Mr. Kevin Thomas Kavanagh MD
Ear-Nose and Throat Doctor (ENT)402 Bogle St Suite 310 Somerset KY, 42503
Dr. Kevin Kavanagh is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, also known as an otolaryngologist, practicing in Somerset, KY. Dr. Kavanagh specializes in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat as well as other parts of the head and neck. Such structures an ENT may work on include the sinuses, larynx (voice box) and mouth in addition to the ear, nose and throat. There are seven areas of expertise that an ENT might specialize in, and these are: allergies; facial reconstructive surgery; head and neck; laryngology; otology/neurotology; pediatric otolaryngology; and rhinology.
Education and Training
University At Buffalo SUNY School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Ny 1978
OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyABOto
- World Wide Web-based temporal bone anatomic sections.
- Distribution of medical research articles on the World Wide Web.
- In response to "Assessing nursing staffing ratios: variability in workload intensity".
- Financial incentives to promote health care quality: the hospital acquired conditions nonpayment policy.
- Premier pay for performance and patient outcomes.
- Moving healthcare quality forward with nursing-sensitive value-based purchasing.
- Nonpayment for preventable infections in U.S. hospitals.
- Redefining the standardized infection ratio to aid in consumer value purchasing.
- Can inpatient hospital experiences predict central line-associated bloodstream infections?
- A perspective on how the United States fell behind Northern Europe in the battle against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
- The relationship between tort reform and medical utilization.
- Response to patient satisfaction as a possible indicator of quality surgical care.
- Assessing the necessity of the standardized infection ratio for reporting central line-associated bloodstream infections.
- Much work still to be done to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections.
- Reply to "Planned analyses of the REDUCE MRSA Trial".
- The use of surveillance and preventative measures for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections in surgical patients.
- How I was prescribed an unnecessary antibiotic while traveling to a conference on antibiotic resistance.
- Letter to the editor regarding: the effectiveness of medicare's non-payment of hospital-acquired conditions policy.
- Viewpoint: a response to "Screening and isolation to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: sense, nonsense, and evidence".
- The Cry of the Child and its Relationship to Hearing Loss in Parental Guardians and Health Care Providers.
- Is the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic Resistance missing opportunities?
- Erratum for Kavanagh et al., A Perspective on How the United States Fell behind Northern Europe in the Battle against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
- Comment regarding "Electronic hand hygiene monitoring as a tool for reducing health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection".
- Estimating Hospital-Related Deaths Due to Medical Error: A Perspective From Patient Advocates.
- The incidence of MRSA infections in the United States: is a more comprehensive tracking system needed?
- Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Otolaryngology; Lutheran Hosp-La Crosse, General Surgery
- U Ia Hosp-Clins
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