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H1N1: The Dental Perspective
As a dental professional, utmost alertness is required in not only identifying the positive cases but also referring them to appropriate health care centers.
Resurgence of syphilis: Challenges for dental care providers
Syphilis has some important implications for the dental team. First, syphilis can result in oral manifestations, the first and second stages of which are highly contagious.
Tetanus: An unusual finding in dental practice
The aim of this paper is to show a case of tetanus in a geriatric patient referred for an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice. The patient presented signs and symptoms of the disease in the maxillofacial and neck regions. Symptoms shortly progressed to severe dysphagia and respiratory failure.
Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria
"Nightmare bacteria." That's how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities, and across the globe. FRONTLINE reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections including MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus).
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