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Engelsen B K - - 2001
On the basis of the restraint theory and the continuum hypothesis of eating disorders, the objective of this paper was twofold. First, subjects who, on the basis of items from the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) which are generated from DSM-III-R diagnostic criteria, fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa ...
Sean T. O'Keefe
The literature on ant-like stone beetle–ant associations is reviewed and tabulated, bringing together nearly all published accounts of associations between these two groups. One hundred-seventeen species of Scydmaenidae (Coleoptera) in 20 genera are associated with 45 species of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in 28 genera. In addition, 16 species of Scydmaenidae ...
Casanova-Román M - - 2000
The onset of meningococcal infection in the first 72 hours after birth has only been reported on a few occasions; The authors describe a case where it was confirmed that the bacteria responsible, Neisseria meningitidis group B, grew in the newborn's blood and in the mother's lochia. The transmission mechanisms ...
Benson J O - - 2000
CONTEXT: Fat redistribution (FR) occurring alone or in association with hyperlipidemia has been associated with protease inhibitors (PI) and nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs); however, the relationship between FR features, relationship of FR to hyperlipidemia, and pathogenesis of FR is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To characterize the spectrum of FR, assess relationships ...
Soyka M - - 2000
Alcohol hallucinosis is a rare complication of chronic alcoholism with schizophreniform symptomatology. The pathophysiology is basically unclear. We report the case of a 48-year-old, never-medicated, long-term alcoholic suffering from alcohol hallucinosis with pure acoustic hallucinations for at least six months. Current FDG PET data suggest a hypofrontality and possibly a ...
Mouridsen S E - - 2000
Although disintegrative psychosis (DP) was first described in 1908, the validity of the syndrome has not yet been fully documented. To investigate the validity of DP as defined in ICD-9, 13 cases of DP were compared with 39 cases of infantile autism with reference to lifetime parental psychopathology, neuroradiological findings ...
Chen Z - - 2000
It is very uncommon to observe nontranslocation abnormalities (NTAs) involving the short arm of chromosome 6 (6p) in malignant hematological disorders (MHDs). By using conventional cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) with chromosome-microdissection probes specific for 6p21 and 6p25, we observed five patients with myeloid malignancies and two patients ...
Jenkins JR - - 2000
TRICARE is the military version of health care insurance. The conversion from CHAMPUS (the former version) to TRICARE was completed at David Grant Medical Center (DGMC) in October 1995. Because of a perceived decrease in the overall surgical caseload at DGMC in recent years, a review of the operative case ...
Verstraete M - - 2000
An American-Canadian group of experts have, in the November 1998 issue of CHEST, published for the fifth time their recommendations for antithrombotic therapy. This remarkable consensus document was the result of an extensive review of the literature by an interdisciplinary group. Considering the impact of this document on medical practice, ...
Paily R - - 2000
Infectious mononucleosis and the associated ampicillin rash are well documented. The case of a patient with infectious mononucleosis who was treated with levofloxacin and developed a rash similar to the ampicillin rash is reviewed. The exact mechanism is not understood. With closer observation, physicians may be able to recognize more ...
James R. Dixon
A brief review of the Liophis taeniurus group from western South America is given. Also included are descriptions of two new species (vitti and janaleeae), a taxonomic comparison of taeniurus and festae, and a brief description of variation among them.
Bindslev-Lensen C - - 2000
A group of European recognized dermatologists - the European Working Group on the Diagnosis of Chronic Urticaria - met on 12 March 1999 to discuss best practice for assessing and diagnosing patients with chronic urticaria. These are their recommendations. The recommendations will be valuable for the majority of cases, but ...
Barker P - - 2000
TOPIC: Chaos as a scientific metaphor for the therapeutic relationship. PURPOSE: To provide an approach to psychotherapy of a psychotic experience through aspects of a single case. SOURCES: Selective literature review and author's clinical work. CONCLUSIONS: Appreciation of the water metaphor, and its deployment within Eastern philosophy and psychology, may ...
Burin M R - - 2000
A case is presented where a 25-year-old man developed a serious hypokalaemia (K(+) 2.2 mmol/l) during alcohol withdrawal, despite intravenous saline treatment and normal feeding. As hypokalaemia can be symptom-free, we want to draw attention to the combination of vomiting, malnutrition and alcohol withdrawal, as these can cause lethal complications. ...
Nagai T - - 2000
This study deals with the high-performance liquid chromatographic identification of methamphetamine (MAMP) and amphetamine (AMP) enantiomers (d- and l-forms) in five illicit MAMP crystals and in urine specimens from 30 Japanese MAMP abusers. The analysis revealed that two of the types of crystals have a different optical purity ratio (l/d) ...
Leeper S C - - 2000
Topical exposure to isopropyl alcohol has been reported in the literature to be toxic if sufficient isopropyl alcohol is absorbed (1-5). A clinical case is reported where a 48-y-old female presented with multiple unexplained cardiac and neurological deficits. The woman had developed the deficits over a 6-mo period in which ...
