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Risk factors for surgical site infection: challenges to public health

January 8, 2022 Epidemiology & Public Health | Medicine | microbiology No Comments

Surgical site infections are healthcare-related infections that succeeds post-surgical procedures in patients, associated with risk factors. Patients admitted in, healthcare facilities and medical institutions are vulnarable to these hospital associated due to lack of suitable infrastructure and hygiene protocols. The objective was to present the …..

Impact of a spinal cord injury in employment: a cross-sectional study in a Portuguese population

Background: Patients who have sustained a spinal cord injury (SCI) frequently face a fundamental change in their employment situation, as the demands of their previous job often exceed their remaining physical abilities. Aim: To study which factors associated with the SCI may influence the employment …..

Surgical management of rare benign tumors of the sternum

July 6, 2021 Medicine No Comments

Primary benign tumors of the sternum are an exceedingly rare entity. Surgical techniques regarding intervention for these lesions are not clearly defined in the literature given their scarcity. Operative techniques include en-bloc resection of the tumor, and this has proven to be successful in preventing …..

Fatal sepsis caused by mixed bloodstream infection of klebsiella pneumoniae and klebsiella variicola in community: a case report in China

March 16, 2021 Medicine | Uncategorized No Comments

Objective: We report a patient died within 72 hours after community-acquired bloodstream infection caused by klebsiella pneumoniae and klebsiella variicola in China. Measurements: A 52-years male was admitted to hospital due to unknown high fever, cough and headache. He had the medical history of diabetes …..

The influence of type A personality in cardiovascular disease

March 1, 2021 Medicine No Comments

The correlations among the psychic repercussions of acute and chronic stress on the atherosclerotic process due to psychosomatic disorders were described more consistently since the middle of the 20th century. The revival of the attentions to them has been revitalized by the necessity to understand, …..