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Social consequences of psychiatric disorders, I: Educational attainment.
OBJECTIVE This is the first in a series of investigations of the social consequences of psychiatric disorders based on the National Comorbidity Survey. Data on the relationship between preexistingExpand
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Endothelial tubes assemble from intracellular vacuoles in vivo
The formation of epithelial tubes is crucial for the proper development of many different tissues and organs, and occurs by means of a variety of different mechanisms. Morphogenesis of seamless,Expand
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A national estimate of the economic costs of asthma.
This cost of illness analysis examines national cost and resource utilization by persons with asthma using a single, comprehensive data source, the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey. DirectExpand
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Economic burden of postoperative ileus associated with colectomy in the United States.
BACKGROUND Postoperative ileus, a transient impairment of gastrointestinal motility, is a common cause of delay in return to normal bowel function after abdominal surgery. Colectomy surgery patientsExpand
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Symptoms of depression among community-dwelling elderly African-American and white older adults.
BACKGROUND Few studies have explored the variance in individual symptoms by race in older adults. METHODS Data were analysed from the Duke site of the Established Populations for EpidemiologicExpand
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Coregulation of vascular tube stabilization by endothelial cell TIMP-2 and pericyte TIMP-3
The endothelial cell (EC)–derived tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2) and pericyte-derived TIMP-3 are shown to coregulate human capillary tube stabilization following EC–pericyteExpand
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Social consequences of psychiatric disorders, II: Teenage parenthood.
OBJECTIVE The subject of this study was the relation between retrospectively reported early-onset psychiatric disorders and subsequent teenage parenthood in the general population. METHOD The dataExpand
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Prognostic importance of social and economic resources among medically treated patients with angiographically documented coronary artery disease.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the hypothesis that diminished social and economic resources impact adversely on cardiovascular mortality in patients with coronary artery disease. DESIGN Inception cohortExpand
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Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder with amitriptyline and placebo.
Amitriptyline hydrochloride was compared with placebo in 46 veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder. Treatment continued up to 8 weeks, and efficacy was measured by five observer and twoExpand
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Impact of surgical site infections on length of stay and costs in selected colorectal procedures.
BACKGROUND Length of stay (LOS) and inpatient costs for open-abdomen colorectal procedures have not been examined recently. The aim of this study was to determine LOS and costs for several colorectalExpand
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