Shun-Ichi Honda

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In recent years, the lifespan of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) in Japan has been markedly prolonged, resulting in changes in the pattern of diseases developing after SCI and causes of death. We carried out a questionnaire survey on these problems and obtained the following results: 1. Disease pattern in SCI patients. The morbidity during 3 days in(More)
A questionnaire survey of blood donors at Santa Cruz General Hospital, Bolivia, showed that while there were no seropositive cases of syphilis, HBsAg, and HIV, the prevalence of Chagas' disease was very high (23%) among the 225 blood donors who responded to this questionnaire. Actual cases of Chagasic seropositive blood being used for blood transfusion were(More)
Bad breath is a topic of general interest. In this study, the treatment for bad breath in traditional Chinese medicine was reviewed with a special focus on pathologic diagnosis and crude drug prescriptions. It was shown that bad breath developed based on both systemic and local diseases. Some systemic conditions, including nasal, paranasal, pulmonary and(More)
BACKGROUND The B/B Checker®, a new portable device for detecting odorous compounds in oral, exhaled, and nasal air, is now available. As a single unit, this device is capable of detecting several kinds of gases mixed with volatile sulfur compounds (VSC) in addition to other odorous gasses. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness(More)
OBJECTIVES The Mycoses Forum in Japan has developed management bundles for candidaemia to incorporate into bedside practice. The aim of this study was to investigate nationwide compliance with the bundles and their impact on clinical outcomes. METHODS Non-neutropenic patients treated with antifungals for candidaemia were surveyed. Bundles consist of nine(More)
In 1983, 28 Rohsai Hospitals in Japan cooperated to study 926 spinal cord injury (SCI) patients to reveal the problems of their rehabilitation. Fifty per cent complained of poor physical condition and were anxious about their health. In addition to complications rising from the SCI, the morbidities of heart disease, diabetes mellitus, liver disease,(More)
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