S. S. Brown

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There are 123 academic health centers in the United States, and they are markedly diverse in organization and function. Some have large research programs, others emphasize the education of nurses and allied health professionals, but all have one characteristic in common--namely, the dominant role of the medical school-teaching hospital combination. Their(More)
Music, engineering, mathematics, and many other disciplines have established notations for writing their documents. The effectiveness of each of these notations can be hampered by the circumstances in which it is being used, or by a user's disability or cultural background. Adjusting the notation can help, but the requirements of different cases often(More)
In the US low birth weight is the major factor associated with the death of infants in the 1st 4 weeks of life. Over the 1st 1/2 of the century, infant mortality declined from about 100 to about 30 deaths/1000 live births. But most of this decline has been attributed to decreases in the rate of postneonatal mortality (deaths from 28 days to the 1st(More)
This report is also available in alternative formats and on NCD's award-winning Web site (www.ncd.gov). The views contained in the report do not necessarily represent those of the Administration as this and all NCD documents are not subject to the A-19 Executive Branch review process. On behalf of the National Council on Disability (NCD), I am submitting a(More)
Participation in prenatal care services in the United States is low relative to that in many other developed countries, and rates of use are declining among some high risk groups. In 1986, 18 percent of all U.S. infants were born to women who delayed care until the second trimester of pregnancy; four percent, to women who initiated care in the third(More)
The views contained in this report do not necessarily represent those of the Administration, as this and all NCD documents are not subject to the A-19 Executive Branch review process. An independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress to enhance the quality of life for all Americans with disabilities and their families. The(More)
  • John R Vaughn Sincerely, Chairperson, +24 authors Secretary
  • 2008
This report is also available in alternative formats and on the award-winning National Council on Disability (NCD) Web site (www.ncd.gov). The views contained in this report do not necessarily represent those of the Administration, as this and all NCD documents are not subject to the A-19 Executive Branch review process. An independent federal agency making(More)
  • Marca Bristo, Chairperson Hughey Walker, +25 authors Fellow
  • 2001
This report is also available in alternative formats and on NCD's award-winning Web site (www.ncd.gov). The views contained in the report do not necessarily represent those of the Administration, as this document has not been subjected to the A-19 Executive Branch review process. On behalf of the National Council on Disability (NCD), I am pleased to submit(More)