Judith Stellman

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Seventy asthmatic patients newly referred to a hospital outpatient clinic have been studied. In one-third of the patients the diagnosis of asthma had not been considered. Eight patients presented with an FEV1 of one litre or less. Acute severe asthma is commonly believed to precede death from asthma, but patients with more chronic symptoms may have equally(More)
Assessment of mental capacity provides an ethical and legal framework for care which values patients' autonomy whilst recognising the instances where it is appropriate to act in patients' best interests. Existing medical literature indicates that mental capacity is poorly documented in psychiatric inpatient settings. The aim of the project was to examine(More)
We studied the fracture rate as a function of age in 45 women and 20 men with osteogenesis imperfecta. In each variant of the disorder, the fracture rate in women peaked in childhood, declined in adolescence, and rose again after the menopause. In contrast, the fracture rate in men remained low after adolescence. After the menopause women were vulnerable to(More)
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