Nov 2018 Supplemental Issue Non-Experimental

Culture-proven skin and soft tissue infections among patients admitted at a tertiary hospital from 2013 to 2017: a five-year review

Lauren Margaret T. Hao, MD, Maria Christina C. Gonzalez, MD, Hazel C. Hao, MD, Arnelfa C. Paliza, MD, FPDS

Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are commonly encountered in local practice. Their incidence has increased because of emergence of antibiotic resistance making their treatment more challenging.

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Barangay Health Workers in Marawi City regarding Hansen’s Disease

Aznaida T. Pandapatan, MD, Jolene Kristine G. Gatmaitan-Dumlao, MD, Mia Katrina R. Gervasio, MD, Belen L. Dofitas, MD, FPDS

Hansen’s Disease is a chronic granulomatous infection which primarily affects the skin and peripheral nerves. The disease is endemic in Marawi City, however recent years have seen a sharp decline in reported incidence.