T. Twistington Higgins

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Thirty-six children in 4 cohorts of 0-1 week, 1-6 months, 1-2 years and 2-2 1/2 years of age were examined for the presence of black-pigmented Bacteroides species and some other bacteria suspected of being involved in the subsequent development of periodontal destruction. None of the sought-after bacteria were detected in the first week of life. Bacteroides(More)
We conducted a retrospective, clinical and radiological study of fixation with a single screw in slipped upper femoral epiphysis. Forty children (53 hips) who had a slipped upper femoral epiphysis were managed by in-situ pinning with a single cannulated screw. The average age of these patients was 12.7 years and their average weight was above the 50th(More)
BACKGROUND Head and facial injury is a major cause of morbidity associated with the game of hurling. Yet, little is known about either players' experience of these injuries and their prevention with safety devices. AIMS To survey the attitude of some of the country's senior intercounty players towards the use of protective head and facial devices and(More)
Head and facial injury are a major cause of morbidity associated with the game of hurling. A questionnaire-based study was undertaken to survey the attitude of some of the country's top senior intercounty players towards the use of protective head and facial wear and their experience of injuries relating to the head and face. Player's experience of head and(More)