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Music, memory, and Alzheimer's disease: is music recognition spared in dementia, and how can it be assessed?
Despite intriguing and suggestive clinical observations, no formal research has assessed the possible sparing of musical recognition and memory in Alzheimer's dementia (AD). A case study is presentedExpand
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A tale of two diseases: the history of inflammatory bowel disease.
'Inflammatory bowel disease' (IBD) sounds like a straightforward term - a disease of inflammation in the bowel. However, the history of IBD reveals a story of a nefariously complex set of idiopathicExpand
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History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction
List of Illustrations List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction: Heroes and Villains in the History of Medicine The Fabricated Body: History of Anatomy Interrogating Life: History of PhysiologyExpand
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Memory for Melodies and Lyrics in Alzheimer's Disease
this research addressed the question: is musical memory preserved in dementia, specifically, dementia of the Alzheimer type (AD)? Six tests involving different aspects of melody and languageExpand
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The impact of single-payer health care on physician income in Canada, 1850-2005.
  • J. Duffin
  • Business, Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 20 September 2011
This study traces the average net income of Canadian physicians over 150 years to determine the impact of medicare. It also compares medical income in Canada to that in the United States. SourcesExpand
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Ten-year experience with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe respiratory failure.
In the last ten years, 17 patients with respiratory failure refractory to standard ventilator therapy have been treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at the Toronto GeneralExpand
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To see with a better eye
A solution to get the problem off, have you found it? Really? What kind of solution do you resolve the problem? From what sources? Well, there are so many questions that we utter every day. No matterExpand
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Exceptional Preservation of Memory for Tunes and Lyrics
Four elderly persons with neurologic impairments of differing etiology and differing cognitive profiles presented unexpected patterns of memory for tunes and song lyrics. Impairments includedExpand
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Professional and popular medicine in France, 1770–1830. The social world of medical practice
  • J. Duffin
  • Computer Science
  • Medical History
  • 1 October 1989
MATTHEWRAMSEY, Professionalandpopularmedicine in France, 1770-1830. Thesocialworld ofmedicalpractice, Cambridge History ofMedicine, Cambridge University Press, 1988, 8vo, pp. xvii, 406, illus.,Expand
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