Olga Mikulich

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BACKGROUND Studies examining seasonal mortality have found excess winter mortality, particularly in the elderly. We examined the seasonal mortality variations for all emergency medical admissions to St James' Hospital, Dublin, over 10 years (2002-2011). We explored the effects of ambient temperature, deprivation markers, case-mix, co-morbidity and illness(More)
We present two cases of acute hepatotoxicity associated with elevated paracetamol (acetaminophen) levels in older patients. Both patients were receiving a standard European dose of oral paracetamol (2 × 500 mg QDS) with no risk factors for slowed metabolism (weight <50 kg, interacting medications, hepatic enzyme inducers, history of liver disease).(More)
To cite: Mikulich O, Chaila E, Crotty JM, et al. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/ bcr-2013-200229 DESCRIPTION Neurological manifestations of schistosomiasis are rare. Early treatment can prevent disability. A 28-year-old Sudanese man, living in Ireland for 5 years, presented with severe lower back pain, flaccid(More)
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