Hiroshi Imura

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BACKGROUND Patients and physicians often communicate using qualitative probability expressions that describe expected outcomes or risks of a medical intervention without knowing whether or not they share the same understanding. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to determine interpretations of qualitative probability expressions in clinical(More)
(1) Let A be a set and f be a finite sequence of elements of 2A. Suppose that for every natural number i such that 1 i and i < len f holds πi f πi+1 f : Let i, j be natural numbers. If i j and 1 i and j len f ; then πi f π j f : (2) Let A be a set and f be a finite sequence of elements of 2A. Suppose that for every natural number i such that 1 i and i< len(More)
We report a case of acute pancreatitis, which occurred after delivery in a woman who had an uneventful course of pregnancy and parturition. A 17-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our department because of nausea and vomiting two hours after delivery, followed by severe abdominal and back pain. On admission, in addition to elevated serum and urine(More)