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Interdepartmental Simulation Collaboration In Academia: Exploring Partnerships With Other Disciplines, Janet Willhaus 2010 Washington State University

Interdepartmental Simulation Collaboration In Academia: Exploring Partnerships With Other Disciplines, Janet Willhaus

Janet Willhaus

Multidisciplinary collaboration provides opportunities for growth in any simulation program. Simulation coordinators pursuing excellence may find unlikely partners among health care and non–health care professionals. Non-nursing collaborations can offer students, faculty, and simulation coordinators fresh views about simulation in an interdisciplinary climate. Examples of cooperative work with instructors and researchers in radiology, sports medicine, and criminal justice studies are described. Sports medicine students participated in scenarios involving a school-aged child with a spontaneous pneumothorax, a coach who was having a stroke, a pregnant yoga instructor experiencing an asthma attack, and a football player who had been momentarily unconscious after ...


A Medical Student's Perspective Of Participation In An Interprofessional Education Placement: An Autoethnography, Jennifer Gallé, Lorelei Lingard 2010 University of Toronto

A Medical Student's Perspective Of Participation In An Interprofessional Education Placement: An Autoethnography, Jennifer Gallé, Lorelei Lingard

Lorelei Lingard

Interprofessional education (IPE) has emerged as a critical pedagogy for promoting interprofessional collaboration (IPC) within healthcare. However, the literature includes few reports of students' perspectives on IPE experiences. Understanding students' experiences is critical, as they are the crux of IPE's culture change agenda. This paper presents an autoethnographic account of my experiences as a medical student participating in an IPE placement within a Canadian academic hospital. During the five-week placement, I collected data using participant observation and reflective journaling on all placement experiences. I expanded my notes using the emotional recall technique and conducted thematic analysis. Using a series ...


Effects Of Feeding Increasing Levels Of Wet Corn Gluten Feed On Production And Ruminal Fermentation In Lactating Dairy Cows, C Mullins, K Grigsby, David Anderson, E Titgemeyer, B Bradford 2010 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Effects Of Feeding Increasing Levels Of Wet Corn Gluten Feed On Production And Ruminal Fermentation In Lactating Dairy Cows, C Mullins, K Grigsby, David Anderson, E Titgemeyer, B Bradford

David Edgar Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS

An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of increasing dietary inclusion rates of wet corn gluten feed (WCGF; Sweet Bran; Cargill Inc., Blair, NE) on milk production and rumen parameters. Four primiparous and 4 multiparous ruminally cannulated Holstein cows averaging 90±13 d in milk (mean ± SD) were randomly assigned to 1 of 4 sequences in a replicated 4 × 4 Latin square experiment with 28-d periods. Treatments were diets containing 0, 11, 23, and 34% WCGF on a dry matter basis; alfalfa hay, corn silage, corn grain, soybean meal, expeller soybean meal, and mineral supplements were varied to maintain ...


Inhibition Of Phosphatidylinositol-3-Kinase Signalling Promotes Activin A Induced Definitive Endoderm Differentiation Of Human Embryonic Stem Cells, Thamil Selvee Ramasamy 2010 Department Of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Inhibition Of Phosphatidylinositol-3-Kinase Signalling Promotes Activin A Induced Definitive Endoderm Differentiation Of Human Embryonic Stem Cells, Thamil Selvee Ramasamy

Thamil Selvee Ramasamy

No abstract provided.


Contemporary Results Following Surgical Repair Of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection (Aaad): A Single Centre Experience, Andrew Campbell-Lloyd, Julie Mundy, Nigel Pinto, Annabelle Wood, Elaine Beller, Stephen Strahan, Pallav Shah 2010 University of Queensland

Contemporary Results Following Surgical Repair Of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection (Aaad): A Single Centre Experience, Andrew Campbell-Lloyd, Julie Mundy, Nigel Pinto, Annabelle Wood, Elaine Beller, Stephen Strahan, Pallav Shah

Elaine Beller

Objectives: The study aims to define predictors of neurological dysfunction, 30-day mortality, long-term survival and quality of life following repair of acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD).

