Don A. Bailey

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Critical paths are tools to manage healthcare delivery and ensure favorable patient outcomes. Unfortunately, many of these paths are not evaluated or revised after their initial development. One potential problem faced by nursing managers is that critical paths may lose relevance in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. The authors suggest one strategy(More)
To render a diagnosis pediatricians rely upon reference standards for bone mineral density or bone mineral content, which are based on cross-sectional data from a relatively small sample of children. These standards are unable to adequately represent growth in a diverse pediatric population. Thus, the goal of this study was to develop sex and site-specific(More)
In the United States Navy, many diagnoses are considered disqualifying for aviation duty, but aircrew may be "waived" to return to flight duties after resolution of the disease or appropriate treatment of the condition. Personnel with waivers are usually subject to more frequent physical examinations and/or special diagnostic procedures. Although the Naval(More)
A survey of the literature reveals little data regarding modern aviation and combat-related stress, fatigue, or psychiatric disabilities. What little is known about combat fatigue in aircrew is largely inferred from literature written about ground personnel. Understanding the unique aviation environment is necessary in order to develop effective combat(More)
Steve Warren University of Kansas This volume contains abstracts for invited talks, individual and symposia papers, and poster presentations at the 39th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, held March 15-17, 2006, in San Diego, California. Permission to quote or reprint any of these materials(More)
As competition for patient volume escalates among hospital providers, administrators must identify ways to attract new patients and maintain or increase patient volume. Family care givers are known to greatly influence individuals' choices in these matters of selection of healthcare services and providers. The results of a successful nurse-initiated daily(More)
Steve Warren University of Kansas This volume contains abstracts for invited talks, individual and symposia papers, and poster presentations at the 40th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, held March 7-9, 2007, in Annapolis, Maryland. Permission to quote or reprint any of these materials must(More)
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