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Nandkumar, A. - - 2010
Urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by catheterization (CAUTI) is one of the leading causes of Nosocomial infection. A number of strategies have been employed to address this problem. Here we describe simple, unique technique of silver oxide impregnation in Foley's catheters of natural Rubber latex to impart infection resistance. Its ...
Thirugnanam, A. - - 2010
Commercially pure titanium was ball milled (BM) in a planetary mill for various time intervals to obtain nanocrystalline particles. The milled samples were characterized using X-ray diffractometry (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive analysis of X-rays (EDAX), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and porosimetry. The samples were also compacted and ...
Krishnan, Vibha - - 2010
Floating Drug Delivery Systems (FDDS) provides a comprehensive solution for the retention of drug in stomach than the conventional dosage forms. In this study, floating alginate beads were prepared using sodium bicarbonate or potassium carbonate as a gas-forming agent and methyl cellulose as a binder. The effect of pore forming ...
Engineer, Chhaya - - 2010
In-vitro degradation of 50/50 PLGA for programmed drug release has been systematically investigated from the drug eluting stents. Mass loss, molecular weight reduction, thermal changes and surface morphology of the drug eluting stents were analyzed as a function of degradation time. It was observed that degradation of 50/50 PLGA occurs ...
Hima, Bindu - - 2010
Natural polymers are used as lead compounds for design of therapeutic drugs in treatment of different ailments. Chitosan and gelatin have proven wound healing properties individually. As both have wound healing property, the combination of two polymers shown improvement in wound healing property. Thus, the composite films were evaluated for ...
Lam, Han - - 2010
Problem statement: Immunosuppression is a common approach for pathogens or cancer to escape from immune system of the infected host. Some of the antimicrobe or anticancer drugs may also weaken the body immune system. Among various types of immune cell, natural killer cells are the key component of the innate ...
Anastasia, Utoh-Nedosa - - 2010
Problem statement: Two cancer patients were treated with Vernonia amygdalina (V. amygdalina) leaf extract and leaf powder. The leaf extract of V amygdalina was administered orally for 9 months to the first patient in response to his reception of a medical diagnosis of having traces of prostate cancer. Approach: This ...
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Wright, Graeme - - 2010
Millet, C. - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Dentinogenesis imperfecta is one of the most common hereditary disorders of dentine formation. Opalescent teeth composed of irregularly formed and undemineralised dentine that obliterates pulp chambers and root canals characterize it. Complete-coverage crowns are usually the preferred restoration for patients with this condition. CASE REPORT: A 9 year-old girl ...
Cavalcanti, A.L. - - 2010
AIM: This in vitro study was to evaluate the endogenous pH, titratable acidity, total soluble solids content (TSSC) and non-reducing sugars of energy drinks. METHODS: Nine energy drinks (Bad Boy Power Drink, Red Bull, Red Bull Sugar Free, Flying Horse, Burn, Night Power, Flash Power, Flying Horse Light and 220V) ...
Roumani, T. - - 2010
AIM: To evaluate the validity and reliability of the Greek version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14) (short form) in adolescents. METHODS: A total of 112 healthy adolescents (15-18 years) from various socioeconomic backgrounds were randomly selected and participated in a clinical oral examination conducted by a calibrated dentist ...
Duggal, M.S. - - 2010
AIMS: This was to determine the presence and types of oral mucosal lesions in a sample of [HIV.sup.+]/AIDS South African children taking antiretroviral therapy and to investigate the relationship between [CD4.sup.+] lymphocyte counts, viral load, duration of taking antiretroviral therapy (DART), and age on presence of oral lesions. METHODS: The ...
Britton, K.F.M. - - 2010
AIM: To compare the prevalence of dental caries in children with cleft lip/palate with national data at the same age. METHOD: Ethical approval was granted from the West of Scotland Ethics Committee. Children attending the Oral Orthopaedic Clinic were examined for caries according to the criteria of the British Association ...
Raggio, D.P. - - 2010
AIM: To assess the efficiency of different polyacrylic acid concentrations on the removal of the smear layer after caries removal with hand and rotary instruments in affected dentine of primary teeth. STUDY DESIGN: In vitro study. METHODS: Six exfoliated primary molars with carious lesions were divided into two groups for ...
Boon, C.P.J.M. - - 2010
AIM: The purpose of this study was to find an answer as to what to do with Atraumatic Restorations (ART) failures: re-restore or leave the preparation further unfilled? STUDY DESIGN: Cross sectional study. METHODS: In 2006, 804 children in Kenya each had one proximal cavity treated using the ART approach. ...
van der Zee, - - 2010
AIM: This was to investigate the measure of propping, or occlusal interference and opening the bite after placement of preformed metal crowns (PMC) using the Hall technique and in how many days it took for the open bite to return to normal. METHODS: For this study school children living in ...
Bell, S.J. - - 2010
AIM: To assess child and parent acceptance of preformed metal crowns (PMCs). STUDY DESIGN: This was a service evaluation using a child- and parent-centred self-report questionnaire in a convenience sample of hospital patients. METHODS: Questionnaires were developed with service-users and issued to 98 children who had received a PMC on ...
Curzon, Martin - - 2010
Willard, Nancy - - 2010
The term "sexting" is a combination of two terms "text" and "sex". The term is being applied to situations to sending self-created nude or semi-nude sexually provocative images or sexually explicit text. Most of the focus has been on sending nude images-because these are far more likely to be more ...
