Kenneth R. Price

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Virtual reality (VR) has become increasingly well-known over the last few years. However, little is known about the side-effects of prolonged immersion in VR. This study set out to investigate the frequency of occurrence and severity of side-effects of using an immersion VR system. Out of 146 subjects, 61% reported symptoms of malaise at some point during a(More)
We present the case of a 58-year-old woman who ingested more than 35 g of caffeine in a suicide attempt. She manifested all the clinical symptoms and signs of caffeine toxicity. Esmolol, an ultrashort-acting beta 1-selective antagonist, controlled her multiple dysrhythmias and symptoms of sympathetic nervous system hyperstimulation. We suggest the use of(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the speed of IV access and the rate of infusion for saphenous venous cutdown and percutaneous femoral catheterization. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, multicentered trial. Patient enrollment occurred from September 1990 through September 1991. SETTING Patients were enrolled at three urban Level I trauma centers. TYPE OF(More)
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