Breanna Davis

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OBJECTIVE--To investigate the possible spread of HIV infection and its route of transmission among prison inmates. DESIGN--In response to an outbreak of acute clinical hepatitis B and two seroconversions to HIV infection, counselling and testing for HIV were offered to all inmates over a two week period in July 1993. Information was sought about drug(More)
Between April and June 1993, 8 cases of acute clinical hepatitis B infection and 2 seroconversions to HIV infection were detected among drug injecting inmates of HM Prison Glenochil in Scotland. To prevent the further spread of infection, an initiative which involved counselling and voluntary attributable HIV testing was conducted over a 10-day period(More)
Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection, has the highest burden of death and medical expenses in hospitals worldwide. Leukocyte count and CD64 expression on neutrophils (nCD64) are known to correlate strongly with improved sensitivity and specificity of sepsis diagnosis at its onset. A major challenge is the lack of a rapid and(More)
INTRODUCTION A common reason for frequent use of healthcare services is the complex healthcare needs of individuals suffering from multiple chronic conditions, especially in combination with mental health comorbidities and/or social vulnerability. Frequent users (FUs) of healthcare services are more at risk for disability, loss of quality of life and(More)
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