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When a service member is injured or dies in a combat zone, the consequences for his or her family can be profound and long-lasting. Visible, physical battlefield injuries often require families to adapt to long and stressful rounds of treatment and rehabilitation, and they can leave the service member with permanent disabilities that mean new roles for(More)
Since its identification in 1996, the marine dinoflagellate Pfiesteria piscicida Steidinger & Burkholder has been the focus of intense scientific inquiry in disciplines ranging from estuarine ecology to epidemiology and from molecular biology to public health. Despite these research efforts, the extent of human exposure and the degree of human illness(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine individual clinic staff members' experiences with using an immunization registry and to compare staff members' perceptions of immunization registries across different provider sites. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey using in-depth interviews and direct observation. SETTINGS The pediatric department of an urban community health center(More)
The US military community includes a population of mostly young families that reside in every state and the District of Columbia. Many reside on or near military installations, while other National Guard, Reserve, and Veteran families live in civilian communities and receive care from clinicians with limited experience in the treatment of military families.(More)
BACKGROUND Neglect has been linked to short-term and long-term deleterious outcomes in children, but has received little attention in the research literature. OBJECTIVE Identify types, subtypes, and severity of child neglect in a sample of substantiated cases at 4 U.S. Army installations. Describe demographic correlates of victims and offenders by type(More)
This study examined detached parenting among Early Head Start mothers, and associated maternal characteristics and child behavior. Participants included 81 mother-child dyads. Data were collected in participants' homes during two visits. Mothers reported on demographic factors, parenting stress, and children's problem behaviors. Children's neurodevelopment(More)
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