- Physical examination: Mallampati score as an independent predictor of obstructive sleep apneaThomas J Nuckton
The California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco 94115 1821, USA
Sleep 29:903-8. 2006..Mallampati scoring of the orophyarynx is a simple noninvasive method used to assess the difficulty of endotracheal intubation, but its clinical usefulness has not been validated in patients with sleep-disordered breathing...
- Pulmonary dead-space fraction as a risk factor for death in the acute respiratory distress syndromeThomas J Nuckton
Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0130, USA
N Engl J Med 346:1281-6. 2002....
- Hypothermia from prolonged immersion: biophysical parameters of a survivorThomas J Nuckton
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Emerg Med 22:371-4. 2002..0282 m(2)/L). We believe that the patient's large body habitus contributed to survival and that surface/volume ratio was likely the biophysical variable most closely associated with decreased cooling...