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BACKGROUND Recently, attention has been focused on subsequent pregnancies among teenage mothers. Previous studies that compared the reproductive outcomes of teenage nulliparae and multiparae often did not consider the adolescents' reproductive histories. Thus, the authors compared the risks for adverse reproductive outcomes of adolescent nulliparae to(More)
INTRODUCTION Coronary artery disease still remains the primary cause of death in the western industrialized world. Although the clinical value of selective coronary angiography (SCA) is beyond dispute, the associated risk of an invasive approach, the inherent costs and the necessary hospitalization have lead to the development and investigation of novel(More)
BACKGROUND Delays in seeking emergency care when experiencing serious symptoms may increase morbidity and mortality. Understanding the reasons for such delays may result in interventions to reduce them. We examined the relationship between ethnicity and the reluctance to use an emergency department (ED). METHODS An exploratory multilingual telephone(More)
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