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Research

The following citations represent a sample of the peer-reviewed works published by the department’s faculty. For the full list of the department’s publications and presentations, visit the SelectedWorks site.


Improving the Efficiency of the Monte-Carlo Methods Using Ranked Simulated Approach This chapter explores the concept of using ranked simulated sampling approach (RSIS) to improve the well-known Monte-Carlo methods, introduced by Samawi (1999), and extended to steady-state ranked sim …

Correlates of Generalized Anxiety and Panic Attacks in Dystonia and Parkinson Disease Objective: To determine prevalences of generalized anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, and panic disorder in primary dystonia (n = 28) and Parkinson disease (n = 28) and to explore t …

Are Family Practice Residents able to Interpret Electrocardiograms? Background: Teaching electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is a recommended component of the family practice residency curriculum. Published information concerning the ECG interpretation ability of r …

Does Physician Weight Affect Perception of Health Advice? Background: Obesity is considered a growing health threat in the United States. Although physicians have an important role in counseling their patients for obesity prevention and treatment, physicians …

Impedance Cardiography: The Next Vital Sign Technology Objective: To evaluate the following: (1) the intramethod variability of impedance cardiography (ICG) cardiac output (CO) measurements via the latest generation monitor and thermodilution CO measureme …

Promoting Health and Well-Being of Students in a Marriage and Family Therapy Program: A Study of the Development and Utilization of Therapy Services for Future Therapists A model program for providing therapy services for graduate marriage and family therapy students is presented. The utilization of therapy services by MFT students in the COAMFTE-approved Masters in Fa …

Impact of a Surgical Oncologist on General Surgery Residency Training Program Background: To assess the impact of adding a surgical oncologist to our faculty we examined the operative experience in our program before and after the addition. Methods: Operative case numbers repor …

Should Pennies Retained in the Stomach Be Removed? Pennies are among the most common objects ingested, especially within the pediatric population.(1,2) Conservative management of gastric coins has been the traditional approach. Two recent studies demo …

Survey of Sports Medicine Faculty Primary care sports medicine (PCSM) has emerged and evolved within the specialties of family practice, pediatrics, internal medicine, and emergency medicine. We reviewed the medical literature and fou …

Noninvasive Histologic Grading of Solid Astrocytomas Using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Background: Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS) constitutes a promising modality to assess intracranial pathology. We present our experience using this method in grading solid brain astroc …

Last updated: 11/1/2016

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