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BACKGROUND A possible connection between Mark Snyder's concept of self-monitoring and anorexia nervosa (AN) has not previously been examined. AIMS We hypothesized that AN symptomatology correlates positively with the Other-Directedness aspect of Snyder's self-monitoring construct and negatively with its Extraversion aspect. METHOD 194 women with a… (More)
Between January 1982 and December 1983, 335 Broviac catheters placed in 270 infants and children were prospectively evaluated. The average duration of catheter life was 99.7 days, yielding a total accumulated experience of 33,394 catheter days. Blood culture-proven bacteremia occurred on 77 occasions (23%), an average of one spetic episode for every 434… (More)
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) occurred in a six-year-old girl. Investigation of a number of proposed causes for this uncommon condition and histologic progression of disease are documented. To our knowledge, this is the first case of PVOD in which death was due to massive alveolar hemorrhage.