Cameron Newell

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INTRODUCTION This paper describes, for the first time, the outcomes of patients undergoing total hip replacement for acute fractured neck of femur (#NOF) as recorded by the National Joint Registry of England and Wales (NJR). METHODS In the NJR we identified 1,302 of 157,232 Hospital Episode Statistics linked patients who had been recorded as having a(More)
Twenty unilateral trans-femoral amputees fitted with either the Contoured Adducted Trochanteric-Controlled Alignment Method (CAT-CAM) socket (n = 10) or the quadrilateral (QUAD) socket (n = 10), and a "non-amputee" control group (n = 10) participated in the study. Subjects meeting the following criteria were studied: healthy males between the ages of 18 and(More)
BACKGROUND Antiarrhythmic drugs like lidocaine are usually given to promote return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) during ongoing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) from ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia (VF/VT). Whether administering such drugs prophylactically for post-resuscitation care after ROSC prevents re-arrest and improves outcome is(More)
PATIENT PRESENTATION A 51-year-old male with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea presents to the emergency department complaining of 48 hours of progressive right eye pain and swelling after he ran into his dresser while sleep-walking. He does not know which surface of the dresser contacted his eye. He denies(More)
OBJECTIVE Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) are often growth restricted (low weight- and/or height-for-age) which may increase risk of poor post operative resilience. Bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy (BIS) has been used to determine body composition in different clinical settings and has been shown to mark differences in nutritional state and(More)
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