Ruth Allard

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In the province of Quebec, Canada, from 1996 to 1998, 3,650 invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections were reported. A total of 1,354 isolates were serotyped and tested for antimicrobial susceptibility. The distribution of serotypes remained stable over the 3 years, with serotypes 14, 6B, 4, 9V, 23F, and 19F accounting for 61% of the isolates. Overall,(More)
  • Ruth Allard
  • Journal of the American Optometric Association
  • 1983
Retinitis pigmentosa is a retinal pigment dystrophy of multiple genetic inheritance patterns affecting approximately .5% of the world population. It may be recognized clinically by observing specific ophthalmoscopic changes, as well as through psychophysical and electrodiagnostic testing. It may also be associated with several other genetic conditions.(More)
BACKGROUND Assessment and reporting of adverse events (AEs) in studies of perioperative interventions is critical given the potential for unintended and preventable iatrogenic morbidity and mortality. This focused review evaluated the quality of AE assessment and reporting in acute post-operative pain treatment trials. Since older analgesics (e.g., opioids,(More)
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