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Outcomes following acute exacerbation of severe chronic obstructive lung disease. The SUPPORT investigators (Study to Understand Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatments)
In order to describe the outcomes of patients hospitalized with an acute exacerbation of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and determine the relationship between patientExpand
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A clinical prediction rule for delirium after elective noncardiac surgery.
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a clinical prediction rule for postoperative delirium using data available to clinicians preoperatively. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING GeneralExpand
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Ventricular pacing or dual-chamber pacing for sinus-node dysfunction.
BACKGROUND Dual-chamber (atrioventricular) and single-chamber (ventricular) pacing are alternative treatment approaches for sinus-node dysfunction that causes clinically significant bradycardia.Expand
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Perioperative cardiac events in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a review of the magnitude of the problem, the pathophysiology of the events and methods to estimate and communicate risk
THIS IS THE FIRST OF 2 ARTICLES EVALUATING cardiac events in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. In this article, we review the magnitude of the problem, the pathophysiology of these events,Expand
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Principles of CT and CT Technology*
  • L. Goldman
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • 1 September 2007
This article provides a review of the basic principles of CT within the context of the evolution of CT. Modern CT technology can be understood as a natural progression of improvements and innovationsExpand
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Major bleeding in outpatients treated with warfarin: incidence and prediction by factors known at the start of outpatient therapy.
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of major bleeding in outpatients treated with warfarin and to identify predictive factors known at the start of therapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS The records of 565Expand
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Development of the Activities of Daily Vision Scale: A Measure of Visual Functional Status
To develop a method for the evaluation of visual function in subjects with cataracts, the authors identified 20 visual activities and categorized them into five subscales (distance vision, nearExpand
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A computer protocol to predict myocardial infarction in emergency department patients with chest pain.
To achieve more appropriate triage to the coronary care unit of patients presenting with acute chest pain, we used clinical data on 1379 patients at two hospitals to construct a simple computerExpand
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Patient quality of life during the 12 months following joint replacement surgery.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether preoperative characteristics influence quality of life outcomes 1, 6, and 12 months after joint replacement surgery. METHODS Patients (n = 222) with osteoarthritisExpand
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The value of the autopsy in three medical eras.
To determine whether advances in diagnostic procedures have reduced the value of autopsies, we analyzed 100 randomly selected autopsies from each of the academic years 1960, 1970, and 1980 at oneExpand
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