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Cornel Veronica M. - - 1997
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 ...
Van Rosendaal G M - - 1997
We undertook a retrospective review of 25 patients who had undergone percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). Data regarding the clinical courses were collected, and a questionnaire was administered to patients when possible; in most cases the individual responsible for care answered questions. We pinpointed concerns relevant to the decision-making process. In ...
Segal M E - - 1997
Case mix adjustment models for long-term stroke rehabilitation outcomes should be developed (1) to facilitate equitable comparisons of outcomes across treatment settings, thereby reducing disincentives for treating complex cases, (2) to improve triage into the most appropriate level of rehabilitative care after discharge from acute care, and (3) to confirm ...
Cornel Veronica M. - - 1997
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 ...
Minamoto H - - 1996
A 52-year-old woman with a history of a hearing disturbance since age 20 experienced visual hallucinations and convulsions, followed by right hemiparesis and aphasia. On the basis of a muscle biopsy and mitochondrial DNA analysis, she was diagnosed as mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS). This case ...
Cornel Veronica M. - - 1996
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 ...
Erol B - - 1996
In this study a radiological assessment of elongated styloid processes and ossified stylohyoid ligaments was performed on 900 panoramic radiographs of 900 patients. The styloid process(s) were found to be longer than 30 mm in 12 cases; in 8 of these cases elongation was bilateral, and in 4 cases it ...
Cornel Veronica M. - - 1996
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 ...
de Carpentier J P - - 1996
An unusual case of an intra-parotid haematoma is presented. The history was misleading and the ultrasound and CT results apparently contradictory. The investigations are explained in the light of the natural process of haematoma evolution. It is recommended that all radiological investigations be correlated by a single radiologist, and suggested ...
Frank E - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Despite the pivotal role of peer review in the scientific process, there has never been a formal study of the way in which reviewers' opinions are elicited. This article describes such a study and makes recommendations for a more standardized approach to the peer review process. We hope, through ...
Ellis H D - - 1996
Following a brief review of the literature on Delusions of Inanimate Doubles (DID), compared with other similar delusions, two cases are presented. Each completed a battery of tests designed to explore their cognitive abilities. In both cases, familiar and unfamiliar face-processing skills remained intact and word memory was unaffected. Their ...
Carey C - - 1995
Many amphibian populations are declining in a number of geographical locations throughout the world. In most cases, the cause or causes are unknown, but are assumed to result from man-made alterations in the environment. We review existing evidence concerning how environmental xenobiotics could contribute to declines of amphibian populations by ...
Johnson D R - - 1995
The bony spinous process of T2 in certain inbred strains of the mouse is variable in size or in some cases absent. The development of this process has been investigated in histological sections of CBA, C57BL and tk/tk mice between birth and 14 days. The spinous process is shown to ...
Ryu S J - - 1995
Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) is the major ingredient of many over-the-counter cold remedies and diet pills. Use or abuse of PPA may cause hemorrhagic stroke or cerebral vasculitis similar to the clinical and angiographic picture associated with amphetamine use or abuse. We report a 32-year-old Taiwanese women who developed sudden onset of ...
Veggiotti P - - 1995
There are few reports in the literature dealing with the association between mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) and epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) in children. We report the case of a child presenting with numerous stroke-like episodes associated with EPC which, despite therapy, were not controlled and ...
Marti G E - - 1994
Cell and gene therapies, using several different approaches, have been proposed for a variety of genetic diseases, cancer and AIDS. The major regulatory review process in the US consists of an institutional review board, the recombinant DNA advisory committee (RAC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Within the Center ...
Hiss J - - 1994
Heat stroke is the outcome of impaired heat dissipation which is aggravated by hot and humid environmental conditions. The very young and debilitated on the one hand and healthy individuals under considerable physical stress on the other are vulnerable to heat stroke. Post-mortem findings will depend on the time lapse ...
Walker A E - - 1994
In this brief narrative, the author compares what is known today about the physiological basis of concussion with the results of studies described 50 years ago in the Journal of Neurosurgery. The author was a member of the team that originally reported these findings in the first volume of the ...
Older R A - - 1994
Tubular ectasia of the rete testis is a recently recognized entity whose sonographic appearance has been described principally in the radiological literature. The sonographic features of this benign process must be appreciated by urologists as well so that is not mistaken for malignancy. We report 3 cases showing the spectrum ...
