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research-article | 29-January-2021

Inclusive practice for students with neurodevelopmental disorders in Sweden

for children and adolescents with NDDs in school is educational inclusion. It aims to achieve adaptation of the environment to the diverse prerequisites and needs of individuals, instead of demanding of individuals to cope with the challenges of a given context themselves exclusively (7). While many countries have transformed from a perspective that children with NDDs cannot be educated adequately in regular schools and require special school settings to that almost all children with NDDs should

Sven Bölte, Emma Leifler, Steve Berggren, Anna Borg

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 9–15

Article | 20-December-2020

Estimating the population mean using a continuous sampling design dependent on an auxiliary variable

Continuous distribution of variables under study and auxiliary variables are considered. The purpose of the paper is to estimate the mean of the variable under study using a sampling design which is dependent on the observation of a continuous auxiliary variable in the whole population. Auxiliary variable values observed in this population allow to estimate the inclusion density function of the sampling design. The variance of the continuous version of the Horvitz-Thompson estimator under the

Janusz L. Wywiał

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 5, 1–16

research-article | 30-November-2018

What's in a word? Distinguishing between Habilitation and Re-habilitation

perceived that they were incapable of daily function (Rosen et al., 1977). This meant that they were restricted to developing independence skills and obedience: arguably the antithesis of Habilitation, despite encouraging independence. Public opinion during the turn of the twentieth century acknowledged that ‘intellectual disabilities’ could not be fully compensated for, despite specialist schooling. Individuals with developmental disabilities were institutionalized until 1920 to 1960, where inclusion

J. Hayton, D. Dimitriou

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 10 , ISSUE 1, 1–4

research-article | 30-November-2019

“The big wide world of school”: Supporting children on the autism spectrum to successfully transition to primary school: Perspectives from parents and early intervention professionals

deemed successful, when children feel secure and comfortable, are eager to attend school, develop academic and social skills, attain higher levels of independence, participate actively with peers and teachers, and experience a sense of wellbeing, belonging and inclusion (7). Influencing the successful transition to school is school readiness, a broad concept encompassing the skills and abilities a child needs to be successful at school, as well as the schools readiness for the child and the family’s

Nigel Chen, Scott Miller, Ben Milbourn, Melissa H. Black, Kathryn Fordyce, Gerdamari Van Der Watt, Tasha Alach, Anne Masi, Grace Frost, Madonna Tucker, Valsamma Eapen, Sonya Girdler

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 91–100

Original Paper | 10-August-2017

Difficulties in differentiating the nature of ascites based on ultrasound imaging

Transabdominal ultrasound not always allows to determine the nature of ascites based solely on its characteristics. Aim: The aim of the study was to present difficulties in determining the nature of ascites using transabdominal ultrasonography solely based on extra-organ lesions as well as, after the inclusion of the overall abdominal assessment and the clinical picture. Materials and methods: A total of 18 patients with non-neoplastic ascites and 62 patients with neoplastic ascites whose final

Andrzej Smereczyński, Katarzyna Kołaczyk, Elżbieta Bernatowicz

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 69, 96–100

Article | 21-April-2019

E rua taha o te awa: There are two sides to the river… Navigating ‘social justice’ as an indigenous educator in non-indigenous tertiary education

David McLeod

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 30 , ISSUE 1, 17–24

Article | 18-March-2018

BLOCKCHAIN AND INTERNET OF THINGS REQUIRE INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO LOGISTICS EDUCATION

Short description of higher education study programme creation and evaluation process is stated. The study pointed out the difficulties of up-dating study programmes in connection with innovative technology trends in the relevant field of knowledge. Blockchain technology and Internet of Things as emerging digitalization trends in logistics and transport are considered together with three relevant bachelor study programmes. The first proposal of innovation inclusion in study programmes is

Genadijs GROMOVS, Mika LAMMI

Transport Problems, Volume 12 , ISSUE SE, 23–34

Article | 20-July-2021

Evaluation of treatment risks and the quality of information contained within the websites of specialist orthodontists

Objective: To evaluate the treatment risks and the quality of information contained within the websites of specialist orthodontists in Australia. Methods: The term ‘specialist orthodontic practice’ was entered into three internet search engines. Websites satisfying inclusion and exclusion criteria were evaluated for orthodontic treatment risk information against nine common treatment risks. For website reliability and quality, the DISCERN instrument was used along with the HON

