Margaret Fallon

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From 1 January to 30 June 2012, 359 confirmed and 157 probable cases of measles were reported in Merseyside, England. The most affected age groups were children under five years and young adults from 15 years of age. Most cases have been sporadic. There have been few outbreaks in nurseries; however, no outbreaks have been reported in schools. Of the cases(More)
Reports to the Committee on Safety of Medicines show that skin reactions are the commonest adverse reaction to trimethoprim; the committee has had a few reports of cholestatic jaundice due to trimethoprim and to trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole. Manufacturers of trimethoprim (Duphar) have received four reports of hepatic reactions: hepatitis (two), jaundice(More)
The occurrence of depression within the population of patients with renal disease may be underrecognized and undertreated in practice. Furthermore, depression in the presence of end-stage renal disease may be resistant to treatment or require multiple modes of treatment and coordination of care across settings and providers for symptom relief. Improved(More)
INTRODUCTION An internal hernia is a rare type of hernia that may either be congenital or acquired in etiology. Acquired internal hernias generally develop from mesenteric defects or adhesions from prior surgery. These hernias can trap and/or twist small bowel, resulting in bowel obstruction. The diagnosis of small bowel obstruction (SBO) secondary to(More)
Thrombosis of the renal vein was first described by Rayer in 1837. This was followed in 1877 by Hutinel's account of forty-two cases of renal thrombosis, in thirty of which the condition was bilateral. Abeshouse (1945), in reviewing 228 cases of renal thrombosis of all varieties, found ninetyeight of these in children less than a year old, and of this total(More)
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