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Vitamin D status and its association with parathyroid hormone concentrations in women of child-bearing age living in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur
Objective:To describe the vitamin D status of women living in two Asian cities, – Jakarta (6°S) and Kuala-Lumpur (2°N), to examine the association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroidExpand
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Pott's Puffy Tumor and Epidural Abscess Arising From Dental Sepsis: A Case Report
Objective To present an unusual case of two uncommon cranial complications of frontal sinusitis: Pott's puffy tumor and epidural abscess arising from frontal sinusitis of dental origin, and also twoExpand
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Subliminal ultraviolet-B irradiation for the prevention of vitamin D deficiency in the elderly: a feasibility study.
AIM To investigate whether daily subliminal ultraviolet-B irradiation in elderly subjects can maintain a normal vitamin D status. MATERIAL AND METHODS In an open, uncontrolled study, 10 residentsExpand
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Choice and use of peripherally inserted central catheters by nurses.
Patients requiring i.v. treatment of between six weeks and six months will benefit from having a peripheral or central i.v. line. PICCs have a number of advantages over other peripheral or centralExpand
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Vitamin D status of pregnant and non-pregnant women of reproductive age living in Hanoi City and the Hai Duong province of Vietnam.
Vitamin D insufficiency during pregnancy has been associated with a number of adverse outcomes for both mother and child. Vitamin D insufficiency has been well described in many populations of bothExpand
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Variation in Hospital Thromboprophylaxis Practices for Abdominal Cancer Surgery
IntroductionVenous thromboembolism remains a prominent cause of morbidity and mortality following cancer surgery. Although evidence-based guidelines recommend major cancer surgery thromboprophylaxisExpand
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FAO/WHO Consultation on Dietary Recommendations on Total Fat and Fatty Acids
Dietary recommendations on total fat and fatty acids in human nutrition arising out of a joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation are reported. Little evidence is available to prove the effects of totalExpand
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