A not so uncommon cause of abdominal pain
- EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT. Sharkey, J.; Palmer, K. R.; Arnott, I. D. R.; Glancy, S. // Gut;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p1336
A case study of a 39-year-old female smoker presented to the gastrointestinal unit with a 6-month history of increasing right upper quadrant pain, abdominal distension, nausea and anorexia is presented. The patient has a history of dysmenorrhea but no bowel disturbance. It has found that the...
- The Natural History of Ulcerative Proctitis: A Multicenter, Retrospective Study. Meucci, Gianmichele; Vecchi, Maurizio; Astegiano, Marco; Beretta, Luigi; Cesari, Pietro; Dizioli, Paolo; Ferraris, Luca; Panelli, Maria Rita; Prada, Alberto; Sostegni, Raffaello; de Franchis, Roberto // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2000, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p469
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical features and the long term evolution of patients with a well defined initial diagnosis of ulcerative proctitis. METHODS: Patients with an original diagnosis of ulcerative proctitis who had been seen at any of 13 institutions from 1989...
- Clinical Status of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients Who Smoke. Green, J. T.; Rhodes, J.; Ragunath, K.; Thomas, G. A. O.; Williams, G. T.; Mani, V.; Feyerabend, C.; Russell, M. A. H. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1998, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p1463
Objectives: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is largely a disease of nonsmokers. There are few patients who are current smokers, but we have identified a group and reviewed their clinical status, disease activity, and nicotine exposure to examine whether they remain well controlled while smoking....
- Cigarette use in the U.S., 1985-98. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p893
No abstract available.
- Tobacco interests continue to pitch for indoor smoke. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;11/6/95, Vol. 196 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the promotion of the idea that smokers can be safely segregated from nonsmokers in office buildings by tobacco interests. Research paper test; Where test were conducted.
- Stop smoking on schedule. // Consumer Reports on Health;Apr96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p41
Reports on a program for smokers called smoking-cessation which help smokers to quit. How program is done; Percentage of success after a year.
- Standstill in decline of smoking rate. // American Family Physician;7/1/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p156
Reports on the standstill in the 25-year decline in the number of adult smokers. Survey; Description of the 25-year decline; Reasons for the increase in the number of adult smokers between 1990 and 1991; Availability information of the full report.
- Tobacco Use Among Young People. // Congressional Digest;May94, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p134
Discusses tobacco use among young people in the United States. Investigations into the health effects of cigarette smoking; Causal relationship between cigarette smoking and diseases; Onset of smoking; Health consequences of active smoking by young people; Epidemiology of smoking among the young...
- Canadian smokers who quit prefer nicotine gum or patch. // Addiction Letter;Feb96, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p6
Reports on a population survey in British Columbia which reveals that smokers who quit prefer nicotine gum or patch.