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Experimental Procedures in the Supplemental Information for paradigm description) in children who had been exposed to documented violence at home (n = 20). These children presented with normal levels of anxiety and depression. Brain responses were compared to that of a closely matched comparison group (n = 23; see Supplemental Experimental Procedures and(More)
BACKGROUND Overtreatment of catheter-associated bacteriuria is a quality and safety problem, despite the availability of evidence-based guidelines. Little is known about how guidelines-based knowledge is integrated into clinicians' mental models for diagnosing catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CA-UTI). The objectives of this research were to(More)
BACKGROUND Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is one of the most common hospital-acquired infections. However, many cases treated as hospital-acquired CAUTI are actually asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU). Evidence-based guidelines recommend that providers neither screen for nor treat ABU in most catheterized patients, but there is a(More)
Drabman, Tarnowski, and Kelly (1987) investigated children's month of birth in relation to mental health referrals and found that the younger children in a class were disproportionately referred for services. We conducted a replication and extension of the Drabman et al. investigation. Data were collected on children's (N = 222) cognitive and academic(More)
OBJECTIVE The Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (MHLC) scales are widely used to measure beliefs about determinants of persons' health. We evaluated the scales over the largest-ever disease-specific sample of subjects using a combined-method psychometric approach. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING We performed a secondary analysis of data from 1,206(More)
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