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BACKGROUND Infection prevention and control education for hospital-based health care personnel has differed across organizations because of a lack of identified practice competencies. This gap also has resulted in variation of the educational curriculum in the academic setting and a lack of consistent preparation for emergency responses. The purpose of this… (More)
In dermatology, patients with nodosum leprosum and discoid lupus erythematosus are benefited by clofazimine therapy. Its use in other autoimmune diseases has to be considered. Patients with lupus pernio may respond to this regime, but further prolonged trials will have to be undertaken.
A 44-year-old man who presented with recent onset hyperkeratosis palmaris et plantaris was found to have a carcinoma of the bronchus.
The clinical side-effects of long-wave ultraviolet light and oral 8-methoxypsoralen (PUVA) in 110 cases of psoriasis are reported. As well as those previously recorded, the following were observed: reactivation of peptic ulcer symptoms; hirsutism; herpes labialis and zoster and milia formation.