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van der Hammen L - - 2000
Organisms constitute wholes as a result of a network of organizing relations between the parts. In animals, this network has a morphological as well as a psychological aspect, and it regulates morphogenesis as well as behaviour. It is pointed out that closed networks of higher order, that have the characteristics ...
Caveman A - - 2000
Do you feel scientifically isolated? Do you find yourself sitting on the side-line while others take the field by the nose and lead it? Are you unable to publish a model that summarizes your data and ideas because reviewers label it as being too speculative and unsupported? Can't get those ...
Falsetti A B - - 1999
This paper examines the nearly 1000 forensic anthropology case reports authored by the late William R. Maples during his 28 year career at the University of Florida, Gainesville. The types of case files reviewed include C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory reports; 999, US ARMY-CILHI reviews; 226, and historical or prominent ...
Reissing E D - - 1999
The basic strategies and methods for assessing and treating vaginismus were proposed by the early 20th century and have not essentially changed. Etiological theories have changed over time but are not supported by controlled empirical studies. This critical review of the literature disputes the widely held belief that vaginismus is ...
Berghmans R L - - 1999
Some of the views of the Royal Dutch Medical Association on end-of-life decisions in cases of people suffering from Alzheimer disease and related disorders are presented. The focus of the present report is on the views of the commission regarding active life termination of demented patients with or without an ...
Süss K - - 1999
Folliculitis barbae candidomycetica is a very rare disease and in the scientific literature this manifestation of candidosis is rarely described. In most cases, a connection with predisposing factors is suspected, although in the cases cited this connection was not frequently proved. Furthermore, in our patient who was suffering from a ...
Cancrini G - - 1998
Dirofilariosis is a mosquito-borne disease of carnivors due, in Italy, to Dirofilaria repens and D. immitis species which are sympatric in many areas. Nine more cases of human infection are here reported, detected in Italian patients living in northern regions (where D. immitis and D. repens are largely present), in ...
Rinaldo A - - 1998
Hamartoma of the larynx is an extremely rare lesion, and the number of well-documented and acceptable cases is limited. The world literature is critically reviewed in order to develop a more accurate clinicopathological profile of this tumorlike malformation, which has to be differentiated from choristoma, teratoma, and rhabdomyoma, among others. ...
Staender S - - 1997
To date there have been fewer than a dozen studies on the nature of, and contributory factors in, critical incidents (CI) in anaesthesia. The first of these, by Cooper and colleagues, showed that the vast majority of their CI involved human error [1]. Most recently, the on-going Australian Incident Monitoring ...
Duckett W M - - 1997
Paraneoplastic eosinophilia is reported in dogs, cats, and humans. Hypereosinophilia (an eosinophil count greater than 1.5 x 10(9) L) is often associated with metastasis and a poor prognosis. This report describes a case of paraneoplastic hypereosinophilia in a pony. Neoplasia should be included in the differential diagnoses in a horse ...
Khubnani H - - 1997
Human cryptosporidiosis has been reported world wide, both from developed and developing countries and from urban and rural areas. Present study is undertaken to assess the occurrence of cryptosporidiosis in human and cattle population (cows and calves) in and around the rural areas of Loni, district Ahmednagar, Maharashtra State. Human ...
Biancuzzo M - - 1997
When I was a new reviewer, I was uncertain if I should check some, all, or none of the references in the manuscript. I was equally uncertain, however, if anyone was ultimately accountable for this responsibility. Reviewers must assume responsibility for checking references because "the most critical part of the ...
Schwartz T H - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: A critical review of the literature on the incidence, presentation, diagnosis, and prognosis of perimesencephalic nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. METHODS: Review of the relevant literature. CONCLUSION: The importance of early computed tomography (< 3 d), anatomy of the perimesencephalic and neighboring cisterns, and adequate four-vessel angiography are discussed. Treatment strategies, ...
Thompson H M - - 1996
: Reviews of pesticide usage survey data and vertebrate wildlife and honeybee poisoning incident schemes in the UK show that there is considerable potential for wildlife to be exposed to combinations of agricultural pesticides. According to the published literature the toxicity of many pesticide combinations is at least additive. In ...
Free E W - - 1995
The kidnap and brutal murder of the eleven year-old daughter of a fire brigade officer in the town of Wassenaar in the Netherlands on September 29, 1980, resulted in the first ever appearance of a forensic odontologist as an expert witness in the history of Dutch law. This previously unpublished ...
Sheu B S - - 1995
Chlormezanone is a widely prescribed muscle relaxant (1-3) whose pharmacology is well known (4-6), but the clinical effect of overdose still remains relatively obscure (1, 7, 8). We here report a recent case of a patient who had severe liver function impairment and other associated findings typical of chlormezanone overdose. ...
Bailar J C JC - - 1995
In 1991, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) published a report, Monitoring Human Tissues for Toxic Substances, which presented a summary of thinking about the banking of human tissue specimens at the time the report was completed. The present article summarizes the findings and recommendations in the NAS report. Events ...
