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OBJECTIVES To identify patients with ischaemic heart disease by using a practice computer and to estimate the work required to do so. DESIGN Cross sectional study. Data from the notes and from the computer records of 1680 patients were used to build a database. This was used to compare different methods of identifying patients with ischaemic heart(More)
There is now good evidence that the new variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease first identified in 1996 is caused by exposure to bovine spongiform encepha-lopathy (BSE). 1–3 Because Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease can be difficult to diagnose, it is possible that cases of sporadic and new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease have occurred that were not correctly(More)
BACKGROUND Electromagnetic energy radiated from mobile phones did not show significant effect on the blood pressure, heart rate, and electrocardiographic (ECG) parameters in animals and humans. AIM This study aimed to investigate the effect of radiofrequency of mobile phone on the electrocardiographic parameters in patients with history of ischemic heart(More)
Chronic diseases such as diabetes and vascular disease are a major public health problem in Lebanon, where primary care is not well developed. This study aimed to describe the incidence and indications for limb amputation in Lebanon and identify associated factors (age, sex, level of surgery, length of hospital stay). There were 1.6 amputations per 10 000(More)
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