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The effect of a linseed oil diet on hibernation in yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris)
The essential fatty acids (EFAs), alpha-linolenic acid (18:3,n-3) and linoleic acid (18:2,n-6) are known to be important for mammalian hibernation. In marmots (Marmota flaviventris), reducing both… Expand
Hypotonic versus isotonic fluids in hospitalized children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the use of hypotonic vs isotonic maintenance fluids confers an increased risk of hyponatremia in hospitalized children. STUDY DESIGN A search of MEDLINE (1946 to… Expand
Patterns of fatty acid composition in free-ranging yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) and their diet
In the laboratory, dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are conserved in the tissues of hibernators and are important for normal hibernation. Prior to this study, it was unknown if PUFAs are… Expand
Use of Intermittent vs Continuous Pulse Oximetry for Nonhypoxemic Infants and Young Children Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
IMPORTANCE Clinical practice guidelines for managing infants and children hospitalized for bronchiolitis recommend only obtaining intermittent or "spot check" pulse oximetry readings for those who… Expand
Asthma epidemiology, pathophysiology, and initial evaluation.
The prevalence of asthma and the burden of disease remain high, despite efforts to improve public awareness about and medical management of asthma. Asthma is a disease of airway inflammation that has… Expand
Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children with acute and refractory asthma.
- P. Wood, V. Hill, +8 authors E. Brooks
- Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official…
- 1 May 2013
BACKGROUND The presence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae has been associated with worsening asthma in children. Sensitive assays have been developed to detect M pneumoniae-derived community-acquired… Expand
Evaluating the Use of Blood Cultures in the Management of Children Hospitalized for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Background Blood cultures are often recommended for the evaluation of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). However, institutions vary in their use of blood cultures, and blood cultures have unclear… Expand
Circadian Rhythms of Body Temperature in Laboratory and Field Marmots (Marmota flaviventris)
For many years, investigators have questioned whether circadian rhythms continue to be expressed in mammals that hibernate when body temperature (Tb) is low. We have examined the circadian rhythm of… Expand
Successful Implementation of Clinical Information Technology: Seven Key Lessons from CPOE.
OBJECTIVES To identify and describe the most critical strategic and operational contributors to the successful implementation of clinical information technologies, as deployed within a moderate sized… Expand