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Perception Of Dental Students Regarding The Role Dentist In Smoking Cessation Counselling, Fathima Huda S, Dr Sudeep C. B 2024 Sree Anjaneya Institute of Dental Sciences

Perception Of Dental Students Regarding The Role Dentist In Smoking Cessation Counselling, Fathima Huda S, Dr Sudeep C. B

Annual Research Symposium

Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of premature death, disease and disability around the world. Six out of eight leading causes of death worldwide are attributed to the diseases related to tobacco use as a risk factor. Healthcare professionals rank high both in effectiveness and preference for providing tobacco cessation counselling. Surveys have found that 58% of smokers made regular appointments with their dentist. Cessation rates of up to 18% have been seen when dental professionals counselled their patients to quit tobacco. The study evaluated dental student’s views about tobacco cessation counselling and their skills as counsellors.


Vitamin D And Dental Caries, Himani Patel 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Vitamin D And Dental Caries, Himani Patel

Annual Research Symposium

Insufficient levels of vitamin D has become an oral health concern as it has been linked to hypocalcification in the oral cavity. Dental caries affect nearly half of the world’s population resulting in it becoming the most prevalent disease. This study aims to further analyze how vitamin D levels can affect the prevalence of dental caries.


Assessment Of Perceived Stress Levels Among Students In Dental Colleges - A Cross-Sectional Study From South India, Keziah Abraham, Dr.Sudeep C B 2024 Sree Anjaneya Institue of Dental Sciences

Assessment Of Perceived Stress Levels Among Students In Dental Colleges - A Cross-Sectional Study From South India, Keziah Abraham, Dr.Sudeep C B

Annual Research Symposium

According to a report of the Global Congress in Dental Education (2008), “Dental Education is regarded as a complex, demanding and often stressful pedagogical exposure. It involves acquisition of required academic, clinical and interpersonal skills during the course of learning.” Practicing dentistry requires clinical and patient management skills, characteristics that also add to the stress perceived by the students. The aim of this study is to assess the factors affecting stress among students in dental colleges.


Chromatin Pattern Quantification For The Differentiation Of White Blood Cells, Paul Young, Ryan Cordner, Abigail Gordhamer 2024 Brigham Young University - Provo

Chromatin Pattern Quantification For The Differentiation Of White Blood Cells, Paul Young, Ryan Cordner, Abigail Gordhamer

Annual Research Symposium

Nuclear chromatin patterns have been used historically to distinguish between different developmental stages and lineages of white blood cells. While it is common to characterize cells based on arbitrary ‘open’ or ‘closed’ chromatin patterns, quantification of chromatin data is lacking. By extracting nuclei from a database of white blood cells and running fractal analyses using TWOMBLI, we were able to produce meaningful data quantifying chromatin patterns. Our data were put through a random forest algorithm which grouped each point based on relationship probability. The algorithm compared immature and mature cell types as well as cells of similar maturity and differing …


Microsporidiosis: Reviewing Clinical Presentation And Treatment Strategies, Julienne Zhou, Belinda Liu, Megan DeArmond, David Banach, Brad Haubrich 2024 Touro University Nevada

Microsporidiosis: Reviewing Clinical Presentation And Treatment Strategies, Julienne Zhou, Belinda Liu, Megan Dearmond, David Banach, Brad Haubrich

Annual Research Symposium

Microsporidiosis is an opportunistic infection caused by obligate intracellular pathogens within the taxon Microsporidia. Infection is zoonotic and has been associated with patients experiencing immunodeficiency, though incidence is increasing among other populations. Most commonly, the disease is gastrointestinal, typically by Enterocytozoon bieneusi and less commonly by Encephalitozoon intestinalis. Symptoms present with diarrhea and vomiting, and severe cases can lead to wasting and mortality. While the incorporation of anti-retroviral therapy for HIV patients has significantly decreased mortality in a subset of the vulnerable populations, treatment for microsporidiosis is still not standardized or well explored. Resistance to first-line treatment albendazole is increasing, …


Educational Intervention For Delirium Assessment In Intensive Care Units Using The Confusion Assessment Method, Nathan Nguyen, Kaylee Putney, Alana Whittaker 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Educational Intervention For Delirium Assessment In Intensive Care Units Using The Confusion Assessment Method, Nathan Nguyen, Kaylee Putney, Alana Whittaker

Annual Research Symposium

Delirium frequently occurs in severely ill adults, leading to worse outcomes and increased duration of intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital stays, along with higher associated expenses. The 2018 clinical practice guidelines for Pain, Agitation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption (PADIS) recommend that all adult ICU patients be regularly assessed for delirium. At Valley Hospital Medical Center, the utilization of Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU) for monitoring delirium is infrequent, typically taking place either after the adjustment of sedatives or in response to nursing reports of positive neurologic assessments indicating signs of delirium.


