Karen L Geisler

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The aim of this study was to determine what factors influence the direction of movement of canine jejunal chyme. In four dogs, pacing electrodes were implanted near each end of a 50-cm jejunal Vella loop, while recording electrodes and intraluminal pressure catheters were spaced along the loop. After recovery, the loop was perfused from either the proximal(More)
Iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) in refugees is reported to be among the major medical problems worldwide. Because food rations are typically inadequate in iron, long-term reliance is a key predictor of anemia among displaced people. Comprehensive nutritional assessments of refugee children from Burma have not previously been completed. Refugee children aged(More)
We developed a Palm operating system-based handheld computer system for administering nutrition questionnaires and used it to gather nutritional information among the Burmese refugees in the Mae La refugee camp on the Thai–Burma border. Our experience demonstrated that such technology can be easily adapted for such an austere setting and used to great(More)
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