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STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess whether bystander CPR (BCPR) on collapse affects initial rhythm and outcome in patients with witnessed, unmonitored out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). DESIGN Prospective cohort study. Student's t test, the chi 2 test, and logistic regression were used for analysis. SETTING Suburban emergency medical service (EMS) system. (More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether race, when controlled for income, is an independent predictor of survival to hospital discharge after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). METHODS Prospective OHCA data were collected over 4 years (1991-1994) from a convenience sample of OHCA patients transported to nine hospitals in three suburban counties. Race was(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether socioeconomic status (SES) or race is associated with adverse outcome after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). METHODS A convenience sample of OHCA of presumed cardiac origin from seven suburban cities in Michigan, 1991-1996. Median household income (HHI), utilizing patient home address and 1990 census tract data, was(More)
A retrospective study is presented of 68 patients who underwent biliary enteric bypass procedures for carcinoma of the head of the pancreas between the years of 1960 through 1975. Forty patients underwent some form of biliary enteric bypass only. Twenty-six patients were treated with concomitant gastrojejunostomy, and only two patients in this group(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess whether outcome and first-monitored rhythm for patients who sustain a witnessed, nonmonitored, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest are associated with on-scene CPR provider group. METHODS A retrospective, cohort analysis was conducted in a suburban, heterogeneous EMS system. Patients studied were > or = 19 years of age, had had an arrest(More)
One hundred and seventy-three mastectomies for carcinoma of the breast during a two-year period were reviewed for multicentric foci in the pathologic specimen. There was a total of 38 cases of multicentric carcinoma, comprising 22%. Sixty-two percent of all carcinomas presented as clinical Stage A and B, of these, 21% were multicentric. It is our opinion(More)
Cranioplasty greater than 10 cm2 in size is challenging task for neurosurgeon. There are many successful trials to fill the small defect with various materials. Proper cranioplasty can provide subsequently restoration of cerebral protection, cosmetic aspect and neuronal function. However, larger defect may not provide adequate protection from the auto,(More)
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