The Toxicology Reference Laboratory has confirmed 10 cases of aconite poisoning from March 2004 to May 2006. In four of these 10 cases, the aconite herb was not listed in the written prescription. We report these four cases to highlight the problem of 'hidden' aconite poisoning.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare the effect of two educational interventions on the psychosocial well-being of Hong Kong Chinese women who have a positive high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) test and normal cervical cytology. METHODS Participants were randomised into either leaflet group, in which a written HPV factsheet was provided; or… (More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to elucidate the differential metabolic activities in aggressive and indolent subtypes of uterine sarcomas, which may aid in managing these heterogeneous tumours. METHODS We retrospectively analysed the PET/computed tomography scans of consecutive patients (N=18) diagnosed with uterine sarcoma at our unit. The patients… (More)