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Rectus Sheath Hematoma: Review of 126 Cases at a Single Institution
Abstract: Rectus sheath hematoma (RSH) is an uncommon condition characterized by abdominal pain and an abdominal wall mass. We reviewed the clinical features, treatment, and outcomes of 126 patientsExpand
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Religious involvement, spirituality, and medicine: implications for clinical practice.
Surveys suggest that most patients have a spiritual life and regard their spiritual health and physical health as equally important. Furthermore, people may have greater spiritual needs duringExpand
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The fourth paradigm pattern of post-glacial range expansion of European terrestrial species: the phylogeography of the Marbled White butterfly (Satyrinae, Lepidoptera)
Aim  Three paradigm patterns of post-glacial dispersal are known for terrestrial species in Europe. However, the possibility of a fourth arises with the Italian and the Balkan lineages expanding toExpand
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HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy.
1 RS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of ardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in atients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy his document was developedExpand
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Incorporating professionalism into medical education: the Mayo Clinic experience.
  • P. Mueller
  • Medicine
  • The Keio journal of medicine
  • 25 September 2009
Professionalism is a core competency of physicians. In this article, the statements of professional societies (e.g., the Charter on Medical Professionalism), the expectations of patients and societyExpand
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Ethical analysis of withdrawing ventricular assist device support.
OBJECTIVE To describe a series of patients with heart failure supported with a ventricular assist device (VAD) who requested (or whose surrogates requested) withdrawal of VAD support and the legalExpand
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Black esophagus: report of six cases and review of the literature, 1963-2003.
Black esophagus is the uncommon endoscopic finding of extensive black discoloration of the esophageal mucosa, usually from acute esophageal necrosis. Six cases of black esophagus were seen at MayoExpand
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Deactivating Implanted Cardiac Devices in Terminally Ill Patients: Practices and Attitudes
Background: Clinicians may receive requests to deactivate pacemakers and implantable cardioverter‐defibrillators (ICDs) in terminally ill patients.
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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and do-not-resuscitate orders: a guide for clinicians.
The do-not-resuscitate order, introduced nearly a half century ago, continues to raise questions and controversy among health care providers and patients. In today's society, the expectation andExpand
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