George O. Poinar
A new genus and species of fossil mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) is described from Canadian Cretaceous amber, thus providing the first undeniable record of this group from the Cretaceous Period. Paleoculicis minutus n.gen., n.sp. can be separated from extant culicids by features of the head, thorax, and abdomen. Paleoculicis has closer ...
Stausberg J - - 2000
The definition of German case groups now uses an adaptation of the ICD-10: ICD-10-SGBV. For the transformation of the existing ICD-9-based definition into the ICD-10-SGBV an ICD-9/ICD-10 conversion table was used. The derived raw definitions were manually refined in detail. Due to the transformation of the classification system, the number ...
Dews P B - - 1999
Reports of symptoms when regular caffeine consumption is stopped have appeared in the medical literature, but the frequency and significance of this phenomenon have remained controversial. The objective of this study was to collect information on the prevalence and severity of caffeine withdrawal in the general population and determine the ...
Peillon C - - 1999
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate indications and results of video thoracoscopy (VATS) in the management of nine chylothorax cases. METHODS: Four spontaneous chylothorax cases were treated by VATS and talc pleurodesis with immediate positive results. Among five postoperation chylothorax cases, two were treated early by VATS ...
Lamb E K - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a difficult diagnosis. Five billion dollars is spent on over 1 million women diagnosed each year. Atypical organisms and prior history of tubal ligation may complicate the diagnosis. CASE: A woman who had undergone tubal ligation and abstained from intercourse for over two years ...
Smith A R - - 1999
The current study describes what we believe is the first report of bilateral massive seromas associated with open-cell Ivalon sponges. Additionally, the gross, histologic, and ultrastructural features consistent with previous reports of polyvinyl alcohol prostheses are presented. Despite the reported chemical inertness of polyvinyl alcohol, this material may incite a ...
Rajagopalan B - - 1999
The erythrokeratodermas are a distinct but clinically variable group of rare geno-dermatoses, characterized by circumscribed erythematous and hyperkeratotic lesions. All attempts to establish a valid classification have been based on purely clinical and morphologic criteria. Erythrokeratoderma en cocardes, also known as genodermatose en cocardes or Degos' syndrome, was first described ...
Callanan I - - 1999
Since its inception, the Internet has created many new opportunities for the dissemination of knowledge. We have developed an Internet-based orthopaedic discussion group. There are 93 members from Ireland and elsewhere in the world. Precautions are taken to ensure the confidentiality of all cases submitted to the group. All patient ...
Yano M - - 1998
OBJECTIVE: We conducted a validation of the treatment of satellite nodules in the UICC TNM classification of 1993 and 1997. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The clinical records of the 352 patients with T2-4 lung cancer who underwent curative resection were reviewed. The UICC classification of 1993 was used to classify the ...
McCullough A J - - 1998
The objective of this work was to develop practice guidelines for the management of alcoholic liver disease. A computerized search using the Medline Data Base from 1966-July 1997 was performed with the search headings; alcohol, alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, liver transplant, diagnosis, epidemiology, human, and English only. All randomized ...
Wing Y K - - 1998
Narcolepsy is a life-long crippling sleep disorder with significant physical and psychosocial impairments. Although its exact etiology and neuropathology is not clear, a strong association with specific human leucocyte antigen (HLA) subtype, particularly DR2 (DRw15) and DQw1 (DQw6), has been demonstrated across different ethnic groups including Caucasians and Japanese. The ...
Adotey J M - - 1998
Over the 7 years period from January 1986 to December 1992, 36 colostomies were performed at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH). The indications for the procedure were classified under congenital, traumatic, neoplastic and miscellaneous groups. Imperforate anus and Hirschsprungs disease, under the congenital group, formed the commonest ...
Gurtu J N - - 1998
Benign fibrous histiocytoma of the upper end of the Oesophagus in our knowledge has not been reported in the literature hence interesting to report. Sudden popping out of the pedunculated mass from upper end of the Oesophagus into the laryngopharynx with irrucdation after a cold drink giving rise to almost ...
Bader G - - 1998
This article covers a 4-year study that reports 320 cases in which endodontic surgery was performed for residual apical lesions or lesions that could not be treated in a conventional way. Four groups of 80 teeth each were formed and they were followed up after a 12-month interval. The first ...
Kan D C - - 1998
We report a rare case of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) with Arnold-Chiari malformation. The new-born had the typical facial abnormalities associated with FAS and the mother had a history of heavy drinking. CNS malformation, which is rarely seen in FAS, was also presented. The relationship between the developmental defects and ...
Chaudhuri M - - 1998
The pathogens like Trichomonas vaginalis (4.5%), N gonorrhoeae (2.7%) and C albicans (6.7%) were exclusively present in leucorrhoea. The other potential agents with their respective percentages in normal women and cases of leucorrhoea were U urealyticum (21.2% and 50.2%), actinomyces (29.7% and 41.6%), Chlamydia trachomatis (17% and 48.8%), candida-like organisms ...
Hadidi K A - - 1998
The magnitude of alcohol-associated incidents in relation to medicolegal cases, including road traffic accidents and acts of violence, has not been evaluated in Jordan. Between 1993 and 1995, 825 such cases received at Jordan University Hospital were screened for the presence of alcohol. Blood alcohol was positive in 9.1% of ...
