Carla L Angelski

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Asplenia may refer to the spleen's surgical removal, functional impairment, or congenital absence. It is a risk factor for the development of severe bacterial infection. Functional asplenia is likely the most common presentation of this entity and has many etiologies. Those that are previously undiagnosed may present completely well until an episode of(More)
BACKGROUND Publication of ethically uncertain research occurs despite well-published guidelines set forth in documents such as the Declaration of Helsinki. Such guidelines exist to aide editorial staff in making decisions regarding ethical acceptability of manuscripts submitted for publication, yet examples of ethically suspect and uncertain publication(More)
OBJECTIVES High-fidelity simulation (HFS) is widely used in pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) training and a competent facilitator is vital for effective learning. This survey describes the characteristics, comfort, practices, and need of PEM physicians as HFS facilitators. METHODS A descriptive cross-sectional survey was electronically distributed to(More)
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