Melissa A. Wong

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BACKGROUND Temporary elbow stiffness is often seen after a lateral condylar fracture of the distal end of the humerus in children. There are scant scientific data available to assess the expected time frame for return of elbow motion after these injuries. The purpose of this study is to provide a prospective, longitudinal evaluation of elbow motion in a(More)
BACKGROUND Temporary elbow stiffness after the treatment of a supracondylar humeral fracture in a child is often a concern of parents. However, little attention has been devoted to documenting, longitudinally, the time required for motion recovery. The purpose of the present study was to provide a prospective, longitudinal evaluation of elbow motion in a(More)
BACKGROUND Occasionally, the treatment of a pediatric supracondylar humeral fracture is delayed owing to lack of an available treating physician, necessitating transfer of the child, or delay in availability of an operating room. The purpose of this study is to prospectively evaluate whether delayed pinning of these fractures affects the outcome or number(More)
BACKGROUND The range of injury severity that can be seen within the category of type II supracondylar humerus fractures (SCHFs) raises the question whether some could be treated nonoperatively. However, the clinical difficulty in using this approach lies in determining which type II SCHFs can be managed successfully without a surgical intervention. (More)
Copies of this and any other SPRC publications may be obtained from the SPRC website or by contacting: i Acknowledgements This project builds on ideas developed in an earlier study and is thus in part dependent on the many people who contributed to the development and application of those ideas. The authors would like, in particular, to acknowledge the(More)
POSITION TITLE Assistant Professor eRA COMMONS USER NAME (credential, e.g., agency login): Nechiporuk EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, include postdoctoral training and residency training if applicable.) INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE (if applicable) A. Personal Statement The long-term(More)
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One of the most time~ issu~ in the area of technology support in academic settings is the increasing trend toward merging information technology organizations with libraries. This approach is not new – afew institutions undertook such a merger over 20 years ago. But as information becomes increasingly available in di~.tal formats and customers'(More)
presentations at national or international meetings. Students participate in many of these scholarly accomplishments. Many of the students now do clinical internships across the country or at 3 international sites (Ecuador, Niger and Tan-zania). Students from the Class of 2011 led an initiative that was carried to the APTA House of Delegates and resulted in(More)
BACKGROUND Severe maternal morbidity is increasing in the United States and has been estimated to occur in up to 1.3% of all deliveries. A standardized, multidisciplinary approach has been recommended to identify and review cases of severe maternal morbidity to identify opportunities for improvement in maternal care. OBJECTIVE The aims of our study were(More)