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Age and Ageing

A simple and efficient urine sampling method for bacteriological examination in elderly women

A simple and efficient urine sampling method for bacteriological examination in elderly women Walter J.S. Michielsen Introduction Urine analysis is crucial for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) and for isolation of the causative organism. A representative urine sample has to be obtained for this purpose. Midstream urine collection has become the routine method […]

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Can falls in patients with dementia be prevented?

Can falls in patients with dementia be prevented? Fiona E. Shaw Keywords: dementia, falls Introduction The annual incidence of falls in patients with dementia is 40-60% [1, 2], twice the rate of the equivalent cognitively normal elderly population [1]. Serious injury is more common and one-quarter of patients with dementia who fall sustain a fracture: […]

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In management

In management – The Role of the Physician in Geriatric Medicine in the Ageing Society M.P. Severs There is no right or wrong way to learn how to be a manager or how to manage. However, there are several roles which are common throughout the National Health Service (NHS), but even these are being modified. […]

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Age and Ageing

Aetiology Of Hyperkalaemia In Elderly Patients

Aetiology Of Hyperkalaemia In Elderly Patients D.A. Power Introduction COPYRIGHT 2001 Oxford University Press COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group

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Financial Management (UK)

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Exam notice: visit www.cimaglobal.com regularly for updates May 2008 exam results The results for the strategic level and TOPCIMA papers were sent out by first-class post or airmail on July 17. The results for managerial level papers were posted on July 24. The results for all non-UK students were posted on July 24. If you […]

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Bank Technology News

Payoneer Blazes A Trail With E-pbx

Telephone Service: Payoneer Blazes A Trail With E-pbx John Adams Yuval Tal says he’d dealt with phone system headaches enough in his career, so when he became president and CEO of a new card startup, one of the first moves was to get to the head of the teleco tech curve by adopting a system […]

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The association between low diastolic blood pressure in middle age and cognitive function in old age: a population-based study

The association between low diastolic blood pressure in middle age and cognitive function in old age: a population-based study Kena Kilander Background: previous longitudinal studies have shown an inverse relation between blood pressure and cognitive function. Objective: to determine the association between mid-life blood pressure and performance in different areas of cognitive function in late […]

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On Wall Street

People on the Move

People on the Move Sanford Katz, an $8.2 million producer formerly with Goldman, Sachs in San Francisco, has moved to the UBS PaineWebber branch at 555 California Street. Michael L. Clofine and Richard A. Comeau – partners who generated $8 million at Lehman Brother’s Park Avenue office in New York – have joined Jefferies & […]

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Age and Ageing

Chronic haemodialysis for very old patients

Chronic haemodialysis for very old patients Pedro Leao Neves Summary There is in the Western World a progressive ageing of the population, and consequently haemodialysis patients are also getting older. Some ethical questions have been raised as a consequence of the economic issues related to the scarcity of available resources. In this paper we review […]

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Is the Future of Pricing Flat? Value-based prices aren’t here yet, but analysts say it’s just a matter of time before more clients start paying by the hour.

Is the Future of Pricing Flat? Value-based prices aren’t here yet, but analysts say it’s just a matter of time before more clients start paying by the hour. Tony Chapelle As a Raymond James broker at tiny Ozaukee Bank in Cedarburg, Wis., Tom Gerdes has more than 100 clients who pay him asset-based fees and […]