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Adrian Manuella - - 2003
The nature and extent of treated health problems in patients with problems related to the use of alcohol and drugs (including both licit and illicit drugs) were compared with the morbidity levels of all patients treated for all conditions in Canada. The morbidity experience of all patients with alcohol or ...
Addolorato Giovanni - - 2003
Delirium tremens (DT) is a clinical condition that appears in some patients affected by severe alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS). DT represents a serious complication, being characterized by elevated morbidity and mortality. Benzodiazepines are presently the drug of choice; however their use is related to several side effects. Baclofen is a ...
Ahlberg Jari - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Recent research shows increasing rates of occupational stress and stress-related disorders. OBJECTIVE: To study self-reported stress and its association with work (work duty, working hours and shift work), sick leave and gender among multiprofessional media personnel. METHODS: We used a questionnaire study among 30- to 55-year-old radio and TV ...
Gros-Louis Julie - - 2003
During 12 years of observation, we have observed three confirmed and two inferred lethal coalitionary attacks on adult male white-faced capuchins ( Cebus capucinus) by members of two habituated social groups at Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve, Costa Rica. In one case, an alpha male was badly wounded and evicted from ...
Milki Amin A - - 2003
To evaluate the sex ratio in births conceived with blastocyst transfer compared to day 3-ET. A retrospective analysis of IVF patients who became pregnant after blastocyst or cleavage stage transfer at Stanford University Hospital and a literature review were performed. In the day 3-ET group, the male-to-female (M/F) ratio was ...
Testa Maria - - 2003
Episodes of husband-to-wife violence in which the husband consumed alcohol were compared with episodes of husband-to-wife violence, reported by the same individuals, in which the husband was not drinking. Among this community sample of newlyweds, wife reports, but not husband reports, indicated that violent episodes in which the husband was ...
Smart Reginald G - - 2003
To outline the causes and consequences of air rage, describe victims and perpetrators, suggest hypotheses for further study and compare road rage to air rage cases. We analyzed 29 air rage cases reported in the Canadian Press for the time period 1998 to 2000. It was found that excessive alcohol ...
Kondo Shigeo - - 2003
Flammability limits measurement has been made by ASHRAE method for some 20 kinds of combustible gases and vapors. These compounds have been selected mainly because the literature values of flammability limits are not consistent with the F-number calculated ones [J. Hazard. Mater. A 82 (2001) 113]. As a result, it ...
Santos Leonardo D - - 2003
AIMS: Using archival material, we studied the immunoreactivity and utility of monoclonal anti-human inhibin alpha subunit in the identification of chorionic villi (CV) and trophoblastic subpopulations in endometrial curettings (EC) from patients who had intra-uterine, ectopic, molar and, particularly, probable intra-uterine pregnancies. We also compared its expression with those of ...
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Following the recommendations of the WHO Expert Committee for Biological Standardization (Technical reports No. 610, 1977), the French Society for Microbiology created an Antibiogram Committee (CA-SFM), with the aim of proposing the standards which define the clinical categories of antibiotic susceptibility (formerly therapeutic categories). The MIC and zone diameter interpretive ...
de la Fuente Jesús Angel - - 2003
This review covers aldose reductase inhibitors (ARIs) isolated from natural sources. Compounds in the review are grouped according to the source from which they have been isolated: terrestrial, marine, or microorganism and the in vitro inhibitory activity of the compounds is also showed. The literature, both journals and patents, up ...
Howie William O - - 2003
Necrotizing fasciitis, also known as necrotizing acute soft tissue injury (NASTI), commonly occurs as a consequence of group A streptococcal disease. An estimated 9,400 cases of invasive group A streptococcal disease occur annually in the United States, with 600 cases classified as NASTI. Mortality associated with NASTI is estimated at ...
