Irene Sheppard

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Changes in the vertical dimension of mandibular rest position for 50 subjects wearing complete dentures were measured on cephalometric radiographs between lead markers attached to the face and between skeletal landmarks. Measurements between the landmarks were compared on radiographs made without (edentulous) and with (edentoprosthetic) the dentures in the(More)
BACKGROUND A major effort is underway to integrate primary and community care in Canada's western province of British Columbia and in Fraser Health, its largest health authority. Integrated care is a critical component of Fraser Health's planning, to meet the challenges of caring for a growing, elderly population that is presenting more complex and chronic(More)
Cimetidine is an inhibitor of drug metabolism. We studied the effects of cimetidine (1,200 mg/d) on steady-state serum concentrations of carbamazepine and phenytoin in 11 epileptic volunteers. The mean serum carbamazepine concentration was unchanged after 7 days of cimetidine treatment. Five subjects were taking phenytoin concurrently; their mean serum(More)
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