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Editor's note: From its first issue in 1900 to the present day, AJN has unparalleled archives detailing nurses' work and lives over more than a century. These articles not only chronicle nursing's growth as a profession within the context of the events of the day, but they also reveal prevailing societal attitudes about women, health care, and human rights. Today's nursing school curricula rarely include nursing's history, but it's a history worth knowing. To this end, From the AJN Archives highlights articles selected to fit today's topics and times...
March 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190914/neuroanatomy-of-handwriting-and-related-reading-and-writing-skills-in-adults-and-children-with-and-without-learning-disabilities-french-american-connections
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Marieke Longcamp, Todd L Richards, Jean-Luc Velay, Virginia W Berninger
In this article, we present recent neuroimaging studies performed to identify the neural network involved in handwriting. These studies, carried out in adults and in children, suggest that the mastery of handwriting is based on the involvement of a network of brain structures whose involvement and inter-connection are specific to writing alphabet characters. This network is built upon the joint learning of writing and reading and depends on the level of expertise of the writer. In addition, a part of this graphomotor network is also brought into play during the identification letters during visual reading...
December 2016: Pratiques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28107109/sex-with-neighbors-canada-and-canadians-in-the-u-s-homophile-press
#3
Marc Stein
This article examines U.S. homophile magazine contributions from and representations of Canada from 1953 to 1964. Drawing on 240 articles, letters, and other items that were published in ONE, Mattachine Review, and The Ladder, the essay first reviews Canadian-authored materials and then shows that U.S. gay and lesbian movement periodicals depicted Canada as more sexually conservative than the United States in three ways and more sexually liberal in one way. The magazines presented Canada as more sexually conservative in its failure to develop an organized gay and lesbian movement, its policies and practices of sexual censorship, and its opposition to progressive homosexual law reform...
January 20, 2017: Journal of Homosexuality
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28088881/an-industry-update-the-latest-developments-in-therapeutic-delivery
#4
Iain Simpson
This Industry Update covers the period from 1 October through to 31 October 2016, and is based on information sourced from company press releases, scientific literature, patents and various news websites. The month saw several news items covering drug-delivery devices, including a new sensor to monitor and support the use of inhalers; launch in the UK of a new autoinjector for Cimzia(®), UCB's rheumatoid arthritis drug; and approval of Roche's Lucentis(®) in a prefilled syringe. Research was also published to show the value of continuous blood pressure monitoring in dementia management...
February 2017: Therapeutic Delivery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28055218/the-cover-letter
#5
John R Yates
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 5, 2017: Journal of Proteome Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28026700/how-are-canadian-universities-training-and-supporting-undergraduate-medical-physiotherapy-and-occupational-therapy-students-for-global-health-experiences-in-international-low-resource-settings
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Jennifer Bessette, Chantal Camden
OBJECTIVES: Canadian medical (MD), physiotherapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) students increasingly show an interest in global health experiences (GHEs). As certain moral hazards can occur as a result of student GHEs, a growing consensus exists that universities must have an established selection process, in-depth pre-departure training (PDT), adequate onsite supervision and formal debriefing for their students. This study aimed to identify current practices in Canadian MD, PT and OT programs and discuss areas for improvement by comparing them with recommendations found in the literature...
December 27, 2016: Canadian Journal of Public Health. Revue Canadienne de Santé Publique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28025922/comprehensive-medication-reviews-in-long-term-care-facilities-history-of-process-implementation-and-2015-results
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Terrence E O'Shea, Barbara J Zarowitz, W Gary Erwin
BACKGROUND: Since 2013, Part D sponsors have been required to offer comprehensive medication reviews (CMRs) to all beneficiaries enrolled in their medication therapy management (MTM) programs at least annually, including those in long-term care (LTC) settings. Since that time, MTM providers have found that accessing and completing CMRs with beneficiaries is frequently prohibitively complex, since the process often requires a live, face-to-face interactive interview where the beneficiary resides...
