David Mackintosh

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BACKGROUND The majority of memory impairment studies in schizophrenia are cohort studies using laboratory-based tests, which make it difficult to estimate the true extent and relevance of memory impairment in patients with schizophrenia in the community. AIMS To examine the extent of memory impairment in community-based patients with schizophrenia using a(More)
structure (4, 5). -NAGA deficiency is one of the rarest and probably the most heterogeneous of lysosomal storage disorders (3, 7). At present, only nine patients are known from six families. Of these, infants (four patients) and adults (five patients) display obviously different phenotypic expression. Adults commonly have angiokeratoma, loss of hearing,(More)
Moxnes and Jensen (2009) present a study of decision making under conditions of uncertainty using a computerised simulation of alcohol pharmacokinetics. In their article, they conclude that their findings challenge the 'folk wisdom' that advises against drinking on an empty stomach. We contend that this is a problematic conclusion for three reasons: (1) the(More)
BACKGROUND Nausea and vomiting are distressing and relatively common symptoms in palliative care populations. Adequate control may be difficult to achieve, requiring multiple agents. Although a growing literature supports the use of olanzapine in management of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting, the published literature in palliative care populations(More)