Michael Ottaway

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OBJECTIVE The current study sought to investigate parental attitudes about circumcision and their satisfaction with the decision. METHODOLOGY Parents of boys (6 months to 36 months old) in 3 different practices filled out a questionnaire while waiting for their child's well-child examination. RESULTS A total of 149 families were surveyed. Families (68)(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of having attending trauma surgeons with added qualifications in surgical critical care present for the initial resuscitation at a regional trauma center. METHODS This study is a retrospective review of patients admitted between August of 1994 and December of 1995 from our trauma registry. The(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Studies have demonstrated the importance of early stroke treatment. If a neuroprotective agent (NA) clinical trial is successful, the greatest benefit might be attained with early prehospital administration. This study determined the potential reduction in time to treatment of stroke patients when NAs were administered in the(More)
OBJECTIVE All zone I retroperitoneal hematomas (Z1RPHs) identified at laparotomy for blunt trauma traditionally require exploration. The purpose of this study was to correlate patient outcome after blunt abdominal trauma with the presence of Z1RPH diagnosed on admission computed tomography (CT) scan. METHODS This is a retrospective review of patients with(More)
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