Greg Polites

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OBJECTIVES To assess whether emergency medicine residents (EMRs) could quickly perform accurate compression ultrasonography (CUS) for the detection of proximal lower extremity deep vein thromboses (PLEDVTs) with minimal training. METHODS A prospective, observational study using a convenience sample of patients presenting with signs and/or symptoms for(More)
We sought to determine the effect of exogenously administered platelet-activating factor (PAF) on eicosanoid release from the left colon of the rabbit. Using an isolated buffer-perfused rabbit left colon preparation, 1.0- or 5.0-micrograms doses of PAF were infused into the inferior mesenteric artery. Effluents from the inferior mesenteric vein and colonic(More)
Comorbidities and socioeconomic barriers often limit patient adherence and self-management with hemodialysis. Missed sessions, often associated with communication barriers, can result in emergency dialysis and avoidable hospitalizations. This proof of concept study explored using a novel digital-messaging platform, EpxDialysis, to improve(More)
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