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The prevalence of pressure sores has been frequently reported. However, such measures fail to identify how many patients develop sores, while longitudinal changes in prevalence rates are difficult to interpret. This paper provides the first report of the incidence of pressure sores across the population of a single NHS Trust hospital. During 1991, 360(More)
A quantitative morphometric study of the development of myelinated fibres in the optic and trochlear nerves has been made in growth-retarded fetal sheep at 140 days gestation (term = 146 days). Intrauterine growth retardation was induced as a result of the reduction of placental mass, by prior removal of placentation sites in six ewes. In the optic nerve(More)
OBJECTIVE: To validate a variation of a well-established magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to detect liver fat and use it to monitor liver fat changes after treatment with dexfenfluramine in men with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). DESIGN: (a) Simple correlation study of MRI Liver Fat Index with liver biopsy results; (b) Open Study(More)
OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that intravenous infusion of lipid would bring about changes in adipose tissue metabolism, which would tend to spare net fat mobilization, and to attempt to identify the mediators of such responses.DESIGN: The triacylglycerol (TG) emulsion, Intralipid, was infused and metablic changes in subcutaneous adipose tissue and(More)
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