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Davies Brett W BW *Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Colorado, U.S.A.; and †Fante Eye and Face Center, Denver, Colorado, - - 2014
A 70-year-old Korean female with a history of Klebsiella pneumonia liver abscess was presented to the authors' service with signs of endophthalmitis and orbital cellulitis. Vitreous biopsy confirmed K. pneumonia as the causative organism. With prolonged intravenous antibiotics and steroids, orbital symptoms resolved, but visual acuity remained at light perception. ...
Gujral Harneet H From the *Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, †Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and ‡Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, - - 2014
Nephrogenic adenoma (NA) is a rare finding that represents metaplasia of the urothelium. We present a case of a 46-year-old woman who presented with a symptomatic anterior vaginal wall cyst that was found to be an NA within a urethral diverticulum. Although this remains an infrequently reported entity in the ...
Jalilvand Anahita A *Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL †Department of Surgery, Boston VA Healthcare System, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, West Roxbury, - - 2014
Late complications after a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair are extremely rare and have only recently entered into the literature. One such late complication is mesh infection, of which there have been a handful of cases reported in the literature. Mesh infections occurring many years after inguinal hernia repairs are not ...
Baba Hiroyuki H 1 Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, - - 2014
Abstract We herein present a case of a 59-year-old man who had undergone pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy with regional lymph node dissection prior to episodes of melena. Series of conventional endoscopic investigations failed to identify the bleeding source. Enhanced computed tomography scan revealed complete obstruction of the main portal vein with ...
Kessell Ae A School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, - - 2014
The clinical and laboratory findings in an orphaned juvenile female platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) that presented with a severe anaemia and tick infestation are reported. The animal developed a terminal septicaemia and died. Antemortem clinical pathology, postmortem histopathology and 18S rDNA sequencing supported a diagnosis of extravascular haemolytic anaemia secondary to ...
Rojas-Marte Geurys G Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, - - 2014
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a transient condition that affects the myocardium and is seen mostly in post-menopausal women secondary to an emotional or physical stressor; however, certain drugs have been described as cause of this syndrome. We report the case of a young female with medication-induced TTC, who presented with ...
Zacharia George Sarin GS Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Calicut Medical College, - - 2014
Acute esophageal necrosis or black esophagus is an uncommon clinical entity, diagnosed at the upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with the presence of strikingly black necrotic esophagus. Very often no definite etiology will be identified even though a large list of potential associations has been postulated. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is the most ...
Otta Renan Javier RJ Department of Urology, Hospital Universitario La Princesa, Madrid, - - 2014
Solitary fibrous tumour of the bladder is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm with a favourable prognosis. Its symptoms are usually secondary to obstructive symptoms rather than hematuria or other findings typical of other bladder neoplasms. We describe a case of solitary fibrous tumour of the bladder and review the literature.
Sandvall Brinkley K BK Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2014
Driving with upper extremity immobilization can be potentially dangerous. The aim of this article is to review current medical literature, state laws, and guidelines on driving with upper extremity immobilization and appraise the available evidence. A literature search was conducted to identify citations related to driving with upper extremity immobilization ...
Righi Stefano S Division of Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Aosta Hospital, Aosta, - - 2014
The aim of this article was to review the literature regarding diplopia and driving license and to review the West European legislations about this topic, in order to obtain appropriate indications for hospitals specialists and patients. A systematic review of articles published about diplopia and driving was performed. In addition ...
Aquila Isabella I Chair of Legal Medicine, University "Magna Graecia" of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, Loc. Germaneto, 88100, Catanzaro, - - 2014
Management of a crime is the process of ensuring accurate and effective collection and preservation of physical evidence. Forensic botany can provide significant supporting evidences during criminal investigations. The aim of this study is to demonstrate the importance of forensic botany in the crime scene. We reported a case of ...
Garrity George M GM Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building, 567 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824, - - 2014
A recent review of the nomenclatural history of Rhodococcus equi and its heterotypic synonyms reveals a situation in which the strict application of the Rules of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes have resulted in the renaming of this known zoonotic pathogen, which may be reasonably viewed as a ...
Nanno Mitsuhiko M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi - - 2014
We report an unusual case of a rupture of the flexor pollicis longus tendon after two intrasheath triamcinolone injections for left trigger thumb in a 56-year-old woman. Tendon grafting from proximal to the wrist to the fingertip was carried out using the palmaris longus tendon. The clinical result was evaluated ...