Methods: Between 2000 and 2008, 65 patients underwent repair of AAAD. Sixty-four pre-, intra- and post-operative variables were studied. Mean follow-up was 26.6 months.

Results: The mean age was 61years; 60% were male and five had Marfan's syndrome. At presentation, ischaemic ECG changes were seen in 45%, malperfusion syndrome in 59%, moderate–severe aortic regurgitation in 48% and tamponade in 16%. EF was <40% in 17%. There was a delay of >12hours between diagnosis and operation in 64%. Axillary ...


What Are The Factors That Predict Outcome At Relapse After Previous Esophagectomy And Adjuvant Therapy In High-Risk Esophageal Cancer?, Edward Yu, P. Tai, R. Malthaner, L. Stitt, G. Rodrigues, R. Dar, B. Yaremko, J. Younus, M. Sanatani, M. Vincent, B. Dingle, D. Fortin, R. Inculet 2010 The University of Western Ontario

What Are The Factors That Predict Outcome At Relapse After Previous Esophagectomy And Adjuvant Therapy In High-Risk Esophageal Cancer?, Edward Yu, P. Tai, R. Malthaner, L. Stitt, G. Rodrigues, R. Dar, B. Yaremko, J. Younus, M. Sanatani, M. Vincent, B. Dingle, D. Fortin, R. Inculet

Edward Yu

OBJECTIVES: The present study investigated factors affecting outcome at relapse after previous surgery and adjuvant chemoradiation (crt) in high-risk esophageal cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From 1989 to 1999, we followed high-risk resected esophageal cancer patients who had completed postoperative crt therapy. Patients who relapsed with a disease-free interval of less than 3 months were treated with palliative crt when appropriate. Patients with a disease-free interval of 3 months or more were treated with best supportive care. Post-recurrence survival was estimated using the Kaplan-Meier technique, and statistical comparisons were made using log-rank chi-square tests and Cox regression. RESULTS: Of the ...


Introducing The Black, African And Caribbean Canadian Health (Blacch) Study, Shamara Baidoobonso, Harina Mokanan, Mercy Nleya-Ncube, Greta Bauer 2010 The BLACCH Study Team

Introducing The Black, African And Caribbean Canadian Health (Blacch) Study, Shamara Baidoobonso, Harina Mokanan, Mercy Nleya-Ncube, Greta Bauer

Shamara M Baidoobonso, PhD

Background and Objectives: African, Caribbean and other Black (ACB) persons account for an increasing proportion of new HIV cases in Canada, and are 12.6 times more likely to acquire HIV than the rest of Canada’s population. Few studies have fully acknowledged the ethnic, religious and socioeconomic diversity in ACB communities. Also, studies have rarely considered the social determinants of health and broader context in which ACB persons live and access health services, and how these may potentially impact HIV vulnerability. This lack of information negatively impacts HIV prevention and care efforts. The Black, African and Caribbean Canadian Health ...


Disaster Mental Health: Building A Research Level Collection, Claudia Dold 2010 Florida Mental Health Institute Research Library, USF-Tampa

Disaster Mental Health: Building A Research Level Collection, Claudia Dold

Claudia J. Dold

Disasters are not uncommon events, and take many forms. Disasters, in whatever form they take, rob us of our sense of well-being, our security, our community, our loved ones, and our homes. Disasters forever change ‘life as we know it’ and seriously impact our ability to function. The psychosocial effects of a natural or manmade disaster can be long lasting, and the resulting trauma can reverberate even with those not directly affected by the disaster. Mental, neurological, and behavioral disorders are common sequelae to natural and manmade disasters. People with these disorders endure social isolation, poor quality of life, and ...


