Summary: Communication between persons or between institutions or organizations by an exchange of letters. Its use in indexing and cataloging will generally figure in historical and biographical material.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Human dynamics: Darwin and Einstein correspondence patterns
    João Gama Oliveira
    Center for Complex Network Research and Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Nature 437:1251. 2005
  2. ncbi The correspondence between Bernard Brouwer and John Fulton (1930-1940)
    Peter J Koehler
    Dept of Neurology, Atrium Medical Centre, P O Box 4446, 6401 CX Heerlen, The Netherlands
    J Hist Neurosci 12:56-69. 2003
  3. ncbi Improving the quality of outpatient clinic letters using the Sheffield Assessment Instrument for Letters (SAIL)
    Adam T Fox
    Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust, Luton, UK
    Med Educ 38:852-8. 2004
  4. ncbi Physician facilitation of patient involvement in care: correspondence between patient and observer reports
    Leslie R Martin
    Department of Psychology, La Sierra University, Riverside, California, USA
    Behav Med 28:159-64. 2003
  5. ncbi Do dermatology outpatients value a copy of the letter sent to their general practitioner? In what way and at what cost?
    C S Tomkins
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:81-6. 2004
  6. pmc Referral letters to colorectal surgeons: the impact of peer-mediated feedback
    Moyez Jiwa
    Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:123-6. 2004
  7. pmc Randomised trial of the effects of structuring clinic correspondence
    C Melville
    Dept of Postgraduate Medicine, Keele University, UK
    Arch Dis Child 86:374-5. 2002
  8. ncbi Improving doctors' letters
    Martin H N Tattersall
    University of Sydney, Blackburn Building, D06, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:516-20. 2002
  9. ncbi [A correspondence behavioral approach for 6 lifestyle's improvements in a workplace]
    Koko Kunitsuka
    Health Insurance Society, Asahi Shimbun
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:525-34. 2002
  10. ncbi Expert and trainee determinations of rhetorical relevance in referral and consultation letters
    Lorelei Lingard
    Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton South I 605, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Med Educ 38:168-76. 2004

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  1. ncbi Human dynamics: Darwin and Einstein correspondence patterns
    João Gama Oliveira
    Center for Complex Network Research and Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Nature 437:1251. 2005
    ..although the means have changed, the communication dynamics have not: Darwin's and Einstein's patterns of correspondence and today's electronic exchanges follow the same scaling laws...
  2. ncbi The correspondence between Bernard Brouwer and John Fulton (1930-1940)
    Peter J Koehler
    Dept of Neurology, Atrium Medical Centre, P O Box 4446, 6401 CX Heerlen, The Netherlands
    J Hist Neurosci 12:56-69. 2003
    ..The correspondence between Brouwer and Fulton (1930-1940), preserved at the Manuscripts and Archives Division of Yale Library, ..
  3. ncbi Improving the quality of outpatient clinic letters using the Sheffield Assessment Instrument for Letters (SAIL)
    Adam T Fox
    Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust, Luton, UK
    Med Educ 38:852-8. 2004
    ..To improve the quality of outpatient letters used as communication between hospital and primary care doctors...
  4. ncbi Physician facilitation of patient involvement in care: correspondence between patient and observer reports
    Leslie R Martin
    Department of Psychology, La Sierra University, Riverside, California, USA
    Behav Med 28:159-64. 2003
    ..Open-ended questions, responding to patient questions, and offering fewer alternatives were all associated with the patients' positive reports of physician facilitation...
  5. ncbi Do dermatology outpatients value a copy of the letter sent to their general practitioner? In what way and at what cost?
    C S Tomkins
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:81-6. 2004
    ..Sending a copy letter involves a relatively trivial cost for a practice which patients view as a valuable resource...
  6. pmc Referral letters to colorectal surgeons: the impact of peer-mediated feedback
    Moyez Jiwa
    Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:123-6. 2004
    ..Referral letters to specialists sometimes provide an inadequate amount of information. The content of referral letters to colorectal surgeons can now be scored based on the views of GPs about the ideal content of referral letters...
  7. pmc Randomised trial of the effects of structuring clinic correspondence
    C Melville
    Dept of Postgraduate Medicine, Keele University, UK
    Arch Dis Child 86:374-5. 2002
    ..Median rating and items identified were higher for the structured letter. Structured clinical correspondence with paragraph headings is strongly preferred and increases comprehension.
  8. ncbi Improving doctors' letters
    Martin H N Tattersall
    University of Sydney, Blackburn Building, D06, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:516-20. 2002
    ..A letter content and format prompt card has the potential to enhance the quality of correspondence between medical specialists and referring doctors...
  9. ncbi [A correspondence behavioral approach for 6 lifestyle's improvements in a workplace]
    Koko Kunitsuka
    Health Insurance Society, Asahi Shimbun
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:525-34. 2002
    ..The program ran for one month and support was provided for the participants to master behavioral techniques of self-control by explanation in the application format and rewards which were presented post intervention...
  10. ncbi Expert and trainee determinations of rhetorical relevance in referral and consultation letters
    Lorelei Lingard
    Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton South I 605, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Med Educ 38:168-76. 2004
    ..Our study examined how "relevance" is signalled and decoded in these letters, from the perspective of both experts and trainees in three clinical specialties...
  11. ncbi Correspondence patterns: mechanisms and models of human dynamics
    Alex Kentsis
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Nature 441:E5; discussion E5-6. 2006
    ..distribution of timing of tasks, as studied in a sample of e-mail messages at a university and in the written correspondence of Albert Einstein, may not be as simple as it seems...
  12. pmc Effect on survey response rate of hand written versus printed signature on a covering letter: randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN67566265]
    Kirstie McKenzie-McHarg
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit University of Oxford Old Road Campus Oxford OX3 LF UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:52. 2005
  13. ncbi Writing effective consultation letters: 12 tips for teachers
    Erin Keely
    Department of MedicineUniversity of Ottawa, Canada
    Med Teach 24:585-9. 2002
    Written correspondence is the standard mode of communication between healthcare providers...
  14. ncbi Communication channels to help build an international community of education and practice
    Deborah Oakley
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Room 4221, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0482, USA
    J Prof Nurs 20:381-9. 2004
    ..For the project described, they were not necessary to the major outcome, a nursing education and practice network that resulted in the first nurse-managed community-based clinic in China...
