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E Tamayo Aguirre, A Galo-Anza, O Dorronsoro-Barandiaran, E Uranga-Saez Del Burgo, A Ostiza Irigoyen, A Garcia-Carro, I Lopez-Fernandez, N Colera, P Saez-Garbayo, I Tamayo-Uria
BACKGROUND: Self-management may be an option to monitor oral anticoagulant therapy in health systems, but before recommending it, we need to assess patients' ability to take on this task. The purpose of the study was to describe patients' ability to self-manage and associated factors. METHODS: This was a 3-year prospective quasi-experimental study with a control group. Overall, 333 patients on anticoagulant therapy from seven primary care health centres of the Basque Health Service were included in the intervention group and followed up for 6 months after the intervention, assessing their ability to self-test and self-manage...
2016: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
V Fuente, L Rufo, B H Juárez, N Menéndez, M García-Hernández, E Salas-Colera, A Espinosa
We report a detailed work of composition and location of naturally formed iron biominerals in plant cells tissues grown in iron rich environments as Imperata cylindrica. This perennial grass grows on the Tinto River banks (Iberian Pyritic Belt) in an extreme acidic ecosystem (pH∼2.3) with high concentration of dissolved iron, sulphate and heavy metals. Iron biominerals were found at the cellular level in tissues of root, stem and leaf both in collected and laboratory-cultivated plants. Iron accumulated in this plant as a mix of iron compounds (mainly as jarosite, ferrihydrite, hematite and spinel phases) was characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS), Mössbauer spectroscopy (MS), magnetometry (SQUID), electron microscopy with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (SEM-EDX; TEM-EDX; HRSTEM)...
January 2016: Journal of Structural Biology
Eduardo Salas-Colera, Álvaro Muñoz-Noval, Catherine Heyman, Conchi O Ania, José B Parra, Santiago García-Granda, Sofía Calero, Juan Rubio-Zuazo, Germán R Castro
A novel set-up has been designed and used for synchrotron radiation X-ray high-resolution powder diffraction (SR-HRPD) in transmission geometry (spinning capillary) for in situ solid-gas reactions and processes in an isobaric and isothermal environment. The pressure and temperature of the sample are controlled from 10(-3) to 1000 mbar and from 80 to 1000 K, respectively. To test the capacities of this novel experimental set-up, structure deformation in the porous material zeolitic imidazole framework (ZIF-8) by gas adsorption at cryogenic temperature has been studied under isothermal and isobaric conditions...
January 2015: Journal of Synchrotron Radiation
Raquel Garcia-Simon, Daniel Oros, Daniel Gracia-Cólera, Esther Moreno, Cristina Paules, Silvia Cañizares, Elena Gascón, Ernesto Fabre
AIM: To evaluate the reliability of two techniques of cervical ripeness assessment at the beginning of labor induction, as assessed by inexperienced observers. METHODS: A total of 120 women were prospectively studied at admission for labor induction. Two independent physicians examined consenting women successively but separately. One experienced consultant and one of the six first-year obstetrics residents composed the pairs of observers. The trainees had very limited prior experience with cervical ultrasound scan or evaluating Bishop score...
March 2015: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
Lupicinio Iñiguez-Rueda, Luz María Martínez-Martínez, Juan Manuel Muñoz-Justicia, Ma Carmen Peñaranda-Cólera, Miguel Angel Sahagún-Padilla, José Gerardo Alvarado
This study of papers gathered from the proceedings presented at Spanish social psychology conferences explores the use of bibliometrics for studying scientific disciplines. A reference database of all the papers included in the conference proceedings of events held from 1983 to 2000 was generated and classified by thematic area, paper type and author institutional affiliation. The references were laid out on contingency tables and mapped with correspondence analysis. The results show that there is a growing number of co-authored papers and a predominance of empirical over theoretical paper types...
May 2008: Spanish Journal of Psychology
D Grujić, O Morić, S Zonjić, M Canić, S Djordjević, T Petrović, D Pavlović, J Zivić-Aleksić, R Milosavljević, G Tasić
Epidemy of enterocolitis at Dimitrovgrad started on the 15th of August 1989, and lasted for a whole month. 2018 persons became ill. Bacteriological cholera tests were performed on 3054 samples of stools from 2558 patients, and of those who were in contact with the sick populations. Stool samples were cultured on the alcal peptonic water, alcal agar, and TCBS agar for vibrio isolation. Suspicious colonies identification was made by biochemical and serological tests. Difference between cholera biotype and eltor was found by differential testings...
November 1991: Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo
Ana M Costero, Manuel Colera, Pablo Gaviña, Salvador Gil
A new cyclohexyl based fluorescent anion receptor, is able to recognize maleate versus fumarate both as their TMA salts.
February 21, 2006: Chemical Communications: Chem Comm
A Garcia-Colera, A Semjen
Three experiments are reported that examine whether fast finger-tapping sequences are entirely planned before execution starts (advance planning), or if they can be started while planning is still under way (distributed planning). Subjects performed finger tapping sequences of three to eight taps at a high rate, under both simple and 2-choice reaction time (RT) conditions. The sequences differed in the location of an accentuated element within them. The RT to choose between sequences with different accent locations progressively decreased as an inverse function of the time-distance between the initial tap and the first point at which the alternative sequences differed...
