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    • A Comparison of Tier 1 and Tier 3 Medical Homes Under Oklahoma Medicaid Program 

      Kumar, Jay (2018-05-15)
      Introduction: The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a team-based model of care that seeks to improve quality of care and control costs. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) directs Oklahoma’s Medicaid program ...
    • Comparison of Time-Domain OCT and Fundus Photographic Assessments of Retinal Thickening in Eyes with Diabetic Macular Edema 

      Davis, Matthew D.; Bressler, Susan B.; Aiello, Lloyd Paul; Bressler, Neil M.; Browning, David J.; Flaxel, Christina J.; Fong, Donald S.; Foster, William J.; Glassman, Adam R.; Hartnett, Mary Elizabeth R.; Kollman, Craig; Li, Helen K.; Qin, Haijing; Scott, Ingrid U. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2008)
      Purpose: To explore the correlation between optical coherence tomography (OCT) and stereoscopic fundus photographs (FP) for the assessment of retinal thickening (RT) in diabetic macular edema (DME) within a clinical trial. ...
    • Comparison of Tissue Architectural Changes between Radiofrequency Ablation and Cryospray Ablation in Barrett's Esophagus Using Endoscopic Three-Dimensional Optical Coherence Tomography 

      Tsai, Tsung-Han; Zhou, Chao; Lee, Hsiang-Chieh; Tao, Yuankai K.; Ahsen, Osman O.; Figueiredo, Marisa; Adler, Desmond C.; Schmitt, Joseph M.; Huang, Qin; Fujimoto, James G.; Mashimo, Hiroshi (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      Two main nonsurgical endoscopic approaches for ablating dysplastic and early cancer lesions in the esophagus have gained popularity, namely, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and cryospray ablation (CSA). We report a uniquely ...
    • A Comparison of Tournaments and Contracts 

      Green, Jerry; Stokey, Nancy (University of Chicago Press, 1983)
      Tournaments, reward structures based on rank order, are compared with individual contracts in a model with one risk-neutral principal and many risk-averse agents. Each agent's output is a stochastic function of his effort ...
    • Comparison of Trends in US Health-Related Quality of Life Over the 2000s Using the SF-6D, HALex, EQ-5D, and EQ-5D Visual Analog Scale Versus a Broader Set of Symptoms and Impairments 

      Stewart, Susan T.; Cutler, David M.; Rosen, Allison B. (Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2014)
      BACKGROUND: A number of instruments have been developed to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL), differing in the health domains covered and their scoring. Although few such measures have been consistently included ...
    • Comparison of Two Fixation Methods in Treating Displaced Pediatric Tibial Eminence Fractures at Boston Childrens Hospital 

      Anciano Granadillo, Victor (2015-06-08)
      Introduction: Tibial eminence fractures (TEF) occur most often in children, and disrupt the bony attachment of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) to the tibia. Displaced TEF are managed surgically with reduction and ...
    • A Comparison of Two Measures of HIV Diversity in Multi-Assay Algorithms for HIV Incidence Estimation 

      Cousins, Matthew M.; Konikoff, Jacob; Sabin, Devin; Khaki, Leila; Longosz, Andrew F.; Laeyendecker, Oliver; Celum, Connie; Buchbinder, Susan P.; Seage, George R.; Kirk, Gregory D.; Moore, Richard D.; Mehta, Shruti H.; Margolick, Joseph B.; Brown, Joelle; Mayer, Kenneth H.; Kobin, Beryl A.; Wheeler, Darrell; Justman, Jessica E.; Hodder, Sally L.; Quinn, Thomas C.; Brookmeyer, Ron; Eshleman, Susan H. (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Background: Multi-assay algorithms (MAAs) can be used to estimate HIV incidence in cross-sectional surveys. We compared the performance of two MAAs that use HIV diversity as one of four biomarkers for analysis of HIV ...
    • Comparison of Two Questionnaires for Dry Eye Symptom Assessment 

      Amparo, Francisco; Schaumberg, Debra Ann; Dana, Reza (Elsevier BV, 2015)
      Purpose The aim of this study was to compare patient reported symptoms of dry eye disease (DED) as assessed by the Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI©), a 12-item symptom frequency-based questionnaire, and the Symptom ...
    • Comparison of VIM and STN DBS for Parkinsonian Resting and Postural/Action Tremor 

