Stuart Facey

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The wide hepatic distribution, high cytosolic concentration, and short in vivo plasma half-life of serum alpha-glutathione s-transferase are properties which may make monitoring this enzyme more clinically useful than conventional biochemical liver function tests as a marker of hepatocellular damage associated with acute liver allograft rejection. In a(More)
This paper explores nursing shift patterns in the light of certain recently published reports and in particular the introduction and use of the 12-hour shift. It includes the personal observations of one nurse who recently changed to 12-hour shifts. Several central questions are raised and need to be answered before moves towards changes in staff deployment(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of dietary fat on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cyclosporine. METHODS Sixteen stable kidney transplants recipients (mean age, 50.4 years; age range, 19 to 63 years; six women) who were maintained on oral cyclosporine therapy were randomized to receive a high- or low-fat diet for periods of 7 days in a(More)
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