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  • Pneumonectomy in a Child with Multilobar Pneumatocele Secondary to Necrotizing Pneumonia: Case Report and Review of the Literature 

    Gerdung, Christopher A.; Ross, B. Catherine; Dicken, Bryan J.; Bjornson, Candice L. (2019-07-17)
    Background. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is common within pediatrics and contributes disproportionately to morbidity and mortality. Necrotizing pneumonia is a well-documented complication of CAP. It is thought to be ...
  • Commissioning simulations to test new healthcare facilities: a proactive and innovative approach to healthcare system safety 

    Kaba, Alyshah; Barnes, Sue (2019-07-16)
    Abstract Development and reconstruction of new healthcare facilities and spaces has the potential for latent safety threats to emerge, specifically unintentional harm that could affect actual patients once ...
  • Physiological parameters for Prognosis in Abdominal Sepsis (PIPAS) Study: a WSES observational study 

    Sartelli, Massimo; Abu-Zidan, Fikri M; Labricciosa, Francesco M; Kluger, Yoram; Coccolini, Federico; Ansaloni, Luca; Leppäniemi, Ari; Kirkpatrick, Andrew W; Tolonen, Matti; Tranà, Cristian; Regimbeau, Jean-Marc; Hardcastle, Timothy; Koshy, Renol M; Abbas, Ashraf; Aday, Ulaş; Adesunkanmi, A. R K; Ajibade, Adesina; Akhmeteli, Lali; Akın, Emrah; Akkapulu, Nezih; Alotaibi, Alhenouf; Altintoprak, Fatih; Anyfantakis, Dimitrios; Atanasov, Boyko; Augustin, Goran; Azevedo, Constança; Bala, Miklosh; Balalis, Dimitrios; Baraket, Oussama; Baral, Suman; Barkai, Or; Beltran, Marcelo; Bini, Roberto; Bouliaris, Konstantinos; Caballero, Ana B; Calu, Valentin; Catani, Marco; Ceresoli, Marco; Charalampakis, Vasileios; Jusoh, Asri C; Chiarugi, Massimo; Cillara, Nicola; Cuesta, Raquel C; Cobuccio, Luigi; Cocorullo, Gianfranco; Colak, Elif; Conti, Luigi; Cui, Yunfeng; De Simone, Belinda; Delibegovic, Samir; Demetrashvili, Zaza; Demetriades, Demetrios; Dimova, Ana; Dogjani, Agron; Enani, Mushira; Farina, Federica; Ferrara, Francesco; Foghetti, Domitilla; Fontana, Tommaso; Fraga, Gustavo P; Gachabayov, Mahir; Gérard, Grelpois; Ghnnam, Wagih; Maurel, Teresa G; Gkiokas, Georgios; Gomes, Carlos A; Guner, Ali; Gupta, Sanjay; Hecker, Andreas; Hirano, Elcio S; Hodonou, Adrien; Hutan, Martin; Ilaschuk, Igor; Ioannidis, Orestis; Isik, Arda; Ivakhov, Georgy; Jain, Sumita; Jokubauskas, Mantas; Karamarkovic, Aleksandar; Kaushik, Robin; Kenig, Jakub; Khokha, Vladimir; Khokha, Denis; Kim, Jae I; Kong, Victor; Korkolis, Dimitris; Kruger, Vitor F; Kshirsagar, Ashok; Simões, Romeo L; Lanaia, Andrea; Lasithiotakis, Konstantinos; Leão, Pedro; Arellano, Miguel L; Listle, Holger; Litvin, Andrey; Lizarazu Pérez, Aintzane; Lopez-Tomassetti Fernandez, Eudaldo; Lostoridis, Eftychios; Luppi, Davide; Machain V, Gustavo M; Major, Piotr; Manatakis, Dimitrios; Reitz, Marianne M; Marinis, Athanasios; Marrelli, Daniele; Martínez-Pérez, Aleix; Marwah, Sanjay; McFarlane, Michael; Mesic, Mirza; Mesina, Cristian; Michalopoulos, Nickos; Misiakos, Evangelos; Moreira, Felipe G; Mouaqit, Ouadii; Muhtaroglu, Ali; Naidoo, Noel; Negoi, Ionut; Nikitina, Zane; Nikolopoulos, Ioannis; Nita, Gabriela-Elisa; Occhionorelli, Savino; Olaoye, Iyiade; Ordoñez, Carlos A; Ozkan, Zeynep; Pal, Ajay; Palini, Gian M; Papageorgiou, Kyriaki; Papagoras, Dimitris; Pata, Francesco; Pędziwiatr, Michał; Pereira, Jorge; Pereira Junior, Gerson A; Perrone, Gennaro; Pintar, Tadeja; Pisarska, Magdalena; Plehutsa, Oleksandr; Podda, Mauro; Poillucci, Gaetano; Quiodettis, Martha; Rahim, Tuba; Rios-Cruz, Daniel; Rodrigues, Gabriel; Rozov, Dmytry; Sakakushev, Boris; Sall, Ibrahima; Sazhin, Alexander; Semião, Miguel; Sharda, Taanya; Shelat, Vishal; Sinibaldi, Giovanni; Skicko, Dmitrijs; Skrovina, Matej; Stamatiou, Dimitrios; Stella, Marco; Strzałka, Marcin; Sydorchuk, Ruslan; Teixeira Gonsaga, Ricardo A; Tochie, Joel N; Tomadze, Gia; Ugoletti, Lara; Ulrych, Jan; Ümarik, Toomas; Uzunoglu, Mustafa Y; Vasilescu, Alin; Vaz, Osborne; Vereczkei, Andras; Vlad, Nutu; Walędziak, Maciej; Yahya, Ali I; Yalkin, Omer; Yilmaz, Tonguç U; Ünal, Ali E; Yuan, Kuo-Ching; Zachariah, Sanoop K; Žilinskas, Justas; Zizzo, Maurizio; Pattonieri, Vittoria; Baiocchi, Gian L; Catena, Fausto (2019-07-15)
    Abstract Background Timing and adequacy of peritoneal source control are the most important pillars in the management of patients with acute peritonitis. Therefore, early ...
  • Survey of the initial management of celiac disease antibody tests by ordering physicians 

