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Practice patterns and outcomes of retrievable vena cava filters in trauma patients: an AAST multicenter study.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to describe practice patterns and outcomes of posttraumatic retrievable inferior vena caval filters (R-IVCF). METHODS A retrospective review of R-IVCFsExpand
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A prospective study of simplified omeprazole suspension for the prophylaxis of stress-related mucosal damage.
OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy, safety, and cost of simplified omeprazole suspension in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients who have at least one additional risk factor forExpand
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Foot pump prophylaxis for deep venous thrombosis: the rate of effective usage in trauma patients.
Trauma patients are at risk for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) but often cannot receive systemic anticoagulation therapy. The major reason for failure of mechanical methods of DVT prophylaxis isExpand
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Wound Closure After Split-Thickness Skin Grafting Is Accelerated With the Use of Continuous Direct Anodal Microcurrent Applied to Silver Nylon Wound Contact Dressings
Wound healing after graft closure of excised burn wounds is a critical factor in the recovery process after thermal injury. Processes that speed time to stable wound closure should lead to improvedExpand
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A clinical trial to investigate the effect of silver nylon dressings on mediastinitis rates in postoperative cardiac sternotomy incisions.
Mediastinitis is a rare but serious postoperative complication of cardiac surgery that increases mortality rates, hospital length of stay, and medical costs. A clinical trial was conducted toExpand
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Alteration in prehospital drug concentration after thermal exposure.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the remaining concentration of 23 commonly carried emergency medical services medications used in the United States after they have experienced thermalExpand
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Multifocal Polioencephalomyelomalacia in Simmental Calves with Elevated Tissue Aluminum and Decreased Tissue Copper and Manganese
A spectrum of related malacic disorders called Simmental multifocal symmetrical encephalopathy have been reported in Simmental and Simmental crossbred cattle in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. 3Expand
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Silver dressings improve diabetic wound healing without reducing bioburden.
UNLABELLED Introduction. Silver dressings are widely used in the treatment of chronic wounds to reduce bacterial bioburden. However, little is known about the mechanism of silver ions on theExpand
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The prevalence of phenotypic silver resistance in clinical isolates.
UNLABELLED Research has shown silver to be an effective antimicrobial agent against bacteria, virus, yeast, and fungi. Due to the increased use of silver-based wound products during the past decade,Expand
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