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A guide to medication review
(National Prescribing Centre, 2008-06-30)
A genome-wide association study identifies protein quantitative trait loci (pQTLs).
There is considerable evidence that human genetic variation influences gene expression. Genome-wide studies have revealed that mRNA levels are associated with genetic variation in or close to the gene coding for those mRNA ...
Women's colposcopy experience and preferences: a mixed methods study.
BACKGROUND: The colposcopy service is a key component in the UK Cervical Screening Programme. Over 120,000 women are referred to the service annually, however up to 25% of women fail to attend their appointment. Little is ...
A randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in the over 65s: (SAFE) [ISRCTN19633732]
Background Atrial fibrillation (AF) has been recognised as an important independent risk factor for thromboembolic disease, particularly stroke for which it provides a five-fold increase in risk. This study aimed to determine ...
Stability of intravesical epirubicin infusion: a sequential temperature study.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the stability of epirubicin bladder instillation, prepared from two different epirubicin formulations, under refrigerated storage, transportation and clinical use conditions. METHOD: A sequential ...
Assessing fitness for surgery: a comparison of questionnaire, incremental shuttle walk, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing in general surgical patients.
BACKGROUND: Morbidity and mortality are higher in patients with poor preoperative cardiorespiratory reserve. This study aimed to ascertain fitness and therefore risk in elective patients, comparing three measures: Duke ...