Phil Vaughn

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OBJECTIVE To determine if glutamine-supplemented enteral nutrition decreased the incidence of nosocomial sepsis in neonates. METHODS In a multicenter (n = 20) clinical trial, we randomly allocated infants (n = 649) with birth weight between 500 and 1250 g, who were <7 days of age, and had no major anomalies to receive enteral glutamine supplementation(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To test the accuracy of a newly developed meter that determines serum acetaminophen concentration after a 30-second analysis of one drop of whole blood. DESIGN Sixty-six blood samples from patients with known or suspected drug overdose were analyzed for the presence of acetaminophen. In all cases determination of serum acetaminophen(More)
The triage phase of an algorithm-based medical care system was analyzed in three military patient environments. Combat medics triaged 4,799 patients using a physician-prepared triage manual which specified levels of initial health care based on the patient's presenting complaints and a brief history. Evaluation indicated that 36% of those reporting for sick(More)
Sixty-two cases of pathologic fractures occurring in 53 patients treated at Scott and White Memorial Hospital from 1966 to 1976 are reviewed and analyzed with regard to type of neoplastic lesion, location, mode of therapy initiated, functional stability of therapy selected, and average length of survival after orthopedic procedure. Pertinent literature is(More)
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