weights and measures

Summary

Summary: A unit or standard of measurement. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A drink is a drink? Variation in the amount of alcohol contained in beer, wine and spirits drinks in a US methodological sample
    William C Kerr
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:2015-21. 2005
  2. pmc Units of measure in clinical information systems
    G Schadow
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 2859, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:151-62. 1999
  3. ncbi Quantitative MR analyses of the hippocampus: unspecific metabolic changes in aging
    Andras Szentkuti
    Dept of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Str 44, 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurol 251:1345-53. 2004
  4. ncbi Explicit and objective scoring criteria for the taylor complex figure test
    Nesrine Awad
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 145 Jean Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1N 6N5 6N5
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:405-15. 2004
  5. ncbi Planning abilities and the Tower of London: is this task measuring a discrete cognitive function?
    J M Unterrainer
    Department of Psychology, Neuropsychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:846-56. 2004
  6. ncbi Neurocognitive functioning is associated with employment status: a quantitative review
    A D Kalechstein
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:1186-91. 2003
  7. ncbi Fractionating impulsivity: contrasting effects of central 5-HT depletion on different measures of impulsive behavior
    Catharine A Winstanley
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1331-43. 2004
  8. ncbi Development of WAIS-III General Ability Index Minus WMS-III memory discrepancy scores
    Rael T Lange
    Riverview Hospital, Department of Research, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:382-95. 2006
  9. ncbi Intra-individual measures of association in neuropsychology: inferential methods for comparing a single case with a control or normative sample
    John R Crawford
    Department of Psychology, King s College, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:989-1000. 2003
  10. ncbi The random number generation task: psychometric properties and normative data of an executive function task in a mixed sample
    Maarten Peters
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:626-34. 2007

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Publications203 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A drink is a drink? Variation in the amount of alcohol contained in beer, wine and spirits drinks in a US methodological sample
    William C Kerr
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:2015-21. 2005
    ..Empirically based estimates of the mean alcohol content of beer, wine and spirits drinks from a national sample of US drinkers are not currently available...
  2. pmc Units of measure in clinical information systems
    G Schadow
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 2859, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:151-62. 1999
    ..The authors therefore developed a code for units that is much more complete and free from ambiguities...
  3. ncbi Quantitative MR analyses of the hippocampus: unspecific metabolic changes in aging
    Andras Szentkuti
    Dept of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Str 44, 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurol 251:1345-53. 2004
    ..The metabolic changes are unspecific as they are not restricted to the hippocampus but equally occur in measures obtained from extrahippocampal temporal lobe regions...
  4. ncbi Explicit and objective scoring criteria for the taylor complex figure test
    Nesrine Awad
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 145 Jean Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1N 6N5 6N5
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:405-15. 2004
    ..The present study also reveals the limitations of the use of the Taylor and the Rey in test-retest situations but suggests that administering the Taylor first would improve the comparability of the two figures in a test-retest situation...
  5. ncbi Planning abilities and the Tower of London: is this task measuring a discrete cognitive function?
    J M Unterrainer
    Department of Psychology, Neuropsychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:846-56. 2004
    ..These result suggest that the Tower of London assesses predominantly planning and problem solving and could not be explained by other cognitive domains...
  6. ncbi Neurocognitive functioning is associated with employment status: a quantitative review
    A D Kalechstein
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:1186-91. 2003
    ..These findings support the ecological validity of neurocognitive assessment...
  7. ncbi Fractionating impulsivity: contrasting effects of central 5-HT depletion on different measures of impulsive behavior
    Catharine A Winstanley
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1331-43. 2004
    ..However, not all measures of impulsivity appear to be uniformly affected by 5-HT depletion, or correlate with each other, supporting the suggestion that impulsivity is not a unitary construct...
  8. ncbi Development of WAIS-III General Ability Index Minus WMS-III memory discrepancy scores
    Rael T Lange
    Riverview Hospital, Department of Research, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:382-95. 2006
    ..e., stratified and non-stratified). These tables provide valuable data for clinical reference purposes to determine the frequency of GAI-IMI, GAI-GMI, and GAI-DMI discrepancy scores in the WAIS-III/WMS-III standardization sample...
  9. ncbi Intra-individual measures of association in neuropsychology: inferential methods for comparing a single case with a control or normative sample
    John R Crawford
    Department of Psychology, King s College, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:989-1000. 2003
    ..Worked examples of the statistical methods are provided using data from a clinical case and controls. A computer program (for PCs) that implements the methods is described and made available...
  10. ncbi The random number generation task: psychometric properties and normative data of an executive function task in a mixed sample
    Maarten Peters
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:626-34. 2007
    ..It primarily taps executive subfunctions (i.e., inhibition, updating, and monitoring), which are affected by psychopathological or neurological deficits...
  11. ncbi Number processing and calculation--normative data from healthy adults
    M Delazer
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Neuropsychol 17:331-50. 2003
    ..The battery is easy to administer and does not require special materials or equipment...
  12. ncbi The development and preliminary validation of a brief measure of chronic pain impact for use in the general population
    Linda S Ruehlman
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Box 871104, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Pain 113:82-90. 2005
    ..In view of its strong psychometric properties, the PCP:S has the potential to serve as a brief, cost-effective assessment tool for identifying individuals whose chronic pain merits more detailed psychosocial evaluation...
  13. ncbi Comparison of adult age differences in verbal and visuo-spatial memory: the importance of 'pure', parallel and validated measures
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:341-56. 2006
    ..They also emphasize the importance of using 'pure', parallel and validated measures of verbal and visuo-spatial memory in memory ageing research...
  14. ncbi New scores for the Category Test: measures of interference for subtests 5 and 6
    Jeffrey S Webster
    Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:678-94. 2006
    ..In addition, we have evidence that our new measures may be selectively sensitive to frontal system dysfunction...
  15. ncbi Validity and reliability of an inpatient severity of psychiatric illness measure
    Bentson H McFarland
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland OR 97239, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:102-8. 2005
    ..The measure is appropriate for retrospective severity assessment and may also be useful for pre-admission screening...
  16. ncbi Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale-Electronic Version: first examination of reliability, validity, and incremental utility
    Yana Suchy
    University of Utah, Department of Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 19:4-26. 2005
    ..Overall, the results demonstrate the feasibility of converting the BDS into an electronic instrument and support continued research and development of this instrument...
