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Volume 41, Number 1

January 2012

Antimicrobial Stewardship: The Next Big Thing?

Antimicrobial drug resistance is recognized as a global problem; as such, The World Health Organization dedicated World Health Day on April 7 2011 to...

Two Strategies to Intensify Evidence-based Medicine Education of Undergraduate Students: A Randomised Controlled Tria

Knowledge and skills of evidence-based medicine (EBM) can be taught by many methods, such as role modeling evidence-based care, using evidence for clinical medicine...

Surgical Hand Antisepsis–A Pilot Study comparing Povidone Iodine Hand Scrub and Alcohol-based Chlorhexidine Gluconate Hand Rub

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a globally recognised problem that results in significant morbidity (delayed healing, wound breakdown, sepsis) and negative economic impact (prolonged...

Melanoma: Differences between Asian and Caucasian Patients

Cutaneous melanoma is the most common cause of mortality amongst skin cancer in Caucasian populations and incidence rates per 100,000 patient years vary between...

2011 Young Surgeon’s Award Winner: High Endothelial Venules: A Novel Prognostic Marker in Cancer Metastasis and the Missing Link?

Oral and pharyngeal cancer is ranked as the eighth most common cancer diagnosed in men in the United States, and tongue is the most...