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BACKGROUND Infection control data from psychiatric units and clinics are limited. METHODS This time series study was designed to determine the prevalence and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization and/or infection among 500 men and women on admission to psychiatric units at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Discharge(More)
PURPOSE To determine the feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of an episcleral or deep scleral lamellar sustained release cyclosporine (CsA) device in a naturally occurring animal model of uveitis. METHODS A two-compartment perfusion chamber was used to assess in vitro human and equine scleral permeability of fluorescein, dexamethasone-fluorescein, or(More)
BACKGROUND This descriptive, retrospective study examined patient and event characteristics associated with multiple seclusion and restraint (SR). OBJECTIVE The goal was to identify patient characteristics of multiple seclusion and restraint users to improve patient care and decrease the need for seclusion or restraint. DESIGN Medical charts were(More)
  • Catherine Dorothy Emilien, CATHERINE DOROTHY EMILIEN, Matt Hayat
  • 2015
________________________________________ Date iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to thank my committee chair, Dr Lee Rivers Mobley, who has given me great support and guidance on my research paper. I would like to thank my committee member Dr Matt Hayat who gave me great insight on my data management. I enjoyed working with you on my research paper as you(More)
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