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Dipstick urinalysis for the diagnosis of acute UTI
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-05)
Approximately two-thirds of women who present with classic symptoms of acute UTI have bacterial infection of the bladder. Dipstick urinalysis moderately improves the accuracy of clinical symptoms in establishing or excluding ...
Walter Jackson Ong, S.J.: A Selected Bibliography
The published works of Walter J. Ong, S.J., number close to four hundred. What follows here is a chronological listing of about half that total. Some earlier publications, some items that would be difficult to obtain, and many of his book reviews...
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-05)
There are no studies that have shown any antidepressant to be absolutely safe for use during any stage of pregnancy. The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) during ...
Treatment of Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-06)
A six-month treatment regimen with an antifungal agent decreases the recurrence of vulvovaginal candidiasis. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: A, based on good-quality randomized controlled trials [RCTs].) For women in ...
Class Voice Teachers: Are Specialized Background and Preparation Necessary?
The hypothesis of this paper is that specialized background and preparation are necessary for a class voice teacher. In order to test this hypothesis, the following sub-hypotheses were devised to find out how and in ...
Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-11)
Ginger can be safely used to reduce nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: B, based on small, heterogeneous trials comparing ginger with placebo and unproven comparators). Ginger's effectiveness ...
Using the monthly classification of global SSTs and 500 HPA height to predict temperature and precipitation regimes one to two season in advance for the Mid-Mississippi Region
(National Weather Association, 2008-07)
Using the results from previous studies of the interannual variability of local mean monthly temperature and precipitation by this group, long range forecasts were generated for summer and winter season temperatures and ...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-11)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of ectopic pregnancy.
Further studies of the heat island associated with a small midwestern city
(Royal Meteorological Society, 2008-09)
Recently, the University of Missouri (UM) moved its SuomiNet station from the roof of a building near downtown Columbia, Missouri, USA, to the University's rural South Farm. Comparisons of Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU) ...
The Interannual variability of hurricane activity in the Atlantic and east pacific regions
(National Weather Association, 2008-07)
The investigation of the interannual and interdecadal variations in hurricane activity has been an important topic of study lately, especially with regard to their implications for climate change issues. On the interannual ...
The Estimated Economic Impact of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin on New York Dairy Farms for the Years 2994 through 1997
Data from New York dairy farms for the years 1994 through 1997 were used to estimate whether recombinant bovine Somatotropin (rbST) generated profits for adopters. Results show that the estimated profit impact of rbST, ...
Falsetto: Learning to Sing the Full Upper Register Through Development of the Falsetto
This project has been undertaken to show that it is possible to build the full upper register through development of the falsetto. The process is quite slow, in that it takes time and concerted effort to start with a small ...
Intrauterine growth restriction
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-02)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of intrauterine growth restriction.
An Anatomy of a Cartel: The National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 and the Compliance Crisis of 1934
(Research in Economic History, 2008)
This paper explores the nature and causes of the cartel compliance crisis that befell the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) one year after its passage in 1933. We employ a simple game-theoretic model of the NIRA's ...
Shape-note Notation: A Complement to the Singing School
began appearing in the middle and southern colonies. The growth of the schools and the improved capabilities of the singers created a demand for an enormous volume of music, and in the second half of the eighteenth century, a number of Americans began...
Advantages of the no-scalpel vasectomy technique
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-06)
The no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) technique should be used instead of the standard incisional method. (Strength of Recommendation: A, based on systematic reviews, mixed-quality randomized controlled trials [RCTs], cohort ...
Man, Muse, and Story: Psychohistorical Patterns in Oral Epic Poetry
Early studies of oral epic literature, that is, of epic literature composed without the aid of writing within a continuous tradition of some antiquity, focused quite logically and understandably on the somewhat mysterious ...
Global Impact of Biotech Crops: Environmental Effects, 1996-2008
This article updates the assessment of the impact commercialized agricultural biotechnology is having on global agriculture from an environmental perspective. It focuses on the impact of changes in pesticide use and ...
The Association between sensation seeking and well-being among college-attending emerging adults
Sensation seeking is a known risk factor for unsafe and reckless behavior among college students, but its association with well-being is unknown. Given that exploration plays an important psychosocial role during the ...
A Descriptive Analysis of Current Sight-Reading Methods and Procedures of Selected Oklahoma High Schools
The purpose of this study was to examine choral directors' attitudes regarding the importance of sight-reading skills for high school singers in Oklahoma. Additional investigation considered the possible relationships ...