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Research Article

THREATS AND RISKS DURING TRANSPORTATION OF LNG ON EUROPEAN INLAND WATERWAYS

Summary. This paper describes guidelines and recommendations for emergencies and incidents on inland waterways. It also provides a review of existing knowledge of an LNG incident that occurred along the European inland waterway corridors. The article also reports on the latest progress in incident guidelines and describes the tools for port authorities to control credible scenarios produced by human or technical failures. This paper aims to analyse the risks that occur during transportation of

Andrea GALIERIKOVÁ, Tomáš KALINA, Jarmila SOSEDOVÁ

Transport Problems , ISSUE 1, 73–81

research-article

METHOD OF DEVELOPING CONSERVATION GUIDELINES FOR REVITALISATION OF THE HISTORICAL URBAN ENSEMBLES CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

, i.e. height analysis of buildings and structures, analysis of compositional elements or communication etc. Figure 6. The design of conservation guidelines. (Author: Daria Kuczyńska 2018/2019). Conservation guidelines are applied to all elements of composition of city-landscape: historical architecture, designing contemporary buildings, greenery and urban infrastructure and presented both in text and graphic form of design The analyses should be complemented with a photographic inventory showing

Bogna LUDWIG, Sebastian WRÓBLEWSKI, Agnieszka LISOWSKA, Dorota BALIŃSKA-CIĘŻKI, Grażyna BALIŃSKA

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 1, 57–26

research-article

Oral Care for Neuroscience patients in New Zealand – A national survey

25% (n=8) rating their oral hygiene training as inadequate. When starting on their current ward, 57.6% (n=19) of the nurses did not receive any oral hygiene education. A total of, 60.6% (n=20) of the nurses believed their oral hygiene knowledge was good. With 65–94.7% of nurses were keen for further training or guidelines. Statements about oral hygiene: Attitudes Nurses were asked to comment on a series of statements using a 5 point Likert scale of strongly disagree, disagree, neutral, agree

Caroline Woon

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience , ISSUE 1, 10–22

research-article

EVALUATION OF QUALITY OF BOTTOM SEDIMENTS OF WATER RESERVOIR PORAJ BY APPLYING SEDIMENT QUALITY GUIDELINES AND SPIATAL ANALYSIS

evaluation, health risk caused by trace elements and geochemical cycling [7, 8, 9, 10]. Sediment quality guidelines (SQGs) and potential ecological risk index (PERI) are group of useful methods which allows assessment of pollution risk of an aquatic system by integrating total trace element content [9, 10, 11, 12, 13]. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of bottom sediments of water reservoir Poraj by applying a set of sediment quality guidelines, potential ecological risk and spatial

Katarzyna ROZPONDEK, Rafał ROZPONDEK

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 2, 141–147

Report

Laboratory management of perinatal patients with apparently “new” anti-D

population despite a comprehensive approach to RhIG therapy. Observations from this prospective patient management strategy include the need for improved application of guidelines for RhIG administration and improved quality of information provided to laboratories assessing RhIG eligibility. A laboratory process for prospective follow-up when unexpected anti-D is detected in pregnancy is recommended.

Judith L. Hannon, Gwen Clarke

Immunohematology , ISSUE 3, 108–111

Scientific Commentary

GUIDELINES FOR TRAVELLING WITH PASSENGERS WITH A DISABILITY

Caron Jander, Lisa Anne Martin

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine , 22–25

Research Article

CURRENT CHALLENGES OF VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSTICS CONCERNING THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF STAPHYLOCOCCI TO ANTIBIOTICS

an oxacillin disk. An important problem for veterinary microbiological laboratories is a limited number of unified guidelines on methodology and guidelines specifying the interpretation of the results of antibiotic susceptibility testing. The lack of available recommendations for some antibiotics testing results in veterinary laboratories often using the guidelines established for human pathogens. There is an urgent need to harmonize the methods and develop guidelines for the interpretation of

