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Permethrin is an active ingredient found in many public hygiene insecticide products and exposure to it was assessed in a survey of 45 professional users. The exposures measured were over a wide range, with more than a 100-fold difference between average levels and the highest levels. Dermal contamination was evident on 93% of the operators, the highest(More)
SP-303, a large proanthocyanidin oligomer isolated from the latex of the plant species Croton lechleri (Eupborbiaceae) has demonstrated broad activity against a variety of DNA and RNA viruses. In cell culture, SP-303 exhibits potent activity against isolates and laboratory strains of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza A virus (FLU-A) and(More)
Inflammatory demyelinating lesions of the central nervous system are a common feature of both neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis. Despite this similarity, it is evident clinically that the accumulation of disability in patients with neuromyelitis optica is relapse related and that a progressive phase is very uncommon. This poses the question(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES U.K. blood component labels have evolved to accommodate a plethora of information. Concern has, however, been expressed that current U.K. labelling is too 'cluttered', detracting from the clarity of critical information. This prompted a holistic review of labelling and available information technology (IT) with the aim of improving the(More)
Urinary incontinence (UI) care in the nursing home often requires more specialized assessment. The Resident Assessment Profile of the Minimum Data Set can serve as a guide to identify complex conditions associated with UI. When the NP applies more focused assessment and implements appropriate behavioral management, significant improvement in the resident's(More)
Bacteriuria in incontinent nursing home residents is prevalent. It is often difficult to determine whether bacteriuria is accompanied by symptoms of a urinary tract infection, especially in cognitively impaired persons. Careful nursing assessment of the person's behavior and voiding pattern is essential and should be shared with the clinician determining(More)
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