Memory T Cells Are Enriched In Lymph Nodes Of Selectin-Ligand–Deficient Mice, Thandi Onami, J. Harp, M. Gilchrist 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Memory T Cells Are Enriched In Lymph Nodes Of Selectin-Ligand–Deficient Mice, Thandi Onami, J. Harp, M. Gilchrist

Thandi M. Onami

Fucosyltransferase-IV and -VII double knockout (FtDKO) mice reveal profound impairment in T cell trafficking to lymph nodes (LNs) due to an inability to synthesize selectin ligands. We observed an increase in the proportion of memory/effector (CD44(high)) T cells in LNs of FtDKO mice. We infected FtDKO mice with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus to generate and track Ag-specific CD44(high)CD8 T cells in secondary lymphoid organs. Although frequencies were similar, total Ag-specific effector CD44(high)CD8 T cells were significantly reduced in LNs, but not blood, of FtDKO mice at day 8. In contrast, frequencies of Ag-specific memory CD44 ...


Highlighting The Social Determinants Of Health As They Pertain To Africans In London, Ontario, Shamara Baidoobonso 2010 The BLACCH Study Team

Highlighting The Social Determinants Of Health As They Pertain To Africans In London, Ontario, Shamara Baidoobonso

Shamara M Baidoobonso, PhD

No abstract provided.


Lung Cancer Burden In Georgia By Age, Race, Poverty Level And Rural/Non-Rural Residence, Claire Robb, Colin Smith, Emily Smith, Sara Wagner, A. Bayakly, John Vena 2010 Georgia Southern University

Lung Cancer Burden In Georgia By Age, Race, Poverty Level And Rural/Non-Rural Residence, Claire Robb, Colin Smith, Emily Smith, Sara Wagner, A. Bayakly, John Vena

Claire Robb

Lung cancer poses a serious disease burden in the state of Georgia, USA. The number of lung cancer deaths in Georgia residents from 2000-2007 was more than three times higher (34,225 deaths) than the next leading cause of cancer mortality in this population. This study examines the burden of lung cancer incidence and mortality in Georgia as related to age, gender, race, poverty level and urban/rural residence. Using 1998-2005 Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Registry and Georgia Vital Statistics data, we found age-adjusted incidence rates of lung cancer in black men and white men to be comparable but slightly higher ...


Weight Gain And Weight Management Concers For Patients On Beta-Blockers, Linda Lamont 2010 University of Rhode Island

Weight Gain And Weight Management Concers For Patients On Beta-Blockers, Linda Lamont

Linda S. Lamont Ph.D.

Beta blocking medications are first line therapy for young patients with uncomplicated hypertension. They are also prescribed to 55 to 80% of those discharged from the hospital with a heart attack. These drugs are known to decrease cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but they also have metabolic side effects. One that is not widely recognized is that these drugs cause a decrease in resting metabolic rate, and taking these medications may result in a small weight gain.


Exploring Community Health Center Patient Perceptions About Electronic Medical Records And E-Prescribing Technology, Mondi Mason, Renee Hotchkiss 2010 Selected Works

Exploring Community Health Center Patient Perceptions About Electronic Medical Records And E-Prescribing Technology, Mondi Mason, Renee Hotchkiss

Renee B. Hotchkiss

Patient concerns about unauthorized access and confidentiality of electronic medical records (EMR) may affect patient disclosure and other help-seeking behavior and therefore must be addressed by clinicians and health care systems. This exploratory study assessed patient perceptions about electronic medical records and e-prescribing across six safety net clinics in southeast Georgia that serve a disproportionately high number of uninsured and underinsured people. A total of 60 patients between the ages of 18 and 76 years of age from six clinics participated in intercept interviews (N= 22) or three focus groups (N=38). The findings indicated that overall patients had positive ...


Pufa And Vitamin D And Type 2 Diabetes Inflammatory Markers, Paulo Lotufo 2010 Universidade de São Paulo

Pufa And Vitamin D And Type 2 Diabetes Inflammatory Markers, Paulo Lotufo

Paulo A Lotufo

No abstract provided.