Magdalena Kizerwetter-Świda, Dorota Chrobak-Chmiel, Magdalena Rzewuska

Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology , ISSUE 3, 270–277

Original Paper

Diagnosis of epilepsy – consequences for work and professional activities

Introduction. The correct diagnosis of epileptic seizures and non-epileptic attacks has a decisive influence on treatment, counseling and duration of possible work limitations. Diagnostic efforts should aim towards classifying the seizure as precisely as possible. For risk assessments, e.g. at the workplace, a close cooperation and networking of all professionals involved in the epilepsy treatment, care and consultation processes is required. Aim. To present guidelines for assessment of

Tobias Knieß, Hermann Stefan, Peter Brodisch

Journal of Epileptology , ISSUE 2, 103–112

Review

Guidelines for ultrasound examination in ophthalmology. Part III: Color Doppler ultrasonography

Monika Modrzejewska

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 77, 128–136

review-article

Indications for abdominal imaging: When and what to choose?

ultrasound [AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of an Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum. http://www.aium.org/resources/guidelines/abdominal.pdf] Abdominal, flank, and/or back pain Signs or symptoms that may be referred from the abdominal and/or retroperitoneal regions, such as jaundice or hematuria Palpable abnormalities, such as an abdominal mass or organomegaly Abnormal laboratory values or abnormal findings on other imaging examinations suggestive of

Cosmin Caraiani, Dong Yi, Bianca Petresc, Christoph Dietrich

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 80, 43–54

Review

Role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of rheumatic diseases in light of ACR/EULAR guidelines

Mateusz Płaza, Anna Nowakowska-Płaza, Grzegorz Pracoń, Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 64, 55–64

research-article

SELECTED ANALYSIS OF ENERGY-SAVING KINDERGARTEN IN ZŁOTY POTOK – COMMUNE OF JANOW, ALONG WITH ITS USAGE EVALUATION. A CASE STUDY

temperature throughout the room even in small distance to the windows. In addition, filters in mechanical ventilation treat the air that the users of the facility breathe. It should be stated that the use of a building designed and built to meet passive building guidelines is assessed positively and the components of this construction should be applied in all construction projects. Buildings that have different destiny and function, such as households, education buildings, hospitals and even sports halls

Ada KOŁODZIEJCZYK-KĘSOŃ

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 1, 19–32

Review

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE MICROWAVE OVEN IN THE GEOTECHNICAL LABORATORY

), Balscio (1992), Gaspard (2002), Chung and Ho (2006). However, the latest research was published between 2012 and 2017 by Berney, Kyzar, and Oyelami (2012), Daod (2012), Cormick (2015), Kramarenko et al. (2015, 2016), Jalilian, Moghaddam, and Tagizadeh (2017). During over 60 years a number of research were published concerning the guidelines for determining moisture content in terms of soil type, specimen mass, number of specimens dried in a microwave oven at the same time and their distribution

Małgorzata JASTRZĘBSKA

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 2, 91–104

Case report

Enquiry into Practice: Management of Terminal Catastrophic Intracranial Haemorrhage in Palliative Care.

The management of terminal catastrophic haemorrhage is a rare clinical palliative emergency for which the management is based largely on anecdotal and experiential guidelines, with no high grade evidence but rather robust contention and controversy. Whilst often rapid and deadly, inevitably dramatic and devastating for the treating health professionals and family, the key management areas include risk identification, supportive practices, the use of sedative medication and the ethical issues

Anna Smith

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience , ISSUE 2, 20–24

research-article

DEVELOPMENT OF DAPHNIA MAGNA UNDER EXPOSURE TO AMPICILLIN

Thi-My-Chi VO, Ngoc-Han PHAM, Tan-Duc NGUYEN, Manh-Ha BUI, Thanh-Son DAO

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 3, 147–152

Pictorial Review

Acrania-exencephaly-anencephaly sequence phenotypic characterization using two- and three-dimensional ultrasound between 11 and 13 weeks and 6 days of gestation

