Ronald A. Richmond

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in heterosexual patients attending two genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in the West Midlands and to examine whether heterosexual activity is a risk factor for acquiring HBV infection with the view to extend HBV vaccination policies to cover this group. DESIGN HBV markers were(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY The risk of fracture of Björk-Shiley convexo-concave (BSCC) prosthetic heart valves has resulted in consideration of prophylactic explantation and replacement for patients with high-risk valves. Little information exists on perceived quality of life, health status, and serious morbidity among BSCC patients, including those(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the policies applied in genitourinary medicine (GUM) departments in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland with regard to hepatitis B vaccination. DESIGN All genitourinary medicine consultants were sent a questionnaire requesting information concerning their selection criteria and the management of patients offered Hepatitis B vaccine.(More)
A study was made to determine how well the results of skin tests for sensitivity to various foods agreed with observation of clinical reactions to those foods. Test reactions were divided into several categories-negative, and 1, 2, 3 or 4 plus. Then the strong reactions, that is the 3 and 4 plus reactions, the milder reactions and the negative results were(More)
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