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Chen Joseph C T - - 2006
Stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy represent an increasingly important option in the treatment of central nervous system disease. In this article, we discuss indications for stereotactic radiosurgery and review results reported in the medical literature.
Kupitz, Gabriele I.;
Brown, Margaret Wise. The little fir tree. Illustrated by LaMarche, Jim. HarperCollins Publishers. 2005. ISBN 0060281898. $15.99. 32 pp. Reviewer: Gabi Kupitz Reading Level: Primary Rating: Outstanding Genre: Christmas stories; Subject: Christmas--Juvenile fiction; Fathers--Juvenile fiction; Christmas trees--Juvenile fiction; Books--Reviews; A lonely little seven year-old fir tree enjoys a new life ...
Heil, Lillian;
Brett, Jan. The Umbrella. G.P.Putman's Sons, 2004. ISBN 0399242155. $16.99. 32 pp. Reviewer: Lillian H. Heil Reading Level: Primary Rating: Excellent Genre: Fantasy Fiction; Subject: Rain Forest Animals--Juvenile Fiction; Books--Reviews; Brett's "The Umbrella" gives a tropical setting for a story similar to another of her books, "The Mitten". The animals ...
Kompanje Erwin J O - - 2005
In 1700 the Dutch surgeon/medical doctor Abraham Cyprianus (1655/1660-1718) published his Epistola historiam exhibens foetus humani post XXI. menses ex uteri tuba, matre salva ac superstite excisi, a 94-page book in which several remarkable case histories are described and illustrated. The most spectacular case in the book is the accurate ...
Kompanje Erwin J O - - 2004
The surgical separation of a pair of conjoined twins in the year 1689 by Johannes Fatio was the subject of a recent article in this journal. The reference used as publication of the case was Fatio's book, Der Arzney Doctor, Helvetisch-Vernuftige Wehe-Mutter, published in 1752, although the case was presented ...
Bruce Jared M - - 2004
The authors evaluated how history of concussion affects symptom reporting prior to and after sustaining a concussion. At baseline, athletes with a positive concussion history reported more current symptomatology than athletes who had never been concussed. At 2 hours postinjury, concussed athletes with a history of previous concussion (PC) reported ...
- - 2003
In Vivo Atlas of Deep Brain Structures S. Lucerna, F. M. Salpietro, C. Alafaci & F. Tomasello Springer, Wien, 2002 euro49.95 ISBN 3 540 425616 Reviewed by C. Watts. Atlas of Endoscopic Anatomy for Endonasal Intracranial Surgery Paola Cappabianca, Alessandra Alfieri, Enrico de Divitiis, Manfred Tschabitscher Springer, Wien 2001 euro149 ...
Turner John F - - 2002
Illusion is a word that Raymond Williams might have included among his list of keywords of British culture, since it is a word that discloses 'both continuity and discontinuity, and also deep conflicts of value and belief' within its intellectual and political history (1983, p. 23). It is a banner ...
M. E. Anderson and ...
Deep-sea anglerfishes (Lophiiformes, Ceratioidei) of the familes Caulophrynidae, Melanocetidae, Himantolophidae, Diceratiidae, Oneirodidae, Thaumatichthyidae, Centrophrynidae, Ceratiidae, Gigantactinidae and Linophrynidae from southern Africa are reviewed since the publication of the book Smiths Sea Fishes (1986, 1991). Twenty-three new records of ceratioid anglerfishes are reported for the region, bringing the total to 32. ...
Ball D - - 2000
Books reviewed in this article: Book reviews in this column will primarily be of titles focusing completely, or in part, on biological aspects of addiction. However, significant titles of general relevance to the addictions field will also be included, even if they are not "biological", as will titles of general ...
Cook C - - 2000
Books reviewed in this article: Book reviews in this column will primarily be of titles focusing completely, or in part, on biological aspects of addiction. However, significant titles of general relevance to the addictions field will also be included, even if they are not "biologi cal", as will titles of ...
Ardila AE - - 1999
In 1996 Artiola I Fortuny published a review of our book, Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Spanish Speaker (Ardila, Rosselli, & Puente, 1994), in this journal. We appreciate the time and energy taken to produce such an exhaustive review of our little volume. However, considering the extremely negative and personal nature ...
Cook C - - 1999
Book reviewed in this article: Book reviews in this column will primar ily be of titles focusing completely, or in part, on biolog ical aspects of addiction. However, significant titles of general relevance to the addictions field will also be included, even if they are not "biological", as will titles ...
