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How Healthy Are Hairdressers? An Investigation Of Health Problems Of Female, Western Australian Hairdressers, Mary O'Loughlin 2010 Edith Cowan University

How Healthy Are Hairdressers? An Investigation Of Health Problems Of Female, Western Australian Hairdressers, Mary O'Loughlin

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

Aim: Hairdressing is a common worldwide occupation which, in Australia, comprises largely of a female workforce. Hairdressers are exposed to a range of potential health hazards in their work environment. There is a lack of current research into common health problems experienced by Australian hairdressers. This study aims to investigate health issues experienced by this occupational group, to identify potential health problems that may be associated with their work and to identify concerns for future research. Methods: A review of current literature examining the health of hairdressers was conducted to ascertain areas of health concern for hairdressers. This information was ...


Conceptualising Bullying In An Aboriginal Context As Reported By The Yamaji Community, To Inform The Development Of A Bullying Prevention Program That Is Culturally Sensitive To The Needs Of Aboriginal Students, Juli Coffin 2010 Edith Cowan University

Conceptualising Bullying In An Aboriginal Context As Reported By The Yamaji Community, To Inform The Development Of A Bullying Prevention Program That Is Culturally Sensitive To The Needs Of Aboriginal Students, Juli Coffin

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

The Solid Kids Solid Schools project aimed to capture the unheard voices of Aboriginal children and community members on the issues surrounding ‘bullying’. In an Aboriginal context bullying is different and the outcomes are different, yet mainstream programs are utilized to combat the issue. We need to know how bullying is different for Aboriginal children and young people, why it is different and what does this difference mean in terms of addressing this issue in a school and community setting? A community based steering group guided the direction of this study and the larger Solid Kids Solid Schools project. Snowball ...


Enhancement Of Critical Thinking In Curriculum Design And Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial For Educators, Raisa Gul, Shanaz Cassum, Azra Ahmad, Shehla Khan, Tanveer Saeed, Yasmin Parpio 2010 Aga Khan University

Enhancement Of Critical Thinking In Curriculum Design And Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial For Educators, Raisa Gul, Shanaz Cassum, Azra Ahmad, Shehla Khan, Tanveer Saeed, Yasmin Parpio

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Critical thinking is an important outcome criterion of higher education in any discipline including nursing. If nursing programs envisaged preparing graduates who are equipped with critical thinking, then the educators who plan and deliver the programs must exhibit higher level thinking in their teaching practices. This paper presents finding of the 1st phase of a National level research study that aims to assess, develop and enhance educators’ critical thinking capacity.


Impact Of Static Stretch And Muscular Contractions On Force Production Within The Human Triceps Surae Muscle-Tendon Complex, Anthony D. Kay 2010 Edith Cowan University

Impact Of Static Stretch And Muscular Contractions On Force Production Within The Human Triceps Surae Muscle-Tendon Complex, Anthony D. Kay

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

Pre-performance routines commonly include stretching and intense muscular contractions in an attempt to optimise muscular performance and reduce injury risk. However, the isolated and combined effects of stretching and muscle contractions on neuromuscular performance are not well described. The aims of this research were to examine the effects of acute static stretch and intense muscular contractions on force production of the human plantarflexors and to examine possible mechanical and neuromuscular mechanisms underpinning any changes. Techniques including isokinetic dynamometry, electromyography (EMG), sonography and motion analysis were used in three studies on recreationally active human volunteers (n=20). In the first study ...


Industrial Heat Stress : Using Ice Slurry Ingestion As A Practical Approach To Reducing Heat Strain In Workers, Joseph E. Maté 2010 Edith Cowan University

Industrial Heat Stress : Using Ice Slurry Ingestion As A Practical Approach To Reducing Heat Strain In Workers, Joseph E. Maté

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

Personnel working in industry can encounter hot and humid conditions where uncompensable heat loads are experienced; an inability to dissipate stored heat increases the risk of developing a heat illness. In order to minimise the incidence of heat illnesses, several heat stress reduction interventions have been developed which aim to allow for safe repeated bouts of exposure to high thermal heat loads. These vary from modification of the working environment, wearing of personal protective equipment designed to cool, heat stress indices and/or hydration regimens. Despite these interventions, personnel still experience heat stress related illnesses. Consequently, the overall aim of ...


