Rosemary McGuinness

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Two patients who developed massive pulmonary oedema, profound vasoconstriction and hypertension followed by hypotension after Atrax Robustus envenomation are described. The pulmonary oedema is due to increased pulmonary capillary membrane permeability which may be due to neurogenic or toxic causes. Use of artificial ventilation with high level PEEP,(More)
This paper describes the successful use of funnel-web antivenom in two severe cases of envenomation from bites by a male funnel-web spider, Atrax robustus. Rapid resolution of the syndrome occurred in both cases. Although the first patient, a 49-year-old man, may have slowly recovered without antivenom, it is unlikely that the other patient, a(More)
A consecutive series of 205 patients had 237 intracapsular cataract extractions performed with the insertion of a semi-flexible intraocular lens in the period 1981-1983. The average follow-up period was 17.8 months; 87.0% of cases obtained a visual acuity of 6/12 or better after operation, compared with 80.6% of cases whose preoperative visual acuity was(More)
Alport's syndrome comprises hereditary deafness, nephritis and ocular abnormalities. The features of Alport's syndrome are illustrated by a family with Alport's syndrome and hereditary oesophageal leiomyomatosis. The evidence that Alport's syndrome is due to a widespread basement membrane disorder is noted. Treatment of anterior lenticonus, the principal(More)
The ACM Fellows Program was established by Council in 1993 to recognize and honor outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer science and information technology and for their significant contributions to the mission of the ACM. The ACM Fellows serve as distinguished colleagues to whom the ACM and its members look for guidance and leadership(More)