• Since the discovery by Stokes, Bauer, and Hudson (1) that yellow fever may be transmitted to monkeys, laboratories for further studies of the disease have been established in various parts of the world. (ajtmh.org)
  • School of Allied Health Professions School of Dentistry School of Medicine School of Nursing School of Pharmacy VCU Medical Center has 865 Licensed Beds with a total of 85,700 Emergency Department visits in 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • 5 Subsequent studies suggested that geographic and racial variations in stroke mortality relate to differences in incidence, not case fatality, and that geographic disparities in stroke risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus, may underlie the observed differences in stroke mortality. (ahajournals.org)
  • Also the new surveillance data show: a halving in the case fatality rate among SM cases (from 6% to 3.1%) attributable to improved quality of care, and a stable proportion of TFM cases (around 7%) against a defined population denominator. (who.int)
  • These diseases cause special problems for public health services because of their epidemic potential, high case-fatality rates and the unusual difficulties arising in their treatment and prevention. (enivd.de)
  • In these conditions, case-fatality rates can often exceed 50%, and may reach 80% for several days. (enivd.de)
  • Discovery of a laboratory exposure to brucellae should prompt an exhaustive investigation of the event and its circumstances, definition of the population at risk, enforcement of safe laboratory practices, and antimicrobial drug prophylaxis for exposed persons. (cdc.gov)
  • Of the 23 cases, 15 were included in the case-control study (one person died before the case-contol study was initiated and had no available exposure history, and seven patients were identified after convalescent serum became available 2 months following the case-control study). (cdc.gov)
  • Of the eight reported cases, two were laboratory-acquired, five resulted from ingesting unpasteurized milk products from countries with endemic disease, and one had an undetermined source of infection (New York State Department of Health [NYSDOH], unpub. (cdc.gov)
  • It would be of value to know how each laboratory infection is acquired and the strain of virus that is responsible. (ajtmh.org)
  • Tomorrow we will ask for [medical] equipment from Ambon to deliver sputum samples to Surabaya. (thejakartapost.com)
  • A case of Legionnaires disease was defined as pneumonia in an area resident with onset of illness during September 1-November 12 with Lp1 identified by culture of sputum, antigen assay of urine, or fourfold rise in serum antibody titers. (cdc.gov)
  • Unlike other VHFs, timely vaccination against yellow fever, combined with vector control measures, interrupt transmission and prevent unnecessary cases and deaths. (enivd.de)
  • What conditions does Uni-Case Tablet treat? (webmd.com)
  • Anyone with chronic medical conditions or a history of lung or heart problems should discuss travel to a high altitude destination with a physician well in advance of travel. (hthtravelinsurance.com)
  • controls were matched by age (within 10 years), sex, and underlying medical conditions. (cdc.gov)
  • This epidemiologic modeling study suggests that the 'ring' vaccination approach would likely result in far more cases and deaths than if mass vaccination were applied in the event of a smallpox bioterrorist attack in a large US city. (philstar.com)
  • number of cases, hospitalizations, deaths? (enivd.de)
  • The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. (webmd.com)
  • Trekkers suffering from HACE are unable to walk a straight line, become disoriented, and can lapse into a coma if not given proper medical treatment. (hthtravelinsurance.com)
  • In early November 2001, a 57-year-old female laboratory worker (laboratory worker 1) began experiencing nonspecific symptoms of malaise, vomiting, headache, lower leg cramping, anorexia, and fever. (cdc.gov)
  • I ask residents not to worry, but remain alert, because right now this is still only a suspected [case]. (thejakartapost.com)
  • Working under close supervision of our faculty members, residents are required to meet the standards of the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. (rochester.edu)
  • They provide instruction and review each resident case to maximize knowledge transfer for all general and sub-specialty clinics. (rochester.edu)
  • In Southeast Asia, annual proportionate morbidity increased from 50 dengue cases per 1,000 ill returned travelers in nonepidemic years to an average of 159 cases per 1,000 travelers during epidemic years. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Also, dengue cases detected at atypical times in sentinel travelers may inform the international community of the onset of epidemic activity in specific areas. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Marburg virus was first recognized in 1967, when outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever occurred simultaneously in laboratories in Marburg and Frankfurt, Germany and in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia). (cdc.gov)
  • Yet even with gains in third-party revenue, grant funding still remains important, particularly for services such as case management and outreach that are not reimbursed by Medicaid. (kff.org)
  • In many implementations, an HIS is a comprehensive, integrated information system designed to manage all the aspects of a hospital's operation, such as medical, administrative, financial, and legal issues and the corresponding processing of services. (wikipedia.org)
  • We constructed a survey to record employee information, including the kind and duration of medical intervention following each accident. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • The HIS may protect organizations, handwriting errors, overstock problems, conflict of scheduling personnel, and official documentation errors like tax preparations errors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thanks to Dr. Teresa S. Hyun, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center / University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (USA) for contributing this case and Dr. Hillary Zalaznick, Myriad Genetics, Inc., Utah (USA) for editing the discussion. (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • laboratory research and development. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In its recommendations, ACIP advised that, in the absence of an outbreak, smallpox response team, trained to investigate suspected smallpox cases and establish control measures, would be vaccinated. (philstar.com)
  • The VCU Medical Center used to be known as the Medical College of Virginia, which merged with the Richmond Professional Institute in 1968 to create Virginia Commonwealth University. (wikipedia.org)