- Full text PDF available (1)
- This year (0)
- Last five years (1)
A retrospective case notes review using pain visual analogue scale (VAS) and assessment of analgesia required by patients in the post-operative period at 1, 3, 6, 12 and over 12 months following acoustic neuroma resection was performed. Glasgow Benefit Inventory (GBI) score was used to assess the change of quality of life and its relationship to pain… (More)
INTRODUCTION Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common condition with a complicated aetiology. PTA after tonsillectomy is rare. This literature review of PTA in the absence of tonsil tissue aims to collate experience of these cases and examine the wider implications for understanding the aetiology of PTA formation. METHODS A structured literature review was… (More)
The relationship between upper and lower respiratory tract infections has been demonstrated previously, although the effect of chronic infection of one tract on the other has not been well studied. This work analyses the broncho-alveolar lavage fluid of patients with chronic purulent rhino-sinusitis and reveals an increase in total and neutrophil cell… (More)
We report a case of aspiration pneumonitis following the use of papain enzyme in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with meat impacted in his oesophagus.
Microbial contamination of pharmaceuticals poses a great problem to the pharmaceutical manufacturing process, especially from a medical as well as an economic point of view. Depending upon the product and its intended use, the identification of isolates should not merely be limited to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) indicator organisms. Eighty-five… (More)