  15. ncbi The Mayo brothers and Harvey Cushing: a review of their 39-year friendship through their personal letters
    Aaron A Cohen-Gadol
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:391-6. 2005
    ..Cushing were among the most significant pioneers of modem American surgery. A review of their personal correspondence reveals a special relationship among these three individuals, particularly between William Mayo and Cushing...
  16. ncbi Correspondence of George Newman (1870-1948) during his years as school boy, medical student and recent graduate (1880-1907)
    John Walker-Smith
    Paediatric Gastroenterology, University of London, UK
    J Med Biogr 14:96-103. 2006
    The correspondence is reported of Sir George Newman, the first Chief Medical Officer of the United Kingdom, during his school and university education...
  17. pmc Measuring the quality of referral letters about patients with upper gastrointestinal symptoms
    M Jiwa
    Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5LT, UK
    Postgrad Med J 81:467-9. 2005
    ..General practitioners state the reason for referring patients in referral letters. The paucity of information in these letters has been the source of criticism from specialist colleagues...
  18. ncbi Quality of written reports provided by consultants in restorative dentistry to referring general dental practitioners in the west midlands
    Shuva Saha
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Birmingham Dental Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Prim Dent Care 13:63-9. 2006
    ..The secondary objective was to determine the style of the written consultant report preferred by GDPs...
  19. ncbi Referral letters: are we prioritizing consistently?
    David D Pothier
    Department of Otolaryngology, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 119:377-80. 2005
    ..To determine the levels of intra- and inter-grade variability of the vetting of general practice (GP) letters as well as the intra-rater reliability of letter prioritization...
  20. pmc Communication at the interface: do better referral letters produce better consultant replies?
    Richard Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Nijmegen University, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 53:217-9. 2003
    ..A letter is considered to be of higher quality when a specialist commences a letter with a reference to the specific request by the GP. In conclusion, opportunities for optimal communication should be better used...
  21. ncbi [The Republic of Letters and French physicians on the eve of the French Revolution: the case of Esprit Calvet]
    Laurence Brockliss
    Faculty of Modern History, University of Oxford, UK Oxford, OX1 3BD
    Gesnerus 61:254-81. 2004
    ..Calvet left a huge correspondence, thanks to which this duality between the practising physician and the citizen of the Republic of Letters can ..
  22. pmc An audit of the standard of response letters sent by hospital specialists to general dental practitioners following a referred patient's first appointment
    Pamela Tomlinson
    National Public Health Service for Wales, Swansea, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:251-4. 2005
    ..To assess the standard of response letters issued by dental hospital departments according to the requirements of the recipient dentists...
  23. pmc Osler and the infected letter
    Charles T Ambrose
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky School of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:689-93. 2005
    ..Disinfection of mail was largely abandoned in the early 20th century with newer knowledge about the spread and stability of these 5 infectious agents...
  24. pmc Oncologists and family physicians. Using a standardized letter to improve communication
    Ted C Braun
    Calgary Regional Palliative and Hospice Care Service, Alberta
    Can Fam Physician 49:882-6. 2003
    ..Communication between oncologists at a regional cancer centre and family physicians caring for palliative cancer patients in the community was ineffective...
  25. ncbi [A historic case of Wegener's granulomatosis: the physicist who discovered the electromagnetic waves: Heinrich Hertz]
    H Feldmann
    Univ HNO Klinik Münster
    Laryngorhinootologie 84:426-31. 2005
    A diary and an extensive correspondence of Heinrich Hertz and his family provide a meticulous documentation of his life, made available by Albrecht Folsing in 1997 through a carefully investigated biography, which permit the conclusion ..
  26. ncbi Howard A. Kelly's development as an academician: some insights from his letters to Robert P. Harris
    Lawrence D Longo
    Trans Stud Coll Physicians Phila 24:93-136. 2002
  27. ncbi 'He found me very well; for me, I was still feeling sick': the strange worlds of physicians and patients in the 18th and 21st centuries
    M Louis-Courvoisier
    Medical Humanities Programme, Bioethics Research and Teaching Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Humanit 28:9-13. 2002
    ..We suggest a few examples of contemporary fiction that may be relevant and useful in this respect...
  28. pmc Can we rely on a general practitioner's referral letter to a skin lesion clinic to prioritize appointments and does it make a difference to the patient's prognosis?
    Jill B Webb
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:40-5. 2006
  29. ncbi A letter of consequence: referral letters from general practitioners to secondary mental health services
    Ian Shaw
    School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 15:116-28. 2005
    ..Such understanding implies the need for a reexamination of the support available for GPs...
  30. pmc A qualitative study to investigate why patients accept or decline a copy of their referral letter from their GP
    Gerry Morrow
    Allendale Health Centre, Allendale
    Br J Gen Pract 55:626-9. 2005
    ..However, many patients declined this offer and this qualitative study was conducted to determine why almost 80% of patients offered a copy of their referral letter opted not to receive one...
  31. ncbi Neurosurgery 100 years ago: the Queen Square letters of Foster Kennedy
    James L Stone
    Cook County and Loyola Medical Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, Center for the History of Neuroscience, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:797-808; discussion 797-808. 2005
    ..The Foster Kennedy syndrome--homolateral optic atrophy and contralateral papilledema with an inferior frontal tumor--was characterized under the stimulating support of Gowers and Horsley...
  32. ncbi Barriers to effective communication across the primary/secondary interface: examples from the ovarian cancer patient journey (a qualitative study)
    M C Farquhar
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:359-66. 2005
  33. ncbi Patient attitudes to receiving copies of outpatient clinic letters from the ocular oncologist to the referring ophthalmologist and GP
    Y Krishna
    Unit of Ophthalmology, Department of Medicine, University Clinical Departments, Duncan Building, Daulby Street, Liverpool, L69 3GA UK
    Eye (Lond) 19:1200-4. 2005
    ..To investigate patients' views and understanding on receiving a copy of the outpatient clinic letter from the ocular oncologist to the referring ophthalmologist and GP...
  34. ncbi Referring to a child psychiatrist
    Richard England
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 33:993-5. 2004
    ..Child psychiatry is a highly specialised practice and many general practitioners are uncertain how to manage a child who might require such intervention...
  35. ncbi John Coakley Lettsom's American friends
    D Geraint James
    41 York Terrace East, Regent s Park, London NWl 4PT, UK
    J Med Biogr 13:11-4. 2005
    ..They travelled to Europe with letters of introduction to him and some of them became corresponding members of the Medical Society of London. This work is a brief profile of some of these academic friends...
