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Introduction: major obstetric haemorrhage (MOH) is a
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‘Resisting’ Ritalin: Parental Talk about Treatment Medication in Childhood ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
Background: Childhood ADHD is a contested ...
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Introduction: donor blood is a scarce and expensive
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CEMACH2 and NICE3 have stated that cell salvage
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Background: The great majority of severe NAIT is due to HPA-1a antibodies (ab). However, due to uncertainties in clinical management and health economics, HPA-1 phenotyping of...
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Objective: Severe neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
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EDITOR,—In the deprived housing estates on the periphery of Glasgow roughly 7% of babies are breast fed at the end of the first week of life. Much research has related infant ...
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Objective: international guidelines recommend the promotion and protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facili...
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Miscarriage affects ~20% of pregnancies and 30 maternal infections account for ~15% of early miscarriages. Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct) has been associated with miscarriage but ...
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Smith, J., Kyle, R. G., Daniel, B. & Hubbard, G. (in press). Patterns of referral and wait times for specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Child and Adolescent Mental Health.. ISSN 1475-357X
During 12 month period (2012/13) around 21,480 children and young people (CYP) were referred to CAMHS in Scotland (NHS Scotland 2013). At the end of September 2012 ...