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The Study Of High Intensity Interval Training's Effect On Enjoyment, Keali Mari 2021 University of Nebraska at Omaha

The Study Of High Intensity Interval Training's Effect On Enjoyment, Keali Mari

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

This study assessed participant’s level of enjoyment in high-intensity training over moderate intensity-training. High intensity interval training is defined as short bouts of exercise performed at a near-maximal effort with rest periods or light activity in between. High intensity interval training involves repeatedly exercising at a high intensity for 30 seconds to several minutes, separated by 1-5 minutes of recovery. This type of exercise has sparked the interest of many active people due to its decreased time commitment and the benefits it elicits. The results of this study show that high intensity interval training induces a higher enjoyment rate ...


Promoting Measles Prevention And Awareness, Elizabeth P. Lanata 2021 University of Vermont

Promoting Measles Prevention And Awareness, Elizabeth P. Lanata

Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects

No abstract provided.


Perinatal Substance Use Screenings In Marin County: A Brief Overview Of Screening Protocols And Identifying Gaps In Care, Breanna Wiliams 2020 University of San Francisco

Perinatal Substance Use Screenings In Marin County: A Brief Overview Of Screening Protocols And Identifying Gaps In Care, Breanna Wiliams

Master's Projects and Capstones

Introduction

Perinatal substance use continues to be a major public health issue in women’s health. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of substance use screenings in care and assess how well the existing services in Marin County are serving the needs of pregnant and parenting women and identifying the gaps and/or weaknesses in current practice.

Methods

Data for this study was collected via semi-structured interviews with five professionals that worked at the local community clinic, hospital and a non-profit agency. Some questions were slightly modified to be configured toward the participant’s specific profession ...


Treatment Of Headache In Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Multimodal Approach, Garrett B. Hile, Aaron M. Cook 2020 University of Kentucky

Treatment Of Headache In Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Multimodal Approach, Garrett B. Hile, Aaron M. Cook

Pharmacy Practice and Science Faculty Publications

Sudden severe headache is a cardinal symptom and the most common complaint amongst patients presenting with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. The multifactorial etiology of these headaches makes pharmacotherapy problematic. Current aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage guidelines have limited or no recommendations for headache treatment. Our institution utilizes a multimodal pharmacotherapy protocol in the management of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage headache. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the current aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage headache treatment approach at our institution. This was a retrospective cohort study of patients presenting with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. A multimodal aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage headache treatment protocol was ...


Understanding The Significance Of Virtual Support During Global Pandemic In Young Adults Diagnosed With Hepatitis C, Veronika Arkhipova 2020 The University of San Francisco

Understanding The Significance Of Virtual Support During Global Pandemic In Young Adults Diagnosed With Hepatitis C, Veronika Arkhipova

Master's Projects and Capstones

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. In recent years, the prevalence of hepatitis C infections among 20 and 30 years of age has increased by 300 percent, and between 30 and 39 years by 400 percent. Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, people diagnosed with Hepatitis C have lost access to mental health services and resources, including in-person meetings with support groups. Since most states enforced stay-at-home order, many community centers, non-profit organizations that work with Hepatitis C patients and the affected population provide limited to no access to support group meetings ...


The Effects Of Moderate-Severe Plaque Psoriasis On Patient Well-Being And Prevention Of Flares, Glenn Devera 2020 Dominican University of California

The Effects Of Moderate-Severe Plaque Psoriasis On Patient Well-Being And Prevention Of Flares, Glenn Devera

Nursing | Senior Theses

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is indicated by red, patchy and scaly skin that can be painful when irritated. Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk for a number of chronic diseases. Despite the expansion of treatments for moderate-to-severe psoriasis over the last decade, patients may still find that treatment strategies are not as successful, leaving them dissatisfied with their treatments. A relationship built upon trust between the nurse and the patient diagnosed with psoriasis may serve to help ensure optimal care. A comprehensive literature review was performed and found that best practices for patient management need to ...


