Distensibility measure of a chamber such as the lungs (LUNG COMPLIANCE) or bladder. Compliance is expressed as a change in volume per unit change in pressure.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
The capability of the LUNGS to distend under pressure as measured by pulmonary volume change per unit pressure change. While not a complete description of the pressure-volume properties of the lung, it is nevertheless useful in practice as a measure of the comparative stiffness of the lung. (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p562)
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
The measure of a BLOOD VESSEL's ability to increase the volume of BLOOD it holds without a large increase in BLOOD PRESSURE. The vascular capacitance is equal to the change in volume divided by the change in pressure.
Resistance and recovery from distortion of shape.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
Patient or client refusal of or resistance to medical, psychological, or psychiatric treatment. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Practices involved in preventing the transmission of diseases by hand.
The vessels carrying blood away from the heart.
Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for drugs and BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS. These include those in ampule, capsule, tablet, solution or other forms. Packaging includes immediate-containers, secondary-containers, and cartons. In the United States, such packaging is controlled under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act which also stipulates requirements for tamper-resistance and child-resistance. Similar laws govern use elsewhere. (From Code of Federal Regulations, 21 CFR 1 Section 210, 1993) DRUG LABELING is also available.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The force that opposes the flow of BLOOD through a vascular bed. It is equal to the difference in BLOOD PRESSURE across the vascular bed divided by the CARDIAC OUTPUT.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Systems used to prompt or aid the memory. The systems can be computerized reminders, color coding, telephone calls, or devices such as letters and postcards.
A method of mechanical ventilation in which pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of blood through the lungs and improving gas exchange.
Measurement of the amount of air that the lungs may contain at various points in the respiratory cycle.
Prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. Precautions are especially applicable in the diagnosis and care of AIDS patients.
The vessels carrying blood away from the capillary beds.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
Either of the two principal arteries on both sides of the neck that supply blood to the head and neck; each divides into two branches, the internal carotid artery and the external carotid artery.
Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases with a manometer.
Pharmacological agents destructive to nematodes in the superfamily Filarioidea.
The study, control, and application of the conduction of ELECTRICITY through gases or vacuum, or through semiconducting or conducting materials. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The movement and the forces involved in the movement of the blood through the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.
Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).
The volume of air inspired or expired during each normal, quiet respiratory cycle. Common abbreviations are TV or V with subscript T.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from health professional or health care worker to patients. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.
Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.
The rhythmical expansion and contraction of an ARTERY produced by waves of pressure caused by the ejection of BLOOD from the left ventricle of the HEART as it contracts.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
The research and development of ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES for such medical applications as diagnosis, therapy, research, anesthesia control, cardiac control, and surgery. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.
The volume of air remaining in the LUNGS at the end of a normal, quiet expiration. It is the sum of the RESIDUAL VOLUME and the EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME. Common abbreviation is FRC.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Recording of change in the size of a part as modified by the circulation in it.
The process of observing, recording, or detecting the effects of a chemical substance administered to an individual therapeutically or diagnostically.
The giving of drugs, chemicals, or other substances by mouth.
The direct continuation of the brachial trunk, originating at the bifurcation of the brachial artery opposite the neck of the radius. Its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to the three regions in which the vessel is situated, the forearm, wrist, and hand.
Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.
Devices that cause a liquid or solid to be converted into an aerosol (spray) or a vapor. It is used in drug administration by inhalation, humidification of ambient air, and in certain analytical instruments.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
An anthelmintic used primarily as the citrate in the treatment of filariasis, particularly infestations with Wucheria bancrofti or Loa loa.
Drugs used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular HYPERTENSION regardless of pharmacological mechanism. Among the antihypertensive agents are DIURETICS; (especially DIURETICS, THIAZIDE); ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS; ADRENERGIC ALPHA-ANTAGONISTS; ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS; CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; GANGLIONIC BLOCKERS; and VASODILATOR AGENTS.
Restriction of freedom of movement of individuals who have been exposed to infectious or communicable disease in order to prevent its spread; a period of detention of vessels, vehicles, or travelers coming from infected or suspected places; and detention or isolation on account of suspected contagion. It includes government regulations on the detention of animals at frontiers or ports of entrance for the prevention of infectious disease, through a period of isolation before being allowed to enter a country. (From Dorland, 28th ed & Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of the cardiovascular system, processes, or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers and other electronic equipment.
Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. It is the equivalent to each of the following sums: VITAL CAPACITY plus RESIDUAL VOLUME; INSPIRATORY CAPACITY plus FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY; TIDAL VOLUME plus INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus functional residual capacity; or tidal volume plus inspiratory reserve volume plus EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus residual volume.
Parasitic infestation of the human lymphatic system by WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI or BRUGIA MALAYI. It is also called lymphatic filariasis.
The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXIDE than the air taken in (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed.). This does not include tissue respiration (= OXYGEN CONSUMPTION) or cell respiration (= CELL RESPIRATION).
Rhythmic, intermittent propagation of a fluid through a BLOOD VESSEL or piping system, in contrast to constant, smooth propagation, which produces laminar flow.
Loss of vascular ELASTICITY due to factors such as AGING; and ARTERIOSCLEROSIS. Increased arterial stiffness is one of the RISK FACTORS for many CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
The use of DRUGS to treat a DISEASE or its symptoms. One example is the use of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to treat CANCER.
The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it. Primarily used for articles pertaining to air pressure within a closed environment.
The application of modern theories of learning and conditioning in the treatment of behavior disorders.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Post-systolic relaxation of the HEART, especially the HEART VENTRICLES.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Studies comparing two or more treatments or interventions in which the subjects or patients, upon completion of the course of one treatment, are switched to another. In the case of two treatments, A and B, half the subjects are randomly allocated to receive these in the order A, B and half to receive them in the order B, A. A criticism of this design is that effects of the first treatment may carry over into the period when the second is given. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
An infant during the first month after birth.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
Volume of circulating BLOOD. It is the sum of the PLASMA VOLUME and ERYTHROCYTE VOLUME.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
The continuous measurement of physiological processes, blood pressure, heart rate, renal output, reflexes, respiration, etc., in a patient or experimental animal; includes pharmacologic monitoring, the measurement of administered drugs or their metabolites in the blood, tissues, or urine.
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Mechanical devices used to produce or assist pulmonary ventilation.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
The different methods of scheduling patient visits, appointment systems, individual or group appointments, waiting times, waiting lists for hospitals, walk-in clinics, etc.
Chemical, spectroscopic, or microscopic detection of extremely small amounts of blood.
Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.
Substances and drugs that lower the SURFACE TENSION of the mucoid layer lining the PULMONARY ALVEOLI.
Institutional committees established to protect the welfare of animals used in research and education. The 1971 NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals introduced the policy that institutions using warm-blooded animals in projects supported by NIH grants either be accredited by a recognized professional laboratory animal accrediting body or establish its own committee to evaluate animal care; the Public Health Service adopted a policy in 1979 requiring such committees; and the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act mandate review and approval of federally funded research with animals by a formally designated Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
Efforts to reduce risk, to address and reduce incidents and accidents that may negatively impact healthcare consumers.
Organized efforts to insure obedience to the laws of a community.
The individuals employed by the hospital.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA.
The main trunk of the systemic arteries.
The continuation of the axillary artery; it branches into the radial and ulnar arteries.
A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.
The circulation of the BLOOD through the LUNGS.
A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.
The total volume of gas inspired or expired per unit of time, usually measured in liters per minute.
The exchange of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood that occurs across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)
Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.
Solid dosage forms, of varying weight, size, and shape, which may be molded or compressed, and which contain a medicinal substance in pure or diluted form. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
The act of regarding attentively and studying facts and occurrences, gathering data through analyzing, measuring, and drawing conclusions, with the purpose of applying the observed information to theoretical assumptions. Observation as a scientific method in the acquisition of knowledge began in classical antiquity; in modern science and medicine its greatest application is facilitated by modern technology. Observation is one of the components of the research process.
Drugs that are used to treat asthma.
Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.
Discontinuance of care received by patient(s) due to reasons other than full recovery from the disease.
The process in which specialized SENSORY RECEPTOR CELLS transduce peripheral stimuli (physical or chemical) into NERVE IMPULSES which are then transmitted to the various sensory centers in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Administration of a drug or chemical by the individual under the direction of a physician. It includes administration clinically or experimentally, by human or animal.
A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.
The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.
Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
Coverings for the hands, usually with separations for the fingers, made of various materials, for protection against infections, toxic substances, extremes of hot and cold, radiations, water immersion, etc. The gloves may be worn by patients, care givers, housewives, laboratory and industrial workers, police, etc.
Any waste product generated by a dental office, surgery, clinic, or laboratory including amalgams, saliva, and rinse water.
Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.
The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.
A technique of respiratory therapy, in either spontaneously breathing or mechanically ventilated patients, in which airway pressure is maintained above atmospheric pressure throughout the respiratory cycle by pressurization of the ventilatory circuit. (On-Line Medical Dictionary [Internet]. Newcastle upon Tyne(UK): The University Dept. of Medical Oncology: The CancerWEB Project; c1997-2003 [cited 2003 Apr 17]. Available from: http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/)
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
Computer systems utilized as adjuncts in the treatment of disease.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of services provided for obstetric and gynecologic patients.
The inferior part of the lower extremity between the KNEE and the ANKLE.
A private, voluntary, not-for-profit organization which establishes standards for the operation of health facilities and services, conducts surveys, and awards accreditation.
To be used for articles pertaining to medical activities carried out by personnel in institutions which are administered by a religious organization.
Single preparations containing two or more active agents, for the purpose of their concurrent administration as a fixed dose mixture.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.
The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, its active resistance to stretch. In skeletal muscle, tonus is dependent upon efferent innervation. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Devices that cover the nose and mouth to maintain aseptic conditions or to administer inhaled anesthetics or other gases. (UMDNS, 1999)
The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.
Period of contraction of the HEART, especially of the HEART VENTRICLES.
Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.
Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.
Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.
A synthetic progestational agent with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE. This racemic or (+-)-form has about half the potency of the levo form (LEVONORGESTREL). Norgestrel is used as a contraceptive, ovulation inhibitor, and for the control of menstrual disorders and endometriosis.
Devices used for influencing tooth position. Orthodontic appliances may be classified as fixed or removable, active or retaining, and intraoral or extraoral. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p19)
The study of the deformation and flow of matter, usually liquids or fluids, and of the plastic flow of solids. The concept covers consistency, dilatancy, liquefaction, resistance to flow, shearing, thixotrophy, and VISCOSITY.
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.
Dosage forms of a drug that act over a period of time by controlled-release processes or technology.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.
The repeating contractile units of the MYOFIBRIL, delimited by Z bands along its length.
Dental devices such as RETAINERS, ORTHODONTIC used to improve gaps in teeth and structure of the jaws. These devices can be removed and reinserted at will.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).
A condition of the newborn marked by DYSPNEA with CYANOSIS, heralded by such prodromal signs as dilatation of the alae nasi, expiratory grunt, and retraction of the suprasternal notch or costal margins, mostly frequently occurring in premature infants, children of diabetic mothers, and infants delivered by cesarean section, and sometimes with no apparent predisposing cause.
A mixture of mostly avermectin H2B1a (RN 71827-03-7) with some avermectin H2B1b (RN 70209-81-3), which are macrolides from STREPTOMYCES avermitilis. It binds glutamate-gated chloride channel to cause increased permeability and hyperpolarization of nerve and muscle cells. It also interacts with other CHLORIDE CHANNELS. It is a broad spectrum antiparasitic that is active against microfilariae of ONCHOCERCA VOLVULUS but not the adult form.
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
A nonspecific term referring to impaired vision. Major subcategories include stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia and toxic amblyopia. Stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia is a developmental disorder of the visual cortex. A discrepancy between visual information received by the visual cortex from each eye results in abnormal cortical development. STRABISMUS and REFRACTIVE ERRORS may cause this condition. Toxic amblyopia is a disorder of the OPTIC NERVE which is associated with ALCOHOLISM, tobacco SMOKING, and other toxins and as an adverse effect of the use of some medications.
The care and treatment of a convalescent patient, especially that of a patient after surgery.
The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.
The flow of BLOOD through or around an organ or region of the body.
The movement of the BLOOD as it is pumped through the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
Agents that inhibit BONE RESORPTION and/or favor BONE MINERALIZATION and BONE REGENERATION. They are used to heal BONE FRACTURES and to treat METABOLIC BONE DISEASES such as OSTEOPOROSIS.
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
The strengthening of a conditioned response.
Devices designed to provide personal protection against injury to individuals exposed to hazards in industry, sports, aviation, or daily activities.
Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.
Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).
The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.
A tricyclic antidepressant with some tranquilizing action.
Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.

