Sarah H Armstrong

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether antibacterial effects of cranberry extract will reduce or eliminate bacteriuria and pyuria in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. PARTICIPANTS Participants were people with SCI residing in the community who were 1 year or longer postinjury with neurogenic(More)
Two hundred and six standard PA chest X-rays were measured. The mean diameter of the left main bronchus (LMB) was 12.6 +/- 1.9 mm. The mean diameter of the 92 male LMB was 13.0 +/- 2.6, and for females 11.8 +/- 1.6. These data correspond closely to that reported by others. The correlation between the diameter of the LMB and that of the trachea was 0.74 but(More)
The role of nurse practitioner (NP) is increasingly integrated into the primary healthcare team, yet there remains some confusion among general practitioners about what the role entails. Following on from previous work (Carr et al, 2001), this study indicates that the majority of GPs surveyed were supportive of the integration of the NP role in primary(More)
BACKGROUND Ischemia and tissue injury are common in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging offers combined evaluations of each phenomenon at sufficiently high resolution to examine transmural spatial distribution. In this prospective cohort study, we examine the spatial distribution of stress perfusion(More)