Charles Atwood

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Inappropriate antibiotic use for pulmonary infiltrates is common in the intensive care unit (ICU). We sought to devise an approach that would minimize unnecessary antibiotic use, recognizing that a gold standard for the diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia does not exist. In a randomized trial, clinical pulmonary infection score (CPIS) (Pugin, J., R.(More)
The experiment was a prospective, repeated-measures design intended to determine how the variation of lung volume affects specific measures of swallowing physiology. Swallows were recorded in 28 healthy subjects, who ranged in age from 21 to 40 yr (mean age of 29 yr), by using simultaneous videofluoroscopy, bipolar intramuscular electromyography, and(More)
Acute administration of the organophosphate diisopropyl-fluorophosphate (DFP) produces behavioral and physiological symptoms indicative of excessive cholinergic stimulation. This behavioral toxicity was found to be incompatible with the occurrence of sleep, despite the fact that chronic administration of DFP has been shown to increase the rapid eye movement(More)
This panel session is supported by the American Institute of Architects, the AIA. The purpose of this panel is to publicize the computing needs of the building industry, which consists primarily of architects, engineers, and contractors. We thank the AIA Computers in Architecture Committee for assisting in selecting this group of panelists to speak at the(More)
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