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Bacteria Infection Risk May Be Higher for Pregnant Women with Diabetes by Medline Plus Posted Fri 12 Jul 2013 2:00pm But hospital-related infection not more likely with gestational-type diabetes Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes and Pregnancy , Infection Control , MRSA Read on »
Surgery During Pregnancy: Using Radiographic Studies in the Diagnostic Work Up of the Pregnant Patient by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 6:37pm It is common for women to experience abdominal pain during their pregnancies. In some pregnant women, this abdominal pain may progress to a severe intensity, possibly requiring surgical intervention. Abdominal pain in the pregnant patient can be separated into obstetrical and non-obstetrical causes. Approximately 1 in 500 to 1 in 635 women will ... Read on »
Surgery During Pregnancy: Operating on the Pregnant Patient by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 18 Mar 2011 12:26am It is common for women to experience abdominal pain during their pregnancies. In some pregnant women, this abdominal pain may progress to a severe intensity, possibly requiring surgical intervention. Abdominal pain in the pregnant patient can be separated into obstetrical and non-obstetrical causes. Approximately 1 in 500 to 1 in 635 women will ... Read on »
Part I: GBS (Group Beta Strep) by Kathryn H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 10 Jul 2010 8:36am I had been thinking it was best for moms to test for GBS at 36 weeks.  My rational was not driven by the belief that testing is necessary but rather by the wish to avoid the following scenario; if a mom enters a hospital in our area without a GBS negative result, even if the baby is asymptomatic, the baby will undergo a septic workup , of ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 19 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm UK Scientists Report Possible 'Breakthrough' for New Drug to Fight Staph British scientists believe they are close to developing a new antibiotic to fight methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterial infection that causes thousands of illnesses and deaths in hospitals each year. BBC News reports that researchers at Dest ... Read on »
Recognizing the Dangers of MRSA and CAMRSA by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus ("MRSA") is a type of bacteria that occurs naturally in approximately 1 in 4 healthy individuals. In the general population, Staph. Aureus is harmless. It stays mostly in a person's nasal passages or on their skin. Occasionally, the bacteria becomes exceptionally resistant to the antibiotics that wo ... Read on »
Watch out: What to look for with Staph skin infections/MRSA by Denise and Alan F. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:30pm Does your child have a skin lesion that looks like an infected bug bite or spider bite? Odds are good that it’s really a bacterial skin infection caused by a bug called Staph (MRSA). What makes this particular strain of Staph so annoying is that it resists being killed off my many types of antibiotics. And, the skin infection can spread to the ... Read on »
Is MRSA Fighting Back? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:32pm After spending millions and millions of pounds trying to fight a bug which was circulated and strengthened in the hospitals of the UK, surely we should be expecting a continuous reduction in the rate of MRSA cases? While cases of MRSA had been falling steadily for over a year, or so we are led to believe, the trend was bucked in the last qua ... Read on »
Team Up with Basketball Star Grant Hill to Prevent MRSA in Youth Sports by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 6:47pm When kids play sports, we do all we can to keep them safe from injury. But there’s another danger that may come with playing sports: MRSA. MRSA is a potentially life-threatening, antibiotic-resistant staph infection of the skin. In fact, skin infections like MRSA are the cause of 56 percent of all outbreaks of infectious diseases in competitive s ... Read on »
Proper wound cleaning key to treating MRSA infections in children by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 12:00am HopkinsChildrens.org - When it comes to curing skin infected with the antibiotic-resistant bacterium MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), timely and proper wound cleaning and draining may be more important than the choice of anti ... Read on »