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Improving Door-to-needle Times in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Across a Canadian Province: Methodology.

Crit Pathw Cardiol 2019 03;18(1):51-56

From the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HPC.0000000000000173DOI Listing
March 2019

Prognosis of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis - Author Response.

Can J Neurol Sci 2019 Mar;46(2):265

Departments of Critical Care Medicine & Clinical Neurosciences,University of Calgary,Calgary, Alberta,Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2018.393DOI Listing
March 2019

Links Between Strokes and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: A Population-Based Study.

Can J Neurol Sci 2019 01 6;46(1):44-50. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary,University of Alberta,Edmonton, Alberta,Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2018.360DOI Listing
January 2019

Telehealth for Remote Stroke Management.

Can J Cardiol 2018 07 27;34(7):889-896. Epub 2017 Dec 27.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2017.12.025DOI Listing
July 2018

Bridging the Evidence-to-Practice Gap in Stroke Care.

JAMA 2018 07;320(3):236-237

Department of Medicine (Neurology), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.8803DOI Listing
July 2018

The mobile stroke unit and management of acute stroke in rural settings.

CMAJ 2018 07;190(28):E855-E858

Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.170999DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6050120PMC
July 2018

Thrombolysis: Improving door-to-needle times for ischemic stroke treatment - A narrative review.

Int J Stroke 2018 04 15;13(3):268-276. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

1 Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747493017743060DOI Listing
April 2018

Vascular Parkinsonism in a Tertiary Care Stroke Prevention Clinic and the Development of a New Screening Strategy.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2018 Jan 3;27(1):153-161. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Departments of Medical Genetics and Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.08.020DOI Listing
January 2018

Improvement in the Prognosis of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis over a 22-Year Period.

Can J Neurol Sci 2018 01;45(1):44-48

Department of Medicine (Neurology),University of Alberta,Edmonton,Alberta,Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2017.236DOI Listing
January 2018

Approaches to the field recognition of potential thrombectomy candidates.

Int J Stroke 2017 10 3;12(7):698-707. Epub 2017 Aug 3.

1 Calgary Stroke Program, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747493017724585DOI Listing
October 2017

Insulin Neuritis and Effect of Pregabalin.

J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2017 Sep;19(1):1-4

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CND.0000000000000120DOI Listing
September 2017

The intracerebral hemorrhage acutely decreasing arterial pressure trial II (ICH ADAPT II) protocol.

BMC Neurol 2017 May 19;17(1):100. Epub 2017 May 19.

Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, 7th Floor Clinical Sciences Building, 11350-83rd Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12883-017-0884-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5437568PMC
May 2017

White matter hyperintensity volume predicts persistent cognitive impairment in transient ischemic attack and minor stroke.

Int J Stroke 2017 04 26;12(3):264-272. Epub 2016 Oct 26.

1 Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747493016676612DOI Listing
April 2017

A Combined Arterial and Venous Grading Scale to Predict Outcome in Anterior Circulation Ischemic Stroke.

J Neuroimaging 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):969-77. Epub 2015 Jun 17.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jon.12260DOI Listing
December 2016

Trends and Regional Variation in Hospital Mortality, Length of Stay and Cost in Hospital of Ischemic Stroke Patients in Alberta Accompanying the Provincial Reorganization of Stroke Care.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2016 Dec 20;25(12):2844-2850. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.07.046DOI Listing
December 2016

Early Rivaroxaban Use After Cardioembolic Stroke May Not Result in Hemorrhagic Transformation: A Prospective Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study.

Stroke 2016 07 24;47(7):1917-9. Epub 2016 May 24.

From the Division of Neurology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada (L.C.G.); and Division of Neurology (M.K., L.S., D.H., H.K., B.B., M.B., T.J., A.S., K.B.), and Department of Diagnostic Imaging (D.E.), University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013491DOI Listing
July 2016

Prehospital systolic blood pressure is higher in acute stroke compared with stroke mimics.

Neurology 2016 Jun 18;86(23):2146-53. Epub 2016 May 18.

