Search Results
Results 101 - 150 of 2724
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
Durickovic Ivana - - 2013
Raman spectroscopy was used to analyze mixtures of urea and water in order to identify the influence of the urea concentration on the solution's freezing point. Our approach consisted in the analysis of urea aqueous solutions and the determination of their phase transitions at low temperatures. Hence, Raman spectra of ...
Bambakidis Nicholas C - - 2013
: Surgical training has remained remarkably similar in many respects since the early days of halstedian training. Neurosurgery is a demanding field that requires extensive cognitive, perceptive, and technical training. Surgical simulation is a promising approach to facilitate acquiring proficiency in neurosurgical procedures. Simulation can permit mentoring trainees in a ...
Korgavkar Kaveri - - 2013
Background:Previously considered safe for typical use, concerns have recently been expressed regarding the potential effect of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) on human skin and, in particular, on skin cancer risk.Objective:We sought to address this concern by reviewing the current literature on CFLs, ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and photocarcinogenic exposure.Results:On average, the ...
- - 2013
Nearly 100 per cent of nurses who answered the Nursing Older People September online question ( page 9 ) agreed that dementia awareness training should be mandatory for all staff. They were responding to the finding of a major national audit that one in ten hospitals in England and Wales ...
Sarkhosh Kourosh - - 2013
Obesity is a common disease affecting adults and children. The incidence of obesity in Canada is increasing. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a relatively new and effective procedure for weight loss. Owing to an increase in the number of bariatric surgical procedures, general surgeons should have an understanding of the ...
Spiga Laura - - 2013
Abstract Oncology is a branch of medicine in rapid evolution in the attempt to find innovative methods for early diagnosis and a better understanding of tumoral processes leading to the development of new therapies. Metabolomics is the emerging discipline among the "omics" sciences which makes it possible to further expand ...
Brolin Rosita - - 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the reliability and validity of a questionnaire for studying satisfaction with housing and housing support for people with psychiatric disabilities. Most items were gathered from English language questionnaires. These were translated and adapted to a Swedish context and items concerning housing support ...
Rubinstein Arye - - 2013
Background:Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (NXG) is a rare chronic disorder characterized by firm yellow to red-orange nodules and plaques affecting the face, abdomen, and extremities with the potential for systemic involvement. NXG has a close association with monoclonal gammopathies, and there is a predilection for the development of multiple myeloma. Treatment options ...
Dean Erin - - 2013
NURSES WHO care for people with dementia are unlikely to be surprised by a report that finds many with the condition feel trapped in their own homes. The Alzheimer's Society ( 2013 ) report said that one third of those with dementia only go out once a week, and 10 ...
Hackett Eileen S - - 2013
Objective-To determine the oral bioavailability, single and multidose pharmacokinetics, and safety of silibinin, a milk thistle derivative, in healthy horses. Animals-9 healthy horses. Procedures-Horses were initially administered silibinin IV and silibinin phospholipid orally in feed and via nasogastric tube. Five horses then consumed increasing orally administered doses of silibinin phospholipid ...
Wiebe Meagan E - - 2013
Quality in health care can be evaluated using quality indicators (QIs). Elements contained in the surgical operative report are potential sources for QI data, but little is known about the completeness of the narrative operative report (NR). We evaluated the completeness of the NR for patients undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy. We ...
Faa Gavino - - 2013
Abstract In recent years, it has been clearly evidenced that most cells in a human being are not human: they are microbial, represented by more than 1000 microbial species. The vast majority of microbial species give rise to symbiotic host-bacterial interactions that are fundamental for human health. The complex of ...
Raben D - - 2013
The objective of this article is to set the scene for this supplement by presenting and discussing the overall outcomes of the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference and how the HIV in Europe initiative intends to further address challenges and themes raised during the conference.
Jiao Shuyun - - 2013
Adaptive landscape, proposed by Sewall Wright, has provided a conceptual framework to describe dynamical behaviours. However, it is still a challenge to explicitly construct such a landscape, and apply it to quantify interesting evolutionary processes. This is particularly true for neutral evolution. In this work, the authors study one-dimensional Wright ...
Holm Anne Lise - - 2013
Mental ill-health, such as depression in the elderly, is a complex issue that is influenced by the life-world perspective of older persons. Their self-management ability should be strengthened based on an understanding of their situation, perspectives, and vulnerability. The aim of this study was to explore and increase understanding of ...
Iovu Mihai-Bogdan - - 2013
The constantly changing nature of social care practice necessitates continuous development of educational programs to prepare current practitioners. Basing social work practice on methodologically sound research evidence is an appealing prospect for the child protection services. However, Romania, once considered an Eastern European model for child welfare policy and practice, ...
- - 2013
ADOPTING AN informal, semi-conversational style, this book seeks to familiarise nursing students with medications management. It concentrates on practical administration of medicines, for example, via intramuscular injections and nasogastric tubes. While the style encourages active engagement with readers, some of the content is elementary. An example is the illustration of ...