Pennebaker J W - - 1994
The reporting of physical symptoms is influenced to a large degree by psychological processes. Individuals are more likely to notice subtle sensations in environments lacking in stimulation than those demanding external attention. The beliefs or schemas that people hold dictate where and how they attend to their bodies as well. ...
Schneider S - - 1994
This article reviews potential ergonomic hazards in new construction work, summarizing findings from published literature and from a 15-month investigation of health hazards on a new construction site in suburban Washington, D.C. The review is structured to follow the sequence of events in the construction process. Ergonomic solutions are included ...
Nicholson P J - - 1994
This report describes a case of phobic anxiety relating to cyanide in a process operator who is unable to smell hydrogen cyanide. This case demonstrates that hazardous substances in the workplace can provoke this mental disorder in individuals who are unable to detect by special senses whether or not a ...
Hittmair-Delazer M - - 1994
The case of an anomia for people's names is reported. The study of this dissociation helps to clarify the difference in processing between proper and common names. Associated deficits in this and previously described cases provide support for the idea that an inability to retrieve arbitrary relations is the basis ...
Benayah C - - 1994
This paper deals with the nature and function of transference and countertransference, with respect to transference love. After a summary of the major views on the nature of transference and its function in the analytic process, the paper presents a case in which this issue of transference love was pertinent ...
Horwitz L - - 1994
Numerous psychological factors are involved in converting from psychotherapy to psychoanalysis with the same analyst. The process of making the recommendation and working through reactions to it, both before and after the analysis begins, requires heightened attention to the ensuing transference and countertransference reactions. After reviewing the literature on this ...
Huff E D - - 1993
Case counts below 50 can compromise the careful use of disease- or procedure-specific standardized mortality ratio comparisons across small hospitals in predominantly rural areas. Linking data series where data are of the same quality and are continuous across the series is one way of handling the problem of small case ...
Armstrong J D JD - - 1993
Academic plagiarism is a thorny ethical and practical problem. Perhaps readers have never personally encountered or recognized a case of plagiarism so its immediate interest and relevance may be obscure. A short case history may provide evidence that the issue of plagiarism is germane to the contemporary academic endeavor. A ...
Atkins S - - 1993
This paper is a review of the literature on reflection. The purpose was to unravel and make sense of the complex literature, and to identify the skills required to engage in reflection. An analysis of the literature revealed that differences between authors' accounts of reflective processes are largely those of ...
Ott B R - - 1993
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although persistent amnesia due to bilateral limbic system infarction is well described, reports of amnesic syndromes due to unilateral stroke have appeared infrequently and unsystematically. We report six new cases and review previously published reports to expand and consolidate knowledge regarding amnesic stroke. CASE DESCRIPTIONS: Six patients ...
Sarti C - - 1993
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: We sought to find an explanation for the geographical variation in the incidence of nonfatal stroke detected in the FINMONICA stroke register during the period 1983-1985. METHODS: Two separate investigations were made. In the first, a sample of approximately 100 nonfatal events drawn from each of the ...
Kerscher A - - 1993
A review of the literature and the addition of one case have revealed that, on the basis of strict histologic criteria, there are presently 30 published cases of osteochondroma of the coronoid process of the mandible. Twenty-one cases (70%) were men. Most osteochondromas developed before the age of 40 years. ...
Ballard C G - - 1993
Accurate data are not available for the prevalence of eating disorders amongst the Asian population in Britain. Only a handful of cases have been reported in the literature [Bhadrinath (1990). British Journal of Psychiatry, 156, 565-568.] suggested that it is an uncommon phenomenon despite Dolan's recent finding [Dolan, Lacey, & ...
Rottoli M R - - 1993
Between 1 January 1989 and 31 December 1990 568 consecutive patients were admitted to our unit for ischemic stroke (defined on clinical criteria and with CT or MR evidence of ischemic areas or exclusion of hemorrhage or tumor). The interval between onset of symptoms and arrival in hospital was under ...
Shah A R - - 1992
A 47-year-old woman ingested 7.2 gm of sustained-release verapamil. She developed hypotension, idioventricular rhythm, mild acidosis, mild hyperglycemia, and aspiration pneumonia that required antibiotics and mechanical ventilatory support. In addition, she had a stroke, which resulted from left cerebral hemispheric damage, an unusual complication. Stroke is reported only once in ...
Takiff H - - 1992
A 44-year-old white female developed hepatic hemorrhage due to focal hepatic necrosis. This is the only reported case of its kind we have found. No other underlying processes were identified except for the chronic use of oral conjugated estrogens. The possible role of steroids and a possible relationship to the ...
