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Virulence Genes Profile of Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from Iranian Children with UTIs.
Virulent and resistant strains Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is one of the most important cause of UTIs in pediatrics. The present study was carried to investigate the frequency of virulence factors in the multi-drug ...
Association between clinical features, treatment, and recurrence rate of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palate: a 10-year retrospective study.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is both invasive and clinically unpredictable, and our aim was to evaluate the factors that affect its recurrence in the palate. We retrospectively studied 38 patients who had ACC of the ...
Improving continuing medical education by enhancing interactivity: lessons from Iran.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) has been considered as a lifelong commitment for doctors to provide the optimal care for patients. Despite a long history of creating CME programs, outcomes are far from ideal. The present ...
Intrathecal Dexmedetomidine and Fentanyl as Adjuvant to Bupivacaine on Duration of Spinal Block in Addicted Patients.
Addicted patients have innate tolerance to local anesthetics in both neuraxial and peripheral blocks. Dexmedetomidine (Dex) is a highly selective α2 adrenergic receptor agonist used as additive to increase quality and ...
Detection of virulence genes in resistant enterococci isolated from pediatric patients at high risk for nosocomial infections.
The study of virulence genes carried by enterococci has become of greater relevance as nosocomial enterococcal infections have become more prevalent and possibly more severe.
Towards the Application of Fuzzy Logic for Developing a Novel Indoor Air Quality Index (FIAQI).
In the past few decades, Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) has become a primary concern to the point. It is increasingly believed to be of equal or greater importance to human health compared to ambient air. However, due to the ...
Oral health status, knowledge, attitude and practice of patients with heart disease.
The aim of this study was to investigate knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients about their oral health status.
Malignant Mesothelioma Versus Metastatic Carcinoma of the Pleura: A CT Challenge.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare malignant neoplasm of the pleura that typically affects individuals occupationally exposed to asbestos through a variety of industries. MPM presents with several CT features ...
Tracheal Stenosis and Cuff Pressure: Comparison of Minimal Occlusive Volume and Palpation Techniques.
Tracheal stenosis, which has received more emphasis recently, is a common post intubation complication and may develop due to different reasons. One important reason is the endotracheal tube cuff pressure. Therefore, this ...
Use of Bispectral Index Score for Interventional Bronchoscopy Procedures.
Interventional bronchoscopic procedures are novel diagnostic and therapeutic methods in pulmonology, which may be unpleasant and dangerous to the patients; therefore, sedation and in some cases general anaesthesia are ...