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Date of Publication: May 2016
Upthegrove, R., Broome, M. R., Caldwell, K., Ives, J., Oyebode, F., Wood, S. J.
ObjectiveAuditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) are core features of psychotic illness and remain significant in predicting poor outcome and risk. There has been a wide range of approaches to understanding these experiences.
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Date of Publication: Feb 2016
Packham, D. K., Kosiborod, M.
Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disturbance with multiple potential etiologies. It is usually observed in the setting of reduced renal function. Mild to moderate hyperkalemia is usually asymptomatic, but is associated with poor prognosis. When severe, hyperkalemia may cause serious acute cardiac arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities, and may result in sudden death.
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Date of Publication: Jun 2016
Becker, G. J., Garigali, G., Fogazzi, G. B.
Urine microscopy is an important tool for the diagnosis and management of several conditions affecting the kidneys and urinary tract. In this review, we describe the automated instruments, based either on flow cytometry or digitized microscopy, that are currently in use in large clinical laboratories. These tools allow the examination of large numbers of samples in short periods.
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Date of Publication: May 2016
Winton-Brown, T. T., Ting, A., Mocellin, R., Velakoulis, D., Gaillard, F.
Visual hallucinations are relatively uncommon presentations in medical and psychiatric clinics, where they are generally regarded as a marker of possible underlying "organic" brain disease. Thus, patients with visual hallucinations are often referred for imaging of the brain. This article presents a pragmatic approach for the radiologist reviewing such imaging.
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Date of Publication: Jan 2016
Bowyer, A. J., Royse, C. F.
Recovery is an abstract quantity the definition of which varies according to the pre-dilection of individual institutions, clinicians or patients.
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Date of Publication: Mar 2016
Beith, J., Burslem, K., Bell, R., Woodward, N., McCarthy, N., De Boer, R., Loi, S., Redfern, A.
Endocrine therapy for the treatment of hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative, metastatic breast cancer is continually evolving. We systematically reviewed phase 2 and 3 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of agents used in this setting to assess the effectiveness and safety of these agents for postmenopausal women.
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Date of Publication: Mar 2016
Lin, X. P., Haralambous, B., Pachana, N. A., Bryant, C., LoGiudice, D., Goh, A., Dow, B.
BackgroundDepression and anxiety are two common mental health problems among older people. There is evidence that using well-validated screening tools can improve detection of depression and anxiety among this group.
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Date of Publication: May 2016
Ferrah, N., Leder, K., Gibney, K.
Background Thirty to seventy per cent of overseas travellers experience traveller's diarrhoea (TD), a potential cause of serious gastrointestinal (GI) sequelae. However, there is limited evidence on the optimal management of TD.
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Date of Publication: Jan 2016
Bora, E., Velakoulis, D., Walterfang, M.
Neurocognitive impairment in Huntington's disease (HD) frequently includes deficits in emotion recognition, and recent studies have also provided evidence for deficits in theory of mind (ToM). There have been conflicting reports regarding the extent of emotion recognition and ToM deficits before the onset of motor symptoms in HD.
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Date of Publication: Apr 2016
Lorenzetti, V., Solowij, N., Yucel, M.
The past few decades have seen a marked change in the composition of commonly smoked cannabis. These changes primarily involve an increase of the psychoactive compound Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and a decrease of the potentially therapeutic compound cannabidiol (CBD).