Kendall McKenzie

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BACKGROUND Skin dimpling, also known as skin puckering, is a rare occurrence after closed proximal humerus fractures. This finding is suggestive of incarceration of the skin at the fracture site and may lead to necrosis and conversion to an open fracture. OBJECTIVES Our goal is to describe our experience with skin dimpling after a proximal humerus(More)
Providing rural emergency medical care is often difficult because of limited resources and a scarcity of medical providers, including physicians trained in emergency medicine. Telemedicine offers promise for improving the quality of care in rural areas, but previous models were not well designed to provide affordable care to unstable or potentially unstable(More)
BACKGROUND The proportion of injury deaths with unspecified external cause codes has been used as an indicator of the level of comprehensiveness and specificity of information on death certificates provided by certifiers. OBJECTIVE To compare the proportion of unspecified external cause codes across countries. METHODS Multiple-cause-of-death mortality(More)
This extended abstract provides an overview of the development of a simulation model to be used in the assistance of triaging patients into the Hospital Internal Medicine (HIM) Department at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in an effort to balance workload among the department services. The main contribution of this work is the development of a score that(More)
TUDY SELECTION he aim of the original study was to ddress the following question(s): hat is the prevalence, cause, nd mortality of undifferentiated ypotension, with or without hock, in the out-of-hospital and D setting? Studies containing adult nd older adolescent patients >15 years) with nontraumatic ypotension (systolic blood ressure 90 mm Hg) in either(More)
In 2010, over 200,000 women in the U.S. were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and an estimated 17% of those women died from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Also in 2010, the CDC reported that 12.6 million women had diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. Recent medical literature(More)
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