Lynn J. Walker

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In a double blind placebo controlled trial, 434 patients with suspected myocardial infarction were randomised to treatment with nifedipine (n = 217) or placebo (n = 217) within six hours from the onset of chest pain. During the treatment period of 48 hours, a 10 mg capsule containing nifedipine or placebo was given sublingually every four hours for 24(More)
The case of a 59 year old man with ornithosis endocarditis and a history of contact with pheasants is reported. Treatment with oxytetracycline was not tolerated and so doxycycline was substituted. Over the two year follow up the patient's clinical condition and serial echocardiographic appearances improved and Chlamydia psittaci complement fixation titres(More)
To determine the effect of antileukemic therapy on preexisting immunity to varicella zoster virus, we studied 20 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia maintained in complete continuous remission for greater than 1 year. Cellular immunity was tested by lymphocyte proliferation in response to varicella antigen. Antiviral antibody was measured using the(More)
In a double-blind placebo-controlled trial to study the effect of nifedipine on ventricular arrhythmias among patients with acute myocardial infarction, 434 patients with suspected myocardial infarction were randomized within 6 h from the onset of chest pain to treatment with nifedipine (p = 217) or placebo (p = 217). During the 48-h treatment period, a(More)
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