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A NEW FAMILIAL CARDIAC SYNDROME IN CHILDREN.
  • O. C. Ward
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Irish Medical Association
  • 1964
John Langdon Down: the man and the message.
  • O. C. Ward
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Down's syndrome, research and practice : the…
  • 1999
TLDR
John Langdon Down was a pioneer of the use of photography in hospitals and made important contributions to medical science, developed a large practice and died a wealthy man in 1896. Expand
Bumetanide in heart failure in infancy.
TLDR
Bumetanide in doses varying in different infants from as little as 0.015 mg/kg on alternate days to as much as 1mg/kg daily was shown to be an effective diuretic for long-term use and no side effects were observed in either study. Expand
Rectal aspirin--absorption and antipyretic effect.
TLDR
Rectal aspirin in a triglyceride base is effective in lowering postoperative temperature and should also be of use in treating other fevers. Expand
Prader-Willi syndrome
TLDR
There is a case for giving greater credit to Langdon Down for predicting the necropsy finding of uterine and ovarian hypoplasia and noting that the patient’s condition reminded him of the condition of a pig spayed for fattening. Expand
Aortography in infantile coarctation: a simple and effective technique.
A new and simple technique is described which clearly defines the aortic anatomy in infantile coarctation. The technique greatly helps to select those neonates whose lives can be salvaged by earlyExpand
The electrocardiographic abnormality in familial cardiac arrhythmia
  • O. C. Ward
  • Medicine
  • Irish journal of medical science
  • 1 November 1966
TLDR
I wish to acknowledge the assistance of Dr. E. Tempany, Research Fellow of the Medical Research Council of Ireland, and Professor P. Cannon, University College, Dublin. Expand
Paracetamol suppositories: a comparative study.
TLDR
There was a significant correlation between peak plasma concentrations and maximum drop in temperature and a lipophilic base produced better results than a hydrophilic base. Expand
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