D H Cotcamp

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Although the recommendations to evaluate possible cervical spine injuries in patients with isolated head injuries are identical to those with multiple trauma, to date, no such study has confirmed that risk factors are the same for both injuries. We reviewed the charts of 268 pediatric patients with isolated head injuries admitted to the Intensive Care Unit(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether it is safe and effective to avoid the use of neuromuscular relaxants in patients who have indwelling nasotracheal tubes after undergoing single-stage laryngotracheoplasty. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING University-based referral center specializing in the surgical management of laryngotracheal stenosis and other(More)
A retrospective review of 41 children less than two years of age was conducted to characterize the clinical presentation of epiglottitis in this young age group. Up to 25% of all cases of epiglottitis occur in children less than two years of age. The clinical presentation of patients in this young age group is variable. Signs and symptoms not routinely(More)
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