Carleen Miller

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The barriers that professionals face when screening victims for intimate partner violence (IPV) are well studied. The specific barriers that victims face however when being screened are not. The authors sought to identify characteristics of the screener and screening environment that make a victim feel more or less comfortable when disclosing a history of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether research supports the advisability of early discharge of healthy newborns and mothers. METHODS Critical review of English-language literature cited in the Index Medicus or the International Nursing Index. FINDINGS No adequately designed studies have examined discharge before 48 hours after delivery without additional(More)
OBJECTIVES This study determined the incidence of and risk factors for injuries among 356 Marines during a winter mountain training exercise. METHODS Marines received a podiatry screening and completed a questionnaire on race, education, tobacco use, height, weight, and fitness (4.8-km run, sit-ups, pull-ups). RESULTS Forty-five Marines (12.6%) reported(More)
To improve child health at a community level, pediatricians require knowledge and skills that have not been traditionally included in residency training. Recent policy statements from the American Academy of Pediatrics and requirements from Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Residency Review committees emphasizing the importance of(More)
BACKGROUND To examine the potential benefits of routine nurse home visiting after early discharge, we compared health service use among low-risk newborns with and without a nurse home visit and telephone follow-up after short hospital stays. METHODS Records of newborns discharged routinely before (n = 83) and after (n = 91) implementation of a universal(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes requiring coronary angiography and revascularisation have inferior access to these services if admitted to district general hospitals (DGHs) compared with similar patients admitted to a base hospital containing a tertiary cardiac centre. DESIGN Prospective, consecutive(More)