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Renal denervation and blood pressure reduction in resistant hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Chun Shing Kwok, Yoon K Loke, Shiva Pradhan, Bernard Keavney, Magdi El-Omar, Mamas A Mamas
2014 Open Heart  
Methods: We searched MEDLINE and EMBASE for studies that evaluated the use of catheter-based renal sympathetic denervation compared to a control group and reported blood pressure results at follow-up.  ...  Conclusions: In conclusion, while poor quality unblinded studies provide evidence that renal denervation using catheter-based systems is effective in reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure in resistant  ...  A subjective overall risk of bias was also assigned for each study based on these factors.  ... 
doi:10.1136/openhrt-2014-000092 pmid:25332808 pmcid:PMC4189337 fatcat:t6tsuxebfjbp7ami2tbmolmr2a

Hidden labour: the skilful work of clinical audit data collection and its implications for secondary use of data via integrated health IT

Lynn McVey, Natasha Alvarado, Joanne Greenhalgh, Mai Elshehaly, Chris P. Gale, Julia Lake, Roy A. Ruddle, Dawn Dowding, Mamas Mamas, Richard Feltbower, Rebecca Randell
2021 BMC Health Services Research  
, unintegrated systems to generate audit records.  ...  In response, this article reports one of the most detailed empirical examinations undertaken to date of the work involved in repurposing healthcare data for National Clinical Audits.  ...  Competing interests We have the following competing interests to disclose: CG is a member of the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Programme (MINAP) Academic and Steering Groups, and RF is co-PI for  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-021-06657-0 fatcat:cdwffjfglbgizlp2zv75zg7gku

Developing maintainable CBR Systems: Applying SIAM to empolis orenge

Thomas Roth-Berghofer
2003 Wissensmanagement  
A description on how empolis orenge terminology maps on common CBR concepts as well as an example maintenance manual for case-based decision support systems built with empolis orenge can be found in [  ...  Running for several years now, those applications make structured maintenance processes like the SIAM methodology and the maintenance manual MAMA [RBR01] a necessity.  ... 
dblp:conf/wm/Roth-Berghofer03 fatcat:qj7b4g6u6vdufo6dtyahzdzad4

Mulheres sobreviventes ao câncer de mama: estratégias para promoção da resiliência / Women survivors of breast cancer: strategies for promoting resilience

Daniela Habekost Cardoso, Rosani Manfrim Muniz, Helena De Oliveira Arrieira, Aline Da Costa Viegas, Isabel Cristina de Oliveira Arrieira, Debora Eduarda Duarte do Amaral
2018 Revista de Pesquisa : Cuidado é Fundamental Online  
Resultados: Após a análise dos dados, surgiram duas temáticas:Mulher com câncer de mama e o processo de resiliência e Minimizando riscos e fortalecendo os fatores de proteção à resiliência.  ...  Objetivo: Construir estratégias para a promoção da resiliência com mulheres sobreviventes ao câncer de mama. Método: Trata-se de uma Pesquisa Convergente Assistencial.  ...  support systems that help them deal with adversity. 8 Then, having strong bonds and important interpersonal relationships, for the person facing a difficult situation and requiring overcoming, can be  ... 
doi:10.9789/2175-5361.2018.v10i2.474-484 fatcat:3xogz2z2kza2zjih7xaz6jqjxe

HEALTH RISKS OF THE QUALITY OF THE WATER USED BY THE OPERATORS OF THE HOUEYIHO MARKET GARDEN SITE (COTONOU) IN BENIN

HOUNSOU B. Mathieu, DOVONOU E. Flavien, AHAMIDE Bernard, PAMELA T. Y. Esdrace, MAMA Daouda
2020 International Journal of Agriculture Environment and Bioresearch  
The results of these analyses show a contamination of water.  ...  On this site the quality of water used for the watering is not always clean. That justifies the choice of our training at the end of my formation.  ...  maintenance guide.  ... 
doi:10.35410/ijaeb.2020.5583 fatcat:p77lofjec5c4rpc6upv44pvsdu

Linfedema secundario a linfadenectomía axilar: concepto y valoración

M. Avellanet Viladomat, M.Á. González Viejo, M.J. Condón Huerta, A. Sáenz Guerrero
2003 Rehabilitación  
, no need for a guideline for this type treatment.  ...  RESUMEN Objetivo: analizar la atención a las mujeres afectadas por cáncer de mama y que ha realizado la linfadenectomía axilar.  ...  In Brazil, it is estimated to be approximately 52,680 new cases in 2012. 1 For the surgical techniques and radiotherapy are available for locoregional treatment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0048-7120(03)73374-x fatcat:j7chasuylraxnhkx5izsxylxei

Development of a case-rule-based reasoning engine for the double agent convoying simulation

Makoto Katoh, Natsuki Imura
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
The present paper describes the simulation of a new intelligent transport system using a newly developed simple two-cycle case-rule-based reasoning engine (CRBRE) for double agent convoying.  ...  The CRBRE is driven by many multi-triggers (mm-triggers) and reasons through action allocation. A state transition graph-like double ring is used for the scenario sequence of double agent convoying.  ...  Ltd. for providing a tour of their elevator division.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2009.5345959 dblp:conf/smc/KatohN09 fatcat:wybyxot6jvfsberxczy2rei22m

Implementation of C4.5 Method and Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Sales

