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Priapism is a urologic emergency that can occur in any age group and every patient should receive prompt urologic consultation. Management of priapism is based on the recognition of underlying pathophysiology; ready differentiation between high-flow and low-flow priapism; reversal of any potential precipitating factors; the use of corporal aspiration(More)
Trauma is the leading cause of death in infants and children. Caring for the pediatric trauma victim requires a systematic approach which utilizes an understanding of the anatomic and pathophysiologic characteristics that make children different from adults. Child abuse frequently presents as trauma, making a high index of suspicion for mechanism and(More)
BACKGROUND Fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) of first-line anti-tuberculosis drugs were introduced in Fiji in 2011, and there have been concerns about treatment response. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the treatment response to FDCs among tuberculosis (TB) patients. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was undertaken of treatment outcomes of new TB cases registered(More)
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