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BACKGROUND Effective treatments for adolescent schizophrenia are needed. AIMS To compare efficacy and safety of two dosing regimens of risperidone. METHOD Double-blind, 8-week study. Patients, 13-17 years, with an acute episode of schizophrenia, randomised 1:1 to risperidone 1.5-6.0 mg/day (regimen A; n=125) or 0.15-0.6 mg/day (regimen B; n=132). (More)
For binary matched-pairs data, this article discusses interval estimation of the difference of probabilities and an odds ratio for comparing 'success' probabilities. We present simple improvements of the commonly used Wald confidence intervals for these parameters. The improvement of the interval for the difference of probabilities is to add two(More)
BACKGROUND Current knowledge of the consistency of protection induced by seasonal influenza vaccines over the duration of a full influenza season is limited, and little is known about the clinical course of disease in individuals who become infected despite vaccination. METHODS Data from a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial(More)
INTRODUCTION Abdominal pain during cancer chemotherapy may be caused by medical or surgical conditions. A retrospective review of 5 children with cancer who had appendicitis while receiving chemotherapy was performed. CASE DESCRIPTIONS Three had acute lymphoblastic leukemia,and 1 each had T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma and rhabdomyosarcoma. Two of the(More)
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