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1. The otolaryngologist-ophthalmologist relationship: an historic perspective.
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Otolaryngology and ophthalmology have a long and congenial professional relationship in the development of their mutual specialties over many years. In the early years they were one professional society, but later split into their separate specialties. Some problems involve both specialties because of the shared common anatomic areas. These problems include: orbital complications of sinusitis, management of exopthalmus, silent sinus syndrome, lacrimal apparatus problems, tumor and trauma problems, optic nerve decompression, and complications of endoscopic sinus surgery. Both specialties have ... Read More »
» Published in Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2006 Oct;39(5):845-53, v.
2. A prospective cohort study of arm pain in primary care and physiotherapy--prognostic determinants.
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Objective. To investigate outcome and prognostic determinants for arm pain presenting to primary care and physiotherapy services. Methods. Patients with arm pain were recruited as they presented to primary care and physiotherapy services, and were followed for 12 months. At baseline, they were classified by diagnosis using a validated examination schedule. Depression, somatizing tendency, health anxiety, fear-avoidance beliefs and chronic pain outside the arm were ascertained using standard definitions. Three outcomes were considered: same-site pain during the final month of follow-up ... Read More »
» Published in Rheumatology (Oxford). 2006 Sep 14;
3. Safety of live-virus vaccines for children with immune deficiency.
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PURPOSE: Conduct an integrative literature review to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of live-virus vaccines, namely, the measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccines, in children who are immune compromised by exogenous medication either posttransplant or while undergoing maintenance chemotherapy for leukemia. DATA SOURCES: Medline, MedlinePlus, EBSCO, PubMed, MD Consult, CINAHL, Clinical Pharmacology, ERIC, Biomedical Reference Collection-Basic, Health Source-Consumer Edition, Health Source-Nursing/Academic Edition, Ovid, CANCERLIT, and the Cochrane Library Online. CONCLUSIONS: ... Read More »
» Published in J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2006 Oct;18(10):494-503.
4. Cascade screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia: implications of a pilot study for national screening programmes.
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OBJECTIVES: To determine what proportion of cases of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia would be identified by cascade screening conducted by a specialist hospital clinic, and by how much this would increase the prevalence of diagnosed cases. SETTING: Hospital clinic serving a population of 605,900 in Oxfordshire, UK. Methods: A specialist nurse obtained details of living first-degree relatives from 227 adult patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia currently or previously attending Oxford lipid clinic after excluding 79 adults without relatives living in Oxfordshire ... Read More »
» Published in J Med Screen. 2006;13(3):156-9.
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