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Published December 2004 by WWF-Australia. Any reproduction in full or in part of this publication must mention the title and credit the above-mentioned publisher as the copyright owner. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of WWF.University of Western Australia) provided informed and(More)
Historically, Alaska has had an occupational fatality rate five times greater than that for the United States. This article reports recent surveillance results for hospitalized nonfatal work-related injuries in Alaska, using the population-based Alaska Trauma Registry (ATR) from 1991 through 1995. The fishing, construction, and logging industries led with(More)
Traumatic head and spinal cord injuries (SCI) are serious events, often leading to severe disability or death. Because these injuries are experienced most often by younger, more active people, they are associated with some of the most enduring physical, emotional, and financial costs. In order to describe several demographic and epidemiologic(More)
Behavior modification is vital to the prevention or amelioration of lifestyle-related disease. Health and wellness coaching is emerging as a powerful intervention to help patients initiate and maintain sustainable change that can be critical to physiatry practice. The coach approach delivers a patient-centered collaborative partnership to create an engaging(More)
The NIAID-funded Biodefense Proteomics Resource Center (RC) provides storage, dissemination, visualization and analysis capabilities for the experimental data deposited by seven Proteomics Research Centers (PRCs). The data and its publication is to support researchers working to discover candidates for the next generation of vaccines, therapeutics and(More)
BACKGROUND Little is understood about the conceptual relationship of depression and quality of life (QoL). Judgments concerning both, implicitly or explicitly, involve a time perspective. The aim of this study was to test de Leval's theoretical model linking depression and QoL with a time perspective. The model predicts that changes in cognitions about(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to examine the extent to which illness perceptions and coping strategies among women diagnosed with breast cancer explain psychological distress at diagnosis and at 6 months post diagnosis relative to demographic and illness-related variables. METHODS Women were recruited to the study shortly after diagnosis. A total of 90 women(More)
The NIAID (National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Biodefense Proteomics program aims to identify targets for potential vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics for agents of concern in bioterrorism, including bacterial, parasitic, and viral pathogens. The program includes seven Proteomics Research Centers, generating diverse types of(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe demographics, causal factors, intent, and incident locations of serious and fatal firearm injuries among children and adolescents in Alaska, for the years 1991 through 1997. METHODS Data from the Alaska Trauma Registry plus Vital Statistics death certificates were reviewed for a seven-year period (1991-1997). Data elements(More)