Until we have more solid data in aging males, testing for testosterone deficiency and testosterone replacement should remain reserved for patients with predisposing conditions, symptoms and signs of bona fide hypogonadism.
This review aims to increase the awareness of perioperative myocardial injury/infarction and give an overview of the emerging evidence, including pathophysiology, clinical presentation, prevention, and potential future treatments.
Reimbursement systems have difficulties depicting the actual cost of burn treatment, leaving care providers with a significant financial burden.
Patient safety may be improved after introducing electronic alerts and prescription monitoring.
Laboratory evidence of impaired glucose metabolism and, to a lesser extent, unknown T2DM has a high prevalence among subjectively healthy older Swiss individuals.
The aim of this study was to analyse epidemiological data of patients repatriated from January 2000 until December 2011 to a single Swiss University Hospital.
Airway intervention is performed as an emergency life-saving procedure. Controversy exists however as to the risk associated with antecedent airway intervention before definitive treatment of laryngeal cancer.
GPs from Scandinavian countries and the United Kingdom find sickness certification problematic. Swiss GPs find this to a lesser extent. German- and French-speaking GPs experience problems partly differently.
This study provides strong evidence that HCC surveillance has a very favourable real-life performance and comes at reasonably low costs.
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