Albert B. Schwarzkopf

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Postoperative infections remain a challenge in many surgical procedures despite improved surgical technique and powerful antibiotics. The number of sepsis cases has tripled from 1979 to 1992 due to increased invasive procedures in older and immune-suppressed patients. Increasingly, in recent years, outbreaks of resistant pathogens have been published,(More)
This study demonstrates the long-range effectiveness of SAY IT STRAIGHT training as a school-based program for the prevention of destructive behaviors by comparing juvenile police offenders among trained and untrained 9th-12th graders for 1 1/2 years following training. In the 1984-85 school year, 357 of the 740 9th-12th graders in a southwestern town(More)
Organizations are increasingly making use of technology to facilitate collaboration and communication within teams. Such computer-mediated work arrangements are not limited by geography and often require new work practices including more proactive individual participation – or emergent leadership. While emergent leadership has been studied extensively in(More)
A shorter version of SAY IT STRAIGHT (SIS) training was investigated during the 1983-84 school year with 1055 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Training was delivered in 7- and 5-day models which were compared with the 10-day model used in 1982-83 with 509 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Both shorter training models yielded significant changes toward more(More)
The article describes the possibilities of medical care in prison as exemplified by the Kassel 1 prison with its attached central hospital facility. The main areas of medical care covered there are the treatment of wounds, conservative treatment of fractures, ophthalmology, ENT, urology, dentistry and, via external consultant physicians, also internal(More)