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Clinical characteristics and 12-month outcomes of patients with valvular and non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Kenya.
(PLoS One, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major contributor to the global cardiovascular disease burden. The clinical profile and outcomes of AF patients with valvular heart diseases in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have not ...
Early, Goal-Directed Therapy for Septic Shock - A Patient-Level Meta-Analysis.
(The New England journal of medicine, 2017-06)
BACKGROUND:After a single-center trial and observational studies suggesting that early, goal-directed therapy (EGDT) reduced mortality from septic shock, three multicenter trials (ProCESS, ARISE, and ProMISe) showed no benefit. ...
Rationale and Design of the Lung Cancer Screening Implementation. Evaluation of Patient-Centered Care Study.
(Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 2017-10)
Screening for lung cancer using low-dose computed tomography has been demonstrated to reduce lung cancer-related mortality and is being widely implemented. Further research in this area is needed to assess the impact of ...
Diffuse non-midline glioma with H3F3A K27M mutation: a prognostic and treatment dilemma.
(Acta neuropathologica communications, 2017-05-15)
Got spirit? The spiritual climate scale, psychometric properties, benchmarking data and future directions.
(BMC health services research, 2017-02-11)
Organizations that encourage the respectful expression of diverse spiritual views have higher productivity and performance, and support employees with greater organizational commitment and job satisfaction. Within healthcare, ...
The Digital Drag and Drop Pillbox: Design and Feasibility of a Skill-based Education Model to Improve Medication Management.
(The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 2017-09)
We present the design and feasibility testing for the "Digital Drag and Drop Pillbox" (D-3 Pillbox), a skill-based educational approach that engages patients and providers, measures performance, and generates reports of ...
Contribution of urinary tract infection to the burden of febrile illnesses in young children in rural Kenya.
(PLoS One, 2017)
INTRODUCTION: The clinical features of UTI in young children may not localize to the urinary tract and closely resemble other febrile illnesses. In malaria endemic areas, a child presenting with fever is often treated ...
Differential expression of systemic inflammatory mediators in amputees with chronic residual limb pain.
Chronic postsurgical pain impacts most amputees, with more than half experiencing neuralgic residual limb pain. The transition from normal acute postamputation pain to chronic residual limb pain likely involves both peripheral ...
Critical Care Air Transport Team severe traumatic brain injury short-term outcomes during flight for Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom.
(Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 2017-10)
Our understanding of the expertise and equipment required to air transport injured soldiers with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) continue to evolve.We conducted a retrospective chart review of characteristics, ...
A three dimensional nerve map of human bladder trigone.
(Neurourology and urodynamics, 2017-04)
Central efferent and afferent neural pathways to and from the human urinary bladder are well-characterized, but the location and arborization of these nerves as they traverse the serosa, muscularis, and urothelial layers ...