Joshua A Wallace

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PURPOSE To determine the characteristics that predict catheter tip movement with positional changes in patients with left-sided, internal jugular vein (IJV) implantable venous access ports. METHODS A retrospective review revealed 264 patients with left IJV ports placed at one academic institution from 2008 to 2013 with follow-up upright chest radiographs.(More)
OBJECTIVE To see whether a cholinomimetic medication would help resolve the parotid gland enlargement associated with self-induced vomiting in bulimic patients. SETTING/DESIGN The medication was administered on an inpatient eating disorder unit to bulimic patients with refractory sialadenosis. INTERVENTION Pilocarpine hydrochloride drops were(More)
Little has been published about the underlying disorders responsible for the high perinatal mortality rates found in African cities. We searched for answers by identifying the causes of fetal and neonatal death in Blacks living in and around Durban. A 91% autopsy rate was achieved when 506 postmortem examinations were performed in 557 consecutive cases of(More)
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