pharmacodynamic modeling of acute N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide after doxorubicin infusion in breast cancer. Br J Clin Pharmacol.(2016) 82, 773-783. [PMID 27128712]. Sanghavi K*, Wiseman A*, Kirstein M, Cao Q, Brundage R, Jensen K, Rosgosheske J, Kurtzweil A, Long-Boyle J, Wagner J, Warlick E, Brunstein CG, Weisdorf D, Jacobson PA. Personalized Fludarabine Dosing To Reduce Non-Relapse Mortality In Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Receiving Reduced Intensity Conditioning. Transl Research. 2016 Sep;175:103-115.e4. Epub 2016 Mar 31. [PMID 27094990]. OettingWS, SchladtDP, Guan W, Miller MB, RemmelRP, DorrC*, SanghaviK*, MannonRB, HerreraB, MatasAJ, SalomonDR, KwokPY, KeatingBJ, IsraniAK, JacobsonPA for the DeKAF Investigators. Genome wide association study of tacrolimus concentrations in African American kidney transplant recipients identifies multiple CYP3A5 alleles. Am J Transplant 2016 Feb;16(2):574-82. [PMID 26485092]. Wasko J, Westholder JS, Jacobson ...
Abstract: The article considers Tim Wintons fiction in terms of its cross- and transcultural character. Despite the fact that local Australian settings permeate the writers narratives, Winton creates an imaginary space that is both local and transnational in terms of its quality of the domestic culture, which Winton extends beyond its original field of practice. Winton achieves the transcultural quality of his fiction through transgressions and boundary breaking that are possible due to his frequent reworking of the traditional Australian themes and concepts of the unknown, supernatural, mystical, numinous and sacred, exploitation of leitmotifs of journey, transit and in-betweenness, use of cross-cultural symbols as well as various utopian and dystopian topoi such as Arcadia and Heimat.. Keywords: Tim Winton, local, global, universal themes, cross-cultural and transcultural symbols, motifs and topoi. ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. ROCKVILLE, Md. (March 20, 2020) -The American Kidney Fund (AKF) has established a Coronavirus Emergency Fund to provide critically needed financial assistance to low-income U.S. dialysis and transplant patients who are facing unexpected expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. AKF has reallocated $300,000 from its existing budget to provide emergency assistance to patients for food, transportation and medications, and the organization is raising additional funds from the public. 100% of all donations will go directly to patients in need, not overhead.. The AKF Coronavirus Emergency Fund will provide a grant of $250 to any U.S. dialysis or recent kidney transplant patient who applies to AKF and demonstrates financial need. AKF will begin accepting applications for assistance on Monday, March 23, 2020.. "The health crisis in our country is unprecedented, and vulnerable kidney failure patients are facing enormous risks and challenges," said LaVarne A. Burton, AKF ...
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Fig. 1. A pied butcherbird featured in a warning poster used by the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service during spring nesting season when birds can become aggressive. (Used with permission from DECC (Department of Environment and Climate Change), undated. PO Box A290 Sydney South NSW 1232.). I first encountered the pied butcherbird five years ago in the outback of Western Australia. As a violinist/composer trained in the Western classical music tradition, I have spent much of the last 35 years transcribing music of the American vernacular, from fiddle tunes to jazz, from country to Cajun. Residencies in the Dominican Republic and Budapest saw me extend my research to music of the Caribbean and eastern European folk music. While some of these styles I actively performed in, more often the purpose of my research was to expand my "toolkit" as a composer and improviser. My expertise lay in transcription.. I determined to compile the song phrases of the pied butcherbird, a sort of ...
BACKGROUND: The Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture (NHSOPS) questionnaire was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), particularly as an intervention to raise staff awareness about patient safety issues. The main objective of the present study was to provide a validated French-language measure of the safety culture (SC) in nursing homes. Thus the aim was i) to carry out a transcultural adaptation into French of the NHSOPS questionnaire, ii) to assess its psychometric properties in a sample of professionals working in French EHPAD facilities and iii) to develop our own tool. METHODS: The study was carried out on volunteering professionals from 61 nursing homes (from January to March 2016). Two phases were conducted: an initial phase involving the translation and cultural adaptation of the questionnaire, and a second phase in which the psychometric properties of the questionnaire were assessed. A Structural Equation Model (SEM) with a maximum likelihood
Dear Friend,. As National Kidney Month draws to a close, Id like to take a moment to put the spotlight on the American Kidney Funds efforts to educate the public about kidney health.. In a national survey we conducted last year, we learned that a very large majority of Americans do not know that diabetes and high blood pressure are the leading causes of kidney disease. This was true even among people who have loved ones with those conditions.. Thats one of the main reasons we launched our national campaign, Pair Up: Join the Fight to Prevent Kidney Disease. Pair Up encourages people to take two simple actions: learn if they are at risk for kidney disease, and then spread the word to loved ones who may be at risk. So far, more than 20,000 people have taken the Pair Up Challenge on the campaign website to learn about the risk factors for kidney disease.. To kick off National Kidney Month, we took the Pair Up message to Capitol Hill, partnering with patient-advocates to educate members of ...
