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Curry Hamish - - 2006
AIMS: To review the data and outcome of patients with osteosarcoma in New Zealand from 1994 to 1999 and to compare this to data retrieved from a similar study from 1981 to 1987. METHODS: Data from 1994-1999 was obtained from the New Zealand Cancer Registry; raw data was also retrieved ...
Ulugtekin Necla - - 2006
In this study, the procedure of using GIS for tracking the distribution of measles in a district of Istanbul was performed. The aim of the study is to present the available questionnaire data, which were collected during the measles epidemic, by means of maps. The designed maps show the relation ...
Patel Anish - - 2006
A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether radial arterial harvest with a harmonic scalpel produced a lower incidence of complications or was superior to conventional harvest with the diathermy or scissors and clip techniques. Two hundred and forty-seven ...
Werbart Andrzej - - 2005
Starting from Freud's classical case studies, the author highlights the tension between the psychoanalytical starting point in the subject's own meaning construction and the claims of the professional expert to objectivity, privileged knowledge and interpretative precedence. Psychoanalytic investigation of subjective phenomena came into existence parallel with Freud's magnificent project to ...
Kirschenbaum Elyce - - 2005
Marc-Hector Landouzy (1812-1864) was one of the first to describe facial paralysis in newborn, through a series of case studies. By examining these four cases in the context of Landouzy's life, publications and professional circumstances, this study shows how case studies were an important part of the scientific revolution within ...
Montrose David C - - 2005
GOAL: To investigate the literature from 1980 to 2004 for the types of studies and organisms used as probiotics in human studies and diseases. METHODS: PubMed search for probiotic organisms used in studies from 1980 to August 2004. The data from those papers were evaluated for organisms used, dose, vehicle, ...
Saad Reda S - - 2005
Differentiating reactive mesothelial (RM) proliferation from malignant mesothelioma (MM) can be cytologically challenging. There have been discordant studies reporting the value of epithelial membrane antigen (EMA) in differentiating RM from MM. In this study, we investigated the expression of two different clones of EMA in RM and MM. Twenty cases ...
Pearce J M S - - 2005
Johann Gesner in 1770 probably provided the first description of dissociation in reading ability in different languages in a bilingual patient, who after brain damage was able to read Latin but not German. Clinical studies have since shown that bilingual 'aphasics' do not necessarily manifest the same language disorders with ...
Sun K - - 2005
We have developed a reporting engine to dynamically create Web-based reports for multiple types of clinical studies in a large-scale clinical study data management system (CSDMS), TrialDB. The engine, currently in production use, generates reports based on metadata that is defined through a GUI, thus eliminating the need to write ...
Martínez Marcos - - 2005
In this contribution, the need for a thorough study of enantiôsis (pairing of opposites) in the Corpus Hippocraticum (henceforth CH) is put forward with the help of the modern semantic classifications of antonyms. The case of the eu- / dus- composition is offered here as an example, and only some ...
Senders Craig W - - 2004
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Mitomycin C was not used in the field of otolaryngology before 1998. Currently it is commonly used by all pediatric otolaryngologists dealing with airway stenoses. Mitomycin C offers the surgeon a method of modifying healing and diminishing granulation tissue and cicatricial scar. RECENT FINDINGS: There are numerous ...
Lugardon S - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the gastrointestinal safety of cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors under their real conditions of use. DESIGN. Case/non-case study. SETTING: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in adults recorded in the French Pharmacovigilance Database between 25 May 2000 and 31 December 2002. MATERIALS: Cases were all reports of "serious" oeso-gastro-duodenal ADRs (oeso-gastro-duodenal ulcers, ...
Hubert, W. N. (Wade ...
Continuous base-line study on 42-lb. fourdrinier kraft linerboard on a monthly basis. The current report presents results obtained during the month of December, 1959."
Hubert, W. N. (Wade ...
Reports pertinent to the continuous base-line study on 42-lb. fourdrinier kraft linerboard have been prepared by the Institute of Paper Chemistry on a monthly basis. The current report presents results obtained during the month of January 1960.
Etminan Mahyar - - 2004
This article is the first of two parts on pharmacoepidemiology, a relatively new science that explores drug efficacy or toxicity using large observational study designs. The number of pharmacoepidemiologic studies published in medical journals has increased, as these studies have explored drug-related questions that at times cannot be answered in ...
Masumoto Kouji - - 2004
Cow's milk allergic enterocolitis is a common paediatric gastrointestinal disease. However, radiological findings from contrast studies have rarely been reported. We report two Japanese neonate patients with cow's milk allergic enterocolitis with vomiting, bloody stool and unique findings on upper gastrointestinal contrast study. Upper gastrointestinal contrast study showed folds of ...
