William McCrea

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Clinical audit at a mental handicap hospital suggested that doses of antiepileptic drugs were being altered in response to suspiciously high or low serum level results. In order to assess the reliability of such results, sequential serum levels for individual patients were examined for consistency. Correlation between results which should have been the same(More)
Cardiac arrhythmias are a recognized cause of transient alteration of consciousness and unless suspected, a cardiac aetiology for apparent neurological symptoms may be overlooked. We retrospectively assessed the variation in the investigations of 122 patients who were referred to our hospital over a twelve month period for assessment of transient alteration(More)
Four patients with recurrent transient loss of consciousness, all of whom had previously undergone extensive non-invasive cardiological investigations, were referred for neurological opinion. All were found to exhibit a resting bradycardia and a cardioinhibitory response to carotid sinus stimulation. All were referred for cardiological opinion but only two(More)
We describe the case of a 23 year old male who presented with a history of intermittent pyrexia associated with apparent episodic loss of consciousness. During these events, thermometers placed in the rectum and axillae supported the elevated oral temperature readings. After numerous investigations including electroencephalography had excluded organic(More)
THE use of lenses for the correction of refractive errors is of great antiquity, but it is only within the last hundred years that any real progress towards the exact correction of ametropia, can be said to have taken place. The honour of having made the first pair of lenses is possibly to be given to China. Bleached horn seems to have been the material(More)
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