Fibrocartilage in tendons and ligaments--an adaptation to compressive load. (1/740)

Where tendons and ligaments are subject to compression, they are frequently fibrocartilaginous. This occurs at 2 principal sites: where tendons (and sometimes ligaments) wrap around bony or fibrous pulleys, and in the region where they attach to bone, i.e. at their entheses. Wrap-around tendons are most characteristic of the limbs and are commonly wider at their point of bony contact so that the pressure is reduced. The most fibrocartilaginous tendons are heavily loaded and permanently bent around their pulleys. There is often pronounced interweaving of collagen fibres that prevents the tendons from splaying apart under compression. The fibrocartilage can be located within fascicles, or in endo- or epitenon (where it may protect blood vessels from compression or allow fascicles to slide). Fibrocartilage cells are commonly packed with intermediate filaments which could be involved in transducing mechanical load. The ECM often contains aggrecan which allows the tendon to imbibe water and withstand compression. Type II collagen may also be present, particularly in tendons that are heavily loaded. Fibrocartilage is a dynamic tissue that disappears when the tendons are rerouted surgically and can be maintained in vitro when discs of tendon are compressed. Finite element analyses provide a good correlation between its distribution and levels of compressive stress, but at some locations fibrocartilage is a sign of pathology. Enthesis fibrocartilage is most typical of tendons or ligaments that attach to the epiphyses of long bones where it may also be accompanied by sesamoid and periosteal fibrocartilages. It is characteristic of sites where the angle of attachment changes throughout the range of joint movement and it reduces wear and tear by dissipating stress concentration at the bony interface. There is a good correlation between the distribution of fibrocartilage within an enthesis and the levels of compressive stress. The complex interlocking between calcified fibrocartilage and bone contributes to the mechanical strength of the enthesis and cartilage-like molecules (e.g. aggrecan and type II collagen) in the ECM contribute to its ability to withstand compression. Pathological changes are common and are known as enthesopathies.  (+info)

Investigation of distal aortic compliance and vasodilator responsiveness in heart failure due to proximal aortic stenosis in the guinea pig. (2/740)

Hypotension and syncope are recognized features of chronic aortic stenosis. This study examined vasomotor responses and dynamic compliance in isolated abdominal aortae after chronic constriction of the ascending aorta. Guinea pigs underwent constriction of the ascending aorta or sham operation. Sections of descending aorta were removed for studies of contractile performance and compliance. Dynamic compliance was measured using a feedback-controlled pulsatile pressure system at frequencies of 0.5, 1.5 and 2.5 Hz and mean pressures from 40 to 100 mmHg. Chronic (149+/-6 days) aortic constriction resulted in significant increases in organ weight/body weight ratios for left ventricle (58%), right ventricle (100%) and lung (61%). The presence of heart failure was indicated by increased lung weights, left ventricular end-diastolic pressure and systemic vascular resistance, reduced cardiac output and increased levels of plasma atrial natriuretic peptide (166%), adrenaline (x20), noradrenaline (106%) and dopamine (x3). Aortic rings showed similar constrictor responses to phenylephrine and angiotensin II, but maximal vasodilator responses to acetylcholine and isoprenaline were significantly increased (144% and 48% respectively). Dilator responses to sodium nitroprusside, forskolin and cromokalim were unchanged. Compliance of all vessels decreased with increasing pulsatile frequency and to a lesser extent with increased mean pressure, but were similar in aortic-constricted and control groups. Chronic constriction of the ascending aorta resulted in heart failure and increased vasodilator responses to acetylcholine and isoprenaline in the distal aorta while dynamic compliance was unchanged. We hypothesize that increased endothelium-mediated vasodilatation may contribute to hypotension and syncope in patients with left ventricular outflow obstruction.  (+info)

Balloon-artery interactions during stent placement: a finite element analysis approach to pressure, compliance, and stent design as contributors to vascular injury. (3/740)