  17. ncbi Comparison of quality of life measures in heart failure
    Susan J Bennett
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Nurs Res 52:207-16. 2003
    ..Although numerous health-related quality-of-life instruments are available to measure patients' quality of life, few studies have compared these measures directly to determine how they function in the same group of patients...
  18. pmc The Montgomery Asberg and the Hamilton ratings of depression: a comparison of measures
    Thomas J Carmody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX 75390 9086, United States
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:601-11. 2006
    ..An HRSD(17) of 7 corresponded to an 8 or 9 on the MADRS and 4 on the HRSD(6). The MADRS would be superior to the HRSD(17) in the conduct of clinical trials...
  19. ncbi Functional activities characteristics of shoulder complex movements: Exploration with a 3-D electromagnetic measurement system
    Jiu Jenq Lin
    School of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman s University, Houston, TX, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:199-210. 2005
    ..62 to 0.50, p < 0.05). Correlation results indicated that elderly subjects have a greater potential for serratus anterior muscle weakness and shoulder capsule tightness...
  20. ncbi Developing two different measures for assessing knowledge of and attitudes toward epilepsy for the Turkish population
    Nuran Aydemir
    Department of Psychology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Epilepsy Behav 12:84-9. 2008
    ..31% of the variance. Cronbach's alpha was found to be 0.84. Additionally, it was found that subjects with more knowledge of epilepsy had more positive attitudes toward epilepsy (r = .36, P<0.01)...
  21. ncbi Developing a measure to assess attitudes toward epilepsy in the US population
    Colleen A Diiorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:965-75. 2004
    ..The results of these analyses provided evidence for reliability and construct validity of the instrument. Additional tests of the reliability, validity, and factor structure of the scales are necessary to refine the instrument...
  22. ncbi Impairments in precision grip correlate with functional measures in adult hemiplegia
    Michelle N McDonnell
    Research Centre for Human Movement Control, Discipline of Physiology, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1474-80. 2006
    ..Analysis of a precision grip-lift task provides measures to assess functional disability of the hand, but the correlation between these measures and accepted tests of motor function in stroke patients has not been established...
  23. ncbi Suppressed working memory on the WMS-III as a marker for poor effort
    Rael T Lange
    Riverview Hospital, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:294-305. 2006
    ..These results suggest that memory-WMI discrepancy scores on the WMS-III do not provide clinically useful information regarding response set and should be used cautiously as an indicator of poor effort...
  24. ncbi Reliability and gender differences of static explosive grip parameters based on force-time curves
    S Demura
    Department of Physical Education, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 43:28-35. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability and gender differences of static explosive grip (SEG) parameters based on force-time curves...
  25. ncbi Victoria Symptom Validity Test scores of patients with profound memory impairment: nonlitigants case studies
    Daniel J Slick
    Department of Psychology, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 17:390-4. 2003
    ..These data add to the literature suggesting that the VSVT is insensitive to genuine neurologically-based memory impairment and provide an additional floor-level clinical benchmark against which to compare the performance of litigants...
  26. ncbi Relations between cognitive abilities and measures of executive functioning
    Timothy A Salthouse
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:532-45. 2005
    ..These results raise questions about the extent to which neuropsychological tests of executive functioning measure a distinct dimension of variation in normal adults...
  27. ncbi Measuring the executive regulation of emotion with self-rating scales in a nonclinical population
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    J Gen Psychol 134:101-11. 2007
    ..The findings corroborated those of other methodologies, supporting the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale (FrSBe) as a valid tool to measure prefrontal function in nonclinical populations...
  28. ncbi Psychometrically matched measures of global cognition, memory, and executive function for assessment of cognitive decline in older persons
    Dan Mungas
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Neuropsychology 17:380-92. 2003
    ..Association of measures with quantitative structural magnetic resonance imaging variables followed expected patterns. This approach to scale development may have applications for other neuropsychological assessment problems...
  29. ncbi Rating scale for psychogenic movement disorders: scale development and clinimetric testing
    Vanessa K Hinson
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Mov Disord 20:1592-7. 2005
    ..The PMD scale adequately captures the complex movements of PMDs and can be used to assess PMDs and test the efficacy of intervention strategies...
  30. ncbi Patient-validated content of a Greek version of the Quality of Life in Epilepsy Inventory (QOLIE-89) combined with individualized measures
    Socrates Panayides
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 5:367-79. 2004
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  31. ncbi Comparing patients' predicted test scores from a regression equation with their obtained scores: a significance test and point estimate of abnormality with accompanying confidence limits
    John R Crawford
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychology 20:259-71. 2006
    ..Monte Carlo simulations confirm the validity of the methods, and computer programs that implement them are described and made available...
  32. doi Psychometric properties of the Hurricane Coping Self-Efficacy measure following Hurricane Katrina
    Amanda D Hyre
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:562-7. 2008
    ..The HCSE measure exhibited excellent internal consistency, external validity and repeatability after Hurricane Katrina...
  33. ncbi Beyond alpha: an empirical examination of the effects of different sources of measurement error on reliability estimates for measures of individual differences constructs
    Frank L Schmidt
    Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Psychol Methods 8:206-24. 2003
    ..J. Cronbach, 1951), which fails to assess transient error, leads to overestimates of reliability and undercorrections for biases due to measurement error...
  34. ncbi [Weighing precision of filters used in dust measurements: repeatability and reproducibility]
    Grazyna Stroszejn-Mrowca
    Zakład Srodowiskowych Zagrozeń Zdrowia, Pracownia Aerozoli, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy im prof dra med I Nofera w Lodzi
    Med Pr 57:257-62. 2006
    ..It should be emphasized that the weighing precision decides about the precision of measured inhaled and respirable dust concentrations...
  35. ncbi Inter- and intraoperator reliability of brain tissue measures using magnetic resonance imaging
    Gaku Okugawa
    Dept of Neuropsychiatry, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:301-6. 2003
    ..971 and 0.999. The segmentation and measurement are useful for volumetric studies in the human brain using BRAINS...
  36. ncbi Metric attributes of the unified Parkinson's disease rating scale 3.0 battery: part II, construct and content validity
    Maria João Forjaz
    Neuroepidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Mov Disord 21:1892-8. 2006
    ..3% (UPDRS Motor Examination). In conclusion, while the modified H&Y, S&E, and UPDRS displayed satisfactory construct validity, the content validity of all scales except UPDRS Motor Examination failed to attain adequate standards...
