El Intercambio Cultural – A Hispanic Culture and Language Immersion Project in a Nursing Home

Hispanics are one of the United States ’ fastest-growing minority populations, currently comprising approximately 18% of the population—a percentage expected to double within 40 years.1 Adults 65 or over, who disproportionately utilize healthcare, are predicted to be nearly one-quarter Hispanic in the same timeframe.2 As our nation ages and becomes increasingly more diverse, it is imperative to actively train medical students to be compassionate and culturally competent physicians so that they will be better advocates for all patients in our community.
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SURESH K. MUKHERJI, MD, MBA, FACR
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Source: Neuroimaging Clinics - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Resting state functional connectivity (RSFC) has been widely studied in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and is observed by a significant temporal correlation of spontaneous low-frequency signal fluctuations (SLFs) both within and across hemispheres during rest. Different hypotheses of RSFC include the biophysical origin hypothesis and cognitive origin hypothesis, which show that the role of SLFs and RSFC is still not completely understood. Furthermore, RSFC and age studies have shown an “age-related compensation” phenomenon. RSFC data analysis methods include time domain analysis, seed-based correl...
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Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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