Endovascular stents expand the arterial lumen more than balloon angioplasty and reduce rates of restenosis after coronary angioplasty in selected patients. Understanding the factors involved in vascular injury imposed during stent deployment may allow optimization of stent design and stent-placement protocols so as to limit vascular injury and perhaps reduce restenosis. Addressing the hypothesis that a previously undescribed mechanism of vascular injury during stent deployment is balloon-artery interaction, we have used finite element analysis to model how balloon-artery contact stress and area depend on stent-strut geometry, balloon compliance, and inflation pressure. We also examined superficial injury during deployment of stents of varied design in vivo and in a phantom model ex vivo to show that balloon-induced damage can be modulated by altering stent design. Our results show that higher inflation pressures, wider stent-strut openings, and more compliant balloon materials cause markedly larger surface-contact areas and contact stresses between stent struts. Appreciating that the contact stress and contact area are functions of placement pressure, stent geometry, and balloon compliance may help direct development of novel stent designs and stent-deployment protocols so as to minimize vascular injury during stenting and perhaps to optimize long-term outcomes.  (+info)

Physiological changes in blood glucose do not affect gastric compliance and perception in normal subjects. (4/740)

Marked hyperglycemia (blood glucose approximately 14 mmol/l) slows gastric emptying and affects the perception of sensations arising from the gut. Elevation of blood glucose within the physiological range also slows gastric emptying. This study aimed to determine whether physiological changes in blood glucose affect proximal gastric compliance and/or the perception of gastric distension in the fasting state. Paired studies were conducted in 10 fasting healthy volunteers. On a single day, isovolumetric and isobaric distensions of the proximal stomach were performed using an electronic barostat while the blood glucose concentration was maintained at 4 and 9 mmol/l in random order. Sensations were quantified using visual analog scales. The blood glucose concentration had no effect on the pressure-volume relationship during either isovolumetric or isobaric distensions or the perception of gastric distension. At both blood glucose concentrations, the perceptions of fullness, nausea, bloating, and abdominal discomfort, but not hunger or desire to eat, were related to intrabag volume (P +info)

Aortic pressure-diameter relationship assessed by intravascular ultrasound: experimental validation in dogs. (5/740)

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) has emerged as an important diagnostic method for evaluating vessel diameter and vessel wall motion. To evaluate the validity of IVUS in assessing changes in the pressure-diameter relationship we compared measurements of abdominal aortic diameters derived from IVUS with those simultaneously obtained at the same site using implanted sonomicrometers in five chronically instrumented conscious dogs and in seven acutely instrumented anesthetized dogs. Five hundred eighty beats were analyzed to obtain peak systolic and end-diastolic diameters and to calculate aortic compliance at different blood pressure levels induced either by an aortic pneumatic cuff or by intravenous injections of nitroglycerin or norepinephrine. IVUS agreed closely with sonomicrometer measurements at different blood pressure levels. However, IVUS slightly but significantly underestimated aortic diameters by 0.6 +/- 0.7 mm for systolic diameters (P < 0.001) and by 0.7 +/- 0.6 mm for diastolic diameters (P < 0.001) compared with the sonomicrometer measurements. We conclude that IVUS is a feasible and reliable method to measure dynamic changes in aortic dimensions and has the potential to provide ready access to assess aortic compliance in humans.  (+info)

The compliance of collagen gels regulates transforming growth factor-beta induction of alpha-smooth muscle actin in fibroblasts. (6/740)

Wound contraction is mediated by myofibroblasts, specialized fibroblasts that appear in large numbers as the wound matures and when resistance to contractile forces increases. We considered that the regulation of myofibroblast differentiation by wound-healing cytokines may be dependent on the resistance of the connective tissue matrix to deformation. We examined transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) induction of the putative fibroblast contractile marker, alpha-smooth muscle actin (alpha-SMA), and the regulation of this process by the compliance of collagen substrates. Cells were cultured in three different types of collagen gels with wide variations of mechanical compliance as assessed by deformation testing. The resistance to collagen gel deformation determined the levels of intracellular tension as shown by staining for actin stress fibers. For cells plated on thin films of collagen-coated plastic (ie, minimal compliance and maximal intracellular tension), TGF-beta1 (10 ng/ml; 6 days) increased alpha-SMA protein content by ninefold as detected by Western blots but did not affect beta-actin content. Western blots of cells in anchored collagen gels (moderate compliance and tension) also showed a TGF-beta1-induced increase of alpha-SMA content, but the effect was greatly reduced compared with collagen-coated plastic (<3-fold increase). In floating collagen gels (high compliance and low tension), there were only minimal differences of alpha-SMA protein. Northern analyses for alpha-SMA and beta-actin indicated that TGF-beta1 selectively increased mRNA for alpha-SMA similar to the reported protein levels. In pulse-chase experiments, [35S]methionine-labeled intracellular alpha-SMA decayed most rapidly in floating gels, less rapidly in anchored gels, and not at all in collagen plates after TGF-beta1 treatment. TGF-beta1 increased alpha2 and beta1 integrin content by 50% in cells on collagen plates, but the increase was less marked on anchored gels and was undetectable in floating gels. When intracellular tension on collagen substrates was reduced by preincubating cells with blocking antibodies to the alpha2 and beta1 integrin subunits, TGF-beta1 failed to increase alpha-SMA protein content in all three types of collagen matrices. These data indicate that TGF-beta1-induced increases of alpha-SMA content are dependent on the resistance of the substrate to deformation and that the generation of intracellular tension is a central determinant of contractile cytoskeletal gene expression.  (+info)

Assessment of arterial compliance by carotid midwall strain-stress relation in normotensive adults. (7/740)

Examining left ventricular midwall as opposed to endocardial mechanics enhances understanding of left ventricular function in individuals with abnormal cardiac geometry. Accordingly, we used carotid ultrasound and applanation tonometry of arterial pressure to derive carotid midwall strain and its relation to carotid peak-systolic and end-diastolic stresses in 82 apparently normal, employed subjects (56 men, 26 women; median age, 47 years; 70% white; 21% overweight) with no evidence of coronary or valvular heart disease. Regression equations relating carotid luminal and midwall strain to the increment in carotid stress during systole (Deltacarotid stress) were used to predict strain for the observed Deltastress. Observed/predicted carotid luminal or midwall strain was calculated as a measure of carotid luminal or midwall strain for imposed stress, termed stress-corrected strain. Midwall carotid strain was similar in women and men but was negatively related to older age (r=-0.35, P=0.001) and higher body mass index (r=-0.31, P=0.005) and brachial and carotid blood pressure (r=-0.30 to -0.45, all P<0.01). The pulsatile change in arterial load, measured by Deltacarotid stress, was positively related to midwall strain (r=0. 44, P<0.001) more closely than was carotid luminal strain. Regression analyses revealed that carotid midwall strain was positively related to Deltastress, with additional negative relations to age and carotid diastolic diameter (all P<0.001). Stress-corrected carotid midwall strain was strongly and negatively correlated with midwall elastic modulus and Young's modulus (both r=-0.77, P<0.001), followed by elastic modulus (r=-0.74, P<0.001), midwall Young's modulus (r=-0.73, P<0.001), midwall stiffness index (r=-0.70, P<0.001), and stiffness index (r=-0.66, P<0.001). Thus, in normal adults, carotid midwall strain is unrelated to gender, is positively related to pulsatile carotid load as measured by Deltacarotid stress, and is negatively related to age, overweight, and standard measures of arterial stiffness.  (+info)

Assessment of arterial compliance by carotid midwall strain-stress relation in hypertension. (8/740)

To elucidate the relations between arterial hypertrophy and compliance in hypertension, we studied 205 unmedicated hypertensive patients (129 men and 76 women) and 82 normotensive adults (56 men and 26 women) from an employed population by carotid ultrasound, noninvasive applanation tonometry, and echocardiography. Carotid midwall strain and circumferential stress were calculated at end diastole and peak systole. The relations of luminal and midwall strain to the increment in circumferential stress from end diastole to peak systole (Deltacarotid stress in normal subjects) were used to calculate ratios of observed/predicted carotid luminal and midwall strain. Mean stress-corrected luminal strain (82+/-26%) and midwall strain (78+/-23%) were lower (both P<0.001) in hypertensive patients than in normal adults. Stress-corrected luminal strain identified 14% of hypertensive patients with low arterial compliance, while stress-corrected midwall strain was low in 18% of patients. Patients with subnormal carotid midwall strain were older (61+/-12 versus 54+/-12 years, P<0.01) and had larger carotid diameters (6. 6+/-0.8 versus 5.7+/-0.8 mm, P=0.002) and higher brachial pulse pressures (71+/-25 versus 63+/-17 mm Hg, P<0.05) than other patients. Patients with arterial hypertrophy had lower stress-corrected midwall strain than those without hypertrophy (70+/-24% versus 79+/-23%, P=0.05), whereas no difference was observed in stress-corrected luminal strain (P=0.40). Stress-corrected midwall strain tended to be lower in patients with discrete atherosclerotic plaques than in those without (74+/-20% versus 79+/-24%, P=0.15). Compared with patients with normal left ventricular geometry, those with concentric hypertrophy had larger carotid diameters (6.6+/-0.7 versus 5.8+/-0.9 mm, P<0.05) and lower stress-corrected luminal strain (62+/-11% versus 85+/-25%, P<0.05) and midwall strain (59+/-10% versus 81+/-22%, P<0.05). Therefore, stress-corrected midwall strain identifies patients with reduced arterial compliance, increased arterial wall thickness, and abnormal left ventricular geometry better than conventional measures based on arterial lumen diameters.  (+info)

