M. Garvey

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Many clinical trials concerning acupuncture are flawed by methodological problems. One of the major difficulties is the appropriate selection and use of a placebo control. This article evaluates the use of sham acupuncture as a placebo control and analyzes its credibility as a control treatment. Sixty-four subjects were assessed for their perception of(More)
In 2006 there was an outbreak of equine infectious anaemia (EIA) in Ireland. This paper describes the use of the diagnosis of clinical and subclinical cases of the disease. In acute cases the ELISAs and the immunoblot were more sensitive than the AGID. In one mare, fluctuating antibody levels were observed in all the serological assays before it(More)
We measured titratable acid (TA) and NH4 excretion by isolated rat kidneys perfused either with conventional bicarbonate-containing solutions or with solutions in which bicarbonate was replaced by propionate. Rates of TA excretion by bicarbonate-perfused kidneys were similar to in vivo values, 0.27 +/- 0.04 mueq.ml GF-1 (0.21 mueq.min-1.g-1), and increased(More)
Arendt Sandra M. The use of computers in today's educational setting is a topic of much research, teacher concern, and national, state, and district level discussion. Topics of concern include optimum numbers of computers, the placement of these machines in the school building, and how to use them to their best advantage. The purpose of this study was to(More)
  • M. Garvey
  • 1992
used methodology, and Evolutionary Systems Methodology (ESM) is a Unisys product. The various stages of the analysis carried out by each of the three experts are detailed using flow charts, diagrams, and text. These sections of the book are followed through methodically and the detail presented would be primarily of interest to someone actively involved(More)
The cardiovascular and renal effects of intravenous (i.v.) and intra-arterial (i.a.) infusions of isoproterenol (ISP, 0.1-0.2 micrograms/kg/min) were evaluated in 17 two-week-old swine anesthetized with pentobarbital. The glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of each kidney and blood flow and vascular resistance (RVR) of the left kidney were determined in all(More)
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