Jeffrey R. Avner

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OBJECTIVES Previous studies demonstrated that the collapsibility index (percent decrease in inferior vena cava [IVC] diameter with inspiration) of 50% or greater and an IVC/aorta ratio of 0.8 or less(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the preparedness of child care centers in Pennsylvania to respond to emergencies and disasters based on compliance with National Health and Safety Performance Standards for(More)
Introduction Fever is a common, yet frightening, physiologic response that has been the source of great consternation throughout the history of medicine. Hippocrates believed that illness was caused(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective was to determine the test performance characteristics for point-of-care lung ultrasonography (LUS) performed by pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians compared with(More)