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This page contains the article Effect of Long-term Treatment with Antioxidants (Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Coenzyme Q10 and Selenium) on Arterial Compliance, Humoral Factors and Inflammatory Markers in Patients with Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Factors http://www.chiro.org/nutrition/ABSTRACTS/Effect_of_Long-term_Treatment.shtml
The key new findings from the present study include the following. (1) Healthy but sedentary seniors exhibited substantially greater LV stiffness compared with healthy, sedentary young control subjects, providing evidence that cardiac compliance decreases with aging. (2) Ventricles of Masters endurance athletes were much more compliant than those of the age-matched sedentary subjects and virtually identical to those of the young control subjects. Thus, prolonged and sustained endurance training seems to be an effective means of preserving cardiac compliance with aging.. Aging is associated with numerous changes and adaptations in the cardiovascular system. Vascular and ventricular wall thickness increase, whereas arterial compliance, endothelial function, and ventricular contractility decline.6,8,9 Each of these changes is related to an increase in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. There is controversy, however, about to what extent these adaptations are of intrinsic nature, ie, part of a ...
Objective: To investigate the association between peripherally measured arterial compliance and cardiovascular and total mortality in an elderly cohort.. Background: There is limited evidence that systemic indices of elasticity and stiffness in the carotid and femoral arteries can predict incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) events. Little is known about the associations between systemic arterial compliance and CVD events.. Methods: Between 1997 and 1999, 849 community dwelling participants in the Rancho Bernardo Study (mean age 74, 39% male, 4.2% with type 2 diabetes) underwent noninvasive pulse wave measurements. Systemic and brachial artery compliance were estimated using the PulseMetric device applying an algorithm previously validated by angiography. Data on cardiovascular risk factors and fasting blood samples were obtained at the same visit as the compliance measurements, as well as at a follow-up visit conducted within one year. CVD and overall mortality were recorded through January ...
Healthy seniors (n = 102, ,64 years of age) were recruited from pre-identified populations, screened for lifelong patterns of exercise training, and stratified into 1 of 4 groups based on their lifelong histories of endurance exercise training. Sedentary subjects (n = 27) exercised no more than once per week during the previous 25 years; casual exercisers (n = 25) engaged in 2 to 3 sessions per week during the previous 25 years; committed exercisers (n = 25) performed 4 to 5 sessions per week during the previous 25 years; and competitive Masters level athletes (n = 25) trained 6 to 7 times per week and participated in regular competitions sponsored by U.S. Masters organizations during the previous 25 years. Exercise sessions were defined as periods of dynamic activity lasting at least 30 minutes.. Subjects were recruited primarily from the CCLS (Cooper Center Longitudinal Study) (5), a cohort of more than 80,000 individuals in whom physical activity and CV risk factors have been ...
The classic definition by MP Spencer and AB Denison of compliance (C) is the change in arterial blood volume (ΔV) due to a given change in arterial blood pressure (ΔP). They wrote this in the Handbook of Physiology in 1963 in work entitled Pulsatile Flow in the Vascular System. So, C = ΔV/ΔP.[4] Arterial compliance is an index of the elasticity of large arteries such as the thoracic aorta. Arterial compliance is an important cardiovascular risk factor. Compliance diminishes with age and menopause. Arterial compliance is measured by ultrasound as a pressure (carotid artery) and volume (outflow into aorta) relationship.[5] Compliance, in simple terms, is the degree to which a container experiences pressure or force without disruption. It is used as an indication of arterial stiffness. An increase in the age and also in the systolic blood pressure (SBP) is accompanied with decrease on arterial compliance.[6] Endothelial dysfunction results in reduced compliance (increased arterial ...
title: Differential Impact of Net Atrioventricular Compliance on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Mitral Stenosis According to Cardiac Rhythm, doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2017.01.014, category: Article
Recent epidemiological studies have shown that pulse pressure is a stronger predictor of the risks of cardiovascular disease compared with diastolic or mean blood pressure in those over 50 yr of age (16-18). Pulse pressure arises as a consequence of blood flow ejected by the left ventricle and a buffering or cushioning function of the entire arterial tree, that is, systemic arterial compliance. Thus systemic arterial compliance or its reciprocal, arterial stiffness, is, in essence, characterized by the relationship between pulse pressure and stroke volume. In the present study, we used the ratio of pulse pressure to stroke volume as an index of static systemic arterial stiffness, according to previous reports (9, 12, 43). Since animal studies have shown that the proximal aorta accounts for 60-80% of static systemic arterial compliance (27, 43), this index is considered to reflect primarily central aortic stiffening. Indeed, several recent studies have shown that the ratio of pulse pressure to ...
To the editor: In the March 1999 issue of The American Journal of Physiology, Hardt et al. (1) presented an elegant experimental study on the validation of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in assessing changes in the pressure-diameter relationship in the aorta of dogs. They compared measurements of abdominal aortic diameters derived from IVUS with those obtained at the same site using implanted sonomicrometers. They then calculated the arterial compliance as the ratio of systolic to diastolic amplitude of the diameter to the amplitude of the pressure (1). The unit used to express compliance is micrometers per millimeter of mercury (μm/mmHg).. The classic definition by Spencer and Denison (3) of compliance (C) is the change in arterial blood volume (ΔV) due to a given change in arterial blood pressure (ΔP), i.e., C = ΔV/ΔP. This definition is still accepted (and therefore, C is expressed in μm3/mmHg or m3/kPa).. In clinical practice, cross-sectional compliance (CC) is utilized, assuming ...
Degenerative aortic stenosis (AS), a disease of the elderly, frequently coexists with concomitant diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2DM) which amplifies the cardiovascular (CV) risk. T2DM affects left ventricular (LV) structure and function via hemodynamic and metabolic factors. In concentric LV geometry, typical for AS, indices of LV midwall mechanics are better estimates of LV function than ejection fraction (EF). Effects of T2DM coexisting with AS on circumferential LV midwall systolic function and large artery properties have not been reported so far. Our aim was to compare characteristics of AS patients with and without T2DM, with a focus on LV midwall systolic function and arterial compliance. Medical records of 130 electively hospitalized patients with moderate or severe isolated degenerative AS were retrospectively analyzed. Exclusion criteria included clinical instability, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease and relevant non-cardiac diseases. From in-hospital echocardiography and
Background & Objectives: In 2004, our study group introduced a method to indicate arterial mechanical properties by use of a mechanical impedance model, which we termed arterial stiffness K, which is derived from blood pressure and photo-plethysmogram amplitude. Later, we showed that arterial stiffness K can be used as a sensitive stress response monitor during general anesthesia. However, it is unclear whether differences in K actually indicate changes in the intensity of a noxious stimulus. Thus, we compared K between two groups exposed to 2 and 6 ng/ml remifentanil concentration at the stimulation of laryngoscopy.. Materials & Methods: Following approval from our institutional ethical review board, 30 patients were enrolled and randomly divided into two remifentanil concentration groups (2 and 6 ng/ml). In all, anesthesia was induced by propofol, after which desflurane and the predefined concentration of remifentanil were used. Prior to induction of anesthesia, a photo-plethysmogram probe was ...
Chest wall compliance is the opposite of elasticity, and elasticity is the tendency of lung tissue to return to its original (or relaxed) position after an applied force has been removed. Compliance is essentially the ability of the lung tissue to absorb the same applied force, which generally results from a change in intrathoracic pressure.. Chest wall compliance can be calculated by this formula:. Compliance = Δ V / Δ P. Where change in volume is in liters and change in pressure is in cm H20.. There are two different types of compliance: static and dynamic. Static compliance is a measured during plateau (rather than peak inspiratory) pressure. PEEP should be subtracted from plateau inspiratory pressure in making this calculation. Because the pressure-volume curve (see below) is not linear during inspiration and expiration due to changes in the lung tissue, Dynamic compliance varies and is a calculated with a measurement of tidal volume at a given intrathoracic pressure during which there ...
Title: Possible Links of Age Related Hypertension and Evolution Imposed Features of Heart and Aorta. VOLUME: 1 ISSUE: 3. Author(s):Sven Kurbel. Affiliation:Osijek Medical Faculty, J Huttlera 4, 31000 Osijek, Croatia.. Keywords:Hypertension, diastolic aortic pressure, subendocardial muscle, Ageing, Heart and Aorta. Abstract: The left ventricle thickness is a limiting factor of optimal heart size and strength. Due to disappearance of all the features compromising left ventricular compliance, mammalian heart has decreased vascular density and coronary vessel diameter and it requires sufficient diastolic aortic pressure for the left ventricle perfusion. Atrial muscle and the right ventricle are perfused during the entire heart cycle. The systolic pressure in the left ventricle forces blood vessels in the muscle wall to collapse, particularly in the subendocardial muscle layer. This makes the most active part of the heart prone to hypoxia. Optimal perfusion of the left ventricle wall requires ...
