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Perineal skin care for the incontinent patient.
PURPOSE To offer an educational experience that will help improve the participant's understanding of the factors that contribute to perineal skin breakdown in incontinent patients and how to preventExpand
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Descriptive Study of Peristomal Complications
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess new ostomy patients for the presence of peristomal complications when they returned for their 2-month postoperative follow-up at a major universityExpand
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Assessment of somaclonal variation in apple. II. Rooting ability and shoot proliferation in vitro
Summary270 somaclones, regenerated from leaf discs of the apple cv. Greensleeves, varied in rooting ability, root number and shoot proliferation. The extent of variation in rooting ability wasExpand
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Quantitative swab culture versus tissue biopsy: a comparison in chronic wounds.
Soft tissue infection present a significant obstacle to the healing of chronic wounds. Historically, the gold standard for determining wound bacterial bioburden has been the quantitative tissueExpand
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Frequency of peristomal complications.
Practicing wound ostomy continence (WOC) nurses see peristomal complications in their ostomy patient population. The exact frequency and cause of these complications are unknown. Research intoExpand
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Assessment of somaclonal variation in apple. I. Resistance to the fire blight pathogen, Erwinia amylovora
SummaryAfter inoculation of glasshouse-grown somaclones regenerated from apple leaf discs (cv. Greensleeves) 33% of 270 showed an increase in resistance to the fire blight pathogen Erwinia amylovora.Expand
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Tender mercies: Providing skin care for an incontinent patient
Incontinence can severely damage a patient's perineal skin and open the door to infection. Here's how to keep delicate areas dry and intact.
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Descriptive study of peristomal complications.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess new ostomy patients for the presence of peristomal complications when they returned for their 2-month postoperative follow-up at a major universityExpand
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Thermal response to serotonergic challenge and aggression in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder children.
Body temperature change in response to the serotonergic (5-HT) enhancer, d,l-fenfluramine (FEN), was examined in 27 prepubescent boys diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) toExpand
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Protecting perineal skin integrity. Incontinent patients present unique challenges to successful skin care management.
Improve your understanding of the factors that contribute to perineal skin breakdown in incontinent patients and how to prevent or manage this condition.
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