Rachel Gildersleeve

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Papular mucinosis, also known as lichen myxedematosus, is a rare, idiopathic disorder in which focal deposits of mucin accumulate in the dermis. It has been previously reported in two patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection; we describe a third such case and note the presence of a granuloma adjacent to the mucin deposit. We also comment on(More)
BACKGROUND Artificial pancreas (AP) systems have initially been designed for and tested in teens and adults, but there is evidence that an AP system with additional support and safety systems could greatly benefit younger children with type 1 diabetes (T1D). SUBJECTS AND METHODS Five pediatric endocrinologists and 15 parents of children aged 5-8 years(More)
BACKGROUND The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Readmissions Reduction Program adjusts payments to hospitals based on 30-day readmission rates for patients with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia. This holds hospitals accountable for a complex phenomenon about which there is little evidence regarding effective(More)
BACKGROUND Amniocentesis is an important procedure for antenatal diagnosis but requires stereotactic skill acquisition that may be facilitated by the use of a model. TECHNIQUE A model using a gelatin mold with "targets" within is created. The model is used to facilitate development of stereotactic skills and to demonstrate technique principles for(More)
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