The study presents a pictorial essay of acrania-exencephaly-anencephaly sequence using two-(2D) and three-dimensional (3D) ultrasonography, documenting the different phenotypic characterization of this rare disease. Normal and abnormal fetuses were evaluated during the first trimester scan. The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology practice guidelines were adopted to standardize first trimester anatomical ultrasound screening. The guidelines outline the importance of

Eduardo Félix Martins Santana, Edward Araujo Júnior, Gabriele Tonni, Fabricio Da Silva Costa, Simon Meagher

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 74, 240–246

Article

SENIOR HOMES OF THE FUTURE IN THE EYES OF STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE. DIDACTIC EXPERIENCE FROM THE APPLICATION OF THE DESIGN THINKING METHOD

, brainstorming and prototyping. The conclusions are focused on guidelines for the design of senior homes of the future – as defined by students participating in the project, who will be future seniors.  

Joanna Tymkiewicz, Maria Bielak-Zasadzka

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 1, 49–56

Research Article

RAILWAY INDUSTRY ROADMAP IN THE STATE OF SANTA CATARINA, BRAZIL

This article aims to identify the main requirements to strengthen the railroad industry in Santa Catarina by using technology roadmapping. The railway industry is composed of carriers, manufacturers, suppliers, operators, logistics, services and education. The survey aimed to provide guidelines for the Federation of the State of Santa Catarina Industry (FIESC) to develop its strategic plan for the next eight years. Based on the survey, the roadmap defined vision, mission, a list of key concepts

Acires DIAS, Jonny C. DA SILVA, Heitor H. KAGUEIAMA, Carolina R. HADDAD, Mauricio URIONA M., Álvaro G.R. LEZANA, Dante L. JULIATTO

Transport Problems , ISSUE SE, 29–36

case-report

Multimodality imaging in a diagnostic and therapeutic process of a patient with infective endocarditis

gentamycin (2 weeks). This is not a typical regimen as per guidelines, which recommend therapy with two or even one antibiotic in similar cases(1,2). Moreover, the patient had a carious tooth removed as it might have initiated the inflammatory process. Despite this pharmacological management, which initially resulted in CRP decline to 21 mg/L (on day 23. after surgery), this parameter increased again to 62 mg/L (on days 33–35 after surgery). No pathogens were found on subsequent blood cultures. The

Maria Binkiewicz-Orluk, Marcin Konopka, Katarzyna Sierakowska-Sitkiewicz, Wojciech Król, Leszek Królicki, Marek Kuch, Wojciech Braksator

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 80, 61–66

Research Article

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF ROAD TRANSPORT IN A PASSENGER CAR USING THE LIFE CYCLE APPROACH

aspects of transport, particularly with regard to fuel life cycle management, but this method omits important stages in the life cycle, particularly the ones regarding important circular economy guidelines such as reduction of natural resource consumption, impact on human health, etc. The LCA method provides a much broader approach to environmental assessment than WTW. LCA takes into consideration environmental impact in the whole life cycle of the vehicle, from the stage of production, through the

Piotr FOLĘGA, Dorota BURCHART-KOROL

Transport Problems , ISSUE 2, 147–153

Article

A NETWORK DESIGN OPTIMIZATION PROBLEM FOR RO-RO FREIGHT TRANSPORT IN THE TYRRHENIAN AREA

Roll-on Roll-of (Ro-Ro) transport is one of the primary options EU policy is focusing on for developing intermodal transport and MOS initiatives, aimed at reducing road transport (especially trucks). In line with EU guidelines, this study proposes an integrated and optimized network scheme for the maritime Ro-Ro freight services currently operating in the Italian Tyrrhenian area to improve the overall supply of shipping services. The methodological approach used is based on the integration of

Gianfranco FANCELLO, Patrizia SERRA, Simona MANCINI

Transport Problems , ISSUE 4, 63–76

Article

RESIDENT OPINION SURVEYS AS A CONTRIBUTION TO IMPROVED HOUSING STOCK MANAGEMENT

provide guidelines for improvement of studied estates. The proposed method of assessing the built environment can be used in planning rehabilitation projects for any type of housing estates.

