Nicola Singletary

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the utility of bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) in the out-of-hospital treatment of patients with presumed congestive heart failure (CHF). METHODS This was a prospective, sequential, parallel trial in an urban setting served by a single emergency medical services (EMS) system between January 4 and April 15, 1999. A(More)
The aim of the present study was to determine if elevations in salt intake were coupled to increases in renal alpha 2-adrenergic receptors in SHR that differ in their blood pressure response to high salt diets. Salt-resistant spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR-R), which do not increase their blood pressure in response to high salt intake, and(More)
BACKGROUND Breastfeeding provides numerous health benefits for mothers and infants, but worldwide breastfeeding rates fall below recommendations. As part of efforts to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration, the World Health Organization and UNICEF UK recommend educational interventions to increase awareness and positive attitudes towards(More)
Background Breastfeeding rates vary widely around the world, and change over time. Currently, as summarised in the recent Lancet series, poorer women in low and middle-income countries have higher rates of breastfeeding than richer women. In contrast, in high-income countries infants in poorer families are less likely to be breastfeed than infants in more(More)
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