Ronald N. Bailey

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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Abstract: Camp Edwards, Massachusetts, is the first of three military installations studied to assess the distribution of tungsten at small arms ranges. The study focused on three ranges at Camp Edwards. Tungsten was present in surface soils up to 2,080 mg/kg. Highest observed concentrations occurred(More)
Blindness and visual impairment are among the 10 most common causes of disability in the United States and are associated with shorter life expectancy and lower quality of life. Previously, state-specific prevalences of visual impairment and eye disease were estimated from national prevalences. However, in 2005, five states (Iowa, Louisiana, Ohio,(More)
  • R N Bailey
  • 1998
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to assess the predictive ability of the test-positive findings of an elementary school vision screening program, conducted by 2nd-year optometry students, in identifying children with eye or vision disorders. METHODS A modified version of the Modified Clinical Technique (MCT) vision screening was administered to(More)
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Abstract: Soil was collected from Alaskan firing points and impact areas to assess accumulation of 2,4-DNT, NG, RDX, TNT, and/or HMX resulting from live-fire training activities. At each sampling site, the energetic compound was known from previous sampling or from specific training events. Surface(More)
  • R N Bailey
  • 1997
BACKGROUND Optometry has been recognized as a profession within the United States, both legally and socially, for the better part of the past century. Historically, there have been expectations placed on the behavior of individuals within the professions that would not generally be placed on the general business person. These expectations have existed to(More)
  • R N Bailey
  • 1994
BACKGROUND The communication between doctor and patient contributes to the benefit that the patient derives from the treatment provided. METHODS Two-way conversation gives the doctor knowledge about the patient that is essential to diagnosis and treatment, and provides information needed by the patient to participate in eye care decisions. Moreover, the(More)
  • R N Bailey
  • 1994
BACKGROUND The history surrounding the development of codes of ethics and other official statements of desired professional conduct adopted by the American Optometric Association reveals the interesting struggle optometry faced in establishing itself as a leading primary health care profession. METHODS Information regarding the events and documents(More)
BACKGROUND The history surrounding the development of codes of ethics and other official statements of desired professional conduct adopted by the American Optometric Association (AOA) reveals the struggle optometry faced in the United States ofAmerica (USA) in establishing itself as a leading primary health care profession. METHODS Information regarding(More)
  • R N Bailey
  • 1995
BACKGROUND Systems are being proposed by health planners in an effort to improve access to health care for the uninsured and underinsured, including the vulnerable and indigent populations. The lack of affordable and adequate health care for significant numbers of our citizens raises the potential for a serious economic crisis for our nation. Modern(More)