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INTRODUCTION Post-cardiac arrest patients are often exposed to 100% oxygen during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the early post-arrest period. It is unclear whether this contributes to development of pulmonary dysfunction or other patient outcomes. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study including post-arrest patients who survived and were… (More)
Citation and epinephrine and neurologically favorable survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2013, 310:270–279.
The metabolic syndrome is a constellation of metabolic and vascular abnormalities that include insulin resistance with compensatory hyperinsulinemia, central or visceral obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, microalbuminuria, and oxidative stress as well as prothrombotic and inflammatory abnormalities that contribute to a hypercoagulable state and systemic… (More)
PQRI is a voluntary individual reporting program that provides an incentive payment to identified Eligible Professionals who satisfactorily report data on quality measures for covered Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) services furnished to Medicare Part B beneficiaries (1).ized the establishment of PQRI measures by CMS. Over the past few decades, the Medicare… (More)