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The novelty P3 is an event-related potential component that is most often elicited by environmental sounds within the "novelty oddball" paradigm. Within the context of this paradigm, it is not clear if the novelty P3 can be elicited by deviant stimuli regardless of whether they serve as target or nontarget deviants, or to what extent the physical(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the efficacy of routine prenatal ultrasonography for detecting fetal structural abnormalities. DESIGN Retrospective study of the ultrasonographic findings and outcome of all pregnancies in women scanned in 1988-9. SETTING Maternity ultrasonography department of a district general hospital. SUBJECTS 8785 fetuses. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
A series of three cases is reported in which the diagnosis of thanatophoric dysplasia was reached at routine mid-trimester scanning in a District General Hospital. All three patients underwent termination of pregnancy with the diagnosis of thanatophoric dysplasia confirmed by postmortem radiographic and histological examinations. A review of the current(More)
PURPOSE Investigators have suggested that high cancer mortality rates among Native Hawaiians are due to fatalistic attitudes toward the disease, poor access to care, and lack of consideration of Native Hawaiian cultural values in Western approaches to healthcare. This study used qualitative methods to examine these factors in Native Hawaiian cancer(More)
Young (M = 22) and elderly volunteers (M = 74) participated in an ERP study that examined rule-based feature ion in the auditory modality. Stimuli were either a frequent ascending tone pair or an infrequent descending tone pair. Tone-pairs were presented under three conditions. Physical feature monaural (1 tone pair), feature monaural (10 tone pairs), and(More)
OBJECTIVE Our prespecified dose-response analyses of A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT) aim to provide practical guidance for clinicians on the timing, frequency, and amount of mobilization following acute stroke. METHODS Eligible patients were aged ≥18 years, had confirmed first (or recurrent) stroke, and were admitted to a stroke unit within 24(More)