Janine Francis

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Mild head injury has been recognized as producing numerous "postconcussive" symptoms that temporarily reduce an individual's ability to function. Controversy exists over the short-and long-term effects of mild head injuries, and the effects of repeated concussive blows to the head have not been sufficiently studied. Amateur and professional athletes provide(More)
There has been a relative absence of studies that have longitudinally examined the neuropsychological profiles of women who have sustained severe accidental electrical shocks. A case is reported of a college-educated woman who received an estimated 120-V electrical shock. Neuropsychological assessments conducted at 2 months, and at 1 and 2 years postinjury,(More)
INTRODUCTION Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a rare systemic vasculitis. While aetiology is unknown the prominent respiratory involvement suggests inhaled antigens may be involved. The aim of this study was to identify environmental risk factors associated with GPA in Canterbury, New Zealand. METHODS A case-controlled study was undertaken. All(More)
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