Cortical Iron Disrupts Functional Connectivity Networks Supporting Working Memory Performance In Older Adults, Valentinos Zachariou, Christopher E. Bauer, Elayna R. Seago, Flavius D. Raslau, David K. Powell, Brian T. Gold 2020 University of Kentucky

Cortical Iron Disrupts Functional Connectivity Networks Supporting Working Memory Performance In Older Adults, Valentinos Zachariou, Christopher E. Bauer, Elayna R. Seago, Flavius D. Raslau, David K. Powell, Brian T. Gold

Neuroscience Faculty Publications

Excessive brain iron negatively affects working memory and related processes but the impact of cortical iron on task-relevant, cortical brain networks is unknown. We hypothesized that high cortical iron concentration may disrupt functional circuitry within cortical networks supporting working memory performance. Fifty-five healthy older adults completed an N-Back working memory paradigm while functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was performed. Participants also underwent quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM) imaging for assessment of non-heme brain iron concentration. Additionally, pseudo continuous arterial spin labeling scans were obtained to control for potential contributions of cerebral blood volume and structural brain images were used to control ...


Using Collaborative Objective Simulation Clinical Evaluation With Undergraduate Nursing Students And Nurse Anesthesia Students Labor Epidural Placement In An Active Labor Patient, Chaka K. Jackson, Aisha Pierre 2020 University of Southern Mississippi

Using Collaborative Objective Simulation Clinical Evaluation With Undergraduate Nursing Students And Nurse Anesthesia Students Labor Epidural Placement In An Active Labor Patient, Chaka K. Jackson, Aisha Pierre

Doctoral Projects

Developing interdisciplinary teamwork and patient communication skills are essential for the student registered nurse anesthetist (SRNA) to provide quality patient care when administering epidural anesthesia. The synthesis of the evidence revealed limited available information on simulation use for SRNA epidural administration and collaboration. This doctoral project examined the effectiveness of learning through traditional simulation to enhance communication and collaboration between the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and the Nurse Anesthesia Program (NAP) students. The BSN and NAP students were provided with a simulation environment to care for a laboring patient while improving patient safety and quality outcomes. The project ...


Classifying Complications: Assessing Adult Spinal Deformity 2-Year Surgical Outcomes., Eric O Klineberg, Peter G Passias, Gregory W Poorman, Cyrus M Jalai, Abiola Atanda, Nancy Worley, Samantha Horn, Daniel M Sciubba, D Kojo Hamilton, Douglas C Burton, Munish Chandra Gupta, Justin S Smith, Alexandra Soroceanu, Robert A Hart, Brian Neuman, Christopher P Ames, Frank J Schwab, Virginie Lafage 2020 Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA

Classifying Complications: Assessing Adult Spinal Deformity 2-Year Surgical Outcomes., Eric O Klineberg, Peter G Passias, Gregory W Poorman, Cyrus M Jalai, Abiola Atanda, Nancy Worley, Samantha Horn, Daniel M Sciubba, D Kojo Hamilton, Douglas C Burton, Munish Chandra Gupta, Justin S Smith, Alexandra Soroceanu, Robert A Hart, Brian Neuman, Christopher P Ames, Frank J Schwab, Virginie Lafage

Articles, Abstracts, and Reports

STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of prospective database.

OBJECTIVE: Complication rates for adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery vary widely because there is no accepted system for categorization. Our objective was to identify the impact of complication occurrence, minor-major complication, and Clavien-Dindo complication classification (Cc) on clinical variables and patient-reported outcomes.

METHODS: Complications in surgical ASD patients with complete baseline and 2-year data were considered intraoperatively, perioperatively (<6 >weeks), and postoperatively (>6 weeks). Primary outcome measures were complication timing and severity according to 3 scales: complication presence (yes/no), minor-major, and Cc score. Secondary outcomes were surgical outcomes (estimated blood loss [EBL], length ...