Maurice J. Meade, Craig W. Dreyer

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 143–151

research-article | 30-November-2020

Announcement of WormAtlas partnership with the Journal of Nematology

Nathan E. Schroeder, David H. Hall

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–2

Research Article | 30-November-2012

How Prevalent Are Autistic Traits Among Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? A Qualitative Review of the Literature

articles met our inclusion and exclusion criteria and were included in this qualitative review.Only three scientific papers that met our a priori inclusion and exclusion criteria were identified. These articles described findings obtained from clinical samples and identified a prevalence of autistic traits among children with ADHD that ranged from 7% to 60%. As compared with children with ADHD without these traits, the presence of autistic traits in children with ADHD was associated with more severe

Mai Uchida, Stephen V. Faraone, Gagan Joshi, Andrea Spencer, Tara Kenworthy, K. Yvonne Woodworth, Joseph Biederman

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 33–40

Article | 16-April-2018

The Missing Link: A Collaborative Approach to Early Childhood Orientation and Mobility

The current role of the Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instructor routinely involves working with young children (birth to 6 years). The inclusion of this population to the caseload of O&M instructors brings with it unique challenges. Young children’s primary means of learning comes in the form of play, yet O&M traditionally tends to focus on skill specific instruction. For young children who are blind or vision impaired the ability to move out into space independently and

Kylie Wells, Dip. Tchg., Grad. Cert. Ed. Studies, M. Spec. Ed.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 57–61

Article | 28-August-2018

EFFECT OF METAKAOLIN DEVELOPED FROM LOCAL NATURAL MATERIAL SOORH ON WORKABILITY, COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH, ULTRASONIC PULSE VELOCITY AND DRYING SHRINKAGE OF CONCRETE

The utilization of pozzolanic materials like metakaolin (MK) in cement mortar and concrete is growing in construction industry all around the world to reduce the CO2 release into the atmosphere and reduce energy consumption. This study instigates the performance of concrete containing locally developed metakaolin in terms of workability, unit weight, compressive strength, ultrasonic pulse velocity and drying shrinkage of concrete. The Portland cement (PC) is replaced by inclusion of developed

Abdullah SAAND, Manthar Ali KEERIO, Daddan khan BANGWAR

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 10 , ISSUE 2, 115–122

Article | 06-July-2017

ESTIMATION OF MEAN ON THE BASIS OF CONDITIONAL SIMPLE RANDOM SAMPLE

Janusz Wywiał

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 17 , ISSUE 3, 411–428

Article | 27-December-2020

Analysis of the stability of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels in donor samples

72 hours (1.45 IU/L) was statistically significant, it was of little practical significance. For example, based on the frequency distribution of the 311 RT samples from this study, and using a cut-off value of 69 IU/L, only one unit of blood would have been eliminated based on the difference between time zero and 72 hours. It was concluded that RT would be the storage of choice for 72 hours, since the tendency of ALT levels to decrease during storage at 4°C could make possible the inclusion

Susan S. Todoroff

Immunohematology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 1, 18–21

research-article | 30-November-2020

Does Strategic public procurement for SMEs work?

Medium Enterprises and Innovation; Public Procurement and Innovation; Procurement Policies and Innovation; Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation; and Innovation Policy and Small Medium Business. We also searched on variants of all the search terms with the inclusion of ‘New Zealand’ and ‘Australia’. Strategic public procurement and SMEs does not fit neatly into a single discipline or subject area and a number of fields of study are relevant, such as Public Management, Business, Public Policy

Barbara Allen

Evidence Base, Volume 2021 , ISSUE 2, 39–64

case-report | 30-November-2017

Treatment of subarachnoid haemorrhage complicated by hyponatraemia

Jordyn A Butler

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 27 , ISSUE 2, 1–5

Article | 13-December-2019

SUBJECTIVE AND COMMUNITY WELL-BEING INTERACTION IN A MULTILEVEL SPATIAL  MODELLING FRAMEWORK

) multidimensional index of local deprivation composed of eleven domain-scales. The spatial multilevel modelling has been extended by an attempt to assess what effect spatial interaction has on cross-level relationships. Its inclusion in the discussion with which this paper concludes seems recommendable, as it indicates the need for more systematic efforts towards a spatially-integrated approach to this kind of modelling problems.