  36. ncbi Increasing social and psychological information conveyed to General Practitioners after bad news consultations by use of separate letters from the Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist
    F Jaafar
    Southend Associate University Hospital, Southend on Sea, Essex SSO ORY, UK
    Lung Cancer 46:57-9. 2004
    ..Separate and independent letters from the LCNS after "bad news" consultation in lung cancer provides added useful information for GPs. Ninety-one percent of the GPs wanted the letters from the LCNS to continue...
  37. ncbi Copying referral letters to patients: prepare for change
    Philip White
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 5SP, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 54:159-61. 2004
    ..This initiative is one of many that the NHS has introduced to enhance openness, honesty and the quality of information provided to patients...
  38. ncbi "The orang lives almost next door" the correspondence between John Fulton (New Haven) and Willem Verhaart (Java)
    Peter Koehler
    Department of Neurology, Atrium Medical Centre, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    J Hist Neurosci 15:5-16. 2006
    ..The correspondence relates of their undertakings in research, the preparations for Verhaart's stay in New Haven, the failure of ..
  39. ncbi Referrals to hospital-based rheumatology and orthopaedic services: seeking direction
    C A Speed
    Rheumatology, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:469-71. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess the feasibility of triage of musculoskeletal referrals to rheumatology and orthopaedic services at a large teaching hospital...
  40. ncbi Philip S. Hench, M.D., Sc.D. (1896-1965): a glimpse at the early clinical years
    Richard I Haddy
    Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Minn Med 88:48-50. 2005
    ..His letters also included detailed advice for the optimal management at that time of arthritic conditions...
  41. ncbi Peer review amongst restorative specialists on the quality of their communication with referring dental practitioners
    D N J Ricketts
    Unit of Restorative Dental Care and Clinical Dental Sciences, Dundee Dental Hospital and School, University of Dundee, Park Place, Dundee DD1 4HN
    Br Dent J 195:389-93; discussion 383. 2003
    ..A peer review study was carried out to assess the written communication between consultants and specialist registrars in restorative dentistry with the referring general dental practitioners...
  42. ncbi A survey of general dental practitioners' opinions of response letters received from hospital specialists following a referred patient's first appointment
    P Tomlinson
    University Dental Hospital Cardiff, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J 200:621-3; discussion 617. 2006
    ..To discover what dentists require of a hospital response letter with regards to content and timeliness...
  43. ncbi The management and mismanagement of time by deans
    Carole Kenner
    College of Nursing, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
    Nurse Educ 31:187-9. 2006
    ..The authors welcome counterpoint discussions with readers...
  44. pmc Implementing referral guidelines: lessons from a negative outcome cluster randomised factorial trial in general practice
    Moyez Jiwa
    Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 7:65. 2006
    ..Few patients with lower bowel symptoms who consult their general practitioner need a specialist opinion. However data from referred patients suggest that those who are referred would benefit from detailed assessment before referral...
  45. ncbi GP letter writing in colorectal cancer: a qualitative study
    Moyez Jiwa
    Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, North General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 18:342-6. 2002
    ..The content of referral letters from GPs has failed to satisfy specialists responding to a series of surveys. Evidence suggests that GPs who improve their letters to specialists also refer more cases with significant pathology...
  46. ncbi Aspects of the quality of the information contained in radiological referrals
    Sven Ordell
    Public Dental Service, Motala, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 26:135-40. 2002
    ..Ninety-one per cent reported that they felt the reply to their referral was adequately long. A mutual questionnaire is a practicable tool to ensure quality in the referral process...
  47. ncbi Referral letters in oral medicine: standard versus non-standard letters
    C M Navarro
    Araraquara Dental School UNESP, Faculdade de Odontologia, Oral Medicine Service, Department of Diagnosis and Surgery, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:537-43. 2002
    ..The standard letters were more complete and contained information commonly absent in the non-standard letters. We suggest the use of standard letters for improving the quality of communication among professionals...
  48. ncbi The effect of patient self-completion agenda forms on prescribing and adherence in general practice: a randomized controlled trial
    William Hamilton
    CAPER research practices, Halford Wing Dean Clarke House, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1PQ, UK
    Fam Pract 24:77-83. 2007
    ..What the patient wants from a general practice consultation and what the doctor believes they want are not always the same thing. This mismatch may lead to unwanted and unnecessary prescribing...
  49. pmc Copies of clinic letters to the family
    D G Bartle
    Department of Child Health, Bath NHS House, Newbridge Hill, Bath, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:1032-3. 2004
    ..A study was carried out to ascertain the views of young people and their parents as to who they felt should receive correspondence after an outpatient appointment.
  50. ncbi Reply letters following orthodontic consultations: an audit of Merseyside general dental practitioners' satisfaction
    David T Waring
    Department of Orthodontics, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Prim Dent Care 14:53-8. 2007
  51. ncbi 'Tell Brother Regius...' Clifford Allbutt's correspondence with Archibald Malloch during Osler's final illness
    Charles F Wooley
    Division of Cardiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Med Biogr 15:32-8. 2007
    ..Allbutt's letters to Malloch are presented here. Allbutt was an exemplary physician. His handwriting, however, left much to be desired. Transcription of these letters was no mean feat...
  52. ncbi Communication across the divide. A trial of structured communication between general practice and emergency departments
    M F Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 31:197-200. 2002
    ..To evaluate the impact of structured form letters for general practitioner to emergency department (ED) communication...
  53. ncbi Patient acceptance of a novel preventive care delivery system
    Thomas D Denberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Prev Med 44:543-6. 2007
    ..To determine patient acceptance of a preventive care model employing outreach by non-physician experts outside of clinic visits...
  54. ncbi Alfred Fröhlich and his correspondence with Sir Ronald Ross
    Mary E Gibson
    J Med Biogr 11:41-6. 2003
    An outline is given of the career of Alfred Fröhlich, and his correspondence with Sir Ronald Ross between 1901 and 1912 is described in detail.
  55. ncbi Oncology service correspondence: do we communicate?
    S Babington
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Radiol 47:50-4. 2003
    ..and the requirements of hospital specialists and General Practitioners (GPs) regarding oncology service correspondence. The content of letters regarding the initial consultation of 204 consecutive new oncology patients was ..
  56. ncbi Does receiving a copy of correspondence improve patients' satisfaction with their out-patient consultation?
    N C Saunders
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK n c saunderstalk21 com
    J Laryngol Otol 117:126-9. 2003
    ..Sending patients a copy of correspondence to their GP is one means of aiding communication and improving overall satisfaction.
