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BACKGROUND Falls are a geriatric syndrome that is considered a significant public health problem in terms of morbidity and mortality because they lead to a decline in functional capacity and an impaired quality of life in the elderly. Lower limb muscle strengthening seems to be an effective intervention for preventing falls; however, there is no consensus(More)
We describe a patient with bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) requiring respiratory support and treated with corticosteroids and cytoxan for presumed Wegener's granulomatosis (WG). The diagnosis of WG was based on clinical presentation and strongly positive stains for anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies (cANCA). The results of an(More)
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