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Low-dose enzyme replacement therapy for Gaucher's disease: effects of age, sex, genotype, and clinical features on response to treatment.
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It is confirmed that a low-dose/high-frequency regimen of alglucerase was as effective as a high- dose/low-frequency protocol in the treatment of Gaucher's disease, even in the severely ill. Expand
The Wounded Healer as Cultural Archetype
In their article "The Wounded Healer as Cultural Archetype" Galia Benziman, Ruth Kannai, and Ayesha Ahmad discuss the topos of the wounded healer, a concept of an archetypal dynamic coined by Jung toExpand
Adult-type Gaucher disease in children: genetics, clinical features and enzyme replacement therapy.
TLDR
Correlation was found between the genotypes and the severity of the disease, including growth retardation, and a positive response was documented in all 9 patients who completed 12 months of the recently-introduced enzyme replacement therapy for Gaucher disease. Expand
Munchausen by mommy.
  • R. Kannai
  • Medicine
  • Families, systems & health : the journal of…
  • 1 March 2009
TLDR
Only careful inspection by the medical teams, dialogue and co-operation can bring to an end the harmful behavior of Sarah, the loving mother of Joy, which damages her daughter's health and exposes her to the dangers of sophisticated medical interventions. Expand
Modeling the Evolution of Legal Discretion - An Artificial Intelligence Approach
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The notion of legal or judicial discretion, and weaker and stronger forms of discretion, is examined, and three independent axes are observed: bounded and unbounded, defined and undefined, and binary and continuous are observed. Expand
[METHODS FOR BURNOUT PREVENTION AND THEIR IMPLEMENTATION IN THE COURSE FOR FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS IN BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV].
TLDR
There is a need to step up interventions and build a research and follow-up program to assess the short and long-term outcomes of these experiences on the physicians' well-being and patients' safety. Expand
Prenatal panel screening considerations for non-neuronopathic Gaucher disease in the Ashkenazi-Jewish population.
TLDR
Increasing medical and public awareness and knowledge of the disease, its prognosis and treatment options may reduce the rate of under-informed abortions associated with prenatal screening for Gaucher disease. Expand
Intelligent Computer Evaluation of Offender’s Previous Record
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The determination of the parameters involved in the evaluation, and the construction of a decision support system to be used by a judge about to pass sentence in a criminal case are described. Expand
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