Scott L. Perkins

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), characterized by impulsivity, distractibility, and inattention, has an estimated pediatric population prevalence of 6-8%. Family physicians and pediatricians evaluate and treat the majority of children with this condition. The evidence-based treatment of choice for ADHD, stimulant medication, continues to be(More)
ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I am deeply grateful to my supervisor Jim Hone for his guidance and unfailing support over the duration of this study. His clear thinking and passion for ecol ogy are inspiring. The Australian Alps Liaison Committee supported the project financially over the years. I would also like to thank Graeme Enders and Brett McNamara for their(More)
BACKGROUND A fixed-drug eruption (FDE) is a reaction characterized by cutaneous lesions that appear due to exposure to a particular drug. Barbiturates, carbamazepine, sulfamethoxazole, and tetracyclines have all been associated with causation of FDEs. Although these drugs are more commonly associated with FDEs, any introduction of a medication has the(More)
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