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Some alarming facts about osteoporosis: it does not have any symptoms, there is no cure and it does not exclusively affect women. Adult Filipino men, in particular, are susceptible to the disease by age 50.. These conclusions were recently presented by Anlene milk brand manager Erik Riola in the "Partners for Life" discussion at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel. The data came from bone scans conducted on over 250,000 Filipino men from August 2011 to July this year.. Based on the results, the Anlene team found out that 43 percent of men ages 26-65 are "at risk" for osteoporosis. That means one out of five Filipino men over the age of 50 will likely suffer from a bone fracture due to poor bone health. These fractures usually occur on the wrist, spine and hip.. Anlene has been conducting free bone scans for the past years in malls, groceries and wet markets. This quick procedure is done by placing a foot in a machine with small balloons that inflate and lightly squeezes the heel. It is over in minutes, ...
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Dr Galbaud du Fort, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at McGill, is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist at the McGill University Health Centre, specialized in the psychiatric care of of.... ...
To live, Olivia needs a kidney transplant. Though kidney dialysis is keeping her alive for now, each year on dialysis she faces a 6% risk of death: If Olivia is in her twenties, her expected lifespan on dialysis is 30 years less than her expected lifespan with a transplant.. But Olivia is one of the 67,000 people on the American kidney transplant waiting lists. (Twenty five thousand more wait for other organs.) The median wait for adult recipients added to the list in 2001-02 was over four years. Each year, only 6500 living Americans donate kidneys, and only 45% of the 26,000 usable cadaveric kidneys -- kidneys gathered from the bodies of people who die from accidents or other causes that leave their organs young and healthy -- are donated.. Nor should this shortage be surprising: Since 1984, "receiv[ing] or . . . transfer[ing] any human organ for valuable consideration for use in human transplantation" has been a federal felony. Price controls diminish supply. Setting the price at zero ...
The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant of $250,000 from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute to lay the groundwork for providers and Native American patients in the Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif., area to address patient well-being and chronic health concerns.
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Culture and Technology: A Mutual-Shaping Approach: 10.4018/978-1-59904-937-3.ch249: The aim of this chapter is to discuss the mutual influence between culture and technology on a broad inter- and transcultural level. Especially, how does
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Waking the Tiger/Healing Trauma Series audiocassettes. Somatic Experiencing is a practical, body-oriented, naturalistic approach developed by Dr. Peter Levine to assist in resolving the effects and aftermath of trauma through a 3-phase somatic process that addresses emotional trauma at its source - the body. Six cassettes. ...
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Code Heart How the BMC staff worked to save local man in midst of heart attack - On the evening of April 25 Ron Kraszyk of Bayonne had just come back from dinner with his family and prepared to sit down to watch a New Jersey Devils game on TV wh...
Dan Walters A Hero in our Midst Weve been blessed with the opportunity to stand for something - for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to. Ronald Reagan March 1, 1985 We seek Heros to inspire us to excel in life, to help us commit…
I did not SEE the calendar mention about class not being held this week, and I was waiting for everyone to show up so I could finally get my tooltime out of the way. To my dismay, no one appeared. After about 10 minutes, I looked at the calendar again and realized I was looking at the wrong week and I was two weeks off. "In the midst of my preparations for hari-kari" I decided to just go ahead and have my tooltime! I It has literally been hanging over my head for weeks and I archived it for your viewing pleasure. I am sorry you all missed it, but I can be persuaded to redo it live, for a nominal fee ...
The Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate, or EGFr, blood test measures the level of creatine in the bloodstream, according to the American Kidney Fund. Creatine is produced by the muscles and...
Presented in this paper is a case of a 36-year-old Filipino man presenting with a chronic history of intermittent proximal muscle weakness and paralysis which was associated with failure to thrive, severe bony deformities, muscle wasting and multiple
In Kuntras Middot UMishkalot and Shem Olam, the Chafetz Chaim states that a person must realize that the wealth he amasses dishonestly and by fraudulent means will leave him in the midst of his days. In other words, either his wealth will be abandoned by him in the midst of his days, or he will be abandoned by his wealth in the midst of his days. This means that either a persons money will pass away or the person himself will pass away. Sometimes this occurs through illness and tragedy (G-d forbid), and such a person will experience more pain than the joy he felt in accumulating his wealth. In fact when wealth does not originate from Hashems blessing, such as when it occurs because a person transgressed Hashems will, he will experience misfortune at the same time as his wealth, and the more his wealth accumulates, the more his misfortunes will increase. This can occur, for example, through illness, concerns over children, by being attacked or robbed, and by all other hardships that people ...
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Providers are continually needing to be flexible and resourceful in how and where they offer care to a growing number of coronavirus patients, and, according to Bricker health care attorney Allen Killworth, a waiver is helpful but may not be enough.
Cue the moral panic: teenage girls are not supposed to be sexual, theyre not supposed to enter the clubhouse where the boys are. ABCs Nightline did a feature on Deen, with all the hand-wringing expected when young women decide theyre into sex. But, as usual, the people who are most concerned are the ones who arent hearing anything the young women are saying. When interviewed, the young women report that they like how "normal" Deen is, how his scenes border on romantic. Tumblr swoons when he kisses a girl. All the innocence that the Concerned Adults are worried about stays firmly in place, even after viewing all that porn. Make no mistake, there are a lot of naked-bit .gifs, but theyre often accompanied by expressions of longing for the person, not the act, and when he does something that makes the girls uncomfortable theyre vocal about it. One wrote that the money shot, the one thing you can count on in porn, isnt something shed want to do in real life. Given how internet savvy most ...
