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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 ...
Treatment of HSV infection in late pregnancy
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-02)
Pregnant women with a primary or recurrent episode of genital HSV infection who are later than 36 weeks of gestation should be treated with acyclovir (Zovirax) or valacyclovir (Valtrex) for viral suppression. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: A...
HPV in pregnancy
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-07)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, therapeutics and prevention of contracting human papillomavirus during pregnancy.
Preparing the High School Piano Student for College Applied Music Study
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the piano prerequisites for entering college freshmen planning to major in piano or in organ. A survey is made of fifteen selected schools of music which offer bachelor of music ...
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 ...
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 ...
Near-Ultraviolet Mutagenesis in Superoxide Dismutase-deficient Strains of Escherichia coli
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 1994)
We compared mutagenic spectra induced by polychromatic near-ultraviolet radiation (near-UV; 300-400 nm) with superoxide anion (O2-) -dependent mutagenesis using a set of Escherichia coli tester strains. Near-UV radiation ...
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, ...
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 ...
2014 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide
(University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
, all chemicals. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated a number of fruit pesticid. Growers who plan to use these restricted materials must be certified as private applicators. Certification requires that applicators understand...
An Annotated Bibliography of Choral Techniques and Related Subjects
This paper is a collation of materials which, in the opinion of the author, are pertinent to contemporary choral practices and techniques. Section I is a list of books and their contents. ...
Premature rupture of membranes (PROM)
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-11)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of premature rupture of membranes.
Regional Production Network Led by the U.S. Textile Industry and the Impact of the 2006-2008 U.S.-China Textile Agreement
(Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, 2009)
A regional production network (RPN) refers to a business cooperation system among firms in different countries involving a division of labor to develop, manufacture, and market specific commodities. This study focused on ...
A Survey of the Experiences and Attitudes of Seventy-Five Young Male Singers During Early Adolescence and Suggested Methods for Dealing with Problems of the Adolescent Male Singer in a Choral Situation
The adolescent period is a developmental stage that does not favor any particular individual or group of people. It is a stage in which every human being experiences change in growth, specifically in the following areas: ...
Agricultural Biotechnology and Industry Structure
In the last ten years the seed and pesticide industries have undergone a substantial number of structural changes. These changes are due to a number of factors, some of which are common to all industries and some of which are specifically tied...
Evaluation of the Agronomic, Environmental, Economic, and Coexistence Impacts Following the Introduction of GM Canola to Australia (2008-2010)
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2014)
Despite genetically modified (GM) canola receiving Australian regulatory approval in 2003, commercial production did not occur until 2008 due to concerns relating to coexistence. Following commercial release, a three-year ...
Peaks, Cliffs, and Valleys: The Peculiar Incentives in Teacher Retirement Systems and Their Consequences for School Staffing
(American Education Finance Association, 2009)
This article examines the pattern of incentives for work versus retirement in six state teacher pension systems. We do this by examining the annual accrual of pension wealth from an additional year of work over a teacher's ...
Post-Newtonian Reference Frames for Advanced Theory of the Lunar Motion and a New Generation of Lunar Laser Ranging
We construct a set of post-Newtonian reference frames for a comprehensive study of the orbital dynamics and rotational motion of Moon and Earth by means of lunar laser ranging (LLR) with the precision of one millimeter. ...
Conservation tillage, herbicide use, and genetically engineered crops in the United States: the case of soybeans
This study examines the extent to which adopting herbicide-tolerant (HT) soybeans affects conservation tillage practices and herbicide use. The model is estimated using a state-level panel dataset extending across 12 major ...
Multi-scale synthesis of historical fire regimes along the south-central US prairie-forest border
Background: Along the prairie-forest border in the south-central USA exists one of the most extensive areas of uncut forest in the nation ([greater than]323 750 hectares), providing unique potential for developing multi-century ...