Peter F Graves

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that xanthochromia may be observed in traumatic lumbar puncture (LP). Xanthochromia, the yellow discoloration of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) caused by hemoglobin catabolism, is classically thought to arise within several hours after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The presence of xanthochromic supernatant is often used to(More)
In the past few decades, the volume of patients seeking emergency department care has risen, while the number of hospitals across the U.S. has declined. This means that today’s hospitals must evolve to accommodate more patients. Facilities are operating with limited staff and space resources, and seek to optimize their processes to achieve the highest(More)
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