Carla Morley

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We investigated the effects of a low concentration of sevoflurane on a saccadic eye movement task that reflects the performance of higher neural decision and control mechanisms. The experiments were performed double-blind in five subjects, using either 0.15% end-tidal sevoflurane in oxygen, or pure oxygen as a placebo. Saccades were recorded and analysed(More)
BACKGROUND Current guidelines recommend that acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) be treated with systemic corticosteroids (SCs) for seven to 14 days. Intermittent SC use is cumulatively associated with adverse effects such as osteoporosis, hyperglycaemia and muscle weakness. Shorter treatment could therefore reduce the risk(More)
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