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1 Penz, Janet Frances ElizabethIdentification of adverse events related to central venous catheters using two semiautomated methods to review free text computerized medical recordsMethods for surveillance of adverse events in clinical settings are limited by cost, technology, and appropriate data availability. Manual chart review is the gold standard methodology against which any new technology must be compared at this time. In this study, two methods for semiautomated review...Medical records - Data processing; Medical errors - Prevention; Catheters2005-12
2 Rowe, Kerry GeneAutomated patient query for use in pulmonary medicineThe focus of this research is the acquisition of patient history data and the use of these data by a hospital information system. There currently exists at LDS Hospital a comprehensive computer system designed to acquire and process medical data. There is a wide variety of information collected by t...Medicine - Data processing; Medical records - Data processing1987-12
3 Kirkness, Carmen StephanieIs Cardiometabolic Risk Associated with Physical Function in the Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty Populations?The purpose of this study was to determine the association of each of five cardiometabolic risk factors (diabetes, hypertension, elevated triglycerides, low high density lipoproteins, obesity), and MetS (three or more risk factors present) with the level of physical function 1) prior to surgery in p...2011-12
4 Kulesus, Richard RussellPosttranscriptional Regulation of the Envelope in Escherichia ColiProkaryotes make extensive use of posttranscriptional regulation to modulate diverse cellular processes such as central carbon metabolism, stress response pathways, and virulence determinants. Posttranscriptional regulation in Escherichia coli is mediated via two broadly characterized methods. The f...2011-12
5 Law, Mei YeeOptic Tract Formation: Retinal Axons' Interaction with Their Pioneers and Peers, and a Strategy to Analyze Variants of Guidance Receptor Messengers RNAsHow neural connections are established spontaneously to generate a functioning nervous system remains an important question in the field of developmental biology. Axons and dendrites extended from various cell types have to form at the right place and right time to make appropriate connections. An e...2011-12
6 Astashkina, AnnaOrganoid Kidney Culture for Drug Toxicity ScreeningExperimental models that faithfully reflect both normal physiological and pathological conditions represent an essential cornerstone of both the basic and applied sciences. However, the degrees to which these models represent actual in vivo conditions and environments greatly affect their ability to...2012-05
7 Blango, Matthew GeorgeRegulation of Uropathogenic Escherichia Coli Stress Response and Persistence in the Urinary TractUrinary tract infections (UTIs) afflict millions of individuals yearly, constituting a tremendous global health-care burden. The primary causative agents of UTIs are the gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria, uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC). These pathogens are motile and adhesive, with a procliv...2012-08
8 Park, Marilyn McKayToward a theory of professional support for parents of young adult schizophrenicsThis research project is viewed as one step in the development of a theory of professional support for families of chronically mentally ill patients. The clinical problem for this project concerns the reality that parents of young adult schizophrenics have a role as primary caregivers; however, the...Mentally ill - Family relationships; Schizophrenics; Supportive psychotherapy1986-06
9 Toydemir, RehaGenetic basis of distal arthrogryposesEvery year millions of children are born with a birth defect. Birth defects, which can be described as abnormalities of structure or function that is present from birth, are the leading cause of infant death in developed countries and a significant cause of morbidity and economic burden in low- or m...Arthrogryposis - Genetic aspects; Abnormalities, Human - Genetic aspects2006-12
10 McDowall, Max AlexanderDilute acid hydrolysis of papain (Part I), The amino acid sequence of dog heart cytochreom c (Part II)Part 1: (i) Kinetic studies on the release of free amino from S-carboxy-methyl (SCM) papain by HC1 (0.03 to 0.003 M) at 110?, showed no increase in selectivity of release of free aspartic acid with decreasing HC1 concentration. (ii) A Grotthus-type mechanism is proposed to account for the lability...Papain; Cytochromes; Proteins1963-08
11 Nuttall, Patricia R.Maternal-infant responses to home apnea monitoringThe research sought to describe types of upset experienced by the mothers (n = 74), parenting behaviors, and infant development and behavior (n = 74). The goal was to identify characteristics of maternal upset that may be associated with developmental and behavioral problems in monitored infants. Fo...Apnea; Infants - Diseases; Patient monitoring; Mother and child1996-12
12 Bigelow, Sharon M.; Sadler, Katherine A.Fitness for duty program evaluationImpairment of employees is on the rise. Many corporations have implemented Fitness For Duty (FFD) programs to help control the costs associated with impairment. Costs can result from accidents on the job, increased health claims, workers compensation claims, absenteeism, and low productivity. Resear...Work capacity evaluation2001-12