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Our system , were told is broken, useless, needs destroying and rebuilding. I see the Germans call our Prime Minister das Großmaul - big mouth. Others I know call him other things but this isnt another Bash-Boris piece. Just this…do we really believe that in the midst of the pandemic, a tottering economy and a battered and upset electorate the right course of action is revolution? Surely what we need is quiet, systematic competence. We need some BMW engineering not eccentrically different concept like the disastrous Delorean ...
A context is the contents of a CPUs registers and program counter at any point in time. A register is a small amount of very fast memory inside of a CPU (as opposed to the slower RAM main memory outside of the CPU) that is used to speed the execution of computer programs by providing quick access to commonly used values, generally those in the midst of a calculation. A program counter is a specialized register that indicates the position of the CPU in its instruction sequence and which holds either the address of the instruction being executed or the address of the next instruction to be executed, depending on thespecific system ...
Clinical rotation today was in ICU. Not much to report, other than that I didnt do much. Although Ive worked in the hospital for a while, I had the impression--as I suspect many people do--that ICU care is all about running codes, with CPR, defibrillators, and complex IV drips being used in the midst of doctors and nurses running around in a panic. Actually, that describes the step-down unit I was in the last few weeks more than ICU. From what I can tell, ICU is mostly about waiting and watching and getting patients over a few dangerous humps so that their bodies dont derail their own healing processes ...
Amazon is in the midst of retraining a third of its U.S. workforce to prepare for new types of work. One of the challenges, management experts say, is determining... The Wall Street Journal ...
Brand architecture issues almost always arise in the midst of our brand consulting assignments. Following are the most frequent problems we encounter with our clients:
Spring takes care of the low-level tasks and lets you focus on specifying the SQL and doing the real work of extracting data. This standard boiler plate pattern is encapsulated in a class, AdoTemplate. The name Template is used because if you look at the typical code workflow for the above listing, you would essentially like to template it, that is stick in the code that is doing the real work in the midst of the resource, transaction, exception management.. Another very important motivation is to provide an easy means to group multiple ADO.NET operations within a single transaction while at the same time adhering to a DAO style design in which transactions are initiated outside the DAOs, typically in a business service layer. Using the raw ADO.NET API to implement this design often results in explicitly passing around of a Transaction/Connection pair to DAO objects. This infrastructure task distracts from the main database task at hand and is frequently done in an ad-hoc manner. ...
The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis, but could organic full spectrum CBD oil for pain management be the safe, non-addictive, side effect-free alternative many are looking for?
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Brandi Green joined the NAAG staff during one of the busiest times of the year: in the midst of preparing for the 2008 Summer Meeting. She has since grasped her role as the communications assistant. ...
So I am still in the midst of testing for my underlying condition which remains a mystery after many years. My symptoms are pretty similar to ME/CFS,...
We currently know 2 families who in the midst of adoptions, so exciting! And we have other friends who will be actively pursuing this in the future. And some who have already taken this journey. We are praying to start pursuing this venture in probably another 1-2 years. It is exciting and terrifying at the same time! We are currently looking at pursuing a domestic adoption of siblings....but only God knows how it will how pan out. All I know is that even now when I think my child(ren) is out there somewhere waiting to come home, I can become completely overwhelmed. Its hard to be patient when you read the stories, hear the needs, and see the faces. But we know that we must rest in Gods timing for our family ...
With nationwide school closures in effect, many parents are now monitoring homeschooling while at the same time trying to make a living in the midst of an
I had feared the gemstone got displaced when I resized the ring and they persuaded me to buy a new stone. The old one was too scratched, they said. The new gem was a garnet like the old, but the ring looked different when I got it back. I had asked the jeweler to look at it again and make sure it was secure, and she told me it was. I knew it was not secure. I could have taken it in to get fixed but I never did. Do you want to know how absurd womens relationships with their bodies are? In the midst of a wave of terrible thoughts about The Ring Incident, I had a flash of self-hatred where I told myself that if my fingers and whole damn body hadnt gone and gotten so big and fat since eighth grade, I never would have had to change the ring and its stone would have been secure and I would still have it on my naked finger that I keep touching in distress that somethings missing. I quickly reminded myself that it is absurd and sad to think that anyone would or should stay the same size they were in ...
[I wrote this article for Relevant Magazines online edition a few years back. It is no longer available online, so I am re-posting it here.] I have a friend who is in the midst of a separation from his wife. Hes hurting. We were talking in another friends kitchen tonight about all that is going…
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am glad i found this, at the moment i am in the midst of hassles with the dwp, following a fiasco of a capability test by atos romford medical centre, my benefit cancelled, the report of which i have a copy is totally incorrect, they didnt even have the decency to correct my name after i pointed it out 3 times was mis-spelled, all my answers were not on the report and some of the questions i wasnt even asked, neither did the so called doctor carry out the pysical test as she reported, i await appeal, my mp is making enquiries on my behalf direct to the dwp, we also await the reply of atos to the complaint i made, i have contacted the GMC with regard to this doctor and her behaviour motive and actions, i await their reply, i have also today written to the freedom of information office of dwp for the details of any other complaints made re atos at romford and the doctor that i saw, also for past 2 assesment report copies, as i passed those tests and in the eyes of the dwp my illness has magically ...
