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A study on necrotizing fasciitis and other wound infections

Authors:- Purimitla Usharani, Payala Vijayalakshmi

Purpose A wound is commonly infected because there is loss of integrity of skin. Infected wound delays wound healing due to the lack of defense mechanism, blood supply and lack of oxygen. The present study was focused on the incidence of various pathogens in different types of wound infections and the variations in their antibiotic susceptibility have been analyzed. Continue reading


Avulsion Fracture of the Calcaneal Tuberosity: Report of two cases with literature review

Authors:-Tarik Elyacoubi1, Jalal Mekkaoui, Abdellatif El bahraoui, Salim Bouabid, Mustapha Boussouga

Avulsion fractures of the calcaneal tuberosity remains rare; they usually caused by forced ankle dorsiflexion; direct trauma occur infrequently; it must be treated immediately; to avoid the skin necrosis of the posterior heel; the treatment approach is of interest in this rare injury and the operative management is based on a review of the literature.

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MRSA nasal carriage among children attending pediatric hospital in Madagascar

Authors:-Tsiry Rasamiravaka, Andry Maharo Andrianarivelo, Tojoniaina Herinjaka Andriamandimbisoa, Andry Rasamindrakotroka

In 2016, a cross-sectional study was conducted in order to evaluate the prevalence of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and its antibiotic susceptibility pattern among children attending two pediatric public hospitals in capital town of Madagascar.

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Relationship between Iranian EFL Learner’s Self-Esteem, and Grammatical Accuracy in Written Discourse

Authors:-Samineh Poorsoti, Nader Asadi

This study aimed at investigating the relationship between Iranian EFL learners’ self-esteem and grammatical accuracy of their writings. The participants were 60 male and female advanced learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) at Iran Language Institute (ILI), Tabriz, Iran.

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Evaluation of Erodibility Status of Soils in some Areas of Imo and Abia States of Nigeria

Authors:-Andy Obinna Ibeje

In this study, the erodibility indices and some soil properties of some cassava farms in selected areas of Abia and Imo States were investigated. This study involves taking measurements of some soil parameters such as permeability, soil texture and particle size analysis from which the erodibility indices were compared. Results showed that soils of the areas are very sandy.

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