Melissa A. Cowart

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Each year, hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. are victims of child maltreatment. Experts recommend behavioral, skill-based parent training programs as a strategy for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. These programs can be enhanced using innovative technology strategies. This paper presents a brief history of the use of technology in(More)
The results of the brain MRI procedures (n = 490) performed in a medium-sized community with a single MRI unit were reviewed. The non-neurologic medical practitioners ordered nearly as many brain scans as the neurospecialists (40.8% and 59.2% of the total scans respectively). The incidence of abnormal scans was 29.5% for the group of non-neurospecialists(More)
We have described a case of extralobar sequestration involving the left upper lobe in a 4-year-old boy. The etiology of this anomaly remains obscure, but it may result from a supranumerary lung bud arising from the pharynx. Unlike intralobar sequestrations, extralobar sequestrations frequently have associated anomalies. Clinically the symptoms are variable.(More)
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