Arthur M. Sutherland

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Between 1st January, 1951 and 31st December, 1980, 704 women with proven tuberculosis of the genital tract were investigated. The previous obstetrical history, age incidence, presenting symptoms, and pelvic findings have been reviewed in 10-year periods. The incidence of previous pregnancies rose in successive periods and the average age increased. The main(More)
A study was made of women with postmenopausal tuberculosis of the genital tract investigated between January 1, 1951, and March 1, 1981. Twenty-six of 701 patients (3.7%) with proved gynecologic tuberculosis had postmenopausal infection. The age incidence of gynecologic tuberculosis has changed in recent years; the proportion of patients over 40 years of(More)
A study has been made of 710 patients with proved gynaecological tuberculosis investigated between January 1, 1951 and March 31, 1985. The main presenting symptoms in order of frequency were infertility, pelvic pain, excessive menstrual loss and amenorrhoea. The average age was 31 years at first attendance, only 16% of married women had been pregnant and(More)
Despite adequate access to primary care facilities, there is a group of patients who habitually present to hospital accident and emergency (A&E) departments when their asthma deteriorates. In Nottingham 50% of these patients are discharged from the A&E department without admission to hospital and are advised to inform and see their general practitioner(More)
The study reported here was part of a larger survey investigating the nature and extent of disability in the Grampian region. Interviews with 212 people aged between 16 and 65 years who had a wide range of physical disabilities elicited perceptions of current and past service provision. Respondents expressed a strong need for information on disability(More)
Until the introduction of the anti-tuberculosis drugs about 25 years ago, the treatment of tuberculosis of the female genital tract was generally unsatis-factory although many different forms of therapy were employed. Surgery was associated with a high incidence of post-operative complications, particularly of fistula, and an appreciable mortality rate. The(More)