Occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians, and are qualified by special training and, frequently, by licensure to work in supporting roles in the health care field. These occupations include, but are not limited to, medical technology, physical therapy, physician assistant, etc.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Development of a library collection, including the determination and coordination of selection policy, assessment of needs of users and potential users, collection use studies, collection evaluation, identification of collection needs, selection of materials, planning for resource sharing, collection maintenance and weeding, and budgeting.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
A book is not a medical term, but generally refers to a set of printed or written sheets of paper bound together that can contain a wide range of information including literature, research, educational content, and more, which may be utilized in the medical field for various purposes such as learning, reference, or patient education.
Individuals responsible for various duties pertaining to the medical office routine.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.
Discussion of lists of works, documents or other publications, usually with some relationship between them, e.g., by a given author, on a given subject, or published in a given place, and differing from a catalog in that its contents are restricted to holdings of a single collection, library, or group of libraries. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
The practice of assisting women in childbirth.
Dedication or commitment shown by employees to organizations or institutions where they work.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Professional society representing the field of medicine.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Book Selection" is not a term with a recognized medical definition in the field of healthcare or medicine. It might be related to literature or library science, where it refers to the process of choosing books for a collection based on various criteria such as relevance, quality, and diversity.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
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.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Books designed by the arrangement and treatment of their subject matter to be consulted for definite terms of information rather than to be read consecutively. Reference books include DICTIONARIES; ENCYCLOPEDIAS; ATLASES; etc. (From the ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Discussion of documents issued by local, regional, or national governments or by their agencies or subdivisions.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of references and citations to books, articles, publications, etc., generally on a single subject or specialized subject area. Databases can operate through automated files, libraries, or computer disks. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, FACTUAL which is used for collections of data and facts apart from bibliographic references to them.
Activities performed to identify concepts and aspects of published information and research reports.
'Medical Libraries' are repositories or digital platforms that accumulate, organize, and provide access to a wide range of biomedical information resources including but not limited to books, journals, electronic databases, multimedia materials, and other evidence-based health data for the purpose of supporting and advancing clinical practice, education, research, and administration in healthcare.
The term "United States" in a medical context often refers to the country where a patient or study participant resides, and is not a medical term per se, but relevant for epidemiological studies, healthcare policies, and understanding differences in disease prevalence, treatment patterns, and health outcomes across various geographic locations.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
The study of muscles and the movement of the human body. In holistic medicine it is the balance of movement and the interaction of a person's energy systems. Applied kinesiology is the name given by its inventor, Dr. George Goodheart, to the system of applying muscle testing diagnostically and therapeutically to different aspects of health care. (Thorsons Introductory Guide to Kinesiology, 1992, p13)
The individuals employed by the hospital.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Programs designed by management to motivate employees to work more efficiently with increased productivity, and greater employee satisfaction.
Collections of systematically acquired and organized information resources, and usually providing assistance to users. (ERIC Thesaurus, http://www.eric.ed.gov/ accessed 2/1/2008)
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The application of nutritional principles to regulation of the diet and feeding persons or groups of persons.
A state in southeastern Australia. Its capital is Sydney. It was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770 and first settled at Botany Bay by marines and convicts in 1788. It was named by Captain Cook who thought its coastline resembled that of South Wales. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p840 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p377)
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Professional medical personnel who provide care to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.
Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
My apologies, there seems to be a misunderstanding - "Library Associations" is not a medical term; it refers to organizations that promote the interests of libraries and library professionals, often advocating for issues such as funding, intellectual freedom, and professional development, which can include medical or health science librarians.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.
An island south of Australia and the smallest state of the Commonwealth. Its capital is Hobart. It was discovered and named Van Diemen's Island in 1642 by Abel Tasman, a Dutch navigator, in honor of the Dutch governor-general of the Dutch East Indian colonies. It was renamed for the discoverer in 1853. In 1803 it was taken over by Great Britain and was used as a penal colony. It was granted government in 1856 and federated as a state in 1901. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1190 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, p535)
The study of speech or language disorders and their diagnosis and correction.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
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).
Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.
A state in northeastern Australia. Its capital is Brisbane. Its coast was first visited by Captain Cook in 1770 and its first settlement (penal) was located on Moreton Bay in 1824. The name Cooksland was first proposed but honor to Queen Victoria prevailed. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p996 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p441)
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The field of nursing care concerned with the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.

A performance-based lottery to improve residential care and training by institutional staff. (1/476)

Two experiments were conducted on four units of a residential facility for the multiply-handicapped retarded in an attempt to improve daily care and training services. Experiment I compared the effects of two procedures in maintaining the work performance of attendants, using an A-B design on two units. One procedure consisted of implementing specific staff-resident assignments, the other consisted of allowing attendants who had met performance criteria to be eligible for a weekly lottery in which they could win the opportunity to rearrange their days off for the following week. Results showed that the lottery was a more effective procedure as measured by the per cent of time attendants engaged in predefined target behaviors, and by their frequency of task completion in several areas of resident care. Experiment II replicated and extended these results to the area of work quality on two additional units, using a multiple-baseline design. The performance lottery was found to be an effective econimical procedure that could be implemented by supervisory staff on a large scale.  (+info)

Use of SoloShot autodestruct syringes compared with disposable syringes, in a national immunization campaign in Indonesia. (2/476)

Autodestruct syringes can reduce the improper reuse of syringes, which present a significant risk in the transmission of bloodborne pathogens in developing countries, especially during immunization campaigns owing to the high number of injections given per session. SoloShot is an autodestruct syringe, distributed by UNICEF, which has been shown to be safer and easier to use than standard syringes. This study analyses the accuracy and dose-efficiency of SoloShot, compared with disposable syringes, during a national tetanus toxoid immunization campaign on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Observation and dose measurements revealed that SoloShot syringes delivered more precise and consistent doses and 15% more doses per vial than disposable syringes. Vaccine savings may partially be offset by the higher price of SoloShot. Vaccinators preferred SoloShot, describing it as easier to use, faster, and more accurate than the disposable syringe. The study indicates that SoloShot is highly appropriate for use in immunization campaigns by reducing vaccine wastage and improving injection safety.  (+info)

Evaluation of technician supervised treadmill exercise testing in a cardiac chest pain clinic. (3/476)

OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy and safety of trained cardiac technicians independently performing treadmill exercise stress tests as part of the assessment of patients with suspected angina pectoris. DESIGN: Retrospective comparison of 250 exercise tests performed by cardiac technicians and 225 tests performed by experienced cardiology clinical assistants (general practitioners who perform regular NHS cardiology duties), and consultant cardiologists over the same time period. SETTING: Regional cardiac centre with a dedicated cardiac chest pain clinic. PATIENTS: All patients were referred by their general practitioners with a history of recent onset of chest pain, which was suspected to be angina pectoris. OUTCOME MEASURES: Peak workload achieved, symptoms, indications for termination, complications. RESULTS: The diagnostic yield of technician supervised tests (percentage positive or negative) was similar to that of medically supervised tests (76% v 69%, NS). The average peak workload achieved by patients was less by 1.2 mets (p < 0.005). This was probably due to more tests being terminated earlier due to chest pain and ST segment depression in the technician group compared with doctors (10% and 16% v 5% and 11% respectively, p = 0.06 and 0.07). One patient in the technician supervised group developed a supraventricular tachycardia during the recovery phase of the exercise test. CONCLUSIONS: Technician supervised stress testing is associated with a high diagnostic rate and low complication rate in patients with suspected ischaemic heart disease. Its efficacy is comparable to tests supervised by experienced doctors and its use should be encouraged.  (+info)

Primary health care, community participation and community-financing: experiences of two middle hill villages in Nepal. (4/476)

Although community involvement in health related activities is generally acknowledged by international and national health planners to be the key to the successful organization of primary health care, comparatively little is known about its potential and limitations. Drawing on the experiences of two middle hill villages in Nepal, this paper reports on research undertaken to compare and contrast the scope and extent of community participation in the delivery of primary health care in a community run and financed health post and a state run and financed health post. Unlike many other health posts in Nepal these facilities do provide effective curative services, and neither of them suffer from chronic shortage of drugs. However, community-financing did not appear to widen the scope and the extent of participation. Villagers in both communities relied on the health post for the treatment of less than one-third of symptoms, and despite the planners' intentions, community involvement outside participation in benefits was found to be very limited.  (+info)

Resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: is survival dependent on who is available at the scene? (5/476)

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is influenced by the on-scene availability of different grades of ambulance personnel and other health professionals. DESIGN: Population based, retrospective, observational study. SETTING: County of Nottinghamshire with a population of one million. SUBJECTS: All 2094 patients who had resuscitation attempted by Nottinghamshire Ambulance Service crew from 1991 to 1994; study of 1547 patients whose arrest were of cardiac aetiology. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Survival to hospital admission and survival to hospital discharge. RESULTS: Overall survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest remains poor: 221 patients (14.3%) survived to reach hospital alive and only 94 (6.1%) survived to be discharged from hospital. Multivariate logistic regression analysis showed that the chances of those resuscitated by technician crew reaching hospital alive were poor but were greater when paramedic crew were either called to assist technicians or dealt with the arrest themselves (odds ratio 6.9 (95% confidence interval 3.92 to 26.61)). Compared to technician crew, survival to hospital discharge was only significantly improved with paramedic crew (3.55 (1.62 to 7.79)) and further improved when paramedics were assisted by either a health professional (9.91 (3.12 to 26.61)) or a medical practitioner (20.88 (6.72 to 64.94)). CONCLUSIONS: Survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest remains poor despite attendance at the scene of the arrest by ambulance crew and other health professionals. Patients resuscitated by a paramedic from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest caused by cardiac disease were more likely to survive to hospital discharge than when resuscitation was provided by an ambulance technician. Resuscitation by a paramedic assisted by a medical practitioner offers a patient the best chances of surviving the event.  (+info)

Patient education in nuclear medicine technology practice. (6/476)

This is the second article of a two-part series on patient education. This article builds on the first one by discussing some of the unique considerations in providing patient education in the nuclear medicine department. Concrete strategies for nuclear medicine technology practice are discussed here. After reading this article, the technologist should be able to: (a) describe the affective and technical aspects of the nuclear medicine technologist's role as a patient educator; (b) identify some strategies that nuclear medicine technologists can use to become better teachers; and (c) describe factors that affect patient learning in the nuclear medicine department and some approaches to overcome or minimize learning barriers.  (+info)

