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Frye Melinda A - - 2002
Rectilinear biphasic cardioversion was used in 2 horses with idiopathic sustained atrial fibrillation; 1 horse converted to sustained sinus rhythm. Variables that potentially affected outcome of the electrical cardioversion procedures in these horses included duration of arrhythmia, placement of cardioverter pads and paddles, serum electrolyte concentrations, and treatment with quinidine. ...
Kanungo Rituparna - - 2002
The longitudinal momentum (P(axially)) distributions of one- and two-neutron removal fragments ((21,22)O) of 23O from the reaction with a C target at 72 A MeV have been measured for the first time using a new direct time-of-flight method with nearly full acceptance for the breakup fragments. The unexpectedly narrow width ...
Moro Naohiro - - 2002
As the orthodontic stage at the time of the eruption of the third molar is usually the retention period, it is desirable for both the patient and the clinician that impacted or inclined third molars be uprighted without an appliance. Impacted lower third molars can be successfully uprighted using only ...
Abe K - - 2002
The production of prompt J/psi, psi(2S), chi(c1), and chi(c2) is studied using a 32.4 fb(-1) data sample collected with the Belle detector at Upsilon(4S) and at 60 MeV below the resonance. The yield of prompt J/psi mesons in the Upsilon(4S) sample is compatible with that of continuum production; we set ...
Reid Machar - - 2002
The study investigated differences in the one- (SH) and two-handed (DH) backhands when hit flat, across-court (AC) and down-the-line (DL), and with heavy topspin DL (TDL). The ability to disguise each of these backhands when hitting the above strokes was also assessed. Eighteen college-level male tennis players, identified as having ...
Woodrum David E - - 2002
A 3-day-old infant unexpectedly developed cardiopulmonary arrest at home. A resuscitation process was initiated and the infant was transported to a nearby community hospital where a highly respected senior pediatrician assumed responsibility for the prolonged resuscitation. Following cessation of aggressive support measures, the infant resumed gasping/respiratory efforts. The pediatrician admitted ...
Park M J - - 2002
The patterns of laxity of normal wrists subjected to dorsal and volar stresses were analysed. Dorsal and volar displacement tests were carried out on both wrists of 50 subjects under image-intensifier control. Lateral projections in neutral, and dorsal and volar stress positions were taken to analyse the behaviour of the ...
Wennemann Ludger - - 2002
High wheel tractor applications of 4-methoxycinnamaldehyde (MCA)-coated corn granules ('grits') were conducted in Ruski Krstur (Serbia) in summer 2001 in a 5 ha corn field. Grits are a by-product after corn is harvested and separated from the cob and used as a carrier medium to disseminate MCA into the corn ...
Wataha John C - - 2002
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM: The biological properties of casting alloys have been assessed largely under passive conditions. The effect of common intraoral stresses such as brushing, toothpastes, and low pH on alloy toxicity are not known. PURPOSE: This study assessed the toxicity of 5 types of casting alloys commonly used in ...
Johannson A B - - 2002
International guidelines developed recommendations in the resuscitation of the new-born: at least one person trained in resuscitation of the newly born should attend every delivery. A minority of the new-borns require active resuscitation to achieve regular respiration, heart rhythm above 100/min, pink colour and adequate tone. Establishment of adequate ventilation ...
O'Brien Dan - - 2002
Decisions on whether to resuscitate severely premature infants are especially difficult in "borderline viability" cases--those where the probability of survival is slim, and where, if survival is possible, multiple co-morbidities and severe disabilities are likely. The 2000 International Guidelines on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation are comprehensive, yet leave open some of the ...
Drayton Danielle L - - 2002
In these studies the differential roles of LTalpha and LTalphabeta complex have been discussed with regard to development of lymphoid organs in ontogeny and in inflammation, LTalpha is necessary for PLNand MLN, most likely as both LTalpha and LTalphabeta complex, whereas only LTalphabeta is required for MLN. Both are involved ...
van der Werf M J - - 2001
Xanthobacter sp. C20 was isolated from sediment of the river Rhine using cyclohexane as sole source of carbon and energy. Xanthobacter sp. C20 converted both enantiomers of limonene quantitatively into limonene-8,9-epoxide, a not previously described bioconversion product of limonene. With (4R)-limonene, (4R,8R)-limonene-8, 9-epoxide was formed as the only reaction product, ...
