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Health Affairs. Find Your Parent Center. Families with a child who has a disability often need information about the disability of their child, about early intervention (for babies and toddlers), school services (for school-aged children), therapy, local policies, transportation, and much more. Every State has at least one Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) to offer families just this kind of information. Many States also have a Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC), which offers the same type of support and training to parents of children with disabilities.

For a quick read on what PTIs and CPRCs do, and how they can help parents and families of children with disabilities: Use this interactive map to find the PTI or CPRC that serves your State or territory. Health References. Spike-and-wave oscillations. Figure 1: Human electroencephalogram (EEG) recording of an absence seizure consisting of slow (about 3 Hz) oscillations with spike-and-wave patterns. The EEG was taken from a 24-hour recording of a 10 year-old child with no treatment (original data from Destexhe, 1992).

The term spike-and-wave refers to a pattern of the electroencephalogram (EEG) typically observed during epileptic seizures. In particular, one of the most common type of epileptic manifestations, the absence seizure (also called "petit mal"), displays a clear-cut oscillation consisting of generalized and bilaterally synchronous spike-and-wave EEG patterns recurring at a frequency of about 3 Hz in humans (see Figure 1). The mechanisms underlying the genesis of such spike-and-wave seizures is the subject of this article. Experimental models of generalized spike-and-wave seizures Figure 2: Local field potential (LFP) recordings of spike-and-wave seizures in cats.

Computational models of generalized spike-and-wave seizures. Vitamin, Herb, and Supplement Info - Natural Products Foundation. EMS Village. Symptom Checker: Find Your Symptoms – RxList. Finding Evidence for Comparing Medical Interventions - Methods Guide – Chapter. Methods Guide – Chapter – Jan. 5, 2011 Formats This is a chapter from the methods guide, "Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews. " This report has also been published in edited form: Relevo R, Balshem H. Finding evidence for comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program.

Table of Contents Comparative Effectiveness Reviews are systematic reviews of existing research on the effectiveness, comparative effectiveness, and harms of different health care interventions. The Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews is a living document, and will be updated as further empiric evidence develops and our understanding of better methods improves. This document was written with support from the Effective Health Care Program at AHRQ None of the authors has a financial interest in any of the products discussed in this document. Suggested citation: Relevo R, Balshem H. Authors Rose Relevo, M.L.I.S., M.S., AHIP1 Key Points. ISM Fellows — D Gorski.

Detroit, Michigan, USA David H. Gorski, MD, PhD, FACS, is a prolific essayist and managing editor of Science-Based Medicine, a highly-respected blog that exposes non-scientific research and practices. For the last ten years, he has been a major voice — as himself and pseudonymously — for science-based medicine. In addition to being Treasurer and on the Board of Directors, Dr Gorski also serves the Institute for Science in Medicine as head of its childhood immunization committee. Dr Gorski is a surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute specializing in breast cancer surgery, where he also serves as Team Leader for the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team, Co-Director of the Alexander J. [Disclaimer & Disclosure: Dr Gorski’s disclaimer and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest can be found here.

Selected Blogging: “Special report: H1N1 pandemic update” (with SP Novella, MA Crislip & JA Albietz), podcast, 2009 Nov 15. In the News: Life Extension. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging.

You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem. You should not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. Databases. Welcome to the European Pharmacopoeia Online. Pharmacopée française - Plan / Préambule /index. Medscape France - Informations & Ressources médicales pour médecins | Medscape France. GoodTherapy.org - Therapy, Find a Therapist or Marriage Counselor. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Global Anatomy Home Page. Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice. Center Develop Best Practices Health Sitothèque. QualityHealth: Health Information, Savings, Blogs and Support Groups.

Health Guidance - Free Health Articles. Technology Solutions for the Health, Benefits, and Education Markets. Code Plugin - Health Information You Can Trust. Medical/Health Website - Networking for Health. Unified Medical Language System. UMLS consists of Knowledge Sources (databases) and a set of software tools. The UMLS was designed and is maintained by the US National Library of Medicine, is updated quarterly and may be used for free. The project was initiated in 1986 by Donald A. B. Lindberg, M.D., then and current Director of the Library of Medicine.

Purpose and applications[edit] The number of biomedical resources available to researchers is enormous. Often this is a problem due to the large volume of documents retrieved when the medical literature is searched. Licensing[edit] Users of the system are required to sign a "UMLS agreement" and file brief annual usage reports.

Knowledge Sources[edit] [edit] The Metathesaurus forms the base of the UMLS and comprises over 1 million biomedical concepts and 5 million concept names, all of which stem from the over 100 incorporated controlled vocabularies and classification systems. The scope of the Metathesaurus is determined by the scope of the source vocabularies. Medscape Reference - Comprehensive peer-reviewed medical condition, surgery, and clinical procedure articles with symptoms, diagnosis, staging, treatment, drugs and medications, prognosis, follow-up, and pictures. Lab Tests Online: Welcome! Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Radiation. Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Radiation Extremely low frequency (ELF) fields includes alternating current (AC) fields and other electromagnetic, non-ionizing radiation from 1 Hz to 300 Hz.

