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Olczak-Kowalczyk, D. - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Infantile systemic hyalinosis is a rare genetic disorder which involves accumulation of hyaline in the skin, bones, mucous membranes, and occasionally, also in internal organs. The major manifestations include painful articular contractures, cutaneous lesions (hyperpigmentation, subcutaneous nodules), malnutrition resulting from diarrhoea, gingival, labial and buccal hypertrophy. CASE REPORT: The ...
FitzGerald, K. - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Anomalies of dental anatomy are common in the ectodermal dysplasia syndromes. These anomalies, when found in combination with dental caries, can pose a restorative challenge for the paediatric dentist. Modification of traditional techniques and approaches may help the practitioner provide a successful treatment outcome. Case REPORT: A 3 years ...
Keene, E.J. - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Fraser syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of which there has only previously been one case reported in the dental literature. The main characteristics are cryptophthalmos, syndactyly and genital abnormalities. Orofacial findings reported are: facial asymmetry, cleft lip and palate, high arched palate, dental crowding, fusion of primary ...
Jindal, G. - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Probiotics and their effect on oral health have been a focus of numerous trials in recent times. No documented trials have been reported from developing countries such as India with its focus on probiotic use, especially in the paediatric population. The aim of this study is to evaluate the ...
Hashim, R. - - 2011
AIM: To estimate the prevalence of severe early childhood caries (s-ECC) in the primary dentition of young children in Ajman, UAE, and investigate its association with child and family characteristics, dietary habits, oral hygiene practices and dental services utilisation. METHODS: A one-stage cluster sample was used to randomly select children ...
Cox, I.C.J. - - 2011
AIM: To analyse the influence of the presence of the parent in the dental operatory on their child's behaviour during dental treatment. METHODS: This study was a randomised controlled trial performed in a secondary paediatric dental care clinic. The child's perception of the dental treatment and its behaviour during treatment ...
Ramos-Jorge, M.L. - - 2011
AIM: To determine whether exposing children to images of positive dental care would have an effect on their degree of anxiety, assessing anxiety three separate times. study DESIGN: Controlled trial. METHODS: The 70 participants from 4-11 years of age were randomly assigned to one of two conditions. The intervention consisted ...
Ashkenazi, M. - - 2011
AIM: To identify the type and relative prevalence of mistakes, negligence and legal offences (MNLOs) performed or nearly performed by paediatric dentists during their entire career. METHODS: The population consisted of 25 (29.4%) certified and 48 (56.5%) non-certified paediatric dentists, and 12 (14.1%) residents in paediatric dentistry. A structured anonymous ...
Curzon, M.E.J. - - 2011
AIM: To provide guidance on reviewing scientific manuscripts for publication. REVIEW: Scientific peer review is possibly one of the most important tasks a scientist is asked to do. It carries a great responsibility and needs to be conscientiously and thoroughly carried out. It is most important that a reviewer decides ...
Toumba, Jack - - 2011
Jones, Susan - - 2011
Safe surgery is a world-wide recognised issue. The World Health Organization statistics show that the occurrence of major complications is between 3 and 16%, and the occurrence of disability and death is between 0.4 and 0.8% (WHO 2009).
Khoyratty, Saleem - - 2011
Patients awaiting surgery are often fasted preoperatively well in excess of the recommended fasting times. Educated perioperative practitioners were asked to discuss preoperative starvation with patients. Preoperative starvation period for clear fluids was significantly reduced from a mean of 8 hours 30 minutes in the original audit, to 6 hours ...
Dhinsa, Baljinder - - 2011
With the increasing use of oral anticoagulation therapy the appropriate management of perioperative anticoagulation is of surgical importance. There is a delicate balance between the risk of a perioperative thromboembolic event and the risk of operative bleeding from anticoagulation. Whilst there are a range of options available to the clinician, ...
Siddique, Khurram - - 2011
Hydrocolloid dressings are impermeable dressings that provide an optimal environment for wound healing. These dressings are very effective in healing chronic wounds but evidence regarding their use for the post-operative knee and hip surgery is scarce. Our experience shows that hydrocolloid dressing (Duoderm[R]) helps in preventing not only superficial surgical ...
Ellis, Harold - - 2011
To the lay public, the very idea of an operation on that vital structure, the heart, seems to be out of the question. (In fact, the heart muscle is an incredibly tough machine that can go on pumping, without a single service, for 90 or more years!) Even to the ...
Grainger, Hannah - - 2011
The use of Intraoperative Cell Salvage (ICS) in obstetrics has been slow to develop as a result of theoretical concerns relating to amniotic fluid embolism and fetal red cell contamination. In this article we examine the current UK position on the use of ICS in this clinical speciality and the ...
Wood, Marcia - - 2011
Avant, Sandra - - 2011
Bliss, Rosalie - - 2011
James, Raven - - 2011
An exploratory study was conducted to compare addiction studies and community counseling students' attitudes toward research. A survey of 66 addiction studies and 17 community counseling students in graduate programs was used to explore interest and self-efficacy in research and the research training environment. A pre/post test design was used ...
Glassman, Tavis - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine the Blood (breath) Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) rates of college football fans on game day. Researchers employed a time-series study design, collecting data at home football games at a large university in the Midwest. Participants included 536 individuals (64.4% male) ages 18-83 (M ...
Henry, Kimberly - - 2011
This study explored an understudied promotive factor, a belief that alcohol use is inconsistent with personal autonomy, which may reduce adolescent intention to drink and subsequent alcohol use. Autonomy was examined as an attitudinal construct within the Theory of Reasoned Action. Longitudinal data from 2,493 seventh grade students nested in ...
Cicognani, Elvira - - 2011
This study investigated the role of sensation seeking, peer group drinking and self-efficacy in refusing to drink alcohol in influencing alcohol consumption of a sample of 588 Italian university students. Results confirmed that heavy drinkers are typically males living in university residences. Alcohol use is more frequent among students with ...
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Abiodun, O.A. - - 2011
Background. Primary care physicians (PCPs) are accessible to most patients and are gatekeepers to specialist care. In our hospital the primary care department is potentially the main source of referral to our recently established child and adolescent psychiatric clinic, which is experiencing low attendance or under-utilisation. We suspected that child ...
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