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Romero-Acosta Kelly - - 2013
Aims This study provides information about the prevalence of somatic symptoms (Ss) in a population of Spanish children and adolescents and their distribution by age and gender. It also sheds light on which Ss are more associated with depression and anxiety and which are associated with more disability. Method A ...
Murphy Lyn Stankiewicz - - 2013
In this department, Drs Murphy, Wilson, and Newhouse highlight hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice relevant to the nurse administrator. The goal is to discuss the practical implications for nurse leaders in diverse healthcare settings. Content includes evidence-based projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality ...
Sen Indrani - - 2013
Aortoiliac arterial occlusive (AIOD) disease is common in India. The clinical presentation and etiology are different than in the West. Intervention is frequently required for advanced lower extremity ischemia, but the results have not been systemically evaluated. We studied the clinical profile and midterm results of patients undergoing aortobifemoral bypass ...
Lobbestael Jill - - 2013
Reactive aggression (RA) refers to angry responses to provocation or frustration, while proactive aggression (PA) denotes nonemotional, instrumental, and unprovoked aggression. The current study examined personality-related and cognitive correlates of both aggressive types. Respectively, the predictive values of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), and of hostile interpretation bias, which is the ...
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ABSTRACT:: Reproductive and sexual coercion involves behavior intended to maintain power and control in a relationship related to reproductive health by someone who is, was, or wishes to be involved in an intimate or dating relationship with an adult or adolescent. This behavior includes explicit attempts to impregnate a partner ...
Ehlert Tobias - - 2013
The heritability of specific phenotypical traits relevant for physical performance has been extensively investigated and discussed by experts from various research fields. By deciphering the complete human DNA sequence, the human genome project has provided impressive insights into the genomic landscape. The hope that this information would reveal the origin ...
Hatfield Linda A - - 2013
BACKGROUND:: There is a paucity of research examining the impact of standardized uniform style and color for registered nurses (RNs). OBJECTIVE:: The aim of this study was to appraise published peer-refereed studies on the effect of a standardized uniform style and color for RNs. METHODS:: Seven peer-refereed studies exploring standardized ...
Tan Peng Chiong - - 2013
: To compare immediate with delayed (4 hours) oxytocin infusion after amniotomy on vaginal delivery within 12 hours and patient satisfaction with the birth process. : Parous women with favorable cervixes after amniotomy for labor induction were randomized to immediate titrated oxytocin or placebo intravenous infusion in a double-blind noninferiority ...
Merkel Drorit - - 2013
Hypomethylating agents have become the standard therapy for patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). In Israel, azacitidine (AZA) is routinely used. Yet, infectious complications are common during AZA therapy. The current study was aimed to evaluate the incidence and predisposing risk factors for infections in AZA-treated patients. This retrospective study ...
Lorenz Robert P - - 2013
This month, we focus on current research in placenta accreta. Dr. Lorenz discusses five recent publications, and each is concluded with a "bottom line" that is the take-home message. The complete reference for each can be found in on this page, along with direct links to the abstracts.
Siccardi Marco - - 2013
Heterogeneity in response to HIV treatments has been attributed to several causes including variability in pharmacokinetic exposure. Nanomedicine applications have a variety of advantages compared with traditional formulations, such as the potential to increase bioavailability and specifically target the site of action. Our group is focusing on the development of ...
Christensen Thomas J - - 2013
: Wound vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) is a technique used frequently by orthopedic surgeons to facilitate wound closure. Bedside VAC removal can be a source of great pain for patients, which we hypothesize can be decreased by topical lidocaine application. : This was a prospective randomized double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial (registered on ...
Norton Mary E - - 2013
: To estimate changes in rates of prenatal testing for aneuploidy over a 5-year period in a large integrated health care system. : Data from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California cytogenetics laboratory and Regional Prenatal Screening Program were used to estimate rates of prenatal aneuploidy screening and diagnostic testing in ...
Roncalli Silvia - - 2013
Background To assist in improving team working in Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs), the Mental Health Commission formulated a user-friendly but yet-to-be validated 25-item Mental Health Team Development Audit Tool (MHDAT). Aims The present study aims to examine the psychometric properties of the MHDAT. Method Based on a sample of ...
Ducros Nicolas - - 2013
ABSTRACT. In recent years, an increasing effort has been devoted to the optimization of acquisition and reconstruction schemes for fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT). In particular, wide-field structured illumination and compression of the measured images have enabled significant reduction of the data set and, consequently, a decrease in both acquisition and ...
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Female and male sterilization are both safe and effective methods of permanent contraception used by more than 220 million couples worldwide . Approximately 600,000 tubal occlusions and 200,000 vasectomies are performed in the United States annually . For women seeking permanent contraception, sterilization obviates the need for user-dependent contraception throughout ...
Higdon Karen - - 2013
There is minimal evidence related to Magnet® designation and the benefits in small hospitals. A business strategy for small hospitals (<100 beds) to achieve Magnet designation is presented, including a cost-benefit analysis, outcome measures, and financial impact data.
