The exact pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease is still unknown. However, over the years important insights allowed the development of novel therapeutic approaches that are at the threshold of introduction into clinical practice, or at least in clinical trials.
The authors analyzed international industry-sponsored pediatric studies listed in www.clinicaltrials.gov with at least one center in Switzerland, respectively, for their medical value.
We are far from reaching equality, equity, and parity. Women currently represent less than 30% of the research and development workforce worldwide.
There is evidence that black clouds really exist in the ED.
Management of anticoagulation-associated bleeding has become more challenging as the number of available drugs increases: vitamin K antagonists, unfractionated and low molecular heparin, as well as the newer direct oral anticoagulants targeting either factor Xa or thrombin.
Arteriovenous malformations are characterised by an abnormal connection between arteries and veins, bypassing the capillary system. Management modalities are observation, microsurgical clipping, endovascular treatment and radiosurgery.
Nowadays we typically use patient experience as a quality of care indicator, although this has some limitations. However, the findings are somewhat inconsistent or even conflicting.
Several instruments have been developed to screen for and detect delirium, including the Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist (ICDSC). However, the optimal cut-off score indicating delirium is debated.
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a potentially life-threatening complication of immunosuppression and oncogenic viral infections.
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