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Multiple Sclerosis-Related Central Pain Disorders
Central neuropathic pain is common in multiple sclerosis (MS), and its prevalence increases with physical disability. Sufficient evidence links dysesthetic pain, trigeminal neuralgia, Lhermitte’sExpand
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Gender Disparity and Mutation Burden in Metastatic Melanoma.
Gender differences in melanoma incidence and outcome have been consistently observed but remain biologically unexplained. We hypothesized that tumors are genetically distinct between men and womenExpand
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Initial microbiologic studies did not affect outcome in adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.
Microbiologic studies (MBSs) fail to identify a specific pathogen in more than 50% of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The 1993 American Thoracic Society guideline (ATS-GL) for theExpand
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Emission factors and thermal efficiencies of cooking biofuels from five countries
Abstract The aim of the study was to compare the environmental and thermal performance of cooking biofuels from five countries. The standard water boiling test was used to determine thermalExpand
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Genetics of melanocytic nevi
Melanocytic nevi are a benign clonal proliferation of cells expressing the melanocytic phenotype, with heterogeneous clinical and molecular characteristics. In this review, we discuss the genetics ofExpand
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Management of adult pancreatic injuries: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
BACKGROUND Traumatic injury to the pancreas is rare but is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, including fistula, sepsis, and death. There are currently no practice managementExpand
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Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Managed Methadone Taper*
Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of a pharmacist-managed methadone taper as compared to previous prescribing practices. Design: Retrospective chart review with comparison to historical controls.Expand
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Optimum oxygen therapy in preterm babies
  • W. Tin, S. Gupta
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and…
  • 1 March 2007
Oxygen is the most commonly used therapy in neonatal nurseries as an integral part of respiratory support. The goal of oxygen therapy is to achieve adequate delivery of oxygen to the tissue withoutExpand
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Promoter Methylation of PTEN Is a Significant Prognostic Factor in Melanoma Survival.
Structural compromise of the tumor suppressor gene, phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN), occurs in 10% of melanoma specimens, and loss of PTEN expression through DNA methylation of the PTENExpand
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A Multicentered Prospective Analysis of Diagnosis, Risk Factors, and Outcomes Associated With Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia*
Objective: To assess risk factors and outcomes associated with pediatric ventilator-associated pneumonia. Design: Multicentered prospective observational cohort. Setting: Children’s hospitals in theExpand
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