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  • T Nishida
  • 1988
Grooming between female chimpanzees and their offspring was studied in the Mahale Mountains, Tanzania. Infants under 2 years of age rarely groomed their mothers, and mostly groomed accessible parts of their mother's bodies, if they did so. Most older adolescents reciprocated grooming with their mothers almost equally. Daughters appeared to mature socially(More)
  • T Nishida
  • 1980
Behaviors in relation with water are described in detail for wild chimpanzees of the Manhale Mountains, Tanzania: drinking, wading streams, feeding, responses to rain, etc. When the results are compared with those of Gombe National Park, some behavioral differences emerge: drinking directly from the lake, feeding on aquatic plants, back/shoulder rubbing(More)
OBJECTIVE Although the plaque characteristics have been recognized in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), the plaque spatial distribution is not well clarified. Using color-mapping intravascular ultrasound (iMAP-IVUS), we examined culprit lesions to clarify plaque morphology, composition and spatial distribution of the sites of potential(More)
OBJECTIVE Although communication among health providers has become a critical part of improving quality of care, few studies on this topic have been conducted in Japan. This study aimed to examine the reliability and validity of the Intensive Care Unit Nurse-Physician Questionnaire (ICU N-P-Q) for use among nurses and physicians in neonatal ICUs (NICUs) in(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the validity and reliability of the Sheffield Peer Review Assessment Tool (SPRAT) Japanese version for evaluating doctors' competencies using multisource feedback. METHODS SPRAT, originally developed in the UK, was translated and validated in three phases: (1) an existing Japanese version of SPRAT was back-translated into English; (2)(More)
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