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Cappuccini, Manuela - - 2010
Introduction--The clinical practice training is one of the basic and indispensable moments during the training in health professions. Concretely the training constitutes all the activities that a student needs to appropriate himself of the "core competence".
Leo, Gregorio - - 2010
Objectives--Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common pathologies of the peripheral nervous system. The aim of this study is to collect, through a narrative review of the literature, the scientific evidence on CTS, particularly regarding the accuracy of diagnostic tests and the validity of treatments employed in ...
Boschi, Marco - - 2010
Introduction: neck pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders and it implicates several economical and social consequences. The efficacy of the education strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has not been clearly determined yet. This systematic review aimed at finding the evidence of the efficacy of this therapeutic ...
Gaffin, Douglas - - 2010
Primary chemosensory afferents within each peg sensillum on scorpion pectines contain a dense plexus of synaptic contacts of unknown importance to informational processing within this simple sensory structure. These connections probably contribute to the processing of chemical signals from the substrate to the encoded pattern of spike activity ascending the ...
Hall, David - - 2010
Senjo, Scott - - 2010
Duryea, Elias - - 2010
We present alternative approaches for how results found in sexuality research are portrayed in our literature. Specifically, we propose the use of more graphic methods including the use of icon arrays instead of the routine portrayal using statistical methods (p<.05). Included also is a review of how our reliance on ...
Pettijohn, Terry F., - - 2010
Undergraduates enrolled in two separate sections of a human sexual behavior course (N = 85) at a mid-sized public university in the southeastern U.S. completed pre- and post-measures of the Brief Sexual Attitudes Scale and the Trueblood Sexual Attitudes Questionnaire. Students reported greater tolerance for sexual practices of others and ...
Geer, James - - 2010
Sixty-four undergraduate students were participants in a study that preceded double entendre (DE) words with either sexual or nonsexual primes. Enhanced memory for emotional words has been well established (Kensinger & Corkin, 2003). It was hypothesized that memory would be greater for DE words with sexual primes than nonsexual primes. ...
Whitaker, Damiya - - 2010
Data regarding the etiology of problem-based child and adolescent outcomes indicates neighborhood socioeconomic status, land use mix, traffic danger, availability of drugs and alcohol and collective socialization are factors that influence or confound behavior among youth in urban areas. With socio-ecological models in mind, this study examined associations between early ...
Tewksbury, Richard - - 2010
As contemporary erotic oases, websites have emerged as a vastly popular means for individuals to cruise for others seeking mutually shared sexual interests. Though their presence and popularity are well known, the small body of scholarly research in this area neglects to examine their efficacy in assisting individuals to successfully ...
Fakinos, Michael - - 2010
With the aim of eliciting input from Greek college students about school-based sexuality education, 92 Greek and 47 other nationals responded to two questionnaires that assessed self-appraised, sex-related descriptors, personal experience with, and recommendations for school-based sexuality education. The Greek public school was found to deliver unsatisfying sexuality education, of ...
Leavy, Patricia - - 2010
In this article we explore lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual college-age women's body image development within the context of their sexual identities. We conducted in-depth interviews with 28 women. Our analysis is situated within feminist constructionist scholarship, socio-cultural body image research, and existing research on body image and sexuality. This research ...
Kalinda, Thomson - - 2010
This study investigated sexual practices in two communities of Mansa District in Zambia. The specific objectives of the study were to examine local views on patterns of sexual behavior; determine whether extra-nuptial sex, sexual cleansing and levirate marriage are practiced in the context of the HIV and AIDS pandemic. The ...
Penhollow, Tina - - 2010
Background : Recreational sexual activities, or sexual behaviors purely for enjoyment, are occurring among college students. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether recreational sexual behaviors impact sexual satisfaction and leisure satisfaction. Methods: Data were collected from a sample of undergraduate students at a Southeastern university using ...
Marsh, Amy - - 2010
This article describes the first research conducted with a group of "objectum sexuals" (OS) or "objectophiles," people who experience emotional, romantic, affectionate and/or sexual relationships with objects. Stories of people who identify as OS have been sensationalized in various media, but data is scarce. In March, 2009, the author conducted ...
Hidalgo-Ovejero, Angel - - 2010
Vertebral dislocations are high energy injuries that rarely occur in the low back, but are found more frequently at the level of the thoracolumbar and sacrolumbar junctions. Dislocations of the mid-lumbar vertebrae are exceptional, with only 16 cases found in the literature. All previously reported cases were treated surgically. In ...
Villalobos, Camilo - - 2010
Osteoblastoma is an extremely rare entity that represents less than 1 % of all bone tumors, and affects twice as many males as females with peak incidence between 15 and 20 years. Osteoblastomas commonly affect axial bones, long bones, bones of the foot and hand, and less commonly the pelvis, ...
