Samuel Barkin

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Arthroscopic surgery appears to be a safe, minimally invasive and effective method for treating internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), reducing pain and increasing mandibular range of motion for approximately 80% of patients. Although these results are encouraging, they are largely based on retrospective, uncontrolled and short-term(More)
OBJECTIVES Over the last few years, new definitions of the adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have been introduced that potentially identify patients earlier in their course of acute lung injury. However, these definitions have never been compared with any of the older and potentially stricter definitions of ARDS to determine if similar patients are(More)
Extant studies of the impact that international phenomena have on policy choices, and those focused on the political economy of exchange-rate regimes in particular, are incomplete because they do not consider the effect that reliance on global capital has on the policy preferences of domestic groups. Consequently, they cannot explain why some newly emerging(More)
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