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Central Autonomic Dysfunction Following Acquired Brain Injury in Children
This study describes the characteristics of children who had central autonomic dys function (CAD) after acquired brain injury. CAD was defined as an unexplained increase in body temperature, bloodExpand
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Increased reach and effectiveness of a statewide tobacco quitline after the addition of access to free nicotine replacement therapy
Background: Tobacco users receiving behavioural and pharmacological assistance are more likely to quit. Although telephone quitlines provide population access to counselling, few offerExpand
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Utilization of Smoking Cessation Informational, Interactive, and Online Community Resources as Predictors of Abstinence: Cohort Study
Background The association between greater utilization of Web-assisted tobacco interventions and increased abstinence rates is well recognized. However, there is little information on how utilizationExpand
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Preparation for practice in internal medicine. A study of ten years of residency graduates.
To evaluate the adequacy of preparation for medical practice, we surveyed 320 internal medicine program graduates. The 210 respondents gave their perceptions regarding preparation in training andExpand
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The comparative effectiveness of clinic, work-site, phone, and Web-based tobacco treatment programs.
INTRODUCTION Tobacco treatment programs may be offered in clinical settings, at work-sites, via telephone helplines, or over the Internet. Little comparative data exist regarding the real-worldExpand
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Frequency of MMPI two-point code types among sex offenders.
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Early enteral feeding does not attenuate metabolic response after blunt trauma.
Enteral feeding very early after trauma has been hypothesized to attenuate the stress response and to improve patient outcome. We tested this hypothesis in a prospective, randomized clinical trial inExpand
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Improving undergraduate STEM education: The efficacy of discipline-based professional development
Effective teaching practices are more common in courses taught by faculty who spend time learning about teaching. We sought to determine whether instructional practices used by undergraduate facultyExpand
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Professionalism and Communication in the Intensive Care Unit: Reliability and Validity of a Simulated Family Conference
Objective: An Objective Structured Clinical Exam was designed to assess physician’s ability to discuss end-of-life (EOL) and disclose iatrogenic complications (DOC) with family members of intensiveExpand
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A multi-institutional study of the Family Conference Objective Structured Clinical Exam: a reliable assessment of professional communication.
BACKGROUND To test the value of a simulated Family Conference Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) for resident assessment purposes, we examined the generalizability and construct validity ofExpand
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