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Kronfol Ziad Z Department of Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Doha, Qatar. Electronic address: - - 2014
More than 15 million non-nationals are currently living and working in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The majority are blue-collar or domestic workers coming from the Indian Subcontinent or South East Asia. They often work under very harsh conditions. There are reports of a high rate of psychosis and suicide ...
Gouttebarge Vincent V Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to systematically review the recent scientific literature to explore the prevalence of osteoarthritis (OA) in former elite athletes from team and individual sports. A systematic review of observational studies was conducted. Based on three categories of keywords (and synonyms), a sensitive search strategy was ...
Sposato Luciano A LA Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; Stroke Outcomes Research Canada, Charleston, SC, - - 2014
Objective. A better understanding of the manuscript peer-review process could improve the likelihood that research of the highest quality is funded and published. To this end, we aimed to assess consistency across reviewers' recommendations; agreement between reviewers' recommendations and editors' final decisions; and reviewer- and editor-level factors influencing editorial decisions ...
Balhara Yatan Pal Singh YP Department of Psychiatry, National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Web based interventions (WBIs) have been developed for various health conditions. These include interventions for various psychoactive substance use disorders including tobacco and alcohol. Tobacco use has remained the single largest preventable cause of global mortality and morbidity for many years. It is responsible for around 6 million deaths annually ...
Heydari Gholamreza G Tobacco Prevention and Control Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Darabad, Niavaran, Tehran 1955841452, - - 2014
During recent years, there have been many advances in different types of pharmacological and non-pharmacological tobacco control treatments. In this study, we aimed to identify the most effective smoking cessation methods used in quit based upon a review of the literature. We did a search of PubMed, limited to English ...
Mengeling Michelle A MA Center for Comprehensive Access & Delivery Research & Evaluation (Mengeling, Sadler); Veterans Affairs Office of Rural Health, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center-Central Region (Mengeling); Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Department of Internal Medicine (Mengeling). Electronic address: - - 2014
Public and congressional attention to the Department of Defense's (DoD's) efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault in-military (SAIM) is increasing. To promote reporting, the DoD offers (1) restricted reporting, allowing confidential reporting to designated military personnel without triggering an official investigation, and (2) unrestricted reporting, which initiates a ...
B Saravanakumar S Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital , Bharath University, Chennai, India - - 2014
Ameloblastoma is classified into solid/multicystic, extraosseous/peripheral, desmoplastic and unicystic types based on the clinical appearance by WHO (2003). Unicystic ameloblastoma is the 2(nd) and far less frequent growth pattern seen in intra-osseous ameloblastoma. It tends to occur in younger population and constitutes approximately 6% of ameloblastomas with no sexual or ...
Cychosz Chris C CC Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to provide a comprehensive review of the current literature on tendoscopy of the foot and ankle and assign an evidence-based grade of recommendation for or against intervention. A comprehensive review of the literature was performed on May 26, 2013, using the PubMed, Cochrane, and ...
Kempf Werner W *Kempf und Pfaltz, Histologische Diagnostik, Zürich, Switzerland; †Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic; ‡Histologische Diagnostik Basel, Basel, Switzerland; §Dermatology Practice, Zürich Airport Medical Center, Zürich, Switzerland; ¶Viollier Pathology Laboratory, Basel, Switzerland; and ‖Division of Molecular Pathology, Institute of Surgical Pathology, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, - - 2014
: Primary cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma (PCMZL) is one of the most common cutaneous B-cell lymphomas. It affects mostly patients in their fourth decade and manifests with multifocal nodules mostly on the arms and upper trunk in more than half of the patients. PCMZL is, however, rare in children and ...
Lingao Michelle D MD Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, - - 2014
We report a 12-year-old boy with a rare condition consisting of familial bilateral anterior lentiplane (a flat anterior lens capsule) posterior lenticonus, and microcornea.
Rios Kimberly K 1Ohio University, Athens, - - 2014
Four experiments provided evidence for when and why opinion minorities take more time than opinion majorities to report their opinions. In Study 1, participants who wrote about feeling overly different from-but not overly similar to-others were slower to report their opinions after being led to believe that they held a ...
Jóźwik Maciej M Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, Medical University of Białystok, Białystok, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
A rare case of a giant vulvar lipoma that developed in an adolescent is presented. A review of the world literature of 15 cases that occurred prior to adulthood confirmed that they tend to occur on the right side of the vulva.
