Published in Managed Care Business Week, September 5th, 2006
Investigators in the United States conducted a study "to assess how medical advances have impacted the diagnosis, management, and outcomes of pediatric laryngotracheal obstruction, and to describe the advantages of audio-video documentation of stridorous children."
J. Bent and colleagues, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, wrote, "268 patients were referred for suspected laryngotracheal obstruction during the 30 months between September 1, 1995 and March 1, 1998; 173 had 206 flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopies, and 160 had 273 direct laryngoscopies. One hundred...
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