Nicholas G Panos

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PURPOSE The outcomes associated with transdermal nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in a neurosurgery intensive care unit (ICU) were studied. METHODS Data from pharmacy records, neurosurgery ICU admission logs, and computerized patient charts at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago from January 2001 through August 2008 were reviewed for(More)
The emergence of dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban has changed the approach to anticoagulation for patients worldwide. Continued approval of novel oral anticoagulants (NOAC) for non-valvular atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism will result in increasing use of these medications over warfarin. Morbidity and mortality of anticoagulant related(More)
We study the information content and consequences of third-party voting advice issued during proxy contests. Focusing on recommendations by a leading proxy advisor, we find significant abnormal stock returns around the dates recommendations become public. The economic interpretation is that voting advice conveys new information to the market. To investigate(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing K pneumoniae ventriculitis successfully treated with dual intraventricular plus systemic antibiotic therapy. CASE SUMMARY A 43-year-old woman with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt was transferred from a nursing home with fever, altered mental status, and leukocytosis. She was(More)
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