American Medical Association/Related Articles
- See also changes related to American Medical Association, or pages that link to American Medical Association or to this page or whose text .
- JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Internal Medicine : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Dermatology : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Surgery : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Neurology : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Ophthalmology : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of General Psychiatry : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine : Add brief definition or description
- Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery : Add brief definition or description
- Current Procedural Terminology : A system of 5-digit numerical terms for standard medical procedures
National health policy
- Health care reform : Rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes in governmental policy, that affects healthcare delivery in a given place.
- 2009 White House Forum on Health Reform : March 2009 forum on healthcare economics, held at the White House
- Evidence-based medicine : The conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.
Complementary and alternative medicine
- American Institute of Homeopathy : Formed earlier than the American Medical Association, a group that describes itself as a "trade association of medical and osteopathic physicians, dentists, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants dedicated to the practice, promotion and improvement of homeopathic medicine"
- Acupuncture : A form of alternative medicine that involves inserting and manipulating needles into 'acupuncture points' on the body with the aim of restoring health and well-being.
- Chiropractic : A complementary, alternative health-care profession that aims to heal using manual therapies on the spine and extremities.
- Chiropractic History : Founded in 1885 by D. D. Palmer, the field grew through various controversies from a personal philosophy to a professionalized discipline.
- Complementary and alternative medicine : Set of therapies and treatments not considered mainstream or scientific.
- Integrative medicine : Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine
- Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education : Add brief definition or description
- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education : Add brief definition or description
- Capital punishment : The practice of punishment of a crime through state-sanctioned killing.
- Euthanasia : The act of assisting in the death of an animal or patient, often to end suffering for an incurable disease; a painless death; sometimes called a mercy killing which may or may not be legal.
- Informed consent : Agreement, by the person affected or his surrogate, to make a knowledgeable decision consenting to participation in a medical treatment or research trial
- Tuskegee Syphilis Study : Clinical study conducted in the 1930s in Tuskegee, Alabama, by the US Public Health Service, into syphilis for research related to the natural progression of the untreated disease.
- Torture : The infliction of mental or physical pain, for punishment or as an interrogation technique.
- National Medical Association : Add brief definition or description
- World Medical Association : (WMA), founded on 17 September 1947, is an international organization representing physicians, through their national medical organization.
- Homeopathy : System of alternative medicine involving administration of highly diluted substances with the intention to stimulate the body's natural healing processes, not considered proven by mainstream science.
- Randomized controlled trial : Method used to ensure objectivity when testing medical treatments.
- Digital imaging and communications in medicine : A set of technical specifications for putting medical information consisting of images, of all types, into digital form, such that they can be stored in a computer system or transmitted to a remote computer