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BACKGROUND Cardiac arrest (CA) survivors experience cognitive deficits including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is unclear whether these are related to cognitive/mental experiences and awareness during CPR. Despite anecdotal reports the broad range of cognitive/mental experiences and awareness associated with CPR has not been systematically(More)
UNLABELLED This study was carried out to establish the length of time over which an individual can maintain effective chest compressions and the most effective pattern of rest and handover among a team. The continuing effectiveness of chest compressions was compared between groups of 2 or 3 rescuers performing chest compressions for 1, 2 or 3 min during(More)
Ethanol concentrations were assayed in urine samples obtained from 10 newly presenting diabetic patients (aged 50-69 years) with glycosuria and symptoms suggesting genito-urinary candidiasis. No alcohol was detected initially with diabetic urine samples, but when stored at room temperature 8 out of 10 samples showed increasing levels of ethanol from day 3(More)
1 Urine was collected over 24 h from 40 patients with advanced malignant disease who had received a known four-hourly oral dose of either diamorphine or morphine in an elixir or of diamorphine by injection for at least 3 days. 2 Samples were assayed for total urinary morphine (free and conjugated) by gas-liquid chromatography. 3 The percentage of the(More)
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