Kate Massey

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This study investigates several physiological measurements for their correlation to the minimal arterial occlusion pressure using the pneumatic ankle tourniquet. Blood pressure (brachial), height, weight, body fat percentage, ankle circumference, and leg circumference measurements were collected from 50 normotensive healthy subjects. Ankle brachial index(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH) is one of the most common neurosurgical disorders and is especially prevalent in old age. The subdural evacuating port system (SEPS) has emerged in the last few years as a minimally invasive alternative to the standard procedure of burr-hole evacuation. NHS practice is evidence-driven and evidence from(More)
BACKGROUND Prescribing medicines for older adults in care homes is known to be sub-optimal. Whilst trials testing interventions to optimise prescribing in this setting have been published, heterogeneity in outcome reporting has hindered comparison of interventions, thus limiting evidence synthesis. The aim of this study was to develop a core outcome set(More)
Growth factors are increasingly investigated for their role in wound healing. The authors present evidence from human and animal studies suggesting that growth hormone induces a positive nitrogen balance, enhances connective-tissue synthesis, and increases lean body mass. The physiology of diabetes and wound healing is reviewed in the context of how growth(More)
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