Evan Peterson

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A group of 164 children from different infant temperament categories were seen at 7 years of age for a laboratory battery that included behavioral and physiological measurements. The major results indicated that children who had been classified as high reactive infants at 4 months of age, compared with infants classified as low reactive, (a) were more(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the reliability of a tympanic membrane thermometer in detecting fever in young children presenting to the emergency department. SETTING Pediatric emergency department in an urban teaching hospital, DESIGN/MEASUREMENT/PARTICIPANTS: Temperature measurements were obtained sequentially at three body sites in children less than 3(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to describe the use of emergency services by minors who are unaccompanied by their parents or guardians and how they are managed in emergency departments. DESIGN Self-administered survey. TYPE OF PARTICIPANTS The ED directors of 71 emergency medicine training programs, 82 Michigan community EDs, and 56(More)
Measures of the temperature of the fingertips of eighty-three 4-year-old children revealed an unexpected asymmetry in which the index finger of the left hand but the ring finger of the right hand were the coolest digits. In addition, a subset of 20 children who had the coolest right compared with the left ring finger were more fearful to unfamiliar events(More)
Asymmetries in the surface temperature of the fingertips of the right and left hands were gathered on four independent samples of children ranging in age from 4 to 8 years (N = 398) while watching film clips in order to determine if the direction or magnitude of asymmetry was related to behavioral signs of fear or inhibition. The left index finger was(More)
"We conclude that radiographic digitization is a reliable and reproducible method of determining vertebral body dimensions that is suitable for evaluating radiographs obtained at different clinical sites and for comparison with normal data." ************************************************************************************* Neumann, P., Nordeall, A. et(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a case of aripiprazole-induced problem gambling and impulse-control deficit in a gambling-naïve patient following commencement of low-dose aripiprazole. METHOD Case report. RESULTS This case adds to the literature on the dopamine partial agonist aripiprazole causing or exacerbating problem gambling, and extends that literature to(More)
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