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Many methodologies have been used in research to identify the “intrinsic” subtypes of breast cancer commonly known as Luminal A, Luminal B, HER2-Enriched (HER2-E) and Basal-like. The PAM50 gene set is often used for gene expression-based subtyping; however, surrogate subtyping using panels of immunohistochemical (IHC) markers are still widely used(More)
resource to facilitate future studies that relate human genetic variation to health and disease. The Project raises many ethical issues because it will allow researchers to compare patterns of variation among both individuals and populations. Throughout the Project, ethicists and social scientists have worked collaboratively with geneticists to address(More)
The popularity of direct or systematic social observation as a method to evaluate the mechanisms by which neighborhood environments impact health and contribute to health disparities is growing. The development of measures with adequate inter-rater and test-retest reliability is essential for this research. In this paper, based on our experiences conducting(More)
BACKGROUND Computer tailoring and personalizing recommendations for dietary health-promoting behaviors are in accordance with community-based participatory research (CBPR) principles, which emphasizes research that benefits the participants and community involved. OBJECTIVE To describe the CBPR process utilized to computer-generate and disseminate(More)
Soil can be a significant source of preharvest contamination of produce by pathogens. Demand for natural pesticides such as essential oils for organic farming continues to increase. We examined the antimicrobial activity of several essential oils against Escherichia coli O157:H7 in soil. Two essential oils (cinnamaldehyde and eugenol), two bio-pesticides(More)
THE CENTRALITY OF LEARNING TO CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT 464 History 465 MICROGENETIC METHODS FOR STUDYING LEARNING 469 Essential Properties 469 Applicability 469 History 471 Methodological Issues 472 OVERLAPPING WAVES THEORY 477 THE NEW FIELD OF CHILDREN’S LEARNING 480 Variability 480 Basic Empirical Phenomena 480 Inf luences of Child and Environment 484(More)
Currently, 1.6 million elderly and dis­ abled people receive care in about 17,000 nursing homes across the United States. In 1987, Congress passed major nursing home reforms that defined the role of the State survey and certification process in deter­ mining the compliance of nursing homes with Federal standards. In 1998, the President announced new steps(More)
Nursing today has become very task-oriented and many nurses and patients are realizing the lack of care within the healthcare environment. “Nursing is known as a scientific profession based on research, theory, and concepts – centered on the art of caring and focused on health care outcomes” (Jasmine, 2009, p. 415). Caring is a conscious and purposeful(More)
The following paper is a critique of the research article, “The Use of Personal Digital Assistants at the Point of Care in an Undergraduate Nursing Program” (Goldsworthy, Lawrence, and Goodman, 2006). The purpose of this critique is to evaluate the content within each section of the article. The critique is guided by Nieswiadomy’s research critique(More)