Ramona Nixon

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Pain is a common complaint in Emergency Departments. Inpatient studies have shown discrepancies between patients' and nurses' pain assessments. The accuracy of emergency nurse assessments of their patients' pain has not been well investigated. Using a 0 to 10 numeric rating scale (NRS), researchers asked patients to rate their pain intensity in triage.(More)
Eleven patients with senile dementia of the Alzheimer type and 11 age-matched control subjects were given the thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) test. The two groups did not differ with respect to peak thyrotropin (TSH) response or TSH levels at baseline, 20, 30, and 45 min after TRH injection. There were significant differences between the groups on(More)
STUDY QUESTION What is the likelihood of identifying genetic or endocrine abnormalities in a group of boys with 46, XY who present to a specialist clinic with a suspected disorder of sex development (DSD)? SUMMARY ANSWER An endocrine abnormality of the gonadal axis may be present in a quarter of cases and copy number variants (CNVs) or single gene(More)
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