13 Biggs, Jason StanleyLung-selective regulation of the human CYP3A genesThe cytochrome P450 enzyme system in the human lung is an essential component in lung-directed damage caused by several inhaled xenobiotics. However, the biochemical mechanisms responsible for selective expression of these P450s, especially in lung, have not been adequately characterized. Members of...Cytochrome P-450; Lungs - Diseases - Etiology2005-08
14 Jensen, JoanDevelopment of a nurse-psychiatric patient interaction inventoryThe purpose of the study was to construct multiple choice inventory which would be useful in assessing the types and quality of verbal responses which nurses make to psychiatric patients in a variety of nurse-patient interaction situationPsychiatric nursing; Nurse and patient1966-06
15 Ouellette, Pauline YvonneAnalysis of the facilitation of excitatory transmitter release at the crayfish neuromuscular junctionThis pilot descriptive study investigated the effects of a nursing procedure on selected cardiovascular hemodynamic variables. The nursing procedure consisted of turning and positioning the patients from a (1) supine to right lateral, (2) right lateral to supine, and (3) supine to left lateral posi...Crayfish-Physiology; Neuromuscular transmission1968-08
16 Thomas, Randal JayComputed tomography in the diagnosis of low-back painIn the management of patients with low-back pain three general sources of information are utilized by the attending physician to diagnose the specific pain-producing disorder: (a) the demographic and historical data reported by the patient, (b) the physical examination performed by the physician, an...Tomography; Backache1984-06
17 Sun, Qi-KangPatient record presentation in a hierarchically based medical expert systemAn algorithm was developed to improve the display of the patient record in the Iliad expert system. The functional improvements in the display include the following features: 1) organization by category (history, physical exam), 2) indentation to distinguish levels of the dictionary term, 3) bold di...Medical records - Data processing; Medicine - Data processing1989-12
18 Nielsen, Parivash BamdadKinetics of neutrophils and hematopoietic progenitor cells in rats infected with E. ColiThe effects of bacterial infection on neutrophil kinetics have been studies for many years. This study measured the effects of a sub-lethal infection with E. Coli on the neutrophil storage pool (NSP), neutrophil proliferative pool (NPP), immature to total neutrophil (I/T) ratio, absolute neutrophil...Neutrophilis; Hematopoietic stem cells; Escherichia coli infections1987-12
19 Rasmussen, Jennifer TerryRegulation of eye development by frizzled signaling in XenopusEye development in both invertebrates and vertebrates is regulated by a network of highly conserved transcription factors. However, it is not known what controls the expression of these factors to regulate early eye formation, and whether transmembrance signaling events are involved. Her we establ...Xenopus - Development; Eye - Growth - Regulation2001-08
20 Cunningham, William KentNickel (II) and cobalt (II) complexes of amides and diamidesNickel (II) and cobalt (II) complexes are reported for the first time with the following ligands: propionamide (PA), N-butyramide (NBA), isobutyramide (IBA), trimethylacetamide (TMA), and dipropionamide (DPA),. The size of the amide affects the number of these ligands that coordinate to the centra...Coordination compunds1967-06
21 Sever, Sharona JaelProposal to establish the position of clinical pharmacy coordinatorThis document outlines a request by the Department of Pharmacy Services to establish a professional position - that of a Clinical Coordinator. The report begins by describing the development of pharmacy practice at University Hospital. Traditional ward stock and prescription dispensing gave way to...Pharmacy Service; Hospital; Pharmacy Administration1985-08
22 Neilsen, Paul O.Inflammatory effects of bacterial endotoxinsAt the dawn of the millennium, bacteria remain a significant threat to human health. Worldwide the toll is enormous, including developed countries like the United States, where there are 500,000 cases of sepsis (a serious disease due to bacterial infection) per year with a mortality rate around 40 p...Inflammation; Endotoxins; Bacterial toxins1999-12
23 Ellstrom, Kathleen E.Frequency of false electrocardiogram alarms in the intensive care unit/coronary care unitThe purpose of this study was to determine how often a false electrocardiogram (ECG) alarm occurred in an intensive care unit (ICU) or coronary care unit (CCU). Nine patients were monitored for 12-1/2 hours. The false alarms that occurred were documented and the cause was noted. Five patients were...Electrocardiography; Coronary care units1984-06
24 Kuehn, Karen A.Maternal-fetal attachment in the high-risk pregnancyThe problem of the study was to identify attachment behaviors of high-risk pregnant women. The subjects participating in the study were 40 high-risk women in their third trimester of pregnancy. The data were contrasted to previously collected data from 41 low-risk pregnant women who were demographic...Pregnancy - Complications; Mother and child; Attachment behavior1986-06
25 Sloan, Donald LeroyChanges in preferential hydration of glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase from yeast brought about by coenzyme bindingThe binding of nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide to glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase from yeast was investigated over a temperature and pH range by methods of fluorescence quenching, sedimentation equilibrium, and nuclear magnetic relaxation in order to characterized aspects of the protein ...Yeast; Dehydogenases1972-12
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