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City in Orleans Parish (county), largest city in state of LOUISIANA. It is located between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain.
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Introduction Physical, psychological, and emotional trauma experienced while incarcerated influences subsequent mental health outcomes. Upon release, there is a fragmented landscape of mental health services and many of the existing services do not account for the root causes of challenges faced by formerly incarcerated people (FIP). To address the...
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The smallmouth flounder, Etropus microstomus (Gill, 1864), is a species of benthic habits, associated with soft sandy bottoms, and distributed from Canada to the New Orleans coasts, and with specific reports in Corpus Christi, TX, USA. No records have been available from the Mexican coast, however. In the presently reported study, the first finding...
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The smallmouth flounder, Etropus microstomus (Gill, 1864), is a species of benthic habits, associated with soft sandy bottoms, and distributed from Canada to the New Orleans coasts, and with specific reports in Corpus Christi, TX, USA. No records have been available from the Mexican coast, however. In the presently reported study, the first finding...
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Investigação da presença de lesões traumáticas em segmento cefálico em motociclistas vítimas de acidentes de tráfego: Estudo observacional prospectivo Clinical assessment of head injuries in motorcyclists involved in traffic accidents: A prospective, observational study INTRODUÇÃO O trauma é uma causa importante de morbimortalidade e perda de anos...
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Global climate change has affected the rate of rising sea level, the frequency, intensity, timing, and distribution of hurricanes and tropical storms which threatens coastal ecosystems such as Bayou Perot, Little Lake in New Orleans along the Gulf of Mexico. The impact of hurricanes could include wetland and coastal land loss. This paper compared t...
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ESC Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 26-29/8/2022 TCT 22, Boston, MA, USA, 16-20/9/22 HCS, 43rd International Congress of Cardiology, Athens, 20-22/10/22 NY Cardiovascular Symposium 2022, New York, NY, USA, 9-11/12/22 AF Symposium, Boston, MA, USA, 2-4/2/2023 ACC Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, 4-6/3/23 EHRA Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain,...
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New Orleans Architecture embodies a fanciful and inclusive influence from the Classicist to the French Romanticism. A "gumbo" of styles that are uniquely New Orleans.
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This poster was presented on 7th July 2022 at the NSCA National Conference 2022, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Introduction: In the era of biomedical HIV prevention and treatment technologies, such as treatment as prevention (TasP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), there is momentum to develop and rigorously evaluate interventions focused on PrEP among those at risk for HIV acquisition and antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence among people living with...
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Nasrine Anais El Salloukh,1 Dany G Hage,2 Anna Z Bashshur,1 Wajiha Jurdi Kheir1 1Ophthalmology Department, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon; 2Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USACorrespondence: Wajiha Jurdi Kheir, Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Cairo Stre...
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Background Laparoscopic suturing (LS) is an essential technique required for a wide range of procedures, and it is one of the most challenging for surgical trainees to master. We designed and collected validity evidence for advanced LS tasks using an automated suturing device and evaluated the perceived educational value of the tasks. Methods This...
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Sammanfattning Boken Standing in the need: culture, comfort and coming home after Katrina (Browne, 2015), är berättelsen om vad som hände med medlemmarna i en stor afroamerikansk familj i efterdyningarna av stormen Katrina som drog in över södra USA i augusti 2005. Det som började som en 20 månader lång studie i samband med en dokumentärfilm, forts...
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Medellin and New Orleans were regularly presented as resilience flagships of the Rockefeller's 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) program. In this article, I will demonstrate how 100RC was embedded or abandoned in both cities' policies. The two case studies provide an opportunity to understand how the 100RC approach to resilience offered – or failed to o...
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While much research has focused on the relationship between duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) and clinical outcomes in the first episode psychosis (FEP) patient population, little is known about the individual help-seeking episodes (HSE) that patients undergo before receiving appropriate care. The purpose of this project is to better understand...
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Jazz Diasporas Submissions are invited for a special issue of Popular Music and Society on jazz diasporas. This special issue is about how jazz has circulated beyond its accepted sites of origin. This can be both international and intranational; that is, jazz outside the United States, but also jazz outside New Orleans. The latter has received exte...
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Inaugural Meeting of the Caucus on Medical Humanities in Psychiatry at the APA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, USA. Co-Founders and Appointed Co-Chairs: Vincenzo Di Nicola - University of Montreal & Andrei Novac - University of California-Irvine Special Founding Members: Joël Des Rosiers - University of Montreal James Lamont Griffith - The Geo...
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This paper contributes to the debate on co-production in planning theory and practice by examining the political agency of non-profit housing actors-here termed 'alternative co-producers'-in building an egalitarian city. Drawing from theories of co-production, planning politics, democracy and governance, the paper introduces, theorizes and operatio...
