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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 91
Published: 13 March 2019
10.1159/000493696
EISBN: 978-3-318-06403-2
... Abstract The FITS (Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study) and KNHS (Kids Nutrition and Health Study) are large-scale cross-sectional surveys designed to explore eating patterns, nutrient intakes, and food sources of nutrients among infants and children. FITS and KNHS use data from national surveys...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490448
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
..., Among Women Only ( Tra donne sole ), presenting it as a psychological “laboratory” in which the intensely private Pavese explores the rationale for suicide on the very public stage of the novel. The author argues that the writing of Tra donne sole was one of the self-willed steps that made...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485725
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
.... Results from recent propensity-matched analyses and meta-analyses indicate that PMX hemoperfusion may improve survival outcomes among patients with sepsis. LPS is an important causative PAMP in sepsis; it triggers the immune response. PMX adsorbs LPS by using a polymyxin B-immobilized fiber that has high...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484642
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... the threat of hidden hunger among refugees by enlightening their nutritional status, bringing more clarity on States responsibility and finally recalling key points of the African strategies on nutrition. One of the serious challenges in this perspective is the absence of clear States obligations to admit...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 192
Published: 08 February 2018
10.1159/000484277
EISBN: 978-3-318-06251-9
... Abstract Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a risk factor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Early detection and management of risk factors of incidence and progression of CKD are necessary. We have been studying these risk factors among community...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 42
Published: 29 November 2016
10.1159/000448547
EISBN: 978-3-318-05946-5
... Abstract Persons surviving to older ages with HIV/AIDS often face an accelerated aging accompanied by increased comorbidity and decline in health and function. In this chapter, we review the process of disablement among persons aging with HIV/AIDS, from chronic conditions to impairments...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 38
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000443221
EISBN: 978-3-318-05606-8
.... In this context, a study set out to evaluate the best instrument for screening PTSD occurrence in soldiers coming back from Afghanistan (table 1 ). Table 1 Psychological disorders diagnosed during Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale-1 structured interviews among French soldiers returning from Afghanistan (n...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 81
Published: 19 June 2015
10.1159/000365800
EISBN: 978-3-318-02769-3
... America). Among LBW SGA infants, about 20% were born preterm in Asia and Africa, but 45% were preterm in Latin America, indicating a much higher proportionate burden of preterm in Latin America. Table 1 SGA infants born normal weight, term and preterm LBW in 22 studies from Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 43
Published: 12 June 2014
10.1159/000360554
EISBN: 978-3-318-02674-0
... Abstract Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a major harmful effect of hormone therapy (HT) among postmenopausal women. A large variety of HT can be used with significant differences in adverse effects. There is evidence that the VTE risk among HT users depends on the route of estrogen...
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Series: Issues in Infectious Diseases
Volume: 7
Published: 19 June 2013
10.1159/000348766
EISBN: 978-3-318-02399-2
... Abstract Same sex behavior is not infrequent among women in the USA and despite widespread prevalence of chlamydial infections, few data are available that describe its prevalence among these sexual minority communities. Recent studies indicate that some women who have sex with women (WSW...
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Series: Issues in Infectious Diseases
Volume: 7
Published: 19 June 2013
10.1159/000348767
EISBN: 978-3-318-02399-2
... of endemically acquired LGV proctitis were reported in the Netherlands among men who have sex with men (MSM), who were predominantly HIV positive. A disturbing association in this current epidemic is the high prevalence of hepatitis C among patients diagnosed with LGV. Since then, an ongoing epidemic in Western...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 178
Published: 01 February 2013
10.1159/000342017
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9989-4
... problem. Size of the Problem An increasing proportion of the global population is migrating from their countries of origin. OECD countries are among the most frequent receivers of migrants with 4.3 million in 2009, although with a reduction of about 7% in 2009 as compared to 2008 [ 1...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 72
Published: 24 September 2012
10.1159/000339974
EISBN: 978-3-318-02114-1
... patient: impact on prognosis and hospital resources. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010;136:784-789 7. Cichero JA, Heaton S, Bassett L: Triaging dysphagia: nurse screening for dysphagia in an acute hospital. J Clin Nurs 2009;18:1649-1659 8. Kayser-Jones K, Pengilly K: Dysphagia among nursing...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 72
Published: 24 September 2012
10.1159/000339986
EISBN: 978-3-318-02114-1
... Abstract Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) is a very frequent condition among older people with a prevalence ranging from mild symptoms in 25% of the independently living to severe symptoms in more than 50% living in nursing homes. There are several validated methods of screening, and clinical...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 58
Published: 18 July 2012
10.1159/000338583
EISBN: 978-3-318-02165-3
... of the studies reviewed involved the use of administrative datasets or case-series designs. Among the few studies to provide incidence estimates, there were inconsistencies in how injury was defined, the inclusion criteria, and the reporting of incidence rates, making comparisons within and between the sports...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 178
Published: 30 May 2012
10.1159/000337891
EISBN: 978-3-318-02163-9
... people giving the same information produces different choices among subjects, and it is established in several areas of medical care that patients are more persuasive than doctors over treatment decisions [ 12 ]. Avoid Information Leakage When presenting information, it is easy to surround the facts...
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Series: Contributions to Human Development
Volume: 24
Published: 14 November 2011
10.1159/000331026
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9799-9
... Abstract The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship of ethnic identity and acculturation strategies with psychological well-being among adolescents with an immigrant background in Kenya. A total of 269 adolescents from five high schools were involved. The sample included...