Robert H Lohr

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BACKGROUND Organizing pneumonia (OP) is a non-specific response to many types of lung injury. Clinicians frequently encounter pathology reports of OP in patients with no underlying condition (cryptogenic OP, also known as BOOP or bronchiolitis obliterans OP) or in association with drugs or nonpulmonary disease. The goals of this study are to describe the(More)
Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) and cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) are synonyms for an inflammatory interstitial process characterized by young fibromyxoid connective tissue within airways and air spaces. This clinicopathologic condition is associated with an excellent response to steroidal therapy in more than 80% of(More)
Alcoholism can be encountered in many aspects of medicine. Frequently, primary-care physicians are asked to treat patients who are experiencing various stages of alcohol withdrawal while hospitalized for intercurrent illness. A thorough assessment of the patient is important because the symptoms and signs of alcohol withdrawal are nonspecific. Recognizing(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the quality of referrals of patients with complex medical problems from nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and physicians to general internists. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective comparison study involving regional referrals to an academic medical center from January 1, 2009, through December 31,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of symptom-triggered therapy vs usual care for alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) in medical inpatients. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study was a retrospective analysis of patients admitted to general medical services between January 1, 1995, and December 31, 1998, who experienced AWS during the admission. This study was(More)
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Diagnostic uncertainty is often encountered in a medical practice. Patients with ambiguous, uncertain, and undiagnosed problems are frequently referred for second opinions. Comparing referral diagnoses to final diagnoses provides an opportunity to determine how frequently final diagnoses vary and changes the direction of(More)
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