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Carefully selected intratesticular lesions can be safely managed with serial ultrasonography
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a policy of conservative non-operative management for incidental, impalpable, < 1 cm, intratesticular pathology. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all scrotal ultrasonograms within ...
Tracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilization: a comparison of the airwayscope®, lma ctrach®, and the macintosh laryngoscopes
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2009-03-31)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Pentax AWS (R), and the LMA CTrach (R), in comparison with the Macintosh laryngoscope, when performing tracheal intubation in patients with neck immobilization ...
Comparison of macintosh, truview evo2(r), glidescope(r), and airwayscope(r) laryngoscope use in patients with cervical spine immobilization
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2008-08-08)
Background. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Pentax AWS (R), Glidescope (R), and the Truview EVO2 (R), in comparison with the Macintosh laryngoscope, when performing tracheal intubation ...
Randomized controlled trial of the pentax aws(r), glidescope(r), and macintosh laryngoscopes in predicted difficult intubation
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2009-09-24)
Background. The purpose of this study was to determine the potential for the Pentax AWS (R) and the Glidescope (R) to reduce the difficulty of tracheal intubation in patients at increased risk for difficult tracheal ...
Recreational demand for farm commonage in ireland: a contingent valuation assessment
(Elsevier BV, 2009-07-01)
Picshark: mitigating metadata scarcity through large-scale p2p collaboration
(Springer Nature, 2008-07-15)
With the commoditization of digital devices, personal information and media sharing is becoming a key application on the pervasive Web. In such a context, data annotation rather than data production is the main bottleneck. ...
The sphere study. secondary prevention of heart disease in general practice: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of tailored practice and patient care plans with parallel qualitative, economic and policy analyses. [isrctn24081411]
(Springer Nature, 2005-07-29)
Background: The aim of the SPHERE study is to design, implement and evaluate tailored practice and personal care plans to improve the process of care and objective clinical outcomes for patients with established coronary ...
The role of transferrin saturation as a screening test for hereditary haemochromatosis in an irish population seeking medical care
(SAGE Publications, 2003-03-01)
Background Genetic studies have indicated a high prevalence of mutations for hereditary haemochromatosis (HH) in Irish populations. Given the high cost of genetic screening and the ethical implications thereof, we assessed ...
Timing of pre-emptive tenoxican is important for postoperative analgesia
(Springer Nature, 2001-02-01)
Purpose: In this prospective randomized study a comparison was made between the efficacy of 20 mg tenoxicam, administered either, 30 min preoperatively or at induction of anesthesia, for the relief of postoperative pain ...
Development of an extended enterprise performance measurement system
(Informa UK Limited, 2005-09-01)
This paper discusses the development of a performance measurement system specifically designed for the requirements of the extended enterprise, via two performance measurement frameworks: the structural extended enterprise ...