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- - 2014
Use of paraprofessionals, equine passports and progress with an internship awareness scheme for new graduates were among matters discussed by Paul Jepson, the outgoing president of the British Equine Veterinary Association, in his speech to the annual general meeting during this year's BEVA congress. The congress, held in Birmingham from ...
Blackstock David T DT Appl. Res. Labs. & Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of Texas at Austin, PO Box 8029, Austin, TX 78713-8029, - - 2014
Murray Strasberg held several different offices in the Acoustical Society: Executive Council Member 1969-1972, President 1974-1975, and Secretary 1987-1990. The Society was very fortunate to have Murray at its helm in 1974-1975. Wallace Waterfall died early in Murray's term. ASA old timers remember Wallace as the man who "ran the ...
Capps Donald - - 2010
The author was the founder and secretary pro-tem of the Bad Poets Society at Princeton Theological Seminary. This distinction does not appear on his official resume. The Society did not have meetings but it had a newsletter that came out several times a year comprised of bad poetry written by ...
Helgesson Gert - - 2011
In a previous paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics, the authors argued that the research ethical principle stating that the individual shall have priority over science, found in many guidelines, is utterly unclear and because of this should be explicated or otherwise deleted. In a recent commentary, Parker argued ...
- - 2010
This issue announces the 2010 award winners from the American Psychological Association. In accordance with established custom, the APA bestows annual awards in recognition of outstanding contributions by psychologists across an array of domains. The awards laud distinguished contributions to the advancement of science, to applications of psychological knowledge to ...
Tappenden Kelly A - - 2010
The occasion of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 33rd Presidential Address was used to glean wisdom and inspiration from the ileum. Not only is this intestinal segment so central to the chief organ involved in specialized nutrition support, but it is a complex, yet elegant system that: ...
Wang Sue-Jane - - 2010
With greater and enthusiastic interests in pursuing adaptive design clinical trials, the pharmaceutical industry as a whole is in the midst of gaining better understanding of scientifically sound approaches. In light of the public's greater interests, the Basel Biometric Section (BBS) of the Austo-Swiss Region of the International Biometric Society ...
Witt Kristine L - - 2010
This manuscript presents an overview of a symposium held at the 2009 annual meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Society (EMS) in St. Louis, MO. The symposium was sponsored by the Women in the Environmental Mutagen Society (WEMS) special interest group, and it covered current molecular genetics technologies and their impact ...
Rinsky Lawrence A - - 2010
Tanure MC, Pinheiro AP, Oliveira AS. Reliability assessment of Cobb angle measurements using manual and digital methods. Spine J 2010:10:769-774 (in this issue).
Parry James M - - 2010
In this commentary we are addressing some additional thoughts on the in vitro MN test: its predictivity for in vivo MN assays, its sensitivity, and how the choice of the cell line and the protocol (with or without cytochalasin-B) can influence these aspects. These considerations might help to make the ...
Sia Santiago - - 2010
The ethical issue of justification has become an urgent issue in radiology. There has been a shift in emphasis in the discussion from what has been regarded as a rather paternalistic attitude of practitioners to one that stresses the rights of the individual patient. This article comments on this current ...
Bloom Rachel I - - 2010
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review examines the trend toward greater rates of myopia, as well as possible reasons for this increased rate. It broaches some questions about how these increased rates will affect our society, as well as our practice of ophthalmology. RECENT FINDINGS: Multiple studies, as well as national ...
- - 2010
The latest inflation figures are causing headaches in the Bank of England, as well as for savers. Recent figures put the consumer price index, the official measure of inflation, at 3.7% - the highest in 17 months. Earlier this year, the retail price index, which is commonly used by employers, ...
Cassullo Gabriele - - 2010
This article aims to outline, in brief, the life and work of Charles Rycroft. He had been one of the brilliant and fecund psychoanalysts of the second half of the Twentieth century, although his legacy has unfortunately often been neglected. The author suggests that this might have been because of ...
Rabasseda Xavier - - 2010
Fencing away inner Tampa bay from the open sea, St. Petersburg's historical Vinoy Resort and Hotel was the site to visit this winter for important new discussions in the field of urology. Along with prostate cancer, which has concerned older men and their physicians for decades, urinary incontinence and sexual ...
Organ Jason M - - 2010
This special issue of The Anatomical Record (AR) is based on interest generated by a symposium at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Association of Anatomists (AAA) at Experimental Biology, entitled "An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Anatomy." The development of this volume in turn provided impetus for a Biological ...
