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MRSA colonisation in patients admitted with hip fracture: implications for prevention of surgical site infection.
In a prospective study we assessed 440 patients, sequentially admitted to the trauma unit with hip fracture. Of the 403 who had a swab on admission, 5.2% (21/403) were found to be colonised withExpand
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Empowering or disabling? Emotional reactions to assessment amongst part-time adult students
This article focuses on emotional reactions to learning and assessment. It draws on a qualitative research project involving first-generation adult students on a foundation degree programme.Expand
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Predicting outcome after hip fracture: using a frailty index to integrate comprehensive geriatric assessment results.
INTRODUCTION hip fracture is expensive in terms of mortality, hospital length of stay (LOS) and consequences for independence. Poor outcome reflects the vulnerability of patients who typicallyExpand
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Asthma in the female: hormonal effect and pregnancy.
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  • Allergy and asthma proceedings
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Data support an increase in adverse outcomes in the pregnant woman with asthma, particularly those who are poorly controlled. Additionally, pregnancy is recognized to influence the course of asthma.Expand
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Surgical site infection following hip fracture surgery - the role of wound surveillance
In a prospective study we assessed 440 patients, sequentially admitted to the trauma unit with hip fracture. The superficial infection rate was 7.7% and the deep infection was 1.8%. The commonestExpand
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A 5-YEAR STUDY
frailty group (FI ≤0.25), 58 (32.5%) in intermediate (FI >0.25-0.4) and 64 (36%) in the high-FI group (FI >0.4). All the patients in the low-FI group returned to their original resi- dence, 80% by 30Expand
Falls, fracture and trauma
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INSTRUMENTATION FOR UV/VIS SPECTROPHOTOMETRY
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