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Background: Computer-assisted instruction in medicine appears rofacilitare learning, but it has not been compared prospectively to more traditional reaching methods. Purpose: To compare the efficacy of computer-assisted instruction to a more…

This paper reports mathematically derived residual risks of being a carrier or being affected with cystic fibrosis following various screening scenarios to assist in interpreting test results and advising patients. While parental screening with 23…

OBJECTIVE: To ascertain current faculty attitudes regarding teaching of vaginal breech delivery (VBD) and external cephalic version (ECV). STUDY DESIGN: A questionnaire was sent to obstetrics ann gynecology residency programs. Respondents were…

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine on a state-wide basis the range of obstetric, anesthesia, and surgical team personnel who were available immediately to manage the labors and deliveries of women who attempted vaginal birth after…

Perceptual learning (training-induced performance improvement) can be elicited by task-irrelevant stimulus exposure in humans. In contrast, task-irrelevant stimulus exposure in animals typically disrupts perception in juveniles while causing little…

Objectives-The purpose of this study was to determine whether the elasticity imaging/B-mode ratio on strain elastography can predict breast cancer tumor grades. Methods-A retrospective review of patients with breast lesions who underwent strain…

OBJECTIVE: To identify educational strategies for resident training in nursing home care deemed successful by a large number of programs. DESIGN: A mail survey with three follow-up mailings. PARTICIPANTS: Directors of accredited internal medicine and…

There is a large body of published material that supports the use of elastography, both strain and shear wave, for characterization of breast lesions. To a lesser extent, elastography can be used in the detection of breast abnormalities. This article…

Background: Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (FTC) is an aggressive but rare tumor. Worldwide, more than 1,500 cases have been published, and about 20 new cases are added every year. isolated fallopian tube torsion (IFTT) is an unusual and uncommon…

Secondary rhinoplasty on a patient with a middle vault deformity is one of the most challenging procedures for a plastic surgeon. In order to achieve proper nasal aesthetics and airway function, a surgeon most commonly chooses to engraft the nose…

An unusual case of phytobezoar obstructing a Meckel's diverticulum with a review of four previous cases is presented.

Background: The clinical diagnosis of infective endocarditis due to Staphylococcus aureus can be difficult, and many patients with this disease are only diagnosed post mortem. There are few published reports of large series of patients with S aureus…

In a retrospective study, the first 301 patients who had laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in a university-affiliated community hospital were compared with a historical matched control group of patients who had open cholecystectomy. The patients who…

A 65-year-old man had a 3-day history of sore throat, fever, rigors, back pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The patient's daughter had group A streptococcus pharyngitis. The patient was found to have a ruptured abdominal…

Vertically unstable sacral fractures often make it difficult to achieve rigid fixation and there is no consensus on the optimal fixation technique for these injuries. The purpose of this Study was to evaluate complication rate and short-term outcome…

The past decade has witnessed an increase in global partnerships created to strengthen health systems and provide training to health professionals in low- and middle-income countries. These partnerships are complex interventions. This study focused…

Objective. There is a paucity of evidence demonstrating that emergency department (ED) ultrasound changes clinical practice in trauma patients. We hypothesized that the presence of ultrasound would affect clinical decision making as evidenced through…

Work valence is derived from expectancy-valence theory and the literature on children's vocational development and is presumed to be a general appraisal of work that emerges during the childhood period. Work valence serves to promote and inhibit the…

Telemedicine is a broad term and has recently become a household term in the medical field. However, there are many interpretations as to what the term "telemedicine" means. There are many facets to telemedicine and here we describe all of the…

Background and Purpose- Mobile Stroke Units (MSUs) provide innovative prehospital stroke care but their 24/7 operation has not been studied. Our study investigates 24/7 MSU diurnal variations related to transport frequency, patient characteristics,…

Pseudoaneurysms and patch infections are known complications of carotid endarterectomy with patch angioplasty. Although they are rare occurrences, they carry high morbidity and almost uniformly require surgical intervention. Infectious pathogens are…

Perceptual learning (training-induced performance improvement) can be elicited by task-irrelevant stimulus exposure in humans. In contrast, task-irrelevant stimulus exposure in animals typically disrupts perception in juveniles while causing little…
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