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PURPOSE Set-shifting is a neurocognitive concept defined as the ability to switch tasks flexibly. Set-shifting scores are worse in adults with restrictive anorexia nervosa (AN-R) than in controls. Adolescence is a developmental period when young people must respond flexibly to new situations. The purpose of this study was to compare the set-shifting scores(More)
An acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) containing pertussis toxoid, filamentous hemagglutinin and the 69-kDa outer membrane protein (pertactin) was compared with United States-licensed whole cell pertussis vaccine (DTwP) as a three dose sequence at 2, 4 and 6 months of age. Eighty infants were enrolled; 62 received DTaP and 18 received DTwP. Sixty-two(More)
Dietary restriction in cases of mild infantile diarrhea is often advocated but has not been shown to be effective. We enrolled 176 healthy infants less than 1 year of age in a randomized controlled trial to determine the effects of diet on the course of mild diarrhea. When diarrhea occurred (56 episodes), infants were randomly assigned to a treatment diet(More)
As competition within the health care field increases, marketing strategies are becoming more important for all members of the health care team, including nurse practitioners. The purpose of this research was to identify marketing strategies being used by nurse practitioners in New York state. A total of 285 practitioners responded to a survey containing(More)
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