  57. pmc Letters and notes in orthopaedic surgery
    Samantha E Hook
    Department of Orthopaedics, North Bristol NHS Trust Avon Orthopaedic Centre, SouthmeadHospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:292-6. 2006
    ..Accurate written communication is essential in orthopaedic surgery. Incomplete and poorly structured letters can lead to poor knowledge of a patient's diagnosis...
  58. ncbi Use of referral reply letters for continuing medical education: a review
    Anna Gagliardi
    Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 22:222-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess the role of referral reply letters in the continuing education of GPs...
  59. ncbi An audit of the quality and content of periodontal referrals and the effect of implementing referral criteria
    Styliani Kourkouta
    Restorative Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, 256 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK
    Prim Dent Care 13:99-106. 2006
    ..This audit aimed to assess the effect of implementing referral criteria on the quality and content of referral letters sent by general dental practitioners (GDPs) to the periodontal department of a teaching hospital...
  60. ncbi Introductory postcards: do they increase response rate in a telephone survey of older persons?
    H Iredell
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Health Educ Res 19:159-64. 2004
    ..The conclusion is that mailing a postcard prior to the first telephone contact increases the participation rates of older persons in a telephone survey at very little extra cost (A$0.60 per person)...
  61. ncbi Florence Nightingale and healthcare reform
    Elizabeth Connelly Kudzma
    Division of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 19:61-4. 2006
    ..Statistical support and solicited criticism allowed Nightingale to argue more forcefully for her reforms...
  62. ncbi Weir Mitchell's observations on sensory localization and their influence on Jacksonian neurology
    Elan D Louis
    GH Sergievsky Center, Department of Neurology, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 66:1241-4. 2006
    ..Hughlings Jackson, however, did not work in a vacuum. Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914), in Philadelphia, published several clinical observations related to localization...
  63. ncbi [The correspondence of Johann Bartholomäus Trommsdorff (1770-1837): more then a source book of pharmaceutical history]
    Hartmut Bettin
    Ber Wiss 25:213-27. 2002
    The aim of this paper is to present the publication of the correspondence of Johann Bartholomäus Trommsdorff (1770 bis 1837) and to inform about the history of this project as well as the methodical proceedings and the content of these ..
  64. ncbi An early "Atkins' Diet": RA Fisher analyses a medical "experiment"
    Stephen Senn
    Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
    Biom J 48:193-204. 2006
    A study on vitamin absorption which RA Fisher analysed for WRG Atkins and co-authored with him is critically examined. The historical background as well as correspondence between Atkins and Fisher is presented.
  65. ncbi Entecavir for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection
    S James Matthews
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Ther 28:184-203. 2006
    ..Potential drug interactions and adverse events associated with the use of entecavir are also reviewed...
  66. ncbi In vitro fertilisation and gamete intrafallopian transfer: an integrative analysis of research, 1987-1992
    D T Kenny
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Br J Obstet Gynaecol 102:317-25. 1995
    ..regarding outcome of assisted reproduction not otherwise available from national registers; and to assess correspondence of these outcomes with outcome data presented in the national registers of the Fertility Societies of ..
  67. ncbi Does color Doppler sonography improve the clinical assessment of patients with acute scrotum?
    Pietro Pepe
    Urology Unit, Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 60:120-4. 2006
    ..Our experience concerning the use of color Doppler sonography (CDS) in the differential diagnosis of acute scrotum is reported...
  68. ncbi Telbivudine for the management of chronic hepatitis B virus infection
    S James Matthews
    Division of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 237 Mugar Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Ther 29:2635-53. 2007
  69. ncbi N,N-diethyl-2-[4-(phenylmethyl)phenoxy] ethanamine (DPPE) a chemopotentiating and cytoprotective agent in clinical trials: interaction with histamine at cytochrome P450 3A4 and other isozymes that metabolize antineoplastic drugs
    L J Brandes
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 45:298-304. 2000
    ..Therefore, we assessed whether (a) DPPE and HA interact at CYP3A4 and other P450 human isozymes, and (b) DPPE inhibits the catalytic activity of CYP3A4...
  70. pmc Electrical impedance along connective tissue planes associated with acupuncture meridians
    Andrew C Ahn
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont General Clinical Research Center, VT, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:10. 2005
    ..Recent studies indicate a correspondence between acupuncture meridians and connective tissue planes...
  71. ncbi Evolution of the trypanorhynch tapeworms: parasite phylogeny supports independent lineages of sharks and rays
    Peter D Olson
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW75BD, UK
    Int J Parasitol 40:223-42. 2010
    ..a combination of ssrDNA and lsrDNA (Domains 1-3) for 79 and 80 taxa, respectively, we maintain one-to-one correspondence between molecules and morphology by scoring 45 characters from the same specimens used for sequencing, and ..
  72. ncbi Evaluation of pyridine-3-carboxylic acid as a drug carrier by utilizing multivariate methods, structure property correlations, and pattern recognition techniques
    Ronald L Bartzatt
    University of Nebraska, Durham Science Center, Chemistry Department, Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory, Omaha, Nebraska 68182, USA
    Receptors Channels 10:61-71. 2004
    ..Multivariate methods applied include cluster analysis, discriminant analysis, correspondence analysis, self organizing tree algorithm (SOTA) analysis, factor analysis, and principal component analysis...
  73. ncbi Is global outcome predictable in the rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal disorders? A pilot study
    B W Wunderlin
    Thurgauer Klinik St Katharinental, Diessenhofen, Switzerland
    Int J Rehabil Res 25:103-17. 2002
    ..In the regression models, the best predictor for outcome was the PMR physician assessment. Complete and good correspondence between prediction and outcome was obtained in 71.4% (42.1% and 29.3%, respectively) in the descriptive model...
  74. ncbi Clinicopathological study on TTV infection in hepatitis of unknown etiology
    Zhong Jie Hu
    Department of Pathology, Beijing You An Hospital, 8 You an Men Wai, Beijing 100054, China
    World J Gastroenterol 8:288-93. 2002
    ..To investigate the state of infection, replication site, pathogenicity and clinical significance of transfusion transmitted virus (TTV) in patients with hepatitis, especially in patients of unknown etiology...
