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Wound infection rates: the importance of definition and post-discharge wound surveillance.
The importance of definition and post-discharge wound surveillance on reported wound infection rates have been studied, using data taken from a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled,Expand
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Mycophenolic acid for psoriasis.
Mycophenolic acid is an antimetabolite used experimentally for the treatment of psoriasis. Thirty-eight patients were treated with mycophenolic acid. A double-blind, placebo-controlled studyExpand
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A comparison of the costs of ceftazidime therapy and gentamicin combinations in three UK hospitals.
This study compares the utilization costs of ceftazidime therapy with those of gentamicin in combination with other antibacterial drugs. The results show that the relatively high purchase cost ofExpand
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Relapsing polychondritis treated with dapsone.
Relapsing polychondritis is a rare and sometimes fatal disease of unknown cause and pathogenesis. Results of recent studies suggest that it is an immune disorder probably caused by the production ofExpand
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of the use of chlorhexidine detergent in preoperative whole-body disinfection in wound infection prophylaxis.
A total of 3482 general surgical patients entered a trial in which they had a chlorhexidine or placebo detergent shower three times before elective clean wound or potentially contaminated surgery.Expand
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Carbon Dioxide Laser abrasion: A New Approach to Management of Familial Benign Chronic Pemphigus (Hailey-Hailey Disease)
Familial benign chronic pemphigus (FBCP), or Hailey-Hailey disease, can be a debilitating condition. Treatment is palliative and only excision of lesional skin followed by split-thickness graftingExpand
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The promotion of wound healing following chemosurgery (Mohs' technique) by dressings with a lotion of benzoyl peroxide.
A lotion of benzoyl peroxide was applied postoperatively to chemosurgical wounds in a small group of patients. The technique of utilizing dressings of benzoyl peroxide is described and illustrated.Expand
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Extensive Bowen's disease of the penile shaft treated with fresh tissue Mohs micrographic surgery in two separate operations.
  • D. Moritz, W. Lynch
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology
  • 1 April 1991
Bowen's disease or squamous cell carcinoma in situ is uncommon on the penile shaft. While surgical excision is the treatment of choice, the Mohs micrographic surgical approach ensures microscopicallyExpand
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Human and non-financial costs of hospital-acquired infection.
Measurement of morbidity from hospital-acquired infection should include the suffering of patients who are denied treatment, 'the opportunity cost of infection'. We believe that this perspective willExpand
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Keratitis, Ichthyosis, and Deafness Syndrome with Development of Multiple Cutaneous Neoplasms
A woman presented in 1981 with a history of congenital alopecia of the trunk and extremities. Scaly patches were noted on the trunk at the age of 6 months, and hypohidrosis and heat intoleranceExpand
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