Results: CHU significantly increased body mass (P , 0.001) compared with age-matched control rats but was without effect on relative cardiac mass. For incremental increases in left ventricular balloon volume, diastolic pressure was preserved. However, systolic pressure was significantly greater following CHU for balloon volume = 50 μl (P , 0.01) and up to 200 μl (P , 0.05). For higher balloon volumes systolic pressure was not significantly different from control. Developed pressures were correspondingly increased relative to controls for balloon volumes up to 250 μl (P , 0.05).Left ventricular free wall capillary density was significantly decreased in both epicardium (18%; P ,0.05) and endocardium (11%; P , 0.05) despite preserved coronary flow. Western blot analysis revealed no change to the expression of SERCA2a or nNOS but immuno-detectable eNOS protein was significantly decreased (P , 0.001) in cardiac tissue following chronic hypoxia in utero ...
We developed a method to measure the compliance, defined as ΔVΔP, of the total systemic vascular bed (Ct) without stopping systemic flow. In 10 open-chest dogs, venous return (and cardiac output) was maintained at a constant level by inserting a perfusion pump (with no reservoir) between the caval veins and the right atrium. About 5% of the estimated total blood volume was withdrawn from the dog within 45 seconds. Resultant changes in central venous pressure were measured 10, 30, 60, 120, and 180 seconds after the volume change. The bled volume was then reinfused to repeat similar venous pressure measurements for another 180 seconds. The measurements were repeated after slightly increasing the blood volume or sectioning the vagi. The mean value of Ct measured 10 seconds after hemorrhage or reinfusion was 1.96 ± 0.10 (SE) ml/mm Hg/kg body weight before vagotomy. Paired t-tests indicated no significant difference between measurements of bleeding and reinfusion, measurements with different ...
Article Operating in a rapidly changing global environment - Managing legal & regulatory compliance. IntroductionRapid changes in the global marketplace mean that organisations across all sectors - financial, healthcare, utilities, automotive, manufa...
Article The Secret to Streamlined Safety Compliance. Let’s face it, the world as we know it is changing. For the most part that’s a very good thing. As health and safety professionals one way that we see these changes is in increasing reg...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Reduced wall compliance suppresses Akt-dependent apoptosis protection stimulated by pulse perfusion. AU - Li, Manxiang. AU - Chiou, Kuan Rau. AU - Bugayenko, Artem. AU - Irani, Kaikobad. AU - Kass, David A.. PY - 2005/9/16. Y1 - 2005/9/16. N2 - Reduced arterial compliance and increased pulse pressure are common and major risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Here, we reveal a novel mechanism whereby loss of wall distensibility blunts endothelial cell protection to oxidant stress-induced apoptosis. Bovine aortic endothelial cells cultured in compliant or stiff silastic tubes were pulse perfused by arterial pressure/flow waveforms generated by a servo-pump. Pulse perfusion induced time-dependent Akt activation peaking ,6-fold after 2 hours in compliant tubes and a similar time course but half the magnitude in stiff tubes. This was accompanied by quantitatively similar disparities in phosphoinositide-3 kinase activation and in Akt-stimulated suppressors of apoptosis: glycogen ...
I would like to use kind of a windkessel model (or something similar) as outlet boundary conditions at my coronary artery model. Does anybody have experience with this? One huge problem I am facing is that I need parameters for the simulation of rest and hyperemia/exercise and I would like to include a stenosis in one artery which will influence the parameters as well ...
We have shown previously that input impedance of the pulmonary vasculature provides a comprehensive characterization of right ventricular afterload by including compliance. However, impedance-based compliance assessment requires invasive measurements
A method for diagnosing, monitoring and treating hypertension uses the parameter C2 of the modified Windkessel model as an indication of the hypertensive disease condition. Apparatus for determining the parameter C2 (i.e. distal vascular compliance) of the modified Windkessel model includes means for obtaining a pressure pulse contour and a cardiac output value and for determining the model parameters.
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 17:16:53 +0100 From: Reuben Thomas ,[email protected], To: [email protected] Subject: Re: printf POSIX compliance On 8 June 2012 16:53, Rich Felker ,[email protected], wrote: , On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 04:43:45PM +0100, Reuben Thomas wrote: ,, On 8 June 2012 16:29, Rich Felker ,[email protected], wrote: ,, , ,, , Thanks; I think that settles it then. I wonder if theyd accept a ,, , patch upstream to fix this bug.. ,, ,, The answer is very much yes, in my experience (Im not a gnulib ,, developer, but I have submitted patches on several occasions). ,, [email protected]! , , I was referring to m4, which seems largely unmaintained, not gnulib. The maintainers (Gary Vaughan and Eric Blake) are both active, so I think its worth it; Eric works on gnulib too. Youre right that of course for practical purposes it requires new releases using the fixed version of gnulib, but many of these issues (this one included) affect multiple packages, and also its possible to repair a ...
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The most efficient race bikes have the perfect balance of light weight, stiffness and smooth compliance on the road. The TCR Advanced delivers on all three, making it a versatile performer for competitive road riders.. The Advanced-grade composite of the TCR Advanced frame manages to shave every gram possible-without sacrificing its pedal-stomping stiffness. The OverDrive steerer system and MegaDrive downtube are engineered for the precise handling so you can rail corners at speed. A tubeless Giant WheelSystem delivers speed and efficiency with a smoother ride and a reduced risk of flats. And the Variant seatpost is engineered for an ideal blend of efficiency and compliance-so you stay fresh to the finish on those big days in the saddle ...
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Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, in relation to Statutory Instrument No. 440, Regulation 16A, what assessment he has made of the direct cost to individual houseowners when they install replacement windows; what consultation has taken place over the introduction of this regulation; what requirements there will be to demonstrate compliance on the sale of a house; how homeowners will be able to prove that windows were installed before commencement of the instrument on 1st April; what steps he will take to publicise these regulations widely; and whether notices will be sent to relevant (a) retailers, (b) builders and (c) merchants. ...
Changing a code of conduct and new ways of thinking about compliance in business means that African companies can now expand their reach to serve clients and communities wherever they are.
Welcome to the ICIS Compliance and Methodology centre. This area of icis.com will allow you to keep up to date with our latest consultations, methodology changes, as well as browse and download our general compliance documents. We hope you will find this dedicated compliance and methodology area useful.. How can we help?. - Access all ICIS methodologies. - Take part in any open ICIS consultations. - Access ICIS compliance documents. To get back to the ICIS main site please click here, alternatively click on the home icon on the navigation bar.. For all general compliance and methodology enquires please email [email protected] ...
Welcome to the ICIS Compliance and Methodology centre. This area of icis.com will allow you to keep up to date with our latest consultations, methodology changes, as well as browse and download our general compliance documents. We hope you will find this dedicated compliance and methodology area useful.. How can we help?. - Access all ICIS methodologies. - Take part in any open ICIS consultations. - Access ICIS compliance documents. To get back to the ICIS main site please click here, alternatively click on the home icon on the navigation bar.. For all general compliance and methodology enquires please email [email protected] ...
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This study evaluated the effects of a single dose of pregabalin on colonic sensation and motor function in healthy adults and demonstrated that 200 mg of pregabalin reduces mean gas and pain sensation ratings in response to four random-order phasic distensions over the range of pressures, with the highest pressures reaching around 50 mmHg. These significant reductions in sensation ratings of gas and pain were observed in the absence of any significant effects on relaxation and only small effects on energy and drowsiness, the latter being significant on unadjusted comparison. These data suggest that the effect of pregabalin is mediated by a decrease in peripheral or spinal afferent functions. In our study, the two doses of pregabalin tested did not significantly affect sensation thresholds, colonic compliance, colonic fasting tone, or phasic MI.. A reduction in rectal pain sensation in response to distension was also reported by Houghton et al. (16) in patients with IBS. Human and rodent studies ...