      Parihar, Raminder; Alterman, Ron; Papavassiliou, Efstathios; Tarsy, Daniel; Shih, Ludy C. (Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, 2015)
      Background: Resting tremor is common in Parkinson’s disease (PD), but up to 47% of PD patients have action tremor, which is sometimes resistant to medications. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the ventral intermediate nucleus ...
    • A comparison of visual and quantitative methods to identify interstitial lung abnormalities 

      Kliment, Corrine R.; Araki, Tetsuro; Doyle, Tracy J.; Gao, Wei; Dupuis, Josée; Latourelle, Jeanne C.; Zazueta, Oscar E.; Fernandez, Isis E.; Nishino, Mizuki; Okajima, Yuka; Ross, James C.; Estépar, Raúl San José; Diaz, Alejandro A.; Lederer, David J.; Schwartz, David A.; Silverman, Edwin K.; Rosas, Ivan O.; Washko, George R.; O’Connor, George T.; Hatabu, Hiroto; Hunninghake, Gary M. (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Evidence suggests that individuals with interstitial lung abnormalities (ILA) on a chest computed tomogram (CT) may have an increased risk to develop a clinically significant interstitial lung disease (ILD). ...
    • Comparison of Weight-Loss Diets with Different Compositions of Fat, Protein, and Carbohydrates 

      Sacks, Frank Martin; Bray, George A.; Carey, Vincent James; Smith, Steven R.; Ryan, Donna H.; Anton, Stephen D.; McManus, Katherine; Champagne, Catherine M.; Bishop, Louise M.; Laranjo, Nancy M; Leboff, Meryl Susan; Rood, Jennifer Evelyn; de Jonge, Lilian; Greenway, Frank L.; Loria, Catherine M.; Obarzanek, Eva; Williamson, Donald A. (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2009)
      BACKGROUND: The possible advantage for weight loss of a diet that emphasizes protein, fat, or carbohydrates has not been established, and there are few studies that extend beyond 1 year. METHODS: We randomly assigned ...
    • A Comparison of Zirconia CAD/CAM to Conventionally Fabricated Single Implant Restorations in the Esthetic Zone 

      Borzangy, Sary (2015-07-02)
      Objective: This project aimed to determine whether single tooth implant restorations fabricated with CAD/CAM zirconia abutments/porcelain fused to zirconia crowns reveal different biological and esthetic outcomes compared ...
    • Comparison of “warm and wet” and “cold and icy” scenarios for early Mars in a 3-D climate model 

      Wordsworth, Robin; Kerber, Laura; Pierrehumbert, Raymond T.; Forget, Francois; Head, James W. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
      We use a 3-D general circulation model to compare the primitive Martian hydrological cycle in “warm and wet” and “cold and icy” scenarios. In the warm and wet scenario, an anomalously high solar flux or intense greenhouse ...
    • Comparisons of annual modulations in MINOS with the event rate modulation in CoGeNT 

