Richard D Ginsburg

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The authors describe severe psychiatric and neurological sequelae in a patient who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of a suicide attempt. A review of the literature revealed that 15 to 40% of survivors of carbon monoxide poisoning develop neuropsychiatric symptoms, often following a period of apparent recovery. The authors advocate an(More)
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is an antioxidant agent which has been shown to benefit patients with fulminant hepatic failure. We have examined its effect in patients with chronic liver disease undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation by giving NAC during operation. In a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 50 patients, NAC(More)
Performing artists are athletes. Like athletes, performing artists practice and/or perform most days with little off season, play through pain, "compete" in challenging environments, and risk career-threatening injury. Athletes and the Arts is a multiorganizational initiative linking the sport athlete and musician/performing artist communities. Performing(More)
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