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Matthews Christina J CJ Psychiatry Registrar, Hunter New England Local Health District, The Mater Hospital, Waratah, NSW, Australia - - 2014
The following report presents a case in which significant clozapine toxicity was demonstrated in a patient on established therapy, in the absence of identifiable risk factors. Through this case report, the authors aim to highlight the potential for clozapine toxicity to occur unexpectedly in times of acute medical illness, and ...
Duane Therese M TM Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Emergency Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, - - 2014
We sought to determine whether concurrent (before discharge) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicator evaluation would result in a more expeditious review, accurate reporting, and improved reimbursement. We compared the period of preconcurrent (preC) coding (January 2012 to June 2012) with the period after concurrent coding (postC) ...
Martínez García Laura - - 2014
Updating is important to ensure clinical guideline (CG) recommendations remain valid. However, little research has been undertaken in this field. We assessed CGs produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to identify and describe updated recommendations and to investigate potential factors associated with updating. Also, we ...
Olafson Erna E University of Cincinnati & Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH, USA - - 2014
There are so many errors among those facts that can be checked in the Loftus and Guyer articles under review that they cast doubt on the accuracy of the alleged facts in these articles that cannot be easily checked. Loftus's and Guyer's two articles, published in a newsstand magazine instead ...
Esteves Sara Duarte Sena SD Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, - - 2014
In children, hypoacusis, or conductive hearing loss, is usually acquired; otitis media with effusion is the most common etiology. However, in some cases this condition is congenital, ranging from deformities of the external and middle ear to isolated ossicular chain malformations. The non-ossicular anomalies of the middle ear, for instance, ...
Hawkins C Matthew CM Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH, 45229, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare textual error rates and subtypes in radiology reports before and after implementation of department-wide structured reports. Randomly selected radiology reports that were generated following the implementation of department-wide structured reports were evaluated for textual errors by two radiologists. For each ...
Shekelle Paul G - - 2014
Systematic reviews are a cornerstone of evidence-based medicine but are useful only if up-to-date. Methods for detecting signals of when a systematic review needs updating have face validity, but no proposed method has had an assessment of predictive validity performed. The AHRQ Comparative Effectiveness Review program had produced 13 comparative ...
Phlips Edward J EJ Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainsville, FL 32653, USA. - - 2014
The Aquatic Biosystems editorial team would like to thank the following colleagues who contributed to peer review for the journal in 2013.
Doherty Michael L ML UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland. - - 2014
The Irish Veterinary Journal editorial team would like to thank the following colleagues who contributed to peer review for the journal in 2013.
Lien V T VT 0000-0001-8830-9077 Kjemisk Institutt, Universitetet I Oslo, Sem Sælands Vei 26, 0376 Oslo, Norway ; Norsk Medisinsk Syklotronsenter AS, Postboks 4950 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, - - 2014
The present paper is concerned with radiochemical methodology to furnish the trifluoromethyl motif labelled with (18)F. Literature spanning the last four decades is comprehensively reviewed and radiochemical yields and specific activities are discussed.
Gomulka Jennifer J Medical College of - - 2014
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is an uncommon but potentially life-threatening adverse cutaneous drug reaction characterized by variable degrees of epidermal necrosis and detachment leading to morbidity and risk of mortality. We describe a 67-year-old woman who underwent allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation as treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. She developed ...
Lora Viviana - - 2014
The Wolf's isotopic phenomenon corresponds to the occurrence of a skin disease at a body site affected previously by a different, already healed dermatosis. We report a 74-year-old man who presented with a zosteriform eruption consisting of erythematous-scaly, slightly pruritic papules on the right flank some weeks after herpes zoster ...
Cubeddu Roberto J - - 2013
A percutaneous approach to the closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is the preferred procedure in the majority of cases. However, there is little experience with percutaneous closure of unusually large PDA. We report the case of a 28-year-old female with moderate left ventricular dilation and pulmonary hypertension resulting from ...
