World Library  


 
  • Cover Image

World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 92416605...

By: G. M. Williams

Medical Reference Publication

The Committee took note of the extensive evidence for the genotoxicity of several members of this group of flavouring agents related to furan, including the clastogenicity of 2-furyl methyl ketone (No. 1503) in mouse bone marrow

Read More
  • Cover Image

Clinical Trials in Cancer Research

By: Edmund A. Gehan

Government Reference Publication

Introduction: The randomized clinical trial was first used for the evaluation of cancer treatments in the mid-1950s (I). Inonly two decades, it has proven to be a useful way oicvlutintgh e relative r.ifcctiveneuftrriitmcnt, and bodv ui knowled-re has hecn developed which provides objective data about cancer treatments. The organization of comparative clinical trials through the cooperative groups program sponsored by the National Cancer Institute in the U.S. and clinical...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Federal Prote...

By: Erin D. Williams

Summary: The Common Rule (45 CFR 46, Subpart A) governs research that is conducted on human beings if it is funded by one of 18 federal agencies. It requires a review of proposed research by an Institutional Review Board (IRB), the informed consent of research subjects, and institutional assurances of compliance with the regulations. In 1974, 45 CFR 46 was published following some cases of harm to human subjects, such as those caused by thalidomide drug trials and the Un...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Report of the 33Rd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additive...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The thirty-third Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants reached the following conclusions: MATTERS FOR ADOPTION BY THE 24TH SESSION OF THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION ... Forward several amendments to Table 3 (Additives with an Acceptable Daily Intake of ?Not Specified?) of the Codex General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) to the Commission for final adoption at Step 5 of the Accelerated Procedure (para. 48) ... Forwarded several ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

An Experimental and Clinical Research into Certain Problems Relati...

By: George Washington Crile
Read More
  • Cover Image

A Practical Handbook of Medical Chemistry Applied to Clinical Rese...

By: William Houston Greene
Read More
  • Cover Image

Clinical Researches on Disease in India

By: Morehead, Charles, 1807-1882
Read More
  • Cover Image

World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 782: Moni...

By: M. J. Behbehani

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION The WHO Expert Committee on Monitoring and Evaluation of Oral Health met at the Intercountry Centre for Oral Health (ICOH) in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from 8 to 14 December 1987. In reviewing the WHO Oral Health Programme, the Expert Committee noted its logic, breadth and innovatory approach, as well as its efforts to adapt to new situations and needs. The early emphasis of the Programme was on epidemiological methods and surveys, and on the development of the ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Clinical Investigations in Medical Research Guidance and Procedures

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This instruction implements AFPD 40-4, Clinical Investigation and Human Use in Medical Research. It provides guidance and procedures for conducting clinical investigations at medical treatment facilities (MTF), clinical investigation facilities (CIF), and other medical support centers. It establishes procedures for using human subjects as volunteers in scientific studies in the Medical Service. If you will be using animals in clinical investigations, refer to AF...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Occurrence and Methods of Control of Chemical Contaminants in Foods

By: C. F. Jelinek

Government Reference Publication

Introduction: Incidents that release chemicals into the environment often occur as a result of human activities. Such chemicals, which include pesticides, other industrial chemical contaminants, metals, and radionuclides, can also enter food by accident or misuse during food handling or processing. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) programs for monitoring and controlling levels of contaminants in foods, the results the agency has obtained, and the steps being taken ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Carcinogen Adducts as an Indicator for the Public Health Risks of ...

