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Christodoulou, Irene - - 2010
Christodoulou, Irene - - 2010
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Li, Yanmei - - 2009
According to the WHO, about 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS globally. AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide for adults aged 15-49. In 2006, 4.3 million people were newly infected with HIV and 2.9 million people died of HIV/AIDS-related illnesses. Antiretroviral treatment (ART) has prolonged the survival ...
Christodoulou, Irene - - 2009
Depression is classically treated by psychiatrists. Other specialties that deal with depression are family doctors and psychologists. However, there are cases that do not really belong to the specialties referred above. The surgical excision of an endocrine gland or the pharmaceutical or traumatic damage of a gland for oncologic reasons ...
Zepinic, Vito - - 2009
Suicide remains among the most tragic consequence of psychiatric disorder and the assessment of suicidal potential should be a task of the highest priority. In this paper, we describe the silent issues of an assessment and treatment of psychiatric patients. The treatment of suicidal patients has two aims: (1) to ...
Oyibo, Wellington - - 2009
HIV and malaria share a common geographic distribution, sub-Saharan Africa being the most affected. Since the adverse effects of malaria in pregnancy are immunity-dependent, co-infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) poses a great problem to the pregnant woman. HIV nullifies the parity-dependent immunity to affect of malaria in pregnancy, ...
Urs, Mattes - - 2009
This is a report on various aspects of the healthcare system in China with emphasis on orthopaedics. The authors' information and knowledge comes from living in China, working with Chinese managers in orthopaedic companies, from orthopaedic surgeons and from government officials in healthcare and regulatory bodies on the central and ...
Masters, Roger - - 2009
The debate on health care reform in the United States needs to focus on four numbers reported in OECD in Figures 2006 (a pamphlet published by the Organization of European Development and Cooperation with data comparing its 30 industrialized member states):
Christodoulou, Irene - - 2009
Von Seggern, Christopher - - 2009
Biodetection is an emerging field of mass spectrometry. Increasing amounts of time and energy have been devoted by researchers to create portable mass spectrometers capable of rapid detection of biological agents. As the U.S. and other countries remain at a heightened alert of bioterrorism, few rapid response mechanisms are in ...
Zamyatnin, Alexander - - 2009
Nakwagala, Frederick - - 2009
A lot of research and debate has taken place on refusal of termination of life support systems in developed countries. Little however has been done from less developed nations with resource limited settings and in which the concepts of death and dying differ significantly from those of the West. These ...
Korzeniewski, Krzysztof - - 2009
Afghanistan is the country located in Central Asia which is characterized by the worst epidemiological parameters in the region, and also in the world. The illness profile is dominated by vector-, respiratory-, water- and food-borne diseases. Malnutrition is common. The situation can even be worse due to catastrophic disasters, mainly ...
Christodoulou, Irene - - 2009