Mehul Jhaveri

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The pulse oximeter was evaluated for use in neonates in the delivery room. One hundred neonates, delivered vaginally or by Caesarean section with general or epidural anaesthesia, were studied. After delivery, pulse oximetry probes were placed simultaneously on the ulnar side of the right hand and on the right Achilles tendon to determine whether there was a(More)
BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a costly and crippling neurologic disease. Approximately 250,000 to 400,000 persons in the United States are currently diagnosed with MS. Most individuals experience their first symptoms between the ages of 20 and 40 years; therefore, this disease may have substantial impact over many years of life on health, quality of(More)
Through school-sponsored career and technical education programs in New Jersey, students work part-time during or after school in paid and unpaid structured learning experiences regulated by the New Jersey Department of Education. Schools submit information on "reportable incidents," injury or illness resulting in physician treatment. Incidents including(More)
BACKGROUND The underlying factors of reversion from cognitive impairment to normal cognitive functioning in stroke are not well understood. We compare demographic, cognitive and imaging factors in Vascular Cognitive Impairment, No Dementia (Vascular CIND) patients who revert to normal cognitive functioning to Vascular CIND patients who do not revert. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate breast cancer-associated healthcare cost from the payer perspective for the initial year after diagnoses of invasive breast cancer. BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy in American women. While lifetime burden-of-care studies have reported spending between $20,000 and $100,000 per patient, previous studies(More)
OBJECTIVES To develop and validate algorithms to define statin intolerance (SI) in an administrative database using electronic medical records (EMRs) as the reference comparison. METHODS One thousand adults with one or more qualifying changes in statin therapy and one or more previous diagnoses of hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, or mixed(More)
The progression of atrial fibrillation (AF) to a more sustained form is associated with increased symptoms and morbidity. The aims of the REgistry on Cardiac Rhythm DisORDers Assessing the Control of Atrial Fibrillation (RecordAF)-United States (US) cohort study were to identify the risk factors of AF progression and the effects of management approaches.(More)
OBJECTIVES The ATHENA study showed that use of dronedarone reduced rates of first cardiovascular (CV) hospitalization in atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF/AFL) patients. AF is associated with high costs to payers, which are driven by high rates of hospitalization. This retrospective cohort study examined readmission patterns and costs to US payers in(More)