Volume 19, Issue 2, 2011

Review

Does the use of a polyurethane patch in the CVC dressing further reduce the risk of infection compared with sterile gauze dressing?
Storti Matteo

Management and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections: current opinions and clinical practice
Esposito Silvano, Emmi Vincenzo, Saverio Francesco, Montorsi Francesco, Sganga Gabriele, Noviello Silvana, Leone Sebastiano,

Original article

Survey on the ability to prescribe antibiotic therapy among Italian residents in geriatrics and internal medicine
Manganaro Davide, Del Giudice Elena, Ferretti Elisabetta, Di Maria Anna, Luzzati Roberto, Concia Ercole, Toigo Gabriele

Streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis: clinical vs. microbiological diagnosis
Boccazzi Antonio, Garotta Matteo, Pontari Sara, Agostoni Carlo Virgilio

Herpes zoster in general medicine: experience of the Italian group Netaudit
Del Zotti Francesco, Guglielmetti Lorenzo, Conti Michela, Valentinotti Romina, Cazzadori Angelo, Concia Ercole

Incidence assessment of rotavirus and adenovirus associated acute gastroenteritis cases in early childhood
Bicer Suat, Sahin Gulhan Tunca, Koncay Berkun, Gemici Hakan, Siraneci Rengin, Ozturk Nilufer Yalindag, Sevketoglu Esra

Case report

Iliopsoas abscess and spondylodiscitis by Staphylococcus aureus: successful clinical treatment
dos Santos Vitorino Modesto, Silva Leao Carlos Eduardo, Borges Santos Fabio Herbert, Fastudo Custódio Abel, Machado Lima Regina Lucas

Proteinuria in an African HIV-infected patient: effects of telmisartan
Ucciferri Claudio, Falasca Katia, Mancino Paola, Pizzigallo Eligio, Vecchiet Jacopo

The Infections in the History of Medicine

The Plague of 1478 in Brescia from Giacomo Melga’s diary
Vaglia Alberto