Shana L Ward

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Seizure disorder and sleep apnea are common chronic disorders in children, but the relationship between sleep apnea and seizure control has not been studied in the pediatric population. This retrospective review included nine children with neurodevelopmental disorders who had well-documented sleep apneic episodes and seizure disorders. Seizure frequency was(More)
INTRODUCTION The utility of troponin as a marker for acute coronary occlusion and patient outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is unclear. We sought to determine whether initial or peak troponin was associated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), OHCA survival or neurological outcome. METHODS Single-center retrospective-cohort(More)
The impact of extended exposure to 21 and 100% O2 breathing mixtures on brain tissue oxygenation and performance of a learned task was studied in seven rhesus monkeys. Trained in the Sidman Avoidance Task, the animals were exposed to either breathing mixture for a period of 3.5 h in which brain tissue PO2, PCO2, and PN2 were observed. With 100% O2, PO2 and(More)
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