  37. ncbi Rule-of-thumb adjustment of sample sizes to accommodate dropouts in a two-stage analysis of repeated measurements
    John E Overall
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 15:1-11. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi Accuracy and repeatability of weighing for occupational hygiene measurements: results from an inter-laboratory comparison
    Peter Stacey
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:693-9. 2002
    ..These data are useful in estimating the likely accuracy of measurements from a laboratory where good analytical practices exist...
  39. ncbi Number processing after stroke: anatomoclinical correlations in oral and written codes
    Eugene Mayer
    Neuropsychology Unit, Neurological Clinic, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:899-912. 2003
    ..These results stress the close correlation, but relative independence between calculation and language, as well as a dissociated sensitivity of oral and digital processing to brain lesions...
  40. ncbi Quantitative measurement of cortical surface features in localization-related temporal lobe epilepsy
    Temitayo Oyegbile
    Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:729-37. 2004
    ..g., surface cerebral spinal fluid). These findings are related to the literature regarding morphometric changes associated with temporal lobe epilepsy and normal aging...
  41. ncbi Numbers and space: a cognitive illusion?
    Maria Dolores de Hevia
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi Milano Bicocca, Edificio U6 Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126, Milano, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 168:254-64. 2006
    ..This seems to operate in a categorical fashion ("small/large"), and to be congruent with the assumption that relatively large numbers are associated with the right side of a mental representational space...
  42. ncbi Prenatal alcohol exposure assessment: multiple embedded measures in a prenatal questionnaire
    Larry Burd
    North Dakota Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center, School of Medicine and the Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, 501 N Columbia Road, Grand Forks, ND 58203, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 25:675-9. 2003
    ..The data from prenatal care can also be used for maternal risk stratification. Early identification can provide opportunity for early interventions to decrease total exposure during pregnancy and to improve the outcome for the child...
  43. ncbi A similarity measure for case based reasoning modeling with temporal abstraction based on cross-correlation
    Florian Hartge
    Institute for Medical Biometry and Informatics, Department Medical Informatics, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 81:41-8. 2006
    ..Such an approach might help to considerably reduce the problem of false alarms which hampers most existing alerting systems for medication errors or impending ADEs...
  44. ncbi Self-defense and martial arts evaluation for college women: preliminary validation of perceptions of dangerous situations scale
    Patricia Paulsen Hughes
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater 74078, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 74:153-64. 2003
    ..Reliability was established through alpha coefficients. The PDSS, when used with university women, offers promising measurement opportunities in self-defense and martial arts settings...
  45. ncbi Test-retest reliability of lifting and carrying in a 2-day functional capacity evaluation
    M F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30002, 9750 RA Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 12:269-75. 2002
    ..It was concluded that test-retest reliability of lifting and carrying was good, and the need for a 2-day protocol could not be confirmed...
  46. ncbi Clinical gait and balance scale (GABS): validation and utilization
    Madhavi Thomas
    Parkinson s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin Street no 1801, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurol Sci 217:89-99. 2004
    ..We have shown concurrent validity with two computerized gait analysis instruments. We expect GABS to have a particular utility in clinical trials designed to modify functional impairment associated with abnormalities in gait and balance...
  47. ncbi Retinal thickness analysis(RTA): an objective method to assess and quantify the retinal thickness in healthy controls and in diabetics without diabetic retinopathy
    Peter Fritsche
    Department of Ophthalmology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Retina 22:768-71. 2002
    ..Since it has been shown that photocoagulation is indicated in patients with diabetic macular edema, quantitative and objective assessment of retinal thickness is of clinical importance...
  48. ncbi COMFORT scale: a reliable and valid method to measure the amount of stress of ventilated preterm infants
    J M Wielenga
    Neonatology Department, Academic Medical Centre Emma Children s Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neonatal Netw 23:39-44. 2004
    ..Assessment of clinimetric properties and diagnostic quality of a stress measurement scale (COMFORT scale)...
  49. ncbi Mechanical force spinal manipulation increases trunk muscle strength assessed by electromyography: a comparative clinical trial
    Stephen M Perle
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:345; author reply 345-7. 2002
  50. ncbi Building a better quality measure: are some patients with 'poor quality' actually getting good care?
    Eve A Kerr
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Med Care 41:1173-82. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi Ketamine and postoperative pain--a quantitative systematic review of randomised trials
    Nadia Elia
    EBCAP Institute Evidence Based Critical care, Anaesthesia and Pain treatment, Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Pain 113:61-70. 2005
    ..49 (95%CI 0.18-12.6), NNH 286. Despite many published randomised trials, the role of ketamine, as a component of perioperative analgesia, remains unclear...
  52. ncbi Evaluation of a clinical performance assessment tool (CPAT) within a critical care context
    Fenella Gill
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, WA
    Aust Crit Care 19:105-13. 2006
    ..However, the link with the ACCCN competencies remains evident, and this indirectly further supports the utility of having nationally agreed standards for professional practice within specialty areas...
  53. ncbi Further development and validation of the Occupational Fatigue Exhaustion Recovery (OFER) scale
    Peter C Winwood
    School of Psychology, University of South Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 48:381-9. 2006
    ..Refinement of the Occupational Fatigue Exhaustion Recovery (OFER) scale...
  54. ncbi Translation and validation of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale into Chinese
    Xiaona Dai
    Zhejiang University s Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Hangzhou, China
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:350-6. 2003
    ..The results from this study are the first to examine the psychometric characteristics of the Chinese version BSES administered in a hospital postnatally and provide further evidence of the reliability and validity of the instrument...
  55. ncbi A cross-validation of safety climate scale using confirmatory factor analytic approach
    Dong Chul Seo
    Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, HPER 116, 1025 E 7th Street, Bloomington 47405 7109, USA
    J Safety Res 35:427-45. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi Sensorimotor memory and grip force control: does grip force anticipate a self-produced weight change when drinking with a straw from a cup?
    Dennis A Nowak
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology and Clinical Neuropsychology Research Group, Academic Hospital Munchen Bogenhausen, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 18:2883-92. 2003
    ..Our data support the hypothesis that the sensorimotor system planning and processing predictive fingertip force can operate independently of higher-level cognitive and perceptual systems...
