News tagged with wound infections
A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital surgeons found that a carefully-selected surgical care check list of 12 measures reduced Whipple procedure wound infections by nearly 50 percent.
Other Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There's more than one way to mop up after a flu infection. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in Nature Immunology that a previously unrecognized popula ...
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Surgeons from Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that in diabetic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, aggressive glycemic control does not result in any significant improvement of clinical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the number of these procedures performed has risen significantly. While medical ...
Other Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed polymers that fluoresce in the presence of bacteria, paving the way for the rapid detection and assessment of wound infection using ultra-violet light.
Medical research Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Racial minorities have reduced access to high-quality joint replacement care, according to Dr. Xueya Cai and colleagues from the University of Iowa in the US. Their work, published online in Springer's journal Clinical Or ...
Other Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A simple item found in almost every medicine cabinet a cotton swab -- may be a key tool in the fight against post-surgical wound infections.
Other Jun 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Manuka honey could be an efficient way to clear chronically infected wounds and could even help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring ...
Medical research Apr 13, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
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