Fujita T - - 2001
A high confinement equilibrium with nearly zero toroidal current in the central region (a "current hole") has been observed for the first time to persist stably for several seconds in the JT-60U tokamak. This observation indicates the possibility of stable tokamak operation without central toroidal current; the central current has ...
Bailey Shaun - - 2002
Using a var2-2 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana, which lacks a homologue of the zinc-metalloprotease, FtsH, we demonstrate that this protease is required for the efficient turnover of the D1 polypeptide of photosystem II and protection against photoinhibition in vivo. We show that var2-2 leaves are much more susceptible to light-induced ...
Scheffer C J - - 2001
Orthopaedic shoeing applied for disorders such as navicular disease is mostly evaluated on hard track surfaces, but very often horses are ridden only on soft tracks. To compare the effects of normal shoes, eggbar shoes, and shoes with heel wedges (5 degrees) on the kinematics of the distal forelimb on ...
Thøgersen A M - - 2001
A previously healthy male infant was resuscitated after spontaneous ventricular fibrillation at 9 weeks of age. Echocardiography revealed three tumors in the left ventricle not amenable to complete resection. Despite treatment with antiarrhythmic agents the ventricular arrhythmias continued. When the child was 4 months old and weighed 7 kg an ...
Burton T L - - 2001
Models of polyploid evolution indicate that tetraploids are more likely to establish within diploid populations when they are formed recurrently through the union of unreduced (n=2n) gametes. To account for the coexistence of diploids and tetraploids in populations of Chamerion angustifolium, diploid, triploid and tetraploid plants were crossed in all ...
Kattwinkel J - - 2001
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), with representation from North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and South America, was formed in 1992 to provide a forum for liaison between resuscitation organizations in the developed world. This consensus document on resuscitation extends previously published ILCOR advisory statements on resuscitation ...
Zwaan M A - - 2001
We have detected the neutral atomic hydrogen (HI) emission line at a cosmologically significant distance [redshift (z) = 0.18] in the rich galaxy cluster Abell 2218 with the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope. The HI emission originates in a spiral galaxy 2.0 h65(-1) megaparsecs from the cluster core. No other significant ...
Ho N K - - 2001
The issues of life support in the asphyxiated infant are not only whether cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR will be successful, but also whether if successful, the infant will be severely damaged. This is particularly important in the developing countries because the damaged infants may burden the society. The country has ...
Isakov E - - 2001
Gait analysis of trans-tibial amputees brings to light asymmetries of different gait parameters between the amputated and sound legs. The present study investigated the activity of the vastus medialis and biceps femoris muscles during ambulation of trans-tibial amputees. Peak activities of the vastus medialis were reached similarly in both legs ...
Dai J - - 2001
This study verifies the concept of the super-omni wedge by validating its equations for effective wedge orientation and wedge angle and by comparing the dose distributions it produces with those produced by other wedge techniques. To validate the equations, we calculated dose distributions for 20 combinations of wedge orientations and ...
Aubrey W R - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Changes in the work patterns and numbers of medical staff in training grades pose a significant challenge to those responsible for the provision of an effective clinical neonatal service. Advanced neonatal nurse practitioners (ANNPs) may have a role in this changing neonatal service. The effectiveness of the ANNP has ...
O'Connell P J - - 2001
A novel technique for immobilization of Candida rugosa lipase onto anionic colloidal gas aphrons (CGAs) is described. CGAs are spherical microbubbles (10-100 microm) composed of an inner gas core surrounded by a surfactant shell. In this initial study, greater than 80% lipase (w/w) was effectively retained on the CGAs. Leakage ...
Mulvey S - - 2001
The attitudes of Australian obstetricians to the resuscitation of extremely premature infants are reported. A structured questionnaire including questions regarding antenatal parent counselling, resuscitation practices, survival rates and personal attitudes about life support was distributed to obstetricians working in Australian hospitals with a Level 3 nursery Eighty-nine (48% response rate) ...