No one can escape from enduring severe afflictions. All question how to find God in severe afflictions. Where can we look? In the midst of pure affliction resides the opportunity for each and every one of us to view the hand of the one who created all that is around us. Choose now, because that is…
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... Let me sing for my well beloved a song of my beloved about his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a very fruitful hill. He dug it up, Gathered out its stones, Planted it with the choicest vine, Built a tower in its midst, And also cut out a wi... Read verse in Hebrew Names Version
Dockworkers are staging coordinated, simultaneous breaks, slowing operations at two of the U.S.s busiest ports in the midst of negotiations over a new labor contract.
In the midst of the calls for bailing out every industry that is experiencing the very natural results of an economic experiment planned and carried out, not so much by right-wing dullards as by dishonorable thieves of every political variety, I got to thinking about what we think of as
A Belated Confirmation Im in the midst of one of those periodic speaking tours that make it difficult to find a block of time for the sustained thinking required for an analytical piece. Fortunately, every such trip always involves meeting new people
I agree the pattern looks kind of odd. I admit the fall in inflation expectations and the rise in real rates seem a bit steep. What troubles me the most is that for a brief period we had negative inflation expectations over 5 years. I find that implausible (although lets not lose sight of the fact that Japan experienced some persistent mild deflation, we were in the midst of one years worth of mild deflation, and also that things seemed pretty scary around that time.). But heres what I think is more interesting. Notice that TIPS yields (which after all are real interest rates) soared dramatically relative to AAA bond yields. It looks to me like the AAA bond yields increased about 1%, whereas the TIPS yields rose about 3.5%. This implies a fall of inflation expectations of 2.5% over just 4 months. Thats pretty impressive. Now you might be thinking that AAA and TIPS are not perfect substitutes. True, but to the extent they differ it understates the fall in inflation expectations. Why? Because ...
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Multicultural research approaches stress the importance of understanding the cultural interpretations and/ or associations of colour in product design, as these may result of century-old traditions, religious beliefs, contemporary influences, political an historical developments and form the cultural foundation of a country or people,ref name=TNS,TNS Multicultural Research Services. (2010). Multicultural Researach. A selection of expertise from TNS colleagues around the world. New York: TNS Multicultural Research Services. Retrieved from https://www.tns-infratest.com/presse/pdf/autorenbeitraege/10_41_ab_tns_mc_book_03-03-2010.pdf,/ref,. Therefore the potential of knowing these particular interpretations should not be underestimated. Used in the right way could mean understanding the mind-set of customers not only in terms of what they want but also on terms of aesthetics. The wrong choice of a products colour can result in a slow seller […] among the Massai (ethnic group from south of ...
Based upon two years of fieldwork in a mental health service for migrants in Lisbon, this article underlines how the psychiatric interpretation of the emotional experience of displacement, homelessness and (non) belonging in migrants can be influenced by colonial legacies. These legacies - incorporated, despite the best of intentions, as a constitutive element of diagnosis and treatment into the therapeutic practices of psychiatric counselling - pathologize experiences and behaviours of marginalized people of non-Western origins, reproducing discriminative attitudes and institutional racism. You came to me, Hippocrates, to give me the hellebore, giving credit to foolish men by whom my job is considered madness. I was writing about the harmony of the cosmos, the description of the pole and about the stars […] If you, convinced that I was insane, had made me drink this medicine, my wisdom would have become madness and your art would have been blamed as responsible of creating folly [Letter of Democritus
I am Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Transcultural Aesthetics at Utrecht University, holding a BA and MA in Sociology from Bielefeld University and a PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at New York University. In spring 2017, I have been visiting researcher at the Department of Philsophy of the University of Paris-Nanterre (Paris X) and am currently a visiting researcher at the department of Womens, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University. During my research stay at OSU, I am working on my current book project on Hélène Cixous and a transcultural aesthetics of subject formation.. My research spans literatures in English, French and German of the 19th to the 21st century, with special interest in aesthetics, affect and subject-formation. My book Figures of Simplicity. Sensation and Thinking in Kleist and Melville (SUNY 2011) is on aesthetics, affect and poetic knowledge. I have edited several books around the configurations of subjectivity, ...
Buddhist philosophers argue that there is no general entity, such as a universal, which is responsible for the fact that we can apply a term, such as pot, to more than one particular. They argue this because they believe that only momentary particulars exist. Dividing the world into enduring substantial objects that can be classified according to their differing natures is at best a useful illusion, according to Buddhists. The issue then becomes how to explain the fact that we refer to seemingly enduring entities in our language. Buddhists claim that when we use the term pot as a general concept, we refer to every individual that is not a non-pot. This is the distinctive feature of the Buddhist apoha theory, as mentioned in the above quote. The advantage of this theory for Buddhists is that it does not require any general essence that all pots have to share. Instead, the term pot refers as the result of a double negation... ...
Buddhist philosophers argue that there is no general entity, such as a universal, which is responsible for the fact that we can apply a term, such as pot, to more than one particular. They argue this because they believe that only momentary particulars exist. Dividing the world into enduring substantial objects that can be classified according to their differing natures is at best a useful illusion, according to Buddhists. The issue then becomes how to explain the fact that we refer to seemingly enduring entities in our language. Buddhists claim that when we use the term pot as a general concept, we refer to every individual that is not a non-pot. This is the distinctive feature of the Buddhist apoha theory, as mentioned in the above quote. The advantage of this theory for Buddhists is that it does not require any general essence that all pots have to share. Instead, the term pot refers as the result of a double negation... ...
