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ANALYSIS OF MURDER RATES IN SWEDEN, COMPARING GENDER, AGE, AND CAUSE OF DEATH BETWEEN 2003 AND 2017
ANALYSIS OF MURDER RATES IN SWEDEN, COMPARING GENDER, AGE, AND CAUSE OF DEATH BETWEEN 2003 AND 2017
Emma Jenks
Objective: The main objective of this paper was to analyse risk factors associated with murders and to establish the most common causes of deaths caused by murder in Sweden over the past 15 years. Subjects and Methods: This work was organized as a retrospective study, analysing all homicides in Sweden between the 1st of January 2003 and 31st of December 2017. The data collected was supplied with courtesy of the National Board of health and Welfare of Sweden (Socialstyrelsen) and the...
ANALYSIS OF OTC DRUGS ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS SPONTANEOUSLY REPORTED IN 2018
ANALYSIS OF OTC DRUGS ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS SPONTANEOUSLY REPORTED IN 2018
Markus Kellner
Objectives: Self-medication and self-care are of increased global interest among the public, which has been influenced by several factors. Lack of health services, financial constraint, availability, accessibility, extensive advertisement of medicinal products, ignorance, misbelieves, as well as the possibility to treat or manage an illness through self-care are the most relevant. However, OTC drugs used in self-medication process could also cause adverse drug reactions and we aimed to...
ANALYSIS OF SPONTANEOUSLY REPORTED ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS OF LEVOTHYROXINE IN CROATIA
ANALYSIS OF SPONTANEOUSLY REPORTED ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS OF LEVOTHYROXINE IN CROATIA
Ellen Sophie Koppmann
Objectives: Hypothyroidism is a very common disorder and refers to all pathological conditions defined by deficiency of hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine. The total prevalence, according to previously conducted studies, is around 3%, and of undiagnosed hypothyroidism it is 5%. A gold standard in treatment of this disease is levothyroxine. Patients and Methods: Levothyroxine oral tablets marketed in Croatia were studied. Adverse drug reaction reports for levothyroxine obtained from 1...
APSCESI JETARA LIJEČENI NA KLINICI ZA INFEKTOLOGIJU KLINIČKOG BOLNIČKOG CENTRA SPLIT U RAZDOBLJU 2005. - 2015.
APSCESI JETARA LIJEČENI NA KLINICI ZA INFEKTOLOGIJU KLINIČKOG BOLNIČKOG CENTRA SPLIT U RAZDOBLJU 2005. - 2015.
Ante Dobričić
CILJEVI: Ciljevi ovog istraživanja bili su utvrditi glavne demografske i predispozicijske čimbenike bolesnika s jetrenim apscesima, istražiti glavne simptome, fizikalne i laboratorijske nalaze te pokušati zaključiti koje su bakterije najčešći uzročnici jetrenog apscesa kako bi mogli predložiti najbolju empirijsku antimikrobnu terapiju. MATERIJALI I METODE: Istraživanje je obuhvatilo 25 pacijenata sa radiološki dokazanim jetrenim apscesom koji su liječeni na Klinici za...
ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
Tomislav Daniel Medved
Objectives: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could have detrimental effects on overall patients’ health. Moreover, OSA without other comorbidities may contribute to the increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The aim of the present study was to compare arterial stiffness parameters and laboratory parameters between severe OSA patients and healthy control subjects. Patients and methods: This study included 70 participants in total, 35 OSA patients and 35 healthy controls. All OSA patients...
ARTERIJSKA ELASTIČNOST U OSOBA S PREDIJABETESOM I DIJABETESOM TIPA 2
ARTERIJSKA ELASTIČNOST U OSOBA S PREDIJABETESOM I DIJABETESOM TIPA 2
Suzana Balić
Cilj: Glavni cilj istraživanja bio je ispitati arterijsku elastičnost kod osoba s predijabetesom i dijabetesom tipa 2 i usporediti s elastičnosti kod osoba s normalnom regulacijom glukoze te na taj način utvrditi postoji li povezanost između smanjenja elastičnosti arterijske stijenke i stanja predijabetesa. Metode: Ovo istraživanje je presječno prema svojem ustroju i uključilo je ukupno 358 ispitanika. Prikupljanje podataka provedeno je tijekom rujna 2013. g. do svibnja 2014....
