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Final report e-learning contract: November 2011-July 13, 2012 MU Libraries
In November 2012 the MU Libraries started an initial contract for E-Learning, in partnership with the Office for Undergraduate Studies and E-Learning. This initial contract investigated the MU Libraries support of E-Learning and Distance Education...
The role of health risk perception variables on smoking-related outcomes in a motivational interviewing-based intervention for college students
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-04-16)
The role of health risk perception in smoking behavior was prospectively evaluated in a cluster-randomized trial for smoking cessation in college students. Optimistic bias, future precaution effectiveness, perceived ...
Stepping stones through time
Residents' perceptions of agroforestry landscape: implications for agritourism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
showed significant differences only between male and female respondents on their perceived importance of eco-physical and socio-economic benefits that both types of farms provide. Theoretical and practical implications of study results are discussed....
Do pedometers increase activity and improve health outcomes?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-01)
Q: Do pedometers increase activity and improve health outcomes? Evidence-based answer: yes. In overweight and obese patients, exercise interventions using a pedometer increase steps by about a mile per day over the same interventions without access...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-10)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of dizziness in the elderly.
Wood fuel for heating
(University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
Increasing energy costs have resulted in resurgence in the use of wood as a fuel for home heating. But heating with wood is not for everyone. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself before investing in a wood-burning ...
Whether the research anticommons?
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2016)
Fifteen years ago, the "tragedy of the anticommons" article warned that excessive patenting of biotech products and research methods could deter rather than stimulate invention, but little evidence was offered. Here, subsequent changes in patent law...
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in African American Women After Multiple Interventions
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
African American women are consistently diagnosed at later stages of breast and cervical cancer than Caucasian women, leading to increased morbidity and mortality rates. Although the mammogram and Papanikolaou (Pap) ...
Mentoring Latinx Students through Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies at a Predominately White Institution
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Latinx students are enrolling in four-year higher education institutions (HEIs) at a rapidly increasing rate. However, an alarmingly low number complete their degrees. Institutional barriers such as racism, language ...
Minimum protein requirements for the growth of dairy heifers
(University of Missouri, 1915)
herein. It has not been the intention to show the relative value of different rations. The practical value of the experiment will lie in the results obtained rather than in the methods used....
Biofuel policies and food grain commodity prices 2006-2012: all boom and no bust?
Biofuels policies have a large impact on food-grain commodity prices, first and foremost by linking biofuel prices to feedstock prices. The multiplier effect of higher biofuel prices on feedstock prices is shown to be very ...
Delay based approach to support low priority users in preemptive wireless networks
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-27)
for emergency users is, from one perspective, restrictive to the general public. In this thesis, we propose the delay-based soft preemptive approach to support the low priority users and provide an alternative to several preemptive policies by further examining...
A data mining study of g-quadruplexes and their effect on DNA replication
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
G-quadruplexes are guanine rich sequences of DNA that can form non-Watson-Crick four stranded structures. They have been found to exist in various regions of the genome and are believed to play a biological role. We ...
Whom should you test for secondary causes of hypertension?
(Journal of Family Practice, 2014-01)
Evidence-based answer: It’s recommended that all children and adolescents with a new diagnosis of hypertension undergo renal ultrasound and laboratory evaluation for renal pathology (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, consensus-based guidelines...
Self-Management Program on Pain and Function in Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee
. The evidence-based intervention was an educational self-management program from the National Physical Activity Guidelines. The outcomes measured for a difference in pain and function by the Western Ontario and McMasters Universities scale index pre and post...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-06)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of vaginitis.
Night eating syndrome: survey of assessment and treatment practices
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-14)
survey that assessed demographic characteristics, assessment methods, and treatment practices of night eating behavior. It was hypothesized that less than fifty percent of eating disorder treatment providers do not assess for night eating behavior...
Which SSRIs most effectively treat depression in adolescents?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2016-09)
Q: Which SSRIs most effectively treat depression in adolescents? Evidence-based answer: We don' t know which selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most effective and safe because no studies have compared these antidepressants...
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-01)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of polycystic ovarian syndrome.