Calvin Huang

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OBJECTIVES To measure the degree of overlap and diagnostic yield for evaluations of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), pulmonary embolism (PE), and aortic dissection (AD) among Emergency Department (ED) patients. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional descriptive study of consecutive adult patients seen in the ED of a 78,000-annual-visit urban academic(More)
Bedside ultrasound is an extremely valuable and rapidly accessible diagnostic and therapeutic modality in potentially life- and limb-threatening situations in the emergency department. In this report, the authors discuss the role of ultrasound in quick assessment of pathologic conditions and its use to aid in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.
PURPOSE To measure the agreement between the newer European Society of Cardiology-American College of Cardiology (ESC-ACC) definition of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the traditional definition established by the World Health Organization (WHO). BASIC PROCEDURES All adult ED patients admitted to our institution with at least one abnormally(More)
This paper presents ongoing language understanding experiments conducted as part of a larger effort to create a nutrition dialogue system that automatically extracts food concepts from a user's spoken meal description. We first discuss the technical approaches to understanding, including three methods for incorporating word vector features into conditional(More)
In this lecture, we analyze the problem of scheduling n equal size tasks arriving online to n different machines. This could easily be solved with a centralized server that knows which machines are occupied and assigns all n tasks to unique machines. Instead, we want to see if it’s possible to distribute the tasks without without such coordination among the(More)
Emergency physicians (EPs) can use bedside ultrasound to diagnosis of intraabdominal free fluid in a variety of clinical scenarios.The purpose of this study is to review the sonographic appearance of intraabdominal free fluid and incidence of spontaneous splenic rupture. An EP used bedside ultrasound to diagnose spontaneous splenic rupture in a patient who(More)
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