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BACKGROUND Research suggests that limitations in the hip motion of baseball players may lead to altered motion at the glenohumeral joint to maintain throwing velocity, thereby predisposing the upper extremity to injury. PURPOSE To measure and evaluate the correlation between hip and shoulder rotational range of motion (ROM) in healthy professional(More)
As more and more of the items that people carry around with them become electronic and require electricity, the issue of portable power becomes important. This is especially true for the large power demands of the emerging eld of Wearable Computing. Starner has done a study on the possibility of leeching power normally wasted by the human body through(More)
BACKGROUND Evaluation studies of clinical decision support systems (CDSS) have tended to focus on assessments of system quality and clinical performance in a laboratory setting. Relatively few studies have used field trials to determine if CDSS are likely to be used in routine clinical settings and whether reminders generated are likely to be acted upon by(More)
OBJECTIVE To study how social interactions influence physician adoption of an electronic health records (EHR) system. DESIGN A social network survey was used to delineate the structure of social interactions among 40 residents and 15 attending physicians in an ambulatory primary care practice. Social network analysis was then applied to relate the(More)
Schizophrenia is often associated with emotional blunting--the diminished ability to respond to emotionally salient stimuli--particularly those stimuli representative of negative emotional states, such as fear. This disturbance may stem from dysfunction of the amygdala, a brain region involved in fear processing. The present article describes a novel animal(More)
As healthcare costs continue to spiral upward, healthcare institutions are under enormous pressure to create cost efficient systems without risking quality of care. Healthcare IT applications provide considerable promises for achieving this multifaceted goal through managing inofrmation, reducing costs, and facilitating total quality management and(More)