Kate Boulter

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A study of the alterations of intestinal microflora that occur in acute small and large bowel obstruction is presented. The results are discussed in relation to the duration of obstruction, the site of obstruction, the recovery following relief of obstruction and the septic complications which profoundly affect the prognosis of these common surgical(More)
Small-bowel content was examined bacteriologically whilst fresh and after storage for 24, 48, and 72 h in a modified Stuart's medium. There was little alteration in the viable count of individual intestinal organisms. For accurate quantitative analysis, 0-3 ml of intestinal content was enough. Specimens of small-bowel content were obtained by needle(More)
The Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016 highlighted the need for the development of a more robust healthcare infrastructure in the United States to provide isolation care for patients infected with a highly hazardous contagious disease. Routine exercises and skills practice are required to effectively and safely prepare care teams to confidently treat this special(More)
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