org)
  • behaviors
  • thus, it is appropriate to consider both the Filipino and American cultural influences in order to determine the understand the root of Filipino American health practices and behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since culture is a defining aspect of ethnic identities - both demographically and socially - its components can be reflective of particular attitudes and practices, such as health behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many explanations exist to explain the disparity, among which include different behaviors among racial and ethnic groups, differing cultural norms in regards to body weight and size, and unequal access to healthy foods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americas Health Rankings includes in its model of health four groups of Determinants: Behaviors: Everyday activities that affect personal health habits as well as practices by individuals and families that affect personal health and the use of health resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • Family physicians often receive an outpouring of support from their patients for special occasions. (aafp.org)
  • In a pilot study of the screen, performed by eight primary care physicians and reported in the September 1, 1998, issue of Family Practice News (p. 16), 27 patients had positive screens. (aafp.org)
  • Until more complete studies are performed, this screen may be a reasonable tool for family physicians to consider using in their practices. (aafp.org)
  • Indonesian primary care physicians profile in 2011: Did practicing hours and conversion program for family medicine differentiate their services and continuing medical education activities? (springer.com)
  • A conversion program to become Family Physicians has been introduced recently. (springer.com)
  • This study aims to describe the current Indonesian Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) profile which includes services provided and facilities as well as comparing the profile according to participation in the conversion program and practice hours. (springer.com)
  • Out of 240 PCPs participated, 65.4% (157/240) of them were family physicians and 67.1% (161/240) of them were full time practitioners (practice? (springer.com)
  • No other significant difference was found in the practice of the family physicians compare to non-family physicians. (springer.com)
  • intergenerational
  • The family variables of interest were intergenerational intimacy, intergenerational differentiation, intergenerational triangulation, spousal intimacy, spousal differentiation, nuclear family triangulation, and the relationship between eating and sex. (openthesis.org)
  • Emotional eating, external eating, and binge eating were all significantly negatively correlated with intergenerational intimacy, spousal differentiation, and nuclear family triangulation health, significantly positively correlated with sexual avoidance and deprivation of affection. (openthesis.org)
  • Assessment
  • Services like body mass index (BMI) measurement, substance abuse program, respiratory function test, mental health assessment, and cardiovascular assessment were provided by less than 50% of the PCPs as well as some investigations like electrocardiograph (ECG), proctoscopy, ultrasound, visual examination and funduscopy. (springer.com)
  • pages needed] A standard part of any psychiatric assessment is the obtaining of a body of social, demographic and biographical data known as the history. (wikipedia.org)
  • The assessment often includes gathering collateral information from other sources such as family members and colleagues. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • This study aimed to assess physical activity, the body mass index (BMI) and energy intake of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-uninfected and HIV-infected black women in Mangaung. (journals.co.za)
  • Specifically, the purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of certain family systems variables and childhood feeding practices on Body Mass Index (BMI). (openthesis.org)
  • The aim of this study was to examine the difference between children and parental perception of family functioning, family communication, family type and parenting styles and their relationship with body mass index. (biomedcentral.com)
  • A cross-sectional parent-child dyad study was conducted among 284 African families from migrant and refugee backgrounds living in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Chocolate contains polyphenols, especially flavan-3-ols (catechins) and flavonoids which are under study for their potential effects in the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study can establish reliable indices of the disorder, derived from the number and type of event per hour of sleep (Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI), or Respiratory Disturbance Index (RDI)), associated to a formal threshold, above which a patient is considered as suffering from sleep apnea, and the severity of their sleep apnea can then be quantified. (wikipedia.org)
  • Philippines
  • While it is apparent that the United States exhibits a greater Western approach to health care than Eastern medicine, the health care practices in the Philippines reflect both traditional medicine as well as Western medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical activity
  • Safeguarding a lean BMI in HIV-infected women, by increasing physical activity levels while maintaining current energy intake, with an emphasis on healthy eating practices, could support quality of life. (journals.co.za)
  • She served as the spokesperson for the physical activity program "Walk NH," which is designed to challenge New Hampshire families to have fun getting in shape. (wikipedia.org)
  • assess
  • After the index PCP visit and quarterly, subjects will complete a survey detailing the use the 5 A's (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist and Arrange) during visits. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Research
  • Message Body (Your Name) thought you would be interested in this article in Cancer Research. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Although research suggests that even low levels of lead in the body may be harmful to children, it is unlikely that chocolate consumption in small amounts causes lead poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
  • High
  • High levels of dysfunction in families and frequent use of food in non-nutritional ways are associated with high levels of emotional, external, and binge eating. (openthesis.org)