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Analyze Glucose in Capillary Whole Blood, Hubert W. Vesper, Enada Archibold, Kimberly H. Porter, and Gary L. Myers ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Laboratory Sciences, Clinical Chemistry Branch, Atlanta, GA; 2 Battelle Memorial Institute, Atlanta, GA; * address correspondence to this author… (More)
BACKGROUND The American Diabetes Association recommends that people with diabetes use self-monitoring to control their blood glucose concentration. To assess the need for standardization, we evaluated the variability among 5 of the most common monitors: MediSense Precision Xtra, Ascencia Dex, Prestige Smart System, OneTouch Ultra, and Accu-Chek Advantage.… (More)
Rubber dam retainers can be modified easily in the dental office to enable the dentist to isolate teeth with difficult restorative problems with the rubber dam. Isolation with the rubber dam enhances visibility and access and gives the dentist the opportunity to render safe, restorative care of high quality to the patient.
With the increasing proliferation of materials and techniques for placement of posterior composite resin restorations, the dentist must have the information to make informed judgements on which to use in various clinical situations. This paper examines the advantages and disadvantages of each of three systems: 1) Direct, 2) Direct/Indirect and 3) Indirect.… (More)