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The development of central fatigue is prominent following exercise-induced hyperthermia, but the contribution of supraspinal fatigue is not well understood. Seven endurance-trained cyclists (mean ± SD peak O2 uptake, 62.0 ± 5.6 mL/kg/min) completed two high-intensity constant-load cycling trials (296 ± 34 W) to the limit of tolerance in a hot (34 °C, 20%(More)
Colonic symptoms and large-bowel disease are common in elderly people, but the optimum investigative schema is not well established. Double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) and full colonoscopy share several drawbacks; both require colonic preparation which at best causes stool frequency and urgency, at worse dehydration and hypovolaemia. Many physicians feel(More)
A criterion based audit was undertaken, over a 3 year period, to review the appropriateness of the decision to undertake cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the recording of resuscitation status in a 112 bedded department of medicine for the elderly. Resuscitation status was not recorded in either nursing or medical notes of patients undergoing CPR(More)
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