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A small clinical trial evaluated the safety and effectiveness of intravaginal sponges containing metronidazole for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV). Twenty women were treated with sponges containing 250 mg metronidazole (two sponges per day for two days), and 32 were treated with sponges containing 1,000 mg metronidazole (one sponge per day for(More)
BACKGROUND Personality disorder (PD) in psychosis is poorly studied. As PD can affect outcome in mental disorders, it is important to understand its prevalence in order to plan services, understand prognosis more fully and maximize management options. MethodLiterature searching revealed 3972 potential papers. Twenty papers including 6345 patients were(More)
  • B B North
  • 1988
The use of vaginal contraceptives reduces the risk of a woman's contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Almost two decades of laboratory data have established the virucidal and bactericidal characteristics of the spermicide nonoxynol-9; clinical trials, albeit limited, have confirmed its effectiveness. The use of spermicides in conjunction with(More)
Users of the Today contraceptive sponge who participated in a comparative trial of the sponge and diaphragm were followed up for an additional year. There were no serious adverse effects attributable to sponge use during the second year of use. The second year life-table pregnancy rate for sponge users was significantly lower (p less than 0.05) than the(More)
Pregnancy rates (method and user) were evaluated for 2245 women who participated in the phase III clinical trials of the Today contraceptive sponge. User and method pregnancy rates were similar for women of different ages and parities. The 1-year method and user pregnancy rates (life table per 100 women) were 8.2 and 5.6, respectively.
T he North Trent Neonatal Transport Service (NTNTS) is a specialised service designed to make neonatal transport rapidly available to babies within the North Trent Neonatal Network (NTNN). Highly skilled nurses staff the team from 08.00-22.00hr seven days a week. Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (ANNP) and/or Specialist Registrar (SpR) cover is(More)
Use of the TODAY contraceptive sponge in the U.S. has been monitored in three ways since it became an OTC product in June, 1983: The Phase III clinical trials in the U.S. were extended for a second year (Life Table method efficacy rate for a second year of use = 96.6%; N = 103). The manufacturer has solicited comments and complaints from family planning(More)
OBJECTIVE(S) To assess the effects and cost-effectiveness of haloperidol, risperidone and placebo on aggressive challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disability. DESIGN A double-blind randomised controlled trial of two drugs and placebo administered in flexible dosage, with full, independent assessments of aggressive and aberrant behaviour,(More)