Joseph J Cadden

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Introduction Fusarium spp is an omnipresent fungal species that may lead to fatal infections in immunocompromised populations. Spontaneous intracranial infection by Fusarium spp in immunocompetent individuals is exceedingly rare. Case Report An immunocompetent 33-year-old Hispanic woman presented with persistent headaches and was found to have a(More)
Mitral valve closure during cardiopulmonary resuscitation may result from direct cardiac compression. An alternative hypothesis is that with a rise in intrathoracic pressure, mitral valve closure can occur but may be influenced by whether the lungs are inflated or deflated. To test this hypothesis, we placed a large-bore cannula into the thoraces of 11(More)
The authors evaluated the impact of short-term intensive instruction by mental health professionals on police officers' attitudes toward the mentally ill and on their ability to distinguish between mental illness and other behavior. Compared with a control group who did not receive the special training the 80 officers showed increased interest in and(More)
BACKGROUND Low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are common in individuals with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, persist during antiretroviral therapy (ART), and are associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. METHODS Virologically controlled participants without CVD on stable ART with low HDL-C (men <40(More)
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