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Background: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is epidemic among young people, especially those at highest risk of acquiring HPV-related cancers. Methods: Youth aged 14-24 years old (N = 1628) were recruited from 13 clinics, community agencies, and social media sites in Los Angeles, California, and New Orleans, Louisiana, that specialized in serving sex...
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In 2002, Louisiana was one of the first states to begin a motion picture incentive (MPI) program to lure film and television production away from Los Angeles. Today, Louisiana, and especially its media capital, New Orleans, has been described as “Hollywood South,” a prominent North American film and television production center. This satellite prod...
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Talk at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) 35th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology - New Orleans, USA. https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/meetings-events/ams-meetings/35th-conference-on-hurricanes-and-tropical-meteorology/
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The native range of Ophichthys cuchia includes part of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. Ophichthys cuchia has also been collected within six states in the USA (Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) and an established invasive population exists in New Orleans (Louisiana). We provide the first record of...
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The purpose of this research is to better understand community housing resilience and the role of insurance using a Build Back Better Long-term Recovery Housing framework to analyze approaches and effects on long-term housing rebuilding and recovery. A comparative case study approach is taken to assess insurance policies and outcomes following Hurr...
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While the first wave of COVID-19 primarily impacted urban areas, subsequent waves were more widespread. Most analysis of Covid-19 rates examine state or metropolitan areas, ignoring potential heterogeneity within states and metro areas, over time, and between populations with differing contextual and compositional features. In this study, we compar...
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To comprehensively examine the impact of the urban rainfall effect (URE) on weakly forced thunderstorms (WFTs), analyses of numerous cities over extended time periods are necessary. Unfortunately, previous studies finding that urban development influences thunderstorms have typically focused on smaller spatiotemporal regions. In this paper, an Urba...
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The housing issue is considered one of the central and important issues in the recovery process after natural disasters in the short and long term. This paper discusses the location of the city of New Orleans, its urban planning, and the catastrophic errors that led to the housing disaster in 2005. Hurricane Katrina is considered the most devastati...
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Subterranean termites depend nutritionally on their gut microbiota, which includes protozoa as well as taxonomically and functionally diverse bacteria. Our previous metavirome study revealed a high diversity and novel families of bacteriophages in the guts of Coptotermes formosanus workers from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Two assembled b...
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Employment conditions of immigrant day laborers in New Orleans following Hurricane Ida.
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Located on a flood-prone delta, the city of New Orleans is faced with several challenges and hazards caused by stormwater runoff that affects the built environment. The inundation of stormwater impacts the normal use of facilities, floods the environment, carries unwanted pollutants to nearby watersheds, and affects the purity of its water system....
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The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand job demands and the resources that influence organizational commitment of public safety telecommunicators. Individual interviews served as the data source from participants in New Orleans, Louisiana. Purposeful sampling resulted in 13 individual interviews. The participant interview transcri...
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3099 AACR 2022 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Cell culture and treatment protocols The HT29, SW480 and SW620 colon cancer cell lines were treated for 12 hours with 5-FU (50 µM), calcitriol (25 µM), and/or metformin (39.8 mM) single/dual/triple protocols followed by measuring cell cycle and cell apoptosis by flow cytometer. We also measured the gene an...
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Our poster for the 2022 AACR Annual Meeting in New Orleans (04/2022). This poster summarizes most of the work of an upcoming publication of our work on predicting response to neoadjuvant breast cancer treatment, based on the analysis of breast cancer gene expression profiles.
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Future coastal flood hazard at many locations will be impacted by both tropical cyclone (TC) change and relative sea‐level rise (SLR). Despite sea level and TC activity being influenced by common thermodynamic and dynamic climate variables, their future changes are generally considered independently. Here, we investigate correlations between SLR an...
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This paper examines how different housing actors (Social Resilience Cells and their partners, Institutional Structures, Neighborhood Communities) in post-Katrina New Orleans have activated their social capital into institutional capital. It uses a critical up-to-date synthesis of social capital enriched by governance theories to investigate how new...
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In this paper, we examine efforts by health organizations seeking comprehensive smokefree ordinances over Louisiana casinos and bars between 2010 and 2020 to determine best practices for increasing coverage. Bars and casinos remain less protected from secondhand smoke compared to other workplaces in the United States. Casino behavior is compared to...
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Background: Inspired by intense challenges encountered by patients and clinicians, we examined the experiences of living with sarcoidosis in three of the hardest impacted English-speaking cities during the early COVID-19 pandemic: London, New Orleans, and New York. Methods: A multi-disciplinary, multi-national research team including 6 patient lead...
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While there have been numerous studies demonstrating the effectiveness of moral rehabilitation prison educational programs, few have focused on the effectiveness of these programs for incarcerated women. The current research is an exploratory study based upon eight participants' initial perceptions of a four-year bachelor's program in theology, tau...
