William Gardner

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OBJECTIVE This longitudinal study had three aims: 1) determine the extent to which boys at high average risk and low average risk for substance use disorder differ on a construct of neurobehavioral disinhibition, 2) evaluate the capacity of neurobehavioral disinhibition to predict substance use frequency at age 16, and 3) demonstrate the utility of(More)
OBJECTIVES To derive a prediction rule using data available in the emergency department (ED) to identify a group of patients hospitalized for the treatment of heart failure who are at low risk of death and serious complications. METHODS The authors analyzed data for all 33,533 patients with a primary hospital discharge diagnosis of heart failure in 1999(More)
Security of personal medical information has always been a challenge for the advancement of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) initiatives. eXtensible Markup Language (XML), is rapidly becoming the key standard for data representation and transportation. The widespread use of XML and the prospect of its use in the Electronic Health (e-health) domain(More)
  • Jennifer L Skeem, Edward P Mulvey, Charles Lidz, William Gardner, Carol Schubert, Jennifer Skeem
  • 2002
Violence tends to be concentrated in a small subgroup of the population (Blumstein, Cohen, Roth, & Visher, 1986). This pattern applies to violence involving individuals with mental disorders as well. (1996) found that 5% of psychiatric patients followed in their community samples were involved in 45% of all reported violent incidents in the sample. More(More)
Given the availability of violence risk assessment tools, clinicians are now better able to identify high-risk patients. Once these patients have been identified, clinicians must monitor risk state and intervene when necessary to prevent harm. Clinical practice is dominated by the assumption that increases in psychiatric symptoms elevate risk of imminent(More)