An Evaluation Of A Community Dietetics Intervention On The Management Of Malnutrition For Healthcare Professionals, Sharon Kennelly, N. P. Kennedy, G. Flanaghan-Rughoobur, C. Glennon-Slattery, Sheila Sugrue 2010 Technological University Dublin

An Evaluation Of A Community Dietetics Intervention On The Management Of Malnutrition For Healthcare Professionals, Sharon Kennelly, N. P. Kennedy, G. Flanaghan-Rughoobur, C. Glennon-Slattery, Sheila Sugrue

Articles

Background: Healthcare professionals working in the community setting have limited knowledge of the evidence-based management of malnutrition. The present study aimed to evaluate a community dietetics intervention, which included an education programme for healthcare professionals in conjunction with the introduction of a community dietetics service for patients ‘at risk’ of malnutrition. Changes in nutritional knowledge and the reported management of malnourished patients were investigated and the acceptability of the intervention was explored. Methods: An education programme, incorporating ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST)’ training, was implemented in eight of 10 eligible primary care practices (14 general practitioners and nine practice nurses ...


Periodontal Disease And Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Treatment Recommendations For The Pregnant Patient, Tabitha Price 2010 East Tennessee State University

Periodontal Disease And Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Treatment Recommendations For The Pregnant Patient, Tabitha Price

ETSU Faculty Works

No abstract provided.


Role Of Intrathecal Rituximab And Trastuzumab In The Management Of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis, Anthony J. Perissinotti, David J. Reeves 2010 Butler University

Role Of Intrathecal Rituximab And Trastuzumab In The Management Of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis, Anthony J. Perissinotti, David J. Reeves

Scholarship and Professional Work – COPHS

OBJECTIVE: To review evidence for the use of intrathecal rituximab and trastuzumab in the management of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.

DATA SOURCES: A search of MEDLINE (1966-July 2010) and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1970-July 2010) was performed using search terms intrathecal, trastuzumab, rituximab, and monoclonal antibody. Additionally, American Society of Clinical Oncology, San Antonio Breast Conference, American Association for Cancer Research, and American Society of Hematology meeting abstracts were searched.

STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION: Publications were reviewed for inclusion. Those reporting use of rituximab and trastuzumab intrathecally are reviewed and include 1 Phase 1 trial, 2 small prospective studies, 1 case series ...


Hormone And Adpokine Alterations Across Eleven Weeks Of Training In Division I Collegiate Throwers: An Exploratory Study, W. Guy Hornsby, Christian R. Carter, Guy Gregory Haff, Micheal R. Ramsey, Andy R. Dotterweich, N. Travis Triplett, Charles A. Stuart, Margaret E. Stone, Michael H. Stone 2010 West Virginia University

Hormone And Adpokine Alterations Across Eleven Weeks Of Training In Division I Collegiate Throwers: An Exploratory Study, W. Guy Hornsby, Christian R. Carter, Guy Gregory Haff, Micheal R. Ramsey, Andy R. Dotterweich, N. Travis Triplett, Charles A. Stuart, Margaret E. Stone, Michael H. Stone

ETSU Faculty Works

Conceptually, it is important to understand the underlying physiological mechanisms of any training program model. This understanding aids the coach/sport scientist in making better choices in manipulating variables in formulating the training model. These underlying mechanisms can be associated with training variable manipulation and fatigue management aspects as well as the overall health of the athlete. Hormone and cytokine concentrations can be linked to alterations resulting from the manipulation of training variables and to subsequent alterations in performance (Haff et al., 2008; Ishigaki et al., 2005; Jurimae et al., 2010; Stone et al., 2007). For example, alterations in the ...