Ergonomics And Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Dental Students And Practitioners, ARDRA Nair S Intern, Sudeep C. B Professor and Head of the department public health dentistry 2024 Sree anjaneya institute of dental sciences

Ergonomics And Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Dental Students And Practitioners, Ardra Nair S Intern, Sudeep C. B Professor And Head Of The Department Public Health Dentistry

Annual Research Symposium

study to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among dental students and dental practitioners in Calicut district.


Pharmacognosy And Trichomoniasis: A Scoping Review Protocol, Claire Hartwell, Melanie Arslanian, Brad Haubrich 2024 Touro University Nevada

Pharmacognosy And Trichomoniasis: A Scoping Review Protocol, Claire Hartwell, Melanie Arslanian, Brad Haubrich

Annual Research Symposium

Trichomoniasis, also called “trich”, is the most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection (STI). Its etiological agent is the protozoan parasite Trichomonas vaginalis, against which first-line antiparasitics usually work. However, resistance is on the rise. Trich has traditionally been considered a nuisance infection, with many (particularly AMAB patients) being asymptomatic. But research in recent years has begun to unravel correlations of trichomonal infections with a myriad of comorbitidies, including infertility, cancers, the pathogenesis of AIDS, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Between the rise of drug resistance and the incidence of these comorbidities, new treatments are needed. In this work, we are …


Correlation Between Salivary Levels And Tissue Expression Status Of Her2 In Breast Cancer Patients - A Cross-Sectional Study, ARTHI SRI A.S, Massillamani F, Vinothkumar Thilla Sekar 2024 RAGAS DENTAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL

Correlation Between Salivary Levels And Tissue Expression Status Of Her2 In Breast Cancer Patients - A Cross-Sectional Study, Arthi Sri A.S, Massillamani F, Vinothkumar Thilla Sekar

Annual Research Symposium

The study aims to investigate if soluble salivary human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) would play a role in the diagnosis of breast cancer patients and also to find out the influence of demographic and hormonal factors on the salivary HER2 levels in breast cancer.


Fit Evaluation Of Soft Milled Zirconia And Cocr By Microcomputed Tomography, Elie Daou 2024 Saint Joseph University, Lebanon

Fit Evaluation Of Soft Milled Zirconia And Cocr By Microcomputed Tomography, Elie Daou

Annual Research Symposium

Statement of problem. The absolute marginal fit of CAD-CAM presintered fixed partial dentures has been poorly documented. Purpose. The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the marginal fit of presintered cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) and zirconia 3-unit fixed partial dentures by using X-ray microcomputed tomography (mCT).

Material and methods. A metal model was prepared from a typodont to receive fixed partial dentures (N=12). The maxillary first premolar and first molar were prepared with a circumferential 1.2-mm chamfer and 2-mm occlusal reduction. The dies were scanned and assigned to 1 of 2 groups to receive the prostheses made of presintered …


Smile Miles Away: Navigating The Future Of Teledentistry, Farhad Jafeen J, Prem Blaisie Rajula, PL Ravishankar, Shivani Senthilkumar 2024 SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Smile Miles Away: Navigating The Future Of Teledentistry, Farhad Jafeen J, Prem Blaisie Rajula, Pl Ravishankar, Shivani Senthilkumar

Annual Research Symposium

Teledentistry is a combination of telecommunications and dentistry involving the exchange of clinical information and images over remote distances for dental consultation and treatment planning. Teledentists are capable of improving access to oral healthcare, increasing the provision of oral health care and reducing its costs. The disparities in oral health care between rural and urban areas could also be eliminated. This article analyses the origin, rationale, scope, basis and requirements of teledentistry in conjunction with current evidence available in the literature. Ethical and legal issues relating to teledentistry, as well as the future of this alternative and innovative way of …


Analysis Of Adolescent Malnutrition On Oral Health: A Systematic Review, Amy Blazejewski 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Analysis Of Adolescent Malnutrition On Oral Health: A Systematic Review, Amy Blazejewski

Annual Research Symposium

This review aimed to explore the relationship between malnutrition and oral health in adolescents.

A literature search in PubMed, Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source, Scopus, and Web of Science was conducted on September 13th, 2023. Peer-reviewed articles written in English and published from 2013 containing information on the negative impact of adolescent malnutrition on oral health were considered eligible for review. From the 594 studies obtained from the literature search, 88 studies were included.


Evidence Of Prostate Cancer Progression In Transgender Women After Hormone Replacement Therapy - Scoping Review Protocol, Emily Nelson 2024 Touro University Nevada

Evidence Of Prostate Cancer Progression In Transgender Women After Hormone Replacement Therapy - Scoping Review Protocol, Emily Nelson

Annual Research Symposium

This scoping review aims to determine the extent and quality of evidence regarding prostate cancer progression outcomes in transgender women who have undergone hormone replacement therapy. Notably, transgender females undergoing hormone replacement therapy as a component of the gender affirmation treatment commonly have their prostate, rendering them vulnerable to developing prostate cancer. There is no current agreement about the likelihood of transgender women developing prostate cancer or the impact of hormone replacement therapy on oncogenic molecular pathways. Unfortunately, due to a lack of scientific data and inadequate trust and awareness in the medical community, transgender women are often not provided …


Efficacy Of Concentrated Growth Factor Membrane Versus Collagen Membrane In Treating Gingival Recession, Shazneen Kandawalla 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Efficacy Of Concentrated Growth Factor Membrane Versus Collagen Membrane In Treating Gingival Recession, Shazneen Kandawalla

Annual Research Symposium

Creating a beautiful smile has always been a cornerstone of dental practice. Gingival recession, characterized by a downward shift of the gum line, causing uneven gum margins and an unattractive appearance.

