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Hagard S - - 1976
The costs and economic benefits are examined of introducing a programme for the mass-screening of pregnancies for the detection and abortion of fetuses with spina bifida cystica. A benefit-cost index is derived, and the possible effects on it of making different input assumptions are discussed. It is considered that, on ...
Grennert L - - 1976
In the past five years gradual introduction of ultrasonic screening of pregnant women increased the ante-partum detection of multiple pregnancy from 60% in 1971 to 95% in the first half of 1975. At the same time the average gestational age for dection of multiple pregnancies diminished from thirty-three to twenty-five ...
Lesinski - - 1975
In the field of maternal and child health the concept of the high-risk pregnancy has been used in many studies. However, it is still beset by problems that must be solved if any real progress is to be made. The ideal of a simple, reliable screening technique has not yet ...
Collins E - - 1975
6.6% of all Australian patients attending an antenatal clinic were found to be taking salicylate preparations regularly, most commonly in powder form and almost always as self-medication. In this group of salicylate takers there was an increased incidence of anaemia, anti-partum and post-partum haemorrhage, prolonged gestation, complicated deliveries, and perinatal ...
Baker C J - - 1975
An investigation to determine the throat and vaginal colonization rates of group B streptococci among second- and third-trimester pregnant women was performed. Group B streptococci were recovered from 25.4 per cent of third-trimester and 14.8 per cent of second-trimester parturient (p = less than 0.025). Serotype distribution of isolates was ...
Stuart J - - 1973
A pilot study has been made of the implication of screening for abnormal haemoglobins in immigrant schoolchildren. An abnormality was detected by capillary blood haemoglobin electrophoresis in 8.4% of 6,835 children and a haemoglobinopathy outpatient clinic had to be established to deal with the heavy work load which resulted. The ...
Theriault R J - - 1973
Two hundred eighty-five fungi, including 100 basidiomycetes and 35 yeasts, 75 actinomycetes, and 40 bacteria were screened for their ability to convert 5-anilino-1,2,3,4-thiatriazole (AT) to 5-(p-hydroxyanilino)-1,2,3,4-thiatriazole (p-HT). Eleven cultures were found that formed p-HT, which was isolated and whose structure was determined. Aspergillus tamarii NRRL 3280 formed 8.6 g of ...
MONIE I W - - 1963
EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT IS INFLUENCED BY THREE ENVIRONMENTS: the intra-uterine, the maternal body and the maternal surroundings. Factors present in one or other may cause abnormal development.Usually environmental factors act in association with genetic factors but they can be the dominant or sole cause of birth defects. Many malformation-producing agents exist ...
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