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BACKGROUND Malaria is a common and important infection in travelers. METHODS We have examined data reported to the GeoSentinel surveillance network to highlight characteristics of malaria in travelers. RESULTS A total of 1140 malaria cases were reported (60% of cases were due to Plasmodium falciparum, 24% were due to Plasmodium vivax). Male subjects(More)
The substantial nationwide investment in inpatient palliative care services stems from their great promise to improve patient-centered outcomes and reduce costs. However, robust experimental evidence of these benefits is lacking. The Randomized Evaluation of Default Access to Palliative Services (REDAPS) study is a pragmatic, stepped-wedge, cluster(More)
  • Dan O'Brien
  • Medicínska etika a bioetika : časopis Ústavu…
  • 2002
Decisions on whether to resuscitate severely premature infants are especially difficult in "borderline viability" cases--those where the probability of survival is slim, and where, if survival is possible, multiple co-morbidities and severe disabilities are likely. The 2000 International Guidelines on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation are comprehensive, yet(More)
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