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HYdrogen Properties for Energy Research (HYPER)
(WSU Golden Grads, 2014-09-11)
This presentation describes projects at the Hydrogen Properties and Energy Research (HYPER) Lab at Washington State University, including unmanned aerial vehicle and hydrogen fuel storage research.
Examining trends in taste preference, market demand, and annual catch in an indigenous marine turtle fishery in southwest Madagascar
Marine turtles have been exploited worldwide throughout human history. Products gleaned from marine turtles include decorations and tools from their carapaces, leather from their skin, and food from turtle eggs and meat. ...
Diagnosis and Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Presenting complaints of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are becoming more and more common in the primary care settings. GI complaints account for approximately 20-25% of all primary care visits. The purpose of this article ...
Can the Transtheoretical Model Be Applied to Smoking Cessation Interventions With Pregnant Women?
Smoking during pregnancy significantly increases health risks for both the woman and her fetus and causes 20% to 30% of the low birthweight rate and 10% of the infant mortality rate in the United States. Although there has ...
Female Athletes and Eating Disorders: A Research Synopsis
In the United States, 95% of eating disorders exist in females. One-third of females in athletics suffer from disordered eating. Research is examining the physical and psychological consequences associated with this behavior. ...
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Emergency Department Setting
Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the second most common nosocomial infection in the United States, second only to that of urinary tract infections. Risk factors for development of ventilator-associated pneumonia ...
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations: A Review for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners
The incidence of breast cancer has declined in recent years, however, it remains a significant health problem in the United States. The reduction in incidence may be attributed to both a decrease in combination hormone ...
Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a nonmalignant condition in which the aging prostate undergoes alterations in consistency and/or size in men over 50 years of age. Normal prostate size does not rule out BPH, just as ...
Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Adolescents and Young Adults
Of all the challenges that patients bring to the office of a family nurse practitioner (FNP), infectious diseases in adolescents and young adults can be some of the most challenging disease processes, especially in light ...
Current Treatment Options for Head Lice
Head lice cause much distress and worry in families with school-aged children. There are many available treatment options. Many of these options are costly and may not be effective. This report will review both traditional ...