Bret L. Hicken

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OBJECTIVE Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) with electronic documentation, and computerized decision support dramatically changes the information environment of the practicing clinician. Prior work patterns based on paper, verbal exchange, and manual methods are replaced with automated, computerized, and potentially less flexible systems. The(More)
Two studies were designed to examine important predictors of pain following spinal cord injury (SCI), and the impact of pain on self-reported quality of life (QOL). Pain was defined as "interference in day-to-day activities secondary to pain". In order to determine risk factors associated with the development of pain interference, Study 1 examined the(More)
The current study was designed to examine the predictive validity of several factors that are common to spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) populations to overall life satisfaction. We examined several demographic and functional predictors (1) within each group separately and (2) using both groups while controlling for unique(More)
Understanding the role of modern technology in providing adjunctive emotional support to caregivers has been a focus in contemporary caregiving research. However, it remains largely unknown (1) whether there are differences regarding the technologies used in caregiving support to achieve this objective and (2) which factors influence the outcome of(More)
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