Melinda Cory

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For many years, unilateral total deafness has been considered a minor handicap which does not require the fitting of a hearing aid. If the condition did give a major problem, the usual recommendation for this type of hearing loss was a CROS system which, in addition to problems of function and aesthetics, gave poor results. Faced with increasing demands(More)
Patients admitted to the PACU from the operating room exhibit fluctuations in core body temperature during the course of their stay in the PACU. Some patients present with normothermia and experience temperature decreases later in their stay. PACU policy does not dictate that temperatures be measured at a predetermined frequency in the absence of(More)
Two brothers with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus are presented. The importance of early recognition and treatment to reverse the consequential complications are underscored. The disorder has a sex-linked recessive transmission, where all male offspring of an affected mother show the extreme thirst characteristic of the disease; in whom hyposthenuria(More)
The objective of this study was to characterize organ damage in lupus patients enrolled in Dallas Regional Autoimmune Disease Registry (DRADR). Retrospective chart review was carried out on 99 patients with four or more diagnostic criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and 15 with less than four of these criteria, who were designated as having(More)
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