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The CT appearance of the pterygopalatine fossa is described in detail. Anatomic and CT sections were compared in cadavers and patients in axial and coronal CT planes to identify the osseous configuration and vascular and neural contents of the fossa. The normal fat, soft-tissue, and osseous margins are altered by neoplasms in the fossa. CT is an effective(More)
UNLABELLED Chronic pain, chronic fatigue, and depressive mood are prevalent conditions in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). The objective of this research was to investigate the relationship between these conditions in adults with SCI. Multivariate analysis of variance, contingency analyses, and hierarchical regression were used to determine the nature(More)
BACKGROUND Anxiety is difficult to detect in patients receiving mechanical ventilation because clinical signs are confounded and patients often cannot respond to validated anxiety measures. Most patients can respond to the single-item Faces Anxiety Scale. OBJECTIVES To assess the validity of the Faces Anxiety Scale, the frequency and severity of state(More)
The possibility of exposure to cocaine as a result of analyzing it or handling material contaminated by it has been a major concern of laboratory personnel. Several different work environments and simulated situations were examined to assess the likelihood of this type of exposure occurring. Urine specimens were collected and evaluated for cocaine and(More)
The incidence of febrile infectious postoperative complications following Caesarean sections and gynaecological major operations during 2 two-year periods has been retrospectively analysed. In the operated group receiving Klion infusion as an adjuvant to postoperative therapy infectious febrile complication occurred only in 2.63% of the cases versus the(More)
The effects of Nizoral cream and clotrimazole ointment have been compared under identical experimental conditions in 35 resp. 37 women suffering from mycotic vulvovaginitis. Nizoral tablet was administered as a basic therapy. Significant differences were not observed when comparing the results of the different 10-day long adjuvant therapies. Considering(More)
The effect of the dopamine receptor blocking domperidone (Motilium) has been examined in 73 gynaecological patients in a wide indication field. The treatment was successful in controlling dyspeptic symptoms of different origins, nausea-vomiting of different etiologies, climacteric flushes, and in the prevention of migraines in 67.1% of the cases. Partial(More)
STUDY DESIGN A randomized controlled trial (RCT). OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy of massage therapy (MT) as a treatment that could be implemented to reduce pain and fatigue in people with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING Laboratory setting in Sydney, Australia. METHODS Participants included 40 people with SCI living in the community who(More)
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