Włodzimierz Okrasa, Dominik Rozkrut

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 20 , ISSUE 4, 167–179

original-paper | 05-December-2019

New Look on Antifungal Activity of Silver Nanoparticles (AgNPs)

et al. 2010). The progress in research led to the inclusion of nanoparticles as biocides in a large number of consumer products: chemicals, cosmetics, clothing, water filters, and medical devices (Kokura et al. 2010; Metak and Ajaal 2013; Zarschler et al. 2016). The application of AgNPs as a contrast agent for mammography and micro-computed tomography for the ear imaging is based on their electric properties (Anil Kumar et al. 2007; Zou et al. 2015; Zhang et al. 2016b; Lee and Jun 2019). Despite

BARBARA ŻAROWSKA, TOMASZ KOŹLECKI, MICHAŁ PIEGZA, KATARZYNA JAROS-KOŹLECKA, MAŁGORZATA ROBAK

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 68 , ISSUE 4, 515–525

Research paper | 01-November-2017

SAE EDUCATION CHALLENGES TO ACADEMICS AND NSI

conducted among employees of statistical offices and academics from universities involved in SAE research. A further issue is inclusion of SAE in the EMOS project (European Master in Official Statistics). The survey is extended with information collected by monitoring of trainings and projects organized by the leading centres dealing with SAE. The results obtained are related to a similar survey within Eurostat project: ESSnet on Small Area Estimation, which was conducted in 2010. The study includes

Elżbieta Gołata

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 16 , ISSUE 4, 611–630

Article | 26-August-2018

EVALUATING STATUS OF GLOBAL INDICES OF AGE-FRIENDLY CITY IN TEHRAN METROPOLIS (AFC)

aging-related professionals and experts. Then, the resulting data were imported into SPSS22 software and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. FINDINGS: The results indicated that, among 8 indices of age-friendly city including open spaces and buildings, transportation, housing, social participation, respect and social inclusion of the elderly, citizen participation and employment of the elderly, communication and information facilities, as well as health and local services

Ali SHARQI, Esmaeil ZARGHAMI, Milad OLFAT, Farzaneh SALEHI KOUSALARI

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 9 , ISSUE 3, 35–51

Research Article | 18-March-2020

Parametric prediction of finite population total under Informative sampling and nonignorable nonresponse

In this paper, we combine two methodologies used in the model-based survey sampling, namely the prediction of the finite population total, named T, under informative sampling and full response, see Sverchkov and Pfeffermann  (2004), and the prediction of T with a noninformative sampling design and the nonignorable nonresponse mechanism, see Eideh (2012). The former approach involves the dependence of the first order inclusion probabilities on the study variable, while the latter involves

Abdulhakeem Eideh

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 1, 13–35

Article | 14-October-2020

MIMA-9, a valuable antibody for screening for rare donors

and thereby conserve rare antisera. Inclusion of anti-mouse IgG in gel cards allowed for rapid screening. MIMA-9 is also a useful reagent to type RBCs with a positive direct antiglobulin test. This antibody is available to donor screening laboratories at no cost for this specific use.

Edith Tossas, Ragnhild Øyen, Gregory R. Halverson, Harry Malyska, Marion E. Reid

Immunohematology, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 43–45

research-article | 13-July-2021

Mandibular effects of temporary anchorage devices in Class II patients treated with Forsus Fatigue Resistant Devices: A systematic review

Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) checklist.19,20 Two reviewers independently performed the literature search, study inclusion, data extraction and risk of bias assessment. Any dispute was discussed with a third counsellor. Search strategy An electronic search, without language restriction, was undertaken on the 20th February, 2020 in the following databases: PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe (SIGLE

Jie Xiang, Yuanyuan Yin, Ziqi Gan, Sangbeom Shim, Lixing Zhao

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 1, 50–61

research-article | 01-October-2021

The efficacy of rapid palatal expansion on the eruption of impacted maxillary canine: a systematic review

Study selection and data extraction A calibration of inter-examiner reproducibility was carried out by two reviewers (N.P. and T.P.). Both independently screened titles, abstracts, and full-text reports according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria shown in Table II. Both authors came to a consensus regarding the studies which met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Inter-reviewer agreement regarding study eligibility was 98.52% (134/136). Any disagreement was resolved by consultation with a

Supatchai Boonpratham, Natnicha Pariyatdulapak, Thongchai Poonpiriya, Supakit Peanchitlertkajorn, Nuntinee Nanthavanich Saengfai

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 2, 273–283

research-article | 28-October-2021

Epilepsy and autism: How does age at seizure onset factor in?

with autism more than similar cases without autism in a wide array of specific biodevelopmental, neurological, neuropsychological, genetic or epileptological conditions? If so, is there a specific interval of the lifespan during which this effect is particularly and typically statistically significant? and Are there any brain morbidities that are common in, and specific to, these neuropathological conditions? METHODS Case collection and inclusion criteria A literature search was conducted using