As part of this programme, the main missions DECG are to consolidate an analysis of the Group ethics and compliance risks, to manage the network of entity Ethics and Compliance Officers (ECOs), to support managers and ECOs in disseminating appropriate rules, to develop training and awareness among employees, to ensure that cases of identified non- compliance are dealt with and to prepare periodic reports for the Groups governance bodies.. ...
Complexities Abound in Regulatory Compliance Question: How can I ensure that my business meets Safety, Health and Environmental Regulatory compliance? What are the risks if I dont meet these standards? Answer: Most companies realize that knowing and meeting the complex world of Safety, Health and Environmental , S, H & E; , regulatory compliance can be overwhelming and very costly.... ...
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Compliance testing for RISC-V is very important.Therefore, an official hand-written compliance test-suite is beingactively developed. However, besides requiring significant manualeffort, it focuses on positive testing (the implemented instructionswork as expected) only and neglects negative testing (considerillegal instructions to also ensure that no additional/unexpectedbehavior is accidentally added). This leaves a large gap in compli-ance testing.In this paper we propose a fuzzing-based test-suite generationapproach to close this gap. We found new bugs in several RISC-Vsimulators includingriscvOVPsimfrom Imperas which is the officialreference simulator for compliance testing. ...
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The service is currently not operational. They declared compliance at the time of their registration and have explained how they will achieve this. We have asked them to inform us when they start to provide care and support to anyone and we will then undertake a further review. ...
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Our study shows that in patients with mild CHF radial artery compliance was less than in control normotensive and hypertensive subjects. However, it also shows that in these patients 4- and 8-week administrations of benazepril at a dose that clearly interfered with the renin-angiotensin system were accompanied by an increase in arterial compliance that made its values similar to those of the two control groups, in which an observational period or ACE inhibitor treatment of similar duration had no effect. This provides the first evidence that the reduction of radial artery compliance occurring in mild CHF1 2 is not irreversible. On the contrary, this reduction is improved by ACE inhibitor treatment, and the improvement can be such as to quickly, completely, and persistently reverse the compliance alteration characterizing this condition.1 2 The mechanisms responsible for the impairment of radial artery compliance in CHF patients are not known. However, it can be suggested that the impairment may ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Acute effects of smoking on radial artery compliance in humans. AU - Giannattasio, Cristina. AU - Mangoni, Arduino A.. AU - Stella, Maria L.. AU - Carugo, Stefano. AU - Grass I, Guido. AU - Mancia, Giuseppe. PY - 1994. Y1 - 1994. KW - Arterial compliance. KW - Cigarette smoking. KW - Hypertension. KW - Vessels. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0028300625&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0028300625&partnerID=8YFLogxK. M3 - Article. C2 - 7963494. AN - SCOPUS:0028300625. VL - 12. SP - 691. EP - 696. JO - Journal of Hypertension. JF - Journal of Hypertension. SN - 0263-6352. IS - 6. ER - ...
Cardiac tamponade arises due to equalisation of cardiac pressures leading to impaired biventricular filling. The pericardial sack has some elasticity which is quickly reached with fluid accumulation. Cardiac volume becomes smaller during systole and venous return shifts to cardiac systole to reduce cardiac output. Normally, systemic venous return to the right side of the heart increases with inspiration and pulmonary venous return to the left heart decreases with inspiration so that systemic arterial pressure normally falls by ,10 mmHg during inspiration.. In cardiac tamponade, the rigid pericardium prevents the free wall from expanding. Thus, the distension of the right ventricle is limited to the interventricular septum and this causes the septum to bulge to the left, reducing left ventricular compliance and contributing to further decreased filling of the left ventricle during inspiration. This leads to an exaggerated drop in systolic blood pressure in inspiration called pulsus paradoxus. Our ...
Diabetic cardiomyopathy is a disorder of the heart muscle in people with diabetes. It can lead to inability of the heart to circulate blood through the body effectively, a state known as heart failure, with accumulation of fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) or legs (peripheral edema). Most heart failure in people with diabetes results from coronary artery disease, and diabetic cardiomyopathy is only said to exist if there is no coronary artery disease to explain the heart muscle disorder. One particularity of diabetic cardiomyopathy is the long latent phase, during which the disease progresses but is completely asymptomatic. In most cases, diabetic cardiomyopathy is detected with concomitant hypertension or coronary artery disease. One of the earliest signs is mild left ventricular diastolic dysfunction with little effect on ventricular filling. Also, the diabetic patient may show subtle signs of diabetic cardiomyopathy related to decreased left ventricular compliance or left ventricular ...
Several publications from a group in Dallas (5) provide useful insights regarding the mechanism by which a higher level of exercise would lessen heart failure risk, that is diastolic heart failure ( i.e heart failure with preserved resting ejection fraction frequently abbreviated as HFpEF). Dr Paul Bhella and his associates did extensive physiological studies on four groups of healthy volunteers over the age of 64. Four groups were designated on the basis of their exercise history for the preceding 25 years. (not a typo) 1) sedentary-no more than one exercise session per week 2) casual exerciser-2-3 session per week 3) committed exercisers-4-5 session per week and 4)competitive master level athletes -6-7 session per week and competed regularly. All had normal systolic function ( as defined by a normal resting ejection fraction) but groups one and two has decreased left ventricular compliance while the committed and competitive groups had left ventricular pressure volume curves and left ...
OBJECTIVES--To examine the relation between disproportionate fetal growth and adult blood pressure and to investigate whether arterial compliance in adult life is related to early development. DESIGN--A follow up study of a group of men and women whose birth weights and other measurements of body size had been recorded at birth. SETTING--Home and outpatient study. SUBJECTS--337 men and women born in the Jessop Hospital, Sheffield, between 1939 and 1940. MAIN OUTCOME--Adult systolic and diastolic blood pressures and arterial compliance as measured by pulse wave velocity in two arterial segments. RESULTS--Both systolic and diastolic blood pressures were higher in people whose birth weight was low, who were short or who had small abdominal or head circumferences at birth. Systolic blood pressure decreased by 2.7 mm Hg (95% CI 0.8 to 4.6) for each pound (454 g) gain in birth weight and by 3.4 mm Hg (95% CI 1.4 to 5.4) for each inch (2.54 cm) increase in crown-heel length. Diastolic pressure fell by ...
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is stepping up enforcement on all yachts imported into the United States. Foreign-built yachts imported for ownership by a US citizen or for sale in the USA will be required to prove Clean Air Act compliance. This enforcement does not apply to visiting yachts.
Central blood pressure (CBP) parameters will be measured and used to derive the aortic augmentation index (AIx). The AIx quantifies the contribution of back-reflected outgoing systolic pressure waves to late-systolic central blood pressure, which increases with decreasing aortic compliance. AIx is measured by pulse wave analysis using the SphygmoCor System supplied by AtCor Medical. Results with a , 5% decrease in AIx were planned for analysis; results with a , 5% decrease in AIx were not analysed ...
It is well known that the sensitivity of the reflex control of HR in response to vasoactive agents is altered independently by hypertension and by aging in both animal models (27), and in human subjects (22, 26, 49). A consequence of both hypertension and aging is a reduction in vascular distensibility, although the mechanisms are not identical. The demonstration that reduced baroreceptor sensitivity could be accounted for by reduced aortic compliance observed in both aged normotensive rats (5) and hypertensive rats (51), as discussed in the previous section, may provide an explanation for the decreased baroreflex control of HR in hypertensive subjects and aged normotensive humans.. For example, Monahan et al. (43) measured baroreflex control of HR and carotid compliance in 47 healthy sedentary men ranging from 19 to 76 years of age. Monahan and colleagues reported a progressive decline in baroreflex sensitivity with increasing age. The decline in baroreflex sensitivity correlated significantly ...
The contribution of medial calcification to vascular dysfunction in renal failure is unknown. Vascular function was measured ex vivo in control, noncalcified uremic, and calcified uremic aortas from rats with adenine-induced renal failure. Plasma urea was 16 + 4, 93 + 14, and 110 + 25 mg/dl, and aortic calcium was 27 + 4, 29 + 2, and 4946 + 1616 nmol/mg dry weight respectively in the three groups. Maximal contraction by phenylephrine (PE) or KCl was reduced 53 % and 63 % in uremic aortas and sensitivity, EC50 value, to KCl but not PE was increased. Maximal relaxation to acetylcholine was impaired in uremic aortas (30 % vs. 65 %) and sensitivity to nitroprusside was also reduced, indicating some impairment of endothelium-independent relaxation as well. None of these parameters differed between calcified and noncalcified uremic aortas. However, aortic compliance was reduced in calcified aortas, ranging from 17 % to 61 % depending on the severity of calcification. We conclude that uremic vascular ...
