Amorn Leelarasamee

Amorn Leelarasamee
Siam University · Faculty of Medicine

MD, FRCPT, FACP

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Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the virucidal efficacy of 0.4% povidone-iodine (PVP-I) nasal spray against SARS-CoV-2 in the patients' nasopharynx at 3 minutes and 4 hours after PVP-I exposure. Patients and methods: The study was an open-label, before and after design, single-arm pilot study of adult patients with RT-PCR-confirmed COVID-19...
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Globally, healthcare workers (HCWs) have a high risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection, but less is known about healthcare workers in Thailand. We estimated the prevalence and risk factors for COVID-19 among HCWs in Bangkok, Thailand. A retrospective cohort study was conducted at a large tertiary care academic hospital in Thailand from May 2020 to May 2021....
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We studied the virucidal efficacy of 0.4% povidone-iodine (PVP-I) nasal spray against SARS-CoV-2 in the patients’ nasopharynx at 3 minutes and 4 hours after PVP-I exposure. We used an open-label single-arm pilot study of adult patients with RT-PCR-confirmed COVID-19. All patients received three puffs of 0.4% PVP-I spray in each nostril. Nasopharyng...
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Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a ready-to-use applicatorcontaining iodine povacrylex and isopropyl alcohol (IPIA) for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI) followingintra-abdominal surgery.Materials and Methods: The IPIA was randomly used in patients who underwent colorectal surgica...
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Background: The efficacy and safety of Andrographis paniculata (Burn.f.) Wall. ex Nees in the treatment of acute nonspecific upper respiratory tract infection (NS-URI) are still less clear due to the diversity of herbal preparations, dosages, and few large clinical trials. The authors aimed to investigate the therapeutic efficacy and safety of the...
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Background: Matching supply side of the Internal Medicine (IM) subspecialists to the demand for complex medical care at referral medical centers would lead to more efficient health system management and ultimately optimal clinical outcome. The second decade of the universal health coverage policy in Thailand has raised the awareness on how to reac...
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Abstract Normal range of serum anti-streptolysin-O (ASO) was determined by a new automated turbidimetric immunoassay, in 760 normal healthy persons which comprised of 300 blood donors, 260 traffic polices, 110 medical students 90 post-graduated students. The study revealed that distribution of ASO antibody values was not like a bell shape pattern....
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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of parenteral amoxycillin/ clavulanate for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI) following intra-abdominal surgery. This prospective opened non-comparative clinical trial was conducted in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand...
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Many different treatment options are available for hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), which are important causes of morbidity and mortality. Although guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of HAP and VAP have been published by various American and European societies, these guidelines may not be applicab...

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