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A ‘pain-free’ death

Fiona Hicks and Elizabeth Rees.

in British Medical Bulletin

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 5739 words.

Background

The time around a patient's death is often filled with sadness, but good medical and nursing care can provide comfort to patients and their...

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A ‘Regularly Irregular’ tachycardia: what is the diagnosis?

François Tournoux, Dominique Pavin, Aude Solnon and Philippe Mabo.

in EP Europace

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 895 words.

We report the case of a 46-year-old female presented to the emergency room with sustained palpitations. Her ECG showed a narrow QRS regularly irregular tachycardia. This tachycardia was...

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A ‘through-and-through bowing technique’ for antegrade thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with total arch debranching: a technical note and the initial results

Kiyohito Yamamoto, Kimihiro Komori, Hiroshi Narita, Hirofumi Morimae, Yoshiyuki Tokuda, Yoshimori Araki, Hideki Oshima and Akihiko Usui.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3871 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of this study was to evaluate the deployment accuracy of a new ‘through-and-through bowing technique’ that involves the deployment of the...

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<i>A ‘win’ in medical Russian roulette</i>

William A. Silverman.

in Where's the Evidence?

April 1999; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3458 words.

This chapter presents a 1997 commentary on the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) trial for neonates with respiratory failure. The ECMO experiences shows that there are significant...

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A ‘Y-shaped’ soft tissue ossification in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva

Chandramohan B. Sharma, Jigar R. Parekh, Vikas Sharma and Bansi L. Kumawat.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Neurology. 516 words.

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A 1 year surveillance study of glycopeptide-intermediate <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> strains in a French hospital

Fabien Garnier, Delphine Chainier, Timothy Walsh, Asa Karlsson, Anne Bolmström, Carole Grelaud, Marcelle Mounier, François Denis and Marie-Cécile Ploy.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2006; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1969 words.

Objectives: Glycopeptides are the drugs of choice to treat infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, but since 1995, glycopeptide-intermediate S. aureus (GI...

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A 1 year surveillance study of glycopeptide-intermediate <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> strains in a French hospital

Fabien Garnier, Delphine Chainier, Timothy Walsh, Asa Karlsson, Anne Bolmström, Carole Grelaud, Marcelle Mounier, François Denis and Marie-Cécile Ploy.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 101 words.

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A 1‐year follow‐up study of dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in early rheumatoid arthritis reveals synovitis to be increased in shared epitope‐positive patients and predictive of erosions at 1 year

J. Huang, N. Stewart, J. Crabbe, E. Robinson, L. McLean, S. Yeoman, P. L. J. Tan and F. M. McQueen.

in Rheumatology

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 5661 words.

Objectives. Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows visualization of the synovial membrane and measurement of synovitis within the joint. A cohort of patients with...

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A 10 year survey of the antimicrobial susceptibility of urinary tract isolates in the UK: the Microbe Base project.

T G Winstanley, D I Limb, R Eggington and F Hancock.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

Microbe Base is a national computerized database comprising in excess of 1.7 million patient records down-loaded from the laboratory computer systems of 61 participating UK laboratories...

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A 100 year update on diagnosis of tuberculosis infection

Ajit Lalvani and Manish Pareek.

in British Medical Bulletin

March 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 4721 words.

Background

Diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a cornerstone of tuberculosis (TB) control in the developed world. In the last...

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