Linda Wasmer Andrews

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Remote sensing technology provides detailed spectral and thermal images of the earth's surface from which surrogate ecological indicators of complex processes can be measured. Remote sensing data were overlaid onto georeferenced entomological and human ecological data randomly sampled during April and May 2001 in the cities of Kisumu (population ≈ 320,000)(More)
BACKGROUND International treatment guidelines now recognize the importance of thrombus removal to reduce postthrombotic morbidity when treating patients with extensive acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Studies have shown that thrombus resolution with catheter-directed thrombolysis in patients with iliofemoral DVT reduces postthrombotic morbidity, although(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES In 2000, the US Congress authorized the National Institutes of Health to conduct a prospective national longitudinal study of environmental influences on children's health and development from birth through 21 years. Several recruitment methodologies were piloted to determine the optimal strategy for a main National Children's(More)
This project was funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under contract no. 500-00-0022. The statements contained in this report are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. RTI assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the information(More)
This article is designed to help nurses differentiate normal and abnormal breast tissue. Consistency, mobility, location, size, shape, and tenderness of normal breast tissue are described. This will assist nurses with their skill, patient education and their own personal health practices.
This article discusses the process for monitoring a client's neurovascular status. Assessment of neurovascular status is monitoring the 5 P's: pain, pallor, pulse, paresthesia, and paralysis. A brief description of compartment syndrome is presented to emphasize the importance of neurovascular assessments.
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