Susan Sylvia

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A quality of life ancillary study was incorporated into the Survival and Ventricular Enlargement (SAVE) trial of captopril versus placebo among patients who survived an acute myocardial infarction with compromised ventricular functioning, but no overt heart failure. Assessments included patient symptoms, health perceptions, emotional, cognitive, social and(More)
Analysis of genetic interactions in the segregating backcross [(C57BL/6 X DBA/2)F1 X DBA/2] mice revealed influences of genetic and environmental factors on life span. Using determinants of coat color (brown locus of chromosome 4 and dilute locus of chromosome 9), serologically determined H-2 antigens (chromosome 17) and sex as genetic markers, we studied(More)
Nonadherence to treatment with daily inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) is a significant contributing factor to the high rate of morbidity seen in young children with asthma.1 Medication adherence is a family affair that requires persistent effort by the parent and a complex set of interactions with the child. Poor parenting is a well-established mediator of(More)
This is a retrospective case control study of the relationship between work pace of selectors at a food distribution center and the subsequent incidence of compensable back injuries. Subject employment records for 1 month were evaluated for degree of variation of actual-from-scheduled performance of weekly work pace as selectors, defined in terms of(More)
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