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Olsen, Randall - - 2008
Context.--The diagnosis and classification of leukemia is becoming increasingly complex. Current classification schemes incorporate morphologic features, immunophenotype, molecular genetics, and clinical data to specifically categorize leukemias into various subtypes. Although sophisticated methodologies are frequently used to detect characteristic features conferring diagnostic, prognostic, or therapeutic implications, a thorough microscopic examination remains ...
Clanet, Michel - - 2008
This was the largest Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) meeting to date with more than 4500 participants. Results were presented from different research fields and numerous clinical trials from the 128 platform presentations and 880 posters. It is very challenging to select ...
Carroll, Bill - - 2008
The 1st World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy) attracted a total of 650 worldwide delegates with neurological interests. Amongst a variety of neurological issues, it included a full day of oral sessions on aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS) natural history, treatment strategies and the consequences of treatment. The key ...
Waubant, E. - - 2008
Immune modulators, such as interferon beta and glatiramer acetate, have focused on T-cells as the primary therapeutic target, although both drugs affect other cell types as well. There has been a renewed interest in the potential roles of both antibody-dependent and antibody-independent B-cell responses in multiple sclerosis (MS) and its ...
Lee, De-Hyung - - 2008
The recent years have witnessed great efforts in establishing new therapeutic options for multiple sclerosis (MS). There is a clear need for more effective, safe and at the same time orally available treatment options. Here we review the potential of fumaric acid esters (FAE) as a new therapeutic option for ...
Luetic, G. - - 2008
During the last few years, there has been an increasing desire to study and expand current knowledge about the different aspects of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Latin America (LATAM). This report analyzes epidemiological data and specific aspects of MS in this region and aims to describe the current situation, based ...
Correale, J. - - 2008
Interest in MS has increased in Latin America (LATAM) and despite regional differences, recent observations point to an increase of its prevalence in the area. Furthermore, in LATAM, the genetic characteristics of MS are unique because of the intermarriage between Amerindians, Caucasians and Africans which has led to the marked ...
Phillips, C. - - 2008
Tehranzadeh, Jamshid - - 2008
Given, Curtis A., - - 2008
Youderian, Ari - - 2008
Quake-Rapp, Cindee - - 2008
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this pilot study was to identify the incidence of behavior in youths enrolled in community living and support training programs. Direct observation and partial-interval time sampling was used to determine occurrence of behaviors to develop effective strategies for group participation.
Pizur-Barnekow, Kris - - 2008
OBJECTIVE. The authors examined whether changes in vagal tone were related to infant visual attention during auditory and visual events paired (synchronous) and not paired (asynchronous) in time. They predicted that infants would demonstrate greater visual attention to the synchronous slideshow and that vagal tone would decrease with visual attention.
Kay, Lynnette - - 2008
OBJECTIVE. The authors examined the construct and predictive validity and internal reliability of the Visual Recognition Slide Test developed at the University of Sydney (VRST-USyd).
Arbesman, Marian - - 2008
A systematic review of literature related to the impact of modifications made to automobiles on the driving ability, performance, and safety of older adults was completed as a part of the Evidence-Based Literature Review Project of the American Occupational Therapy Association. This review evaluated research on high-tech options, such as ...
Bohr, Paula - - 2008
Literature on the impact of physical infrastructure on older adult safe driving performance was reviewed in 2005 as part of the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Literature Review Project. Existing guidelines for driving environments, related to changes in visual, cognitive, and psychomotor abilities associated with the aging process (as published ...
Stav, Wendy - - 2008
A systematic review of literature related to the effects of drivers' license policies and community mobility programs on older adult participation was completed as a part of the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Literature Review Project. The results revealed that states can achieve a goal of reducing traffic crashes, traffic ...
Hunt, Linda - - 2008
To assess the effectiveness of person-related interventions on driving ability in older adults, this literature review was completed as a part of the Evidence-Based Literature Review Project of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Nineteen articles were incorporated into the systematic review and include interventions in the following areas: visual, cognitive, ...
Stav, Wendy - - 2008
In response to demands of health care and community-based systems, occupational therapy practitioners are eager to provide effective services that are client centered, supported by evidence, and delivered in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Findings from the scientific literature provide a source of legitimacy and authority for informing and guiding ...
Davis, Janis - - 2008
Metaphors are powerful devices for eliciting images of practice. Exploring the metaphors of occupational therapy students provides educators with insight into students' prior knowledge and the constraints their ideas may present in practice. Metaphorical images of helping held by newly enrolled and Level II fieldwork students were examined. Responses to ...
Hooper, Barbara - - 2008
Becoming a professional who embodies certain dispositions is known as identity formation. Little research has explored what intentions educators hold for student identity formation or how such intentions influence their teaching. Nine faculty members (all female) in an occupation-centered curriculum were interviewed and observed over 8 weeks. Data were analyzed ...
Jankovich, Milena - - 2008
OBJECTIVE. Interrater agreement and construct validity of the Revised Knox Preschool Play Scale (RKPPS) were examined.
Myers, Christine - - 2008
OBJECTIVE. The study describes the current role of occupational therapists in the transition of young children with special needs from early intervention to preschool and from preschool to kindergarten.
Stav, Wendy - - 2008
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