Year 2018 (52)

Edition nr. 11-12

Foam dressings for chronic complex wounds

Chronic wounds associated with venous leg ulcers, bed sores and diabetes (diabetic ulcers of the feet) are very common. Their treatment is complex and intensive, and leads to high costs. Treatment guidelines for these problems recommend various ( ...

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Delirium among terminal patients

Delirium is a frequent problem among terminal patients. If non-medicinal measures are insufficiently effective, an obvious choice would appear to be the administration of antipsychotics like haloperidol and risperidone. Recent research, however, ...

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New medicine for ADHD: guanfacine

The medicinal treatment of ADHD has expanded rapidly. Methylphenidate, dexamphetamine and atomoxetine have been authorised for the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD, but should, according to the prevailing guidelines, only be prescr ...

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