Robin G Jordan

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Pregnancy and birth have been conceptualized as medically problematic, with all pregnant women considered at risk and in need of medical monitoring. Universal application of risk scoring and surveillance as preemptive strategies in an effort to reduce risk is now standard obstetric practice. Labeling women "high risk" can result in more unnecessary(More)
The influence of dietary omega-3 fatty acids on health outcomes is widely recognized. The adequate intake of omega-3 fatty acids docasahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in particular can increase gestation length and improve infant cognitive and visual performance. Adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids have also been shown to reduce the(More)
The morbidity and mortality of stab wounds is unknown since much of the data is unobtainable. Folsom Prison, a closed system with respect to population at risk and medical care, represents a unique situation where all stab wounds and subsequent care are accounted for. A retrospective review of stabbing incidents at Folsom Prison identified 751 wounds in 270(More)
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