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Two patients with inferior infarction complicated by right ventricular infarction are presented. Both manifested electrocardiographic changes involving the anterior chest leads with initial S-T segment elevation followed by loss of R waves and the development of QS complexes mimicking anterior infarction. Cardiac catheterization showed right coronary artery(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the hemodynamic effects of a short-acting, potent, highly specific calcium antagonist, nisoldipine, in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Twenty-four patients were selected on the basis of an elevated wedge pressure and/or elevated blood pressure, less than 12 hours after the onset of symptoms. Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND This study applied the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) in an attempt to predict longitudinal growth of career exploratory behaviour in school pupils. The importance of information for making considered career decisions is indicated in theories of career development and choice, career education programmes, and concepts of career maturity. AIMS(More)
This study surveyed the self-expressed worries of 3,983 adolescents in Northern Ireland, with a specific focus on identifying age and gender differences. Students aged thirteen to eighteen years completed a 138-item scale in which they indicated frequency of worry across a range of social and personal issues. Analysis of their responses revealed that(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to explore what types of service provision patients with chronic pain wanted from their general practitioners (GP). METHOD A small scale survey measured anxiety and depression and quantified the extent to which patients wanted four different types of help from their GP (explanation and understanding, medical treatment,(More)
This study aims to carry out an evaluation of bereavement counselling provided by a voluntary charity from the perspective of clients who had availed themselves of the service. A questionnaire survey of ex-clients of one branch of a major voluntary sector bereavement care organization was carried out. Based on a sample of 89 returned questionnaires(More)