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Health care workers (HCW) are at higher risk of acquiring blood borne infections such as hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus from patients. To minimise exposure, Universal Precautions Policy guidelines were introduced. This study looked into one of the aspects of hepatitis B prevention among HCW in the Malaysian context.… (More)
PURPOSE To investigate the prevalence and types of potential drug interactions in primary care patients to detect risky prescriptions as an essential condition to design intervention policies leading to an improvement in patient safety. METHODS Cross-sectional descriptive study. SETTING Two areas in Spain comprising 715,661 inhabitants. PATIENTS… (More)
Case report of a 17-year-old man with acute bridging hepatitis in whom laparoscopy was followed by subcuteneous emphysema, penumomediastinum and pneumopericardium. No previous report has been published on pneumopericardium as a complication of laparoscopy.
INTRODUCTION bacteremia continues to be one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality despite the existence of numerous antimicrobial agents. this study aimed to provide a Malaysian perspective on paediatric community-acquired bacteraemia based on the documentation of epidemiology and antimicrobial profile of the isolated pathogens. METHOD A… (More)
Melioidosis is endemic in Malaysia. Cutaneous melioidosis is one manifestation and it may progress to necrotizing fasciitis. The case highlights a 46-year-old male, a chicken-seller who presented with scalp cellulitis which later progressed to necrotizing fasciitis and pneumonia are presented here. It illustrates several key features of the presentation,… (More)
The authors tested the effectiveness and estimated the cost of several interventions aimed at reducing drug interactions in primary care by designing a 15-month cluster-controlled trial. The trial involved 265 family physicians and their patients who were randomized into 4 groups: control, report (received feedback reports), session (group sessions), and… (More)
This is a report of a case a larval granulomatosis associated with immunoblastic lymphadenopathy, corroborated by laboratory and histologic studies compatible with that. The etiopathogenesis, clinical picture and diagnosis of both diseases are commented, and the possible relationship between them is stressed.