Georgie Kemp

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PURPOSE Serious cumulative toxicity is a well-recognized consequence of chemotherapy. Amifostine, an organic thiophosphate, has demonstrated the ability to protect selectively a broad range of normal, but not neoplastic, tissues from the cytotoxic effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This study was designed to determine if amifostine could reduce the(More)
BACKGROUND Some investigators believe that a proportion of chronically unwell patients, many with fatigue, have an underlying rickettsial disease. AIM To investigate the prevalence of markers of rickettsial infection in patients with chronic illnesses. DESIGN Observational study. METHODS A 526 patient cohort with chronic illnesses from Melbourne,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the construct validity of walking knee stiffness as a measure to differentiate between individuals with and without knee osteoarthritis (OA) and the construct validity of walking knee stiffness as related to self-reported knee stiffness. The contributors to walking stiffness and its relationship with loading rate and adduction(More)
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