    Potter, Kathryn; de Koning, Lawrence; Butzner, J. D; Gidrewicz, Dominica (2019-07-19)
    Abstract Background Appropriate interpretation of a positive celiac antibody test by an ordering physician is important in order to institute proper management. We evaluated ...
  • The association between influenza vaccination and socioeconomic status in high income countries varies by the measure used: a systematic review 

    Lucyk, Kelsey; Simmonds, Kimberley A; Lorenzetti, Diane L; Drews, Steven J; Svenson, Lawrence W; Russell, Margaret L (2019-07-17)
    Abstract Background The purpose of this paper is to systematically review the literature on the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and influenza immunization and ...
  • Transversus Thoracis Muscle Plane Block 

    Fujii, Satoru; Bairagi, Ranjana; Roche, Matthew; Zhou, Jian Ray (2019-07-07)
    The transversus thoracis muscle plane block (TTP) block is a newly developed regional anesthesia technique which provides analgesia to the anterior chest wall. Since its introduction, this technique has been utilized for ...
  • Neurorestorative interventions involving bioelectronic implants after spinal cord injury 

    Cho, Newton; Squair, Jordan W; Bloch, Jocelyne; Courtine, Grégoire (2019-07-11)
    Abstract In the absence of approved treatments to repair damage to the central nervous system, the role of neurosurgeons after spinal cord injury (SCI) often remains confined to spinal cord decompression and ...
  • The Care Home Independent Prescribing Pharmacist Study (CHIPPS)—a non-randomised feasibility study of independent pharmacist prescribing in care homes 

    Inch, Jacqueline; Notman, Frances; Bond, Christine M; Alldred, David P; Arthur, Antony; Blyth, Annie; Daffu-O’Reilly, Amrit; Ford, Joanna; Hughes, Carmel M; Maskrey, Vivienne; Millar, Anna; Myint, Phyo K; Poland, Fiona M; Shepstone, Lee; Zermansky, Arnold; Holland, Richard; Wright, David (2019-07-11)
    Abstract Background Residents in care homes are often very frail, have complex medicine regimens and are at high risk of adverse drug events. It has been recommended that one ...
  • A cost-effectiveness analysis of mupirocin and chlorhexidine gluconate for Staphylococcus aureus decolonization prior to hip and knee arthroplasty in Alberta, Canada compared to standard of care 

    Rennert-May, Elissa; Conly, John; Smith, Stephanie; Puloski, Shannon; Henderson, Elizabeth; Au, Flora; Manns, Braden (2019-07-11)
    Abstract Background While decolonization of Staphylococcus aureus reduces surgical site infection (SSI) rates following hip and knee arthroplasty, its cost-effectiveness is ...
  • MYB-NFIB gene fusions identified in archival adenoid cystic carcinoma tissue employing NanoString analysis: an exploratory study 

    McIntyre, John B; Ko, Jenny J; Siever, Jodi; Chan, Angela M Y; Simpson, Roderick H W; Hao, Desiree; Lau, Harold Y (2019-07-13)
    Abstract Background Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a slow growing salivary gland malignancy that is molecularly characterized by t(6:9)(q22–23;p23–24) translocations which ...

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