  57. ncbi Independence between the amount and structure of variability at low force levels
    Jacob J Sosnoff
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Neurosci Lett 392:165-9. 2006
    ..Overall, the findings provide evidence that the amount and structure of motor variability can be influenced by separate control processes at low force levels...
  58. ncbi Asymmetry of the discrimination function for temporal durations in human subjects
    Jiri Wackermann
    Department of Empirical and Analytical Psychophysics, Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Mental Health, Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 66:245-54. 2006
    ..Model-based estimates of the internal time representation loss rate, derived from the present data, are in a good agreement with values obtained from earlier studies on duration reproduction...
  59. ncbi Neonatal behavioral assessment scale as a predictor of later developmental disabilities of low birth-weight and/or premature infants
    Shohei Ohgi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 12 4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
    Brain Dev 25:313-21. 2003
    ..The NBAS could help clinicians to develop a management protocol for infants at risk for developmental disabilities as well as to identify neonates at risk of developmental disabilities...
  60. ncbi A comparison of AME and CR100 for scaling perceived exertion
    Elisabet Borg
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 109:157-75. 2002
    ..ANOVA showed that CR100 could make the predicted differentiation between sexes, whereas AME could not. This drawback with AME was also found when using the methods to predict working capacity...
  61. ncbi Approximate quantities and exact number words: dissociable systems
    Cathy Lemer
    INSERM U562, Neuroimagerie Cognitive Service Hospitalier Frédéric Joliot, CEA DRM DSV, 4 Place du General Leclerc, 91401 Cedex, Orsay, France
    Neuropsychologia 41:1942-58. 2003
    ..As predicted by a verbal deficit, the second patient was more impaired in multiplication than in subtraction, had intact approximation abilities, and showed preserved processing of non-symbolic numerosities...
  62. ncbi Information and force level interact in regulating force output during two and three digit grip configurations
    Jacob J Sosnoff
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 266 Recreation Hall University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Exp Brain Res 167:76-85. 2005
    ..The shift from visual to nonvisual dominated motor control processes is dependent on the interaction of informational and biomechanical degrees of freedom...
  63. ncbi Evaluation of a two-generation reproduction toxicity study adding endpoints to detect endocrine disrupting activity using vinclozolin
    Ikuo Matsuura
    Kashima Laboratory, Mitsubishi Chemical Safety Institute Ltd, 14 Sunayama, Kamisu shi, Ibaraki 314 0255, Japan
    J Toxicol Sci 30:163-188. 2005
    ..In addition, decreased epididymis weights at weaning and morphological abnormalities of the external genitalia, including cleft prepuce, penile hypoplasia, and vaginal pouch, were seen in F1 and F2 males at 1000 ppm...
  64. ncbi Cognitive and academic consequences of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and very low birth weight: 8-year-old outcomes
    Elizabeth J Short
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e359. 2003
    ..To examine the effects of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and very low birth weight (VLBW) on the cognitive and academic achievement of a large sample of 8-year-old children...
  65. ncbi [Functional capacity (dyspnea) and quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD): instruments of assessment and methodological aspects]
    B O Hütter
    Neurochirurgische Klinik, Universitätsklinikum der Rheinisch Westfälischen Technischen Hochschule RWTH Aachen
    Pneumologie 53:133-42. 1999
    ..Many methodological and conceptual questions remain unanswered in the field indicating a strong need for more research...
  66. ncbi Benefits of bilateral electrical stimulation with the nucleus cochlear implant in adults: 6-month postoperative results
    Roland Laszig
    HNO Klinik Universität Freiburg, HNO Klinik Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 25:958-68. 2004
    ....
  67. ncbi [Use of antidepressant drugs in schizophrenic patients with depression]
    J Micallef
    CPCET et Pharmacologie Clinique, Institut des Neurosciences Cognitives de la Méditerranée, Faculte de Medecine, UMR 6193, CNRS, Universite de la Mediterranee, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Hopital de la Timone, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5
    Encephale 32:263-9. 2006
    ..The prevalence of this disorder varies according to the type of approach used (range between 7% to 75%). Prescription of antidepressants plus antipsychotic treatment is frequent in clinical practice (11 to 43%)...
  68. ncbi Differential impact of recent Medicaid expansions by race and ethnicity
    A D Racine
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1135-42. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to examine, by race/ethnicity, the impact of the recent Medicaid expansions on levels of uninsured individuals, health care service utilization, and health status of the targeted groups of children...
  69. doi Correlation of findings in advanced MR techniques with global severity scales in patients with some grade of cognitive impairment
    Nicolas Fayed
    Department of Radiology, Quiron Hospital, Paseo Mariano Renovales s n, Zaragoza 50006, Spain
    Neurol Res 32:157-65. 2010
    ....
  70. ncbi Evaluation of a two-generation reproduction toxicity study adding endpoints to detect endocrine disrupting activity using lindane
    Ikuo Matsuura
    Kashima Laboratory, Mitsubishi Chemical Safety Institute Ltd, 14 Sunayama, Kamisu shi, Ibaraki 314 0255, Japan
    J Toxicol Sci 30:135-161. 2005
    ..The postnatal survival rate in F2 offspring was decreased due to lack of maternal behavior in dams at 300 ppm...
  71. ncbi Factors associated with implementation of preventive care measures in patients with diabetes mellitus
    D A Streja
    Section of Endocrinology of Greater Los Angeles, VA Health Care System at West Los Angeles and the Disease State Management Unit of Community Medical Group of the West Valley, Calif, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:294-302. 1999
    ..There is only limited information on the extent to which physicians' characteristics affect the level of care and implementation of guidelines in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  72. ncbi Neck Disability Index, short form-36 physical component summary, and pain scales for neck and arm pain: the minimum clinically important difference and substantial clinical benefit after cervical spine fusion
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray St, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 10:469-74. 2010
    ..The minimum clinically important difference (MCID) is a threshold of improvement that is clinically relevant to the patient. However, the true goal is to provide the patient with a substantial clinical benefit (SCB)...
