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Toll-Like Receptors, Gyongyi Szabo, Pranoti Mandrekar 2009 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Toll-Like Receptors, Gyongyi Szabo, Pranoti Mandrekar

Gyongyi Szabo

Szabo G, Mandrekar P. Toll-like Receptors. In Signaling Pathways in Liver Diseases. Eds., JF Dufour, PA Clavien. 2nd ed. Springer, 2010, p. 149-159. ISBN 3642001491, 9783642001499.

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Successful Treatment Of A Vietnamese Potbellied Pig With An Ovarian Leiomyoma, C Baumwart, Tulio Prado, M Anderson, E Coffman, K Simpson, G Campell 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Successful Treatment Of A Vietnamese Potbellied Pig With An Ovarian Leiomyoma, C Baumwart, Tulio Prado, M Anderson, E Coffman, K Simpson, G Campell

Tulio M Prado

CASE DESCRIPTION: An adult sexually intact female Vietnamese potbellied pig was examined because of abdominal distention of 5 months' duration. CLINICAL FINDINGS: The pig was moderately anemic, and its abdomen was greatly distended. A freely movable abdominal mass was detected during palpation and ultrasonographic examination of the abdomen. Examination of abdominal and thoracic radiographs revealed faint, ill-defined, linear and curvilinear mineralized opacities in the region of the mass and that the gastrointestinal tract was displaced craniodorsally. Results of radiographic examination suggested that the cause of distention was a single abdominal mass (possibly a neoplasm). TREATMENT AND OUTCOME: Surgery was performed ...


Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective, 3rd Edition, Bruce Levin 2009 University of South Florida

Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective, 3rd Edition, Bruce Levin

Bruce Lubostsky Levin, DrPH, MPH

The Third Edition of Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective provides an excellent “one stop shop” for anyone entering the mental health field and needing to get a comprehensive grounding on mental health care delivery systems. The volume represents an unusually rich gathering of the perspectives of scholars and high level practitioners. This volume is a must read for faculty, researchers, and policy makers who are engaging in issues of mental health delivery.


Operating From The Other Side Of The Table: Control Dynamics And The Surgeon Educator, Carol-Anne Moulton, Glenn Regehr, Lorelei Lingard, Catherine Merritt, Helen Macrae 2009 University of Toronto

Operating From The Other Side Of The Table: Control Dynamics And The Surgeon Educator, Carol-Anne Moulton, Glenn Regehr, Lorelei Lingard, Catherine Merritt, Helen Macrae

Lorelei Lingard

BACKGROUND: Critical moments in operations cause the surgeon to transition from a relatively "automatic" mode of operating to a more attentive mode-previously referred to as "slowing down when you should." Using this framework, this study explored how academic surgeons manage and balance the often competing responsibilities of patient safety and education during the slowing-down moments.

STUDY DESIGN: This study used a constructivist approach to grounded theory methodology to explore an emergent theme of control among academic surgeons. Twenty-eight surgeons were interviewed across 4 academic teaching hospitals, and 5 general (hepato-pancreatico-biliary) surgeons were observed. Thematic analysis of the transcripts and field ...


Practice Politics: The History Of Nurse Practitioners, 1975 To The Present,, Julie Fairman 2009 University of Pennsylvania

Practice Politics: The History Of Nurse Practitioners, 1975 To The Present,, Julie Fairman

Julie A Fairman

No abstract provided.


Characterization Of Multiple Acquired Portosystemic Shunts Using Transplenic Portal Scintigraphy, F Morandi, Patricia Sura, D Sharp, GB Daniel 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Characterization Of Multiple Acquired Portosystemic Shunts Using Transplenic Portal Scintigraphy, F Morandi, Patricia Sura, D Sharp, Gb Daniel

Patricia A. Sura

We describe the scintigraphic patterns observed in 14 patients with confirmed multiple portosystemic shunts imaged via transplenic portal scintigraphy. Parameters evaluated included presence of multiple anomalous vessels, presence of hepatofugal flow caudal to spleen, and/or to cranial margin of the kidneys, slow absorption resulting in longer spleen to heart transit time, and presence of biphasic or fragmented bolus. Twenty-eight additional patients, 14 with a confirmed single portocaval and 14 with a portoazygos shunt, were used for comparison. Nine of 14 (64.3%) patients with multiple shunts had multiple vessels, five (35.7%) had a biphasic bolus, 13 (92.9 ...