September 1988: Journal of Motor Behavior
L Laquidara
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 1995: Le Infezioni in Medicina
Ziva Sljapić, Miljana Sljapić-Roganović
Documents concerning history of medicine during the Turkish reign (1552-1716) are very rare. However, there is evidence of plague epidemic in 18th century and colera epidemic in the 19th century. The first medical institutions: The German Communal Hospital, The Serbian Hospital and the Pharmacy were founded in the second half of the 18th century. In the year 1803, children were vaccinated against variola. The first Serbian book about child care--"Cadoljub" was written by Dr. Gavrilo Pekarović (1812-1851) during his studies of medicine in Budapest...
September 2002: Medicinski Pregled
Lindsay, Dürr, Wincott, Colera, Cowie, Thornton
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 15, 1995: Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter
S Janković, V Susić, D Sokić, Z Lević
With this brief review we honor the memory of the great French doctor Jean Baptiste Edouard Gélineau. Dr. Gélineau was born on December 23, 1828 at Blaye, Gironde, close to the Bordeaux region. His name is connected with the first clinical description of the disease for which he, both by the right of the primacy as well as ad valorem of his first two names, coined the name "narcolepsy". He was the first to notice the intrinsically evanescent symptoms of narcolepsy, such as excessive daytime somnolence, imperative sleep habits and cataplexy or "astasia" as he called it, and incorporate them into a single clinical syndrome...
November 1996: Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo
J P Piek, D J Glencross, N C Barrett, G L Love
This article examines the programming of relatively long sequences of action with the control of sequential movements being effected through the use of a tapping task involving a sequence of five taps. Subjects were required to tap with their right hand at rates of 150, 200, and 250 ms. There were two conditions, with subjects being required either to increase, in condition 1, or to decrease, in condition 2, the force at one of the five tap positions (all five tap positions were examined), then return to the previous force level...
1993: Psychological Research
E Betrán, J E Quezada-Díaz, A Ruiz, M Santos, A Fontdevila
Chromosome polymorphism in Drosophila buzzatii is under selection but the genes responsible for the effect of the inversions of fitness are unknown. On the other hand, there is evidence for selection on several allozyme loci but the presence of paracentric inversions on the second chromosome, where most of the polymorphic loci are located, complicates the interpretation. Studies of the associations between allozymes and inversions are thus necessary to help understand the effect of selection at both the chromosomal and allozymic level...
February 1995: Heredity
N F Pierce, W C Cray, P F Engel
Colera toxin was evaluated as an oral immunogen against experimental canine cholera. Dogs were immunized orally with 100-microgram doses of purified cholera toxin or comparable doses of crude toxin. Both doses caused moderate diarrhea in most nonimmune dogs. Repeated oral doses (12 doses in 54 days) gave marked protection against the diarrheal effect of oral toxin, provoked a vigorous antitoxic response in jejunal mucosa, and gave nearly complete protection against subsequent oral challenge with living virulent Vibrio cholerae...
February 1980: Infection and Immunity
A Semjen, A Garcia-Colera, J Requin
Accentuation involves modulation of motor intensity. It differentiates a movement from others within a motor sequence. Does the serial position of the accent characterize the whole sequence as a particular response? How are the control of time and force coordinated in the motor sequence? Subjects produced sequences of four fingertaps on a key. Time of onset and force of each tap were recorded. Tapping rate was imposed by a string of four clicks delivered at 180-msec intervals before each trial. A flashed digit served as go signal...
1984: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
G E Stelmach, N L Goggin, A Garcia-Colera
An experiment is reported which localizes and compares movement specification times between three age groups, young (18-25 yrs.), middle (40-50 yrs.), and elderly (65-75 yrs.), in order to assess whether movement planning processes are partially responsible for the commonly observed slowing of response initiation time in the elderly. A movement precuing paradigm was used in which 24 subjects (8/age group) received either no, partial, or complete movement task information prior to the imperative response signal...
April 1987: Experimental Aging Research
G E Stelmach, A Garcia-Colera, Z E Martin
An experiment was performed which examined movement planning and force transition control in six patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) during a sequence of five finger taps at either a fast (200 ms) or slow (600 ms) temporal speed. The patients acted as their own controls and performed finger taps under three task conditions: (1) where all taps had to be of the same force intensity: no stress; (2) where it was known that one of the taps had to be executed with an augmented force: stress simple reaction time (SRT); and (3) where it was not known prior to initiation which one of the taps was to be more forcefully produced: stress choice reaction time (CRT)...
October 1989: Journal of Neurology
H Schadewaldt
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 10, 1975: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
M Mareel, C Dragonetti, M C Van Peteghem
It seems from the literature that colloidal iron (C.I.) binding sites on cell surfaces cannot be completely removed by treatment with Vibrio Colerae alpha-neuraminidase. We wondered if C.I. particles bind to negative groups other than the carboxyl groups of sialic acids. Using HeLa cells from suspension cultures and fresh human erythrocytes, we examined, with the transmission electronmicroscope, the influence of the following enzymatic and histochemical treatments on C.I. staining: alpha-neuraminidase; hyaluronidase; ribonuclease; alpha-amylase; mild methylation (MM); MM + saponification (Sap...
July 30, 1976: Histochemistry
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