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Activity-dependent neurotrophic factor (ADNF) is a glia-derived protein that is neuroprotective at femtomolar concentrations. ADNF is released from astroglia after treatment with 0.1 nM vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). To further assess the biological role of ADNF, antiserum was produced following sequential injections of purified ADNF into mice.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of an improvement programme to reduce the number of interruptions during the medication administration process in a paediatric hospital. DESIGN AND METHODS A prestudy-post study design was used to monitor nursing interruptions during medication cycles in a paediatric hospital. Interruptions were reported on an(More)
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