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Currently in Western Australia (WA) there is no requirement for dentists to participate in continuing professional development (CPD). The aim of this study was to determine the participation pattern of dentists in WA in CPD activities. Data was collated regarding registrants for courses conducted by the University Continuing Dental Education Committee.… (More)
BACKGROUND/AIM There is little epidemiological research regarding dental trauma in Australia. Previous research has largely focused on specific sub-populations with data not necessarily applicable to a general rural Australian population. Studies from other countries have presented variable data and the relevance of their findings to the Australian setting… (More)
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Various methods are used to evaluate irrigants. The primary aim was to develop a model for preliminary testing of potential irrigants. The second aim was to investigate the effect of bicarbonate soda on smear layer by comparing it with ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid with cetrimide (EDTAC) and sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl). Extracted human single-canal teeth… (More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the outcomes of a Medicare population who participated in a program combining digital health with human coaching for diabetes risk reduction. METHOD People at risk for diabetes enrolled in a program combining digital health with human coaching. Participation and health outcomes were examined at 16 weeks and 6 and 12 months. RESULTS… (More)
Computing accurate approximations to the perimeter of an ellipse is a favourite problem of mathematicians, attracting luminaries such as Ramanujan [1, 2, 3]. As is well known, the perimeter, , of an ellipse with semimajor axis a and semiminor axis b can be expressed exactly as a complete elliptic integral of the second kind, which can also be written as a… (More)
The vancomycin pharmacokinetic profile was characterized in six pediatric patients and the potential of nonlinear mixed effects modeling and Bayesian forecasting for vancomycin monitoring was explored using NONMEM V (1.1). Based on steady state serial vancomycin concentrations, the estimates of mean t1/2, Vd, and Cl derived by the Sawchuk and Zaske method… (More)