Denver Mooney

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children after hospitalizations for accidental injuries. METHOD Forty-eight children (aged 7-17 years) and their parents were assessed during hospitalization with measures of children's prior traumatization, prior psychopathology, injury severity, parental(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the serologic response to treatment of patients with infectious syphilis. DESIGN Historical cohort study of all cases of infectious syphilis in Alberta from 1981 to 1987. PATIENTS A total of 1090 patients were entered; 857 with primary syphilis, 183 with secondary syphilis, and 50 with early latent disease. Two hundred and eight(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine and identify predictors of acute stress disorder (ASD) and ASD symptomatology (ASDS) in children hospitalized for injuries. METHOD Fifty-four youths were assessed while hospitalized for injuries. Dependent variables were parent and nurse ratings of children's ASDS. Independent variables included children's prior trauma exposure and(More)
A total of 185 strains of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus was investigated for sensitivity to five other antimicrobial agents. The vast majority of these strains were also resistant to gentamicin and fusidic acid. Rifampicin was the most active drug tested (MIC90, 0.007 mg/l), while two newer compounds teichomycin and ciprofloxacin showed equal(More)
BACKGROUND Ivacaftor produces significant clinical benefit in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) with the G551D mutation. Prevalence of this mutation at the Cork CF Centre is 23%. This study assessed the impact of CFTR modulation on multiple modalities of patient assessment. METHODS Thirty-three patients with the G551D mutation were assessed at baseline(More)
An outbreak of 1089 cases of infectious syphilis (primary, secondary and early latent) which occurred in the province of Alberta from 1981 to 1987 was analysed by stage of disease, age, sex, sexual preference and geographic distribution. The majority of cases occurred between 1983 and 1985 inclusive. Men accounted for 75.8% of the study population. The(More)
One of the most common and most severe forms of primary antibody deficiency encountered in the clinical setting is a heterogeneous group of syndromes termed common variable immune deficiency (CVID). This disorder is characterized by reduced immunoglobulin production and increased susceptibility to infection, particularly of the respiratory tract. Infection(More)
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