Median Lethal Dose, Antimalarial Activity, Phytochemical Screening And Radical Scavenging Of Methanolic Languas Galanga Rhizome Extract, Hesham Al-Mekhlafi 2010 University of Malaya

Median Lethal Dose, Antimalarial Activity, Phytochemical Screening And Radical Scavenging Of Methanolic Languas Galanga Rhizome Extract, Hesham Al-Mekhlafi

Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi

The methanolic extract of Languas galanga rhizomes was investigated for antimalarial activity against Plasmodium berghei (NK65) infections in mice. The median lethal dose was determined to ascertain the safety of the extract in ICR mice of both sexes. The antimalarial activities during early and established infections, as well as the prophylactic activity were evaluated. Phytochemical screening and radical scavenging activity of the extract were also investigated to elucidate the possible mechanism of the antimalarial properties. The acute oral toxicity (LD(50)) of Languas galanga extract in mice was established to be 4,998 mg/kg. The extract of Languas galanga ...


The Face Of Time Between Haeckel And Bergson, Or, Toward An Ethics Of Impure Vision, Scott Ferguson 2010 University of South Florida

The Face Of Time Between Haeckel And Bergson, Or, Toward An Ethics Of Impure Vision, Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

This essay stages an encounter, a speculative tête-à-tête, between two of the more notorious figures from the history of modern evolutionary thought: the ever-controversial German zoologist Ernst Haeckel and the comparatively better-received French philosopher Henri Bergson.


Molst: A Cure For The Common Advance Directive, Thaddeus Pope, Moonyeen Klopfenstein 2010 Widener University - Delaware Campus

Molst: A Cure For The Common Advance Directive, Thaddeus Pope, Moonyeen Klopfenstein

Thaddeus Mason Pope

No abstract provided.


Effect Of Low-Dose Aspirin Or Calcium Supplementation On The Incidence Of Pre-Eclampsia Among Pregnant Women, Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

Effect Of Low-Dose Aspirin Or Calcium Supplementation On The Incidence Of Pre-Eclampsia Among Pregnant Women, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Laparoscopic Transanal Abdominal Transanal Resection With Sphincter Preservation For Rectal Cancer In The Distal 3 Cm Of The Rectum After Neoadjuvant Therapy., Dr. John Marks, B. Mizrahi, S. Dalane, I. Nweze, Dr. Gerald Marks 2010 Lankenau Medical Center

Laparoscopic Transanal Abdominal Transanal Resection With Sphincter Preservation For Rectal Cancer In The Distal 3 Cm Of The Rectum After Neoadjuvant Therapy., Dr. John Marks, B. Mizrahi, S. Dalane, I. Nweze, Dr. Gerald Marks

Dr. John Marks

BACKGROUND: This study reports the short- and long-term results for a prospective rectal cancer management program using laparoscopic radical transanal abdominal transanal proctosigmoidectomy with coloanal anastomosis (TATA) after neoadjuvant therapy.

METHODS: A prospective database included 102 rectal cancer patients treated with laparoscopic TATA from 1998 to 2008. Patients with distant metastasis at presentation, patients with a tumor more than 3 cm from the anorectal ring, and patients not undergoing neoadjuvant therapy were excluded, leaving 79 patients (54 men and 25 women) with a mean age of 59.2 years (range, 22-85 years) for this study. 13 patients completed neoadjuvant therapy ...


(Invited) Instructor For Ce Class, “Nlm Pubmed/Medline Basics: Locating Hidden Treasures In Radiology”, Marilia Antunez 2010 Boise State University

(Invited) Instructor For Ce Class, “Nlm Pubmed/Medline Basics: Locating Hidden Treasures In Radiology”, Marilia Antunez

Marilia Y. Antúnez

Also provided research assistance to radiologists attending the 2007, 2009, and 2010 RSNA Annual Conferences in English and Spanish.


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