Masci B - - 2001
Three methoxy-ether and one methoxy-ether/crown-ether derivatives of p-tert-butyltetrahomodioxa- and p-R-octahomotetraoxacalix[4]arenes (R = methyl, tert-butyl, H) have been investigated. The first three compounds, 7,15,21,27-tetra-tert-butyl-29,30,31,32-tetramethoxy-3,11-dioxapentacyclo[23.3.1.1(5,9).1(13,17).1(19,23)]ditriaconta-1(29),5,7,9(30),13,15,-17(31),19,21,23(32),25,27-dodecaene, C(50)H(68)O(6), 33,34,35,36-tetramethoxy-7,15,23,31-tetramethyl-3,11,19,27-tetraoxapentacyclo[27.3.1.1(5,9).1(13,17).1(21,25)]hexatriaconta-1(33),5,7,9(34),13,15,17(35),21,23,25(36),29,31-dodecaene, C(40)H(48)O(8), and 7,23-di-tert-butyl-33,34,35,36-tetramethoxy-3,11,19,27-tetraoxapentacyclo[27.3.1.1(5,9).1(13,17).1(21,25)]hexatriaconta-1(33),5,7,9(34),13,15,17(35),- 21,23,25(36),29,31-dodecaene, C(44)H(56)O(8), in the partial-cone or 1,2-alternate conformations, present the common feature of methoxy-ether self-inclusion, while the fourth, 42,43-dimethoxy-7,15,23,31-tetramethyl-3,11,19,27,34,37,40-heptaoxahexacyclo[15.15.9.1(5,9).1(21,25).0(13,41).0(29,33)]tritetraconta-5(42),6,8,13(41),14,16,21(43),22,24,29(33),30,32-dodecaene, C(42)H(50)O(9), adopts the ...
Munro M - - 2001
A questionnaire survey of Australian neonatologists was conducted to ascertain their antenatal counselling and resuscitation practices, and attitudes towards life support in the extremely preterm infant. This study showed that in antenatal parental counselling, whether a paediatrician was given the opportunity to participate depends on the gestation at the time ...
Wahlen C H - - 2001
BACKGROUND: The authors have been using the new saline-filled BioEnterics intragastric balloon (BIB) since 1995. METHODS: By now, more than 650 BIBs have been implanted on our Unit. RESULTS: Because of close collaboration between the engineers and the users, and after several modifications, an easy-to-use balloon is available. In addition, ...
Dubus J C - - 2001
The aim of the study was to compare the in vitro delivery of four salbutamol pressurized metered-dose inhalers (pMDIs) via the three spacer devices commonly used in European infants: Aerochamber-Infant, Babyhaler, and metallic NES-spacer. Emitted dose (ED) and fine particle dose (FPD, particles<5.8 microm) of each combination of spacer device ...
Repetto J E - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: Determine whether end-tidal CO(2) (ETCO(2)) monitoring allows for more rapid discrimination of tracheal versus esophageal intubation than standard clinical assessment during neonatal resuscitation in the delivery room. STUDY DESIGN: Endotracheal tube (ETT) placement was assessed using either a hand-held monitor that displayed graphic and quantitative ETCO(2) by an investigator ...
Milner A - - 2001
Although resuscitation at birth often has a successful outcome, there is very little data available on the optimal method. Face mask/bag resuscitation is relatively ineffective, rarely producing adequate alveolar ventilation before lung expansion has occurred, probably depending on the Head's Paradoxical Reflex to stimulate inspiratory efforts The T-piece/face mask technique ...
Gunn A J - - 2001
The possibility that temperature may affect the outcome of resuscitation from severe perinatal asphyxia has been a long-standing focus of research. Experimentally it is now well established that even small changes in temperature during severe hypoxia-ischemia critically modulate outcome. Clinical and experimental studies have now shown that hypoxic-ischemic injury continues ...
Cornette L - - 2001
Up until the recent past, the treatment for perinatal asphyxia included only supportive measures. Babies were resuscitated and then observed for signs of multi-organ system dysfunction. Apart from standard supportive management, a new arsenal of potential neuroprotective strategies have emerged over the past years, in order to decrease the severity ...
Niermeyer S - - 2001
Despite the adoption of evidence-based guidelines for neonatal resuscitation, formulated with international consensus, the process of resuscitating a newly born infant remains a uniquely local activity. Variations in the physical environment, cultural and medical beliefs, and available resources mediate significant difference in practices worldwide. Yet, the universal nature of the ...
McGreevy P D - - 2001
The spontaneous behaviour and the apparent digestibility of dry matter and fibre and transit times of digesta were compared in four normal horses and four crib-biters. A technique was developed for measuring total gut transit times (TGTT) by using single-stool analysis of the passage of radio-opaque polyethylene markers. Longer TGTT ...