Lewandowsky Stephan - - 2013
The dissemination and control of information are indispensable ingredients of violent conflict, with all parties involved in a conflict or at war seeking to frame the discussion on their own terms. Those attempts at information control often involve the dissemination of misinformation or disinformation (i.e., information that is incorrect by ...
Filleron A A Département urgences et post-urgences pédiatriques, Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Montpellier, , Montpellier, Cedex, - - 2014
The source for late-onset neonatal infections (LONI) due to group B Streptococcus (GBS) has not been fully explored. We reviewed GBS LONI cases associated with contaminated breast milk to determine whether breast milk was a possible route for neonatal infection. A PubMed search from January 1977 to March 2013 was ...
Luetmer Marianne T - - 2013
The aim of this study was to determine the incidence, types, and clinical implications of laterality errors and the effect of voice recognition software on the frequency of laterality errors. All radiology reports generated between January 2007 and April 2011 were retrospectively evaluated to identify revised reports containing laterality errors. ...
Yip Rowena - - 2013
Systematic reviews are utilized in evidence-based medicine and are increasingly being used to help guide standards, guidelines, and clinical practice. The National Lung Screening Trial results prompted such a review of lung cancer screening literature. The review was endorsed by five major medical societies. We aimed at assessing its accuracy. ...
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Raff Hershel - - 2013
This is an editorial titled "Civil, sensible and constructive peer review in APS journals."
Yoshida Shuhei S Shuhei Yoshida, Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, United - - 2013
The first issue of the World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC), whose preparatory work was initiated on October 26, 2012, will be published on April 16, 2013. The WJCC Editorial Board has now been established and consists of 520 distinguished experts from 55 countries. Our purpose of launching WJCC is ...
Lakis Nelli - - 2013
The neuropathologic findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) were first described almost 40 years after the first clinical reports. We reviewed the literature and describe the neuropathological findings seen primarily in professional athletes and more recently, in war veterans. We reviewed the literature of CTE concentrating on references that focused ...
Enquselassie Fikre - - 2013
The Ethiopian Medical Journal (EMJ) is a peer-reviewed journal, now 50 years old. Many medical journals, including EMJ, follow a peer review system that has evolved from the 18th century process for reviewing submitted manuscripts. However, not much is known about peer review and editorial processes by many authors who ...
Dc Claire Johnson - - 2013
This article recognizes editorial board members and peer reviewers who completed manuscript reviews for the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine in 2011 and 2012.
Robertson Miranda - - 2013
First paragraph (this article has no abstract) Why yet another editorial on painless publishing and re-review opt-out? To summarize succinctly in one place all the issues, some quite contentious, that we are aware of in the light of four years' experience with re-review opt-out (originally described in [1] and revisited ...
Pucher Philip H - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Management of the acute trauma patient is complex, with potential for error and adverse events. Avoidable injuries and deaths are not well understood. Analysis of error incidence, type, and severity can aid in greater understanding of the root causes and guide future development of error reduction strategies. METHODS: Weekly ...
Church Jessica A JA Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North - - 2013
Better understanding of the error reporting culture in radiation oncology treatment facilities, and obstacles to reporting, can provide insight into potential areas for improvement. We conducted a survey of radiation therapists and dosimetrists to examine the error reporting cultures in radiation oncology facilities across the United States and staff comfort ...
Rauss Karsten - - 2013
Everyone knows what bottom-up is, and how it is different from top-down. At least one is tempted to think so, given that both terms are ubiquitously used, but only rarely defined in the psychology and neuroscience literature. In this review, we highlight the problems and limitations of our current understanding ...
Schekman Randy - - 2013
All editorial decisions at eLife are taken by working scientists in a process that emphasizes fairness, speed and transparency.
Fife Dustin A - - 2012
In 2004, Hunter and Schmidt proposed a correction (called Case IV) that seeks to estimate disattenuated correlations when selection is made on an unmeasured variable. Although Case IV is an important theoretical development in the range restriction literature, it makes an untestable assumption, namely that the partial correlation between the ...
