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Smith H F - - 1988
This paper illustrates certain relationships between the concepts of time, reconstruction and psychic reality as they appear in the clinical situation. A case example introduces the literature concerning the difficulty of knowing over time "what actually happened." Arlow's model of the two projectors, which has been used to describe psychic ...
Renner S W - - 1987
During a one-year period, all blood transfusions at an acute care Veterans Administration hospital were concurrently reviewed. Inappropriate transfusion episodes represented less than 2% of the total according to clinical criteria established for purposes of screening cases. The percentage of episodes reviewed that did not meet the screening criteria decreased ...
Bar-David M - - 1987
During 1981-1984, a total of 52 airpersonnel had 24-h continuous ambulatory electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring at the Israel Air Force Aeromedical Center because of an incidental finding of a first or second degree atrio-ventricular block on a resting 12-lead ECG. There were 230 other airpersonnel without AV block on the resting ...
Bang K M - - 1987
Primary cancer of the skin is rare in blacks. The records of 126 black patients with skin cancer were reviewed. Histopathologic findings included squamous cell carcinomas (43) basal cell carcinomas (39) malignant melanomas (8) dermatofibrosarcomas (16) Bowen's disease (6) mycosis fungoides (14) and sebaceous cell carcinoma (1).There is a higher ...
Legge D G - - 1986
This was a pilot project intended to evaluate the practicalities of a new method of linking Peer Review with Continuing Medical Education for consultant physicians (internists). Peer Review of the physicians' reports to the referring general practitioners on each consultation. Sixteen physicians were enrolled for varying periods of time. They ...
Salt T A - - 1986
Panagrellus redivivus produced 24-methyl-23-dehydrocholesterol as 4.0% of the 4-desmethylsterols when propagated in a medium containing campesterol as the dietary sterol. The re-examination of previous data revealed that Caenorhabditis elegans produced 1.8% 24-methyl-23-dehydrocholesterol when propagated in medium containing campesterol. 24-Methyl-23-dehydrocholesterol was not detected when the nematodes were propagated in medium containing ...
Legge D G - - 1986
Research in adult education shows that educational initiatives are most effective when they are related to perceived needs. The CEPRIME system was devised as a means of using peer review to reveal the educational needs of physicians. Sixteen physicians volunteered to test the system, by allowing a panel of specialists ...
Hammond M - - 1985
One year after marker A had marked a series of short-answer questions, marker B re-marked them using the same mark schedule. In only 26 out of 160 cases (16%) did the two markers agree on the final mark. When these 26 papers were analysed in more detail, it was found ...
Eleftheriadis E - - 1985
This is a comparative study of two types of choledochoscopes: The Wolf rigid scope and the flexible CHF B3 Olympus scope. These were used for the exploration of 120 consecutive cases of common bile duct disease covering a 4-year period. The rigid and the flexible choledochoscopes were used in 30 ...
Shepherd G L - - 1985
The mental health field must deal with peer review as a fact of life. However, many providers do not understand how to describe the nature or process of the psychotherapy they use, and many peer reviewers seem to lack knowledge of what constitutes a given modality of psychotherapy. If clear ...
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This rule describes the review functions to be performed by a utilization and quality control peer review organization (PRO). It outlines the relationships that will be established among PROs, Medicare fiscal intermidiaries and carriers, providers, practitioners, and beneficiaries when a PRO assumes its review responsibilities. It also describes the relationship ...
Gouvier W D - - 1985
Behavioral techniques reported to improve ambulation skills among physically handicapped persons include both reward and desensitization procedures. This report describes the application of other behavior modification principles to two patients who resisted physical therapy (PT) designed to educate them in the use of orthopedic assistive devices. Peer modeling was used ...
Meissner W W - - 1985
A case of phallic-narcissistic personality is presented to demonstrate the intermingling of oedipal and narcissistic transferences and to suggest a therapeutic rationale for the analytic treatment of similar cases. The therapeutic approach to dealing with the narcissistic configurations involves: Empathic and receptive listening to the patient's material relating to and ...
Barry P D - - 1984
Ten divers participated in a 4.5 d nitrogen/oxygen saturation dive to 165 fsw. There were daily 2 h excursions to 61 msw (200 fsw). The divers breathed air during the excursions and 0.51 bar (0.5 atm) oxygen in nitrogen at 50.3 msw (165 fsw). The final decompression began 6 h ...
Morrell E M - - 1984
Laboratory-based evidence is inconsistent regarding the regulation of nicotine intake for habitual smokers. The present case report describes an in vivo double-blind alteration of nicotine level for two long-term, heavy smokers. In spite of large changes in nicotine intake, the frequency of smoking remained stable. It was concluded that other ...
Kusy R P - - 1984
The general elastic property ratio equations for nth-stranded wires are derived and then specified for the case of a triple-stranded arch wire. Several parameters are defined, including the modulus of elasticity (E) and the helical spring (kappa) and bending plane (lambda) shape factors. Thereafter, the elastic property ratios of a ...
