J. Marchant

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BACKGROUND A comparative study of treatment modalities for improving articulation in a 13-year-old child with severe spastic dysarthria associated with spastic cerebral palsy (SCP) was conducted. METHOD A multiple treatment design examined the effect of phonetic placement therapy (PPT) and sEMG-facilitated biofeedback relaxation therapy over a 6-week(More)
Since patients diagnosed with BRAF V600E and V600K mutated advanced melanoma show response to treatment with MAP kinase inhibitors, several sensitive methods have been developed to determine the V600 allele status of melanoma patients. Vemurafenib (Zelboraf) and dabrafenib (Tafinlar) are specific BRAF V600 inhibitors recently approved by the US FDA as(More)
BACKGROUND Acute respiratory illness, a leading cause of cough in children, accounts for a substantial proportion of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. In some children acute cough progresses to chronic cough (>4 weeks duration), impacting on morbidity and decreasing quality of life. Despite the importance of chronic cough as a cause of(More)
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