Conservative approach to restore the first molar with extensive destruction: A 30-month follow-up
Quintessence International , May 1, 2013
Mondelli RFL et al. - The available options for restoring multiple surface cavities are: amalgam, composite resin, or indirect restorations. Adhesive system and intradentinal pin-retained composite resin restorations should have a similar performance to pin-retained amalgam, regarding resistance to support occlusal forces. This article reports a clinical case involving an extensive restoration on a posterior tooth with cusp loss that was successfully treated using an ...
Augmenting nursing care quality and implementing change management in India: an amalgamated approach
Journal of Nursing Management, May 1, 2013
Rinkoo AV et al. - This study demonstrates the utility of a two-phase technique to identify the most significant shortcomings pertaining to nursing care delivery in general wards of a tertiary care hospital. The same could be used to set priorities. Identifying the existing problems and fostering a team spirit among all stakeholders hold the key in strategizing quality improvement in nursing care. Nursing administrators worldwide, after making suitable situation-specific ...
Development and Validation of a Predicting Model of All-Cause Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Care, May 6, 2013
De Cosmo S et al. – The study aims to develop and validate a parsimonious model for predicting short–term all–cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The authors developed and validated a parsimonious all–cause mortality equation in T2DM, providing also a user–friendly web–based risk calculator. The model may help prioritize the use of available resources for targeting aggressive preventive and treatment strategies in a subset of very high–risk individuals.