BACKGROUND Physician-delivered preventive counseling is important for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Data from the U.S. indicates that medical students with healthy personal habits have a better attitude towards preventive counseling. However, this association and its correlates have not been addressed in rapidly urbanized settings where… (More)
In this article, we describe what we expect will be a substantive transformation in health sciences education: Health Sciences Online (www.hso.info). HSO is the first website that delivers authoritative, comprehensive, free, and ad-free health sciences knowledge. It is a portal to the best health sciences knowledge, and the foundation of what we expect to… (More)
A study was conducted to evaluate the accuracy of casts made from stock tray and custom tray impressions using polysiloxane impression material. The results indicate that all casts distort but that impressions made from custom trays were more accurate and consistent in reproduction than were stock tray impressions.