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So I am mostly done healing from my 3erd bout with MRSA. Two years ago I got it once in my jaw, once (small) in my nostril, and this last time it was in my cheek. 185 more words


How superbugs are threatening Canada and the world

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year 700,000 people die as a result of antibiotics-resistant bacteria. It’s anticipated that, by 2050, a staggering 10 million people will have died at the hands of these bacteria. 667 more words


Treatment of boils - Oz GPs reluctant to rely on scalpelmycin rather than antibiotics

Are you following best practice in the management of boils or recurrent skin infection? We’ve previously addressed this matter detailing a NEJM study that indicated that a majority of US doctors surveyed use incision and drainage only. 509 more words

Journal Paper

The hell of the ICU begins...

Late September 17, 18th and 19th….

Great news before I left her late on the 17th.  The fever had broken and she was actually sitting up in a chair.   607 more words

Haiku, Help Us Ethnobotany You're Our Only Hope

“Wherever we are – bacteria are beside – us and inside us”

This is the terrifying reason you should always use hand gel before visiting someone in hospital

A doctor I had never seen before came over to my bed, and drew the curtain around. ‘Mr Harris?’ he checked. ‘Yes.’ ‘I’m from the infection control team. 632 more words

Chronic Illness

Harmful effects of Antibiotics

When I was a Medical Assistant a few years back I would come across many parents that had no clue what difference was between a virus and bacteria. 1,307 more words