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Neuropsychologic impairment in children with sickle cell anemia.
In this study, the neuropsychologic functioning of 21 children with sickle cell anemia and 21 sibling controls, age range 7 through 16 years, with no history of neurologic disease, was examined.Expand
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Adequacy of sexual performance in men maintained on methadone.
Impairment of sexual performance may occur in men on methadone maintenance. A random sample of 50 of 355 men enrolled in a methadone program was interviewed with respect ot sexual activity. SeventeenExpand
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Insoles for prevention and treatment of back pain.
BACKGROUND There is lack of theoretical and clinical knowledge of the use of insoles for prevention or treatment of back pain. The high incidence of back pain and the popularity of shoe insoles callExpand
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Antibiotic prophylaxis for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhotic patients with ascites, without gastro-intestinal bleeding.
BACKGROUND Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is frequent among cirrhotic patients, associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Selective intestinal decontamination employing antibiotics is aExpand
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Trans-arterial chemo-embolization is safe and effective for very elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
AIM To assess the safety and efficacy of trans-arterial chemo-embolization (TACE) in very elderly patients. METHODS A prospective cohort study, from 2001 to 2010, compared clinical outcomesExpand
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Trans‐arterial chemo‐embolization is safe and effective for elderly advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients: results from an international database
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence among elderly patients is increasing. Trans‐arterial chemo‐embolization (TACE) prolongs survival in selected HCC patients. The safety and efficacy of TACE inExpand
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Institutional control measures to curtail the epidemic spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae: a 4-year perspective.
OBJECTIVE To describe the implementation of an institution-wide, multiple-step intervention to curtail the epidemic spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP). DESIGN ConsecutiveExpand
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Continuous Surveillance to Reduce Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase Klebsiella pneumoniae Colonization in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Background: Clinical illness caused by resistant bacteria usually represents a wider problem of asymptomatic colonization. Active surveillance with appropriate institution of isolation precautionsExpand
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Morphometric analysis of human peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness.
PURPOSE The peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness pattern in the normal human eye has been well characterized using data obtained with scanning laser polarimetry and opticalExpand
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Coxsackievirus A6-related hand foot and mouth disease: skin manifestations in a cluster of adult patients.
BACKGROUND Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood manifestation of enterovirus (EV) infection. It predominantly affects young children, and has been mainly associated withExpand
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