Now showing items 1-20 of 519

    • Access to Autism Spectrum Disorder Services for Rural Appalachian Citizens 

      Scarpa, Angela; Jensen, Laura S.; Gracanin, Denis; Ramey, Sharon L.; Dahiya, Angela V.; Ingram, L. Maria; Albright, Jordan; Gatto, Alyssa J.; Scott, Jen Pollard; Ruble, Lisa (2020-01)
      Background: Low-resource rural communities face significant challenges regarding availability and adequacy of evidence-based services. Purposes: With respect to accessing evidence-based services for Autism Spectrum ...
    • Incapacitated and Alone: Prevalence of Unbefriended Residents in Alberta Long-Term Care Homes 

      Chamberlain, Stephanie A.; Duggleby, Wendy; Fast, Janet; Teaster, Pamela B.; Estabrooks, Carole A. (2019-10)
      The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of residents who are incapacitated and have no surrogate decision maker, known as the "unbefriended" in Alberta long-term care (LTC) homes. Using cross-sectional ...
    • Gradient Poly(ethylene glycol) Diacrylate and Cellulose Nanocrystals Tissue Engineering Composite Scaffolds via Extrusion Bioprinting 

      Frost, Brody A.; Sutliff, Bradley P.; Thayer, Patrick; Bortner, Michael J.; Foster, E. Johan (2019-10-18)
      Bioprinting has advanced drastically in the last decade, leading to many new biomedical applications for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. However, there are still a myriad of challenges to overcome, with vast ...
    • Fabrication and characterization of PLGA nanoparticles encapsulating large CRISPR–Cas9 plasmid 

      Jo, Ami; Ringel-Scaia, Veronica M.; McDaniel, Dylan K.; Thomas, Cassidy A.; Zhang, Rui; Riffle, Judy S.; Allen, Irving C.; Davis, Richey M. (2020-01-20)
      Abstract Background The clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) and Cas9 protein system is a revolutionary tool for gene therapy. Despite promising reports of the utility of CRISPR–Cas9 for in ...
    • A Multi-resolution Design Methodology Based on Discrete Models 

      Ladron de Guevara, M.; Borunda, L.; Krishnamurti, R. (Springer Singapore, 2019-01-01)
      The use of programming languages in design opens up unexplored and previously unworkable territories, mainly, in conventional architectural practice. In the 1990s, languages of continuity, smoothness and seamlessness ...
    • Fallthrough Correlation Techniques for Arbitrary-Phase Spread Spectrum Waveforms 

      Fletcher, Michael; Michaels, Alan; Ridge, Devin (IEEE, 2019-09-11)
      The use of practically non-repeating spreading codes to generate sequence-based spread spectrum waveforms is a strong method to improve transmission security, by limiting an observer's opportunity to cross-correlate snapshots ...
    • Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): What do we do now? 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2006-10)
      This brochure provides information about mild cognitive impairment, including how to recognize the condition, seek medical help, and coping strategies for patients and families.
    • Helping a Friend/Helping Yourself: Intimate Partner Violence & Rural Older Women 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2010)
      Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual abuse by a husband, boyfriend or other intimate partner. IPV may include harsh or cruel criticism, threats of abandonment, intentional isolation ...
    • Intimate Partner Violence & Rural Older Women NRV Community Referral List 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2010)
      A list of community resources and phone numbers for victims of intimate partner violence and community professionals.
    • Intimate Partner Violence and Rural Older Women IPV Resource List 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2010)
      A list of academic resources and websites about intimate partner violence.
    • Overview: Intimate Partner Violence & Rural Older Women 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2010)
      Intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as physical, sexual, or psychological abuse by a spouse, boyfriend, or intimate partner. It is a hidden public health problem, touching nearly one third of all women aged 50+ each ...
    • Intimate Partner Violence & Rural Older Women Fact Sheet 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2010)
      Intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as physical, sexual, or psychological abuse by a spouse, boyfriend, or intimate partner. For older victims of IPV, statistics are not readily available because domestic violence ...
    • Professional Response: Intimate Partner Violence & Rural Older Women 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2010)
      This brochure provides information for community professionals on how to identify and support victims of intimate partner violence.
    • Improving Quality: A Guide For Virginia's Personal Care Providers 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2005-08)
      The goals of every business are to grow and prosper while providing the best services possible. The challenges of providing routine care and meeting the needs of regulations become easier when systems designed to enhance ...
    • Mitigation of bidirectional solute flux in forward osmosis via membrane surface coating of zwitterion functionalized carbon nanotubes 

      Zou, Shiqiang; Smith, Ethan D.; Lin, Shihong; Martin, Stephen M.; He, Zhen (Elsevier, 2019-07-08)
      Forward osmosis (FO) has emerged as a promising membrane technology to yield high-quality reusable water from various water sources. A key challenge to be solved is the bidirectional solute flux (BSF), including reverse ...
    • Spiculogenesis and biomineralization in early sponge animals 

      Tang, Qing; Wan, Bin; Yuan, Xunlai; Muscente, A. D.; Xiao, Shuhai (Springer Nature, 2019-07-26)
      Most sponges have biomineralized spicules. Molecular clocks indicate sponge classes diverged in the Cryogenian, but the oldest spicules are Cambrian in age. Therefore, sponges either evolved spiculogenesis long after their ...
    • Further Analysis of PRNG-Based Key Derivation Functions 

      McGinthy, Jason M.; Michaels, Alan J. (IEEE, 2019)
      The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a rapid pace. With everyday applications and services becoming wirelessly networked, security still is a major concern. Many of these sensors and devices have limitations, such ...
    • High-Efficiency Skutterudite Modules at a Low Temperature Gradient 

      Li, Wenjie; Stokes, David; Poudel, Bed; Saparamadu, Udara; Nozariasbmarz, Amin; Kang, Han Byul; Priya, Shashank (MDPI, 2019-11-11)
      Thermoelectric skutterudite materials have been widely investigated for their potential application in mid-temperature waste heat recovery that has not been efficiently utilized A large amount of research has focused on ...
    • Modeling Temperature Effects on Population Density of the Dengue Mosquito Aedes aegypti 

      El Moustaid, Fadoua; Johnson, Leah R. (MDPI, 2019-11-07)
      Mosquito density plays an important role in the spread of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue and Zika. While it remains very challenging to estimate the density of mosquitoes, modelers have tried different methods to ...
    • Fire in the Library 

      Alvarez, Eva M.; Gomez, Carlos J.; Urazan, Daniela (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-11)
      Fire in the Library is hosted by the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) and features presentations by the Milka Bliznakov Research prize recipients. Eva M. Alvarez and Carlos J. Gomez, from the Universitat ...