Cornelis R - - 1994
The availability of accurate trace element reference values in human tissues represents an important indicator to the health status of the general population and occupational groups exposed to trace elements. The EURO TERVIHT project (Trace Element Reference Values In Human Tissues) aims to establish and compare trace element reference values ...
Finikiotis G - - 1994
A review of the applications of hysteroscopy in obstetrics and gynecology is presented. Historical aspects, instrumentation, and media are interrelated. The respective diagnostic and therapeutic applications are reviewed separately, followed by more recent developments and potential applications. The review confirms that the hysteroscope is a necessary tool in the gynecologists ...
Messing M J - - 1994
Forty-six LLETZ cone biopsies were performed at the Medical College of Georgia from January 1991 through December 1991. All LLETZ cones were performed for diagnostic reasons following colposcopic biopsies. The majority of procedures were done by residents in obstetrics and gynecology with direct faculty supervision. All specimens were critically evaluated ...
Dutton D G - - 1994
A critical review is made of feminist analyses of wife assault postulating that patriarchy is a direct cause of wife assault. Data are reviewed from a variety of studies indicating that (a) lesbian battering is more frequent than heterosexual battering, (b) no direct relationship exists between power and violence within ...
Sale G E - - 1993
We sought to determine the frequency of parafollicular hair bulge involvement in human GVHD of the skin. The parafollicular bulge was recently shown by Murphy to be a target of GVHD in the minor histoincompatible mouse GVHD model. We sought a crude estimate of this frequency by studying 541 skin ...
Popper A N - - 1993
The literature on fish hearing has increased significantly since our last critical review in 1973. The purpose of the current paper is to review the more recent literature and to identify those questions that need to be asked to develop a fuller understanding of the auditory capabilities and processing mechanisms ...
Bondeson J - - 1992
A case of tongue necrosis in a patient with temporal arteritis who was taking ergotamine is described, and the role of ergotamine tartrate in provoking the tongue necrosis is considered. The literature on this unusual complication is critically reviewed, and the value of a carotid angiography in assessing the tongue ...
van Tellingen O - - 1992
Vinca alkaloids have been used as chemotherapeutic agents now for over three decades. Especially during recent years, the development of a considerable number of semi-synthetic derivatives, showing attractive properties in preclinical or clinical investigations, has been reported. In this paper we shall give a critical review of the investigations presented ...
Van Thiel D H - - 1992
The mechanisms evaluated in animals as being responsible for cocaine associated hepatotoxicity are presented. The importance of the P-450 enzyme system in cocaine associated hepatotoxicity is emphasized. Moreover, the putative critical role of free radicals in such injury is discussed. Finally, the growing literature on clinical cases of cocaine hepatotoxicity ...
Hyma B A - - 1991
On occasion, pathologists are confronted with cases involving dismembered human remains. Such cases present unique and interesting problems of postmortem identification. Four cases involving dismembered human remains are presented here and practical suggestions on how identification can be achieved are provided.
el-Shazly A M - - 1991
Human fascioliasis is a new parasitic health problem in Egypt. This paper reports a case of ectopic fascioliasis in the right side of the pleural cavity of a farmer.
Woolfrey B F - - 1991
This study examines the potential of Bordetella bronchiseptica to act as a human pathogen. After encountering two patients from whom B. bronchiseptica was isolated, we searched the literature and found 23 reports in which a human infection was reported in association with B. bronchiseptica. As a basis for evaluating these ...
Rocke R T - - 1991
A case report of a Class II, Division 1 malocclusion with a deep overbite and severe overjet. The case was treated with the extraction of four first premolars and differential force mechanics. No adjuncts such as functional appliances, headgear, or surgery, were used. [This case was presented to the American ...
Vincent C A - - 1991
Cases from the files of Action for Victims of Medical Accidents which had resulted in stillbirth, perinatal or neonatal death and long term mental or physical handicap were reviewed. In 41 cases there was both a detailed letter from the parents and an independent review by a senior obstetrician. The ...
Park Y S YS Department of Pediatrics, University of Zürich, - - 1991
New catalytic functions of human carbonyl- and aldose reductase in tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthesis are proposed. 6-Pyruvoyl tetrahydropterin, an intermediate in the biosynthesis of tetrahydrobiopterin, was converted to 6-lactoyl tetrahydropterin and 1'-hydroxy-2'-oxopropyl tetrahydropterin by carbonyl reductase under anaerobic condition. 1'-Hydroxy-2'-oxopropyl tetrahydropterin was subsequently metabolized to tetrahydrobiopterin by aldose reductase. Based on these ...
Haile C A - - 1990
Five cases of acute polyarthritis in individuals with serologic evidence of recent human parvovirus B19 infection were seen in one medical practice. Several individuals had had direct exposure to children with rash, and fifth disease was endemic in the community. All cases were associated with the presence of both IgG ...
