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Through adaptation, negative health effects can be prevented. the village of Point Hope enjoys one of the finest locations in Alaska for the harvest of subsistence resources, including fish, marine mammals, birds and caribou. This amazing place has allowed the Inupiat of Point Hope to flourish for centuries, and it is one of the oldest continuously occupied(More)
BACKGROUND Devices built by Glasoe and Klaue have been used in several studies to measure first ray mobility. Both devices measure sagittal motion of the first ray in a dorsal direction. The primary difference in the devices is the method of the load imposed. This study investigates whether first ray mobility measured with the Glasoe device is similar to(More)
BACKGROUND Although total contact casts are highly effective in the treatment of plantar ulcerations in patients with diabetes mellitus, they are not widely used. One reason for this lack of acceptance may be the difficulty in complying with an initial period of non-weight-bearing, as is generally recommended by physicians. We performed this study to assess(More)
PURPOSE Despite the availability of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for cancer pain, consistent integration of these principles into practice has not been achieved. The optimal method for implementing CPGs and the impact of guidelines on healthcare outcomes remain uncertain. This study evaluated the effect of an audit and feedback (A/F) intervention on(More)
The findings and conclusions in this document are those of the author(s), who are responsible for its contents; the findings and conclusions do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ. Therefore, no statement in this report should be construed as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The information in this(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the relationship between the educational preparation and career expectations of CLS students and their subsequent retention in the laboratory profession. DESIGN Survey participants were given a list of 32 tasks that may be expected of early career professionals. Participants were asked to rate their educational preparation(More)
  • S J Beck
  • 1994
OBJECTIVE To assess the educational preparation of clinical laboratory science (CLS) graduates using an approach that addresses the general education and professional components of the curriculum and includes multiple programs. DESIGN Survey of a convenience sample. SETTING Four CLS programs in North Carolina. PARTICIPANTS CLS graduates with one,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine managers' perceptions of the impact of teaching students on the clinical laboratory, including: productivity, costs, recruitment/new employee orientation, staff morale/attitude, and staff professionalism. Managers' views on responsibility for teaching and reasons for not having students were also determined. DESIGN Written survey,(More)
OBJECTIVE The study was undertaken to assess educators', practitioners', and managers' perceptions of the future job expectations of clinical laboratory scientists (CLSs) and their opinions on the skills that are expected of CLSs at entry-level and with experience. DESIGN Survey participants were given a list of 44 competencies related to clinical(More)