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Three patients with a DSM-III-R diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder were successfully treated with buspirone in final maximum dosages ranging from 35-60 mg daily. The onset of clinical efficacy ranged from 5-29 days. Symptoms that improved included anxiety, insomnia, flashbacks, and depressed mood. Patients experienced no side effects. Serotonin(More)
Pleuropulmonary disease was seen in 4 per cent of patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Roentgenographic abnormalities seen in association with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis include: transient pneumonitis, interstitial reticular and nodular infiltrates, pleural and pericardial effusions, and patchy pleural infiltrates. Pathologic abnormalities seen(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the utility of bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) in the out-of-hospital treatment of patients with presumed congestive heart failure (CHF). METHODS This was a prospective, sequential, parallel trial in an urban setting served by a single emergency medical services (EMS) system between January 4 and April 15, 1999. A(More)
As more patients with cystic fibrosis reach adulthood, questions arise about the potential hazards of pregnancy. We reviewed the medical records of eight women with cystic fibrosis who had a total of 11 completed pregnancies and had been evaluated within 1 year before conception. In five women (Group 1), the overall maternal condition was little affected by(More)