Marilyn Hoskins

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in collaboration with While the fate of Africa's natural resources cannot be separated from the broader context of economic and development challenges, neither can Africa's economic and development future be separated from the management of its natural resources. Building on lessons learned from more than 20 years of natural resource–based development in(More)
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective longitudinal study of 434 consecutive pediatric patients who underwent surgical correction of scoliosis, while being monitored for positional brachial plexopathy. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of intermittent monitoring of ulnar nerve somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) for detecting brachial plexus injury caused(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quality of the medical evidence available to the clinician in the practice of hematology/oncology. METHODS We selected 14 neoplastic hematologic disorders and identified 154 clinically important patient management decision/interventions, ranging from initial treatment decisions to those made for the(More)
Sections of sartorius muscle from young adult (6 to 11 yr), adult (15 to 16 yr), and aged (over 20 yr) rhesus monkeys were stained for Ca, Mg-ATPase and succinic dehydrogenase (SDH) activities. Three fiber types-type 1 (slow-twitch oxidative), type 2A (fast-twitch oxidative-glycolytic), and type 2B (fast-twitch glycolytic)-were differentiated. There was a(More)
The metabolism of [1-14C]arachidonic acid [( 1-14C]AA) by washed platelets from macaques and human subjects was investigated. The results were as follows: At substrate levels of 1 microM, similar amounts of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), prostaglandin F2 alpha (PGF2 alpha), prostaglandin D2 (PGD2), and thromboxane A2 (TXA2), measured as thromboxane B2 (TXB2),(More)
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