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Last Updated: 23 June 2022

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Theoretical error of sectional method for estimation of shape memory polyurethane foam mass loss.

Traditionally, histology has been used to estimate mass loss in scaffolds, allowing for simultaneous evaluation of mass loss and the biological reaction to the implant. In two vascular occlusion devices: peripheral embolization device and neurovascular embolization system, Oxidatively degradable shape memory polyurethane foams were delivered. Methods Models of the SMP foams were created to reproduce the device geometry and the foam pore's tetrakaidekahedral system. Conclusions As the number of sections used to determine mass loss for a volume increased, the sampling error decreased and beyond m = 5, which was insignificant. The NED population and sampling errors were higher than for PED scenarios. When it was a 2265-5 sample error, the average sampling error was below 1. 5% for NED and 1% for PED scenarios. The sampling error is influenced by device geometry and the point of mass loss.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35716618


Perceptions and Beliefs of Memory Loss and Dementia Among Korean, Samoan, Cambodian, and Chinese Older Adults: A Cross-Cultural Qualitative Study.

Senior adults who are Asian American and Pacific Islander are two of the nation's fastest growing populations, and they face a significant burden of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Future research may include creating and testing culturally appropriate and language congruent ways to aid ADRD early detection among AAPI older adults.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35648584


The Effects of Captioning Errors, Background Noise, and Hearing Loss on Memory for Text-Captioned Speech.

Purpose of Previous studies have shown that the negative effects of acoustic speech memory impairment can be reduced with assistive text captions, especially among elderly adults with hearing impairment. Compared to adults with normal hearing, captioning errors were among older adults with increased hearing thresholds, meaning that older adults with increased hearing thresholds may have a greater reliance on text captions.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35623337


Spatial Memory and Blindness: The Role of Visual Loss on the Exploration and Memorization of Spatialized Sounds.

Spatial memory depends on encoding, storing, and retrieving of information about objects' positions in their immediate environment. Blind people must remember and recall items that are spatially displaced by sensory modalities other than vision to recall items that are spatially displaced, but, to date, little is known about the effects of early visual deprivation on a person's ability to recall and process sound locations. Subjects were required to find pairs among sounds displaced on an audio-tactile unit made of loudspeakers coated by tactile sensors in this study. In both cases, sighted participants outperformed blind participants.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35686077

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