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BACKGROUND Although, in South Korea, human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome(HIV/AIDS) keeps increasing and tuberculosis(TB) burden is still significant, there have been few reports on TB/HIV cases. In this study, we investigated the burden and characteristics of TB/HIV patients in South Korea, an area with intermediate burden of TB(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence rate of latent TB infection (LTBI) and active TB among homeless in Seoul metropolitan city, South Korea, and to compare the TB burden among homeless people with that of a control group. METHODS The homeless participants were recruited from five sites between October 30, 2009 and April 12,(More)
The paper introduces a logic model of online collaborative group work for adult learners. This logic model was developed through a literature review in the context of a multi-year educational design research study aimed at optimizing the online group work experience of adult learners. The model is intended to guide online instructors at post-secondary(More)
Among 53,974 cases of measles that occurred during the 2000-2001 outbreak in Korea, the incidence of tuberculosis following measles was 47 cases per 214,949.6 person-years, which was significantly lower than that in the general population (standardized incidence ratio, 0.73; 95% confidence interval, 0.54-0.96). In conclusion, we did not find a positive(More)
BACKGROUND An intravenous form of ibuprofen has recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and reports are rare on its co-administration with opioids. OBJECTIVES We researched whether an intravenous ibuprofen-hydromorphone combination is synergistic, additive, or infra-additive on postoperative pain. STUDY DESIGN A parallel-group,(More)
Acceptable macronutrient distribution ranges (AMDRs) for carbohydrate, fat, and protein have been set by considering epidemiological evidences that suggest consumption within these ranges plays a role in reducing risk of chronic diseases. Little evidence has been presented on the relationship between the intake outside the AMDR for macronutrient and(More)
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