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Mohs

(mōz),
Frederic E., 20th-century U.S. surgeon, who as a medical student devised a system of microscopically controlled removal of skin tumors. See: Mohs fresh tissue chemosurgery technique, Mohs chemosurgery.

Mohs

(mōz),
Friedrich, German mineralogist, 1773-1839. See: Mohs scale.
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His clinical interests are in cutaneous oncology (skin cancer), Mohs surgery and facial reconstruction.
The Mohs micrographic surgery is currently considered the most reliable intraoperative method for minimizing the recurrence rate of BCC.
Comparison of the prevalence of surgical site infection with use of sterile versus nonsterile gloves for resection and reconstruction during Mohs surgery.
Imiquimod 5% cream as adjunctive therapy for primary, solitary, nodular nasal basal-cell carcinomas before Mohs micrographic surgery:a randomized, double blind, vehicle-controlled study".
To restore communities' confidence in their health facilities, the Ebola Response Consortium (a group of 10 international non-governmental organizations that supports the MOHS in the Ebola response) will work with the local health development committees, local facility management teams, health workers, and traditional birth attendants to educate communities about improvements in infection prevention and control and waste management, and to dispel myths that might have prevented attendance at health facilities.
Key words: Mohs micrographic surgery, Skin cancer, Basal cell carcinoma
Brett Coldiron, president-elect of the academy, defended skin doctors as "very cost-efficient'' specialists who deal in thousands of diagnoses and called Mohs "a wonderful tool.
We've been lucky enough to have an ownership group that has had the confidence in us to invest in us continually," said Mohs.
I am excited to join the Sterne Agee team and eager to continue serving investors," said Mohs.
With color photos, illustrations of procedures, and diagrams throughout, they cover diagnosis, anatomy, wound healing, biopsy, anesthesia, surgical instruments, wound closure materials, patient preparation, basic excisional surgery, complications, risk management, and special topics like melanoma, nevi, skin cancer, cysts, Mohs surgery, and lipomas.
I've studied the card and on Mohs scale of hardness today is a diamond day - a 10.
While sharing a specialist focus in their public health functions, MOHs were united in neither origins (Cartwright, 1977) nor professional philosophy (Cherry, 1996; Porter, 1999).