Shams Pari N PN South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Adelaide University, Adelaide, South Australia, - - 2014
Unlike ptosis, upper eyelid retraction (ULR) is not a widely reported complication of the anophthalmic socket or post-enucleation socket syndrome (PESS). The clinical entity of post-enucleation ULR is investigated. 1) Two cases of post-enucleation ULR presenting to a specialist oculoplastic center (South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Adelaide, Australia) are described, ...
Hamidan N N Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, Amman, Jordan; Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, - - 2014
This study documents the rediscovery of Acanthobrama hadiyahensis in Saudi Arabia and the first report since it was described in 1983. One female and one juvenile were collected from Qusaiba'a Dam, in the Al-Thamad area of Khaybar City. Threats facing this species are the same as those facing all other ...
Hedley J J Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Hospital for Small Animals, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland, EH25 - - 2014
To review the types of cloacal prolapses seen in reptiles and to investigate potential risk factors which may be associated with the presence of a cloacal prolapse. Retrospective review of medical records of all reptile cases evaluated at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies between 1999 and 2013; only ...
Rombolá Carlos A CA Servicio de Cirugía Torácica, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Diaphragmatic plication is the most accepted treatment for symptomatic diaphragmatic hernia in adults. The fact that this pathology is infrequent and this procedure not been widespread means that this is an exceptional technique in our field. To estimate its use in the literature, we carried out a review in English ...
Song Bong Sup BS Department of Pediatrics, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
A girl (age, 12 years 11 months) consulted the pediatric endocrinology clinic because of a rapidly growing right breast mass over 13 cm observed during the preceding 3 months. A surgical excision was performed, and the mass was diagnosed as a giant juvenile fibroadenoma. Giant juvenile fibroadenomas are rare, usually ...
Heyvaert Mieke M Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, - - 2014
This article is the first in a two-part series: we focus on the effectiveness of restraint interventions (RIs) for reducing challenging behaviour (CB) among persons with intellectual disabilities in this first article. In the second article, we focus on experiences with RIs for CB among people with intellectual disabilities. A ...
Cornelsen Laura L London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Centre of Health Policy and Management, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, - - 2014
To review systematically the literature on the economic impact of smoking bans in bars and restaurants and provide an estimate of the impact size using meta-analysis. Studies were identified by systematic database searches and screening references of reviews and relevant studies. Google and web-pages of tobacco control agencies were also ...
Kaygusuz Ecmel Isik EI Zeynep Kamil Maternity and Children's Training and Research Hospital, Department of Pathology, Istanbul, - - 2014
Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma (AFH) is a distinctive tumor in children, adolescent and young adults which is slow growing with metastatic potential. The histogenesis of AFH is uncertain. Here, we present a case of AFH of 6-year-old on the trunk. In addition, the differential diagnosis for this lesion is also discussed.
Kingo Pernille Skjold PS Department of Urology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, - - 2014
Urachal anomalies are most often seen in children, seldom in adults, but are in general considered rare. The estimated incidence is one in 5000-7000 live births and appears twice as common in males. Despite their rarity, they need to be considered by clinicians, as diseases in the urachus can mimic ...
Kay Melissa C MC Athletic Training Program, A.T. Still University, Mesa, - - 2014
Concussions are one of the most common sport-related injuries affecting athletes participating at all levels across a variety of sports. It has been reported that up to 3.8 million concussive events occur per year that are sports-related. One significant issue with identifying concussions is that a clinical diagnosis is based ...
Bell Margret E ME a National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Boston Healthcare System , Boston , - - 2014
Abstract Given the importance of reporting to sexual harassment prevention and intervention efforts, is not surprising that an extensive scientific literature has developed on predictors of victims' decisions about making a formal report to authorities about their experiences. In contrast, little empirical work has focused on how reporting affects victims, ...
Onitilo Adedayo A - - 2014
Manuscript peer review is essential for ensuring accountability to all involved in the publication process, including authors, journals, and readers. Lack of consensus regarding what constitutes an accountable manuscript peer review process has resulted in varying practices from one journal to the next. Currently, reviewers are asked to make global ...
Armeni Anastasia K AK Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, - - 2014
Cases of sexual reassignment in classical antiquity, namely a female-to-male gender change occurring after childhood, are described in the literature. Textual evidence concerning these cases of androgynism and their symbolism as well as a comprehensive scholar analysis is provided in the present study. Μedical interpretation of these cases covers the ...
