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Karch Steven B - - 2007
Most doctors finish their careers without ever having published a scientific paper. The small percent that do mostly end up writing "case reports". But, unless the report describes some truly extraordinary event, very little ever comes of it, and their publication may do more harm than good. The problem is ...
Verghese Saeda - - 2007
The patent foramen ovale (PFO) has been increasingly implicated in the aetiology of stroke, particularly in young patients with no other identifiable cause (cryptogenic stroke). A case of Parinaud's syndrome secondary to thromboembolism from a PFO is reported here.
Cornel Veronica M - - 2007
Reviews are listed in order of appearance in the sources indicated. In multidisciplinary review journals, only those reviews which fall within the scope of this Journal are included. Sources are listed alphabetically in three categories: regularly issued review journals and series volumes, contributed volumes, and other monographs. Titles are numbered ...
Kavaler-Adler Susan - - 2006
This study is a continuation of an article that was published in the previous issue of The American Journal of Psychoanalysis (Volume 66, Number 3, September 2006). The case of Helen is illustrated in terms of the analysand's developmental mourning, countertransference, interiority, antilibidinal ego, and transformation of aggression into self-agency.
Zhou Yiwu - - 2006
Heat stroke is the most serious and potentially life-threatening condition of the heat-related illnesses. Heat stroke deaths caused by electric blanket are rarely reported. In this paper, we report 2 cases of fatal heat stroke caused by overheating from electric blankets in winter. One was a 41-year-old man who was ...
Ferguson Toby - - 2006
We report on 2 patients with cerebrovascular events associated with sexual activity and PFO who subsequently underwent endovascular patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure. The concurrence of sexual activity (a Valsalva equivalent) at symptom onset, together with supporting data, prior paradoxical embolus in 1 case, elevated D-dimer in another, supported paradoxical ...
Carey John C - - 2006
In an Editorial Comment in 2006 Carey summarized the issues surrounding the publication of case reports in the current medical literature. In this present study, three questions about case reports are posed by the author: Do journals still publish single case reports? What do medical journals call these reports? And ...
Kavaler-Adler Susan - - 2006
This study proposes through a case illustration that psychoanalytic patients who can process both aggression and loss through a mourning process are able to free themselves from pathological self attack when the object relations work of attachment, psychic holding, and separation transpires. In the case of Helen discussed here, transformation ...
da Silva Carlos Eduardo Amaral Pereira - - 2006
Approximately 40% of ischemic strokes have no clearly definable etiology and are termed cryptogenic strokes. Patent foramen ovale, a small communication between the left and right atria, is considered to be a risk factor for cerebral embolism. In this study, we report the case of a 29-year-old woman with diagnosis ...
Cornel Veronica M - - 2006
Reviews are listed in order of appearance in the sources indicated. In multidisciplinary review journals, only those reviews which fall within the scope of this Journal are included. Sources are listed alphabetically in three categories: regularly issued review journals and series volumes, contributed volumes, and other monographs. Titles are numbered ...
Ojini F I - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To highlight the occurrence, and review the literature on stroke in young adults. METHODS: This paper reports three cases of young strokes. Brain imaging was done for two cases. The two were haemorrhagic stroke; one from an identified arteriovenous malformation and the other from a suspected vascular malformation or ...
Kikkert Myrna A - - 2006
Alien hand syndrome (AHS) is a rare condition that occurs in patients with brain injury. It has also been described in stroke subjects, after callosotomy, and in corticobasal degeneration. The common feature of AHS is the involuntary autonomous activity of the affected extremity that is perceived as being controlled by ...
Bellamy Alison - - 2006
This article identifies the way a hospice team and their community colleagues are taking a different approach to the case review process, aimed at enhancing professional development and palliative care practices by fostering multiprofessional relationships. Case reviews or studies are a traditionally recognized teaching and learning strategy. This group takes ...
Ho Josephine - - 2006
Neurological deterioration in children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is commonly caused by cerebral edema. However, stroke should also be suspected when focal neurological deficits are apparent, because children with hyperglycemia and DKA are prone to thrombosis. We report three cases of pediatric stroke associated with new onset type 1 diabetes ...
Lamers Monique J A - - 2006
It is well known that both semantic and syntactic information play a role in pronoun resolution in sentences. However, it is unclear what the relative contribution of these sources of information is for the establishment of a coreferential relationship between the pronoun and the antecedent in combination with a local ...
Kléma Jirí - - 2005
In medical systems it is often advantageous to utilize specific problem situations (cases) in addition to or instead of a general model. Decisions are then based on relevant past cases retrieved from a case memory. The reliability of such decisions depends directly on the ability to identify cases of practical ...
Miles Elizabeth N - - 2006
In 1996, Health & Safety introduced an incident investigation process called Learning to Look to Johnson & Johnson. This process provides a systematic way of analyzing work-related injuries and illness, uncovers root cause that leads to system defects, and points to viable solutions. The process analyzed involves three steps: investigation ...
