Myra Schaub Nelson

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Investigating why people use the hospital emergency department (ED) for visits considered medically nonurgent can enhance our understanding of people's expectations of health care services, of their conceptions of prudent lay judgment, and of difficulties in negotiating the logistics of primary care services. This study identified reasons for such ED use(More)
This article explores some of the challenges to children's emotional and social development inherent in the all-day childcare programs for children aged 3 to 5 years. The psychoanalytically oriented child development community has offered ongoing assistance, information, and support to teachers, parents, and children in preschools and preschool daycare(More)
It is estimated that more than half of pediatric hospital emergency department (ED) visits are medically nonurgent. Anecdotal impressions suggest that ED providers castigate medically nonurgent visits, yet studies on such visits are scarce. This study explored the perspectives of 26 providers working in the EDs of two urban hospitals regarding medically(More)
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