Optimal home care maximizes function and quality of life for patients with ALS. We designed a survey to study home care in the ALS population. Ninety-eight patients with ALS completed our survey. Of these, 24 receive non-hospice home care, nine hospice home care, and seven both hospice and non-hospice home care. Fifty-eight patients receive no outside help.… (More)
We present the case of a 31-year-old trauma patient with computed tomography concerning significant C3-C4 subluxation. The abnormality is due to an artifact with which emergency physicians should be aware.
BACKGROUND Previous trials have showed a 10-30% rate of inaccuracies on applications to individual residency programs. No studies have attempted to corroborate this on a national level. Attempts by residency programs to diminish the frequency of inaccuracies on applications have not been reported. We seek to clarify the national incidence of inaccuracies on… (More)