James Latimer Taylor

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A study was carried out of 274 children in Scotland aged 0 to 13 years recorded as having had acute nephritis over a four-year period (1976-79). The medical records for 223 of the patients were examined and 79 cases of poststreptococcal nephritis were identified, giving an estimated incidence of 2.1 episodes per 100,000 children per year. Using a number of(More)
Listeria monocytogenes is a rare cause of prosthetic valve endocarditis and in all of the four reported cases has occurred as a late complication. Bacteriologic cure of the infection has been obtained in all reported patients, using a standard regimen of either penicillin or penicillin and an aminoglycoside. The two deaths were associated with Starr-Edwards(More)
From the point of view of genetic counselling carrier detection is most important in X-linked disorders. Okinaka et al. (1959) were the first to employ the serum level of creatine kinase to detect female carriers of X-linked Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Since then many investigators have confirmed the usefulness and reliability of this test. So far results(More)
UNLABELLED This study is a correlational analysis of the efficacy of a Medication Assistance Program (MAP) on intermediate physiologic markers of health outcomes of patients with diabetes, specifically blood pressure, HBA1c, and lipid levels. METHODS The sample included 72 patients enrolled in a MAP and 854 patients not enrolled in a MAP and with a(More)
An uncommon complication of acute dissecting hematoma of the aorta is rupture into a right heart chamger. We report a case in which the dissecting hematoma ruptured into the right atrium in addition to causing aortic valve incompetence. These features were diagnosed angiographically. Thereafter, successful surgical repair was performed.