Claude M.J. Braun, Jonathan Elie-Fortier

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 29 , 13–31

research-article | 30-November-2020

Prevalence of femoral vein duplication: systematic review and metaanalysis

into the thigh were not considered. Search strategy A systematic search of the literature through 20th January 2021 was conducted on the electronic databases PubMed, Hinari, Embase and Medline to identify studies eligible for inclusion in the study. The search strategy used for PubMed is presented in Tab. 1. No language restriction was made. As for articles published by the same study group and also having an overlap of the search period, only the most recent article was included in order to

William Sibuor, Vincent Kipkorir, Isaac Cheruiyot, Fidel Gwala, Beda Olabu

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 87, 326–331

research-article | 30-November-2020

Reliability of knee joint sonography in the evaluation of gouty arthritis

joint; knee joint ultrasound; gout; gouty arthritis, knee joint pain; sensitivity; specificity. The reviewer independently screened the titles and abstracts of the relevant articles and full-text downloads to determine whether the inclusion or exclusion criteria were met. Any disagreement was resolved through a consensus. The studies were eligible if they included information about gout and the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of gouty arthritis. Studies involving research on animals were

Zafar Iqbal Anjum, Raham Bacha, Iqra Manzoor, Syed Amir Gilani

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 87, 300–305

Original Paper | 09-August-2017

Grayscale ultrasound characteristics of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease severity – an adult and pediatric cohort study

methods: The study group consisted of 81 patients diagnosed with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, 35 adults and 46 children. Inclusion criterion for adults was the presence of at least 10 large cysts in each kidney; children included into the study had developed at least 1 large renal cyst in each kidney. The number of large cysts, echogenicity of kidney parenchyma, cortical thickness and presentation of cortex/medulla boundary were assessed with the use of Logiq E9 apparatus (GE

Marcin Strzelczyk, Michał Podgórski, Susan Afshari, Marcin Tkaczyk, Monika Pawlak-Bratkowska, Piotr Grzelak

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 69, 85–90

Mini Review | 26-August-2016

The Role of Staphylococcus aureus in Secondary Infections in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

barrier contributing to a chronic inflammation of the atopic skin lesions. The S. aureus species also releases proinflam­matory proteins, including enzymes that cause tissue damage. When initiating treatment it is particularly important to properly assess that the onset of the secondary bacterial infection is caused by S. aureus and thus justifying the inclusion of antibiotic therapy. Depending on the severity and extent of the staphylococcal infection, topical antibiotics are used, usually

Aneta Buda, Jacek Międzobrodzki

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 65 , ISSUE 3, 253–259

research-article | 26-April-2019

Agricultural intensification and urbanization negatively impact soil nematode richness and abundance: a meta-analysis

, pots, or greenhouses; studies expressing abundance of nematodes as relative abundance instead of absolute abundance; and studies reporting data for total free-living nematodes instead of each trophic group. Among the 1,613 articles, 598 relevant articles that contained data on richness and abundance of nematodes in different ecosystems were selected by examining titles and abstracts. Among the 598 articles, 111 articles (Supplementary Material) met the inclusion criteria and were selected for data

Satyendra K. Pothula, Parwinder S. Grewal, Robert M. Auge, Arnold M. Saxton, Ernest C. Bernard

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–17

research-article | 30-September-2019

The use of a probe stabilizer to reduce musculoskeletal overload of ultrasound operators in routine diagnostic echocardiographic imaging

transthoracic echocardiography. A good apical acoustic window with clear endocardial border definition was a prerequisite for inclusion. Transthoracic echocardiography In the Catharina Hospital a Philips EPIQ 7 ultrasound system was used with a X5-1 transducer. The iRotate function was used, which made it possible to electronically rotate to the standard apical four, two, and three chamber views. In the Deventer Hospital a GE Vivid E9 ultrasound system was used with a M5S transducer. Standard apical views

Sjoerd Bouwmeester, Marloes de Kleijn, Jan van Wijngaarden, Patrick Houthuizen

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 78, 193–197

Article | 26-October-2020

Frequency of thrombocytopenia associated with gentamicin therapy

antibodies (GAPAs) in our institution. Adult patients who received gentamicin from 1/1/98 to 7/31/98 were eval­uated for inclusion in the study. Testing for the presence of GAPAs was performed if the patient had a decrease in platelet count while receiving gentamicin or if the platelet count increased or decreased within 3 days of the last gentamicin therapy. Patients receiving gen­tamicin without development of thrombocytopenia were tested as controls. During the study period, 926 patients