Zanasi R - - 1990
With regard for the principles that govern the correct application of intramedullary osteosynthesis in the long bones of the lower limb, the authors also support its use in the humerus. After an exhaustive survey of the specific problems at this site, a critical review of 130 cases observed over the ...
Owens S E SE - - 1990
This case report describes an adult patient with a bilateral Class II malocclusion and an extremely deep overbite. The patient was treated without extraction to the standards of the American Board of Orthodontics. [This case was presented to the American Board of Orthodontics in partial fulfillment of the requirements for ...
Randall M B - - 1990
Reports in the medical literature of autoeroticism seldom describe episodes that are nontraumatic or nonlethal. Reports of bestiality typically involve descriptions of sexual relationships between humans and animals, and are analyzed through psychological methods. No reports of bestiality involving the use of animal tissue for erotic purposes have been published. ...
Hamlett K W - - 1990
The clinical presentation of anorexia nervosa among males is quite rare. This paper examines the personality and developmental issues of anorexia nervosa in adolescent males through a comprehensive review of the literature and a case presentation. In addition, this paper will demonstrate the application of the empirical literature in the ...
Boyarsky S - - 1989
To minimize bias by the testifying clinician, particularly in professional liability cases, six practical measures should be used: 1. testify for both the plaintiff and the defense in different cases; 2. assess the merits of the case separately from agreeing to testify; 3. insist on reviewing all the records thoroughly; ...
Hammarlund-Udenaes M - - 1989
The literature on furosemide pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics is critically reviewed, concentrating on those papers published subsequent to the 1979 reviews of this topic. Intravenous and oral data are presented for healthy volunteers and for patients with various disease states. It is the latter populations about which the majority of the ...
Schreier L - - 1989
We are reporting the cases of two pregnant women with life-threatening asthma, who required mechanical ventilation of the lungs and later were delivered of healthy infants. Maintenance of an adequate PaO2 is essential in such cases. To accepted asthma therapy, we added a warm metaproterenol-saline solution irrigation and suction, which ...
McLean A A - - 1988
These four case illustrations may seem disparate, perhaps unrelated or disconnected. Yet, each tells its own story; each makes a separate series of points that fits the overall theme of this issue. Each heavily emphasizes the importance of psychodynamics in understanding cases of work stress. Each says to the practitioner, ...
Roy-Byrne P P - - 1988
The authors critically review 20 reports (studies and large case series) detailing the nature, severity, and variability of benzodiazepine withdrawal syndromes. Factors affecting the frequency and intensity of withdrawal are identified, and methodologic problems limiting the generalizability of certain findings are pointed out. Treatment approaches for minimizing withdrawal are reviewed, ...
Hart S - - 1988
In the literature on dementia the presence or absence of language deficits has come to occupy a pivotal position with respect to certain nosological and nosographical issues. These are reviewed critically, together with the results of experimental investigations which have sought to elucidate the nature of the language deficit(s) in ...
Howard C - - 1987
Reported cases of violence during sleep are reviewed. Two new cases are reported where the subjects were charged respectively with attempted murder and murder; both were acquitted on the grounds of non-insane automatism. Clinical features and aetiological factors are analysed. The legal concepts surrounding non-insane automatism are discussed and criticized.
Capron Alexander Morgan - - 1986
To mark the 15th anniversary of the Hasting Center Report, six authors who have written for the Report since its beginning comment briefly on an article or a theme from the Report that has had an impact on their thinking or on the way that bioethics has developed as a ...
Papastavros T - - 1986
This study reports results of cultures of drainage from 119 cases with chronic otitis media. Mixed infections were found to occur 30 times more frequently among cholesteatomatous cases compared to noncholesteatomatous. A significant association was found between prior use of gentamicin ear drops and bacterial resistance to the drug. The ...
Henderson V W - - 1985
The recent hypothesis that injury of the left precentral gyrus (PCG) is critical in causing Broca's aphasia implies that right hemiparesis is an inevitable accompaniment of Broca's aphasia and not merely a coincidental neighborhood sign of PCG damage. A right-handed man was evaluated for posttraumatic Broca's aphasia. The absence in ...
Scaglia M - - 1985
The authors review the epidemiology of what is known about human subcutaneous dirofilariasis. This report deals with 4 new autochthonous cases occurred in the Northern plane of Italy, a further confirmation of the unusually high incidence of the disease in this district.
Beauchamp R O RO - - 1985
A detailed literature review of human and animal toxicity studies of acrolein is presented, and information gaps identified that call for further investigation. Specific recommendations are suggested for additional short-/long-term studies, including chemical disposition and cytogenetic investigations. Two bibliographies are provided indicating the scope of the review: (1) literature actually ...
Mark H - - 1984
The Space Station is a means of furthering mankind's investigation of space and studying his responses to long-duration residency in the environs of space and weightlessness. The historical development of the NASA Space Station is reviewed from President Reagan's announcement of this as a new national commitment. The very tenuous ...
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