Bambi Wessel

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Musculoskeletal problems, including shoulder pain, are common in the general population and are often cited as reasons for physician visits. Although many risk factors for shoulder pain are postulated, the effects of shoulder pain on functional level and perceived quality of life are poorly characterized in older adults. In this(More)
According to the official mortality statistics, the incidence of sudden infant death in the Federal Republic of Germany was 1.55 cases per 1000 live births (1.51–1.59) in the years 1985–1989. However, no information has been provided to date on the number of postmortem examinations performed. For this reason letters were sent to institutes of legal medicine(More)
Purpose To assess prevalence and risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression in fathers after early preeclampsia (PE) or preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). Methods Partners of patients hospitalized for PE or PPROM and partners of healthy controls completed PTSD (PSS-SR) and depression (BDI-II) questionnaires during(More)
Caring for the growing elderly population will require specialty and subspecialty physicians who have not completed geriatric medicine fellowship training to participate actively in patient care. To meet this workforce demand, a sustainable approach to integrating geriatrics into specialty and subspecialty graduate medical education training is needed. This(More)
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