Stephanie Fleming

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BACKGROUND Alcohol exposure during development can produce severe and long-lasting central nervous system damage and consequent behavioral alterations. Recent evidence suggests that NMDA receptor-mediated excitotoxicity during periods of withdrawal may contribute to this damage. We have demonstrated that blocking the NMDA receptor with MK-801 during alcohol(More)
This paper reports on the first stage of a meta-study conducted by the authors on primary research published during the last thirty years that focused on discovering the experiences of students learning qualitative research. The authors carried out a meta-analysis of the findings of students’ experiences learning qualitative research included in twenty-five(More)
Twenty-eight patients with neonatal cholestasis were given appropriate tests to arrive at a definitive diagnosis. Comparison of the results showing total obstruction on scintigraphy but not on liver biopsy is presented. It is suggested that liver biopsy be performed to confirm the diagnosis prior to undertaking exploratory laparotomy when radionuclear scan(More)
We performed a prospective, randomized, double-blind study of 41 children (6-18 years of age) who were undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) to compare the efficacy of diazepam and midazolam with respect to quality of sedation and amnesia. The endoscopist assessed the patients for control of salivation, gag reflex, vomiting and cooperation after(More)
Proper cleansing of the bowel is essential to ensure an adequate colonoscopic examination. The experience of 24 children and adolescents with Golytely, a new colonic lavage solution, is presented. Oral Golytely was found to be less inconvenient for patients, safe, and more cost-effective because it decreased hospitalization time.
Fatigue plays a major role in limiting work performance. The objectives of this study were: (1) to determine the effect of wearing a work glove on handgrip fatigue; (2) to compare the effect of a sustained grip contraction of concentric versus eccentric nature, named in this study isometric and eccentric; and (3) to determine if there is a relationship(More)
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