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The Beginning

My mom got a call from my dad’s sister saying she took him to the Emergency Room at Presbyterian Hospital for severe back pain. I actually spoke with my dad that night who did mention his back hurting. 542 more words

Diseases

Discharged Patient on Contact Precautions in Hospital, Spotted at Local Grocery Store

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Discharged Patient on Contact Precautions in Hospital, Spotted at Local Grocery Store

BALTIMORE, MD – 63 year old, Clarence Deeters, was recently discharged from Mercy Hospital after being admitted and treated for urosepsis.  39 more words

Discharged Patient on Contact Precautions in Hospital, Spotted at Local Grocery Store

BALTIMORE, MD – 63 year old, Clarence Deeters, was recently discharged from Mercy Hospital after being admitted and treated for urosepsis.  While in the hospital for over 8 days, he was placed on contact precautions due to a whole host of organisms that are colonized on him, including Van… … 10 more words

Penicillin 2.0 - Reviving an Old Winner

Penicillin, it was one of the great feats of science and has saved countless lives. Antibiotics have been fighting the war on infections since before most of us were even alive. 540 more words

Science

Genome sequencing of MRSA infection predicts disease severity

(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) April 9, 2014 -The spread of the antibiotic-resistant pathogen MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) remains a concerning public health problem, especially among doctors trying to determine appropriate treatment options for infected patients. 44 more words

Microbiology

Wear Gloves for Health

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WEAR GLOVES!

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Hospitals might become safer

A lot of people fear going to the hospital. That reason is usually due to the pain that you might have there. Many people also fear hospitals due to the fact that many go there with a disease and come back with another. 155 more words