Aug 23, 2017

Austin Journal of Nursing & Health Care

The Effectiveness of Methods Designed to Identify Child Maltreatment in Social and Health Care: A Systematic Review

Abstract: Child maltreatment, meaning the physical or psychological abuse or neglect of young people under 18 years of age, is a sensitive and complex issue, in terms of clinical practice and research. Child maltreatment is a matter of concern for child protective services and health services...

Aug 21, 2017

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Dynamic Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction during Non-Cardiac Surgery

Abstract: Dynamic Left Ventricular Outflow Tract (LVOT) obstruction with Systolic Anterior Motion of the mitral valve (SAM) was first reported in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy but is now increasingly recognized as a cause of hemodynatmic instability....

Aug 18, 2017

Austin Sports Medicine

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors that Determine an Appropriate Pedalling Cadence for the Elite Cyclist

Abstract: Cycling performance is determined either by the ability to achieve a very high power output over a short period of time or the ability to sustain a more moderate power output over several hours. In both cases the factors....

Aug 18, 2017

Thrombosis & Haemostasis: Research

Point of Care Testing (POCT) to Assess Drug Concentration in Patients Treated with on Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)

Abstract: Background: Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) do not need routine laboratory monitoring but measurement of drug concentration is important in emergency conditions....

Aug 18, 2017

Thrombosis & Haemostasis: Research

Acquired Haemophilia A: A Serious and Often Unrecognized Disease

Abstract: Acquired Hemophilia A (AHA) is caused by autoantibodies against factor VIII inducing an increase in the risk of spontaneous bleeding or haemorragies secondary to trauma, surgery or invasive procedure...

Aug 18, 2017

Austin Journal of Women's Health

Iron Status in Relation to Oral Contraceptive Use in Women of Reproductive Age

Abstract: This study investigated the iron status in women of reproductive age in relation to Oral Contraceptive (OC) use. 178 women (18-34 years) who had never been pregnant and did not take iron supplements were sampled as part of a cross-sectional study to determine nutrient status in different life stages (DRKS00004789)....

Aug 18, 2017

Annals of Depression and Anxiety

Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Therapeutic Usefulness of Combined Pharmaceutical and Educational Approaches

Abstract: Objective: Several pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches have been adopted in Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome but results have proved to be partial or unsatisfactory....

Aug 18, 2017

Austin Sports Medicine

Rare Findings and Simple Surgical Procedure: Secondary Impingement with Plica Syndrome in the Dominant Shoulder of a Dancer - A Case Study

Abstract: An internationally successful (world champion), 32 year-old female formation dancer is presented with chronic pain in her right shoulder joint. A plica-like - locally irritating-cord-shaped in duration at the intersection region of the long biceps tendon was diagnosed....

Aug 18, 2017

Austin Journal of Sleep Disorders

The Assessment of Hypersomnolence: A Clinical Experience

Abstract: Introduction: Excessive Daytime Somnolence (EDS) is a common complaint amongst patients presenting to a Sleep Clinic. Sleep deprivation is a major cause of EDS and therefore its accurate assessment is essential....

Aug 17, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

Does Age Influence the Effect of Povidone Iodine 5% on the Cornea?

Abstract: Purpose: To determine if age influences the effects of 5% Betadine applied to the eye on visual function, corneal integrity and subjective complaints....

Aug 17, 2017

Austin Pediatrics

A Giant Pilomatricoma on the Left Shoulder in a 10-Year- Old Girl: A Case Report

Abstract: Pilomatricoma, also known as pilomatrixoma, is a benign skin tumor arising from the cortex of a hair follicle. They are usually asymptomatic, solitary, firm or hard, freely mobile, dermal or subcutaneous nodules....

Aug 16, 2017

Austin Pharmacology & Pharmaceutics

Clinical Potential of a New Class of Antiemetic for the Prevention of Chemotherapy-Evoked Acute- and Delayed Vomiting: Supportive Evidence from the Least Shrew (Cryptotis Parva) Model of Emesis

Abstract: This mini-review summarizes our recent published findings on the: i) emetic potential of cysteinyl leukotrienes LTC4, LTD4 and LTE4 in the least shrew (Cryptotis parva) model of emesis, ii) mechanism of action of their corresponding...

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