Jan Quiney

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OBJECTIVE Our prespecified dose-response analyses of A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT) aim to provide practical guidance for clinicians on the timing, frequency, and amount of mobilization following acute stroke. METHODS Eligible patients were aged ≥18 years, had confirmed first (or recurrent) stroke, and were admitted to a stroke unit within 24(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this paper is to examine potential threats to generalisability of the results of a multicentre randomised controlled trial using data from A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT). DESIGN AVERT is a prospective, parallel group, assessor-blinded randomised clinical trial. This paper presents data assessing the generalisability of(More)
During the 28 weeks starting April 3, 1978, 269 pregnant women were assessed serologically because of exposure to or development of rubella-like illnesses, this number being four times greater than that during either of the previous 2 years. Only 33 (12%) of these patients had previously been given rubella vaccine. Rubella was confirmed serologically in 17(More)
Patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) have a substantially increased risk of atherosclerosis due to very high plasma levels of cholesterol. Recent evidence has shown that coronary heart disease in these patients may regress with lipid-lowering therapy. In this study the efficacy and safety of simvastatin, an inhibitor of the enzyme(More)
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