Jeffery D Hord

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8527 Background: This study was designed to assess the effect of epoetin alfa (EPO) on hemoglobin (Hb) and quality of life (QOL) in children with cancer receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy (CT). METHODS This was a double-blind, placebo (PBO)-controlled study of pts aged 5-18 y with malignant solid tumors (ST), Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL), acute(More)
86 Background: Elimination of central-line (CL) associated blood stream infections (BSI) (CLABSI) in the inpatient setting has been a focus for many healthcare organizations. Little is known about the rate of CLABSI in the ambulatory setting or the optimal improvement strategies. We systematically expanded CLABSI prevention efforts for children with(More)
Although the etiology and pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, Pick’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are still unknown, it has been suggested that perturbations in element metabolism may play a role. Even if not causative factors, these imbalances may prove to be markers that could aid in diagnosis. We have employed a sequential neutron(More)
 Of those included, 47.2% were adults, 69.3% had HA and 61.5% had severe hemophilia (HA N=151, HB N=47). Significantly fewer individuals on prophylaxis vs. on-demand treatment were adults, had HB or had mild/moderate hemophilia. (Table 1)  An ABR of 1-10 was recorded in 58% of participants. A higher percentage of adults vs. children with severe hemophilia(More)
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