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Benefits and Challenges of Implementing an Electronic Medical Record System in an Urban Slum in KenyaDownload
This Thesis consists of two papers that explore the use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems in resource-limited settings. The first paper (Chapter 2) comprises a State-of-the-Art review of the types of inquiry, settings, interventions and principal findings reported from studies of the...
Serial Fecal Microbiota Transplant Plus Fidaxomicin in the Treatment of Severe or Fulminant Clostridioides Difficile InfectionDownload
BACKGROUND Severe and fulminant Clostridioides Difficile infection (CDI) is associated with high rates of mortality and morbidity. Current practice guidelines recommend high dose vancomycin with metronidazole for treatment. Emerging evidence suggests efficacy of sequential fecal microbiota...
Methodological issues in randomized trials of pediatric acute diarrhea: evaluating probiotics and the need for standardized definitions and valid outcome measuresDownload
BACKGROUND: In a 2006 WHO report, diarrheal diseases ranked second among conditions afflicting children. Pediatric acute diarrhea, although most often the result of a gastrointestinal infection, can also occur as a result of antibiotic exposure. This is often referred to as...
Effects of eight weeks of aerobic exercise training versus usual care on peak oxygen consumption, muscle mass, distance walked in six minutes and health related quality of life in Child Pugh clas A and B patients with cirrhosisDownload
Patients with cirrhosis have reduced peak exercise oxygen uptake (peak VO2) that is associated with decreased survival. The effect of aerobic exercise training (AET) on peak VO2 has not been well studied in cirrhosis. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of...
Approximately 50 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy, a chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. While most patients with epilepsy will respond to anticonvulsant medications, approximately one third are found to have drug resistant epilepsy. Mesial temporal...