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The role of bacterial contamination in the development of surgical site infection.

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PCHRDPC930846
Author(s) :
Stephen Sixto Siguan, Isaac Nino  N. Pala Jr., Bernardo  S. Ang , Reynaldo  M. Baclig
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Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties. July 1993; Vol. 48 ( 3 ) : p. 89-93 (Journal)
Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties. (Proceedings)
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The degree of bacterial contamination remains a major determinant in the development of surgical site infections (SSI), which continue to be a leading cause of morbidity among surgical patients. For this reason, we performed a prospective survey on the relative freque . . .
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A cross-sectional study on the relationship between quality of life and family function of pediatric leukemia patients ages 2-18 years old in Metro Manila, Philippines.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17121411420423
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Leukemia is one of the most commonly diagnosed hematological malignancies in the Philippines. This study aims to identify the relationship between quality of life (QoL) and family function of pediatric leukemia patients ages 2-18 years in Metro Manila. The study made use of cross-sectional study . . .
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UERMMMC
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The biopsychosocial factors associated with cognitive impairment among geriatric population in Barangay Doña Imelda, Quezon City.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17121414305499
Author(s) :
Rainick Brenhizar Navarro, Romina Angela Ng, Graciano Natividad III, Hezer Necesito, Maria Angela Ocampo, Alex Cyrus Moshtaghi, Justin Muego, Lara Jessica Murao, Jan Milan Naanep, Kimberly Ann Naranja, Christine Joy Narciso
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Whiles several studies have already found a higher risk for geriatric cognitive decline with lifestype practices and co-morbidities, very little has taken the Filipino geriatric population into consideration. this study aimed to identify the biopsychosocial factors that influence the level of cog . . .
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A cross-sectional study on the association between the characteristics of working environment and the presence of burnout among clinical clekrs at the Medicine Charity Ward in a select training hospital.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17121614582930
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Introduction/Objectives: Various work stressors frequently challenge health care providers that may lead to the development burnout syndrome. One known factor that may contribute to the development of burnout is work environment. As a consequence, burnout may affect service deliv . . .
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Functional capacity assessment of below-the-knee prosthesis patients: a cross-sectional study.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17122711221016
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IntroductionProsthetic devices are designed to simulate a lost limb and return functionality to the user.This study was conducted to assess the functional capacity of lower limb prosthesis users.MethodologyThis cross-sectional study . . .
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The effects of oral vitamin C supplementation on the blood pressure levels of adult patients with hypertension residing in Barangay Doña Imelda: a randomized controlled study.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17112009393937
Author(s) :
Sir Lawrence Go, Claudine Rosary Gomez, Aileen  Z. Gopez, Kristine  N. Gonzales, Kristina Carla Grant, Pocholo Guadalupe, Nikaelle Guevara, Ma. Louiji Guillermo, Melissa Therese Guillermo, Abigail Mayled Laus, Marvie  Luban, Joe Mhel Libardo, Franco Lim
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Introduction: In a double-blind randomized controlled trial, the researchers investigated the effect of daily 1000 mg vitamin C supplementation on the systolic and distolic pressure of hypertensive subjects on oral anti-hypertensive agents. Methods: A total of 32 subjects with a base . . .
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Comparison of the effect of simvastatin and avocado fruit flesh on the level of LDL-Cholesterol among hypercholesterolemic rabbits.

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PCHRD08151103085752
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This is a study on the comparison of the effect of Simvastatin and Avocado fruit flesh on the level of LDL-Cholesterol on 60 rabbits. The rabbits were devided into 3 groups, each given different diets: regular diet, and regular diet with Simvastatin, regular diet with . . .
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A single-blinded randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of Ocimum basilicum (basil) tea as an adjunct to anti-hypertensive drugs in decreasing the blood pressure of hypertensive individuals in selected barangays in San Juan City.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17122210132369
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Introduction: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of basil tea as an adjunct to anti-hypertensive drugs in decreasing the blood pressure (BP) of hypertensive subjects.Methods: 24 subjects were recruited using cluster sampling, and were randomly allocated into either experimental . . .
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A randomized clinical trial on the effectiveness of malunggay ointment (moringa oleifera Lam.) compared to permethrin lotion in the treatment of scabies.

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NCR-UERMMMC-1711221246311
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Introduction: Scabies, caused by the female mite Sarcoptes scabeii var hominis, is one of the most important epidermal parasitic skin diseases that are prevalent in indigent populations, and unaffordable treatment may likely contribute to scabies prevalence among such populations . . .
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A double-blind quasi-experimental placebo-controlled trial of the effectiveness of malunggay (moringa oleifera) as an adjunct to standard pain medication compared to standard pain medication alone in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis in clinics in Metro Manila.

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NCR-UERMMMC-17112113370065
Author(s) :
Maria Criselda C. Valerio, Abigael A. Valeza, Paula D. Vazquez, Andrea Francesca C. Velasco, Theresa Marie S. Velasco, Aura Regina V. Vergara, Mary Arianne H. Vibar
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Introduction: Despite the different pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment for pain relief in rheumatoid arthritis/osteoarthritis available, it has remained the most common cause of disability worldwide and additional treatment for pain may be required. Moringa oleifera (M . . .
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