Nancy J Krueger

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In March 1985, a Health Care Financing Administration regulation went into effect requiring that cataract removal without exceptional circumstances be done in outpatient settings. In this paper, we study implications of that mandate by comparing the cost and quality outcomes of cataract removal in outpatient and inpatient settings both before and after the(More)
OBJECTIVE Emotional expression is an important means of coping with stressful experiences such as cancer. Social barriers to expression may have adverse effects. Research has suggested that men are less likely to express their emotions and have different patterns of social support compared to women. We examined whether male cancer patients have a lower(More)
The relation between birthweight and parity of the mother was examined in Saudi patients from Tabuk and Najran. 4,664 newborns were taken into consideration from 1985-1988. 30.7% (1,430) of these newborns were born to mothers with more than 5 deliveries. A positive correlation between the increasing number of the parity and the birthweight can be(More)
The relation between birthweight and parity of the mother was examined in Nicaraguan patients from the capital Managua. 7431 births were taken into consideration from 1989-1991. 564 (= 7.6%) of these newborns were born to mothers with more than 5 deliveries. A positive correlation between the increasing number of the parity and the birthweight can be(More)
Front c o v e r : Large-bladed c r y s t a l s o f b a r i t e (BaS0,+) surrounded by f i n e-g r a i n e d c r y s t a l s o f p y r i t e (FeS2). Back c o v e r : P y r i t e framboid (F ~ s ~) ; an a g g r e g a t e of c r y s-t a l s t h a t a r e from 1. 5 t o 2 micrometers i n l o n g dimension. Topographic rnapplng in cooperation with the U n i t e d(More)
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