From the Division of Neurology (L.C.G.), University of Montreal; Division of Neurology (R.T.Z., M.P.K., B.B., T.J., K.B.), University of Alberta; Department of Emergency Medical Services (K.L.), Alberta Health Services; and Department of Emergency Medicine (B.H.R.), University of Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000002747DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4898317PMC
June 2016

Is more really better? The effect of enrollment volume on outcomes for medical therapies.

Neurology 2015 Dec 11;85(24):2086-7. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

From the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine (T.J.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; and the Department of Neurology and Neurogeriatrics (L.M.), Asklepios Klinik Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000002198DOI Listing
December 2015

Rapid Assessment and Treatment of Transient Ischemic Attacks and Minor Stroke in Canadian Emergency Departments: Time for a Paradigm Shift.

Stroke 2015 Oct 27;46(10):2987-90. Epub 2015 Aug 27.

From the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences (N.K., M.D.H., A.M.D., S.B.C., M.G.), Emergency Medicine (E.L.), and Radiology (M.G.), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB; Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University (New Brunswick), Horizon Health Network, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB (D.P.V.B.); Department of Neurology, Sherbrooke University, Charles-LeMoyne Hospital, Greenfield Park, QC (J.-M.B.); Department of Medicine (Neurology) (K.B., D.J.G.), University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON; Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine (B.B., K.B., T.J., K.K., A.S.), University of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB; Neurologue Spécialisée en Maladies Vasculaires Cérébrales, Centre Hospitalier Affilié Universitaire de Québec, Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus, Québec, QC (M.-C.C.); Division of Neurology, TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON (L.K.C.); Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medicine, McGill University, McGill University Health Center Stroke Prevention Clinic, Montréal, QC (R.C.); Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada (D.D.); Neurologue Spécialisée en Maladies Vasculaires Cérébrales, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Montréal, QC (V.D.); Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC (T.S.F.); Section of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MN (E.G., A.T.); Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Neurovascular Programme, CHUM, Montréal, QC (L.G., S.L., C.O., A.Y.P.); Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (G.J.G., S.J.P.), Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS; Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Kelowna General Hospit

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.010454DOI Listing
October 2015

Dabigatran Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Without Atrial Fibrillation.

Stroke 2015 Sep 30;46(9):2685-7. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

From the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.010383DOI Listing
September 2015

Dynamic Evolution of Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Lesions in Patients With Minor Ischemic Stroke.

Stroke 2015 Aug 16;46(8):2318-21. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

From the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine (M.P.K., P.R., L.G., L.S., T.J., B.B., K.B.) and Department of Biomedical Engineering (C.B.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.009775DOI Listing
August 2015

National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score is an unreliable predictor of perfusion deficits in acute stroke.

Int J Stroke 2015 Jun 6;10(4):582-8. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijs.12438DOI Listing
June 2015

Ischemia in intracerebral hemorrhage is associated with leukoaraiosis and hematoma volume, not blood pressure reduction.

Stroke 2015 Jun 28;46(6):1541-7. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

From the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine (L.C.G., M.K., V.C., L.S., T.J., J.K., K.B.), and Department of Diagnostic Imaging (D.E.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.008304DOI Listing
June 2015

Cerebral blood flow dynamics of orthostatic transient ischemic attacks in a patient with carotid dissection and fibromuscular dysplasia.

J Neuroimaging 2014 Mar-Apr;24(2):195-8. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

Stroke Program, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1552-6569.2012.00715.xDOI Listing
April 2015

Blood-brain barrier compromise does not predict perihematoma edema growth in intracerebral hemorrhage.

Stroke 2015 Apr 19;46(4):954-60. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology (R.M., B.G., M.K., J.C.K., T.J., K.S.B.) and Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (D.E.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (N.A.); and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (S.C., M.D.H., A.D.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.007544DOI Listing
April 2015

Acute blood pressure reduction in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage does not result in borderzone region hypoperfusion.

Stroke 2014 Oct 21;45(10):2894-9. Epub 2014 Aug 21.

From the Division of Neurology (B.G., R.M., L.C.G., M.K., T.J., A.S., K.B.) and Department of Diagnostic Imaging (D.E.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (M.D.H., S.B.C., A.M.D.); Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (N.A.); and Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (D.D.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.005614DOI Listing
October 2014

Cyproterone acetate-ethinyl estradiol use in a 23-year-old woman with stroke.

