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pH and concentrations of pepsin and trypsin in feeding tube aspirates as predictors of tube placement.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which pepsin and trypsin concentrations in feeding tube aspirates, in addition to pH, contribute to predicting feeding tubeExpand
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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: associations with coagulation disorders and polycystic-ovary syndrome.
To better understand potentially reversible causes of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri, and an apparent association of IIH with polycystic-ovary syndromeExpand
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Direct transesterification of plasma fatty acids for the diagnosis of essential fatty acid deficiency in cystic fibrosis.
This study was aimed at redefining criteria for essential fatty acid (EFA) deficiency with the use of the direct transesterification procedure (1986. J. Lipid Res. 27: 114-120) and at determiningExpand
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Comparative efficacy and acceptability of drug treatments for bipolar depression: a multiple‐treatments meta‐analysis
Treatment of bipolar depression is complicated by variable response and risk of switch to mania. Guidance is informed by the strength of evidence rather than by comparative data.
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pH and concentration of bilirubin in feeding tube aspirates as predictors of tube placement.
BACKGROUND Currently available bedside methods for determining feeding tube placement often provide inconclusive results. Therefore, additional data are needed to assist nurses in making decisionsExpand
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Development of a reliable and valid bedside test for bilirubin and its utility for improving prediction of feeding tube location.
BACKGROUND The addition of laboratory bilirubin readings to an algorithm based on pH alone improves prediction of feeding tube location; although reliable pH-teststrips are available, there is noExpand
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A pH-sensitive fluor, CypHer 5, used to monitor agonist-induced G protein-coupled receptor internalization in live cells.
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are the largest family of proteins involved in transmembrane signal transduction and are actively studied because of their suitability as therapeuticExpand
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Cisapride in pediatric gastroesophageal reflux.
BACKGROUND Gastroesophageal reflux is a common condition that in infants may lead to serious complication. This study assessed the efficacy and safety of oral cisapride suspension in the treatment ofExpand
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Thoracic Epidural vs Balanced Anesthesia in Morbid Obesity: An Intraoperative and Postoperative Hemodynamic Study
Thirty-eight morbidly obese patients undergoing gastric bypass were divided into two groups. All patients received general endotracheal anesthesia with muscle relaxation and controlled respirationExpand
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