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A program for improving energy conservation behaviors in adults with rheumatoid arthritis.
This paper presents the design and evaluation of an occupational therapy program developed at the National Institutes of Health for teaching energy conservation and joint protection to adults withExpand
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A retrospective analysis of preferred and actual place of death for hospice patients.
The purpose of this study was to explore recording rates of preferences, and the preferred and actual place of death among hospice patients. Data was collected retrospectively from a group of threeExpand
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Physician intervention and patient risk perception among smokers with acute respiratory illness in the emergency department.
BACKGROUND Acute Respiratory Illness accounts for over 12 million visits to emergency departments in the United States each year. Between one-fourth and one-half of these patients are smokers. WeExpand
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Immunoelectrophoretic characterization of plasma fibrinogen derivatives in patients with pathological plasma proteolysis.
Abstract Pathological plasma proteolysis (pathological "fibrinolysis") may occur in vivo as a consequence of plasminogen-plasmin enzyme system activity. In this disorder, a coagulation anomalyExpand
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Beta-cell secretory dysfunction in the pathogenesis of low birth weight-associated diabetes: a murine model.
Low birth weight (LBW) is an important risk factor for type 2 diabetes. We have developed a mouse model of LBW resulting from undernutrition during pregnancy. Restriction of maternal food intake fromExpand
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Relationship of mortality to socioeconomic status and some other factors in Sydney in 1971.
  • S. Fisher
  • Medicine
  • Journal of epidemiology and community health
  • 1 March 1978
In Sydney in 1971 low socioeconomic status was found to be associated with high mortality and this became more marked with increasing age; it was not statistically significant in relation to infantExpand
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Uptake of 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-d-glucose in the normal testis: Retrospective PET study and animal experiment
Our retrospective PET and animal studies were conducted on a total of eight patients with normal testes and five male Sprague-Dawley rats. All the rats were necropsied at 60 minute post-injection ofExpand
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Intraperitoneal delivery of monoclonal antibodies: enhanced regional delivery advantage using intravenous unlabeled anti-mouse antibody.
  • R. Wahl, S. Fisher
  • Medicine
  • International journal of radiation applications…
  • 1987
Radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies (MAb) delivered intraperitoneally expose cells in contact with peritoneal fluid to considerably higher levels of MAb than if the MAb dose were given intravenously.Expand
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No need for pain.
In an attempt to promote as pain free an experience as possible for patients and to improve how pain is managed in all settings, this 500-bed teaching hospital embarked on a hospital-wide qualityExpand
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Case report: Maintaining and withdrawing long-term invasive ventilation in a patient with MND/ALS in a home setting
Long-term home-based invasive ventilation in patients with motor neurone disease / amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (MND/ALS) remains rare in the UK. We describe a case of an MND/ALS patient who wasExpand
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