CMAJ 2014 Jun 3;186(9):690-3. Epub 2014 Feb 3.

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.130579DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4049993PMC
June 2014

Serial montreal cognitive assessments demonstrate reversible cognitive impairment in patients with acute transient ischemic attack and minor stroke.

Stroke 2014 Jun 22;45(6):1709-15. Epub 2014 Apr 22.

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.004726DOI Listing
June 2014

Cerebral perfusion and blood pressure do not affect perihematoma edema growth in acute intracerebral hemorrhage.

Stroke 2014 May 1;45(5):1292-8. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

From the Division of Neurology (R.M., B.G., L.G., M.K., T.J., B.B., K.B.) and Department of Diagnostic Imaging (D.E.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (N.A.); Division of Neurology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada (D.D.); and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (S.B.C., M.D.H., A.M.D.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003194DOI Listing
May 2014

Infection as cause of stroke: a contagious idea that may explain racial disparity.

Neurology 2014 Mar 14;82(11):908-9. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

From the Division of Neurology (T.J.), Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; and the Division of Neurology (W.L.), Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000000224DOI Listing
March 2014

Prognostic evaluation based on cortical vein score difference in stroke.

Stroke 2013 Oct 25;44(10):2748-54. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

From the Departments of Medicine (R.P., M.K., T.J., K.S.B., A.S.) and Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (J.L.R.), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and UCLA Stroke Center, Los Angeles, CA (D.S.L.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.001231DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4157917PMC
October 2013

Autoregulation of cerebral blood flow is preserved in primary intracerebral hemorrhage.

Stroke 2013 Jun 25;44(6):1726-8. Epub 2013 Apr 25.

Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.001306DOI Listing
June 2013

The process flow and structure of an integrated stroke strategy.

Int J Integr Care 2013 Apr 27;13:e025. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

BovenIJ Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.888DOI Listing
April 2013

Patients referred for TIA may still have persisting neurological deficits.

Can J Neurol Sci 2012 Mar;39(2):170-3

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

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March 2012

Blood pressure management in acute intracerebral haemorrhage guidelines are poorly implemented in clinical practice.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2010 Dec 11;112(10):858-64. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

Department of Stroke Medicine, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2010.07.009DOI Listing
December 2010

Low cerebral blood volume is predictive of diffusion restriction only in hyperacute stroke.

Stroke 2010 Dec 4;41(12):2795-800. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.590554DOI Listing
December 2010

Prevalence and predictors of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation on Holter monitor in patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack.

Stroke 2010 Nov 14;41(11):2596-600. Epub 2010 Oct 14.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.570382DOI Listing
November 2010

Telestroke in Northern Alberta: a two year experience with remote hospitals.

Can J Neurol Sci 2010 Nov;37(6):808-13

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0317167100051489DOI Listing
November 2010

Secondary stroke prevention: practice patterns in a tertiary care stroke service.

Can J Neurol Sci 2010 Mar;37(2):245-51

Pharmacy Department, North York General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0317167100010003DOI Listing
March 2010

Socioeconomic status, hospital volume, and stroke fatality in Canada.

Stroke 2008 Dec 4;39(12):3360-6. Epub 2008 Sep 4.

Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Stroke Research Unit, South East Toronto Regional Stroke Center, St Michael'sHospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.521344DOI Listing
December 2008

Short-term risk for stroke is doubled in persons with newly treated type 2 diabetes compared with persons without diabetes: a population-based cohort study.

Stroke 2007 Jun 3;38(6):1739-43. Epub 2007 May 3.

Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.106.481390DOI Listing
June 2007

Isolated bilateral lateral geniculate infarction producing bow-tie visual field defects.

Can J Ophthalmol 2006 Oct;41(5):609-13

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Canada. cfbaker.ualberta.ca

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0008-4182(06)80033-5DOI Listing
October 2006

Case report: Aggressive blood pressure management for carotid endarterectomy hyperperfusion syndrome.

Can J Anaesth 2006 Aug;53(8):764-8

Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03022792DOI Listing
August 2006

The use of intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke.

J Emerg Med 2005 Oct;29(3):273-7

Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2005.05.001DOI Listing
October 2005