Anna OSTAŃSKA

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 2, 13–19

Article

LABORATORY TESTS OF OLD REINFORCED CONCRETE PRECAST BRIDGE BEAMS

to work out the method of usefulness evaluation of structural elements and to provide the guidelines for required tests preceding their reuse.

Szymon DAWCZYŃSKI, Janusz BROL

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 2, 57–63

Research Article

THE NEW URBANIST PRINCIPLE OF QUALITY OF LIFE FOR URBAN REGENERATION

and QOL, from the perspective of urban regeneration. A comparative study is made of two strategic zones in Roubaix (France) and Lodz (Poland). These serve as physical models in which spatial elements crucial for NU are analyzed. Ways of improving QOL through the application of NU guidelines for urban regeneration are also elaborated. The conclusions have possible practical applications, especially in the case of the site in Poland, Green Polesie, where urban regulations are still being elaborated

Monika Maria CYSEK-PAWLAK

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 4, 21–30

Review

The value of exercise echocardiography in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a complex pathophysiological entity. Echocardiographic parameters offer a key tool for the diagnosis of the syndrome, as indicated in the new ESC guidelines(1). HFpEF is defined as typical heart failure symptoms and signs with normal or preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and normal or small left ventricular (LV) volumes, structural heart disease [LV hypertrophy/left atrial (LA) enlargement], and evidence of

Erwan Donal

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 76, 43–44

Review

Shear wave elastography with a new reliability indicator

assessed based on shear wave velocity (the stiffness increases with the speed). The European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology has published Guidelines and Recommendations that describe these technologies and provide recommendations for their clinical use. Most of the data available to date has been published using the Fibroscan (Echosens, France), point shear wave speed measurement using an acoustic radiation force impulse (Siemens, Germany) and 2D shear wave elastography

Christoph F. Dietrich, Yi Dong

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 66, 281–287

Review

Breast ultrasound scans – surgeons’ expectations

and baseline diagnostic procedure the patient with suspected pathological lesions withinbreast is referred to by the surgeon. Lesions visualized in ultrasound scans are classified according to the BI-RADS US assessment categories. The successive categories (2 through 6) encompass individual pathological lesions, estimating the risk of malignancy and provide guidelines for further diagnostic and therapeutic management. This article described the important aspects of ultrasonographic imaging of

Piotr Bednarski, Katarzyna Dobruch-Sobczak, Eryk Chrapowicki, Wiesław Jakubowski

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 61, 164–171

Article

USE OF THE ELECTRODIALYSIS PROCESS FOR FLUORIDE ION AND SALT REMOVAL FROM MULTI-CONSTITUENT AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS

Fluorine is a common chemical element. According to WHO guidelines, the F- ion content in drinking water cannot be higher than 1.5 mg/dm3. Excess of fluorine leads to many health problems: Alzheimer’s disease, neurological disorders or fluorosis (dental or skeletal). Fluoride can be removed from aqueous solutions by means of various methods (adsorption, precipitation, ion-exchange or membrane techniques). The aim of this paper was to evaluate the efficiency of electrodialysis in fluoride

Martyna GRZEGORZEK, Katarzyna MAJEWSKA-NOWAK

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 4, 107–113

Article

TAKING UP RESIDENCE NEAR THE GARDEN AS THE SUBSTITUTE OF THE GARDEN-CITY IDEA

development is not being inspired by the idea of the garden city. The newly urbanized areas are being built up in any manner without designed spatial composition, road system and public transport system and ignoring the use of landscape. The suburban housing emerges as individual investments, inhabitants of urban sprawl are not active in the life of local communities. The current situation requires the creation of effective urban planning doctrine. The guidelines described by Howard may serve as an

Sylwia KRZYSZTOFIK

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 2, 13–19

Article

What do teachers and leaders have to say about co-teaching in flexible learning spaces?