ELSA TRISNA PUTRI TISNAWATI
2021 UPI YPTK Journal of Computer Scine and Information Technology  
The sale of building materials at the prayer shop, whose sales are not yet computerized by designing a computerized sales system.  ...  Toko Doa Mama is a building shop that sells various building materials such as: sand, paint, wood, or bamboo, saws, cement, roof tiles, gravel, nails, bricks, and others.  ...  With a system designed to be web-based, it can carry out a predictive process so that it can make it easier to see sales transactions in the next period.  ... 
doi:10.35134/jcsitech.v7i4.24 fatcat:cmafmqlbzzhtbppwco6upkbnoa

Breaking paradigms, new breast cancer rehabilitation methods from occupational therapy: case report

Jaime Moreno-Chaparro, Claudia Jaramillo Corredor, Yuliana Faustino
2018 Case Reports  
Mujer de 64 años remitida al servicio de terapia ocupacional con diagnóstico de cáncer ductal infiltrante de mama izquierda con neoadyuvancia por radioterapia, posterior a mastectomía radical modificada  ...  En este caso la elaboración de una prótesis de mama por y para la persona vinculó toda clase de estrategias que respondían a ejes biomédicos y comprendían en su totalidad el bienestar y la salud.  ...  For this, the central activity was based on using skills that would help the person to make a breast prosthesis.  ... 
doi:10.15446/cr.v4n2.69693 fatcat:uvphgn3dj5djfg6low24negv3a

Women, the media and modernity in Zanzibar : 'ninjas, mamas and good girls'

Thembi Mutch
2017
Located within post-colonial debates, the work prioritises gender in East Africa as a key marker for localised behaviours and responses to globalised modernity, accessing women and girls' voices and opinions  ...  What lacunae operate within the conventional tropes of modernity that limit a full exploration of their conversations?  ...  Mama Aa is unique for a number of reasons. She is Protestant Evangelical, and has rejected the dominant Islamic community she lives in.  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00024385 fatcat:ylywxkwyv5c3bjgsodavqp5xby

Use of personal digital assistants for data collection in a multi-site AIDS stigma study in rural south Nyanza, Kenya

M A Onono, N Carraher, R C Cohen, E A Bukusi, J M Turan
2011 African Health Sciences  
To describe the development, cost effectiveness and implementation of a PDA based electronic system to collect, verify and manage data from a multi-site study on HIV/AIDS stigma and pregnancy in a rural  ...  We worked within a large prevention of mother-to-child-transmission (PMTCT) program in nine rural health facilities to implement a PDA-based data collection system and to study the feasibility of its use  ...  Katie Doolan for their assistance in MAMAS Study coordination, the Clinic and Community Health Assistants of the FACES programme in Migori and Rongo districts for their work in data collection and the  ... 
pmid:22275941 pmcid:PMC3261000 fatcat:xkkxs4hfvvg6lc2tatephznzce

Children of female sex workers and drug users: a review of vulnerability, resilience and family-centred models of care

Jennifer Beard, Godfrey Biemba, Mohamad I Brooks, Jill Costello, Mark Ommerborn, Megan Bresnahan, David Flynn, Jonathon L Simon
2010 Journal of the International AIDS Society  
Injection drug users and female sex workers are two of the populations most at risk for becoming infected with HIV in countries with concentrated epidemics.  ...  Review: A large literature assessing the vulnerability and resilience of children of drug users and alcoholics in developed countries was found.  ...  We also thank Ryan Macabasco for his expert technical assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1758-2652-13-s2-s6 pmid:20573288 pmcid:PMC2890975 fatcat:nt6inybr3vfkjhhuc7z2nfjnue

Information System of Dynamic and Adaptive Control of Human Diet Based on Machine Learning Technology

Nazar Oleksiv, Oksana Oborska, Khrystyna Mykich, Solomiia Mushasta, Yulia Pukach, Oksana Tereshchuk
2021 Modern Machine Learning Technologies  
based on the appropriate rhythm of life.  ...  The aim is to create a system that will be aimed at helping the end-user to follow a healthy diet by determining the composition and caloric content of the product and the formation of recommendations  ...  However, as a recognition, this system is inferior to "Calorie Mama AI".  ... 
dblp:conf/momlet/OleksivOMMPT21 fatcat:pwthr7l4pnfmphsw3xcot5dnva

Automating competence management through non-standard reasoning

S. Colucci, E. Tinelli, E. Di Sciascio, F.M. Donini
2011 Engineering applications of artificial intelligence  
Competence Management calls for automated knowledge-based services in order to take full advantage from the know-how of a company.  ...  This paper presents an integrated semantic-based knowledge management system providing decision support services for several activities typical of competence management, including Core Competence evaluation  ...  MaMAS-tng extends DIG standard [23] for communication with DL reasoners, in order to implement also the needed non-standard reasoning services.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.engappai.2011.05.015 fatcat:a6mie6af2vbohe6zt5on55mmfm

Examining health facility financing in Kenya in the context of devolution

Angela Kairu, Stacey Orangi, Boniface Mbuthia, Joanne Ondera, Nirmala Ravishankar, Edwine Barasa
2021 BMC Health Services Research  
We examined how health facilities in the public sector are financed in Kenya, within the context of a devolved health system.  ...  Background How health facilities are financed affects their performance and health system goals.  ...  County Accountant, County A "With the E-claim system we can track claim amounts, but we cannot do so with the manual system.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-021-07123-7 pmid:34645443 fatcat:cikav7a3gzeztkpyjcc7xviccu
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