Susan B. Smith

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Chronic metabolic acidosis increases urinary calcium excretion without altering intestinal calcium absorption, suggesting that bone mineral is the source of the additional urinary calcium. In vivo and in vitro studies have shown that metabolic acidosis causes a loss of mineral calcium while buffering the additional hydrogen ions. Previously, we studied(More)
The National Institutes of Health has proposed a roadmap for clinical research. Test projects of this roadmap include centralized data management for distributed research, the harmonization of clinical and research data, and the use of data standards throughout the research process. In 2003, RxNorm was named as a standard for codifying clinical drugs.(More)
Dormancy of hazel (Corylus avellana L.) seeds is alleviated by a chilling treatment during which cytological, hormonal, and biochemical changes occur. Phytic acid and phosphate mobilization have been examined during this treatment. Phytic acid accounted for 0.7% and up to 3.2% of dry weight in axiferous and cotyledonary tissue, respectively. Phytic acid(More)
Experiments were performed to identify the biophysical properties of store-operated Ca(2+) channels (SOC) in cultured human glomerular mesangial cells (MC). A fluorometric technique (fura 2) was utilized to monitor the change in intracellular calcium concentration ([Ca(2+)](i)) evoked by elevating external [Ca(2+)] from 10 nM to 1 mM (Delta[Ca(2+)]). Under(More)
A registration method that identifies bone geometry with respect to a robotic manipulator arm is presented. Although the method is generally applicable to many orthopaedic internal fixation procedures, it was only demonstrated for the insertion of pedicle screws in vertebral bodies for spine fixation. The method relies upon obtaining an impression of the(More)
Birds that migrate long distances between breeding and wintering grounds are challenged to find adequate stopover sites that can provide a high-quality source of nutrition in order to refuel quickly and continue on their migratory journeys. Wild fruits are a well-documented component in the diets of many passerines during autumn migration. Thus, fruit(More)
Scientific undergraduate research in higher education often yields positive outcomes for student and faculty member participants alike, with underrepresented students often showing even more substantial gains (academic, professional, and personal) as a result of the experience. Significant success can be realized when involving deaf and hard-of-hearing(More)
  • Chitra Mohla, Cinyon Reed, Peter Keesey, Heather Mckenzie, David Damico, Shelly Sital +19 others
  • 2013
Introduction Electronic health record (EHR) technology is available to over half of the nation's eligible professionals participating in the meaningful use program. Now in place, these systems need to be effectively utilized by health care providers and their staff so providers achieve the next step in healthcare transformation by changing clinical care(More)
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