Ashleene Bradbury

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The injuries sustained by 102 pedestrians consecutively admitted to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh were prospectively recorded. Injuries were categorized by body regions and the severity assessed by the ISS/AIS system. Pedestrian injuries were found to comprise 0.8 per cent of the department workload and 28 per(More)
The pattern and severity of injuries sustained by 174 vehicle occupants consecutively admitted to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary were prospectively documented. Drivers (DR) accounted for 66% of the patients, 20% were front seat passengers (FSP) and 14% were rear seat passengers (RSP). Injured patients were more likely(More)
Previous studies have found cyclic differences in wheel running, extinction of conditioned avoidance responses, and open field behavior as a function of the estrous cycle in rodents. The purpose of this study was to investigate possible sensory changes associated with estrus in rodents. Female rats were monitored for behavioral and physiological changes(More)
A 2-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with a history of sudden onset of cough, dyspnoea and a slight expiratory wheeze on the right lung base. He also had subcutaneous emphysema on the left side of the chest anteriorly. Chest x ray confirmed subcutaneous emphysema and also revealed pneumomediastinum and pneumopericardium. He had had no(More)
The pattern, severity and circumstances of injury sustained by 52 motorcyclists admitted as the result of a road traffic accident were prospectively documented. Forty-eight of the patients were drivers and four were pillion passengers. Three of the drivers and all of the pillion passengers were female. Injuries to motorcyclists accounted for 0.4% of the(More)
Living donor liver resections are associated with significant postoperative pain. Epidural analgesia is the gold standard for postoperative pain management, although it is often refused or contraindicated. Surgically placed abdominal wall catheters (AWCs) are a novel pain modality that can potentially provide pain relief for those patients who are unable to(More)
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