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Understanding Social Marketing In A Not-For-Profit Ngo Setting: An Internship With Pace In Eastern Uganda, Veronica L. Tuerffs 2011 SIT Study Abroad

Understanding Social Marketing In A Not-For-Profit Ngo Setting: An Internship With Pace In Eastern Uganda, Veronica L. Tuerffs

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

The organization PACE (Programme for Accessible health, Communication and Education) focuses on generating a positive health impact throughout Uganda by the means of social marketing and other proven, evidence based techniques. An internship with the organization took place over the course of six weeks and was conducted under the A2L (Access to Life) program which is located in four of the country’s eastern districts. The focus of the health and sales communication internship was the implementation of PACE’s marketing scheme on their life-saving products and how the products and organization are perceived.

Any of the information gathered during ...


Developing Regional Stemi Systems Of Care: A Review Of The Evidence And The Role Of The Flex Program, John A. Gale MS 2011 University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Maine Rural Health Research Center

Developing Regional Stemi Systems Of Care: A Review Of The Evidence And The Role Of The Flex Program, John A. Gale Ms

Rural Hospitals (Flex Program)

This policy brief summarizes the evidence for regional systems of care for patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). These systems of care have both a quality improvement and a systems development focus and provide a valuable opportunity for State Flex Programs to engage CAHs and EMS in rationalizing and improving STEMI care for rural residents. This brief discusses the vital role that rural EMS agencies and CAHs can play in regional systems of STEMI care and highlights the work of four State Flex Programs in this area. It provides a resource to State Flex Programs interested in developing ...


Cessation Of Soft Contact Lens Wear Prior To Refractive Laser- Is Two Weeks Long Enough?, Aoife Lloyd McKernan, Luisa Simo Mannion, Linda Moore 2011 Dublin Institute of Technology

Cessation Of Soft Contact Lens Wear Prior To Refractive Laser- Is Two Weeks Long Enough?, Aoife Lloyd Mckernan, Luisa Simo Mannion, Linda Moore

Other

No abstract provided.


"It's Like We're Grasping At Anything!", B. Mastel-Smith, Melinda Hermanns 2011 The University of Texas at Tyler

"It's Like We're Grasping At Anything!", B. Mastel-Smith, Melinda Hermanns

Faculty Posters

This poster was presented at the National Gerontological Association Annual Conference, in Louisville, Kentucky.


Integrative Health Studies Newsletter, CIIS 2011 California Institute of Integral Studies

Integrative Health Studies Newsletter, Ciis

Integrative Health Studies Newsletter

This is the Fall 2011 issue of the Integrative Health Studies Newsletter at CIIS.


Using Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Glycoprotein To Pseudotype Bacmam Viruses For Enhancement Of Transduction Efficiency, Lydia Sanchez 2011 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Using Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Glycoprotein To Pseudotype Bacmam Viruses For Enhancement Of Transduction Efficiency, Lydia Sanchez

PCOM Biomedical Studies Student Scholarship

Baculovirus has been a common tool for protein production since the mid 1980s. The virus has an exclusive tropism only capable of infecting the larval stages of insects. Originally, baculovirus recombinant gene expression used Spodoptera frugiperda (Sf9) insect cells as the host cells for protein production. However, in 1995, it was discovered that baculoviruses could be modified to transduce mammalian cells with the insertion of a mammalian promoter and gene of interest. Due to its ease of generation and low biology safety hazards, this technology, known as BacMam (Baculovirus Mammalian) is popular in the research field for protein production and ...


Factors That Influence School Counselor Burnout, Michael Nobles 2011 The College at Brockport

Factors That Influence School Counselor Burnout, Michael Nobles

Counselor Education Master's Theses

Because counselors are working with populations whose work affects them so directly, maintaining wellness, preventing burnout, and avoiding impairment are key to providing good therapeutic care. This study investigates the level of wellness that School Counselors experience. The results of this investigation are important because they will inform School Counselors and other school related professionals about the level of exhaustion, work environment climate, and deterioration in personal life that individuals in an urban, rural, and suburban school setting within New York State experience. Overall, results showed that School Counselor caseload size does influence exhaustion but does not influence negative work ...


Com Outlook Fall 2011, College of Osteopathic Medicine 2011 Nova Southeastern University

Com Outlook Fall 2011, College Of Osteopathic Medicine

COM Outlook

No abstract provided.


