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Dhoble, Ashwin - - 2012
The bone mechanical properties have been the subject of the interest from last so many years. Bone being the biomechanical part of the human body it is of vital importance to the biomechanical engineer to know the bone mechanical properties for its analysis to study the failure aspects. It is ...
Nicklason, Peter - - 2012
Development of a high-speed and high-yield water-powered fish evisceration system (FES) to efficiently preprocess small fish and bycatch for producing minced fish meat is described. The concept of the system is propelling fish in a stream of water through an arrangement of cutting blades and brushes. Eviscerated fish are separated ...
Hart, Rick - - 2012
S. Gulf of Mexico, pink shrimp, Farfantepenaeus duorarum, catch statistics have been collected by NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service, or its predecessor agency, for over 50 years. Recent events, including hurricanes and oil spills within the ecosystem of the fishery, have shown that documentation of these catch data is of ...
Landa, Joshua - - 2012
Epidural spinal injections can be administered via a translaminar or transforaminal route, depending on the clinical scenario. When it is more desirable to target a specific nerve root, a transforaminal approach is typically used, and when the target is more diffuse, a translaminar method is chosen. Both are commonly used ...
Murthy, Anjali - - 2012
All physicians are faced at some time with fundamental challenges while striving to respect the principle canons which define a physician's ethical code. These canons are: 1. Primacy of patient interests, 2. Patient confidentiality, 3, Informed consent, and 4. Maintenance of a high standard of care. Athletes, because of their ...
Ding, Bryan - - 2012
Fractures of the proximal fifth metatarsal are among the most common fractures of the foot. History, physical examination, and subsequent radiographic work-up can help with the diagnosis of such a fracture. Many fractures of the proximal fifth metatarsal can have an associated prodrome, thereby establishing a level of chronicity to ...
Ropiak, Christopher - - 2012
Hamstring injuries are a frequent injury in athletes. Proximal injuries are common, ranging from strain to complete tear. Strains are managed nonoperatively, with rest followed by progressive stretching and strengthening. Reinjury is a concern. High grade complete tears are better managed surgically, with reattachment to the injured tendon or ischial ...
Laino, Daniel - - 2012
Operative fixation of distal radius fractures is one of the most commonly performed orthopedic procedures. However, there remains little consensus on the indications for operative versus nonoperative treatment of these injuries. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has recently published clinical practice guidelines to help guide management of these injuries. ...
Min, William - - 2012
The recent increase in life expectancy is expected to bring about a concurrent rise in the number of proximal humerus fractures. Those presenting with significant displacement, osteoporosis, and comminution present distinct clinical challenges, and the optimal treatment of these injuries remains controversial. As implant technologies and treatment strategies continue to ...
Pyne, David - - 2012
Featured Highlights with David Pyne: the best athletes, talent ID, exercise for aging, menstrual cycle, monitoring training, marathoners' immune systems, beetroot juice, statistical bloopers, modeling performance, London Olympics and Paralympics, hydration status, central fatigue. Noteworthy Abstracts with Will Hopkins: sample sizes, poor abstracts, cool and quirky strategies, accessing and using ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2012
Bootstrapping is a method for generating the uncertainties (confidence limits and probabilities) in the true value of a statistic from a study of a sample. Bootstrapping is useful when the usual modeling methods based on assumptions about sampling distributions are untrustworthy or unavailable, for example when modeling the optimum effect ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2012
This year's gold medalist amongst the sport and exercise science and medicine journals competing for the highest impact factor was again Sports Medicine (now on 5.2), but Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (4.5) has now taken the silver ahead of last-year's runner-up, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (4.4). ...
Stokes, Jacqueline - - 2012
This study explored decision making by child protection social workers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. A factorial survey method was used in which case vignettes were constructed by randomly assigning a number of key characteristics associated with decision making in child protection. Child protection social workers (n = ...
Bowland, Sharon - - 2012
This study evaluated the effectiveness of an 11-session, spiritually focused group intervention with older women survivors (age 55 years and older) of interpersonal trauma (child abuse, sexual assault, or domestic violence) in reducing trauma-related depressive symptoms, posttraumatic stress, and anxiety. Forty-three community-dwelling women survivors of interpersonal trauma were randomized into ...
Leung, Patrick - - 2012
An exploratory survey indicated that the depression prevalence among Chinese Americans is 17.4 percent. Of 516 respondents, 34.9 percent preferred seeking advice from friends or relatives, followed by 30.2 percent not showing any preference when facing a mental health problem. Logistic regression results pointed to three contributing factors: anxiety problems, ...
