Douglas Robertson

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BACKGROUND The authors conducted a prospective, randomized, double-blind, crossover study comparing the degree of pulpal anesthesia achieved by means of mandibular first molar buccal infiltrations of two anesthetic solutions: 4 percent articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine and 2 percent lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine. METHODS Each of 60 blinded adult(More)
In most professions, images of exemplary practitioners influence practice powerfully, and adult education is no exception in this regard. In the adult education literature, arguably the most influential images of exemplary adult educators include the following: (a) Belenky, Clinchy, Goldberger, & Tarule's midwife (1986), (b) Brookfield's skillful teacher (1(More)
D.L. Robertson1, J.P. Anderson2, J.A. Bradac3, J.K. Carr4, B. Foley5, R.K. Funkhouser6, F. Gao7, B.H. Hahn7, M.L. Kalish11, C. Kuiken5, G.H. Learn2, T. Leitner8, F. McCutchan4, S. Osmanov9, M. Peeters10, D. Pieniazek11, M. Salminen12, P. M. Sharp13,S. Wolinsky14, and B. Korber5,6 1 Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Oxford, Oxford, UK 2 Dept. of Microbiology, Univ.(More)
PARTI A 23-year-old Caucasian female presented to her dermatologist after noticing a growing clear bluish lesion on her right forearm. A shave biopsy was performed that demonstrated malignant melanoma with positive peripheral margins, and she subsequently underwent local wide excision with sentinel lymph node biopsy. An initial whole-body examination by(More)
Family practice research so far has placed a heavy emphasis upon diagnoses (or problems). There are no published descriptive studies of symptoms collected in a family practice in the United States. This study is a collection of the symptoms encountered by a family medicine resident during his three years in a model unit. Three hundred four patients were(More)
In initial field trials of the International Classification of Health Problems in Primary Care (ICHPPC), the number of problems coded in residual (;other') categories was <5 per cent. Since then, there have been no published analyses of the residual category. Problems have been coded and computerized for over eight years at the Medical University of South(More)
The association of the new roles of the family physician and the family pharmacist in a model private practice is described. The pharmacist works closely with the family physician to offer personalized patient education and follow-up for therapeutic effectiveness. He also serves as a consultant to the physician for up-to-date drug information and assists in(More)