Practical aspects of radiation safety for using fluorine-18. (7/476)

The use of positron-emitting nuclides is becoming routine in nuclear medicine departments today. Introducing these nuclides into the nuclear medicine department can be a smooth transition by instituting educational lectures, radiation safety protocols and patient education. The radiation safety concerns of the technical staff, physicians and ancillary personnel are important and must be addressed. Nuclear medicine departments can be optimistic about implementing PET imaging while staying well within ALARA guidelines. After reading this article, the technologist should be able to: (a) describe at least three ways to reduce the radiation dose to the technologist during the performance of PET imaging procedures with 18F; (b) discuss the relationships between gamma-ray energy, the amount of activity administered to a patient, exposure time and occupational dose; and (c) describe one strategy to minimize the radiation dose to the bladder in patients who have received 18F.  (+info)

Mapping the literature of perfusion. (8/476)

Perfusionists select and operate the equipment necessary for monitoring, supporting, or temporarily replacing the patient's circulatory or respiratory function. There are over 3,000 perfusionists working in U.S. hospitals, medical and perfusionist groups, and as independent contractors. The purpose of this study was to identify the core literature of perfusion and to determine which major databases provide the most thorough access to this literature. This paper is part of the Medical Library Association Nursing and Allied Health Resource Section's project to map the literature of the allied health professions. It uses a bibliometric methodology to identify core journals. A group of forty-three journals was determined to make up the core journal literature of perfusion. MEDLINE provided the best overall indexing coverage for these journals, but librarians and perfusionists will wish to supplement its use with the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature in order to access the journals written primarily for perfusionists. The study results can guide purchasing and database searching decisions of collection development and reference librarians, encourage the database producer to increase coverage of titles that are unindexed or underindexed, and advise perfusionists of the best access to their core literature.  (+info)

Allied health occupations refer to a group of healthcare professionals who provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and support services essential for the proper diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients. These professions include, but are not limited to:

1. Audiologists: Professionals who diagnose, evaluate, and treat hearing and balance disorders.
2. Dietitians/Nutritionists: Healthcare professionals who specialize in food and nutrition, and help individuals make healthy eating choices to prevent or manage chronic diseases.
3. Occupational Therapists: Professionals who help patients improve their ability to perform everyday activities through the use of therapeutic exercises and adaptive equipment.
4. Physical Therapists: Healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat movement disorders, injuries, and other physical impairments using exercise, massage, and other techniques.
5. Respiratory Therapists: Professionals who evaluate, diagnose, and treat breathing disorders and cardiopulmonary systems.
6. Speech-Language Pathologists: Healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages.
7. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers: Professionals who use ultrasound technology to create images of internal organs, tissues, and blood vessels for diagnostic purposes.
8. Radiologic Technologists: Healthcare professionals who perform medical imaging examinations such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs.
9. Rehabilitation Counselors: Professionals who help individuals with disabilities overcome barriers to employment, education, and independent living.
10. Social Workers: Healthcare professionals who provide emotional support, counseling, and advocacy services to patients and their families.

Allied health occupations are an essential part of the healthcare system and work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers to ensure high-quality patient care.

Allied health personnel refers to a group of healthcare professionals who are licensed or regulated to provide specific services within the healthcare system. They work in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare providers to deliver comprehensive medical care. Allied health personnel include various disciplines such as:

1. Occupational therapists
2. Physical therapists
3. Speech-language pathologists
4. Audiologists
5. Respiratory therapists
6. Dietitians and nutritionists
7. Social workers
8. Diagnostic medical sonographers
9. Radiologic technologists
10. Clinical laboratory scientists
11. Genetic counselors
12. Rehabilitation counselors
13. Therapeutic recreation specialists

These professionals play a crucial role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various medical conditions and are essential members of the healthcare team.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Library Collection Development" is not a medical term. It is a term commonly used in the field of library science to refer to the process of building and maintaining a collection of materials (such as books, periodicals, electronic resources, etc.) in a library or information center. This involves selecting, acquiring, organizing, preserving, and making accessible appropriate resources that meet the needs and interests of the library's users.

"Health personnel" is a broad term that refers to individuals who are involved in maintaining, promoting, and restoring the health of populations or individuals. This can include a wide range of professionals such as:

1. Healthcare providers: These are medical doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals (like physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dietitians, etc.), and other healthcare workers who provide direct patient care.

2. Public health professionals: These are individuals who work in public health agencies, non-governmental organizations, or academia to promote health, prevent diseases, and protect populations from health hazards. They include epidemiologists, biostatisticians, health educators, environmental health specialists, and health services researchers.

3. Health managers and administrators: These are professionals who oversee the operations, finances, and strategic planning of healthcare organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, or public health departments. They may include hospital CEOs, medical directors, practice managers, and healthcare consultants.

4. Health support staff: This group includes various personnel who provide essential services to healthcare organizations, such as medical records technicians, billing specialists, receptionists, and maintenance workers.

5. Health researchers and academics: These are professionals involved in conducting research, teaching, and disseminating knowledge related to health sciences, medicine, public health, or healthcare management in universities, research institutions, or think tanks.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines "health worker" as "a person who contributes to the promotion, protection, or improvement of health through prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, palliation, health promotion, and health education." This definition encompasses a wide range of professionals working in various capacities to improve health outcomes.

I apologize for any confusion, but "books" is a general term that refers to bound sets of pages that are printed or written with text, illustrations, or signs, and are meant to be read, studied, or consulted. It does not have a specific medical definition. If you're looking for information about a specific medical term or concept, please let me know and I'd be happy to help!

Medical secretaries are administrative professionals who work in healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, or private medical practices. Their primary role is to provide support to medical staff by handling various administrative tasks. Although I couldn't find a specific medical definition for "medical secretary," I can offer you a detailed job description based on common responsibilities and duties associated with this profession:

1. Scheduling appointments and managing patient records: Medical secretaries coordinate schedules for patients and healthcare professionals, maintain accurate and confidential patient records, and ensure that medical information is up-to-date and securely stored.
2. Communication: They serve as a liaison between patients, healthcare providers, and other medical staff, handling inquiries, providing information, and facilitating communication via phone, email, or in-person interactions.
3. Document preparation and management: Medical secretaries prepare and distribute various documents, such as correspondence, reports, referral letters, and medical records. They also manage document filing systems, both physical and electronic, to ensure easy access and organization.
4. Billing and insurance processing: They are responsible for managing financial transactions related to patient care, including generating invoices, submitting insurance claims, and handling billing inquiries and disputes.
5. Organizational skills: Medical secretaries maintain a well-organized workspace and workflow, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines to support the efficient operation of the medical practice or department.
6. Meeting and event coordination: They arrange meetings, conferences, and continuing education events for medical staff, handling logistics, registration, and communication with attendees.
7. Ad hoc duties: Medical secretaries may perform various ad hoc tasks as needed, such as ordering supplies, maintaining equipment, or providing general office support.
8. Professionalism and confidentiality: They adhere to strict professional standards, including maintaining patient confidentiality and demonstrating respect, empathy, and discretion in all interactions.

While there may not be a specific medical definition for "medical secretary," the above job description outlines the essential roles and responsibilities associated with this profession within healthcare settings.

"Health manpower" is a term that refers to the number and type of healthcare professionals (such as doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and support staff) who are available to provide healthcare services in a particular area or system. It's an important consideration in healthcare planning and policy, as the availability and distribution of health manpower can have a significant impact on access to care, quality of care, and health outcomes.

Therefore, medical definition of 'Health Manpower' could be: "The composition and distribution of healthcare professionals who are available to deliver healthcare services, including their skills, training, and experience. Health manpower is an essential component of healthcare systems and is influenced by factors such as population needs, workforce supply, and government policies."

The "attitude of health personnel" refers to the overall disposition, behavior, and approach that healthcare professionals exhibit towards their patients or clients. This encompasses various aspects such as:

1. Interpersonal skills: The ability to communicate effectively, listen actively, and build rapport with patients.
2. Professionalism: Adherence to ethical principles, confidentiality, and maintaining a non-judgmental attitude.
3. Compassion and empathy: Showing genuine concern for the patient's well-being and understanding their feelings and experiences.
4. Cultural sensitivity: Respecting and acknowledging the cultural backgrounds, beliefs, and values of patients.
5. Competence: Demonstrating knowledge, skills, and expertise in providing healthcare services.
6. Collaboration: Working together with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive care for the patient.
7. Patient-centeredness: Focusing on the individual needs, preferences, and goals of the patient in the decision-making process.
8. Commitment to continuous learning and improvement: Staying updated with the latest developments in the field and seeking opportunities to enhance one's skills and knowledge.

A positive attitude of health personnel contributes significantly to patient satisfaction, adherence to treatment plans, and overall healthcare outcomes.

"Access to information," in a medical context, refers to the ability of individuals, patients, healthcare providers, and researchers to obtain, request, and disseminate health-related data, records, research findings, and other important information. This includes access to personal medical records, clinical trial results, evidence-based practices, and public health statistics.

Promoting access to information is crucial for informed decision-making, ensuring transparency, advancing medical research, improving patient care, and enhancing overall healthcare system performance. Various laws, regulations, and policies at the local, national, and international levels aim to protect and facilitate access to information while balancing privacy concerns, data security, and intellectual property rights.

A bibliography, when used as a medical topic, typically refers to a list of sources or references that have been cited in a research paper, article, or other scholarly work. It is an organized compilation of the titles, authors, publication dates, and other relevant information about the sources that have been consulted during the course of researching a particular topic.

In medical literature, a bibliography may include sources such as:

* Original research articles published in peer-reviewed journals
* Review articles summarizing current knowledge on a specific topic
* Books or book chapters written by experts in the field
* Conference proceedings or abstracts
* Government reports or guidelines
* Dissertations or theses

The purpose of a bibliography is to provide readers with a comprehensive list of sources that have been used in the research, allowing them to follow up on any references that may be of interest. It also helps to ensure transparency and accountability by providing evidence of the sources that have informed the work.

In addition to being included at the end of scholarly works, bibliographies can also be standalone resources that provide an overview of the current state of knowledge on a particular topic. These may be compiled by experts in the field or created through systematic reviews of the literature.

