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A prospective trial was conducted with 14 hospitalized patients who were severely underweight with a mean weight of 40.9+/-5.1 kg and 70.7+/-7.8% of ideal body weight, to compare estimates of resting energy expenditure (REE) with measured values. The 9 women and 3 men, whose mean age was 66.5+/-13.9 y, underwent nutritional assessment and measurement of(More)
BACKGROUND The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is frequently complicated by malnutrition that may require parenteral nutritional support. In a non-AIDS population with long-term indwelling central venous catheters, low-dose warfarin therapy has been shown to prevent venous thrombosis. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of(More)
Professional Med J Dec 2010;17(4): 660-664. ( 660 ABSTRACT... Polyhydramnios is though an uncommon problem but very distressing for patient. Objectives: To locate the causative factors and neonatal outcome in polyhydramnios. Design: Case series. Setting: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit 1, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore.(More)
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