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  Institute of Medicine
The Institute of Medicine serves as adviser to the nation to improve health.
Established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine provides independent, objective, evidence-based advice to policymakers, health professionals, the private sector, and the public.
The mission of the Institute of Medicine embraces the health of people everywhere.
www.iom.edu   (197 words)

  Medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Medicine is the branch of health science and the sector of public life concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury.
Medicine as it is practiced now developed largely in the late 18th and early 19th century in England (William Harvey), Germany (Rudolf Virchow) and France (Jean-Martin Charcot, Claude Bernard and others).
Evidence-based medicine is a recent movement to establish the most effective algorithms of practice (ways of doing things) through the use of the scientific method and modern global information science by collating all the evidence and developing standard protocols which are then disseminated to doctors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medicine   (4387 words)

 WVU :: School of Medicine :: Medicine
All attending physicians in the Department of Medicine are full-time university faculty and are committed to educating both general internists and sub specialists.
Admissions to the medicine service are equally divided between referrals from outside physicians, admissions through the West Virginia University Emergency Department (Level I Trauma Center), and outpatient clinics.
A medicine team is composed of a resident, interns, and sub interns, third-year students, and an attending physician.
www.hsc.wvu.edu /som/medicine   (425 words)

 Ancient Egyptian Medicine - Smith Papyrus - Ebers Papyrus
The practice of medicine was fairly advanced in Ancient Egypt, with Egyptian physicians having a wide and excellent reputation.
The Egyptians thought that most illnesses - at least those caused by no obvious accident - were the work of hostile powers: 'an adversary male or female, a spirit or a dead person' and it was for this reason that magicians, as well as physicians were concerned with curing the ills of the populace.
Doctors and other medical personnel kept detailed notes (on papyrus) describing the condition encountered, and the treatment applied in all areas of medicine, including gynecology, bone surgery and eye complaints, the latter of which was very frequent in the dry, dusty climate of the country.
www.crystalinks.com /egyptmedicine.html   (3607 words)

 Greek Medicine - Hippocrates - Crystalinks
In medicine, doctors still refer to the Hippocratic oath, instituted by Hippocrates, who is also credited with laying the foundations of medicine as a science.
In medicine, clubbing (or digital clubbing) is a deformity of the fingers and fingernails that is associated with a number of diseases, mostly of the heart and lungs.
Hippocrates, the Greek physician who is regarded as the father of medicine, insisted his students study astrology, saying, "He who does not understand astrology is not a doctor but a fool." Each of the astrological signs (along with the Sun, Moon, and planets) are associated with different parts of the human body.
www.crystalinks.com /gkmedicine.html   (1202 words)

 Category:Medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Medicine
Medicine is a branch of health science concerned with maintaining human health and restoring it by treating disease and injury; it is both an area of knowledge, a science of body systems and diseases and their treatment, and the applied practice of that knowledge...
The main article for this category is Medicine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Medicine   (144 words)

 UCSD SOM | residency information
We invite you to join our team of faculty, house staff, and healthcare professionals who are dedicated to providing an optimal teaching and research environment while delivering topnotch, compassionate care to a diverse group of patients in three world-class teaching hospitals and a number of community, out-patient clinics.
In addition to our Categorical Internal Medicine Program, there is also a Research Residency Pathway for those residents interested in an academic research career, as well a two-month research elective for the second or third year for which a number of residents apply.
The faculty of the UCSD Department of Medicine is comprised of talented clinicians, nationally recognized scientists, and skillful teachers who are easily accessible to residents seeking guidance in career planning.
medicine.ucsd.edu /MedRes   (4774 words)

 Technorati Tag: medicine
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South Carolina Internal Medicine At Madison Miles, we match experienced physicians with respected healthcare organizations.
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www.technorati.com /tag/medicine   (448 words)

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – Educational
The 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine were awarded to scientists for their work with the genetic code and its role in the production of proteins.
Three scientists were awarded the 1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of the cell.
The 2000 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, were awarded the Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning signal transmission in the nervous system.
nobelprize.org /medicine/educational   (592 words)

AI in Medicine: The Spectrum of Challenges from Managed Care to Molecular Medicine.
Medicine in the twenty-first century will be very different than medicine in the late twentieth century.
Doctors in all branches of medicine are increasingly eager to enlist these computers as assistants in their work.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/med.html   (4741 words)

 Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine describes health products, practices, and approaches that are not part of conventional medicine.
Alternative medicine differs from traditional Western medicine in several important ways: there have been few rigorous studies of the effectiveness and side effects of alternative medicine.
Homeopathic medicine was established on the principle that "like cures like." This approach treats health problems with very diluted doses of the same substance that, in larger doses, could actually cause the symptoms of a disease.
kidshealth.org /teen/your_body/medical_care/alternative_medicine.html   (937 words)