My Patient's Brain Mri Has Cerebral Microbleeds--What Does This Finding Mean, Shaista Anwar Siddiqi, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal 2011 Aga Khan University

My Patient's Brain Mri Has Cerebral Microbleeds--What Does This Finding Mean, Shaista Anwar Siddiqi, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

Section of Neurology

No abstract provided.


Bulletin, Fall 2011, 2011 Washington University School of Medicine

Bulletin, Fall 2011

Program Information

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of Outcomes Of Enteral Feeding Via Nasogastric Versus Gastrostomy Tubes In Post Operative Patients With A Principle Diagnosis Of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Oral Cavity, Zain-ul-Abedeen Sobani, Shehzad Ghaffar, Beenish Nisar Ahmed 2011 Aga Khan University

Comparison Of Outcomes Of Enteral Feeding Via Nasogastric Versus Gastrostomy Tubes In Post Operative Patients With A Principle Diagnosis Of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Oral Cavity, Zain-Ul-Abedeen Sobani, Shehzad Ghaffar, Beenish Nisar Ahmed

Section of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

OBJECTIVES: Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity has a profound impact on a patient's nutritional intake, 40-50% of head and neck cancer patients have a markedly impaired nutritional status at the time of their initial presentation. Studies show that patients who have better nutritional status have fewer complications and a better survival rate. Therefore, enteral nutritional support plays an important part in their management. Due to the lack of relevant data, surgeons help patients make informed decisions regarding their mode of nutritional support and perform gastrostomy or place nasogastric tube depending on the patient's preference. This study ...


Medical Education: Value Based Teaching, Haider Naqvi, Ather Hussain 2011 Aga Khan University

Medical Education: Value Based Teaching, Haider Naqvi, Ather Hussain

Department of Psychiatry

No abstract provided.


Delayed Surgical Therapy Reduces Mortality In Patients With Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Abdul Rehman Alvi, Ghulam Murtaza Sheikh, Syed Faraz Kazim 2011 Aga Khan University

Delayed Surgical Therapy Reduces Mortality In Patients With Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Abdul Rehman Alvi, Ghulam Murtaza Sheikh, Syed Faraz Kazim

Section of General Surgery

Objective. To review the trends in management and analyze the factors influencing outcomes of acute necrotizing pancreatitis.

Methods: It wa a retrospective analytical study. All adult patients with computed tomography with proven necrotizing pancreatitis managed at the department of surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi were included in this study extending from January 1998 to January 2008. Outcome variables were hospital stay, complication rate and in-hospital mortality. Data analysis was carried out using SPSS version 16. For comparison, Pearson chi-square test, Fisher's exact test, t-test and ANOVA were used, where applicable. A p-value less than 0.05 was considered ...


Sustained Expression Of Steroid Receptor Coactivator Src-2/Tif-2 Is Associated With Better Prognosis In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma., Cormac J. Jennings, Anthony OʼGrady, Robert Cummins, Bruno Murer, Mazen Al-Alawi, Stephen F. Madden, Luciano Mutti, Brian J. Harvey, Warren Thomas, Elaine W. Kay 2011 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Sustained Expression Of Steroid Receptor Coactivator Src-2/Tif-2 Is Associated With Better Prognosis In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma., Cormac J. Jennings, Anthony OʼGrady, Robert Cummins, Bruno Murer, Mazen Al-Alawi, Stephen F. Madden, Luciano Mutti, Brian J. Harvey, Warren Thomas, Elaine W. Kay

Molecular Medicine Articles

INTRODUCTION:: Estrogen receptor beta (ERβ) overexpression by malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) tumor cells correlates with enhanced patient survival. ER-regulated transcription is mediated by the p160 family of steroid receptor coactivators (SRCs), and SRC isoform overexpression is associated with worse prognosis in many steroid-related malignancies. The aim of this study was to establish whether SRC isoform expression varied between individual MPM tumors with positive or negative prognostic significance. METHODS:: Immunohistochemical analysis of tumor biopsies from 89 subjects with confirmed histological diagnosis of MPM and biopsies from 3 normal control subjects was performed to detect the expression of SRC-1, SRC-2 (TIF-2), SRC-3 ...


