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We evaluated the hypothesis that sodium-dependent vitamin C (ascorbate) transporters SVCT1 and SVCT2 (encoded by genes Slc23a1 and Slc23a2) regulate ascorbate concentrations in tissues of adult mice. Slc23a2+/- and Slc23a2+/+ mice were fed an ascorbate-free diet for 10-12 wk, and then segregated according to gender and genome, and were placed in groups of(More)
The purpose of this study was to explore a variety of characteristics of experienced Latino psychotherapists in an attempt to clarify elements of cultural competence. The sixty five subjects were from a sample of convenience recruited from mental health agencies serving predominantly Latino clients in the San Francisco Bay area. The first part of the study(More)
Unis is a nurse expert system prototype specifically designed to assist nurses caring for elderly, incontinent patients residing in nursing homes. Two studies measuring the performance level of UNIS were implemented. In the first study, results of sessions with UNIS on case studies of elderly, incontinent patients were compared to sessions with nurse(More)
In 2002-2003, the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) undertook a study of the future of informatics training. This project capitalized on the rapidly expanding interest in the role of computation in basic biological research, well characterized in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative(More)
The American Nurses Association (ANA) Cabinet on Nursing Practice mandated the formation of the Steering Committee on Databases to Support Clinical Nursing Practice. The Committee has established the process and the criteria by which to review and recommend nursing classification schemes based on the ANA Nursing Process Standards and elements contained in(More)