Judith Carver

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Ziprasidone, an antipsychotic with efficacy against core symptoms of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, has a low incidence of extrapyramidal syndrome (EPS). Because of its high 5-HT(2A)/D(2) binding-affinity ratio and low EPS liability, ziprasidone is considered to belong to the newer class of "novel" antipsychotics typified by clozapine. Its(More)
BACKGROUND The primary objective of this multicenter post-market study was to compare the cosmetic outcome of triclosan-coated VICRYL Plus sutures with Chinese silk sutures for skin closure of modified radical mastectomy. A secondary objective was to assess the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI). METHODS Patients undergoing modified radical(More)
Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) increased with age in nondiabetic male Wistar rats for the first 26 weeks of life. The NCV of animals made hyperglycemic at age 6 weeks by administration of streptozotocin (STZ) also increases, but at a slower rate. Animals with 4 weeks of hyperglycemia and reduced NCV treated with an aldose reductase inhibitor (sorbinil) or(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to find how self-reported sleep (measured by the St. Mary's Hospital Sleep Questionnaire) in postmenopausal women having hot flash activity was related to objective sleep (actigraphy), psychological and somatic symptoms [Women's Health Questionnaire (WHQ)], and cognitive test performance (computerized tests). A secondary aim was to find(More)
Frequent maternal vaginal and/or lesion cultures for herpes simplex virus (HSV) were obtained from a high-risk maternal population during the course of pregnancy and from oropharyngeal samples of their newborn infants on the first day of life to determine (1) the incidence of asymptomatic neonatal contamination with HSV and (2) the relationship of neonatal(More)
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