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We present 2 families with 4 individuals suffering from congenital cutis laxa. Family A has a single affected male child with developmental delay and ligamentous laxity, making this only the second male of the total 15 patients so far reported with this particular syndrome. Family B has 3 affected males, 2 of whom have significant involvement of other(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine trends in the incidence of hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy over a 13-year period. DESIGN A retrospective analysis of medical records of all infants admitted in the years 1976-1980 and 1984-1988. SETTING A large non-teaching district health authority in central England. SUBJECTS Infants admitted to a district general hospital(More)
OBJECTIVE We assessed the demographic profile and opinions of current occupational medicine (OM) physicians on the importance of specific core competencies. METHODS A random sample of 1500 OM physicians listed in the membership directory of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) were asked to complete a voluntary survey.(More)
The value of and need for paediatric outpatient review attendance as perceived by parents, children, consultants, and general practitioners (GPs) were assessed. One hundred and ninety one parents of 239 children over 7 years of age undergoing review were randomly selected for a semistructured interview. For each parent interviewed, an audit questionnaire(More)