Early Psychosis Intervention In Oregon: Building A Positive Future For This Generation, Ryan P. Melton, Tamara Sale 2010 Portland State University

Early Psychosis Intervention In Oregon: Building A Positive Future For This Generation, Ryan P. Melton, Tamara Sale

Regional Research Institute for Human Services

The article focuses on the importance of early Schizophrenia intervention.


Changes In Weight Loss, Body Composition And Cardiovascular Disease Risk After Altering Macronutrient Distributions During A Regular Exercise Program In Obese Women, C. M. Kerksick, J. Bunn, D. Fogt, A. Thomas, L. Taylor, B. Campbell, C. Wilborn, T. Harvey, P. Roberts, P. LaBounty, M. Galbreath, B. Marcello, C. Rasumussen, R. Kreider 2009 Campbell University

Changes In Weight Loss, Body Composition And Cardiovascular Disease Risk After Altering Macronutrient Distributions During A Regular Exercise Program In Obese Women, C. M. Kerksick, J. Bunn, D. Fogt, A. Thomas, L. Taylor, B. Campbell, C. Wilborn, T. Harvey, P. Roberts, P. Labounty, M. Galbreath, B. Marcello, C. Rasumussen, R. Kreider

Physical Therapy

No abstract provided.


Laparoscopic Cystotomy For Removal Of A Large Bladder Polyp In A Juvenile Alpaca With Polypoid Cystitis., David Anderson, K. Schulz, M. Rousseau 2009 Kansas State University

Laparoscopic Cystotomy For Removal Of A Large Bladder Polyp In A Juvenile Alpaca With Polypoid Cystitis., David Anderson, K. Schulz, M. Rousseau

David Edgar Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS

OBJECTIVE: To describe a method for laparoscopic cystotomy in an alpaca. STUDY DESIGN: Case report. ANIMALS: Female alpaca. METHODS: An 8-month-old female alpaca was admitted with a 6-week history of straining to urinate and vulvar swelling. Transrectal ultrasound examination revealed a 1.5 x 1.5 x 2 cm polyp within the bladder. RESULTS: The mass was excised using laparoscopic cystotomy. Leakage from the cystotomy site resolved over 12 days using a Foley catheter. The alpaca was healthy and urinating normally at 9 months after surgery. CONCLUSION: Minimally invasive surgery by laparoscopic cystotomy can be used to remove large urinary ...


Cell Adhesion Property Affected By Cyclooxygenase And Lipoxygenase: Opto-Electric Approach (With Chang Kyoung Choi, Mugdha Sukhthankar, Chul-Ho Kim, Seong-Ho Lee, Anthony English, Kenneth D. Kihm., Seung Baek 2009 The University of Tennessee

Cell Adhesion Property Affected By Cyclooxygenase And Lipoxygenase: Opto-Electric Approach (With Chang Kyoung Choi, Mugdha Sukhthankar, Chul-Ho Kim, Seong-Ho Lee, Anthony English, Kenneth D. Kihm., Seung Baek

Seung J Baek

Expression of cyclooxygenases (COX) and lipoxygenases (LOX) has been linked to many pathophysiological phenotypes, including cell adhesion. However, many current approaches to measure cellular changes are performed only in a fixed-time point. Since cells dynamically move in conjunction with the cell matrix, there is a pressing need for dynamic or time-dependent methods for the investigation of cell properties. In the presented study, we used stable human colorectal cancer cell lines ectopically expressing COX-1, COX-2, and 15LOX-1, to investigate whether expression of COX-1, COX-2, or 15LOX-1 would affect cell adhesion using our opto-electric methodology. In a fixed-time point experiment, only COX-1- ...


