Roland J Meyer

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AIMS To audit the management of adult patients admitted with community acquired pneumonia including the standards of clinical assessment, use of modified British Thoracic Society prognostic criteria and antibiotic therapy. METHODS A prospective, 16 week, study of consecutive patients admitted to Christchurch Hospital with community acquired pneumonia. (More)
AIMS This study examines clinical experience with methanol poisoning during a one-year period. METHODS All admissions with the diagnosis of suspected methanol toxicity were analysed and the current guidelines for the management of this problem were reviewed. RESULTS Twenty-four subjects were identified. Most had a history of chronic use of methylated(More)
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has oversight of an increasingly complex array of therapeutic and scientific advances, as well as an expanded mission that now includes enabling innovation. This complex mission necessitates access to and understanding of relevant scientific expertise in what is commonly called “regulatory science.” Academic medical(More)
Parents of institutionalized mentally retarded persons were surveyed through use of a mailed questionnaire to determine the placement they preferred for their retarded offspring. An overwhelming majority chose the institution over the group home and supervised apartment. Reasons for their choice centered on the availability and quality of supervision, care,(More)