The Mini-Mental State Examination and the WAIS-R were administered to 105 patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. MMSE scores correlated 0.83 with full scale IQ, which indicates that the MMSE may be a reasonable alternative measure of overall intellectual functioning in Alzheimer patients, for whom more extensive testing is impractical or… (More)
A risk assessment was performed to determine the health risks associated with the consumption of Canadian grade A eggs internally contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The distribution of the prevalence of contaminated eggs yielded an average of 1.7 per million from regulated laying flocks. The poorest storage and handling conditions for eggs represent… (More)
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Enteritidis dans les oeufs de table, elles ne sont pas incluses dans la présente évaluation, en raison principalement d'un manque d'information sur la prévalence des troupeaux et des pratiques de gestion des troupeaux.
This report challenges commonly held beliefs about the financial and medical impact of older Americans during their last months of life. Written by physicians specializing in geriatrics, the report offers a wealth of data to refute seven misconceptions that currently influence U.S. health care policies: (1) that the growing number of older people has been… (More)