There is a strong genetic predisposition towards abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), but it is unknown whether persons without AAA but with first-degree relatives who are AAA patients have a generalized dilating diathesis, defect arterial wall mechanics, or increased cardiovascular risk. The aim of the study was to investigate arterial diameters and wall mechanics at multiple arterial sites in these subjects and compare them with controls without a family history of AAA. This study included 118 first-degree relatives of patients with AAA and 66 controls (age: 40-80years). The abdominal aorta, common carotid artery, common femoral artery, and popliteal artery were investigated by echo-tracking ultrasound. The relatives had no arterial dilatation, but they did tend to have smaller diameters than controls. Relatives had a higher heart rate, diastolic blood pressure, and mean arterial pressure than controls. The distensibility coefficient and the compliance coefficient were decreased in all arteries in ...
There is a strong genetic predisposition towards abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), but it is unknown whether persons without AAA but with first-degree relatives who are AAA patients have a generalized dilating diathesis, defect arterial wall mechanics, or increased cardiovascular risk. The aim of the study was to investigate arterial diameters and wall mechanics at multiple arterial sites in these subjects and compare them with controls without a family history of AAA. This study included 118 first-degree relatives of patients with AAA and 66 controls (age: 40-80years). The abdominal aorta, common carotid artery, common femoral artery, and popliteal artery were investigated by echo-tracking ultrasound. The relatives had no arterial dilatation, but they did tend to have smaller diameters than controls. Relatives had a higher heart rate, diastolic blood pressure, and mean arterial pressure than controls. The distensibility coefficient and the compliance coefficient were decreased in all arteries in ...
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Several well-known equations for estimating the crack length in the single-edge notched bending (SE(B)) specimens from the normalized crack mouth opening displacement (CMOD) compliance are evaluated based on two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) finite element analyses (FEAs). Two-dimensional FEAs are first carried out to verify the reported accuracy and applicable ranges for each equation based on the plane strain models with six different crack lengths. Three-dimensional FEAs are then carried out to estimate the errors of prediction of equations that evaluate the crack length from the plane stress- and plane strain-based CMOD compliances. Both plane-sided and side-grooved models are included in 3D FEAs and have seven different thickness-to-width ratios. The error of prediction of a given equation is largely impacted by the thickness-to-width ratio, the crack length, the presence of side grooves, and the use of the plane stress- or plane strain-normalized CMOD compliance. Based on the ...
On April 30, 2019, the US Department of Justices Criminal Division (DOJ) issued new guidance to prosecutors, drawn from a number of existing departmental sources offering varying degrees of specificity, on evaluating corporate compliance programs. This guidance updates and answers questions posed in previous guidance issued in February 2017, to reflect DOJs evolving view of compliance program effectiveness. Boards and Management should make use of DOJs expanded guidance to ensure that their compliance programs are considered effective if and when an investigation arises. Companies should affirmatively answer three fundamental questions in evaluating a compliance program: 1) is the compliance program well designed? 2) is the program being implemented effectively and in good faith? and 3) does the compliance program work in practice?. The DOJ details specific factors that prosecutors should consider when investigating corporations and other organizations in the Justice Manuals Principles of ...
Vascular compliance is a characteristic of the blood vessel wall to expand or contract with changes in pressure, and is reduced with aging or diseases like arteriosclerosis. Our goal was to investigate how hand-volume changes differ with age and to provide a simple non-invasive method to assess vascular compliance. We hypothesized that gravity-related, hand-wrist volume changes are greater in younger than in older healthy volunteers. Thirty-five healthy volunteers were classified into two age gr........ Read more ». ...
I. PURPOSE. This unclassified Report is submitted pursuant to section 403 of the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, as amended, which requires, as part of the Department of State Annual Report, a discussion on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control Agreements and Nonproliferation Agreements and Commitments.. II. SCOPE OF THE REPORT. This Report addresses U.S. compliance, compliance by Russia and other successor states of the Soviet Union with treaties and agreements concluded bilaterally with the Soviet Union, and compliance by other countries that are parties to multilateral agreements with the United States. The issues addressed reflect activities from December 1, 2000, through December 31, 2001, unless otherwise noted. Pursuant to Section 403(a)(6), this Report, to the maximum extent practicable, identifies each and every question that exists with respect to compliance by other countries with their arms control, nonproliferation and disarmament agreements with the United States.. III. ...
Compliance monitoring is a specialized skill that requires in-depth knowledge and experience. It also depends on trust and relationship building. Darcy Pietryka, a Westat Senior Study Director and technical assistance provider, discusses the keys to successful compliance monitoring for grantees in the education sphere and how technical assistance complements and improves compliance. Ms. Pietryka has more than 20 years of experience leading and working with states, districts, educator preparation programs, and the U.S. Department of Education on complex, large-scale monitoring and technical assistance projects.. Q. Why is grantee compliance monitoring so critical?. A. Compliance monitoring helps grantees achieve their goals, while complying with statutes and regulations, and, therefore, pushes good policy and practices forward for all learners. Our Westat Education Studies team can ensure grantees have the understanding, guidance, and support to successfully implement their grant. By helping them ...
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Embodiments of the invention track users hand-cleaning compliance and display an indication of each users compliance so that others can estimate how well each user complies with policy guidelines. Making sanitation compliance visible in this way enables social pressure to be focused on negligent users without requiring others to take specific, individual actions to call out a negligent user. Other features of the system are also described and claimed.
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As a CIO, risk and compliance management is one of your key performance improvement tools.  You should make it part of your everyday routine, whether looking for risks and issues in project steering committees or reviewing the status of your software licence compliance
We have now closed each investigation, however, in doing so, our clear view is that it is imperative that both companies learn lessons so that customers receive the service they are entitled to. I am pleased that the companies have agreed to make payments totalling £450,000 to local charities, in addition to agreed changes to their corporate processes, and undertaking a comprehensive programme of independent compliance audits conducted at their own expense.. The regulator added SSE Airtricity gave its full co-operation during the investigation.. SSE Airtricity said it is very disappointed to have fallen short on its regulatory requirements.. A spokesperson added: In consultation with the UR, we have made changes to our internal processes and have committed to carrying out comprehensive and independent audits to ensure future compliance. The majority of issues included in the investigation were self-reported by SSE Airtricity and we have already contacted individual customers where ...
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Risk management and associated regulation is an ongoing challenge for financial services and insurance firms globally. Stringent regulatory compliance focused on improving financial stability and operational transparency is unending. This is further complicated by new technology initiatives. Read this paper to gain insight on a strategic approach to using data and analytics that enables agility to evolve with risk and compliance requirements.
Both Morgan Stanley and Ralph Lauren demonstrate the governments recognition of cooperation and compliance. Thus the importance of aggressive compliance and self-assessment simply cannot be overstated.
Compliance Campaign exposes U.S. violations of international norms in an effort to push the United States into compliance with global standards on human rights, arms control, non-proliferation, free elections, anti-corruption and non-aggression principles ...
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Boat Construction for Coxswains:A boat in which the body of the coxswain is enclosed or partially enclosed within the hull of the boat (such as a front-loading four with) shall conform to the following requirements (Rule 3-109):. (a) The opening through which the Coxswain enters and exits shall be at least 2.30 feet (70 cm.) long when measured along the longitudinal axis of the boat. For a length of at least 1.64 feet (50 cm.), the opening shall be as wide as the inner hull of the boat itself. (b) The inner surface within which the Coxswains body rests shall be smooth and free of any obstacles, devices, or other structures that would hinder quick exit. ...
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  • Learn how NSX helps meet regulatory compliance requirements through granular security policy control and visibility. (vmware.com)