  75. ncbi Hepatotoxin-induced hypercreatinaemia and hypercreatinuria: their relationship to one another, to liver damage and to weakened nutritional status
    T Andrew Clayton
    Biological Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences Division, Imperial College London, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington, SW7 2AZ, London, UK
    Arch Toxicol 78:86-96. 2004
    ..With all of the data included, there were eight out of ten points of correspondence between the incidence of hypercreatinaemia and/or hypercreatinuria and the incidence of increases in plasma ..
  76. ncbi On the quality of tree-based protein classification
    Betty Lazareva-Ulitsky
    Computational Biology Department, Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA 94404, USA
    Bioinformatics 21:1876-90. 2005
    ..How can these trees be compared in their ability to accurately classify protein sequences?..
  77. ncbi [Do prism corrections according to H.-J. Haase affect ocular prevalence?]
    V Schroth
    opti school, Studio für Augenglasbestimmung Freiburg
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:32-9. 2007
    ..ocular prevalence as being due to a small vergence error (fixation disparity with a shift of retinal correspondence). This vergence error indicates, according to Haase, a (not yet fully corrected) heterophoria...
  78. ncbi An international Delphi study examining health promotion and health education in nursing practice, education and policy
    Dean Whitehead
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Clin Nurs 17:891-900. 2008
    ..To arrive at an expert consensus in relation to health promotion and health education constructs as they apply to nursing practice, education and policy...
  79. pmc erm(B)-carrying elements in tetracycline-resistant pneumococci and correspondence between Tn1545 and Tn6003
    Ileana Cochetti
    Institute of Microbiology and Biomedical Sciences, Polytechnic University of Marche Medical School, Via Tronto 10 A, 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1285-90. 2008
    ..pneumococci carrying erm(B)/tet(M) transposon Tn1545, Tn6003, Tn6002, or Tn3872, we demonstrated a substantial correspondence between Tn1545 and Tn6003, which have the same resistance gene combination [tet(M) (tetracycline), erm(B) (..
  80. ncbi Imaging of head and neck tumors--methods: CT, spiral-CT, multislice-spiral-CT
    U Baum
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Maximiliansplatz 1, D 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 33:153-60. 2000
    Spiral-CT is standard for imaging neck tumors. In correspondence with other groups we routinely use spiral-CT with thin slices (3 mm), a pitch of 1.3-1.5 and an overlapping reconstruction increment (2-3 mm)...
  81. ncbi [Lesions in the pars compacta substantiae nigra and the subthalamic nucleus modify the density of muscarinic receptors in different nuclei of the basal ganglia]
    L Blanco-Lezcano
    Grupo Trastornos del Movimiento y Enfermedad de Parkinson, Area Básica, Centro Internacional de Restauracion Neurologica, Playa Ciudad Habana, Cuba
    Rev Neurol 38:128-32. 2004
    ..Several studies that has focused to the dopaminergic transmission in the basal ganglia in parkinsonian condition, but only a few article has taking into account the imbalance between dopaminergic and cholinergic transmission...
  82. ncbi Combination of functional magnetic resonance imaging-guided neuronavigation and intraoperative cortical brain mapping improves targeting of motor cortex stimulation in neuropathic pain
    Benoit Pirotte
    Department of Neurosurgery, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Neurosurgery 56:344-59; discussion 344-59. 2005
  83. ncbi Trigger point--acupuncture point correlations revisited
    Stephen Birch
    The Stichting for the Study of Traditional East Asian Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Altern Complement Med 9:91-103. 2003
    In 1977, Melzack and colleagues examined the possible correspondence of acupuncture points and trigger points for the treatment of pain. They claimed a 71% correspondence between these two classes of points...
  84. ncbi Prolonged QTc intervals on admission electrocardiograms: prevalence and correspondence with admission electrolyte abnormalities
    Houtan Golzari
    Department of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Conn Med 71:389-97. 2007
    ..Prolonged QTc (corrected QT) interval and torsades de pointes (TDP) are associated with hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, hypokalemia, possibly alkalosis and may result in syncope and sudden cardiac death...
  85. ncbi Arthropod assemblages are best predicted by plant species composition
    André P Schaffers
    Department of Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ecology 89:782-94. 2008
    ..For this we used the recently published method of predictive co-correspondence analysis, and a predictive variant of canonical correspondence analysis, depending on the type of predictor ..
  86. ncbi [Scientific collaboration of the Society of Medicine and Natural Science in Jassy with prominent European scientists during the first decades of its existence]
    E G Brodel
    Disciplina de Istoria Medicinei, Facultatea de Medicina, Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie Gr T Popa, Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 111:1094-100. 2007
    ..contacts of the Society of Medicine and Natural Science in Jassy arise from detailed analysis of the correspondence that outlasts time in the state archive of Jassy...
  87. pmc Addition of long-acting beta2-agonists to inhaled steroids versus higher dose inhaled steroids in adults and children with persistent asthma
    Francine M Ducharme
    Research Centre, CHU Sainte Justine and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, , Canada, H3T 1C5
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD005533. 2010
    ..database searches (MEDLINE, EMBASE and CINAHL), bibliographies of RCTs, clinical trial registries and correspondence with manufacturers until May 2008...
  88. ncbi [Influence of prism overcorrection on residual postoperative strabismus]
    A Kretzschmar
    Zentrum für Augenheilkunde der Justus Liebig Universität Giessen
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:659-63. 2007
    Prism overcorrection is a complementary procedure to reduce the residual postoperative esotropia caused by anomalous retinal correspondence (ARC) after surgery for esotropia. We have investigated the results of this treatment.
  89. pmc Identification of Campylobacter fetus subspecies by phenotypic differentiation and PCR
    Frank Schulze
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Institut für Molekulare Pathogenese, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2019-24. 2006 metronidazole and cefoperazone completely agreed with the results of the glycine tolerance test (correspondence, 100%). Seventy-three C. fetus subsp. venerealis isolates did not grow at 42 degrees C (correspondence, 90...
  90. ncbi [Psychotropic drug use and correspondence with psychiatric diagnoses in the mental health in the general population survey]
    A Grolleau
    Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 146, rue Leo Saignat, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Encephale 34:352-9. 2008
    The aims of this study were to assess the lifetime prevalence rate of psychotropic drugs use in the French general population and the correspondence between psychotropic drug use and psychiatric diagnoses.
  91. ncbi Ionised and total serum magnesium in renal transplant patients
    Sandro Mazzaferro
    Department of Clinical Science, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:275-80. 2002
    ..We verified the prevalence of true ionised magnesemia and the correspondence between total and ionised Mg assays in our transplanted patients, taking into account renal Mg excretion and ..
