Rosemary A. French

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between maternal HIV infection and perinatal outcome by a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis. METHODS Appropriate publications were identified using electronic and hand searching of relevant journals from 1983 to 1996. Studies were included in the review if they were prospective cohorts with(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who receive treatment achieve high rates of sustained virologic response (SVR), but few studies have examined outcomes among injecting drug users (IDUs). We evaluated the efficacy of treatment of recent HCV infection in IDUs with acute and early chronic HCV. METHODS We analyzed data(More)
In 1999, Connecticut was one of three states in which West Nile (WN) virus actively circulated prior to its recognition. In 2000, prospective surveillance was established, including monitoring bird deaths, testing dead crows, trapping and testing mosquitoes, testing horses and hospitalized humans with neurologic illness, and conducting a human(More)
BACKGROUND Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a serious genetic disorder affecting approximately 1 in every 300 to 500 individuals and is characterised by excessively high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels, substantially increased risk of early-onset coronary heart disease (CHD) and premature mortality. If FH is untreated, it leads to a(More)
The question: How Korean entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurship program revised their slide decks for their presentations (“pitches”) in response to professional communication genres representing feedback from potential stakeholders in their target markets is examined. Research questions: As entrepreneurs learn to pitch ideas to unfamiliar markets, how do(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of pregnancy on disease progression and survival in women infected with HIV by a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis. METHODS Appropriate publications were identified using electronic and hand searching of relevant journals from 1983 to 1996. Studies were included in the review if they were cohort(More)
In order to assess the performance of individual smear takers, their rates of inadequate smears, due to insufficient material, were monitored between 1992 and 1996. Although the yearly average clinic inadequate rates were all at acceptable levels, there was great variation of rates between smear takers, ranging from 0% to 19.5%. Identification of(More)
Technology innovators must pitch their technology and its business value to potential buyers, partners, and distributors: to make claims that will create interest in the appropriate audiences and offer evidence that those audiences recognize as credible and applicable. Such pitches typically involve a spoken presentation and a slide deck, both of which must(More)
Research problem: Examines how Korean entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurship program revised their English-language slide decks for their competitive presentations (“pitches”) by reusing content from professional communication genres, including both their own documents and feedback from potential stakeholders in their target markets. Research question: As(More)