The impressive survival advantage of the adaptive immune system comes at the cost of autoimmunity and autoimmune disease because of the self-selected character of the adaptive immune system’s T cell repertoires.
Chronically critical illness (CCI) is highly relevant in intensive care units (ICUs), but the definitions in literature vary greatly. The timely detection of prolonged intensive care unit length of stay could support care planning for CCI patients.
Intravenous iron supplementation (IVIS) is increasing in Swiss general practice. This is controversial because of higher costs and risks compared with oral iron supplementation (OIS).
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