Recent Abstracts


Neurobrain - 2017

  • Factors Influencing Receipt of Shunt Surgery in Hydrocephalus Patients
    Name : Dr. Gabriel D. Pinilla
    Affliation : Department Of Neurosurgery
    University : Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Country : Baltimore, USA

    Background: Hydrocephalus often adversely affects quality of life in elderly populations. A previous study of the Medicare database has proposed some

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging Features in a Rat Model of Adult Chronic Communicating Hydrocephalus
    Name : Dr. Gabriel D. Pinilla
    Affliation : Department Of Neurosurgery
    University : Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Country : Baltimore, USA

    Background: Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) has been useful to characterize microstructural alterations of the brain parenchyma. In this study, we aime

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Evaluation Of Analgesia And Dynamic Parameters During Infusion Of Dexmedetomidine And Remifentanil In Awake Craniotomy
    Name : Dr. Floriana Melicchio
    Affliation : Professor
    University : University Hospital Polyclinic Vittorio Emanuele
    Country : Catania, Sicily

    Background: Awake Craniotomy (AC) is an accepted procedure for brain tumours resection, used to achieve maximal surgical reduction while sparing impor

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Deep Brain Stimulation of Vim Thalamic Nucleus for Tremor Control
    Name : Dr. José Augusto Nasser dos Santos
    Affliation : Neurological Surgeon
    University : Neurological Surgeons And Neuroscience INTO RJ And Psychoanalytical Society Of Rio De Janeiro
    Country : Brazil

    Abstract: The authors present results in 40 patients with tremor, in whom electrodes (uni and bilateral) for DBS were implanted in the ventral interme

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • The Use of Protocols in Aphasia Therapy
    Name : Reka Kutasi
    Affliation : Accredited EMP examiner
    University : University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    Country : Tirgu Mures, Romania

    Impairment of language due to an injury or damage caused to parts of the brain dealing with communication is called aphasia. Aphasia, affecting millio

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Health-Related Quality of Life, Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Structural Brain Changes in Clinically Isolated Syndrome
    Name : Dr. Eva Hyncicova
    Affliation : Researcher
    University : Charles University
    Country : Czech Republic

    Neuropsychiatric symptoms and reduced health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are frequent in multiple sclerosis, where they are associated with struct

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Fast and High Temperature Hyperthermia Coupled With Radiotherapy as A Possible New Treatment for Glioblastoma
    Name : Dr. Giovanni Borasi
    Affliation : Professor
    University : MiIano Bicocca University
    Country : Italy

    Background: A new transcranial focused ultrasound device has been developed that can induce hyperthermia in a large tissue volume. The purpose of this

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • How Does A Personalized Rehabilitative Model Influence the Functional Response of Different Ankle Foot Orthoses in A Cohort of Patients Affected by Neurological Gait Pattern?
    Name : Dr. Falso Maurizio Vincenzo
    Affliation : Professor
    University : Clinical Institute Of City Brescia
    Country : Italy

    Orthoses need to support physiotherapy as well as surgical treatment. Related to patient’s rehabilitative goals and pathological gait pattern, o

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Classification of Electroencephalograms Using Machine Learning Algorithms
    Name : Dr. Jose Joaquín Rodríguez García
    Affliation : Professor
    University : University of Alicante
    Country : Spain

    This work is a compilation of applications of techniques and mathematical tools, together with the scientific basis that gives us the field of medicin

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and alcohol cessation after Chronic Deep Brain Stimulation of the Nucleus Accumbens
    Name : Dr. José Augusto Nasser dos Santos
    Affliation : Neurological Surgeon
    University : Neurological Surgeons And Neuroscience INTO RJ And Psychoanalytical Society Of Rio De Janeiro
    Country : Brazil

    Introduction: OCD symptoms plus alcohol cessation after OCD surgery is uncommon to respond. Nucleus Accumbens has been advocate to control those sympt

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Controlled Release of Drug Delivery to Reduce the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease
    Name : Afrooz Seyedebrahimi
    Affliation : Researcher
    University : K. N. Toosi University of Technology
    Country : Tehran, Iran

    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Studies show that Amyloid-Beta is Crucial Factor in Alzheimer's disease. In AD, the dysr

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Effect of Two Different Rehabilitation Training with A Robotic Gait System in Body Weight Support and A Proprioceptive Sensory-Motor Exercises on Unstable Platforms in Rehabilitation of Gait and Balance Impairment and Fatigue in Multiple SclerosisEffect of Two Different Rehabilitation Training with
    Name : Dr. Raoul Saggini
    Affliation : Full Professor And Director
    University : National Coordinator Of Schools Of Specialty In Physical And Rehabilitation Medicine
    Country : Italy

