Anne Augustin

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OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors associated with the development of surgical-site infection (SSI) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING A 1,100-bed, university-affiliated, tertiary-care teaching hospital. METHODS Case-patients with SSI occurring up to 1 year following primary TKA performed between January 1999(More)
In February 1993, outbreaks of gastroenteritis due to Norwalk-like viruses occurred simultaneously among the elderly residents of two long-term care facilities. Facility A instituted infection control measures that included increased surveillance, reinforcement of handwashing, keeping symptomatic residents in their rooms and relieving symptomatic staff of(More)
Traditional approaches for data storage and analysis are facing their limits when handling the enormous data amounts of today's applications. We believe that a radical departure from contemporary architectures of stores is necessary to satisfy that central scalability requirement. One of the most promising new schools of thought in system design are swarm(More)
Traditional approaches for semantic storage and analysis are facing their limits on the handling of enormous data amounts of today's applications. We believe that a more radical departure from contemporary architectures of stores is necessary to satisfy that central scalability requirement. One of the most promising new schools of thought in system design(More)