Laura R Thompson

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OBJECTIVE To describe the location and pattern of knee pain in patients with chronic, frequent knee pain using the Knee Pain Map, and to evaluate the inter- and intrarater reliability of the map. METHODS A cohort of 799 participants from the University of Pittsburgh Osteoarthritis Initiative Clinical Center who had knee pain in the last 12 months were(More)
Traditional cholinesterase monitoring methods requiring several milliliters of blood are too invasive for prolonged routine monitoring. After several years' experience with a whole blood method requiring only 50 microL of blood for each test, a statistical evaluation of 1 year's monitoring data was undertaken to determine the normal variation of the test(More)
OBJECTIVE Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States with most of these patients being transported by emergency medical services. These providers are the first medical point of contact and must be able to rapidly and accurately identify stroke and transport these patients to the appropriate facilities for treatment. There are many(More)
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