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The HHRAA Project and its SARA component are charged with presenting Africa-relevant research findings and information to policy makers in a format and manner that will assist them in making "optimal strategy, policy or program choices." Accordingly, we felt it was essential to analyze what is known about how information is used and how policy is(More)
Contemporary combat casualty care has never been more sophisticated or effective, which is matched by an unprecedented level of clinical complexity. The management of this complexity has demanded the evolution of a more direct clinical leadership model in the field hospital: the Deployed Medical Director (DMD). The DMD has a central co-ordinating role in(More)
In 1980 we found that abnormalities in regional distribution of ventilation, as assessed by 81Krm lung scans, were common in middle-aged smokers with normal chest radiographs and mild impairment of overall lung function. In 1984 we repeated 81Krm scans in 16 continuing smokers then aged 50-64 years and with mean forced expiratory volume in one second 93%(More)
Ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) have become primary methods of evaluating patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms. Arteriography may be necessary for further assessment. We have recently investigated two patients with complicated abdominal aortic aneurysms, one patient with Marfan's syndrome and the other with Behcet's disease. The initial(More)
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