Deborah Roloff

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Screening of potential MRSA-positive patients at hospital admission is recommended in German and international guidelines. This policy has been shown to be effective in reducing the frequency of nosocomial MRSA transmissions in the event of an outbreak, but the influence of screening on reducing hospital-acquired MRSA infections in a hospital setting where(More)
The conflict between modern neoclassical and traditional Keynesian theories of the business cycle centers upon the pricing mechanism.' In neoclassical models, prices are fully flexible. They represent the continuous optimization of economic agents and the continuous intersection of supply and demand. In Keynesian models, prices are often assumed to be(More)
Functional characterization of membrane channels by patch clamp techniques has revealed great diversity of transmitter or Voltage gated channels in native membranes. Concomitantly recombinant DNA techniques revealed a plethora of genes encoding channel subunits. Thus functional diversity within a particular class of channels may be generated by families of(More)
According to the cases reported in the GDR as well as in the FRG, 1-2 persons contract a gas gangrene infection per week. The lethality is alarmingly high. In the GDR more than two thirds of the patients die. Among the numerous factors influencing the prognosis time is a very important one. Through early detection, adequate immediate therapy and subsequent(More)
Although gas gangrene in childhood is not mentioned in the paediatric literature, paediatric surgery textbooks included, this toxic wound infection also occurs in children. Prognosis totally depends on the early detection of the disease. Having checked over 2000 relevant literature sources, in which 110 cases of gas gangrene are mentioned, of which 24 are(More)
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