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ISBN: 030910114X, 9780309101141
Authors: Committee On Increasing Rates Of Organ Donation, James F. Childress, Catharyn T. Liverman, Editors
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Keywords: action, opportunities, donation, organ
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Rates of organ donation lag far behind the increasing need. At the start of 2006, more than 90,000 people were waiting to receive a solid organ (kidney, liver, lung, pancreas, heart, or intestine). Organ Donation examines a wide range of proposals to increase organ donation, including policies that presume consent for donation as well as the use of financial incentives such as direct payments, cov......
ISBN: 0309090636, 9780309090636
Authors: Catharyn T. Liverman, Dan G. Blazer, editors, Committee On Assessing The Need For Clinical Trials Of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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Keywords: directions, research, clinical, aging, testosterone
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Popular culture often equates testosterone with virility, strength, and the macho male physique. Viewed by some as anantiaging tonic,testosterone s reputation and increased use by men of all ages in the United States have outpaced the scientific evidence about its potential benefits and risks. In particular there has been growing concern about an increase in the number of middle-aged and older men......
ISBN: 0309091969, 9780309091961
Authors: Jeffrey P. Koplan, Catharyn T. Liverman,, Vivica A. Kraak, editors, Committee On Prevention Of Obesity In Children, Youth
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Keywords: balance, health, obesity, childhood, preventing
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Children's health has made tremendous strides over the past century. In general, life expectancy has increased by more than thirty years since 1900 and much of this improvement is due to the reduction of infant and early childhood mortality. Given this trajectory toward a healthier childhood, we begin the 21st-century with a shocking development an epidemic of obesity in children and youth. The in......
ISBN: 0309095859, 9780309095853
Authors: Catharyn T. Liverman, Bruce M. Altevogt, Janet E. Joy,, Richard T. Johnson, editors, Committee On Spinal Cord Injury
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Keywords: promise, priorities, progress, injury, cord, spinal
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An estimated 11,000 spinal cord injuries occur each year in the United States and more than 200,000 Americans suffer from maladies associated with spinal cord injury. This includes paralysis, bowel and bladder dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, respiratory impairment, temperature regulation problems, and chronic pain. During the last two decades, longstanding beliefs about the inability of the adult......
ISBN: 0309158559, 9780309158558
Authors: Howard J. Cohen, Catharyn T. Liverman, Editors; Committee On The Certification Of Personal Protective Technologies; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: worker, safety, improving, technologies, personal, protective, certifying
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When you purchase a product, you expect it to work. Construction workers on high-rise buildings need to be confident that their safety harnesses will arrest a fall. Firefighters need to know that their gloves and other protective equipment can withstand high temperatures. Healthcare workers administering highly toxic chemotherapy agents need to know that their gloves will withstand penetration. Fo......
ISBN: 0309065666, 9780309065665
Authors: Richard J. Bonnie, Carolyn E. Fulco, Catharyn T. Liverman, Editors; Committee On Injury Prevention, Control, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: prevention, treatment, advancing, injury, burden, reducing
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Injuries are the leading cause of death and disability among people under age 35 in the United States. Despite great strides in injury prevention over the decades, injuries result in 150,000 deaths, 2.6 million hospitalizations, and 36 million visits to the emergency room each year. Reducing the Burden of Injury describes the cost and magnitude of the injury problem in America and looks criticall......
ISBN: 0309126630, 9780309126632
Authors: Neil E. Weisfeld, Vistoria D. Weisfeld,, Catharyn T. Liverman, Rapporteurs
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Keywords: loyalties, workshop, summary, dual, regarding, medical, ethics, issues, military
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Dual loyalties exist in many medical fields, from occupational health to public health. Military health professionals, as all health professionals, are ethically responsible for their patients' well-being. In some situations, however, military health professionals can face unique ethical tensions between responsibilities to individual patients and responsibilities to military operations. This boo......
ISBN: 0309217431, 9780309217439
Authors: David H. Wegman, Catharyn T. Liverman, Andrea M. Schultz,, Larisa M. Strawbridge, Editors; Committee On Occupational Information, Electronic Health Records; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: records, letter, report, health, electronic, occupational, information, incorporating
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Each year in the United States, more than 4,000 occupational fatalities and more than 3 million occupational injuries occur along with more than 160,000 cases of occupational illnesses. Incorporating patients' occupational information into electronic health records (EHRs) could lead to more informed clinical diagnosis and treatment plans as well as more effective policies, interventions, and preve......
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