Ashwin Miriyala

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BACKGROUND We hypothesized that the time to successful fibreoptic tracheal intubation through the nasal route would be faster than the oral route for both experts and trainees in children <2 yr of age. METHODS One hundred children, 24 months and under in age, were randomized to an operator (expert or trainee), and route (nasal or oral) for fibreoptic(More)
Tonic Immobility (TI) is a prolonged immobile condition exhibited by a variety of animals when exposed to certain stimuli, and is thought to be associated with a specific state of arousal. In our study, we characterize this state by using the reliably inducible TI state of the grasshopper (Hieroglyphus banian) and by monitoring abdominal pulsations and body(More)
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