Jennifer K Fowler

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continues to cause major problems, both in hospitals and the community. Microbiology departments need to review their methodology regularly to ensure that they are contributing in the most appropriate manner to the battle against MRSA. Media employing chromogenic enzymes to aid the isolation and(More)
PURPOSE Eating behaviours were assessed among pregnant women in a mid-sized Canadian city. METHODS As part of the Prenatal Health Project, we interviewed 2313 pregnant women in London, Ontario. Subjects also completed a food frequency questionnaire. Recruitment took place in ultrasound clinics at 10 to 22 weeks of gestation. The main outcome measures were(More)
PURPOSE Research is educationally important for surgical residents. However, little information exists regarding effective methods for teaching residents scientific methodology in a community hospital. This effort describes an effective program conducted in a community hospital for enhancing scientific opportunities of surgical residents. METHODS A strong(More)
The benefits of nutrition assessment and support of the high-risk infant are well established. The premature infant remains vulnerable for poor growth and developmental disabilities, thus requiring consistent monitoring, intervention, and follow-up care. The purpose of this study was to determine the registered dietitian's role in neonatal/perinatal(More)