Voo T C - - 2010
Preparing for an influenza pandemic presents significant scientific and administrative challenges. Governments can learn from measures implemented during past infectious disease epidemics and pandemics, and organise the nation's infrastructure and resources, particularly human resources, for efficient and effective mobilisation for such future events. This should include both the biomedical and ...
Espinoza Nicolas - - 2012
We discuss ethical aspects of risk-taking with special focus on principlism and mid-level moral principles. A new distinction between the strength of an obligation and the degree to which it is valid is proposed. We then use this distinction for arguing that, in cases where mid-level moral principles come into ...
Miller James G - - 2010
Mack Breazeale's creative work was respected and recognized by professional organizations including the Acoustical Society of America, the Institute of Acoustics (Great Britain), and the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC), each of which honored him with the rank of Fellow. Breazeale served as the UFFC Distinguished Lecturer ...
Weinbaum Sheldon - - 2010
In this Inaugural Diversity Lecture I trace the diversity struggles in my own life over the past 46 years since the historic 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech of Martin Luther King, which has changed this nation forever. After a brief personal history, the paper is divided into three major ...
Gibble Kurt - - 2010
This volume is the second part of a two-part special issue on the 2009 Joint Meeting of the European Frequency and Time Forum and the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, held in Besancon, France. This volume features 29 contributed and three invited papers.
Silva-Lima Beatriz - - 2010
Exploratory approaches for first-in-human clinical studies have evolved over the last few years and have stimulated the issuance of national regulatory guidances in some European countries as well as the United States. With the increasing implementation of these approaches and the recent preparation of a multiregional regulatory guidance (ICH M3 ...
Weinbaum Sheldon - - 2010
In this Inaugural Diversity Lecture I trace the diversity struggles in my own life over the past 46 years since the historic 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech of Martin Luther King, which has changed this nation forever. After a brief personal history, the paper is divided into three major ...
Blaivas Jerry - - 2010
This is a panel discussion of seven complex urologic cases in female urology and neurourology. Differences in diagnosis and management are discussed by this international panel of experts.
Fredholm Bertil B - - 2010
There is a need to reduce the amount of fossil energy used for transport, both because of the easily available fossil fuel is becoming sparser and because of climate concerns. In this article, the concept of "peak oil" is briefly presented. Second, a practical approach to reduction of fossil fuel ...
Wesselhoeft Kirsten M Yoder - - 2010
On the basis of participant observation in a weekly "fiqh class," this paper is a study of casuistry and pedagogy in one mosque in a major French urban center. It analyzes the construction of religious authority through the genre of "question and answer," focusing on the relationship between the religious ...
Yeo Leslie Y - - 2010
This Special Topic section is a compilation of several original contributions covering both fundamental and practical aspects of electrokinetic microfluidic phenomena that were presented during the Electrokinetics and Microfluidics sessions held at the conference.
Malhotra Atul - - 2010
The ethical issues behind the management of a fetus with a serious abnormality and the decisions made in relation to the outcome of the pregnancy are complex. This reflective paper deals with the ethical principles of managing a pregnancy with a congenital anomaly, with particular emphasis on the fetus with ...
Hamilton Stephen F - - 2010
This article is the first of three brief commentaries on this volume. The authors are highly influential pioneers in the study of youth mentoring relationships, and their contributions helped shape the focus of the conceptual framework featured in the opening article by Karcher and Nakkula. Their commentary sheds light on ...
Mitchell Jeffrey T - - 2010
This concept article presents an overview of a post-action staff support (PASS) session that has been effective in meeting many of the emotional needs of a large, diverse group of volunteers who serve as support personnel for grieving family members, significant others, and co-workers at the annual National Police Survivors ...
de Mauroy Jc - - 2010
: Thoracic hyperkyphosis is a frequent problem and can impact greatly on patient's quality of life during adolescence. This condition can be idiopathic or secondary to Scheuermann disease, a disease disturbing vertebral growth. To date, there is no sound scientific data available on the management of this condition. Some studies ...
Dhillon Inderpreet - - 2010
The confusion centered around appropriate use of the CPT billing code 88172 is addressed in the commentary from the Economic and Government Affairs Committee of the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) who have written a timely commentary in this issue of Cytojournal, "Adequate Reimbursement is Crucial to Support Cost-Effective Rapid ...
Howe Edmund G - - 2010
In this issue of The Journal of Clinical Ethics, Emily Bell and Eric Racine are guest editors of a special section focusing on the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat Parkinson's disease. In "Deep Brain Stimulation, Ethics, and Society," Bell and Racine report that DBS already has been ...