Mri Of Brain Disease In Veterinary Patients Part 1: Basic Principles And Congenital Brain Disorders, Silke Hecht, Williams Adams 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Mri Of Brain Disease In Veterinary Patients Part 1: Basic Principles And Congenital Brain Disorders, Silke Hecht, Williams Adams

Silke Hecht

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly being used in the diagnosis of central nervous system disorders in veterinary patients and is quickly becoming the imaging modality of choice in evaluation of brain and intracranial disease. This article provides an overview of the basic principles of MRI, a description of sequences and their applications in brain imaging, and an approach to interpretation of brain MRI. A detailed discussion of imaging findings in general intracranial disorders including hydrocephalus, vasogenic edema, brain herniation, and seizure-associated changes, and the MR diagnosis of congenital brain disorders is provided. MRI evaluation of acquired brain disorders is ...


Role Of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase In Zn-Bc-Am Pdt-Induced Apoptosis In Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Cells, HK Koon, PS Chan, ZG Wu, RN Wong, ML Lung, CK Chang, N.K. Mak 2009 Hong Kong Baptist University

Role Of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase In Zn-Bc-Am Pdt-Induced Apoptosis In Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Cells, Hk Koon, Ps Chan, Zg Wu, Rn Wong, Ml Lung, Ck Chang, N.K. Mak

Professor MAK, Nai Ki

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Mollicutes Species And Mycoplasma Bovis Prevalence And Association With Health Outcomes In Beef Feeder Calves At Arrival And Initial Treatment For Bovine Respiratory Disease., B. White, G. Hanzlicek, M. Sanderson, David Anderson, R. Larson 2009 Kansas State University

Mollicutes Species And Mycoplasma Bovis Prevalence And Association With Health Outcomes In Beef Feeder Calves At Arrival And Initial Treatment For Bovine Respiratory Disease., B. White, G. Hanzlicek, M. Sanderson, David Anderson, R. Larson

David Edgar Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS

Mollicutes nasal swab culture status and potential associations with health outcomes were determined in beef feeder calves. Mollicutes culture was positive in 7.6% (22/291) of calves at arrival and in 26.2% (34/130) of calves at first disease treatment. Positive Mollicutes culture at first treatment was associated with increased odds for subsequent retreatment or death.


Bacterial Resistance To Antibiotics:How It Happens,Why It's Important,And What You Can Do About It., Richard Philp 2009 University of Western Ontario

Bacterial Resistance To Antibiotics:How It Happens,Why It's Important,And What You Can Do About It., Richard Philp

Richard B. Philp

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics has become a major clinical problem exacerbated by the widespread and sometimes inappropriate use of antibiotics. Reasons for its emergence, mechanisms of resistance, types of resistance and appropriate public behaviour to combat the problem are discussed in language accessable to the general public.


Science And Morals In The Affective Psychopathology Of Philippe Pinel, Louis Charland 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Science And Morals In The Affective Psychopathology Of Philippe Pinel, Louis Charland

Louis C. Charland

No abstract provided.


Analyzing Histology Images With Photoshop Extended Cs3 And Cs4, Deborah Haines, Kim Newkirk 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Analyzing Histology Images With Photoshop Extended Cs3 And Cs4, Deborah Haines, Kim Newkirk

Kim M Newkirk

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of Maternal Milk Expression Methods With Ugandan Mothers Of Premature Or Sick Infants, Ida Slusher 2009 Eastern Kentucky University

Comparison Of Maternal Milk Expression Methods With Ugandan Mothers Of Premature Or Sick Infants, Ida Slusher

Ida Slusher

This study compares maternal milk volumes (MMVs) of Ugandan mothers whose infants were in a special care nursery and who used one of three maternal milk expression techniques: double electric breast pump, single non-electric manual breast pump, and hand breastmilk expression.


Merleau-Ponty And James Agee: Guides To The Novice Phenomenologist, Sandra Thomas 2009 University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Merleau-Ponty And James Agee: Guides To The Novice Phenomenologist, Sandra Thomas

Sandra Thomas

No abstract provided.


Association Of Season And Pasture Grazing With Blood Hormone And Metabolite Concentrations In Horses With Presumed Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction, N Frank, Sarah Elliott, K Chameroy, Ferenc Toth 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Association Of Season And Pasture Grazing With Blood Hormone And Metabolite Concentrations In Horses With Presumed Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction, N Frank, Sarah Elliott, K Chameroy, Ferenc Toth

