Student motivation to learn: is self-belief the key to transition and first year performance in an undergraduate health professions program?

Student motivation to learn has been undervalued to date though has been identified as an area influencing student success and retention at university. The transition into university has been highlighted as a ...
Source: BMC Medical Education - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 11 December 2019Source: Methods in MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Sukhadeo B. Barbuddhe, Jess Vergis, Deepak B. RawoolAbstractBrucellosis, caused by Brucella species, is a neglected, under reported and under recognized infection of worldwide distribution. Owing to its greater economic and zoonotic importance, control of brucellosis is a priority target set forth by the WHO and development agencies. The genus Brucella is comprised of 12 species. The four main species infecting humans and livestock populations include B. melitensis, B. abortus, B. suis, and B. canis. Brucellosis is a cause of acute...
Source: Methods in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 December 2019Source: Journal of Microbiological MethodsAuthor(s): Miaomiao Hu, Dong Yang, Xiaoli Wu, Meng Luo, Feng XuAbstractTo establish a simple and rapid high-resolution melting curve (HRM) method, 5 different strains of Salmonella were identified by adding DNA denaturants at different concentrations into the HRM system to change the characteristics of DNA melting and to obtain different Tm (dissolving temperature) values of DNA from different target bacteria. When the concentration of n-butanol was 7% (v/v), the Tm value of the melting curve of the 5 strains changed from 89 °...
Source: Journal of Microbiological Methods - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Microbial Drug Resistance, Ahead of Print.
Source: Microbial Drug Resistance - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion about coagulation nature of growth process of ZrO2 nanoparticles at temperature range where thermal diffusion is still missing was done. The suggestion that widespread models of low-temperature growth of nanoparticles based on collective effects (orientation growth), which is suggest the orienting action of crystalline environment fields as a thermodynamic stimulus of growth processes, are a particular cases of manifestation of the overall coagulation process.
Source: Results in Physics - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Red-emitting phosphor-in-glass (PiG) materials with a high luminescence efficiency were developed by co-firing commercial red-emitting ...
Source: Optics Letters - Category: Physics Authors: Source Type: research
We present herein a compact terahertz (THz) spectrometer in which transmission intensity distribution associated with dispersive ...
Source: Optics Letters - Category: Physics Authors: Source Type: research
We report on the generation of a hollow Bessel beam with a hole along the direction of propagation by using an easy-to-implement phase mask ...
Source: Journal of the Optical Society of America A - Category: Physics Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Intravenous amisulpride undergoes limited metabolism and is excreted primarily via the renal route. Clinical trial registry number: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT02881840. PMID: 31819674 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
Conclusion: Aprepitant was easily added to the preoperative regimen for pediatric patients who may require it. Our approach limited overuse and subsequent cost concerns. Future studies with a comparator group and a greater sample size are needed to demonstrate its efficacy, especially in comparison to time-honored agents such as ondansetron. No adverse effects were noted in our limited study cohort. PMID: 31819673 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
This study estimated healthcare costs and utilisation for patients with AR and asthma. Mean annual outpatient visits, pharmaceutical costs and inpatient hospitalisations were calculated for 2010 and 2014, with pharmaceutical and inpatient costs stratified by AIT use. AR and asthma patients had a 35% higher mean number of physician visits and up to 90% higher mean pharmaceutical costs compared to controls. The cost of pharmaceuticals and inpatient hospitalisations were 54% lower in those prescribed AIT. Further research is recommended to understand the reasons for these cost differences. PMID: 31818082 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: European Annals of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol Source Type: research
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