  73. doi Landscape-scale distribution and persistence of genetically modified oilseed rape (Brassica napus) in Manitoba, Canada
    Alexis L Knispel
    Environmental Conservation Lab, Clayton H Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 17:13-25. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine the long-term dynamics of escaped OSR at large spatial scales and to assess the relative importance of landscape and localised factors to the persistence and spread of these plants outside of cultivation...
  74. doi The ICF and postsurgery occupational therapy after traumatic hand injury
    Hélène Fitinghoff
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Occupational Therapy, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Rehabil Res 34:79-88. 2011
    ....
  75. ncbi A disease-specific measure of health-related quality of life in adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura: psychometric testing in an open-label clinical trial
    Susan D Mathias
    Ovation Research Group, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Clin Ther 29:950-62. 2007
    ..A previous study reported preliminary evidence of its reliability and validity...
  76. ncbi [Injuries among children and adolescents (1-17 years) and implementation of safety measures. Results of the nationwide German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    H Kahl
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:718-27. 2007
    ..Prevention activities in traffic should focus on families with low social status. Adolescents should be specifically and adequately addressed regarding the benefits of certain safety measures when riding a bicycle and when skating...
  77. doi Systematic review of measures of clinical significance employed in randomized controlled trials of drugs for dementia
    Frank J Molnar
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:536-46. 2009
    ..A preliminary organizational framework of measures of clinical significance is presented in this article to facilitate the work of such a consensus forum...
  78. ncbi Are overreferrals on developmental screening tests really a problem?
    F P Glascoe
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, 25 Bragg Dr, East Berlin, PA 17316, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:54-9. 2001
    ..This is thought to produce unnecessary referrals for diagnostic testing or special services and increase the cost of screening programs...
  79. ncbi Comparison of pure-tone audiometry analysis in sudden hearing loss studies: lack of agreement for different outcome measures
    Stefan K Plontke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Tübingen Hearing Research Center THRC, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 28:753-63. 2007
    ..Different methods of pure-tone audiometry analysis in sudden hearing loss studies show a lack of agreement with respect to outcome, and the choice of outcome measure influences sample size calculation...
  80. ncbi Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with implantable titanium cage: initial impressions, patient outcomes and comparison to fusion with allograft
    Douglas B Moreland
    Buffalo Neurosurgery Group, 550 Orchard Park Road, Buffalo, NY 14224, USA
    Spine J 4:184-91; discussion 191. 2004
    ..One of these devices is the titanium Rabea cage (Signus, Alzenau, Germany) [correction]. There are no peer-reviewed objective reports on the use of these cages in cervical discectomy...
  81. ncbi High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging: three-dimensional trabecular bone architecture and biomechanical properties
    S Majumdar
    Magnetic Resonance Science Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1290, USA
    Bone 22:445-54. 1998
    ..Further studies are clearly warranted to establish the role of architecture in predicting overall bone quality, and the role of trabecular architecture measures in clinical practice. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
  82. ncbi [The French adaptation of the STAXI-2, C.D. Spielberger's State-trait anger expression inventory]
    X Borteyrou
    Equipe de psychologie de la santé, laboratoire de psychologie EA 3662, université Bordeaux 2 Victor Segalen, 3 ter, Place de la Victoire, Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Encephale 34:249-55. 2008
    ..Finally, we confirmed the factor structure of the original anger expression scale without gender differences. Some practical and theoretical perspectives for the use of the French adaptation of the STAXI-2 are suggested...
  83. doi Dysautonomia rating scales in Parkinson's disease: sialorrhea, dysphagia, and constipation--critique and recommendations by movement disorders task force on rating scales for Parkinson's disease
    Marian L Evatt
    Section of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Mov Disord 24:635-46. 2009
    ..Further scale testing in PD among the scales that focus on these symptoms is warranted, and no new scales are needed until the available scales are fully tested clinimetrically...
  84. ncbi It is likely that the risk of cardiovascular events from pharmaceuticals as COX-2 inhibitors can be reduced significantly by standard pharmaceutical and lifestyle preventative measures
    H R Hellstrom
    Med Hypotheses 67:1333-7. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi Rehabilitation of older patients: day hospital compared with rehabilitation at home. A randomised controlled trial
    S G Parker
    Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:1-143, iii-iv. 2009
    ..To test the hypotheses that older people and their informal carers are not disadvantaged by home-based rehabilitation (HBR) relative to day hospital rehabilitation (DHR) and that HBR is less costly...
  86. pmc Standardizing emergency department-based migraine research: an analysis of commonly used clinical trial outcome measures
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:72-9. 2010
    ..The second part of the analysis assessed how sensitive to true efficacy each outcome measure was by calculating sample size requirements based on results observed in previously conducted clinical trials...
  87. doi Interactive processes link the multiple symptoms of fatigue in sport competition
    Axel J Knicker
    German Sport University Cologne, Institute for Movement and Neurosciences, Cologne, Germany
    Sports Med 41:307-28. 2011
    ..Based on this understanding, we reinforce the proposal that fatigue is best described globally as an exercise-induced decline of performance as this is inclusive of all viewpoints...
  88. ncbi [Evaluation of the impact of peripheral obliterative arteriopathy on quality of life]
    P Marquis
    Mapi Values, Lyon, France
    Drugs 56:25-35. 1998
    ..The ARTEMIS questionnaire can therefore assist clinicians in their choice of therapeutic strategy and in the evaluation of treatment efficacy...
  89. ncbi Breastfeeding or breast milk for procedural pain in neonates
    P S Shah
    University of Toronto, Department of Paediatrics and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Rm 775A, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1XB
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004950. 2006
    ..Nonpharmacological measures (such as holding, swaddling, breastfeeding) and pharmacological measures (such as acetaminophen, sucrose and opioids) have been used for this purpose...
  90. ncbi Optimising outcome assessment of voice interventions, II: Sensitivity to change of self-reported and observer-rated measures
    I N Steen
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 122:46-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the responsiveness to change of a range of different measures, following voice therapy and surgery...
  91. ncbi The clinical effectiveness and cost of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation versus electroconvulsive therapy in severe depression: a multicentre pragmatic randomised controlled trial and economic analysis
    D M McLoughlin
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-54. 2007
    ..To investigate if repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) was as effective as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in treating major depressive episodes and to perform a cost-effectiveness analysis...
  92. ncbi Autonomic nervous system overactivity in men with lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Kevin T McVary
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:1327-433. 2005
    ..We investigated the relationship of ANS activity to LUTS as well as to objective measures of BPH in men with BPH...