Ferenc Toth

Background: Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) is a risk factor for pasture-associated laminitis, which follows a seasonal pattern. Hypothesis: Hormonal responses to season differ between PPID and unaffected horses. Animals: Seventeen horses aged 8-30 years (14 horses ≥ 20 years of age). Methods: Longitudinal observational study. Blood was collected monthly from August 2007 until July 2008 after pasture grazing and again after overnight stall confinement. Blood hormone and metabolite concentrations were measured and pasture grass samples were analyzed to determine carbohydrate content. Analysis of variance analysis for repeated measures was performed. Results: Mean ACTH concentrations varied significantly over time (P < .001), with higher concentrations detected in August, September, and October compared with November-April. Pasture × time effects were detected for glucose and insulin concentrations, with peaks observed in September. Horses were retrospectively allocated to PPID (n = 8) and control (n = 9) groups on the basis of plasma ACTH concentrations. Changes in insulin concentrations over time differed in the PPID group when compared with the control group. Insulin concentrations were positively correlated with grass carbohydrate composition. Conclusions and Clinical Importance: PPID did not affect the timing or duration of the seasonal increase in ACTH concentrations, but higher values were detected in affected horses. Insulin concentrations differed between groups, but hyperinsulinemia was rarely detected. Glucose and insulin concentrations peaked in September when horses were grazing on pasture, which could be relevant to the seasonal pattern of laminitis.


The Ces-D In Chinese American Women: Construct Validity, Diagnostic Validity For Major Depression, And Cultural Response Bias., Z Li, M Hicks 2009 Selected Works

The Ces-D In Chinese American Women: Construct Validity, Diagnostic Validity For Major Depression, And Cultural Response Bias., Z Li, M Hicks

Madelyn Hsiao-Rei Hicks

Previous studies of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in Chinese Americans describe internal reliability and factor structure. We report CES-D construct validity and diagnostic validity for major depression in a probability sample of 168 community-dwelling Chinese American women. Internal consistency was satisfactory (Cronbach's alpha=0.86). Good construct validity was indicated by significantly higher mean CES-D scores for respondents who reported lower social support, worse self-perceived general health, or stressful life events, including intimate partner violence. Cultural response bias was found, with positively-stated CES-D items (e.g. "I was happy") producing higher depression scores in immigrants ...


Femoral Diaphysis Fractures In Cattle: 26 Cases (1994-2005)., S. Nichols, David Anderson, M. Miesner, K. Newman 2009 Kansas State University

Femoral Diaphysis Fractures In Cattle: 26 Cases (1994-2005)., S. Nichols, David Anderson, M. Miesner, K. Newman

David Edgar Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS

OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the outcome for cattle with diaphyseal fractures of the femur, but not including capital physeal injuries. METHODS: Sources of information were medical records of cattle having a definitive diagnosis of diaphyseal femoral fractures and telephone survey of owners. RESULTS: Medical records for 26 cattle with femoral fracture were found; of the 20 aged less than 2 months, 15 were treated surgically, 4 conservatively (stall rest) and 1 was euthanased without treatment. The surgical treatment varied according to the configuration of the fracture and the surgeon's experience. Surgery for mid-diaphyseal fractures had ...


Canine Synovial Myxoma: 39 Cases, Linden Craig, PM Krimer, AJ Cooley 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Canine Synovial Myxoma: 39 Cases, Linden Craig, Pm Krimer, Aj Cooley

Linden E. Craig DVM, Ph.D., DACVP, College of Veterinary Medicine

This report describes the signalment, clinical findings, gross appearance, histological and immunohistochemical characteristics, and behavior of 39 cases of canine synovial myxoma. Large-breed middle-aged dogs—especially, Doberman Pinschers and Labrador Retrievers—were most commonly affected. The stifle and digit were the most common sites. Grossly, the tumors were composed of gelatinous nodules that often filled the joint cavity and exuded viscous fluid on cut section. In 12 cases (31%), radiographic bony lysis or grossly invasive growth was noted clinically. Histologically, the nodules were sparsely cellular and composed of stellate to spindle cells suspended in an abundant myxomatous matrix. By immunohistochemistry ...


Prodromal Research: Public Health Initiatives For Prevention Of Schizophrenia, Amresh Srivastava 2009 University of Western Ontario

Prodromal Research: Public Health Initiatives For Prevention Of Schizophrenia, Amresh Srivastava

Amresh Srivastava

No abstract provided.


Examining The Root Cause Of Surrogate Conflicts In The Icu And General Wards, Katrina Bramstedt, Allison Rubin 2009 Bond University

Examining The Root Cause Of Surrogate Conflicts In The Icu And General Wards, Katrina Bramstedt, Allison Rubin

Katrina A. Bramstedt

This study is an analysis of surrogate-focused ethics consultations in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the general wards (Ward) of a large community hospital in Northern California. We identified the major themes of surrogate-focused ethics consultations to better understand the root cause of surrogate conflicts, and identified the similarities and differences between surrogate-based conflicts in the two settings. Consults requested because the surrogate had desires that conflicted with the physician’s medical opinion of ‘best interest’, or cases involving surrogates not upholding a patient’s known values reflected the root cause of the majority of surrogate conflicts (72.7 ...


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