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Factors Influencing The Six-Month Mortality Rate In Patients With A Hip Fracture

followed for the study protocol. 3 Results There were 192 hip fracture patients in total (59 (30.7%) males and 133 (69.3%) females). The mean age was 76.9 (age range from 65 to 91). Forty-seven (35.6%) patients were older than 80 years of age. There were no deaths during surgery. Six months after admission for a hip fracture 48 patients died, accounting for the six-month mortality rate 25%. The deceased patients were significantly older than the patients who survived (p<0.001) ( Table 1 ). Fourteen of the deceased patients were male and thirty-four female

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Is the SNAP-II score useful for predicting mortality in mechanically ventilated in neonates within the first 12 hours of admission?

our study (19 of 46, 41%), and this group had a mortality rate of 13%. The second most common cause of respiratory disorder in our study was meconium aspiration syndrome (13 of 46, 28%), partly complicated by persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) (3 of 13, 23%). In univariate analysis, comparing with infants who survived, the infants who died had lower OI, lower SNAP-II, lower birth weight, less length of stay. In multivariate analysis, there was no detectable factor found associated with mortality. Table 1 Characteristics of the 46 study

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Initial Fluid Resuscitation Following Adjusted Body Weight Dosing in Sepsis and Septic Shock

, informed consent was obtained from each patient or their next of kin, if the patient was unable to give consent. Study patients Seventy-one patients with severe sepsis and septic shock, initially defined according to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Definitions [ 6 ] and subsequently redefined according to the new Sepsis-3 definitions in sepsis and septic shock [ 7 ], were included in the study. Patients were recruited either in the emergency department (ED) or the hospital ward. Patients were excluded if they were >80 years old, had severe cardiac disease as

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Investigation of Murine T-Cells and Cancer Cells under Thermal Stressors and 2D Slow Rotating System Effects as a Testbed for Suborbital Flights

mandatory for our experiment, yet our team conducted some vibration tests as explained in the section Methods. Thus, we preconditioned T-cells with commonly used interleukins, IL-2 and IL-12, to investigate their potential in enhancing cells survivability. These two cytokines are not only known to play a key role in T-cell activation and proliferation, but they are also used in immunotherapy regimes against cancer ( Wang et al., 2017 ; Choudhry et al., 2018 ). In fact, it has been suggested that the loss of microgravity-induced T-cell activation might be due to the

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The delay economy of “continuity” and the emerging impatience culture of the digital era

( Scannell, 1996 : 14). In this way, continuity is probably a fundamental component of the qualities of the “taken-for-granted-ness” and “dailiness” of television, as Scannell argued (1996: 9, 144). All in all, “continuity” might still be an important aspect of the attraction of watching television, so it may survive as a televisual phenomenon. All of these points call for continued research not only into how continuity as a televisual phenomenon and its production are changing in the digital era but also into its possible importance to the audience. This endeavour may

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Unicameralism, Bicameralism, Multicameralism: Evolution and Trends in Europe

): 33-48. Pinard Danielle, 2006, ‘The Canadian Senate: An Upper House Criticized Yet Condemned to Survive Unchanged?’, in Luther Jörg, Passaglia Paolo and Tarchi Rolando (eds), A World of Second Chambers. Handbook for Constitutional Studies on Bicameralism, Giuffrè, Milan, 459-520. Romaniello Maria, 2016, ‘Bicameralism: a concept in search of a theory’, Amministrazione in cammino, 20 September: 1-16, Romeo G., 2017, ‘The Italian

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Primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma

) Survival of all reported cases with survival of men and curves showing survival of female patients with the history of gestational event was longer than for female patients without the history of gestational event (p = 0.040). In Table 3 univariate analysis is shown. Younger patients (< 40 years) survived longer than older patients (≥40 years), (p = 0.009). Patients with smaller tumours (< 5cm) survived longer than patients with larger tumours (≥ 5cm), (p = 0.000). Survival of patients without metastases at presentation was longer than for patients with

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Management adaptation of business association services: long-term stability 1783-2012 and ‘change points’ for Irish chambers of commerce

state. The discussion focuses on how services have evolved and adapted, especially where major transformation in external environments occurred. In this section, long-term chamber evolution is examined. The following section examines recent short-term evolution. Chamber service bundles offer an almost unique opportunity for study of long-term managerial adaptation. Chambers are among the oldest surviving organisations in the world: Dublin was founded in 1783, Waterford in 1787, Limerick in 1807 and Cork in 1819. These four Irish chambers are used for long

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Viable, Sustainable or Resilient?
Understanding the hyperlocal business ecosystem

sustainability and resilience alone. Each hyperlocal carved out revenues in and of the proximal relationships that exist around it based on its needs. The sector offers many characteristics of an ecosystem composition: a dynamic system of interdependencies between people and relationships cooperating and competing in the proximal setting. Our findings suggest hyperlocal media are nurturing a set of formal and informal relations with a wide range of actors and stakeholders in the community in order to develop diversified revenues and survive. Under niche theory ( Dimmick, 2003

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C Reactive Protein and Procalcitonine as Diagnostic Markers in Critically Ill Patients with Suspected Sepsis

Care Med. 2000; 26(7): 883-92. 15. Joo K, Park W, Lim MJ, Kwon SR, Yoon J. Serum procalcitonin for differentiating bacterial infection from disease flares in patients with autoimmune diseases. J Korean Med Sci. 2011; 26(9): 1147-51. 16. Dellinger RP, Levy MM, Rhodes A, Annane D, Gerlach H, Opal SM, et al. Surviving sepsis campaign: international guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2012. Crit Care Med. 2013; 41(2): 580-637. 17. Sallah JI, Japiassu AM, Soares M, Assis EF, Gomes RN, Bozza MT, et al. Cytokine profiles as markers

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