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Cascade testing using DNA-mutation information is now recommended in the UK for patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). We compared the detection rate and mutation spectrum in FH patients with a clinical diagnosis of definite (DFH) and possible (PFH) FH. Six hundred and thirty-five probands from six UK centres were tested for 18 low-density(More)
The purpose of this study was to document the rationale and procedures for withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment in critically ill patients. A prospective observational study was conducted over 12 mo in a Canadian academic intensive care unit. Of the 110 intensive care unit patients who died during the study period, 71 (64.5%) died after(More)
  • GLAUCA WOOD, MERINO SHEEP, C. BUTTONn, F. REYERSm, D. G. A. MEL1ZERm, VALERIE M. KILLEEN°l
  • 2015
BUTTON, C., REVERS, F., MELTZER, D. G. A., MULDERS, MARlA S. G. & KILLEEN VALERIE M., 1983. Some physiopathological features of experimental Homeria glauca (Wood & Evans) N. E. Br. poisoning in Merino sheep. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 50, 191-196 (1983). Five Merino sheep were dosed 3 g/kg of dry, finely-milled Homeria glauca (Natal(More)
A case is described of a 35-yr-old patient who was transferred to the operating room for the repair of a right ventricular laceration. Prior to transfer a nasogastric tube was placed unknowingly beyond the tracheal tube cuff into the trachea. During the surgery, the patient's head was turned to insert a central venous line at which time the ventilator low(More)
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