    Walking and balance disturbances and fatigue are key symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and major causes of discomfort, even in patien

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Central Noradrenergic, Dopaminergic and Serotoninergic Functions in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
    Name : Dr. Francesca Brambilla
    Affliation : Professor and Former Director Of The Psychoneuroendocrine Center
    University : Verona University
    Country : Italy

    Abnormalities of brain serotonin (5-ht), noradrenaline (ne) and dopamine (da) secretions and of their specific central receptor sensitivities have bee

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Novel Viral Based Approach for Tracing and Optogenetic Manipulation of Specific Neural Circuits
    Name : Dr. David C. Lyon
    Affliation : Associate Professor And Vice-Chair, Director of Graduate Studies
    University : University of California
    Country : USA

    At the cellular level neocortex is comprised of a dense population of excitatory neurons and a more sparsely distributed array of inhibitory neurons.&

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Neurobrain - 2017

  • Multidisciplinarity, Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity in Aphasia
    Name : Annamaria Gyorfi
    Affliation : Head of PROFEX English for Medical Purposes (EMP)
    University : University Of Medicine And Pharmacy
    Country : Romania

    Aphasia, also known as aphemia, is an acquired language impairment, which appears as a consequence of an underlying disease (cerebral vascular acciden

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Hemodynamic monitoring
    Name : Ahmad Sabbah
    Affliation : SICU nurse manager
    University : MSC international Health management
    Country : UAE

    Background: The failure and complications of central venous access devices (CVADs) result in interrupted medical treatment, morbidity, and mortality f

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Do Saudi Nurses in Primary Health Care Centre’s have Breast Cancer Knowledge to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness?
    Name : Shadia Abdullah Yousuf
    Affliation : Vice Dean
    University : King Abdulaziz University
    Country : Saudi Arabia

    Background:  Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death among cancer patients in Saudi Arabia. It is known that nurses play a key role i

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • A Nursing Intervention on Reducing Pain in Children with Cancer
    Name : Dr. Amal A. Fathalla
    Affliation : Lecturer of Pediatric Nursing
    University : Menoufia University
    Country : Egypt

    Background: Despite major advanced in pain management, cancer pain is managed poorly in 80% of the patients with cancer. So, there is an urgent need f

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Family Planning Compliance among Primary Health Centers in Jordan: Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC): Accreditation Standards
    Name : Dr. Dalal Bashir Yehia
    Affliation : Professor
    University : Al-Zytoonah University
    Country : Jordan

    Aim: The purpose of this paper is to elaborate the processes developed by HCAC to measure the implementation and compliance of primary health centers

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Surgical Pathway is Part of Patient Safety
    Name : Caroline Bilen
    Affliation : Scientific Affair and Education Manager
    University : 3M, CEEMEA - Infection Prevention Division
    Country : UAE

    Discussion: Health care-associated infections (HCAI) are the most frequent adverse event in health-care delivery worldwide. Up to 16% of HCAI are Surg

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Enlightenment through Empowerment: Establishing Emancipatory Health and Social Care for Veterans and their Families within the Landscape of Wales
    Name : Dr. Richard Mottershead
    Affliation : Senior Lecturer
    University : University of Chester
    Country : UK

    Discussion: This presentation will highlight the development of an empowering service entitled Change Step and Listen In. The former is an All Wales V

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Correlation Study between Spiritual Health and Death Attitude of Pediatric Staffs on Northern Teaching Hospital
    Name : Dr. Yuan may Chang
    Affliation : Associate Professor
    University : MacKay Medical College
    Country : Taiwan

    Discussion: This study aims to examine the association between spiritual health and death attitude with medical staffs in pediatric department of one

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Factors Contributing to Burnout among Saudi Nurses and their Effect on Patient’s Satisfaction at Makkah Al- Mukaramah Hospitals
    Name : Dr. Manal M. Ibrahim
    Affliation : Professor
    University : Menoufia University
    Country : Egypt

    Background: Burnout is a psychological syndrome affecting individuals who work in caring professions, such as nurses and physicians that develops due

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Health Policy Practicum Report: The Development of a CADD Pump Policy for use in Pediatric Palliative Care Service
    Name : Fatimah Alsaggaf
    Affliation : Lecturer
    University : King Abdul-Aziz University
    Country : Saudi Arabia

    Introduction: Over the past decade, there has been a significant increase in the number of children requiring palliative care. The provision of pediat

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Managing Transition – Influence, Empower & Change
    Name : Kawaljeet Oberoi
    Affliation : Regional Chief Nursing Officer
    University : Fortis Healthcare Limited
    Country : India

    Discussion: Today’s healthcare system is complex and very different from “what it was few years back”. Throughout the world, in ever