 Tibetan Medicine Resources
The Yuthog Foundation for Tibetan Medicine Preservation and development of traditional Tibetan medicine by education and training of Tibetan doctors in rural areas of Ladakh, and promoting the exchange of experiences in use and identification of medicinal plants.
The Tibetan Plateau Project to protect and conserve medicinal plants, support the practice of Tibetan medicine and assist local communities in developing income-generating projects using medicinal plants.
Identifying, gathering and preparing ingredients for medicines, and preparing the hundreds of different medicines is just as important as diagnosis and the various aspects of treatment.
www.dharma-haven.org /tibetan/medicine.htm   (740 words)

The Department of Medicine is based at the School of Medicine and at two principal teaching hospitals, Boston Medical Center and the Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center.
The Department of Medicine is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in patient care, teaching, and research.
We are committed to the patients we serve in our community and in the region through service, quality and innovation.
www.bumc.bu.edu /Dept/Home.aspx?DepartmentID=76   (162 words)

On behalf of the faculty, residents, students, and staff of the Department we welcome you to the website of the Department of Medicine at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
The Department is the largest clinical department in the School of Medicine, with over 140 full-time faculty.
Our mission is "to be recognized for excellence in teaching, research and patient care." We teach in all four years of the medical school curriculum as well as having excellent residency and fellowship training programs.
www.smbs.buffalo.edu /med   (207 words)

 Alternative Medicine, Home for Natural Remedies & Healthy Solutions
The trusted voice of the complementary and alternative medicine field provides natural remedies and healthy solutions for your most pressing health concerns as well as practical strategies for self-care and prevention.
The holidays entail extra stress and extra food, all of which adds up to extra stomach acid for 66 percent of us, according to the National Heartburn Alliance.
Living Naturally and Alternative Medicine have no means of independently evaluating the safety or functionality of the products offered by their suppliers and affiliates and thus can neither endorse nor recommend products.
www.alternativemedicine.com   (419 words)

 University of Pennsylvania || School of Medicine
The Raymond and Ruth Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine to open early 2008.
Penn Medicine is committed to remain a world-leading institution in three equally valued and inter-related missions of patient care, education, and research.
The success of these missions requires the integration of the School of Medicine and Health System and a shared destiny with the University of Pennsylvania.
www.med.upenn.edu   (134 words)

 Physicians and surgeons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Physicians work in one or more of several specialties, including, but not limited to, anesthesiology, family and general medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and surgery.
There are 146 medical schools in the United States—126 teach allopathic medicine and award a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree; 20 teach osteopathic medicine and award the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree.
Through rotations in internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery, they gain experience in the diagnosis and treatment of illness.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos074.htm   (2758 words)

 The New England Journal of Medicine: Research & Review Articles on Diseases & Clinical Practice
The New England Journal of Medicine is owned, published, and copyrighted © 2007 Massachusetts Medical Society.
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.
Material is published with an emphasis on internal medicine and specialty areas including allergy/immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, kidney disease, oncology, pulmonary disease, rheumatology, HIV, and infectious diseases.
content.nejm.org   (669 words)

 Cancer Information | Cancer Meds | Leukemia | Colon Cancer | Lung Cancer | HIV/AIDS | Hepatitis | Mesothelioma
Medicine OnLine,™ (meds.com) offers information and education on prescription medicines (meds) in oncology, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis.
Medicine OnLine (meds.com) and UltiTech, Inc. have no liability for content or goods on the Internet except as set forth in the Terms and Conditions of service.
Medicine OnLine is an information source and is not intended as medical advice.
www.meds.com   (567 words)

 Medicine Merit Badge
Explain the Hippocratic Oath to your counselor, and compare to the original version to a more modern one.
Discuss the roles medical societies, the insurance industry, and the government play in influencing the practice of medicine in the United States.
Briefly tell how your state monitors the quality of health care within its borders, and how it provides care to those who do not have health insurance.
www.meritbadge.com /mb/130.htm   (396 words)

 Palm Medicine
During my residency in family medicine, I eventually reached the point where I carried nothing but my Palm handheld (by then a TRG Pro with 8 MB of RAM and a 32 MB CF card), a stethoscope, and a small stack of index cards for tracking hospital patients.
Combines Harrison's Manual of Medicine and Lexi-Comp's Drug Information into a single unique application which enables you to browse handheld content as well as download additional selected content from the Internet during HotSyncs.
With my handy Palm handheld I have even got some of the die hards to learn to use a Palm device and now one of our Doctors has two and has gotten brave enough to do all his dictation on it and then infrared it to the printer and also his discharge instructions.
www.palmsource.com /interests/medicine   (4887 words)

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