Payne C M - - 1998
A 23-year-old woman presented with a 10 year history of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), mostly in the axillae, and to a lesser extent the groin and hands. Initial treatment with a sedative antihistamine and topical Driclor (aluminium chloride hexahydrate in 2% alcohol) for 14 weeks resulted in no improvement. Axillary liposuction, ...
Steyn C L - - 1997
The primary object of this research project was to establish the amount of incisor retraction to be expected during full fixed mechanotherapy and to generate regression models that could provide more accurate prediction of each of the three most popular combinations of symmetrical premolar extractions, where extraoral anchorage would not ...
Law M G - - 1997
Analyses that adjust disease incidence data for reporting delays are often based on grouped data. A way of grouping data based on the quarter in which a case is reported, using all cases reported by a given cutoff date, is compared with the usual method of categorization based on a ...
Tysinger J W - - 1997
Ethics is the emphasis of our first-year Introduction to Clinical Medicine-1 course. Introduction to Clinical Medicine-1 uses problem-based learning to involve groups of seven to nine students and two facilitators in realistic clinical cases. The cases emphasize ethics, but also include human behaviour, basic science, clinical medicine, and prevention learning ...
Smart R G - - 1997
In this research the links among violence and nonviolent delinquency and the use of alcohol and other drugs were investigated. The data were derived from the 1995 Ontario Student Drug Use Survey, a cross-sectional probability survey of Ontario students in grades seven, nine, 11 and 13 (n = 3,870). Students ...
Linares S A - - 1997
Paniagua, et al. suggested that the definition of a "difficult" case in psychotherapy implies a relational definition involving the characteristics of the patient, the case, and the therapist. This study concerned this hypothesis with 44 graduate students in social work who received the Difficult Case Questionnaire representing examples of variables ...
Saha S P - - 1997
A clinical study about the pattern of motor neurone disease in eastern India was carried out from July 1993 to June 1995 at Bangur Institute of Neurology, Calcutta and SSKM Hospital, Calcutta. A total of 110 cases were studied and they constituted 0.11% of all neurological cases seen in the ...
Farnsworth C C - - 1997
PURPOSE: To investigate whether repeated exposure to simulated clinical cases, as employed in problem-based learning (PBL), accelerates the development of clinical expertise in veterinary students. METHOD: In 1995 all 122 second-year students at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine were organized into 24 self-selected groups to complete four ...
Banco L - - 1997
A tool used to cut cardboard containers, known as a case cutter, frequently causes lacerations among adolescent grocery store workers. We evaluated a safety program using a less hazardous case cutter combined with worker education. Nine supermarket stores were divided into three groups. In Group A stores, employees received new ...
Johnston S C - - 1997
We report 2 fatal cases of the acetaminophen-alcohol syndrome and review 51 reported cases in the medical literature. The MEDLINE database from January 1966 to December 1995 and bibliographies of selected articles were used to obtain the case reports. Inclusion criteria were a clear history of alcohol use, a history ...
Hamadto H A - - 1997
Toxoplasma antibodies were detected in sera of 700 cases; 500 were collected randomly from individuals attending the outpatient clinics of Benha University Hospitals of different ages and sexes and 200 from suspected inpatients from Obstetric, Opthalmology, Internal Medicine and Surgery Departments. The indirect fluorescent antibody technique was performed. The results ...
Anderson R R - - 1997
A 30-year-old man with AIDS developed separate episodes of bacteremia with multiple organisms including CDC group IVc-2, related to an indwelling central venous catheter. Recovery at each interval followed antibiotic therapy and replacement of the central venous access. This is the first reported case of infection with this organism in ...
La Rosa F G - - 1997
We report the case of a 17-year-old boy with a significant history of drug and alcohol abuse, which included smoking marijuana mixed with brodifacoum. As a consequence, the patient developed a prolonged coagulopathy that persisted for more than 1 year. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in ...
Wright D - - 1997
This paper highlights current activities with regard to telemedicine activities in and for developing countries. The paper reviews: the preparation of a telemedicine report by a study group of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the aim of which is to provide recommendations and guidelines for developing countries; the formation of ...
Schwartz J H - - 1996
For many years, the Neanderthals have been recognized as a distinctive extinct hominid group that occupied Europe and western Asia between about 200,000 and 30,000 years ago. It is still debated, however, whether these hominids belong in their own species, Homo neanderthalensis, or represent an extinct variant of Homo sapiens. ...
Sutyak J P - - 1996
BACKGROUND: As case-based methods replaced lectures in a surgical clerkship, the influences of case structure and prior experience on learning were investigated. METHODS: Early and late third-year students randomly received different cases. "Structured" cases had data presented and summarized. "Unstructured" cases required questions to faculty for information. Multiple choice tests ...
Natoli S - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome is a life-threatening illness which is on the increase. In early reports, only group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus was associated with the disease, but recent evidence indicates non-A streptococci groups are also involved. OBSERVATIONS: We describe the first reported case of streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome caused ...
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