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OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of and risk factors for myocardial infarction (MI) in patients admitted to an intensive-care unit (ICU) with gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage and to ascertain the effects on mortality and lengths of stay. MATERIAL AND METHODS Demographic, laboratory, and outcome data were determined for all patients admitted to a… (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and effects of weaning-related myocardial ischemia on weaning outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Medical and cardiac intensive care units of a 300-bed teaching community hospital. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS Three-lead ST segments, heart rate-systolic blood… (More)
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia and erythema nodosum are immunologic diseases that have not been reported to occur together. We report the case of a lady who developed bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia and erythema nodosum simultaneously, several weeks after smoke inhalation in a house fire.
Systematic collection and electronic storage of data can assist in improving quality and efficiency of patient care and can provide a data set to interrogate for subsequent performance improvement and clinical research purposes. In this article, an electronic perioperative pediatric cardiac surgery database to be used by a multidisciplinary care team was… (More)
Torulopsis glabrata is a rare cause of pneumonia in immunocompromised patients. We herein describe the case of an elderly man who presented with fulminant Torulopsis pneumonia and septic shock leading to death. We then review the literature, describe the clinical syndrome, and delineate an approach to diagnosis and treatment of Torulopsis pneumonia.