Glasner, Twersky - - 2010
Problem statement: Bullying is a serious problem in American schools and is characterized by aggressive behavior distinguished by unequal power and the intention to cause physical, social, or emotional harm to others Bullying is evolving from the classic image of a big schoolyard bully picking on smaller kids to a ...
Hannah, Margaret - - 2010
Cyberbullying is a problem that is growing rapidly, current estimates indicate that at least 20-35% of children and adolescents experience cyberbullying. Clinicians need to be equipped with a framework to help parents in the role they play with their children and the cyberworld. This paper will guide professionals as they ...
Thaxter, Ken - - 2010
One of the challenges of teaching pre-teens about the internet is their varying degrees and levels of involvement. The juvenile police officer brings a solid understanding of the laws as well as a strong knowledge of safety issues to the classroom, making them an excellent educational resource. Officers can utilize ...
D'Antona, Robin - - 2010
Problem statement: The issue of cyberbullying is one that has raised the concerns of parents, educators and law enforcement. Today children have cell phones with internet access as young as age eleven and some have cell phones as young as age eight making them all vulnerable to cyberbullying. Approach: The ...
Ahlfors, Rebecca - - 2010
Problem statement: Cyberbullying represents the expansion of traditional bullying into the electronic realm. As the problem of cyberbullying typically occurs via the Internet, many cyberbullying prevention and intervention resources have been made available online. The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine general characteristics of cyberbullying prevention and intervention ...
Snell, Patricia - - 2010
Problem statement: Prior research on cyberbullying has been conducted; however specific research on gender differences has yet to be examined. The current study focuses on gender trends, specifically females, in cyberbullying victimization and behaviors. Approach: A survey was given to undergraduate students at Bridgewater State College in an effort to ...
Yuill, Erik - - 2010
Objective: Detail the progress of an adolescent soccer player with right-sided chronic medial foot pain due to striking an opponent's leg while kicking the ball. The patient underwent diagnostic ultrasound and a conservative treatment plan.
Miners, Andrew - - 2010
Objective: To compile baseline data regarding the treatment practices and therapeutic outcomes that fellows of the College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Canada (CCSS(C)) strive for when treating athletes.
Durante, Jaclyn - - 2010
Objective: To present the diagnostic and clinical features of pudendal nerve entrapment and create awareness amongst clinicians of this rare and painful condition.
Cubos, Jeff - - 2010
A search of the literature revealed that the torso sustains very few swimming injuries. Costochondritis is a poorly understood condition that presents as pain and tenderness on the costochondral or chondrosternal joints without swelling, and may result from increased pulling by adjoining muscles to this region of the chest wall. ...
Avrahami, Daniel - - 2010
Groin pain may stem from a variety of different causes. Adductor tendinopathy is a common but infrequently recognised cause of chronic groin pain especially in athletes. This case report describes a case of clinically suspected adductor tendinopathy in an amateur athlete confirmed by MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). Relevant literature on ...
Avrahami, Daniel - - 2010
Wrist injuries and carpal instability may result from various sport-related acitivites. Lunotriquetral instability (LTI) is an infrequently recognized cause of wrist pain in athletes. The diagnosis of LTI through history and physical examination can be confirmed by Magnetic Resonance Arthrogram (MRA). This case report describes a case of clinically suspected ...
Konczak, Clark - - 2010
Objective: To examine paramedical (chiropractic, physiotherapy and massage therapy) utilization among high-level BMX athletes following sport-related injury at the 2007 UCI World Championships.
Kazemi, Mohsen - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of Olympic medal winners (gold, silver, bronze) who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and compare these characteristics to those who competed but did not earn medals. We have also descriptively analysed the 2008 data in comparison to the ...
Muir, Brad - - 2010
Myositis ossificans traumatica is a relatively common injury associated with sports especially those involving contact. It continues to frustrate both athlete and health practitioner alike due to its continued lack of treatment options and a lengthy natural history. This case study chronicles the observation of a 34 year old recreational ...
Schenkel, David - - 2010
This case reports an adolescent athlete with activity related chronic bilateral dorsal foot pain and stiffness. A 15 year old competitive female basketball player presented to a chiropractor subsequent to an unsuccessful course of conservative treatment for posterior tibial dysfunction. The patient's plain films were incorrectly read as normal and ...
Miners, Andrew - - 2010
A literature search and narrative review was carried out with the intent of determining the current level of knowledge regarding the chiropractic treatment of athletes for the purpose of sport performance enhancement. Of the fifty-nine relevant articles retrieved, only 7 articles of variable quality were obtained which specifically investigated/discussed chiropractic ...
Simioni, Anna - - 2010
This paper regards the information and the consent of the minor to medical treatment, particularly physiotherapeutic, who is considered as a more and more independent figure in the decisions that regard his/her health.
Cerruti, Michela - - 2010
To sound the opinion of the parents of children you cut from childish cerebral paralysis following the prescription of a motorized wheelchair in timely way, an interview is effected structured with open answers on line (formality not brought in literature in such field till now) to four couples of parents ...
Pelliccioni, Michele - - 2010
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the effectiveness of a physiotherapy treatment on patients after abdominal surgery. In literature there are studies in which physiotherapy treatments are offeredfor the prevention of secondary complications, mainly due to immobility, aimed exclusively at high-risk elderly patients during recovery period. 61 patients ...
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