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BACKGROUND Falls and associated negative outcomes in hospitalized patients are of significant concerns. The etiology of hospital inpatient falls is multifactorial, including both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Anecdotes from clinical practice exist in which health care professionals express the idea that the number of patient falls increases during times(More)
Lumbar sympathectomy is a good procedure for occlusion of the superficial femoral artery provided collateral circulation be stimulated by walking, and of course provided this circulation be intact. This requires an aortography which is necessary to arrive at a good prognosis. Lumbar sympathectomy without a previous aortogram is meaningless: it would lead to(More)