Miriam Fogg Leach, James P. AuBuchon

Immunohematology, Volume 15 , ISSUE 4, 167–170

Review | 20-July-2021

The clinical benefits of orthodontic treatment to pathologically migrated teeth: A systematic review

periodontal therapy. Clinical trials not reporting a quantitative measurement of clinical attachment gain were excluded. Results: The search strategy identified 90 relevant articles. After selection according to the inclusion/exclusion criteria, 15 articles qualified for the final analysis of which five were clinical trials and 10 were case series or reports. Five studies could be classified as providing a moderate level of evidence (33%), while 10 were classified as low levels of evidence (67%). None of

Gustavo H. Gameiro, Michel Dalstra, Paolo M. Cattaneo

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 184–194

Review | 20-July-2021

The effect of headgear treatment on the development of obstructive sleep apnoea. A systematic review

dimensions and headgear. A risk of bias assessment was conducted using the ACROBAT-NRSI tool for non-randomised studies. Results: Of the 51 articles initially retrieved, only three were eligible for inclusion, while the remainder were retrospective cohort studies presenting serious risk of bias primarily due to undetected confounding factors or selection bias. No quantitative synthesis was possible. One study assessed the potential effect of isolated headgear treatment on apnoeic indices, while two

Vera Studer, Despina Koletsi, Anna Iliadi, Theodore Eliades

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 34 , ISSUE 2, 239–249

Review | 31-January-2019

The use of ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injections in the treatment of hip osteoarthritis: a systematic review of the literature

and Allied Health and Allied and Complimentary Medicine databases. The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis methodology guidance was employed and a quality assessment was performed using the Jadad score. Results: Three randomised clinical trials met the inclusion criteria and were included for analysis. All three trials were of good quality based on the Jadad score. A total of 115 patients out of 254 received platelet-rich plasma injections under ultrasound guidance

Mohammed Ali, Ahmed Mohamed, Hussam Elamin Ahmed, Ajay Malviya, Ismael Atchia

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 75, 332–337

research-article | 30-November-2018

FLYING HOURS OF AUSTRALIAN COMMERCIAL PILOTS AND RISK OF CUTANEOUS MELANOMA

% confidence intervals (Cis) to estimate the association between flying hours and melanoma development, adjusting for age and state of residence as potential confounders. We also modelled flying hours as a linear term and calculated risk of melanoma per 100-hour increments of total flying hours. The primary outcome was invasive melanoma, and we performed sensitivity analyses by repeating the above analyses after the inclusion of cases with in situ melanoma. All statistical analyses were carried out using

Jean Claude Dusingize, Catherine M. Olsen, Kyoko Miura, Ian Hosegood, Rick Tinker, Ken Karipidis, Adèle C. Green

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine, Volume 11 , 1–7

Case report | 17-March-2020

Anti-Kpa–induced severe delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction

should be considered for inclusion in the antibody screening cells.

Ranie Koshy, Bhishma Patel, Jonathan S. Harrison

Immunohematology, Volume 25 , ISSUE 2, 44–47

Review | 20-July-2021

Clinical use of orthodontic mini-implants for intrusion and retraction: a systematic review

598 articles were identified, of which 37 papers met the inclusion criteria and, following the elimination of duplicates, 20 articles were selected. Results: Orthodontic mini-implants are more efficient for intrusion and retraction when compared to conventional intraoral and extra-oral anchorage devices. A greater amount of intrusion and retraction is achieved when mini-implants are placed between the first and second premolars without using any specific intrusive mechanics. Conclusion: The

Sanjam Oswal, Sanket S. Agarkar, Sandeep Jethe, Sujata Yerawadekar, Pradeep Kawale, Sonali Deshmukh, Jayesh S. Rahalkar

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 1, 87–100

research-article | 13-July-2021

The effectiveness of Hawley and vacuum-formed retainer usage protocols on the stability of fixed orthodontic treatment results

fixed appliances. The inclusion criteria for the subjects were: (1) mild or moderate initial crowding, (2) a Class I or Class II malocclusion according to the ANB angle and molar relationship, (3) treated only with fixed appliances, (4) non-extraction treatment, (5) no missing teeth, (6) no syndromes, (7) older than 14 years of age, (8) compliance with the retention protocol prescribed by the orthodontist. Interventions On the same day following debonding of the fixed orthodontic appliances, either

Hande Gorucu-Coskuner, Ezgi Atik, Tülin Taner

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 1, 69–78

Review | 13-September-2016

Value of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome – literature review

healthy women, the inclusion of this sign to the diagnostic criteria of polycystic ovary syndrome is still questioned. The developmentof new technologies has an undoubted infl uence on the percentage of diagnosed polycystic ovaries. This process has caused an increase in the percentage of polycystic ovary diagnoses since the Rotterdam criteria were published. It is therefore needed to prepare new commonly accepted diagnostic norms concerning the number of ovarian follicles and the standardization of

