Kaycee Simon

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Historically, mechanical ventilation of the lungs utilizing relatively large tidal volumes was common practice in the operating room and intensive care unit (ICU). The rationale behind this treatment strategy was to yield better patient outcomes, that is, fewer pulmonary complications, and a reduction in morbidity and mortality. As evidence-based practice(More)
In many studies, fluorescent dyes (ethidium bromide [EB] and acridine orange [AO]) are used to stain DNA to determine if nuclei are apoptotic. However, there are numerous visual methods for counting these stained DNA that may lead to inaccuracies Measuring apoptosis by the visual counting method may be imprecise because of the variability of individuals'(More)