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E-spen, The European E-journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism
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In this article, a participatory action research project focusing on assessment of music within Swedish Upper secondary school is presented. The points of de-parture are questions regarding assessm ...
An extensive vocabulary is necessary for successful communication in a foreign language. According to the Swedish National Agency for Education, the teaching of English in Sweden is often based on ...
There have been many attempts to reform the Swedish education system in order to reduce the size of the gaps between different upper secondary school programmes. These have included changes in teachers’ responsibilities and teacher education. Within an individual school, teachers of Swe dish language, English and mathematics may teach students of both vocational and further study preparation programmes. However, an analy sis of new teachers’ experiences and the organization of teacher teams at o...
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Debates, as the discursive curriculum activities they are, are occasionally arranged in classrooms. Here, the aim is to offer a tool for analyses of such activities. By adopting a sociological-didactical perspective, this article takes Basil Bernstein’s conceptual pair vertical and horizontal discourse as its starting point. The ‘vertical discourse’ is roughly speaking school-oriented whereas the ‘horizontal discourse’ is more often played out in informal contexts. These two central concepts wil...
#1Fernanda Kamp (UFRJ: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)H-Index: 2
#2Tatiana Soares Louvain Rodrigues (UFRJ: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)H-Index: 1
Last.Carmen M. Donangelo (UFRJ: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)H-Index: 29
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Summary Background & aims Oral contraceptives (OC) generally increase serum copper and iron and decrease serum zinc. In OC users, zinc supplementation could benefit the balance among these minerals. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of OC use on several zinc, iron and copper biochemical indices, and on their response to zinc supplementation. Methods Serum and urinary zinc, erythrocyte zinc and metallothionein, plasma alkaline phosphatase, serum iron, total iron-binding capacity (TIBC), transfer...
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#1Mei-Ling Sharon Tai (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 8
#2Hamizah Razlan (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 2
Last.Sanjiv Mahadeva (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 27
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Summary Background & aims The benefit of short term nasogastric (NG) feeding over oral supplementation in advanced cirrhosis remains uncertain. A randomized controlled trial (RCT) was designed to ascertain this information. Methods A randomized trial of NG versus oral feeding was conducted in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis. Nutritional parameters and Child-Pugh score changes at 2 weeks, with follow up measurements in 6 weeks, were assessed. Results 52 patients (mean age 58.9 years ±...
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#1Yvon Carpentier (Free University of Brussels)H-Index: 38
#2Komsa-Penkova R (Medical University Pleven)H-Index: 7
Summary CVDs, including coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, currently represent the major causes of mortality and morbidity all over the world. In Europe, CVDs are responsible for 43% of deaths in men and 55% in women and for 30% of all deaths before the age of 65 years. CVD burden could be substantially reduced by early diagnosis and appropriate measures, since atherosclerotic lesions may be substantially improved in response to measures taken. CVD results from a combination of genetic and...
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Summary Plate waste in hospitals refers to the served food that remains uneaten by patients. High levels of plate waste contribute to malnutrition-related complications in hospital, and there are also financial and environmental costs. Plate waste is typically measured by weighing food or by visual estimation of the amount of food remaining on the plate, with results presented as the percentage by weight of the served food, or by calculating the protein, energy or monetary value of the waste. Re...
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#1Yen-Hung Yeh (CSMU: Chung Shan Medical University)H-Index: 8
#2You-Liang Hsieh (Asia University (Japan))H-Index: 6
Last.Cheng-Hong Hsieh (Asia University (Japan))H-Index: 2
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Summary Background & aims To investigate the effect of Cholestin against carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity. Methods The male Wistar rats were randomly divided into seven groups with each consisting of 8 rats. Group A: basal diet, Group B: basal diet containing 1% cholestin, Groups C–F the rats with carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced liver damage. Group C served as control CCl4. Groups D–F were administered orally the Cholestin in diet for 1%, 2%, 3%, Group G served as positive control...
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#1Niikee Schoendorfer (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 6
#2Ujang Tinggi (Queensland Health)H-Index: 12
Last.Peter Davies (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 92
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summary Background & aims: This study aims to investigate micronutrient balance in children with Cerebral Palsy (CP), due to a paucity of this literature and their well documented issues with undernutrition. Methods: Twenty-one children aged 4e12 years with marked CP fed orally (O, n ¼ 12) or enterally (PEG, n ¼ 9) were recruited, including age matched typically developing children (C, n ¼ 16). Parents collected three consecutive days food replica of their child’s actual intake and the contents ...
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