Frisch Stefan - - 2005
We present two ERP experiments examining the resolution of language processing conflicts involving the multidimensional linguistic feature case, which determines processing in both syntactic and interpretive respects. Ungrammatical German structures with two identically case-marked arguments (double subject or double object constructions) were tested. In earlier studies, double subject constructions have ...
Tieghi Riccardo - - 2005
Monolateral or bilateral hyperplasia of the coronoid processes of the mandible is a rare disorder resulting in reduction of mouth opening because of the unnatural contact of the coronoid process with the zygomatic bones. The authors describe two cases of bilateral hyperplasia of the coronoid processes that were successfully treated.
Charlés Laurie L - - 2005
In this article, we illustrate two examples of "live" supervision with marriage and family therapy trainees whose clients presented in the therapy room in immediate crisis. The case examples, one a client with suicidal thoughts and the other a parent who had struck her child, demonstrate how the university-based therapy ...
Rubin Adam D - - 2005
Vocal process avulsion is a rare complication of intubation or external laryngeal trauma that can cause significant dysphonia. The vocal process develops independently from the body of the arytenoid cartilage, which results in a fusion plane that is vulnerable to trauma. The findings of vocal process avulsion may be subtle, ...
Schuman Zev D - - 2005
Palliative sedation is used in the rare patient who has intractable distress at the end of life. Implementation of palliative sedation, however, may meet resistance from various clinicians and other hospital staff. To ensure that our patients had access to this important treatment modality, we found it necessary to engage ...
Striegel H - - 2005
The purpose of the World Anti-Doping Code 2003 and the 2004 Prohibited List is to create a universal international standard to fight doping in competitive sports. The result of this is a whole series of changes for doctors with regard to their work with competitive athletes. The revised definition of ...
Weir Nicolas U - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although the incidence and mortality of stroke are known to be inversely related to socioeconomic status (SES), the relationship between SES and recovery after stroke has been little-studied. This study has investigated the relationship between SES and case fatality, "death or dependency," and "death or institutional care" ...
Imam, I; Department of ...
Background: Stroke is a common disease and in developing countries its diagnosis relies heavily on clinical features because of the dearth of radiological facilities. To ensure that the diagnosis of stroke is as accurate as possible, it is imperative that clinical skills are kept at the optimum. One such method ...
Cornel Veronica M - - 2005
Reviews are listed in order of appearance in the sources indicated. In multidisciplinary review journals, only those reviews which fall within the scope of this Journal are included. Sources are listed alphabetically in three categories: regularly issued review journals and series volumes, contributed volumes, and other monographs. Titles are numbered ...
Miller Laura A - - 2005
In this paper, we have used the immersed boundary method to solve the two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations for two immersed wings performing an idealized 'clap and fling' stroke and a 'fling' half-stroke. We calculated lift coefficients as functions of time per wing for a range of Reynolds numbers (Re) between 8 ...
Snell Linda - - 2005
AIMS: To explore the review process from the reviewers' perspective, including perceptions of the time taken to carry out a review, barriers to and facilitators of the review process, benefits of reviewing, opinions about blinded versus transparent reviews, how the process of reviewing might be made easier, and to assess ...
Khan Farhad Ali - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Studies on the temporal variation in stroke incidence have reported inconsistent results. Few have studied the temporal variations in case fatality. No study on incidence and case fatality of stroke by season in Sweden has been found. This study explores the weekly, monthly and seasonal variations in incidence and ...
Del Brutto O H - - 2004
The authors carried out a three-phase door-to-door survey in Atahualpa, Ecuador to assess epidemiologic and pathogenetic mechanisms of stroke. They found 10 stroke patients among 1,568 individuals aged > or =15 years (crude prevalence, 638 per 100,000). There was only one incident case (incidence, 64 per 100,000). Six of the ...
Aboraya Ahmed - - 2004
This case report describes a 19-year-old Caucasian woman who presented to a state psychiatric facility with symptoms of depression and auditory hallucinations. She was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, depressed type, and was treated with risperidone and sertraline. Soon after initiation of drug therapy, the patient developed galactorrhea and dysmenorrhea, and ...
Chiesa Roberto - - 2004
From 1992 to December 2002, 3967 patients (2619 males; 1348 females) with a mean age of 68.4A years (range 32-92) underwent 5425 carotid endarterectomy (CE) procedures at our institute. Neurological history was positive for stroke in 1130 cases (21%) and for transient ischemic attack (TIA) in 2121 cases (39%). In ...
Katz Kenneth A - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Problems with statistical methods and reporting have been noted in articles published in dermatology journals. Conclusions presented in published reports may be misleading if based on inappropriate or misinterpreted statistical analysis. OBJECTIVE: We sought to assess dermatology journal editors' policies and perceptions regarding statistical review of submitted manuscripts. DESIGN: ...
