Diana K Nguyen

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Previous studies suggest that prenatal methamphetamine exposure inhibits fetal growth. We examined neonatal growth effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure in a prospective cohort study. After adjusting for covariates, exposed neonates had a higher incidence of being small for gestational age than unexposed neonates.
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of, and risk factors for, surgical-site infections (SSIs). DESIGN Prospective observational study of all patients undergoing surgery during a 3-month period. SETTING Two urban hospitals in Hanoi, Vietnam. PATIENTS All 697 patients admitted for emergent and elective surgery. METHODS Data were collected on all(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Febrile infants younger than 90 days are often subjected to invasive diagnostic evaluation and hospitalization to monitor for serious bacterial infection (SBI) despite recent changes in SBI risk and advances in diagnostics. Nationwide provider practices, over time, are unknown for this group. Our objective was to determine the(More)
In December 2014, an 18-year-old male presented to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA with a 3-day history of pruritic, maculopapular rash, which began on the wrists and arms and rapidly spread to the rest of his body, including his palms. Four days before the rash was noted, he had a temperature of 101°F, malaise, myalgia, and polyarthralgia.(More)
OBJECTIVES To present a clinicocytopathologic correlation of an atypical case of cat scratch disease (CSD) involving retroperitoneal lymph nodes, with emphasis on communication between service teams for managing lymphadenopathy of unknown origin. We consider clinical and cytologic differential diagnoses and review the literature on atypical cases of CSD,(More)
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