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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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Pruett T L - - 1984
Historically, Staphylococcus aureus has been the primary pathogen in acute suppurative parotitis (ASP). This report presents an index case of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia associated with ASP and an institutional review of parotitis in which three of 23 additional cases of pyogenic parotitis had enteric bacilli cultured either alone or as ...
Beauchamp R O RO - - 1984
The information available on the biological activity of hydrogen sulfide has been examined for present status of critical results pertaining to the toxicity of hydrogen sulfide. This review of the literature is intended as an evaluative report rather than an annotated bibliography of all the source material examined on hydrogen ...
Omar M A - - 1983
A 55-year-old woman with intrinsic asthma that was aggravated by the onset of thyrotoxicosis is described. The possible mechanism for such a relationship is discussed.
- - 1983
These regulations set forth several changes in the procedures relating to the Administrator's review of Provider Reimbursement Review Board (the Board) decisions. These regulations: (1) Specify procedures and criteria for the Administrator's review of Board decisions: (2) authorize the Administrator to remand cases to the Board: (3) specify that the ...
Yates A J - - 1983
As recently as 1970 the approaches of behaviour therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy (especially in the form of psychoanalysis) to the explanation and treatment of disorders of behaviour were acknowledged by most psychologists to be fundamentally different and irreconcilable. Sporadic earlier suggestions that reconciliation between and even integration of the two ...
Madan K - - 1983
Reports of 107 cases (89 females and 18 males) with balanced X-autosome translocations and 11 cases with pericentric inversions (and their families) have been reviewed. Of the 78 informative females, 36 were infertile and had an X-breakpoint in the segment Xq13-26. Thus the existence of the critical segment has been ...
Peltier L F - - 1983
The right to publish data and opinions which are critical of the theories and practices of our colleagues is taken for granted. This right was not gained without a struggle, both moral and legal. The case of Guerin versus Malgaigne established a significant precedent in this regard. Since the protagonists ...
Barnes R W - - 1982
The FDA review of infant formula labeling was conducted by a multi-disciplinary team composed of physicians, scientists, and experts in regulations and labeling. The review followed 2 tracks: the development of a general position of what would be necessary if we started with a blank label; and the purchase of ...
- - 1982
Current Medicare regulations permit providers of services to appeal reimbursement decisions of Medicare fiscal intermediaries to the Provider Reimbursement Review Board. Following the Board's decision, the provider may also request judicial review of that decision (and of any action by the Secretary with respect to that decision). These amendments to ...
Runyan W M - - 1982
A review of common criticisms of the case study method indicates that many of them are based on conceptual confusions. Other criticisms stem from the inappropriate application of criteria used in the evaluation of experimental designs. This paper attempts to clarify several of the underlying conceptual issues, to identify more ...
Okamoto M - - 1982
The human early receptor potential (ERP) was studied in 42 dichromats, 13 cases of protanopia and 29 cases of deuteranopia, and the results were compared with those in 28 normal subjects. The amplitudes of the R2 wave of the ERP in the protanopia as well as the deuteranopia cases were ...
Lederer P C - - 1981
Totality, or the concept that all evidence that may bear on a given case should be considered together in issuing a decision, has been applied inconsistently by the National Labor Relations Board, particularly with regard to three types of cases: "good faith doubt" cases, those involving employer statements made during ...
Bertman S L - - 1980
Literature invites us to enter into the human dilemma in a manner that is different from but no less penetrating than clinical observation. The writer's craft uncovers realities other than the statistically measurable and objective. In languages far from the strictly literal and closer to indirection, symbolism, and aesthetics, the ...
Dommisse J - - 1980
A historical review reveals that Naegele's rule was based on anecdotal evidence. This rule should be reviewed and calculations of true gestational age should be based on the probable date of ovulation and conception.
Pennington D G - - 1980
A successful case of replantation by microvascular anastomoses of a completely avulsed ear is presented. Technical aspects critical to success are discussed. The superior result compared to conventional reconstruction is emphasized.
Canalis R F - - 1980
The author reviews some of the salient historical features related to the anatomical description of the laryngeal ventricle and its saccule. The paper is based on a translation of Morgagni's original work published in 1719. This information is presented along with a short biographical note of Morgangni's life. Only original ...
