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  • Marital status and health care expenditures among the elderly in a managed care organization 

    Cabrera-Alonso, Juliana; Long, Michael J.; Bangalore, Vinay G; Lescoe-Long, Mary A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003-07)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of marital status in and health care expenditures among the elderly in a managed care organization. The study population consisted of 277 functionally impaired ...
  • Marital status in rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic disorders: a study of 7,293 patients 

    Hawley, Donna J.; Wolfe, Frederick; Cathey, M. A.; Roberts, F. K. (Journal of Rheumatology Publishing, 1991-05)
    Divorce has been considered to be increased in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), perhaps as a result of the stress of serious chronic illness. We studied marital status in 7,293 consecutive rheumatic disease patients attending ...
  • Maternal and neonatal post partum behaviors related to early breastfeeding 

    Schwanke, Michelle (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    As part of a larger study, two low-risk primigravida (first pregnancy) women who intended to breastfeed and their newborns were audio- and videotaped in the first two hours after delivery. Recordings were analyzed to ...
  • Measuring joint hypermobility using the Beighton Scale in children with intellectual disability 

    Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Miller, Ruth A.; Beets, Michael W. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
    Purpose: To determine the feasibility and reliability of using the 9-point Beighton Hypermobility Score (9-BHS) with youth with intellectual disabilities using a least to most prompting technique. Method: One hundred one ...
  • Measuring joint hypermobility using the Beighton Scale in children with intellectual disability: a study of reliability 

    Cook, William; Hadley, Maria; Harrington, Courtney; Niederklein, Kendra (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Hypermobility relates to excessive joint motion caused by laxity of surrounding tissue, thus allowing joints to move beyond the expected normal range. The 9-point Beighton Hypermobility Score (9-BHS) is the most widely ...
  • Measuring Physical Activity of Youth with Developmental Disabilities Participating in a Summer Camp 

    Ouren, Sarah R.; Lane, Sally K.; Macy-Middleton, Anna L.; Schmidt, Cecelia M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    Keeping healthy weight is a balance between diet and physical activity (PA), with PA important in energy balance and other health benefits. Due to insufficient health-enhancing PA, youth with developmental disabilities ...
  • Measuring the effectiveness of an in-patient, pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service 

    Ford, N.D.; Hale, LaDonna S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2006-04-28)
  • Measuring the physical activity level of two children with combined cerebral palsy and intellectual disability. 

    Bengtson, Megan; Blake, Stephanie; Chamberlain, Laurie; Runge, Jodi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Current guidelines recommend that school-age children accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) on most days of the week. Research has established a valid methodology in measuring the ...
  • Measuring the reliability of motor coordination and balance testing in youth with intellectual disabilities 

    Adair, Jeraka; Barnes, Brian; Fuller, Ashlyn; Nola, Reine; Stevens, Theodora (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Work by Wuang and colleagues (2009) in Taiwan, using revised components of the Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency (BOT-2), established valid and reliable protocols in evaluating motor coordination (MC) and balance ...
  • Medicaid case-mix nursing home reimbursement in three states 

    Swan, James H.; Pickard, Ruth B. (Routledge, 2003)
    Case-mix nursing facility payment raises issues of access, quality, equity, and cost. Case-mix should better match payment to costs, improve access, and provide incentives to increased staffing and quality of care; but it ...
  • Medicaid nursing facility reimbursement methods: 1979-1997 

    Swan, James H.; Harrington, Charlene; Clemeña, Wendy; Pickard, Ruth B.; Studer, Liatris; deWit, Susan K. (Sage Publications, 2000-09)
    This article describes state Medicaid nursing facility reimbursement methods and rates in 1979-1997, using data derived from telephone surveys of state Medicaid reimbursement. The 1980s saw shifts toward prospective ...
  • Medicare revenue in large medical groups 

    Swan, James H.; Hunter, H. R.; Tumelty, R. (Routledge, 1997)
    The aged are the heaviest users of physician services. A ageing population and escalation in medical costs have pressured Medicare budgets, which have increased fastest in Part B physician reimbursement. Policy responses ...
  • Metalinguistic awareness in children: a developmental progression 

    Edwards, Harold T.; Kirkpatrick, Anita G. (Springer New York LLC, 1999-07)
    The purpose of this study was to determine if a developmental order exists in the metalinguistic ability of children to make judgments about the form of language while simultaneously attending to a meaningful linguistic ...
  • Midlevel providers in a Level I trauma service: experience at Wesley Medical Center 

    Nyberg, Sue M.; Waswick, William; Wynn, Tor; Keuter, Kayla R. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007-07)
    Changes in the health care system have led to reduced availability of surgical residents to function as house officers in teaching hospitals. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the level of satisfaction ...
  • Minimizing hypoglycemia in diabetes 

    Amiel, Stephanie A.; Aschner, Pablo; Childs, Belinda P.; Cryer, Philip E.; de Galan, Bastiaan; Heller, Simon R.; Frier, Brian M.; Gonder-Frederick, Linda; Jones, Timothy; Khunti, Kamlesh; Leiter, Lawrence A.; Luo, Yingying; Vigersky, Robert; Zoungas, Sophia (American Diabetes Association, 2015-08)
    Hypoglycemia caused by treatment with a sulfonylurea, a glinide, or insulin coupled with compromised defenses against the resulting falling plasma glucose concentrations is a problem for many people with diabetes. It is ...
  • Mitosis in embryonic trisomy 1 mouse eye 

    Smith, Barbara S. (John Wiley & Sons, 1989-12)
    Trisomy 1 embryos consistently show eye defects (e.g., aphakia, microphakia, retention of lens stalk). To determine if the plane of division of mitotic figures is abnormal in the eyes of these animals, trisomic embryos ...
  • Mother-neonate interactions: reliability of measures 

    Unruh, Misti (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of coding mother-neonate interactions. Two coders independently examined videos of two mother-neonate dyads and coded five interactions: mother looking at neonate's ...
  • Multicompetent health professionals: needs, combinations, and curriculum development 

    Beachey, Will D. (Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, 1988-11)
    Goals of this study included the investigation of the need for multicompetent health practitioners, the relationship between hospital size and perception of this need, and feasible combinations of professions and skills ...
  • Multiple ligament knee injury: Complications 

    Manske, Robert C.; Hosseinzadeh, Pooya; Giangarra, Charles E. (Sports Physical Therapy Section, APTA, 2008-11)
    Non-operative and operative complications are common following multiple ligament knee injuries. This article will describe common complications seen by the surgeon and physical therapist following this complex injury. ...