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BACKGROUND Increasing concern about inappropriate antibiotic use prompted us to examine whether our patients were receiving frequent and perhaps unwarranted changes of antibiotic therapy. METHODS We evaluated antibiotic prescribing by the physicians in the Emergency Department and by those on the inpatient medical service during the first 72 hours of(More)
The aim of this study is to examine the acceptability and effectiveness of a nurse-led hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) surveillance clinic in high-risk patients with cirrhosis/advanced fibrosis. Early detection of HCC is associated with better treatment outcomes and improved survival. International guidelines recommend 6-monthly surveillance of patients at(More)
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