Damgaard L R - - 2001
Microprofiles of the methane concentration in a 3.5-mm-thick sewage outlet biofilm were measured at high spatial and temporal resolution using a microscale biosensor for methane. In the freshly collected biofilm, methane was building up to a concentration of 175 mumol l-1 at 3 mm depth with a total methanogenesis of ...
Vento M - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Traditionally, asphyxiated newborn infants have been ventilated using 100% oxygen. However, a recent multinational trial has shown that the use of room air was just as efficient as pure oxygen in securing the survival of severely asphyxiated newborn infants. Oxidative stress markers in moderately asphyxiated term newborn infants resuscitated ...
Jedrzejowska Z K - - 2001
The aim of this work is to prove the application of craniometry in determining the identity of unknown bodies. There is a great correlation between the viscero-cranium appearance and the osseous structure, the said correlation following mathematical rules and thus being possible to be calculated. Various segments of the skull ...
Deandrea A - - 2001
We point out that a new contribution to B decays to three pions is relevant in explaining recent data from the CLEO and BABAR Collaborations, in particular, the results on quasi-two-body decays via a rho meson. We also discuss the relevance of these contributions to the measurement of CP violations.
Vento M - - 2001
In the last 6 years, 830 asphyxiated newly born term infants have been resuscitated with room air (RAR; n = 304) or 100% oxygen (OxR; n = 526) in our hospital. We have studied the time to onset of a regular respiratory pattern, morbidity and mortality, blood gases, reduced glutathione ...
Partridge J C - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: To characterize physician-parent counseling and delivery room resuscitation of extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey of 473 California neonatologists detailing counseling patterns, resuscitation thresholds, and acceptance of parental decision making. RESULTS: The response rate was 61%. After 23 weeks' gestation, > 80% of neonatologists counseled parents ...
Rietveld P J - - 2001
The technical comparison of Current Sheet Applicator (CSA) and Lucite Cone Applicator (LCA) arrays covering an area of approximately 20 x 20 cm2 is investigated based on Gaussian beam (GB) predicted SAR distributions. The comparison is made in muscle equivalent tissue at 1 cm depth (maximum SAR normalized to 100%) ...
Park K Y - - 2001
Nitrous oxide (N2O) gas is emitted as an intermediate in the biological nitrogen removal process. A track study was performed to investigate the characteristics of N2O emission depending on the cyclic mode of a sequencing batch reactor (SBR). A major emission of N2O took place at the aerobic phase, while ...
Saugstad O D - - 2001
The basic mechanisms leading to cell death in birth asphyxia are becoming better known. Some of these are excitotoxicity, inflammation and oxidative stress. In the so-called therapeutic window - between the primary and secondary energy failure - modulation of these processes may be beneficial, reducing apoptosis and perhaps necrosis. In ...
Ahmed A M - - 2000
The study was aimed to test the hypothesis that in the knee extension range 100 to 30 deg, the patellar "out-of-plane" tracking pattern is controlled by the passive restraint provided by the topographic interaction of the patellofemoral contacting surfaces. The out-of-plane tracking pattern, i.e., the pattern of patellar displacements not ...
Spyak P R - - 2000
A short-wave infrared (700-2500-nm) radiometer has been designed and built to calibrate and cross calibrate spherical-integrating sources used in the calibration of satellite sensors residing on NASA's Earth Observing System platforms. We describe the design, predicted and measured performance, and calibration of the transfer radiometer.
Rojas F J - - 2000
The aim of this study was to analyse the adjustments in technique made by a basketball player when shooting against an opponent. The subjects used consisted of 10 professional basketball players of the Spanish First Division League. Three-dimensional motion analysis based on video recordings (50 Hz) was used to obtain ...
Carbine D N - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To determine the compliance to Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) guidelines in our institution, by the use of videotaped newborn resuscitations. BACKGROUND: NRP is the standard of care for newborn resuscitation. The application of NRP guidelines and resuscitation skills in actual clinical settings is undocumented. DESIGN/METHODS: A video recorder, mounted ...
Shafto M - - 2000
This study develops a new theory of the Moses illusion, observed in responses to general knowledge questions such as, "How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the Ark?" People often respond "two" rather than "zero" despite knowing that Noah, not Moses, launched the Ark. Our theory predicted ...
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