B. J. Ruane

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In order to assess the feasibility and outcome of using prehospital thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction in a rural community, we performed an open randomized study of patients with symptoms of acute myocardial infarction of less than 6 hours. One hundred and forty-five patients with acute myocardial infarction were allocated to receive IV(More)
The combination of dextropropoxyphene and paracetamol, marketed as Distalgesic, once a popular analgesic, is now less commonly prescribed. Each tablet contains 32-5mg of dextropropoxyphene and 325mg of paracetamol. Overdoses with this preparation were common in the late seventies, though nowadays are rarely seen.' Overdoses of as little as twenty tablets(More)
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