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Measurements of chlorhexidine, p-chloroaniline, and p-chloronitrobenzene in saliva after mouth wash before and after operation with 0.2% chlorhexidine digluconate in maxillofacial surgery: a randomised controlled trial

Chlorhexidine gluconate is used to prevent the accumulation of dental plaque and gingivitis, infection of the surgical site, and ventilator-associated pneumonia in maxillofacial surgery, but it is not clear whether the metabolites of chlorhexidine are detectable in the patient’s saliva at clinically relevant concentrations. 35 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

The Tools We Hold: The Allis Clamp

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Today I used an Allis clamp in the operating room.  Like so many surgical instruments, it is a thing of beauty, designed to hold without crushing… and it was invented in 1883. 593 more words


Baha implant and headaches

QuestionI am a migraneur who receives botox injections every 12 weeks and takes gabapentin and cymbalta daily to control chronic migraines. I have bilateral mixed hearing loss and have been approved for bilateral Baha 5 Attract surgery. 155 more words

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Ode to the post-surgery days

Oh wondrous scar, bumpy and red and ugly, how you have ruined bikini season for me!
And yet therein lies an escape: I shall always have an excuse to cover up. 252 more words


Dorcas Eaves, MD

Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: D.M. Eaves, MD, Inc.

Location: Trabuco Canyon, CA, United States

Trabuco Canyon, CA, United States, October 3, 2016, Dorcas Eaves, MD, Chief Executive Officer of D.M. 329 more words


So many things!

I have had so many things going on since my last blog post. Scattered thoughts, home happenings, appointments, work craze, etc.  God does provide.  It is NOT a coincidence.   584 more words