John Barron

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BACKGROUND Concerns have been raised over the use of different manufacturers' versions of A-rated antiepileptic drug (AED) formulations in epilepsy patients. OBJECTIVE To estimate the association between acute epilepsy exacerbations and switching between different A-rated AEDs. METHODS A nested case-control study was conducted using pharmacy and medical(More)
Marine planktonic diatoms export carbon to the deep ocean, playing a key role in the global carbon cycle. Although commonly thought to have diversified over the Cenozoic as global oceans cooled, only two conflicting quantitative reconstructions exist, both from the Neptune deep-sea microfossil occurrences database. Total diversity shows Cenozoic increase(More)
We describe the implementation of a 2D optical flow algorithm published in the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2004) by Brox et al. [1] (best paper award) and a qualitative and quantitative evaluation of it for a number of synthetic and real image sequences. Their optical flow method combines three assumptions: a brightness constancy(More)
BACKGROUND Routine metabolic screening and consideration of patient metabolic status in the choice of a second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) medication are recommended. This study evaluated the association between abnormal blood glucose and lipid values and SGA prescribing patterns. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective cohort study using administrative(More)
INTRODUCTION The following, who are listed in alphabetical order, are responsible for writing the given sections: The Cape May Zoo site (September and October 2004) was the eleventh continuously cored borehole drilled as part of the New Jersey Coastal Plain Drilling Project (NJCPDP) and the eighth site drilled as Quad, USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle; Middle(More)