Sarah Clements

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Malate, along with potassium and chloride ions, is an important solute for maintaining turgor pressure during stomatal opening. Although malate is exported from guard cells during stomatal closure, there is controversy as to whether malate is also metabolised. We provide evidence that phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK), an enzyme involved in malate(More)
Part-time training (PTT) is accessed by approximately 10% of Australian obstetrics and gynaecology trainees, a small but increasing minority which reflects the growing demand for improved work/life balance amongst the Australian medical workforce. This survey reports the attitudes and experiences of both full-time and part-time trainees to PTT. An(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM We assessed the RANZCOG Basic Surgical Skills Workshop (BSSW) with regards to trainees' basic knowledge and skill using a laparoscopic pelvi-trainer. METHODS First-year trainees answered a multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ) and performed timed simulated laparoscopic exercises with a pelvi-trainer before completing a 2-day workshop.(More)
The present paper reports a single department's retrospective case series of all clomiphene citrate (CC) combined with intrauterine insemination (IUI) treatment cycles for ovulatory infertility performed during 2002. Thirty-eight couples with unexplained, endometriosis, male or unilateral tubal factor infertility had undergone 71 cycles of CC and IUI. The(More)
Objecti es: To review the literature to determine the most effective methods for preventing postpartum hemor-<lb>Ž .<lb>rhage PPH , the single most important cause of maternal death worldwide. Methods: Systematic review of published<lb>randomized controlled trials and relevant reviews. Results: Review of the literature confirms that active management<lb>of(More)
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