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Improving Hospital Survival and Reducing Brain Dysfunction at Seven California Community Hospitals: Implementing PAD Guidelines Via the ABCDEF Bundle in 6,064 Patients*
Objectives: To track compliance by an interprofessional team with the Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Choice of drugs, Delirium monitoring and management, Early mobility, and Family engagementExpand
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Addition of infliximab to standard acute graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis following allogeneic peripheral blood cell transplantation.
Infliximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody (mAb) against tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha, has shown activity against steroid refractory acute graft-versus-host disease (aGVHD). We conducted aExpand
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Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging cross-sectional area for the measurement of hamstring autograft diameter for reconstruction of the adolescent anterior cruciate ligament.
PURPOSE We conducted this study to determine if preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) cross-sectional area measurements would correlate with intraoperative graft size in hamstring anteriorExpand
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Oral tocotrienols are transported to human tissues and delay the progression of the model for end-stage liver disease score in patients.
The natural vitamin E family is composed of 8 members equally divided into 2 classes: tocopherols (TCP) and tocotrienols (TE). A growing body of evidence suggests TE possess potent biologicalExpand
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TOPICAL OXYGEN THERAPY INDUCES VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR EXPRESSION AND IMPROVES CLOSURE OF CLINICALLY PRESENTED CHRONIC WOUNDS
1 Chronic wounds, especially in diabetics, represent a serious threat to human health. 2 Correcting a compromised state of tissue oxygenation by the administration of supplemental O2 is known toExpand
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Agreement in the scoring of respiratory events and sleep among international sleep centers.
STUDY OBJECTIVES The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) guidelines for polysomnography (PSG) scoring are increasingly being adopted worldwide, but the agreement among international centers inExpand
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Targeted omics analyses, and metabolic enzyme activity assays demonstrate maintenance of key mucociliary characteristics in long term cultures of reconstituted human airway epithelia.
3D reconstituted respiratory epithelia have emerged as better in vitro models for toxicological testing compared to cell lines due to the conservation of key morphological features and functions.Expand
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Analysis of Selected Kinematic and Physiological Performance Determinants During Incremental Testing in Elite Swimmers
This study examined the relationships between selected kinematic and physiological parameters and their influence on performance during incremental exercise in elite swimmers competing at theExpand
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Human CTLA4 knock-in mice unravel the quantitative link between tumor immunity and autoimmunity induced by anti-CTLA-4 antibodies.
Although results from preclinical studies in animal models have proven the concept for use of anti-cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA-4) antibodies in cancer immunotherapy, 2 major obstacles haveExpand
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Age-related kidney transplant outcomes: health disparities amplified in adolescence.
IMPORTANCE The transition from pediatric to adult health care is a vulnerable time for patients with chronic conditions. We need to better understand the factors affecting the health of kidneyExpand
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