Walters Mark D - - 2013
Pelvic organ prolapse is a common problem in women that increases with age and adversely affects quality of life and sexual function. If conservative treatments fail, surgery becomes the main option for symptom abatement. For uterovaginal prolapse, treatment with or without hysterectomy can be offered, and operations must include a ...
Lastow Orest - - 2013
The 1st Medicon Valley Inhalation Symposium was arranged by the Medicon Valley Inhalation Consortium. It was held at the Medicon Village site, which is the former AstraZeneca site in Lund, Sweden. It was a 1-day symposium focused on inhaled drug delivery and inhalation product development. A total of 90 delegates ...
Dallaudiere Benjamin - - 2013
The prognostic implication of oxygen concentration as a factor in recurrence of solid tumors has been proved. Hypoxic osteosarcoma, imaged with (18)F-misonidazole PET/CT, is the most frequent primary malignant bone tumor. The aim of our study was to determine the role of blood oxygenation level-dependent (BOLD) functional MRI in an ...
Good Meadow M - - 2013
: To further characterize the anatomy of the fifth lumbar to first sacral (L5-S1) disc space and to provide anatomic landmarks that can be used to predict the locations of the disc, sacral promontory, and surrounding structures during sacrocolpopexy. : The lumbosacral anatomy was examined in 25 female cadavers and ...
Hymmen Peter - - 2013
Background A significant increase in the number of walk-in counselling clinics offering single-session therapy (SST) prompted this review of the empirical support for the effectiveness of SST. Aims The article is intended to (1) increase practitioners' knowledge of the empirical support for the effectiveness of single-session counselling with client populations ...
Spiro Ari J - - 2013
CT myocardial perfusion imaging is an emerging diagnostic modality that is under intensive study but not yet widely used in clinical practice. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the performance of resting 64-MDCT in revealing ischemia identified on radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). We retrospectively identified 35 patients ...
Rosenthal Laura - - 2013
In a rapid cycle quality improvement project, the creation of a nurse-physician task force defined guidelines for nurse-physician communication between hospitalists and night shift nurses. Benefits include creating a structured presentation of patient information, reduced nonurgent pager interruptions, and formation of a collaborative team to smooth future communication concerns.
Chay Doo Byung - - 2013
: To estimate the clinical significance of serum anti-human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies and high-risk cervical HPV DNA in cervical neoplasia. : The study population comprised patients who were histopathologically diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 1 (n=64), CIN 2 and 3 (n=241), cervical cancer (n=170), and normal control participants (n=975). ...
Behrendt Nicholas - - 2013
: To evaluate whether women with known risk factors for preterm birth will manifest different rates of cervical shortening preceding a spontaneous preterm birth. : We conducted a secondary analysis of data from the Maternal--Fetal Medicine Units Network Preterm Prediction Study. Known risk factors for preterm birth were recorded. Cervical ...
Conte Michael S - - 2013
Peripheral artery disease is growing in global prevalence and is estimated to afflict between 8 and 12 million Americans. Its most severe form, critical limb ischemia (CLI), is associated with high rates of limb loss, morbidity, and mortality. Revascularization is the cornerstone of limb preservation in CLI, and has traditionally ...
Li Shuhai - - 2013
Metastasis-associated protein 1 (MTA1) high expression has been detected in a wide variety of human aggressive tumors and plays important roles in the malignant biological behaviors such as invasion, metastasis, and angiogenesis. However, the specific roles and mechanisms of MTA1 protein in regulating the malignant behaviors of non-small-cell lung cancer ...
Taylor Rumina - - 2013
Background Treatment seeking by South Asians for depression has been shown to be lower than for white British people. Aims This study compared illness perceptions about depression and the help-seeking behaviour of white British (n  =  70) and North Indian women (n  =  70) living in the UK. Previous studies ...
Irshad Abid - - 2013
The purpose of this article is to correlate various ultrasound features of breast cancer with tumor grade, and with estrogen, progesterone, and ERRB2 (formerly HER2) receptor status as well as to assess the predictive value of these features. The features of breast cancers found by using ultrasound between January 2010 ...
Zagouri Flora - - 2013
: Cervical cancer is the most common solid carcinoma diagnosed during pregnancy; obviously, pregnancy adds complexity to treatment recommendations. We synthesized all available data and evaluated the efficacy and safety of the administration of platinum derivatives during pregnancy in cervical cancer. : Eligible articles were identified by a search of ...
Medina Wenceslao T - - 2013
Normally breakfast cereal flakes are consumed by pouring them into a bowl and covering them with fresh or cold milk. During this process the liquid uptake causes changes in the surface and internal matrix of breakfast cereals that influence texture and integrity. Some breakfast cereal as flakes have a translucent ...
Rubinstein Chen - - 2013
Transfused blood can disrupt the coagulation cascade. We postulated that packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion may be associated with thromboembolic phenomena. We used propensity matching to examine the relationship between intraoperative PRBC transfusion and stroke during carotid endarterectomy (CEA). We selected CEA procedures from the American College of Surgeons ...
