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Rutherford-Becker, Kristy - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the extent that reading performance (as measured by curriculum-based measures [CBM] of oral reading fluency [ORF] and Maze reading comprehension), is related to math performance (as measured by CBM math computation and applied math). Additionally, this study examined which of the two ...
Muyskens, Paul - - 2009
The inclusion of English Language Learners as a subgroup in the No Child Left Behind legislation has leant additional importance to the need for valid and efficient measures of reading for students whose first language is not English. This study examines the use of Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) reading fluency as ...
Mykietiuk, Chad - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to survey 200 randomly selected post-1980 graduates of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College practicing in five Canadian provinces to determine which, if any, technique systems they sought out instruction in and/or are utilizing either primarily or secondarily for patient care. Using a systematic sampling ...
Kobsar, Bradley - - 2009
The extraordinary physical demands placed upon ballet dancers are only now being appreciated as comparable to that of other highly competitive athletic pursuits. The professional ballet dancer presents with an array of injuries associated with their physically vigorous performance requirements. In keeping with evidence-based practice, we describe the chiropractic care ...
Lystad, Reidar - - 2009
There is a need to further our understanding of the neurophysiological effects of chiropractic spinal manipulation on brain activity as it pertains to both musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal complaints. This paper aims to provide a basic overview of the most commonly utilised techniques in the neurosciences for functional imaging the brain ...
Howitt, Scott - - 2009
Objective: To detail the progress of a novice triathlete with an unusual mechanism of a tibialis posterior strain who underwent successful conservative treatment and rehabilitation. Tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction will be discussed as it relates to the case.
Haneline, Michael - - 2009
Background: Several literature reviews have addressed the reliability of spinal and sacroiliac (SI) motion palpation (MP), finding that, in general, interexaminer reliability is slight and intraexaminer reliability is moderate.
Debies-Carl, Jeffrey - - 2009
Varga, Donna - - 2009
This article examines twentieth and twentyfirst century adult relational interactions with the teddy bear toy. It describes the association between the teddy's mythological origins and its infusion with a commoditized sentimentality that provides adults with a nostalgic return to an imagined personal and social time of childhood innocence. This analysis ...
Al-Rawi, Ahmed - - 2009
For a long time, the idea of the ghoul preoccupied the lives of many people from different cultures and religions. Though the ghoul has origins as old as the Mesopotamian civilization, Arabs were largely responsible for popularizing it. Because Islam incorporated this being in its doctrine, the ghoul remained a ...
Li, Mu - - 2009
In this article I analyze online jokes that developed in response to the tainted milk powder scandal in China. Sanlu Dairy milk jokes were widespread on the Internet, especially on Chinese websites, from mid-September to early November 2008. I explore why the jokes became popular during the tragedy. Within the ...
Tsai, Peter - - 2009
The distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) acts in concert with the proximal radioulnar joint to control forearm rotation. The DRUJ is stabilized by the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC). This complex of fibrocartilage and ligaments support the joint through its arc of rotation, as well as provide a smooth surface for the ...
Ruchelsman, David - - 2009
Since the description by Smellie in 1764, in a French midwifery text, that first suggested an obstetric origin for upper limb birth palsy, great strides have been made in both diagnosis and early and late treatment. This report presents an overview of selected aspects of this complex and extensive subject. ...
Schachter, Aaron - - 2009
Treatment of the young patient with degenerative disease of the hip has historically been a difficult problem for the orthopaedist. Total hip arthroplasty in the young patient has generally produced inferior results as compared to older patients. Surface replacement arthroplasty (SRA) was initially developed over 50 years ago to treat ...
Baskies, Michael - - 2009
Injuries of the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb are very common. A review of the literature regarding the pertinent anatomy, injury mechanism, diagnostic modalities, and treatment options may yield a better understanding for future management.
Gruson, Konrad - - 2009
While much literature has focused on the management of osteonecrosis of the femoral head, far less information is available regarding the treatment and outcomes of this disease in the proximal humerus. To a great extent, management of humeral head osteonecrosis has been inferred from studies involving the femoral head. The ...
Fulkerson, Eric - - 2009
The timing of operative fracture care is often confounded by multisystem injuries, conflicting or absent literature, and lack of communication between orthopaedic surgeons and other physicians providing care to the patient. Much has been published regarding the proper sequence of events in providing care to patients with multisystem injuries. Only ...
Preston, Charles - - 2009
Clavicle fractures remain one of the more common fractures encountered in the orthopaedic office. Nonoperative management remains the standard of care in most cases. However, studies have shown a higher nonunion rate and decreased patient satisfaction in fractures with increased shortening. The malunion resulting from nonoperative management has been shown ...
Colvin, Alexis - - 2009
Posterior cruciate ligament injuries occur much less frequently than anterior cruciate ligament injuries. We review the important physical examination and radiographic findings, as well as provide the indications for nonoperative and operative treatment.
Park, Jason - - 2009
Ankle syndesmosis injuries frequently occur with ankle fractures, but their treatment remains controversial. Although specific clinical and radiographic diagnostic measures are generally well-accepted, there remains a lack of consensus with respect to the treatment of these injuries. Controversy arises at almost every phase of treatment including: type of fixation (screw ...
Minkowitz, Reuven - - 2009
Patellofemoral joint arthritis is a common condition which can be extremely debilitating. Although it is a common condition, the treatment of isolated patellofemoral arthritis varies and remains controversial. The objective of this review is to provide an overview of the current understanding of patellofemoral arthritis and various different surgical options, ...
White, Brian - - 2009
This review describes the normal patellofemoral joint and detail the mechanism and anatomic elements that predispose patients to patellar instability. The treatment options for both acute and chronic injuries are described and the rationale behind their approach to this problem is explained. In general, most acute dislocations should be treated ...
Echazarreta, Katie - - 2009
Flannery, Maura - - 2009
Campbell, Tessa - - 2009
Dougherty, Michael - - 2009
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