Midwifery is the health profession that involves providing care to childbearing individuals and their newborns during pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum period. Midwives offer a range of services including: conducting physical examinations, monitoring the health of the fetus and mother, providing education and counseling on pregnancy-related topics, managing common complaints and complications, and collaborating with other healthcare professionals when necessary. They promote normal childbirth and work to minimize technological interventions, while ensuring the safety and well-being of both the mother and baby. Midwifery is based on the principles of informed choice, continuity of care, and evidence-based practice.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "personnel loyalty" is not a term that has a specific medical definition. It is more commonly used in the context of human resources or management, where it refers to the dedication and faithfulness of employees towards their organization and its goals. If you have any questions related to medical terminology or concepts, I would be happy to help with those!

"Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices" (HKAP) is a term used in public health to refer to the knowledge, beliefs, assumptions, and behaviors that individuals possess or engage in that are related to health. Here's a brief definition of each component:

1. Health Knowledge: Refers to the factual information and understanding that individuals have about various health-related topics, such as anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and healthy behaviors.
2. Attitudes: Represent the positive or negative evaluations, feelings, or dispositions that people hold towards certain health issues, practices, or services. These attitudes can influence their willingness to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors.
3. Practices: Encompass the specific actions or habits that individuals engage in related to their health, such as dietary choices, exercise routines, hygiene practices, and use of healthcare services.

HKAP is a multidimensional concept that helps public health professionals understand and address various factors influencing individual and community health outcomes. By assessing and addressing knowledge gaps, negative attitudes, or unhealthy practices, interventions can be designed to promote positive behavior change and improve overall health status.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is the largest professional organization of physicians and medical students in the United States. The AMA's mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. It aims to achieve this by providing leadership and advocacy for the medical profession, supporting the development and application of scientific and ethical standards in medical practice, and promoting public health.

The AMA develops policies on various medical and healthcare issues, including medical education, patient care, medical research, and reimbursement and payment policies. It also publishes several medical journals, including JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) and the Archives of Internal Medicine. The AMA is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and has a membership of more than 200,000 physicians and medical students.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Military Personnel" is not a medical term. It refers to individuals who serve in the military forces of a country, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Medical terms typically refer to specific conditions, diagnoses, treatments, or anatomical features related to healthcare. If you have any questions about medical terminology or concepts, I would be happy to help clarify!

"Health occupations" is a broad term that refers to careers or professions involved in the delivery, management, and improvement of health services. These occupations encompass a wide range of roles, including but not limited to:

1. Healthcare providers: This group includes medical doctors (MDs), doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs), nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, optometrists, pharmacists, and other professionals who provide direct patient care.
2. Allied health professionals: These are healthcare workers who provide diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and support services. Examples include respiratory therapists, radiologic technologists, dietitians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and medical laboratory scientists.
3. Public health professionals: This group focuses on preventing diseases and promoting community health. They work in various settings, such as government agencies, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions, addressing public health issues like infectious disease control, environmental health, health education, and policy development.
4. Health administrators and managers: These professionals oversee the operations of healthcare facilities, including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and managed care organizations. They ensure that resources are used efficiently, that services meet quality standards, and that regulatory requirements are met.
5. Health educators: These individuals work in various settings to promote health awareness and teach individuals and communities about healthy behaviors and practices.
6. Health information specialists: Professionals in this field manage and analyze health data, maintain medical records, and ensure the security and privacy of patient information.

Overall, health occupations play a crucial role in maintaining, promoting, and restoring the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Health status is a term used to describe the overall condition of an individual's health, including physical, mental, and social well-being. It is often assessed through various measures such as medical history, physical examination, laboratory tests, and self-reported health assessments. Health status can be used to identify health disparities, track changes in population health over time, and evaluate the effectiveness of healthcare interventions.

"Public policy" is not a medical term, but rather a term used in the field of politics, government, and public administration. It refers to a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or organization to guide decisions and achieve specific goals related to public health, safety, or welfare.

However, in the context of healthcare and medicine, "public policy" often refers to laws, regulations, guidelines, and initiatives established by government entities to promote and protect the health and well-being of the population. Public policies in healthcare aim to ensure access to quality care, reduce health disparities, promote public health, regulate healthcare practices and industries, and address broader social determinants of health. Examples include Medicaid and Medicare programs, laws mandating insurance coverage for certain medical procedures or treatments, and regulations governing the safety and efficacy of drugs and medical devices.

Health services accessibility refers to the degree to which individuals and populations are able to obtain needed health services in a timely manner. It includes factors such as physical access (e.g., distance, transportation), affordability (e.g., cost of services, insurance coverage), availability (e.g., supply of providers, hours of operation), and acceptability (e.g., cultural competence, language concordance).

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), accessibility is one of the key components of health system performance, along with responsiveness and fair financing. Improving accessibility to health services is essential for achieving universal health coverage and ensuring that everyone has access to quality healthcare without facing financial hardship. Factors that affect health services accessibility can vary widely between and within countries, and addressing these disparities requires a multifaceted approach that includes policy interventions, infrastructure development, and community engagement.

Public health is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts of society." It focuses on improving the health and well-being of entire communities, populations, and societies, rather than individual patients. This is achieved through various strategies, including education, prevention, surveillance of diseases, and promotion of healthy behaviors and environments. Public health also addresses broader determinants of health, such as access to healthcare, housing, food, and income, which have a significant impact on the overall health of populations.

I'm not aware of a specific medical definition for "book selection." The term "book selection" generally refers to the process or activity of choosing books, often for reading or using as resources. In a medical context, book selection might refer to the process of selecting appropriate texts or references for study, research, or professional development in the field of medicine. It could also refer to the task of choosing books for a library or collection related to medicine or healthcare.

A "periodical" in the context of medicine typically refers to a type of publication that is issued regularly, such as on a monthly or quarterly basis. These publications include peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and newsletters that focus on medical research, education, and practice. They may contain original research articles, review articles, case reports, editorials, letters to the editor, and other types of content related to medical science and clinical practice.

As a "Topic," periodicals in medicine encompass various aspects such as their role in disseminating new knowledge, their impact on clinical decision-making, their quality control measures, and their ethical considerations. Medical periodicals serve as a crucial resource for healthcare professionals, researchers, students, and other stakeholders to stay updated on the latest developments in their field and to share their findings with others.

A questionnaire in the medical context is a standardized, systematic, and structured tool used to gather information from individuals regarding their symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, or other health-related factors. It typically consists of a series of written questions that can be either self-administered or administered by an interviewer. Questionnaires are widely used in various areas of healthcare, including clinical research, epidemiological studies, patient care, and health services evaluation to collect data that can inform diagnosis, treatment planning, and population health management. They provide a consistent and organized method for obtaining information from large groups or individual patients, helping to ensure accurate and comprehensive data collection while minimizing bias and variability in the information gathered.

Rural health services refer to the healthcare delivery systems and facilities that are located in rural areas and are designed to meet the unique health needs of rural populations. These services can include hospitals, clinics, community health centers, mental health centers, and home health agencies, as well as various programs and initiatives aimed at improving access to care, addressing health disparities, and promoting health and wellness in rural communities.

Rural health services are often characterized by longer travel distances to healthcare facilities, a greater reliance on primary care and preventive services, and a higher prevalence of certain health conditions such as chronic diseases, injuries, and mental health disorders. As a result, rural health services must be tailored to address these challenges and provide high-quality, affordable, and accessible care to rural residents.

In many countries, rural health services are supported by government policies and programs aimed at improving healthcare infrastructure, workforce development, and telehealth technologies in rural areas. These efforts are critical for ensuring that all individuals, regardless of where they live, have access to the healthcare services they need to maintain their health and well-being.

The "delivery of health care" refers to the process of providing medical services, treatments, and interventions to individuals in order to maintain, restore, or improve their health. This encompasses a wide range of activities, including:

1. Preventive care: Routine check-ups, screenings, immunizations, and counseling aimed at preventing illnesses or identifying them at an early stage.
2. Diagnostic services: Tests and procedures used to identify and understand medical conditions, such as laboratory tests, imaging studies, and biopsies.
3. Treatment interventions: Medical, surgical, or therapeutic treatments provided to manage acute or chronic health issues, including medications, surgeries, physical therapy, and psychotherapy.
4. Acute care services: Short-term medical interventions focused on addressing immediate health concerns, such as hospitalizations for infections, injuries, or complications from medical conditions.
5. Chronic care management: Long-term care and support provided to individuals with ongoing medical needs, such as those living with chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, or cancer.
6. Rehabilitation services: Programs designed to help patients recover from illnesses, injuries, or surgeries, focusing on restoring physical, cognitive, and emotional function.
7. End-of-life care: Palliative and hospice care provided to individuals facing terminal illnesses, with an emphasis on comfort, dignity, and quality of life.
8. Public health initiatives: Population-level interventions aimed at improving community health, such as disease prevention programs, health education campaigns, and environmental modifications.

The delivery of health care involves a complex network of healthcare professionals, institutions, and systems working together to ensure that patients receive the best possible care. This includes primary care physicians, specialists, nurses, allied health professionals, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and public health organizations. Effective communication, coordination, and collaboration among these stakeholders are essential for high-quality, patient-centered care.

A rural population refers to people who live in areas that are outside of urban areas, typically defined as having fewer than 2,000 residents and lacking certain infrastructure and services such as running water, sewage systems, and paved roads. Rural populations often have less access to healthcare services, education, and economic opportunities compared to their urban counterparts. This population group can face unique health challenges, including higher rates of poverty, limited access to specialized medical care, and a greater exposure to environmental hazards such as agricultural chemicals and industrial pollutants.

I believe there may be some confusion in your question. "Reference books" is a general term that refers to any books containing detailed information and facts about specific subjects, which are often used as references for research or study purposes. It is not a medical term or concept.

Medical definitions would typically refer to terms related to medicine, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, diseases, treatments, and other health-related topics. If you're looking for a definition of a specific medical term, please provide it, and I will be happy to help.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Government Publications as Topic" is not a medical term or concept. It appears to be a broader category used in libraries and information systems to classify published materials produced by government agencies. This could include various types of publications such as reports, guidelines, data, and research studies related to public health, medicine, and other fields. However, it is not a medical definition per se. If you have a specific question about a medical topic, I'd be happy to help clarify that for you.

A bibliographic database is a type of database that contains records of publications, such as books, articles, and conference proceedings. These records typically include bibliographic information, such as the title, author, publication date, and source of the publication. Some bibliographic databases also include abstracts or summaries of the publications, and many provide links to the full text of the publications if they are available online.

