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PURPOSE: Determine whether college students and non-students seeking emergency medical care experience different lifestyle choices, alcohol-use patterns, and risk profiles.METHODS: Patients aged 18-25 seen in a university-affiliated ED between August 1998 and June 1999 who had >/=1 drinks within the past year were eligible. Patients scoring >5 out of a(More)
We study how the interaction with an external incoherent environment induces a crossover from quantum to classical behavior for a particle whose classical motion is chaotic. Posing the problem in the semiclassical regime, we find that noise produced by the bath coupling rather than dissipation is primarily responsible for the dephasing that results in the(More)
PURPOSE: From 1990-95, West Virginia (WV) had a work-related death (WRD) rate of 8.9 deaths per 100,000-the fifth highest rate among all states and twice the national rate. As a result, a Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (WV FACE) program was established to identify all WRDs, define workers at high risk for fatal injury, investgate selected(More)
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