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Akinci, Baris - - 2009
Objective: Although metformin crosses the placenta, there is no current evidence whether the use of metformin in pregnancy is associated with increased risk of fetal and maternal complications. The aim of this present study is to investigate the attitudes of Turkish physicians in different specialties in terms of metformin use ...
Kanat, Mustafa - - 2009
Objective: In this study it is aimed to investigate the oxygen-dependent bactericidal activity of leukocytes in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2.
Zanis, David - - 2009
This study examined the predictors of treatment completion among 380 state parole violators consecutively admitted to a comprehensive 12-month drug treatment program in lieu of reincarceration. Offenders were placed on intensive parole supervision throughout the 12-month treatment protocol and received three months of residential substance abuse treatment followed by nine ...
Wilcox, James - - 2009
This article present the cases of two young men with chronic MDMA abuse who later developed movement disorders typical of the Parkinson's syndrome. It is worth noting that both men bought the presumed MDMA from the same illicit source. Potential risks of MDMA use and movement disorders are discussed. The ...
Trichter, Stephen - - 2009
Ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic plant brew from the Amazon basin used as part of healing ceremonies by the local indigenous people of the region for centuries, is now being consumed by growing numbers of people throughout the world. Anecdotal evidence and previous research suggest that there are spiritual effects experienced among ...
Polcin, Douglas - - 2009
Finding a living environment that supports recovery is a major challenge for many clients attending outpatient treatment. Yet it is important because family, friends, and roommates who encourage substance use or discourage recovery can undermine the progress made in treatment. Destructive living environments are most problematic for clients who have ...
Oggins, Jean - - 2009
This article describes Walden House's Enhanced Planetree Intervention Component (EPIC), enhanced substance abuse treatment services that offered minority men mental health services integrated with services for substance abuse and HIV. Of clients entering EPIC in a one-year period, 93% successfully completed treatment, compared to a significantly lower 65% for a ...
Mitchell, Shannon - - 2009
Both heroin-addicted individuals and methadone maintenance patients are likely to face untreated opioid withdrawal while incarcerated. Limited research exists concerning the withdrawal experiences of addicted inmates and their impact on individuals' attitudes and plans concerning drug abuse treatment. In the present study, 53 opioid dependent adults (32 in methadone treatment ...
Klein, Hugh - - 2009
This study examines drug effect-enhancing behaviors practiced by young adult users of the drug, Ecstasy. Between August 2002 and August 2004, 283 face-to-face interviews were conducted with active Ecstasy users. Study participants were recruited in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area using a targeted sampling approach. The large majority of study ...
Hall, Martin - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence, patterns, and predictors of nitrite inhalant use in antisocial adolescents. Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 723 Missouri youth ([M.sub.age] = 15.5, SD = 1.2) in residential care for antisocial behavior. The lifetime prevalence of nitrite inhalant use was 1.7% (1.3% ...
Denson, Raymond - - 2009
The history of narcotherapy is outlined and reasons are given for its current obsolescence. A modified procedure and two cases in which it has been employed successfully are described. The rationale of narcotherapy and its application to the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders are discussed and elucidated.
Czuchry, Michael - - 2009
To examine the effectiveness of two visual representation counseling techniques for reducing illicit drug use, participants were randomly assigned to receive standard treatment "as usual" or standard treatment supplemented with free mapping or free plus guide mapping. Each counselor delivered all types of treatment to participants to control for differences ...
Coviello, Donna - - 2009
After drug use stabilization, employment has long been considered an important goal for clients enrolled in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Programs (MMTPs). The integrated counseling and employment intervention described here is a manualized treatment based on interpersonal cognitive problem solving (ICPS) theory. The six-month intervention utilized a problem-solving framework to help ...
Bordnick, Patrick - - 2009
Virtual reality (VR) cue environments have been developed and successfully tested in nicotine, cocaine, and alcohol abusers. Aims in the current article include the development and testing of a novel VR cannabis cue reactivity assessment system. It was hypothesized that subjective craving levels and attention to cannabis cues would be ...
Yolcu, Canan - - 2009
Pleural effusion is a rare complication of atypical hepatitis A virus infection. It was proposed that immune complexes or local inflammation within the liver might be the cause of pleural effusion. In this case report, an 8 year-old girl with hepatitis A virus infection and unilateral pleural effusion was presented ...
Ozgen, Aylin - - 2009
Haemoptysis may be observed in one third of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis at any time during their disease. Tuberculosis may present with atypical radiological findings in patients with underlying diseases such as Diabetes Mellitus (DM). We presented a 58-year-old male with DM who haemorrhaged from the right bronchial artery although ...
Eren, Sevval - - 2009
We report a case of an 18 months old boy admitted for respiratory distress and wheezing who did not respond to nebulized salbutamol and budesonid. On chest X ray and computed tomographic investigation, a right paratracheal regular mass was seen. During hospitalization the clinical status of the child deteriorated. An ...
