However, similar data in inpatients is lacking. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of oral prednisone versus intravenous methylprednisolone in equivalent doses for the treatment of an acute asthma exacerbation in hospitalized children. All patients were assessed by a clinical asthma score 3 times a day. The main study outcome was length of hospitalization; total length of stay and time elapsed before beta-agonists could be administered at 6-hour intervals. Duration of supplemental oxygen administration and peak flow measurements were secondary outcome measures. ... Read More
Signs are emerging that Japanese organized crime syndicates are building their presence in the United States, following the huge wave of investment and legitimate business from Japan since the lates, law enforcement officials say. Members of the yakuza , or boryokudan , crime families are starting to spread out from their traditional U. Japanese gangs have traditionally operated gambling, prostitution and pornography rackets for visiting tourists, and have exported handguns illegally to Japan. But now investigators believe there is a shift in emphasis to large-scale money laundering, real estate and corporate investment and hard-core drug trafficking. Robert S. ... Read More
The Bohr Model of the atom is very much like our solar system, with a sun as the center like the nucleus of the atom and the planets locked in defined orbits like the electrons locked in orbits around the nucleus. We now understand that electrons are found in orbital clouds and their motion is random within that three dimensional orbital space. May 19, I hope this is beneficial. Related questions Question 2b ... Read More