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Mental Health Problems in Women with Childhood Domestic Violence
    Name : Hanan Al-Modallal
    Affliation : Associate Professor
    University : Hashemite University
    Country : Jordan

    Background: Childhood violence is one of the common types of domestic violence Experienced by families worldwide. Childhood violence is inherited in f

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Perceived Uncertainty, Symptom Distress and Learning needs among CABG Patients Post-Discharge
    Name : Dr. Maha Subih
    Affliation : Assistant Professor
    University : Al-Zaytoonah university of Jordan
    Country : Jordan

    Aim: the primary purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between each pair of the variables; perceived uncertainty, symptoms distress, a

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Does Physical Activity as an Intervention have a Positive or Negative Impact on Children and Adolescents with Congenital Heart Disease?
    Name : Nada Abdulrahman Dahlawi
    Affliation : Pediatric Clinical Demonstrator
    University : King Abdulaziz University
    Country : Saudi Arabia

    Background: Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a common type of birth defect, or congenital anomalous. It has been shown by the British Heart Foundatio

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Promoting Mental Wellness through Active Participation in Programs and Activities in a Home
    Name : Dr. Wannee Mei Amurao
    Affliation : Nursing Manager
    University : Sree Narayana Mission
    Country : Singapore

    Background:  Lack of preferred activities, health-related issues, and facility limitations may prevent residents at the Home from actively engagi

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Role of Tinospora Crispa accelerated Wound Healing Potential in Adult Nursing
    Name : Dr. Walaa Najm Abood
    Affliation : Assistant professor
    University : University of Diyala
    Country : Iraq

    Background: This research was conducted to help Adult nursing provide care for immunosuppressed people as diabetic patients by assessment the effect o

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • The Exploration of Living Impacts and Lived Experiences among Women with Fibromyalgia in Taiwan and the United States of America
    Name : Dr. Whei-Mei Jean Shih
    Affliation : Associate Professor
    University : Chang-Gung University of Science and Technology
    Country : Taiwan

    Objective: This research was to explore Taiwanese and American: (1) fibromyalgia women’s living impacts in three dimensions – functions, o

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Vitamin D Deficiency in Reproductive Age Jordanian Women: Across Sectional Study
    Name : Dr. Khitam Mohammad
    Affliation : Associate Professor
    University : Jordan University of science & Technology (JUST)
    Country : Jordan

    Background: In recent years, high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency has been reported to be common in different regions of the Middle East. Aims: To

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • The Transition to Parenthood: Feeling Unprepared
    Name : Dr. Lina Mrayan
    Affliation : Assistant Professor
    University : Hashemite University
    Country : Jordan

    Aims: This study aims to explore the transition to parenthood in Jordan and answer the following three major research questions: "How do young people

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Involvement of Jordanian Nurses in Health Policy: Perceived Benefits, Barriers and Impacts on Health Outcomes
    Name : Dr. Raeda F AbuA Rub
    Affliation : Professor and Dean of Nursing
    University : Jordan University of Science and Technology
    Country : Jordan

    Aim: To examine (1) the level of involvement of Jordanian nurses in health policy development; and (2) perceived benefits, barriers and impacts on hea

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • The Process by which Nursing Faculty Evaluate their Students in Clinical Settings
    Name : Dr. Lina Bafail Mohammad
    Affliation : Staff Nurse
    University : King Fahad General Hospital
    Country : Saudi Arabia

    Discussion: The purpose of this study was to identify the process by which nursing faculty evaluate their students in clinical settings. The theoretic

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • The Association among Life Quality during Maternality in Postpartum Women
    Name : Dr. Min Yu Chang
    Affliation : Lecturer
    University : Chang Gung Memorial University
    Country : Taiwan

    Background: The purpose of this study is to investigate whether breastfeeding will affect life quality during maternality and further dissect the infl

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Standardised Language Examinations for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals
    Name : Dr. Annamaria Gyorfi
    Affliation : Head of PROFEX Department
    University : University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Tirgu Mures
    Country : Romania

    Discussion: When the scientific world felt the need to break down the barriers of communication between professionals, English became the lingua franc

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Influence of Spirituality on Quality of Life and General well-being in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
    Name : Dr. Ali Alshraifeen
    Affliation : Assistant Professor
    University : Hashemite University
    Country : Jordan

    Background: End-stage renal disease (ESRD) introduces physical, psychological, social, emotional and spiritual challenges into patients’ lives.

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Nursingcare - 2016

  • Education and research in palliative care: preparing student nurses for clinical practice
    Name : Dr. John Costello
    Affliation : Programme Director
    University : Singapore Institute of Technology Nanyang polytechnic
    Country : Singapore

    Background - Death and dying are major sources of stress and the evidence suggests that student nurses often experience significant anxiety when carin

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