This is a report on some outbreaks of superbug infections thought to be transmitted on a long scope used to do biliary tract procedures by inserting into the stomach and farther into the intestine.
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The incompetent Tavenner resigns?
Dallas Morning News raises the usual howl–not enough public health money.
Sure the study shows a lack of use of alternative therapies for abnormal uterine bleeding or pain. Rate of inappropriate hysterectomies is 20%, used to be higher, as I recall.
Something to think about. Certain occupations and populations at high risk should be screened because the rate of discovery of people with Hepatitis C of significance would be worth it.
The idea is to transplant good fecal flora to inhibit the bad bugs, like claustridium dificile.
This is something we in emergency medicine are aware of.
Women, the elderly and diabetics are notorious for occult Myocardial Infarctions.