The Culture Care Theory the Sunrise Enabler (which depicts an inte- provides a holistic means to understand the grated holistic view of the influencing dimen- range of factors that influence nursing faculty 2. In what ways do worldview, culture and social structure and environmental context influence nursing faculty teaching culture care? FIGURE 1: LEININGERS SUNRISE ENABLER TO DISCOVER CULTURE CARE Source: Copyright M Leininger 2004. Reprinted with permission from Dr Leininger. qxd CN 14/07/2008 12:24 PM Page 32 Sandra J Mixer teaching culture care. Qxd CN 14/07/2008 12:24 PM Page 34 Sandra J Mixer help nursing faculty reorder, change, or greatly modify relevant care expressions, patterns and practices to teach culture care and contribute to the health of faculty, students and clients (derived from Leininger 2006a: 8). An important finding from this study was culture care repatterning/restructuring may be used with nursing faculty to establish the culture care theory as an organising framework ...
Poster Session III: Psychiatric therapeutics and other issues in psychiatry. Available from: 2012-11-12 Created: 2012-11-12 Last updated: 2013-03-04Bibliographically approved ...
This half-day course is designed to introduce issues of cultural awareness to those who work with international students.Cross-cultural communication is important for a wide range of staff who have contact with international students in many different contexts. Cultural awareness combined with an ability to communicate across cultures contributes to the well-being of the students and allows those who work with international students to feel more confident when dealing with issues arising from cultural difference.The course will be interactive and will draw on participants own experience.. ...
Pneumococcus is a bacterium that healthy people commonly have in their nose and throat; this is called pneumococcal carriage. Carriage is usually harmless, but can progress to serious disease like pneumonia, meningitis, and blood stream infections or to less serious, but burdensome, diseases like sinusitis or ear infections. Infants and the elderly bear the greatest burden of pneumococcal disease with over 800,000 annual global deaths from this germ among children under 5 years of age. Furthermore, pneumococcus has developed resistance to antibiotics making it increasingly difficult to treat pneumococcal infections. Within the United States some Native American groups, like the Navajo and the White Mountain Apache tribes, suffer from pneumococcal disease much more often than people in the general US population. We dont know why pneumococcus disproportionately afflicts these communities, but we know this health disparity can be significantly reduced through vaccination. In 2000, for the first ...
The American Kidney Fund (AKF) has launched a nationwide study examining the factors that can make it difficult for people who are on dialysis to adhere consistently to their prescribed treatment regimens. This study, funded by Amgen, seeks to identify reasons for non-adherence so that appropriate patient interventions may be designed.. The treatment regimen for dialysis patients is demanding: medication, regular dialysis treatment, and strict fluid and diet restrictions.. "Kidney failure is an enormously difficult condition to live with, and its crucial that we gain a better understanding of the unique challenges patients face in their daily care management," said LaVarne A. Burton, president and chief executive officer of the American Kidney Fund. "With that knowledge, well be able to develop education programs and interventions to help patients overcome barriers to adherence and improve their health.". Read also: How to improve medication adherence among dialysis patients Administered by ...
The most intense cultural conflicts tend to be disputes over the proper way to structure and maintain mass-scale social life. Accordingly, whether within or across national boundaries, disagreements regarding politics (and religion, as the other major force that regulates mass-scale social life) are much more likely to lead to acrimony and even violence than, say, disagreements over preferred personality traits or tastes in art. Politics can affect the lives of others in a way that personality and taste do not. It has been a flashpoint over the centuries and serious attempts at understanding cultural conflict must address the reasons for political differences.. What is it that leads individuals-even in nearly identical social milieus-to hold such distinct, often persistent, and potentially explosive political orientations? Traditional social science approaches have ignored the role of biology in these differences and focused on variables directly relevant to political life. Scholars argued over ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Complex SNP-based haplotypes in three human helicases. T2 - Implications for cancer association studies. AU - Trikka, Dimitra. AU - Fang, Zhe. AU - Renwick, Alex. AU - Jones, Sally H.. AU - Chakraborty, Ranajit. AU - Kimmel, Marek. AU - Nelson, David L.. PY - 2002/4/25. Y1 - 2002/4/25. N2 - We have initiated a candidate gene approach to study variation and predisposition to cancer in the four major ethnic groups that constitute the U.S. population (African Americans, Caucasians, Hispanics, and Asians). We resequenced portions of three helicase genes (BLM, WRN, and RECQL) identifying a total of 37 noncoding single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Haplotype inference predicted 50 haplotypes in BLM, 56 in WRN, and 47 in RECQL in a sample of 600 chromosomes. Approximately 10% of the predicted haplotypes were shared among all ethnic groups. Linkage disequilibrium and recombination effects showed that each locus has taken a diverse evolutionary path. Primate DNA analysis of the same ...
