K L Crawford

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This study compared the severity of illness and outcomes of surgical intensive care unit (SICU) patients age 100 years or older with those of younger SICU patients. Severity of illness was measured with the Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS) and the Quantified Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (QTISS). Outcomes were evaluated with SICU length of(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Precision medicine is an approach to disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention that relies on quantitative biomarkers that minimize the variability of individual patient measurements. The aim of this study was to assess the intersite variability after harmonization of a high-angular-resolution 3T diffusion tensor imaging protocol(More)
Rapidly recurring right pleural effusion was a disabling clinical problem in a 51-year-old woman with alcoholic cirrhosis that had not been relieved by diuretic therapy or a LeVeen shunt. By injecting technetium Tc 99m albumin aggregated into the peritoneal cavity, shunt patency and rapid flow into the pleural effusion were demonstrated. In contrast,(More)
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