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AIMS To investigate the impact of definition on the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations in primary care. METHODS In a one-year prospective, observational study, data from diary cards were used to determine the incidence of symptom- and healthcare-defined exacerbations. One hundred and twenty seven patients completed >(More)
The serum antibody levels to Taenia saginata of three groups of cattle were assessed by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The first group of cattle were from four farms which had a confirmed T saginata cysticercosis outbreak, all of which had cattle classed as infected by ELISA. The second group were from four farms where sewage sludge had been(More)
P152 Figure 1 THE IMPACT OF TRPV1 ANTAGONISM ON THE TREATMENT OF SEASONAL ALLERGIC RHINITIS doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-202678.214 1RD Murdoch, 1P Bareille, 1J Bentley, 1K Smart, 2F Horak. 1GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK; 2University Clinic, Vienna, Austria Background Topical intranasal steroids are widely considered to be the most efficacious(More)
Bone scans from 43 children referred with hip pain of uncertain cause were reviewed. The bone scan was abnormal in 36 patients: normal in 7. In 12 the findings were diagnostic: osteomyelitis, osteoid osteoma, osteomyelitis with septic arthritis, Perthes' Disease and juvenile chronic arthritis. Twenty-four patients had abnormal scans including diffuse(More)
A massive dose of 7.5 g of 4,4'-diamino, diphenyl sulphone (dapsone) taken as a suicide attempt in a patient on long-term therapy for tuberculoid leprosy resulted in permanent bilateral retinal necrosis, previously unreported side effect of this drug. The patient developed a severe haemolytic anaemia, methaemoglobinaemia, and acute renal failure requiring(More)
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