Christopher H May

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Based on evaluation of the rehabilitative needs of patients who have had a leg amputated because of cancer, an amputee visitor program was developed. The visitor is a cancer amputee who has successfully completed rehabilitation. About 5 days after a patient's amputation, the visitor sees the patient, telling of personal experiences, answering the patient's(More)
Twenty-three orthokeratology (OK) patients and 16 cosmetic hard contact lens (CL) patients were evaluated. Initially, each patient underwent a complete examination including central and peripheral keratometry, specular microscopy, axial length determination, uncorrected visual acuity, and cycloplegic refraction. The patients were then re-evaluated every(More)
Warfarin use in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and atrial fibrillation (AF) remains challenging. We describe use of warfarin up to 1 year after hospitalization among patients with AMI and AF according to stroke and bleeding risk, and identify factors associated with long-term mortality in this population. Patients with AMI and AF who(More)
INTRODUCTION Ticagrelor is a novel, non-thienopyridine ADP inhibitor that reversibly blocks the P2Y(12) receptor, preventing platelet activation and aggregation. It is the first ADP inhibitor to show a mortality benefit in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Its major safety concern, as with the other ADP blockers, is bleeding. Other common(More)
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