Douglas A. Hicks

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OBJECTIVE We sought to describe the results of ansa cervicalis to recurrent laryngeal nerve (ansa-RLN) reinnervation for unilateral vocal fold paralysis. STUDY DESIGN A chart review was performed on patients undergoing ansa-RLN reinnervation for unilateral vocal cord paralysis at a tertiary care center. Patient perceptions of preoperative and(More)
College students were presented five questionnaires traditionally used to assess attitudes toward old people. The intercorrelations among the measures were low, accounting for no more than 24% of the variance between any two measures. The results suggest that the measures are not equivalent; it was argued that the practice of utilizing a single instrument(More)
Claudin-4 is a transmembrane protein expressed at high levels in the majority of epithelial ovarian tumors, irrespective of subtype, and has been associated with tumor cells that are both chemoresistant and highly mobile. The objective of this study was to determine the functional role that claudin-4 plays in apoptosis resistance and migration as well as(More)
The capabilities approach has emphasized that inequalities can be analyzed in various dimensions of human functioning. Indicators of these inequalities can be incorporated into assessments of well-being. The capabilities approach also highlights the intrinsic importance of agency and demonstrates empirically that agency is instrumentally valuable for(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the possibility of iatrogenically creating disc displacement in the human temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Fourteen fresh TMJ autopsy specimens with superior disc position were selected for the study. The upper and lower joint spaces were exposed via a preauricular incision and two to three superficial mediolateral(More)
During 18 months 237 colposcopies were performed on 227 patients in the department of genitourinary medicine, Sheffield. Histological evidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia was found in 118 patients (52%), of whom 104 (88%) were aged under 35, 93 (79%) under 30, and 64 (54%) under 25. Most were treated with local destructive treatment, only five(More)
Introduction This course is designed to engage students in essential intellectual questions relating to the study and practice of leadership. These questions include the following: What is leadership? What is good leadership? How do persons become effective leaders and/or effective followers? What insights into leadership do some of the great minds in(More)
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