Clinical assessment




Clinical assessment of neuromuscular transmission
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Traditionally, the degree of neuromuscular blockade during and after anaesthesia is evaluated solely on clinical criteria such as muscle tone, the occurrence of spontaneous muscular movements, the feel of the anaesthetic reservoir bag, the inspiratory force, and Conclusion In the present review I have attempted to show that the use of simple noninvasive techniques and careful analysis of the breathing pattern has led to new hypotheses about the disorder in ventilatory control in patients with respiratory disease

Clinical assessment of social cognitive function in neurological disorders
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Social cognition broadly refers to the processing of social information in the brain that underlies abilities such as the detection of others emotions and responding appropriately to these emotions. Social cognitive skills are critical for successful communication and

Standardization of terminology of pelvic floor muscle function and dysfunction: report from the pelvic floor clinical assessment group of the International
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Bert Messelink, 1* Thomas Benson, 2 Bary Berghmans, 3 Kari B , 4 Jacques Corcos, 5 Clare Fowler, 6 Jo Laycock, 7 Peter Huat-Chye Lim, 8 Rik van Lunsen, 9 Guus Lycklama a¤ Nijeholt, 10 John Pemberton, 11 Alex Wang, 12 Alain Watier, 13 and Philip Van

Five-step clinical assessment in spastic paresis
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Central nervous system (CNS) lesions lead to the syndrome of spastic paresis when they affect central motor pathways involved in motor command execution. 2 After briefly revisiting the taxonomy of motor impairment factors in spastic paresis, this article proposes a

CHEK2 *1100delC Genotyping for Clinical Assessment of Breast Cancer Risk: Meta-Analyses of 2 000 Patient Cases and 2 000 Controls
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Page 1. CHEK2*1100delC Genotyping for Clinical Assessment of Breast Cancer Risk: Meta-Analyses of 2 000 Patient Cases and 2 000 Controls Maren Weischer, Stig Egil Bojesen, Christina Ellervik, Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, and Børge Grønne Nordestgaard A B S T R A C T

Meihana Model: A Clinical Assessment Framework.
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In 1984 Mason Durie documented a framework for understanding Maori health, Te Whare Tapa Wha, which has subsequently become embedded in Maori health policy. In addition, the adoption of this framework is now widespread among Maori and Iwi health and disability

Clinical assessment in respiratory care
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Downloadable Test Bank for Wilkins Clinical Assessment In . Al Heuer, PhD, MBA, RRT, RPFT, Associate Professor and Program Director, Respiratory Care Program, School o fHealth Related Professions, University of . Wilkins Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care, 7th Edition

Olfactory bulb volume in the clinical assessment of olfactory dysfunction
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In this review, we will discuss the actual knowledge regarding olfactory bulb function, practical ways to measure olfactory bulb volume and olfactory sulcus depth, and report systematic observations regarding these measurements related to various causes of The purpose of this study was to determine the nature of swallowing evaluation practices in western Washington, specifically in terms of (a) components of the clinical examination most commonly used,(b) consistency of clinical examination practices across clinicians, and (c)

Foundations of behavioral, social and clinical assessment of children
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The clinical impairment assessment questionnaire (CIA)
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The Clinical Impairment Assessment questionnaire (CIA) is a 16-item self-report measure of the severity of psychosocial impairment due to eating disorder features (Bohn and Fairburn, 2008). It focuses on the past 28 days. The 16 items cover impairment in domains of life that

general population comparison of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) and the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN
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Background. In psychiatric surveys of the general population, there has been considerable discrepancy between diagnoses obtained by fully structured interviews and those established by systematic semi-structured clinical evaluation. The Composite International

Acts, dispositions, and clinical assessment : The psychopathology of everyday conduct
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Manifestations of psychopathology typically are noted first in the context of a persons everyday life. The inability to work or play, displays of unusual behavior or ideation, expressions of subjective distress, and behaviors injurious to self or others initially come to

Advances in the clinical assessment of dissociation: The SCID-DR
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A comprehensive assessment of dissociative symptoms is recommended for effective treatment of trauma survivors. The author reviews the systematic detection of dissociative symptoms and disorders using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Dissociative

Schedules for clinical assessment in neuropsychiatry: version 2
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Version 2. Manual World Health Organization 1995 Questa traduzione World Health Organization 1995 e stata preparata da esperti delllstituto di Psichiatria, Universita di Verona, che collaborano con altri esperti italiani e sono responsabili per Ia traduzione II

Clinical assessment of autonomic function
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A PROPERLY-FUNCTIONING autonomic nervous system penmits man to adapt to most sudden changes in his environment. Abnormalities of the system appear spontaneously or as a feature of other systemic or neurologic diseases. Drugs interfere with autonomic

Potential of robots as next-generation technology for clinical assessment of neurological disorders and upper-limb therapy.
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Robotic technologies have profoundly affected the identification of fundamental properties of brain function. This success is attributable to robots being able to control the position of or forces applied to limbs, and their inherent ability to easily, objectively, and reliably quantifyPurpose To determine the plasma concentrations of propofol required to achieve different levels of sedation during monitored anesthesia care. Methods Sixty ASA 1-1 18 65 yr-old patients, received a target-controlled continuous iv infusion of propofol. The target plasma