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Ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) calculations are performed by nurses in the assessment of patients with leg ulceration. The measurement of pressure in one arm alone can result in inaccuracy which may be clinically significant. Two vascular nurse technologists performed ABPI measurements on 250 patients with 487 lower limbs. Community nurses replicated(More)
  • P Bailey
  • Annals of emergency medicine
  • 1983
Presented is the case of a child who swallowed a large plastic button that required endoscopic removal from the esophagus. A 5 1/2-year-old girl was seen in the emergency department on two occasions after having told her parents of the ingestion. There were no clinical findings. Results of AP roentgenogram were negative. Six days after the initial visit,(More)
Computerised dynamic posturography (CDP) can be used as an early marker of recovery to street fitness in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery. We studied three groups of patients undergoing nasal surgery. The goal of this study was to determine whether recovery, as assessed by CDP, is more rapid in patients having nasal surgery under sedation coupled with(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess whether an association exists between drainage to multiple basins and lymphatic metastasis in patients with truncal melanoma. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 227 patients with primary malignant melanoma between January 2006 and December 2009. All patients received an intradermal injection of (99m)Tc-nanocolloid and(More)
The efficacy and safety of two dosages of tolcapone were compared in a 12-week crossover trial involving 118 nonfluctuating patients with PD on a stable dose of levodopa (L-Dopa). At trial onset, all patients received open-label tolcapone 100 mg three times daily for 4 weeks. At week 4, 116 eligible patients entered an 8-week double-blind treatment period(More)
An assessment of voice stress in two children presenting for psychiatric treatment is accomplished through the use of a new instrument called the Psychological Stress Evaluator (PSE-1). It is designed to measure the audible and inaudible voice frequencies whose strengths and patterns relate inversely to the degree of psychological stress in the voice of the(More)
  • P Bailey
  • Annals of emergency medicine
  • 1985
A case of anterolateral first rib fracture produced by indirect trauma in a surfer is presented. A 17-year-old man was seen in the emergency department with the complaint of left shoulder pain that developed while he performed a so-called lay back maneuver on a surfboard. No history of direct trauma was elicited. After physical examination revealed point(More)