Alan E. Murray

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Fifteen patients with severe combined acute renal and respiratory failure (SCARRF), who required mechanical ventilation and renal replacement therapy for at least 5 days, were treated with a regimen to selectively decontaminate the digestive tract (SDD). In these patients the incidence of significant infection was compared with the infection rate in 12(More)
Handwashing is widely accepted as the cornerstone of infection control in the intensive care unit. Nosocomial infections are frequently viewed as an indicator of poor compliance of handwashing. The aim of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of handwashing on infection rates in the intensive care unit, and to analyse the failure of handwashing. A(More)
Transport in vitro fertilisation (IVF) is an important development in assisted conception. We report our experience of transport IVF treatment from May 1993 to April 1996 at Arrowe Park Fertility Centre. A total of 74 patients were treated during this period. The main indications of treatment were tubal damage, unexplained infertility of more than 3 years(More)
Three patients with vulvovaginitis caused by Trichomonas vaginalis, which was refractory to conventional treatment with metronidazole are described. The T vaginalis strain isolated from one patient was resistant to metronidazole (minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) more than 100 mg/l) under aerobic conditions, although under anaerobic conditions it was(More)