Chuck Blank

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A novel strategy using videotape recordings of initial trauma resuscitations was incorporated into the quality assurance program at a level 1 trauma center. Described are the process of taping the resuscitations, the multidisciplinary nature of the resuscitation team, the security measures taken to assure patient confidentiality, and the review process(More)
Although hepatitis A virus (HAV) is typically transmitted by the fecal-oral route, little is known of its interactions with cells of the gastrointestinal tract. We studied the replication of HAV in polarized cultures of Caco-2 cells, a human cell line which retains many differentiated functions of small intestinal epithelial cells. Virus uptake was 30- to(More)
SUMMARY AGENDA ITEM DISCUSSION ACTION ITEMS 1 – Introductions / Attendance Attendees were introduced. N/A 2 – Review and Approval of Agenda All agenda items were approved. N/A 3 – Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes The previous meeting's minutes were approved by all members. N/A 4 – Status of Action Items from Previous Meeting. (See Attachment #2) The(More)
Peripheral vascular diseases are being seen with increased frequency in the health care setting today. It is imperative that nurses have a clear understanding of arterial, venous, and lymphatic circulatory mechanisms as well as the pathophysiologic changes that accompany common diseases of these systems. Providing the ongoing assessment to obtain a(More)
  • C Blank
  • 1994
Kimball Maull a nationally recognized trauma surgeon writes "It is important to know that injury is a free ticket to absolution from drunk driving and that impaired survivors are rarely investigated." While legal remedies are part of the solution, driving while intoxicated is only a symptom of a deeper problem. The neuroscience nurse who cares for the(More)
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