Bibliographic databases are used in a variety of fields, including academia, medicine, and industry, to locate relevant publications on a particular topic. They can be searched using keywords, author names, and other criteria. Some bibliographic databases are general, covering a wide range of topics, while others are specialized and focus on a specific subject area.

In the medical field, bibliographic databases such as MEDLINE and PubMed are widely used to search for articles related to biomedical research, clinical practice, and public health. These databases contain records of articles from thousands of biomedical journals and can be searched using keywords, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) terms, and other criteria.

Abstracting and indexing are processes used in the field of information science to organize, summarize, and categorize published literature, making it easier for researchers and other interested individuals to find and access relevant information.

Abstracting involves creating a brief summary of a publication, typically no longer than a few hundred words, that captures its key points and findings. This summary is known as an abstract and provides readers with a quick overview of the publication's content, allowing them to determine whether it is worth reading in full.

Indexing, on the other hand, involves categorizing publications according to their subject matter, using a controlled vocabulary or set of keywords. This makes it easier for users to search for and find publications on specific topics, as they can simply look up the relevant keyword or subject heading in the index.

Together, abstracting and indexing are essential tools for managing the vast and growing amount of published literature in any given field. They help ensure that important research findings and other information are easily discoverable and accessible to those who need them, thereby facilitating the dissemination of knowledge and advancing scientific progress.

Medical libraries are collections of resources that provide access to information related to the medical and healthcare fields. They serve as a vital tool for medical professionals, students, researchers, and patients seeking reliable and accurate health information. Medical libraries can be physical buildings or digital platforms that contain various types of materials, including:

1. Books: Medical textbooks, reference books, and monographs that cover various topics related to medicine, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, and clinical specialties.
2. Journals: Print and electronic peer-reviewed journals that publish the latest research findings, clinical trials, and evidence-based practices in medicine.
3. Databases: Online resources that allow users to search for and access information on specific topics, such as PubMed, MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Cochrane Library.
4. Multimedia resources: Audio and video materials, such as lectures, webinars, podcasts, and instructional videos, that provide visual and auditory learning experiences.
5. Electronic resources: E-books, databases, and other digital materials that can be accessed remotely through computers, tablets, or smartphones.
6. Patient education materials: Brochures, pamphlets, and other resources that help patients understand their health conditions, treatments, and self-care strategies.
7. Archives and special collections: Rare books, historical documents, manuscripts, and artifacts related to the history of medicine and healthcare.

Medical libraries may be found in hospitals, medical schools, research institutions, and other healthcare settings. They are staffed by trained librarians and information specialists who provide assistance with locating, accessing, and evaluating information resources. Medical libraries play a critical role in supporting evidence-based medicine, continuing education, and patient care.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "United States" is a geopolitical entity, specifically the name of the country consisting of 50 states, and it is not a medical term or concept. Therefore, I can't provide a medical definition for it. If you have any questions related to health, medicine, or biology, I would be happy to try to help answer those!

A cross-sectional study is a type of observational research design that examines the relationship between variables at one point in time. It provides a snapshot or a "cross-section" of the population at a particular moment, allowing researchers to estimate the prevalence of a disease or condition and identify potential risk factors or associations.

In a cross-sectional study, data is collected from a sample of participants at a single time point, and the variables of interest are measured simultaneously. This design can be used to investigate the association between exposure and outcome, but it cannot establish causality because it does not follow changes over time.

Cross-sectional studies can be conducted using various data collection methods, such as surveys, interviews, or medical examinations. They are often used in epidemiology to estimate the prevalence of a disease or condition in a population and to identify potential risk factors that may contribute to its development. However, because cross-sectional studies only provide a snapshot of the population at one point in time, they cannot account for changes over time or determine whether exposure preceded the outcome.

Therefore, while cross-sectional studies can be useful for generating hypotheses and identifying potential associations between variables, further research using other study designs, such as cohort or case-control studies, is necessary to establish causality and confirm any findings.

Data collection in the medical context refers to the systematic gathering of information relevant to a specific research question or clinical situation. This process involves identifying and recording data elements, such as demographic characteristics, medical history, physical examination findings, laboratory results, and imaging studies, from various sources including patient interviews, medical records, and diagnostic tests. The data collected is used to support clinical decision-making, inform research hypotheses, and evaluate the effectiveness of treatments or interventions. It is essential that data collection is performed in a standardized and unbiased manner to ensure the validity and reliability of the results.

"Personnel Selection," in a medical context, refers to the process of choosing and hiring healthcare professionals for various positions within a healthcare organization or setting. This process typically involves several steps, including job analysis, recruitment, application screening, interviews, testing, background checks, and reference checks. The goal is to identify and select the most qualified, competent, and suitable candidates who possess the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors to perform the job duties effectively and safely, while also aligning with the organization's mission, values, and culture. Personnel selection in healthcare aims to ensure high-quality patient care, improve patient outcomes, reduce medical errors, and enhance overall organizational performance.

Health policy refers to a set of decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals within a population. It is formulated by governmental and non-governmental organizations with the objective of providing guidance and direction for the management and delivery of healthcare services. Health policies address various aspects of healthcare, including access, financing, quality, and equity. They can be designed to promote health, prevent disease, and provide treatment and rehabilitation services to individuals who are sick or injured. Effective health policies require careful consideration of scientific evidence, ethical principles, and societal values to ensure that they meet the needs of the population while being fiscally responsible.

Health surveys are research studies that collect data from a sample population to describe the current health status, health behaviors, and healthcare utilization of a particular group or community. These surveys may include questions about various aspects of health such as physical health, mental health, chronic conditions, lifestyle habits, access to healthcare services, and demographic information. The data collected from health surveys can be used to monitor trends in health over time, identify disparities in health outcomes, develop and evaluate public health programs and policies, and inform resource allocation decisions. Examples of national health surveys include the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

Health care reform refers to the legislative efforts, initiatives, and debates aimed at improving the quality, affordability, and accessibility of health care services. These reforms may include changes to health insurance coverage, delivery systems, payment methods, and healthcare regulations. The goals of health care reform are often to increase the number of people with health insurance, reduce healthcare costs, and improve the overall health outcomes of a population. Examples of notable health care reform measures in the United States include the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicare for All proposals.

Applied Kinesiology (AK) is a system of diagnosis and treatment based on the belief that various muscles are linked to particular organs and glands, and that specific muscle weakness can signal distant internal problems such as nerve damage or illness. Developed by chiropractor George Goodheart in the 1960s, AK is often used in conjunction with other therapies, such as chiropractic manipulation and nutritional counseling. Practitioners use manual muscle testing to evaluate a patient's physical health and emotional well-being, looking for imbalances that can be addressed through various interventions. It's important to note that Applied Kinesiology is not generally recognized as a valid or reliable diagnostic tool within the mainstream medical community.

'Hospital Personnel' is a general term that refers to all individuals who are employed by or provide services on behalf of a hospital. This can include, but is not limited to:

1. Healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, and technicians.
2. Administrative staff who manage the hospital's operations, including human resources, finance, and management.
3. Support services personnel such as maintenance workers, food service workers, housekeeping staff, and volunteers.
4. Medical students, interns, and trainees who are gaining clinical experience in the hospital setting.

All of these individuals play a critical role in ensuring that the hospital runs smoothly and provides high-quality care to its patients.

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and to improve their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior change to include social and environmental interventions that can positively influence the health of individuals, communities, and populations. Health promotion involves engaging in a wide range of activities, such as advocacy, policy development, community organization, and education that aim to create supportive environments and personal skills that foster good health. It is based on principles of empowerment, participation, and social justice.

Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. It involves the emotional, psychological, and social aspects of an individual's health. Mental health is not just the absence of mental illness, it also includes positive characteristics such as resilience, happiness, and having a sense of purpose in life.

It is important to note that mental health can change over time, and it is possible for an individual to experience periods of good mental health as well as periods of poor mental health. Factors such as genetics, trauma, stress, and physical illness can all contribute to the development of mental health problems. Additionally, cultural and societal factors, such as discrimination and poverty, can also impact an individual's mental health.

Mental Health professionals like psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other mental health counselors use different tools and techniques to evaluate, diagnose and treat mental health conditions. These include therapy or counseling, medication, and self-help strategies.

Bibliometrics is the use of statistical methods to analyze books, articles, and other publications. In the field of information science, bibliometrics is often used to measure the impact of scholarly works or authors by counting the number of times that a work has been cited in other publications. This can help researchers identify trends and patterns in research output and collaboration, as well as assess the influence of individual researchers or institutions.

Bibliometric analyses may involve a variety of statistical measures, such as citation counts, author productivity, journal impact factors, and collaborative networks. These measures can be used to evaluate the performance of individual researchers, departments, or institutions, as well as to identify areas of research strength or weakness.

It is important to note that while bibliometrics can provide useful insights into research trends and impact, they should not be the sole basis for evaluating the quality or significance of scholarly work. Other factors, such as the rigor of the research design, the clarity of the writing, and the relevance of the findings to the field, are also important considerations.

Quality of health care is a term that refers to the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge. It encompasses various aspects such as:

1. Clinical effectiveness: The use of best available evidence to make decisions about prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care. This includes considering the benefits and harms of different options and making sure that the most effective interventions are used.
2. Safety: Preventing harm to patients and minimizing risks associated with healthcare. This involves identifying potential hazards, implementing measures to reduce errors, and learning from adverse events to improve systems and processes.
3. Patient-centeredness: Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values. This includes ensuring that patients are fully informed about their condition and treatment options, involving them in decision-making, and providing emotional support throughout the care process.
4. Timeliness: Ensuring that healthcare services are delivered promptly and efficiently, without unnecessary delays. This includes coordinating care across different providers and settings to ensure continuity and avoid gaps in service.
5. Efficiency: Using resources wisely and avoiding waste, while still providing high-quality care. This involves considering the costs and benefits of different interventions, as well as ensuring that healthcare services are equitably distributed.
6. Equitability: Ensuring that all individuals have access to quality healthcare services, regardless of their socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender, age, or other factors. This includes addressing disparities in health outcomes and promoting fairness and justice in healthcare.

Overall, the quality of health care is a multidimensional concept that requires ongoing evaluation and improvement to ensure that patients receive the best possible care.

