Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes in Top-ranked and Non-top-ranked Orthopaedic Hospitals: An Analysis
By: WentzMR Dr. Peter Cram, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, in Iowa City, IA, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which compares outcomes for Medicare patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty in US News and World Report top-ranked orthopedic hospitals and competing non–top-ranked hospitals. The study found that top-ranked hospitals did not have lower complication rates, readmission
6. The Disordered Soul: Thémis and PTSD
Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature (PHIL 181)
Professor Gendler introduces Aristotle's conception of virtue as a structuring one's life so that one's instinctive responses line up with one's reflective commitments. Becoming virtuous, according to Aristotle, requires that we engage in a process of habituation by acting as if we were virtuous, just as musicians master their instruments by playing them. By contrast, when one's behavior or experience is out of line with one's reflective com
This Java applet enables students to investigate the area of triangles placed in the first quadrant of a Cartesian coordinate graph. The student selects a level of difficulty, which determines the type of triangle and its orientation on the graph. In addition to it automatically checking student answers, the applet can keep score of correct answers and offers hints by adding to the graph a rectangle that is related to the triangle. From the activity page, What, How, and Why buttons open pages th
Developer Diaries II: Mangesh Deshpande
This is the second in a series of videos where we will follow developers as they take the steps to give their Windows Phone applications make-overs. Our first guinea pig is Mangesh Deshpande and he needed some design tips and tweaks to take his app, "Meal Nirvana" to the next level. He met with our design team and resident expert, Arturo Toledo and has begun the redesign work. We will check back with Mange
Colonel Sanders Success Story
This three minute video shows a review of the Sanders Cafe and Museum and a brief biography of this business leader. Provides insights into what decisions are needed to make a successful business.
Richard Dawkins and his Foundation at the Reason Rally
Richard Dawkins speaking at the Reason Rally March 24, 2012 is preceded by Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy & Policy at the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science US, then Executive Director Dr. Elisabeth Cornwell, Executive Director of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science US.
Bill Clinton's Life Part 3/6
In Bill Clinton's Life Part 3/6, learn about the beginning of Bill Clinton's journey on becoming an extremely successful politician and how he met and married his wife Hillary. (5:18)
Photo Slideshow: The Magnificent Beauty of Minerals
Kenneth Don, an electronic technical services specialists at UA's Steward Observatory, takes high definition images of micromount gems, metals and mineral specimens. Some of them are rare and all are too small to view clearly with the human eye. A self-taught photographer, Don produces the images for UA scientists and also volunteers for community organizations.
Upper Intermediate S5 #8 - Murderous Tendencies are Revealed in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You have always had a tendency to procrastinate, especially when it comes to chores that you don’t want to do. So now that you moved into a new apartment in Japan, you’ve promised yourself that you’re going to be more diligent about housework. You wrote up a chore chart in Japanese [...]
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