Amanda Yates

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INTRODUCTION Local and national awareness of the need to improve the recognition and response to the clinical deterioration of hospital inpatients is high. The authors designed and implemented a programme to improve recognition of deteriorating patients in their hospital; a new observation chart for vital signs was one of the major elements. The aim of the(More)
What effect do religion and culture have on the dueling forces of democracy and authoritarianism? Motivated by a series of single-country case studies, a recent slew of quantitative work implementing cross-country regressions has consistently found a strong negative effect of Islam on political freedoms and other measures of democracy, even when controlling(More)
A 33-year-old white woman arrived at the hospital to undergo a hysterectomy due to uterine fibroids. Blood smear review identified macrothrombocytopenia and Döhle body-like cytoplasmic leukocyte inclusions. Genetic testing identified a mutation in exon 39 of the myosin heavy chain gene (MHY9; OMIM 160775), which confirmed the diagnosis of May-Hegglin(More)
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