Spyropoulos Charalampos C 3rd Department of Surgery, IASO General Hospital, Athens, - - 2014
Background Mucocele of the appendix is an uncommon cystic lesion characterized by distension of the appendiceal lumen with mucus. Most commonly, it is the result of epithelial proliferation, but it can also be caused by inflammation or obstruction of the appendix. When an underlying mucinous cystadenocarcinoma exists, spontaneous or iatrogenic ...
Mesiwala Nisreen K NK Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA 15213, - - 2014
A case of infectious crystalline keratopathy that affects mainly the posterior stroma is presented. Crystalline infiltrates presented after multiple epithelial defects and chronic topical steroid use following a penetrating keratoplasty in this patient. His epithelial defects persisted and given the deep location of the crystalline infiltrates, a penetrating keratoplasty was ...
Larréché Sébastien - - 2013
Snakebites are an infrequent but real risk for travelers. We report a case of envenomation by Bothrops atrox in a traveler to Manaus, Brazil. Rapid administration of specific antivenom prevented the expected systemic disorders. This case gives opportunity to review prevention and first aid measures of snakebites in travelers.
Buchanan Laura - - 2013
Texting has become popular, particularly among young adults. Texting while driving has been identified as a factor in accidents. Literature is lacking about the overall attitudes and utilization of texting. Understand attitudes and behaviors surrounding texting. A survey to evaluate attitudes and behaviors concerning texting was developed in conjunction with ...
Quanbeck Andrew R AR University of Wisconsin-Madison, 53706, USA. - - 2012
The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) promotes treatment access and retention through a customer-focused quality improvement model. This paper explores the issue of the "business case" for quality improvement in addiction treatment from the provider's perspective. The business case model developed in this paper is based on ...
Banks T - - 2011
Granulomatous cheilitis (GC) is a poorly understood disease process belonging to the larger group of orofacial granulomatosis. The treatment of GC has proven exceedingly difficult. While a variety of treatments have been applied to GC, there has been no uniform or predictably successful model demonstrated in the literature. The poorly ...
Monini Andrea da Costa Ada - - 2011
Paresthesia of the lower lip is uncommon during orthodontic treatment. In the present case, paresthesia occurred during orthodontic leveling of an extruded mandibular left second molar. It was decided to remove this tooth from the appliance and allow it to relapse. A reanatomization was then performed by grinding. The causes ...
Topkara A A - - 2011
External apical root resorption is a common consequence of orthodontic treatment. A number of treatment-related factors have been implicated in the pathogenesis of root resorption in orthodontic patients; however recent evidence suggests that genetic factors also play a major role in the development of this condition. Herein, we review prevalence, ...
Hagopian Louis P - - 2011
The purpose of the current study was to critically examine the existing literature on the treatment of pica displayed by individuals with intellectual disabilities. Criteria for empirically supported treatments as described by Divisions 12 and 16 of APA, and adapted for studies employing single-case designs were used to review this ...
Lovejoy Travis I - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The importance of peer review in the furthering of science cannot be overstated. However, most doctoral students and early career professionals receive little formal or informal training in conducting peer reviews. PURPOSE: In recognition of this deficit in peer reviewer training, the present article was developed to provide an ...
Zirbel K - - 2011
One source of anthropogenic noise in the oceans which has attracted much concern is naval sonar. As a result of possible impacts of such sonar, several environmental NGOs have pursued legal cases in the United States criticizing environmental assessments conducted prior to exercises and proposed mitigation measures. Cases have been ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Hall Ryan C W - - 2011
On November 2, 2010, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Schwarzenegger v Entertainment Merchants Association, with a ruling expected in 2011. This case addressed whether states have the right to restrict freedom of speech by limiting the sale of violent video games to minors. To date, ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
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The UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative has conducted a review of its Maternity Standards in order to ensure that practice is in line with the latest evidence and global standards, and also that it works alongside the previously recently reviewed Community Standards. The new Maternity Standards were launched at the ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Parker George F - - 2011
The landmark case of Jackson v. Indiana is well known to forensic psychiatrists, but little is known of the personal and legal background of this case. Mr. Jackson's state hospital records were reviewed, as were available transcripts and decisions of the Indiana court proceedings, before and after the U.S. Supreme ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2010
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Brownlow Charles B - - 2010
Now is a good time for optometrists to review their contracts with insurance plans. Anytime is a good time for optometrists to become more business-like about the process.
Cockburn Tina - - 2010
A degree of judicial caution in accepting the assertion of a plaintiff as to what he or she would have done, if fully informed of risks, is clearly evident upon a review of decisions applying the common law. Civil liability legislation in some jurisdictions now precludes assertion evidence by a ...
