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The purpose of this investigation was to examine the relation between some dental health behaviours and 2 measures of self-concept in adolescents. Data from a survey of 41142, 12-16-year-old children from 244 secondary schools throughout England were analysed to obtain information about their frequencies of toothbrushing, use of dental floss and dental(More)
BACKGROUND Medial Pivot total knee prosthesis has been designed according to studies on normal knee kinematics aiming to replicate physiological knee movement. The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinical and radiologic results of the Advance Medial Pivot Total Knee Arthroplasty, at a mean follow-up of seven years. METHODS One hundred seventy two(More)
A survey of 7770 schoolchildren, aged 14-15 years, from 131 secondary schools in England, was made in 1990 to obtain information about toothbrushing frequency, motivation for mouth care, frequency of dental visits, self-esteem and health locus of control (HLOC). The aim of the study was to compare self-esteem and HLOC as predictors of dental health(More)
Congenital or acquired shortness of a metatarsal may cause pain in adjacent metatarsals. From 1983 to 1990, we performed nine metatarsal lengthenings in seven adolescent patients by metaphyseal osteotomy followed by gradual distraction of callus (callotasis). Two patients required bone grafts after the lengthening. We used a rigid, unilateral external(More)
Gentamicin (G) and vancomycin (V) concentrations in drainage fluids obtained from patients during the first 24 hours after implantation of antibiotic-loaded polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) spacers in two-stage revision of infected total hip arthroplasty were studied. The inhibitory activity of drainage fluids against different multiresistant clinical isolates(More)
BACKGROUND A survey of students in three UK higher education establishments was undertaken to obtain information about students' physical and emotional well-being, their attitudes to, and beliefs about health, and the prevalence of risk factors for future ill health. METHODS Health was measured by the prevalence of longstanding illness and by the SF-36(More)
Data from a survey of 7,770 14-15-year-old children from 131 secondary schools throughout England were analysed to obtain information about the times of day they brushed their teeth, their motivation for toothbrushing, and some 'lifestyle' variables. In the 19 per cent of respondents who reported brushing their teeth once per day, 75 per cent did so in the(More)