      Adamson, P.; Anghel, I.; Barr, G.; Bishai, M.; Blake, A.; Bock, G. J.; Bogert, D.; Cao, S. V.; Childress, S.; Coelho, J. A. B.; Corwin, L.; Cronin-Hennessy, D.; de Jong, J. K.; Devan, A. V.; Devenish, N. E.; Diwan, M. V.; Escobar, C. O.; Evans, J. J.; Falk, E.; Feldman, Gary J.; Frohne, M. V.; Gallagher, H. R.; Gomes, R. A.; Goodman, M. C.; Gouffon, P.; Graf, N.; Gran, R.; Grzelak, K.; Habig, A.; Hartnell, J.; Hatcher, R.; Himmel, A.; Holin, A.; Hylen, J.; Irwin, G. M.; Isvan, Z.; Jaffe, D. E.; James, C.; Jensen, D.; Kafka, T.; Kasahara, S. M. S.; Koizumi, G.; Kopp, S.; Kordosky, M.; Kreymer, A.; Lang, K.; Ling, J.; Litchfield, P. J.; Lucas, P.; Mann, W. A.; Marshak, M. L.; Mathis, M.; Mayer, N.; McGowan, A. M.; Medeiros, M. M.; Mehdiyev, R.; Meier, J. R.; Messier, M. D.; Miller, W. H.; Mishra, S. R.; Moed Sher, S.; Moore, C. D.; Mualem, L.; Musser, J.; Naples, D.; Nelson, J. K.; Newman, H. B.; Nichol, R. J.; Nowak, J. A.; O’Connor, J.; Oliver, W. P.; Orchanian, M.; Pahlka, R. B.; Paley, J.; Patterson, R. B.; Pawloski, G.; Phan-Budd, S.; Plunkett, R. K.; Qiu, X.; Radovic, A.; Rebel, B.; Rosenfeld, C.; Rubin, H. A.; Sanchez, M. C.; Schneps, J.; Schreckenberger, A.; Schreiner, P.; Sharma, R.; Sousa, A.; Tagg, N.; Talaga, R. L.; Thomas, J.; Thomson, M. A.; Toner, Ruth; Torretta, D.; Tzanakos, G.; Urheim, J.; Vahle, P.; Viren, B.; Weber, A.; Webb, R. C.; White, C.; Whitehead, L.; Wojcicki, S. G.; Zwaska, R. (American Physical Society (APS), 2013)
      The CoGeNT Collaboration has recently published results from a fifteen month data set which indicate an annual modulation in the event rate similar to what is expected from weakly interacting massive particle interactions. ...
    • Comparisons of Limb Structural Properties in Free-Ranging Chimpanzees From Kibale, Gombe, Mahale and Taï Communities 

      Carlson, K.J.; Wrangham, Richard W.; Muller, M.N.; Sumner, D.R.; Morbeck, M.E.; Nishida, T.; Yamanaka, A.; Boesch, C. (Springer, 2010)
      Structural characteristics of limbs bones provide insight into how an animal dynamically loads its limbs during life. Cause-and-effect relationships between loading and the osteogenic response it elicits are complex. In ...
    • Comparisons of Subthreshold Versus Full Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Distinguished by Subjective Functional Impairment Among Train Drivers: A Population-Based Nationwide Study in South Korea 

      Baek, Ji Hyun; Kim, Ji-Hae; Kim, Bin-Na; Park, Seung Jin; Fava, Maurizio; Mischoulon, David; Lee, Dongsoo; Jeon, Hong Jin (Korean Neuropsychiatric Association, 2017)
      Objective: Subthreshold posttraumatic stress disorder (SPTSD), a condition that meets the full symptomatic criteria of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) without subjective functional impairment, has yet to be fully ...
    • Comparisons of the M1 Genome Segments and Encoded μ2 Proteins of Different Reovirus Isolates 

      Yin, Peng; Keirstead, Natalie D; Broering, Teresa J; Arnold, Michelle M; Parker, John SL; Nibert, Max Lee; Coombs, Kevin M (BioMed Central, 2004)
      Background: The reovirus M1 genome segment encodes the μ2 protein, a structurally minor component of the viral core, which has been identified as a transcriptase cofactor, nucleoside and RNA triphosphatase, and microtubule-binding ...
    • The Compassion of Zarathustra: Nietzsche on Sympathy and Strength 

      Frazer, Michael (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
      Contemporary theorists critical of the current vogue for compassion might like to turn to Friedrich Nietzsche as an obvious ally in their opposition to the sentiment. Yet this essay argues that Nietzsche's critique of ...
    • Compassionate Sacrifice: The Buddhist Incorporation of Vedic Homa Rituals 

      Kurfirtova, Marie Hana (2017-02-27)
      This thesis traces the origins and history of homa in India paying special attention to its Buddhist variations. It compares the Vedic, Hindu, and Buddhist tantric homa rituals and examines similarities and differences ...
    • Compatibility of Local and Global Langlands Correspondences 

      Taylor, Richard L.; Yoshida, Teruyoshi (American Mathematical Society, 2007)
      We prove the compatibility of local and global Langlands correspondences for \(GL_n\), which was proved up to semisimplification in M. Harris and R. Taylor, The Geometry and Cohomology of Some Simple Shimura Varieties, ...