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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5831/1510016

Improved Wald Test for Equivalence Assessment of Analytical Biosimilarity

Yu-Ting Weng, Yi Tsong, Meiyu Shen and Chao Wang

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 15, 2018

The equivalence test in analytical similarity assessment uses a margin of 1.5 times of the standard deviation of a reference product. In the current practice, the standard deviation, estimated from study data, is considered as a fixed constantin the margin....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510040

Links between Night-Time Thermoneutral Zone and Mortality from Circulatory Causes in the Elderly Population of Cyprus

Leonidas G Ioannou, Lydia Tsoutsoubi, Tania Amorim, George Samoutis and Andreas D Flouris

Article Type: Short Note | First Published: March 10, 2018

The relationship between non-thermoneutral zone temperatures with increased mortality in elderly individuals is well established. However, less is known regarding the effect of night-time temperature on mortality in elderly individuals. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between night-time temperature and mortality in elderly people (≥ 70 years) in Cyprus....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410063

Plastic Surgery Training Courses: Motivation, Money Matters and More

Anne M Collins, Jack FC Woods, Shane PO Neill, Richard P Hanson and Paul F Ridgway

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: Mach 08, 2018

The manner in which surgical training is delivered is changing. Internationally, work practice reform has challenged surgical educators to provide the same level of experience in an environment of reduced clinical contact hours. Extra-clinical training courses afford the opportunity to improve both technical proficiency and knowledge base, yet enrolment has significant implications for participant...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5726/1510059

Synovial Macrophages: Potential Key Modulators of Cartilage Damage, Osteophyte Formation and Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis

Majoska HM Berkelaar, Nicoline M Korthagen, Gerrit Jansen and Willem Evert van Spil

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 03, 2018

Synovitis is common in knee OA patients and a known contributor to disease incidence and progression. Macrophages are the most common immune cell type present in this inflamed synovial tissue and expectedly contribute both directly and indirectly to OA progression through the induction of inflammatory mediators, growth factors and proteinases, resulting in enhanced cartilage degeneration and osteo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iacod-2017/1710005

Speech-Language Disorders in Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Literature Review

Camila de Castro Correa, Silke Anna Theresa Weber and Luciana Paula Maximino

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 08, 2018

Congenital toxoplasmosis is defined as the infection acquisition caused by vertical transmission. During pregnancy, the mother is infected with Toxoplasma gondii, which is transmitted intra-uterus to the fetus. This infection can cause changes in neurologic development, as visual impairment and other neurological abnormalities....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iacod-2017/1710004

Communication Related Quality of Life with Different Types of Aphasia Following a Stroke: Preliminary Insights

Mile Vukovic

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 08, 2018

It is well known that stroke and aphasia can seriously affect communication related quality of life (QoL). What has been less examined is whether communication QoL differs in relation to qualitatively different forms of aphasia. The aim of this exploratory study was to investigate this possibility in four patients with aphasia caused by stroke: two with Broca's and two with conduction aphasia. The quality of communication life scale (QCL) was administered in the chronic phase after stroke, alongside other aphasia assessments....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iacod-2017/1710003

Language Proficiency in Children with Cleft Palate

Maria del Carmen Pamplona and Pablo Antonio Ysunza

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 05, 2018

Children with cleft palate (CCP) are at risk of speech disorders, which require a long intervention. Disorders of speech have been the most salient problems encountered by clinicians treating these children and have taken priority in research. Consequently, intervention has been focused on speech production, whereas assessment of language proficiency and the use of strategies for enhancing language development in this population have been overlooked....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510072

Building a Dream vs. Destroying an Idea

Basem Abbas Al Ubaidi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 05, 2018

Today, we are facing a challenging paradox: A shortage of Health-Care Workers (HCWs), as well as a rise in unemployed health professionals. It is either due to funding short falls, planning in adequacy, in addition to a weak organizational climate that contributes to unhealthy work environments. HCWs face various aspects of physical and psychological violence in the workplace which drastically affects productivity and performance, and ultimately has tremendous effects on the patient's outcome....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5807/1510064

Assessment of Hand-Cut Injuries among Pathologists and the Efficacy of Cut-Resistant Gloves in Preventing Them

Mohammed Alorini

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 03, 2018

Cutting injuries and needle-stick injuries constitute a potentially fatal danger to pathologists. We evaluated such injuries in four french university anatomic pathology laboratories and analyzed the effect of the using of cut-resistant gloves to prevent these injuries....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510030

Lifestyle and Hypertension: An Evidence-Based Review

Cosimo Marcello Bruno, Maria Domenica Amaradio, Gabriele Pricoco, Elisa Marino and Francesca Bruno

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 01, 2018

Emerging data suggest that lifestyle habits may affect blood pressure values. In this review, authors examine the more relevant clinical and epidemiological studies about the influence that multiple lifestyle factors play on development of hypertension. They conclude that there is clear evidence that lifestyle changes can have a favorable effect on prevention and treatment of hypertension, with emphasis on alcohol and sodium intake, smoking cessation, physical activity level and dietary pattern. Physicians and Public Health Authorities should encourage positive lifestyle modifications....

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