Alison Higgins

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In a prospective trial, the prophylactic efficacy of low-dose heparin was investigated in 84 consecutive patients undergoing total-hip replacement. 52 of these were randomly allocated to receive heparin or a combination of heparin and dihydroergotamine (D.H.E.); the remaining 32 patients, who were operated on by one orthopaedic team and did not receive(More)
Fetal breathing activity was monitored by ultrasonography in 14 patients with oligohydramnios (4 with fetal anuria and 10 with premature rupture of the membranes). 45 patients with intact membranes, with normal amniotic fluid volume, and matched for gestational age were the controls. Fetal breathing movements were seen in all 8 patients who died in the(More)
The effectiveness of stimulus delay and stimulus fading procedures was compared with differential reinforcement only in training developmentally delayed children on a concept learning task. Twenty-four children were randomly assigned to one of the three treatment conditions. All three experimental conditions contained five discrimination programmes, each(More)
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