Duval B - - 1999
Snow algae (Chlorophyta) are reported from the Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain and the High Atlas mountains of Morocco. Populations of the snow algae Chlamydomonas sp., coloring the snow orange-red, were collected from Pico de Veleta, Spain, while snow samples from Mt. Neltner in the High Atlas mountains, contained ...
Forest J J - - 1998
40 books on self-help psychology were examined in a 2 x 2 multivariate analysis of covariance design for the number of case illustrations, number of lines of text about case illustrations, and average number of lines per case illustration. The covariate was pages per book and the independent variables were ...
Graupe D - - 1998
The review describes and discusses the status of the major approaches to functional neuromuscular stimulation (FNS) for the purpose of ambulation by traumatic complete thoracic-level paraplegics, namely, hybrid body bracing with FNS, percutaneous FNS, fully implanted FNS, and transcutaneous FNS. For each approach, the review discusses the system for which ...
Buchanan Allen - - 1996
The mandate of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments required that the Committee take a position on the validity of retrospective moral judgments. However, throughout its period of operation, the Committee remained divided on the question of whether sound judgments of individual culpability and wrongdoing should be included ...
Roisman I - - 1996
Gastric leiomyosarcoma is a rare malignant tumor of the stomach which has seldom been described in the literature. Three patients, aged 47, 55, and 72 at time of presentation, were treated by the authors between 1985 and 1989. Clinical and pathological findings, treatment and outcome are discussed. A literature review ...
Baurier V O - - 1996
Auditory hallucinations are found at the cross-roads of otological, neurological and psychiatric practice. They are generally considered to be the manifestation of psychosis, delirium tremens and chronic alcoholism, toxic states, hemispheric (predominantly temporal lobe) involvement, brainstem disorders or acquired peripheral (acoustic nerve, cochlea or middle-ear) deafness. Auditory hallucinosis in one ...
Lacaille-Dubois M A - - 1996
This paper reviews the important biological and pharmacological activities of saponins reported over the last few years. These include cancer-related activity, as well as antiphlogistic and antiallergic, immunomodulating, antihepatotoxic, antiviral, hypoglycemic, antifungal and molluscicidal activities. The action of saponins on the cardiovascular, central nervous, and endocrine systems and other miscellaneous ...
- - 1995
The photograph on page 1415 accompanying the book review of Luna B. Leopold's A View of the River by Vic Baker (25 Nov., p. 1414) showed meanders of the East Fork River near Boulder, Wyoming, not the Popo Agie River.
Dolan G - - 1994
A Colour Atlas of Haematological Cytology (3rd ed.) F G J Hayhoe & R J Flemans. Wolfe Publishing Ltd., London. 384 pages. Price £82.95.
Grier M T - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To determine the safety and efficacy of edetate sodium (ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid; EDTA) chelation therapy for atherosclerosis. METHODS: Literature search using MEDLINE, encompassing 1966 through May 1993. Further references were obtained from articles and books, and from citations obtained from the American Academy of Medical Preventics. RESULTS: 16 case ...
- - 1991
Book Reviewed in this Article: Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Disperse Systems Volume 2. By H.A. Lieberman, M.M. Rieger, G.S. Banker.
Calverley Rod K - - 1990
This survey of anesthesiology has been prepared by almost 100 British, American, Canadian, and Australian authors, whose reports are presented in 81 often abbreviated chapters. These two volumes together weigh more than 12 pounds, yet when they are read, they are found wanting in many respects. The editors report in ...
Solms M - - 1989
Three short reviews by Freud (1904c, 1904d, 1905f) are presented in English translation. Two of the reviews, which are unusually harsh in their criticism, concern books on the subject of neurasthenia. The third relates to a controversial experiment on magnetism. The reviews were not included in the Standard Edition of ...
Banerjee P P - - 1989
Gonadotropic hormone (GtH) from the pituitaries of two widely different Indian teleosts, a freshwater murrel and a carp, was purified by solvent fractionation, Sephadex G-100 gel filtration, affinity chromatography on concanavalin A-Sepharose (Con A-Sepharose), and immunoaffinity chromatography. Elution profile from gel filtration showed three peaks in both cases, peak I ...
Hilgard E R - - 1988
As I reread my review nearly 50 years later, I think of the circumstances. I had heard a paper by Fred at the Ithaca meeting of the APA in 1932, and recall the praise by Edna Heidbreder, who was sitting next to me, whose remark was that "He has a ...
Peacock M - - 1987
The following paper will discuss recent literature concerning TCA overdose and review cases seen over a one-year period at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Discussion will centre around the issue of prolonged cardiac monitoring and the use of sodium bicarbonate in the treatment of dysrhythmias. The authors review 33 cases admitted ...
