January 3, 2010 | Journal Article
July 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Youth with special needs face numerous issues when transitioning to the adult health system. A survey of 77 youth showed that too many lacked a usual source of care, and were either uninsured or had experienced an insurance gap.
The Impact of Specialized Benefits Counseling Services on Social Security Administration Disability Beneficiaries in Vermont
April 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Depression of Whole-Brain Oxygen Extraction Fraction is Associated with Poor Outcome in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
February 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study measures the oxygen extraction fraction (OEF) to gauge metabolic abnormalities by using a magnetic resonance (MR) technique. This study supports previous studies' findings: OEF is decreased in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients, and correlates with the severity of the injury.
April 7, 2014 | Journal Article
Alzheimer’s disease confronts us with an ethical challenge: How do we live with dignity and quality of life in the face of progressive disability and, ultimately, death?
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article presents analysis of basic disabilities among older adults. The study considered data from the American Community Survey (ACS) 2000-2005. The findings indicate that basic disabilities increased from 2000-20005, reversing a trend that began in the 80s.
November 7, 2007 | Journal Article
Researchers investigated how the relationship between obesity and disability might have changed over time. Data analyzed were from 9,928 adults at least 60 years of age who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys during 1988-1994 and 1999-2004.
Discussion of Illness During Well-Child Care Visits With Parents of Children with and without Special Health Care Needs
December 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Researchers surveyed parents of patients before and after well-child care visits to determine what parents of children with special health care needs expect, prioritize and receive compared to visits of parents of children without special needs.
June 6, 2005 | Journal Article
December 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Assessment of this sample at the 18-month marker was used as the baseline or zero-time for the present study.