Kristin A. Lyman

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This paper presents the argument that social gerontologists have adopted a biomedical model of senile dementia, neglecting social factors involved in the definition and interpretation of brain disease and in the experience of dementing illness. This biomedical model is critiqued, including the definition of pathology, the attribution of behavioral changes(More)
To help clarify the medical needs at high school football games, injury and treatment data were recorded during medical coverage of 67 varsity games. Injury evaluations were performed on 11 1 athletes for 139 injuries. Sixty-four injuries resulted in the athlete not returning to complete the game and 8 injuries resulted in the athlete being unable to return(More)
PURPOSE Unprecedented efforts are underway across the United States to electronically capture and exchange health information to improve health care and population health, and reduce costs. This increased collection and sharing of electronic patient data raises several governance issues, including privacy, security, liability, and market competition. Those(More)
This study considers the impact of the physical environment on work-related stress and quality of care in a day care center that integrates demented people and other frail elderly persons. The researcher examined positive and negative differences before and after the program moved to a new, improved facility. Implications for facility design and other(More)
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