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Titov, Anatoly T.; Larionov, Peter M.; Ivanova, Alexandra S.; Zaikovskii, Vladimir I.; Chernyavskiy, Mikhail A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to prove the mechanism of mineralization, when hydroxyapatite (HAP) is formed in blood plasma. These observations were substantiated by in vitro simulation of HAP crystallization in the plasma of healthy adults in a controllable quasi-physiological environment (T = 37°C, pH = 7.4) and at concentrations of dissolved Ca…
Descriptors: Human Body, Metabolism, Physiology, Adults
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Allaire, Saralynn H.; Niu, Jingbo; LaValley, Michael P. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2005
Job retention services are recommended for people with chronic diseases based on their high risk for work disability. This randomized trial tested the effectiveness of a job retention intervention in a sample of employed persons with rheumatic diseases at risk for work disability. One hundred and twenty-two experimental participants received the…
Descriptors: Intervals, Intervention, Employment Level, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Timko, Christine; And Others – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 1995
Examined relations of acute and chronic life stressors and stable social resources to disease-related and psychosocial functioning among adolescents with juvenile rheumatic disease, and the mitigating impact of parental resources. Found that life stressors and social resources were unrelated to disease outcomes. However, adolescents with more risk…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Problems, Community Resources
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Mendelson, A. D.; McCullough, C.; Chan, A. – Health Education Research, 2011
The Program for Arthritis Control through Education and Exercise, PACE-Ex[TM}, is an arthritis self-management program incorporating principles and practice of self-management, goal setting and warm water exercise. The purpose of this program review is to examine the impact of PACE-Ex on participants' self-efficacy for condition management,…
Descriptors: Self Management, Self Efficacy, Diseases, Scaling
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Allaire, Saralynn H.; Li, Wei; LaValley, Michael P. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2003
Many people with arthritis become work disabled, but little is known about the types of work barriers they experience and their use of job accommodations. This article describes work barriers and use of accommodations and examines factors associated with accommodation use in persons with arthritis at risk for work disability. (Contains 30…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Environment
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Markowitz, Milton – Journal of School Health, 1979
Because rheumatic fever is a potentially serious complication of a streptococcal sore throat which can lead to permanent heart disease, this article advocates the expansion of school health services in medically underserved areas. (JMF)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Health Education, Health Needs, Health Personnel
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Stehbens, James A.; And Others – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1982
Showed that Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) scores for adolescent and adult victims of rheumatic fever (N=162) were generally lower than Mayo Clinic norms. Significant age effects confirm findings that adolescents score higher on the MMPI. Found patients without carditis scored higher than carditis patients, contrary to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Age Differences, Cohort Analysis
Brammell, H. L.; And Others – 1979
Basic information about heart disease and functional capacity assessment and its application to activity/job counseling are presented in this handbook for vocational rehabilitation counselors. Sections include the following: impact of heart disease; basic anatomy and physiology (e.g., the heart, pulmonary circulation, causes of cardiac pain, and…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Cardiovascular System, Counselors, Guides
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Murray-Lyon, N. – Medical Education, 1977
The results of a questionnaire on how 131 family doctors in Glasgow and the West of Scotland obtain information regarding recent advances are described, indicating that medical journals and formal lectures and symposia are still popular. Tape/slide and television presentations were not considered of much value. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Family Health, Family Practice (Medicine), Higher Education
Vital and Health Statistics, 1991
This report provides estimates of the lifetime and annual incidence of certain infectious diseases of children in various demographic groups. Data on the social and health care impact of the diseases in terms of limited activity, days spent in bed, school days lost, contacts with physicians, hospitalizations, surgery, and use of medication are…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Children, Communicable Diseases
Stambler, Moses – 1983
Mexican Americans differ from Anglo Americans in their types of health problems, relation to the American health care system, and responses to health care. Mexican Americans tend to underutilize available health resources because of fear of discrimination, perception of health workers as government representatives, and language and cultural…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Community Influence, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education
Manela, Roger; And Others – 1977
One of six information booklets with accompanying training materials for the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program, this booklet describes the stages of child growth and development and some of the health problems which EPSDT clients might have. Section I describes tests commonly included in an EPSDT…
Descriptors: Child Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Health Programs, Identification