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OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to examine the dental status of critically ill children in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and determine the efficacy of the mouth care received. DESIGN Prospective nonrandomized study. SETTING The study was carried out in the PICU at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. PATIENTS AND(More)
Previous attempts to determine a profile of the typical patient who leaves against medical advice (AMA) have been largely unsuccessful. The premature separation from the hospital arouses unresolved feelings in everyone involved, including the patient, and is expensive as well. The theory that a patient left AMA as a result of a malfunction in the(More)
This investigation extends our knowledge of the size of British born Asian babies compared with those of white Caucasian origin. Seventy Leicester born term Asian babies at birth were lighter, shorter, leaner and had smaller heads than their white Caucasian counterparts. The Asian mothers were shorter and lighter at the start of pregnancy but their(More)
—In developing countries, one of the most important restrictions about the economic growth is the lack of national savings which are supposed to finance the investments. In order to overcome this restriction and achieve the higher rate of economic growth by increasing the level of output, countries choose the external borrowing. However, there is a dispute(More)