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Research & Reviews  572 results

A case report of a fulminant Aeromonas hydrophila soft tissue infection in a patient wi...
https://doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2022.2078079
Current Medical Research and Opinion; Charakopoulos E, Diamantopoulos PT et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - Aeromonads are gram-negative opportunistic bacteria, mainly found in aquatic environments. Hematologic patients are particularly at risk of Aeromonas soft tissue infections and septicemia, especially during chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. A 46-y...

Predictors of Mortality and Amputation in Patients with Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infecti...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2022.02.017
The Journal of Hand Surgery; Crowe CS, Yu JL et. al.

May 11th, 2022 - Necrotizing soft tissue infection (NSTI) of the upper extremity is characterized by rapid progression, local tissue necrosis, systemic toxicity, and a high mortality rate. The negative consequences of debridement are balanced against preservation ...

Can't Miss Infections: Endocarditis, Cellulitis, Erysipelas, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Cho...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mcna.2021.12.008
The Medical Clinics of North America; Tartaglia K

May 2nd, 2022 - This article reviews the presentation, physical examination findings, and diagnosis of selective common acute infectious diseases. In this article, we review nonpurulent skin infections, infective endocarditis, and acute cholecystitis.

Cellulitis Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/214222-clinical

Apr 26th, 2022 - History A directed history is vital to the proper care of a patient with cellulitis. The patient may or may not relate an episode of trauma that preceded symptoms; when cellulitis develops, it is usually several days after the inciting trauma. Rap...

Distribution and drug sensitivity of pathogenic bacteria in diabetic foot ulcer patient...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9034620
BMC Infectious Diseases; Li X, Du Z et. al.

Apr 24th, 2022 - Diabetic foot ulcer is one of the major complications for patients with diabetes, and has become an important cause of non-traumatic amputation. Necrotizing fasciitis is a life-threatening soft-tissue infection involving the fascia and subcutaneou...

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Guidelines  1 results

Umbilical Cord Care in the Newborn Infant.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-2149
Pediatrics Stewart D, Benitz W et. al.

Aug 31st, 2016 - Postpartum infections remain a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. A high percentage of these infections may stem from bacterial colonization of the umbilicus, because cord care practices vary in reflection of cultural tra...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Efficacy and Safety of Polidocanol Foam 3% in the Treatment of II Degree Hemorrhoidal Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03791775

Sep 17th, 2021 - As reported by the guidelines of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery, in case of failure of conservative therapies the most common outpatient treatments for first- and second-degree Hemorrhoidal Disease (HD) are rubber band ligation and scle...

Incidence of Sepsis After Craniocerebral Operation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03803813

Aug 5th, 2021 - This is a prospective cohort study aiming to describe the incidence and outcome of sepsis in critical patients undergoing craniotomy. This study has been approved by the institutional review board of Beijing Tiantan hospital, and the need for info...

Invasive Group A Streptococcus (GAS) Infection in Children: Bacterial Virulence Factors and Detection of Host Immunological and/or Genetic Factors of Predisposition to Infections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02010294

Nov 18th, 2019 - The group A streptococcus (GAS) or Streptococcus pyogenes is a strictly human pathogen , which can cause a wide variety of infections. These range from a simple asymptomatic carriage up to 20 % of children , or minor illnesses such as sore throat ...

Peritonsillar Abscess: Aspiration Versus Tonsillectomy a Chaud
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03326661

Nov 9th, 2017 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a complication of acute tonsillitis. The condition occurs when the infection spreads from the tonsil to the peritonsillar tissue, resulting in accumulation of pus between the tonsil and the muscles of the ...

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News  64 results

How to Save a Limb: Identification of Pyoderma Gangrenosum
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/241235/infectious-diseases/how-save-limb-identification-pyoderma-gangrenosum
Emily K. Haque, BSA, Raghavendra Girijala, MD et. al.

Jun 8th, 2021 - Case Report A 67-year-old woman presented with a painful expanding ulcer on the left leg and a new nearby ulcer of 2 months’ duration. She initially was seen 2 months prior for a wound on the left knee due to a fall as well as cellulitis, which wa.

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945705

Feb 18th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

Popular Therapy Fails to Reduce C-Section Infection Risk
https://www.medpagetoday.com/obgyn/pregnancy/88742

Sep 22nd, 2020 - Negative pressure wound therapy did not reduce surgical site infections among obese patients who had cesarean section deliveries, a large randomized trial indicated. Infection rates were 3.6% among 816 participants receiving the prophylactic treat...

FDA adds diabetic kidney disease, heart failure indications to canagliflozin
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/209072/diabetes/fda-adds-diabetic-kidney-disease-heart-failure-indications?channel=39313
Lucas Franki

Sep 30th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved canagliflozin (Invokana) for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease and for reduction of the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, wh.

FDA adds diabetic kidney disease, heart failure indications to canagliflozin
https://www.mdedge.com/endocrinology/article/209072/diabetes/fda-adds-diabetic-kidney-disease-heart-failure-indications
Lucas Franki

Sep 30th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved canagliflozin (Invokana) for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease and for reduction of the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, wh.

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