(BQ) Part 1 book "Aortic stenosis - Case-Based diagnosis and therapy" presents the following contents: General considerations and etiologies of aortic stenosis, clinical assessment of the severity of aortic stenosis, physiological basis for area and gradient assessment - hemodynamic principles of aortic stenosis, different classifi cations of aortic stenosis, invasive evaluation of aortic stenosis, echocardiographic evaluation of aortic valve stenosi,...
This book considers diagnosis and treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic
aneurysms. It addresses vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional
radiologists, but also anyone engaged in vascular medicine. The book focuses amongst
other things on operations in the ascending aorta and the aortic arch. Surgical
procedures in this area have received increasing attention in the last few years and
have been subjected to several modifications.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Acne and rosacea: Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment" presents the following contents: Acne vulgaris – Epidemiology and pathophysiology, acne vulgaris – Current medical therapeutics, lasers and similar devices in the treatment of acne vulgaris, treatment of acne scars.
Vietnam‟s hydro-power resources are very plentiful and distributed widespread in national
scope. Vietnam is one of 14 countries which are rich in hydro-electric resources in the world.
Total hydro-power resources potential of more than 2200 mini, medium and large rivers (just
mention rivers with more than 10 km in length) in national scope is assessed as follows:
The advantages and limitations of conventional structural MRI for the diagnosis and
monitoring of MS are discussed by Andreadou (Chapter 15). There is often a disparity
between the level of structural abnormality seen on MRI and level of cognitive
difficulties expressed by the patient with MS. Clinical interview and
neuropsychological assessment are vitally impairment, not only from an initial
diagnostic perspective but also in terms of longer term planning and care.
The term osteomyelitis encompasses a broad group of infectious diseases characterized by
infection of the bone and/or bone marrow. The pathogenesis of these diseases can follow
acute, subacute or chronic courses and involves a range of contributory host and pathogen
factors. A commonly used aetiological classification distinguishes between three types of
osteomyelitis: acute or chronic haematogenous disease seeded by organisms in the
bloodstream, local spread from a contiguous source of infection and secondary osteomyelitis
related to vascular insufficiency. ...
A fundamental element of sustainable development is environmental sustainability.
Hence, this series was created in 2007 to cover current and emerging issues
in order to promote debate and broaden the understanding of environmental
challenges as integral to achieving equitable and sustained economic growth. The
series will draw on analysis and practical experience from across the World Bank
and from client countries.
(BQ) Part 2 book "Thompson & Thompson genetics in medicine" presents the following contents: Developmental genetics and birth defects, cancer genetics and genomics, risk assessment and genetic counseling, prenatal diagnosis and screening, application of genomics to medicine and personalized health care, ethical and social issues in genetics and genomics.
Audit data, obtained by reviewing written records and procedures, inter-
viewing personnel, and personal observation, are collected from both an
administrative area and a management or operational area,which controls the
physical environment.Audit of the administrative area includes a review of how
well or how poorly management has implemented the program. Audit of the
operational areas,whereby management controls the physical environment,
includes assessing the surroundings and external conditions that influence the
daily operation of the organization....
This study characterized maxillary sinus mucositis (SIMS) adjacent to teeth with apical periodontitis
(AP), and assessed its resolution three months after endodontic treatment. 29 subjects who maxillary
posterior teeth with AP were imaged with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Resolution of
SIMS was assessed with CBCT three months after treatment, and periapical healing was assessed
using the PAI after six months. Four non-compliant subjects were discontinued and SIMS was
identified in 14/25 subjects (56%).
A fundamental element of sustainable development is environmental sustainability. Hence, this series was created in 2007 to cover current and emerging issues in order to promote debate and broaden the understanding of environmental challenges as integral to achieving equitable and sustained economic growth. The series will draw on analysis and practical experience from across the World Bank and from client countries.
Health disparities in the United States correlating with race, ethnicity, language, economic
status and other demographic factors have been documented by numerous researchers.
According to the CDC, populations experiencing health disparities are growing as U.S.
demographics change. The future of American health depends on understanding, addressing,
reducing, and eliminating these disparities.
The annual system shipments of fuel cells for transport applications continue to ﬂ uctuate due to
the timing of demonstration projects which contribute large numbers in one year and then little
in the following years. We saw a 38% dip in annual system shipments for 2011 versus 2010, with
decreases in all sub-categories except scooters. However overall unit shipments are expected
to almost double in 2012 compared to 2011 and be 19% more than in 2010, led by sales of fuel
cell materials handling vehicles (MHV).
The goals of The diagnostic adaptive behavior scale: Evaluating its diagnostic sensitivity and specificity is comparing the DABS standard score of assessed individuals with and without and ID diagnosis and determining sensitivity and speciﬁcity of the DABS to correctly identify persons with an ID diagnosis from individuals who do not have an ID diagnosis; and evaluating the sensitivity and speciﬁcity across age groups 4–21 years old.
Beginning with the third edition, Proudhon intends to consider doctrines on the stock market or the ―temple of speculation‖ that derive from his political and social writing. He wants to assess stock market speculation in relation to general social standards or ―public morals‖ and to ―economic development‖ of his era.
Our analysis also contributes to assessing market e¢ ciency in a way that
it investigates how the markets price in information about banks and how this
process may di§er across di§erent types of banks. To that end, we apply a
large panel of 53 EU banks using a stationary vector autoregressive (VAR) sys-
tem that allows us to focus on such Örm-level e§ects. A further contribution
to the literature is provided by the fact that we also want to analyse whether
large banksístock prices could be a§ected by di§erent factors than small banksí
Most of the epidemiological studies which compared breast
cancer risk of active smokers to women who were not
smokers (regardless of their passive smoke exposure) have
found no association of smoking and breast cancer risk. But
several studies found that women who smoked had a
decreased breast cancer risk. It is not uncommon for
epidemiological studies to come to different assessments of
health risk, especially when, as in these studies, the associated
risk is not large.
Control. Research suggests that an organism’s perception of control during stressful
events is very important to both psychological and physical health. For example, cancer-
ous tumor growth has been found to be enhanced in rats exposed to inescapable shock
compared to tumor growth in rats given escapable shocks (Sklar & Anisman 1979; Vis-
intainer, Volpicelli, & Seligman, 1982). Several studies have shown that increasing indi-
viduals’ sense of control can have profound health implications.
For environmental programs such as water clean-up programs, trained observers
might assess water visibility. For hiking and biking trail programs, trained observers
might assess various physical conditions such as the condition of the trails and their
A form of trained observer procedures has been used to assess the progress of
clients of various rehabilitation and physical care programs, for example, to rate the
ability to undertake activities of daily living.
Exhibit 10 lists the basic tasks for implementing trained observer measurements.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Molecular diagnostics for dermatology" presents the following contents: Introduction, basics of nucleic acids and molecular biology, molecular methods; risk assessment, diagnosis, and prognosis - using molecular tools to diagnose melanoma, predict its behavior and evaluate for inheritable forms,...