Mona Sharifi

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OBJECTIVE Hyperglycemia worsens clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. Precise glycemia control using intravenous insulin improves outcomes. To determine if we could improve glycemia control over a previous paper-based, manual protocol, authors implemented, in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU), an intravenous insulin protocol integrated into a(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity remains a prominent public health problem. Walkable built environments may prevent excess weight gain. OBJECTIVES We examined the association of walkable built environment characteristics with body mass index (BMI) z-score among a large sample of children and adolescents. METHODS We used geocoded residential address data(More)
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