Abeles Norman - - 2010
This article deals with a case that recently came before the U.S. Supreme Court. The issues involved whether attorneys provided effective assistance to a person convicted of murder when no mitigating evidence was presented (either strategically or by neglect) to the jury concerning the intellectual disabilities of their client during ...
Somford Matthijs P - - 2010
A case is presented of isolated scaphoid dislocation with carpal dissociation in the presence of a lunato-triquetral coalition. We present the treatment and follow-up of this case. In addition, the literature on scaphoid dislocation and its treatment is reviewed. We emphasize the need to reconstruct the carpal alignment and scapho-lunate ...
Kreisman Brian M - - 2010
BACKGROUND: In 1975, Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public Law 94-142), and it has been revised and modified several times. At the time of this writing, this law was most recently amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (Pub. L. No. 108-446, 118 Stat. ...
Coward Rob - - 2010
This paper aims to survey the literature relating to educational governance's application to healthcare. Its purpose is to establish the extent to which this type of governance is recognised by healthcare staff, and to develop an understanding of how it is defined and used. The starting point for the literature ...
Oser Andreas - - 2010
Tinnitus is one of the 20 most common reasons why patients aged 45-64 years consult a general practitioner in Germany. In the literature a correlation is claimed between disease patterns of the cervical spinal column and nuclei of cerebral nerves. In the case report presented here, a 30-year-old female patient ...
McLemore Luke - - 2010
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande, M.D. Metropolitan Books, Henry Hold and Company, LLC, 2009, ISBN 978-0-8050-9174-8 
Patterson Raymond F - - 2010
The authors present an important two-part study as they strive to provide an empirical analysis of psychiatric diagnoses in criminal case reports in Australia. In the first part, they compare the level of agreement or correlation of diagnoses between pairs of experts who prepared reports for either the prosecution or ...
Ho Christopher Chee Kong - - 2009
Managing intractable haematuria is a daunting task. One cause of this condition is radiationinduced haemorrhagic cystitis. Several treatments for the condition have been proposed and one non-invasive option is alum irrigation. Here, we report on a 65-year-old woman with intractable haematuria secondary to radiation cystitis who was successfully treated with ...
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When an ERISA plan administrator delegates his discretionary authority to render plan benefit decisions to a third party, even one that is not a fiduciary, de novo review is not triggered when litigation arises. Rather, the standard for review is the "arbitrary and capricious"standard as set by the US. Supreme ...
Leong Gregory B - - 2008
The deific-decree exception to Washington's M'Naughten insanity standard first appeared in case law a quarter century ago in State v. Crenshaw. A few subsequent cases have attempted to refine the contours of the deific decree; however, the deific-decree doctrine has had only limited utility as a basis for the insanity ...
Fitch W Lawrence - - 2007
The AAPL Practice Guideline for the Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial provides a rich discussion of the legal standards and procedures for evaluating and determining a criminal defendant's trial competence and for restoring to competence defendants found to be incompetent. The document includes an up-to-date discussion of ...
Bird Sara - - 2006
On 9 May 2006, the High Court of Australia dismissed "wrongful life" claims brought on behalf of two patients. One of the cases involved the alleged negligent failure by a general practitioner to diagnose prenatal rubella and to advise the mother of the risks to the fetus associated with rubella. ...
Niveau G - - 2006
PURPOSE: To extensively review the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case law concerning psychiatric commitment, and to estimate the role of this supranational jurisprudence in the practice of contemporary psychiatry. METHOD: Using keywords to search the ECHR computerized database "HUDOC", we reviewed all cases concerning psychiatric commitment registered between ...
Matta A M - - 2006
The author reviews the legal theory and practice of the requirements for informed consent. He uses a discussion of relevant cases and judgements from courts in the UK, USA, Australia and Malaysia to illustrate apparently conflicting attitudes exemplified by these cases. From this he aims to form some consensus in ...
Tobin Rosemary - - 2005
Wrongful birth cases have been a feature of the common law. In this article the author examines wrongful birth cases against the background of the New Zealand accident compensation scheme. Initially cases were accepted under the scheme, but after major changes to the legislation in 1992, wrongful birth cases were ...
Neufeld Peter J - - 2005
Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc should have an extraordinary impact on criminal litigation, because there is rarely a criminal trial that does not rely on some form of expert testimony. In fact, it is almost irrelevant. Despite the frequency of prosecution proffered scientific and expert testimony in criminal cases, ...
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