Introduction: In the Southern Cone of Latin America physical inactivity has become the fifth most important determinant of death. There is no published data describing and comparing physical activity (PA) patterns among different cities in this region.. METHODS: CESCAS I is an observational, prospective cohort study entailing a probabilistic sample of 7524 representing the general adult population in four middle-size cities of the Southern Cone of Latin America. PA was assessed through the transcultural adapted questionnaire from the International Physical Activity Questionnaire long form. The indicator of PA intensity was expressed continuously, in metabolic equivalent task (MET) per minutes per week. We expressed the total PA score per week as "Total MET-minutes/week" constituted by the sum of Walking, Moderate and Vigorous MET minutes/week scores. Insufficient PA was defined as , Total 600 MET-minutes/week. Analyses were based on weighted data taking into account individual probabilities of ...
Bauman, Zygmunt (2000) Liquid Modernity, Cambridge, Polity.. Boase-Beier, Jean (2010) "Who Needs Theory?" in Translation: Theory and Practice in Dialogue, Antoinette Fawcett, Karla L. Guadarrama García and Rebecca Hyde Parker (eds), London, Continuum: 25-38.. Black, Max (1962) Models and Metaphors, Ithaca, Cornell UP.. Brodzki, Bella (2007) Can These Bones Live? Translation, Survival, and Cultural Memory, Stanford, Stanford University Press.. Conlon, Evelyn (2013) "Dear you" / "Caro, Cara", trans. I. Torresi, Tratti 93: 42-67.. Di Giovanni, Elena (2013) "Translation as Craft, as Recovery, as the Life and Afterlife of a Text: Sujit Mukherjee on Translation in India", TranscUlturAl 5, no. 1-2: 99-115.. Evans, Ruth (1998) "Metaphor of Translation" in Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies (1st edition), Mona Baker with Kirsten Malmkjaer (eds), London, Routledge: 149-53.. Even-Zohar, Itamar (1990) Polysystem Studies, special issue of Poetics Today 11, no. 1.. Guldin, Rainer (2010) "Metaphor ...
The author will present quantitative and qualitative results from the South African PAGEC (Perception and Assessment of Global Environmental Change) study. The study forms part of an international investigation of the topic, and is the first study on this issue to be undertaken in the Southern Hemisphere. A cybernetic approach to the analysis and interpretation of the data will be used to illustrate the relevance of certain basic systemic assumptions. Four language groups (Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho and English) were sampled in two regions (urban and nonurban) (n=801). Results suggest that the traditionally conceived ethnic variable is much more complex than is usually acknowledged, and is affected by socioeconomic factors such as the situational factors of poverty. The transactional relationship between humans and their natural environment is also seen as being mediated by certain cultural factors that are fundamental to the differences that are found in transcultural research. Amongst these are ...
The development of modern science has depended strongly on specific features of the cultures involved; however, its results are widely and transculturally accepted and applied. The science and technology of electricity, for example, emerged as a specific product of post-Renaissance Europe, rooted in the Greek philosophical tradition that encourages explanations of nature in theoretical terms. It did not evolve in China presumably because such encouragement was missing. The transcultural acceptance of modern science and technology is postulated to be due, in part, to the common biological dispositions underlying human cognition, with generalizable capabilities of abstract, symbolic and strategic thought. These faculties of the human mind are main prerequisites for dynamic cultural development and differentiation. They appear to have evolved up to a stage of hunters and gatherers perhaps some 100 000 years ago. However, the extent of the correspondence between some constructions of the human mind and the
Which in turn of the next isnt a idea connected with Roys Edition Type? Which in turn on the next is the abbreviation of lowers? Theories can even be labeled according to cause real progress, they may be descriptive and also prescriptive. Your chamber of your center that is provided with oxygenated our blood from the lung area is definitely the: The particular registered nurse discovering your client locates the epidermis flushed and also heat. Having said that, Watsons Basic principle connected with Human being Care is a basic essence regarding nursing idea as well as certainly one to looked into while building your own private nursing routines.. Response: Your. It appears to be that they constructed my composition as your watchful, scrupulous, thoughtful RN. A client is actually put in the hospital in my ballet shoes, which with the following steps make sure the safe practices with the shopper? Transcultural Type of Caregiving was proposed by means of:. ...
An alcoholism recovery home was established for Mariel Cuban refugees, but client selection procedures and program were inappropriate. A viable alternative was found with Hispanic Alcoholics Anonymous, and the program was converted to this approach. Problems of professionalism and the clinical relationship to AA emerged. Clinical interventions are inappropriate in the AA context, but sociologists may adopt the ethnographers role. Exploration of the transcultural adaptation of AA ideas for an Hispanic population proved therapeutic when clients were placed in roles such as collaborator and cultural informant. Sociologists involved with groups in which clinical roles are inappropriate may find subjective refuge in the role of ethnographic researcher.
Jared Bielby announced in these days that "Information Cultures in the Digital Age: A Festschrift in Honor of Rafael Capurro" is complete "and set to be published by Springer in July 2016″ (Information via ICIE mailing list). "Matt Kelly and I have had the privilege of working with some of the most forward thinking scholars of the field during our time as editors for this very important volume on information culture and practice." (Information via ICIE mailing list) The Co-chair of the International Center for Information Ethics declared: "For several decades Rafael Capurro has been at the forefront of defining the relationship between information and modernity through both phenomenological and ethical formulations. In exploring both of these themes Capurro has re-vivified the transcultural and intercultural expressions of how we bring an understanding of information to bear on scientific knowledge production and intermediation. Capurro has long stressed the need to look deeply into how we ...
