Lal Fernando

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Spinal epidural metastases were detected in 75 of 140 cancer patients with back pain who were evaluated prospectively by clinical criteria, spine roentgenography, and bone scan. Fifty-five of the 75 patients with epidural metastases had no evidence of myelopathy when diagnosed. Of the patients diagnosed and treated while still ambulatory, more than 90%(More)
The emphasis on community care means closure of the long-stay institutions for people with intellectual disability. Studies have indicated that older people with intellectual disability in particular may not be adequately cared for because of poor monitoring of their changing needs and inadequate provision of services. The use of rating instruments to(More)
Offspring of mice treated with cyclophosphamide (Cy; 1, 2.5 or 5 mg/kg) during pregnancy (6-18 days of gestation) and tested for immunocompetence from 5 to 10 weeks of age were found to have defective reticuloendothelial clearance. The main effects were: a) increased elimination half time (T 1/2) of 51Cr-labeled SRBC from circulation, b) decreased liver(More)
  • Session B, Session J, +401 authors S E J A De Rooij
  • 2005
Aims Falls are a common problem affecting up to two thirds of people with Parkinson's disease (PD) each year resulting in injury, fear of falling and activity restriction. This study aimed to establish the effectiveness of a strength and balance training programme on falls with people with PD who had a history of falling. Methods A pragmatic randomised(More)
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