MaryAnn Williams

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Qualitative research methods were used to explore factors that may affect medical information seeking, treatment engagement, and emotional adjustment among African American cancer patients. Focus group findings suggest that an array of cultural and socioeconomic factors plays important roles in the behavior of African American cancer patients. Participants(More)
10 hyper-code target configuration documentation link back to documentation links to related hyper-code links to components another version Figure 11. System documentation with links hyper-code and configuration information ensure that all are kept in lock-step and consistent with one another. This does not ensure that documentation is accurate, since that(More)
People are accustomed to directing other people's attention using pointing gestures. People enact and interpret pointing commands often and effortlessly. If robots understand human intentions (e.g. as encoded in pointing-gestures), they can reach higher levels of engagement with people. This paper explores methods that robots can use to allow people to(More)
Herpes simplex virus type 2 infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Because presentation is often atypical or subclinical, serologic testing is necessary for diagnosis, treatment, and counseling. In an urban clinic that specializes in the treatment of sexually transmitted disease, a new point-of-care rapid serologic test was(More)
Unfortunately, the original version of this supplement [1] contained errors in two of the abstracts; P037 and P127. Please see details below. In P037, the image presented as Figure eight is incorrect. The correct figure is shown below (Fig. 1). permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to(More)
Background: There is currently conflicting evidence surrounding the effects of obesity on postoperative outcomes. Previous studies have found obesity to be associated with adverse events, but others have found no association. The aim of this study was to determine whether increasing body mass index (BMI) is an independent risk factor for development of(More)
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