Sandra Woolley

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OBJECTIVE To compare 16 weeks of isometric versus dynamic resistance training versus a control on knee pain and functioning among patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. SETTING Outpatient setting. PARTICIPANTS A total of 102 volunteer subjects with OA of the knee randomized to isometric (n=32) and dynamic (n=35)(More)
Prolactin levels in the plasma and amniotic fluid of 121 normal pregnant women, 78 women with pre-eclampsia and 30 women with essential hypertension complicating pregnancy were determined by radioimmunoassay. Mean prolactin levels in plasma, but not in amniotic fluid, were significantly lower than controls in the group with pre-eclampsia (P less than 0.01)(More)
HISTORY AND CLINICAL FINDINGS A 78-year-old woman had 4 years age received phenprocoumon as prophylaxis against thromboembolism after implantation of a left total knee prosthesis. Ten weeks later she developed hepatitis with negative hepatitis serology. 6 weeks before her latest hospitalisation a right total knee implantation had been performed and she(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with increased diabetes self-efficacy among insulin-requiring Hispanic adults with diabetes. METHODS A cross-sectional survey design was used to obtain self-reported data on a nonrandom sample of 97 insulin-requiring Hispanic adults with diabetes. The Insulin Management Diabetes(More)
The effects of prolactin (PRL) on fetoplacental function were studied by measuring the beta subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG-beta), estradiol (E2), progesterone (P), and PRL concentrations throughout seven pregnancies in a control group (N = 6 women) and in three pregnant women with prolactinomas, who were receiving bromocriptine. In one of the(More)
Most HIV prevention programs for women target individual risk behaviors while the influence of larger contextual factors, such as city of residence, are often neglected. This preliminary study compares women drug users from two different cities in the largely rural state of Kentucky on HIV risk behaviors. The women are from Lexington, a medium sized(More)
Computers, along with many other types of machinery, need to be able to handle images which represent real world scenes. Over the years technology has advanced so this can be achieved relatively easily using hardware purchased from high street shops. However, this technology would not have been possible without the development of compression techniques and(More)
A 85 year old female was hospitalized because of a bronchopulmonary infection. During the hospitalization she developed a progressive stupor. There was no sign of an intracerebral pathology, an electrolyte disorder, a new infection or a psychiatric diagnosis. Evaluation of the past history made a recently started digitalis medication responsible for the(More)
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