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UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Steven Kernie

Caption: Dr. Steven Kernie (seated) led a team of researchers, including Dr. Joshua Koch, which demonstrated that the current standard pediatric practice of giving patients 100 percent oxygen to prevent brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation may actually inflict additional harm.

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