Dann E J - - 1992
A 27 year old man presented with heat stroke following exposure to a humid, hot environment in the absence of physical exertion. Investigation revealed the presence of generalized anhydrosis without evidence of an associated disease. Although chronic idiopathic anhydrosis is rare, this entity should be considered in cases of unexplained ...
Nicolini F A - - 1992
Numerous attempts have been made to prevent restenosis after successful transluminal dilation of an atherosclerotic vessel using a variety of pharmacologic and mechanical approaches. This article reviews the pathobiology of the restenosis process, offers a hypothesis as to its cause, reviews attempts to modify the process, and outlines therapeutic approaches ...
Fish R - - 1992
Residency programs routinely review cases involving "morbidity and mortality." It would be a valuable experience to similarly review medical malpractice cases and the associated testimony by medical experts. When available, the cases reviewed in residency programs would be those in which faculty members at the same institution had testified. The ...
Link A - - 1992
Extracorporeal blood-circuit devices can be sterilized by ethylene oxide (EtO), irradiation, or steam. The majority of these devices are sterilized by the first two processes, and the use of steam sterilization seems to be limited. This article compares the different processes, discusses their advantages and disadvantages, and makes a case ...
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This index includes all authors and co-authors of manuscripts published in the Journal from July through December 1992.
Sonenthal K R - - 1991
A case of anaphylaxis is reported after IUI with sperm processed in Tyrode's solution supplemented with BSA. The patient had a positive prick cutaneous test to BSA and also had specific IgE antibody against it. Repeat IUI using the patient's own blood serum instead of BSA for processing the sperm ...
Need J T - - 1991
A literature review and compilation of the tick specimens found in Peru and now held in the National Tick Collection was carried out to develop a working list of the tick species likely to be found in Peru. Evidence of 44 species (29 Ixodidae, 15 Argasidae), was found; representatives of ...
Yankauer A - - 1991
BACKGROUND: No representative surveys of scientific opinion about blind review have been published, and there is very little information on the success of the blinding process. The American Journal of Public Health has practiced blind review since 1977. METHODS: In 1989 to 1990 312 of its reviewers were asked to ...
Sibanda E N - - 1991
In eclampsia neurological complications carry a high maternal mortality and morbidity. The case of an unbooked 15-year-old primiparous teenager who presented in shock, unconscious, quadriplegic and transiently blind one day after home delivery is reported. Co-operative inter-departmental management was undertaken and the patient was discharged, satisfactorily recovered.
Dary C - - 1991
Comparative results for LV identification are shown in Fig. 7, from which the following conclusions can be drawn: 1) success rate almost double when BOS are used. LV is finally found and correctly classified in 90% of cases, 2) a first class of error consists of undetected LVs. Since the ...
May E F - - 1990
A 20-year-old man suffered two thalamic infarctions during the course of neuroborreliosis and was successfully treated with intravenous ceftriaxone. Review of 11 additional cases of stroke and cerebral vasculitis in neuroborreliosis suggests that there is a meningovascular form of the infection with predilection for the posterior circulation and an association ...
Koul R - - 1990
Kuthar valley in the Anantnag district of south Kashmir (North-west India) was surveyed to ascertain the prevalence of completed strokes. In a population of 63,645, the survey was from July to November 1986; 91 cases of completed stroke were detected giving a crude prevalence of 143/100,000. Only 10 (10.9%) cases ...
Haglund W D - - 1990
The Green River Murder Investigation in King County, Washington, is currently the longest active serial murder investigation in U.S. history. During its course, over 26 separate scenes with from one to five victims each have been processed. The experience of the authors is presented in order to acquaint other agencies ...
Lloyd M E - - 1990
This study investigated whether the gender of manuscript authors affected reviewers' editorial decisions. Female and male reviewers for five behavioral journals were asked to evaluate identical manuscripts according to their usual criteria. Half the manuscripts were supposedly written by men and half by women. Male reviewers did not evaluate male- ...
Barth F D - - 1990
Obsessive-compulsive neurosis has long intrigued psychoanalysts. Although they may disagree about the underlying etiological mechanisms, analysts generally agree that obsessive individuals are often difficult to engage in the psychoanalytic process and are therefore difficult to treat psychoanalytically. The author offers a selective integration of theoretical approaches to this disorder and ...
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