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26 Schnitzer, Paula Maria.A Comparative analysis of two computerized methods for patient history collection.The goal of this thesis is to compare a decision-driven data acquisition questionnaire (DDA) and a hierarchical branching questionnaire to see which format can obtain a history more effectively. Both questionnaires start with a few broad questions relevant to presenting the patient's region of illn...HELP (Computer File); Medical Records1987-08
27 Wise, Margaret Walter.A Comparative study of assertiveness characteristics among female nursing graduate students and other female graduate students at the University of Utah.The purpose of this master's thesis research project was to compare the assertiveness scores of graduate nursing students with other women graduate students at The University of Utah to determine if there was any significant difference. The problem was to describe and define the difference, in any,...Utah; Graduate Srudents; University of Utah1980-12
28 Forrest, JoAnn Pasquali.A Comparative study of attitudes and anxieties concerning death and dying.Death is one of the most difficult areas with which a nurse must learn to cope as she must work with her own feelings about it before she can be of therapeutic value to the dying patient. This study was conduced to gain further understanding of the nurses' attitudes and anxieties about death and dy...Nurses; Attitude (Psychology)1970-05
29 Adams, Austin HowardA Comparison of Creatinine Measurement by the Jaffe and Enzymatic Methods in an Outpatient PopulationSerum creatinine concentrations and estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) are widely used for the evaluation of renal function. The Jaffe and enzymatic methods are the most common methods for creatinine measurement. The Jaffe method is commonly less expensive than enzymatic methods but may be...2014-12
30 Bailey, John F., Jr., 1938-A Comparison of Good and Poor Readers among Full-Blood Ute Indian Children on Factors Relating to the Home and SchoolThis study is intended to compare a group of good readers and a group of poor readers among the full-blood Ute Indian children in 1964 on school and home variables for the purpose of determining if statistically significant relationships exist.Ute children--Education (Early childhood); Ute Indians--Education1965-06
31 Ford, Dawn CallisonA Comparison of High Pressure Liquid Chromatography and Microbiological Assays for CeftazidimeCeftazidime is an investigational cephalosporin antibiotic with a broad spectrum of activity. In early in vitro studies, antibacterial activity has been demonstrated against most aeorbic gram-negative organism, including Pseudomonas aeriginosa. Before the pharmacokinetics of a new antibiotic such a...1983-06
32 Fazzi, Vincent PeterA Comparison of Public Education in the Philippines and Puerto Rico during American RuleThe purpose of this thesis is to provide a comparative study of American public education strategies in two of its colonial possessions at the beginning of the 20th century. The United States defeated the Spanish in 1899 and took over the Philippines and Puerto Rico, both of which shared a long hist...History; World history; Education history; Spanish-American War2018
33 Hooper, James KimballA Computer system for measurement of systolic time intervals.Systolic time internal (STI) tests are a noninvasive technique for evaluation of left ventricular heart function. Manual methods for calculating STI are time consuming, very tedious, and require, lengthy mathematical calculations which are prone to error. A computerized method for measuring STIs u...Heart Beat; Data Processing; Medicine1982-03
34 Rothert, Stephen William.A Computerized approach to dietary analysis.Adequate nutrition in world health and community medicine has been and will continue to be a subject of great humanitarian concern. Malnutrition has been known to occur in hospitals with complications varying from interference with wound healing to an increased susceptibility to infection. In part...Renal Dialysis; Nutrition1978-12
35 Anderson, Milton Winfield.A Computerized data base resource for dermatoglyphics research.The study of the ridged skin on the plantar and palmar surfaces of man is termed "dermatoglyphics" and has been the subject of various scientific investigations particularly in medicine and human genetics. Since the dermal configurations are completely determined by the fourth moth of gestation and...Medicine; Data Processing; Dematoglyphics; Genetics1980-03
36 Gennaro, John Louis.A Computerized radiology ordering/reporting system based on most likely diagnoses.This descriptive study (1) identified and compared the stress levels and coping mechanisms of 24 parents of pediatric heart transplant patients and pediatric patients with chronic heart disease and, (2) identified ways health care providers can assist these parents in the coping process. Both groups...Medicine; Data Processing; Radiology, Medical1980-03
37 Marvin, Lucinda JoA Controlled Study of the Impact of a Poison Prevention Education Program on Parental Awareness and BehaviorsAn estimated one to two million accidental childhood poisonings occur yearly in the United States, primarily in children under five. The National Clearinghouse for Poison Control Centers (NCPCC) reported over 150,000 poisonings in 1978., 71 percent of which occurred in this age group. In the same ye...1981-08