Shim Jeong Yun - - 2003
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a dystrophinopathy, and its associated gene is located on Xp21. Moreover, utrophin, a recently identified structural homologue of dystrophin is reported to be up-regulated in DMD. In order to investigate the association between utrophin and muscle regeneration in DMD, an immunohistochemical study using antibodies to ...
Grossin Cécile - - 2003
The aim of the study was to describe victim, assailant, assault characteristics for sexual assault victims according to the time between the last sexual assault and the examination, and to provide descriptive data on medico-legal findings. The study was based on 418 examined victims of sexual assault during the year ...
Valentine, James L
A new genus and species of Silurian siphonotretid brachiopod, Orbaspina gelasinus n.gen. and n.sp., is described from the late Llandovery (amorphognathoides Zone) to early Wenlock (ranuliformis Zone) Boree Creek Formation of central-western New South Wales, Australia. This represents the first confirmed report of a post-Ordovician siphonotretid from east Gondwana. Other ...
Yamaguchi Mika - - 2003
The purpose of this study was to elucidate the clinical features of laryngeal stridor in 104 patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA) and to predict the hazard risk. Stridor was observed in 36 patients. It occurred in the first year of the disease in 10 cases, and 69% of the ...
Cynthia P. de A. ...
The genus Leptodactylus provides an example among anurans in which there is an evident tendency toward terrestrial reproduction. Herein we describe a new reproductive mode for the frog Leptodactylus podicipinus, a member of the “melanonotus” group. This new reproductive mode represents one of the intermediate steps from the most aquatic ...
Soga J - - 2002
This study was undertaken to evaluate the statistical results of a large collected series of primary hepatic endocrinomas including carcinoids from extensive clinicopathologic aspect, and to provide the information to investigators engaged in this particular field of research. Primary hepatic endocrinomas variously termed as endocrine cell carcinoma (ECC), neuroendocrine carcinoma ...
Huang Chun-Hsiung - - 2002
Seventy-one revisions of knee arthroplasty due to wear of modular tibial polyethylene inserts undertaken from May 1990 to May 1999 were reviewed. In 38 cases (53.5%), severe damage was noted that necessitated replacement of the metal components. This proportion was less than in a previous study (88.7%). All the cases ...
Daugherty Ray - - 2002
Low response (LR) to alcohol is a risk factor that strongly predicts later problems. This study compares subjective measures of high tolerance (HT) to measures of LR, using the Self-Rating of Effects of Alcohol (SRE) form. First-year heavy drinking students (N = 250) at an all-male college completed a survey ...
Borsuk Katarzyna - - 2002
The [2 + 2] cycloaddition of chlorosulfonyl isocyanate to (Z)-4-O-propenyl ethers 16, 17, 29 and 30 proceeds with an excellent stereoselectivity in the case of ether 16 and with moderate stereoselectivity in remaining cases. Adducts were transformed into corresponding oxacephams: 37 in the first case, a mixture of 37/40 in ...
Erskine R J - - 2002
The objectives of this study were to determine the efficacy of intramuscular administration of ceftiofur to reduce the incidence of case-related death and culling following severe clinical mastitis in lactating dairy cattle. A total of 104 cows with severe clinical mastitis (systemic signs) were enrolled in the study and randomly ...
Derebery V Jane - - 2002
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of an educational intervention on physicians' management of low back pain patients. The study universe composed of 64 providers employed by a large occupational health group, with 4411 LBP cases pretraining and 4665 cases posttraining selected from the organization's database. The control ...
Argüelles-Grande C - - 2002
Leukemoid reactions (LRs) are rare in alcoholic hepatitis (AH), but they are a sign of poor prognosis. The treatment of AH with corticosteroids is controversial, though several reports suggest that these should be used in severe cases of AH. We report a case of AH-associated LRs that presented with an ...
Piquero-Casals Jaime - - 2002
Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau (ACH) is a rare type of localized pustular psoriasis. We report the case of a 65-year-old alcoholic woman who had severe inflammatory ACH for 10 years. Initial therapy with sulfasalazine was unsuccessful. The patient was then treated with oral tetracycline and topical betamethasone valerate with occlusive ...
