David R. Danielson

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In this study 2,684 people evaluated the credibility of two live Web sites on a similar topic (such as health sites). We gathered the comments people wrote about each siteís credibility and analyzed the comments to find out what features of a Web site get noticed when people evaluate credibility. We found that the ìdesign lookî of the site(More)
The interruption of daily consumption of caffeine-containing beverages can cause headache and other symptoms within 8 hours. Resumption of caffeine alleviates these symptoms. Surgical patients routinely fast preoperatively and may have postoperative symptoms from caffeine withdrawal. In the current study, we determined whether perioperative caffeine(More)
Knowledge regarding how Web information-seekers behave with respect to the structures and cues they are provided with may shed light on general principles of navigation in electronic spaces, and assist designers in making more informed structural decisions. This study examines user movement through hierarchically structured Web sites and the behavioral(More)
The sulfates of norepinephrine, dopamine (DA), and serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5HT]) are present in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of laboratory animals and humans. The amounts of sulfated amines in human CSF always greatly exceed the amounts of the free amines. The enzyme responsible for sulfation, phenol sulfotransferase (PST) (EC 2.8.2.1), has been(More)
BACKGROUND Telephone quitlines that provide counseling support are efficacious in helping cigarette smokers quit and have been widely disseminated; currently, they are underused. Surgery represents a teachable moment for smoking cessation, which can benefit surgical outcomes; however, few surgical patients receive smoking cessation interventions. This study(More)
We studied the relationship between the timing of discontinuing chronic angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin II receptor subtype 1 antagonists (ARA) and hypotension after the induction of general anesthesia in a general surgical population. We retrospectively studied 267 hypertensive patients receiving chronic ACEI/ARA therapy(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether prophylactic intravenous administration of caffeine, to daily caffeine users, decreases the frequency of postoperative headache and shortens recovery time. DESIGN The study was a prospective, randomized, double-blind investigation with predetermined sample size and statistical power. MATERIAL AND METHODS After Mayo(More)