Ryan Buckley

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This paper describes the architecture and implementation of an autonomous passenger vehicle designed to navigate using locally perceived information in preference to potentially inaccurate or incomplete map data. The vehicle architecture was designed to handle the original DARPA Urban Challenge requirements of perceiving and navigating a road network with(More)
Mycobacterium fortuitum is a rapidly growing atypical mycobacterium frequently reported as a postsurgical wound complication from a major surgical procedure. We present a unique case of M. fortuitum infection occurring in a 4-year-old boy after a minor punch biopsy surgical procedure. As far as we know there has been no published case of M. fortuitum(More)
The optimal format for teaching advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) to medical students and other groups with little emergency medicine experience has not been studied extensively. We report an ACLS provider course that was taught to sophomore medical students using a self-directed, problem-based learning model. The traditional two-day provider course(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE The bougie may improve first-pass intubation success in operating room patients. We seek to determine whether bougie use is associated with emergency department (ED) first-pass intubation success. METHODS We studied consecutive adult ED intubations at an urban, academic medical center during 2013. Intubation events were identified by(More)
Hypertension is highly prevalent affecting nearly one third of the US adult population. Though generally approached as an outpatient disorder, elevated blood pressure is observed in a majority of hospitalized patients. The spectrum of hypertensive disease ranges from patients with hypertensive emergency including markedly elevated blood pressure and(More)
The purpose of the study reported in this article was to identify marketing practices that are being utilized by family practice residencies in the United States and to differentiate which strategies were felt to be most useful. A survey questionnaire on marketing strategies was mailed to 361 civilian family practice residencies listed in the 1992 Director(More)
To investigate the incidence of use of the flexible and rigid proctosigmoidoscopes by family physicians, a questionnaire was mailed to 1,585 randomly selected members of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Of the total of 1,057 respondents, 48 percent performed sigmoidoscopy, with 30 percent performing flexible sigmoidoscopy, 31 percent performing(More)
Concurrent cardiac disease is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in vascular surgical patients. Increasingly, cardiac biomarkers are used to identify cardiac injury in these high-risk patients. This review provides data demonstrating that perioperative troponin elevation correlates with poor short- and long-term outcomes for vascular surgical(More)