Margaret M Gall

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The effect of pregnancy on peak O2 uptake (VO2 peak) during tethered swimming was evaluated in 10 women during their 25th and 35th wk of pregnancy, as well as 9-11 wk postpartum. The swim results were compared with cycle ergometry results obtained at similar times. The results indicated that exercise-induced maximal heart rates remained the same and were(More)
Fetal responses to maximal maternal exercise were studied during cycle ergometry and tethered swimming in 13 untrained subjects at 25 and 35 weeks' gestation. The fetal heart rate (FHR) and uterine and umbilical artery waveforms were measured before exercise, immediately after exercise, and at 5-minute intervals during 20 minutes of recovery. The mean(More)
Comprehensive and collaborative longitudinal care is essential for optimal outcomes after bariatric surgery. This approach is important to manage the many potential surgical and medical comorbidities in patients who undergo bariatric surgery. Medical management programs require prompt and often frequent adjustment as the nutritional program changes and as(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of bariatric surgery in the United States has increased significantly during the past decade, increasing the number of patients requiring postbariatric surgery follow-up care. Our objective was to develop and implement an efficient, financially viable, postbariatric surgery practice model that would be acceptable to patients. The(More)
Following the Strategic Defence and Security Review of 2010, the UK Surgeon General was directed to merge the delivery of primary healthcare from the three single Service organisations to a unified Defence Primary Healthcare. Although front line clinical staff were to be preserved, considerable savings were to be made in headquarters staff. This was one of(More)
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