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Current teaching suggests that many patients are at risk for prolonged bleeding during and following invasive dental procedures, due to an acquired coagulopathy from systemic disease and/or from medications. However, treatment standards for these patients often are the result of long-standing dogma with little or no scientific basis. The medical history is… (More)
We report a case of mixed haematogenous endophthalmitis in which Candida albicans and Centres for Disease Control (CDC) corynebacterium group A-4 were isolated together from an aspirate of vitreous humour.
Conscious sedation for dental procedures is constantly developing. Midazolam remains the most widely used agent, although there has been encouraging research into patient-maintained sedation (PMS) with propofol. This article reviews the use of sedation in children, recent advances with propofol, and outlines current opinion on multiple drug sedation… (More)