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Flannery, Maura - - 2010
Kosinski-Collins, Melissa - - 2010
Understanding the scientific reasoning behind a laboratory procedure is critical to the student's understanding of the scientific process and has become increasingly important. In the introductory project-based laboratory curriculum at Brandels University, we ask our students to write true scientific purposes for each laboratory in place of learning objectives. With ...
Yang, Andrew - - 2010
Fostering science literacy by engaging students as active participants and communicators of scientific ideas can enhance learning as well as a sense of personal investment. Science "zine" projects can be an effective way to structure this kind of participatory science literacy and flexibly build on specific course content as well ...
Jaskot, Bunny - - 2010
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Balistreri, Michael - - 2010
Vulvar abscesses can progress to cause significant illness requiring disfiguring surgical debridement, broad spectrum antibiotics, and require hospitalization. A retrospective review of de-identified charts of 13 patients admitted for inpatient care for vulvar abscesses from 2004-2009 at West Virginia University Hospitals was conducted. Risk factors for vulvar abscess in these ...
Ahmad, Sharjeel - - 2010
Leptospirosis, a zoonosis with protean manifestations caused by the spirochete Leptospira interrogans, occurs worldwide. We report a case of leptospirosis presenting as pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage in a young immunocompetent male. This organism should be considered as an important infectious cause of pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage in the appropriate epidemiological setting.
Karim, Muhammad - - 2010
Background: Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans are frequently performed for a variety of abdominal complaints. Not infrequently, bowel wall thickening noted on these radiographic studies of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract prompt further endoscopic evaluation. It is unclear whether the costs and risks of endoscopy are justified given the subsequent yield ...
Akkary, Ehab - - 2010
Superior mesenteric artery aneurysms (SMAAs) are visceral arterial aneurysms that can result from a variety of conditions. About half of SMAAs are mycotic and occur subsequent to infective endocarditis. The clinical presentation of SMAA is nonspecific, and some patients may be asymptomatic while others may report mild to severe abdominal ...
Schmidt, John H., - - 2010
Nguyen, John - - 2010
Fadell, Michael F., - - 2010
Bryer, A. - - 2010
Background. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in South Africa. An increase in the burden of stroke is predicted as the population is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition with increased exposure to, and development of, stroke risk factors, together with aging of the population.
Fernandez, P. - - 2010
Background. In South Africa white men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer (PCa), coloured (mixed ancestry) men have an intermediate incidence, and low incidences are reported for black and Asian men. It has been suggested that ethnic differences in incidence and mortality of PCa are related to genetic variations ...
Smit, Derrick - - 2010
For more than three decades, topical cocaine has been used to confirm the diagnosis and hydroxyamphetamine to localise the causative lesion in oculosympathetic palsy or Horner's syndrome.
Tanih, N.F. - - 2010
Objectives. We examined Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with gastric-related morbidities at Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth, to determine the prevalence and risk factors for infection according to race, endoscopic diagnosis, age and sex.
Moosa, Y. - - 2010
The research objective was to gather and collate data that will enable dermatologists to quantify exposure to solar radiation so that they can give accurate advice to patients using heliotherapy, thereby minimising harm from sun exposure. Other patients can also be advised regarding ultraviolet index (UVI) and sun safety. The ...
Bean, Eric - - 2010
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