OBJECTIVE Fatigue is a significant symptom in sarcoidosis patients. The causes for this symptom are unclear. The aims of this study were to analyze age and gender differences in fatigue, compared with the general population, and to test the psychometric properties of two questionnaires measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis. METHOD A sample of 1197 patients… (More)
The increase in turnout by the youngest voters, age 18-24, was higher than any other age group, making it a significant and disproportionate factor in the overall jump in the number of Americans going to the polls last fall, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). New Census Bureau data released today,… (More)
In this paper we present performance measurements in a cluster environment. First, we briefly explain our version of optimistic concurrency control and load balance. Then we compare performance and speed-up of a CORBA-and an AspectC++-implementation of a distributed object server for pessimistic and optimistic concurrency control.
OBJECTIVE In order to determine the practice habits of obstetricians concerning frequency of prenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing and management strategies for HIV-seropositive obstetric patients, we conducted a telephone survey of practicing obstetricians over a 3-month period. METHODS In the New Orleans metropolitan area, 71/104 (68%)… (More)