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The purpose of this research was to identify the factors which people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) believed contributed to their fatigue. A second purpose was to examine the relationships among identified factors and the sensation of fatigue. One hundred people with RA were asked to identify verbally factors which they believed contributed to their(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between stress factors, emotional stress and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity. Subjects (n = 101) confirmed to have RA completed the Daily Hassles Scale (DHS) to identify daily stress factors and the State/Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) as well as a visual analogue (VA) to measure(More)
The purposes of this research were to assess the cerebrovascular response of closed head-injured patients to a standardized endotracheal tube suctioning/manual hyperventilation (ETTS/MH) procedure and determine if a 5-minute rest period, following the ETTS/MH procedure, was sufficient in length to allow cerebrovascular parameters to return to(More)
The clinical neurologic assessment tool (CNA) is a 21-item instrument assessing response to verbal and tactile stimulation, ability to follow commands, muscle tone, body position, movement, chewing, and yawning in the patient with head trauma. The CNA was developed to detect subtle changes in the patients' neurologic status that may indicate transitions in(More)
The proximal truncus arteriosus of the lizard Trachydosaurus rugosus was studied with light-, fluorescence- and electron-microscopical techniques. Three vessels comprised the truncus; the pulmonary, left aortic, and carotico-aortic arteries. Right and left truncal nerves, each derived from the ipsilateral vagus nerve, innervated the truncus, particularly(More)
Power spectral analysis (PSA) was used to evaluate the longitudinal overnight electroencephalographic (EEG) sleep recordings of eight subjects, between the ages of 15 and 19 years, who had sustained a minor head injury (MHI). Recordings occurred within 72 h, 6 weeks, and 12 weeks following MHI. A conditioning night preceded the first study night during(More)
Fix in g m aln ut rit io n no w co ul d br in g ec on om ic be ne fit s ov er 10 0 ti m es as la rg e as th e co sts of in te rv en tio ns 165 million children globally are chronically malnourished. this not only causes the death of one child every 15 seconds but locks in lifelong problems for millions more. it's a huge problem – but also a huge(More)