January 2017: Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27977163/discovering-hidden-painted-images-subsurface-imaging-using-microscale-spatially-offset-raman-spectroscopy
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Alessandra Botteon, Claudia Conti, Marco Realini, Chiara Colombo, Pavel Matousek
We demonstrate for the first time the mapping capability of micro-spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (micro-SORS). The technique enables to form noninvasive images of thin sublayers through highly turbid overlayers. The approach is conceptually demonstrated on recovering overpainted images in situations where conventional Raman microscopy was unable to visualize the sublayer. The specimens mimic real situations encountered in Cultural Heritage that deal, for example, with hidden paintings vandalized with graffiti or covered by superimposed painted layers or whitewash...
December 15, 2016: Analytical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27975142/an-introduction-to-the-sugar-code
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EDITORIAL
Hans-Joachim Gabius, Jürgen Roth
Carbohydrates have physiological importance far beyond their roles as source of energy (glycolysis) and activated hydrogen for synthesis (pentosephosphate pathway) or as constituent of the backbone of nucleic acids and of cell wall polysaccharides. The extent of compositional and structural variability of their oligomers (glycans) is unsurpassed in Nature due to the unique property of independently combining the following parameters with sequence: anomeric status, linkage positions, ring size, addition of branches and site-specific introduction of substitutions...
February 2017: Histochemistry and Cell Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27974325/one-hundred-and-twenty-five-years-of-the-annals-of-botany-part-2-the-years-1937-to-2012
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Michael B Jackson
BACKGROUND: Annals of Botany is a peer-reviewed plant biology journal. It was started in 1887, making it the oldest continuously published plant science title. A previous article [Jackson MB. 2015. One hundred and twenty-five years of the Annals of Botany Part 1: the first 50 years (1887-1936). Annals of Botany 115: : 1-18] summarized events leading to its founding, highlighted the individuals involved and examined the Journal's achievements and management practices over the first 50 years to 1937...
December 2016: Annals of Botany
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27939784/what-is-the-value-of-cover-letters-in-scientific-journals-with-high-impact-factors-and-how-important-should-they-be-in-radiolog%C3%A3-a
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EDITORIAL
J A Guirola Ortíz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 8, 2016: Radiología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862726/response-to-editor-to-the-comment-by-delarue-2016-to-our-paper-entitled-persistent-high-temperature-and-low-precipitation-reduce-peat-carbon-accumulation
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Luca Bragazza, Alexandre Buttler, Bjorn J M Robroek, Remy Albrecht, Claudio Zaccone, Vincent E J Jassey, Constant Signarbieux
In his Letter to Editor, Delarue (2016) suggests that our observation of increased microbial activity cannot adequately explain the observed changes in peat chemistry (Bragazza et al., 2016). Shortly, he argues that our interpretation of the results does not account for the plant cover dynamics, and/or the preferential decomposition of labile polysaccharides. Whilst Delarue (2016) raises an interesting point, below we demonstrate that his comments cannot explain the pattern in our data. This article is protected by copyright...
November 8, 2016: Global Change Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861909/factors-affecting-the-diagnostic-utility-of-canine-and-feline-cytological-samples
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R Sapierzyński, M Czopowicz, M Ostrzeszewicz
OBJECTIVES: Cytology is a quick, inexpensive, minimally invasive and widely available diagnostic method, but rigorous cooperation between clinical cytopathologist and physician is necessary to obtain clinically useful results. The aim of this study was to identify factors that affect clinical usefulness of a cytological result when the cellular material was collected by a general veterinary practitioner and examined by a clinical cytopathologist. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Analysis of 100 fine-needle aspirates performed by private veterinarians and examined by the clinical cytopathologist...
February 2017: Journal of Small Animal Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27859716/response-to-the-concept-of-fragile-skin-a-case-of-disease-mongering-in-dermatology
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LETTER
U Blume-Peytavi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 11, 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27843791/an-audit-of-the-approval-letters-issued-by-drugs-controller-general-of-india-to-ethics-committees-in-india
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Shruti S Bhide, Jahnavi V Katkar, Mitesh Maurya, Nithya Jaideep Gogtay, Urmila M Thatte
AIM: The present study is an audit of the communiqués issued by the Drugs Controller General of India [DCGI] to Ethics Committees [ECs] for content and directives after the mandatory notification of registration of Ethics Committees issued on 8(th) February 2013. METHODS: All letters were downloaded from the website of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization [CDSCO] and evaluated for the date of issue, number of directives, domains covered by the directives [general instructions, administrative requirements and quorum requirements], median time to approval for registration and time elapsed between date of application and issue of the approval letter...