Primary health care is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as:

"Essential health care that is based on practical, scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology made universally accessible to individuals and families in the community through their full participation and at a cost that the community and country can afford. It forms an integral part both of the country's health system, of which it is the central function and main focus, and of the overall social and economic development of the community. It is the first level of contact of individuals, the family and community with the national health system bringing health care as close as possible to where people live and work, and constitutes the first element of a continuing health care process."

Primary health care includes a range of services such as preventive care, health promotion, curative care, rehabilitation, and palliative care. It is typically provided by a team of health professionals including doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, and other community health workers. The goal of primary health care is to provide comprehensive, continuous, and coordinated care to individuals and families in a way that is accessible, affordable, and culturally sensitive.

Employee incentive plans are programs designed by organizations to motivate and reward employees for achieving specific goals or targets that align with the company's objectives. These plans can take various forms, such as:

1. Bonus plans: Cash payments made to employees based on their individual performance, team performance, or organizational results.
2. Profit-sharing plans: A portion of the company's profits is distributed among employees, often tied to their length of service or position within the organization.
3. Stock option plans: Employees are given the opportunity to purchase company stocks at a predetermined price, which may increase in value over time, providing them with a financial benefit.
4. Recognition programs: Non-monetary rewards, such as certificates, plaques, or public recognition, are given to employees who demonstrate exceptional performance or achieve significant milestones.
5. Training and development opportunities: Offering employees the chance to improve their skills and knowledge through courses, workshops, or conferences can serve as an incentive for high performers.
6. Flexible work arrangements: Allowing employees to have flexible schedules, remote work options, or other accommodations can be a valuable incentive for many workers.

The primary objective of employee incentive plans is to enhance employee engagement, motivation, and job satisfaction while promoting the achievement of organizational goals.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Libraries" is not a term that has a medical definition. A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a community for reference or borrowing. This can include books, magazines, audio visual materials, and digital resources. If you have any questions related to health or medicine, I'd be happy to try to help answer those!

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." This definition emphasizes that health is more than just the absence of illness, but a positive state of well-being in which an individual is able to realize their own potential, cope with normal stresses of life, work productively, and contribute to their community. It recognizes that physical, mental, and social factors are interconnected and can all impact a person's overall health. This definition also highlights the importance of addressing the social determinants of health, such as poverty, education, housing, and access to healthcare, in order to promote health and prevent disease.

Health services needs refer to the population's requirement for healthcare services based on their health status, disease prevalence, and clinical guidelines. These needs can be categorized into normative needs (based on expert opinions or clinical guidelines) and expressed needs (based on individuals' perceptions of their own healthcare needs).

On the other hand, health services demand refers to the quantity of healthcare services that consumers are willing and able to pay for, given their preferences, values, and financial resources. Demand is influenced by various factors such as price, income, education level, and cultural beliefs.

It's important to note that while needs represent a population's requirement for healthcare services, demand reflects the actual utilization of these services. Understanding both health services needs and demand is crucial in planning and delivering effective healthcare services that meet the population's requirements while ensuring efficient resource allocation.

Dietetics is the branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially in the prevention and treatment of disease. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, dietetics is defined as "the integration and application of principles derived from nutrition science, biochemistry, food management, and behavioral and social sciences to achieve and maintain people's health."

Dietitians are healthcare professionals who evaluate individual nutritional needs and develop personalized eating plans to promote health and manage medical conditions. They may work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, private practice, community health programs, and food service management. Dietitians often collaborate with other healthcare providers, such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, to provide comprehensive care for patients.

The goals of dietetics include promoting optimal nutrition, preventing chronic diseases, managing medical conditions, and enhancing overall health and well-being. Dietitians may provide education and counseling on topics such as healthy eating habits, meal planning, weight management, food safety, and supplement use. They may also conduct research, develop nutrition policies and programs, and advocate for improved food and nutrition policies and practices.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "New South Wales" is not a medical term. It's actually the name of the largest state in Australia, known for its diverse landscapes and wildlife. If you have any questions about medical terms or concepts, I'd be happy to help with those!

Health care surveys are research tools used to systematically collect information from a population or sample regarding their experiences, perceptions, and knowledge of health services, health outcomes, and various other health-related topics. These surveys typically consist of standardized questionnaires that cover specific aspects of healthcare, such as access to care, quality of care, patient satisfaction, health disparities, and healthcare costs. The data gathered from health care surveys are used to inform policy decisions, improve healthcare delivery, identify best practices, allocate resources, and monitor the health status of populations. Health care surveys can be conducted through various modes, including in-person interviews, telephone interviews, mail-in questionnaires, or online platforms.

An "attitude to health" is a set of beliefs, values, and behaviors that an individual holds regarding their own health and well-being. It encompasses their overall approach to maintaining good health, preventing illness, seeking medical care, and managing any existing health conditions.

A positive attitude to health typically includes:

1. A belief in the importance of self-care and taking responsibility for one's own health.
2. Engaging in regular exercise, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, and avoiding harmful behaviors such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
3. Regular check-ups and screenings to detect potential health issues early on.
4. Seeking medical care when necessary and following recommended treatment plans.
5. A willingness to learn about and implement new healthy habits and lifestyle changes.
6. Developing a strong support network of family, friends, and healthcare professionals.

On the other hand, a negative attitude to health may involve:

1. Neglecting self-care and failing to take responsibility for one's own health.
2. Engaging in unhealthy behaviors such as sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, lack of sleep, smoking, and excessive alcohol consumption.
3. Avoidance of regular check-ups and screenings, leading to delayed detection and treatment of potential health issues.
4. Resistance to seeking medical care or following recommended treatment plans.
5. Closed-mindedness towards new healthy habits and lifestyle changes.
6. Lack of a support network or reluctance to seek help from others.

Overall, an individual's attitude to health can significantly impact their physical and mental well-being, as well as their ability to manage and overcome any health challenges that may arise.

Health services research (HSR) is a multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviors affect access to healthcare, the quality and cost of care, and ultimately, our health and well-being. The goal of HSR is to inform policy and practice, improve system performance, and enhance the health and well-being of individuals and communities. It involves the use of various research methods, including epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, sociology, management science, political science, and psychology, to answer questions about the healthcare system and how it can be improved.

Examples of HSR topics include:

* Evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different healthcare interventions and technologies
* Studying patient-centered care and patient experiences with the healthcare system
* Examining healthcare workforce issues, such as shortages of primary care providers or the impact of nurse-to-patient ratios on patient outcomes
* Investigating the impact of health insurance design and financing systems on access to care and health disparities
* Analyzing the organization and delivery of healthcare services in different settings, such as hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities
* Identifying best practices for improving healthcare quality and safety, reducing medical errors, and eliminating wasteful or unnecessary care.

Health planning is a systematic process of creating strategies, policies, and goals to improve the health of a population and ensure the provision of adequate and accessible healthcare services. It involves assessing the health needs of the community, establishing priorities, developing interventions, and implementing and evaluating programs to address those needs. The ultimate goal of health planning is to optimize the health status of the population, reduce health disparities, and make efficient use of resources in the healthcare system. This process typically involves collaboration among various stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, policymakers, community members, and advocacy groups.

"Textbooks as Topic" is a medical subject heading (MeSH) used in the National Library of Medicine's cataloging system to describe works that are about textbooks as a genre or medium, rather than a specific subject. This can include discussions on the history of medical textbooks, their role in medical education, comparisons between different types of textbooks, and analysis of their content and effectiveness. It may also cover issues related to the production, distribution, and accessibility of medical textbooks.

Pregnancy is a physiological state or condition where a fertilized egg (zygote) successfully implants and grows in the uterus of a woman, leading to the development of an embryo and finally a fetus. This process typically spans approximately 40 weeks, divided into three trimesters, and culminates in childbirth. Throughout this period, numerous hormonal and physical changes occur to support the growing offspring, including uterine enlargement, breast development, and various maternal adaptations to ensure the fetus's optimal growth and well-being.

Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is a medical approach that integrates the best available research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values and preferences to make informed decisions about appropriate health care for individual patients. It is a process of lifelong learning and critical appraisal of new evidence to inform clinical practice. The goal of EBP is to provide high-quality, cost-effective healthcare that is based on the most current and valid scientific research, as well as the unique needs and preferences of each patient. This approach emphasizes the importance of using rigorous, systematic methods to evaluate medical research and to translate findings into clinical practice, while also taking into account individual patient circumstances and values.

Health behavior can be defined as a series of actions and decisions that individuals take to protect, maintain or promote their health and well-being. These behaviors can include activities such as engaging in regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, getting sufficient sleep, practicing safe sex, avoiding tobacco and excessive alcohol consumption, and managing stress.

Health behaviors are influenced by various factors, including knowledge and attitudes towards health, beliefs and values, cultural norms, social support networks, environmental factors, and individual genetic predispositions. Understanding health behaviors is essential for developing effective public health interventions and promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent chronic diseases and improve overall quality of life.

Community health services refer to a type of healthcare delivery that is organized around the needs of a specific population or community, rather than individual patients. These services are typically focused on preventive care, health promotion, and improving access to care for underserved populations. They can include a wide range of services, such as:

* Primary care, including routine check-ups, immunizations, and screenings
* Dental care
* Mental health and substance abuse treatment
* Public health initiatives, such as disease prevention and health education programs
* Home health care and other supportive services for people with chronic illnesses or disabilities
* Health services for special populations, such as children, the elderly, or those living in rural areas

The goal of community health services is to improve the overall health of a population by addressing the social, economic, and environmental factors that can impact health. This approach recognizes that healthcare is just one factor in determining a person's health outcomes, and that other factors such as housing, education, and income also play important roles. By working to address these underlying determinants of health, community health services aim to improve the health and well-being of entire communities.

Medical staff, in a hospital or healthcare setting, typically refers to licensed healthcare professionals who are responsible for providing medical care and treatment to patients. This can include physicians (both specialists and general practitioners), surgeons, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice nurses (such as nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives).

The term "medical staff" may also refer to the organized body of such professionals within a healthcare institution, who are responsible for establishing medical policies and procedures, providing clinical leadership, and ensuring quality of care. This group often includes both practicing clinicians and those in administrative or teaching roles. Membership in the medical staff is usually granted through an application and credentialing process, which ensures that each member meets certain professional and educational standards.

Administrative personnel in a medical context typically refer to individuals who work in healthcare facilities or organizations, but do not provide direct patient care. Their roles involve supporting the management and operations of the healthcare system through various administrative tasks. These responsibilities may include managing schedules, coordinating appointments, handling billing and insurance matters, maintaining medical records, communicating with patients and other staff members, and performing various clerical duties.

