Shannon D O'Keefe

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This study was a preliminary investigation of parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) functioning in children with disturbances in sensory processing. The specific aims of this study were to (1) provide preliminary data about group differences in parasympathetic functions, as measured by the vagal tone index, between children with disturbances in sensory(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE We examine the attitudes of emergency department (ED) key informants about the perceived effects of a statewide ban on ambulance diversion on patients, providers, and working relationships in a large urban emergency medical system. METHODS We performed a qualitative study to examine the effects of a diversion ban on Boston area hospitals.(More)
BACKGROUND Paget-Schroetter syndrome, or an upper-extremity deep venous thrombosis (UEDVT), occurs in young people after strenuous repetitive activity involving the upper extremity. The long-term morbidity and mortality of this condition is similar to the effects of lower-extremity DVT and therefore, its early diagnosis and treatment are essential. (More)
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