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  • ​Primary closure versus delayed or no closure for traumatic wounds due to mammalian bite. [Review]
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019; 12:CD011822Bhaumik S, Kirubakaran R, Chaudhuri S
  • CONCLUSIONS: All the studies we identified concerned dog bites. There is no high-certainty evidence to support or refute existing recommendations concerning primary closure for dog bites. The potential benefits and harms of primary closure compared with delayed or no closure for mammalian bites remain uncertain and more robust trials are needed.
  • Progress Toward Measles Elimination - China, January 2013-June 2019. [Journal Article]
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019; 68(48):1112-1116Ma C, Rodewald L, … Feng Z
  • In 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region countries, including China, resolved to eliminate measles by 2012 or as soon as feasible thereafter (1). As of 2018, nine* of the 37 Western Pacific Region countries or areas† had eliminated§ measles. China's Measles Elimination Action Plan 2006-2012 included strengthening routine immunization; conducting measles risk assessments…
  • Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination - Worldwide, 2000-2018. [Journal Article]
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019; 68(48):1105-1111Patel MK, Dumolard L, … Goodson JL
  • In 2010, the World Health Assembly (WHA) set the following three milestones for measles control to be achieved by 2015: 1) increase routine coverage with the first dose of measles-containing vaccine (MCV1) among children aged 1 year to ≥90% at the national level and to ≥80% in every district, 2) reduce global annual measles incidence to less than five cases per 1 million population, and 3) reduce…
  • Complications of Cesarean Birth: Clinical Recommendations for Prevention and Management. [Journal Article]
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 2019Burke C, Allen R
  • The increase in severe maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States correlates with a signifi cant rise in U.S. cesarean birth rates from 5.5% in 1970 to a rate of 31.9% of all births in 2018, far beyond the World Health Organization goal of 10% to 15%. Three key contributors to maternal morbidity and mortality related to cesarean birth include complications of hemorrhage, surgical site …
  • Detecting tuberculosis: rapid tools but slow progress. [Journal Article]
    Public Health Action 2019; 9(3):80-83England K, Masini T, Fajardo E
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends Xpert® MTB/RIF as the initial test for all people with presumptive tuberculosis (TB). A number of challenges have been reported, however, in using this technology, particularly in low-resource settings. Here we examine these challenges, and provide our perspective of the barriers to Xpert scale-up as assessed through a survey in 16 TB burde…
  • Molecular Classification of Gastric Adenocarcinoma. [Review]
    Gastroenterology Res 2019; 12(6):275-282Wang Q, Liu G, Hu C
  • As one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths, gastric cancer (GC) has gained more and more attention. Although most GCs are adenocarcinomas, they have considerable heterogeneity among patients. Thus, appropriate classification and individualized treatment of GCs is essential. The traditional morphology-based classification systems including the World Health Organization (WHO) classificat…
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