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Association between xenobiotic gene polymorphisms and non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma risk
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It is concluded that the two polymorphisms, GSTT1 null and PON1 BB, are common genetic traits that pose low individual risk but may be important determinants of overall population NHL risk, particularly among groups exposed to NHL‐related carcinogens. Expand
Withdrawal and limitation of life‐sustaining treatments in a paediatric intensive care unit and review of the literature
Objectives:  To examine withdrawal and limitation of life‐sustaining treatment (WLST) in an Australian paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and to compare this experience with published data fromExpand
Ethics and Law for the Health Professions
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This book discusses ethical Theories and Concepts, Principle-Based Ethics, Clinical Ethics and Ethical Decision-Making, and Professional Competence and the Issues of Negligence Veracity. Expand
The intention to hasten death: a survey of attitudes and practices of surgeons in Australia
To determine attitudes among surgeons in Australia to assisted death, and the proportion of surgeons who have intentionally hastened death with or without an explicit request.
Pre‐transplant cytomegalovirus (CMV) serostatus remains the most important determinant of CMV reactivation after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the era of surveillance and
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Pre‐transplant cytomegalovirus serostatus remains the most important determinant of CMV reactivation after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the era of surveillance and preemptive therapy. Expand
Specific Unwillingness to Donate Eyes: The Impact of Disfigurement, Knowledge and Procurement on Corneal Donation
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It is identified that many individuals see benefit in having their family engaged in the decision‐making process, suggesting that decisions about donation are more complex than a simple appeal to the autonomy of the deceased. Expand
Methionine synthase genetic polymorphism MS A2756G alters susceptibility to follicular but not diffuse large B‐cell non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma or multiple myeloma
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The MS 2756 AG/GG genotypes were significantly under‐represented in NHL, and conferred a 2·4‐fold lower risk of follicular lymphoma but not diffuse large B‐cell lymphoma, while MM patients showed no significant difference in the polymorphisms compared with control subjects. Expand
Evidence, ethics, and values: a framework for health promotion.
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A new approach to guide health promotion practice is proposed, illustrated with the exemplar of intervention in weight, and a specific mass-media campaign is used to show the real-world dangers of intervening with insufficient attention to ethics and evidence. Expand
Tissue donation to biobanks: a review of sociological studies.
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Qualitative research shows that donation to biobanks is a complex process shaped by donors' embeddedness in a number of social contexts; by complex relations of trust in biomedicine; and by the ambiguous status of human tissue. Expand
Advance care planning in residential care.
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Advanced directives are infrequently used in residential care and there was no clear process for medical decision making identified, according to a cross-sectional study using a questionnaire in the Hunter area, NSW, Australia. Expand
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