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Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial (2005)
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Alex, J., Laden, G., Cale, A. R. J., Bennett, S., Flowers, K., Madden, L., …Griffin, S. C. (2005). Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial. Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 130(6), (1623-1630). doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.08.018. ISSN 0022-5223

Objective: Animal studies have shown that pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen can induce central nervous system ischemic tolerance and also modulate the inflammatory response. We evaluated this therapy in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. M... Read More

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother (2005)
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Gannon, K., Glover, L., O'Neill, M., & Emberton, M. (2005). Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother. BJU international, 96(6), (823-827). doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05720.x. ISSN 1464-4096

OBJECTIVE To explore the meaning that men attach to their experiences of having lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to understand 'bother' in the context of those meanings. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixteen men with symptoms suggestive of LUTS and/or... Read More

Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994 (2005)
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Walker, L. (2005). Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994. Culture, health & sexuality, 7(3), (225-238). doi:10.1080/13691050410001713215. ISSN 1369-1058

Liberal versions of sexuality, which mark South Africa's new democracy, have had a number of highly contradictory consequences for women and men, as old notions of masculinity and male privilege have been destabilized. The transition to democracy has... Read More

The colour white: racial and gendered closure in the South African medical profession (2005)
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Walker, L. (2005). The colour white: racial and gendered closure in the South African medical profession. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 28(2), (348-375). doi:10.1080/01419870420000315889. ISSN 0141-9870

This article explores meanings of whiteness through a case study of the South African Society of Medical Women [SASMW]. It unpacks the social meanings attached to being a white woman doctor in South Africa under apartheid, through an analysis of the... Read More