By: Bruce P. Dunn

Government Reference Publication

Introduction: The exposure of aquatic organisms to carcinogenic chemicals has long been recognized. Considerable attention has been paid to the possibility of cancer in aquatic species as a result of exposure to environmental contaminants (I). However, less attention has been paid to the direct public health consequences of eating carciwgen-wntaminated aquatic foodstuffs. Recently, the discovery of high tumor frequencies in certain wild fish populations has focused publi...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Computer-Based Patient Records Va and Dod Efforts to Exchange Heal...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: To view the full product, including the scope and methodology, click on the link above. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs June 2004 Computer-Based Patient Records and DOD Efforts to Exchange Health Data Could Benefit from Improved Planning and Project Management While VA and DOD continue to move forward in agreeing to and adopting standards for clinical data, they have made little progress since last winter toward defining how they intend to achieve an electr...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Computer-Based Patient Records Va and Dod Efforts to Exchange Heal...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: While VA and DOD continue to move forward in agreeing to and adopting standards for clinical data, they have made little progress since last winter toward defining how they intend to achieve an electronic medical record based on the two-way exchange of patient health data. The departments continue to face significant challenges in achieving this capability. -- VA and DOD lack an explicit architecture-a blueprint-that provides details on what specific technologie...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Hhs's Efforts to Promote Health Information Technology and Legal B...

By: Janet Heinrich

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Studies published by the Institute of Medicine and others have indicated that fragmented, disorganized, and inaccessible clinical information adversely affects the quality of health care and compromises patient safety. Health information technology (IT)-technology used to collect, store, retrieve, and transfer clinical, administrative, and financial health information electronically-is seen as a promising solution to this problem. Technologies such as electronic...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Committee on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Policy

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Edward D. Penhoet (Chair), Dean, School Of Public Health, University -- Of California Berkeley -- Naihua Duan, Statistics Group, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica (Until -- May 6, 1999) -- Nancy Neveloff Dubler, Director, Division Of Bioethics, Montefiore -- Medical Center, Professor Of Bioethics, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, -- New York -- Charles K. Francis, President, Charles R. Drew University Of Medicine -- And Science, Los Angeles -- Robert D. Gibbons...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Pharmaceutical Industry Research Credit Audit Guidelines

By: Internal Revenue Service

Preface and Overview: 2. Summary of Recommended Audit Procedures; 3. Overview of IRC Sections 174 and 41; 4. Product Development Process; a. Stage One - Preclinical/Discovery Research; i. Introduction:; ii. Documentation; iii. Preclinical Departments; 1. Biology; 2. Chemistry; 3. Pharmacology and Toxicology; 4. Drug Metabolism; 5. Protein Discovery; b. Stage Two - Clinical Development; i. Introduction:; ii. Clinical Departments; 1. Pharmaceutical Development; 2. Analytic...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Computer-Based Patient Records Sound Planning and Project Manageme...

By: Linda D. Koontz

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: VA officials stated that an initiative begun this month to satisfy a mandate of the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 will be used to better define the electronic interface needed to exchange patient health data. However, this project is at an early stage, and the departments have not yet fully identified the approach or requirements for this undertaking. Given these uncertainties, there is little evidence of how this project will...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Financial Audit Senate Health Promotion Revolving Fund's Fiscal Ye...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Notes, present fairly, in all material respects, in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, the Fund?s financial position of September 30, 2002, and the results of operations and cash flow for the fiscal year then ended. Although certain internal controls should be improved, the Fund maintained, in all material respects, effective internal control over financial reporting (including safeguarding assets) and compliance as of September 30, 2...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Improved Planning and Project Management Are Critical to Achieving...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: VA and DOD are continuing with activities to support the sharing of health data; nonetheless, achieving the two-way electronic exchange of patient health information, as envisioned in the HealthePeople (Federal) strategy, remains far from being realized. Each department is proceeding with the development of its own health information system-VA?s HealtheVet VistA and DOD?s Composite Health Care System (CHCS) II; these are critical components for the eventual elec...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Computer-Based Patient Records Sound Planning and Project Manageme...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Since November, VA and DOD have made little progress in determining their approach for achieving the two-way exchange of patient health data. Department officials recognize the importance of an architecture to articulate how they will electronically interface their health systems, but continue to rely on a nonspecific, high-level strategy-in place since September 2002-to guide their development and implementation of this capability (see figure).

Read More
 
1
|
2
|
3
Records: 1 - 20 of 45 - Pages: 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.