Learn More
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to characterize demographics, healing time, and complications of a large series of operatively treated atypical femur fractures. DESIGN Retrospective multicenter review. SETTING Seventeen academic medical centers. PATIENTS Bisphosphonate-related fractures as defined by American Society of Bone and Mineral(More)
Blurring of public/private divide is occurring in different ways around the world, with differential effects in terms of access and equity. In Canada, one pathway towards privatization has received particular attention: duplicative private insurance, allowing those with the financial means to bypass queues in the public system. We assess recent legal and(More)
Acute chest syndrome is a serious complication and one of the causes of mortality in sickle cell disease. Twenty eight year old male was admitted in our hospital with fever, severe chest pain and haemolytic crisis. He was treated with intravenous antibiotics, fluids, parenteral analgesics and blood transfusion. Severe hypoxemia developed after 72 hours of(More)
OBJECTIVE To prospectively examine the incidence and risk factors for sleep apnea in consecutive brain injury rehabilitation admissions. SETTING Inpatient neurorehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS Participants (n = 86) were consecutive neurorehabilitation admissions. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. MAIN MEASURES(More)
  • 1