Joshua Ettinger

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Cardiovascular-related mortality increases in the cold winter months, particularly in older adults. Previously, we reported that determinants of myocardial O(2) demand, such as the rate-pressure product, increase more in older adults compared with young adults during cold stress. The aim of the present study was to determine if aging influences the coronary(More)
A female patient with Wegener's granulomatosis developed severe bone marrow depression after two years treatment with cyclophosphamide. Corticosteroids alone could not sufficiently suppress disease activity, therefore additive therapy with Cyclosporin A was started. Four weeks later the patient developed a central nervous system disorder with affective(More)
Die Wirkung des Coffeins und der Purinbasen auf die Iris ist wenig studiert. In der Literatur fanden wir nur eine Hindeutung im Handbuehe yon Hef f t e r l ) , da~ nach einigen Autoren (Benne t und Volt), das Coffein bei FrSschen naeh intravenSser Injektion eine Pupillenerweiterung bewirkt; ebenso bei S~iugetieren (Ba rbou r und Wing2)). Die Wirkung der(More)
A female patient with Wegener's granulomatosis developed severe bone marrow depression after two years treatment with cyclophosphamide. Corticosteroids alone could not sufficiently suppress disease activity, therefore additive therapy with Cyclosporin A was started. Four weeks later the patient developed a central nervous system disorder with affective(More)
Beta-thalassemia major and sickle cell disease are genetic disorders of red blood cells, caused by abnormal hemoglobin. These hemoglobinopathies affect males and females equally. Both are chronic disorders requiring lifelong treatment for affected individuals and education and support for them and their families. Special nursing considerations for the care(More)
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