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A 6-year-old boy with a family history of hemiplegic migraine had a hemiplegic migraine lasting for 6 days complicated by prolonged fever, lethargy, and two brief focal seizures. An acute single photon emission computerized tomogram (SPECT) demonstrated decreased blood flow in the symptomatic cerebral hemisphere as well as crossed cerebellar diaschisis not(More)
A total of 455 patients aged over 70 years with a displaced intracapsular fracture of the proximal femur was randomised to be treated either by hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation. The preoperative characteristics of the patients in both groups were similar. Internal fixation has a shorter length of anaesthesia (36 minutes versus 57 minutes, p < 0.0001),(More)
The major findings in a study of 51 infants and children with infantile hemangioma of the eyelid were as follows: Visual complications occurred in 27 patients. The most common complications were amblyopia (in 22) and strabismus (in 17). Amblyopia of 6/60 (20/200) or less was probably caused by stimulus-deprivation, but amblyopia in the range of 6/30(More)
Increasing public concern led the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, in January 1974, to form a committee to study the incidence, types and causes of hockey eye injuries and to devise means of reducing such injuries. Retrospective and current studies were undertaken, and face protectors were tested. In both pilot studies, sticks were the commonest cause and(More)
Four coded, but otherwise unidentified, premedicants were prescribed in randomised order for 219 patients who were to undergo elective Caesarean section. Seventy-six (35%) of these patients affirmed at the pre-operative visit that they were not anxious. Diazepam 5 mg and lorazepam 1 mg appeared to be superior to the placebo and to 10-6 ml of 90% alcohol in(More)