Valentina Shaw

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Background/Objective:The aim of the study was to compare the prevalence of undernutrition in children on presentation to hospital and on discharge.Methods:On a screening week, 141 children aged from birth to 17 years who were hospitalised for ⩾72 h were reviewed on presentation and discharge or after 3 months (if still in hospital) by auditing hospital(More)
BACKGROUND Interview assessments of surgical residency candidates may be biased by prior knowledge of objective data. METHODS Each candidate (site 1: n = 88; site 2: n = 44) underwent two interviews, one by faculty members informed only of a candidate's medical school, the second with prior knowledge of the complete application. Interviewers (site 1: n =(More)
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the effectiveness of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in obese women with heavy menstrual bleeding in Counties Manukau Auckland area, New Zealand. METHODS Prospective observational study in a tertiary teaching hospital. Twenty women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) who agreed to treatment with the LNG-IUS and(More)
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