Roderick Lennox

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The aim of this study was to assess the influence of maternal methadone dosage on the severity of neonatal withdrawal. The charts of 67 drug-abusing mothers and their 70 infants were examined to determine documented patterns of drug usage and the severity of neonatal withdrawal. Of these, 40 women were on a methadone programme. There was a strong(More)
BACKGROUND Metal working fluids (MWF) constitute a significant respiratory hazard, although symptoms experienced by workers are often poorly investigated and attributed. AIMS A single possible case of extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) led to a formal workplace investigation. It was clear that other exposed workers were affected. The aim of this study(More)
INTRODUCTION Otitis media (OM) starts within weeks of birth in almost all Indigenous infants living in remote areas of the Northern Territory (NT). OM and associated hearing loss persist from infancy throughout childhood and often into adulthood. Educational and social opportunities are greatly compromised. Pneumococcus and non-typeable Haemophilus(More)
The clinical use of measurements of drug concentrations in blood is empirical and largely confined to compliance and toxicity monitoring. As currently used in once or thrice a day dosage, lithium treatment is pulsatile, the blood concentration varying threefold over 24 hours; routine measurements reveal nothing of this and therefore do not aid therapeutic(More)
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