Rodriguez, Christopher - - 2010
Infection around the shoulder joint is rare. Clinical suspicion and diagnostic imaging are required for accurate diagnosis. We present three cases that emphasise particular diagnostic challenges when dealing with infection around the shoulder joint. Discussion includes the role of ultrasound as a screening tool and the importance of magnetic resonance ...
Hall, Michael - - 2010
Background: There has been an increasing number of arthroscopic surgeries performed in general orthopaedic surgery practice, as well as a rapid evolution of arthroscopic techniques. The objective of this investigation was to assess the adequacy of arthroscopic training in U.S. orthopaedic residency programs from a resident and program director perspective.
Grover, Raj Pal - - 2010
While hospitalized with polymyositis, a medically complex 56-year-old male experienced an acute exacerbation of gout. Both ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging cross-sectional modalities were used to detect, localize, and characterize a soft tissue mass. The tumor was ultimately found to be secondary to gouty inflammation of the pes anserine bursa, ...
Smith, Daniel - - 2010
Stress fractures of the pubic rami are rare occurrences and most frequently occur in association with total hip arthroplasty (THA). Reported historically with both cemented and noncemented THA components, postoperative stress fractures likely occur secondary to a rapid postoperative increase in patient activity following years of disability. Though stress fractures ...
Garcia-Mata, Serafin - - 2010
A 4-month-old female infant was brought to our office by her parents, who had noticed a lump on the child's right elbow. Examination revealed a hard, painless lump in the anteroexternal region that was not reducible in flexion-extension or in pronation-supination. Neither palpation nor passive motion produced pain. Preoperative radiographs ...
Ruchelsman, David - - 2010
Coracoid fractures are uncommon injuries, in isolation or in association with other osseoligamentous injuries about the shoulder girdle. We report a case of successful operative management of symptomatic ipsilateral nonunions of a type I coracoid base fracture and a lateral one-third clavicular fracture, which developed following nonoperative treatment of this ...
Kummer, Frederick - - 2010
This study compared the sliding characteristics of three lag screw designs used with trochanteric nails and determined the effects of lubrication on sliding. They were tested by an established method to measure initiation and ease of lag screw sliding. These tests were then repeated with calf serum lubrication. There were ...
Khoury, Lisa - - 2010
Background: The addition of a lateral suture anchor fixation row to rotator cuff repairs has been shown to improve initial cuff reattachment strength and footprint area. This study evaluated the mechanical function of this lateral row by measuring suture tensions at the individual anchor sites.
Orbai, Ana-Maria - - 2010
Tricyclic antidepressants have not been explicitly studied in the conservative treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. A retrospective chart review was conducted in a subset of patients with chronic low back pain and lumbar spinal stenosis managed with low dose tricyclic antidepressants. Of 26 patients, 20 reported improvement in back pain. ...
Davidovitch, Roy - - 2010
This report questions the cost and effectiveness of routinely sending explanted hardware to pathology for evaluation. Forty-six consecutive patients who had symptomatic hardware removed were enrolled in this study. Pathology reports following hardware removal were obtained, and charts were reviewed for these patients. The pathology department was contacted for related ...
Saygi, Baransel - - 2010
Background: Proximal femur fractures are one of the most common injuries necessitating operative treatment. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate and compare the possible effects of the preoperative application of a skin traction device, with or without weights, on pain relief in patients with acute proximal femur ...
Vigler, Mordechai - - 2010
Background: The need for better durability and longevity in total hip arthroplasty in high demand patients is a constant challenge. For this purpose, a metal-on-metal prosthesis with improved tribology was developed. Our early results using this implant are presented.
Esmaeilzadeh, Pouyan - - 2010
The rapid pace of technological change has caused many competitive challenges for hospitals. The emergence of sophisticated technologies in the health care industry determines the important need for continuous and quick changes in organizational activities. New clinical Information Technology is supposed to improve the quality of health care delivery as ...
Ludlum, Marty - - 2010
In this paper, we will discuss California's recent experiment with medical marijuana. To that end, we will first discuss the history of marijuana use. Next we will discuss the history and current trend in federal marijuana regulation. We will then examine California's medical marijuana law. We will conclude with three ...
Hackworth, Brittany - - 2010
This paper examines the use of social media networking in the health care industry, and provides suggestions for successful implementation of social media applications in health care marketing strategy. Current applications on popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, along with other platforms specific to the health industry are ...
Rosacker, Kirsten - - 2010
The management literature contains a number of studies regarding project critical success factors. Unfortunately, these studies do not focus on hospital organizations. Using a survey research methodology, this study empirically tests the factors proposed in the literature as important to project success within the context of hospital implementation projects. The ...
Nelson, Millicent - - 2010
The shortage of nurses and other qualified health care workers has become a universal problem in the United States and other regions in the world. Recruitment and retention of quality healthcare workers in general and nurses in particular are of paramount importance to health care organizations. Previous research indicates that ...
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