The paper presents the kinematic analysis of motion segments of ten, humanlumbar spines. In order to achieve this objective, a spine fixture and a linkage transducer were designed. The spine fixture is capable of holding the motion segment in a prescribed plane of loading. With the designed fixture it becomes possible to apply three types of shear loads,… (More)
Cowpea bacterial blight (CoBB, Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vignicola, Xav) is the most important bacterial disease of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) because it prevalent in all major cowpea growing areas worldwide, and the use of host resistance is the primary method to control this disease. Genetic diversity and association analysis were conducted for CoBB… (More)
A model for psychosocial rehabilitation of hospitalized oncology patients, found to be effective in use with gynecologic cancer patients, is described. It is suggested that the contribution of mental health professionals to the health delivery system of an oncology ward is essential to the maintenance of comprehensive care.