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Bringing the Library to the Clinician [poster]
In October 2005, the Zalk Veterinary Medical Library at the University of Missouri-Columbia introduced a clinical librarian service for faculty, interns, and residents of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). ...
Evolutionary studies & science studies: building collaborative portals
This poster examines how facets of science studies and evolutionary studies can be used to build collaborative portals for researchers.
Blood conservation : cultural change in pediatric intensive care nursing
While monitoring of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients requires repeated blood sampling, excessive sampling can lead to anemia. Upon PICU admission, 33% of patients are anemic and 41% develop anemia. Anemia ...
One month to one day? : can we really reduce the detection time of tubercu[l]osis that much?
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) remains important to clinicians and patients because it can be highly infectious and challenging to diagnose. The CDC reports that there were 10,528 cases of TB in the U.S. in 2011, and 529 ...
Endurance or sprint interval exercise, & metformin treatment differently modify insulin-induced vasodilation in skeletal muscle arterioles of obese insulin resistant rats
A key contributor to insulin-mediated glucose uptake is insulin-induced vasodilation of skeletal muscle arterioles, which is impared with obesity and Type 2 diabetes (T2D). Abnormalities in the vascular reactivity to insulin ...
Functional study of a voltage-gated potassium channel during medulloblastoma cell migration
Medulloblastomas (MB), the most common pediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumor, is a neuroepithelial tumor characterized by its rapid progression, aggressive nature, and tendency to metastasize along the brain-spinal ...
Relationship between nitrate and nitrite stress responses of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough and Desulfovibrio alaskensis G20
Many heavy metal-contaminated sites where nuclear weapons have been produced contain high concentrations of nitrate. Nitrate inhibits dissimilatory sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB), bacteria known to precipitate heavy metals. ...
Rapid development of tolerance to the sleep promoting effects of alcohol : a mouse model
Alcohol promotes sleep and is widely used as a sleep aid. Tolerance to the sleep promoting effects of alcohol develops over time with its repeated use, which plays an important role in the gradual escalation of alcohol ...
Information horizons of first-year medical students
This study reports on the preference and use of information resources by first-year medical students at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. It was part of a larger study that was conducted to understand their ...
Cisplatin in renal transplant recipients : not an absolute contraindication
The chemotherapeutic agent cisplatin is usually contraindicated in renal transplant recipients due to its well-known side effect of nephrotoxicity, but is an important (and sometimes irreplaceable) drug in the management ...
Changing the computer-patient-physician relationship : a qualitative evaluation of 30-inch computer screens in family medicine exam rooms
The electronic health record (EHR) and use of computers in today's exam rooms is a dramatic change in medicine from decades past. There are concerns about how the computer and EHR might adversely affect patient-provider ...
Effect of propranolol on facial processing in autism spectrum disorder
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social interaction deficits, communication impairments, and restricted, repetitive behaviors. ASD, with estimates of incidence as high as 1 ...
Overutilization of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of moderate to severe osteoarthritis
Advanced imaging is a major driver of health care expenditures. Magnetic resonance imaging provides advantages over radiography because of its ability to visualize soft tissues within the knee joint. The clinical relevance ...
A novel approach to teaching fluoroscopic neuroanatomy and spine injection skills
Learning and understanding fluoroscopic neuroanatomy and acquiring the skills to safely perform spine injections is an essential part of training for many radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, anesthesia, and physical medicine ...
Musculoskeletal specialist community outreach patterns : a pilot study
This poster presents the findings of a pilot study examining volunteerism among musculoskeletal specialty physicians.
Self-reported symptoms and managment by midwestern breast cancer survivors
Lymphedema (LE) is a life-long potential consequence of breast cancer treatment that may affect quality of life of breast cancer survivors in long-term survivorship. Previous studies reported that about 2 million women ...
Library anxiety among international graduate students
Posted presented in 2012 at the American Society for Information Science & Technology 75th Annual Meeting Proceedings.
Perioperative management of anticoagulant therapy
There is a lack of consistent recommendations regarding perioperative anticoagulant management among different disciplines and even within disciplines. With the growing rates of obesity seen in this country, with more ...
Demographic study of craniosynostosis patients in mid-Missouri
Craniosynostosis is a congenital defect in which one or more of the cranial sutures close prematurely, affecting 1 in 2000 to 2500 live births worldwide. Historically, sagittal craniosynostosis has been reported to be the ...
Hyperinsulinemia and hypovitaminosis D among overweight adolescents
In the past two decades, the prevalence of childhood obesity has doubled. Obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes mellitus have been shown to be interrelated. Hypovitaminosis D has also been shown to be more ...