Hakeem J. Jefferson

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Blockade of tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) using infliximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody against TNFα, is an effective treatment in rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease. 2 Sifikakis reported success using infliximab in sight threatening Behçet’s disease. A preliminary study has also reported clinical improvements in the primary systemic(More)
Much emphasis is being placed on the importance of reflective practice as a means to ensure that practitioners are competent in their practice. It is therefore important to ensure that student nurses acquire these reflective skills as part of their development throughout pre-registration curricula. Although reflective practice is seen as a major part of(More)
African Americans have, for at least a generation, represented the most Democratic voting bloc in the electorate. Typically, support for the Democratic Party and Democratic presidential candidates ranges somewhere between 85-95%. But what accounts for such unprecedented levels of political homogeneity? In this paper, we review the extant literature on this(More)
Phentermine and related amphetamine-like compounds have been widely used as appetite suppressants, especially in the US [1]. They have been associated with systemic and pulmonary hypertension, heart valvular abnormalities [2] and cerebral vasculopathy [3]. We report a patient who presented with renal impairment and peripheral vasculopathy, whilst on(More)
Abstract: Following racially charged events, individuals often diverge in their perceptions of what happened and how justice should be served. Examining data gathered shortly after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri alongside reactions to a novel officer-involved shooting, this study unpacks the processes by which racial divisions(More)
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