Jan Sawyer

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BACKGROUND Rapid recognition and management of transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) reduce incident strokes in the general population, but similar data are lacking in dialysis patients, who form a high-risk group for this pathology. We systematically screened hemodialysis patients for TIA to estimate its incidence and determine whether there was significant(More)
The authors performed a decision analysis to determine whether a patient suspected to have herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) should undergo a brain biopsy or be treated empirically with medical therapy. In most cases, empiric treatment with acyclovir would be slightly favored; brain biopsy was not essential in management. However, brain biopsy was found(More)
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