Vekua Abesalom - - 2002
Another hominid skull has been recovered at Dmanisi (Republic of Georgia) from the same strata in which hominid remains have been reported previously. The Dmanisi site dated to approximately 1.75 million years ago has now produced craniofacial portions of several hominid individuals, along with many well-preserved animal fossils and quantities ...
Strangmann Elke - - 2002
A case of septic shock caused by Streptococcus suis type 2 occurred in a 36-year-old truck driver who transported pigs. Here, as well as in nearly all other cases of S. suis infections reported to date, close occupational contact with pork or pigs preceded the incident. This epidemiological link may ...
Charles Marilyn - - 2002
This paper explores how idealized notions of "the beloved" constrain views of love and impede efforts to build satisfying relationships. The author begins by looking at psychoanalytic depictions of love. The effect of culture on beliefs about love is considered, exploring how cultural prescriptions, ideology, and group pressure (including psychoanalytic ...
Shimonishi Tomonori - - 2002
Intraductal papillary neoplasia of the liver (IPN-L) was recently proposed as the name for intraductal papillary proliferation of neoplastic biliary epithelium with a fine fibrovascular stalk resembling intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas. We histochemically and immunohistochemically examined IPN-L alone or associated with hepatolithiasis, with an emphasis on the ...
Kondo Toshihiko - - 2002
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although some investigators have attempted to divide colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma into two entities, there have been few reports describing microsatellite instability of each subtype. In this study, we elucidated the clinicopathological features of subtypes in mucinous carcinoma, especially the relationship between microsatellite instability and each subtype. METHODOLOGY: The present ...
Searles John S - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To compare near-concurrent and retrospective reports of alcohol consumption and to determine whether a simple adjustment function could be applied to the retrospective reports to correct any distortions in reporting. METHOD: Reports of daily alcohol consumption collected via an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system were aggregated over 30, 90 ...
Dickey Robert - - 2002
In this study, we investigated the role of age in three categories of 168 sex offenders, including 53 rapists, 62 pedophiles, and 53 sadists. On the basis of the match between requisites of completing each type of sexual offense, we hypothesized that rapists would be less represented in the older ...
Comer Robert W - - 2002
As a part of the 2000-01 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Leadership Institute, the Leadership Institute Fellows conducted a faculty development workshop for department chairpersons and program directors during the 2001 ADEA Annual Session. A central premise of the workshop was that successful chairpersons and program directors are both effective ...
Hashimoto Yuko - - 2002
We have studied the expression of MIB-1 and prognosis in cyclin D1(CyD1)+ and CyD1- mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), and compared them to B-CLL/SLL. All cases were assigned to four groups by immunoreactivity and primary sites: (1) CyD1+ nodal MCL, 11 cases: (2) CyD1+ extranodal MCL (multiple lymphomatous polyposis, (MLP)) three ...
Chaidemenos George C - - 2002
We report a peculiar case of hemorrhagic pellagra in an exhausted Albanian refugee who had walked for 3 days under sunny skies on his way from his country to Greece. The peculiarities of the case are the fulminant course of the disorder; the "terrifying" appearance of the patient (initially he ...
Lewthwaite Penny - - 2002
The number of cases of group G streptococcal bacteraemia reported worldwide is increasing. Twenty-six cases of group G streptococcal bacteraemia were identified during a 70-month period at a single university teaching hospital in Sheffield, UK. These cases represented 20% of all bacteraemias due to beta-hemolytic Streptococci, a higher proportion than ...
Motherwell Lise - - 2002
Developmental concerns and sociocultural expectations may keep female patients and therapists from addressing financial issues openly in group psychotherapy. Interpersonal theory provides a different view of nurturing that may help women leaders deal better with financial discussions in group. This paper includes a review of the literature on group psychotherapy ...
