Several studies have investigated the accuracy of the mannitol test to identify asthma. However, the results from these studies differ substantially.
Despite the huge impact of gout on health, its treatment remains unsatisfactory. Subsets of patients are paticularly difficult to treat, owing to existing comorbidities and polypharmacy.
Drug traffickers are increasingly making use of the human body for illegal drug transport. Authorities require medical professionals for examination and radiological imaging to detect intracorporeal drug transport.
Physician shortage is problematic, but the percentage of physicians who have left patient care in Switzerland is unclear.
The assessment of pulmonary congestion remains one of the more difficult routine tasks in chest radiology, and there are few publications concerning signs of pulmonary oedema on computed tomography (CT).
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