Carver Charles S - - 2004
Does the behavioral approach system (BAS) relate to the experience of any negative affects, or are all negative affects tied to the behavioral inhibition system (BIS)? In Study 1, self-reported Fun Seeking predicted reports of greater frustration and sadness after frustrative nonreward. In Study 2, self-reported Reward Responsiveness predicted reports ...
City of Kansas City, ...
A report charting the prevalence of parking lots and spaces in the downtown area, and the change from 1965 to 2004.
Khandekar R - - 2004
The study was a prospective evaluation of the prevalence of distichiasis and/or dysplastic eyelashes among trachomatous trichiasis cases at the oculoplasty unit of a hospital in Oman over 3 months in 2000. An oculoplasty surgeon examined and photographed cases using a bio-microscope. Out of 80 cases, 58 (72.5%) had abnormal ...
Ikeda Manabu - - 2004
A few epidemiologic studies have dealt with the prevalence of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), including Pick's disease. The aim of this study was to review the epidemiologic studies of FTLD in western countries and to compare them with those in Japan. A community-based study of early-onset dementia in London revealed ...
Dodero Verónica I - - 2003
A study on the addition of trineophyltin hydride (1) to alkynones under free radical (AIBN and Et3B) and palladium-catalyzed [(PPh3)2PdCl2] conditions is reported. The results obtained indicate that the addition of 1 to eight ynones catalyzed by bis(triphenylphosphine)palladium(II) chloride led in all cases to addition products in very high yields ...
Flanagan Elizabeth H - - 2003
In all three studies described in this article, novices were trained to associate traits from the DSM-IV Cluster B personality disorder categories with four letters of the alphabet. Novices were also taught various gender associations (i.e., "base rate" information) with the categories (none, stereotype-consistent, or stereotype-inconsistent). Results showed that when ...
Mitra Kaberi - - 2003
Menstrual disorder is one of the most frequently encountered and perplexing conditions in adult women. Dysfunctional uterine haemorrhage (DUH) includes scanty, excessive or irregular bleeding, the primary cause of which is yet to become clear. A total of 100 cases of DUH were studied by histological and histochemical evaluation of ...
Buranakitjaroen P - - 2003
With the increasing use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) in the treatment of hypertension, particularly in diabetic patients, and heart failure, an annoying cough has frequently been observed. According to the post marketing surveillance studies, the prevalence of cough associated with ACEI was only 0.1-4 per cent. However, many ...
Andersen Per - - 2003
Searching for premonitory studies of hippocampal long-term potentiation (LTP), there is a paucity of data. While synaptic enhancement during repetitive activation was studied in several reports from many groups between 1955 and 1967, the reported after-effects were short, at the most lasting a few minutes. Responses lasting for more than ...
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Body Thieves: Help Girls Reclaim Their Natural Bodies and Become Physically Active.
Pollard B J - - 2003
This study reports a review of all comparative published studies of adult day case anaesthesia in the English language up to December 2000. Ten databases were searched using appropriate keywords and data were extracted in a standardized fashion. One hundred-and-one published studies were examined. Recovery measurements were grouped as early, ...
Carbaugh E H - - 2003
Two well characterised Pu inhalation cases show some remarkable similarities between substantially different types of Pu oxide. The circumstances of exposure, therapy, bioassay data, chemical solubility studies and dosimetry associated with these cases suggest that highly insoluble Pu may be more common than previously thought, and can pose significant challenges ...
Gosbee J - - 2002
The case study and analyses presented here illustrate the crucial role of human factors engineering (HFE) in patient safety. HFE is a framework for efficient and constructive thinking which includes methods and tools to help healthcare teams perform patient safety analyses, such as root cause analyses. The literature on HFE ...
Evers S - - 2002
The aim of this review is to evaluate the studies available from reference systems and published congress contributions on the prophylactic treatment of idiopathic and cervicogenic headache with botulinum toxin A, and to classify these studies according to evidence-based medicine (EBM) criteria. The studies were analysed with respect to the ...
Garrison Kenneth E - - 2002
This review provides an overview of membrane sampling techniques, microdialysis and ultrafiltration, and cites illustrations of their applications in pharmacokinetics, metabolism and/or pharmacodynamics. The review organizes applications by target tissue and general type of information gleaned. It focuses on recently published microdialysis studies (1999 to this writing) and offers the ...
Lars Hedenäs
The nomenclatural consequences of a phylogenetic study of the Plagiotheciaceae are presented. Bardunovia Ignatov & Ochyra is synonymized with Platydictya Berk. The species that was called Herzogiella adscendens (Lindb.) Z. Iwats. & W. B. Schofield (Stereodon adscendens Lindb., Campylium adscendens (Lindb.) Mitt.) in the recent literature is transferred to Hypnum ...
Clark Phillip G - - 2002
Case studies are used extensively in gerontological and geriatric education and practice, especially to present clinically relevant examples and to illustrate abstract concepts, principles, and theories in the study of aging. This article reviews the important pedagogical, clinical, and ethical issues involved in their design and use, and presents an ...
