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Specific biochemical hallmarks of apoptosis, namely internucleosomal DNA fragmentation and caspase-3 activation, appear in the aftermath of status epilepticus (SE). This led us to hypothesize that caspase-activated DNase (CAD) is involved in DNA fragmentation and apoptotic neuronal cell death following SE. The present study aimed to determine whether SE is(More)
BACKGROUND Canadian data describing inpatient palliative care unit (PCU) utilization are scarce. In the present study, we performed a quality assessment of a 24-bed short-term PCU with a 3-months-or-less life expectancy policy in a tertiary care setting. METHODS Using a retrospective chart review, we explored wait time (wt) for admission (May 2005 to(More)
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