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A 3-year-old underwent successful correction of the Taussig-Bing anomaly. A physiologically complete transposition of the great arteries, was created initially, and then the technique described by Stansel and Kaye for repair of "simple" transposition was used. A good overall clinical result was achieved, although the postoperative arterial oxygen saturation… (More)
In the recent year a variety of approaches for QoS support in the Internet such as Integrated Services , Differentiated Services , Bandwidth Distribution Scheme (BDS) , and others have been proposed. Most of the proposed approaches rely on the traffic policing unit, which may mark, delay, or drop packets that arrive above their reserved rate. The… (More)
Despite the initial overall good results of aorto-coronary bypass grafting for myocardial revascularisation, a small but increasing number of patients require consideration for reoperation after the first procedure. In the period 1973 to 1981, 36 reoperations were performed in 34 patients with one operative death. In all of them the clinical indication for… (More)
Nursing specialists engage in a variety of international professional activities. Business cards are an important aspect of establishing a professional image. This article presents recommended business card contents, international etiquette, card design and production, and cared innovations.
Nurses can and should function as effective teachers about the potential hazards to health of radon contamination in the home as well as become activists in the development of health care policy on radon.
Between 1966 and 1972 seventy-two adult patients underwent aortic valve replacement with unstented aortic valve homografts prepared by chemical beta-propiolactone sterilization and storage. There were 5 hospital deaths and 6 foreign patients are lost to follow-up. Of the remaining 61, there have been 7 late deaths. Thirty-one patients have needed… (More)