  • This cover package surveys the status and potential future of global, federal and state regulatory compliance, and includes a look at technology solutions available for one common challenge-wage and hour rules. (shrm.org)
  • Question: How can I ensure that my business meets Safety, Health and Environmental Regulatory compliance? (sdbj.com)
  • regulatory compliance can be overwhelming and very costly. (sdbj.com)
  • A range of regulatory compliance reports are published by the AER. (aer.gov.au)
  • Regulatory Compliance Solutions That Help You Avoid Penalties and Lawsuits. (stericycle.com)
  • Solutions to help you intelligently assess your compliance risks, govern and protect sensitive data and effectively respond to regulatory requirements. (microsoft.com)
  • Microsoft 365 offers intelligent compliance and risk management solutions to help you know and protect your data, address regulations and standards, and mitigate insider risks. (microsoft.com)
  • These solutions were created to help safety professionals better understand and manage risks, simplify compliance, promote a safer work environment and implement sustainability practices throughout your organizations. (msdsonline.com)
  • Managing compliance and training your employees on how to evaluate and avoid risks from hazards is critical to your business. (msdsonline.com)
  • Most likely it is the increasingly complex regulations and legislation faced by today's organizations, which target an array of new risks that need to be addressed by corporate compliance and oversight. (fticonsulting.com)
  • In today's business environment, compliance risks abound. (pecklaw.com)
  • This enables a fundamentally more secure environment and helps to ensure and demonstrate compliance with many regulations such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, FedRAMP, SOC, CJIS, DISA STIG and more. (vmware.com)
  • In this light board video, our security strategist illustrates how NSX makes it easier to meet compliance regulations. (vmware.com)
  • This benchmark study of multinational organizations provides a clear understanding of the differences between compliance and non-compliance costs incurred when complying with laws, regulations and policies. (slideshare.net)
  • There are more then 45 countries in the world, each country has their own compliance rules and regulations. (necdisplay.com)
  • EH&S compliance and training requirements are ever-changing and complex, especially when your company must adhere to state-specific and federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc. (msdsonline.com)
  • As an EH&S professional, you are challenged with keeping up to date on a variety of environmental compliance rules and regulations that affect your organization. (msdsonline.com)
  • We bring the unknown to light by helping you manage compliance, navigate litigation, and mitigate risk relating to fraud, impropriety and security threats. (kroll.com)
  • Ultimate GDPR & CCPA Compliance Toolkit for WordPress is a complete, all-in-one compliance tool for WordPress. (codecanyon.net)
  • Incredibly user-friendly, Ultimate GDPR & CCPA Compliance Toolkit for WordPress sits in your WordPress admin panel and makes it easy for you to control all aspects of the plugin. (codecanyon.net)
  • How confident are you in your company's internal anticorruption, ethics and compliance programs? (fticonsulting.com)
  • The compliance issues have severely hurt the company's performance since the last few quarters. (equitymaster.com)
  • By following best practice, PCI compliance will directly increase your client or stakeholder's confidence in your ability to protect their card details. (lr.org)
  • As your partner in the PCI Compliance and/or HIPAA Compliance processes, we'll be by your side every step of the way with the tools and support you need to ensure your business is adequately protecting itself and its customers. (controlscan.com)
  • Compliance requirements such as the PCI DSS and HIPAA exist to ensure that those who work with sensitive information do everything in their power to protect it. (controlscan.com)
  • Peckar & Abramson diligently safeguards our clients' most valuable assets - their reputation, public image and financial health - through our determined pursuit of robust and effective compliance programs. (pecklaw.com)
  • You may be tempted to just "check the boxes" of compliance requirements and move on rather than dedicate valuable time to compliance. (controlscan.com)
  • Over time, you'll have a compliance framework that reinforces your business's objectives while meeting the latest security and privacy requirements. (controlscan.com)
  • Ponemon Institute and Tripwire Inc. conducted The True Cost of Compliance research to determine the full costs associated with an organization's compliance efforts. (slideshare.net)
  • You may be just getting started with the compliance process, already working on it or prepared to validate your organization's compliance. (controlscan.com)
  • Our Tools Kits give you immediate, on-demand access to EH&S experts, hundreds of safety training and assessment resources, inspection checklists, federal and state compliance analyses, best practices white papers, updates on regulatory developments, and more. (msdsonline.com)
  • Our experienced compliance attorneys provide counsel and training to corporations across various industries in the United States and around the globe. (pecklaw.com)
  • Findings from the 19th annual edition of the Law in the Boardroom study show eroding confidence in internal ethics and compliance programs among respondents. (fticonsulting.com)
  • and conducting inclusive ethics and compliance training for you and your entire team, we set the course for a compliant business environment and workforce. (pecklaw.com)
  • In an industry that has become increasingly demanding for healthcare providers, maintaining compliance across the revenue cycle is a critical task. (thessigroup.com)
  • Additionally it details steps that can be adopted to reduce risk, protect data, improve security and support compliance activities across the organization. (slideshare.net)
  • By achieving and maintaining Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance you are ensuring your organisation's cyber defences are prepared against attacks aimed at stealing your organisation's credit or debit cardholder data. (lr.org)
  • PCI DSS compliance helps your organisation to reduce the risk of a security breach, therefore protecting your brand from reputational loss should an incident occur and providing you with increased peace of mind. (lr.org)
  • PCI compliance doesn't completely illuminate the risk of a security breach, just reduces the possibility. (lr.org)
  • PCI DSS compliance is delivered by award winning cyber security specialists, Nettitude, a member of the Lloyd's Register group. (lr.org)
  • Nettitude is one of the most experienced organisations in the world for PCI compliance consulting, auditing and pragmatic security solutions. (lr.org)
  • As a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company, Nettitude has been approved by the Security Standards Council (SSC) to measure an organisation's compliance to the PCI DSS standard. (lr.org)
  • Large companies dedicate whole departments of people to security and compliance, yet small and mid-sized businesses are left to sort it out with limited resources and competing priorities. (controlscan.com)
  • This way, you can quickly understand the specific environmental compliance laws that impact your organization and apply the appropriate tools, training and resources to stay compliant. (msdsonline.com)
  • State and federal environmental compliance is complex. (msdsonline.com)
  • We've introduced on-demand environmental compliance regulatory tool kits to provide safety professionals with one comprehensive place to access hundreds of federal and state compliance resources. (msdsonline.com)
  • MSDSonline has responded by developing revolutionary, on-demand EH&S compliance management solutions. (msdsonline.com)
  • Who says compliance management has to be complicated? (controlscan.com)
  • Why compliance management efforts matter. (thessigroup.com)
  • We offer a wide variety of compliance solutions for companies of all sizes. (stericycle.com)
  • Looking for more information on our Compliance solutions? (controlscan.com)
  • Proactively monitor and address data access governance when employees leave or move between compliance boundaries. (microsoft.com)
  • NSX reduces the scope of compliance by isolating the systems that store, process or transmit sensitive data. (vmware.com)
  • This helps reduce the scope of compliance and cut down the overall audit duration by isolating the systems that store, process or transmit sensitive data. (vmware.com)
  • I'm interested to know whether organisations are including legal compliance, for example W3C Accessibility Compliance Guidelines, as part of their quality assurance checks. (toolbox.com)
  • not very sure about legal compliances. (toolbox.com)
  • Continuously assess, improve, and monitor compliance effectiveness with a risk-based score that automatically detects implemented controls. (microsoft.com)
  • Sign up and receive expert insight into the latest issues and trends in risk and compliance. (kroll.com)
  • Regardless, achieving and maintaining compliance is a complex, ongoing endeavor that involves technology, physical measures and administrative controls. (controlscan.com)
  • Peckar & Abramson's response to this new environment is to implement comprehensive compliance programs, conduct unbiased, independent investigations and minimize the hazards that may accompany the interactions of a business and a public entity. (pecklaw.com)
  • As our clients' proactive, prudent and thorough advisor, Peckar & Abramson guides our clients through all types of internal and external challenges - with lawyers that are grounded in deep investigative experience and diverse experience dealing with nearly every conceivable compliance concern. (pecklaw.com)
  • Our custom-tailored compliance programs specifically address the goals of your business, providing that every possible safeguard is securely in place. (pecklaw.com)