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Oral care practice for the ventilated patients in intensive care units: a pilot survey.
INTRODUCTION Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most common nosocomial infection in intensive care units (ICUs).  One factor causing VAP is aspiration of oral colonisation, which may resultExpand
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Anemia among Antenatal Mother in Urban Malaysia
An understanding of factors influencing haemoglobin (Hb) level among antenatal mothers can help healthcare providers assess, take appropriate action and manage anaemia in this risk group moreExpand
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A cross-sectional study on nurses' oral care practice for mechanically ventilated patients in Malaysia.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the strategies, methods and frequency of oral care provided for mechanically ventilated patients in Malaysian intensive care units. The study alsoExpand
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A novel microelectronic gas sensor utilizing carbon nanotubes for hydrogen gas detection
Abstract A novel microelectronic gas sensor utilizing carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in a thin-layered Pd/CNTs/n+-Si structure for hydrogen detection has been achieved. The sensor is fabricated on an n-typeExpand
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Effect of a Nurse-Led Diabetes Self-Management Education Program on Glycosylated Hemoglobin among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
In recent years, great emphasis has been placed on the role of nonpharmacological self-management in the care of patients with diabetes. Studies have reported that nurses, compared to otherExpand
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Critical care nurses' knowledge in preventing nosocomial pneumonia.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to identify knowledge deficits concerning nosocomial pneumonia (NP) prevention among critical care nurses. The study also determined whether NP knowledge wasExpand
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Diamond-derived ultramicroelectrodes designed for electrochemical analysis and bioanalyte sensing
Two configurations of boron-doped diamond ultramicroelectrode arrays (D-UMEAs) with microband (2 μm wide × 80 μm long) geometry and different interelement spacings (20 μm and 100 μm) were fabricatedExpand
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Fabrication and field emission characteristics of lateral diamond field emitter
Lateral diamond field emitters were fabricated by a diamond patterning technique that utilizes oxide patterning and lift-off process on a silicon-on-insulator wafer. An anode–cathode spacing of 2 μmExpand
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Diamond-derived microelectrodes array for electrochemical analysis
Abstract Two types of diamond electrodes were fabricated and characterized for electrochemical analysis; diamond ultramicroelectrode arrays (D-UMEAs) and nano-diamond-coated microprobes. ArrayExpand
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Perception of intensive care unit stressors by patients in Malaysian Federal Territory hospitals
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a therapeutic place for monitoring critically ill patients. However, it is a stressful area for the patients and it is causing them great anxiety. Previous studiesExpand
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