  93. ncbi Connecting stuttering management and measurement: V. Deduction and induction in the development of stuttering treatment outcome measures and stuttering treatments
    Mark Onslow
    Australian Stuttering Research Centre, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:407-21. 2006
    ..The development of evidence-based practice, which is increasingly popular in stuttering treatment, is closely linked to the development of outcome measures...
  94. ncbi Objective monitoring of nasal patency and nasal physiology in rhinitis
    Robert A Nathan
    Asthma and Allergy Associates, 2709 North Tejon, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:S442-59. 2005
    ..The techniques are insufficiently standardized to be applied to multicenter clinical trials but could be used in limited-center studies to gain insight into the regulatory effects of different therapeutic modalities...
  95. ncbi Effect of feed restriction on Hershberger and pubertal male assay endpoints
    M Sue Marty
    Toxicology and Environmental Research and Consulting, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 48674, USA
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 68:363-74. 2003
    ..Because chemical treatment may affect growth rate, the relationship between body weight and reproductive/ASG weights was examined using feed restriction (FR) to produce a targeted 10% decrease in body weight...
  96. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
    ..To determine whether electrodermal measures at Jing-Well acupuncture points, "indicator" points located at the tips of fingers and toes are associated with clinical measures in adolescent women with chronic pelvic pain...
  97. ncbi Reliability analysis for manual adolescent idiopathic scoliosis measurements
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:444-54. 2005
    ..Manual radiographic measurement analysis...
  98. ncbi A systematic review of relations between neighborhoods and mental health
    Khoa D Truong
    Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 9:137-54. 2006
    ..The relationship between neighborhood characteristics and resident mental health has been widely investigated in individual studies in recent years, but this literature is not adequately reviewed...
  99. ncbi Additional therapy for young children with spastic cerebral palsy: a randomised controlled trial
    A M Weindling
    School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-71. 2007
    ..To investigate whether, in the short and medium term, additional support by (a) a physiotherapy assistant improved physical function in young children with spastic cerebral palsy and (b) a family support worker improved family functioning...
  100. ncbi Nonlinear measures of respiration: respiratory irregularity and increased chaos of respiration in patients with panic disorder
    Vikram Kumar Yeragani
    Department of Psychiatry, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 46:111-20. 2002
    ..In this study, we used these measures of respiration to compare normal controls (n = 18) and patients with panic disorder (n = 22) in addition to the traditional time domain measures of respiratory rate and tidal volume...
  101. ncbi An outcomes analysis of the treatment of cervical pseudarthrosis with posterior fusion
    Craig A Kuhns
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2424-9. 2005
    ..A retrospective review of 33 consecutive patients treated with posterior fusion and selective nerve root decompression for the treatment of pseudarthrosis following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion...

Research Grants97

  1. An Objective Measure of Physical Activity in the DPPOS: the Accelerometry Ancilla
    Andrea M Kriska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is contingent on the future funding of the second cycle of the DPP follow-up. ..
  2. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
  3. Understanding/ Treating Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Pediatric Physical Illness
    Eva Szigethy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Discovery metabolite profiling of the prolyl peptidases
    Alan Saghatelian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, the application of DMP to peptidases will demonstrate the generality of this approach for the future characterization of medically relevant enzymes and signaling pathways. ..
  5. A Systems Neuroscience Approach for the Study of General Anesthesia
    Emery Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research will also have broad impact on the training of anesthesiologists by placing greater emphasis on systems neuroscience. ..
  6. Genetic variation and regulatory networks: Mechanisms and complexity
    DANA PE ER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These tools will be made publicly available, including a friendly graphical user interface and visualization. ..
  7. Emotions are emergent events constrained by affective and conceptual processes.
    Lisa Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Novel TIRF microscopy analyzing trafficking & signaling at the cell cortex
    Derek Toomre; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Consistent with the recovery act's goal, this funding will provide full-time summer employment for 4 undergraduate students and accelerate scientific achievement of the parent DP2 award...
  9. 2007 NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program (DP1)
    Rustem Ismagilov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These two technologies will be used together to understand protein aggregation and aging, and may lead to new hypothesis and molecules for controlling these processes. ..
  10. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT CORE
    PERRY SINGLETON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A, from Social Security. Finally, if the individual has private long-term care insurance, it will pay the lesser of actual long-term care expenditures, X, and a benefit cap, B. Let P denote premia paid for LTC insurance...
  11. A Resource for magnetic resonance and optical imaging
    Ravinder Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Brain Res 1016:20. Ferrarelli F, Haraldsson, MH, Barnhart TE, Roberts ADF, Massimini M, Stone CK, Kalin NH, Tononi G. (2004) A [17F]-fluoromethane PET/TMS study of effective connectivity. Brain Res Bull, 64:103. 1 ..
  12. Prenatal stress biology, infant body composition and obesity risk
    Sonja Entringer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. Combining Imaging and Modeling in Osteoporosis Fracture Risk Assessment
    GARY BEAUPRE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Based on all of the above, we believe that the VA can and should play a central role in osteoporosis research, especially given the potential for a large number of aging male veterans to experience an osteoporosis-related fracture. ..
  14. Primary Project 1
    Thomas D Wang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Neural mechanisms by which chronic stress regulates inflammation in asthma
    Melissa A Rosenkranz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  16. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  17. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  18. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  19. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  20. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  21. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  22. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  23. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  24. UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH UNIT
    Steven Zeisel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Gene targeted animal models for CVD, Church-based nutrition intervention in African Americans, Epidemiology of glucose intolerance during pregnancy, and Vitamin D therapy for bone disease in cystic fibrosis. ..
  25. Fetal Programming and Human Physical Performance
    Tom Brutsaert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research has clear relevance for the public health, as fetal programming has been linked to various adult cardiovascular, metabolic, and endocrine disorders. ..
  26. EMA Assessment of Biobehavioral Processes in Human Pregnancy
    Pathik D Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. Partnered Research Center for Quality Care
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  28. MR Monitoring of PTC124 Treatment in DMD
    KRISTA H VANDENBORNE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The availability of a reliable, nondestructive monitoring method that can be routinely and repeatedly implemented in patients will greatly benefit clinical trials in muscle diseases. ..