  92. ncbi Regional correspondence between the ventral portion of the lumbar intervertebral disc and the groin mediated by a spinal reflex. A possible basis of discogenic referred pain
    Y Takahashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1853-8; discussion 1859. 1998
    ..OBJECTIVES: To confirm by electrophysiologic means the neural correspondence between the ventral portion of the lumbar disc and the groin...
  93. ncbi [Studies on immune response in mouse model of experimental Chlamydia trachomatis intrauterine infections]
    T Satoh
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 68:304-13. 1994
    ..trachomatis-specific IgA and IgG antibodies were also measured. The immunological correspondence of these serum antibodies to C. trachomatis elementary bodies was also investigated. 1...
  94. ncbi Educational technology integration and distance learning in respiratory care: practices and attitudes
    Keith B Hopper
    Information Design and Communication Program, Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 S Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060, USA
    Respir Care 52:1510-24. 2007
    Educational technologies have had an important role in respiratory care. Distance learning via postal correspondence has been used extensively in respiratory care, and Internet-based distance learning is now used in the training of ..
  95. ncbi The digits of the wing of birds are 1, 2, and 3. A review
    Alexander O Vargas
    Programa de Anatomía y Biología del Desarrollo, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Independencia 1027, Casilla 70 079 Santiago 7, Santiago, Chile
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 304:206-19. 2005
    ..However, some embryological evidence suggests that these digits are 2, 3, and 4. This apparent lack of correspondence has been described as the greatest challenge to the widely accepted theropod-bird link (Zhou 2004...
  96. ncbi The mechanics of sound production in Panacanthus pallicornis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Conocephalinae): the stridulatory motor patterns
    Fernando Montealegre-Z
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L5L 1C6
    J Exp Biol 208:1219-37. 2005
    ..and sound indicate that the entire stridulatory file is used for sound production and there is nearly a 1:1 correspondence between the number of cycles in a song and the number of teeth on the file...
  97. pmc A comparison of massively parallel nucleotide sequencing with oligonucleotide microarrays for global transcription profiling
    James R Bradford
    Applied Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Cancer Research UK, Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, The University of Manchester, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX UK
    BMC Genomics 11:282. 2010
    ..0ST arrays. The use of Exon arrays makes it possible to assess the performance of RNA-Seq in two key areas: detection of expression at the granularity of individual exons, and discovery of transcription outside annotated loci...
  98. ncbi Objective signs of photoreceptor displacement by binocular correspondence perimetry: a study of epiretinal membranes
    Kristian Krøyer
    Department of Ophthalmology, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Herlev Ringvej 75, DK 2750 Herlev, Denmark
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:1017-22. 2005
    ..To describe a method for quantitative mapping of metamorphopsia and abnormalities of oculocentric direction in subjects with epiretinal membranes...
  99. ncbi Binocular vision with primary microstrabismus
    Ronald S Harwerth
    College of Optometry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:4293-306. 2003
    ..The purpose of these experiments was to determine whether microstrabismic subjects have sensory abnormalities that could give rise to a small angle of strabismus...
  100. ncbi Evaluation of drug-induced QT interval prolongation: implications for drug approval and labelling
    M Malik
    Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, England
    Drug Saf 24:323-51. 2001
    ..However, the correspondence between different preclinical models is not absolute...
  101. ncbi Correspondence of continuous interstitial glucose measurement against arterialised and capillary glucose following an oral glucose tolerance test in healthy volunteers
    Louise Dye
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Nutr 103:134-40. 2010
    ..Data were compared using Bland-Altman plots that showed good correspondence between all pairs of measurements. Concordance between the three methods was 0...

Research Grants73

  1. Cell Specific Expression in the Pituitary Gland
    Sally A Camper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have proven the roles of several transcription factors and signaling molecules in differentiation, and the correspondence with human pituitary disease is outstanding...
    David P Bartel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..RNAi-mutant strains will be monitored for changes in RNA Polymerase II binding, mRNA turnover, and the correspondence between sequenced siRNAs and mRNA degradation fragments...
    James G Fujimoto; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will also investigate breast malignancies. These studies will establish correspondence with histology, develop new visualization methods, validate computer assisted tissue classification techniques,..
    Francis J Castellino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis will be placed on establishing the correspondence between 1o and 2o structures in these proteins with hPg and/or Fg binding and activation of hPg by bacterial ..
  5. Cognitive and socioemotional development after postnatal anesthesia
    Mark G Baxter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..First, the closer correspondence between neuroanatomy and cognitive development in nonhuman primates and humans increases the extent to which ..
  6. CRCNS: Multiresolution Modeling of Human Thalamocortical Upstates and Downstates
    Eric Halgren; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies have established the basic local mechanisms of upstates and downstates, and their correspondence to prominent EEG phenomena that are easily observable in non-invasive recordings...
  7. Viral Infection and Impairment of Immune Tolerance
    Prabir Ray; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Ag) ovalbumin (OVA) can transfer OVA and TGF-[unreadable] to their newborns via breast milk showing a close correspondence with human data...
  8. Genomic Regulation at the Nuclear Periphery
    CHARLES PATRICK LUSK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cerevisiae and S. pombe (Aim 1). These organisms display correspondence of 80% of their protein coding genes while lacking significant synteny;we can leverage these properties to ..
  9. Developmental Methodology as Applied to Research on Adolescent Alcohol Use
    KRISTINA MELIA JACKSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To the degree that the issues affect the correspondence between statistical models and theories of development, our ability to validly test developmental theory is ..
  10. Defining evolutionary trajectories: Molecular adaptation to antibiotic resistance
    ADIL YOUSIF SHAMOO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..QED shows excellent correspondence to in vivo clinical observations of antibiotic resistance...
    ROBERT EDWARD SCHMIDT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..NOD) models of diabetic autonomic neuropathy we have developed have demonstrated close neuropathologic correspondence. The neuropathologic hallmark of diabetic sympathetic autonomic neuropathy is the occurrence of degenerating, ..
    Mario A Ruggero; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of auditory-nerve fibers will be studied as functions of stimulus frequency and intensity, to establish their correspondence with the underlying vibrations...
  13. Characterization and Treatment of the Scarred Vocal Fold
    Nathan Welham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provide an estimate of population variation in VF stellate cell vitamin A storage, and establish the degree of correspondence between vitamin A stores in VF mucosa, liver and serum...
