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Acute respiratory infections caused by bacterial or viral pathogens are among the most common reasons for seeking medical care. Despite improvements in pathogen-based diagnostics, most patients receive inappropriate antibiotics. Host response biomarkers offer an alternative diagnostic approach to direct antimicrobial use. This observational cohort study(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is a common complication of hospitalisation in severely ill patients who need mechanical ventilation. The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium programme for the surveillance of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). METHODS A prospective study (1 Jan 2012-30 June(More)
The aim of this study was to diagnose and describe extensive inflammatory changes in a child's skeleton from Wawrzeńczyce, (the medieval period). The aim of the analysis was to determine the nature of the inflammatory changes and their etiology by means of macroscopic techniques as well as X-ray analysis. The tests revealed that the individual suffered from(More)
  • Anna Mazur
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of…
  • 1998
In the evaluation of CTS, electromyography of various myotomes as well as proximal and distal muscles remains quite useful in helping to assess other clinically suspected differentials such as plexopathy, systemic neuropathies, radiculopathies, and proximal nerve entrapments. With regards to T-EMG specifically, it can provide information regarding axonal(More)
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