Imaging Data On Characterization Of Retinal Autofluorescent Lesions In A Mouse Model Of Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (Cln3 Disease), Qing Jun Wang, Kyung Sik Jung, Kabhilan Mohan, Mark E. Kleinman 2020 University of Kentucky

Imaging Data On Characterization Of Retinal Autofluorescent Lesions In A Mouse Model Of Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (Cln3 Disease), Qing Jun Wang, Kyung Sik Jung, Kabhilan Mohan, Mark E. Kleinman

Ophthalmology and Visual Science Faculty Publications

Juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (JNCL, aka. juvenile Batten disease or CLN3 disease), a lethal pediatric neurodegenerative disease without cure, often presents with vision impairment and characteristic ophthalmoscopic features including focal areas of hyper-autofluorescence. In the associated research article “Loss of CLN3, the gene mutated in juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, leads to metabolic impairment and autophagy induction in retinal pigment epithelium” (Zhong et al., 2020) [1], we reported ophthalmoscopic observations of focal autofluorescent lesions or puncta in the Cln3Δex7/8 mouse retina at as young as 8 month old. In this data article, we performed differential interference contrast and confocal ...


Rho Gtpases: Big Players In Breast Cancer Initiation, Metastasis And Therapeutic Responses, Brock Humphries, Zhishan Wang, Chengfeng Yang 2020 University of Michigan

Rho Gtpases: Big Players In Breast Cancer Initiation, Metastasis And Therapeutic Responses, Brock Humphries, Zhishan Wang, Chengfeng Yang

Toxicology and Cancer Biology Faculty Publications

Rho GTPases, a family of the Ras GTPase superfamily, are key regulators of the actin cytoskeleton. They were originally thought to primarily affect cell migration and invasion; however, recent advances in our understanding of the biology and function of Rho GTPases have demonstrated their diverse roles within the cell, including membrane trafficking, gene transcription, migration, invasion, adhesion, survival and growth. As these processes are critically involved in cancer initiation, metastasis and therapeutic responses, it is not surprising that studies have demonstrated important roles of Rho GTPases in cancer. Although the majority of data indicates an oncogenic role of Rho GTPases ...


Covid 19 Myocarditis: Myth Or Reality?, Lamyae Sasbou MD 2020 University Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco

Covid 19 Myocarditis: Myth Or Reality?, Lamyae Sasbou Md

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

COVID 19 so far is not a known cardiotropic virus, and the term “myocarditis” should be exclusively used after EMB or autopsy proven diagnosis.

We report a case of 26-year-old man admitted for COVID 19 infection and symptoms leading to a myocarditis. We describe the workup that led to the potential diagnosis.


Diagnostic Accuracy Of Global Longitudinal Strain For Detecting Significant Coronary Artery Disease In Diabetic Patients Without Regional Wall Motion Abnormality, Oumaima Alaika, Souad Jamai, Nawal Doghmi, Mohamed Cherti 2020 Department of Cardiology B, Ibn Sina Hospital,Mohammed V University Rabat Morocco

Diagnostic Accuracy Of Global Longitudinal Strain For Detecting Significant Coronary Artery Disease In Diabetic Patients Without Regional Wall Motion Abnormality, Oumaima Alaika, Souad Jamai, Nawal Doghmi, Mohamed Cherti

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

Objectives:

Speckle-tracking imaging is a novel method for assessing left ventricular (LV) function and ischemic changes. The aim of this prospective study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of global longitudinal strain (GLS) and regional longitudinal strain (RLS) parameters at rest in comparison to stress echocardiography findings for detecting significant coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM).

Methods:

We prospectively studied echocardiographic characteristics at rest with Speckle tracking echocardiography (2D STE) measures ; then stress echocardiography and coronary angiography data in 34 diabetic patients without regional wall motion abnormality (RWMA) at rest. Patients were grouped according to coronary ...


Journal Club - Dapa-Hf Trial, Emma de Louw, PGY-3 2020 Thomas Jefferson University

Journal Club - Dapa-Hf Trial, Emma De Louw, Pgy-3

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

No abstract provided.


