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This study examined the reliability and validity of the Health Utilities Index (HUI) Mark 2 system, a health-related quality of life (QoL) instrument, in children with cancer. The sample consisted of 61 mothers of paediatric oncology patients, aged 4.1–17.3 years, who were either on treatment (n = 20) or off treatment (n = 41). The test-retest reliability(More)
R-beta-Hydroxypentanoate and beta-ketopentanoate are homologues of physiological ketone bodies R-beta-hydroxybutyrate and acetoacetate. They derive from the oxidation in liver of the R-moiety of R,S-1,3-pentanediol, a potential nutrient. This report documents the metabolism of R-beta-hydroxypentanoate and beta-ketopentanoate in conscious dogs. Whether(More)
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