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Good, Barbara - - 2008
Nazim, Muhammad - - 2008
Venomous snakebites are a rare but dangerous and potentially deadly condition in the U.S.. Most bites in the U. S. result from envenomation with snakes of the family Viperidae, subfamily Crotalinae, which includes rattlesnakes and copperheads. Treatment includes a comprehensive work-up to look for possible hematologic, neurologic, renal, and cardiovascular ...
DeLaGarza, Vincent - - 2008
Objectives: To determine whether cutaneous herpes zoster infection in immunocompetent older people is correlated with an increased risk for death.
Karimi, Kamran - - 2008
Widespread usage of advanced abdominal imaging has resulted in an increased finding of cystic lesions in the pancreas in asymptomatic patients. Greater than 90% of cystic pancreatic lesions are of inflammatory origin, the well-known pancreatic pseudocysts. The critical issue confronting specialists is differentiating inflammatory lesions from neoplastic lesions.
Yaqub, Abid - - 2008
A 23 year old female patient presented with oligoamenorrhea. She had excessive weight gain and had noticed hirsutism, enlargement of the jaw, increase in her ring and shoe size, increased sweating and darkening of her skin in flexural areas. Examination revealed a large framed woman with coarse facial features, large ...
Nunley, Sunjay - - 2008
Thorpe, Kenneth - - 2008
Reading, Anna - - 2008
This article suggests that the study of memory in the 21st century needs to be understood within a rapidly developing techno-social context that includes wearable and portable mobile technologies. Drawing on a pilot study involving depth interviews on camera phone use by women and men in London in 2006, the ...
Vaher, Berk - - 2008
The article is a study into exotic record collecting as a manifestation of memory-based identity politics--a way of reasserting one's agency in the consumerist society through an expanded consciousness of the complexities of the forgotten cultural past (in the present case, extremely eccentric obscure vinyl records). First, exotic record collecting ...
Luutonen, Marketta - - 2008
Our memories can put their signatures on handmade products and the way an object is made can colour our emotional response to it. I use handmade pullovers by Ms Sirkka Kononen, the textile artist, and anonymous traditional pullovers from Korsnas and Ostrobothnia as examples and ask how these products convey ...
Unt, Liina - - 2008
Landscape and human memory are in a reciprocal relationship--landscape sustains a certain kind of remembering while memories keep it from changing too much. Living in and looking at a landscape can be regarded as acts of remembrance, where the landscape is not scenery, but a stage of action. Theatrical performances ...
Saro, Anneli - - 2008
The article is focused on stereotypes as cognitive phenomena, as well as on cultural mechanisms of representation and memorization, by studying their formation, petrifaction and decomposition more broadly in culture, and more specifically in theatre and film. For an empirical example, I draw on the Estonian novel Spring by Oskar ...
McLean, Stuart - - 2008
This essay is about bog bodies--the preserved remains of prehistoric humans, often interpreted as ritual killings, found in peat bogs across northwest Europe. It considers the production of knowledge about the human past as a complex, relational process implicating multiple actors and traversing the terms of any straightforward nature-culture binary. ...
Rohdewald, Stefan - - 2008
Analyzing figures of national religious memory of the orthodox Southern Slavs, we focus on the changes concerning the temporal horizon, the contents, carried and brought to mind by the figures, and the forms of collective identity that were produced or reinforced by these realisations in their specific social or 'national' ...
Collins, Felicity - - 2008
How can historical fiction tell the truth about the past? Focusing on the disciplinary boundaries between history and cultural theory, this article argues that, at moments of national crisis, historical fiction has the capacity to produce new forms of public memory and subjectivity that conventional historiography fails to recognise. This ...
Knuuttila, Seppo - - 2008
This article examines examples of time travel in folklore and science fiction. The aim is to emphasize that the subject of remembering could be both experienced and fictional. Memory and imagination produce and affirm together the actual meanings about the past. This kind of past and present articulation is one ...
Neumann, H. - - 2008
Descamps, M.J.L. - - 2008
Wood, E.J. - - 2008
Stringer, Bernadette - - 2008
Elevated operating theatre noise can be hazardous to patient safety and may cause occupational stress. In a nine-hospital study, background noise and average noise were measured, during operations in different subspecialties, and found to be higher than noise levels recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for hospital areas in ...
Mitchell, Lucy - - 2008
What are 'non-technical' skills and why would they be relevant to theatre practitioners? This is a new area of research for healthcare based on a well developed approach from the world of aviation. Non-technical skills are the cognitive and social skills that complement technical skills to achieve safe and efficient ...
Lipp, Allyson - - 2008
Abortion is controversial and often sparks polemic debate. Nevertheless, theatre staff need to know the different methods of abortion, to be aware of the current UK legal position and possible future directions. Theatre staff must be mindful of their own ethical and emotional position in order to play a vital ...
Ellis, Harold - - 2008
In starting this series of articles on distinguished women in nursing, medicine and the related healthcare professions, the choice of the first name is obvious. Florence Nightingale is, I suggest, the most famous female in the long history of medicine and is a name that is known and revered throughout ...
Cutler, Ian - - 2008
You are trained and skilled in the practice of safe clinical procedures. Are you aware however that the safety of the medical devices, which includes medical equipment, that you use routinely in your clinical working day have been designed to be safe for both you and for patients? This is ...
Karabudak, Ozalem - - 2008
Porokeratosis (PK) is a group of cutaneous entities characterized by marginate scaling lesions, histologically showing a column of parakeratotic keratinocytes (cornoid lamella). Various forms are recognized such as porokeratosis of Mibelli (PM), linear porokeratosis, disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis, punctate parakeratosis. PM should be treated because of the possibility of developing ...
Kacar, Nida - - 2008
BS is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder characterized by telangiectasias, photosensitivity, growth deficiency of prenatal onset, immunodeficiency, increased susceptibility to malignancies and diabetes mellitus. There is an increased risk of developing neoplasia at early ages. Chromosomal fractures and an increase in sister chromatid exchanges are observed in BS that presents ...
Ceren, Eylem - - 2008
Background and Design: A potassium hydroxide (KOH) direct microscopic examination, histopathological investigation with periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) stain and fungal culture are common diagnostic methods in the diagnosis of onychomycosis. The purpose of this study was to compare these three methods for the diagnosis of onychomycosis.
Seremet, Sila - - 2008
Background and Design: The pemphigus family includes a number of disease which feature intraepidermal blisters with acantholysis. Pemphigus vulgaris(PV) is the most common form of pemphigus, affects the skin and mucous membranes. Although oral mucosa is the most commonly affected site, all stratified squamous epithelium can be involved like pharynx, ...
Adisen, Esra - - 2008
Background and Design: Skin diseases are among the most prevalent problems in medical practice. Dermatologists have become active, not only in treatment of skin diseases, but also for the cosmetic and surgical procedures. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the profiles of patients visiting outpatient dermatology clinic of ...
Seckin, Dilek - - 2008
"Targeted phototherapy" is a recently described therapeutic option in photodermatology. It is used to describe the phototherapy devices which can deliver high doses of ultraviolet (UV) radiation selectively to the involved skin. Several of these devices with different emission spectrums are currently in use. 308 nm monochromatic excimer light (MEL) ...
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