Burt P - - 1980
It is generally believed that there is an absolute disparity limit for binocular fusion; objects with disparities within this limit, known as Panum's fusional area, will appear fused and single, while objects with disparities outside the limit appear double. It is demonstrated, however, that the disparity gradient, rather than the ...
Franchi F - - 1980
Shortened return cycles after premature atrial stimulation (PAS) are commonly referred to as sinoatrial entrance block and exit delay at the sinoatrial junction or sinus-node reentries. In the 2 reported cases PAS at critical coupling intervals was followed by shortened return cycles characterized by a changed high right electrogram (and ...
Robertson B M - - 1979
This article is the first of a two part review of the psychoanalytic theory of depression. In this first part of the review the work of the major contributors to the psychoanalytic theory of depression is discussed. The writings of Abraham, Freud, Rado, Klein, Jacobson, Benedek, Bibring, Spitz, Sandler and ...
Flisser A - - 1979
In this review of the literature concerning the immunology of animal and human cysticercosis, emphasis is placed on whether previous exposure to the antigen confers protection to the host. Statistical analysis of the published data indicates that immunized animals have a lower risk than non-immunized animals of contracting cysticercosis, there ...
Lee J L - - 1978
In three cases of severe hypophosphatemia profound coma was associated. Although the occurrence of hypophosphatemia appeared to coincide with a high rate of intravenous administration of glucose and water, two of the three patients had liver disease and the other had hypothermia. In two instances the neurologic status improved with ...
Koshy A - - 1978
A case of retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma is reported. Added to the 42 cases of retroperitoneal lymphangioma found from the English literature, this brings up the total of cases reported to date to 43. A critical review of the clinical picture and management of this condition is presented on the basis ...
Doran J - - 1978
The results of 134 Gritti-Stokes amputations for ischaemia are presented. The mortality rate was 11% and healing occurred in 88%, reaffirming the good results already reported for this operation. The long term results are reviewed in an attempt to decide whether the most frequently cited criticisms of this procedure are ...
Choi Won Young - - 1977
Thelazia callipaeda, parasitic in the eye of 24 years old Korean male, was extracted from the left eye of the patient in Seoul, Korea. We confirmed that as T. callipeada morphologically, based on the descriptions of Hsu and other literature. We presents the 7th human thelaziasis case in Korea with ...
Wolcott J H - - 1977
The correlation of occurrence of aircraft accidents to critical and negative phases of the biorhythm cycles was investigated. Data from 880 U.S. Air Force pilot-involved accident cases were studied and added to 4,279 previously reported cases. The data were tested by chi-square analysis under the null hypothesis that there is ...
Hollender M H - - 1977
Historically, genital exhibitionism has usually been regarded as an exclusively male phenomenon. The authors present a case study of a female exhibitionist which is at variance with that contention. They offer a formulation of the psychodymanics of female exhibitionism, focusing on its pregenital, attention-seeking purpose. The findings from this case ...
Redman J F - - 1977
During the last 20 years reports have appeared describing successful results with a 2-stage orchiopexy for patients noted to have a short testicular artery on first exploration. A critical review of these reports indicates that accurate documentation of the phenomenon of spontaneously increasing spermatic cord length following surgical manipulation does ...
Wallace E R ER - - 1976
Freud's most controversial tenet is the death instinct. Although it appears full blown in 1920, it was doubtless nurtured for years in his mind. In its indissoluble relation to the repetition compulsion and Nirvana principle, Thanatos is the bedrock of much of Freud's later philosophy. This paper is an examination ...
van Vroonhoven J M - - 1976
Protracted administration of oral anticoagulant agents to patients presenting symptoms of peripheral arteriosclerosis is a treatment in widespread use in the Netherlands a Germany. However, a critical perusal of the available literature reveals a scarcity of objective data which might confirm the value of this treatment. It may be concluded ...
Rachels J - - 1975
The traditional distinction between active and passive euthanasia requires critical analysis. The conventional doctrine is that there is such an important moral difference between the two that, although the latter is sometimes permissible, the former is always forbidden. This doctrine may be challenged for several reasons. First of all, active ...
Beamish F E - - 1966
Titrimetric methods for palladium, platinum, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and gold are critically reviewed to the end of 1964. Previous reviews covered the literature to the end of 1957 for the five platinum metals and to mid-1960 for gold.
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