  14. Glutaredoxin, a Critical Regulator of Parkinson Disease Pathogenesis
    Amy L Wilson-Delfosse; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..elegans models of PD. Correspondence between susceptibility to neurodegeneration and oxidative modification of proteins implicated in familial PD ..
  15. Translating Research into Systemic Interventions for Tobacco Cessation
    ..Dr. Apollonio's proposal will: (Aim 1) assess the correspondence between research evidence and popular understanding of smoking cessation therapy in ADM populations;(Aim 2) ..
  16. Dynamic Neuroimaging with High-resolution SSVEPs
    Ramesh Srinivasan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In this manner, a triple correspondence between SSVEP dynamics, cognitive processes, and theoretical models will be obtained...
  17. Real-Time Assessment of Triggers and Coping Responses in China
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of and compliance with the ANDWellness prototype collecting EMA data on triggers and responses, the correspondence of EMA with the retrospective recall and urine testing, and the relation between EMA and some limited outcomes...
  18. A New Approach to Estimating U.S. Annual Cancer Rates using SEER Data
    STEVEN MARK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have also shown that the conclusions currently made from the Annual Reports have a one-to-one correspondence with the factors that give rise to differences in standardized rates produced by this new method [1]...
  19. Mathematical models of membrane biophysics and microbial locomotion
    George F Oster; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This work will be performed in collaboration and/or correspondence with experimental laboratories engaged in studies on specific organisms...
    John P Welsh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 3 will determine whether there is a correspondence between NMDA receptor upregulation in the inferior olive and hypoxia-induced death of cerebellar neurons...
  21. Modulating Ocular/Retinal Blood Flow and Visual Function in Retinitis Pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will attempt to determine the temporality (i.e. lag or correspondence) between these physiological and psychophysical measures...
  22. Measurement and modeling of central auditory processing in aged animals
    Edward Bartlett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 2) Determine changes in the spiking activities and LFPs of IC neurons during aging and their correspondence to changes in the envelope following responses evoked by the same sounds...
  23. Integrated Recall of Diet and Physical Activity in Children
    Russell R Pate; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..items are omission rate and intrusion rate, and for energy and macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, fat) are correspondence rate and inflation ratio...
  24. Impact of Alcohol Use on Adolescent fMRI BOLD Response: A Longitudinal Study
    LINDSAY SQUEGLIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Regions that show divergent activation in initiators of heavy drinking will be followed by examining correspondence to performance on neuropsychological measures of VWM and attention among the heavy drinkers (n = 22) in ..
    Jonathan T Pierce-Shimomura; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..elegans - a striking parallel with Parkinson's disease patients. The correspondence between the effects of disruption of dopamine signaling in humans and C...
  26. Computerized adaptive self-report diagnostic assessment for mental health: the SC
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..timeframe and selection of responses, as well as a modified set of SCID-I questions in order to establish correspondence between SCID-SR responses and SCID-I ratings by a trained interviewer...
  27. Early Indices of Atypical Neurodevelopment with Fetal Alcohol Exposure
    JULIA MARIE STEPHEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..indices of sensorimotor deficits in 6- &20-month-old infants with PAE using simultaneous MEG/EEG and their correspondence to broader behavioral and cognitive deficits...
  28. Precise Micro-Steerable Mapping and Ablation Catheters for Treatment of Atrial Fi
    DEAN A ANDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The linear correspondence between the applied voltage and the dimension change in the EAP actuator enables precise control of the ..
  29. Real-time prediction of thermal ablation-induced cell death by echo decorrelation
    T Douglas Mast; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..imaging-controlled will be assessed, both for accurate prediction of cell death in the targeted ROI and for correspondence to the targeted ablation margins...
  30. The process of long term abstinence from opioid use among HIV+ respondents
    Nelson Jose Tiburcio; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The project team will verify HIV status by asking for documentation (for example test results, correspondence from doctors, prescriptions for HIV medication, etc.)...
  31. 1/2-A Randomized Trial of Internet-Based Interventions for Bipolar Disorder
    Michael Berk; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Interaction with research staff will occur through phone interviews and email correspondence, as participants will be recruited from any geographic location, providing inclusion criteria are met of a ..
  32. Characterization of the PAD Symptom Experience
    ERICA NICOLE SCHORR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a comprehensive description of PAD symptoms and related physiologic data, and to determine the degree of correspondence to delineate causative mechanisms underlying symptoms (an NINR area of emphasis)...
  33. Neural mechanisms of the methamphetamine-sensitive circadian oscillator
    DAVID ALEXANDER WOOD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..I predict that anticipatory increases in Tb and LMA associated with MA entrainment should decrease in correspondence with the loss of cells in the DMH...
  34. Inducing Skeletal Repair by Mechanical Stimulation
    Elise Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Integration of results from Aims #2 and #3 will allow direct assessment of correspondence between local mechanical cues and cell and molecular responses...
  35. Molecular Imaging Directed, 3D Ultrasound-guided, Biopsy System
    Baowei Fei; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..New deformable image registration methods based joint saliency map and fuzzy point correspondence will be developed in order to solve major limitations of mutual information based image registration...
  36. New techniques for microfabricated vascularized 3D tissues
    Samuel K Sia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..these goals, as microfabrication techniques based on coating open channels with endothelial cells exhibit low correspondence to the structures of native microvessels, and homogeneous seeding of endothelial cells inside a bulk 3D ..
  37. DNA targeting by TAL effectors
    Daniel F Voytas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..They bind to effector-specific host DNA sequences, and this specificity is governed by a one-to- one correspondence between a variable pair of residues in each repeat and nucleotides that make up the target DNA sequences...
  38. Real-time Assessment for Adolescents' Substance Use Behaviors
    Nancy S Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goals of the study are to develop a prototype CEMA and to test the psychometric correspondence and criterion validity of CEMA against standard assessment procedures (retrospective self-reports and urine ..
    Joshua S Shimony; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The overall objective of this application is to define within patients with gliomas the correspondence between functional sites identified with resting state approaches to those areas identified by more ..
  40. Functional Components of the Rb/E2F and p53 Pathways
    Jeffrey T Chang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..pathway components regulated by identifiable transcriptional regulatory proteins, (2) to evaluate the correspondence between the components of the Rb/E2F pathway and identified regulators of the cell cycle, and (3) to identify ..
  41. Social networks and networking that put adolescents at high risk
    Thomas W Valente; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..relevant boundary for asking network questions, (3) extent to which tie strength matters, (4) the correspondence between online and offline networks, and (5) the intersection of social networks with social identity and ..
