Jonathan H Peck

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BACKGROUND Intrinsic to "Patient-Centered Care" is being respectful and responsive to individual patient preferences, expressed needs, and personal values. Establishing a patient's preferences for active and aggressive intervention is imperative and foundational to the development of advance care planning. With the increasing awareness and acceptance of(More)
Theories matter. Theories derive from perspectives and perspectives matter. For futurists theories direct conjecture, open hidden possibilities, provide explanations and organize views about change while supporting methods for engaging people with futures. This article takes readers on a journey through various theoretical spaces that open the door to a(More)
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Numerous integrated fixation cages (IFCs) have recently been introduced to the market with "zero-profile" designs that incorporate screw fixation through the vertebral endplate. It is unclear whether differences in bone quality and quantity in this insertion location may affect fixation compared with screws used in traditional anterior(More)
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