Rivka Gordon

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We studied 359 patients retrospectively and 100 patients prospectively, all on cephalosporin prophylaxis. Urinary infections were eight times more frequent in catheterized patients; most were caused by Pseudomonas and Enterobacter. One patients had acute seeding in the arthroplasty site from a Pseudomonas urinary infection.
Occurrence of well-preserved rod-shaped and coccoid bacteria in the Precambrian Gunflint chert (1.9 x 10(9) years old) has been demonstrated by electron microscopy. This appears to be the oldest definite occurrence of bacteria in the fossil record. The organisms are morphologically comparable with certain modern iron bacteria.
Medicine is in constant change, with new evidence continually replacing how we consider health and illness. In health care we are deluged with articles about change — how to accomplish it, how to measure it, how to sustain it. Patients have become more robust advocates. With the proliferation of new medications and data, both patients and clinicians must(More)
Justice Kennedy writing for the majority in Gonzales v. Carhart (2007) posited that despite “no reliable data to measure the phenomenon, it seems unexceptionable to conclude some women come to regret their choice to abort the infant life they once created and sustained [and that] severe depression and loss of esteem can follow” [1]. This sentiment reflects(More)