Frederik Van

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OBJECTIVE To compare the process of out of hours care provided by general practitioners from patients' own practices and by commercial deputising services. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. SETTING Four urban areas in Manchester, Salford, Stockport, and Leicester. SUBJECTS 2152 patients who requested out of hours care, and 49 practice doctors and(More)
MATERIAL AND METHODS 51 prosthesis were performed in 47 patients and were studied in order to assess long term results. One patient was lost for follow up. The diagnosis was: primitive arthritis in 48 knees and post traumatic arthritis in 3 knees. 25 knees had patellofemoral subluxation, 16 patients had been previously operated on patellofemoral joint. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the outcome of out of hours care given by general practitioners from patients' own practices and by commercial deputising services. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. SETTING Four urban areas in Manchester, Salford, Stockport, and Leicester. SUBJECTS 2152 patients who requested out of hours care, and 49 practice doctors and 183(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Closed percutaneous repair, described first by Ma and Griffith in 1977, have bridged the gap between surgical and conservative treatment of Achilles tendon rupture. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of percutaneous repair. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1994 and 1996, 28 patients (18 male, 10 female) with 29(More)
During the last few years, labelled leukocyte scintigraphy has become a decisive tool in the diagnosis of bone infections. However, this test may sometimes be deceptive as far as hip prostheses are concerned. The authors have carried out a retrospective study of 62 labelled leucocyte scintigraphies performed for suspected infection of a hip prosthesis. The(More)
s of the Contributed Talks (in the order of the schedule) Allard Tamminga (University of Utrecht, University of Groningen) & Frank Hindriks (University of Utrecht): Collective Obligations and Member Obligations Most benefits and harms in the socio-economic realm are brought about by collectives rather than by individuals. Individuals can be held morally(More)
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