William Calvert

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This is an evaluation of the methodology of blood pressure measurement in a high-risk obstetric clinic. Blood pressure values were obtained from 149 patients by the clinic staff and the research project coordinator. The project coordinator using the random-zero sphygmomanometer measured lower systolic and higher diastolic values. The diastolic and systolic(More)
A simple, empirically derived instrument is needed in developing countries to identify mothers at risk of delivering low birth weight (LBW) infants, in order to help reduce the incidence of LBW deliveries and provide mothers at high risk with appropriate health care. The study reported here was devoted to developing an instrument of this kind using data(More)
We describe the case of a 17-year-old boy who developed intestinal mucormycosis from Rhizophus oryzae (order Mucorales) following chemotherapy for the management of acute myeloid leukaemia. He underwent a hemicolectomy and further surgery utilising the pressure washing of Versajet to debride colonised fungal collections from the psoas muscle limiting the(More)