She's seen a lot in the past 100 years
“I nursed everything from leprosy to gas gangrene to tetanus to rabies,” she said. “Anything that was catching.” She worked from the age of 20 until she was 62. She quit briefly when she was 39 to get married and have two children, Jim and Ellen. When ...
Journal and Courier - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:03

Royal Pains Recap 8/19/14: Season 6 Episode 11 “Hankmed On The Half Shell”
He tells Ray it smells sweet and he sees gas bubbles. He says it's gas gangrene. Olivia says it was a minor injury but Hank tells Olivia that he has a chronic liver condition that impairs his ability to heal so this could be life threatening. Olivia ...
Celebrity Dirty Laundry - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:01

Electric shock costs Sharjah man both arms
We had to amputate his arms to prevent gas gangrene which could spread to other parts of his body and lead to his death,” said Dr Thaer Kazim, a surgeon at Dhaid Hospital. He said the patient needs to have prosthetic limbs after his wounds heal so he ...
Emirates 24/7 - Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:07

Colorado's Frack-Free Movement Sacrificed for Democrats Facing Re-election
Colorado has become a hotbed of activism against fracking, a process that involves blasting a mix of chemicals, sand and water down a well to crack open shale bedrock and extract oil and gas. Proponents say it's a boon for the economy. Home to an ...
InsideClimate News - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 05:31

The war that didn't end all wars
It's estimated that twice as many soldiers on both sides died of an especially horrible condition called gas gangrene as from direct enemy fire. When a surgeon repaired a wounded soldier he was taught to knit tight stitches that closed the wound to ...
The Ranger - Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:15

Bio-warfare research
Alderman writes that “captured Japanese records show that humans were used in experiments using botulism, brucellosis, gas gangrene, etc.'' The list is long but the point is that human subjects were used to find out how humans get sick and what can be ...
Visayan Daily Star - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:15

Firstline and AMCOR FLEXIBLES Signed Cooperation Agreement
On the other hand, presence of free oxygen in the trays with lidding films prevents the development of anaerobic organisms, which in turn are the causative agents of tetanus, gas gangrene, some streptococci. Thealready contained microbes in the product ...
Packaging Europe - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:15

Mumbai doctors to pay Rs 5 lakh for fatal injection
The forum said Pravin had to lose his life as there was puss formation and gas gangrene due to the manner in which she had administered the injection. While explaining Chirmade's culpability, the forum said it did not fault the manner in which the ...
Times of India - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:41

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