Summer Roberts

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Clozapine was used to treat nine brain-injured patients with psychotic symptoms or outbursts of rage and aggression refractory to other medications. Verbal and physical aggression decreased markedly in two patients, and one additional patient had a dramatic decrease in bizarre behaviors. Mild improvement occurred in three patients with a decrease in(More)
PURPOSE This study was conducted to report the functional outcomes of the Huber opposition transfer (abductor digiti minimi muscle) in types II and IIIA hypoplastic thumbs. METHODS Patients who had undergone a Huber opposition transfer with at least 5 years of follow-up were included in this study. There were 21 thumbs included; 12 returned for a detailed(More)
PURPOSE In the amyoplasia type of arthrogryposis, a reverse pronated grasp pattern is often seen. We hypothesized that repositioning the hands, through distal humerus external rotation osteotomies (DHO), would allow for palm-to-palm grasp without arm cross-over and would improve function and parent/patient satisfaction. METHODS The medical records of all(More)
Mammography use has increased over the past 20 years, yet more than 30% of women remain inadequately screened. Structural barriers can deter individuals from screening, however, cognitive, emotional, and communication barriers may also prevent mammography use. This study sought to identify the impact of number and type of barriers on mammography screening(More)
PURPOSE To determine the range of the Pediatric Outcomes Collection Instrument (PODCI) scores for children with a wide variety of congenital upper limb differences and to examine the scoring effect of the patient's surgical history, family history, severity of involvement, and syndromic associations. METHODS We reviewed the PODCI scores for 109 patients,(More)
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