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2011-07-25 11:42:00

SUFFERN, N.Y., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound and Hyperbaric Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital has been awarded accreditation by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the leading authority in hyperbaric medicine. This accreditation is recognition that few hospitals and facilities have earned, and identifies the Institute as providing patients with advanced care. The super oxygenation offered by hyperbaric treatments can help those with chronic non-healing wounds...

2004-11-27 03:00:10

Abstract Necrotizing fasciitis of the head and neck is an uncommon, progressive, destructive soft tissue infection of mixed aerobic and anaerobic organisms, having high mortality if left untreated (22 to 100 per cent). This study makes an attempt to analyse various factors and management methods determining the overall prognosis. A retrospective analysis of all cases of necrotizing fasciitis involving the head and neck, with exclusion of those involving the eyelid and the scalp, was...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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