Marian Bagley

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OBJECTIVE Determine whether severe injury results in decreased plasma antithrombin (AT) activity and whether this decreased AT activity is associated with thromboembolic complications. DESIGN Prospective observational. SUBJECTS A total of 157 critically injured trauma patients. METHODS Each patient underwent laboratory analysis on arrival to the(More)
BACKGROUND We have advocated the use of a D-dimer assay to exclude the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in surgical and trauma patients suspected of having these diagnoses. Injury is known to increase D-dimer levels independent of thromboembolism. The purpose of this study was to assess the period after injury over which(More)
Young children in day care centers are an important source of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection. The safety and immunogenicity of an inactivated HAV vaccine was evaluated in 57 children in day care centers. Nonimmune healthy children were given 0.5 mL of vaccine with subsequent doses: group A (28 children), second and third doses 1 and 2 months after the(More)
Patients with limited health literacy (HL) have higher likelihood of problems with communication and may decrease patient satisfaction. This study was performed to determine the time required for routine HL assessment and its effect on patient satisfaction. Retrospective review over four years of consecutive patients who attended a breast clinic who(More)
A case is reported of a ten-year-old boy with hypertension with a fusiform aneurysm and an intrarenal arterial malformation similar to a cirsoid aneurysm in the same kidney. Renal vein renin values were elevated. The cause, classification, pathologic anatomy, relationship between aneurysm and hypertension, and treatment are discussed. The patient was cured(More)
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