Jason T. Montgomery

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Ocular ultrasound is now in increasing demand in routine ophthalmic clinical practice not only because it is noninvasive but also because of ever-advancing technology providing higher resolution imaging. It is however a difficult branch of ophthalmic investigations to grasp, as it requires a high skill level to interface with the technology and provide(More)
Nalbuphine hydrochloride (Nubain) is a synthetic analgesic available for use during labor. It is known to possibly cause respiratory depression in the neonate, but to date there are no published reports of any intrapartum alterations of fetal heart rate. A case presentation is given of a persistent sinusoidal pattern appearing after Nubain administration.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether continuous intrapartum electronic fetal heart rate monitoring (EFM) is associated with decreased perinatal mortality and morbidity compared with intermittent auscultation. METHODS The study was conducted simultaneously at two university hospitals in Athens, Greece (Alexandra and Marika Iliadi Hospitals) from October 1, 1990(More)
Eleven states mandate coverage of inpatient and outpatient mental health care in private health insurance. Health insurers have objected to these laws on the grounds that they interfere with consumer choice of health insurance benefits and are too costly. This paper analyzes the benefits and costs of mandates for psychotherapy. The potential benefits(More)
This report reviews the experience at the University of Connecticut Health Center using the Fetal Assessment Consultative Transmission Service (FACTS) system during a 2 1/2-year period. This system, which permits direct transmission of antepartum and/or intrapartum fetal heart rate tracings via a telephone line, allows the obstetric staffs of smaller(More)
Study Design Case report and review of literature. Objective To report the case of a 67-year-old woman who developed delayed onset (6 months) of symptomatic shingles after cervical nerve root decompression in a previously symptomatic dermatome. Methods The patient's clinic course and outcomes were retrospectively reviewed. The study required no outside(More)