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Numerical predictions are presented for the problem of steady state laminar mixed convection in a buoyancy assisting, vertical backward-facing step flow. The exercise constitutes a mix-convective benchmark for heat transfer numerical codes. The KAMELEON-II CFD software package is used to solve the problem, while the preprocessor LIZARD and the post...
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In general, the Generalized Space Time Autoregressive (GSTAR) model of space-time assumes constant error variance. In this study, a GSTAR model was built with an error variance that was not constant or had a heteroscedasticity effect, namely the combination of GSTAR–Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (ARCH). The parameters of the GSTAR–A...
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Sexual and gender minority (SGM) and racial or ethnic minority youth at-risk for or living with HIV may have higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. However, there are few data on vaccine hesitancy/acceptance and COVID-19 self-protective behaviors among this population. Youth aged 15–24 years (n = 440), predominantly African American and Latine (73%,...
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Chapter 24 summarizes twenty five physical model and full scale tests conducted by Professor Latorre, University of New Orleans Towing Tank director (1988-2000). At the time of writing (2014) the IMO Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) was being adopted to reduce ship’s CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions. The original Chapter title: “How to I...
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Sea-level rise being one of the most significant effects of climate change have grabbed the attention of the world. Although the exact forecast of rise of sea level remains uncertain, many projections for high emission scenarios from individual studies were found much greater than likely range of 1 m of the 21st century SLR given in AR5 of IPCC. Mo...
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A growing body of evidence supports the use of topical oxygen therapy (TOT) in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). In addition, anecdotal evidence suggests that topical oxygen may be effective in the treatment of other wound types. In May 2021, experts in the field of wound healing from across the US assembled in New Orleans for the inaug...
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Purpose Following the rise of the novel coronavirus, de facto residential quarantines resulted either from executive stay-at-home orders, unemployment or through remote work requirements. One question that has arisen is whether the COVID-19 quarantines led to increases in domestic violence (DV), with research findings thus far being mixed. To furth...
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Background Non-emergent clinical services were limited or suspended during the early stages of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States (U.S.). This could adversely impact epidemics of public health importance, such as HIV, and access to testing, which is a cornerstone of prevention efforts. Methods In this observation...
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Neighborhoods play a central role in health and mental health, particularly during disasters and crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic. We examined changes in psychological distress following the pandemic, and the potential role of neighborhood conditions among 244 residents of New Orleans, Louisiana. Using modified linear regression models, we asse...
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High job demands mean high turnover for public safety telecommunicators (also known as “9-1-1 call operators” or “emergency dispatch”). Personnel turnover place 9-1-1 call centers in an understaffed situation, which reduces operational effectiveness and increases risk to communities. Though public safety telecommunicators experience work�related...
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Maria Isabel Medina's chronicle of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law examines the prominent Jesuit institution across its hundred-year history, from its founding in 1914 through the first decade of the twenty-first century. With a mission to make the legal profession attainable to Catholics, and other working-class persons, Loyola's law...
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Hurricane Ida ferociously affected many south-eastern and eastern parts of the United States, making it one of the strongest hurricanes in recent years. Advanced forecast and warning tool has been used to track the path of the ex-Hurricane, Ida, as it left New Orleans on its way towards the northeast, accurately predicting significant supercell dev...
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Importance: Racial and ethnic diversity among study participants is associated with improved generalizability of clinical trial results and may address inequities in evidence that informs public health strategies. Novel strategies are needed for equitable access and recruitment of diverse clinical trial populations. Objective: To investigate dem...
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Queer Black joy is the grand ridiculer creating possibilities for organisms to collaborate, fracture, rock with, and throw shade. In this paper, the collective analytical frameworks of racial and Queer battle fatigue are brought together to consider the implications for Queer Black communities in light of the simultaneous disparagements created thr...
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Abstract: To support evidence-based control measures, two Nigerian Aedes populations (BUK and Pantami) were characterised. Larval bioassay using temephos and deltamethrin revealed a significant increase in deltamethrin resistance, with LC50 of 0.018mg/L (resistance ratio compared to New Orleans, RR = 2.250) in 2018 increasing ~6-fold, by 2019 (LC5...
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Background Abused and neglected children are at increased risk of health problems throughout life, but negative effects may be ameliorated by nurturing family care. It is not known whether it is better to place these children permanently with substitute (foster or adoptive) families or to attempt to reform their birth families. Previously, we condu...
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Microplastics are a growing concern in the natural environment as plastic production and improper disposal have greatly increased since the first widespread use of plastic in 1950. Previous studies have investigated the amount of plastic found within organisms, the water column, and surface sediments, but few studies are available that investigate...
