Routine alcohol screening in the ED: unscreened patients have an increased risk for hazardous alcohol use - van Loon M, van der Mast RC, van der Linden MC, van Gaalen FA.

BACKGROUND: Routine screening programmes for hazardous alcohol use in the ED miss large numbers of patients. We investigated whether patient-related or staff-related factors cause screening failures and whether unscreened patients are at increased risk of ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

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An efficient surface engineering strategy is proposed to significantly promote the electric conductivity, Zn ion diffusion rate, and cycling stability of MoO3 cathode for Zn ‐ion batteries. With the synergetic effect of Al2O3 coating and phosphating process, a fiber ‐shaped Zn‐ion battery based on modified MoO3 cathode presents favorable flexibility, admirable capacity, and superior rate performance. AbstractAqueous Zn ‐ion batteries (ZIBs) have garnered the researchers' spotlight owing to its high safety, cost effectiveness, and high theoretical capacity of Zn anode. However, the availability of cathode materials ...
Source: Small - Category: Nanotechnology Authors: Tags: Full Paper Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Polymer Degradation and StabilityAuthor(s): Marziyeh Ranjbar Mohammadi, Saeid Kargozar, S.H. Bahrami, Shahram RabbaniAbstractIn this research, the scaffolds from gum tragacanth (GT), poly (Ɛ-caprolactone) (PCL) and poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA), were fabricated by electrospinning method for use in the healing of diabetic ulcers. At first, three different compositions from PCL-GT-PVA with blend ratios of (2:1:0.5), (2:1:0.8) and (2:1:1.5) were fabricated and the formulation 2:1:0.8 was selected as proper one. Then, the effect of changing GT concentration on the morpho...
Source: Polymer Degradation and Stability - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Authors: DENTAL SUPPLEMENT, Campanella V, Gallusi G, Di Taranto V, Cugini C, Nardi R, Mea A, Marzo G, Libonati A Abstract The aim of this study is to evaluate the micro hardness Vickers of a composite micro hybrid polymerized under constant pressure. Twelve experimental samples were made equally divided into two groups: an experimental group and a control. Enamel plus HRi (Micerium) microbiotic composite resin, UD3 colour, was inserted into a syringe heater (ENA HEAT Composite Heating Conditioner) so that the material could be brought to a temperature of 39°C. A defined amount of composite resin is taken from t...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
This study describes the surgical technique used to convert synthetic cartilage implant hemiarthroplasty of the first metatarsophalangeal joint to arthrodesis and the 3 cases that underwent revision at a single center in the United Kingdom.
Source: Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Techniques Source Type: research
Source: BMJ News - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: 15 June 2020Source: Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Volume 112Author(s): Francesca Rita Pomilla, Farnaz Fazlali, Elisa I. García-López, Giuseppe Marcì, Ali Reza Mahjoub, Igor Kritsov, Leonarda F. Liotta, Leonardo PalmisanoAbstractThe Keggin heteropolyacid (HPA), H3PW12O40 (PW12) has been supported on commercial boron nitride (BN) and two types of home prepared carbon nitride (C3N4). The supported PW12 was used in the gas-solid (photo)catalytic 2-propanol dehydration reaction to give propene at atmospheric pressure and temperatures in the range 70–120 °C a...
Source: Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Authors: Gray M, Adamson MM, Thompson RC, Kapphahn KI, Han S, Chung JS, Harris OA Abstract Primary Objective: Research focused on mild traumatic brain injury in active military and veteran populations details the psychological, neurological and functional outcomes of mTBI, in a primarily male (~95%) cohort. This may misrepresent female symptoms and outcomes. Here we assess for genuine sex differences in symptom presentation and functional outcomes.Research Design: We used matched pairs to preclude potential sex bias in outcome data.Methods and Procedures: We matched 49 female/male pairs on; 1) mechanism of injury, ...
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Condition:   Suicidal Ideas Interventions:   Drug: Alcohol administration;   Other: Placebo administration;   Behavioral: Positive mood induction;   Behavioral: Negative mood induction Sponsor:   University of Alabama at Birmingham Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: LWTAuthor(s): Xiao Chen, Siew Young Quek, Bruno Fedrizzi, Paul A. KilmartinAbstract:Two different hydrolysis strategies, namely acid hydrolysis (pH 0 and 3) and enzyme hydrolysis (Rapidase AR2000, β-glucosidase, 5.6 nkat/mg), and the effect of hydrolysis time on the liberation of glycosidically bound volatiles from tamarillo (Solanum beaceum Cav.), were evaluated. Free and bound volatile profiles in tamarillo were also compared. Enzymatic hydrolysis was favoured for the liberation of aldehydes, esters, and terpenes. Harsh acidic hydrolysis (pH 0) was particu...
Source: LWT Food Science and Technology - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
Are healthy habits worth cultivating? A recent study suggests healthy habits may help people tack on years of life and sidestep serious illnesses, such as diabetes and cancer. After all, if you’re going to gain an extra decade of life on this earth, you want to enjoy it! What did this research focus on? Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health looked at data from more than 73,000 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) who were followed for 34 years, and more than 38,000 men enrolled in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS) who were followed for 28 years. In a previous s...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Exercise and Fitness Health Healthy Aging Healthy Eating Men's Health Women's Health Source Type: blogs
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