Erdem, Hakan - - 2009
The purpose of this article is to bring up the efficacy of antimicrobials and the therapeutic problems that the antibiotic resistance imposes on clinicians for acute bacterial sinusitis (ABS), acute otitis media (AOM), and outpatient community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults in Turkey. The publications associated with respiratory pathogens on ...
Hansen, James - - 2009
Cigarette smoking is the primary cause of world-wide premature death. Therefore, thoracic physicians should try to inform patients of the harm smoking causes to airways and blood vessels. Unfortunately, in pursuing the goal of reducing the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, simple "global" guidelines were established to identify airway ...
Unsal, Ayla - - 2009
Introduction: Tobacco use is one of the most important preventable health problems all over the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that smoking is the biggest health problem since over five million people die of it every year and it causes much harm. Most people begin to smoke in ...
Ak, Guntulu - - 2009
Introduction: The mechanism of carcinogenesis of lung adenocarcinomas arising in smokers and non-smokers is distinct. Distinct tumorigenic mechanisms would imply differences in tumor biology, demographic characteristics, and survival. The aim of this study was to compare the patient characteristics and survival rates of current smokers and non-smokers with lung adenocarcinoma.
Aras, Aliye - - 2009
Introduction: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a significant disease which affects the individual physically, emotionally, and socially and leads to an increase in the social support needs of the patients. The aim of this study is to determine the social support perceived by the patients and factors related to ...
Desalu, Olufemi - - 2009
Introduction: The aim of the study was to establish the risk factors of bronchial asthma in a Nigerian adult population.
Bircan, Ahmet - - 2009
Introduction: In this study, the role of consecutive measurements of pneumonia symptom scores (PSS) and serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in predicting the time to clinical stability (TCS) of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) were investigated.
Basak, Pinar - - 2009
Diabetes mellitus, immunosupression ve steroid uptake cause dermatophyte infections to progress more generalized and severe. Cases of tinea corporis caused by Tricophyton rubrum were described in immunosupressive as well as psoriatic patients. The female patient using long term methotrexate and systemic steroid treatment for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, with diabetes ...
Kus, Sadiye - - 2009
Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a distinctive form of recurrent angioedema with life threatening consequences. Type I is defined with quantitative C1 esterase inhibitor (C1 INH) deficiency, type II with functional C1 INH deficency and type III with normal quantity and function of C1 INH respectively. Here in, We present three ...
Akturk, Aysun - - 2009
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a skin disease that may be associated with myelodisplastic syndrome characterized by painful, ulcerovegetative lesions. The skin lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum, which is a neutrophilic dermatose, are well-defined ulcers surrounded with violeceous erythema. Neutrophilic dermatoses are defined as a multisystem disease and may also affect different organs ...
Karaca, Semsettin - - 2009
In healthy body, oxygen species and antioxidant defence mechanisms work in balance. Overproduction or inadequate removal of reactive oxygen species result in oxidative stress, leading to lipid peroxidation, DNA mutation or breakage, activation or inactivation of enzymes, protein oxidation. Clinically, these cause several unfavorable effects included erythema, edema, wrinkles, photoaging, ...
Dilek, Nursel - - 2009
Objective: We aimed to investigate the types of dermatophytes and dermatophytosis in Elazig region to provide appropriate information for therapy planning and public health prevention.
Jeon, Mi-Jeong - - 2009
Late-instars of Bryothinusa koreana Ahn & Jeon are described for the first time based upon DNA sequence data of larvae and adults. Twelve larvae were collected on Geoje Island, Korea, in association with adults of B. koreana. The partial cytochrome oxidase II gene (410 bp) was sequenced from the larvae ...
Shapiro, Jeffrey - - 2009
Two closely related species of Anthocoridae, the minute pirate bugs Orius insidiosus (Say) and O. pumilio (Champion), were collected together from false Queen Anne's lace/ large bullwort (Ammi majus) planted on an organic farm in Gainesville, Alachua Co., FL., over a period of 5 successive weeks. The presumptive prey on ...
Morillo, Franklin - - 2009
Pupal duration, longevity, and behavior of males and females of Carmenta theobromae (Busck), an insect pest of economic importance in cocoa plantations (Theobroma cacao (L.)) were studied. Perforated pods from cocoa farms in Curiepe, Miranda state, Venezuela were collected and taken to INIA-Miranda. Carmenta theobromae larvae and pupa were extracted ...
Jimenez-Perez, Alfredo - - 2009
Adult reproductive biology, including fecundity and mating propensity, may be affected by larval host for insects such as the papaya fruit fly, Toxotrypana curvicauda that do not require protein to produce eggs. Although the reproductive biology of papaya fruit flies that were reared on papaya fruit Carica papaya L. is ...
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