Valera L Hudson

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To evaluate the significance of early bacteriologic findings in infants and younger children with cystic fibrosis, we divided patients identified at < or = 2 years of age into groups by initial oropharyngeal culture: group NF, normal respiratory flora (n = 17); group SA, Staphylococcus aureus without Pseudomonas aeruginosa (n = 20); group PA, P. aeruginosa(More)
BACKGROUND New developments in Subinternship curricula attempt to establish self-directed learning skills that will translate into the 1st year of residency. However, we know little about how well senior medical students' self-directed learning goals match with what is expected of them in residency. PURPOSES We designed a mixed-methods study to examine(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal was to determine whether decannulation can be safely achieved in children with persistent oxygen requirements. DESIGN The study was a prospective evaluation of 12 oxygen-dependent children at a tertiary care academic children's medical center. METHODS Twelve tracheotomy-dependent children with persistent oxygen requirements were(More)
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