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Timothy J Bloom, Jennifer D Smith, Wesley Rich
Objective. To determine the benefit of pharmacy work experience on the development of student pharmacists' professional identity. Methods. Students in all four professional years were surveyed using a validated Professional Self-identity Questionnaire (PSIQ). They were also asked about pharmacy experience prior to matriculation and their performance on Drug Information tests given midway through the P1 year and at the beginning of the P3 year. PSIQ responses and test results were compared based on pharmacy experience...
December 2017: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
Keri Wong, Sharon Jakus-Waldman, Tajnoos Yazdany
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine the proportion of women who opt for hysterectomy when seeking care for pelvic organ prolapse and the factors important in their decision making. METHODS: One hundred twenty-four patients from July 2011 through August 2012 seeking care for pelvic organ prolapse were recruited to complete a questionnaire regarding their beliefs about uterine preservation at the time of prolapse repair, as well as the PFDI-7 and PSIQ-12. Patients completed a questionnaire before physician consultation that included demographic data, beliefs regarding the social, sexual, and emotional impact of hysterectomy, and sources of information...
September 2014: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
José Carlos Amado Martins
This descriptive-correlational study aimed to evaluate the relation between patients' satisfaction with information they have about their disease and its morbidity. A questionnaire was applied in two samples: 235 individuals with recent experience of illness (network sampling) and 254 hospitalized cancer patients post-surgery (consecutive sampling). The Escala de Conhecimentos sobre a Doença(12) [Patients' Satisfaction with Information Questionnaire--PSIQ] and the Rotterdam Symptom Checklist were used. Results show that participants were dissatisfied with information received and this dissatisfaction was more pronounced in hospitalized patients...
May 2009: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
W W Metcalf, P M Steed, B L Wanner
Twenty-four independent phosphate starvation-inducible (psi) transcriptional fusions made with Mu d1(lacZbla) were analyzed by sequencing the psi::lacZ(Mu d1) chromosomal junctions by using DNAs amplified with the polymerase chain reaction or mini-Mu cloning. Our DNA sequence analysis showed that the MuR DNA in Mu d1 has an unexpected structure that is comprised of 104 bases of MuR DNA in the form of a large inverted repeat, which we denoted Mu d1-R. Also, Mu d1s in the phoA and phn (psiD) loci of the phosphate regulon showed regional specificities for the insertion sites despite the randomness of Mu d1 insertions into the genome as a whole...
June 1990: Journal of Bacteriology
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