Gwendolyn McDonald

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A study of heat-related deaths associated with the 1993 heat wave in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was conducted. Most of these deaths were in the susceptible elderly with preexisting natural diseases who lived alone without air conditioning in upstairs bedrooms with windows shut, thus creating an even hotter environment. These excessive deaths under such(More)
There is no literature regarding the contraception practices in female CF patients. A chart review identified 69 women with CF of whom two thirds were using contraception. Eleven different forms of contraception were being used with the oral contraceptive pill the preferred method. Despite theoretical concerns regarding efficacy and toxicity, the choices of(More)
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