Christine Knutson

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A record review focused on children and adolescents, with a history of traumatic brain injury, who were consecutively admitted to a brain injury clinic in which all new patients are psychiatrically evaluated. The development of a 'novel' psychiatric disorder (not present before injury) occurred in 76% (38/50) of the cohort and was correlated significantly(More)
A record review focused on children and adolescents, with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI), who were consecutively admitted to a brain injury clinic in which all new patients are psychiatrically evaluated. Correlates of post-injury oppositional defiant disorder/conduct disorder (ODD/CD) and post-injury attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AHD)(More)
A record review focused on children and adolescents, with a history of traumatic brain injury, who were consecutively admitted to a brain injury clinic in which all new patients are psychiatrically evaluated. Significant correlates of severity of injury in the cognitive, education and communication domains of functioning included Performance IQ but not(More)
IDDM occurs predominantly among individuals being class II antigen HLA-DR 3 and/or 4 positive, while NIDDM is not associated with HLA-D. Although the HLA-DR 3 or 4 specificities are prerequisites for IDDM to develop, their high frequencies (about 60%) in the background population preclude tissue typing as a predictive test, underlined by the observation(More)
An increase in utilization of prenatal diagnosis was observed from 1985 to 1986 in South Carolina. The overall rate of 39.9% for 1986 is comparable with other areas of the U.S. Utilization was correlated with geographic residence, race, and referral source. While there was considerable variation in prenatal diagnostic test utilization between counties in(More)
Participants in a panel discussion sponsored by thead hoc Quality Assurance Committee of the National Society of Genetic Counselors discuss early efforts to develop and implement quality assurance instruments at institutional, state, and regional levels. Uniform guidelines and self-assessment tools can help genetic counselors and clinical geneticists to(More)
Supernumerary isochromosomes resulting in autosomal tetrasomy are rare and have been described only for 12p, 18p, and 9p. Nineteen previous cases of tetrasomy 9p have been reported, and in 6 cases, tissue-specific mosaicism was implied with the i(9p) cell line present exclusively or predominantly in blood. We report on an infant who had apparently normal(More)
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