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Assessing medical students’ attitudes towards learning communication skills – which components of attitudes do we measure?
(BioMed Central, 2007-03-30)
Background. The Communication Skills Attitudes Scale (CSAS) created by Rees, Sheard and Davies and published in 2002 has been a widely used instrument for measuring medical students' attitudes towards learning communication ...
Admission C – reactive protein after acute ischemic stroke is associated with stroke severity and mortality: The 'Bergen stroke study'
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-28)
Background: There is growing evidence that inflammation plays an important role in atherogenesis. Previous studies show that C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory marker, is associated with stroke outcomes and future ...
Mosaicism for combined tetrasomy of chromosomes 8 and 18 in a dysmorphic child: A result of failed tetraploidy correction?
(BioMed Central, 2009-05-18)
Background: Mosaic whole-chromosome tetrasomy has not previously been described as a cause of fetal malformations. Case presentation: In a markedly dysmorphic child with heart malformations and developmental delay, CGH ...
The effects of smoking and hypertensive disorders on fetal growth
(BioMed Central, 2006-04-21)
Background: It is well known that smoking and pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) are associated with decreased fetal growth. It has been reported that in preeclampsia the fetal growth deficit attributable to smoking ...
Reduced Pancreatic Volume in Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1A-Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young
(The Endocrine Society, 2008-09)
Context: There are interplays between the endocrine and exocrine pancreas. Werecently reported an increased frequency of exocrine dysfunction in HNF1A-maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY3) patients, compared with ...