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Attitudes of nursing staff toward interprofessional in-patient-centered rounding
Abstract Historically, medicine and nursing has had a hierarchical and patriarchal relationship, with physicians holding monopoly over knowledge-based practice of medical care, thus impedingExpand
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Minimally Invasive Approaches to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis.
BACKGROUND Limited data exist studying the outcomes of the 2 minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (AVR) strategies-mini-sternotomy (AVR-st) and right anterior thoracotomy (AVR-th). WeExpand
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Association of a Remotely Offered Infectious Diseases eConsult Service With Improved Clinical Outcomes
Abstract We performed a case–control study to evaluate an electronic, asynchronous infectious diseases consultative service at 2 rural hospitals within our health system. Patients with consultationExpand
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Diagnosis of coronary artery fistulas: clinical aspects and brief review of the literature.
An 86-year-old woman with history of hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and coronary artery disease was admitted with new-onset congestive heart failure and pneumonia. She underwent coronaryExpand
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Aortic Atheromas: Current Knowledge and Controversies: A Brief Review of the Literature
Atheromatous disease of the aorta is a known marker of vascular disease and is associated with ischemic stroke, peripheral embolization, and coronary events. Transesophageal echocardiogram isExpand
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An exploratory study of the use of advance directives by US oncologists.
PURPOSE This study sought to determine the rate of advance directive completion among US oncologists and factors influencing such a decision. METHODS We surveyed 7590 members of the AmericanExpand
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A report of 2 cases of myopericarditis after Vaccinia virus (smallpox) immunization.
  • U. Sharma, T. Tak
  • Medicine
  • WMJ : official publication of the State Medical…
  • 1 December 2011
BACKGROUND To counter the possibility of smallpox being used as a biological weapon, in 2002 the US government restarted a smallpox vaccination campaign. Myopericarditis is a possible cardiacExpand
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Escherichia coli pyomyositis in an immunocompromised host.
BACKGROUND Pyomyositis due to Escherichia coli (E. coil) is rarely reported in immunocompromised patients with hematological malignancy. CASE REPORT We present a case report of a 34-year-old manExpand
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Association between hyperlipidemia and mortality after incident acute myocardial infarction or acute decompensated heart failure: a propensity score matched cohort study and a meta-analysis
Objective To examine the effect of HLP, defined as having a pre-existing or a new in-hospital diagnosis based on low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level ≥100 mg/dL during indexExpand
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Scientific evidence underlying the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Supportive Care.
  • U. Sharma, R. Go
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
  • 20 May 2011
e19506 Background: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published guidelines for supportive care of cancer patients. However, the level of scientific evidence on which theseExpand
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