Richard Hales

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OBJECTIVE Compare outcomes between physician-directed and protocol-directed weaning from mechanical ventilation in pediatric patients. DESIGN Prospective-randomized. SETTING Pediatric and cardiac intensive care units in a 307-bed tertiary referral hospital for children. INTERVENTIONS The control group (physician-directed) was weaned according to(More)
The impaired driver is evaluated for driver licensing according to a functional ability profile. This test correlates, in increments, the physical or medical ability of the driver with the risk categories and the vehicles the driver is permitted to operate. The person is responsible for his fitness to drive. The physician may help in patient evaluation by(More)
Currently, little is known about the length of time required to rehabilitate patients from stress fractures and their return to preinjury level of physical activity. Previous studies have looked at the return to sport in athletes, in a general population, where rehabilitation is not as controlled as within a captive military population. In this study, a(More)
  • R H Hales
  • 1982
The Kelman II anterior chamber intraocular lens, because of its three-point fixation, may rotate in a counterclockwise direction so that the long arm of the lens is displaced through the peripheral iridectomy and the short arm is dislocated into the anterior chamber. In four of the five cases reported here, a second surgical procedure was necessary to(More)