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  • Language environments in student-directed activities in a preschool language-learning laboratory 

    Jones, Jessica M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Effecting change in adult communication patterns within an interdisciplinary teaching-learning environment can be challenging. The Language Environment Analysis (LENA) system provides a state-of-the-art wearable recorder ...
  • Leadership training in physician assistant programs: A survey of program directors 

    Bellassai, Ryan J.; Glass, Charles C.; Halderson, Paul E.; Schoeberl, Jarod B. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Physician assistants (PAs), doctors, and nurse practitioners (ARNP) provide primary health care and fulfill leadership roles. Doctors and ARNPs are trained in leadership, but it is unclear how PA students learn leadership. ...
  • Lens and mesenchyme ultrastructure in gestational day 11 trisomy 1 mice 

    Smith, Barbara S.; Walker, N. J. (John Wiley & Sons, 1992-12)
    The lenses and head mesenchyme of two 11-gestational day trisomy 1 mouse embryos and a normal littermate were examined using transmission electron microscopy (TEM). One trisomic embryo had a small lens with a lens stalk; ...
  • Limitations of analysis of covariance designs in aging research 

    Martin, Douglas R.; Ellsworth, Randy; Cranford, Jerry L. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1991-02)
    Control of peripheral hearing loss represents a significant design problem in research examining age-related changes in central auditory processing. Statistical control procedures (e.g., partial correlation or analysis of ...
  • Lip Movement Exaggerations During Infant-Directed Speech 

    Green, Jordan R.; Nip, Ignatius S. B.; Wilson, Erin M.; Mefferd, Antje S.; Yunusova, Yana (PubMed, 2010-12)
    Purpose Although a growing body of literature has indentified the positive effects of visual speech on speech and language learning, oral movements of infant-directed speech (IDS) have rarely been studied. This investigation ...
  • Literacy for health information of adult patients and caregivers in a rural emergency department 

    Hayes, Karen S. (Churchill Livingstone, 2000-01)
    The nurse practitioner is responsible for providing the patient and family with understandable written information before discharge from the emergency department (ED) following an acute event. Patients are more likely to ...
  • Literacy habits of sixth grade students 

    Schrag, Kylea (Wichita State University, 2009-08)
    Literacy continues to be important during the secondary school years; however, during middle school motivation to read is known to decline (Hughes-Hassell & Rodge, 2007; Moss & Hendershot, 2007; Pitcher, et al., 2007; ...
  • Lower extremity functional tests and risk of injury in division III collegiate athletes. 

    Brumitt, Jason; Heiderscheit, Bryan C.; Manske, Robert C.; Niemuth, Paul E.; Rauh, Mitchell J. (The Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2013-06)
    Purpose/Background: Functional tests have been used primarily to assess an athlete's fitness or readiness to return to sport. The purpose of this prospective cohort study was to determine the ability of the standing long ...
  • Lumbo-pelvic-hip complex pain in a competitive basketball player 

    Reiman, Michael P.; Cox, Kara; Byrd, J.W. (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2011-01)
    Establishing the cause of lumbo-pelvic-hip complex pain is a challenge for many clinicians. This case report describes the mechanism of injury, diagnostic process, surgical management, and rehabilitation of a female high ...
  • Maggot debridement therapy in the treatment of nonhealing chronic wounds 

    Martin, Dodie (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2007-05)
    Maggot therapy utilizes freshly emerged, sterile larvae of the common greenbottle fly, Phaenicia (Lucilia) sericata, which secrete digestive enzymes that selectively dissolve necrotic tissue, disinfect the wound, and thus ...
  • Maggot debridement therapy in the treatment of nonhealing chronic wounds 

    Martin, Dodie; Pitetti, Kenneth H. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Background: Maggot therapy utilizes freshly emerged, sterile larvae of the common greenbottle fly, Phaenicia (Lucilia) sericata which secrete digestive enzymes that selectively dissolve necrotic tissue, disinfect the ...
  • Making decisions on breast cancer screening 

    Quigley, Timothy F.; Davis, Richard H.; Larson, L.W.; Leger, M.M.; McNellis, R.; Muma, Richard D.; Toth, Sarah A. (Haymarket Media, 2002-07)
  • Management of new-onset atrial fibrillation 

    Taft, James M.; Davis, Richard H.; Donnelly, Richard E.; Leger, Marie-Michele; Muma, Richard D.; Toth, Sarah A. (Haymarket Media, 2001-05)
  • Managing minor closed head injury in children 

    Taft, James M.; Davis, Richard H.; Donnelly, Richard E.; Girard, Sharon S.; Muma, Richard D.; Toth, Sarah A. (Haymarket Media, 1999-12)
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its Committee on Quality Improvement in collaboration with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and its Commission on Clinical Policies and Research, and in conjunction ...
  • Managing violence in the emergency department (and other settings) 

    Day, David (Haymarket Media, 1999-09)
  • Manual del HIV para profesionales de la salud 

    Muma, Richard D.; Lyons, Barbara Ann; Borucki, Michael J.; Pollard, Richard B. (Mexico: Modern Manual, 2000)
  • Marital status and health care expenditures among the elderly in a managed care organization 

    Cabrera-Alonso, Juliana; Long, Michael J.; Bangalore, Vinay G; Lescoe-Long, Mary A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003-07)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of marital status in and health care expenditures among the elderly in a managed care organization. The study population consisted of 277 functionally impaired ...
  • Marital status in rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic disorders: a study of 7,293 patients 

    Hawley, Donna J.; Wolfe, Frederick; Cathey, M. A.; Roberts, F. K. (Journal of Rheumatology Publishing, 1991-05)
    Divorce has been considered to be increased in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), perhaps as a result of the stress of serious chronic illness. We studied marital status in 7,293 consecutive rheumatic disease patients attending ...
  • Maternal and neonatal post partum behaviors related to early breastfeeding 

    Schwanke, Michelle (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    As part of a larger study, two low-risk primigravida (first pregnancy) women who intended to breastfeed and their newborns were audio- and videotaped in the first two hours after delivery. Recordings were analyzed to ...
  • Measuring joint hypermobility using the Beighton Scale in children with intellectual disability: a study of reliability 

    Cook, William; Hadley, Maria; Harrington, Courtney; Niederklein, Kendra (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Hypermobility relates to excessive joint motion caused by laxity of surrounding tissue, thus allowing joints to move beyond the expected normal range. The 9-point Beighton Hypermobility Score (9-BHS) is the most widely ...