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Doctoring: The Nature of Primary Care Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195113235
eISBN:
9780199999828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113235.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book shows how much better fitted advanced concepts of primary care medicine are to America's health-care needs. It offers insights into how primary care physicians can be better trained to meet ... More


The Cuba-Venezuela Medical Partnership: The Castro-Chávez Dream Lives On

John M. Kirk

in Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba’s largest trading partner and closest ally is Venezuela. When Venezuelan physicians refused to work in the barrios of Caracas, the mayor approached Cuban family doctors, and soon there were ... More


Skills training

Robbert Duvivier, Jan van Dalen, Pie Bartholomeus, Maarten Verwijnen, and Albert Scherpbier

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses medical skills training at Maastricht University. The Skillslab offers training in physical examination, laboratory, procedural, and communication skills. At least four ... More


Creating the System

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Scientific advance, technological achievement, and individual and collective professional ambition all played indispensable roles in the complex story of the creation of America's system of medical ... More


Recruitment, Education, and Training

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows that in the case of general practice education was a poor training for later professional survival, being geared toward the needs of specialists. This was because of the power of ... More


Training issues in palliative medicine

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the structure of training in palliative medicine in Great Britain and describes the various bodies that oversee it. Under the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC), postgraduate ... More


Training and organization

Lesley Bromley

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses training in healthcare organizations. The aim of training in healthcare is to improve outcomes for patients. Training should result in individual learning and enhanced ... More


Communication skills

Robbert Duvivier, Jan van Dalen, and Jan-Joost Rethans

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Communication plays an important role in patient care. Research has shown that communication skills training in a medical curriculum should be longitudinal. Training should preferably be ... More


Introduction to Part II

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

in American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Curricular innovation is ubiquitous in American medical education, reflecting in part dynamic transformations in biomedical knowledge and techniques and in part the political economy of how that ... More


The College in transition: medical reform to NHS, c. 1830–1948

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The nineteenth century was a period of considerable change in Scotland. The rise of the large cities, particularly Glasgow, and the ongoing changes in the demographic map meant that medicine and its ... More


Women Practitioners

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on women general practitioners in the 19th century. The history of women in general practice is that of female practitioners operating in a semi-detached professional sphere. ... More


Improving working lives

Andrew Rochford

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes changes aimed at improving the working lives of doctors. The British Medical Association (BMA) negotiated a ‘New Deal’, which established a contractual limit for ... More


Obstetric Training as a Rite of Passage1

Robbi E. Davis-Floyd

in Birth as an American Rite of Passage

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229327
eISBN:
9780520927216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229327.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines obstetric training in the U.S. as an initiatory rite of passage. It considers the process by which medical practitioners are socialized both into the core belief and value ... More


Africa

Liz Gwyther

in Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Palliative care training in Africa has been a hospice function since hospices first appeared in Africa with the opening of the Island Hospice and Bereavement service in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1979, St ... More


The Pharmacopolitical Poet

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores how Keats's medical training may have contributed to his vision of a landscape ‘budding patiently’. Keats began his formal training at Guy's Hospital as an apprentice to ... More


Education in the acute hospital

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the importance of education to the success of a palliative care team in an acute hospital. Education is a core activity of any palliative care service; however, there are often ... More


A Medical School Syllabus on Race

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The current orientation of the medical profession regarding racial issues continues to preserve some dysfunctional habits. First and foremost among these old habits is that of paying little attention ... More


On Becoming a Physician

Dagmar Wujastyk

in Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter describes ayurvedic education, beginning with the criteria for a medical student's eligibility and his ethical duties as a student. It discusses the relationship between teacher and ... More


Training

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines a range of practical tools that can be utilised in both training and clinical practice. If a general practitioner perceives his own role in relation to the other services ... More


Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Emma Williamson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book explores the issue of healthcare professionals' attitudes towards women who are victims of domestic violence. There is a growing interest by healthcare professionals and researchers in the ... More


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