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Dr. Barbara Moloney, Associate Director for Masters Nursing Program at the Van Loan School at Endicott College, is scheduled to present on global health topics at the Conference for the Transcultural Nursing Society, October 19 - 21, 2017.
The Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin is a centre for the international cultural exchange. The emphasis of its innovative and experimental programme lies on contemporary arts (fine arts, dance, theatre, film, literature, performances and music) and current developments in the non-European cultures, especially of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. On account of global transcultural processes and international migration, the focus of the programme has been widened and encompasses the artistic and cultural consequences of globalization. hkw.de is a platform for the intercultural dialogue worldwide.
Lev 18:22) "Thou shalt not lie [shâkab] with mankind [zâkâr], as with womankind: it is abomination [tôêbah] ." (Lev 20:13) "If a man [îysh] also lie [shâkab] with mankind [zâkâr], as he lieth [mishkâb] with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination [tôêbah]: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them." While these commands explicitly condemn male homosex and are presented as general commands given to all Israel, relatively recently these have become the subject of intense attack by prohomosex polemicists. While most admit that sexual moral codes are transcultural and transhistorical, attempts are made to find grammatical, categorical and cultural aspects that would disallow the injunctions which prohibit homosex. Most of these prohomosex writers usually first assert that the Hebrew word tōʻēḇā for abomination, which describes male sex with men here, does not usually signify something inherently evil, like adultery or theft, but something ...
Background The validity of applying the construct of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) across cultures continues to be the main topic of contention. to assess contact with conflict-related traumatic occasions (TEs), refugees feeling of justice and protection, and symptoms of C-PTSD and PTSD amongst 230 Western Papuan refugees surviving in Slot Morseby, PNG. Outcomes Confirmatory factor evaluation (CFA) backed a unitary create of both ICD-10 and ICD-11 PTSD, composed of the conventional sign subdomains of intrusion, avoidance, and hyperarousal. On the other hand, Ganirelix manufacture CFA didnt determine Ganirelix manufacture a unitary create fundamental C-PTSD. The connection of witnessing murders and feeling Ganirelix manufacture of injustice was connected with both intrusion and avoidance domains of PTSD, however, not with the initial sign clusters characterizing C-PTSD. Conclusions Our results support the ICD PTSD create and its own three-factor structure with this transcultural refugee ...
Background The validity of applying the construct of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) across cultures continues to be the main topic of contention. to assess contact with conflict-related traumatic occasions (TEs), refugees feeling of justice and protection, and symptoms of C-PTSD and PTSD amongst 230 Western Papuan refugees surviving in Slot Morseby, PNG. Outcomes Confirmatory factor evaluation (CFA) backed a unitary create of both ICD-10 and ICD-11 PTSD, composed of the conventional sign subdomains of intrusion, avoidance, and hyperarousal. On the other hand, Ganirelix manufacture CFA didnt determine Ganirelix manufacture a unitary create fundamental C-PTSD. The connection of witnessing murders and feeling Ganirelix manufacture of injustice was connected with both intrusion and avoidance domains of PTSD, however, not with the initial sign clusters characterizing C-PTSD. Conclusions Our results support the ICD PTSD create and its own three-factor structure with this transcultural refugee ...
No one is entirely sure when magical penis loss first came to Africa. One early incident was recounted by Dr. Sunday Ilechukwu, a psychiatrist, in a letter some years ago to the Transcultural Psychiatric Review. In 1975, while posted in Kaduna, in the north of Nigeria, Dr. Ilechukwu was sitting in his office when a policeman escorted in two men and asked for a medical assessment. One of the men had accused the other of making his penis disappear. This had caused a major disturbance in the street. As Ilechukwu tells it, the victim stared straight ahead during the examination, after which the doctor pronounced him normal. "Exclaiming," Ilechukwu wrote, "the patient looked down at his groin for the first time, suggesting that the genitals had just reappeared.". According to Ilechukwu, an epidemic of penis theft swept Nigeria between 1975 and 1977. Then there seemed to be a lull until 1990, when the stealing resurged. "Men could be seen in the streets of Lagos holding on to their genitalia either ...
A Entrevista de Rastreio da Dem ncia em Comunidade uma escala composta por duas se es: um teste cognitivo para o paciente e uma entrevista para um informante. A se o do informante possui 30 quest es sobre mem ria, cogni o, atividades de vida di ria, problemas diversos, personalidade e depress o, com tr s op es de resposta: "n o", " s vezes" e "sim". Foi constru da, inicialmente, para estudos transculturais entre os ndios Cree (grupo ind gena de Quebec, Ont rio, Manitoba e Saskatchewan, no Canad ) que falavam sua l ngua origin ria, e canadenses fluentes em ingl s. A escala foi capaz de diagnosticar satisfatoriamente os portadores da s ndrome demencial nas duas culturas, mostrando-se apta para uso transcultural. Obteve sensibilidade de 87% e especificidade de 83% pelos crit rios de dem ncia da DSMIII-R. Os autores destacaram que a entrevista com o informante foi mais facilmente aplic vel nas duas culturas que o teste cognitivo ...