Schools in New Zealand and parts of Australia are rapidly transitioning from traditional classrooms to coteaching in flexible learning spaces provisioned for 50 to 180 children and two to six teachers in a single space. In New Zealand, this transition is driven by the Ministry of Education who have specific guidelines for designing new schools and re-builds. School leaders and teachers must reconceptualise teaching and learning from private autonomous learning environments to co-teaching in

Julie Mackey, Neil O'Reilly, Jo Fletcher, Chris Jansen

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice , ISSUE 2, 97–110

Review

Standards of ultrasound imaging of the adrenal glands

. Ultrasound imaging is also used to monitor adrenal incidentaloma that is not eligible for a surgery. The paper presents recommendations concerning the performance and assessment of ultrasound examinations of the adrenal glands and their pathological lesions. The article includes new ultrasound techniques, such as tissue harmonic imaging, spatial compound imaging, three-dimensional ultrasound, elastography, contrast-enhanced ultrasound and parametric imaging. The guidelines presented above are consistent

Rafał Z. Słapa, Wiesław S. Jakubowski, Katarzyna Dobruch-Sobczak, Anna A. Kasperlik-Załuska

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 63, 377–387

Review

Recommendations for ultrasonographic assessment of renal arteries

particular emphasis on patient’s position allowing to obtain proper Doppler angle of insonation, as well as diagnostic limitations of the technique. Normal blood flow parameters as well as those indicating hemodynamically significant stenosis are also presented. Although the 2013–2014 American guidelines for renal artery duplex sonography (AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of Native Renal Artery Duplex Sonography and AIUM Practice Guideline for the Performance of an Ultrasound Examination of

Anna Drelich-Zbroja, Maryla Kuczyńska, Łukasz Światłowski, Anna Szymańska, Michał Elwertowski, Agnieszka Marianowska

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 75, 338–343

Position Paper

PREDIABETES AND THE NEED FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK ASSESSMENT IN AVIATION

Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) guidelines for diagnosis using oral glucose tolerance test (or HbA1c) recognise the importance of extending diagnosis beyond simply identifying diabetes. This is relevant in view of the risk of composite cardiovascular events, coronary heart disease, stroke, and all-cause mortality associated with abnormal blood glucose. Since the pilot population mirrors this morbidity, the aviation regulator has an obligation to consider the impact in terms of

Sanjiv Sharma, Michael Drane

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine , 1–7

Article

BUILDING HERITAGE IN THE ALTO DOURO WINE REGION, PORTUGAL – TABIQUE WALL NAILS CHARACTERIZATION

. In this article, and for the first time, a nail geometrical and material characterization is presented and discussed. The results highlight a wide nail dimensional variety, being iron the main chemical element identified. Beyond that, this study demonstrates that those nails should no longer be maintained in service and that new nails should be applied in future conservation and strengthening works. Finally, some guidelines regarding tabique rehabilitation and nail rusting prevention are

Rui Cardoso, Jorge Pinto, João Carlos Lanzinha

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 1, 59–70

Article

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE LOGISTICS DECISION MAKING IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

industry, as well as for other manufacturing industries, especially with respect to efficient planning of logistics processes, starting from the early stages of product development. This enables better control over logistics costs, as all business functions within the company participate in the process. The results presented here highlight future guidelines for the organisation of logistics processes in the high-tech automotive industry. It was verified by multiple linear regression.

Sebastjan ŠKERLIČ

Transport Problems , ISSUE 3, 117–126

Review

The role of ultrasound and nuclear medicine methods in the preoperative diagnostics of primary hyperparathyroidism

precise location of parathyroid tissue during the preoperative imaging. Scintigraphy and ultrasound play a major role in the diagnostic algorithms. The effi cacy of both methods has been repeatedly verifi ed and compared. The still-current guidelines of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (2009) emphasize the complementary role of scintigraphy and ultrasonography in the preoperative diagnostics in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. At the same time, attempts are made to improve both

Michał Nieciecki, Marek Cacko, Leszek Królicki

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 63, 398–409

Original Paper

Comparison of lung ultrasound and chest X-ray findings in children with bronchiolitis

