Susannah Simone

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OBJECTIVE To report, to our knowledge, the first case of a ventricular peritoneal shunt infection by group B streptococcus occurring in infancy. DESIGN Descriptive case report. SETTING Neonatal intensive care unit in a tertiary referral military hospital. PATIENT A 3-month-old, former preterm infant with a case of postoperative ventricular peritoneal(More)
Hyperemesis gravidarum is a frequent illness among women in their first trimester of pregnancy. This study evaluated the use of an outpatient behavioral approach to treat hyperemesis in four women. The subjects, all health care professionals, were treated with stimulus control and imagery procedures in an A-B design, with follow-up. The results demonstrated(More)
Nonmedical social-setting detoxication (SSD) is proposed as a safe, cost-effective program which emphasizes referral to long-term treatment. An examination of patient characteristics, program safety, utilization and cost, referral rate, and patient-staff interaction at one SSD program indicated the viability of the SSD model.
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