Maranda E. McBride

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Two previous follow-ups of 50 patients at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Brentwood Division, West Los Angeles, Residential Treatment Center (RTC), were conducted in 1974 and 1981. This is a 10-year follow-up of the same cohorts conducted in 1984. We were able to locate 11 out of 50 candidates. Of the 11 candidates located, interviews were(More)
Women have been stereotyped as better multitaskers when compared to their male counterparts. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there are differences in gender performance when performing cognitive combined tasks. Twenty-four graduate students (twelve females and twelve males) volunteered to participate in the study. The task required(More)
Replantation is firmly established as a viable treatment option in many accidental amputations involving the upper extremity. The clinical foundation was laid more than 100 years ago and it is a technique which is now available world wide. The success rate of replantation exceeds 80 per cent. More often than not, appropriately selected patients obtain a(More)
This study sought to evaluate the effect of speech intensity on performance of the Callsign Acquisition Test (CAT) and Modified Rhyme Test (MRT) presented in noise. Fourteen normally hearing listeners performed both tests in 65 dB A white background noise. Speech intensity varied while background noise remained constant to form speech-to-noise ratios (SNRs)(More)