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What do Facts Have to Do with It? Exploring Instructional Emphasis in the Stony Brook News Literacy Curriculum

Emphasis in Stony Brook News Literacy Curriculum Jennifer Fleming California State University Long Beach An analytic matrix comprised of multiple media literacy teaching and learning principles is

The efficacy of prospective memory rehabilitation plus metacognitive skills training for adults with traumatic brain injury: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Background Impairment of prospective memory (PM) is common following traumatic brain injury (TBI) and negatively impacts on independent living. Compensatory approaches to PM rehabilitation have been found to minimize the impact of PM impairment in adults with TBI; however, poor self-awareness after TBI poses a major barrier to the generalization of compensatory strategies in...

Building capacity for knowledge translation in occupational therapy: learning through participatory action research

Background There has been widespread acknowledgement of the need to build capacity in knowledge translation however much of the existing work focuses on building capacity amongst researchers rather than with clinicians directly. This paper’s aim is to describe a research project for developing a knowledge translation capacity building program for occupational therapy clinicians...

The Perspectives of Haematological Cancer Patients on Tissue Banking

Background A high level of support for tissue banking has been identified amongst both the general public and patients. However, much debate remains about the regulatory framework of tissue banks. Objective This study explored the views of haematological cancer patients regarding tissue banking and how tissue banks should operate. Methods Haematological cancer patients from three...

Identification of sVSG117 as an Immunodiagnostic Antigen and Evaluation of a Dual-Antigen Lateral Flow Test for the Diagnosis of Human African Trypanosomiasis

Background The diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense relies mainly on the Card Agglutination Test for Trypanosomiasis (CATT). There is no immunodiagnostic for HAT caused by T. b. rhodesiense. Our principle aim was to develop a prototype lateral flow test that might be an improvement on CATT. Methodology/Principle Findings Pools of...

The confidence of speech-language pathology students regarding communicating with people with aphasia

Background Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that can present a significant barrier to patient involvement in healthcare decisions. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are viewed as experts in the field of communication. However, many SLP students do not receive practical training in techniques to communicate with people with aphasia (PWA) until they encounter PWA during...

Characteristics of Age-Friendly Bus Information

disabilities (including hearing impairment and aphasia) associated with aging. Dr. Jennifer Fleming () is an Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy and holds a conjoint research appointment with the

Comparison of error-based and errorless learning for people with severe traumatic brain injury: study protocol for a randomized control trial

Tamara Ownsworth 0 Jennifer Fleming Robyn Tate David HK Shum 0 Janelle Griffin Julia Schmidt Amanda Lane-Brown Melissa Kendall Mathilde Chevignard 0 School of Applied Psychology and Behavioural

Trans Fatty Acid Intakes and Food Sources in the U.S. Population: NHANES 1999–2002

Because of efforts to decrease trans fatty acids (TFA) in the food supply, intake should be assessed in the population to establish a baseline TFA intake. The 1999–2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) was used to identify a benchmark for TFA intake. TFA was estimated by mean, median, and quintile of intake, TFA intake data were weighted using the NHANES...

Documentation of in-hospital falls on incident reports: Qualitative investigation of an imperfect process

Background Incident reporting is the prevailing approach to gathering data on accidental falls in hospitals for both research and quality assurance purposes, though is of questionable quality as staff time pressures, perception of blame and other factors are thought to contribute to under-reporting. Methods This research aimed to identify contextual factors influencing recording...