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The disproportionate rates of police surveillance and encounters in many communities in the US may be contributing to inequities in health and violence. Frequent policing in communities, which may often also be aggressive policing, has been associated with diminished health and well-being. This study adds to the growing body of research on this iss...
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The poster is based on my teaching in the National Univ. of Ireland in Cork and the Athens University of Economics & Business during 1999-2003 and 2004, respectively. It was presented in the Poster Session on Teaching Ideas and Projects of the ASSA Annual Meeting of 2008 in New Orleans, LA, that was coordinated by W. A. Stock.
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The periodic review of one’s own teaching method and the availability of one’s findings to third parties who have similar interests is considered a fairly useful and fruitful practice. Thus, for the author (someone who has already seen the benefits at both the individual and professional level of such processes of contemplating, capturing, exchangi...
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The purpose of this study is to compare the differences between Hilton hotels in South Korea and U.S.A. through online customer reviews. Two individual keywords "Ananti Hilton" (South Korea) and "Roosevelt New Orleans Waldorf Astoria Resort" (U.S.A.) were used to collect online review data from Google Travel. Total 6,102 reviews were collected usin...
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Mae West: la determinación de la libertad frente a las manipulaciones en Belle of the Nineties (1934), dirigida por Leo McCarey. Resumen: El escepticismo hacia la relación que Ruby (Mae West) mantiene con su pupilo Tiger Kid (Roger Pryor) sirve al mánayer Kirby (James Donlan) como justificación para emplear una treta que les haga romper. Para culmi...
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Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are important pathogen-carrying vectors that broadly exhibit similar habitat suitability, but that differ at fine spatial scales in terms of competitive advantage and tolerance to urban driven environmental parameters. This study evaluated how spatial and temporal patterns drive the assemblages of these competing...
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Located on a flood-prone delta, the city of New Orleans is faced with several challenges and hazards caused by stormwater runoff that affects the built environment. The inundation of stormwater impacts the normal use of facilities, floods the environment, carries unwanted pollutants to nearby watersheds, and affects the purity of its water system....
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This case study describes many changes to the curriculum of a design thinking for social innovation class at a private university in New Orleans that were prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pre-COVID version of the course offered a practical, experience-based introduction to design-thinking (DT) tools and methods. Students learned to apply thes...
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Black Americans have experienced multiple health threats during the COVID-19 pandemic, including greater risk of infection compared to Whites. In addition, older adults are more susceptible to worse disease consequences including hospitalization and mortality compared to those who are younger. Racism and economic costs are additional public health...
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Smoking has been observed to associate with an elevated severity of disease and risk of mortality among people with COVID-19. Additionally, African American smokers have higher rates of mortality from lung cancer than other racial/ethnic groups. Low dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening can detect lung cancer early to decrease lung cancer-speci...
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Oral presentation, AGU Fall Meeting 2021 Thursday 16 Dec. 2021, 9:45-11:00 (New Orleans, USA time) Abstract T42B-07
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Table 1 of the original article had a significant scientific error. The corrected Table indicates a much stronger association between soil Pb and blood Pb than indicated in the original article.
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Book Review Kaltmeier, Olaf. National Parks from North to South: An Entangled History of Conservation and Colonization in Argentina. Inter-American Studies 34. Trier; New Orleans: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier; University of New Orleans Press, 2021. Freitas, Frederico. Nationalizing Nature: Iguazu Falls and National Parks at the Brazil-Arge...
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Oral presentation, AGU Fall Meeting 2021 Monday 13 Dec. 2021, 14:30-15:45 (New Orleans, USA time) Abstract EP14C-03
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El presente trabajo se inscribe en el campo de los estudios urbanos y plantea como ejes estructurantes la intersección entre las políticas públicas, el barrio y las prácticas del habitar (de Certeau, 1996, 1999; Gravano, 2003) en el marco de las transformaciones del espacio urbano en los barrios pericentrales, también denominados tradicionales de l...
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Background Chagas disease is a neglected tropical disease responsible for severe disease burden in Latin American countries (≥ 6 million cases). It is increasingly reported in the Southern United States, with an estimated 89,410 human cases (nationwide estimate: 300,000), many of them acquired in endemic zones in Latin America. Methods Cross-secti...
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Background It is estimated that nearly 80,000 people with hepatitis C are living in Louisiana, many with Medicaid coverage. Previously, only Medicaid patients free from drugs and alcohol with a fibrosis score of F3 or F4 were eligible for treatment, resulting in few patients receiving treatment. Beginning in July 2019, generic sofosbuvir/velpatasvi...
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Background Rapid molecular bloodstream diagnostics have been shown to decrease time-to-optimal antibiotic therapy in adult and pediatric patients. The purpose of the study was to compare the time-to-optimal antimicrobial therapy both pre-and post- implementation of rapid diagnostic testing in infants. Methods This was a single-center quasi-experim...