Sara M Martino

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Previous studies have investigated the potential harmful effects of pro-eating disorder (ED) websites. Websites, such as personal blogs, may contain eating disorder content that may hold important information as well and must be considered. Fifteen blogs hosted by the site “Tumblr” were qualitatively analyzed. Each blog owner was anonymous and all were(More)
Thanks to its huge water storage capacity, Norway has an excess of energy generation at annual scale, although significant regional disparity exists. On average, the Mid-Norway region has an energy deficit and needs to import more electricity than it exports. We show that this energy deficit can be reduced with an increase in wind generation and(More)
To examine perceptions of people with visible piercings 105 undergraduate students from four different courses on campus (85 women, 20 men; M age=20.0 yr., SD=3.4) were randomly assigned to rate a photograph of a women with or without piercings on her eyebrow, ear, lip, and nose on 13 characteristics. Analysis indicated the model with visible piercings was(More)
Rapid advances in gastroenterology challenge those professionals active in the field to keep abreast of the state of the art. Other hospital nursing professionals who care for GI patients also need to be aware of how their roles are being changed by these advances. This paper describes the development of an educational program for these professionals. An(More)
While preventing cross-infection has always been important, the current epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus has brought about a greater awareness that infection control standards should be the same regardless of the practice setting. This article discusses infection control practices in office endoscopy including cleaning of endoscopes and the issues(More)
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