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BACKGROUND Cleft surgery follow-up in developing regions is challenging. This study evaluated rates, costs, and satisfaction of 2 follow-up programs at the Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (GC4) in Assam, India. METHODS For this study, 10,582 postoperative visits were analyzed from May 2011 to November 2013. A questionnaire was administered to(More)
BACKGROUND Indian tea industry workers are exposed to various exposures at their workplace. OBJECTIVE To investigate the respiratory health of Indian tea industry workers. METHODS We administered a respiratory questionnaire to and measured lung function in workers of 34 tea gardens and 46 tea factories. We used correlation matrices to test the(More)
The biographical sketches from Luria's life reveal the capricious political changes and their effect on the development of Soviet neuropsychology. The picture that emerges is of an individual who survived several ideological reprisals. He introduced Vygotsky into the mainstream of psychology, and continued to advance the study of cognitive functions within(More)
Rapidly progressive acute respiratory failure attributed to 2009 H1N1 influenza A infection has been reported worldwide-3. Refractory hypoxaemia despite conventional mechanical ventilation and lung protective strategies has resulted in the use a combination of rescue therapies, such as conservative fluid management, prone positioning, inhaled nitric oxide,(More)
The adrenal ‘incidentaloma’ (AI) is an adrenal tumour greater than 1cm in diameter that is discovered incidentally during a radiologic examination performed for indications other than an evaluation of adrenal disease. 1,2,5,11,12 It is typically found on a CT scan done for other purposes and frequently causes much grief to the clinician who is unsure(More)
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