Michael Criddle

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BACKGROUND Theory and clinical practice suggest that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) decision-making processes may differ from those used in conventional medicine. If so, understanding the differences could improve patient-provider communication around treatment options. OBJECTIVES To examine patient-oriented decision-making processes(More)
PURPOSE Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a major cause of morbidity in the pediatric population and a difficult entity to treat with a poorly defined pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) has proven to be effective for these patients, but concerns remain regarding its possible interference with facial growth.(More)
OBJECTIVES We examined a retrospective case series to evaluate the utility of two-stage laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR) in the management of subglottic stenosis (SGS) in adults. Operative correction of SGS with LTR has been practiced successfully in the pediatric population. However, in the adult population, cricotracheal resection has been a more(More)
Recent studies show a drastic decrease in the mortality of sepsis when it is diagnosed within the first two hours of arrival to Emergency and immediate implementation of Early Goal Directed Therapy (EGDT) occurs. Therapy is normally guided by central venous oxygen content (CcvO2) which serves as a surrogate for mixed venous oxygen content (CvO2). Either(More)
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