Examples of administrative personnel in a medical setting might include medical office assistants, medical receptionists, medical billers, medical coders, medical transcriptionists, and healthcare administrators. While they do not provide direct patient care, their work is essential to ensuring the smooth functioning of healthcare services and the overall quality of patient care.

Health services refer to the delivery of healthcare services, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services. These services are typically provided by health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and allied health personnel in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and long-term care facilities. Health services may also include public health activities such as health education, surveillance, and health promotion programs aimed at improving the health of populations. The goal of health services is to promote and restore health, prevent disease and injury, and improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.

Health Insurance is a type of insurance that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses, spreading the risk over a large number of persons. By purchasing health insurance, insured individuals pay a premium to an insurance company, which then pools those funds with other policyholders' premiums to pay for the medical care costs of individuals who become ill or injured. The coverage can include hospitalization, medical procedures, prescription drugs, and preventive care, among other services. The goal of health insurance is to provide financial protection against unexpected medical expenses and to make healthcare services more affordable.

"World Health" is not a term that has a specific medical definition. However, it is often used in the context of global health, which can be defined as:

"The area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide. It emphasizes trans-national health issues, determinants, and solutions; involves many disciplines within and beyond the health sciences and engages stakeholders from across sectors and societies." (World Health Organization)

Therefore, "world health" could refer to the overall health status and health challenges faced by populations around the world. It encompasses a broad range of factors that affect the health of individuals and communities, including social, economic, environmental, and political determinants. The World Health Organization (WHO) plays a key role in monitoring and promoting global health, setting international standards and guidelines, and coordinating responses to global health emergencies.

I believe there may be a misunderstanding in your question. "Library Associations" is not a medical term, but rather a general term that refers to organizations that bring together individuals who work in or have an interest in libraries and library services. These associations often aim to promote the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services, as well as to provide a platform for networking, professional development, and advocacy.

If you meant to ask about a medical term, could you please clarify? I'd be happy to help you with that!

Health education is the process of providing information and strategies to individuals and communities about how to improve their health and prevent disease. It involves teaching and learning activities that aim to empower people to make informed decisions and take responsible actions regarding their health. Health education covers a wide range of topics, including nutrition, physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, substance abuse prevention, and environmental health. The ultimate goal of health education is to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles that can lead to improved health outcomes and quality of life.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "staff development" is not a medical term per se. It is a general human resources term that refers to the process of improving and increasing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of an organization's workforce. In a healthcare setting, staff development might involve training programs, workshops, or continuing education opportunities for medical professionals to enhance their clinical skills, patient communication, leadership abilities, and other competencies necessary for providing high-quality care and ensuring positive patient outcomes.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Tasmania" is not a medical term. It's actually the name of an island state of Australia. It's located south of the mainland Australian continent, separated by the Bass Strait. It's known for its unique wildlife, including the Tasmanian devil, and diverse landscapes ranging from mountains and forests to beaches and coastline. If you have any medical terms you would like defined, I'd be happy to help!

Speech-Language Pathology is a branch of healthcare that deals with the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of communication disorders, speech difficulties, and swallowing problems. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), also known as speech therapists, are professionals trained to assess and help manage these issues. They work with individuals of all ages, from young children who may be delayed in their speech and language development, to adults who have communication or swallowing difficulties due to stroke, brain injury, neurological disorders, or other conditions. Treatment may involve various techniques and technologies to improve communication and swallowing abilities, and may also include counseling and education for patients and their families.

Oral health is the scientific term used to describe the overall health status of the oral and related tissues, including the teeth, gums, palate, tongue, and mucosal lining. It involves the absence of chronic mouth and facial pain, oral and pharyngeal (throat) cancers, oral soft tissue lesions, birth defects such as cleft lip and palate, and other diseases and disorders that affect the oral cavity.

Good oral health also means being free of decay, gum disease, and other oral infections that can damage the teeth, gums, and bones of the mouth. It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene through regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups to prevent dental caries (cavities) and periodontal disease (gum disease).

Additionally, oral health is closely linked to overall health and well-being. Poor oral health has been associated with various systemic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory infections, and stroke. Therefore, maintaining good oral health can contribute to improved general health and quality of life.

I'm happy to help, but it seems there might be a slight misunderstanding in your question. "Nurses" is not a medical term per se, but rather a job title or professional role within the healthcare field. Here's a brief description of what nurses do:

Nurses are healthcare professionals who work closely with patients to provide and coordinate care, education, and support. They play a critical role in promoting health, preventing illness, and helping patients cope with various medical conditions. Nurses can be found in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, private practices, long-term care facilities, community health centers, and patient homes.

There are different nursing specialties and levels of education, including:

1. Registered Nurse (RN): Typically holds an associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing and has passed a licensing exam. RNs provide direct patient care, administer medications, and coordinate treatment plans.
2. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN): Has completed additional education and training beyond the RN level, often earning a master's or doctoral degree. APRNs can specialize in areas such as nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified registered nurse anesthetist, or certified nurse-midwife.
3. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN): Holds a diploma or certificate from a practical nursing program and has passed a licensing exam. LPNs/LVNs provide basic patient care under the supervision of RNs and physicians.

These definitions are not exhaustive, but they should give you an idea of what nurses do and their roles within the healthcare system.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Queensland" is not a medical term. It is the second largest state in Australia, located in the northeastern part of the country. If you have any questions about medical terms or concepts, I would be happy to help with those!

Public Health Administration refers to the leadership, management, and coordination of public health services and initiatives at the local, state, or national level. It involves overseeing and managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, programs, and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of populations. This may include addressing issues such as infectious disease control, chronic disease prevention, environmental health, emergency preparedness and response, and health promotion and education.

Public Health Administration requires a strong understanding of public health principles, leadership and management skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including community members, healthcare providers, policymakers, and other organizations. The ultimate goal of Public Health Administration is to ensure that public health resources are used effectively and efficiently to improve the health outcomes of populations and reduce health disparities.

Occupational health is a branch of medicine that focuses on the physical, mental, and social well-being of workers in all types of jobs. The goal of occupational health is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and disabilities, while also promoting the overall health and safety of employees. This may involve identifying and assessing potential hazards in the workplace, implementing controls to reduce or eliminate those hazards, providing education and training to workers on safe practices, and conducting medical surveillance and screenings to detect early signs of work-related health problems.

Occupational health also involves working closely with employers, employees, and other stakeholders to develop policies and programs that support the health and well-being of workers. This may include promoting healthy lifestyles, providing access to mental health resources, and supporting return-to-work programs for injured or ill workers. Ultimately, the goal of occupational health is to create a safe and healthy work environment that enables employees to perform their jobs effectively and efficiently, while also protecting their long-term health and well-being.

Here's a medical definition of "nursing" from Stedman's Medical Dictionary:

"The profession practiced by those who have completed a program of study, usually in a college or university, and who are licensed to provide nursing care under the direction of a physician. Nursing includes such functions as taking patient histories, administering and monitoring medications and treatments, applying dressings, instructing patients about care of their bodies and diseases, and assisting physicians during surgery and other medical procedures. Modern nursing also encompasses case management, health education, counseling, and collaboration with other healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses."