Patterns Of Scald Injuries In Children--Has Anything Changed?, J Yates, M McKay, Alf J. Nicholson 2011 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Patterns Of Scald Injuries In Children--Has Anything Changed?, J Yates, M Mckay, Alf J. Nicholson

Department of Paediatrics Articles

The objective was to study presentation patterns of scald injuries in children and suggest potential countermeasures to reduce these injuries. We retrospectively studied scald injuries in children attending an urban paediatric emergency department between January 1st and December 31st 2008. Data was extracted from our emergency department database using search terms 'burn', 'scald', 'other burn'. Scalds were analysed for; age at presentation, sex, time of presentation, causal agent, scald outcome and treatment required. Burns accounted for 280 (0.66%) of total attendees, 161 (57%) were scalds. 127 (79%) were under 5 years old (mean age 42 months). 104 (65%) were ...


From Prevention To Nursing Home Care: A Comprehensive National Audit Of Stroke Care., Frances Horgan, Hannah McGee, Anne Hickey, David L. Whitford, Sean Murphy, Maeve Royston, Seamus Cowman, Emer Shelley, Ronán M. Conroy, Miriam Wiley, Desmond O'Neill 2011 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

From Prevention To Nursing Home Care: A Comprehensive National Audit Of Stroke Care., Frances Horgan, Hannah Mcgee, Anne Hickey, David L. Whitford, Sean Murphy, Maeve Royston, Seamus Cowman, Emer Shelley, Ronán M. Conroy, Miriam Wiley, Desmond O'Neill

School of Physiotherapy Articles

Background: Many countries are developing national audits of stroke care. However, these typically focus on stroke care from acute event to hospital discharge rather than the full spectrum from prevention to long-term care. We report on a comprehensive national audit of stroke care in the community and hospitals in the Republic of Ireland. The findings provide insights into the wider needs of people with stroke and their families, a basis for developing stroke-appropriate health strategies, and a global model for the evaluation of stroke services. Methods: Six national surveys were completed: general practitioners (prevention and primary care), hospital organisational and ...


Characterization Of Invasive And Colonizing Isolates Of Streptococcus Agalactiae In East African Adults, Charlotte Huber, Francis McOdimba, Valentin Pflueger, Claudia Daubenberger, Gunturu Revathi 2011 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and University of Basel

Characterization Of Invasive And Colonizing Isolates Of Streptococcus Agalactiae In East African Adults, Charlotte Huber, Francis Mcodimba, Valentin Pflueger, Claudia Daubenberger, Gunturu Revathi

Pathology, East Africa

Ninety-five colonizing isolates and 74 invasive isolates of Streptococcus agalactiae from Kenyan adults were characterized by using capsular serotyping and multilocus sequence typing. Twenty-two sequence types clustering into five clonal complexes were found. Data support the view that S. agalactiae isolates belonging to a limited number of clonal complexes are invasive in adults worldwide.


Criteria For Awarding Cme Credits To Health Physicians, Farhan Vakani, S. M. Wasim Jafri, Almas Amin, Mughis Sheerani 2011 Aga Khan University

Criteria For Awarding Cme Credits To Health Physicians, Farhan Vakani, S. M. Wasim Jafri, Almas Amin, Mughis Sheerani

Department of Continuing Professional Education

No abstract provided.


Frequency Of Silent Myocardial Ischaemia In Diabetics: A Single Centre Study, Adil Sheikh, Syed Shah Faisal, Abdul Jabbar 2011 Aga Khan University

Frequency Of Silent Myocardial Ischaemia In Diabetics: A Single Centre Study, Adil Sheikh, Syed Shah Faisal, Abdul Jabbar

Section of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

OBJECTIVE: To find the frequency of silent myocardial ischaemia in diabetics as compared to non-diabetics.

METHODS: This was a cross sectional study conducted between November 2008 and March 2010. Two hundred subjects were recruited by convenience sampling after informed consent. All were subjected to an exercise stress test. Electrocardiographic changes were noted for silent Ischaemia Descriptive Statistics were applied for significance.

RESULT: Of the 200 subjects included in the study, 31 had diabetes and 1 69 were non-diabetics. The mean age was 46 +/- 10 years. Twenty eight subjects tested positive for silent ischaemia, of whom six were diabetics (19%) and ...


Road Safety In The Eastern Mediterranean Region--Findings From The Global Road Safety Status Report., H. Soori, S. J. Hussain, Junaid Razzak 2011 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Road Safety In The Eastern Mediterranean Region--Findings From The Global Road Safety Status Report., H. Soori, S. J. Hussain, Junaid Razzak

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


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