URCAF Abstracts 2016
2016 URCAF Organizing Committee
Chair: John Hammond, Liberal Arts and Sciences (Math/Social Sciences)
Ramazan Asmatulu, Engineering
Anthony May, Business
Kimberly Engber, Honors College
Jim Granada, Education
Susan Sterrett, Liberal Arts & Sciences (Humanities)
William Flynn, Fine Arts
Aaron Bowen, University Libraries
Trisha Self, Health Professions
Dinorah Azpuru, Liberal Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
Sayed Farid, Student Member
Office of Academic Outreach
College of Business
College of Fine Arts
College of Health Professions
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Post-surgical site infections are common after medical implant placement. Infections in tissue surrounding an implant can cause patient suffering, medical device failure, and can potentially spread systematically. ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) is classified as asymptomatic heart failure and is the most common cause of heart failure comprising about 60 percent of patients. LVSD is associated with reduced left ventricle ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Past literature exploring the role of skin complexion within the African American community has produced conflicting results (Maxwell, Brevard, Abrams, Belgrave; 2015). The current study uses a mixed-method approach to ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Among the most critically neglected ethnicities when studying political behavior, Native Americans are often lumped into the ‘Other’ category in national surveys and resulting datasets. Composing a rather small but unarguably ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Setting up and executing effective interventions is important to the advancement of a classroom of children, particularly those who are at risk. The DECA-P2 was administered as a screening tool to five classrooms at community ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)In order to explore the effectiveness of the garlic-derived chemical Allicin, we conducted inhibition assays on bacteriological plates using a commercially derived source of the chemical and also a freshly prepared solution. ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Bone repair is interrupted or stalled in nonunion fractures or bone void formation due to removal of bone tumor. The use of bone cements to anchor the free spaces between the bones to restore bone volume and promote bone ...
(Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a slowly progressive vascular disease characterized by abnormal narrowing of peripheral arteries through atherosclerosis. PAD often goes unnoticed and is heavily underdiagnosed due to its ...