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7170 – BACKGROUND Computerized cognitive training program designed to improve cognitive function in older adults. TECHNOLOGY Program is unique in specifically targeting hippocampal- and frontal-based brain functioning. Participant moves through a game-like environment involving a series of interconnected hallways and alleys. APPLICATIONS Cognition in aging, medical illness, and dementia Child... Read More
Cooper Urinary Tract Infection Program (CUTIP): Multifaceted Urinary Tract Infection Quality Improvement Program
2018-318 – The Cooper Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Program (CUTIP) is a multifaceted evidence-based infection control program for UTIs in Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) that uses an algorithmic process, staff education, and change champions to improve patient outcomes. Through use of best practices, CUTIP improves assessment and diagnosis of UTI in LTC residents. This meets the healthcare requisites... Read More
7783 – This brochure is an educational tool that effectively communicates key issues and considerations around the management of prescription drugs in the home. The ABC's of Home Drug Safety was developed by investigators at the University of Michigan with support from colleagues at the Oregon Health & Science University, University of New England, Reed College and St. Joseph Mercy Health... Read More
One-Step Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Fumaric and Lactic Acids by Synthetic Fungal Consortia
7704 – Lactic acid has myriad applications, including within the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries, and is used to produce the biodegradable polymer PLA that is widely used as an environmentally friendly packaging material. Fumaric acid is used as a food and beverage additive as well as in the production of body panels for the automotive industry. The global market for lactic acid is... Read More
Non-Pharmacologic Resources for the Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Acute Agitation and Behavioral Escalation
7351 – The most common reason for pediatric referrals to mental health services include agitation, behavior escalations and aggression. Currently, 30 – 40% of psychiatric consultations are related to agitation or aggression. Most pediatric care providers are minimally trained for the identification, prevention, and management of these behaviors. Management of these behaviors is often reactive and... Read More
6874 – The Adolescent Centered Environment Assessment Process (ACE-AP) was developed by the University of Michigan’s Adolescent Health Initiative (http://www.adolescenthealthinitiative.org/) and is a compilation of best practices in adolescent care. The ACE-AP is informed by standards of care set by the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The... Read More
7532 – Over the past several decades, there has been an increasing need for better cryopreservation of tissue samples as well as increased research to tackle this problem. To-date there is a large amount of media used for the cryopreservation of cells from culture. However, there are still issue with freezing and thawing live tissue samples. This is largely due to crystallization that occurs on the... Read More
7305 – Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system. The formation of a thrombus can occur within the heart or any artery or vein in the body, leading to a myriad of medical problems such us myocardial infarction, stroke, pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis among many others. Although pharmacological... Read More
7514 – By 2040, Electric Vehicles (EVs) are projected to consume 1,900 TW-Hrs of electricity worldwide per year. As little as a 1% error in energy metering can cost both consumers and providers $1B. With current plug-in methods, utility-type meters can be placed on the EV chargers directly but with wireless power transfer (WPT) systems, reliable energy transfer measurements can become problematic. ... Read More
7444 – Silicon photonics have been heralded as an opportunity to break through the processing speed limitations currently faced by electronics (limited to the speed of electricity). Light, being much faster than electricity, can improve the speed of the next generation of computing devices as the medium through which information is transferred, both on processing chips and over great distances... Read More