Enteric Mucosal Immune Response Might Trigger The Immunomodulation Activity Of Ganoderma Lucidum Polysaccharide In Mice, H Zhao, Y Luo, C Lu, N Lin, C Xiao, S Guan, D Guo, Z Liu, D Ju, X Hu, Aiping Lu 2009 Hong Kong Baptist University

Enteric Mucosal Immune Response Might Trigger The Immunomodulation Activity Of Ganoderma Lucidum Polysaccharide In Mice, H Zhao, Y Luo, C Lu, N Lin, C Xiao, S Guan, D Guo, Z Liu, D Ju, X Hu, Aiping Lu

Professor LU, Aiping

No abstract provided.


Burns, Mark Bohling 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Burns, Mark Bohling

Mark W. Bohling DVM, PhD

No abstract provided.


Mri Of Brain Disease In Veterinary Patients Part 2: Acquired Brain Disorders, Silke Hecht, William Adams 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Mri Of Brain Disease In Veterinary Patients Part 2: Acquired Brain Disorders, Silke Hecht, William Adams

Silke Hecht

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized brain imaging in veterinary medicine, making possible improved characterization of intracranial pathologic processes. This article focuses on MRI features of acquired brain disorders, including infectious inflammatory, noninfectious inflammatory, cerebrovascular, metabolic, nutritional, toxic, degenerative, traumatic, and neoplastic causes. Congenital intracranial disorders are covered in a companion article.


Lifting Without Seeing: The Role Of Vision In Perceiving And Acting Upon The Size Weight Illusion, Gavin Buckingham, Melvyn Goodale 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Lifting Without Seeing: The Role Of Vision In Perceiving And Acting Upon The Size Weight Illusion, Gavin Buckingham, Melvyn Goodale

Gavin Buckingham

BACKGROUND: Our expectations of an object's heaviness not only drive our fingertip forces, but also our perception of heaviness. This effect is highlighted by the classic size-weight illusion (SWI), where different-sized objects of identical mass feel different weights. Here, we examined whether these expectations are sufficient to induce the SWI in a single wooden cube when lifted without visual feedback, by varying the size of the object seen prior to the lift.

METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Participants, who believed that they were lifting the same object that they had just seen, reported that the weight of the single, standard-sized cube ...


Flight Attendant/Pilot Communication, In A Post 9/11 Environment: Viewed From Both Sides Of The Fortress Door"., Lori Brown 2009 Western Michigan University

Flight Attendant/Pilot Communication, In A Post 9/11 Environment: Viewed From Both Sides Of The Fortress Door"., Lori Brown

Lori J. Brown

Reports and a recent global survey (Brown, et al., 2010) reported that out of 271 pilots and flight attendants, 13% indicated a discrete wireless communication device would not enhance safety, 18% indicate a slight effect, 33% indicated a device may somewhat enhance safety, and 21% indicated the device would greatly enhance safety. ...


Granulosa Theca Cell Tumor With Erythrocytosis In A Llama., David Anderson, C. Couto, M. Oglesbee 2009 Kansas State University

Granulosa Theca Cell Tumor With Erythrocytosis In A Llama., David Anderson, C. Couto, M. Oglesbee

David Edgar Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS

A 2.5-year-old, female llama with weight loss and lethargy had a packed cell volume (PCV) of 45% which increased to 57% over 3 wk. Transrectal ultrasonography revealed a mass of mixed echogenicity involving the right ovary, which was removed. A histopathological diagnosis of granulosa theca cell tumor was made. This is the first report of its kind in a llama.


Nac-Capped Quantum Dot As Nuclear Staining Agent For Living Cells Via An In Vivo Steering Strategy, Dan Zhao, Zhike He, Pui Shan Chan, Ricky N.S. Wong, N.K. Mak, Albert W.M. Lee, Wing Hong Chan 2009 Hong Kong Baptist University

Nac-Capped Quantum Dot As Nuclear Staining Agent For Living Cells Via An In Vivo Steering Strategy, Dan Zhao, Zhike He, Pui Shan Chan, Ricky N.S. Wong, N.K. Mak, Albert W.M. Lee, Wing Hong Chan

Professor MAK, Nai Ki

No abstract provided.


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