  29. MR Monitoring of PTC124 Treatment in DMD
    Krista Vandenborne; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The availability of a reliable, nondestructive monitoring method that can be routinely and repeatedly implemented in patients will greatly benefit clinical trials in muscle diseases. ..
  30. EEG synchrony of preterm infants: Regional disparities and perinatal risks
    Philip Grieve; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our new method, using noninvasive measurements of infant brain electricity, has the potential to provide new methods of care for these infants. ..
  31. Exercise-Facilitated NeuroRehabilitation in Diabetic Neuropathy
    EVAN STUBBS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..With an aging Veteran population, the number of diabetic neuropathic patients in need of VA medical services is expected to increase considerably. ..
  32. Predictive Modeling for Treatment of Upper Airway Obstruction in Young Children
    Richard Superfine; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  33. An Objective Measure of Physical Activity in the DPPOS: the Accelerometry Ancilla
    Andrea Kriska; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will likely never have the opportunity to investigate this question in a randomized clinical trial of diabetes prevention again. Therefore, we have convened a team of investigators to carry out this unique project. ..
  34. Imaging of Aortic Atherosclerosis and Inflammation in the Metabolic Syndrome
    Warren J Manning; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  35. Imaging of Aortic Atherosclerosis and Inflammation in the Metabolic Syndrome
    WARREN MANNING; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  36. An Objective Measure of Physical Activity in the DPPOS: the Accelerometry Ancilla
    Andrea M Kriska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will likely never have the opportunity to investigate this question in a randomized clinical trial of diabetes prevention again. Therefore, we have convened a team of investigators to carry out this unique project. ..
  37. QUANTITATION OF HUMAN BRAIN TUMOR THERAPY RESPONSE BY MR
    Thomas L Chenevert; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..09/04) Page 215 Form Page 4 ..
  38. Billing Based Measures of Nursing Home Medical Staff Organization
    Orna Intrator; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The project will test the developed measures comparing to survey responses of medical directors, and to hospitalization and ER use experiences of residents in NHs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Extinction of Fear Memories with Glucocorticoids in Veterans with PTSD
    Alina Suris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The information gained from this study will be applicable not only to veterans who have combat-related PTSD, but to any individual with suffering intrusive memories from any type of trauma. ..
  40. Neuromuscular and positional changes after ankle joint mobilizations
    Jay Hertel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This information will improve the understanding of the effects of joint mobilizations for both researchers and clinicians and potentially lead to advances in patient care for those suffering from musculoskeletal injuries. ..
  41. Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, with the universality of CT scans and the ability to post-process the "raw data", the potential for telemedicine consulting for difficult nasal airway cases would also become more appealing and fruitful. ..
  42. Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, with the universality of CT scans and the ability to post-process the "raw data", the potential for telemedicine consulting for difficult nasal airway cases would also become more appealing and fruitful. ..
  43. Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
    John S Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, with the universality of CT scans and the ability to post-process the "raw data", the potential for telemedicine consulting for difficult nasal airway cases would also become more appealing and fruitful. ..
  44. Molecular pathogenesis and genetic diversification of childhood falciparum malari
    STEVE MYER TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Efficacy of Yoga for Treatment-Resistant PTSD
    Bessel Van der Kolk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..F., Spitz, A.M., Edwards, V., et al. (1997). Relationship of childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. Am J Preventive Med, 14, 245-258. ..
  46. Efficacy of Yoga for Treatment-Resistant PTSD
    Bessel Van der Kolk; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..F., Spitz, A.M., Edwards, V., et al. (1997). Relationship of childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. Am J Preventive Med, 14, 245-258. ..
  47. Comparative Effectiveness of Medical Therapy vs. Bariatric Surgery for Obese T2DM
    David Lautz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Surgery for obesity often results in resolution of diabetes. This trial will compare the effectiveness of obesity surgery versus maximal medical management in resolving adult onset diabetes in a less obese population. ..
  48. OUTCOMES OF HEEL CORD LENGTHENING IN CHILDREN WITH CP
    Jack Engsberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Upon completion the investigators expect to demonstrate that the 3 surgeries are effective in improving function of children with equinus deformity; however better selection procedures are desirable. ..
  49. Sensor Network for Monitoring Real-world Arm Activity of Rehabilitation Patients
    Gitendra Uswatte; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..When paired with virtual therapist software running on a laptop in patients'home, this tool, in addition, might be incorporated into existing therapies to directly reinforce everyday use of the impaired arm. ..
  50. Translational approaches to multilevel models of prenatal exposure to cigarettes
    Vanja Dukic; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  51. Novel Intervention for Colitis
    MICHAEL VITEK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..So we propose to directly measure whether COG112 will exacerbate or ameliorate colitis in mouse models. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Foot Disorders, Pain and Physical Disability in Elders
    Marian Hannan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding of the factors proposed in this project is essential from the public health standpoint because foot disorders are so poorly understood in the community, and are potentially modifiable through treatment. ..
  53. The Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma from Terror: A Developmental Perspec
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  54. Pupil Size and Circadian Salivary Variations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
    John Colombo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  55. Biopsychosocial approaches to healthy aging
    Terrie Vasilopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  56. The Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma from Terror: A Developmental Perspec
    Stephen V Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  57. Pupil Size and Circadian Salivary Variations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
    JOHN A COLOMBO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  58. Mouthgard BITES (Behavior, Impulsivity, Theory Evaluation Study)
    DAWN COMSTOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  59. Comparative Effectiveness of Medical Therapy vs. Bariatric Surgery for Obese T2DM
    DAVID BRADLEY contact LAUTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Surgery for obesity often results in resolution of diabetes. This trial will compare the effectiveness of obesity surgery versus maximal medical management in resolving adult onset diabetes in a less obese population. ..
  60. DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN PATIENT AND PUBLIC UTILITY RATINGS
    Peter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..It is not clear how the quality of life, and comorbidity measures will be used in these models. ..
  61. DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN PATIENT AND PUBLIC UTILITY RATINGS
    Peter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is not clear how the quality of life, and comorbidity measures will be used in these models. ..
  62. DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN PATIENT AND PUBLIC UTILITY RATINGS
    Peter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is not clear how the quality of life, and comorbidity measures will be used in these models. ..
  63. DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN PATIENT AND PUBLIC UTILITY RATINGS
    Peter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is not clear how the quality of life, and comorbidity measures will be used in these models. ..
