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At Fujiwara Memorial Hospital (FMH), a community hospital with 140 beds located near a large agricultural area in Akita prefecture, the annual number of patients colonized with methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been increasing in recent years. To elucidate the current status of MRSA spread, the frequency of its isolation among a total of(More)
  • K Kodama
  • 1997
Asphyxia may play an important role in the pathogenesis of cerebral palsy (CP) in a subpopulation of patients, although this has recently been questioned by some investigators. Here I describe the results of our analyses into the involuntary movements of children with CP, which resulted from perinatal hypoxic brain damages. Based on cranial CT or MRI(More)
Nontyphoidal salmonellosis has a wide variety of clinical presentations. With the aim of describing the detailed clinical presentations of gastroenteritis caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella spp., findings for 126 patients (1-94 years of age; 37.0 years on average) were analyzed. Nontyphoidal salmonellosis is prevalent from April to October in Akita, when the(More)
We investigated the incidence rates of several neurological diseases in childhood in a suburban Tokyo area with a total population of about 130,000. The number of liveborn babies during 1985-1989 was 6,772. The number of patients with cerebral palsy (CP) was 13 and the incidence rate was 1.9/1,000, which is equal to the results of reports from several(More)
  • K Kodama
  • 1998
Cerebral palsy is associated not merely with impairments of posture and locomotion, but also with various other problems. Medical illnesses should be treated by an adequate system. Emotional disturbances require a psychological support. Communication disorders may be overcome with proper modern equipments Perceptional deficits and sensory impairments should(More)
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