Christensen Robert D - - 2013
Abstract Red blood cell transfusions can be life-saving for neonates with severe anemia or active hemorrhage. However, risks of transfusions exist and should always be weighed against potential benefits. At least two transfusion risks are unique to very low birth weight neonates. The first is an association between transfusions given ...
Lobel Darlene A - - 2013
In a variety of surgical specialties, simulation-based technologies play an important role in resident training. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) established an initiative to enhance neurosurgical training by developing a simulation-based curriculum to complement standard didactic and clinical learning. To enhance resident education in the management of traumatic brain ...
Wu Zikai - - 2013
As a shortcut for drug development, drug repositioning draws more and more attention in pharmaceutical industry to identify new indications for marketed drugs or drugs failed in late clinical trial phase. At the same time, the abundant high-throughput data pushes the computationally repositioning drugs a hot topic in the area ...
Makhubele J C - - 2013
The primary aim of this article is to explore and describe the production and consumption of homemade alcohol and its associated challenges in relation to implications for social work practice. Qualitative, explorative, descriptive, and contextual design was ideal and purposive and snowball sampling methods were used in this research. Data ...
- - 2013
Cliff Kilgore works for Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust as an advanced practitioner for an intermediate care team. He is also vice chair of the British Geriatrics' Society older people's specialist nurse and senior practitioner group.
Varela Miguel A MA Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QX, - - 2013
The most fundamental roles of non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) and epigenetic mechanisms are the guidance of cellular differentiation in development and the regulation of gene expression in adult tissues. In brain, both ncRNAs and the various epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms play a fundamental role in neurogenesis and normal neuronal function. Thus, ...
Jee Junbae - - 2013
Objective-To investigate effects of low dietary vitamin A content on antibody responses in feedlot calves inoculated with an inactivated bovine coronavirus (BCoV) vaccine. Animals-40 feedlot calves. Procedures-Calves were fed diets containing high (3,300 U/kg) or low (1,100 U/kg) amounts of vitamin A beginning on the day of arrival at a ...
Nagai Naoto - - 2013
The mold temperature dependence of bisphenol A polycarbonate (BPAPC) in the view of changing the "flexed state" was investigated by mid-infrared spectroscopy combined with a previously developed thin sample preparation system. The differences in the samples of different mold temperatures were clearly detected. The structural changes in the flexed state ...
Liu Ang - - 2013
The 51st Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS) and Exposition was held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset NJ, USA, from 12-15 November 2012, with a theme of 'Energizing Analytical Solutions'. This conference attracted and energized a diverse group of attendees, presenters, and exhibitors, whose expertise covered the broad topics ...
Bartges Joseph W - - 2013
Objective-To evaluate the influence of acidifying or alkalinizing diets on bone mineral density and urine relative supersaturation (URSS) with calcium oxalate and struvite in healthy cats. Animals-6 castrated male and 6 spayed female cats. Procedures-3 groups of 4 cats each were fed diets for 12 months that differed only in ...
Skilton Ryan A - - 2013
The use of automated continuous flow reactors is described, with real-time online Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) analysis to enable rapid optimization of reaction yield using a self-optimizing feedback algorithm. This technique has been applied to the solvent-free methylation of 1-pentanol with dimethyl carbonate using a γ-alumina catalyst. Calibration of ...
Agustí C - - 2013
The objectives of this study were to investigate the acceptability of rapid HIV testing among general practitioners in Spain and to identify perceived barriers and needs in order to implement rapid testing in primary care settings. An anonymous questionnaire was distributed online to all members of the two largest Spanish ...
Wagers Brian B From the Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, - - 2013
Adolescent dating violence (DV) is a growing problem in the United States. Identifying the most optimal venue for screening and determining risk factors for DV is important for treatment and prevention programs. The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of DV among male teens presenting to a ...
Pickier Rita H - - 2013
The purpose of this article is to introduce a model of neurodevelopmental risk and protection that may explain some of the relationships among biobehavioral risks, environmental risks, and caregiving behaviors that potentially contribute to neurobehavioral and cognitive outcomes. Infants born before 30 weeks of gestation have the poorest developmental prognosis ...
Jabbour Pascal - - 2013
In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of simulation to supplement conventional surgical training. Simulation remains, however, in its infancy in neurosurgery. To report on and assess the utility of a simulation physical model for the presigmoid approach. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons created a Simulation ...
Sethi Bharati - - 2013
The primary purpose of this article is to demonstrate how immigrant/refugee women's access to health services is influenced by both immigration and health policies. The author argues that the wheel of health care must revolve along with the wheel of immigration. The application of health immigration policies that existed preconfederation, ...
