David P. Hall

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Patient-reported outcome and satisfaction scores have become increasingly important in evaluating successful surgery. This case-matched control study compared patient-reported outcome and satisfaction data following hip resurfacing and total hip arthroplasty. Thirty-three consecutive patients selected for hip resurfacing were compared with 99 patients(More)
Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease is a progressive process for which effective palliative methods have been developed. The evolution of surgical bypass grafting over the past two decades now permits its application to most symptomatic patients. In 1977 an alternative, transluminal angioplasty, was first performed in man and has become widely accepted.(More)
BACKGROUND The insertion of central venous catheters (CVCs) may be associated with peri- and post-procedural bleeding. People who require a central line often have disorders of coagulation as a result of their underlying illness, co-morbidities or the effects of treatment. Clinical practice in some institutions is to mitigate the risk of bleeding in these(More)
Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a common problem among visitors at high altitude, and may progress to life-threatening pulmonary and cerebral oedema in a minority of cases. International consensus defines AMS as a constellation of subjective, non-specific symptoms. Specifically, headache, sleep disturbance, fatigue and dizziness are given equal diagnostic(More)