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BACKGROUND Atopic dermatitis is a common disease that appears to be increasing in frequency during recent decades. Most of the studies are based on the Western population, and there are few data in the Asian population. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and descriptive epidemiology of atopic dermatitis among school children in the general community(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify case characteristics and trends in the incidence of pediatric tuberculosis (TB) in Maryland during the national resurgence of the disease. METHODS The authors conducted a retrospective review of the 248 cases of TB in children ages 19 and younger reported to the state registry between 1986 and 1993. RESULTS The incidence of(More)
BACKGROUND Tamoxifen-treated breast carcinoma survivors are at elevated risk of endometrial carcinoma. Whether to recommend annual surveillance for uterine abnormalities in this population is currently under debate. METHODS This study was a cross-sectional, community-based investigation of tamoxifen use and the frequency of surveillance for endometrial(More)
Objectives: To ensure that the radiation dose from micturating cystourethrograms (MCUs) performed in our centre is regularly and constantly reviewed, and to identify ways in which radiation dose can be reduced and maintained in line with international standards. Methods: This was a clinical audit of the radiation dose and fluoroscopic screening time of MCU(More)
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