Sally H Whitaker

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PURPOSE This study examined potential links between dietary intakes, body fatness, menstrual status, and hematological and serum iron status in 21 competitive female figure skaters aged 11-16 yr. METHODS Attitudes toward dieting were assessed using the Eating Attitudes Test (EAT). Dietary intakes were based on 3-d food records. Percent body fat was(More)
In the critical care setting, nurses frequently care for patients with acute and chronic diseases that affect multiple body systems. Many of these medical conditions have been associated with an imbalance between oxidizing chemicals called free radicals and antioxidants. Free radical damage is now assumed to be a contributing factor in all major diseases.(More)
Necrotizing fasciitis is characterized by necrosis with extension over fascial planes and mixed aerobic-anaerobic etiologies. Necrotizing fasciitis is uncommon in children and seldom involves the head and neck area. An infant who developed necrotizing fasciitis involving the parapharyngeal space is described. Chronic dental pathology was probably the(More)
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