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BACKGROUND To test the hypothesis that certain psychotic symptomatology is due to a defect in self-monitoring, we investigated the ability of groups of psychiatric patients to differentiate perceptually between self-produced and externally produced tactile stimuli. METHODS Responses to tactile stimulation were assessed in three groups of subjects:(More)
BACKGROUND Lipid peroxidation has been postulated as a possible mechanism for neuronal damage in tardive dyskinesia, and this is supported by evidence of increased lipid peroxidation products in the cerebrospinal fluid of dyskinetic subjects. METHODS In this study plasma levels of vitamin E and vitamin A, measured by high-performance liquid(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome and complications of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic neuropathic pain in an Australian population. MATERIALS AND METHODS An independent researcher retrospectively examined the records of 138 patients trialing SCS between 1995 and 2002 at our institution. Information collected included pain relief, ability to(More)
We present a case report of a 61-year-old gentleman who had a cardiac arrest and was delivered cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by a bystander. After resuscitation, he regained cardiac output and was breathing spontaneously. CT scan of the head showed spontaneous right frontal extradural aerocele with fracture of the posterior wall of the frontal sinus(More)
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