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The purpose of this study was to examine measures of phonation quotient (PQ) in two groups of persons with voice disorders using three different aerodynamic instruments representing low-tech and high-tech options.
In the original version of this Article, financial support was not fully acknowledged. The PDF and HTML versions of the Article have now been corrected to include the following: The National Basic Research Program (2015CB553602 to J.L.), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31570777, 91649106, 31770917 to J.L.) and Tianjin Applied Basic and Frontier Tech Major Project (12JCZDJC34400 to J.L.) and Tianjin Higher Education Sci-Tech Development Project (20112D05 to J.L.).
In this work, the "hi-tech" complex biocleaning and restoration of the 14th-century fresco Triumph of Death (5.6x15.0 m) at the Camposanto Monumental Cemetery (Pisa, Italy) is reported. Since 2000, the restoration based on the biological cleaning of noble medieval frescoes, has been successfully utilized in this site.
Antibiotic resistance is a major public health problem requiring the early optimization of antibiotic prescriptions. Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time Of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) has been shown to accurately identify bacteria from positive blood culture. Here, we developed a rapid detection of Escherichia coli resistance to amoxicillin (AMX) and cefotaxime (CTX) from positive blood culture based on MALDI-TOF MS. Potential sparing of broad-spectrum antibiotics was also evaluated...
In gas clathrate hydrates, inclusion gas molecules stabilize crystalline water structures. In addition to being fundamentally interesting, gas hydrates attract significant practical attention because of their possible application in various high-tech technologies. However, gas hydrates pose health, safety, and environmental risks when they form within oil and gas pipelines, as well as within hydrocarbon-producing and treatment facilities. Among available strategies to control and sometimes prevent hydrate p...
Re: "In Pursuit of the Most Cost-Effective Pediatric Laparoscopic Appendectomy: The Effect of Disposable Instrument Choice on Operative Time and Surgeon-Controllable Cost" (J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017;27:1309-1313).
Speech-language pathologists may introduce augmentative or alternative communication (AAC) systems to people who are unable to use speech for everyday communication. Despite the benefits of AAC systems, they are significantly underutilized by the people with complex communication needs. The current review aimed to synthesize the barriers and facilitators to the provision and use of low-tech and unaided AAC systems. Materials and methods: Relevant literature was identified via a systematic search strategy....
Falls are a serious and common problem among older adults. Low-tech, inexpensive, community-based fall prevention programs have been shown to be both effective and cost effective, however, these programs are not well-integrated into clinical practice.
Particulate matter (PM) in the Kunshan High-Tech zone is studied during a three-month campaign. PM and trace elements are measured by the online pollution monitoring, forecast-warning and source term retrieval system AS3. Hourly measured concentrations of PM, PM and 16 trace elements in the PM section (Ca, Pb, Cu, Cl, V, Cr, Fe, Ti, Mn, Ni, Zn, Ga, As, Se, Sr, Ba) are focused. Source apportionment of trace elements by Positive Matrix Factorization modeling indicates that there are five major sources, includ...
The well-being of the vulva and a woman's quality of life are distinctly correlated. Recent years have seen an increasing flow of papers about nonsurgical vulvar rejuvenation techniques. Dynamic Quadripolar RadioFrequency (DQRFTM), one of the newest light- and energy-based vulvar rejuvenation technologies, has showed to be an effective option in aesthetic gynecology.
A method for predicting one-year survival of patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) is required to choose a management tactics and determine indications for high-tech care at the outpatient stage.
Collisions with glass are a serious threat to avian life and are estimated to kill hundreds of millions of birds per year in the United States. We monitored 22 buildings at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) in Blacksburg, Virginia, for collision fatalities from October 2013 through May 2015 and explored possible effects exerted by glass area and surrounding land cover on avian mortality. We documented 240 individuals representing 55 identifiable species that died due to collisions with win...
A growing number of studies are using modified treadmills to train reactive balance after trip-like perturbations that require multiple steps to recover balance. The goal of this study was thus to develop and validate a low-tech reactive balance rating method in the context of trip-like treadmill perturbations to facilitate the implementation of this training outside the research setting.
Laparoscopic simulators help improve surgical skills in an ex vivo setting. New simulators incorporate force and motion assessment, but often at high financial cost. Our goal is to establish global access to a laparoscopic simulator, which offers both traditional summative assessment (time to task completion and precision) as well as advanced formative assessment (force and motion sensing capabilities) so that educators anywhere may be able to create simulators with increased educational value.
Pediatric neuroimaging is challenging due the rapid structural, metabolic, and functional changes that occur in the developing brain. A specially trained team is needed to produce high quality diagnostic images in children, due to their small physical size and immaturity. Patient motion, cooperation and medical condition dictate the methods and equipment used. A customized approach tailored to each child's age and functional status with the appropriate combination of dedicated staff, imaging hardware, and s...
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have attracted wide attention because of their unique structure and properties. However, the prepared CNTs often present agglomeration state, which destroys the excellent properties of single carbon nanotubes and seriously affects the application of carbon nanotubes. How to effectively disperse carbon nanotubes has become an urgent problem to be solved. There are many factors affecting the dispersion of carbon nanotubes. In this paper, the effects of three aspects of surfactant, ultr...
In the article by Agganis B, Lee D, Sepe T (Liver enzymes: No trivial elevations, even if asymptomatic. Cleve Clin J Med 2018; 85(8):612-617, doi:10.3949/ccjm.85a.17103), an error occurred on page 613, in the second paragraph in the section about alcohol intake. The words ALT and AST were reversed. The paragraph should read as follows: The exact pathogenesis of alcoholic hepatitis is incompletely understood, but alcohol is primarily metabolized by the liver, and damage likely occurs during metabolism of the...
In the last decades contact lenses have conquered a first place in curing refraction errors as well as treatment option in the medical field especially for corneal diseases. The reason is the advanced technology in cutting design variations. Each type of refraction error can be solved. Complications post Lasik as secondary ectasia are managed by contact lenses as well as keratoconus eyes. There is a new-build strong teamwork with surgery. New and more common today are special designed lenses for presbyopia ...
This article uses a strategic foresight tool, megatrends, to examine forces influencing long-term healthcare staffing in the rural United States. Two megatrends-exponential advances in science and technology and the continued evolution of the decentralized global marketplace-will influence and ultimately help shape the future of rural healthcare. Successful health ecosystems of the future will need to be customer-driven, more affordable, and tech-savvy. Successful evolution in an era of continuous change wi...