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Eight neonates with meningomyelocele were delivered vaginally. Diagnosis of meningomyelocele was made by ultrasonography during the latter half of pregnancy in three patients. The remaining five did not have ultrasound examination during the antenatal period. None of the meningomyelocele sacs (less than or equal to 4 cm in diameter) was ruptured at the time(More)
PURPOSE The aims of this study were to determine test-retest reliability and responsiveness of short-distance walking speed tests for persons with Parkinson disease (PD). Discriminant and convergent validity of walking speed tests were also examined. METHODS Eighty-eight participants with PD (mean age, 66 years) with mild to moderate severity (stages 1-4(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a natural dietary supplement produced favorable changes in body composition during a 4-week diet- and-exercise program. The active compound contains a patented combination of chromium picolinate, inulin, capsicum, L-phenylalanine, and other lipotropic nutrients. A double-blind, weight-loss intervention(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the ratio of collagen type III to collagen type I in the periurethral tissues of sexually intact and neutered female dogs. ANIMALS 8 neutered and 34 sexually intact female dogs. PROCEDURES Tissues were obtained from female dogs euthanized for non-urinary tract-related reasons. Indirect immunofluorescent antibody detection of type(More)
A 22-year-old white man without a personal or family history of atypical nevi had received chemotherapy for pre-B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia at age 17 that included L-asparaginase, prednisone, methotrexate, mercaptopurine, daunorubicin, and cytoxan. Two to three months after completing maintenance chemotherapy, the patient reports he developed many(More)
Ruptured ectopic pregnancy constitutes a major gynecologic emergency that may result in death. From January 1968 through December 1975, 313 patients with ectopic pregnancy were treated at Chicago Lying-In Hospital. The historical and physical findings, diagnostic procedures, causative factors and patient management are reviewed and discussed. The most(More)
Cognitive science methods have shown significant promise to meaningfully inform and formulate the design, development and assessment of clinical information systems and decision support technology. The objective of this project was to determine the cognitive thought process and information management strategies of providers in an ambulatory clinical setting(More)
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