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Results of Treatment of Myelomeningocele
  • J. Lorber
  • Medicine
  • Developmental medicine and child neurology
  • 1 June 1971
It has been shown that, in the absence of treatment, most infants born with myelomeningocele die early in infancy, and it is inferred that almost all the more severe cases do so. Massive efforts inExpand
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Is your brain really necessary?
"Professor John Lorber has a facility for making doctors sit up and think about hallowed concepts," writes Adrian Bower, a neuroanatomist at Sheffield University, England, where Lorber holds aExpand
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Good patients and problem patients: conformity and deviance in a general hospital.
  • J. Lorber
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 June 1975
This study investigates the attitudes and behavior of surgical patients and the reactions of doctors and nurses to that behavior. Previous research had suggested that medical personnel encourageExpand
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LUMBAR PUNCTURE IN CHILDREN WITH CONVULSIONS ASSOCIATED WITH FEVER
452 previously healthy children aged over six months and under six years were admitted to the Sheffield Children's Hospital between January, 1972, and December, 1976, after their first convulsionExpand
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THE FAMILY HISTORY OF SPINA BIFIDA CYSTICA.
1. The family histories of 722 infants who were born with spina bifida cystica were studied. 2. The index cases were referred for surgical treatment and were not selected in any way from the geneticExpand
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Lipoma of the Cauda Equina*
Although intradural lipomas of the cauda equina with extradural extension have been recognized for over a century, their importance is not widely known. The subcutaneous swelling is easily mistakenExpand
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Spina bifida--a vanishing nightmare?
  • J. Lorber, A. M. Ward
  • Medicine
  • Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal…
  • 1 November 1985
Detailed analysis is presented on the dramatic decline in spina bifida births and other congenital central nervous system defects in the past 12 years, in both Sheffield and the rest of GreatExpand
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In vitro fertilization and gender politics.
From the point of view of the couple rather than the individual, infertility is in many ways a social rather than a physiological problem. Originally developed to bypass the blocked or missingExpand
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Treatment of Ventriculitis with Gentamicin and Cloxacillin in Infants Born with Spina Bifida
Of 783 newborn infants with spina bifida cystica and cranium bifidum treated in the 6 years to December 1966, 11% died of ventriculitis. 24% of all deaths were due to this cause. Experience withExpand
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