Deborah Berman

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine problems related to alcohol use as reported covering the year prior to pregnancy in a general prenatal care seeking sample. The relationship of alcohol use to a number of pregnancy and birth complications (premature rupture of membrane, birthweight, weeks gestation and APGAR) was examined. METHODS A(More)
In the last decade, there has been a developing awareness of pain in paediatric patients and especially in young patients who may be unable to express their pain. This paper addresses the issue of pain in the infant and young child with cancer. Current understanding of pain and its physiological consequences are explored. Evaluation of pain within a(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnancy after solid organ transplant is a significant priority for transplant recipients but how patients report being counseled is unknown. METHODS We performed a single-center retrospective cohort study and telephone survey of female patients ages 18-49 at the time of kidney, pancreas, or liver transplant from 2000 to 2012 (n = 532). Data(More)
Hospital internal medicine and family practice care were redesigned in July 1995 at Kaiser Permanente of Colorado. The objectives were to provide for a full time dedicated inpatient team, improve continuity of care, and establish a two-tiered process of admission. Physicians were divided into four tracks that marked varying degrees of time in the hospital.(More)