Linda Truitt

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OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare the analgesic properties, effect on labor, and maternal-fetal side effects of intravenous butorphanol and fentanyl. STUDY DESIGN One hundred patients with uncomplicated term pregnancies were enrolled during early active labor. Each patient received standard doses of either fentanyl (50 to 100 micrograms) or butorphanol(More)
This paper discusses alcohol use among methadone maintenance clients and narcotics users not in treatment. The data are derived from the Tri-State Ethnographic Project, a study of four methadone maintenance clinics in three states. Data indicate that methadone clients consume more alcohol than comparable age groups in the general population, but not more(More)
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is maintained by a minor population of leukemic stem cells (LSCs) that exhibit innate resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) targeting BCR-ABL. Innate resistance can be induced by secreted bone marrow stromal cytokines and growth factors (BMSFs) that protect CML-LSCs from TKIs, resulting in minimal residual(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of health warning characteristics in smokeless tobacco magazine print ads on warning recall, and the implications for current US Federal regulations. DESIGN Subjects examined two distracter ads and one of nine randomly assigned smokeless tobacco ads varying in health warning presence, size (8 to 18 point font), and(More)
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