Kathleen K Miller

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OBJECTIVE To determine public attitudes towards emergency research, exception from informed consent (EFIC) and a specific proposed clinical trial using EFIC. METHODS As part of a planned community consultation activity, a survey was conducted at a popular public venue. Participants answered demographic questions and then were asked their opinions on(More)
This study examines factors that contribute to the delayed use of medical care among Hispanics when chronic disease-related symptoms (warning signs) occur. As an adjunct to a larger project funded by the National Cancer Institute, this study accessed a population of primarily Hispanic, mostly male employees at public work sites in two Arizona counties.(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated pulse oximetry screening (POS) for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in planned out of hospital births with special attention to births in Plain communities (Amish, Mennonite and similar). STUDY DESIGN Wisconsin out of hospital births in 2013 and 2014 were evaluated. Care providers were supplied with and trained in(More)
This study aimed to analyze the perceptions of parents of children with clubfoot regarding the Ponseti method of treatment, and identify aspects of treatment that families found most difficult. Thirty families of children with clubfoot were treated with the Ponseti method over a 4-year period, and questionnaires were distributed at the conclusion of(More)
BACKGROUND Clubfoot is the most common extremity birth defect. It causes the feet of affected individuals to point inward and downward, preventing them from walking normally. Neglected clubfoot causes disabilities that result in a lack of social integration, creating a psychological and financial burden for the family and community. Clubfoot has been(More)
In 1980, the Workers' Institute for Safety and Health began a demonstration project designed to develop a model program of community-based intervention in three cohorts with different workplace exposures and target cancer sites. Program components included identification, notification, medical surveillance, education, social support services (eg,(More)
Tanzania faces a significant shortage of physicians. In light of this, nurse-midwives have been critical in reducing maternal mortality in Tanzania in recent years. Despite the importance of both entities in providing health care to women in Tanzania, there have been few studies addressing the cultural competency of each entity. We shadowed and assisted(More)
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