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Overwhelming infection in asplenic patients: current best practice preventive measures are not being followed
  • D. Waghorn
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical pathology
  • 1 March 2001
Aims—Patients without spleens are at increased risk of overwhelming infection. Recently, greater efforts, including the publication of national guidelines, have been made to improve the management ofExpand
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A study of 42 episodes of overwhelming post-splenectomy infection: is current guidance for asplenic individuals being followed?
Individuals without a spleen have an increased risk of overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI). Improved awareness in recent years has stimulated increased efforts to prevent OPSI. PublishedExpand
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The role of screening and antibiotic prophylaxis in the prevention of percutaneous gastrostomy site infection caused by methicillin‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Background  Peristomal wound infections are common complications of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), especially in hospitals where methicillin‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isExpand
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Intravascular device-associated systemic infections: a 2 year analysis of cases in a district general hospital.
  • D. Waghorn
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of hospital infection
  • 1 October 1994
The increasing use of intravascular devices (IVDs) throughout medicine has been accompanied by significant morbidity and mortality associated with catheter-related sepsis (CRS). Within the SouthExpand
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Stethoscopes: a study of contamination and the effectiveness of disinfection procedures
tethoscopes are universally used by healthcare professionals. They can come into contact with numerous patients and may harbour organisms that can be transferred between individuals. Wycombe hospitalExpand
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Prevention of postsplenectomy sepsis
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Management of asplenic patients in South Buckinghamshire: an audit of local practice.
People without spleens have an increased risk of pneumococcal and other infections. Immunisation is advised for this group of patients, but the role of prophylactic antibiotics remains unresolved.Expand
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Staphylococcus lugdunensis as a cause of breast abscess.
  • D. Waghorn
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 1 October 1994
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The serodiagnosis of infection with Salmonella typhi
Background/Aims—The serodiagnosis of infection with Salmonella typhi,using the Widal agglutination assay, relies on patients' antibodies to the O=9,12 lipopolysaccharide (LPS) antigens, H=d flagellarExpand
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Epidemic multi-resistant Escherichia coli infection in south London.
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