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An update on cladribine for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-11)
INTRODUCTION: Despite recent progress, currently available therapies for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) are only partly effective, and their use is limited by tolerability and safety issues, as well as high ...
General population norms for the EQ-5D-3 L in Norway: comparison of postal and web surveys
(BMC Springer, 2018-10-19)
Background The EQ-5D-3 L instrument is a standardized questionnaire which was developed as a simple, generic measure of health for clinical and economic appraisal. To aid in the interpretation, scores are often compared ...
Anxiety, Family Functioning and Neuroendocrine Biomarkers in Obese Children
(Centro Editor Livreiro da Ordem dos Médicos, Socie, 2017-04-30)
Introduction: This observational study explores potential links between obese children’s cortisol, and parental mental state, family functioning, and the children’s symptoms of anxiety and depression. Material and Methods: ...
Policy responses to hepatitis C in the Nordic countries: Gaps and discrepant reporting in the Hep-Nordic study
Background and aims In the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden), the prevalence of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is relatively low in the general population, but is much higher among ...
A review of oxygen use during chest compressions in Newborns-A meta-analysis of animal data
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2018-12-18)
Background: International consensus statements for resuscitation of newborn infants recommend provision of 100% oxygen once chest compressions are required. However, 100% oxygen exacerbates reperfusion injury and reduces ...
Patient safety culture in out-of-hours primary care services in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional survey
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-15)
Objective: To examine patient safety culture in Dutch out-of-hours primary care using the safety attitudes questionnaire (SAQ) which includes five factors: teamwork climate, safety climate, job satisfaction, perceptions ...
Activated prothrombin complex concentrate to reverse the factor Xa inhibitor (apixaban) effect before emergency surgery: A case series
(BMC Springer, 2018-05-16)
Background The lack of an antidote against factor Xa inhibitors in case of major bleeding or need for urgent surgery is a concern to clinicians. Guidelines on managing major bleeding in patients under anticoagulation with ...
Chest Compression Quality in a Newborn Manikin: A Randomized Crossover Trial
(IEEE Press, 2018-09-04)
The objective of this paper was to examine the changes in applied force and rate of chest compression (CC) during 5 min of CC with a target CC rate of 90/min (CC90) or 120/min (CC120) with and without metronome guidance ...
Pulseless electrical activity: A misdiagnosed entity during asphyxia in newborn infants?
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018-06-12)
Background The 2015 neonatal resuscitation guidelines added ECG as a recommended method of assessment of an infant’s heart rate (HR) when determining the need for resuscitation at birth. However, a recent case report raised ...