David H Wassermann

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Two cases of impalement injuries seen at the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems are presented. A short literature review and recommendations for management including employment of an incision connecting entry and exit sites but avoiding essential structures, plus antibiotics and standard techniques for management of penetrating trauma(More)
Natriuretic regulation of extracellular fluid volume homeostasis includes suppression of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, pressure natriuresis, and reduced renal nerve activity, actions that concomitantly increase urinary Na+ excretion and lead to increased urine volume. The resulting natriuresis-driven diuretic water loss is assumed to control the(More)
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