Deaver Darcie D Department of Malignant Hematology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, - - 2014
Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease (KFD), also known as histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis [corrected], is a benign, self-limiting disease that manifests primarily as cervical lymphadenopathy but may include low-grade fever, headache, and fatigue. There is a higher incidence of KFD in women aged 20-35 years and in Asian populations. A PubMed search revealed 590 ...
Williams Douglas J DJ The Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences (Entomology), London SW7 5BD, UK; Email: - - 2014
Latin abbreviations and words have been used in the zoological literature since Linnaeus (1758), although some are now rare but were in common usage in the 18th and 19th centuries. The following list of Latin abbreviations and words is prepared to help students of scale insects who are not acquainted ...
Shanahan Daniel D BioMed Central, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, United Kingdom. - - 2014
A peer-reviewed journal would not survive without the generous time and insightful comments of the reviewers, whose efforts often go unrecognized. Journal of Medical Case Reports has been blessed by the support of highly-qualified peer reviewers, and the Editor-in-Chief, Michael Kidd, and staff of the journal would like to show ...
Nelson Amanda E AE Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Doc J. Thurston Building, Campus Box 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7280; Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC. Electronic address: - - 2013
Given the conflicting definitions of "generalized osteoarthritis" (GOA) in the literature, we performed a systematic review of GOA definitions, risk factors, and outcomes. We searched the MEDLINE literature with the terms osteoarthritis, generalized, polyarticular, multiple joint, and multi-joint to obtain articles related to GOA, following evidence-based guidelines. Titles and abstracts ...
Johnson Claire C Editor, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. Electronic address: - - 2013
This article recognizes editorial board members and peer reviewers who completed manuscript reviews for the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in the year 2012 and provides a summary of international representation of both published papers and peer reviewers.
Tomlinson Michael J MJ 1Nova Pathology, PC, Bellingham, Washington, - - 2013
The transparency and documentation of the peer review process have been discussed recently. Our position is that transparency is best achieved when peer review is a collaborative process, in which both parties are open-minded but both also realize that the study pathologist retains complete control over the findings (raw data) ...
Brewer Tracy L - - 2013
The purpose of this review is to heighten the awareness of the increased use and risks of synthetic cannabinoids (SCs) and associated clinical manifestations among adolescents and young adults. Reviewed case studies suggest that the use of SCs have unpredictable negative psychological and physiological effects. Predominant manifestations reported were anxiety, ...
Stather P W PW Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, UK. Electronic address: - - 2013
It is common for authors to introduce a paper by demonstrating the importance of the clinical condition being addressed, usually by quoting data such as mortality and prevalence rates. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) epidemiology is changing, and therefore such figures for AAA are subject to error. The aim of this ...
Yammine Kaissar - - 2013
Os acromiale (OA) results from a failure of consolidation between the ossification centers of the acromial epiphysis. Its prevalence and its interactions with ancestry, gender, laterality, and side have been variously reported in the literature. The aims of this review are to provide an accurate estimate of OA prevalence and ...
Allen Thomas Wesley - - 2013
Peer review is essential to the quality of scientific publications. As the volume of submissions to these journals increases, the need for an expanding cadre of trained reviewers also increases. Many reviewers do not receive formal training on conducting a peer review or education on the peer review process, however. ...
Mech Angela M AM Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 East Green St., Athens, GA 30602, USA. - - 2013
We provide the first report of Matsucoccus macrocicatrices Richards (Hemiptera: Matsucoccidae) feeding and reproducing on eastern white pine, Pinus strobus L., in the southeastern United States. Until now, M. macrocicatrices had been reported only from the Canadian Atlantic Maritimes, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Entomological holdings of 27 major museums in ...
Shamriz Oded O From the *Department of Pediatrics; †Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel; ‡School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; §Department of Microbiology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem; ¶National Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, National Public Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel; and ‖St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, The Rockefeller University, New York, - - 2013
We report a 17-year-old patient with inherited STAT1 deficiency, who was diagnosed with Mycobacterium szulgai chronic multifocal osteomyelitis and responded well to the therapy with ethambutol, rifampicin and azithromycin. Seven other reported cases of M. szulgai osteomyelitis are reviewed. This is the first description of M. szulgai osteomyelitis in an ...
