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Social capital and disaster preparedness among low income Mexican Americans in a disaster prone area.
Examination of social capital and its relationship to disaster preparedness has grown in prominence partially due to world-wide need to effectively respond to terrorist attacks, viral epidemics, or… Expand
Parameter Estimation for the Exponential-Normal Convolution Model for Background Correction of Affymetrix GeneChip Data
- Monnie McGee, Z. Chen
- Medicine, Computer Science
- Statistical applications in genetics and…
- 23 September 2006
There are many methods of correcting microarray data for non-biological sources of error. Authors routinely supply software or code so that interested analysts can implement their methods. Even with… Expand
An outcome analysis of endovascular versus open repair of blunt traumatic aortic injuries.
BACKGROUND Aortic injury is the second most common cause of death after blunt trauma. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) has been rapidly adopted as an alternative to the traditional open… Expand
A Longitudinal Study to Identify Laboratory Predictors of Liver Disease Outcome in Alagille Syndrome
- B. Kamath, P. Muñoz, +4 authors D. Piccoli
- Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and…
- 1 May 2010
Objectives: Liver disease in Alagille syndrome (AGS) is highly variable, ranging from biochemical abnormalities only to end-stage disease. It is not possible to predict whether a child with… Expand
The Argatroban and Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Stroke Study: Final Results of a Pilot Safety Study
Background and Purpose— Argatroban is a direct thrombin inhibitor that safely augments recanalization achieved by tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA) in animal stroke models. The Argatroban tPA… Expand
Endovascular treatment of hemodialysis access pseudoaneurysms.
OBJECTIVE Pseudoaneurysm (PSA) formation is a complication of hemodialysis access. Open repair requires PSA resection, interposition graft placement, and insertion of a catheter as a bridge.… Expand
Predictors of youth e-cigarette use susceptibility in a U.S. nationally representative sample.
- Elizabeth Y. Kwon, Dong-Chul Seo, H. Lin, Z. Chen
- Psychology, Medicine
- Addictive behaviors
- 22 February 2018
OBJECTIVES Given that nicotine is one of the most addictive substances and that adolescents who are exposed to nicotine via e-cigarettes can progress to conventional cigarette smoking, there is a… Expand
Intention to comply with mandatory hurricane evacuation orders among persons living along a coastal area.
- B. Reininger, Sartaj Raja Alam, +4 authors M. Rahbar
- Disaster medicine and public health preparedness
- 1 February 2013
OBJECTIVES We examined the intention to comply with mandatory hurricane evacuation orders among respondents living in coastal areas with pronounced poverty by demographic and location… Expand
Short report: Gender differences in tuberculosis notification in Pakistan.
- A. J. Codlin, S. Khowaja, +6 authors A. Khan
- The American journal of tropical medicine and…
- 1 September 2011
Worldwide, the male to female ratio of new smear-positive tuberculosis (TB) cases is approximately two to one. However, in Pakistan, this is not the case. Rates of notified TB cases are 20-30% higher… Expand
The emerging genomics and systems biology research lead to systems genomics studies
Synergistically integrating multi-layer genomic data at systems level not only can lead to deeper insights into the molecular mechanisms related to disease initiation and progression, but also can… Expand