Allen L. Shoemaker

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To determine whether a Nurse-Community Health Worker (CHW) home visiting team, in the context of a Medicaid enhanced prenatal/postnatal services (EPS), would demonstrate greater reduction of depressive symptoms and stress and improvement of psychosocial resources (mastery, self-esteem, social support) when compared with usual Community Care (CC) that(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether a combination of variables from each nephrometry system improves performance. There are 3 first-generation systems that quantify tumor complexity: R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry score (RNS), preoperative aspects and dimensions used for an anatomical (PADUA) classification (PC), and centrality index (CI). Although each has been(More)
Our objective was to analyze the reported lymph node counts between surgeons, histology prosectors, and pathologists using a cohort of patients enrolled on a national protocol that standardized surgical intent.This is a retrospective review of patients with uterine cancer who underwent a standardized formal staging procedure as dictated by a National Cancer(More)
BACKGROUND To date no comparison between 1.5 Tesla (T) and 3 T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans have been performed in assessing hip reduction in patients with hip dysplasia. This study compares the use of these scans in assessing hip reduction. METHODS A retrospective review of 1.5 T and 3 T postreduction pelvic MRIs in developmental dysplasia of(More)
Introduction. In the first 48 hours of ventilating patients with acute lung injury (ALI)/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a multipronged approach including packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion is undertaken to maintain oxygen delivery. Hypothesis. We hypothesized children with ALI/ARDS transfused within 48 hours of initiating mechanical(More)
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