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BACKGROUND The taking of multiple colorectal biopsies is in widespread use although there is little research into their benefit for the pathological diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease. There is also still debate about appropriate morphological criteria for interpreting these biopsies. AIMS To determine the effect of single versus multiple biopsies on(More)
We examined the rates of infection and colonisation by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between January 2003 and May 2004 in order to assess the impact of the introduction of an MRSA policy in October 2003, which required all admissions to be screened. Emergency admissions were treated prophylactically and elective beds ring-fenced. A(More)
A343 free survival (PFS) and/or overall survival (OS) as reported outcomes and to create a RCT network accordingly. Fixed and random effects FP models of first/second order were applied on these data and tested for goodness of fit using deviance information criteria. Finally, the best fitting model was used to estimate the hazard function, median PFS,(More)
About the Journal The International C2 Journal was created in 2006 at the urging of an international group of command and control professionals including individuals from academia, industry, government, and the military. The Command and Control Research Program (CCRP, of the U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information(More)
Pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) surgery is the treatment of choice in surgically accessible chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and is potentially curative. The UK is served by seven specialist pulmonary hypertension centres and, consequently, there are regions which do not have a specialist unit. Since 2000, Papworth Hospital (Papworth Everard,(More)
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