Rosie Hawes

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Mebendazole was tested in a double-blind trial for its efficacy in the treatment and control of enteric helminths. One hundred and twenty-two children from a community near the Gulf of Carpentaria, and from a community in Cape York Peninsula in northern Queensland were divided into two equal groups to receive a course of either mebendazole or placebo after(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIM Postoperative adhesions create significant morbidity and mortality. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) procedures may reduce or eliminate adhesions by avoiding disruption of the parietal peritoneum. The primary aim of this pilot study was to compare adhesion formation after performance and subsequent repair of(More)
Pooled buffy coat platelets are currently stored at 22oC ± 2oC but due to the risk of bacterial contamination the storage limit is five days. Refrigeration of platelets is an option to reduce the risk of bacterial contamination possibly enabling extension of storage. Buffy coat platelets stored at 22oC and 4oC were assessed on days one, six and eight, for(More)