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Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They are especially skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. Internists care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research. Internal medicine is also a specialty within veterinary medicine.

 
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The Renaissance of Science : The Story of the Atom and Chemistry

By: Ph.D. Albert Martini

The 2000 year history of the atom and chemistry, from the Classic Greek Era to the present, is described in 800 pages, depicted with some 300 pictures and illustrations. This history of the atom and chemistry discusses the lives of about 180 chemists and physicists, through the evolution of several stages of development, representing the most important scientific accomplishments. The most significant discoveries in chemistry and physics are presented chronologicall...

INTRODUCTION It is a genuine pleasure and challenge for me to try to express the full extent of my emotions and reasons for writing this book on the STORY OF THE ATOM AND THE SCIENCES, with special reference to the CHEMICAL SCIENCES. In one sentence, I can distill the essence of the purpose for this study by simply stating that it has been a labor of love that transcended the written word because sentiments and ideas belong in the realm of the ethereal and the phil...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1953; Volume 9, Number...

By: World Health Organization

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A Working Group on Sodium, Chlorides and Conductivity in Drinking- Water was convened in Voorburg (The Hague) from 1 to 5 May 1978 by the WHO Regional Office for Europe in collaboration with the Netherlands Ministry of Health and Environmental Protection. In the 1977 Working Group on Health Hazards from Drinking-Water, held in London, several participants suggested that there should be further discussion on sodium and related parameters in drinking-water. This recommenda...

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European Occupational Health Series : Public Health in Europe; Wor...

By: World Health Organization

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Activities carried out under the regional programme include collaboration by an intercountry malaria team with the Government of Turkey in containing the recent epidemic in south and southeast Anatolia, and in continuing eradication of the disease in the rest of the country. Collaboration is also extended to the Government of Algeria, where eradication is proceeding with excellent prospects of success. The situation in Morocco, which is also promising, is kept under regular observation.

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; 56982: Young People’s Heal...

By: S. T. Toloane

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The health of young people is a concern that has gained importance during the last decade in both developed and developing countries. This joint Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, WHO and UNFPA effort highlights the special needs of the youth in relation to their sexuality, reproductive health, and overall development. It proposes strategies to promote healthy behaviour among young people and action among the key players, at both the local and national level. The att...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: R. H. Hart

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INTRODUCTION This annotated bibliography contains the most relevant documents currently available concerning the work of the Division of Family Health. Taken in their totality, these documents reflect WHO'S concerns and some of its many initiatives in the area of Family Health, especially in the first few years of the 1990s. It is hoped that this Annotated Bibliography will serve to heighten awareness of the problems and challenges in this area, as well as to disseminate...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Hiroshi Nakajima, Dr.

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We stand at the threshold of a new century. At this moment, the future is our concern and must be our common responsibility. The future is for human beings - their lives and deaths, their personal relations, their happiness and suffering. Women are crucial to social and economic development. Their health and well-being matters to themselves, to their families and to communities. Moreover, the health and well-being of women is a critical ingredient of the generation of th...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization ...

By: Roman Kintanar, Dr.

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Introduction The International Symposium on Earthquakes and People's Health, held in Kobe from 27 to 30 January 1997, was an important event for duee main reasons. Firstly, the symposium commemorated the second anniversary of the Great Hanshin- Awaji Earthquake which struck the urban areas of Kobe, leaving 6300 people dead, 30 000 injured and 300 000 homeless. Disûxssing as they may be, statistics of human and material loss can never adequately express the extent of sufi...

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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION It is imperative that the in vivo state of the quantity in the body fluid under investigation be preserved unchanged for biochemical analysis to justify a medically valid conclusion. This is not always possible when measuring extracellular and cellular components of blood. Platelets and coagulation factors are activated when the blood vessels are punctured, and these processes continue when sample containers are used without an anticoagulant. Coagulation-...

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: World Health Organization

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In World Health Assembly r e s o l u t i o n wtiA28.72 concerning blood and blood products, t h e D i r e c t o r Gcneral was requested: . r r t h e rs t u d y t h e p r a c t i c e of commercial plasmapi>eresis including the h e a l t h hazards and e t h i c a l i m p l i c a t i o n s , p a r t i c u l a r l y i n developing c o u n t r i e s , and - t o take s t e p s t o develop good manufacturing p r z c t i c e s s p e c i a l l y f o r blood and blood components i...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

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PART II GLIMPSES OF HEALTH PROBLEMS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 399: Micr...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION The Committee was primarily concerned with assessing the role of the microbiological laboratory within the over-all programme for the promotion and control of food hygiene. In recent years the laboratory has been making an increasing contribut~nn to food hygiene programmes, and it is assuming a key role in diagnosis. surveillance, control, and research. The Committee was asked to consider the effective integration of the laboratory within the total effort to...

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on I...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Agenda Item Purpose/Action Presider/Presenter(s) February 21 8: 30 Welcome Dr. J. Modlin (Chair, ACIP) Disclosure by Committee Members Dr. D. Snider (CDC, OD) 9: 00 Influenza vaccine Information Dr. Carolyn Bridges (NCID,DVRD) U.S. influenza surveillance summary Discussion Dr. N. Cox (NCID, DVRD) International update and vaccine selection Decision Dr. K. Fukuda (NCID,DVRD) for 2001-2002 influenza season 2001-2002 Control and Prevention of Influenza Recommendations...

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on I...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

OPENING COMMENTS/DISCLOSURES: Chairman Dr. John Modlin convened the meeting at 8: 36 a.m., and introduced Dr. Dixie Snider, the ACIP Executive Secretary. Announcing liaison representatives changes, Dr. Snider welcomed Dr. Gary Overturf of the University of New Mexico Medical Center, as the liaison for the American Academy of Pediatrics; and Mr. Kevin Reilly, President of Wyeth Vaccines and Nutrition, liaison for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. H...

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Background Document on Gulf War-Related Research for the Health Im...

By: William Richards

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The purpose of this document is to provide background information to participants in the upcoming conference, The Health Impact of Chemical Exposures During the Gulf War: A Research Planning Conference, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in coordination with the Office of Public Health and Science (Department of Health and Human Services), the National Institutes of Health, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regist...

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A Summary of the Symposium on the Environmental Genome Project

By: Department of Health and Human Services

FOREWORD: In October of 1997, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), on its Bethesda campus, sponsored a symposium, a two-day series of talks to help shape a comprehensive research initiative: the Environmental Genome Project. This special report will provide attendees a refresher course on the issues raised by our distinguished panel of speakers, among the top experts in their disciplines. We hope it will gi...

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A Summary of the Symposium on the Environmental Genome Project

By: Department of Health and Human Services

FOREWORD: In October of 1997, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), on its Bethesda campus, sponsored a symposium, a two-day series of talks to help shape a comprehensive research initiative: the Environmental Genome Project. This special report will provide attendees a refresher course on the issues raised by our distinguished panel of speakers, among the top experts in their disciplines. We hope it will gi...

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Mortality Statistics : 1917

By: William C. Redfield

Sir: I transmit herewith the aual report on Mortality Statistics, 1917, which is the eighteenth annual compilation of such statistics prepared by the Bureau of the Census. It is based on transcripts received from the registration area for deaths, which in 1917 had an estimated population of 75,527,486, or 72.’7 per cent of the total estimated population of the United States and the Territory of Hawaii.

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