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Critical illness from 2009 pandemic influenza A virus and bacterial coinfection in the United States*
Objectives: The contribution of bacterial coinfection to critical illness associated with 2009 influenza A virus infection remains uncertain. The objective of this study was to determine whetherExpand
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Critically Ill Children During the 2009–2010 Influenza Pandemic in the United States
BACKGROUND: The 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) (pH1N1) virus continues to circulate worldwide. Determining the roles of chronic conditions and bacterial coinfection in mortality is difficultExpand
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The Ile585Val TRPV1 variant is involved in risk of painful knee osteoarthritis
Objective To assess if a coding variant in the gene encoding transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 1 (TRPV1) is associated with genetic risk of painful knee osteoarthritisExpand
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Mechanical ventilators in US acute care hospitals.
OBJECTIVE The supply and distribution of mechanical ventilation capacity is of profound importance for planning for severe public health emergencies. However, the capability of US health systems toExpand
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A role for PACE4 in osteoarthritis pain: evidence from human genetic association and null mutant phenotype
Objectives The aim of this study was to assess if genetic variation in the PACE4 (paired amino acid converting enzyme 4) gene Pcsk6 influences the risk for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA).Expand
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Role of the Nav1.7 R1150W amino acid change in susceptibility to symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and multiple regional pain
To assess the genetic association of pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and those with multiple regional pain with the R1150W variant in the α‐subunit of the voltage‐gated sodium channelExpand
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Impact of the Fall 2009 Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Pandemic on US Hospitals
Background:Understanding how hospitals functioned during the 2009 influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic may improve future public health emergency response, but information about its impact on US hospitalsExpand
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Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug and Aspirin Use, and Mortality among Critically Ill Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Patients: an Exploratory Analysis.
We explored nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and aspirin (ASA) use and mortality in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' registry of 683 adult and 838 pediatric critically illExpand
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HEIGHT AND RADIOGRAPHIC OSTEOARTHRITIS: AN EPIDEMIOLOGIC ASSESSMENT — SHORT COMMUNICATION
Purpose: To epidemiologically assess the gender-specific relationship between height and radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, hand, foot, and cervical spine. Methods: Data collected from menExpand
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