Ratzan Richard M - - 1986
In 1983 a colleague invited me to join in teaching an elective course in literature and medicine offered to second-year medical students. One of my favorite sessions ever since has been a group of readings called "Self-Description of Disease." First-person nonfiction narratives can make invaluable contributions to a student's understanding ...
Kroenke K - - 1986
In a study of book reviews published in four general medical journals over a six-month period, 480 reviews were analyzed. Twenty-five features that reviewers address when evaluating a text were identified, and the frequency of commentary for each feature was determined. The mean number of features addressed per review was ...
- - 1984
The price of $55 given for Island Biogeography in the Sea of Cortéz (T. J. Case and M. L. Cody, Eds.) in the review of the book that appeared in the issue of 18 May, p. 736, and in some announcements distributed by the publisher, is incorrect. The price of ...
DeVault S K - - 1983
Selected a brief, written case history of Major Depression, without melancholia, single episode from the DSM-III Case Book (Spitzer, Skodol, Gibbon, & Williams, 1981) and mailed to 369 male psychiatrists and male psychologists in the Midwest. One-half of the clinicians were sent the psychiatric case in its true form, a ...
- - 1982
In the book review by T.J. M. Schopf (30 July, p. 438), the statement that "titles of the articlese not included in the references" of Genome Evolution (G. A. Dover and R. B. Flavell, Eds., Academic Press, New York, 1982) is incorrect; titles are lacking in only one of the ...
Landauer R - - 1981
Mathematicians, physicists, and physical chemists have generated a number of viewpoints related to systems with nonlinearity, multistability, and fluctuations. The viewpoints tend to be characterized by slogans generated by the respective advocates, e.g., Catastrophe Theory, Dissipative Structures, and Synergetics. The advocates also usually stress the applicability of their work to ...
Horton M A - - 1979
Because of the lack of a source listing comprehensive literature for individual specialties, a thorough search was made of the available monographs and journals of value to both the respiratory therapist and the chest physical therapist. The items reviewed included three published lists of recommended books and journals, reference tools ...
Richards W D - - 1979
Although the dimensions of the MX-41/AR earphone cushion are specified in ANSI S3.6--1969, nonstandard MX--41/AR cushions are still found on some audiometers. Variations in the diameter of the cushion's center hole are shown to affect the coupler calibration of the earphone and also hearing threshold measurements at high audiometric frequencies.
Sauders J R - - 1978
The radial orientation of the myofilaments in the nematode esophagus raises interesting questions as to how such a structure can function as a pump. A physical model of the esophagus of Ascaris lumbricoides was developed and the membrane theory of shells applied in order to relate the observed dimensional changes ...
Topping J J - - 1978
Methods developed and employed in the recent literature (1969-1975) for the detection and determination of tungsten in a wide variety of matrices are reviewed. This paper is a supplement to the books, monographs and review papers which deal with the earlier literature.
Chen C C - - 1974
This is the third part of a comprehensive, quantitative study of biomedical book reviewing. The data base of the total project was built from statistics of 3,347 reviews of 2,067 biomedical books appearing in all 1970 issues of fifty-four reviewing journals. This part of the study explores the duplication patterns ...
Chen C C - - 1974
This part of the study explores the effectiveness of the review media in terms of speed of reviewing, comprehensiveness of review treatment, and authority. The time lags for the fifty-four journals varied widely, the mean ranging from 5.8 months to forty-two months. The time lags for all 3,347 reviews varied ...
Davison J - - 1973
Planaria reproduce by transverse fission. Isolated worms increase in number exponentially, while social animals at the same density are inhibited in terms of numerical increase, but over a 25 day period undergo a larger increase in mass. Isolated posterior fission products reproduce faster than isolated anterior fission products. Regulation of ...
Egdell H G - - 1972
The findings in 138 children attending a neurology clinic in Uganda are presented. In contrast with findings in developed countries, only 25 had an abnormal birth and history dating from birth compared with 63 who had a normal birth and early development with symptoms of postnatal onset. The commonest mode ...
One of the New Scientist Special Report series, Endangered Species includes a top ten of conservation successes and failures, book reviews, a photogallery, and weblinks, as well as providing partial access to articles which have appeared in the magazine since August 2007: full access is available only via subscription.
Tabern D L - - 1969
We have studied in detail the procedure for the direct determination of serum thyroxine based on the liberation of (125)I T-4 from a tagged euthyroid serum reagent, the thyroxine being liberated by alcohol denaturation from 0.5 ml. of patient serum.We have established that there is proceeding simultaneously a second mechanism ...
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