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OBJECTIVE: To determine how other program directors use the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) scores in the resident evaluation process. DESIGN: A cover letter and a printed one-page survey of eight questions about individual…

Over 30 nuclei have been identified in the reticular formation of rats, but only a small number of distinct reticular nuclei have been recognized in frogs. We used immunohistochemistry, retrograde tracing, and cell morphology to identify nuclei…

The karyotypes of 47 pediatric brain tumors (14 cerebellar pilocytic astrocytomas, six cerebral pilocytic astrocytomas, seven anaplastic astrocytomas and glioblastomas, nine medulloblastomas [PNETs], one cerebral neuroblastoma, four ependymomas, and…

A 3-year-old girl with rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata (RCDP) had severe micrencephaly but a normal gyral pattern, neuronal density, and cortical cytoarchitecture. The white matter was diffusely decreased in mass but normally myelinated. There…

We evaluated the Ortho TRIO-Cytoronabsolute system for determining absolute CD4 counts. The CD4 counts in our blood specimens from 100 individuals ranged from 3 to 1,962; the percent CD4 ranged from 1.3 to 62.2, respectively. The TRIO system was…

Prenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening may reduce vertical HIV transmission. We screened 4,419 prenatal sera and found 38 repeatedly reactive specimens with an HIV-1-HIV-2 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Western blot analysis…

OBJECTIVE: To study a standardized technique for endometrial rollerball ablation and various methods of preoperative preparation. STUDY DESIGN: All patients had refractory symptomatic menorrhagia and previously failed conservative surgery and other…

The omega-hydroxylation of fatty acids by certain cytochrome P450 enzymes shows a degree of chain-length and regiospecificity which is remarkable in view of the conformational flexibility of these substrates, the strong similarity in properties among…

A 57-year-old woman presented with a rash on her legs that had recurred several times over the last 2 weeks. Initial treatment consisted of prednisone, 30 mg/day, for 5 days, but the rash had recurred when therapy was discontinued. Laboratory…

Semen assessments were performed on ejaculates from 25 men with proven fertility requesting vasectomy. Multiple cytological slides were made simultaneously from each ejaculate and analyzed by a single technician. The morphology data obtained were…

One hundred-twelve intracoronary stents (83 Palmaz-Schatz, 25 biliary, and 4 Gianturco-Roubin) were placed in 87 (51.7% male) patients aged greater than or equal to 70 years (70-93; mean 76.1) during a 1-year period. Ail stents were deployed using…

In elderly individuals, serum creatinine may remain normal as glomerular filtration rate (gfr) declines. Therefore, the estimation of glomerular filtration utilizing mathematical models incorporates age as an important variable. In order to adjust…

This is part of the series of practice guidelines commissioned by the Infectious Diseases Society of America through its Practice Guidelines Committee. The purpose of this guideline is to provide assistance to clinicians in the diagnosis and…

Dislocations of the shoulder are the most common joint dislocations seen in the emergency department, and complications of shoulder dislocations are more frequent than is generally believed. It is vital that emergency physicians have current…

One hundred fifteen patients with signs and symptoms of Mortons' interdigital neuroma were studied in an attempt to evaluate the efficacy of a staged treatment program. The first stage consisted of patient education, footwear modifications, and…

A healthy 10-year-old boy presented with a widespread, nonpruritic, pustular rash of 3 days' duration. He reported having no fever, chills, or other systemic symptoms. Physical examination revealed perifollicular pustules concentrated in the swimsuit…

Objectives: To describe emergency medicine (EM) residency program research requirements, characterize research directors (RDs), and describe their research activities and productivity. Methods: A survey with questions addressing program research…

While patient care has been shifting to the ambulatory setting, the education of health care professionals has remained essentially hospital-based. One factor discouraging the movement of training into community-based ambulatory settings is the lack…

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