ELF fields at 60 Hz are produced by power lines, electrical wiring, and electrical equipment. Some epidemiological studies have suggested increased cancer risk associated with magnetic field exposures near electric power lines. There are currently no specific OSHA standards that address extremely low frequency (ELF) fields. Standards There are national consensus standards and standards from the United Kingdom (UK) which OSHA could consider referencing in a general duty clause citation. Note: Twenty-five states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have OSHA-approved State Plans and have adopted their own standards and enforcement policies. National Consensus Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American National Standards Institute (ANSI). United Kingdom (UK) Noise Pollution | Air and Radiation.

Announcements August 5, 2009 - Revised Regulation for the Labeling of Hearing Protection Devices (HPD) Proposed See Current Activities On this page: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the Adobe PDF files on this page. See EPA's PDF page for more information about getting and using the free Acrobat Reader. What is Noise Pollution? The traditional definition of noise is “unwanted or disturbing sound”. Top of page Health Effects Noise pollution adversely affects the lives of millions of people. Learn more about the health effects: Protection from Noise Individuals can take many steps to protect themselves from the harmful effects of noise pollution.

Learn more about noise pollution prevention: The Role of EPA Noise Sources Regulated by EPA Catrice Jefferson Mailing Address: U.S. Current Activities Learn more about these activities: Frequently Asked Questions Resource Center. Diseases & Conditions - Medscape Reference. Categories for Blood Pressure Levels in Adults: Guide to Lowering HBP. NEMA - Health Care - Heart Rate or Pulse.

Knowing how to measure your heart rate or pulse, can help you to learn about your own degree of fitness and can help to detect potential medical problems that should be brought to the attention of your physician. » What Is Heart Rate? » How To Measure Your Pulse » What Is A Normal Heart Rate? » Reducing Your Heart Rate » Target Heart Rate » Recovery Heart Rate » A Final Word on Exercise Programs Very simply, your heart rate is the number of times your heart beats per minute. You can measure your heart rate by feeling your pulse - the rhythmic expansion and contraction (or throbbing) of an artery as blood is forced through it by the regular contractions of the heart. Your pulse can be felt at the wrist, neck, groin or top of the foot - areas where the artery is close to the skin. Top « Taking your pulse is easy.

Turn the palm side of your hand facing up. Example: If you count 12 beats in the span of 10 seconds, multiply 12 X 6 = 72. Many factors influence heart rate. JAHA: Journal of the American Heart Association. Blood Sugar 101. Disorders Index. Welcome to NORD — National Organization for Rare Disorders. Effectvehealthcare.ahrq.gov.

The Medical Biochemistry Page. Adaptogens, Herbals | Drug, OTCs & Herbals | Medscape Reference. About Medscape Reference Medscape's clinical reference is the most authoritative and accessible point-of-care medical reference for physicians and healthcare professionals, available online and via all major mobile devices. All content is free. The clinical information represents the expertise and practical knowledge of top physicians and pharmacists from leading academic medical centers in the United States and worldwide. The topics provided are comprehensive and span more than 30 medical specialties, covering: Diseases and Conditions More than 6000 evidence-based and physician-reviewed disease and condition articles are organized to rapidly and comprehensively answer clinical questions and to provide in-depth information in support of diagnosis, treatment, and other clinical decision-making. Procedures Anatomy More than 100 anatomy articles feature clinical images and diagrams of the human body's major systems and organs.

Drug Monographs Drug Interaction Checker Formulary Information. Cenolate, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) dosing, indications, interactions, adverse effects, and more. About Medscape Reference Medscape's clinical reference is the most authoritative and accessible point-of-care medical reference for physicians and healthcare professionals, available online and via all major mobile devices. All content is free. The clinical information represents the expertise and practical knowledge of top physicians and pharmacists from leading academic medical centers in the United States and worldwide. The topics provided are comprehensive and span more than 30 medical specialties, covering: Diseases and Conditions More than 6000 evidence-based and physician-reviewed disease and condition articles are organized to rapidly and comprehensively answer clinical questions and to provide in-depth information in support of diagnosis, treatment, and other clinical decision-making.

Topics are richly illustrated with more than 40,000 clinical photos, videos, diagrams, and radiographic images. Procedures Anatomy Drug Monographs Drug Interaction Checker Formulary Information. Enzyme Commission number. This article is about the Enzyme Commission numbers. For the European Community system for coding chemicals, see European Community number. The Enzyme Commission number (EC number) is a numerical classification scheme for enzymes, based on the chemical reactions they catalyze.[1] As a system of enzyme nomenclature, every EC number is associated with a recommended name for the respective enzyme.

Strictly speaking, EC numbers do not specify enzymes, but enzyme-catalyzed reactions. If different enzymes (for instance from different organisms) catalyze the same reaction, then they receive the same EC number.[2] Furthermore, through convergent evolution, completely different protein folds can catalyze an identical reaction and therefore would be assigned an identical EC number (these are called non-homologous isofunctional enzymes, or NISE).[3] By contrast, UniProt identifiers uniquely specify a protein by its amino acid sequence.[4] Format of number[edit] Top level codes[edit] History[edit] ENZYME entry 1.1.3.8. Search Engines: Health and Fitness. Top100all.pdf. HOMEOPATHY. MEDICINE QUEST. Sources of Information.

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