Andreine Ludwig

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A one year prospective surveillance of nosocomial infections (NI) in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) was performed. Among 229 neonates the infection rate was 27.1%, the infection proportion 20.1%, and the incidence density 21.9 infections per 1000 patient days. Infants were stratified into four birth weight categories. Degrees of infection ranged from(More)
OBJECTIVES This study examines the role of depressive symptoms associated with age on contextual memory and how this association could impair the use of strategic instructions during encoding. METHOD Young and older controls and older adults with depressive symptoms performed memory recognition tests for item and context. RESULTS Memory results(More)
Since experimental diabetes in rats and mice is associated with impairment of several aspects of thyroid function, we determined glucose and amino acid uptake in vitro by isolated thyroid glands from normal and streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Adult male Wistar rats weighing 150-200 g were used. Diabetes was induced by intraperitoneal injection of(More)