Michał Bachanek, Nebil Abdalla, Krzysztof Cendrowski, Włodzimierz Sawicki

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 15 , ISSUE 63, 410–422

research-article | 30-November-2017

Validation of the Polish version of the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy (P-NDDI-E)

(Tadokoro et al., 2012), Germany (Metternich et al., 2012) and Greece (Zis et al., 2013). The aim of this study was to validate the Polish version of the NDDI-E scale. MATERIAL AND METHODS The consecutive 257 persons with epilepsy (PWEs), who fulfilled inclusion and exclusion criteria, were recruited by physicians with specialization of neurology and epileptology in the period from Nov. 10, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017 during their routine outpatient visits. The following epilepsy treatment centers were

Bartłomiej Gmaj, Jerzy Majkowski, Jan Szczypiński, Joanna Jędrzejczak, Beata Majkowska-Zwolińska, Marcin Wojnar, Jacek Gawłowicz, Piotr Januszko, Sung Pa Park, Ewa Nagańska, Simon Ziemka, Dorota Wołyńczyk-Gmaj

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 26 , ISSUE 1-2, 59–64

research-article | 30-November-2019

Policy implications of the extent, nature and effects of young people’s exposure to alcohol promotion in sports-related contexts

representing modifications of the existing systems to those involving a complete restructure to replace existing codes with alternative forms of regulation. These recommended approaches are summarised below, listed in order of least to most restrictive. System modification options Options for enhancing current systems of alcohol promotion restrictions include: 1) strengthening the provisions of existing codes; 2) extending the codes through the inclusion of additional provisions; and 3) changing code

Simone Pettigrew, Hayley Grant

Evidence Base, Volume 2020 , ISSUE 2, 62–78

Article | 20-July-2021

Facebook legal and regulatory advertising compliance by specialist orthodontic practices: a cross-sectional survey

Facebook pages of specialist orthodontic practices were identified following a systematic search strategy. The content uploaded to each ‘eligible’ page between March 2019 and February 2020 was reviewed with regard to five specific domains of prohibited advertising. Cronbach’s Alpha Test was used to determine intra-rater agreement. Results: The Facebook pages of 147 specialist orthodontist practices in Australia, representing 288 specialist orthodontists, satisfied inclusion criteria

Maurice J. Meade, Craig W. Dreyer

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 168–174

research-article | 20-August-2021

Organisational policies and responses to employee disclosures of domestic and family violence and sexual assault: What constitutes best practice?

* intimate partner violence organi*tion* response* dating violence organi*tion* approach* batter* work* polic* violence against women work* procedure* work* strateg* work* intervention* work* response* work* approach* institution* response* institution* polic* institution* procedure* institution* approach* institution* strateg* industr* response* industr* polic* industr* procedure* industr* approach* industr* strateg* public polic* Inclusion and

Jan Breckenridge, Sara Singh, Georgia Lyons, Kylie Valentine

Evidence Base, Volume 2021 , ISSUE 2, 1–38

original-report | 30-November-2020

Identification of RHD allelic variants discovered by atypical typing results on the NEO/Echo platforms

without additional tube testing. Materials and Methods Sample Inclusion Criteria All testing was performed using a microplate hemagglutination method on an automated NEO or Echo. All type and screen samples submitted to the transfusion service for ABO/D typing that produced weak D typing on either the NEO or Echo were included in the study. Whole blood samples were collected from June 2015 until September 2016. Inclusion criteria for further workup was then determined for both the NEO and the Echo

J.P. Hudgins, C. Matsushita, C.W. Tuma, L. O’Brien, I.A. Shulman

Immunohematology, Volume 37 , ISSUE 4, 165–170

research-article | 30-November-2021

Comparative assessment of the survival, stability and occlusal settling between two types of thermoplastic retainers: a prospective clinical trial

. Participant recruitment commenced in February 2019 and ceased in September 2019. Patients nearing the end of their active clear aligner orthodontic treatment (Invisalign®, Align Technology Inc., CA, USA) were assessed by their treating orthodontist [clinical investigator S.L.] for inclusion in the prospective clinical trial according to the following inclusion criteria: (1) clear aligner treatment (CAT) completed in both maxillary and mandibular arches for a minimum 9 months, (2) non-extraction

Bethany Cunning, Alison Sahhar, Sarah Lawrence, David Manton, Paul Schneider

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 38 , ISSUE 1, 74–87

Review | 13-September-2016

Is pneumoperitoneum the terra ignota in ultrasonography?

