Steven C Kosmach

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We performed a case-controlled, double-blind study to examine the performance of three multivariate clinical models (Wilson, Arné, and Naguib models) in the prediction of unanticipated difficult intubation. The study group consisted of 97 patients in whom an unanticipated difficult intubation had occurred. For each difficult intubation patient, a matched(More)
BACKGROUND Diagnostic errors in primary care are harmful but difficult to detect. The authors tested an electronic health record (EHR)-based method to detect diagnostic errors in routine primary care practice. METHODS The authors conducted a retrospective study of primary care visit records 'triggered' through electronic queries for possible evidence of(More)
OBJECTIVES The devastating effect of traumatic brain injury is exacerbated by an acute secondary neuroinflammatory response, clinically manifest as elevated intracranial pressure due to cerebral edema. The treatment effect of cell-based therapies in the acute post-traumatic brain injury period has not been clinically studied although preclinical data(More)
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