Dec 16, 2016

Austin Journal of Nursing & Health Care

Older Adult Drivers: A Developing Public Health Concern

Abstract:Driving is identified as one of the most independent activities in everyone's daily life. Individuals identify driving as a privilege and believe they will always be able to drive. Driving involves sufficient physical, cognitive and coordination...

Dec 19, 2016

Austin Pediatrics

A Clinical Approach to Altered Level of Consciousness in the Pediatric Patient

Abstract:Altered level of consciousness in infants, children, and adolescents represents a spectrum of disease ranging from mild agitation to coma, and fluctuations in between. Early recognition and immediate management of...

Dec 19, 2016

Journal of Family Medicine

The Association of Newly Emerging Smokeless Tobacco Products with Quit Attempts and Intention-to-quit Smoking by Income

Abstract:Introduction: The literature highlighted several gray areas relating to the association between smokeless tobacco (ST) use, especially newer ST products, and cessation across income groups. The existing research further...

Dec 19, 2016

Austin Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension

Obesity and Kidney Disease: Hidden Consequences of the Epidemic

Abstract:Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic, and its prevalence has been projected to grow by 40% in the next decade. This increasing prevalence has implications for the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and also for Chronic...

Dec 19, 2016

Austin Pediatrics

Pseudopapilar Solid Tumor of Pancreas, as a Finding in Pediatric Patient

Abstract:The pseudopapillary solid tumor, predominantly in young women in the third decade of life. It represents less than 1% of all pancreatic neoplasms [1] is also called Frantz-Gruber tumor was first described...

Dec 20, 2016

Austin Endocrinology and Diabetes Case Reports

A Review on Oxidative Stress and Role of Antioxidants in Diabetes Mellitus

Abstract:Diabetes is a wide spread systemic disease affecting a significant proportion of the population worldwide. There is increasing evidence that increased production and/or ineffective scavenging of Reactive Oxygen...

Dec 20, 2016

Journal of Family Medicine

A Curious Case of Sub-acute Ataxia and Delayed-onset, Rapidly Progressive Dementia

Abstract:CJD is a fatal neurodegenerative disease with an estimated prevalence of one case per million. It often occurs sporadically but familial and iatrogenic cases occur. CJD is caused by the accumulation of pathologic prion proteins (PrPSc)...

Dec 20, 2016

Austin Cardiology

Heart Failure in the Older Population - An Epidemiologic Study

Abstract:Introduction: Heart Failure (HF) is commonly the final stage of all cardiopathies, and its prognosis is closely related to the number of hospitalizations....

Dec 20, 2016

Austin Medical Sciences

Psychiatric Re-Evaluation of Patients with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Presenting with Psychotic Symptoms, with Special Reference to Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Abstract:Background: Patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS) presenting with psychotic symptoms tend to be diagnosed with schizophrenia. However, it has recently been argued that these individuals may have Autistic....

Dec 20, 2016

Annals of Yoga and Physical Therapy

Stroke Rehabilitation

Abstract:Stroke is the second most common cause of death and the leading cause of disability in Europe. Rehabilitation is probably one of the most important phases of recovery for many stroke survivors. There are many different methods in...

Dec 20, 2016

Annals of Yoga and Physical Therapy

Examination of Different Pain Scales

Abstract:There are many pain assessment techniques, and the best scale is not clear. The purpose of this study was to examine a self-report questionnaire, observational scale, and verbal scale; describe physiotherapist-parent-children’s...

Dec 21, 2016

Journal of Pathology & Microbiology

Extra Abdominal Desmoid (Fibromatosis) of the Breast- Report of a Case Highlighting Diagnostic Difficulties and Review of Literature

Abstract:Fibromatosis of breast, also known as Extra Abdominal Desmoid tumour is extremely rare and poses a diagnostic challenge as it may mimic carcinoma both clinically and radio graphically. We report a case of thirty year old female...

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