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Sharpe, Virginia - - 2010
Berlinger, Nancy - - 2010
Lantos, John - - 2010
Montello, Martha - - 2010
Jennings, Bruce - - 2010
Gupta, Vidya - - 2010
Schneider, Carl - - 2010
Lindemann, Hilde - - 2010
Griffin, Joyce - - 2010
Crowley, Mary - - 2010
Beliveau, Lee - - 2010
Merlin, Marjolaine - - 2010
Cette etude avait pour but d'evaluer les effets d'un programme de gestion de la fatigue aupres de vingt-cinq personnes hemodialysees quant a leur niveau de fatigue et a leur satisfaction relative aux savoirs. L'etude s'est deroulee a l'interieur d'une unite d'hemodialyse dans un etablissement de sante situe au Nouveau-Brunswick. Cette ...
Wilson, Barbara - - 2010
The native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the vascular access of choice for patients on chronic hemodialysis (HD) because of its longevity and lower complication rate. Yet from 2001 to 2004 in Canada, there has been a notable increase in both incident and prevalent central venous catheter (CVC) use with a ...
Good, Barbara - - 2010
John, Molly - - 2010
Cocaine, an addictive central nervous system stimulant that can be inhaled, intravenously injected or smoked, is the second most commonly abused illicit drug in the United States. Its use is associated with numerous medical problems, as well as psychiatric disorders. (1) This study 1) describes the clinical and demographic features ...
O'Neil, Michael - - 2010
Prescription drug abuse, misuse, addiction, and diversion have reached epidemic proportions in the United States. The elimination of the burden of these activities on the healthcare system, the criminal justice system and society as a whole requires a multifaceted approach. Before resolution of these issues around prescription drugs can occur, ...
Deer, Timothy - - 2010
Opioid addiction and abuse are growing problems in the United States, particularly in Appalachian areas, (13) which has led to a major social health problem costing millions of dollars in lost wages, medical care and lost productivity. In some patients with chronic moderate to severe pain, opioids are indicated and ...
Stitely, Michael - - 2010
Introduction: Substance abuse in pregnancy is of serious concern to society as well as health care providers caring for pregnant women and their infants. Various studies have suggested a prevalence of 10 -20%. This study used anonymous sampling of umbilical cord tissue to estimate the prevalence of substance abuse in ...
Zullig, Keith - - 2010
Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of the West Virginia Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline (WVPDAQ). Methods: Descriptive data and inferential analyses are provided for the period of operations from 9/11/2008 to 3/1/2010. Chi-square tests for Independence compared differences between callers completing at least one follow-up survey against callers completing only the ...
Lagos, Rachel - - 2010
The nationally recognized popularity of recreational intranasal oxycodone abuse among rural Appalachians is apparent to West Virginian healthcare providers. Three recent cases of narcotic-induced injury at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital demonstrate the facial bone necrosis associated with "hillbilly heroin" abuse as well as other imaging features of narcotic-induced intracranial ischemia. ...
Hall, P. - - 2010
Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and West Virginia is not immune. It is estimated that in 2009, the number of adolescents and adults with a substance abuse and/or dependence problem has reached 23. (2) million in the US. There has been an alarming rate ...
Hannah, Karen - - 2010
Abuse and diversion of controlled substances are well-known problems in West Virginia and nationally. The costs to our society in both dollars and human capital are substantial. These problems touch groups as diverse as law enforcement, medical professionals, government leaders, addiction specialists, pain specialists, social workers, educators and regulatory boards, ...
Mullett, Martha - - 2010
The WV Birth Score began in 1984 and was revised in 2007. One part of the form is a score which predicts the top 18% of infants at risk for death in the first year of life. The other components collect information regarding the health of mothers and their infants. ...
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