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Spectrum of CHD7 mutations in 110 individuals with CHARGE syndrome and genotype-phenotype correlation.
CHARGE syndrome is a well-established multiple-malformation syndrome with distinctive consensus diagnostic criteria. Characteristic associated anomalies include ocular coloboma, choanal atresia,Expand
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Outcome of pediatric patients with multiple organ system failure
The association of multiple organ system failure (MOSF) with mortality was investigated in 831 consecutive admissions to a pediatric ICU. The incidence of MOSF (at least two organ system failures,Expand
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Mortality associated with multiple organ system failure and sepsis in pediatric intensive care unit.
Seven hundred twenty-six patients from five pediatric intensive care units were studied to determine the association of multiple organ system failure (MOSF) with mortality and to test the hypothesisExpand
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Long-stay pediatric intensive care unit patients: outcome and resource utilization.
Outcome, resource utilization, and health care characteristics of patients staying in a multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) for more than 13 days (long-stay patients) wereExpand
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Pediatric intensive care: Who, why, and how much
The impact of acute disease, chronic disease, age, and therapeutic goals on resource utilization was evaluated by surveying 397 consecutive admissions to a pediatric ICU. Resource consumption wasExpand
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Toward a genetic etiology of CHARGE syndrome: I. A systematic scan for submicroscopic deletions
CHARGE syndrome is a distinctive subgroup within the more heterogeneous group of patients with CHARGE association. While significant progress has been made in the clinical delineation of thisExpand
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Efficiency of intensive care. A comparative analysis of eight pediatric intensive care units.
To calculate overall pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) efficiency rates, 1668 patients representing 6962 patient-days were studied in eight PICUs. The contributions to inefficiency by two patientExpand
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Successful implementation of a protocol for photorefractive keratectomy in children requiring anesthesia
Purpose: To describe a protocol for treating children with photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) under general anesthesia and to review intraoperative and postoperative complications. Setting:Expand
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Dynamic assessment of severity of illness in pediatric intensive care
Severity of illness in 293 pediatric ICU patients was assessed by a daily estimate of ICU survival. The probability of nonsurvival was obtained by logistic regression analysis, using physiologicExpand
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Monitoring patients in pediatric intensive care.
All admissions to a 16-bed multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) were evaluated during two time periods totaling 13.5 months. Daily evaluations of therapeutic and monitoring careExpand
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