Ann Fanning

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The first 24 hours of the postoperative course of 2153 consecutive patients who had operations at the Nottingham Hospitals were studied in detail. Five per cent of patients had serious complications during this period; 15% of those having major operations, 1.8% having intermediate operations and 1.4% having minor operations. Thus, a significant number of(More)
PURPOSE To compare patients who participate in a clinical trial for pain management involving epidural anesthesia to those who refuse and document their reasons for refusing. METHODS Demographic and health history information was collected from 621 female patients who were screened for inclusion in a pain management trial involving epidural anesthesia.(More)
  • Ann Fanning
  • CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
  • 1999
Tuberculosis (TB) has infected about one-third of the world’s 5 billion people. In 1995, from this pool of infected people, about 3.3 million new active smear-positive cases were reported, along with an estimated 4 million other cases, which led to about 2–3 million deaths. Although TB rates in Canada are as low as almost anywhere in the world, many people(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure the outcome of tuberculosis treatment in a low incidence, high income region, Alberta, and compare with an intermediate incidence, low income country with a model national tuberculosis program, Nicaragua. DESIGN All 1992 sputum smear-positive pulmonary cases from both regions were included. Treatment outcome was assigned(More)
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