Norman Agnew

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Background Incidence of drowning varies among countries and even communities within the same country. The manner of death may remain undetermined even when the diagnosis of drowning is confirmed or excluded. It is expected that drowning suicide rates in some of the available studies may have been over- or under-reported because of misclassification.(More)
One of the many reported advantages of the insert earphone over the supra-aural earphone is increased inter-aural attenuation (IA). Minimum values of IA determine the need for masking of the non-test ear in air-conduction audiometry. The aim of the present study was to measure inter-aural attenuation for the Etymotic Research ER-3A insert earphone (with(More)
We conducted a single-centre observational study of retrievals for severe respiratory failure over 12 months. Our intensivist-delivered retrieval service has mobile extracorporeal membrane oxygenation capabilities. Sixty patients were analysed: 34 (57%) were female and the mean (SD) age was 44.1 (13.6) years. The mean (SD) PaO2 /FI O2 ratio at referral was(More)
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