N P Colwell

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Contemporary Irish data on the prevalence of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are sparse. The primary aims of this study were (1) to estimate the prevalence of major cardiovascular disease risk factors, including Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, in the general population of men and women between the ages of 50 and 69 years; and (2) to estimate the(More)
Homozygous homocystinuria, the most common genetic disorder of transulphuration, is associated with elevated plasma concentrations of homocystine, homocysteine, multiple clinical abnormalities and life-threatening thromboembolism. Several instances of vascular aneurysms have also been documented. More recently, an association between premature occlusive(More)
Patient comprehension of the risks of anticoagulation, tablet recognition skills and knowledge of complications of warfarin therapy were evaluated in 160 patients attending the anticoagulant clinic in a central Dublin teaching hospital group. Potential complications from over- and under- dosage with warfarin were unknown to 119 (74%) and 97 (60%) patients(More)
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