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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.
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 similarlyExpand
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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
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Vitamin D deficiency in residents of academic long-term care facilities despite having been prescribed vitamin D.
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
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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.
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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 ofExpand
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Counselling in perinatal loss
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 theExpand
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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.
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