Donald Everson

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Two systems of telephone follow-up of discharged patients were compared in this 3-month study. All medical and surgical patients on five nursing units of one acute care institution were included, yielding a sample of over 1,400 patients. One group of patients was called 2 to 3 days after discharge; another group received a brochure describing a nurse-run(More)
Cigarette smoking is the most preventable cause of death in the United States, accounting for the deaths of approximately 140,000 women annually. Despite the known health risks, women continue to begin and continue smoking at high rates. Like other addictive drugs, nicotine becomes reinforcing with repeated use, induces euphoric sensations, and is(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of neck and low back musculoskeletal injuries in transit operators has been shown to be high; with work absences exceeding double the National average. There is a lack of biomechanical data generated from field researches to inform on musculoskeletal risk associated with transportation and driving occupations. Instead there has(More)
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