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Media reports of intraoperative alertness have aroused uncertainty in patients. These include for example: "Problems during full narcosis – patients became restless during surgery". ... [more]

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Adults with ADHD often have other conditions as well. For more than 80 percent of these patients another psychiatric condition is present. These comorbidities make it difficult to treat the ... [more]

Patrick Bookjans has published the Flexikon article Long QT syndrome
The long-QT-syndrome is a heart disease that belongs to the group of ion channel diseases. Its name is derived from the pathologically elongated QT interval present in the ECG.
ICD10-Code I49.8

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Etiologically two distinct types of the ... [more]
Patrick Bookjans has published the Flexikon article Incontinence
In a medical context the term continence is used to describe the unwanted process of excretion (stool, urine). In a broader sense other bodily fluids and gases are also included.

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Incontinence is the Opposite to the physiologically ... [more]
Patrick Bookjans has published the Flexikon article Listeriosis
Listeriosis is an infectious disease that is caused by listeria. Listeria are gram-positive bacteria which can infect humans as well as animals. This infection is especially dangerous during pregnancy, during which it can be transmitted ... [more]
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Image of the week

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Breath Deep the Gathering Gloom! Image of the Week - February 19, 2018 - CIL:50301 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/50301

CIL:50301 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/50301 Description: Transmission electron micrograph of an alveolar macrophage which contains E2, a fluorocarbon. This macrophage is from a mouse which liquid breathed that fluorocarbon for 3 hours and ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Pneumonia
A pneumonia is defined as the inflammation of the tissue of the lung. Possible causes for pneumonia are bacteria, viruses, fungi, aspiration of gastric juice, parasites, toxins (eg. by inhaling caustic gases), and other ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Herpes zoster
Herpes zoster is the secondary manifestation of an infection with Varicella zoster virus (VZV). After the primary infection with VZV, clinically presenting as "chickenpox", the virus remains inactive in ganglia cells in the spinal ganglia. ... [more]
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Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are a special kind of evil. Doc Vader explains why.
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