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Pain prevalence and predictors among inpatients in a major Italian teaching hospital. A baseline survey towards a pain free hospital
Pain prevalence among inpatients is an important indicator of quality care; it may reach over 80% in various clinical settings. A cross‐sectional survey was conducted in a teaching hospital to depictExpand
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Fresh and cryopreserved arterial homografts: immunological and clinical results.
INTRODUCTION This prospective study defined the immunological and clinical results after fresh and cryopreserved arterial homograft replacement due to graft infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS ThirtyExpand
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Categories of congruence between inpatient self‐reported pain and nurses evaluation
Objective: To enhance the awareness that biased pain estimation may undermine its treatment, we sought to determine the congruence categories (CCs) between inpatient self‐reported pain (PSRP) andExpand
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositivity in intravenous (IV) drug abusers in three cities of Italy: Possible natural history of HIV infection in IV drug addicts in Italy
The prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibodies and the symptoms induced [persistent generalized lymphadenopathy (PGL), AIDS‐related complex (ARC), acquired immunodeficiency syndromeExpand
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Vertical transmission of HTLV-III [letter]
Epidemiological data and experimental observations indicate the possibility of transplacental and perinatal transmission of HTLV-III/LAV. However the real extent of such transmissions the stage ofExpand
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Vertical subcutaneous pedicle flaps for posterior perineal reconstruction
PURPOSE: Loss of a certain amount of cutaneous tissue of the perineal region may be remedied by first intention with creation of cutaneous flaps, thus preventing second intention healing. METHODS: WeExpand
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[Rubber band ligation of hemorrhoids. Our experience].
The authors present their series of rubber band ligation of hemorrhoids performed from 1991 to 1994 in the Unità di Colon Proctologia of Modena, that is located in the Second Division of Surgery ofExpand
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[Phantom rectum after Miles' operation].
The authors observed symptoms relating to the existence of a phantom rectum, a phenomenon about which little is still known, in 233 cases (32.1%) in a series of 724 patients undergoing amputation ofExpand
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[Hypergastrinemia and hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in infants].
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[Esophagotracheal fistula without esophageal atresia: discussion of 2 cases (author's transl)].
The authors report two cases of esophagotracheal fistula without esophageal atresia, of their own observation, on the grounds that the anomaly is less rare than common belief would have it; in fact,Expand