;between the diaphragm and the liver (Chilaiditi syndrome). It seems that the inclusion of a US examination to the E-FAST method in order to detect free gas in the peritoneal cavity is justifi ed since it is a sign of gastrointestinal perforation in numerous cases, andis clinically as relevant as the presence of free fluid. 

Andrzej Smereczyński, Katarzyna Kołaczyk

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 15 , ISSUE 61, 189–195

Original Paper | 29-September-2017

Usefulness of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of hematoma after primary hip arthroplasty

: Inclusion criteria: coxarthrosis. Exclusion criteria: primary and secondary coagulopathy, renal or hepatic failure and history of venous or arterial thrombo­sis. In total, 90 patients were enrolled. Methods: The study was prospective. The patients were assigned into groups in accordance with simple randomization. On the third day post-surgery, an ultrasound examination was conducted in all patients. Results: Deep infection was found in two patients with suction drainage. Hematoma was almost twice

Jerzy Białecki, Paweł Bartosz, Wojciech Marczyński, Jan Zając

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 70, 149–153

Article | 20-July-2021

Effectiveness of different psychological interventions in reducing fixed orthodontic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis

(1984-2019), Cochrane Library (Issue 1 of 2019), CBMdisk (1978-2019) and CNKI (1994-2019) databases to identify randomised clinical trials (RCTs), which used psychological interventions to relieve pain during fixed orthodontic treatment. Specific inclusion and exclusion criteria were applied to identify relevant articles. The data were extracted independently by two reviewers and a quality assessment was carried out by using the Cochrane Collaboration ‘risk of bias’ tool. Meta-analyses

Chong Feng, Chenzhou Wu, Zhaowei Jiang, Linkun Zhang, Xizhong Zhang

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 195–209

Article | 20-July-2021

Clinical evidence in the treatment of white spot lesions following fixed orthodontic therapy: a meta-analysis

Objective: This systematic review aims to determine the most effective method of treatment to remineralise post-orthodontic white spot lesions (WSLs). Method: Six databases were accessed and searched for articles. Screening and selection were conducted according to the PRISMA guidelines using predetermined inclusion and exclusion criteria. Two reviewers independently assessed and extracted identified studies and relevance disagreement was resolved through consensus. Experimental studies were

Eng Seng Yeoh, Tam Le, Joemer Maravilla, Vincent O’Rourke, Yan He, Qingsong Ye

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 34 , ISSUE 1, 45–60

Review | 31-January-2019

The role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of occult scaphoid fractures

effusion and scapho-trapezium-trapezoid effusion. Quality assessment was performed using the methodological index for non-randomized studies scoring system. Results: 6 non-randomized control studies met the inclusion criteria. Collectively, these included 236 patients with a mean age ranging from 18 to 41.2 years. The quality of these articles ranged between moderate and high based on the methodological index for non-randomized studies score. The mean sensitivity was 88.95% (standard deviation 10.03

Mohammed Ali, Mujtaba Ali, Ahmed Mohamed, Syed Mannan, Farshid Fallahi

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 75, 325–331

Research Article | 17-October-2018

Responses of Anastrepha suspensa, Diachasmimorpha longicaudata, and Sensitivity of Guava Production to Heterorhabditis bacteriophora in Fruit Fly Integrated Pest Management

infested guavas were treated with increasing Heterorhabditis bacteriophora infective juvenile (IJ) concentration or rate (0, 25, 50, …, 1,600 IJs cm−2) in field trials to measure the optimum IJ rate and then examine sensitivity of producing guavas to inclusion of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora in Caribfly IPM plans. Relative survival of Caribfly in treatments significantly decreased with increasing IJ rate from 0 to 100 IJs cm−2. Similarly, probability of observing large numbers of parasitoid wasps

William K. Heve, Fahiem E. El-Borai, Evan G. Johnson, Daniel Carrillo, William T. Crow, Larry W. Duncan

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 3, 261–272

research-article | 31-March-2020

Effect of adding a capsule with activated charcoal to abdominal ultrasound preparation on image quality

