Richard Childers

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The systemic fungicide mefenoxam has been important in the control of late blight disease caused by Phytophthora infestans. This phenylamide fungicide has a negative effect on the synthesis of ribosomal RNA; however, the genetic basis for inherited field resistance is still not completely clear. We recently observed that a sensitive isolate became tolerant(More)
We hypothesize that an anecdotally observed increase in tourniquet breakage and decrease in efficacy may be secondary to environmental exposure during military deployment. This was a study comparing efficacy and breakage of 166 Afghanistan-exposed tourniquets to 166 unexposed tourniquets. Afghanistan exposure was defined as tourniquet carriage by field(More)
Because the gastrointestinal complications of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use may be responsible for over 10,000 deaths each year, clinicians should consider limiting use of these agents. Risk factors such as previous ulcer disease, high dosage, concomitant corticosteroid use, age greater than 60 years and use of more than one NSAID(More)
OBJECTIVES The costs of military assets, including medical resources, are necessary for military planners when determining their force make up. The monetary cost of operating a Role 3 unit, the most comprehensive medical asset in the combat theater, has been determined. The cost of operating a Role 2 (R2) facility-the less comprehensive but more common(More)
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