Miriam Barber

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All mainstream primary schools in Cardiff were invited in July 1998 to participate in a prevalence survey of autistic spectrum disorder. Teachers of each class filled in a questionnaire based on ICD-10 criteria for autistic disorders. The Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ) was completed on children identified with problems identified by the(More)
Gastric cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death worldwide. It is estimated that 5-10% of gastric cancer cases have a familial association; however, knowledge concerning the genetic predisposition to familial gastric cancer is currently limited. In this chapter we discuss what is known about the aetiology and pathogenesis of both the diffuse(More)
Gentamicin is a new basic antibiotic complex isolated from an actinomycete, Micromonospora purpurea, in the Research Laboratories of the Schering Corporation, New Jersey. It consists of two components, referred to as gentamicin C1 and gentamicin C2, which are closely related in structure and have a similar antibacterial spectrum. Both substances contain a(More)
  • M Barber
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • 1965
DOUBLE CHEMOTHERAPY FOR THE TREATMENT OF BACTERIAL INFECTIONS HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR MANY REASONS, OF WHICH THE MOST IMPORTANT ARE THE FOLLOWING: (1) To achieve a synergic effect. (2) To delay the emergence of resistant strains. (3) To prevent superinfection. (4) To treat relatively inaccessible bacteria. (5) To treat mixed infections. (6) To treat(More)