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Deconstructing the evidence-based discourse in health sciences: truth, power and fascism.
Background  Drawing on the work of the late French philosophers Deleuze and Guattari, the objective of this paper is to demonstrate that the evidence-based movement in the health sciences isExpand
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Immunohistochemical distribution of NTS2 neurotensin receptors in the rat central nervous system
In the present study, we localized the levocabastine‐sensitive neurotensin receptor (NTS2) protein in adult rat brain by using an N‐terminally‐directed antibody. NTS2‐like immunoreactivity wasExpand
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No exit? Intellectual integrity under the regime of 'evidence' and 'best-practices'.
No exit? Have we arrived at an impasse in the health sciences? Has the regime of 'evidence', coupled with corporate models of accountability and 'best-practices', led to an inexorable decline inExpand
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Neuropeptide Y-induced contraction is mediated by neuropeptide Y Y2 and Y4 receptors in the rat colon.
Ascending and descending segments of the rat colon were studied to analyze their contractile responses to neuropeptide Y and related peptides. These responses are (a) completely eliminated byExpand
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Nurses Amidst Change
This article aims to clarify the concept of change fatigue and deems further exploration of the concept within the discipline of nursing is relevant and necessary. The concept of change fatigue hasExpand
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Low-Affinity Neurotensin Receptor (NTS2) Signaling: Internalization-Dependent Activation of Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinases 1/2
The role and signaling properties of the low-affinity neurotensin receptor (NTS2) are still controversial. In particular, it is unclear whether neurotensin acts as an agonist, inverse agonist, orExpand
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Nursing Best Practice Guidelines: reflecting on the obscene rise of the void.
AIM(S) Drawing on the work of Jean Baudrillard and Michel Foucault, the purpose of this article is to critique the evidence-based movement [and its derivatives - Nursing Best Practice GuidelinesExpand
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Identification and Functional Characterization of a 5-Transmembrane Domain Variant Isoform of the NTS2 Neurotensin Receptor in Rat Central Nervous System*
The present study demonstrated that alternative splicing of the rat nts2 receptor gene generates a 5-transmembrane domain variant isoform (vNTS2) that is co-expressed with the full-length NTS2Expand
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An experimental investigation of the motion of single bubbles under a slightly inclined surface
The movement of single air bubbles under a downward facing inclined solid surface has been investigated in motionless distilled water body. The effects of surface inclination h and bubble volume V onExpand
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