  64. DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN PATIENT AND PUBLIC UTILITY RATINGS
    Peter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It is not clear how the quality of life, and comorbidity measures will be used in these models. ..
  65. AMPLIFICATION, MIDDLE EAR PATHOLOGY AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS
    NICKOLA NELSON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..It also promises to provide new insights about the relationships among middle ear functioning, phonological awareness, comprehension of relational concepts, and teacher-ratings of classroom success...
  66. WHFM/MS-DIARY: An Integrated Wearable Hot Flash Monitor and Portable Electronic D
    RANGA NARAYANASWAMI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Subsequent steps to refine and improved this systems will be determined. Economies of scale will be explored for producing large number of devices for large scale clinical trials. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. WHFM/MS-DIARY: An Integrated Wearable Hot Flash Monitor and Portable Electronic D
    RANGA NARAYANASWAMI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Subsequent steps to refine and improve these systems will be determined. Economies of scale will be explored for producing large number of devices for large scale clinical trials. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. Very-short-time diffusion MRI of hyperpolarized gases
    G Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Application of these methods may be used for early detection of serious lung diseases such as emphysema and will provide a tool for medical researchers to better investigate the causes and potential treatments of lung disease. ..
  69. Neurotrophic Factors: Genetic Variation and Serum Levels in Brain Aging
    Sudha Seshadri; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  70. Kinematic Modeling of Asymmetric Vocal Fold Vibration
    ROBIN AMY SAMLAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Better understanding of the how specific asymmetries contribute to voice quality will lead to more efficient evaluation and treatment. ..
  71. LabMaster: Calo/Dri-Fed/Act.XYZ/Wheel 16 Mice/Rats
    Michael Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Obtaining the requested equipment will critically advance the ability of this group to conduct their studies and will support synergistic interactions between investigators with distinct but overlapping interests. ..
  72. Brain-Based Measures for Treatment Development of Impaired Cognition in Schizophr
    Cameron Carter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These new human imaging tools and animal models will lead to enhanced "vertically integrated" translational research targeting impaired cognition in schizophrenia. ..
  73. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HEMOSTASIS IN PERSONS OVER 65
    Russell Tracy; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These studies will increase our understanding of the relationship of thrombosis to cardiovascular risk...
  74. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HEMOSTASIS IN PERSONS OVER 65
    Russell Tracy; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..These studies will increase our understanding of the relationship of thrombosis to cardiovascular risk...
  75. Contribution of Inhalation for Human Smoke Exposure
    Wallace Pickworth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The present proposal is the first to parametrically compare puffing and inhalation methods in an effort develop better and more relevant methods to quantify smoke exposure. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  76. Spatial Variations in IDU HIV Risk: Relationship to Structural Interventions
    Hannah Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  77. Chicago Healthy Aging Low Risk MRI Angiography (CHARISMA) Study
    DONALD M contact LLOYD JONES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will fill critical gaps in our knowledge of the long-term consequences of low risk status, which may ultimately lead to improvements in public health and preventive strategies. ..
  78. Mechanisms of specific trunk Exercises in low back pain
    Sharon M Henry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This series of experiments will, for the first time, compare two classification systems used in LBP treatment and determine if they are superior to STC exercises. 4 ..
  79. Chicago Healthy Aging Low Risk MRI Angiography (CHARISMA) Study
    Donald Lloyd Jones; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research will fill critical gaps in our knowledge of the long-term consequences of low risk status, which may ultimately lead to improvements in public health and preventive strategies. ..
  80. Mechanisms of specific trunk Exercises in low back pain
    Sharon Henry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This series of experiments will, for the first time, compare two classification systems used in LBP treatment and determine if they are superior to STC exercises. 4 ..
  81. AUDITORY REHABILITATION OF THE ELDERLY
    James Jerger; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Second, the extent to which each of the predictor measures can explain differences in the outcome measures across the two amplification systems will be determined...
  82. Working Memory Performance among Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors
    HEATHER CONKLIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  83. Washington Circle Performance Measures and Criminal Justice Outcomes
    Deborah W Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In planning quality improvement activities, it is vitally important for states and providers to understand whether initiation, engagement and continuity of treatment are linked to key outcomes. ..
  84. ELDER PAIN--ASSESSMENT OF INTENSITY
    Keela Herr; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..It is essential that methodological studies which determine instruments' abilities to measure pain in the elderly precede substantive investigations to manage pain in this population. ..
  85. Washington Circle Performance Measures and Criminal Justice Outcomes
    Deborah Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In planning quality improvement activities, it is vitally important for states and providers to understand whether initiation, engagement and continuity of treatment are linked to key outcomes. ..
  86. Enhanced Self-Appraisal After Cancer: A Bias in Survivors' Self-Report?
    CHRISTOPHER JOHN RECKLITIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Study results have important implications for improving health outcome measures, as well as for understanding how adaptation to illness affects self- perception and self-presentation. ..
  87. Mouthgard BITES (Behavior, Impulsivity, Theory Evaluation Study)
    DAWN COMSTOCK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  88. Determining the reservoir hosts for host-targeted control measures to prevent Lym
    Maria Diuk Wasser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Novel methods will be used to estimate wildlife species composition and ecological models will be developed to predict LD risk over a large geographic area based upon wildlife species composition. ..
  89. MODELS OF PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT
    Martin Reite; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Professional development will include formal and informal training in MR imaging and MR spectroscopy theory and techniques...
  90. MODELS OF PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT
    Martin Reite; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Professional development will include formal and informal training in MR imaging and MR spectroscopy theory and techniques. ..
  91. Validity of Diet and Activity Measures in Women
    Walter Willett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  92. COSTS OF CARE FOR VLBW INFANTS
    Jeannette Rogowski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The Vermont Oxford Network is a voluntary, collaborative network of neonatal intensive care units organized to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care for newborn infants. ..
  93. Responsiveness and Clinical Validity of PROMIS Pain and Depression Measures
    PATRICK ONEAL MONAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  94. Prenatal Smoke Exposure and Offspring Substance Use: An Imaging-Genetics Approach
    Ardesheer Talati; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study will provide insights into biological mediators of behavioral and addictive disorders, and ultimately allow us to identify offspring groups who may be at greatest risk for these disorders. ..