October 2016: Perspectives in Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27826155/surveillance-urinaire-des-professionnels-de-la-sant%C3%A3-expos%C3%A3-s-aux-antin%C3%A3-oplasiques-dans-le-cadre-de-leur-travail-revue-de-la-litt%C3%A3-rature-de-2010-%C3%A3-2015
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REVIEW
Céline Poupeau, Christel Roland, Jean-François Bussières
BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence that traces of hazardous drugs occur in the urine of health care professionals who are exposed to these drugs. OBJECTIVE: To review the scientific literature regarding urinary monitoring of health care professionals exposed to antineoplastic drugs through their work. DATA SOURCES: A search of PubMed using the Medical Subject Headings 'occupational exposure' and 'antineoplastic agents' and of Google Scholar using the terms 'antineoplastic', 'urine', and 'occupational exposure'...
September 2016: Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755612/mitochondrial-genomes-of-kinorhyncha-trnm-duplication-and-new-gene-orders-within-animals
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Olga V Popova, Kirill V Mikhailov, Mikhail A Nikitin, Maria D Logacheva, Aleksey A Penin, Maria S Muntyan, Olga S Kedrova, Nikolai B Petrov, Yuri V Panchin, Vladimir V Aleoshin
Many features of mitochondrial genomes of animals, such as patterns of gene arrangement, nucleotide content and substitution rate variation are extensively used in evolutionary and phylogenetic studies. Nearly 6,000 mitochondrial genomes of animals have already been sequenced, covering the majority of animal phyla. One of the groups that escaped mitogenome sequencing is phylum Kinorhyncha-an isolated taxon of microscopic worm-like ecdysozoans. The kinorhynchs are thought to be one of the early-branching lineages of Ecdysozoa, and their mitochondrial genomes may be important for resolving evolutionary relations between major animal taxa...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27748613/different-key-strokes-for-different-folks-how-standard-and-nonstandard-typists-balance-fitts-law-and-hick-s-law
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Gordon D Logan, Jana E Ulrich, Dakota R B Lindsey
Fine motor skills like typing involve a mapping problem that trades Fitts' law against Hick's law. Eight fingers have to be mapped onto 26 keys. Movement time increases with distance, so Fitts' law is optimized by recruiting more fingers. Choice difficulty increases with the number of alternatives, so Hick's law is optimized by recruiting fewer fingers. The effect of the number of alternatives decreases with consistent practice, so skilled typists achieve a balance between Fitts' law and Hick's law through learning...
December 2016: Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27738922/a-short-review-of-drug-food-interactions-of-medicines-treating-overactive-bladder-syndrome
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Paweł Paśko, Tomasz Rodacki, Renata Domagała-Rodacka, Danuta Owczarek
Background Overactive bladder syndrome is a condition where one or more of the symptoms such as pollakiuria, urgent need to urinate, nocturia and urinary incontinence is observed. Its prevalence ranges between 7 and 27 % in men and 9-43 % in women. The role of a pharmacist is to educate the patient on medications administration scheme, and drug interactions with particular food or food components. Aim of the review To assess a potential impact of food and fruit juice on the pharmacokinetic and therapeutic effects of medications used in treating overactive bladder syndrome...
December 2016: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27637828/impact-of-provider-mailings-on-medication-adherence-by-medicare-part-d-members
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Bijan J Borah, Yang Qiu, Nilay D Shah, Patrick P Gleason
BACKGROUND: The Medicare 5-Star Rating System measures and provides incentive for improving Medicare Part D plans through a quality-based payment program. Adherence to medications for chronic conditions is key to the Star ratings. Our objective was to assess the impact of direct-to-provider letters on improving medication adherence. METHODS: Members of a large US pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) who did not adhere to prescription of oral diabetes (antidiabetics), cholesterol-reducing (statins), or hypertension (renin angiotensin system [RAS] antagonists) drug therapy were identified from the prescriptions claims data of>600,000 continuously enrolled Medicare members...
September 2016: Healthcare
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