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Research & Reviews  111 results

Penile Fracture and Trauma
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/456305-print

Dec 27th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Traumatic penile injury can be due to multiple factors. Penile fracture, penile amputation, penetrating penile injuries, and penile soft tissue injuries are considered urologic emergencies and typically require surgical interve...

Rabies mortality and morbidity associated with animal bites in Africa: a case for integ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8640643
BMJ Open; Nyasulu PS, Weyer J et. al.

Dec 4th, 2021 - The objective of this scoping review was to map the current situation and available evidence and gaps on rabies morbidity, mortality, integrated rabies surveillance programmes, and existing prevention and control strategies in Africa. We conducted...

Biting the hand that feeds you: Management of human and animal bites.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2021.11.045
Injury Elcock KL, Reid J et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Bites from animal and humans represent a very small proportion of all the patients presenting to emergency departments, However, they require prompt medical and surgical intervention in order to minimise the risk of infection, that may lead to lim...

Guideline review - human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing.
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2021-322381
Archives of Disease in Childhood. Education and Practice ... Fielding P, Messahel S

Nov 25th, 2021 - Guideline review - human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing.|2021|Fielding P,Messahel S,|

The wound severity of animal bite victims visiting rabies prevention clinics and the in...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8605553
BMC Public Health; Li D, Liao H et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - Animal bites are a major public health problem. The more serious the bite wound is, the higher the risk of developing rabies is. This study aimed to investigate the severity of wounds among animal bite victims and identify the influencing factors ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Biting the hand that feeds you: Management of human and animal bites.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2021.11.045
Injury Elcock KL, Reid J et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Bites from animal and humans represent a very small proportion of all the patients presenting to emergency departments, However, they require prompt medical and surgical intervention in order to minimise the risk of infection, that may lead to lim...

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Drugs  26 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Routine Antibiotic vs. Directed Antibiotic Treatment in Snake Bite
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02570347

Aug 12th, 2020 - Snake bite is a common clinical problem in India and elsewhere, affecting agricultural workers and rural population, resulting in thousands of deaths every year. Apart from causing systemic manifestations such as coagulopathy, acute renal failure,...

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News  7 results

Rabies Is Terrifying but Rare. Are We Overtreating It?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946066

Feb 18th, 2021 - Rabies is a terrifying disease. Once the virus enters a human host — typically by way of a bite from an infected animal — it creeps along from nerve cell to nerve cell until it reaches the brain. It usually takes a month or more for symptoms to sh...

NICE Issues New Guideline on Antimicrobial Prescribing for Human and Animal Bites
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940487

Nov 6th, 2020 - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance setting out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites in adults and children. Metronidazole 400 mg three times a day. First-choice intra...

Fast Five Quiz: Dog and Cat Bites
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/933344_2

Jul 9th, 2020 - Pasteurella multocida infection is the most common infection contracted from cat bites. It may also be complicated by sepsis. Wound infections associated with animal bites usually have a polymicrobial etiology. Complications include rapidly progre...

Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis Caused by Pasteurella multocida
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/101084/hand-wrist/septic-arthritis-and-osteomyelitis-caused-pasteurella-multocida/page/0/1?channel=264

Jul 7th, 2015 - Discussion Cat bites often are the source of Pasteurella species infections because the bacteria are carried by more than 90% of cats. 1 These types of infections can cause septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, and deep subcutaneous and myofascial infec.

Young Girl With Clumsiness, Dystonia, and Speech Difficulty
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/846811

Jun 24th, 2015 - Editor's Note: The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to accurately recognize. Test your diagnostic and treatment skills us...

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Patient Education  7 results see all →