Hackett Eileen S - - 2013
Objective-To evaluate antioxidant capacity and inflammatory cytokine gene expression in horses fed silibinin complexed with phospholipid. Animals-5 healthy horses. Procedures-Horses consumed increasing orally administered doses of silibinin phospholipid during 4 nonconsecutive weeks (0 mg/kg, 6.5 mg/kg, 13 mg/kg, and 26 mg/kg of body weight, twice daily for 7 days each ...
Rayment M - - 2013
UK guidelines recommend routine HIV testing in general clinical settings when the local HIV prevalence is > 0.2%. During pilot programmes evaluating the guidelines, we used laboratory-based testing of oral fluid from patients accepting tests. Samples (n = 3721) were tested manually using the Bio-Rad Genscreen Ultra HIV Ag-Ab test (Bio-Rad Laboratories Ltd, ...
Ball Chad G - - 2013
Massive transfusion protocols (MTPs) using high plasma and platelet ratios for exsanguinating trauma patients are increasingly popular. Major liver injuries often require massive resuscitations and immediate hemorrhage control. Current published literature describes outcomes among patients with mixed patterns of injury. We sought to identify the effects of an MTP on ...
Tamburella Federica F From the Clinical and Research Movement Analysis Laboratory, Spinal Cord Unit, Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, - - 2013
Although no data are available on the effects of water environment on the gait of subjects with spinal cord injury (SCI), hydrotherapy is used in the rehabilitation protocols of SCI patients. The aim of this study was to characterize gait features of subjects with incomplete SCI walking in water and ...
Harrop James - - 2013
Neurosurgical residents have traditionally been instructed on surgical techniques and procedures through an apprenticeship model. Currently, there has been research and interest in expanding the neurosurgical education model. To establish a posterior cervical decompression educational curriculum with a novel cervical simulation model. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons developed a simulation ...
Mussap Michele - - 2013
Abstract Angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1) and angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2) are antagonistic ligands that bind to the extracellular domain of the Tie-2 receptor, which is almost exclusively expressed by endothelial cells. Angiopoietins can directly stimulate both endothelial cells and neutrophils for an overall proinflammatory and proangiogenic response. An increasing number of experimental and clinical ...
Wallis Laura - - 2013
There are still obstacles to overcome-like physicians' mistrust.
Trueba Alfredo - - 2013
The effectiveness of two quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs) (non-oxidising biocides) to reduce the growth of biofilm adhering to the tubes of a heat exchanger-condenser cooled by seawater was evaluated. Their effectiveness was compared to that of a conventional oxidising biocide (sodium hypochlorite [NaOCl]) under the same testing conditions. Each biocide ...
Harrop James - - 2013
The science of medicine has undergone rapid advancement and expansion as a result of significant technological innovations, and this has affected the training of neurosurgical residents. To develop a simulation-based neurosurgical educational curriculum to improve resident education. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons established a Simulation Committee to explore the use ...
Shi Changhong - - 2013
In many complex regulatory networks with interlinked feedback loops, the simple core circuits are sufficient to achieve the specific biological functions of the whole networks, naturally raising a question: what is the role of the additional feedback loops. By investigating the effect of an additional toggle switch on the auto-activation ...
Lassenius Oona - - 2013
There is abundant documentation in research about the significant relationship between physical activity and mental health, but there is still more to be learned about what can enhance motivation to become more physically active. Fourteen persons with psychiatric disabilities were interviewed about their experiences of being physically active, and data ...
Marchesi Andrea - - 2013
Background:Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare cutaneous neuroendocrine malignancy that usually grows rapidly at the head and neck. Giant forms at the lower limbs are rarely reported and usually affect patients in the eighth decade or older.Methods:We report the case of a 60-year-old man who presented with a giant ...
Blakemore Sophie - - 2013
THOUSANDS OF hospital admissions every year could be prevented if chronic constipation in older people was diagnosed earlier, a report by a group of European experts has revealed.
Abela Lucia - - 2013
Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis is a rare fulminant opportunistic fungal infection that particularly occurs in immunocompromised patients. We present a case of fatal invasive rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis complicated by bilateral thrombotic occlusion of the internal carotid artery with consequent cerebral infarction in a 5-year-old boy after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute pre-B-cell ...
Stonecipher Diane - - 2013
Patient care is impoverished by an overreliance on technology. Nursing should look to the past for balance.
Siraichi Jackeline T G - - 2013
The aim of this work is to investigate the photoprotection activity and toxicity level of formulations containing the extract and its fractions obtained from leaves of Arrabidaea chica. The ex vivo percutaneous penetration of the extract was evaluated using the photoacoustic spectroscopy technique. The formulation presented optical absorption in the ...
Olsson Anders O - - 2013
Background: Elevated IS response was observed in 22 out of 157 mouse plasma samples in a 3-month toxicity study. This initiated a root cause investigation. Results: Mass spectra revealed that taurocholic acid (TCA) was present in the samples, partially eluted overlapping the analyte peak. An enhanced IS response (>twofold) was ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >