Anthony Cahill

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BACKGROUND Surveillance on paralysis prevalence has been conceptually and methodologically challenging. Numerous methods have been used to approximate population-level paralysis prevalence estimates leading to widely divergent prevalence estimates. OBJECTIVE/HYPOTHESES To describe three phases in use of the International Classification of Functioning,(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the psychosocial health of people with disabilities and on the ability of people with disabilities in the affected area to live independently. PARTICIPANTS Transcribed conversations were analyzed for 56 survivors of Hurricane Katrina on the American Gulf Coast, all of whom were persons with(More)
Research evaluating the effectiveness of health promotion interventions that aim to increase mammography utilization and or awareness among women with disabilities is extremely limited. The purpose of this thesis was to systematically review the literature that does exist, and examine the effectiveness and methodological rigor of various health promotion(More)
CMOS Integrated Circuit Design for Ultra-Wideband Transmitters and Receivers. (August 2009) Rui Xu, B.S. , Southeast University, China; M.S., Southeast University, China Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Cam Nguyen Ultra-wideband technology (UWB) has received tremendous attention since the FCC license release in 2002, which expedited the research and(More)
BACKGROUND Survival for many individuals with paralysis is increasing, making this population a larger subset of the aging population (Molton, & Jensen, 2010). Yet little is known about the demographics and health of this population (Freedman, 2014). OBJECTIVE This study is one of the first evaluations of the differences in etiology, sociodemographic and(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence and causes of functional paralysis in the United States. METHODS We used the 2013 US Paralysis Prevalence & Health Disparities Survey to estimate the prevalence of paralysis, its causes, associated sociodemographic characteristics, and health effects among this population. RESULTS Nearly 5.4 million persons live(More)
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