Other recipients are:. • Oregon Native American Business Enterprise Network - a nonprofit dedicated to meeting the many needs of Native American communities. • Urban League Community Health Department - addressing the health needs of Portlands African American community.. • Columbia Land Trust - conserving and caring for the vital lands, waters and wildlife of the Columbia River region through sound science and strong relationships. • Angela Harris - for her dedication to the Portland community.. • Portland United Against Hate - a coalition of eighty neighborhood groups, non-profits and municipal partners committed to tracking, responding to and preventing acts of hate. • Wm. Steven Humphrey - Editor-in-chief for the Portland Mercury, committed to informing and entertaining readership with stories of the Portland community.. • OPB Senior Management Team - a nationally recognized leader in public media, providing news, information and entertainment to the Northwest.. • Kaira Sand ...
Sacramento State has several activities planned to help California celebrate Native American Day. Friday, Sept. 23, is the official day, but the University has events scheduled throughout September and into October to honor the cultures and traditions of Native Americans.. Native American Community Gathering: It all gets off to an early start with a "Welcome Back Gathering" for Native faculty, staff, and students from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the University Union, Delta Room. The event gives new faculty, staff, and students an opportunity to gather and share ideas and plans for the coming year.. Native American Day (lecture and film screening): The campus will host a lecture by Chief Caleen Sisk on the history and culture of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe of Northern California, as well as a screening of the award-winning film Dancing Salmon Home. Information on the tribes "Run 4 Salmon Campaign" also will be discussed. This campus event will kick off on Sept. 23 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. ...
An alliance of Native American communities has promised to block construction of the northern leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which, if approved by President Barack Obama, would carry crude tar sands oil from western Canada through the US to Texas.
The Beatrice Medicine papers, 1913-2003 (bulk 1945-2003), document the professional life of Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Medicine (1923-2005), a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, anthropologist, scholar, educator, and Native rights activist. The collection also contains material collected by or given to Medicine to further her research and activism interests. Medicine, whose Lakota name was Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman," focused her research on a variety of topics affecting the Native American community: 1) mental health, 2) womens issues, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs of Native Americans, and 6) Children and identity issues. The collection represents Medicines work as an educator for universities and colleges in the United States and in Canada, for which she taught Native American Studies courses. Additionally, because of the large amount of research material and Medicines correspondence with ...
In the years after 2010, those two demographics have grown significantly in the state as it has experienced a period of in-migration that has reversed what was previously a steady population decline. While the majority-54 percent-of newcomers are white, the growth period has otherwise ushered in a period of increasing diversity that echoes conditions in Minnesota and the rest of the U.S.. Black residents accounted for roughly 0.6 percent of the North Dakota population before 2010. Now, they make up nearly 3 percent of the whole.. Hispanics amounted to 1.2 percent percent of the population total in 2010, but, after a period in which North Dakota counties had some of the highest growth rates for Latino residents in the nation, the states Hispanic population is now about 3.6 percent. However, a considerable number of the states Latinos racially identify as white.. As other groups have increased in population, the states Native American communities have held relatively steady, at about 5.5 ...
As information is teased out of mold-eaten wax cylinders from the early twentieth century, new technology and new thinking are helping Native American communities revitalize their languages.
Here at NRDC weve made no secret of the fact that we think that wolves are fully recovered in the upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan) and no longer need Endangered Species Act protections. In fact, NRDC wrote a detailed comment letter to the federal government saying just that. But even then, we said that the success or failure of delisting would hinge on whether or not these Midwest states could responsibly manage their wolves. Of all the management plans in the Midwest--plans that the federal government relied on when it removed the wolf from the Endangered Species List--the Minnesota plan was one of the best, not least of which because it called for a five-year moratorium on hunting after any delisting. Now it seems like Minnesota is about to unilaterally change course and allow the immediate hunting and trapping of 400 wolves. Wisconsin just enacted a similar hunting plan, despite the vociferous objections of its Native American communities.. Minnesotans have been predictably ...
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Helen Hallmark. The property, jointly owned by Pickton and his brother, is adjacent to Pitt Lake on Burns Road in Coquitlam. It was also learned Tuesday that investigators have found DNA samples matching those of four more women missing from Vancouvers Downtown Eastside.. That northeast section of the Burns Road property was part of a search warrant obtained and executed by the task force last April, two months after it executed the initial search warrant at the Dominion Avenue pig farm owned by Pickton and his brother and sister.. Most of the search efforts have been focused on the 4.5-hectare Dominion Avenue property where the remains of several women have been located since the task force moved in Feb. 5.. The Vancouver Sun has learned the Burns Road property was the site of a barbeque pit made by one of Picktons long-time employees, a Filipino man who would hold pig roasts there with his friends.. Meanwhile, task force investigators have notified families that DNA matching that of four ...
In recent decades, psychiatric services have been challenged to be more responsive to patients coexisting problems, in particular those concerning substance use. In Australia this has been referred to as a "No Wrong Door" approach. This qualitative study involved a review of the research literatures, analysis of policy documents, and interviews with 19 key informants in a case study of the State of Victoria, Australia. Informants were from a range of professional backgrounds, including medical, nursing, social work, and a variety of experience in the relevant service sectors. The analysis resulted in two broad themes surrounding the implications of dual diagnosis discourse for the mental health sector. The first involves progress regarding the concept of No Wrong Door with subthemes including interprofessional cultural conflicts, intersectoral professional status issues, terminology, problem definition, perspectives on serious mental illness, the role of the client, and pharmacological ...