Aim: Respiratory syncytial virus is the main pathogen responsible for bronchiolitis. Usually, there is no indication to perform diagnostic imaging or run laboratory tests in patients with bronchiolitis since the diagnosis is based on the clinical presentation. Chest radiogram can be useful in severe cases. So far, lung ultrasound has not been considered as an alternative in guidelines for imaging diagnosis of bronchiolitis. The aim of the study was to compare lung ultrasound and chest X-ray

Sławomir Jaszczołt, Tomasz Polewczyk, Marta Dołęga-Kozierowska, Mariusz Woźniak, Zbigniew Doniec

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 74, 193–197

Original Paper

Evaluation of Modified Hodge Test as a Non-molecular Assay for Accurate Detection of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae

the capacity of MHT with two carbapenem disks for accurate detection of KPC. MHT was performed according to guidelines of CLSI to identify isolates with carbapenem resistance. In doing so, two substrates of MHT were assigned into two groups for examination: meropenem and ertapenem groups. A total of 96 non-repetitive clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae were tested. The presence of the blaKPC gene in each MHT-positive isolate was examined by PCR. A total of 54 isolates exhibited reduced

ATOSSA GHASEMNEJAD, MONIR DOUDI, NOUR AMIRMOZAFARI

Polish Journal of Microbiology , ISSUE 3, 291–295

Review Paper

Anticonvulsant therapy in brain-tumor related epilepsy

Background. The lifetime risk of patients with brain tumors to have focal epileptic seizures is 10–100%; the risk depends on different histology. Specific guidelines for drug treatment of brain tumor-related seizures have not yet been established. Aim. This review addresses the special aspects of antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy in brain tumor-related epilepsy. Methods. We analyzed the literature up to December 2015. Results. Based on current evidence the management of tumor-related

Walter Fröscher, Timo Kirschstein, Johannes Rösche

Journal of Epileptology , ISSUE 1, 41–56

research-article

Determinants of medication withdrawal strategy in the epilepsy monitoring unit*

Alendia Hartshorn, Yasser Shahrour, Angeline S. Andrew, Krzysztof Bujarski

Journal of Epileptology , ISSUE 1-2, 15–19

Article

DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW-COST MEASUREMENT SYSTEM TO DETERMINE 3-DIMENSIONAL PEDAL LOADS DURING IN-SITU CYCLING

the bicycle characteristics needs to be discovered to create guidelines for bicycle construction and usage. This paper presents the design of a low-cost measurement system to analyse three-dimensional pedal loads in function of the pedal cycle by an instrumented pedal and an absolute encoder fixated on the crank. The pedal proposed is a combination of a unique steel sensor with twelve sensor regions, organized in four full Wheatstone bridges, installed on a standard pedal spindle. The pedals are

Sien DIELTIENS, Jordi D’HONDT, Marc JUWET, Mark VERSTEYHE

Transport Problems , ISSUE 4, 151–160

Review

Can ultrasound be helpful in selecting optimal management methods for pregnancies complicated by placental non-trophpblastic tumors?

Placental chorioangioma is the most common subtype of non-trophoblastic placental tumors. Other subtypes are very rare and usually associated with an uneventful course of pregnancy. Most chorioangiomas are small and of no clinical significance. Giant chorioangiomas may be associated with serious fetal and maternal complications. So far, no established ultrasound guidelines are available for the management of placental non-trophoblastic tumors. This may be attributed to the rarity of the disease

Nabil Abdalla, Robert Piórkowski, Paweł Stanirowski, Monika Pazura, Krzysztof Cendrowski, Włodzimierz Sawicki

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 69, 116–122

Original Paper

Polish Physicians’ Attitudes Towards Antibiotic Prescription and Antimicrobial Resistance

physicians (91%) considered that antimicrobial resistance is a major problem at present. The majority of physicians indicated the reasons for prescribing the antibiotic are related to health factors, such as optimal recovery (best effectiveness, least side effects) (80%), latest therapeutic guidelines (70%) and microbiological/epidemiological factors (63%). Knowledge of the National Recommendations for the management of Community-Acquired Respiratory Tract Infections 2010(NR-CA-RTI) developed within

Beata Mazińska, Waleria Hryniewicz

Polish Journal of Microbiology , ISSUE 3, 309–319

Review

Standards of the Polish Ultrasound Society – update. Ultrasound examination of the visceral arteries

diagnosis and pathologies affecting visceral blood fl ow velocity, i.e.: cirrhosis and hypersplenism. The publication is an update of the Polish Ultrasound Society guidelines published in 2011. 

