Monday, December 27, 2010
Histologic artifacts in abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic hysterectomy specimens: a blinded, retrospective review
"....Such artifacts impair the pathologists' interpretation of cell type requiring an increased use of IHC (immunohistochemistry), and displaced epithelial fragments present within vessels or artifactual clefts may result in the misinterpretation of prognostic and staging parameters. Furthermore, there is a significantly higher rate of positive peritoneal cytology in cases that are subjected to uterine manipulation, suggesting dissemination of malignant cells into the abdominal cavity. The clinical significance of this finding needs to be determined."
Canadian Doctors for Medicare advocates for the maintenance and improvement of Canada's universal, single-payer health care system. ...
full free access: Jnl Interprofessional Care - Interprofessionalism and shared decision-making in primary care: a stepwise approach towards a new model
"Most shared decision-making (SDM) models to date have been limited to the patient–physician dyad. For that reason, they are not always relevant to the increasingly interprofessional nature of the delivery of care......"
Journal of Interprofessional Care - Summary: A critical examination of the role of appreciative inquiry within an interprofessional education initiative
Blogger's Note: any views on this?
"Based on these findings, the article goes on to argue that the use of AI can overlook a number of structural factors, which will ultimately limit its ability to actually secure meaningful and lasting change within health care."