Acute Hyperkalemia: A Novel Strategy To Prevent Insulin Induced Hypoglycemia, Brandon Wu, Eric Harvey 2020 Providence St. Joseph Health

Acute Hyperkalemia: A Novel Strategy To Prevent Insulin Induced Hypoglycemia, Brandon Wu, Eric Harvey

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Organic Field-Effect Transistors As Flexible, Tissue-Equivalent Radiation Dosimeters In Medical Applications, Andrew M. Zeidell, Tong Ren, David S. Filston, Hamna F. Iqbal, Emma Holland, J. Daniel Bourland, John E. Anthony, Oana D. Jurchescu 2020 Wake Forest University

Organic Field-Effect Transistors As Flexible, Tissue-Equivalent Radiation Dosimeters In Medical Applications, Andrew M. Zeidell, Tong Ren, David S. Filston, Hamna F. Iqbal, Emma Holland, J. Daniel Bourland, John E. Anthony, Oana D. Jurchescu

Chemistry Faculty Publications

Radiation therapy is one of the most prevalent procedures for cancer treatment, but the risks of malignancies induced by peripheral beam in healthy tissues surrounding the target is high. Therefore, being able to accurately measure the exposure dose is a critical aspect of patient care. Here a radiation detector based on an organic field‐effect transistor (RAD‐OFET) is introduced, an in vivo dosimeter that can be placed directly on a patient's skin to validate in real time the dose being delivered and ensure that for nearby regions an acceptable level of low dose is being received. This device ...


The Opioid-Related Syndemicin Rural Northern New England:Findings From The Discernne Study, Peter D. Friedmann 2020 University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

The Opioid-Related Syndemicin Rural Northern New England:Findings From The Discernne Study, Peter D. Friedmann

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

This presentation will discuss the risk and resource environment surrounding the syndemic of opioid use disorder, HCV and overdose in rural communities in the northern New England, and opportunities to prevent Scott County-like HIV outbreaks. These findings are from the Drug Injector Surveillance and Care Enhancement in Rural Northern New England (DISCERNNE) study.


Relationships Among Lifestyle Awareness, Age, And Lifestyle-Related Diseases In Healthy Japanese Community Residents, Masayo Nagai 2020 AINO university

Relationships Among Lifestyle Awareness, Age, And Lifestyle-Related Diseases In Healthy Japanese Community Residents, Masayo Nagai

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Purpose

It is widely known that the risk of lifestyle-related diseases can be reduced by reviewing lifestyles, and a variety of efforts for their prevention, such as health education, are being implemented. This study examined among the community residents’ lifestyle awareness, viewing on their health and lifestyles, age, and lifestyle-related diseases.

Methods

Study subjects were 180 healthy people (28 men and 152 women) who participated in a health checkup. Participants answered a questionnaire about regarding the subjects’ awareness as health and lifestyle and questions regarding their views of disorders, with subsequent measurements of speed of sound (SOS), acceleration plethysmography (APG ...


Development Of A Culturally Specific Leadership Curriculum Through Community-Based Participatory Research And Popular Education, Connie K. Y. Nguyen-Truong Dr., Jacqueline Leung Dr., Kapiolani Micky 2020 Washington State University College of Nursing in Vancouver

Development Of A Culturally Specific Leadership Curriculum Through Community-Based Participatory Research And Popular Education, Connie K. Y. Nguyen-Truong Dr., Jacqueline Leung Dr., Kapiolani Micky

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Background: The purpose of this innovative capacity building pilot project was to develop, implement, and evaluate a nine-workshop curriculum, Rekki Lemnak [Thinking of] Parent Leadership, to prepare community and academic partners for community organizing within the Micronesian Islander community. The purpose of the partnership was to build team leadership and research capacity to lay a foundation for implementing a change in healthcare and school systems. Working collaboratively helped ensure access to shared leadership through the learning by doing approach, enabling a culturally responsive method to build a sustainable partnership.

Approach: Community-based participatory research and Popular Education tenets and reflection were ...


The International Journal Of Zero Balancing And Transformative Touch: A Welcome By Founder Dr. Fritz Smith, 2020 Eastern Illinois University

The International Journal Of Zero Balancing And Transformative Touch: A Welcome By Founder Dr. Fritz Smith

The International Journal of Zero Balancing and Transformative Touch

This journal holds the promise of allowing the benefits of transformative touch to be more widely shared by way of contributions from all of the touch modality communities that have so much to offer the world today.


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