Propranolol and nadolol were used in two groups of patients having ventricular arrhythmias. The two groups were characterised by differences in sympathetic drive. The 10 non-adrenergic patients had idiopathic, monomorphic extrasystoles (isolated with fixed coupling or in pairs or salvoes) arising from the right ventricle or the septum. These extrasystoles… (More)
OBJECTIVE Assess the acceptability of HIV treatment as prevention and early antiretroviral treatment among gay and bisexual men in Australia and any changes in attitudes over time. METHODS National, online, cross-sectional surveys of gay and bisexual men were repeated in 2011 and 2013. Changes in attitudes to HIV treatment over time were assessed with… (More)
In this paper we explore how two enactments of HIV – the UN's AIDS Clock and clinical trials for an HIV biomedical prevention technology or pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)-entail particular globalizing and localizing dynamics. Drawing on Latour's and Whitehead's concept of proposition, and Serres' call for a philosophy of prepositions, we use the composite… (More)
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After a 1-week placebo washout, 25 depressed hospitalized patients were treated for 4 weeks with trimipramine or doxepin in a fixed equivalent dosage schedule ending in 150 mg h.s. The study used a parallel group double-blind design. Comparisons over time revealed that both drugs improved patients' overall well-being as indicated by the rating scales… (More)
In order to increase the accuracy and efficiency of studying perioperative dysrhythmias, 52 patients undergoing cardiac surgery were fitted preoperatively with a Holter monitor adapted for intraoperative recording, and the preoperative, intraoperative and early postoperative cardiac electrical activities were classified with a digital computer. Forty… (More)