Bethany K Lewis

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Outpatient cardiac catheterization is frequently performed, but the optimal recovery time after sheath removal has not been defined. Left heart catheterization was performed via the femoral artery utilizing 6 French catheters on 323 outpatients. One hundred thirty-five patients were randomized to ambulate at a mean of 2.5 hr (group 1) after puncture site(More)
This study explored the possibility of a link between diet prior to admission to hospital and the development of pressure sores in older patients. The intention was to use this information to develop a nutrient prediction score and nutrient risk indicator. Thirty patients over the age of 75, admitted with either a fractured neck of femur or for hip(More)
The homeless population is a medically vulnerable patient population in our communities. Of particular concern to dermatologists is the risk for the development of skin cancer in the homeless, in light of their chronic sun exposure and suboptimal sun protection behaviors. Two free skin cancer screenings conducted at the Fourth Street Clinic in Salt Lake(More)
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