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Skin and soft infection tissue surveillance(Part 2)

As continuation for our previous discussion of Skin and soft infection tissue surveillance we will discuss the rest of the specific types of SST infections based on National Health Safety Network NHSN, we need to know the specific types of infection for the major type of SST infections and this need to be identified by a clear infection definitions this is what is present below for the skin and soft tissue surveillance Part 2.

Skin and soft infection tissue surveillance

Skin and soft infection tissue surveillance

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Posted by admin - November 21, 2013 at 2:51 pm

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Your Health is your wealth

Do you know that obesity affecting millions of people around the globe and it is one of the major healthcare problems that increasing the risk of many diseases e.g. HTN, DM

Your Health is your wealth

Your Health is your wealth

, heart disease, stroke, gallbladder stone, osteoarthritis…etc. why you place yourself in that corner you need to know that Your Health is your wealth don’t worry, eating fewer calories and physical activity around 5 hours weekly of moderate intensity e.g. brisk walking  is enough not only to make you lose weight but also to keep off the weight you lost Read more…

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Posted by admin - November 14, 2013 at 12:38 am

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Collection of specimens for microbiology

Getting samples for microbiological tests are extremely important in obtaining specimens to achieve the right diagnosis by correct lab result An improperly taken sample may indicate bacteriological contamination and remember microbiological sample differ in the way of collection from other specimens  :

  1. Contamination from normal commensal is a misleading , avoid contaminants
  2. Good result need good amount of specimens (even any amount can be cultured but the probability of having true positive increase to the size of the sample)
    Getting samples for microbiological tests

    Getting samples for microbiological tests

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Posted by admin - November 12, 2013 at 3:50 pm

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