Hernandez J A - - 1984
The authors report a case of paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria (PCH) with pronounced erythrophagocytosis by segmented neutrophils. This type of erythrophagocytosis, though well-documented in vitro, is a rare phenomenon in vivo. A review of the literature shows an association between PCH and erythrophagocytosis by segmented neutrophils that the authors suggest may ...
Beausoleil E G - - 1984
In the WHO African Region, malaria still remains a public health problem that constitutes a serious obstacle to development. This is due to the high intensity of transmission and the lack of sufficient resources to apply effective methods of control. However, the recent adoption of the primary health care delivery ...
Rudominer H S - - 1984
The complexities of insurance coverage and peer review as they intrude into the analytic situation were discussed. The basic question was raised of whether becoming acceptable to major health providers through the peer-review program is truly a compromise of the analytic pact and a threat to the future of psychoanalysis. ...
Perusek G - - 1984
"Standard migration theories see receiving countries as the dynamic agent [pulling] migrants to them. These theories, while useful for explaining many cases, appear inadequate for the case of labor migration from Haiti to Cuba and the Dominican Republic in the early twentieth century. This article examines this history and offers ...
Chiu H Y - - 1984
A case of digits revascularized after 33 hours of warm ischemia time is described. Ischemic changes had occurred already with ultimate loss of the distal segments, but most of the fingers survived to provide the patient with adequate function. Although the commonly accepted limit of warm ischemia time has been ...
Prior M - - 1983
Two cases of acquired spelling dyslexia and one case of developmental spelling dyslexia are described along with accounts of their performance on various psycholinguistic tasks. It is argued that there is some evidence that spelling dyslexia may exist in developmental form but that parallels are difficult to draw because of ...
Orenstein S R - - 1983
We describe an infant with stridor associated with gastroesophageal reflux (GER). This is the first report in which there is clear documentation by pH probe of a temporal association between individual episodes of GER and stridor. We review the literature and speculate on the relationship between these two phenomena. GER ...
Dykes D D - - 1983
Transferrin subtyping by isoelectric focusing was performed on a total of 362 paternity cases involving white and black child, mother, and alleged father trios. The probability of exclusion (P) in white and black paternity cases was 0.19 and 0.14, respectively. Reproducibility of TF subtyping and the similarity of observed vs. ...
Smits H L - - 1982
The use of skilled-nursing facilities by Medicare beneficiaries as measured in days of care per thousand elderly persons varies considerably from one state to another. To explore the possibility that this variation reflects differences in the administrative interpretation of rules governing coverage, we developed nine hypothetical cases and presented them ...
Cohen L H - - 1982
American Psychological Association/CHAMPUS peer reviewers (N=168) evaluated clinical treatment reports that described psychodynamic treatment of middle-aged, depressed outpatients. Descriptive data are reported on the reviewer' recommendations concerning the reimbursement for previous and total (previous plus future) care. In addition, generous and restrictive reviewers are compared on their theorectical orientation, the ...
Chamberlain G J - - 1982
This article reviews the existing literature on connective tissue in an attempt to provide additional substantiation for the use of Dr. James Cyriax's friction massage. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 1982;4(1):16-22.
Goodman M - - 1982
This paper tries to establish whether people have more or less illness when they move house and whether their threshold for consulting doctors, irrespective of any real change in the incidence of illness, is raised or lowered. We tried to answer these questions through a study based on the date ...
Norwood O T - - 1981
Whisker hair is short, curly, dark hair that grows anterior to, above, and behind the ears in young persons who eventually develop severe androgenic alopecia. It is called whisker hair by lay persons because of its proximity and similarity to beard hair. Presented herein are some previously reported cases of ...
Robinson D E - - 1981
The action of reflection and refraction in producing shadows and enhancement in ultrasonic echograms behind cystic structures is well known, but the physical explanations usually used are incomplete. In this paper the emergent beam patterns for a number of cases are plotted and this data used to explain the shadows ...
Price P J - - 1981
Evidence is accumulating that native speaker-hearers are not as consistent, confident, or in agreement, on counting the number of syllables in natural utterances as is commonly assumed. There are, however, instances where speaker-hearers give clear, consistent syllable counts. It is position of this paper that the unclear cases as well ...
Ponder K B - - 1980
A review of dietary standards in the landmark case of Wyatt v. Hardin is presented. Whether the standards established are suitable for the intended population is argued through a review of the literature and a discussion of the meaning and purpose of the RDAs. The need for appropriate personnel and ...
Hastings G E - - 1980
This report describes the construction and evaluation fo a 35-item checklist used in performing peer review of ambulatory medical records. Scores obtained by using the checklist were evaluated for reproducibility. Ten reviewers, reviewing ten records on each of two occasions judged the records consistently item by item, 74 per cent ...
