Jul 01, 2016

Austin Journal of Forensic Science and Criminology

There was Transparent Tranquility in the Old Surgeon- Patient Relationship unlike Today's Troubles in the Courts: A Historical Review

Abstract: Much as the prevailing opinion is that informed consent is a modern legal problem, it is shown that even the very word, consent, appeared in the literature during the olden days by 1753. Nowadays, since consent has become a bone...

Jul 01, 2016

Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

Behaviours of Drivers on Zambian Roads: A Cross Sectional Study

Abstract: Objectives: The main objective of this paper is to document drivers' behaviours most prevalent in Zambia to inform the development and implementation of road safety interventions to deal with those behaviours....

Jul 01, 2016

Austin Diabetes Research

A Framework to Assess the Financial and Clinical Impacts of the Newly Updated 2016 HEDIS Measures about Statin Use

Abstract: Starting in 2016, health plans in the US have been held accountable to report additional Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set Measures (HEDIS) about statin use among patients with cardiovascular disease and...

Jul 01, 2016

Austin Journal of Otolaryngology

Distraction Osteogenesis in Pierre Robin Sequence

Abstract: The Pierre Robin sequence is a pathology derived from an alteration on the first and second branquial arch. The major problems of these patients are: the breathing problems due to micrognathia and glossoptosis that causes an upper...

Jul 01, 2016

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

A Unique Case of Intraparenchymal Chemotherapy due to Ventricular Access Device Misuse: A Cautionary Tale

Abstract: Background: Ommaya reservoirs are ventricular access devices used for chemotherapeutic treatment of hematological malignancies with CNS involvement. We report a case describing inadvertent intra-parenchymal spread...

Jul 01, 2016

Austin Journal of Clinical Cardiology

Art of Cardiovascular Sciences

Abstract: Cardiovascular science in the present scenario has almost become like an empire with multiple well defined special areas under one umbrella. Fetal medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Rheumatic Heart...

Jul 01, 2016

Austin Internal Medicine

Hereditary Kinin-Mediated Angioedema: Current Challenges

Abstract: Firstly described in 1882 by Heinrich Quincke, angioedema was regarded for more than one century as a rare disease [1]. Subsequently, it was established that the hereditary form of the disease (Hereditary...

Jul 01, 2016

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Research & Therapy

Minimally Invasive Retrieval of a Migrated Duodenal Stent

Abstract: Background: Self-expanding metal and covered metal stents (SEMS) commonly relieve malignant gastric outlet obstruction. In benign disease their use is limited. While disease progression and tumor in growth limit migration...

Jul 01, 2016

Journal of Pediatrics & Child Health Care

Waist-To-Height Ratio as an Indicator of Dyslipidemia in Brazilian School-Aged Children and Adolescents

Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate whether BMI-for-age Z-score (BAZ), Waist Circumference (WC), or Waist-to-Height ratio (WHtR) accurately identifies dyslipidemia in a school age population....

Jul 01, 2016

Austin Neurology & Neurosciences

Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury over the World: A Systematic Review

Abstract: We identified 60 reports from 29 countries with data on Traumatic brain injury (TBI) epidemiology in the published literature. Men were at higher risk of TBI than women. The average age at the time of TBI ranged from 27 to 59.67...

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