Jason McClaren

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BACKGROUND Discharge planning is a routine feature of health systems in many countries. The aim is to reduce hospital length of stay and unplanned readmission to hospital, and improve the co ordination of services following discharge from hospital thereby bridging the gap between hospital and place of discharge. Sometimes discharge planning is offered as(More)
The waiting period for liver transplantation is a difficult time fraught with uncertainty and associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality. To understand better what it means for a transplant patient to wait, the authors explore in this phenomenological study the meaning that people with liver failure ascribe to the experience of waiting for a(More)
BACKGROUND Neutrophil infiltration is a characteristic feature of the hepatic injury associated with prolonged hypotension. Previous work has already stressed the important contribution of neutrophil-endothelial cell interactions in the organ injury seen after hemorrhagic shock. Single-blockade strategies using monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) against either(More)
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