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A retrospective study of the association between megestrol acetate administration and mortality among nursing home residents with clinically significant weight loss.
- D. Bodenner, T. Spencer, Ann T. Riggs, C. Redman, B. Strunk, T. Hughes
- The American journal of geriatric pharmacotherapy
- 1 June 2007
BACKGROUND Megestrol acetate (MA) is a progestin widely used to treat weight loss and cachexia in patients suffering from AIDS or cancer. Although MA is also frequently prescribed for similarly… Expand
Teriparatide in the management of osteoporosis
Fracture of the hip is frequently a catastrophic event in the elderly, often resulting in death within a year and of the survivors, few regain pre-fracture quality of life. Although less appreciated,… Expand
Vitamin D deficiency in residents of academic long-term care facilities despite having been prescribed vitamin D.
- Zulekha Hamid, Ann T. Riggs, T. Spencer, C. Redman, D. Bodenner
- Journal of the American Medical Directors…
- 1 February 2007
OBJECTIVES Vitamin D is vitally important in maintaining skeletal health. A low plasma vitamin D concentration is associated with increased parathyroid hormone secretion, increased bone turnover,… Expand
Role of vitamin D deficiency in continued hyperparathyroidism following parathyroidectomy
The aim of this study was to investigate vitamin D deficiency as an etiology for patients with elevated parathormone (PTH) levels after parathyroidectomy.
Early development of infants with neurofibromatosis type 1: a case series
BackgroundProspective studies of infants at familial risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have yielded insights into the earliest signs of the disorder but represent heterogeneous samples of… Expand
Counselling in perinatal loss
- C. Redman
- 1 December 2003
Clinical investigations and quantitative research have contributed much to our understanding of perinatal loss over the past 20 years. The provision of a caring empathic environment to enable the… Expand
Neurofibromatosis and the role of the specialist adviser.
- C. Redman
- Psychology, Medicine
- Nursing children and young people
- 11 September 2017
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic condition that mainly involves the nervous system. There are two types: NF1 affects about one in 2,500 of the population worldwide and NF2 affects one in 35,000.… Expand
Novel identifications of homozygous factor V Leiden mutation in three UK Asian sisters.