Zoué Lessoy T - - 2013
The search for new sources of oil with improved characteristics has focused our attention on the characterisation of Irvingia gabonensis seed kernel oil. Physicochemical analysis have revealed the following assets: refractive index (1.42 ± 0.00), free fatty acids (2.3 ± 0.8%), peroxide value (3.33 ± 0.57 meq O(2)/kg), iodine value (32.43 ± 1.22 g I(2)/100 g), saponification value (233.75 ± 2.60 mg KOH/g), ...
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Figueroa Carlos E - - 2013
Background: Freeze-drying is an attractive method for converting nanoparticulate pharmaceutical dispersions into a stable form with a long shelf life. However, practical challenges in translating laboratory practice to the clinic, such as high protectant osmolarity and infeasible reconstitution methods, currently limit lyophilized formulation development of nanoparticle therapeutics. Results: We demonstrate ...
Gavaskar Ashok S - - 2013
: The goal of the study is to analyze the outcome and complications after locked plating of proximal humerus fractures with the extended deltoid split approach though a shoulder strap incision. : Prospective. : Tertiary care referral center. : Fifty-two adult patients with a displaced 3 or 4 part proximal ...
Downey Kate - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine whether histogram analysis of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values from diffusion-weighted MRI can be used to differentiate cervical tumors according to their histologic characteristics. Sixty patients with International Federation of Gynecology stage I cervical cancer underwent MRI at 1.5 T with a ...
Bismuth Jean - - 2013
Current interventional techniques rely heavily on operator familiarity with catheters and wires and on physician skills in effectively navigating through and managing target lesions. A novel robotic technology allows endovascular specialists to remotely control catheter tip deflection and advancement and to coordinate manipulation of currently available wires. The aim of ...
Hagenhoff M - - 2013
A heightened sensitivity towards negative emotional stimuli has been described for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). We investigated whether a faster and more accurate detection of negatively valent information in BPD can be confirmed by means of a visual search task which required subjects to detect a face with an incongruent ...
Goosey-Tolfrey Victoria L - - 2013
The volume of literature on field-based physiological testing of wheelchair sports, such as basketball, rugby and tennis, is considerably smaller when compared with that available for individuals and team athletes in able-bodied (AB) sports. In analogy to the AB literature, it is recognized that performance in wheelchair sports not only ...
Schneeberger Caroline - - 2013
: To estimate and compare contamination rates of three different urine-sampling methods in pregnant women to assess bacteriuria. : In this cross-sectional study, 113 pregnant women collected three different midstream urine samples consecutively: morning (first void); midstream (void without further instructions); and clean-catch sample (void after cleaning). The following end ...
Gomersall Sjaan R - - 2013
The ActivityStat hypothesis suggests that when physical activity is increased or decreased in one domain, there will be a compensatory change in another domain, in order to maintain an overall stable level of physical activity or energy expenditure over time. The ActivityStat debate is gaining momentum in the literature and ...
Shevell Allison Haley - - 2013
The disclosure to a family of a child's cerebral palsy is an important transformative event that has potential lasting implications. This article highlights specific challenges, the results of research into the disclosure process and what attributes should be sought for in this encounter by health care providers. Illustrative case vignettes ...
Nordeng Hedvig - - 2013
: To estimate whether first-trimester exposure to nitrofurantoin is associated with increased malformation rates and, secondarily, to estimate whether exposure to nitrofurantoin is associated with increased rates of negative pregnancy outcomes and perinatal complications. : We conducted a population-based cohort study using the Norwegian Prescription Database linked to data on ...
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ABSTRACT:: Fertility treatments have contributed significantly to the increase in multifetal pregnancies. The first approach to the problem of multifetal pregnancies should be prevention, and strategies to limit multifetal pregnancies, especially high-order multifetal pregnancies, should be practiced by all physicians who treat women for infertility. Incorporating the ethical frameworks presented ...
Graf Oswald - - 2013
The purpose of this article is to prospectively determine the prevalence and morphologic features of typically benign large rodlike calcifications at mammography and to provide evidence-based data for this descriptor in a future version of the BI-RADS lexicon. In the 1-year period of 2011, large rodlike calcifications were detected in ...
Sacks David A - - 2013
The White classification is a system of alphabetically designated categories of diabetes in pregnancy based on age at onset, duration of disease, and the presence or absence of vascular complications. The original classification system underwent several revisions, each progressively increasing in detail and complexity. Individual authors and institutions have modified ...
Harris Elaine - - 2013
The present industry update covers the period 16 October-15 November 2012, with information sourced from mainly company press releases, regulatory and patent agencies. This month saw Novo Nordsk's long-acting insulin product (degludec) gain approval from the US FDA. There were mixed fortunes for companies in the clinical trial area with ...
Ratcliff Eric - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this paper is to provoke careful and continuing reconsideration of the relationship between psychiatrists and the pharmaceutical industry through historical analysis of trends in the promotion of psychotropic drugs. CONCLUSIONS: Psychiatrists remain concerned about the relationship of the profession with the pharmaceutical industry. From examination of ...
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