Anthony M Mayo

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Motion of a ship at sea creates challenges for control of the body. Anecdotal reports suggest that the body can be stabilized by standing on the open deck and looking at the horizon. This advice contrasts with land-based findings that looking at the horizon leads to increased body sway. We measured standing body sway in experienced maritime crew members on(More)
The present study was conducted to examine performance differences on a reaching and grasping task related to an activity of daily living. This involved either the anatomical limb or a simulated artificial limb. College-aged volunteers (2 men and 4 women), one of whom was left-handed, performed the reaching and grasping task. The apparatus, placed on a(More)
A family/significant other nursing education program for staff nurses can benefit staff, patients, families, and the organization. Recent Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) focus survey processes attempt to evaluate how nursing departments operationalize the JCAHO nursing standards. Nurses must be able to articulate and(More)
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