  42. Biomechanical Mechanisms of Phonation
    Zhaoyan Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Due to this lack of correspondence between model parameters and realistic, directly measurable properties of the vocal folds, direct translation ..
  43. The Birth of Vaccination
    ANDREA A RUSNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through a careful analysis of correspondence, pamphlets, illustrations, and the technologies for transferring cowpox lymph, this study places the material ..
    MICHAEL KAY REEDY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..which can present non-averages structures, but also allows partial or full averaging, as well as 3D correspondence analysis to classify and count different crossbridge shapes...
  45. High-throughput robotic analysis of integrated neuronal phenotypes
    Hongkui Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, there is no one-to-one correspondence between cell type-defining expressed genes, morphological characteristics, and electrophysiological properties ..
  46. Predicting CHD Events in Black and White Women
    Jean C McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We also will explore the correspondence between the MAPMISS screen scores and CHD diagnostic test results.
  47. Population-Based Shape and Biomechanical Analysis of Hip Pathoanatomy
    ANDREW EDWARD ANDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The integrated platform will then be used in Aim 3 to examine the correspondence between shape and mechanics in a population of patients with acetabular dysplasia...
  48. Stem Cell Engagement of the Niche
    David T Scadden; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2. Identify modifiers of HSPC-niche interactions in the zebrafish. 3. Determine the correspondence between zebrafish and mouse hematopoietic stem cell interactions with the niche Successful accomplishment of ..
  49. Linking serotonin and memory functions in MDMA users by concurrent EEG and fMRI
    James C Eliassen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..He will examine whether the EEG and fMRI markers of learning and memory processes are altered by MDMA use in correspondence to changes in serotonergic function, as measured by the loudness dependence of the late auditory evoked ..
  50. Learning to read and comprehend a second language
    Chuansheng Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..via the "addressed phonology"-learning to read 60 Hangul characters that do not follow grapheme-to-phoneme correspondence (GPC) rules, whereas the other half will be trained to learn the Hangul via the "assembled phonology...
  51. The Dynamics of Memory Retrieval and Forgetting
    Ehren L Newman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Experiment 3, I will test the correspondence between the rat's behavior and which spatial map is activated to test whether such manipulations could ..
    Joan E Bechtold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..our experimental model of revision joint replacement in an earlier funding period, and established its correspondence with clinical studies...
  53. Adolescent Maturation of Brain Network Integration for Executive Control Ability
    Michael C Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, because the study of brain functional connectivity is in its infancy, the probable correspondence between supposed `top-down'neural system influence and higher-order executive cognition has never been ..
  54. Linking Biophysical Functions of Microbicides to User Perception & Acceptability
    Kathleen M Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project analyzes correspondence of cognitive and behavioral aspects of user ratings of microbicide characteristics and activity, with ..
  55. Modeling Cardiac Impulse Propagation at the Microscale
    Craig S Henriquez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The methods proposed here will allow us to create computer models that have one-to-one correspondence with the monolayers with regard to cell shape and cell-to-cell connectivity...
  56. Infant's Use of Intersensory Cues in Operant Learning
    KIMBERLY KRAEBEL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Two primary hypotheses will be tested. First, will detection of the cross-modal correspondence of shape facilitate learning and/or retention of an operant learning task? Second, will this facilitation be ..
  57. Towards an Improved Understanding of BOLD Signal Changes
    R Todd Constable; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, it is essential to examine the correspondence between certain forms of neural activity, BOLD, and the engagement of cognitive processes...
  58. Advanced Neuroimages Registration Methods: Effects of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure
    James C Gee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..modality approach to normalization in which each modality factors into finding the best subject to subject correspondence. The methods will be wrapped for seamless use with popular software tools currently in use for neuroimaging ..
  59. Getting Away with Murder? A Social and Cultural History of Drunk Driving
    Barron H Lerner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These primary sources-including unpublished documents, minutes of meetings and correspondence-will provide crucial information about the successes and failures of past and ongoing anti-drunk driving ..
  60. Probabilistic White and Gray Matter Atlas of the Adult Human Brain
    Konstantinos Arfanakis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..although it is possible to spatially match independently generated white and gray matter atlases, anatomical correspondence between atlases is not guaranteed due to registration errors, as well as due to anatomical differences between ..
  61. HIV Risk in African MSM is South African Townships
    Theodorus G M Sandfort; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..HIV prevention efforts to specific behaviors, subgroups of MSM, or their female partners, and to determine the correspondence between the study participant's presumed and actual serostatus...
    Michael Moskowitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..successfully tested so far in this model, and to expand the list of tested drugs in an attempt to establish a correspondence between animal and human drug treatments and to validate the rodent model...
    Thomas Robinson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The home component includes correspondence materials and a videotape for parents...
  64. NIRS Optical Topography System - Hitachi ETG-4000
    Allan Reiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..integrating NIRS data with genetic markers, neuropsychological and physiological measures, and testing the correspondence of NIRS with other functional neuroimaging techniques...
    Jean Rivier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, this model was helpful in identifying a putative one-to-one correspondence with elements of a potent non-peptide ligand (T-98475)...
    Geoffrey Cocks; Fiscal Year: 1990
    During 1990-91 I will edit the correspondence of Heinz Kohut (1913-1981) for publication...
  67. Organizational Culture's Impact Across the Nursing Home Industry
    Jane Banaszak Holl; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Multivariate analyses will identify correspondence across administrator and DON reports of culture and will be used to create organizational level culture scales...
    Martin Caffrey; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Dr. Caffrey will use this correspondence to test two aspects of the stalk theory as a basis for biomembrane fusion, and also test a hypothesis about ..
    David Ahlquist; Fiscal Year: 1990 the Mayo-based central office coordinate all subsequent operations including patient and physician correspondence, specimen handling, and data management. All fecal blood assays are done at Mayo laboratories...
  70. Rhesus-Human Adrenal Comparisons During Aging
    Charles Parker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Much of the problem in this regard results from a lack of correspondence in the profile of androgens that the human secretes from its adrenal cortex among the commonly utilized ..
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The other will be a correspondence course program, in which practitioners can go over the training curricula and materials in their own homes, ..
    Fredda Blanchard Fields; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..series of studies aims 1) to establish age differences social judgment biases in a new context assessing the correspondence bias and 2) to examine the joint influence of plausible mechanisms accounting for these age differences: ..