Tiffany D Smith

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OBJECTIVES To document the frequency of pathology in women who complain of postcoital bleeding. To determine whether negative cervical cytology excludes serious pathology in women with postcoital bleeding. To determine whether postcoital bleeding increases the risk of serious pathology in women with an abnormal smear. DESIGN A retrospective study. (More)
A total population study of the ocular status of all known non-insulin-treated diabetic patients resident in the English town of Melton Mowbray has been conducted. The population prevalence of non-insulin-treated diabetes in the town was 6.7/1000. There were 215 patients in the target population, with 65% of the resident survivors participating in the(More)
We studied the ability of dicloxacillin, a beta-lactamase-resistant penicillin, to eradicate persistent group A streptococci from the upper respiratory tract of children previously given penicillin V, and concomitantly assessed the role of antibiotic (penicillin and dicloxacillin) tolerance as a contributing factor. During a group A streptococcal(More)
Little information is available about the epidemiology of group A streptococcal upper respiratory tract infections in child day-care centers. During an initial 3-month period, symptomatic upper respiratory tract infections associated with throat cultures or rapid antigen detection tests positive for group A streptococci developed in 55 of 214 (26%) children(More)
This study examined the prospective relationships among borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms, interpersonal problems, and types of aggressive behaviors (i.e., experiencing psychological and physical victimization and perpetrating psychological and physical aggression) in a psychiatric sample (N = 139) over the course of 2 years. We controlled for(More)
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