David C Reed

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OBJECTIVES Determine prevalence of participation and underimmunization rate in a regional immunization registry (IR) among patients presenting to a university pediatric emergency department (PED). Rate of agreement between parental report and documented immunization status was also measured. METHODS A convenience sample of parents of patients younger than(More)
PURPOSE To assess the effect of a Capsulorhexis Intensive Training Curriculum (CITC) on the rates of errant, continuous, curvilinear capsulorhexes (CCCs) during cataract surgery among resident surgeons at a teaching hospital. DESIGN Retrospective educational interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS AND CONTROLS A total of 1037 consecutive cataract(More)
BACKGROUND To provide confirmatory evidence that the accuracy of MSCT coronary angiography is comparable to that of conventional coronary angiography. METHOD 19 patients who had both MSCT and conventional coronary angiography were included in our study. The mean age of our patients was 62.3 (SD 7.7) and 42% of our patients were female. The coronary(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a managed care organization's efforts to improve value for its members by forming a coronary services network (CSN). DESIGN To identify high-quality facilities for its CSN, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield reviewed claims data and clinical data from hospitals that met its general quality standards. An external firm measured and(More)
Self-assembling peptides have emerged as an attractive scaffold material for tissue engineering, yet the expense associated with solid phase chemical synthesis has limited their broad use. In addition, the fidelity of chemical synthesis constrains the length of polypeptides that can be produced homogeneously by this method. Template-derived biosynthesis by(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of multiple bilateral branch retinal artery occlusions associated with vancomycin infusion in an African American patient in acute sickle crisis. METHODS Single case report. RESULTS A 30-year-old man with complicated sickle cell disease presented with pain, fever, and hypoxia. During infusion of vancomycin, he became(More)
The frequency of anaphylactoid reactions to protamine sulfate was examined by reviewing the records of diabetic patients undergoing cardiac catheterization over a 5-year period, and by prospectively monitoring diabetic patients receiving NPH insulin during the infusion of protamine sulfate. No anaphylactoid reactions were noted after protamine(More)
PURPOSE To report outcomes of retinal detachment (RD) repair following posterior open globe injury. METHODS This retrospective, consecutive case series examined patients who underwent RD repair following Zone II and/or III open globe injury repair between January 1, 2007 and October 31, 2013. Patients with <3 months of follow-up since their last(More)
INTRODUCTION Coccidioides immitis endophthalmitis usually results in enucleation, and there is evidence that vitrectomized eyes are more likely to become enucleated. METHODS A 55-year-old man presented to us with steroid-resistant granulomatous uveitis and was eventually diagnosed with C. immitis endophthalmitis. He was treated with an aggressive medical(More)