Eric L Xia

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STUDY OBJECTIVES (1) To define clinical factors that could justify hospital admission among patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) with risk classes of I or II. (2) To determine the positive predictive value of the pneumonia severity index as the sole indicator for detecting inappropriate hospitalizations among patients with CAP. DESIGN(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate and evaluate the use of a portable luminometer system for detecting contamination following the reprocessing and high-level disinfection of flexible endoscopes. DESIGN Random sampling of endoscopes spaced at 1- to 2-week intervals following normal use in patients. METHODS Portable luminometer system testing of 31 endoscopes(More)
Transcervical resection of endometrium was performed in 65 cases by endoscopic continuous flow resectoscope under epidural anesthesia and B ultrasonic monitoring to treat dysfunctional uterine bleeding which had been treated by conservative measures no avail. Resected tissue included functional and basal layers of endometrium as well as underlying 1-2 mm(More)
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