Linda Morris

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BACKGROUND Fecal contamination is a major challenge in patients in acute/critical care settings that is associated with increased cost of care and supplies and with development of pressure ulcers, incontinence dermatitis, skin and soft tissue infections, and urinary tract infections. OBJECTIVES To assess the economic impact of fecal containment in(More)
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND To investigate experimentally the arterial wall/device compliance mismatch of four stent-graft devices and a multilayer flow modulator within the supra- and infrarenal locations for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). METHODS Five devices (MFM, EndurantII, Excluder, Zenith, and Fortron) were tested under physiological(More)
A paper read to a Conference of Physicians of the South-East Metropolitan Region at the Brook Hospital, March I7, I962. strate the value of this in a case of pulmonary valvular stenosis. (ii) Intensification of the fluoroscopic image with television monitoring. This assists in screening and the placement of catheters and avoids the necessity for dark(More)
BACKGROUND An efficient testing process is a key to a timely diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department (ED). This includes a rapid evaluation cardiac biomarkers. METHODS We conducted a quality and process improvement project to reduce troponin-T turnaround time (TAT) in the central laboratory at our facility. An(More)
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