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Thoracoscopic evaluation of the diaphragm in patients with knife wounds of the left lower chest
The role of thoracoscopy in assessing the status of the diaphragm in penetrating knife wounds of the left lower chest was studied prospectively in 55 patients. Those with positive thoracoscopic findings (n = 22) proceeded ...
The prevalence of alcohol dependence in burned adult patients
This study determined the prevalence of alcohol dependence in burned adult patients at the Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town and describes patterns of alcohol consumption, socioeconomic adjustment and attitudes towards ...
Cardiac dysrhythmias associated with intravenous lorazepam, diazepam, and midazolam during oral surgery
The incidence and nature of cardiac dysrhythmias occurring during intravenous sedation with lorazepam, diazepam, and midazolam for oral surgery were studied. Sixty American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) I patients of ...
Sperm binding capacity of human zona pellucida derived from oocytes obtained from different sources
The important contributions of sperm-oocyte interaction to infertility diagnostics is well established. Scientists are urged to search for methods to improve the assessment of gamete interaction. Sperm binding and penetration ...
Parental response to their child's hearing impairment.
The differential patterns of behaviour of hearing parents (30 married couples) who cope with the reality of parenting a hearing-impaired child were studied. Responses on the Questionnaire on Resources and Stress indicated ...
Ampicillin and metronidazole treatment in preterm labour: A multicentre, randomised controlled trial
Objective: To ascertain whether adjuvant ampicillin and metronidazole given to women in preterm labour with intact membranes would prolong pregnancy and decrease the perinatal mortality and morbidity. Design: A multicentre, ...