Alexandra Brodie

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The incidence and prevalence of epilepsy increase substantially with old age. Despite this, the investigation and management of this patient population remains a grey area. Four hundred and eleven (53%) consultant geriatricians responded to a questionnaire exploring their approach to seizures in the elderly in order to establish an overview of current(More)
The membrane-bound coupling factor from Mycobacterium phlei was solubilized from membrane vesicles by washing with low ionic strength buffer or 0.25 M sucrose. The solubilized enzyme exhibited coupling factor, latent ATPase, and succinate oxidation-stimulating activity. Purification by affinity chromatography using Sepharose coupled to ADP yielded a(More)
In the course of studies of t.he reduction of Furacin (5-nitro-2-furaldehyde semicarbazone) by cell-free extracts of a strain of Escherichia co& the presence of a number of diphosphopyridine nucleotide-linked dehydrogenases was indicated by the ability of such extract’s when dialyzed to reduce the nitrofuran only on the addition of diphosphopyridine(More)
The clinical details, specialist investigation, pharmacological treatment and outcome in 1000 consecutive patients referred to the epilepsy clinic at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow were reviewed. Data were collected by detailed proforma at initial referral and from the clinical notes at audit. 524 (52%) of the patients were 30 years of age or younger. 527(More)