Michela Falciani

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tigate further the relatively poor handwashing rate among medical staff, we recently conducted a similar study in our unit (a dedicated colorectal surgery ward). Over a 3-week period, all of the medical staffs contact with patients on the twice-daily ward rounds was observed. The overall rate of compliance with the departmental hand hygiene policy (which(More)
Capsaicin-sensitive neurones release a number of neuropeptides, such as substance P, neurokinin A, somatostatin and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), which exert a number of effects on smooth muscle tissues. Endothelin-1 was thought to potentiate the capsaicin-evoked release of neuropeptides from sensory neurones of the rat. We have investigated the(More)
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