Edward C Coffey

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Psychiatric disorders frequently complicate recovery and rehabilitation from traumatic brain injury (TBI). This study reviews the literature from 1978 to 2006 on psychosis, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, mania, and aggression following nonpenetrating TBI. The studies were reviewed using the American Academy of Neurology's criteria for(More)
Because of the significance of the Boston Naming Test (BNT) in the differential diagnosis of the dementias, especially Alzheimer's disease, adequate norms from community-dwelling elderly individuals are essential. The present study describes the development of two new empirically derived equivalent short forms (30 items each) of the test. Normative data for(More)
Previous research at this institute has demonstrated that heavy-for-age boys are more burn prone than their normal sized counterparts. As this study is now 26 years old, we reexamined the anthropomorphic indices of 372 children admitted to one burn center between January 1991 and July 1997 to determine if this trend was still evident. Male children were(More)
Emergency physician (EP)-performed focused cardiac ultrasound (EP FOCUS) has been increasingly recognized as a crucial tool to help clinicians diagnose and treat potentially life-threatening conditions. The existing literature demonstrates a variety of EP FOCUS applications and protocols; however, EP FOCUS is not taught, practiced, or interpreted(More)
A burn injury may occur as an unexpected consequence of medical treatment. We examined the burn prevention implications of injuries received in a medical treatment facility or as a direct result of medical care. The records of 4510 consecutive admissions to 1 burn center between January 1978 and July 1997 were retrospectively reviewed. A cohort of 54(More)
A Allan A. Abbass Anissa Abi-Dargham Merideth A. Addicott Tracie O. Afifi Esben Agerbo Jessica C. Agnew-Blais Agorastos Agorastos Naser Ahmadi Howard Aizenstein Schahram Akbarian Martin Alda Margarita Alegria George S. Alexopoulos Abdel-Baki Amal Beau Ances Craig Anderson Erik Andersson Ole A. Andreassen Gavin Andrews Kaarin Jane Anstey Niki Antypa Bruno(More)
Patients: 433 adults > 18 years of age (mean age 55 y, 61% women) who presented to the ED with SVT. Exclusion criteria included instability with systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg, indication for immediate cardioversion, atrial fibrillation or flutter, suspected atrial flutter requiring adenosine, contraindication to or inability to perform Valsalva(More)
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