Edwards Sarah A SA Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2013
The idea that most smokers quit without formal assistance is widely accepted, however, few studies have been referenced as evidence. The purpose of this study is to systematically review the literature to determine what proportion of adult smokers report attempting to quit unassisted in population-based studies. A four stage strategy ...
Macmillan Megan - - 2013
The aim of this review was to systematically review and synthesize observational evidence of associations between children's naturally varying contact with people with disabilities and their attitudes towards disability. A comprehensive search was conducted across multiple databases. Studies were included if they measured children's contact with people with disabilities and ...
Pruvot A-S - - 2013
Intracranial aneurysms are rare in children although giant aneurysms more commonly occur in adolescence. The aims of our study were to perform an extensive review of the literature over the past two decades and assess intracranial aneurysm management. Based on a Pubmed search, we carried out a review of the ...
Dietz Viviane - - 2013
The aim was to review the impact of pelvic organ prolapse surgery on sexual function. Every 4 years and as part of the Fifth International Collaboration on Incontinence we reviewed the English-language scientific literature after searching PubMed, Medline, Cochrane library and Cochrane database of systematic reviews, published up to January 2012. ...
Yoon Jong Hyung - - 2013
Ewing sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumors (ES/pPNETs) typically occur in the long or flat bones, the chest wall, extraskeletal soft tissue, or less frequently, in solid organs. They can arise from anywhere in the body; however, ES/pPNETs arising from the adrenal gland are very rare, especially in children and adolescents. Herein, ...
Wang Hong-Wei HW Postgraduate, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Oncology, Ninth People's Hospital, College of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, - - 2013
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare, histologically distinct, soft tissue malignancy with nonspecific clinical features usually described as a nonulcerated, painless, expanding mass. It has a pseudoalveolar appearance with clustered polygonal cells lacking central cohesion. It accounts for approximately 0.5 to 1% of all soft tissue sarcomas. It ...
Eisenberg Ronald L - - 2013
Virtually all radiologists participate in peer review, but to our knowledge, this is the first detailed study of their opinions toward various aspects of the process. The study qualified for quality assurance exemption from the institutional review board. A questionnaire sent to all radiology faculty at our institution assessed their ...
Petersonlund Robin R - - 2013
A comprehensive review of the literature of the universal experience of living on the edge is discussed. Literature was reviewed from biology, criminology, ecology, economics, ethics, finance, fine arts, historical biography, medicine, nursing, philosophy, physiology, psychology, sociology, and theology. Three themes emerged with this literature review: living on the edge ...
Mava Y Y Departments of Paediatrics, Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos. Formerly; University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, - - 2013
Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is one of the leading childhood cancers in tropical Africa. Despite this, after extensive literature search most literature reviews on BL found were old. Therefore, it is useful to learn the trend in the epidemiology of BL in north eastern Nigeria especially now that changing ecology of ...
Kurtoglu Emel - - 2013
Adnexal torsion is a serious condition and delay in surgical intervention may result in loss of ovary. Children and adolescents who have suffered from uterine adnexal torsion may be at risk for asynchronous torsion of the contralateral adnexa. We report the case of asynchronous bilateral ovarian torsion in a 9-year-old ...
Shamriz Oded - - 2013
We report a 17-year-old patient with inherited STAT1 deficiency, who was diagnosed with Mycobacterium szulgai chronic multifocal osteomyelitis and responded well to therapy with ethambutol, rifampicin and azithromycin. Seven other reported cases of M. szulgai osteomyelitis are reviewed. This is the first description of M. szulgai osteomyelitis in an adolescent ...
Pisa Federica Edith - - 2013
To systematically review prevalence studies of vegetative state (VS) and minimally conscious state (MCS) in geographically defined populations, to appraise study methods and assess sources of heterogeneity. MEDLINE, EBM Reviews, and EMBASE databases were searched using key terms. Two reviewers independently identified pertinent articles and screened the references for additional ...
Khan Fayiza Yaqoob - - 2013
A peripheral cement-ossifying fibroma is a benign fibro-osseous lesion of a reactive rather than a neoplastic nature, whose pathogenesis is uncertain. It predominantly affects adolescents and young adults, with the peak prevalence between 10 and 19 years, especially affecting females (two to four times more). Such lesions are commonly found ...
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