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    This infection can be spread to a person through an open cut or wound, and it becomes extremely difficult to diagnose in the early stages. Although Necrotizing Fasciitis can be fatal, there are various treatment options offered for patients suffering from this illness, and the most common option is surgery and repeated debridement treatment. Studies have shown that a patient is at a much higher risk of contracting this infection if he or she has a weak immune system, and early diagnosis due to high suspicion is key for an effective treatment. Although Necrotizing Fasciitis is a rare infection, it is often misdiagnosed, which has lead to the development of the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation. The co-founders of the Foundation are dedicated to promoting awareness, educating the medical community, and in turn, saving lives, which closely aligns to a Public Health professional’s career and what they strive to do every…

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    Debridement Project A debridement is a procedure for removing soft and hard deposits on the teeth. It can be either routine cleaning with light deposit, or deep cleaning with heavy plaque. Routine cleaning is performed regularly in otherwise healthy dentition and gums. During cleaning, plaque and calculus are removed from the crowns of the teeth using hand scalers or ultrasonic scaler. The most common area for plaque to build up is inside of the lower-front teeth and on the outside of the upper…

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    Periodontal debridement is a procedure to remove deposits, such as calculus, from the tooth. This is important because when there are deposits on the teeth, the dentist or hygienist cannot thoroughly or effectively assess the patient for decay, infections, or disease. Also, calculus can harbor harmful bacteria that can cause disease and it also irritates the gingiva. There are many methods of removal of these deposits to provide relief and treatment for a patient. Acquired pellicle is an…

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    There has to be specificity in regards to what is being considered, such as, the type of patient, the condition affecting the patient, and the type of intervention necessary to alleviate the problem. PICO Question: Does surgical debridement has a better outcome for the treatment of unstageable pressure ulcers in elderly or immobile patients than do autolytic debridement? Patient or Problem: (who is the patient population in question) elderly patients with unstageable pressure ulcers…

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    Pseudomonas aeruginosa has many virulence factors, and can live in almost every moist environment using a wide variety of carbon sources, but it rarely causes disease. P. aeruginosa is considered a rare opportunist, due part that it cannot penetrate the skin. It can become life threatening to patients in hospitals, particularly burn victims. “In hospitals, where the most serious infections occur, Pseudomonas can be spread on the hands of healthcare workers or by equipment that gets contaminated…

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    not need to be surgically closed. Full thickness skin graft uses all of the epidermis and all of the dermis integumentary layers of the skin. Full thickness grafts have a habit of not to contract as much maintain original size and have better texture and color match to the surrounding skin. Mesh graft help cover large areas of the skin surface. Mesh graft allow drainage of the wounds, and requires less donor skin. The sheet graft is skin that is transferred directly from the unburned donor site…

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    The only notable finding from the patient’s peripheral laboratory data (CBC, chemistry) is a creatinine of 2.1 mg/dL. What is the best treatment for this patient? A. Colchicine B. Indomethacin C. Intra-articular methylprednisone D. Morphine E. Surgical irrigation and debridement Answer Choice “C” is the best answer. This patient has acute pseudogout which has the same treatment as acute gout. Colchicine and indomethacin are the mainstays of pharmacotherapy but are contraindicated in patients…

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    systematic manifestations are fever and elevated white blood cells count. The infection continues to spread from the ankle to the knee. The treatment rationale will be to control pain and fever using analgesics such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen. Since the culture of the wound is staphylococcus aureus, antibiotic from the sensitivity result of blood sugar monitoring to make sure the blood sugar is within range. Wound care to prevent worsening of the using surgical debridement or enzymatic…

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    TITLE PLATELET RICH FIBRIN USED IN THE REGENERATION OF INTRAOSSEOUS DEFECT IN AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS PATIENT – A CASE REPORT ABSTRACT (Words: 127) Background: Platelet rich fibrin (PRF) is a fibrin matrix made of platelets, cytokines and growth factors. It releases growth factors essential for regeneration for healing. Case Report: PRF was obtained by a simple process from a generalized aggressive patient. PRF obtained was placed in the…

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    creatinine, fasting or ran-dom blood sugar estimation and culture of a wound swab. Routine testing for HIV was done. Radiographs were taken and abdominal ultrasonography done in patients with abdominal involvement to assess the presence and extent of gas in the abdominal wall and the condition of the intra-abdominal viscera. The successful passage of an average-sized Foley catheter (18G) and no prior history of lower urinary tract symptoms served to rule out any significant urethral stricture…

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