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Socio-economic variation in use of price minimizing behaviors and subsequent effects on cessation indicators
Objectives: This thesis broken up into two related sections. First, it examines how socio-economic status (SES) modifies the way smokers adjust to changes in the price of tobacco products through utilization of multiple ...
Lead in the human femoral head: Relationships of pathology, environmental exposure, micro-architecture, and biocultural contributions to bone quality
The purpose of this study is to investigate lead concentrations in the femoral heads of patients who had hip replacement surgery for the indications of fracture and osteoarthritis. The research is modeled after an ...
Living my family's story: Caring for and identifying the lived experience within the context of high risk for hereditary breast cancer
Significance and background . In the past decade, advances in genetic science have given rise to an influx of research and information regarding hereditary risk for breast cancer. This genetic information allows clinicians ...
The development of the Thai Version of the Diabetes Management Self-Efficacy Scale (T-DMSES) for older adults with type 2 diabetes
Background . Thailand has experienced one of the most rapid rates of population ageing, rising to more than 10% of the population. Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of older adults. Self-efficacy ...
Response of orthodontic materials to extreme temperatures
Victims of incineration events challenge the forensic odontologist when coronal restorations are no longer present to compile postmortem data. The increase in the number of patients wearing orthodontic appliances increases ...
Improving the utility of the pediatric symptom checklist for mental health screening
For over a century, public health initiatives have targeted the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through school and community based initiatives aimed at physical health issues. Rarely, if ever, are mental ...