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Nosocomial infections are a major source of revenue loss, morbidity, and even mortality to surgical patients. This review presents current issues regarding nosocomial infections and nosocomial pneumonias. This study is a literature review that presents material on nosocomial infections in general...
Background The classic hamster cheek pouch model of squamous cell neoplasia requires triweekly application of 9,10-dimethyl-1,2-benzanthracene (DMBA) on tissues for 20 weeks. This study describes a new methodology for induction of neoplasia using a sustained-release delivery of carcinogen that is...