ARTROSKOPSKO LIJEČENJE OZLJEDA MENISKA U ZAVODU ZA DJEČJU KIRURGIJU KBC-a SPLIT OD  2006. - 2016. GODINE
ARTROSKOPSKO LIJEČENJE OZLJEDA MENISKA U ZAVODU ZA DJEČJU KIRURGIJU KBC-a SPLIT OD 2006. - 2016. GODINE
Ema Puizina
Cilj istraživanja: Incidencija ozljeda meniska je u porastu u pedijatrijskoj populaciji. Postoje snažni dokazi da meniscektomija u djece pospješuje razvoj osteoartritisa koljena, pa su se tako u proteklih dvadeset godina tehnike popravka ruptura meniska razvile u smjeru očuvanja tkiva i funkcije meniska. Cilj ovog istraživanja je bio analizirati epidemiološke, demografske, kliničke karakteristike i ishod bolesnika operiranih zbog ozljeda meniska te unutar ispitanika usporediti dvije...
ASSESMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH ULCERATIVE COLITIS
ASSESMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH ULCERATIVE COLITIS
Alvaro Gomez
Objectives: Adaptation to ulcerative colitis (UC) is very complex as it has a huge impact in the quality of life of those who suffer with it. In the present study the objective was to determine the differences in quality of life between UC patients and a control group. Patients and Methods: This study included 30 patients with ulcerative colitis and 30 age and sex-matched control subjects. The diagnosis was based on medical history in addition to clinical, radiological, endoscopic and...
ASSESSMENT OF DIAGNOSTIC SENSITIVITY OF VARIOUS DETECTION TOOLS AND BIOMARKERS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF SEPSIS/SEPTIC SHOCK AT ICU ADMISSION
ASSESSMENT OF DIAGNOSTIC SENSITIVITY OF VARIOUS DETECTION TOOLS AND BIOMARKERS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF SEPSIS/SEPTIC SHOCK AT ICU ADMISSION
Duje Bjelić
Objectives: This study aimed to test the sensitivity (true positive vs false negatives) of various diagnostic tools (SIRS, NEWS2 and qSOFA) and laboratory parameters (LAC, PCT, CRP) in detecting sepsis/septic shock (S/SS) at ICU admission. An additional goal was to assess prognostic value of detection tools in predicting overall mortality. Subjects and methods: A total of 52 patients with S/SS were enrolled into this retrospectively conducted study, 32 (61.54%) had an end point diagnosis of...
ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS AND NUTRITIONAL HABITS IN PATIENTS ON HEMODIALYSIS
ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS AND NUTRITIONAL HABITS IN PATIENTS ON HEMODIALYSIS
Lars Brake
Objectives: CKD is a pathological condition characterized by a progressive decline of renal function. It frequently results in ESRD which will require HD. The aim of this study was to assess nutritional status and adherence to Mediterranean diet in patients on hemodialysis treatment. Materials and methods: The study included the 55 patients on HD treatment for at least 6 months that were older than 18 years. Venous blood samples were taken for evaluation of laboratory parameters. All...
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ADVANCED GLYCATION END PRODUCTS AND INTAKE OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF BEVERAGES IN A HEALTHY POPULATION OF STUDENTS
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ADVANCED GLYCATION END PRODUCTS AND INTAKE OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF BEVERAGES IN A HEALTHY POPULATION OF STUDENTS
Maja Victorin
Aim: An increase in skin autofluorescence (SAF), which is used for assessing the accumulation of the advanced glycation end products (AGEs), has been found to be associated with the development of many chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between AGEs and intake of different types of beverages in a healthy population of students. Materials and methods: We included 516 students, attending medical studies (N=219) and health studies (N=297) at the University...
ATOPIJA I BRONHALNA HIPERREAKTIVNOST KAO RIZIČNI ČIMBENICI ZA DIJAGNOZU ASTME
ATOPIJA I BRONHALNA HIPERREAKTIVNOST KAO RIZIČNI ČIMBENICI ZA DIJAGNOZU ASTME
Ana-Marija Buljan
CILJ ISTRAŽIVANJA: Ispitati povezanost atopije i bronhalne hiperreaktivnosti (BHR) s dijagnozom astme u populaciji bolesnika u kojih su prisutni simptomi koji upućuju na astmu bez opstruktivnih smetnji ventilacije. Ispitati u kolikoj su mjeri atopija i bronhalna hiperreaktivnost rizični (prediktivni) čimbenici u dijagnostici astme u skupini bolesnika koji imaju simptome koji upućuju na moguću astmu a dijagnoza im nije potvrđena. USTROJ ISTRAŽIVANJA: Provedena je prospektivna...

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