Andrew P. Smith
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Background: The mainstays of treatment for pulmonary disease caused by opportunist mycobacteria are rifampicin (R) and ethambutol (E). The role of macrolides, quinolones and immunotherapy with… Expand
Thirty seven patients whose sputum cultures had yielded positive isolates of Mycobacterium malmoense during the years 1978-1983 have been reviewed. Significant pulmonary infection was present in 34… Expand
OBJECTIVE To develop a clear understanding of the relationship between severity of urinary incontinence (UI) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and mental well-being in a population of women… Expand
This was an open-label randomized Phase III study of 207 patients with either unresectable or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who were treated with docetaxel plus best supportive care… Expand
Objective The aim of the present research was to examine associations between poor driving behaviour (DB), driving when fatigued (DF), risk taking (RT) and road traffic accidents (RTAs). Design The… Expand
RationaleThe present study examined whether caffeine would modify the behavioural effects of alcohol.ObjectivesThe aim of the study was to determine whether caffeine modifies the effects of alcohol… Expand
By constructing cumulative dose-response curves to inhaled carbachol in 12 normal and 17 asthmatic subjects with comparable baseline specific airway conductance, we have shown that there were wide… Expand
Abstract Pulmonary infections with Mycobacterium malmoense may pose difficult diagnostic and therapeutic problems. An illustrative case is reported.
BACKGROUND There is increasing interest in the use of non-invasive nocturnal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) in the management of patients with chronic hypercapnoeic (type II)… Expand
The aim of the present study was to determine whether the ability to suppress cough voluntarily is an index of cough severity in upper respiratory tract infection. Cough was measured by means of a… Expand