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The Hospital Book By Kathleen Rokavec
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The Hospital Book: A Doctor's Guide to Navigating Through A Hospital Stay and Getting the Best Care Possible According to the American Hospital Association, over 35 million people are admitted to... More > the hospital each year! Will you be one of them? Perhaps it will be a family member or close friend. Will you be prepared? The hospital is a complex and unfamiliar environment for most people. It can be very frightening, especially when it involves a serious illness. Taking a few simple steps to prepare for a visit to a hospital or emergency room can save your life. DON'T GO TO THE HOSPITAL WITHOUT THIS BOOK!< Less
The Hospital Book By Kathleen Rokavec
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The Hospital Book: A Doctor's Guide to Navigating Through A Hospital Stay and Getting the Best Care Possible According to the American Hospital Association, over 35 million people are admitted to... More > the hospital each year! Will you be one of them? Perhaps it will be a family member or close friend. Will you be prepared? The hospital is a complex and unfamiliar environment for most people. It can be very frightening, especially when it involves a serious illness. Taking a few simple steps to prepare for a visit to a hospital or emergency room can save your life. DON'T GO TO THE HOSPITAL WITHOUT THIS BOOK!< Less
Clostridium difficile: A Patient's Guide By Christopher O'Neal et al.
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Clostridium difficile, a potentially deadly hospital-acquired infection, strikes millions annually around the world. Both the incidence and severity of the disease are growing. A sizable proportion... More > of patients who acquire a C. difficile infection will suffer from repeated recurrences of the disease. This book is meant to educate patients, their families, and their doctors about this growing infectious threat.< Less
MRSA - Spider Bites: The Flesh-Eating Bacterial Epidemic That Threatens America By Hernan R. Chang
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This is a work of fiction on an important contemporary medical topic. It relates the vicissitudes of three persons suddenly stricken by virulent infections with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus... More > aureus (MRSA). John, Britney and Peter had an initial skin lesion very similar to a 'spider bite.' They realized later that it was not a spider but an aggressive bacterium responsible for causing the lesion. This book gives you the details of their hospitalization and subsequent survival or demise. This book is also a narrative about the potential public health crisis of community-acquired MRSA infections. These infections sometimes evolve to become a 'flesh-eating' illness. Often presenting as 'spider bite' lesions, the current epidemic is occurring in a silent and dangerous manner. Important measures to curb community-acquired MRSA infections probably rely in increased public awareness and simple hygiene measures such as hand washing and the use of soap.< Less
MRSA - Spider Bites: The Flesh-Eating Bacterial Epidemic That Threatens America By Hernan R. Chang
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This is a work of fiction on an important contemporary medical topic. It relates the vicissitudes of three persons suddenly stricken by virulent infections with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus... More > aureus (MRSA). John, Britney and Peter had an initial skin lesion very similar to a 'spider bite.' They realized later that it was not a spider but an aggressive bacterium responsible for causing the lesion. This book gives you the details of their hospitalization and subsequent survival or demise. This book is also a narrative about the potential public health crisis of community-acquired MRSA infections. These infections sometimes evolve to become a 'flesh-eating' illness. Often presenting as 'spider bite' lesions, the current epidemic is occurring in a silent and dangerous manner. Important measures to curb community-acquired MRSA infections probably rely in increased public awareness and simple hygiene measures such as hand washing and the use of soap.< Less
Candida By Bernard Shaw
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Candida albicans is a diploid fungus that grows both as yeast and filamentous cells and a causal agent of opportunistic oral and genital infections in humans, and candidal onychomycosis, an infection... More > of the nail plate. Systemic fungal infections (fungemias) including those by C. albicans have emerged as important causes of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients (e.g., AIDS, cancer chemotherapy, organ or bone marrow transplantation). [citation needed] C. albicans biofilms may form on the surface of implantable medical devices. In addition, hospital-acquired infections by C. albicans have become a cause of major health concerns. About 85-95 % of vaginal infections cases are responsible for physician office visits every year.C. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candida_albicans Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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