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Simmons, Kay - - 2012
Ellis, Harold - - 2012
In the German surgical journal Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie of 1881, Richard von Volkmann wrote; 'The paralyses and contractures that follow tightly applied bandages, chiefly in the forearm and hand, and less often in the lower extremity, are to be viewed as ischemic. They arise from the arterial supply being interrupted ...
Mauleon, Annika - - 2012
Difficult situations which occur intraoperatively have a direct impact on nurses working within the area. A study was undertaken focusing nurses' confrontations with difficult situations where the narrations from twelve nurses were taped. A phenomenological method was used to analyse this information and revealed how difficult intraoperative situations arise and ...
Malahias, M. - - 2012
Research into topical negative pressure therapy (TNPT) started in 1989 with Dr Louis Argenta and Prof Michael Morykwas of Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina, USA.
Ihsan, Khan - - 2012
Respiratory disease contributes significantly to the perioperative challenges of surgery. Pre-existing pulmonary co-morbidities and respiratory complications can have profound effects on patient outcomes. Knowledge of these conditions and the potentially deleterious effects of anaesthesia and surgery can enable clinicians to optimise lung function, reduce complications and improve results.
Al-Benna, Sammy - - 2012
The operating theatre complex is the heart of any major surgical hospital. Good operating theatre design meets the functional needs of theatre care professionals. Operating theatre design must pay careful consideration to traffic patterns, the number and configuration of nearby operating rooms, the space required for staff, administration and storage, ...
Seremidi, K. - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Generalised aggressive periodontitis (GAP) is a rare condition associated with rapid periodontal destruction, in multiple teeth. The paper aims to present a case of an 8-year old with GAP and discuss his response to treatment. CASE REPORT: An 8-year old male was referred to the postgraduate clinic of paediatric ...
Soares, D.N. - - 2012
AIM: This study aimed to investigate the in vitro effects of three paediatric liquid oral medicines on bovine dental enamel subsurfaces under pH cycling conditions.G METHODS: Bovine enamel blocks were evaluated for surface hardness at baseline for sample selection. 52 intact bovine enamel blocks (16[mm.sup.2]) were randomly divided into four ...
Chakravathy, P.K. - - 2012
AIM: To evaluate the relationship between anthropometric measures and dental caries among a group of adolescent cadets of Udupi district, India. METHODS: Demographic information such as age, sex and parental education were collected. Various anthropometric measures such as weight, body mass index (BMI), height, mid-upper arm circumference, waist circumference (WC) ...
Sonmez, I.S. - - 2012
AIM: To evaluate the apical microleakage of a new MT-Abased sealer; MTA Fillapex (Angelus) and compare it with ProRoot MTA (Dentsply) and AH Plus (Dentsply). METHODS: 51 single-rooted permanent teeth were selected and the roots were prepared using a rotary system. The samples were divided randomly into 3 groups (n ...
Ashkenazi, M. - - 2012
AIM: To evaluate the occurrence of supra-gingival calculus in children aged 6-9 years with disuse conditions such as: presence of dental pain, open-bite or erupting teeth. METHODS: A cohort of 327 children aged 7.64[+ or -]2.12 (range: 6-9) years (45% girls) were screened for presence of supra-gingival calculus in relation ...
Hebbal, M. - - 2012
AIM: To develop a special oral health education technique and compare plaque scores before and after health education. STUDY DESIGN: Non-randomised before and after comparison trial without controls. METHODS: The final study population comprised of 96 visually impaired children aged 6-18 years old. Silness and Loe plaque index scores were ...
Hansson, L. - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Infants with moderate to severe congenital heart disease (CHD) are at a higher risk for growth failure and malnutrition due to increased metabolic demands and inadequate energy intake. This state requires meals that are more frequent and a special enriched diet, which may have negative implications on oral health. ...
Martins, V.M. - - 2012
AIM: To assess the prevalence of traumatic dental injury (TDI), as well as associated factors, behaviour of affected schoolchildren and normative treatment needs. METHODS: The present cross-sectional study involved 590 children aged 7-14 years at state schools in Campina Grande, Brazil. The O'Brien classification [1994] was used for the diagnosis ...
Toumba, Jack - - 2012
Soar, Jeffrey - - 2012
This paper examines the future sustainability of the Fijian Ministry of Health's (MoH) information and communication technology (ITC) system for patient management (PArIS). PArIS was developed with AusAID funding and, as the owner of the system, AusAID has no commercial competence or interest in further development of the system. Thus, ...
Ranasinghe, Kaduruwane - - 2012
Good management, supported by accurate, timely and reliable health information, is vital for increasing the effectiveness of Health Information Systems (HIS). When it comes to managing the under-resourced health systems of developing countries, information-based decision making is particularly important. This paper reports findings of a self-report survey that investigated perceptions ...
Paul, Lindsay - - 2012
Allergic responses to prescription drugs are largely preventable, and incur significant cost to the community both financially and in terms of healthcare outcomes. The capacity to minimise the effects of repeated events rests predominantly with the reliability of allergy documentation in medical records and computerised physician order entry systems (CPOES) ...
Freestone, Darren - - 2012
Clinical, administrative and demographic health information is fundamental to understanding the nature of health and evaluating the effectiveness of efforts to reduce morbidity and mortality of the population. The demographic data item 'location' is an integral part of any injury surveillance tool or injury prevention strategy. the true value of ...
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Fruchterman, Jim - - 2012
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