Michał Elwertowski, Robert Lechowicz

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 60, 85–95

research-article

URBAN FARM AS A SYSTEM OF PRODUCTIVE URBAN GREEN – CHALLENGES AND RISKS

share of greenery in district structure through the presence of Central Park, as the largest concentration of park-like space. Figure 2. Urban farming system for the New York City System based on redistribution of food inside of the city was the first of the New York City (Steady) State guidelines, formed by Michael Sorkin, Terreform Research Group [26]. The concept of strong political foundations relating to the growing incompetence of nation states and predatory organizations of international

Justyna KLESZCZ

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 1, 23–36

Clinical Practice

Toward a new generation of quality registries for neurodevelopmental disorders: the example of NEUROPSYK

adequate follow-up related to the implementation of existing regional and national guidelines for assessment and treatment; 2) providing clinical decision-making aids; and 3) conducting large-scale clinical epidemiological research. The registry incorporates all legal requirements for quality registries in Sweden.NEUROPSYK includes patients of all ages diagnosed with NDDs per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. These diagnoses include autism spectrum disorder

Anna Löfgren Wilteus, Frida Bartonek, Jacqueline Borg, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology , ISSUE 3, 141–146

Research Article

A multicenter, randomized, controlled study of Training Executive, Attention, and Motor Skills (TEAMS) in Danish preschool children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Rationale and description of the intervention and study protocol

the clinical guidelines of Region Zealand. The ADHD Rating Scale-IV and the Danish version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire are used to assess ADHD symptom severity before and after the intervention and to monitor the duration of the outcome. A comparative analysis of data from the intervention and control groups will illustrate the study’s results.This is a multicenter, randomized, controlled, single-blind, parallel-group study with the primary aims of testing the TEAMS concept and

Helle Annette Vibholm, Jesper Pedersen, Anne Holm, Søren Krue

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology , ISSUE 1, 2–10

research-article

THE APPLICATION OF INNOVATIVE ENERGY-EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES IN THE SUSTAINABLE MODEL OF A HOUSING ESTATE – SEESTADT ASPERN IN VIENNA

Joanna BIEDROŃSKA

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment , ISSUE 1, 15–22

Review

Standards for the assessment of salivary glands – an update

The paper is an update of 2011 Standards for Ultrasound Assessment of Salivary Glands, which were developed by the Polish Ultrasound Society. We have described current ultrasound technical requirements, assessment and measurement techniques as well as guidelines for ultrasound description. We have also discussed an ultrasound image of normal salivary glands as well as the most important pathologies, such as inflammation, sialosis, collagenosis, injuries and proliferative processes, with

Piotr Zajkowski, Aleksandra Ochal-Choińska

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 65, 175–190

Review

The role of ultrasound and lymphoscintigraphy in the assessment of axillary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer

, different lymphoscintigraphy protocols have been compared in the literature. The usefulness of novel radiopharmaceuticals as well as the methods of image acquisition in sentinel lymph node diagnostics have also been assessed. The aim of this article is to present, basing on current guidelines, literature data as well as our own experience, the diagnostic possibilities of axillary lymph node ultrasound in patient qualification for an appropriate treatment as well as the role of lymphoscintigraphy in

Michał Nieciecki, Katarzyna Dobruch-Sobczak, Paweł Wareluk, Anna Gumińska, Ewa Białek, Marek Cacko, Leszek Królicki

Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 64, 5–15

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