- - 2009
Stratified porcine oocyte treated with actinomycin D to compact the nucleolus. The brown, pigmented organelles are lipid droplets. Kyogoku et al. (in this issue) show this compacted nucleolus supports the development of enucleolated full-grown oocytes.
Pickhardt Perry J - - 2009
As shown by Young et al. (1) in this issue of the Americn Journal of Gastroenterology, adequate diagnostic performance in the interpretation of computed tomographic colonography (CTC) would appear to be achievable for a subset of gastroenterologists with a specific interest in colorectal screening. Although it is likely that some ...
Kensler Thomas W - - 2009
This perspective on Jubert et al. (beginning on page [1015] in this issue of the journal) discusses the use of microdosing with environmental carcinogens to accelerate the evaluation and optimization of chemopreventive interventions. The need for chemoprevention of environmental carcinogenesis is considered, as are the structure of microdosing, or phase ...
Shaw David - - 2009
Cryonic suspension is a relatively new technology that offers those who can afford it the chance to be 'frozen' for future revival when they reach the ends of their lives. This paper will examine the ethical status of this technology and whether its use can be justified. Among the arguments ...
Starke Klaus - - 2009
Es kann die Spur von unseren Erdetagen is a slightly modified line from Goethe's tragedy Faust and together with the following line can be translated as "The vestiges of our path on earth/Through aeons cannot fade away". The author's festival speech at the 50th Spring Meeting of the German Pharmacological ...
Poston Angus - - 2010
Following a major disaster, microfinance institutions (MFIs) often face high levels of bad debt, which may require the institutions to be recapitalised. This paper describes a recapitalisation programme implemented by the SANASA movement of Sri Lanka in 390 microfinance societies following the December 2004 tsunami, and highlights lessons for other ...
Gimona Mario - - 2009
Note that Part II of this special issue will appear in the following issue: Volume 66, Issue 11, 2009.
Sue Stanley - - 2009
This article focuses on my interpretation of the history of ethnic minority psychology, using as a base the presentations of the contributing authors to this special issue of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Because each contributing author has focused on a particular ethnic group or a particular aspect of ...
Turka Laurence A - - 2009
When has an author been scooped? It sounds like a simple question, but in fact, as a recent editorial meeting unfolded, this issue became far more complex than I had thought.
Romano Gaetano - - 2009
This commentary discusses the most significant advances that were presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy. Many reports focused on clinical trials for the treatment of cancer and other pathological conditions, preclinical studies for various diseases, genetic immunization protocols and improvement of vector design. ...
- - 2009
The Ethics Committee recommends development of evidence-based policies that are patient centered for each IVF center. In most cases, the provision of futile therapies is not ethically justifiable. For those treatments with very poor success rates, clinicians must be vigilant in their presentation of risks, benefits, and alternatives. This document ...
Jampol Lee M - - 2009
Relationships between physicians and industry including pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers are being closely scrutinized by the public and the media. These companies can contribute beneficially to patient outcomes by supporting research that improves eye care. However, ethical issues may arise that affect practicing ophthalmologists, researchers, academic faculty, and ophthalmologic ...
Bono Christopher M - - 2009
Erkan S, Rivera Y, Wu C, et al. Biomechanical comparison of a two-level Maverick disc replacement with a hybrid one-level disc replacement and one-level anterior lumbar interbody fusion. Spine J 2009;9:830-835 (in this issue).
Elliott Janet A W - - 2010
This brief paper introduces the subject of thermodynamics and the papers of the special issue on thermodynamic aspects of cryobiology. Thermodynamic terminology is defined for the non-specialist.
Calvo Ernesto Julio - - 2009
The bioelectrochemistry symposium at the 59th annual meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) covered significant developments in this area-from biomimetics, redox proteins, and enzymes, to biosensors and biofuel-cell applications. This conference report highlights some of the most important contributions (the picture shows a schematic representation of an amperometric ...
Banja John D JD Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA. - - 2009
This article is a response to a survey on moral reasoning among Swiss health professionals that appeared in a recent issue of this journal. The authors of that survey inquired whether or not their respondents would give a blood transfusion to a Jehovah's Witness patient who clearly refused it. A ...
Groth-Marnat Gary - - 2009
In this article, based on an invited Master Lecture to the Society for Personality Assessment, I describe my wishes and predictions for the future of assessment. These include an outline and elaboration of the optimally written psychological report, use of actuarial procedures, treatment planning, model for a revised Rorschach, and ...
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