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Ellis, Harold - - 2012
Long before being aware of tumours elsewhere along the alimentary canal, surgeons from the earliest days of the profession were all too familiar with cancer of the rectum. The vivid local symptoms of rectal bleeding and mucous discharge, bowel disturbance and then intractable local pain, and the ready detection of ...
Smart, Alexander - - 2012
Joseph Lister is often seen as a hero of surgery, but his famous method of antisepsis was not solely his work alone. The commonly told account of the development of antisepsis displays several characteristics of whig history. This investigation will highlight these whiggish features, showing that Lister's original antiseptic technique ...
Scowcroft, Tammy - - 2012
This paper presents a critical analysis of studies regarding the effectiveness of preoperative skin preparation solutions. The aim was to allow evidence based practice at a local level.
Marsh, Steph - - 2012
Surgical smoke is a regular hazard that the majority of perioperative personnel are exposed to. Many staff are unaware of the risks of surgical smoke and many more may take it for granted that a surgical facemask provides enough protection. This article provides detail on the composition of surgical smoke ...
Knaepel, Abigail - - 2012
Up to 70% of surgical patients develop hypothermia perioperatively. Inadvertent hypothermia can be caused by a cold operating theatre, anaesthetic effects, exposure to the environment and administration of cold intravenous or irrigation fluids. The adverse effects of unplanned hypothermia include increased blood loss, morbid cardiac events, impaired wound healing and ...
Wilson, Rachel - - 2012
There are a number of desirable healthcare practices, such as the requirement for consent and confidentiality, and a respect for the patient, that are ethically sound and legally required (Staunton & Chiarella 2008). The purpose of the law is to provide a deterrent to malpractice, and compensation when things go ...
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Boustany, Ashley - - 2012
We report a case of a large ulnar nerve schwannoma, a rare type of soft tissue neoplasm. Diagnostic pearls are described to facilitate a more accurate and timely diagnosis. These characteristics include mobility, Tinel's sign, MRI target sign, S100 histological staining, Antoni patterns, and others. With a correct diagnosis, the ...
Fields, Scott - - 2012
Physicians often struggle with how to manage the task of breaking bad news with patients. Moreover, the arduous nature of the task can contribute to physician detachment from the patient or an avoidance of breaking the news in a timely manner. A plan of action can only improve physician confidence ...
Saleem, Tipu Faiz - - 2012
We are presenting the clinical features, diagnostic work up and treatment of acromegaly caused by Growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) secreting neuroendocrine tumor (NECT) in a case of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1(MEN-1).
Bukeirat, Faisal - - 2012
During the past ten years, there has been a remarkable increase in the number and spectrum of medications used for the treatment of viral hepatitis infections including the hepatitis C virus infection (HCV). Still there is considerable variability among physicians in the use and duration of treatment of the currently ...
Felbaum, Daniel - - 2012
Moyamoya disease (MMD) has historically been diagnosed in the Japanese population. However, newer studies have demonstrated worldwide distribution. Of note, patients of Appalachian descent with no known Asian ancestry have presented with MMD. We are presenting a case of MMD in an Appalachian, non-Asian patient who presented to the neurosurgical ...
Zaman, Mumtaz - - 2012
This case report describes a 49 year old woman with an intra-parenchymal bronchogenic cyst masked on chest x-ray examination by a pleural effusion. The cyst was intact. It is likely that the cyst provoked the pleural effusion by repetitive mechanical irritation of the pleura. At surgery, the cyst was removed ...
Almond, Greenbrier - - 2012
Cater, MaryAnn - - 2012
Fatu-Tutoveanu, Andrada - - 2012
The paper analyses the potential of a theoretical comparison between communism and colonialism, focusing on the cultural dimension of the Stalinization process in Eastern Europe. The paper applies this theoretical perspective to late 1940s-early 1950s Romanian culture in relation with the appropriation of culture by the communist regime within the ...
Aavik, Anu - - 2012
This study explores the differences and similarities in self-reported child-rearing activities and personal values between Estonian and Russian parents in Estonia using archival data. Participants included 236 Estonian and 111 Russian parents whose children, aged 10-16, attend regular schools. Parenting practices were evaluated using the QTP (Questionnaire for Rearing Tasks), ...
Vernygora, Vlad - - 2012
This paper contributes to the debate on the multidimensional phenomenon of Asian regional integration. Considering one case study--a regional grouping known as 'ASEAN+3'--this paper offsets it against relevant achievements on the European continent. Admitting that direct application of the EU's model to the ASEAN+3 frameworks is fruitless, this study uses ...
Undusk, Rein - - 2012
The infinite, understood as transcendency, stood in the background of most medieval thinking. Embraced in the early Middle Ages by the concept of universal natural symbolism, which organized the reading of the syntax of natura, the infinite posed new epistemic problems for medieval thinking after the re-emergence of Aristotle's natural ...
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