Lampl Christian - - 2002
Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is a demyelinating disease of the pons often associated with demyelination of other areas of the central nervous system (CNS). The term 'osmotic demyelinization syndrome' is used for pontine and extrapontine myelinolysis. In this paper, we are concerned with CPM although the extrapontine one is based ...
Suler J R - - 2001
Online peer supervision and case study groups are an effective method for clinicians to share experiences and support each other in their work. This article describes some theoretical and practical ideas about how to set up and manage such a group using an e-mail list. It offers some suggests for ...
Abrous M - - 2001
Metacercarial aggregation of Fasciola hepatica and Paramphistomum daubneyi was studied under experimental conditions to determine if the formation of these aggregates was influenced by environmental factors, or it was a characteristic of trematode species. This process was studied using the confinement of infected snails on the bottom of Petri dishes ...
Rickert C H - - 2001
We present the case of an 80-year-old malnourished and non-alcoholic woman who died from neglect-associated Marchiafava-Bignami disease, an illness usually almost exclusively occurring in male alcoholics. The patient had been bedridden for several months and had been looked after by her son. The patient was admitted to hospital in an ...
Winter-Moore P H - - 2001
This article describes the procedure for conducting a workshop for a vocational training group, using six clinical case scenarios harvested from the vocational training group's own experience. During the session, the main group (which includes trainers) breaks up into smaller groups to discuss the management of each case, then a ...
Aleotti A - - 2001
Starting from a group of 736 renal biopsy patients, evaluated by ultrastructural studies over a period of 22 years, the authors present a rare case of immunotactoid glomerulopathy, suggesting that these forms, until a few years ago considered in the same group as fibrillary glomerulonephritis, are in fact a separate ...
Lowe A L - - 2001
We report the use of DNA profiles from six STR loci for inferring the ethnic origin of a crime stain and discuss how such inference may be used as intelligence information to reduce the expected number of interviews to resolve a case. To enable this work, databases have been created ...
Helenius J - - 2001
Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD) is a rare disorder of an unknown aetiology but strongly associated with alcoholism. MBD primarily affects the corpus callosum leading to confusion, dysarthria, seizures and frequently to death. Over 250 cases from all races and from almost all nationalities have been reported, most cases being alcoholics. We ...
Dexter F - - 2001
Many anesthesia groups provide services in a spectrum of anesthetizing locations, including offices, free-standing ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic clinics, and traditional hospital operating rooms. The use of a uniformly understood measure of case complexity could assist an anesthesia group in ensuring appropriate anesthesia provider expertise and equipment availability at each ...
Valente G - - 2001
Transformation in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may occur in a small percentage of patients affected by oral lichen planus (OLP), but the pathogenesis remains to be elucidated. Overexpression of p53 protein was investigated immunohistochemically in 28 cases of OLP, followed up by sequential biopsies for up to 96 months. In ...
Mattick R P - - 2001
- The aim of the Cochrane Collaboration is to promote review processes which address all aspects of health care and which can be viewed by clinicians to guide their day-to-day clinical practice. Recently, a Cochrane review group on drugs and alcohol has been developed. The Cochrane Review Group Editorial base ...
Jacobs T W - - 2001
Most breast carcinomas in situ (CIS) are easily categorized as ductal (DCIS) or lobular (LCIS). However, some CIS have indeterminate histologic features (CIS-IF). Prior studies have shown that E-cadherin protein expression is lost in lobular but not ductal carcinomas. Therefore, evaluation of examples of CIS-IF for E-cadherin expression by immunohistochemistry ...
Saygi G - - 2001
Turkish literature published between 1980-2000 were reviewed from the point of the epidemiology of toxoplasmosis in Turkey. The data obtained from this review were collected at five different tables: 1. Hospital patients, 2. People who had close contact with animals or working in meat industry, 3. Apparently healthy people, 4. ...
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