Acute Infective Endocarditis: Early Surgery versus Conventional Treatment
Poster Aug 06, 2012
Yassar Abdullah S Alamri
Athough first described in the mid-16th century, IE remains considerable cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality to date. Early surgery for IE (defined as valvular surgery within 1 to 7 days of hospital admission) has lately been theorised to confer superior outcomes compared to the current standard of care (i.e. antibiotics with or without delayed surgery).
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine rates continue to be low in the United States. Young women ages 18-26 years are eligible for catch-up vaccination but previous research shows that relationships status and percieved risk may be barriers to HPV vaccination. The purpose of this quantitative study was to assess the association between relationship status and perceived risk for HPV among young adult women.READ MORE