Ahmed Abdul Jabar, Ibrahim Abbas, Nabeel Mishah, Mohammed Wazan, Motaen Tomehy

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 80, e12–e17

Report | 16-October-2019

Method-specific and unexplained reactivity in automated solid-phase testing and their association with specific antibodies

for 2 years using two automated solid-phase instruments that used the same three-cell antibody detection test. Antibody identification was performed with solidphase panels supplemented with a polyethylene glycol tube method as needed. Of the 1934 (5%) samples with a positive antibody detection test, 29 had unavailable work-up data, leaving 1905 (98.5%) samples eligible for inclusion in the study. The data revealed the following: Ab only 999 (52.4%); UR only 429 (22.5%); Ab and UR 227 (11.9%); NS

Mary E. Harach, Joy M. Gould, Rosemary P. Brown, Tricia Sander, Jay H. Herman

Immunohematology, Volume 34 , ISSUE 3, 93–97

Report | 20-March-2020

A simple screening assay for the most common JK*0 alleles revealed compound heterozygosity in Jk(a–b–) probands from Guam

screening assay was cost-efficient when compared with DNA sequencing costs. Furthermore, selection of the more common JK*0 mutations was a practical approach that resulted in rapid identification of the genetic bases behind the Jk(a–b–) phenotypes in this unusual family. Although an obvious target for eventual inclusion into high-throughput genotyping platforms for clinical diagnostic services, current systems are very limited. Our approach provides a simple and inexpensive method for the

Elisabet Sjöberg Wester, Julia Gustafsson, Beverly Snell, Peggy Spruell, Åsa Hellberg, Martin L. Olsson, Jill R. Storry

Immunohematology, Volume 25 , ISSUE 4, 165–169

research-article | 30-January-2021

Developing the multi-professional clinical academic workforce in Australia and New Zealand: a scoping review

”, “Australasian”, “Australasia”, “Queensland”, “Victoria”, “New South Wales”, Northern Territory”, and “Tasmania”. Database subject heading terms (MeSH) relating to the countries of interest were used in addition to keywords in the Medline and CINAHL searches. Following database searching, reference lists of potentially eligible studies were searched for additional studies and selected websites were searched for relevant empirical grey literature. Eligibility Papers eligible for inclusion in the review were

Alexandra Edelman, Robin Gauld, Pavel V. Ovseiko, Richard B. Murray

Evidence Base, Volume 2021 , ISSUE 1, 1–27

Article | 30-September-2021

SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF THE PROSPECTIVE NEW RAILWAY LINE IN SLOVENIA

evaluated considering the set of seven selected criteria and three evaluation parameters. With the help of the implementation of partial SEIA, we selected the most suitable corridor for the prospective new railway line in this part of Slovenia. We ascertain that SEIA is an appropriate instrument for evaluating the social, economic, and partly also spatial impacts of transport infrastructure planning and construction. Therefore, we suggest that it would be advisable to consider its future inclusion in

Andrej GULIČ

Transport Problems, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 153–162

Article | 24-December-2021

INFRASTRUCTURE CHANGES OF THE SEA PASSENGER PORT BASED ON A DIGITAL TRANSPORT MODEL

influence of the "city-port" systems on each other were studied. As a result of the analysis, a new digital transport model of the sea passenger port was built, which has a high level of detail and accuracy of process implementation, high productivity and efficiency of analysis of various infrastructure changes in the port, allowing the inclusion of dynamic changes from the external environment. The numerical model has been fully implemented for this port, and new conclusions have been derived

Srećko KRILE, Nikolai MAIOROV

Transport Problems, Volume 16 , ISSUE 4, 207–216

Review | 07-September-2016

A review of ultrasonographic methods for the assessment of the anterior cruciate ligament in patients with knee instability – diagnostics using a posterior approach

AimThe purpose of the study was to improve the ultrasonographic assessment of the anterior cruciate ligament by an inclusion of a dynamic element. The proposed functional modification aims to restore normal posterior cruciate ligament tension, which is associated with a visible change in the ligament shape. This method reduces the risk of an error resulting from subjectively assessing the shape of the posterior cruciate ligament. It should be also emphasized that the method combined with other

Tomasz Poboży, Maciej Kielar

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 16 , ISSUE 66, 288–295

Article | 15-August-2021

A study of Class III treatment: orthodontic camouflage vs orthognathic surgery

surgical patients (without genioplasty) were obtained from one specialist practice. From the surgical group, 26 pre-surgical lateral cephalograms were also obtained. Inclusion criteria for the two groups were at least three of the following: (1) an ANB angle of 1 degree or less, (2) a Wits appraisal less than -4 mm, (3) an incisal overjet ≤ 0 mm, and (4) a Class III molar relationship. All lateral cephalograms were traced and digitised and a number of skeletal, dental and soft tissue variables were

Katherine Georgalis, Michael G. Woods

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 31 , ISSUE 2, 138–148

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