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Innovation in retinal diseases – ultra-widefield imaging

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The understanding of retinal disease has evolved rapidly with a growing number of clinical evidence supplied by ultrawidefield retinal imaging.

Optos 200Tx ultra-widefield retinal imaging system uses a scanning laser ophthalmoscope, as well as an ellipsoid mirror. This creates a possibility of making a virtual focal point inside the eye and, in turn, enables the system to simultaneously make a single capture of the central retina and periphery. This system offers multimodal ultra-widefield imaging, including color photographs, fundus autofluorescence images, red-free images and fluorescein angiography (FA), allowing visualization of the retinal circulation. For color photographs, green and red lasers are used simultaneously to allow visualization of retinal substructures from the sensory retina and retinal pigment epithelium to the choroid.

In our clinic ultra-widefield fluorescein angiography has became an elegant diagnostic imaging modality that has improved our ability to diagnose and plan treatment strategies.

In the future widefield imaging will probably be coupled with OCT (optical coherence tomography) option to better evaluate retinal pathologies in the periphery.

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The gene expression of class III inhibitors of apoptosis in arteriosclerotic disease

Development of Eastern Poland 2007-2013, Priority Axis I Modern Economy, Operations I.3 Innovation Promotion and Projects: The “Study grants for PhD II” co-financed by the European Social Fund of the State Budget and Budget Lublin under Human Capital Operational Programme Priority VIII Regional human resources, Measure 8.2 Transfer of knowledge, Measure 8.2.2 Regional Innovation Strategies and The “Expertise and Competence” - the development of the Medical University of Lublin “co-financed by the European Social Fund within the Human Capital Operational Programme 2007-2013

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Comparison of Knowledge and Attitudes Towards the Use of Scientific Research in Clinical Practice Among Departmental and Charge Nurses

Nurs Manag. 2013;21(1):5-16. 29. Shirey M.R. Evidence-based practice: How nurse leaders can facilitate innovation. Nurs Adm Q. 2006;30(3):252-65. 30. Willmer M. How nursing leadership and management interventions could facilitate the effective use of ICT by student nurses. J Nurs Manag. 2007;15(2):207-13. 31. Gotlib J. Pielęgniarki o Evidence-based Nursing Practice. Med Dydak Wych. 2014;46(3):11-2.

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Frequency of hospitalization in patients diagnosed with congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV)

. Bridgens J, Kiely N. Current management of clubfoot (congenital talipesequinovarus) BMJ. 2010;340-55. 16. Morcuende JA. Congenital idiopathic clubfoot: prevention of late deformity and disability by conservative treatment with the Ponseti technique. Pediatr Ann. 2006;35(2):128-30, 132-6. 17. Desai L, Oprescu F, DiMeo A, Morcuende JA. Bracing in the treatment of children with clubfoot: past, present, and future. Iowa Orthop J. 2010;30:15-23. 18. Harmer L, Rhatigan J. Clubfoot care in low-income and middle-income countries: from clinical innovation to a

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Challenges for the European SPA Management. Results of the ILIS Project

Challenges for the European SPA Management. Results of the ILIS Project

Introduction. The spa industry has been rapidly growing throughout Europe in recent years, which has led to an associated increase in educational demand in spa management. The aim of the study was to identify the most important needs for training and the most significant skills among the spa managers and their personnel throughout Europe. Moreover, it was to research the background of spas were the study had taken place. Material and methods. 30 managers took part in semi structured interviews that used a pre-prepared questionnaire. The answers were analysed with Wilcoxon signed rank test and also the mean values were compared. Results. The needs for training and importance of skills vary from country to country but common areas of interest are: sales, marketing, quality and innovation management, legal regulations, operational and social skills. The complex character of answers to questionnaire was a result of different spa business models and differing domestic spa markets as well as variety of legal environments. Conclusions. Spa tourism creates a significant income among the other tourism disciplines since that further research is needed. Demands for the spa education differed accordingly to a stage of each country spa business development. Spa managers tend to express higher training needs for their employees than for themselves.

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Original Article. Open Retropubic and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in Prostate Carcinoma: Advantages of Methods

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Impact of Regulation Change on Half-Court Offence in the Polish Basketball League

Deporte 22(1), 245-248. 4. Štrumbelj E., Vračar P., Robnik-Šikonja M., Dežman B. (2013). A decade of Euroleague Basketball: An analysis of trends and recent rule change effects. Journal of Human Kinetics 38, 183-189. 5. Boguszewski D. (2011). Relationships between the rules and the way of struggle applied by top world male judoists. Archives of Budo 7, 27-32. 6. Krauss M.D. (2004). Equipment innovations and rules changes in sports. Current Sports Medicine Reports 3(5), 272-276. 7. Cormery B., Marcil M

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The Competences of Physical Education Students. Unified Versus Two-Tier University Studies
PE Students' Competences

University - a Profile in Social Context. Nauka i Szkolnictwo Wy¿sze 37(1), 106-118. Kyrgyridis, P. & Derri V. (2006). Factors that Contribute to Effective Teaching in Physical Education: A Review. Inquiries in Sport & Physical Education 4(3), 409-420. Nowosad, I. (2010). The Bologna Process vs. the Priority of the Quality of Teacher Education in Poland. Education Studies Research Innovations 2, 6-22. [in Polish] Paśeko, J. (2008). Education for Pleasure or Requirements. In B. Sitarska, R. Droba & K. Jankowski (Eds

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Applying the Health Belief Model in Explaining the Stages of Exercise Change in Older Adults

Health Communication 8, 443-461. 10. Coe A.B., Gatewood S.B.S., Moczygemba L.R., Goode J.V., Beckner J.O. (2012). The use of the Health Belief Model to assess predictors of intent to receive the novel (2009) H1N1 influenza vaccine. Innovations in Pharmacy 3, 1-11. 11. Biddle S.J.H., Mutrie N. (2001). Psychology of physical activity. Determinants, well-being, and interventions. London- New York: Routledge. 12. Anshel M.H. (2014). Applied health fitness psychology. Champaign: Human Kinetics Publishers. 13

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The State of Development of Equestrian Tourism in the Lublin Region in the Context of Environmental Conditions
Equestrian tourism in the Lublin Region

Edukacji Przyrodniczo-Leśnej 4, 292- 298. (in Pol- ish) 14. Chmiel, K. (2008). Equestrian tourism as a chance for the promotion of eastern Poland. In M. Jalinik (Ed.), Innovations in the development of tourism (pp. 87-92). Białystok: Poli- technika Białostocka, (in Polish) 15. Krzemień, M.P. (Ed.) (2002). Montane equestrian tourism. Kraków: Ostoja, (in Polish) 16. Deszczyńska, A. (2007). Zurawiejka from Dzikie Pola. Koń Polski 9,22-26. (in Polish) 17. Poleski Horse Trail. Tourist-environmental map (2007

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