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Acute consumption of cannabis or its primary psychoactive ingredient ∆-tetrahydrocannabinol has been shown to impair memory, reaction time, time perception, and attention. However, it is difficult to measure these impairments in a brief test that can be used in a non-laboratory setting.
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Name: Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England)
Rehabilitation is crucial for postoperative patients with low back pain (LBP). However, the implementation of traditional clinic-based programs is limited in developing countries, such as China, becau...
Cognitive impairment is a frequent problem among older patients attending the Emergency Department (ED) and can be the result of pre-existing cognitive impairment, delirium, or neurologic disorders. A...
The aim of this paper was to evaluate the experience and impact of phone support service on sick day management of young people with type 1 diabetes. This qualitative exploratory study sought to unde...
Since the clinical manifestations of many oral diseases can be quite similar despite the wide variety in etiology and pathology, the differential diagnosis of oral diseases is a complex and challengin...
Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)-dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban and edoxaban-are changing the landscape of clinical practice for patients requiring short and long-term anticoagulation. We report ...
Marijuana use, for both recreational and therapeutic purposes, is becoming increasingly common as states remove restrictions on use. The increased use raises new concern about the safety o...
The aim of the study is to test the feasibility and acceptability of a six-month cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) program (group based and phone-based) compared with usual care, and to d...
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of visual impairment worldwide. Eye drop medications reduce vision loss from glaucoma by at least 60%, but eye drops must be taken every day to be effe...
1. To test the effectiveness of the theory-based interventions (text+visual and text-only BCT-based interventions) against usual care in changing patients' intentions to phone am...
Although asthma outcomes can be improved with structured care, less than half of people with asthma achieve good control. Part of the problem is poor adherence with self-monitoring and pre...
A genus of STARFISH in the family Asterinidae. They externally hold developing embryos (EMBRYO, NON-MAMMALIAN) among the spines below the oral surface.
An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
Measure of the burden of disease using the disability-adjusted-life-year (DALY). This time-based measure combines years of life lost due to premature mortality and years of life lost due to time lived in states of less than full health. The metric was developed to assess the burden of disease consistently across diseases, risk factors and regions.
A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.