Disseminated staphylococcal disease and sepsis in a 23-month-old child
- Outcomes of whole-body computed tomography in spinal cord-injured patients with sepsis. Ahmed, W A; de Heredia, L L; Hughes, R J; Belci, M; Meagher, T M // Spinal Cord;Jul2014, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p536
Study design:Retrospective case series.Objectives:To evaluate the efficacy of body computed tomography (CT) in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with sepsis.Setting:Specialist acute care and rehabilitation SCI centre in United Kingdom.Methods:Patients with SCI and suspected or known sepsis, who...
- The Diagnostic Dilemma of Severe Staphylococcal Infections. Wise, Robert I. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug61, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p344
Focuses on the diagnostic dilemma of severe staphylococcal infections. Responsibility of the physician in the diagnostic program; Efficacy of introducing an antimicrobial agent in disease management.
- Coagulase negative staphylococcal infections. Davies, A.J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/27/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6477, p1230
Examines the recognition of coagulase negative staphylococcal infections as a pathogen. Presentation of deep seated infections after insertion of prosthetic heart valves; Description of patients with infected coagulase negative staphylococci undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis;...
- Staph Infection Lawsuit Resolved. Herbert, David L. // Sports, Parks & Recreation Law Reporter;Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p29
The article outlines the "Post Operative Staph Infection of NFL Player Leads to Suit," in the September 2009 issue of The Sports, Parks and Recreation Law Reporter journal in Cleveland, Ohio
- Friend of victim becomes MRSA lawyer. // Hospital Infection Control & Prevention;Nov2010, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p123
The article explores the story of Tara Hopper, who became methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) lawyer after witnessing her friend, Elizabeth Ann Reilly, died of MRSA infection. Hopper describes Reilly was a young woman who was a loyal friend and loved to write poetry. Hopper shares...
- Prophylaxis of surgical wound sepsis. // British Medical Journal;4/19/1980, Vol. 280 Issue 6221, p1063
Focuses on patients suffering from prophylaxis of wound sepsis. Costs in treating the wound with opus; Contamination by Staphylococcus epidermis and Staphylococcus aureus; Risk of colorectal operations.
- Clinical Profile of Patients with Multi-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Patients of Sepsis in Rural set up MICU. Desai, Samir R.; Lakhani, J. D. // People's Journal of Scientific Research;Jul2014, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p28
This study was conducted to assess morbidity and mortality in patients with sepsis, severe sepsis and multi-organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) with respect to different organs. Fifty patients having evidence of sepsis on day of admission were studied. Detailed history, clinical assessment and...
- Potential clinical benefit of the in situ hybridization method for the diagnosis of sepsis. Makoto Kudo; Yoshinori Matsuo; Aya Nakasendo; Satoshi Inoue; Hideto Goto; Jun Tsukiji; Yuji Watanuki; Atsuhisa Ueda; Takeshi Kaneko; Yoshiaki Ishigatsubo // Journal of Infection & Chemotherapy (Springer Science & Business;Feb2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p23
AbstractÂ Â Despite the significant development of antibiotics, sepsis is still associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. The identification of pathologic organisms at an early stage of sepsis is critical to improve the outcome, but this is difficult to achieve with the...
- Pre-hospital lactate measurement: is it feasible? Stanley, Jacob // Journal of Paramedic Practice;Nov2013, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p646
The article reports on the study which identifies if pre-hospital providers trained in the use of an evidence-based screening tool to recognize severely septic patient. It provides preliminary findings that support the feasibility of point of care (POC) lactate testing in the pre-hospital...