Rietman J S - - 2002
A review was performed of the literature of the last eleven years (1990-2000) with the topic: "clinical use of instrumented gait analysis in patients wearing a prosthesis of the lower limb". To this end a literature search was performed in Embase, Medline and Recal. Forty-five (45) articles were identified for ...
Weisman Adam M - - 2002
In a retrospective study, eleven adult parricidal forensic cases from Southern California are presented. Each case involves the murder of both parents and was referred for forensic evaluation. Common characteristics among the eleven cases are presented. Two case examples illustrate features of recognized adult parricidal subtypes. The findings are compared ...
Cho Jin-Hang - - 2002
Recently, it has been reported that the characteristic relation of type-I intermittency in the presence of noise is deformed nontrivially as the channel width epsilon changes from the positive region to the negative. In order to verify it experimentally as a real phenomenon, we study the characteristic relations both for ...
Poulton Donald R - - 2002
This study examined differences in pretreatment severity and treatment outcome among orthodontic patients treated in 3 different practice-management modes. Samples of pretreatment (T1) and end of treatment (T2) study casts were selected from traditional private practices (TPP, 3 offices, 81 cases), a dental corporation (COMP, 2 offices, 53 cases), and ...
Grimes David A - - 2002
Descriptive studies often represent the first scientific toe in the water in new areas of inquiry. A fundamental element of descriptive reporting is a clear, specific, and measurable definition of the disease or condition in question. Like newspapers, good descriptive reporting answers the five basic W questions: who, what, why, ...
Leun P C - - 2002
An open competition for scientific reports on Chinese medicine invited enthusiastic subscriptions of over 10,000 manuscripts. Three categories were separated viz, clinical studies, literature review and laboratory studies. Reports of very high quality were found among the literature review group. Clinical studies appeared to be generally weak; very few follow ...
de Wit M A - - 2001
We compared gastroenteritis cases that consulted a general practitioner (GP) with those who did not in a community-based study and also with those in a GP-based study. We aimed to identify factors associated with consultation, and with inclusion of cases by GPs, and secondly to study the effects on the ...
Mostert M P - - 2001
Previous reviews of Facilitated Communication (FC) studies have clearly established that proponents' claims are largely unsubstantiated and that using FC as an intervention for communicatively impaired or noncommunicative individuals is not recommended. However, while FC is less prominent than in the recent past, investigations of the technique's efficacy continue. This ...
Blackman K - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: To review the evidence that plasma alkalinization improves the outcome in tricyclic antidepressant toxicity. METHODS: Medline search from 1966 to October 2000 (articles in all languages were included) and examination of bibliographies. Published papers including animal studies, in vitro studies, human case reports, case series and retrospective studies were ...
Cameron P - - 2001
The 1986 study of 50 lesbian mothers by Green, et al. may be the most influential concerning homosexual parenting. However, after setting standards for--and noting preliminary evidence of--gender identity confusion in 1980 and 1982, confirmatory findings in 1986 were not included in the report's abstract and conclusions. Numerous discrepancies in ...
Philipp T - - 2001
The present study was conducted to determine the usefulness of transcervical embryoscopy in diagnosing localized and systemic defects in embryonic morphogenesis of missed abortions. The study population consisted of 24 women with the final diagnosis of missed abortion. Prior to the instrumental evacuation of the uterus a rigid hysteroscope was ...
Kejariwal D - - 2001
AIM: There are few studies on pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) from India. The present study was planned to elucidate the causes of in PUO Eastern India and to define the changing patterns of PUO, if any. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective case series. PATIENTS: One hundred patients meeting the classic criteria ...
Van Der Kolk Bessel A. - - 2001
This paper reviews the currently available knowledge about the psychobiology and psychopharmacology of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It also reviews the various studies that have elucidated changes in brain function and structure in PTSD populations, including position emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), and event-related potential (ERP) ...
Gutheil T G - - 2001
This pilot study follows up an earlier study of the strategies and rationales by which psychiatric expert witnesses bill for their time on a case. Questionnaires were answered by participants at a workshop at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law (AAPL). In this follow-up, additional ...
Discalzi G - - 2000
We report a case of occupational parkinsonism due to manganese exposure in which professional exposure has been documented both by the high blood and urinary levels of the metal and by its presence in the materials used. A strong relation was evident among chelating treatment, cessation of exposure and clinical ...
Dealey C - - 2000
Case studies are often presented in relation to tissue viability problems. Within hierarchies of evidence, case studies are sometimes seen to be on a par with expert opinion. This paper examines the case study as a research method and seeks to determine its value in tissue viability research. The term ...
Heip, C.
The present state of knowledge on North Sea subtidal meiofauna is discussed. From an ecological point of view, mainly the hardbodied meiofauna taxa Nematoda and Copepoda have been studied to any extent. A short review of relevant taxonomic studies of these groups is also presented, together with a list of ...
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