- Evaluation of an electronic esophageal detector device in patients with morbid obesity and pulmonary failureTimothy R Wolfe
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:59-64. 2002..This study evaluated a modified EDD (the electronic esophageal detector device, or EEDD) designed to eliminate the problem of misidentified tracheal intubations...
- The comparative risks of bacterial contamination between a venturi atomizer and a positive displacement atomizerTimothy R Wolfe
Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
Am J Rhinol 16:181-6; discussion 186. 2002..This laboratory study determined the incidence of internal contamination of Venturi principle atomizers and positive displacement atomizers exposed to high external concentrations of Staphylococcal aureus (Staph)...
- The risk of patient cross-contamination from Venturi-Principle atomizersTimothy R Wolfe
Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
ORL Head Neck Nurs 23:25-7. 2005..This article will review the mechanism of action of the air-driven atomizer and discuss the literature which demonstrates the associated a risk for patient cross-contamination...
- Pulmonary embolism: making sense of the diagnostic evaluationT R Wolfe
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Ann Emerg Med 37:504-14. 2001..Finally, the article proposes an algorithm that may be acceptable to patients and clinicians alike if safety is confirmed in future prospective studies...