38 Reilly, Robert ThomasA Cost Comparison of Two Systems for the Intermittent Intravenous Administration of Small Volume ParenteralsThe decision-making process of a hospital pharmacy administrator include the determination of the most advantageous mean by which intravenously administered drugs may be prepared and distributed. Systems to accomplish the have become increasingly more efficient, less hazardous to the patient, but mo...1984-06
39 McCollam, Patrick L.A Descriptive Analysis of the Immunosuppressive Regimens of the Utah Cardiac Transplant ProgramFollowing animal experiments supporting the feasibility of heart transplantation, the first human heart transplant was performed in December, 1967, in Capetown, South Africa. the first successful operation in the United States was in May, 1968. Although approximately 100 transplants were performed w...1988-03
40 Walton, AnnMarie LeeA Descriptive Study of Pesticide Protective Behaviors Among Latino Migrant and Seasonal FarmworkersExposure to pesticides presents health risks for farmworkers. Pesticide protective behaviors (PPBs), including clothing and washing behaviors, reduce exposures. The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) mandates that PPBs be taught to farmworkers. PPB adherence and barriers must be understood to shape me...2015-08
41 Evans, Gail Crandall; Hasty, Jane ElizabethA Descriptive Survey of Maternal Protein Status and the Course and Outcome of PregnancyA descriptive survey of the Nutritional status of 27 pregnant women was conducted at Hill Air Force Base Hospital. Socioeconomic survey, three day diet history and laboratory assessment of blood and urine parameters of protein were used to determine Nutritional status and were related to maternal a...1981-08
42 Saul, William EmmettA Descriptive catalogue of the trees and larger woody shrubs of Utah Based on the anatomy of the woodThere are several keys for the identification of the wood of commercial timbers of the United States, but non for the woody shrubs of any particular geographical area with the exception of one covering thirty-eight species from northern Utah (Saul 1952).Trees; Utah Shrubs; Utah1955
43 Boland, Donna LynnA Descriptive study of faculty productivity in schools of nursing.The purpose of this research was: to describe the perceptions faculty held regarding the importance of nine aspects of the faculty role to them and to their employing institution; to determine if a discrepancy exists between the value faculty attach to each of nine role functions and the perceived v...Nursing; Schools; Professional Practice1986-08
44 Bestwick, Megan LynnA Detailed Analysis of Cytochrome C Oxidase Assembly in Yeast MitochondriaCytochrome c Oxidase (CcO) is the terminal enzyme of the mitochondrial respiratory chain. This complex is comprised of subunits encoded by the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes, and requires heme a and copper cofactors for enzyme activity. The assembly pathway of the CcO complex is a coordinated ...2010-02
45 St. Andre, Mark EdwardA Forced Choice Method for Evaluating Instruction in Higher EducationStudent evaluations of teaching (SET) in higher education are ubiquitous. Many SETs utilize Likert-type scales and data from these evaluations are frequently used as data points in the retention, promotion, and tenure reviews of instructors. This makes them a high impact activity. Research has revea...Educational evaluation; Educational psychology; Higher education2017
46 Tran, Tho DinhA Framework for Evaluating the Potential of Renewable Power Generation Systems under Techno-Economic UncertaintiesRenewable energy systems are becoming popular choices for power generation. Well-established technologies (e.g. solar and wind energy) have been widely implemented. However, other emerging technologies (e.g. ocean energy) have not been properly commercialized due to the expensive capital investment....Energy2018
47 Rangasamy, Nithin SrinivasA Fundamental Multiscale Study on Mechanical, Microstructural, and Topographical Characteristics of Machining-Induced Surface Integrity in Ti-6Al-4V Titanium AlloyA fundamental understanding of machining-induced microstructural alterations and their correlation with topographical (surface roughness) and mechanical (microhardness and residual stresses) characteristics of surface integrity will aid in improved process planning for obtaining a desired surface qu...Mechanical engineering; Materials science2017
48 Lewis, Thomas JamesA GPU-based maximal independent set aggregation strategy: algorithms, comparisons, and applications withing algebraic multigridThe algebraic multigrid (AMG) method is often used as a preconditioner in Krylov subspace solvers such as the conjugate gradient method. An AMG preconditioner hierarchically aggregates the degrees of freedom during the coarsening phase in order to eciently account for lower-frequency errors. Each de...GPU; Maximal independent set; Multigrid2014-08
49 Miles, Christopher EdwardA Hop, Switch, and Jump: Stochasticity in Models of Motor-Mediated Intracellular TransportActive transport of cargoes is critical for cellular function. To accomplish this, networks of cytoskeletal filaments form highways along which small teams of mechanochemical enzymes (molecular motors) take steps to pull associated cargoes. The robustness of this transport system is juxtaposed by th...Mathematics; Biology; Biophysics2018
50 Romanov, AnnaA Kazhdan-Lusztig Algorithm for Whittaker ModulesThis dissertation develops the structure theory of the category Whittaker modules for a complex semisimple Lie algebra. We establish a character theory that distinguishes isomorphism classes of Whittaker modules in the Grothendieck group of the category, then use the localization functor of Beilinso...Mathematics; Polynomials2018
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