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A reader's guide to contemporary literary theory
Preface to the Fifth Edition. Introduction. 1. New Criticism, moral formalism and F. R. Leavis 2. Russian formalism and the Bakhtin school 3. Reader-oriented theories 4. Structuralist theories 5.
Nosocomial klebsiella infections: intestinal colonization as a reservoir.
Excerpt A prospective study of patients admitted to a hospital where there was endemic nosocomial infection with multidrug-resistant klebsiella was undertaken to evaluate the role of intestinal col...
Identification of common cystic fibrosis mutations in African-Americans with cystic fibrosis increases the detection rate to 75%.
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African-Americans have their own set of "common" CF mutations that originate from the native African population, which substantially improves CF mutation detection rates in African-Americans.
Practicing Theory and Reading Literature: An Introduction
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This is an elementary introduction where the emphasis is on practice, and in this respect it complements A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory.
Talc poudrage in the treatment of spontaneous pneumothoraces in patients with cystic fibrosis.
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Thoracoscopy with talc poudrage is a preferable alternative to chemical sclerosis or thoracotomy for treating pneumothoraces in patients with cystic fibrosis and allows rapid and complete sclerosis of the pleural cavity.
The Theory of Criticism: From Plato to the Present: A Reader
This anthology is a survey of critical theory which integrates contemporary and earlier critical writings into one book. It is divided into five parts covering: representation; subjectivity; form,
Development of immune responses to Aspergillus at an early age in children with cystic fibrosis.
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Using sera from 147 CF patients, IgE antibody to Aspergillus fumigatus and five common inhalant allergens were measured with a radioallergosorbent test (RAST) to consider the consideration of a diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).
Avasucular necrosis of pheochromocytoma followed by spontaneous remission.
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Following an acute spontaneous hypertensive crisis and shock a patient with pheochromocytoma was found to have an exceedingly high catecholamine excretion rate, which led to a spontaneous remission of clinical symptoms.
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