Marius A. Tijunelis

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BACKGROUND The impact of noise pollution on both the patient and the care provider has been extensively studied in the neonatal intensive care unit and in other critical care units. Noise pollution makes errors more probable and is one of the risk factors for provider burnout and negative outcomes for patients. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)(More)
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome with atrial fibrillation (AF) is a potentially life-threatening problem requiring rapid conversion to sinus rhythm. The most recent American Heart Association guidelines for the treatment of patients with WPW, published in conjunction with the 2000 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) guidelines, suggests that(More)
A 19-year-old female with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) presented with ischemia of her left hand following trauma. Medical therapy was initiated but failed to improve her symptoms, and revision amputation was ultimately performed. The patient's final diagnosis was digital ischemia due to secondary Raynaud's Phenomenon (RP). The authors discuss(More)
While the supraclavicular approach to the subclavian vein has been described since 1965, it is generally employed much less often than the "traditional" infraclavicular approach. Although randomized trials are lacking, the best evidence suggests that the supraclavicular approach has a number of important advantages to the infraclavicular approach. The(More)
PURPOSE To compare intraocular pressure (IOP) outcomes between 2 common, commercially available corticosteroid drops: difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion 0.05% and prednisolone acetate 1.0%. SETTING TLC Eyecare and Laser Centers, Jackson, Michigan, USA. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. METHODS The outcomes of consecutive patients who had uneventful(More)
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