Case Report

Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy Followed by Easy Video Laryngoscopic Intubation in a Patient with Bilateral Mandibular Tori: Should the Patient be Labeled as Having a "Difficult Airway?"

Mandibular tori are intraoral bony prominences which can make direct laryngoscopic intubation difficult. We present a case where we were unable to int... Read more


Review Article

Improving Tissue Integrity in Intensive Care Unit Patients

Throughout clinical experiences in western Kentucky intensive care units, it has been observed that critically ill patients are not receiving fully im... Read more


Original Article

Inadequate Pediatric Procedural Pain Management in the Emergency Room: A Policy Analysis

Within the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) are specific guidelines on advancing science related to patient pain o... Read more


Case Report

Infantile Haemangioma: Treatment in a Preterm Infant

Infantile Haemangioma (IH) is the most frequent benign vascular tumor of infancy, and active treatment is indicated in special situations. Topical tim... Read more


Research Article

Prevalence of Depression in Mexican Patients with Pemphigus Vulgaris: An Observational Study

Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune bullous disease mediated mainly by IgG autoantibodies directed to desmosome proteins. The mental health of these p... Read more


Research Article

Investigation of Pharmacological Responses to an Anti-Diabetic Drug Pioglitazone in Female Spontaneously Diabetic Torii (SDT) Fatty Rats, A New Obese Type 2 Diabetic Rat

Rigorous glycemic control is essential to prevent the development of diabetes and onset of diabetic complications. Peroxisome proliferator-activated r... Read more


Review Article

Physiological Adaptations of Apnea-Conditioned Athletes and their Implications for Synchronized Swimmers' Performance

Apneas form an essential tool for training in aquatics including swimming, fin swimming and synchronized swimming (SS). We examine the direct response... Read more


Research Article

Hip Arthroscopy Learning Curve and its Association with Early Postoperative Pain Scores

To describe the learning curve of hip arthroscopy based on postoperative pain scores. Hip arthroscopy is technically demanding and entails a learning ... Read more


Case Report

Does Long-Term Alendronate Therapy May Lead to Atypical Femoral Fracture near the Hip Prosthesis?

Osteoporotic fractures are a major public health problem, affecting millions of people worldwide, with oral bisphosphonates favored for their preventi... Read more


Research Article

Risk Factors and Consequences of Conversion in Laparoscopic Appendectomy

No studies in Australia have explored risk factors for Laparoscopic (LA) to Open Appendectomy (OA) conversion. Differences in outcome following a Midl... Read more