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The aim of the study was to investigate the novel endoscopic findings in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) under narrow-band imaging (NBI) and to determine the reliability of screening NPC by NBI. A total of 79 adults underwent nasopharyngeal biopsy. We proposed five distinctly different findings that need to be examined by NBI: Type I: brownish spots, Type(More)
Reminiscence therapy is an independent nursing intervention that may be helpful in maintaining or improving self-esteem and life satisfaction for the elderly, but the effects of reminiscence therapy are difficult to measure. For a greater understanding of reminiscence as a nursing therapeutic, this article reviewed the developmental history and theoretical(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the value of narrowband imaging (NBI) screening for the early detection of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in patients who have received treatment and to assess the impact of radiotherapy on detection rates. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS From July 1, 2007, through(More)
BACKGROUND Physical activity trends have a negative correlation between age and level of activity. Older adults with chronic diseases because of a preponderance of health problems often have difficulty achieving recommended physical activity levels. Lower levels of physical activity among older women have also been reported. Therefore, knowledge that could(More)