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Candidature for and delivery of audiological services: special needs of older people
*Universitals-HNO-Klini k der Justus Liebig Universitlt. Giessen, Germany, 'University of Toronto, Mississauga: Ontario. Canada, ZMRC institute of Hearing Research, Glasgow, CK. *Welsh HearingExpand
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The Demographic, Clinical, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Features of Transverse Myelitis in Children
The authors collected demographic, clinical, and neuroimaging data prospectively on 38 children with transverse myelitis. One child died during the illness. The female:male ratio was 1.2:1 forExpand
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Beneficial Effect of Oral Sildenafil Therapy on Childhood Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Twelve-Month Clinical Trial of a Single-Drug, Open-Label, Pilot Study
Background—Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive and fatal disease. Sildenafil is a type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibitor and pulmonary vasodilator. Therefore, we hypothesized thatExpand
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Reliability and validity of observer ratings of pain using the visual analog scale (VAS) in infants undergoing immunization injections
ABSTRACT We tested the reliability and validity of observer‐rated pain in infants undergoing immunization using the visual analog scale (VAS). Pain was assessed in real time and later, fromExpand
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Early predictors of poor functional outcome in systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: a multicenter cohort study.
OBJECTIVE To examine the ability of a previously described set of criteria to predict poor functional outcome in a large, multicenter cohort of children with systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoidExpand
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Phase II study of weekly vinblastine in recurrent or refractory pediatric low-grade glioma.
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of single-agent vinblastine in pediatric patients with recurrent or refractory low-grade glioma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients were eligible if they had experiencedExpand
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Use of complementary and alternative medicine by pediatric rheumatology patients.
OBJECTIVE To assess how often the patients in The Hospital for Sick Children's rheumatology clinic use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and the type of CAM used. METHODSExpand
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A Randomized Trial of Ganciclovir versus Ganciclovir Plus Immune Globulin for Prophylaxis Against Epstein-Barr Virus Related Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder
Background. Transplant recipients who are Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-seronegative and receive organs from seropositive donors (EBV D+/R−) are at increased risk for posttransplant lymphoproliferativeExpand
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Darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp) in children with chronic renal failure.
BACKGROUND Darbepoetin alfa use has been reported in 7 children with chronic renal failure (CRF). Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of darbepoetin and determine a therapeutic doseExpand
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Risk factors for resistance to "first-line" antimicrobials among urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli in children.
BACKGROUND There are increasing concerns regarding antimicrobial resistance in Canada. Data are limited on the prevalence, patterns of resistance and risk factors associated with resistant organisms,Expand
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