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  • Coverage was highest among physicians, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and health care personnel working in hospital settings. (cdc.gov)
  • Thanks to a dedicated team of cardiologists, surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and allied health personnel under the centre, patients receive the best treatment possible. (ijn.com.my)
  • Seroconversion rates were highest in nurses (28/290) and lowest in allied health staff (2/116). (cdc.gov)
  • They primarily recruit Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Assistants, and Support Staff of all grades and specialisms. (agencycentral.co.uk)
  • With a highly professional staff comprised of not-for-profit administrators and fundraisers, and personnel from the medical healthcare field including doctors, nurses, and technicians, plus more than two million volunteers at community locations throughout the United States , the American Cancer Society is one of the most effective organizations in the fight against the disease. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The medical staff includes physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, and other allied health professionals who work together to ensure that patients receive quality care. (guanabee.com)
  • Training sessions have been organised at TIO for nurses, medical practitioners, public eye health personnel, heath instructors, social workers and other health workers. (tilganga.org)
  • They have opportunities for travel nurses (RN/LPN/LVN), locum tenens, allied health professionals, and laboratory professionals. (highwayhypodermics.com)
  • In addition, the Federal Government will forgive student loan indebtedness for physicians, dentists, nurses, and other health personnel who practice in medically underserved areas. (ucsb.edu)
  • Community Health Fair on Tuesday, October 17, 2023. (thelevisalazer.com)
  • East Mediterr Health J. 2023;29(10):819-830. (who.int)
  • Allied health professionals include pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists who provide specialized services to patients. (guanabee.com)
  • Lack of awareness among the public, health workers and pharmacists about the appropriate use of antimicrobials also contributes to the issue of resistance in many developing countries. (who.int)
  • Immediate care of the sick and injured (a course guide for the instruction of para-medical personnel in emergency medical practices by physicians / edited by Arnold M. Lewis. (who.int)
  • Many family physicians are interested in global health, but don't know where to begin. (aafp.org)
  • Most family physicians do not make more money from global health work than from domestic work. (aafp.org)
  • Join a distinguished group of 1,600+ world-leading physicians and allied health personnel committed to research and education in the field of spinal deformities. (srs.org)
  • The concept of an Area Health Education Center was initiated by a report written in 1970 by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education and its goal was to counteract the deficiency of physicians and medical facilities in the rural setting. (cdc.gov)
  • Allied Health Occupations -- education -- North Carolina -- Directory. (unc.edu)
  • The workforce also includes personnel from a wide group of other allied occupations beyond the health sector who contribute to addressing the determinants of health, such as personnel engaged in water and sanitation, food supply chains and road safety. (who.int)
  • It is critical that countries develop multisectoral workforce strategies that are informed by mapping and measuring the occupations that contribute to EPHF delivery, as well as regular health labour market analyses to assess health worker capacity requirements for the delivery of routine services and the ability to readily mobilize (surge) health workers in the event of an emergency or disease outbreak, based on caseload weight and other defined measures. (who.int)
  • Our centre offers a highly skilled team of ophthalmologists and allied health personnel to cater to the needs of our patients. (princecourt.com)
  • Prince Court Medical Centre is known for its highly experienced personnel with specialised skills who provide one of the best treatment options for patients with current and modern technology while taking into account customer requirements and needs. (princecourt.com)
  • On 30 January 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak to be a global public health emergency of international concern under the International Health Regulations (2005). (who.int)
  • Health assistant and nursing faculty students from nursing colleges and the Health Sciences Institute have been given clinical exposure practice. (tilganga.org)
  • Together, these two actions--which have also grown out of Administration recommendations will help us achieve a substantial increase in the number of new first-year students who can be enrolled in our health profession and nursing schools. (ucsb.edu)
  • Nursing: $250.00 (Nursing Professionals, Allied Health Professionals, etc. (naspag.org)
  • We offer Locum Tenens, Travel Nursing, Travel Therapy, and Allied Health staffing agency services for Colorado businesses, healthcare organizations and government entities. (allmedical.com)
  • Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and PsycINFO databases. (bvsalud.org)
  • World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the greatest need in global health systems worldwide is the broad application of effective primary health care. (aafp.org)
  • The World Health Organization violence ( 6-9 ). (who.int)
  • What are the implications for public health practice? (cdc.gov)
  • Throughout the core courses, you'll study healthcare delivery systems, leadership, risk management, and evidence-based practice as they relate to the field of health sciences. (liberty.edu)
  • The following information includes speech-language pathology and audiology support personnel requirements in educational and other practice settings. (asha.org)
  • Family practice residents/graduate social work students collaboration in rural primary health care: Arkansas experiences. (cdc.gov)
  • The program involved collaboration between resident doctors and allied health care personnel and graduate students in social work in the Family Practice Residency Program of the Area Health Education Center, Pine Bluff, Arkansas. (cdc.gov)
  • The Family Practice Residency Program was a three year program for training health care personnel and social workers in family medical practice. (cdc.gov)
  • Healthcare professionals employed by or holding a position in a hospital, and actively involved in the delivery of health care to oHCM patients are eligible to apply on behalf of their Institution. (bms.com)
  • This work aims to present a sociological framework for studying new health technology uses through a qualitative analysis of the different types of tasks and activities that users, both health professionals and patients, must perform to integrate these technologies and make them work in their daily routine. (jmir.org)
  • On the one hand, the use of telemedicine among health professionals comes with the promise of revolutionizing the organization of health care, which can now be accessed increasingly at a distance. (jmir.org)
  • Whether you're passionate about working directly with patients and clients or passing on your knowledge to the next generation of allied health professionals, our doctoral degree in sports science can help you pursue rewarding job opportunities. (liberty.edu)
  • Upon completion of the three-year course, students are eligible for registration as Grade 2 health professionals with the Nepal Professional Council. (tilganga.org)
  • Finally, they work as a team to deliver a superb customer experience.‍Every day, dedicated medical professionals diagnose sickness, cure disease, care for injuries and promote health and wellness. (highwayhypodermics.com)
  • This course may also be appropriate for physician assistants, security personnel, allied health professionals, social workers, healthcare administrators as well as anyone responsible for staff and patient health and safety. (cdc.gov)
  • We provide leadership while serving as a forum for research and promoting communication and collaboration among health care professionals on issues related to pediatric and adolescent gynecology. (naspag.org)
  • All Medical Personnel places clinical travelers and local professionals in jobs throughout Colorado. (allmedical.com)
  • All Medical Personnel is a seasoned team of top performing recruiting professionals dedicated to the needs of their clients and candidates. (allmedical.com)
  • Incorporating social workers into the primary health care system is a viable alternative method for increasing the numbers of active health care professionals in rural areas. (cdc.gov)
  • There is a corresponding and overlapping workforce in the animal and environmental sectors (e.g. animal health professionals, environmental health personnel, veterinarians and para-veterinarians, etc.) that are essential for health security measures. (who.int)
  • Health Manpower -- North Carolina. (unc.edu)
  • Statement on Signing the Health Manpower and Nurse Training Bills. (ucsb.edu)
  • IT IS with special pleasure that I am signing into law today H.R. 8629 and H.R. 8630, the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971 and the Nurse Training Act of 1971. (ucsb.edu)
  • These acts follow substantially the recommendations I made to the Congress last February-and they constitute the most comprehensive health manpower legislation in the Nation's history. (ucsb.edu)
  • I am, therefore, asking the Congress for a new supplemental appropriation for health manpower programs. (ucsb.edu)
  • This new appropriation would bring our overall spending for health manpower programs in the current fiscal year to $530 million, a level which is $100 million higher than in fiscal year 1971. (ucsb.edu)
  • Expanded manpower programs are an integral part of the national health strategy which I outlined in my message to the Congress last winter. (ucsb.edu)
  • I am pleased that the Congress has responded to this concern and has enacted a number of my recommendations regarding the expansion of our health manpower resources. (ucsb.edu)
  • The actions which have been taken will enable our Nation to train critically needed medical personnel, to improve the distribution of such personnel-both geographically and by medical specialty---and to promote the more effective use of health manpower. (ucsb.edu)
  • The Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act takes a new approach to the financing of medical and dental training, one which is along the lines of the approach I recommended last February. (ucsb.edu)
  • 5. Health Manpower Education Initiative Awards. (ucsb.edu)
  • A number of Administration goals will be furthered by the new program of health manpower education initiative awards for deserving institutions. (ucsb.edu)
  • These awards will be used to stimulate a variety of improvements in the supply, the distribution, and the efficient utilization of health manpower. (ucsb.edu)
  • This may have been through its concurrent use with vaccine differentiated public health measures and policies which engender public trust. (bvsalud.org)
  • North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program. (unc.edu)
  • Department of Health & Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (southalabama.edu)
  • This year marks the 45th anniversary of the NIOSH Education and Research Centers (ERC) which are extramurally funded university-based centers that carry out multidisciplinary education and research training activities and offer graduate and postgraduate training in the core and allied fields of occupational safety and health. (cdc.gov)
  • As part of its mandate, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is required to provide an adequate supply of qualified personnel to carry out the purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (Public Law 91-596).The NIOSH-funded Education and Research Centers (ERCs) are one of the principal means for meeting this mandate. (cdc.gov)
  • Under the legislation I have signed today, loan and scholarship assistance will continue to be available for students in the health professions, and special emphasis will be given to increasing opportunities for disadvantaged students. (ucsb.edu)
  • Students are expected to conduct themselves at all times, which will reflect favorably on the School and the allied health professions they have chosen to follow. (carnegie-institute.edu)
  • Prevention, detection and response activities (including health promotion, occupational health safety and security, and appropriate care of those affected) are conducted effectively and sustainably by a competent, coordinated, motivated and occupationally diverse multisectoral health workforce. (who.int)
  • For pandemic influenza, additional concerns exist that even mild disease might result in staff absenteeism and, subsequently, would reduce staff strength at a time of increased demand for health services ( 4 ). (cdc.gov)
  • You may have to pay considerable out-of-pocket expenses because many global health projects do not have funds to pay for your services. (aafp.org)
  • A paramedic is at the forefront of emergency health care services in times of accident or crisis. (stclaircollege.ca)
  • 5.1 All allied health personnel responsible for delivery of nutrition services through health system provision must successfully complete a competency-based training program. (who.int)
  • Helps ADF personnel and their families access mental health services. (dva.gov.au)
  • DVA clients are able to access GP services via telehealth, including consultations for review and referral to allied health treatments. (dva.gov.au)
  • All Medical Personnel offers staffing services to all Colorado cities and regions for temp, temp-to-hire, direct hire placements and healthcare workforce solutions. (allmedical.com)
  • Results: the literature showed that outpatient services were recognized by family members as important for improving family relationships and the health conditions of the drug user. (bvsalud.org)
  • Studies of health workers exposed to verbal and/or physical violence by patients or their relatives conducted in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region and Türkiye among staff working in hospitals and primary health care services were included. (who.int)
  • Health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional, in a variety of clinical settings such as EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, ambulance services, hospitals and clinics as well as non-clinical roles, such as education, leadership, public health and research. (bvsalud.org)
  • 8 school health program components: health education, physical education and activ- ity, health services, mental health and social services, nutrition services, healthy and safe school environment, faculty and staff health promotion, and family and commu- nity involvement. (cdc.gov)
  • What are the characteristics of each school health many of which already exist to some extent in most program component at the state, district, school, schools: health education, physical education and and classroom (where applicable) levels and activity, health services, mental health and social across elementary, middle, and high schools? (cdc.gov)
  • With their guidance, you can strengthen your skill set and prepare to help meet the need for allied health personnel and faculty. (liberty.edu)
  • 2. Is there someone responsible for coordinating and environment, faculty and staff health promotion, delivering each school health program component and family and community involvement. (cdc.gov)