Sorinola Olanrewaju - - 2004
Case reports are frequently published in the health care literature, however advice on preparing such reports using the "instructions to authors" pages of journals is alleged to be limited. However, to our knowledge, this has not been formally evaluated. As roles of case reports may vary according to the case ...
Johnson Edward G - - 2004
Stroke is an uncommon event among military aircrew, partly because that population tends to be younger and healthier than typical stroke victims. Aircrew members suffering stroke rarely have identifiable risk factors or etiology that can be treated or modified such that return to flying duties is a consideration. In this ...
Moussouttas Michael - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Cannabis is the most commonly abused illicit drug and is often considered innocuous. However, cases of acute onset neurologic dysfunction occurring in relation to cannabis use have been described and corresponding cerebral imaging studies have documented focal ischemic changes and vessel abnormalities. REVIEW SUMMARY: This article reviews all reported ...
Senturia Stephen D - - 2004
Based on his many years of experience, a JMEMS editor provides guidelines for authors that will, if followed, greatly reduce the risk of a devastatingly negative result from the review process. The premise is that there are certain things that rightfully anger reviewers, and, once angered, the reviewers become both ...
Vignolo Luigi A - - 2003
A review and an experimental study were carried out in search of dissociations between the recognition of music (music agnosia) and that of environmental sounds (auditory agnosia) in stroke patients. The review focused on 45 adequately studied cases published since 1883. The experimental study consisted of administering standard tests of ...
Midorikawa Akira - - 2003
In the process of reading music, the reading of rhythm and pitch might be differentiated, although there is no evidence of this to date. There have been cases of disorders restricted to the reading of pitch, but none in which the disorder has been restricted to the reading of rhythm. ...
Rikers Remy - - 2003
Medical specialists, diagnosing cases within their domain of expertise, do not rely on intentional causal reasoning, in which they use explicit principles or rules of their domain. Rather, their reasoning has become an automatic process using schema-based knowledge. However, the difference between diagnoses made by medical specialists and diagnoses made ...
Azara Victoria - - 2003
There has been insufficient focus on the impact and usefulness of the case seminar for teaching in psychoanalytic institutes. In order to better understand case seminar, questionnaires were submitted to candidates, graduates, and faculty in two psychoanalytic teaching institutes. The responses indicate that the case seminar format should be standardized; ...
Appelros P - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: The purpose was to compare the completeness of case ascertainment in two stroke registers, one local population-based, the other a national quality register (Riks-Stroke), and to examine if patient characteristics could be affected by selection bias. MATERIAL AND METHODS: By the way of linking and matching computer files, the ...
Cornel Veronica M - - 2003
Reviews are listed in order of appearance in the sources indicated. In multidisciplinary review journals, only those reviews which fall within the scope of this Journal are included. Sources are listed alphabetically in three categories: regularly issued review journals and series volumes, contributed volumes, and other monographs. Titles are numbered ...
Scheid R - - 2003
Lyme Neuroborreliosis (LNB) has repeatedly been reported to cause cerebral vasculitis. However, there is no reliable information about the incidence of cerebral vessel affection. The majority of reports deal with ischaemic consequences, and there are a few reports of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). We report a case of otherwise unexplained intracerebral ...
Ornstein Paul H - - 2003
Although aware of a lack of consensus in the literature about the exact nature of the relationship between psychoanalytic theory and the clinical process, the authors contend that the analyst's theory(ies) are inextricably intertwined with the treatment process. Two clinical case examples are presented to illustrate this and to highlight ...
Foley Norine C - - 2003
The Stroke Rehabilitation Evidence-Based Review was intended to be an up-to-date review of all therapies associated with stroke rehabilitation including both therapeutic interventions and medications. This section describes the literature search strategy, the data abstraction process, and the scale used to evaluate the methodological quality of randomized controlled trials included ...
Rey de Castro Alvaro - - 2003
Two case vignettes illustrating different ways of listening to clinical material are presented. The author discusses some limitations of clinical psychoanalytic theory that stem from the fact that primary unconscious processes are, by their very nature, impossible to describe in a language regulated by secondary processes. Hegelian dialectics, first addressed ...
Dambska Maria - - 2003
The history of neuronal disturbances of a group of cases was examined neuropathologically. The correlation between three consecutive occurrences of migration and the observed changes made it possible to establish all the modes of this process in six cases. In spite of this process, a relatively long survival of six ...
Auchus Alexander P - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Vascular dementia (VaD) is occasionally caused by a single, strategically located stroke. In this report, we describe the clinical and anatomical features of 12 cases of strategic single infarct dementia (SSID) from Singapore. METHODS: Each patient completed a standardized diagnostic evaluation including history, neurological and neuropsychological examination, laboratory testing, ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2002
Dolichoodontoid is defined as hypertrophy of the apical portion of the odontoid process of the axis. We report the first case of a dolichoodontoid process in a pediatric patient with other congenital anomalies. This rare entity has had three previous citations in the literature. Our patient presented with scoliosis in ...
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