Rubiahna L Vaughn

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This research was initiated in order to study the extraction forces associated with solid, single-vented and multi-vented blade dental implants placed in mandibles of dog for 2 months. An extraction device was used to measure the extraction forces on five of the implants and a histological study was carried out around the sixth multi-vented implant. The(More)
The aim of this collaborative public health study was to engage families, agencies, and programs in reducing secondhand smoke exposure in Central Harlem, New York City. Baseline interviews (n=657) and focus groups (n=4) were conducted with adult members of households with children who had asthma and asthma-like symptoms in the Harlem Children's Zone Asthma(More)
This article reviews the literature concerning the behavioral and psychological response of men and their wives to the vasectomy operation when used as a contraceptive technique. The data suggest that two primary changes may frequently be observed postoperatively. Individuals who have experienced anxiety in conjunction with intercourse because of a fear of(More)
A case illustrating the potential for hypertensive crisis in the ambulatory dental patient under treatment with monoamine oxidase inhibitors is presented. It is somewhat unique in that it appears to contradict much of the literature, which states that circulating, endogenous catecholamines are not expected to be a factor in initiating this potentially(More)
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