David V Eastham

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This study examined the impact of studying on story comprehension and recall among children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Participants in the study were 36 children with ADHD and 43 nonreferred comparison children ages 7 to 11. The participants listened to 1 of 2 folktales and recalled the story both before and after studying a(More)
The present study examined whether time spent in long looks (i.e., >or=15 s), an index of cognitive engagement, would account for differences between children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comparison children in understanding causal relations. Children viewed two televised stories, once in the presence of toys and once in their(More)
BACKGROUND Both four-layer and three-layer paste bandages are widely used in the treatment of venous leg ulcers. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of these two bandaging regimens. METHODS The study was a prospective, randomized, open comparison of a consecutive cohort of 133 patients with venous ulcers. Participants were stratified by(More)
BACKGROUND Many venous ulcers are healed by the application of external compression. It has been suggested that bandages capable of producing greater compression enhance healing. The aim of this study was to compare the time to total healing of venous ulcers in two groups of patients treated with different compression regimens in a randomized prospective(More)
Myointimal hyperplasia is the condition usually responsible for recurrent stenosis (restenosis) after endarterectomy, bypass grafting and angioplasty. Its cause is still not known. The present study examined whether inhibition of thrombin by tissue plasminogen activator (r-TPA) or polyethylene glycol recombinant hirudin (PEG-hirudin) could reduce restenosis(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between urinary and tissue haemosiderin in chronic leg ulcers, and its value as a diagnostic test for venous ulceration. METHODS 45 patients with chronic leg ulcers were recruited to the study (24 venous, 6 ischaemic, 6 lymphoedematous, 5 rheumatoid and 4 sickle cell). Punch biopsy of the(More)
PURPOSE In 2012, we instituted detailed prospective peer review of new cases. We present the outcomes of peer review on patient management and time required for peer review. METHODS AND MATERIALS Peer review rounds were held 3 to 4 days weekly and required 2 physicians to review pertinent information from the electronic medical record and treatment(More)
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