The Vestibular Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access (VISTA) technique, introduced by Zadeh in 2011, offers an innovative solution for root coverage. Concentrated Growth Factor Membrane (CGF) further enhances dental repair.


Spatial Analysis Of Maxillary Central Incisors In Relation To The Nasopalatine Canal And Surrounding Alveolar Bone, Harnoor Dhillon 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Spatial Analysis Of Maxillary Central Incisors In Relation To The Nasopalatine Canal And Surrounding Alveolar Bone, Harnoor Dhillon

Annual Research Symposium

The use of mini-implants in orthodontics has enabled greater retraction of incisors than previously achievable. This change underscores the need to understand how incisors relate to the alveolar bone and nasopalatine canal. The varying labiolingual inclination of incisors during orthodontic treatments may influence these anatomical relationships. Our study aimed to assess the spatial relationship between maxillary central incisors and the surrounding alveolar bone and nasopalatine canal.


Implementation Of Best Practice When Collecting Blood Cultures In The Emergency Department (Ed), Parker Grossman 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Implementation Of Best Practice When Collecting Blood Cultures In The Emergency Department (Ed), Parker Grossman

Annual Research Symposium

The purpose of this study is to compare blood culture contamination rates in the ED before and after educational in-services on best practice.


Photodynamic Therapy Effects In The Treatment Of Residual Periodontal Pockets, Kade Janes 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Photodynamic Therapy Effects In The Treatment Of Residual Periodontal Pockets, Kade Janes

Annual Research Symposium

This systematic review examined the adjunctive effect of photodynamic therapy to treat residual pockets.


Detection And Relative Quantitation Of Changes In Gene Expression Of Hippo Proteins In Doxorubicin-Exposed Human Cells By Rt-Qpcr, Lillian Fleisher, Tricia Domingo, Christopher So, Stephen Lee 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Detection And Relative Quantitation Of Changes In Gene Expression Of Hippo Proteins In Doxorubicin-Exposed Human Cells By Rt-Qpcr, Lillian Fleisher, Tricia Domingo, Christopher So, Stephen Lee

Annual Research Symposium

The HIPPO signaling pathway plays a key role in cell proliferation and tumor suppression. It consists of serine/threonine kinase cascades, including MST1/2, LATS1/2, YAP, and TAZ. When the HIPPO pathway is activated, gene expression is altered. Dysfunction of the activity of this cascade may contribute to cancer development and chemoresistance. FAT4 is an intracellular protein that may regulate the HIPPO signaling. The purpose of this study is to determine the relative changes of mRNA of the HIPPO pathway members and FAT4 in doxorubicin-treated and vehicle-treated in vitro cell lines.


Referral Patterns Of Neonatal Healthcare Professionals For Cleft Lip And Palate Patients, Alyssa Morrow 2024 Roseman University of Health Sciences

Referral Patterns Of Neonatal Healthcare Professionals For Cleft Lip And Palate Patients, Alyssa Morrow

Annual Research Symposium

Cleft Lip and Palate patients are some of the most vulnerable and complex orthodontic patients. They face a myriad of health challenges including psychological, nutritional, auditory, speech, airway, skeletal, and dental. Ideal comprehensive treatment for CLP patients is provided via multidisciplinary teams of healthcare providers. However, there is currently limited access to proper multidisciplinary care for CLP patients in the US, partly due to lack of education regarding available resources. For the most effective treatment and optimal outcomes, it is essential that coordinated care starts at birth and that parental education begins as soon as CLP is detected in utero. …


Effectiveness Of Antibiotic Stewardship For Healthcare Providers At Urgent Care Clinics, Helen T. Adewole 2024 Abilene Christian University

Effectiveness Of Antibiotic Stewardship For Healthcare Providers At Urgent Care Clinics, Helen T. Adewole

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Antibiotics have revolutionized modern medicine; however, the overuse in urgent care and primary care significantly contributes to the global burden of infections resistant to available antimicrobial medicines. Approximately 30% of the antimicrobials prescribed in acute care settings are unnecessary. Patient demand for antibiotics has seemingly skyrocketed following the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Practitioners must be knowledgeable about antibiotic stewardship initiatives, such as the wait-and-see approach, to reduce antibiotic overuse and improve the trajectory of antibiotic resistance and patient health outcomes. The gap in practice was the limited awareness of scientific evidence-based tools to partner with patients and improve antibiotic prescription patterns. …


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