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APGAR familiar test

Juan Manuel Carmona-Torres, Rosa Carvalhal, Ruth Mary Gálvez-Rioja, África Ruiz-Gandara, Thomas Goergen, Mª Aurora Rodríguez-Borrego
The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of abuse of vulnerable older persons in the family and community environment in the following regions-Spain (Andalusia-Córdoba), Portugal (Azores), and Bolivia (Santa Cruz de la Sierra)-and to identify risk factors and delineate a profile of abused older persons. For this, a descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted. The sample consisted of people in the age group 65 years plus living in the catchment areas of health centers. The following were used as instruments to collect data: the medical record of the patients of relevant health centers, Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), daily activities autonomy test, adaptability, partnership, growth, affection, and resolve (APGAR) familiar test, The Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI) and the Social Work Evaluation Form...
June 1, 2017: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Thomas J Cade, Paul Champion de Crespigny, Tien Nguyen, John R Cade, Mark P Umstad
OBJECTIVES: To determine the correlation between the spot albumin-to-creatinine (ACR) ratio and protein-to-creatinine ratio (PCR) in pregnancy and if either test is predictive of adverse pregnancy outcome. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective consecutive cohort study in a single tertiary centre examining 181 patients undergoing proteinuria screening after 20weeks of pregnancy. A spot PCR and ACR was performed on the first void of the day. Comparison was with linear and logistic regression and ROC curve...
October 2015: Pregnancy Hypertension
S M Potter, P R Zelazo, D M Stack, A N Papageorgiou
BACKGROUND: Studies with animals have shown that in utero exposure to cocaine interferes with fetal brain development by disrupting the processes of neuronal proliferation, differentiation, and migration, often leading to subsequent neurobehavioral deficits. However, studies with humans have produced inconsistent findings. Although neurobehavioral abnormalities have been observed among cocaine-exposed infants in several studies and in some cases dose-response effects have been found, the specific neurobehaviors affected vary from one study to the next...
March 2000: Pediatrics
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