David P. Gurka

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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES The detection of malnutrition in the intensive care unit (ICU) is critical to appropriately address its contribution on outcomes. The primary objective of this investigation was to determine if nutritional status could be reliably classified using subjective global assessment (SGA) in mechanically ventilated (MV) patients. (More)
BACKGROUND Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalopathy (AHLE) is a rare condition associated with H1N1. In this condition the infection triggers an autoimmune response which results in perivascular demyelination and hemorrhage in the brain parenchyma. METHODS We report a case of a patient who developed brain edema and herniation as a result of AHLE. RESULTS A(More)
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