Robyn R Heister

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INTRODUCTION Inadvertent hyperventilation has been documented during aeromedical transports but has not been studied following paramedic rapid sequence intubation (RSI). The San Diego Paramedic RSI Trial was designed to study the impact of paramedic RSI on outcome in patients with severe head injury. This analysis explores ventilation patterns in a cohort(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of helical computed tomography (HCT) on the rate of negative appendicitis (NA). METHODS A before-and-after comparison study comparing data from a prospective consecutive case series to data from a retrospective chart review. The prospective series included all patients presenting to the ED during a 19-month period, during(More)
278 women on the pill were investigated by means of a questionnaire concerning emotional instability associated with the therapy. The majority reported emotional changes, although 90% did not consider these changes to interfere significantly in their lives. The chief complaints were emotional instability (40.3%), increased need for sleep (39.5%),(More)
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