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R Wright-Pascoe

Obstetric Outcomes of an Afro-Caribbean Cohort Following Universal Screening and Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.275
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78–82
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This paper reports on obstetric outcomes of subjects, diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism, who were treated with l-thyroxine, and seeks to determine if these outcomes were equivalent to those of euthyroid subjects.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Restoration of euthyroidism with l-thyroxine reportedly reduces obstetric complications associated with subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH). The objective was to determine if obstetric outcomes of treated subjects were equivalent to euthyroid subjects.

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31 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 11 May, 2015

Acute Limb Ischaemia in a Septic Patient with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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214–6

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This is a patient with septicaemia and diabetic ketoacidosis who developed an acute ischaemic lower
limb from an arterial thrombus. The patient had decreased protein S function.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Prospective Evaluation and Characteristics of Patients with Suspected Primary Hyperaldosteronism

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258–63
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Biochemical and radiological investigations were performed in a series of patients suspected of having primary hyperaldosteronism. While biochemical diagnoses were effectively made, the evaluation of subtypes of primary hyperaldosteronism still presents a considerable challenge.

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e-Published: 02 Jul, 2013

HIV Seroprevalence among Hospital Inpatients with Neuropsychiatric and other Central Nervous System Disorders

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434–8
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This paper reports on the seroprevalence of HIV among hospital inpatients whose principal diagnosis was a neuropsychiatric or other central nervous system (CNS) disorder. The low prevalence in neuropsychiatric patients and the strong association with CNS infections are discussed.

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Objective: To determine the seroprevalence of HIV among inpatients with neuropsychiatric and other central nervous system (CNS) disorders at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI).

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

Primary Cutaneous Nocardiosis: An Emerging Pathogen Associated with a Peripheral Intravenous Catheter

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69

The Editor,

Sir,

Nocardiosis is an infection caused by members of the genus Nocardia, an aerobic actinomycetaceae. These are saprophytic bacteria which are important components of soil and water. Nocardia have worldwide distribution and are not thought to be commensals of the skin.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013
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