Singh Akashdeep - - 2012
Acute lupus pneumonitis is an uncommon but life threatening condition associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. We report the case of a young female who presented to us with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure secondary to acute lupus pneumonitis as initial presenting manifestation of lupus. She was managed with non-invasive ventilation and ...
Alizade E - - 2012
Atrial septal defect is a common form of congenital heart disease. Percutenous closure is an important treatment option for these patients. In this case series, we intend to share the percutaneous closure of the difficult types of secundum atrial septal defects.
Kato Aiko - - 2012
This report describes a novel form of congenital antihelix deformity. A 2-month-old female presented with an antihelix deformity. Her inferior crus of the antihelix had the third crus, which was smoothly divided from the inferior crus, orienting forward. This type of deformity is not included in the current classification of ...
Harisankar Chidambaram Natrajan Balasubramanian - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Ectopic thyroid tissue (ETT) refers to all cases in which the thyroid gland is present at a location other than its usual site. The prevalence of ETT is approximately 1 per 100,000 to 300,000 persons and is reported to occur in 1 of 4000 to 8000 patients with thyroid ...
Rogers William Kirke - - 2012
A case of new-onset atrial fibrillation subsequent to activation of neuraxial anesthesia is presented. The development of atrial fibrillation was temporally related to placement and dosing of an epidural catheter, and may have been triggered by a vagal response to dosing of the anesthetic or the resulting treatment with fluid ...
Jacob Mattakarottu Joseph - - 2012
Lingual thyroid is a rare embryological anomaly resulting from failure of normal thyroid tissue to descend from the foramen cecum at base of tongue to its orthotopic location in front of the lower neck. It is a rare anomaly with a reported incidence of 1 in 3000 of the thyroid ...
Stewart Campbell L - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Equestrian perniosis (EP) is a rare condition in which patients develop tender burning nodular plaques on their bilateral thighs after riding in the cold. These lesions tend to resolve rapidly with minimal exposure to cold, and wearing loose, layered warm clothing. Unlike acral perniosis, EP has no known systemic ...
Maki Alexandra C - - 2012
We present a case of a left-sided neck mass in an 8-year-old female that proved to be ectopic thyroid tissue. After excision, this patient continues to do well and is euthyroid without recurrence after 8-year follow-up. This is a very rare anomaly in a child, especially in conjunction with a ...
Lip Gregory Y H - - 2012
AbstractBackgroundAlthough AF is accepted as the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia, most published epidemiological studies focus on predominantly white populations in North America or Europe, and information on AF in non-white populations is scarce. The objective of this study was to undertake a systematic review of the published literature on ...
Nusem I I School of Medicine, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Queensland, - - 2012
The English literature reports a mere handful of cases involving simultaneous dislocation of two joints in the same finger. To our knowledge, all cases reported to date have been in skeletally mature individuals. We report a case of simultaneous proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints dislocations in one ...
Krinski D - - 2012
We report the first record of the stink bug Edessa meditabunda (F.) on lettuce Lactuca sativa in the organic vegetable garden "Cheiro Verde" in Tangará da Serra, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil (14°37'13″ S, 57°28'46″ W). During September, October, and November 2009, we collected 1,099 adults, 43 nymphs, and 29 ...
Bălăceanu A - - 2011
Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained arrhythmia in adults, and it is described as a relationship between it and right atrium thrombosis. A case of a 76-year-old man who presented with severe recent-onset dyspnea and several co-morbidities, such as permanent atrial fibrillation, with no anticoagulant therapy is reported ...
Patterson Jonathan D - - 2011
Sarcomas of the breast are rare, comprising 1% of all breast tumors. Primary chondrosarcomas of the breast account for an extremely rare subset of such tumors, with few reports in the literature. We report the case of a 52 year-old woman with a primary chondrosarcoma of the breast and review ...
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