  • She is the co-Chair of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG), a National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute (NIH/NEI)-funded clinical research network comprised of 350+ pediatric optometrists and ophthalmologists who perform randomized clinical trials related to pediatric eye disorders. (aaopt.org)
  • TIO believes that continuous medical education maintains improvements in patient health care by supporting medical education programs that inform ophthalmologists of the most current and advanced levels of medical knowledge. (tilganga.org)
  • The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends annual influenza vaccination for all health care personnel to reduce influenza-related morbidity and mortality in health care settings. (cdc.gov)
  • Translating biomedical research findings into clinical applications that improve human health, however, is a slow and complex process with high costs and high failure rates. (nih.gov)
  • Prior allied health training, clinical work experience, and college credits in medical terminology, math, and science are required for the Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist program. (carnegie-institute.edu)
  • Visit Improved Dental and Allied Health (provider information) for further information about the treatment cycle, including a range of clinical resources. (dva.gov.au)
  • Are there barefoot doctors in Bangladesh : a survey of non-government rural health practitioners / A. M. Sarder, Lincoln C. Chen. (who.int)
  • For further information, please refer to the Notes for General Practitioners or the Notes for allied health providers - section one - general . (dva.gov.au)
  • CONCLUSIONS: SHPPS 2006 is a new and important resource for school and pub- lic health practitioners, scientists, advocates, policymakers, and all those who care about the health and safety of youth and their ability to succeed academically and socially. (cdc.gov)
  • Antimicrobial resistance also increases the cost of health care with lengthier stays in hospitals and a need for more intensive care. (who.int)
  • The International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO) is an American nonprofit professional association for Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP). (wikipedia.org)
  • She is a member of the Scientific Bureau of the World Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS) and served as the Co-Chair of the Public Health & Disparities Research Panel for the NEI's Strategic Plan for the Future (2021-2025). (aaopt.org)
  • Allied Health Personnel -- education -- North Carolina -- Directory. (unc.edu)
  • The Rutherfordton Learning Center (RLC) provides continuing education opportunities and allied health curriculum programs to our students. (isothermal.edu)
  • The College offers diplomas in Dental Assisting at Mountain Area Health Education Center. (isothermal.edu)
  • TIO's education and training department is dedicated to the ongoing development of all levels of eye health. (tilganga.org)
  • The Area Health Education Center was operated by the University of Arkansas School for Medical Sciences. (cdc.gov)
  • This involves deliberate and consistent planning, resourcing, management and evaluation to ensure the education and employment of a health workforce that is competent to prepare for, prevent, detect, assess, notify, report, respond to and recover from health emergencies. (who.int)
  • Assess and document the country's current health workforce strategy, including the education, training and other capacity needs for strengthening of a multisectoral workforce. (who.int)
  • In 2006, computer-assisted telephone interviews or self-administered mail ques- tionnaires were completed by state education agency personnel in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and among a nationally representative sample of districts (n = 538). (cdc.gov)
  • Computer-assisted personal interviews were conducted with personnel in a nationally representative sample of elementary, middle, and high schools (n = 1103) and with a nation- ally representative sample of teachers of classes covering required health instruction in elementary schools and required health education courses in middle and high schools (n = 912) and teachers of required physical education classes and courses (n = 1194). (cdc.gov)
  • J Public Health Dent. (umassmed.edu)
  • Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel as well as your fellow EMTs. (snagajob.com)
  • There is future potential for utilising such technology in managing communicable diseases to achieve good public health outcomes. (bvsalud.org)
  • Workplace violence is a serious public health problem affects the individual psychologically ( 4 ). (who.int)
  • This 60-minute webinar was created for public and private clinicians and allied health personnel who work with pediatric tuberculosis. (cdc.gov)
  • Public Health Service. (cdc.gov)
  • The pursuit of health security, universal health coverage and health-related development goals requires investment in national health system capacity, with a focus on primary health care and public health. (who.int)
  • National and subnational system capacity is dependent on an integrated, multisectoral and multidisciplinary workforce that can deliver all essential public health functions (EPHFs), including emergency preparedness and response. (who.int)
  • Savageau JA, Sullivan KM, Sawosik G, Sullivan E, Silk H. Status of Oral Health Training in U.S. Primary Care Programs: A Qualitative Study to Define Characteristics and Outcomes. (umassmed.edu)
  • Ultimately building a diverse team of competent medical personnel is crucial not only for improving patient outcomes but also for ensuring the sustainability of our healthcare systems worldwide. (guanabee.com)
  • For the sake of this argument, we will use the term digital health innovations to refer to the adoption of both professional-centered telemedicine or telehealth technologies (eg, teleconsultation, tele-expertise, telemonitoring) and patient-centered telecare technologies (eg, eHealth, mobile health, u-health, self-monitoring, self-help). (jmir.org)
  • The first part of the method includes a thematic literature review, previously published by one of the coauthors, of major sociological studies conducted on digital health innovations integration into existing care organizations and practices. (jmir.org)
  • Although these two examples seem to refer to very different realities, they illustrate a common fact that goes beyond their provisional and circumstantial distinctions: the supply of new digital technologies is only growing in the field of health, whereas it is challenging health care practices. (jmir.org)
  • WHO is also working closely with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in a 'One Health' approach to promote best practices to avoid the emergence and spread of antibacterial resistance, including optimal use of antibiotics in both humans and animals. (who.int)
  • We describe incidence and risk factors for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infection in healthcare personnel during the June-September 2009 epidemic in Singapore. (cdc.gov)
  • Following the activation of Singapore's pandemic response plan by the Ministry of Health on April 25, 2009, TTSH became the designated screening center and isolation facility for all adult case-patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009, although the first case-patient with the infection in Singapore did not receive a diagnosis and was not admitted to the hospital until May 26, 2009 ( 12 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Graduates are eligible to apply to write the Ontario Ministry of Health Advanced EMCA (Primary Care Paramedic) examination. (stclaircollege.ca)
  • This study explored health care workers' (HCWs') latex glove use and reports of related health symptoms 1 year after implementation of the latex glove replacement policy. (nih.gov)
  • The prevalence of symptoms of dermatitis reported by latex glove users was 40.3% (National Surveillance System for Hospital Health Care Workers) and 50.0% (Latex Symptom Survey). (nih.gov)
  • Health such as insulting, shouting, threatening, swearing, etc., care workers are an occupational group at high risk of is the most common subdimension of psychological workplace violence ( 1 ). (who.int)
  • Develop a framework to promote the social, legal and economic protection and rights of health and care workers in health emergencies including their occupational safety. (who.int)
  • This ensures continuity of health care for veterans during the pandemic. (dva.gov.au)
  • Results of search for 'su:{Allied health personnel. (who.int)
  • Can help populations with limited resources manage health problems effectively without the high-cost technology required by many other specialists. (aafp.org)
  • If the client requires a shorter length of treatment, then a minimum of two sessions are still required in order for the allied health provider to be eligible to claim the end of cycle report fee. (dva.gov.au)
  • What Is the Impact on Readiness and Force Health Protection? (health.mil)
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) TB Policy 2 states that "employers must comply with the provisions of the following requirements whenever an employee may be occupationally exposed to TB. (southalabama.edu)
  • Health care personnel were recruited from two preexisting national opt-in Internet sources: Medscape, a medical website managed by WebMD Health Professional Network,* and general population Internet panels operated by Survey Sampling International (SSI). (cdc.gov)
  • The categorization of medical personnel can be analyzed based on their respective roles and responsibilities within the healthcare system. (guanabee.com)
  • Recruitment challenges exist in hiring all categories of medical personnel due to the increasing demand for skilled workers in the healthcare sector. (guanabee.com)
  • All Medical Personnel is a national healthcare staffing agency serving the entire state of Colorado and the United States. (allmedical.com)
  • No matter your healthcare staffing needs, All Medical Personnel speaks your language. (allmedical.com)
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  • OBJECTIVE: Describe a severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) hospital outbreak and the role of serial testing of patients and healthcare personnel (HCP) in interrupting SARS-CoV-2 transmission. (cdc.gov)
  • An interdisciplinary program for providing rural primary health care in Arkansas was discussed. (cdc.gov)
  • It also provided primary health care to a county with approximately 85,000 residents living mostly in small towns with populations of 1000 or less. (cdc.gov)
  • Implementing comprehensive evidence-based worksite intervention strategies will be important to ensure health care personnel and patients are protected against influenza. (cdc.gov)
  • During World War II, Allied military personnel held by the Japanese experienced deprivation, malnutrition, and exposure to tropical diseases. (medscape.com)
  • In addition to exploring advanced health sciences topics, you'll learn about important aspects of sports performance so you can help athletes achieve peak performance. (liberty.edu)
  • The National Institute on Aging ("Institute") is an institute that conducts and supports biomedical, social, and behavioral research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the aging process and the diseases and other special problems and needs of the aged. (uslegal.com)
  • School health programs can play a unique and paper-and-pencil questionnaires were used to collect important role in the lives of youth by helping state- and district-level data. (cdc.gov)
  • We specialize in personal and flexible strategies to support multiemployer (Taft-Hartley) health, retirement and insurance needs. (thehortongroup.com)
  • Coverage was lowest among assistants and aides and personnel working in long-term care settings. (cdc.gov)
  • Surgeons were identified based on their project-relevant professional expertise, and were selected from multiple health care settings and systems in order to maximize the representative nature of the focus group participants. (ahrq.gov)
  • Either way, our sport science degree online can help you pursue leadership roles in a variety of health-related settings. (liberty.edu)
  • 1 Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005 . (southalabama.edu)
  • The treatment cycle was designed to operate in primary health settings where a GP is responsible for care coordination. (dva.gov.au)
  • Health Sciences Library. (unc.edu)
  • This item is presented by the Health Sciences Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for research and educational purposes. (unc.edu)
  • It may not be republished or distributed without permission of the Health Sciences Library. (unc.edu)
  • The North Carolina History of Health Digital Collection is an open access publishing initiative of the Health Sciences Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (unc.edu)
  • If so, Liberty's online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Sciences - Exercise and Sport Science can help. (liberty.edu)
  • With our health sciences PhD, you can become equipped to address challenges in this rapidly growing field. (liberty.edu)
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  • Our research courses cover important qualitative and quantitative research methods that are frequently used in the health sciences discipline. (liberty.edu)
  • Equivalent courses from the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program or the Academic and Career Entrance program. (stclaircollege.ca)
  • Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel during the 2015-16 influenza season, assessed using an opt-in Internet panel survey, was 79.0%, similar to coverage during the 2014-15 season. (cdc.gov)
  • Employer vaccination requirements, offering influenza vaccination onsite at no cost, or both can achieve high health care personnel vaccination coverage. (cdc.gov)
  • To estimate influenza vaccination coverage among U.S. health care personnel for the 2015-16 influenza season, CDC conducted an opt-in Internet panel survey of 2,258 health care personnel during March 28-April 14, 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • An increased percentage of health care personnel reporting a vaccination requirement or onsite vaccination availability compared with earlier influenza seasons might have contributed to the overall increase in vaccination coverage during the past 6 influenza seasons. (cdc.gov)
  • The Internet panel survey was conducted for CDC by Abt Associates, Inc. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) during March 28-April 14, 2016, to provide estimates of influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel during the 2015-16 influenza season. (cdc.gov)
  • States Parties who invest in the development of competent and well-motivated health personnel at all levels of the health system put themselves in a stronger position to effectively implement the IHR. (who.int)
  • 1) The availability of a competent, supported and motivated health workforce to implement the IHR. (who.int)
  • In keeping with these stipulations, a comprehensive local TB surveillance & training program has been developed fro CAHP personnel. (southalabama.edu)
  • health program include 8 interrelated components, 1. (cdc.gov)
  • The BMS QIIC is open to all not-for-profit health care organizations in Canada. (bms.com)
  • The health care system in the United States can be confusing. (thehortongroup.com)
  • They promote evidence-based health policymaking through a comprehensive and rigorous analysis of the dynamics of the health situation and health system in the country. (who.int)
  • Displaying 86 of 708 Agencies that recruit for Dental Receptionist jobs in the Health Care industry. (agencycentral.co.uk)