Sangalang, Cindy - - 2012
It is almost taken for granted that social relationships benefit mental health, yet these relationships may not always be protective. This study examines how the support and strains individuals derive from family and friends may be related to depression and anxiety among Asian Americans. Data come from the 2002-2003 National ...
Cochran, Gerald - - 2012
The Uniform Accident and Sickness Policy Provision Law (UPPL) is a statute existing in 26 states that permits health insurance companies to deny payment for claims made by individuals who have sustained injuries as a result of drug or alcohol use. This law presents a series of complicated clinical and ...
Sun, An-Pyng - - 2012
Homeless individuals with co-occurring disorders (CODs) of severe mental illness and substance use disorder are one of the most vulnerable populations. This article provides practitioners with a framework and strategies for helping this client population. Four components emerged from a literature review: (1) ensuring an effective transition for individuals with ...
Scherrer, James - - 2012
The United States and Somalia are the only two countries in the world that have not ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Opposition in the United States stems from the CRC's demand for a cultural change in how a society cares for children and ...
Casado, Banghwa - - 2012
Despite the growing number of language minorities, foreign-born individuals with limited English proficiency, this population has been largely left out of social work research, often due to methodological challenges involved in conducting research with this population. Whereas the professional standard calls for cultural competence, a discussion of how to implement ...
Layng, Zachary - - 2012
Behaviorally-designed educational programs are often based on a research tradition that is not widely understood by potential users of the programs. Though the data may be sound and the prediction of outcomes for individual learners quite good, those advocating adoption of behaviorally-designed educational programs may need to do more in ...
Johnson, Kent - - 2012
Morningside Academy is a third-level scientifically driven service organization (Johnston, 1996) consisting of a laboratory school and outreach to schools and agencies throughout the United States and Canada through its partnership with Morningside Teachers' Academy. The approach blends together a number of empirically validated practices to assist students in achieving ...
Phelps, Brady - - 2012
While discussions and demonstrations of classical conditioning are widely used in psychology courses, the details of habituation receive less attention. To illustrate the process of habituation of an unconditioned reflex, a demonstration was arranged in which a loud noise was presented repeatedly to elicit a startle reflex, to the point ...
Williams, W. - - 2012
Guided notes were employed in two undergraduate Psychology courses involving 71 students. The study design utilized an alternating treatments format to compare Traditional Lectures with Guided Notes lectures. In one of the two courses, tests were administered after each class lecture, whereas the same type of test was administered at ...
Cipani, Ennio - - 2012
This paper presents the empirical basis for the phenomena known as stimulus overselectivity. Stimulus overselectivity involves responding on the basis of a restricted range of elements or features that are discriminative for reinforcement. The manner in which such a response pattern impedes the skill acquisition in children is identified. A ...
Hickes, Michael - - 2012
Leeven, Martina - - 2012
Bellou, Maro - - 2012
The present study seeks to analyze the meaning of experience lived by the relatives of a Multiple Sclerosis patient. The methodology employed is hermeneutical phenomenology based on the philosophy of Heidegger. The disease appeared to be experienced as an entity. The experience caused changes in family cohesion as well as ...
Cassar, Simon - - 2012
This study explores how participants experience spirituality, what it means to them and how it affects their lives and relationships. The study reports data from semi-structured interviews with four participants, analysed using IPA. It is suggested that the existential-phenomenological approach can offer a suitable framework for exploring spiritual experiences.
Sheppard, Jan - - 2012
In this paper I explore what I call the habituation of novelty within psychotherapy. I make recommendations for the practice of existential assessment too. Both are informed by the observation that psychotherapy within state-funded settings no longer exists, because the state-funded psychotherapist no longer exists (Szasz, 2003).
Rowan, John - - 2012
An attempt to comment on the low level of attention to the transpersonal in the journal Existential Analysis. In view of the eminent existentialists who have expressed a personal interest in the spiritual realms, this seems odd. Some possible lines of enquiry are pursued.
Florides, Titos - - 2012
This paper offers an account of experiences felt when supporting a severely disabled individual. It discusses the dilemmas that these experiences raised and attempts to explain them using Heideggerian language: Is this individual a 'Dasein' or simply another entity, did this individual 'leap ahead' and open up the author's possibilities ...
Lamont, Neil - - 2012
This paper reflects upon working as an existential practitioner within a time-limited setting, and explores using this limitation to the benefit of the therapeutic endeavour. I offer a brief overview of some key existential thinking on time and temporality, and a review of key definitions of time-limited practice. A case ...
Rae, Gavin - - 2012
This paper shows that while Sartre's account of love relations in Being and Nothingness is famously conflictual, his Notebooks for an Ethics offers a far more positive account. It pays particular attention to the role that each lover's pre-reflective fundamental project plays in shaping the content of their love relationship.
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