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Alternative pathway of complement in children with diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS) is a common cause of acute kidney injury in children. Mutations in alternative pathway (AP) complement regulatoryExpand
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The Role of Adolescent Physical Abuse in Adult Intimate Partner Violence
This study’s primary aims were to examine whether a sample of young adults, aged 23 to 31, who had been documented as physically abused by their parent(s) during adolescence would be more likely toExpand
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Beliefs and attitudes towards participating in genetic research – a population based cross-sectional study
BackgroundBiobanks have the potential to offer a venue for chronic disease biomarker discovery, which would allow for disease early detection and for identification of carriers of a certain predictorExpand
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Prelude to Death or Practice Failure? Trombley-Brennan Terminal Tissue Injuries
A group of palliative care nurses wanted to investigate the phenomenon they were witnessing in their end-of-life patients. There was a rapid onset of skin change characterized by bruising on variousExpand
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The use of rhDNAse in severely ill, non-intubated adult asthmatics refractory to bronchodilators: a pilot study.
INTRODUCTION Mucous plugging is associated with fatal asthma and may have a causative role for non-fatal cases of severe acute asthma. However, mucolytic agents have not been found effective inExpand
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Barrett's esophagus in Latinos undergoing endoscopy for gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms.
Previous studies comparing the prevalence of Barrett's esophagus in Latinos and non-Latino whites are inconsistent. The aim of the study is to compare the prevalence of Barrett's esophagus in LatinosExpand
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The Impact and Statistical Analysis of a Multifaceted Anticoagulation Strategy in Children Supported on ECMO
Background: We sought to determine whether the introduction of a new anticoagulation protocol improved the frequency with which target anticoagulation parameters were met in children supported withExpand
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Current Trends in Sex, Race, and Ethnic Diversity in Orthopaedic Surgery Residency.
BACKGROUND The representation of minorities among medical students has increased over the past two decades, but diversity among orthopaedic residents lags behind. This phenomenon has occurred despiteExpand
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Do residents need end-of-life care training?
OBJECTIVE As medical education evolves, emphasis on chronic care management within the medical curriculum becomes essential. Because of the consistent lack of appropriate end-of-life care training,Expand
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Evaluation of perirenal fat as a predictor of cT 1a renal cortical neoplasm histopathology and surgical outcomes.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE With the increasing detection of small renal cortical neoplasms (RCNs), the preoperative prediction of histopathology has become increasingly important. Because perirenal fatExpand
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