Jan Carney

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A review of ICU admissions for asthma to the Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles was conducted for the period January 1969 through July 1977. The admission rate remained relatively constant during this period. Patients requiring ICU admission tended to be young, intractable severe asthmatics whose asthma started at a very young age. There were three patients(More)
The pernicious effects of lead on child health are well documented. The Vermont Department of Health (VDH) recommends screening all 12- and 24-month-old children for elevated blood lead levels (BLL). In 2006, only 41.4% of 24-month-old Vermont children were screened. To identify barriers preventing pediatricians from performing blood lead screening, a(More)
Isopropanol, a known central nervous system depressant has been reported to cause toxicity via multiple routes including ingestion, inhalation and dermal exposure. We present a case of transplacental isopropanol exposure in a neonate. A woman reported polysubstance abuse in the 1 to 2 days before precipitously delivering a newborn infant. The neonate(More)
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