Brandvold J L - - 1980
Patients receiving gentamicin, cephalosporins and penicillinase-resistant penicillins were monitored by pharmacists in a 536-bed university hospital. Of the 217 cases monitored 56% were considered to be rational therapy, 34% were irrational therapy and 10% were questionable. The guidelines used for evaluation of cases were The Audits of Antimicrobial Usage. Guidelines ...
Bunin N J - - 1979
Terms used to describe lung sounds in published case reports were tabulated, including qualifying adjectives. Seven journals were reviewed, and a total of 663 case reports were included. From the frequency of usage and similarity of qualifying adjectives it appears that "rales" and "crepitations" are equivalent terms. Many authors feel ...
Vincent K R - - 1979
The Modified WAIS is an approach for shortening the total administration time of the WAIS by approximately 25%. The Modified WAIS uses the Information subtest as a criterion for raising the point at which initial questioning begins on 5 of the 11 subscales. The Modified WAIS was shown to correlate ...
Singh R B - - 1979
The uses of oximes as spectrophotometric reagents since 1953 are reviewed.
Garrick C E - - 1979
The Australian Commonwealth Minister for Health called on the Australian Medical standards in Australia. Among the initial responses of the AMA was the organization of a National Seminar of Peer Review. Participants were asked to identify questions they would like to have answered about peer review and about aspects of ...
Allen M G - - 1979
The author discusses the evolution of psychiatric peer review in Washington, D.C. In its first six years (1972-1977) the Washington Psychiatric Society Peer Review Committee evaluated 146 cases, 23 (16%) of which focused on group therapy. Eight of these cases (35%) were partially or fully denied. Most of the cases ...
Reilly P M - - 1978
This study describes how a group of general practitioners were made aware of their own prescribing habits. This was done by analysing carbon copies of prescriptions and reporting the analysis to a meeting of the doctors. The effects of this knowledge on subsequent prescribing were monitored.
DeCaprio V - - 1977
Simultaneous unipolar and bipolar electrograms were recorded and compared from 49 pacemaker patients with bipolar endocardial electrodes. Average bipolar depolarization signal voltage equalled that of unipolar but showed greater variation. Bipolar and unipolar slew rates were equal in both mean and variance. The proximal pole voltage had little effect on ...
Heyns A D - - 1977
The change to the reporting of haematology laboratory results in the SI is now occuring in South Africa. To facilitate uniformity and standardization, the recommendations of a subcommittee of the Southern African Society for Haematology are presented.
Kanno T - - 1977
In this report, the properties of eight cases of amylase-linked immunoglobulins were gel filtration using Sephadex G-200 superfine. The class of heavy chain of amylase-linked immunoglobulins was proved to be gamma in four cases and alpha in three cases by immunoelectrophoresis followed by amylase activity staining. In one of the ...
Huey R B - - 1977
Adult Eremias lugubris in southern Africa are concealingly colored and move with a typical lizard gait, but the jet-black and white juveniles are conspicuous and forage actively with arched backs. In color, gait, and size, juveniles mimic "oogpister" beetles (Carabidae: Anthia) that spray an acidic, pungent fluid when molested. This ...
McGonigle B O - - 1977
We repudiate Dodwell's claim that his relational model is predictively more accurate than our Garner-based treatment of AT. We claim instead, that his case is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the essentials of Garner's complex thesis, together with a misreading of our own report. Rather than accept his notion ...
Buhrich N - - 1976
Nonscientific literature concerning transvestism is briefly reviewed. Fiction published since its inception by the Australian transvestite journal Feminique is analyzed. Many stories have remarkably similar themes. The fictional themes contrast sharply with the reality of transvestite experiences. Fictional themes in transvestite literature analyzed by previous workers are reported. These are ...
Millard D R DR - - 1976
Two cases of nipples placed too high by reduction mammaplasties have been corrected by a combination of maneuvers--including (1) shortening the distance from the nipple to the inframammary line, and (2) repositioning of the areola-nipple component or putting in an implant to make the main projection of the breast directly ...
Brock T D - - 1976
The isolation of a halophilic blue-green alga, Aphanothece halophytica, from Great Salt Lake is described. The organism was cultured from waters with salinities up to saturated NaC1 (about 30% w/v). It has an optimum salinity for growth of about 16% NaC1, but can grow very slowly even in saturated NaC1. ...
Lillie R D - - 1976
In the search for hematoxylin substitutes 26 dyes were more or less extensively tested for performance as nuclear stains, usually in combination with aluminum, chronic, ferrous and ferric salts. Reports from the literature on hematoxylin substitutes were also considered, and efforts were made to obtain samples of favorably reported dyes ...
Rendell-Baker L - - 1976
Constant improvement in anesthetic gas machines has been the objective mutually of anesthesiologists, manufacturers, and engineers. Yet the literature continues to report mishaps, sometimes fatal to the patient, due to machine design or function or to "human error." The author reviews some of these hazards and describes proposals for their ...
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