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Spotts, P. Hunter – Journal of American College Health, 2017
The author describes a case of spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) in a 19-year-old man presenting to a college student health clinic. The author also provides a review on SPM, including clinical manifestations, diagnostic evaluation, and management.
Descriptors: Diseases, College Students, Males, Clinical Diagnosis
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Stefos, Kathryn A.; Nable, Jose V. – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a significant public health issue. Although OHCA occurs relatively infrequently in the collegiate environment, educational institutions with on-campus emergency medical services (EMS) agencies are uniquely positioned to provide high-quality resuscitation care in an expedient fashion. Georgetown University's…
Descriptors: College Students, Medical Services, Emergency Programs, First Aid
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Woll, Christopher; Spotts, P. Hunter – Journal of American College Health, 2016
The authors describe a case of "Klebsiella pneumoniae" liver abscess (KPLA) in a student presenting to a university student health center. The authors also provide a review of KPLA and invasive "Klebsiella pneumoniae" liver abscess syndrome (IKPLAS), including epidemiology, common clinical manifestations, standard diagnostic…
Descriptors: Diseases, College Students, Epidemiology, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Ford, Lyndsey; Schmieg, Rose – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
Musical theater is a unique genre within the field of the performing arts. Research of injury epidemiology and treatment efficacy is growing in the field of dance, but little is published specific to the field of musical theater. One study has reported that injury rates in musical theater are high and that injuries occur often to the foot and…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Music, College Students, Injuries
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Sodagar, Amir M. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2014
After more than two decades of research on the design and development of implantable biomedical microsystems, it is time now to organize research achievements in this area in a consolidated and pedagogical form. This paper introduces a new graduate course in advanced biomedical circuits and systems. Designed for graduate students with electrical…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Biomedicine, Electronic Equipment, Graduate Study
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Adler, Jacob J.; Judd, Mariah V.; Bringman, Lauren R.; Wells, Clark D.; Marrs, Kathleen A. – American Biology Teacher, 2013
We developed an interactive laboratory that allows students to identify and grade tissue samples from human breast biopsies, using techniques similar to those used by actual pathologists. This unique lab develops a practical and intellectual understanding of basic tissue structures that make up living systems, utilizing technology to bring…
Descriptors: Pathology, Science Instruction, Cancer, Laboratory Experiments
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Journal of American College Health, 2011
Screening and targeted testing for tuberculosis (TB) is a key strategy for controlling and preventing infection on college and university campuses. Early detection provides an opportunity to promote the health of affected individuals through prompt diagnosis and treatment while preventing potential spread to others. Implementation of a screening…
Descriptors: Campuses, Public Health, Child Health, Identification
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Journal of American College Health, 2010
While the majority of college and university campuses have discrete mental health and medical services, the integration of the two areas has been subject of increased discussion among student health and counseling professionals. The push to integrate counseling and health services is motivated by a variety of reasons: a philosophical desire to…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Counseling Services, College Students, Health Services
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Oster-Aaland, Laura; Eighmy, Myron A. – NASPA Journal, 2008
This article explores the issues surrounding medical amnesty policies in higher education beginning with the background of such policies, a summary of the current debate regarding the policies, and a discussion of research related to helping behaviors among college students. Due to the negative consequences of alcohol misuse, many student affairs…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Drinking, College Students, Helping Relationship
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Medves, Jennifer M.; Paterson, Margo; Schroder, Cori; Verma, Sarita; Broers, Teresa; Chapman, Christine; O'Riordan, Anne – Qualitative Report, 2008
Action research in the critical paradigm involves a process of continual refection in and on action including the research process itself. In the second in a series of several papers we report on the day-to-day management of the QUIPPED project. The aim was to facilitate patient centred care through inter-professional collaboration with health…
Descriptors: Action Research, Team Training, Agency Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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Torock, Jodi L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2008
Situational leadership has been noted as one of the most recognizable leadership concepts (Northouse, 2007). Teaching the model to a college student audience may become more of monotony than a learning experience. Using popular media technology to teach situational leadership can appeal to more learning styles than the typical lecture, and make…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Experience, Television, Programming (Broadcast)
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Ritter, Lois A., Ed.; Sue, Valerie M., Ed. – New Directions for Evaluation, 2007
This article presents two case studies using online surveys for evaluation. The authors begin with an example of a needs assessment survey designed to measure the amount of help new students at a university require in their first year. They then discuss the follow-up survey conducted by the same university to measure the effectiveness of the…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Program Effectiveness, Case Studies, Surveys
Reisberg, Leo – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2000
Reports on efforts at several universities to encourage more male students to use student health services, including establishment of male-only health clinics. Programs at the University of Colorado (Boulder), San Francisco State University (California), University of Rochester (New York), and Tulane University (Louisiana) are noted. (DB)
Descriptors: College Students, Health Programs, Higher Education, Males
Creange, Renee – 1980
Barriers re-entry women often encounter as they attempt to use basic support services at colleges and universities are described, and ways in which the accessibility and quality of such services may be improved are suggested. The following services are covered: information services, transportation and commuter services, housing and food services,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Students, Ancillary School Services, College Housing
Hogan, John H. – 1979
In a mandatory fee setting it is important to develop a program that educates students on health center services so as to insure their continuing financial support. The Colorado State University Student Health Center receives no state funds and so has created techniques to fill this fundamental need. Students other than full-time, such as…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, College Students, Decision Making, Fees
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