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Regional physiology of ARDS
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-28)
Abstract The acute respiratory distress (ARDS) lung is usually characterized by a high degree of inhomogeneity. Indeed, the same lung may show a wide spectrum of aeration alterations, ranging from completely ...
The use of mid-regional proadrenomedullin to identify disease severity and treatment response to sepsis - a secondary analysis of a large randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-21)
Abstract Background This study assessed the ability of mid-regional proadrenomedullin (MR-proADM) in comparison to conventional biomarkers (procalcitonin (PCT), lactate, ...
De novo assembling and primary analysis of genome and transcriptome of gray whale Eschrichtius robustus
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-28)
Abstract Background Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus (E. robustus), is a single member of the family Eschrichtiidae, which is considered to be the most primitive in the class ...
Modified Pilates as an adjunct to standard physiotherapy care for urinary incontinence: a mixed methods pilot for a randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-12)
Abstract Background Urinary incontinence (UI) is a distressing condition affecting at least 5 million women in England and Wales. Traditionally, physiotherapy for UI comprises ...
Interprofessional collaboration in nursing homes (interprof): development and piloting of measures to improve interprofessional collaboration and communication: a qualitative multicentre study
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-11)
Abstract Background Given both the increase of nursing home residents forecast and challenges of current interprofessional interactions, we developed and tested measures to ...
N-truncated Aβ4–x peptides in sporadic Alzheimer’s disease cases and transgenic Alzheimer mouse models
(BioMed Central, 2017-10-04)
Abstract Background The deposition of neurotoxic amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides in plaques in the brain parenchyma and in cerebral blood vessels is considered to be a key event in ...
Assessment of grief-related rumination: validation of the German version of the Utrecht Grief Rumination Scale (UGRS)
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-09)
Abstract Background Bereavement can result in severe mental health problems, including persistent, severe and disabling grief symptoms, termed complicated grief. Grief rumination ...
Evaluation of large-group lectures in medicine – development of the SETMED-L (Student Evaluation of Teaching in MEDical Lectures) questionnaire
(BioMed Central, 2017-08-18)
Abstract Background The seven categories of the Stanford Faculty Development Program (SFDP) represent a framework for planning and assessing medical teaching. Nevertheless, ...
Prevalence of pathogenic BRCA1/2 germline mutations among 802 women with unilateral triple-negative breast cancer without family cancer history
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-07)
Abstract Background There is no international consensus up to which age women with a diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and no family history of breast or ovarian ...
Effects of regional perfusion block in healthy and injured lungs
(Springer International Publishing, 2017-10-13)
Abstract Background Severe hypoperfusion can cause lung damage. We studied the effects of regional perfusion block in normal lungs and in the lungs that had been conditioned ...