Children's door-crush finger injuries 'can be lifelong'
Plastic surgeons say parents should fit safety catches on doors at home to prevent serious injury.
All three are being closed by late December.
Authors: Hespin A, Matthews J Abstract The Cleft team at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH), Cleft.NET.East (CNE), were experiencing many technical issues with their video recording systems and processes, resulting in poor record keeping and audit performance. It became apparent that the equipment needed to be updated and replaced, with new workflows implemented to improve the quality and consistency in patients' records. Following a review carried out with the Cleft team, equipment was identified and workflows were implemented which improved the processes already in place. These changes have resulted in improved...
This article explores the clinical uses of this technology in monitoring certain retinal conditions. PMID: 29057698 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
In 1961, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined preterm birth (PTB) as birth before 37 completed weeks of gestation.1 Since which time, the rate of PTB has not decreased, albeit that the risk factors for PTB such as obesity, substance abuse and multiple pregnancy have increased. Thirty-seven weeks gestation was chosen because at this gestational age, 2500g represents the 10th centile for birth weight, and provides the definition of low birth weight (LBW). However, while 60% of PTBs occur after 35 completed weeks of gestation, about 90% of the associated morbidity and mortality occurs before this time.
Abstract The caterpillar fungus Ophiocordyceps sinensis is a medicinal mushroom increasingly used as a dietary supplement for various health conditions, including fatigue, chronic inflammation, and male impotence. Here, we propose strategies to address the existing challenges related to the study and commercial production of this mysterious fungus. PMID: 29055355 [PubMed - in process]
Bettina Reglin, Timothy W. Secomb, Axel R. Pries