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OBJECTIVE To report the results of a dose-response study using a novel photorejuvenation regimen consisting of intense pulsed light-activated photodynamic therapy and radiofrequency energy in patients with Fitzpatrick skin types I through III. METHODS A combination intense pulsed light and radiofrequency device (Syneron Medical Ltd, Yokneam, Israel) was(More)
The objective was to evaluate foodborne outbreaks of undetermined aetiology by comparing them to pathogen-specific epidemiologic profiles of laboratory-confirmed foodborne outbreaks. National foodborne outbreak data reported to CDC during 1982-9 were categorized by clinico-epidemiologic profiles based on incubation, duration, percent vomiting, fever and(More)
Peer influence and peer selection have both been linked to the smoking behavior of adolescents. The present investigation uses social network analysis methodology to explore the simultaneous effects of both processes on adolescent smoking and smoking susceptibility over two time periods. Results suggest the effects of friendship selection in 6th grade on(More)
BACKGROUND Determining whether a linear catheter radio frequency (RF) ablation lesion is transmural may be difficult, especially during atrial fibrillation. We hypothesized that changes in pacing thresholds and electrogram amplitude during atrial fibrillation and sinus rhythm could be used to assess whether a radiofrequency ablation resulted in transmural(More)
Preservation of the middle nasal vault has increasingly become a topic of interest and concern in rhinoplasty. Modification of the nasal dorsum with traditional techniques may create unfavorable cosmetic results and adverse functional sequelae due to collapse of the middle nasal vault. Nasal dorsal reduction invariably involves separating the upper lateral(More)
The present study explored the relationship between Facebook (FB) users' self-monitoring and self-reported FB honesty and the content of users' profiles. It was anticipated that high self-monitors would construct a more extraverted profile and honest FB users would construct a more conscientious profile. A content analysis of 53 cues on participants' FB(More)
Allyn Lueders (PhD University of Kansas) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at East Texas Baptist University. Her research interests include interpersonal and nonverbal communication in online contexts, social media, and social support. [ Abstract To extend research on online impression formation and warranting theory, the(More)