Cutaneous mycoses infections of the skin,
hair, or nails are recurring presentations in the geriatric primary care
setting. The most common infections are those caused by dermatophytes. The
genus Trichophyton gives rise to most of the tinea dermatophytoses, including
tinea capitis, tinea pedis, and tinea unguium (cutaneousmycoses). Part of the
diagnostic challenge lies in distinguishing the mycotic lesions from those
caused by cutaneous diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, dyshidrosis, a...
Introduction Family planning is the information, means and methods that allow
individuals to decide if and when to have children(UNFPA,2019). This includes a
wide range of contraceptives – including pills, implants, intrauterine devices,
surgical procedures that limit fertility, and barrier methods such as condoms –
as well as non-invasive methods such as the calendar method and abstinence.
Family planning also includes information about how to become pregnant when it
is desirable, ...
B is a viral disease process caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B
virus is a major cause of acute and chronic hepatitis worldwide and is more
prevalence in developing countries. More than 2 billion people are infected
with HBV worldwide while some 280million are chronic carriers, harbouring the
virus in their liver. The disease is responsible for 80% of all cases of
primary liver cases, which is one of leadin...
Biological hazards remain a
source of challenge to the health services and to health service occupational
health practitioners. The scale of the problem is truly staggering. Recent developments include new guidance from
the WHO department of hepatitis B infected healthcare workers and evidence of
the value of antiviral treatment in reducing transmissi...