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To provide an improved data base for predicting the soft-tissue changes that accompany mandibular advancement surgery, short- and long-term serial cephalograms from the records of eighteen patients were analyzed. Hard- and soft-tissue landmarks were located on serial tracings and later were reduced to rectangular X-Y coordinates for computer-generated(More)
OBJECTIVE A brief speech expression protocol that can be administered and scored without special training would aid in the differential diagnosis of the 3 principal forms of primary progressive aphasia (PPA): nonfluent/agrammatic PPA, logopenic variant PPA, and semantic variant PPA. METHODS We used a picture-description task to elicit a short speech(More)
  • J Haley
  • 1989
According to long-term follow-up studies of people diagnosed schizophrenic, one half to two thirds will become normal and be back in the community after a period of years. With evidence that schizophrenia is reversible, professions involved in social control and those doing therapy face new responsibilities. Therapists can approach psychotic symptoms(More)
To determine whether control of work hours (controllable lifestyle) was becoming an increasingly important factor in choices of specialties by medical students, data from three medical schools over the past ten, ten, and six years, respectively, were reviewed for the types of specialty training entered by students in the top 15% of their classes. Since(More)
Fifty-six specimens of gastric carcinoma were examined for the localization of HER-2/neu oncoprotein (HER-2/neu) and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) by immunohistochemistry using polyclonal antibodies on paraffin-embedded material. Strong membrane staining for HER-2/neu was noted in 14 cases (25%), all of which were of the intestinal type. Only(More)
Questionnaires were distributed to 346 fourth-year students in nine medical schools. The students were asked to state their selected specialty and to rank the importance that each of 25 influences, listed as questionnaire items, had had in making their choice of specialty. Factor analysis showed that particular items were significantly associated with(More)
In the fall of 1989, all graduates of a 30-year-old medical college were surveyed by questionnaire concerning their motivations for their original selections of specialties, motivations for changing their specialties when such changes had occurred, and factors involved in their current choices of specialties. The 723 respondents were grouped by specialty(More)
Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) have a motor disorder and cognitive difficulties, including difficulty with action verbs. However, the basis for the action verb impairment is unknown. Thirty-six participants with ALS and 22 with Parkinson’s disease (PD) were assessed on a simple, two-alternative forced-choice associativity judgment task,(More)